Poppermost Productions’ Snow, the open world winter sports game, has entered an early access beta on the PlayStation 4, opening the mountain for players to shred online together on consoles for the first time.
Snow’s beta is available as early access for players who purchase the Snow Founder’s Pack for $19.99 through the PlayStation Store. The bundle comes with over $30 worth of clothing and exclusive equipment, including a special ski outfit, snowboard outfit and PlayStation-exclusive gold snowmobile and gold drone. Founder’s Pack owners who are subscribed to PlayStation Plus will also receive an additional ‘80s-themed outfit to wear out on the slopes.
Snow will eventually launch as a free-to-play title on the PlayStation 4, supported by an in-game store featuring cosmetic equipment, apparel and more from some of the biggest real-life winter sports brands. Players will also eventually be able to purchase additional events and mountains. Support for PlayStation VR is currently in development, and the game is also available for PC through Steam Early Access.
Telltale Games today announced the release of Batman – The Telltale Series Episode 3: ‘New World Order’.
The third of five episodes in the season, Episode 3: ‘New World Order’ is available to download today on PC from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One and Xbox 360, and on the PlayStation Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.
To celebrate this midpoint of the season, Episode 1: ‘Realm of Shadows’ is now free to download for PC via Steam through November 7th.
Future episodes are expected to ship across all platforms during the same week, with Episode 4: ‘Guardian of Gotham’ launching in November, and Episode 5: ‘City of Lights’ completing the season in December.
Fans of the Yakuza series are very familiar with the unhinged Goro Majima, but Yakuza 0 shows a glimpse of his life before he was known as the “Mad Dog” of the Shimano Family. Watch Majima try to get back into the game in this new Yakuza 0 trailer.
Yakuza 0 will be available on January 24th for the PlayStation 4.
Bandai Namco today announced Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is now available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with the Steam for PC version launching on October 27th. Taking place a few years after the events of the original Dragon Ball Xenoverse, players assume the role of a Time Patroller with the mission to once again set the history of the Dragon Ball world on the correct course.
Koei Tecmo announced today that the latest standalone entry in the historical simulation series, Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence – Ascension, is now available on the PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. In addition, Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence – Ascension will have a 20% launch discount on Steam starting today through November 1st. The game will also be available as a Free Weekend title on Steam from October 27th to October 30th. Purchasing the game before November 1st will net 30 CG portraits of legendary characters from Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII as well as historical figures William Adams, Megohime, Shigemasa Oyamada, and the wife of Shigemasa, Lady Muramatsu, as Officer Data for use in gameplay.
Square Enix today released World of Final Fantasy. This latest addition to the Final Fantasy franchise is now available for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The Day One edition includes extra digital content, including an exclusive Sephiroth summon and the Japanese voice-over option add-on. Combining classic RPG elements with an all-new stacking active time battle system, players will lead twin siblings, Reynn and Lann, on their journey through the mysterious world of Grymoire.
Maximum Games, in partnership with HB Studios, today announced that its snowboarding game, Mark McMorris Infinite Air, is available now on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Steam.
Infinite Air is the first open-world, physics-based snowboarding video game built in close collaboration with top pro-snowboarder, Mark McMorris. Infinite Air features an all-star lineup of six pro-snowboarders available to play in-game, including X Games Gold medalists Silje Norendal, Torstein Horgmo, Danny Davis, along with notable pro-snowboarders, Ulrik Badertscher and Craig McMorris.
Focus Home Interactive today released Farming Simulator 17 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Explore farming possibilities over hundreds of acres of land, including a detailed new North American environment.
Telltale Games and Mojang today released a special new retail disc for Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series.
The new Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure disc includes all 8 episodes in the season in one place for the first time: 5 episodes from the original season pass, plus the 3 episodes from the ‘Adventure Pass’ add-on series. Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure is available on disc for $29.99 USD or equivalent for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 at retailers today. The disc will also be coming to PC early next month.
Frontier Developments today launched the third major Elite Dangerous: Horizons expansion, titled The Guardians.
Elite Dangerous: Horizons 2.2 – The Guardians introduces ship-launched fighters, passenger gameplay and a host of new features and quality-of-life upgrades. The Guardians changes the dynamics of combat, trading and exploration in Elite Dangerous, and unlocks new opportunities for every Commander to enrich their experience in the massively multiplayer galaxy, however they choose to play.