Allkeyshop TV News 6 December (Recap)
PUBG Launches on the PlayStation 4 on December 7!
For those of you excited to play PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on the PlayStation 4, well you only have to wait a few more days. The game launches on December 7th and will come with some PlayStation-exclusive gifts – one of which is the Pixel Art Parachute that has been inspired by the iconic blue of the PlayStation. You can get this simply by logging into the game. Pre-ordering the game will also give you some exclusive stuff like the Nathan Drake Desert Outfit and Ellie’s Backpack skins.
Fortnite Season 7 Won’t Be Launched at The Game Awards
Fortnite will be at The Game Awards 2018 and Geoff Keighley teased about a possible in-game event. This led people to believe that it will be a sneak peek of the game’s Season 7, however, that would not be the case. The timing seems to line up though as Fortnite’s Season 7 will launch the same day of The Game Awards. Epic Game’s Nick Chester said, “I can’t stress enough how much we have going on this week…Geoff isn’t talking about Season 7 launch here. Tune in!”
Insurgency: Sandstorm Open Beta to Begin December 7th
Insurgency: Sandstorm, a team-based tactical FPS, will be launching on December 12. However, before that, a free open beta will be available on December 7 which will run through the weekend. This will give players a sneak preview of what the game is all about. Also, with this announcement is the new gameplay “overview” trailer that showcases the co-op and PvP game modes, movement, audio, vehicles, and plans of the game. A massive update will drop during the beta which comes with content upgrade.
Destiny 2’s Black Armory Has Opened
Destiny 2’s Black Armory is finally here! This update is the first out of three planned for the game. It offers players a quest that will take them to a new area called The Black Armory where a robot named Ada-1 sends players on a quest to unlock the first Lost Forge. This quest has a lot for players to do, and some might think this is quite a grind. It is also worth noting that the Black Armory is designed for hardcore high-level players.
Blizzard Gives Away Free Card Packs as Hearthstone: Rastakhan’s Rumble Kicks Off
Hearthstone expansion Rastakhan’s Rumble has gone live, and Blizzard is giving away a few freebies for Hearthstone players for a limited time. For simply logging in to the game, players will receive 6 free Rastakhan’s Rumble card packs, a random Legendary Loa, and finally two copies of the Spirit card for the same class. Blizzard also announced that a new single-player adventure called Rumble Run is coming on December 13th. Full details on Rastakhan’s Rumble are available in playhearthstone.com.
Total War: Three Kingdoms Unveils Bandit Queen Zheng Jiang
Creative Assembly shared a new trailer for their game Total War: Three Kingdoms, and it is all about the warrior and outlaw Zheng Jiang. She is a bandit queen who raids and pillages and will not stop until she gets to see the institution that she hates crumble and fall. She doesn’t respect dynasties and nobility and believes that a sign of her destiny is her strength and merciless fury. We will get to see this bandit queen by March 7, 2019, when the game launches for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Ziplines May Be Coming to Fortnite Season 7
Teasers for Fortnite’s upcoming Season 7 kept on coming, and the latest teaser suggests that a zip-lining may be added as one of the activities to the game. The teaser shows what appears like a snowboarding figure who appears like it’s sliding down a rope with a zip-line tool in hand. We’re not quite sure yet whether these will come to the game as new objects in the world, or an item players can pickup and deploy anytime they want. Fortnite’s Season 7 is set to begin December 6th.
Last Year: The Nightmare Coming to PC This Month
Elastic Games has finally revealed the release date for its asymmetrical horror multiplayer Last Year: The Nightmare almost two months since its closed beta ended. The game is set to be released December 18th on PC, while it will also be released for consoles next year. Elastic Games did not specifically mention which consoles the game will release to.
Last Year: The Nightmare will launch as a Discord Store-exclusive game, which means players can get it only from the Discord games store.
Kingdom Hearts 3 Xbox One File Size Revealed
Details on Kingdom Hearts 3’s file size on the Xbox One has been revealed. Microsoft’s Japanese website shows that the game will take up 35.76GB of space on the console’s hard drive. There’s a possibility this might also be the same file size for the PlayStation 4, but we’ll have to wait for more concrete details as the game’s release date draws near. Kingdom Hearts 3 will be available starting January 29th.
Hitman 2’s December Roadmap Revealed
Io Interactive has revealed Hitman 2’s December content, revealing new Escalations, Contracts, and a new Elusive Target. First up are five Featured Contracts which were community-made contracts hand-picked by the developers. These will become available starting Thursday, December 6th. A new escalation will also be available starting December 13th. A time-limited holiday surprise is also happening on December 18th. The new Elusive Target will be live by December 21st, and finally, the final Escalation arrives December 27th.
Amazon’s The Grand Tour Game Reveals Three Weird Vehicles
Get to drive crazy looking cars in The Grand Tour Game by Amazon Game Studios. This is a racing title that has been based on Amazon’s car show that is hosted by James May, Richard Hammond, and Jeremy Clarkson. The game is episodic, having seasons one and two, and will have new episodes available weekly. It looks like the episodes are based on the real-world show. Pre-order now and you get to drive James May’s Fire Truck, Richard Hammond’s Eco Car, and Jeremy Clarkson’s Beach Buggy.
Next Far Cry Game to be Revealed at The Game Awards
Ubisoft announced that “the next Far Cry game” will be unveiled during The Game Awards. This was posted through a Tweet in Far Cry’s official Twitter account. Instead of it being a full sequel, the next Far Cry game will continue where Far Cry 5 left off, and is set in a post-apocalyptic America. Reports also say that this won’t be as big as Far Cry 5, and won’t be called Far Cry 6. Instead this might be a smaller, standalone game that’s similar with Far Cry: Blood Dragon. Tune in at The Game Awards this weekend to find out more!
Two Point Hospital Gets Bigfoot DLC
Two Point Hospital dropped a new DLC! The new DLC, called Bigfoot, not only brings the furry snowy mythical monster in the game, it also adds a new selection of hospital in the “Point Mountains” region. The hospitals also have 34 new region-specific illnesses, and each are decorated with holiday and winter-themed decors. Some of the illnesses have silly names like Aurora Snorealis, Cold Shoulder and Bard Flu, and each one has dedicated treatment rooms. Two Point Hospital is available on Steam.
Quake Champions Will Introduce a Paid Battle Pass
Bethesda and id Software are introducing a new progression system as well as a paid Battle Pass similar with Fortnite’s for Quake Champions. This is slated to roll out on December 20th. A developer video from both Bethesda and id says that Quake Champions will still be free to play, but the Battle Pass will allow players to unlock more items than usual, as well as a greater chance to receive unique items . The Battle Pass costs 10 USD in real money, or equivalent to 1,000 Platinum.
New Creative Mode for Fortnite Revealed
Ushering in the start of Fortnite Season 7, Epic Games has announced that a new mode is coming to the game. Similar to the Playground mode, Fortnite Creative lets players build without fear of someone kill them. Epic described the mode in a blog post and said players will “design games, race around the island, battle friends in new ways, and build their dream Fortnite.” Epic added that everything happens in players’ own private island and everything they make is saved.
The Last Remnant Launches on PS4, New Gameplay Unveiled
The Last Remnant Remastered is set to launch December 6th, and Square Enix dropped a new gameplay video featuring the game’s turn-based battle system. The trailer also shows various creatures players will face off against. The Last Remnant was released back in 2008 for PC and Xbox 360, with the remaster built in Unreal 4 engine. The remastered version features completely revised lighting, textures, skin tones and more. The Last Remnant Remastered will launch exclusively on PlayStation 4.
NieR: Automata Has Sold Over 3.5 Million Worldwide
Square Enix is proud to announce NieR: Automata’s latest milestone! The game has shipped over 3.5 million units worldwide, both its digital and physical units combined since the game released back in March 2017. The game has shipped 3 million units back in June of this year, up from 2 million units shipped back in September 2017. The game released on Xbox One back in June of this year.
Samurai Showdown to Release Early 2019, Reports Say
More details on Japanese developer SNK’s Samurai Showdown, known as Samurai Spirits in Japan, have been revealed during the recent IPO conference hosted by the developer. In a presentation shown during the event, Samurai Showdown is said to be releasing in the first half of 2019, and will be available on PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One. Aside from this, no other details have been revealed, but we can expect to know more as the new year draws near.
PUBG Has Festive Gifts for Players to Celebrate the Holidays
PUBG Corp has some festive gifts and holiday skins for players who will spend time playing the game this December! Players will receive the Festive Beanie with Pom Pom and Red Nose in a variety of ways. First, by logging into the game during the event period, players will receive a 30-day version of these items. Next, when players place in the top 10 of any map or non-custom game mode ten times during the event, they’ll get to keep these forever. The festivities will last until Dec 26th 6:59am PST.
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2’s Beta Has Started
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2’s first pre-order beta has started! If you’re one of those who pre-ordered Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2, you get to play the game’s beta on Steam until December 12th. The pre-order beta gives players an early look at Warhammer 40K’s battleships as well as have them experience playing all 12 factions as well as their playstyles. Players will get to access all these in both Skirmish and Multiplayer modes. A second pre-order beta will take place in early January. The game launches on January 24th.
Treyarch Teases First Major Blackout Map Change
Developer Treyarch is teasing something that might soon be coming to Call of Duty Black Ops 4’s Blackout mode. In a tweet posted from the Call of Duty Twitter account, Treyarch showed a video of a radar feed which points at the current Blackout map. It also shows a blip appearing from the north of Nuketown Island. Some have been speculating that this may be a recreation of the Black Ops 2 map Carrier, but we need to wait for confirmation from Treyarch themselves.
Rainbow Six Siege’s Operation Wind Bastion is Now Live
Rainbow Six Siege’s latest update, Operation Wind Bastion, has gone live on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One! This update is themed around Morocco, and brings 2 new Operators Kaid and Nomad. This update also includes additional weapon skins as well as a headgear bundle. Aside from those mentioned, five existing Operators will be receiving balance changes. You can find the full list of changes in the update’s patch notes on the Rainbow Six Siege website.