The Last of Us Part 2, Multiple Ubisoft Games Delayed | The Jampack Report 10.24.19
Just two weeks after revealing its release date, The Last of Us Part 2 has been pushed back to May 29, 2020 as shared by Naughty Dog via the PlayStation Blog. Within hours, Ubisoft revealed that three of their major upcoming games — Watch Dogs: Legion, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Quarantine and Gods and Monsters — have all been pushed back to the latter half of 2020.
After a large-scale reveal of their new post-apocalyptic survival horror title, Naughty Dog has once again pushed back the release date of The Last of Us Part II. Originally planned to release on February 20, 2020, the game has now been pushed back to May 29.
During a financial earnings call, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot announced that, due to Ghost Recon: Breakpoint and The Division 2 under-performing, nearly all of their major releases would be pushed later into 2020. Some of the biggest titles affected include Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Quarantine, Watch Dogs: Legion and Gods and Monsters.
After signing Tyler “Ninja” Blevins to an exclusive streaming deal, Microsoft’s Mixer has now signed Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek, a major player in the battle royale/FPS scene on Amazon-owned Twitch. According to statistic site Twitchtracker, Shroud is currently the third most-followed streamer on Twitch.
Fallout 1st, a premium subscription service for Fallout 76, launched earlier this week offering subscribers access to private worlds, unlimited storage for materials, a monthly Atoms allowance and more. However, it now appears that the flagship features — private worlds and unlimited storage — are completely broken. Redditors are reporting that their private worlds are being invaded by outside players and that the “unlimited storage” Scrapbox is permanently deleting Scrap instead of saving it.
Sony is reportedly interested in selling off their PlayStation Vue TV service. While recent pricing adjustments have made it a more appealing offer for consumers, a lack of marketing and fledgling adoption rates have made Vue a burden on Sony’s PlayStation brand.
Epic is continuing their weekly tradition of releasing free games on the Epic Games Store through the end of 2019. Keeping with the Halloween spirit, Layers of Fear headlines this week’s offering alongside QUBE 2. Even if you don’t plan on playing them straight away, take advantage of the offer and add them to the backlog. You know, just in case.