From hit games to megaflop, which games are coming and what is being played – every day of the week three current short messages on the day in the Games Telegram.
OfMarch 02, 2021
PS Now in March 2021
PlayStation’s game subscription service PlayStation Now presents “World War Z”, “Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown”, “inFAMOUS Second Son” and “SUPERHOT” from March 2nd, new titles in the extensive library for streaming and Are available for download. For € 9.99 per month, € 24.99 for three months or € 59.99 for a whole year, PlayStation Now users have access to over 650 games. The titles for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 2 can be streamed online; PlayStation 4 games can also be downloaded to the PS4 hard drive and played offline. But users of Windows PCs also benefit from PlayStation Now: Actually PlayStation-exclusive games can also be streamed on Windows computers via PlayStation Now.
“Roguebook” zu Steam Game Festival
The Steam Game Festival took place from February 3rd to 9th, 2021. During the event, numerous players had a chance to play the demo of “Roguebook”, the roguelike deck builder from Abrakam Entertainment and NACON, which was developed with the help of Richard Garfield, creator of “Magic: The Gathering”. In order to give a glimpse behind the scenes of the demo, the developers are now publishing some statistics on what the players have achieved during the event. A total of 14,697 players played in the seven days of the Steam Game Festival “Roguebook”. They made over 42 thousand attempts and fought almost 300 thousand fights. The deadliest opponent was the “Soul Eater”, while on the other hand over eight thousand “Llamacorns” became friends. In the one week that the Steam Game Festival took place, 470 players managed to defeat the Roguebook and a total of 23,372 chapters were completed. “Roguebook” will be released on June 24, 2021 on PC (Steam) and later on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Designed for Xbox Pro Compact Controller
NACON announces that the Designed for Xbox Pro Compact Controller for Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One and Windows 10 PC will be available in Europe from March 15, 2021. This wired controller is the first in NACON’s new line of Designed for Xbox peripherals. The Pro Compact has all of the traditional features of an Xbox wireless controller in Standard mode, while gamers can experiment with their own settings in Advanced mode. The Pro Compact app, which can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store for Xbox consoles and Windows 10 PCs, is used to configure the key assignment and adjust the sensitivity of the individual sticks and triggers using various profile presets. There are additional settings to reverse the stick positions, to choose between a directional pad with four or eight directions and to switch off the vibration motors. Players can adapt the Pro Compact to their style of play directly from their Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One or Windows 10 PC. The Designed for Xbox Pro Compact Controller will be available in Europe from March 15, 2021 for 49.99 euros.
MoMarch 01, 2021
PlayStation Gear Store unlocks again
The PlayStation Gear Store is now opening its digital gates in Germany, Austria and other European countries. The online shop offers loads of exclusive merchandise related to the PlayStation brand – from clothing and decorations to mugs, mugs and bottles. Numerous game brands from Sony Interactive Entertainment are also represented in the variety of fan articles. This includes Guerilla Games’ merchandise brand: Horizon Raw Materials. In addition to articles that have already been published, such as the graphic novel The Sunhawk or the board game for “Horizon Zero Dawn”, completely new items are also available such as thermal mugs, water bottles or T-shirts for “Horizon Forbidden West”. The new highlights of the PlayStation Gear Store also include a PS5-inspired quilted bomber jacket, a semi-crop sweatshirt, a PlayStation backpack inspired by the original logo, a “Ghost of Tsushima” hoodie and a brushed Kratos-T -Shirt.
“Valorant”: Episode 2 Act 2
Riot Games Announces Episode 2 Act 2 of “Valorant” will be available on March 2nd. The new act comes with a new battle pass and the Ghanaian agent Astra. For 1,000 VP, the Battlepass offers, among other things, skins, sprays and cards that were developed on the basis of player feedback. The new act also means expanding the agent portfolio. With Astra follows a tactician who uses the energies of the cosmos with her skills to influence the battlefield according to her ideas. “With Astra, we wanted to create a tactician who had the whole map in view. She always had a global presence. From then on, it was fine-tuned to find the right skills and to strike a balance between her ability to perform the actions of the Predict opponents and adapt to the changing circumstances in the game, “says Jordan Anton, designer at” Valorant “
“Humankind”: The Art of War
Episode # 10 “Art of War” of the Feature Focus series by “Humankind” provides information about the battles and the adjustments that have been made thanks to the valuable feedback from the Humankind community. “Humankind” for PC will appear in April 2021 with attractive bonus content in a lavishly designed, environmentally friendly and 100% recyclable Panorama Art Box (Day One Edition) and in a visually appealing steel case variant (Limited Edition ) as well as a Digital Deluxe Edition via Steam, Stadia and the Epic Games Store.