It’s Friday! Last week I said that every Friday would be game news day and I have a lot of news to share with everyone today. Let’s get started!
Ubisoft is having a massive Spring sale on all of their popular games. Assassin’s Creed Origins, Ghost Recon Wildlands, The Division, and many other games are on sale for really cheap prices. The Division is only $15 right now and that’s a steal in my opinion. Go to Uplay (or Steam) and see for yourself.
The Elder Scrolls Online is getting another major expansion. This one is taking us to The Summerset Isles. I’ve already gone over how I feel about this so if you want more information click here. The short version is this expansion is getting a new faction, new cities, and about 40 hours of extra content. If this expansion has the same quality as Morrowind, it will be well worth the asking price.
Diablo III is the news again this week. There’s another Switch rumor because Diablo III appeared on a retail site listed for the Nintendo Switch. Does this mean that Diablo III will be on the Switch? I think so because there’s no reason for Blizzard not to jump on the Switch hype train.
Ark: Survival Evolved is heading to the Nintendo Switch. This version of Ark will be the complete edition and will launch sometime this Fall. Am I excited? Nope. I’m sure some people will be though.
Are you interested in an Xbox One X? You can get an Xbox One X bundled with Sea of Thieves for $460. That’s a lot of money to pay for a nice console with the year’s worst game. Sea of Thieves is complete trash and not worth getting with any bundle. This isn’t much of a discount for the X1X, but it beats spending $500 on it, right? I’m not interested in this deal, but if you are you have until tomorrow to buy it.
There’s a new Skyrim mod that adds more content to the game. A year ago I talked about a mod called Beyond Skyrim: Bruma. This mod is a continuation of that one. Introducing Beyond Skyrim: Morrowind. This team of modders is determined to add all of Tamriel to Skyrim and I say go for it. It’s going to be years before we get The Elder Scrolls VI and the more mods I have to keep me busy the better.
It looks like we’re going to have to wait awhile longer before we know what the next Dragon Age will look like. Dragon Age 4 (or whatever it’s going to be called) has apparently been completely rebooted in order for live services to be offered in the game. I don’t know about you, but this worries me because I don’t want my Dragon Age games to become the next Star Wars Battlefront 2. Mike Laidlaw (Dragon Age director) has left Bioware in order to “pursue new challenges” and the future of the series is now officially in doubt. The next Dragon Age game is still being worked on, but someone this big leaving during development is not a good sign for the next game. This happened in Mass Effect: Andromeda and look at the controversy that game had. Only time will tell if this is a good or bad thing.
Manticore: Galaxy on Fire has been indefinitely delayed on the Nintendo Switch. This space shooter from Fishlabs was supposed to release yesterday on the console but was pushed back at the last minute. This is disappointing because I love space games, but I would rather get the best possible experience over a buggy game. I think it was pushed back to add some polish to it. I don’t think it’s going to be canceled or anything crazy like that.
Space Hulk: Deathwing is coming to PS4 and PC in May. A new trailer shows off some sexy ass gameplay. It looks like the 40k version of Warhammer: Vermintide. I’m in and I want this game now.
Adam Kiciński (CEO of CD Projekt Red) said something interesting about Cyberpunk 2077. He said that he can’t announce any announcements, but hinted that the game will be for future gaming platforms after the PS4 and Xbox One. He also said that CD Projekt Red’s larger games will not make it’s way to the Nintendo Switch. I don’t expect to see anything on Cyberpunk 2077 this year, but it would be awesome if we did.
And that’s all the gaming news I have for you this week. There was a lot to go over and I know I didn’t touch on nearly everything that’s happened this week. This is mostly everything that I found interesting to write about.