Let’s dive into the latest batch of video game news, starting with the announcement that Bungie is expanding its studio to work on a new IP. We also got a closer look at the second season of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Fall Guys has been announced for Xbox and much more. These are the video game news that you may have missed on February 18, 2021.
Bungie HQ expands to duplicate Destiny 2 and a new IP
Fall Guys Releases Wintry Wonderland Season 3 Trailer
Xbox Backward Compatibility Team Introduces New Xbox Series X / S Feature: FPS Boost
Today, Bungie announced that it will expand its studio to prepare a lot of projects, not all related to Destiny 2. Of course, the company remains committed to « the long-term development of Destiny 2 » (according to IGN), but it also plans release a new IP by 2025. It is unclear what the new IP will be as it has not been announced, but we know that Bungie is here to stay, based on its massive expansion.
Read more: Bungie Expands Studio, In Part To Create Non-Destiny Games
Everything you need to know about the Outriders demo is announced here
Outriders, the latest co-op shooter from developer People Can Fly, is due out later this year, but will also get a free demo on February 25. The demo will come to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and PC and will remain available even after the game launches on April 1. According to the Twitter thread that appears below, the demo will have crossplay and will allow you to play the prologue and the opening chapter.
Everything you need to know about the Outriders demo.
A thread. 👇
– Outriders (@Outriders) February 18, 2021
Ghostrunner demo is available on consoles
Speaking of demos, the Ghostrunner demo has just arrived on consoles, offering about 30 minutes of gameplay to enjoy the first two levels. Ghostrunner is a fast-paced first-person platform game that takes place in a cyberpunk universe (no, it’s not that). In it, you are tasked with wall-running parkour style, with tons of ways to maneuver around the world. The demo will be available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
The Ghostrunner demo has just arrived on consoles! Launch it on your #NintendoSwitch, #Xbox One and # PlayStation4. Plus, the demo is so fast that it even works on Xbox Series X | S through backward compatibility. Can you be faster than that? #BeGhostrunner pic.twitter.com/6q35eqRqHh
– Ghostrunner (@GhostrunnerGame) February 18, 2021
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will have an open world Zombies mode
Ahead of Season 2 of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone, we finally have a better idea of what to expect from the new content. The star of the show is the new open-world Zombies mode called Outbreak, which will send you « through huge game spaces throughout the Ural Mountains, packed with new enemies, team objectives, player rewards, and information for discover on foot, in vehicles or by jumping platforms, « according to Activision. It will go on sale on February 25.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Comes to Xbox
After endless rumors, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout will finally arrive on Xbox this summer, as confirmed by the game’s official Twitter account. This means that it will be available on all platforms soon, as it was just announced for Nintendo Switch during the most recent Nintendo Direct. The game will be available on Xbox Series X | It’s just like on Xbox One at an unspecified date later this year.
SOMEONE SAID XBOX?
I swear I heard someone say xbox
🎉 Fall Guys comes to Xbox Series XIS and Xbox One 🎉
🔥 SUMMER 2021 🔥
RT if it was you who said Xbox pic.twitter.com/Bl13AitmYE
– Fall Guys ⚡️ Season 3.5 (@FallGuysGame) February 18, 2021