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Ghost Recon Breakpoint significantly harmed Ubisoft's financial picture as the game did not reach the expected quality level. However, as Ubisoft is committed to the idea of the game as a service, the unlucky Breakpoint can't just dismiss it and move the development team to another project. So they promised to fix things with some radical changes.
For now, they are focused on technically patching the game, that is, fixing bugs. They announced that they will launch a new update in the middle of the 11th month, and another at the end of the same month. Thereafter, in the twelfth month, they will devote themselves to the launch of additional content. The game will thus receive a Terminator Live event and then the first raid called Project Titan.
It was also confirmed that the game would get AI suborders, something GR Wildlands had, and Breakpoint left out. However, it takes a little longer to implement Ubisoft's add-on, so it is not yet known when teammates will be available in the game.
The radical change that Ubisoft announces is related to freedom of choice. They acknowledge that some Breakpoint design decisions have triggered polarized player reactions, and based on feedback, will offer players the freedom to decide for themselves what kind of game they want to play. This probably means that in the future there will be a mode in which Breakpoint will be able to play without survival mechanics and/or without collecting equipment. More details will be revealed when these "radical changes" are ready.
Of course, this will only help in part - things like a boring story and poor artificial intelligence of the opponent are likely to remain the reality of Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
The sci-fi horror game Shadows of Kepler is set to hit the market in February 2021, but anyone interested can download its demo version on Steam for free already.
It's a survival horror RPG game that follows Sergeant Cooper's story after a major earthquake. The developers have announced that this game offers the so-called. the effect of butterflies with which smaller and larger decisions by players can have major consequences on in-game events.
A Kickstarter campaign is also underway for this game, requesting $ 179,868. With only 22 days left until the end of the campaign, only $ 887 was raised.
Carrion horror game with retro visuals is expected to hit the market next year, and anyone interested can now download and play its demo version on Steam for free.
It is a single-player game in which the player takes on the role of a creature with the task of escaping and consuming those who closed it.
The game is run by Phobia Game Studio, with Devolver Digital taking over the publishing role.
Deathwing, the big bad of World of Warcraft’s Cataclysm expansion, is coming to Blizzard’s crossover MOBA, Heroes of the Storm. He’s a big, tanky boy and will stand out from Heroes of the Storm’s existing heroes in some intriguing ways.
Deathwing will be larger than the game’s other dragon, Alexstrasza in her dragon form, according to Adam Jackson, live game designer on Heroes of the Storm, and Kyle Dates, hero designer. But unlike Alexstrasza, Deathwing will play in his dragon form exclusively. And he’ll be “permanently unstoppable,” meaning opponents won’t be able to slow his roll.
Allies won’t be able to affect Deathwing either. He cannot be healed by his teammates or cloned by Abathur, for example. Deathwing also can’t ride Heroes of the Storm’s standard mounts. Instead, he flies off the map — where he can heal himself and restore armor plates — and can land anywhere he has visibility. When he lands, players can choose one of two forms: Destroyer or World-breaker. Which form players choose will determine Deathwing’s abilities, which include a lunge, an incinerating breath of flame, and a lava pool that slows enemies.
Deathwing’s heroic ability, Cataclysm, evokes his attack on Azeroth from the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm cinematic. Deathwing will fly over the map, dropping a “flying lava wave” that burns enemies.
In Warcraft lore, Deathwing was the Aspect of Earth, a noble protector of Azeroth. But the whispers of the Old Gods corrupted him, turning him into Deathwing. He showed up in the Warcraft real-time strategy games but really came into focus during the expansion Cataclysm for World of Warcraft, where he served as the final boss. In WoW, he was so big that players had to climb on his back and fight his spine; in HotS he’s been sized down a little to match the map.
Wow, Riot Games just dropped a cluster bomb on the esports and gaming world.
Last night the publisher of League of Legends announced a first person shooter, a fighting game, a football manager style game, changes to TeamFight Tactics, a Magic: the Gathering-Hearthstone like card game, an anime AND major changes to League of Legends itself.
No more Fortnite! That is, at least temporarily until a new folder comes in and replaces an old one that is completely tucked into the black hole.
Just imagine what the news would be if Epic Games raised money and completely extinguished the battle royale phenomenon called Fortnite. We are close to that, but only temporarily. Namely, after the end of the tenth season, Fortnite in the final event called “The End” was swallowed by a black hole.
It all started by dropping rockets from portals at random locations on the map. Then a portal appeared, a meteor emerged from it, and the collision of the meteor with the map resulted in the creation of a black hole that pulled the entire map into itself, including the millions of players who attended the event.
What does this all mean and will Fortnite ever come back?
If you've been following the news last week, then you already know: Fortnite enters the so-called. Chapter 2, and the most significant change in it will be the introduction of a new folder, the first after even two years since the game is available. The game, therefore, expects a major update that weighs 5.3 gigabytes in the mobile version. A new chapter is anticipated to move in the present day.
Although the introduction of a new map would be big news in itself, this theatrical ending is certainly the scourge at the end of a new form of narration in story-less games, the form we have witnessed in the last year and a half. In this way, Epic Games has made the server shut down for the required maintenance of a spectacle that is talked about and written on all sides.
Some users were even scared that Epic Games had wiped out all of their game advancements (took the money and fled) and reported them to Sony as the owner of the PlayStation platform. Fortunately, everything is just a show - Fortnite will come back and steal nothing from you. Except for attention, because he already did it.
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It is still unknown whether Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will have any system of random rewards that are bought with real money.
Recently, unofficial information has emerged that the weapons in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will be part of the so-called supply drops. This would mean that multiplayer component weapons could be bought with real money, and this automatically angered the player community. Activision did not deny the rumor, but now Infinity Ward development studio employee Joel Emslie has made the following announcement on Reddit:
"They continue to spread disinformation and misinformation about Modern Warfare. What I can say right now is that we are definitely NOT working on any kind of loot box system or supply drop. Also, all functional things are unlocked through GAMEPLAY. Have a little patience, more information is coming this week. "
So the game maker assures us that there will be no P2W elements in it, but we still don't know what that means at all. For example, if they definitely do not work on the loot box system now does not mean that they do not have it in the plan for the future. Also, if everything is unlocked through gameplay, does that mean that there is no other currency that could affect gameplay?
Activision is already known for its "no micro transactions" strategy for a month or two after the game is released, after which they are quietly put into play. The additional content and monetization systems in Modern Warfare have not yet been discussed, but it seems that these topics will still be touched on before launching the game for sale.
As the League of Legends Worlds 2019 draws to a close, a new Phoenix song has been released that is credited to Cailin Russo and Chrissy Costanza with an indispensable video.
The most significant competition in the League of Legends - Worlds 2019 is about to begin, and on this occasion, Riot has prepared a song to mark this World Cup this year. Cailin Russo and Chrissy Costanza's Phoenix title this year is a must-see video focusing on three mid-lane players.
Otherwise, Worlds 2019 and its main part will start on October 12, when the group stage begins. It is also worth mentioning that the first match will be between Fnatic and SK Telecom, which should start at 2 pm. The quarterfinals will be played on October 26 and 27, with the semi-finals being played a week later, respectively, on November 2 and 3. The winner's decision will be on November 10, with the finals beginning at 1 pm.
As the World Cup is played in Europe this year, support from the stands for European teams will certainly not be lacking. G2 showed earlier this year that they have the knowledge to lift the International Cup, so they have a great chance of winning the championship.
But the group stage is played best of 1 and there is almost everything possible, which means dropping some of the favorites to win. Anyway, as of this Saturday, all LoL esports scene fans will have the opportunity to watch the best League of Legends teams in one place.
The first mobile COD game in a long time has finally got its release date, and here's what owners of Android smartphones, tablets and iPhones can expect from it...
After more than half a year of waiting, Call of Duty: Mobile will finally see the light of day on smartphones and tablets around the world on Tuesday, October 1st, Activision confirmed.
According to the bombastic announcements from the beginning of the year, the game will be downloadable, installed and experienced for free, and will seek profitability through microtransactions that the game's creators insist are "optional". While we can confirm that this is the case, it remains to be seen whether microtransactions in COD: Mobile will remain unobtrusive in the long run.
Android mobile and tablet owners can pre-register for play on the Google Play Store, while those who prefer the iPhone and (or) iPad can do the same on the Apple App Store.
Despite controls designed for touch screens, COD: Mobile is still a full-blown first-person shooter, Activision claims. The game requires an uninterrupted internet connection and puts mechanical emphasis on competitive combat, especially skirmishes designed according to the still-popular battle royale formula.
While Treyarch, Infinity Ward, and other Activision-Blizzard studios continue to work on a major series whose latest, a highly controversial sequel is also out the door, this free mobile spin-off was developed by a subsidiary of Chinese digital giant Tencent. While it is almost certain that Tencent will only receive a smaller portion of the game's revenue, its involvement in the project reduces the chances of a significant boost in competition in the genre that some desire.