Today, the team at DICE has published a Battlefield Briefing blog titled Launch Update & The Road Ahead that provides an in-depth look at performance and server stability, gunplay and balance, solo/co-op/custom Portal experience progression and more. You will also find the measures being implemented to address these, and a timeline in which players can expect to begin seeing these changes.
In the latest episode of Dying 2 Know More, Thomas Gerbaud, World Director of Dying Light 2 Stay Human, walks survivors through The City and its people in greater detail. In this episode, viewers will learn more about the game’s post-apocalyptic setting and the way of life in The City. The Peacekeepers play a central part in this, and Thomas Gerbaud shares new details about their strict adherence to law, order, and hierarchy.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human launches on February 4th, on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch (Cloud Version).
Bandai Namco today announced the exclusive digital release of Tekken 7 Definitive Edition for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. The Definitive Edition comes stocked with the full game, bonus Eliza character, and all season pass DLCs from 1-4. For those looking for a simpler experience, there is also a new Originals Edition available that includes the full game and 12 Tekken DLC characters along with the New Frame Rate Data Feature.
Today, IO Interactive, while celebrating The World of Assassination trilogy’s achievement of reaching 50 million players, announced another year of content for Hitman 3. IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak revealed that the following modes and enhancements will be coming to the game in early 2022:
Abrak also announced that IOI is currently working on new maps, storylines, new modes, new ways to play the game, and surprises that “the community has been asking for a very very long time.” You’ll be able to find out more about Hitman 3: Year Two in January 2022.
Following last September’s announcement regarding the publishing deal between French publisher Microids and Japanese video game company Taito, Microids today revealed one of the titles that will soon be born from this collaboration. Developed by French studio Pastagames, Arkanoid – Eternal Battle is planned for a 2022 release.
Players will discover or be reintroduced to the emblematic block breaker game in a fully modernized version. Arkanoid – Eternal Battle features different solo and multiplayer modes that will be unveiled at a later date. Classic elements from the franchise will make a comeback as well as new effects, bonuses and features guaranteed to take veteran players by surprise.
Electronic Arts has launched the first-person shooter, Battlefield 2042, for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, and PC via Origin and Steam. Powered by the Frostbite game engine, Battlefield 2042 features up to 128 player matches on the latest consoles and PC. The game launches with three distinct multiplayer experiences, including All-Out Warfare, Battlefield Portal and Hazard Zone.
Bandai Namco has announced Pac-Man Museum+ will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam in early 2022. Fans are invited to revisit 14 titles in the Pac-Man series, many of which have not been available in years.
Featured games in Pac-Man Museum+ include:
Warner Bros. Games today announced MultiVersus, an all-new free-to-play, platform fighter that introduces a team-based 2 vs. 2 format combined with an ever-expanding cast of iconic characters and legendary universes. Developed by Player First Games, MultiVersus is scheduled for release in 2022 on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC with full cross-play support, dedicated server-based rollback netcode and content-filled seasons. Pre-registration for upcoming playtests is available now at MultiVersus.com.
MultiVersus will showcase a variety of heroes and personalities to team up with or compete against in battles, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn (DC Super Heroes & DC Super-Villains); Shaggy (Scooby-Doo); Bugs Bunny (Looney Tunes); Arya Stark (Game of Thrones); Tom and Jerry (Tom and Jerry); Jake the Dog and Finn the Human (Adventure Time); Steven Universe and Garnet (Steven Universe); an original creature named Reindog; and many more to come.
Featuring matches with a strong emphasis on online cooperative gameplay, every fighter will be outfitted with a set of combat mechanics that distinguish the game’s fresh take on 2 vs. 2 gameplay. This allows combatants to boast customizable movesets that combine dynamically with other characters as they battle for supremacy. From Wonder Woman and her Lasso of Truth attack being unexpectedly paired with Shaggy and his sandwich projectile, to Arya Stark’s face-swapping ability being used to complement Superman’s laser vision, the impossible can become possible through team combinations and matchups. The game’s multiplayer bouts can be set against the backdrop of various reimagined environments, such as Batman’s Batcave, Jake and Finn’s Tree Fort and many others. MultiVersus will also include 1 vs. 1 clashes and a 4-player free-for-all mode where only one fighter can come out on top.
2K today unveiled The WWE 2K Hit List, an early first-look at the top 10 features coming to WWE 2K22 in March 2022. The WWE 2K Hit List delivers highly requested features and new additions including the new MyGM mode, franchise-first MyFaction and redesigned gameplay engine.
Nurgle, also known as the Plague Lord, is the Chaos God of Disease, Decay and Death by Rebirth. Embrace the rot with this new trailer for Total War: Warhammer III ahead of the tactical wargame’s release on February 17th.