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News You Might’ve Missed on 11/24/20: Rainbow Six Siege Next-Gen Release Date, Fortnite Crew Subscriptions, & More

Video game news 11/24/20: Rainbow Six Sieges next-gen release date, December 2020 Xbox Games with Gold, Fortnite Crew, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity 3 million shipped Hitman 3 Chongqing Glacier engine

We’ve got some more video game news to discuss today, starting with the announcement of December 2020’s Games with Gold titles, Rainbow Six Siege’s next-gen release date, the incredible sales success of Koei Tecmo’s Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, the announcement of the Fortnite Crew subscription service, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on Nov. 24, 2020.

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December 2020 Games with Gold Revealed

Microsoft revealed the December 2020 Games with Gold lineup today, and the list is as follows:

  • The Raven Remastered — Dec. 1 – Dec. 31
  • Bleed 2 — Dec. 16 – Jan. 15
  • Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell — Dec. 1 – Dec. 15
  • Stacking — Dec. 16 – Dec. 31

Next month’s lineup features 3,200 Gamerscore and equals a $74.96 value. Check out the announcement trailer below!

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Has Surpassed 3 Million Copies Sold

According to Famitsu, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has surpassed 3 million copies sold in just four days. The Warriors spin-off takes place 100 years before the events of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and utilizes many of that game’s aesthetics and mechanics. It still feels and plays very much like a Dynasty Warriors game, but with a distinct Zelda flavor and a fully featured new storyline. It’s available for Nintendo Switch now.

Read More: Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has already shipped over 3 million copies

The Fortnite Crew Is a New Subscription Service, Offering Exclusive Cosmetics

It was only a matter of time before Fortnite got its own subscription service, and that time is nearly here. Today, Epic Games announced Fortnite Crew, a monthly service that gives players access to exclusive skins and outfits, as well as the Battle Pass and 1,000 V-bucks, for $11.99 a month. The service will go live alongside the new season starting on Dec. 2.

Here’s a Closer Look at Hitman 3’s Glacier Engine

Today, developer IO Interactive released a new video highlighting the Glacier engine, which powers the upcoming Hitman 3. The video shows how lighting works, as well as the implementation of water and a slew of NPCs. The company also reminded us that this Glacier engine will be used to enhance the previous two entries — just in time for next-gen! Hitman 3 will be available on Jan. 20, 2021, and a cloud version for Nintendo Switch will arrive at some point.

Rainbow Six Siege Will Come to Next-Gen in December

Ubisoft finally announced the release date of Rainbow Six Siege for next-gen consoles, and its launch will come on the five-year anniversary of the original release to the exact day. Starting on Dec. 1, you’ll be able to play Rainbow Six Siege on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X at up to 120 FPS running at 4K. Those who own the current-gen version will get the upgrade for free.

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