Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) on Monday announced plans to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the largest, privately held game developers and publishers in the world. Creators of critically acclaimed and best-selling gaming franchises including The Elder Scrolls and Fallout among many others, Bethesda brings an impressive portfolio of games, technology, talent, as well as a track record of blockbuster commercial success, to Xbox. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion in cash. With unique investments in content, community, and the cloud, Microsoft’s gaming strategy differs from others by … Continue reading Microsoft Buying ZeniMax and Bethesda Softworks for $7.5 Billion
With details about both new consoles released, Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5’s are getting ready for pre-sale at game shops like GameStop. GameStop announced today it is now taking pre-orders for the Sony PlayStation 5 and Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition consoles. Pre-orders for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will begin Sept. 22 at 8 a.m. PST. Both next-gen consoles are scheduled to arrive on store shelves November 10 (Xbox Series X and S) and November 12 (Sony PlayStation 5 and Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition) respectively. Customers can pre-order both consoles at GameStop (while supplies … Continue reading Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 Consoles Going on Pre-Sale at GameStop
Sumo Newcastle and Focus Home Interactive are pleased to announce Hood: Outlaws and Legends, a multiplayer PvPvE heist game coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2021. Gather your team of Outlaws and attempt to steal treasure from an oppressive government in a dark and violent, medieval world. Unveiled earlier today at PlayStation’s State of Play event, watch the game’s Reveal Trailer now for a first look at this gritty universe, including a quick gameplay sneak peek. “It is always an exciting moment when you finally get to reveal the game you have … Continue reading Hood: Outlaws and Legends Game Gets a Dark and Bloody Reveal Trailer
Bethesda announced that The Elder Scrolls Online and DOOM Eternal are coming to Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles. Players who own or purchase either title on Xbox One or PlayStation 4 will be able to upgrade for free to the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 versions, respectively, when those versions are available. Additionally, teams are working hard to ensure both titles will support backwards compatibility when the new consoles launch. According to Bethesda: We’ll have more information to share in the coming weeks and months about The Elder Scrolls Online and DOOM Eternal on Xbox Series X … Continue reading Bethesda Confirms DOOM and Elder Scrolls for Next Gen Consoles
Skirmisher Sayatovich settled in for the Ubisoft Forward presentation this week. And while the revealed games looked pretty good overall, he was disappointed that they seemed to follow the same old formula once again.
Today at Ubisoft’s first digital press conference, Ubisoft Forward, the company announced that Watch Dogs: Legion will launch on October 29, 2020, on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia and for Windows PC on Epic Games and Uplay. The game will also be available on UPLAY+, Ubisoft’s subscription service. Watch Dogs: Legion will also release on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 upon the launch of the consoles. Built with a next-gen concept, Watch Dogs: Legion introduces “Play as Anyone,” a never-before-seen gameplay innovation created by Ubisoft Toronto, the studio behind Watch Dogs: Legion. Play as Anyone gives players the entire … Continue reading Watch Dogs: Legion Gets October Release Date
The trailer features new footage showcasing the world, characters, story, and action of Cyberpunk 2077. It gives players a fresh look into the dark future setting that is Night City, and the beginnings of the mercenary career of V — the ambitious, cyber-enhanced outlaw players will be stepping into the shoes of later this year. Cyberpunk 2077 will release November 19th, 2020, for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, with the version for Google Stadia set to launch the same year. The game will also be playable on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles when available. At a later … Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 Shows Off Beautiful New Story Trailer
SQUARE ENIX announced today that Marvel’s Avengers will be available on PlayStation 5 computer entertainment system and Xbox Series X when the consoles launch in Holiday 2020. Players who own the current-gen version of the game will be able to upgrade to the next-gen version at no additional cost, regardless if players are moving from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 or Xbox One to Xbox Series X. Those moving their saves to next-gen will transfer their player profiles and progression so they can pick up right where they left off. In addition, cross-gen play will be supported so PS5 players … Continue reading Marvel’s Avengers Confirmed for Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5
Due to many circumstances beyond his control, Neal missed out on most of the current generation of consoles and the war between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. He instead settled for a Switch. But now, he’ll be able to get one of the new consoles when they launch. The question is, which one?