The Cube-Daily News Update: 4/10/17
RPGs, indie games, and online games are found in todays essential stories, for Monday, April 10th 2017.
ARPG Nioh is getting a PVP mode and an expansion come the 2nd of May:
Nioh has been one of Koei Tecmo’s most successful titles so far, and with this comes an announcement of the game’s first updates/DLC. The first titled Dragon of the North launches with a PVP mode, and contains new spirits, characters, weapon categories, scenarios, and more. This is the first of three set expansions set to come w/ the Season Pass, the other two do not have a release date.
Nintendo will be holding a Direct dedicated to Splatoon 2 and ARMS coverage:
Revealed through their official Twitter, Nintendo will be holding a Splatoon 2/ARMS themed Nintendo Direct on the 12th of this month. While both of these titles are Switch exclusive, the banner shared states that there will be some 3DS info. Both titles were announced at Nintendo’s first Switch conference in January.
The newest Steam hit, Battlegrounds has already sold a million copies:
The early access third person shooter Battlegrounds has surpassed 1 million in sales, which is notable when considering the game hasn’t been out for a complete month. If you haven’t heard of the title previously, it tasks players with locating tools to take down others, in a huge map. The game is currently being sold for $30.
The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited is undergoing a free weekend:
Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited is commencing a free weekend tomorrow, which will be available on all platforms the game is on (Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC). Those who participate will receive 500 crowns which is the game’s currency, and of course all progress carries over if you decide to purchase the full game.
Valhalla Hills Definitive Edition has been graced a release date:
Kalypso has finally shared a date for the console version of strategy title Valhalla Hills, after being pushed from its January 27th spot. The game will now launch on the 25th of this month in North America, and will release three days later in Europe. The cost will be between $30-$40.