Video game news 3/30/21: New Spider-Man: Miles Morales suit, The Witcher 3 next-gen release window, Fortnite Switch enhancement Crash Bandicoot: On the Run 25 million downloads mobile Games with Gold April 2021

It’s time for the latest batch of video game news, starting with the next-gen release window for The Witcher 3. In addition, a new suit has been added to Spider-Man: Miles Morales, April 2021’s underwhelming Xbox Games with Gold were announced, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on March 30, 2021.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Next-Gen Edition Coming in Second Half of 2021

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S consoles in the second half of 2021, as announced by CD Projekt today. Those who own the previous-gen version on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One will gain access to the next-gen edition (within the same family) for free. It will also be available to purchase as a standalone product. Interestingly, the next-gen port is being handled by Saber Interactive — the team that worked on the Nintendo Switch version of The Witcher 3.

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run Surpasses 25 Million Downloads

As reported by PocketGamer and according to Sensor Tower data, mobile game Crash Bandicoot: On the Run has surpassed 25 million downloads. The mobile game officially launched on March 25 and between then and March 28 reached 22 million downloads alone. On its release day, it ranked as the top downloaded iPhone game across 82 countries and on Google Play was the top downloaded game in 31 countries overall. It’s available now on mobile devices now.

Fortnite Is Getting a Resolution and Performance Boost on Nintendo Switch

Today, Epic Games announced a new update for Fortnite on Nintendo Switch, which is set to enhance the game’s resolution and performance on the handheld. The update is starting to roll out right now and boosts the game’s resolution to 1170×660 in handheld mode and 1560×880 while docked. Epic said the update will result “in images that are less blurry, without loss of performance.”

Read More: GPU Performance and Resolution Boost for Fortnite on Nintendo Switch

Here Are the Xbox Games with Gold Titles for April 2021

Microsoft has revealed April 2021’s Games with Gold lineup, which includes the following games:

  • Vikings: Wolves of Midgard ($39.99 ERP): Available April 1 to 30
  • Truck Racing Championship ($59.99 ERP): Available April 16 to May 15
  • Dark Void ($14.99 ERP): Available April 1 to 15
  • Hard Corps: Uprising ($14.99 ERP): Available April 16 to 30

This unfortunately isn’t one of the strongest lineups, but as some fans have pointed out, it’s interesting to see Hard Corps: Uprising on the list. Check out the new Games with Gold trailer below!

New Spider-Man: Miles Morales Suit Added

Out of nowhere, Insomniac Games has released a new free update to Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Most notably, the update features a new suit referred to as the “Advanced Tech Suit,” which is available across PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 right now. The developer also mentioned that on PS5 only, the update will include “realistic muscle deformation on select suits.” You can take a look at the new suit below!

Joseph Yaden
I'm Joseph! I love Nintendo and horror games. When I'm not writing about video games I can usually be found petting my cats and listening to some Progressive Metal. Meshuggah is tight.

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