Today’s stories feature updates on titles including Halo Infinite, Pokemon Unite, and Forza Horizon 5, plus a new report on the bombshell surrounding the ongoing Activision Blizzard saga.
Here are the biggest game news for November 16, 2021.
Halo: Infinite Multiplayer Fans Unhappy With ‘Horrible’ Battle Pass Progression
Halo: Infinite’s surprise multiplayer launch yesterday was fun, but players have increased concerns around the game’s seasonal battle pass and its impact on progression.
Fortnite’s Naruto Crossover includes NPCs Sasuke, Sakura and A Kakashi
The Fortnite and Naruto crossover has officially arrived, but it’s not just the main character added to Fortnite. Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno are also available, while Kakashi Hatake will be added to the game as an NPC.
Xbox’s new backward compatible game is the ultimate game ever
Sorry, retro gamers. Microsoft has confirmed that it won’t add any more classic Xbox and 360 games to new platforms through backwards compatibility. After the last significant addition of 76 older titles, the company announced that it had “reached the limit” of legal and technical constraints.
Halo Infinite’s peak of concurrent players broke into Steam’s all-time top 25
At a point yesterday, Halo Infinite’s free multiplayer mode was played by 272,586 people on Steam at the same time. On its first day of launch, the game became the 22nd overall ranked game with the highest number of concurrent players on Steam.
Xbox Head Phil Spencer Claims Xbox Game Pass Is “Very, Very Durable”
If there’s any question about Xbox Game Pass longevity, Xbox head Phil Spencer recently Let’s quell those fears by (again) saying that Game Pass is “very, very sustainable”.
Star Wars: KOTOR to Get the Collector’s Edition $175 and limited physical release $35 with conversion
It was disclosure that Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic will be taking care of with a limited $35 physical release for the Nintendo Switch, as well as a collector’s edition that will set you back $175.
Pokemon Unite Rotom Challenge has been reduced from 60 to 15
It seem that the team behind Pokemon Unite changed their mind about yesterday’s news about Pokemon Unite’s Rotom challenge. Instead of having to kill Rotom 60 times this season, players will only have to do it 15 times, which makes a lot more sense. Hopefully you’re not one of those players trying to complete 60 knockout challenges in one day….
Dragon Ball: The Breakers is a new asymmetrical multiplayer game where you hide from the box
What do you get when you combine Dragon Ball with Dead By Daylight? Dragon Ball: The Breakers, obviously – a New asymmetrical multiplayer game Set in the world of Dragon Ball.
Playground Games is working on a fix for the “inappropriate” name of Forza Horizon 5
Forza Horizon 5’s naming mistakes are reported is being actively worked on, according to Playground Games
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick allegedly knew about sexual misconduct for years
Hits keep coming to Activision Blizzard – latest news revealing CEO Bobby Kotick allegedly knew about all the sexual misconduct taking place within the company long before it came to light.
Game Awards 2021 Game of the Year Nominees Announced
Nominations for this year’s The Game Awards have been disclosure.
How about a Gwent round?
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