Video game news 2/10/21: BlizzCon (BlizzConline) schedule, Tales from the Borderlands to return, Rocket League F-150, Rainbow Six Quarantine name change maybe

There are a lot more video game news stories to take a look at today beyond Epic Games’ wild MetaHuman Creator, so let’s jump in. Today, Blizzard released the BlizzConline (BlizzCon Online) schedule, Ubisoft is “evaluating” renaming Rainbow Six Quarantine, Tales from the Borderlands is returning to digital storefronts, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on Feb. 10, 2021.

Rainbow Six Quarantine Is Still Set to Launch in 2021 but Could Be Renamed

During Ubisoft’s recent earnings call, the company confirmed that Rainbow Six Quarantine will still be launching sometime in 2021. However, Ubisoft was asked about the game’s name, particularly in reference to the COVID-19 pandemic and if the company thinks it might be cause for concern.

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said, “On Rainbow Six Quarantine, we are creating a product that is actually, as it’s named today, it is something we are evaluating and we will see what comes in the future on that product.”

Read More: Rainbow Six Quarantine is still coming in 2021 – but it could be renamed

Ford F-150 Coming to Rocket League

Today, a new Rocket League commercial was released, announcing a limited time Ford F-150 vehicle coming to the Item Shop. The commercial is framed very much like an actual Ford F-150 commercial with a humorous twist. The vehicle will be available for 1,500 credits from Feb. 20 through Feb. 28. Check out the commercial below!

Tales from the Borderlands Will Return to Storefronts Later This Month

After being delisted following the closure of Telltale Games in 2018, Tales from the Borderlands will return to digital storefronts on Feb. 17. Many of Telltale’s games were pulled from digital storefronts when the company went under, but most of them were available to buy later when the brand was revamped, except for Tales from the Borderlands. Thankfully, we’ll be able to purchase it again later this month.

The Next Batch of Nintendo Switch Online Games Goes Live Next Week

The latest batch of Nintendo Switch Online games will be available to play beginning Feb. 17. The list is as follows:

Super NES – Nintendo Switch Online:

  • Doomsday Warrior
  • Psycho Dream
  • Prehistorik Man

NES – Nintendo Switch Online:

  • Fire ‘n Ice

Based on the reception to this list online, the community seems to be quite disappointed — instead asking Nintendo to add beloved SNES games like EarthBound or Super Mario RPG. Meanwhile, Japan is receiving a different group of games for Nintendo Switch Online, including Shin Megami Tensei II.

Read More: Psycho Dream, Prehistorik Man headline new NES, SNES Switch Online games

BlizzCon Schedule Revealed, Will Feature Updates on the Diablo and WoW Franchises

Blizzard has released the schedule for BlizzConline (BlizzCon Online), which kicks off on Friday, Feb. 19. It lasts until the following day and features many highlights, including talks on World of Warcraft, Diablo, and Hearthstone across six different channels. Interestingly, BlizzConline will feature events called “World of Warcraft: What’s Next” and “Diablo: What’s Next,” both with new information about the future of each series. BlizzCon will also include an update on Overwatch 2.

Read More: Schedule — BlizzCon

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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