Allkeyshop TV News 30 October (Recap)
The Elder Scrolls: Blades is Purely Online on Switch
The Elder Scrolls: Blades is coming to the Nintendo Switch, and Bethesda has revealed that the game will be played online only. Speaking to Nintendo Everything, Bethesda’s Craig Lafferty and Matt Carofano said that the game won’t have an offline feature as it is built around microtransactions. Players will be purchasing gem boxes which cost around 1.99 Dollars to 99.99 Dollars. “Right now we’re requiring an internet connection, but in the future it’s something we may add if we can have a good solution for it,” Lafferty explained.
Fortnitemares Kicks Off
Fortnite’s Fortnitemares event has kicked off, bringing Halloween themed goodies and more to the game. This year’s Fortnitemares is the first one on Fortnite’s new map as Chapter 2 has just recently rolled out. The event brings Halloween themed cosmetics, a Limited-Time Mode, and a lot more. Check out the full event details on Epic Games’ website.
Star Citizen’s Free Fly Event Now Live
Star Citizen’s latest Free Fly event is under way, allowing fans to get a first-hand experience of the game without buying it. The Free Fly event runs until November 4th and will feature everything that has been added in the latest Alpha 3.7 update, including planetary caves, first-person mining, mission sharing, and more. Five ships are available during the event: the Consolidated Outland Mustang Alpha, Banu Defender, Roberts Space Industries Aurora MR, Drake Cutlass Black, and the Avenger Titan. Full details are up on the game’s website.
Steam’s Halloween Sale Has Started
Hope you’ve got your wallets ready as Steam’s annual Halloween sale is under way! The sale will run until November 1st only so grab these deals while you can. Some of the games on sale include horror games such as Resident Evil 2, Layers of Fear 2, Inside, Dying Light, Remnant: From the Ashes, The Evil Within 2, and Vampyr. Of course you can also get these at affordable prices on Allkeyshop.com so do check out the price comparisons to score the best deals.
Need for Speed Heat Showcases Customization in Launch Trailer
Ghost Games has revealed the launch trailer for Need for Speed: heat which is all set for launch on November 8th for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The launch trailer showcases how players can customize their rides using the game’s Studio app. The Need for Speed Heat Studio App allows players to design their own cars, and Ghost Games revealed around 100,000 users have used the app to create their cars, which in turn allowed them to create a personalized launch trailer for them.
Battlefield 5’s Pacific Theater Update Patch Notes Released
The full patch notes for Battlefield 5’s big Pacific Theater update has been revealed, detailing everything the update brings to the game. The update goes live October 31st and is set to bring two maps: Iwo Jima and Pacific Storm. It will also add United States and Japan as two new factions. There will also be new weapons and vehicles for each faction. The update also brings a lot of gameplay changes, including tons of bug fixes. To read the full patch notes, please visit the Battlefield forums.
Lost Ember Release Date Announced
The release date for Mooneye Studios’ story-driven 3rd person exploration adventure game Lost Ember has been revealed. The game is set for launch on November 22nd for PC via GOG and Steam, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Mooneye Studios CEO and programmer Tobias Graff said in a statement that creating the game was an incredible journey for them, and they “wanted to show the world something that would capture the imagination of players of all ages and nationalities, without relying on violence, microtransactions, or competitive play.”
CS:GO Hits Highest Average Player Count
Steam Charts has reported that CS:GO has hit its highest average player count over the last 30 days with almost 420,000 average players. The report says the game had under 400,000 players for most of 2019 until August when the StarLadder Berlin Major took place. The event was of great help to bring the numbers back up. This could also be thanks to the release of the new version of de_cache map this month. It is worth noting that this is not the highest peak player count the game received, as it recorded over 850,000 peak players back in April 2016.
Death Stranding’s Launch Trailer to be Revealed at Paris Games Week
Death Stranding designer Hideo Kojima has revealed that the game’s launch trailer will be unveiled at the Paris Games Week happening this October 30th. Kojima shared the news on Twitter saying, “The launch trailer of DEATH STRANDING that I myself edited will be revealed at Paris Games Week on October 30th. Pls look forward to it,” along with some emojis. The PlayStation France Twitter account also revealed that Kojima will be delivering a surprise during the event. Paris Games Week runs until November 3rd.
Steam is Asking Players to Update Previous Reviews
Steam is now asking players to revisit their previous reviews on games that they spend time playing again in case they have changed their mind on the game. After playing a significant amount of time, players receive a prompt that says: “You’ve played an additional XX hours. Would you like to revise your review?” One user on Reddit noted he received the prompt after playing an additional 93 hours on Destiny 2. The feature is currently in beta.
Tekken 7 Season 3 Winter Update Revealed
Tekken 7’s Season 3 Winter Update is coming later this year, and Bandai Namco has revealed what’s in store for players. The free Winter Update will come alongside the game’s Season Pass 3. The update brings a new Practice Mode which includes the new ‘Punishment Training’ and ‘Sample Combo’ modes. The update also brings performance improvements including Frame Data Display. It will also add the new Bearded Man costume that features a bearded man hairstyle, sunglasses, and suit.
Greedfall Set Record Sales for Studio Achieving €37.2 Million in Revenue
Focus Home Interactive has announced that their game Greedfall has achieved record sales. The studio was able to acquire a revenue of €37.2 million euros in their second-quarter report for the 2019 to 2020 fiscal year. The game Greedfall was mainly the reason for this, as well as other games that were published during that period like A Plague Tale: Innocence, The Surge 2 and World War Z among others.
Blacksad: Under the Skin New Trailer Launched With Technical Issues
A new Blacksad: Under the Skin trailer has been launched by publisher Microids and developer Pendulo Studios. It is a lengthy trailer, but it was a bit underwhelming. The trailer is far from perfect having a lot of what looks like technical problems. There are instances that the video lacks some sound effects and some times the character is skipping lines that are available in the subtitles. Blacksad: Under the Skin is set to launch in November 5 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Dicey Dungeons Gets Halloween Update
Dicey Dungeons is getting a Halloween-themed update that will give the game a spooky feel fit for the holiday. The update will come with a fall theme as well as three new episodes which are Warrior, Witch, and Inventor. Three new enemies are also added which are the Pumpkin Spice, Demon, and Mummy. The event is now available and will be running up until November 4th.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint to get Raids
The post-launch plans of Ghost Recon Breakpoint have been announced by Ubisoft and the most notable of them all is that the game will be getting raids. The raids are announced to be free and will come with exclusive rewards. This will also come with new rules that will keep the challenges fresh. To unlock the raids, you will need a gear score of 150 and then you will need to speak with Jericho in Erewhon who will explain the raids as well as the Golem Island to you. The raids are set to start by December.
Vampyr Now Available on the Nintendo Switch
Dontnod’s narrative-driven action role-playing game, Vampyr is now available for the Nintendo Switch. The game is set in London and the year is 1918. You will play as a newly converted vampire named Dr. Jonathan Reid. You will have to find out the truth behind what your condition is as well as find out how to save your dying city’s citizens. You can choose to be the stalker or the savior. Every action that you do has its equal consequence.
Final Fantasy 14 Online New Patch Revealed
Final Fantasy 14 Online has started releasing their patch 5.1 called the Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty. This is the first update since the launch of the Shadowbringers expansion. This will come with new content that includes the first part of the NieR-inspired YoRHA: Dark Apocalypse alliance raid. Also, a new game plus will be available, a new trial called Hades, a new dungeon called the Grand Cosmos and so much more.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Trailer and Screenshots Revealed
A new trailer, as well as, some screenshots has been shared by Bandai Namco for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot and it shows a new gameplay, Majin Vegeta as well as a new map. The trailer featured the different game systems of the game as well as some of the boss fights. The screenshots had been found in the game’s Japanese site only. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is set to launch on January 17, available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Interrogation: You Will Be Deceived PC Launch Date Announced
Noir thriller, Interrogation: You Will Be Deceived will let players be a part of a special task force trying to dismantle a terrorist organization. You will be conducting hard-hitting interrogations that will simulate real-life conversations. With what you’ve gathered, decide whether the best way of approach is to intimidate, empathize or outwit to get the truth out. You will be managing your team by allocating resources. Interrogation: You Will Be Deceived will launch in December 5 for PC.
The Surge 2 Season Pass Out Now
The futuristic, action, role-playing game from Deck 13 called The Surge 2 launched its Season Pass today and it comes with new weapons including the exclusive BORAX-I Quantum weapon, new gear sets, a new storyline, as well as new enemies and bosses. Come November, thirteen new weapons will be arriving in the game, by December there will be three complete sets of gears. By January there will be a new location as well as a new extension. The season pass is now available for €19,99 euros.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries of New York Gameplay Trailer Revealed
The gameplay trailer of Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries of New York has been shared by Draw Distance. The trailer features only the basics of the game since it is presented in a Visual Novel art style. Although that is the case, the game includes different mechanics like a quest map, hub, hunger, clan disciplines and passage of time. Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries of New York is set to launch on December 4th, 2019 for PC, Linux and Mac.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborn Sold 2.8 Million Units Since Release
Monster Hunter World: Iceborn is doing great as the game was able to ship over 2.8 million digital copies since September. The last report for the game had been 2.5 million shipped, meaning that there had been 300,000 units sold since the last report. In total, the game Monster Hunter World was able to ship 14 million copies globally. As a whole, there had been a 14% year-over-year decrease in net sales for the game, most possibly because the company had focused on digital sales.