Episode 63 – The Outer Worlds and COD: Modern Warfare Released Today

recorded on 2019-10-25


The Outer Worlds and COD: Modern Warfare release today and are doing well on MetaCritic

  • The Outer Worlds has an 86 and COD: Modern Warfare also has an 86 
  • We played both games and here are our impressions!

Little Bits

Bethesda giving Fallout 76 a premium monthly subscription with new features behind it (Forbes)

  • “Fallout 1st” is the name and it costs $12.99/month or $99.99/year
  • Some features included behind the paywalled subscription are the following:
    • Private Worlds for you and up to 7 friends
    • Scrapbox to have unlimited storage for crafting components
    • Survival Tent is a new placeable fast travel point with all the basic needs
    • You received 1,650 Atoms per month to use in the Atom Shop (in-game store)
    • Ranger Armor Outfit exclusively for subscription members
    • Icons and Emotes Pack contains lots of unique icons and emotes
      • The scrapbox advertised deletes everything put inside of it
      • The private servers are just timeshared so loot and npcs are gone and dead
  • This costs more than Xbox Game Pass and you actually get good games on there

Rapid Fire

A lot of game delays have been announced and some are the anticipated games

  • The Last of Us II delayed from Feb 21 to May 29 for polish and quality (Naughty Dog)
    • Ghost of Tsushima pushed back to later in 2020 on account of TLOU2 delay
  • Watch Dogs Legion delayed from March 6 to the next fiscal year which is April 1 to 2021
  • Rainbow Six Quarantine and Gods and Monsters also delayed to the same time period
    • Ubisoft admits Ghost Recon: Breakpoint and The Division 2 underperform

Google Stadia Founder’s Edition has sold out in all 14 countries it is available (9to5Google)

Jade Raymond says Google is building multiple studios for multiple exclusive games (GI.biz)

Shroud takes deal to stream exclusively on MIxer and leave Twitch (The Verge)

Mike Ybarra, ex Xbox exec, joins Blizzard as executive vp and general manager(MIke Ybarra)

Xbox will let you choose any gamertag you want but with numbers at the end (GameSpot)

Xbox Game Bar gets a welcome update adding FPS counter and performance monitoring and achievement tracking (resetera)

Job listing for senior cloud engineering manager lists PS5 as “world’s fastest console” (resetera)

Sony refuses to sell Modern Warfare in Russia however it is available on other platforms (GI.biz) 

Death Stranding rated for other platforms by the Australian Ratings Board (SegmentNext)

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger will be coming to Nintendo Switch Dec. 10 (comicbook.com)

Upcoming Releases and Deals

Rumor Mill

Diablo 2 Remastered, Diablo 4, and Overwatch 2 will be announced at BlizzCon (resetera)

EA games may come back to Steam which would be cool

The next Batman game by WB Montreal, could be called Arkham Legacy (Sabi Twitter)

PS5 date and price may leaked to be December 4, 2020 cost $500-$550 (ComicBook.com)

The upcoming Steam holiday sales dates have allegedly leaked out and are listed below:

🎃 Halloween Sale: October 28 – November 1

🍂 Autumn Sale: November 26 – December 3

🎅 Winter Sale: December 19 – January 2

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