The Cube-Daily News Update: 5/24/17
Ubisoft, Microsoft, and more ready up for new announcements, as well as a sequel/spiritual successors to RPGs arriving soon. Here are your essential stories for Wednesday, May 24th 2017.
Ubisoft has previewed Far Cry 5’s box-art ahead of the game’s full Friday reveal:
Falling in line with previous Far Cry announcement rollouts, Ubisoft has given its fans a sneak peek at Far Cry 5 before a full trailer premieres on Friday, with box-art. This features the typical archetypes seen in a Far Cry box-art with the supposed villain being front and center, and many of the game’s typical landscapes being in the back. And while it’s not confirmed, this art heavily hints to the game’s antagonists being far-right and Christian, something previously expressed in rumors.
The developers behind cult title El Shaddai have announced their next game:
Kadokawa has revealed they will be publishing the next game by those behind 2011’s El Shaddai, titled The Lost Child. While the game currently doesn’t have a release date (it may be announced later in upcoming Famitsu coverage) it is set to release on Playstation 4 and Vita. Narratively, the game is set around the mythical concept of El Shaddai, along with conflicts of modern day Japan.
You can try Fallout 4 for free this weekend:
Bethesda is giving Fallout 4 a free weekend for Xbox One and PC the company has announced today, which will commence on May 25th and end on May 28th. The game will also undergo discounts of up to 67%, and free versions offered include all content, such as mods. Feel free to watch a promotional trailer below. Fallout 4 originally launched in November 2o15.
Divinity Original Sin’s sequel now has a release date:
Larian Studios has given the sequel to 2014’s Divinity Original Sin a release date of September 14th, the company revealed today. This comes following a delay from an expected launch date of late 2016, the game is only expected to launch on PC this September.
Xbox has given a full preview of their upcoming Game Pass:
One of the most anticipated features coming to Xbox One this year, Microsoft has revealed all for its Xbox Game Pass feature. The Netflix-like subscription will feature over 100 Xbox One and 360 games for $10 a month, and is set to launch on June 1st. Keep in mind this only is available if you are a Gold user.