Episode 73 – Sony Skipping E3 2020, Sakarai Reveals Final DLC Character Byleth

recorded Jan 17, 2020

Sony will not be attending E3 2020; here is what they had to say (Cnet.com):
• “After thorough evaluation [Sony] has decided not to participate in E3 2020,” said a Sony spokesperson. “We have great respect for the ESA as an organization, but we do not feel the vision of E3 2020 is the right venue for what we are focused on this year.”

Sakarai reveals the final DLC character is Byleth (Guy/Girl) from Fire Emblem Three Houses
• Another Fire Emblem character but this one has a lot of different moves release Jan 28
• Six additional fighters will be added in the challenger pack volume 2, last by end of 2021
• Altair skin for the Mii character has been added with the music
• Cuphead skin was also revealed which looks really cool and the music is good
• Also some Megaman Mii Outfits and a Rabbids outfit from Rayman

Both Final Fantasy VII Remake, Marvel’s Avengers, and Cyberpunk 2077 have been delayed
• Final Fantasy VII Remake delayed to April 10 from March 3
• Marvel’s Avengers delayed to September 4 from May 15
• Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed to September 17 from April 16
• All these games give the same reason for delay which is tuning and polish

Little Bits

DBZ: Kakarot released today with a 78 on metacritic (8.6 user score, 9/10 on Steam)
• Admittedly doing better than I thought it would
• Funny Story: Reddit user: B-RO_1995 thanks Walmart for selling him a copy on Tuesday
o He showed an image on Reddit of him installing the game on Tuesday (14th)

There will be no Xbox Series X exclusive games until a year or two after launch (Matt Booty)

Ninja has been imortalized as a skin in Fortnite, with his stupid blue hair.
• According to Epic this is the first of the “Icon Series” of skins which means we’ll be seeing more streamers, influencers, and pros getting their own skins.
• Hey EPIC where is the FPSGuides skin?

CD Projekt Red said during a press conference that multiplayer for Cyberpunk won’t be available until 2021

Fire Emblem: Three Houses has shown a DLC expansion pass
• A secret fourth house…ok

Rapid Fire

Upcoming Releases and Deals
Rumor Mill
Sony is having an “Experience PlayStation” event from Jan 14 – Feb 16 ending with a potential PlayStation Meeting event to show off the PS5

BioShock 1 and 2 Remastered, BioShock Infinite Complete Collection, BioShock The Collection

Metro Redux listed for Nintendo Switch with a release of February 28 (wccftech)

Jason Schrieir claims multiple sources say that Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC this year

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