The Cube-Daily News Update: 5/18/17
Today is a big day for Destiny, with other news tidbits sprinkled here and there. Here are your essential stories for Thursday, May 18th 2017.
Destiny 2 has its first gameplay trailer:
Teased before today’s extensive live-stream, a gameplay trailer for Destiny 2 has now been released. The trailer not only showcases the game’s narrative, but also new classes, weapons, and of course gameplay (that is HUD-free). Watch it below! (Destiny 2 launches September 8th).
Destiny 2’s PC version will use Blizzard launcher:
Activision’s CEO Eric Hirshberg made a special appearance during Bungie’s Destiny 2 live-stream today, where he revealed info that the game will support Blizzard launcher on PC. This will be the first non-Blizzard game to support the system, which is typically used for community engagement. More details surrounding Destiny 2’s PC version follow below.
Destiny 2’s PC version will not launch on November 8th:
Activision representatives have informed numerous gaming sites that Destiny 2’s PC version will not launch on September 8th. Another launch date/release window has not been provided, and Bungie/Activision has been coy for why. In other news, the Playstation 4 and Xbox One versions are still scheduled to launch on the 8th.
A spiritual successor for Top Spin 4 is now being developed:
Bigben Interactive and Breakpoint have shared a joint announcement which details a spiritual successor for 2011 tennis game Top Spin 4, titled World Tennis Tour and set to launch for PC and consoles sometime in 2018. The game already has a couple of details set, including a Gamescom appearance plus 30 confirmed stars.
Life is Strange is getting a sequel:
Not only has Life is Strange passed 3 million players, but the episodic adventure game now has a confirmed sequel. All was revealed in a new video by developer DontNod Entertainment, which also entails the presence of the game at this years E3. Life is Strange first launched in January 2015.