The Cube-Daily News Update: 11/18/16
Today, we’ve got news surrounding hot FPS’s, and company intrigue. Here are your essential stories for Friday, November 18th 2016.
World of Warships and World of Warplanes are getting a console tease:
The Golden Joystick Awards were held quite recently, and during one of the interviews held, Wargaming Global Brand Director Al King hinted that World of Tanks won’t be their only console venture. He spoke of the franchise’s opportunities being transitioned to other formats, although nothing more has been confirmed. We may however, get an announcement in the coming months.
Infinite Warfare is getting a double XP promotion this weekend:
One of the most celebrated events in the Call of Duty heritage, Double XP is now coming this weekend for the recently released Infinite Warfare. This ends Monday, and applies to both types of XP. (Instead of being relegated to one mode, which is what happened with the game’s Zombies mode last week).
Rocket League is getting more custom settings:
Rocket League has seem to hit it’s stride, but the game has nevertheless continued to get subtle additions. The newest allows players to practice training shots, which can also be done by placing the ball where-ever they want. Name and sharing features are available too, but these are so far not cross-platform.
Star Wars Battlefront’s VR mode has gotten a date:
Star Wars Battlefront is getting it’s final DLC pack, and a special VR surprise, next month on the 6th. This is part of the game’s Season Pass, with the first part adding two new heroes and four new maps. The second, was previously showcased at Sony’s E3 Conference. No date has been provided for when non Season Pass holders can join in on the fun.
Ubisoft has opened a new studio in Serbia:
Ghost Recon: Wildlands is setting big ambitions, but it’s also convinced Ubisoft to create a new studio in Belgrade, Serbia. While there’s only programmers at the moment, the job types should be expanded in the future. This is not the first time Ubisoft has done this, and it likely won’t be the last.