The Cube-Daily News Update: 6/25/16
The past couple of days have been a bit slow, but there’s no denying there’s heavy competition between some upcoming games. Here are your essential stories for June 25th 2016.
FIFA 17 Has Fired Back At PES For Acquiring The Uefa Euro 2016 License, By Representing Two Japanese Leagues:
The competition between Pro Evolution Soccer and FIFA has always been healthy, but it seems like the deal may have been sealed in PES’s hometown. FIFA has gained a host of new clubs, players, and a stadium, all hailing from the Oriental hallmark. FIFA also released a new in-game photo, which you can check on their Twitter.
According to some analysts, Overwatch has raised over $200 million, with Battleborn making a measly less than 10% of that.
A marketing and revenue research firm has predicted that Overwatch has made nearly $269M digitally, which counts full purchases and microtransactions. On the flipside, Battleborn has only made a measly 18, which might explain the game’s recent addition of microtransactions. Overwatch also came out three weeks later and was released in the same timeframe, so the coffin might be sealed on it’s competitors.
CS:GO fans have sued Valve for their unawareness in illegal gambling:
Sometimes, a brave person will take legal repercussions for what they believe to be wrong in the gaming industry. And as great as the Steam Summer Sale may be at the moment, many fans have protested Valve with lawsuits, as the gambling has a corrupt past, and is technically illegal as it’s run by many minors. It will be interesting to see how this goes in court.
If You Pre-Order Battlefield 1’s Enlister Edition, You Can Play The Game 3 Days Early:
Recently announced on the game’s Instagram, players who pre-order and or purchase Battlefield 1’s $80 Early Enlister Deluxe Edition will not only have access to exclusive gear, but will also get to play the game three days early. Some of the gear includes the obvious Battlepacks, but there’s some small-scale DLC that seems interesting enough!
Charlie Intel & GameInformer Have Revealed Some New Details about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s Story, Including More Info About It’s E3 Demo:
Charlie Intel has released an official synopsis for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s single player mode, with GameInformer revealing the four main characters of the game, which adds a handy robot companion. Also revealed was the fact that none of the game is on rails when you’re fighting in space, which is pretty cool, although we’ll see how it deviates from the non-linear style.