Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s “Shadow Heritage” expansion will get changes to its story and cinematics after all, following a controversy in which the protagonist character was hard-wired into a heterosexual relationship that conceived a child, despite the earlier story choices some players could make taking them into same-sex romances.
Treyarch Games are currently experimenting with a new gimmick that would allow respawning, of sorts, in Black Ops 4’s excitingBlackout mode. “Down But Not Out” is a new gameplay modifier available in Quad Play, giving the dearly departed another run for glory, provided their squad hasn’t been annihilated.
Fallout 76 is getting a new game mode geared toward more competitive players seeking a challenge, Bethesda said in a blog post. Upon launching Fallout76, players will have the opportunity to choose between the existing experience, now known as Adventure, or the new Survival mode, which has “the same quests, events, and story that you’re used to in Adventure mode.” Survival is a mode where every other player, except those in your team or helping in an event zone, are marked as hostile.
The “Year of the Pig” will last through February 8, and Blizzard has been slowly showing off the new skins we’ll see starting with this event. The gallery of the skins includes several Chinese generals from the Han dynasty, like Lu Bu Reaper, Huang Zhong Hanzo, Guan Yu Reinhardt, and Zhang Fei Torbjorn. Other Legendaries include Zhuge Liang Zenyatta and Hong Gildong Tracer, and two Epic skins are included too: Sanye Orisa and General Brigitte.