Along with the gut-wrenching news that Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed once again, we also learned that PlayStation 5 is pre-selling faster than PlayStation 4 in the United States, Godzilla will be making an appearance in Fall Guys, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on Oct. 27, 2020.
Godzilla Coming to Fall Guys Next Month
In celebration of Godzilla Day 2020, the King of the Monsters himself will be making an appearance in Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. That’s right — starting on Nov. 3, a Godzilla costume will be available to purchase from the in-game store for 10 Crowns. Fall Guys is currently in its second season, which features a medieval theme. You can check out the nifty new cosmetic in a tweet from the official Godzilla Twitter account below.
— GODZILLA.OFFICIAL (@TOHO_GODZILLA) October 27, 2020
November’s Stadia Pro Games Include Sniper Elite 4 and Risk of Rain 2
Today, November 2020’s Google Stadia Pro games were announced. The lineup is respectable, especially for the low $9.99 per month price tag. The lineup is as follows:
- Sniper Elite 4
- Sundered: Eldritch Edition
- Risk of Rain 2
- Hello Neighbor: Hide & Seek
- The Gardens Between
As a reminder, Stadia Pro members gain access to a handful of games each month at no additional cost, much like with PS Plus or Games with Gold. You also get 4K streaming with Stadia Pro, making it worthwhile if you use the streaming service.
FIFA 21 Will Launch for Next-Gen in December
Publisher Electronic Arts announced that the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X version of FIFA 21 will be available on Dec. 4. This next-gen version will take advantage of the new hardware, offering faster load times, better lighting and rendering, “off-ball humanization,” and other visual enhancements. Those who purchase FIFA 21 on current-gen will be able to upgrade to the next-gen version within the same family for free (PS4 > PS5 and Xbox One > Xbox Series X) thanks to “Dual Entitlement.”
— EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA) October 27, 2020
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Will Allow for Inverted Camera Settings in November
After the community expressed its disappointment with Super Mario 3D All-Stars‘ lack of camera customization options, Nintendo has finally announced that a patch will be implemented. Specifically, all three games in the package — Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy will offer inverted controls following a patch on Nov. 16. The original GameCube version of Super Mario Sunshine featured inverted controls, but this was omitted with the release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars. Thankfully, this will be fixed soon.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) October 27, 2020
PS5 Sold Faster in First 12 Hours Than PS4 in the U.S. — Not Everyone Will Be Able to Find One
Today, an interview between Reuters and Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan was published, featuring some interesting information about PlayStation 5. Most importantly, Ryan said Sony pre-sold as many PS5 units in the first 12 hours of availability as it did in the first 12 weeks of preorder availability for PlayStation 4 in the United States — meaning the new console is selling faster than its predecessor. Ryan also said, “It may well be that not everybody who wants to buy a PS5 on launch day will be able to find one,” but he ensures that Sony is “working as hard as we ever can” to ensure shopper demand is met this holiday.
"Jim Ryan says that the company has pre-sold as many PS5 units in the first 12 hours of availability as it did in the first 12 weeks for the PS4."
“It may be that not everybody who wants to buy a PS5 on launch day will be able to find one,” Ryan sayshttps://t.co/vnT9KqGvRL
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) October 27, 2020