The 40th character to join the Street Fighter V: Champion Edition roster has been announced and will be available on February 14th. Seth, the “King of Chaos” and boss character from Street Fighter IV, takes on a new form and will return as a master move mimicker in Champion Edition. For current players wanting some new content to fight over, the December update releases today, offering Gill, a new stage and new gameplay features to try out. Additionally, an all-new trailer for Street Fighter V: Champion Edition debuted today, showcasing more of this new version that includes 40 characters, 34 stages and over 200 costumes.
At The Game Awards 2019, Microsoft revealed Xbox Series X, its fastest, most powerful console ever that will set a new bar for performance, speed and compatibility, arriving Holiday 2020 with Halo Infinite.
In addition to revealing the official name of the new console (formerly “Project Scarlett”), Microsoft offered a glimpse at the console’s form factor and revealed the new Xbox Wireless Controller, which will be included with Xbox Series X. Xbox Game Studios also unveiled Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, a sequel to Ninja Theory’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, captured in-engine and being developed to fully leverage the power of Xbox Series X.
Xbox Game Studios announced the new release date of March 11th, 2020 for Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Moon Studios are taking the extra time to ensure that Ori fans get the best gameplay experience possible. Fans can now pre-order Ori and the Will of the Wisps and the Collector’s Edition of the game, which includes:
Fans got their first look at the next installment in the Gears saga with the release of the Gears Tactics World Premiere Trailer on The Game Awards tonight. First announced at E3 2018, Gears Tactics is a fast-paced, turn-based strategy game and is the first game in the long-running series to be developed from the ground up for PC. The game will launch April 28th, 2020 on the Windows Store and Steam and will be available the same day with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta).
Square Enix gave gamers a holiday surprise when the company showcased the latest trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake at The Game Awards last night. The video explores the backstory of the game’s hero, Cloud, and his connection to the underground resistance group, Avalanche, and their struggle to save the planet from the shadowy Shinra Electric Company.
Final Fantasy VII Remake will be available for the PlayStation 4 on March 3rd.
CD Projekt Red has released a behind-the-scenes video focused on the soundtrack of Cyberpunk 2077. The video, Cyberpunk 2077 — Behind the Music, includes input from the following artists and musicians who have recorded music for the game: Run the Jewels, Refused, Grimes, A$AP Rocky, Gazelle Twin, Ilan Rubin, Richard Devine, Nina Kraviz, Deadly Hunta, Rat Boy, and Tina Guo, giving players a taste of what to expect from the music of Night City.
Cyberpunk 2077 will release April 16th, 2020 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, with the version for Google Stadia set to launch the same year.
Tonight, during The Game Awards, Amazon Games announced a release date of May 2020 for New World, via a brand new cinematic trailer. Currently in development at Amazon Games Studio, New World is a massively multiplayer online game set in an alternate reality version of the 17th century’s Age of Exploration. Those who pre-order New World will get access to the closed beta, which kicks off in April 2020.
In new trailer premiered during The Game Awards 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Sucker Punch Productions announced that Ghost of Tsushima will be released exclusively for the PlayStation 4 in Summer 2020.
Tonight, during The Game Awards, Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios officially announced Magic: Legends, a MMO action RPG set on the iconic planes of Magic: The Gathering. Fans will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the fictional multiverse of Magic: The Gathering as a powerful, spell-wielding Planeswalker of their own creation when Magic: Legends begins beta testing in 2020.
During a night celebrating the video games of the past year, fans watching The Game Awards got a sneak preview of several new experiences coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch in the near future.
A trailer revealed that a new entry in Square Enix’s Bravely series, Bravely Default II, is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020. From the same team behind the Bravely Default and Octopath Traveler games, Bravely Default II is a successor to the original Bravely Default game and will have players embark on a new story in a new world, featuring all-new Heroes of Light. The game will also feature music by Revo (Sound Horizon/Linked Horizon), composer of the Bravely Default soundtrack.
Additionally, a new trailer for No More Heroes 3, the latest entry in the No More Heroes series from developer Grasshopper Manufacture, unveiled that the game is launching for Nintendo Switch in 2020. After the official numbered series’ 10-year hiatus, the “assassin action game” is back featuring the all-American No. 1 ranked assassin, Travis Touchdown. This time, the otaku assassin must face off against some super hardcore enemies from space with his beloved Beam Katana in hand.