The Cube-Daily News Update: 10/18/16
Yes, we know the big story. But there’s also more to talk about! Here are your essential stories for October 18th 2016.
Watch Dogs 2 is being delayed on PC:
Watch Dogs 2’s PC version is now coming on Nov 29, Ubisoft announced today. However, it’s not all bad news. The game will not have a frame-rate cap, and will support 4K resolution, multiple monitors/GPU’s and AMD crossfire. There’s also a number of graphical settings and controller support, although fans of the Steam controller will have to find a substitute.
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare is getting another beta:
Activision has announced that Infinite Warfare is getting a 2nd beta weekend, that will be open to everybody, no pre-orders needed. It starts on the 21st and ends on the 24th, but there’s no elaboration on whether it continues some of the extra stuff seen in the last beta. We’ll keep an eye out if Activision says anything else.
VICE Gaming is rebranding it’s gaming sub-site:
Despite breaking a story about the PS4 Pro, VICE Gaming has been under construction since it’s debut, with attributions like it’s podcast still unnamed. However, not only is his changing, but new crew is coming on board. Danika Harrod will be the site’s social editor, and Mike Diver and Danielle Riendeau will take Senior and Managing editing positions. The site has also been rebranded into Waypoint, and is open right now.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has been formally announced:
We now have a release timeframe (Fall 2017) and pre-order options for Red Dead Redemption 2, but the game isn’t getting a full reveal until Thursday, with a trailer premiering at 11AM EST. The game’s website also seems to suggest the game isn’t coming to PC, but more details may be revealed in the near future.
United Front Games has closed:
Known for their work on Sleeping Dogs, Modnation Racers, and Halo: The Master Chief Collection, closed down yesterday for unknown reasons. The news came as a surprise as the studio was seen heavily promoting it’s newest title Smash+Grab, but it looks like that game has been removed from sale. A producer for the studio has also confirmed the unfortunate news on Twitter.