Gamepressure.com News 29 April 2021
EA on Battlefield 6: „War of Epic Scale” and „Groundbreaking Levels of Destruction”
Hubert Sledziewski, 29 April 2021, 23:45
Battlefield 6, announced for this year, will feature more sandbox elements. These are meant to give fans of EA's shooter series more of a „Battlefield-style” experience.
Let's Watch April State of Play
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2021, 22:30
Today - at 14 PM PT - the latest State of Play stream will begin. The presentation will be primarily devoted to the upcoming PlayStation 5 exclusive title - Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.
Crysis Remastered With Ray Tracing on Almost Every Surface
Przemyslaw Dygas, 29 April 2021, 20:11
The new update for Crysis Remastered introduces a special ray tracing option. It is intended to offer the best possible visual effects with less impact on performance.
Starbase From Trine Devs Launches in Early Access in June
Przemyslaw Dygas, 29 April 2021, 20:04
New game from Frozenbyte will hit early access in June. Starbase is the first MMO game created by the Finnish studio.
Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 Announced; Demo and Trailer Available
Karol Laska, 29 April 2021, 19:57
The latest game in the Car Mechanic Simulator series from PlayWay has been announced. The first trailer has appeared in the web, and the creators have release a free demo version of the game.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Next-gen Update in The Summer
Karol Laska, 29 April 2021, 19:28
The next-gen update for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has been confirmed and an approximate date has been given. For now we do not know that exactly to expect from it.
Thief Simulator 2 Announced; PC Release Next Year
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2021, 18:09
Ultimate Games announced the sequel to 2018's Thief Simulator 2. The game will be released on PC next year.
Microsoft Follows in Epic Games Store's Footsteps and Reduces Revenue Share
Przemyslaw Dygas, 29 April 2021, 17:45
Microsoft Store is following in Epic Games Store's footsteps and will offer more compensation to video game developers. Starting August 1, the store's revenue share will decrease to 12%, albeit this applies only to PC games.
Activision's CEO Bobby Kotick Agrees to 50% Salary Cut
Angelika Kaldus, 29 April 2021, 17:27
Bobby Kotick agrees to cut his salary and annual bonus by 50%. Activision Blizzard's CEO will stay in his position until at least March 31, 2023.
Halo Infinite Will Have Many Useful Features on PC
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2021, 17:25
Microsoft provided a number of details about the PC version of Halo Infinite. The game will support ultrawide resolutions and the option of triple key binds. We will also get advanced graphics settings, as well as cross-play and cross-platform save features.
First Reviews: Returnal - A Great PS5 Exclusive
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2021, 16:15
Tomorrow, Returnal will launch on PlayStation 5 and it looks like there's a lot to look forward to - first reviews suggest that we're dealing with a very good game.
Riot Games Shuts Down LoL Fan Project
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2021, 16:04
League of Legends fans developing the so-called Chronoshift project were forced to abandon the work. Riot's way of handling the matter sparked controversy, specifically the way one of the studio's employees talked to a member of the project's devteam.
Nvidia to Refresh Entire RTX 3000 Line Because Cryptocurrencies
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 April 2021, 15:27
According to unofficial reports, Nvidia is preparing to refresh the entire GeForce RTX 3000 series. Apparently, crypto miners have contributed to the release of the new revision of all Ampere GPUs. What changes can we expect?
Russian Man Arrested in US for Laundering $336 Million in Bitcoin
Angelika Kaldus, 29 April 2021, 14:41
Roman Sterlingov allegedly laundered 1.2 million BTC, worth nearly $336 million. He was arrested in Los Angeles after 10 years of operating the Bitcoin Fog mixing service.
The Boys Season 3 Will Be Bloodier and Darker
Adrian Werner, 29 April 2021, 14:33
Actor Laz Alonso revealed that the third season of The Boys will be even more violent than the previous two. On top of that, he informed what stage the new episodes are at.
Hood: Outlaws & Legends PC System Requirements
Gabriela Sicinska, 29 April 2021, 14:26
Multiplayer action game Hood: Outlaws & Legends by Sumo Digital has received official system requirements. The game is scheduled to debut on May 10, 2021.
PC Remains Leading Platform Among Developers; PlayStation Before Xbox
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2021, 14:25
A survey conducted by the organizers of GDC indicates that PCs are the most popular platform among video game developers. PlayStation 5 arouses noticeably more interest than Xbox Series X/S.
Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance Gameplay Shows Full Mission
Adrian Werner, 29 April 2021, 14:14
Over 20 minutes of gameplay from Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance appeared in the web. It shows the recording of an entire mission, enabling us to see Drizzt Do'urden, among others, in action.
Europa Universalis 4 Leviathan DLC Taking Flak From Steam [UPDATED]
Milosz Szubert, 29 April 2021, 13:56
EU 4: Leviathan launched yesterday. Unfortunately, the expansion did not appeal to Steam users. Players complain, among other things, about the broken game balance and problems with crashing to the desktop.
Noodle Caves in Minecraft; Snapshot 21w17a Now Available
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 April 2021, 13:49
Minecraft received another snapshot with novelties from the Caves & Cliffs Update. From now on in the game we will find so-called noodle caves, and the developers have introduced a handful of improvements.
Total War: Rome Remastered Launches Today
Adrian Werner, 29 April 2021, 13:25
In a few hours, Total War: Rome Remastered will debut on the market. The new version of a classic by Creative Assembly will offer numerous improvements in terms of graphics and interface.
Returnal Launch Trailer Available
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 April 2021, 11:41
Returnal just received its last trailer. The launch trailer reminds us about the Friday release of the new PS5 exclusive and shows more gameplay footage.