The Cube-Daily News Update: 7/13/17
Its our first roll out of a diversified (platform-wise) news lineup. Here are your essential stories for Thursday, July 13th 2017.
Cult survival horror The Coma Cutting Class is being remastered for console:
Originally released two years ago by a rather unknown South Korea developer, cult survival horror game The Coma: Cutting Class is now coming to Playstation 4 and Xbox One as The Coma: Cutting Class - Recut. The game is set to cost $10 and will sport many new features, such as nine localized languages + redone animations, cutscenes, and art. Watch a trailer below for more.
Xbox One X announcements are coming to Gamescom 2017, among other Xbox news:
Head of Xbox Phil Spencer won’t be showing up and the company won’t have a conference presence, but Microsoft has nevertheless revealed their Gamescom 2017 plans. This not only includes a special Xbox One X themed show (12 PM PT on Sunday, August 20th) but also an Age of Empires: Definitive Edition themed one the day following (at the same time as well). Xbox FanFest returns two days later, and the Xbox One X will be hands-on at the show. Many games showcased are set to be released over the next year.
Start your engines, Gran Turismo Sport is coming out this fall:
After plenty of delays since its 2015 reveal, racing sim Gran Turismo Sport finally has a hard date. The game is launching October 17th in North America and a day later in Europe, and also will have Limited and Deluxe Editions for sale. The Limited Edition is $10 than the $60 base game while the Deluxe is $20 more, Limited contains a variety of cars, sticker packs, game credits, avatars and more, while the Deluxe is packed with more of the aforementioned and a limited Steel Book for packaging. Other editions, such as Day 1, Collector’s, and Digital Deluxe, have yet to be fully specified. However, new box art does show that one of the game’s modes will support Playstation VR compatibility. Watch a new trailer below.
Battlegrounds will be updated with an FOV Slider, First-Person Servers:
In a new report by site VG247, developers behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds have confirmed the game will be receiving an FOV slider and first person servers within two weeks. The FOV slider was implemented internally but is still undergoing adjustments, which is why it has not come out so soon. As for first person servers, they will be available in both North America and Europe, but will expand to other regions once the developers have polished the system enough. Battlegrounds recently was delayed into a Q4 2017 full release window, and was originally released in Early Access form during March.
Surprise, Publisher Playdius is bringing several games to the Nintendo Switch:
Whilst announcing its Gamescom 2017 lineup, publisher Playdius has announced it will be bringing BAFL: Brakes Are For Losers, Old School Musical, and Splasher to Nintendo Switch on top of the already announced Away: Journey to the Unexpected and Hover: Revolt of Gamers. As for release dates, Splasher, Hover: Revolt of Gamers, Old School Musical and BAFL, are all releasing in the third and fourth quarters of the year, wth Away: Journey to the Unexpected releasing early next year. If more is announced at Gamescom, we will keep you updated.