Today was filled with announcements and new information and today, including today’s Nintendo Direct which showcased a number of games that are due later in the year. We also had a more detailed review of The Wolf Among Us 2 as well as the sad news the Dark Souls servers on PC are off until the release the game Elden Ring. More details are below.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Adding 48 New Courses This Year
The most recent Nintendo Direct brought with it an array of exciting announcements, among being that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be receiving some DLC with nearly 50 brand new tracks that will be added to the game in the 2022 timeframe. The tracks will feature remastered versions of the other Mario Kart tracks from the other games and will be accessible via the Booster Course Pass DLC that is due to launch in March. Other announcements worth noting include the announcement of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 as well as the announcement of the remastering for Chrono Cross.
Telltale Games Reveals First Look At The Wolf Among Us 2
Bigby Wolf has returned, but this time, he’s taking the art of managing anger. Telltale finally offered a glimpse about the plot of is The Wolf Among Us Season 2 will be about today, revealing only a tiny portion of the game, which featured Bigby fighting with a host of different characters of The Wizard of Oz. Similar to Telltale’s earlier titles, The Wolf Among Us 2 will be released in episodic fashion with the five episodes set to be released in 2023.
Futurama Is Getting A New 20-Episode Series, Will Premiere On Hulu In 2023
In the context of eagerly-awaited return episodes, the animated sci-fi drama Futurama is set to come back in 2023 and will have the majority of members of its original crew as well as producers with them. The show will debut on Hulu in the coming year, this new season of Futurama will run for 20 episodes, and will begin production later this month. One notable absence has been John DiMaggio, the original voice actor for Bender. DiMaggio isn’t currently a part of the project, but the producers are believed to be in the process of getting DiMaggio to join the project.
Microsoft Will Release Activision Blizzard Games On PlayStation And Switch “Beyond Existing Agreements”
It’s a good thing For PlayStation And Nintendo fans today in that Microsoft has stated its intention to continue to release Activision Blizzard games on other platforms despite the acquisition announcement made by Microsoft earlier in the year. Although it’s easy to say that this is a sign to show goodwill by Microsoft however, the reality is that Microsoft has faced a few problems with antitrust which has many concerned about the consolidation of the game industry. It’s possible that Microsoft may be keeping games on multi-platforms in order to avoid any future issues.
Dark Souls Servers Will Stay Offline Until After Elden Ring’s Launch
We have bad information to Dark Souls fans as the game’s server issues won’t be solved until after the release of the Elden Ring. A flaw within Dark Souls 3’s internet function was discovered just a few weeks ago that allowed hackers full access to another user’s PC. To prevent this from happening, FromSoftware completely shut down servers for each Dark Souls game, completely blocking players from playing online. Because Elden Ring is in the stage of its development, the efforts are concentrated on getting it out of the way prior to any other developments.