Nintendo dropped a surprise today by announcing the localization and coming release of Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light for Nintendo Switch in the West. Aside from that, Sucker Punch Productions announced the release date of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends‘ Raids, Sony confirmed the media apps available for PlayStation 5 on day one, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on Oct. 22, 2020.
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends Getting Raids Next Week
Today, Sucker Punch Productions confirmed the release date of Raids in Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, the game’s multiplayer component. Players will be able to participate in The Tale of Iyo Raid on Oct. 30. The developer mentioned that matchmaking is not an option for Raids and recommends for your gear Ki level to be 100 “as an absolute minimum” before starting it. Other improvements will be implemented as part of the update that day as well, addressing assorted bugs.
You'll be able to play the #GhostOfTsushima: Legends Raid beginning on October 30!
Read about Raid requirements, weekly challenges, and our upcoming patch: https://t.co/zCAOmOEg3z pic.twitter.com/UC6IyPFkUY
— Ghost of Tsushima 🎮 Version 1.1 OUT NOW! (@SuckerPunchProd) October 22, 2020
Check Out This Immortals Fenyx Rising Story Trailer
A new trailer for Ubisoft’s Immortals Fenyx Rising was published today, this time focusing on the story elements. The trailer shows many of the game’s characters and enemies, while blending in some humor throughout. Immortals Fenyx Rising is an action RPG similar to Assassin’s Creed, and a demo for it is currently available to play exclusively on Stadia. It will launch in full for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X |S, Nintendo Switch, and PC on Dec. 3.
Ghostrunner Will Be Upgradable to Next-Gen Consoles for Free
Yet another game is getting the free next-gen upgrade treatment — this time, the ultra stylish Ghostrunner. This news comes by way of the official Twitter account, in which it was announced that its next-gen version will launch sometime in 2021. You’ll be able to upgrade for free within the same family (PS4 to PS5 and Xbox One to Xbox Series X | S). The current-gen version of Ghostrunner will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on Oct. 27.
Owners of the @PlayStation 4 & @Xbox One versions of Ghostrunner will receive a free upgrade to the next generation versions when they release in 2021!
Pre-Order Now 🡾 https://t.co/GlPZoMjsna#BeGhostrunner#PS5 #XboxSeriesX pic.twitter.com/49yTJDz55d
— Ghostrunner (@GhostrunnerGame) October 22, 2020
Here’s Our First Look at Rambo Gameplay in Mortal Kombat 11
Mortal Kombat 11‘s fighter list is absolutely bonkers, to say the least. The newest fighter, Rambo, will be available on Nov. 17 as part of the game’s Kombat Pack 2, and today we finally got to see him in action. The Mortal Kombat Twitter account released a video showcasing Rambo, and most notably, we got to see his fatality, which is brutal in the most wonderful ways. You can check out the trailer below.
You aren't hunting Rambo… He's hunting you. #MKUltimate pic.twitter.com/S0NRw8R1ke
— Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate (@MortalKombat) October 22, 2020
Netflix, Disney+, Spotify, and More Will Come to PlayStation 5
We now know the full lineup of media apps that will be available on the PlayStation 5 at launch, thanks to a blog post from PlayStation today. The full lineup is as follows:
- Apple TV
Sony confirmed that Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, “and more” will be coming after launch. We also got to see the new PlayStation 5 Media Remote, which features dedicated Disney+, Netflix, Spotify, and YouTube buttons for easy access.
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