Today, Ubisoft announced that it will bring its Ubisoft+ subscription to the PlayStation platform in the future. Ubisoft+ is currently available on PC, Stadia and Amazon Luna, and ultimately will be available on PlayStation and Xbox.
Ubisoft also revealed that beginning May 24th, a new Ubisoft+ subscription for PlayStation Plus called Ubisoft+ Classics will launch on a rolling basis. Ubisoft+ Classics on PlayStation is a curated selection of games including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Tom Clancy’s The Division and For Honor as well as classic games like Child of Light, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon, Far Cry 4, STEEP, South Park: The Fractured but Whole, The Crew 2, Trials Rising, Watch_Dogs and Werewolves Within. Launching with up to 27 titles, the Ubisoft+ Classics catalog for PlayStation will grow to more than 50 games by the end of 2022, with more games planned in the future.
Ubisoft+ Classics will be available initially bundled with the PlayStation Plus Extra and PlayStation Plus Premium subscription tiers and will feature standard editions of Ubisoft games. Ubisoft+ Classics will be available with PlayStation Plus on June 13th.
Warner Bros. Games today released a new MultiVersus cinematic trailer revealing Tasmanian Devil a.k.a. Taz (Looney Tunes), The Iron Giant (The Iron Giant) and Velma (Scooby-Doo), all of whom will all be joining the roster for the free-to-play platform fighter in development by Player First Games. Also announced today, the MultiVersus Open Beta will be coming July 2022.
Motive today announced during their Crafting the Tension Art Developer Livestream that Dead Space will officially launch on January 27th, 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC. Dead Space is a remake of the classic sci-fi survival horror game that is being rebuilt from the ground up leveraging the Frostbite game engine. Still remaining true to the original game’s vision, the remake offers enhanced audio and visuals that have been carefully reimagined to evoke a new level of immersion and quality.
Today, Ubisoft announced Rainbow Six Extraction’s newest Crisis Event, Nightmare Fog, is now available until June 2nd. This limited-time event will test each Operator’s senses as an unavoidable fog of toxins makes its way through the Containment Zone. This update also adds a new enemy, Protean Vigil. From now on, players can earn additional XP to grind out their Operators by ten extra levels with a new Prestige System.
Bethesda Softworks today released Game Update 3 for Deathloop. The update brings with it the all new Photomode as well as a number of requested accessibility options.
In the interest of polish and making sure the Dying Light community receives the finest experiences, Techland will delay the release of Dying Light 2 Stay Human’s first major story DLC. The DLC, once planned for release in early summer, now targets September.
Paradox Interactive today announced the release of Overlord, the newest full expansion for Stellaris centered around new empire management features. Overlord adds a series of new mechanics to Stellaris which grant players unprecedented levels of control over their galactic domains, from powerful new megastructures to deeper interactions with vassal systems.
Nintendo has released a new trailer for Mario Strikers: Battle League, giving players an overview of the five-on-five sport that encourages mayhem and doing whatever it takes to win. The game launches for the Nintendo Switch on June 10th.
Warner Bros. Games today announced an upcoming Closed Alpha for MultiVersus, the all-new free-to-play, platform fighter featuring an ever-expanding cast of iconic characters and legendary universes in development by Player First Games. Beginning next week on May 19th and running through May 27th, the Closed Alpha is an invite only test that allows players to experience the latest MultiVersus content, including the team-based 2 vs. 2 mode, along with a variety of heroes and personalities, from Batman (DC) and Shaggy (Scooby-Doo) to Bugs Bunny (Looney Tunes) and Arya Stark (Game of Thrones), and more.
The Closed Alpha will be playable on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC with full cross-play support and dedicated server-based rollback netcode for online competition. Players can register now at MultiVersus.com for a chance to participate in the Closed Alpha. Registration does not guarantee entry into the test as space is limited.
Additionally, a new MultiVersus video was released today showcasing two members of the Player First Games development team going head-to-head against two professional Fighting Game Community gamers. Tony Huynh (Game Director, Player First Games) and Daniel Kraft (Principal Developer, Player First Games) took on Tyrell “NAKAT” Coleman and James “VoiD” Makekau-Tyson in a best of three series via the game’s 2 vs. 2 mode. The match also showcased a first look at the Scooby’s Haunted Mansion map, which will be available during the Closed Alpha.