Let’s take a look at some of the day’s smaller video game stories, like the release date announcement for Immortals Fenyx Rising: Myths of the Eastern Realm DLC. We also received word that Little Nightmares II reached a major player milestone, Nintendo has some fantastic discounts on Mario games for Nintendo Switch, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on March 11, 2021.
Immortals Fenyx Rising DLC Myths of the Eastern Realm Will Launch This Month
As revealed by the official Immortals Fenyx Rising Twitter account, the game’s second DLC titled Myths of the Eastern Realm will launch on March 25. This is the second of three planned expansions and will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, PC, Nintendo Switch, and Stadia. This upcoming expansion will feature a new map and characters, along with Chinese-inspired mythology and a new protagonist named Ku. In anticipation of the release, Immortals Fenyx Rising is receiving a free special primer quest today called We Are Not Alone.
It's official: our second DLC, Immortals Fenyx Rising – Myths of the Eastern Realm releases MARCH 25! 🙌 Learn more on our website!
— Immortals Fenyx Rising (@FenyxRising) March 11, 2021
Forza Horizon 4 Peaked at Over 20,000 Concurrent Players on Steam
Recently, Forza Horizon 4 launched on Steam, and unsurprisingly, it has amassed a large audience. As of today, it has peaked at 20,203 players, which is certainly noteworthy considering it’s almost a three-year-old game. In celebration of the game’s success on Steam, developer Playground Games thanked the fans on Twitter, stating that the community has blown them away.
Leave it to the Forza community to blow us away once again. Within our first 24 hours on Steam we are one of the most-played racing franchises on the platform. THANK YOU! pic.twitter.com/fg3KBBE2eo
— Forza Horizon (@ForzaHorizon) March 10, 2021
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Celebrate Super Mario’s 35th Anniversary with Deals on Some of the Best Games on Switch
In celebration of Mario Day (March 10), Nintendo has a great selection of discounts on some of the Mushroom Kingdom’s best games on Nintendo Switch. The list is as follows:
- Super Mario Maker 2 — $38.99
- Super Mario Party — $38.99
- Luigi’s Mansion 3 — $38.99
- Mario Tennis Aces — $38.99
Since first-party Nintendo games typically stay at $60, this is a fantastic time to take advantage of the savings. There’s also a great Square Enix sale on Switch with discounts on Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest games.
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Hood: Outlaws & Legends Trailer for the Hunter Revealed
Hood: Outlaws & Legends is an upcoming game from Sumo Digital and Focus Home Interactive. Ahead of the game’s release this spring, a new trailer has released providing an overview of one of the character classes called the Hunter. In it, we get to see how the Hunter will play, so check it out below! This PvPvE stealth action game will launch on May 10, 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC.
Little Nightmares II Has Reached 1 Million Players
Puzzle platformer horror game Little Nightmares II released last month, and it’s off to a great start. As announced by the game’s official Twitter page, it has already reached 1 million players — a huge accomplishment for Tarsier Studios, the small developer behind the game. Not only has the game performed well commercially, but it received mostly positive reviews upon release and is well worth playing if you like atmospheric platformers.
Millions of tiny footsteps pattering against the concrete with the sound of the rain. Thank you for visiting, children.#LittleNightmares II – https://t.co/rlvRGAbynA pic.twitter.com/mgSw6k3E9k
— Little Nightmares II (@LittleNights) March 11, 2021