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Overwatch Anniversary 2019
Overwatch’s anniversary event for Summer 2019 will be running from May 21-June 11. This year’s event comes with three new sprays, eleven skins and access to many previous arcade modes and cosmetics of earlier events. Heroes who get new skins include Mei, Sombra, D.Va, Winston, Roadhog, Pharah, Brigitte, Doomfist and Widowmaker.
Coming June 3rd, Hearthstone will be launching its latest update called “Rise of the Mechs.” Included in this update are a new legendary card called SN1P-SN4P, buffs to many cards throughout the game, and a new arena draft rotation. Any players who log in between June 3rd and July 1st will get a free golden SN1P-SN4P.
Fallout 76’s newest patch, Wild Appalachia launched May 22nd, complete with a new gameplay event and various bug fixes. This patch’s event is its primary focus; titled “Project Paradise” this event adds a storyline, a new area and lots of new items to loot. Players should note that new content is not meant for early players, as most creatures will be around level 50.
Microsoft and Sony finally playing Co-Op mode
Microsoft and Sony have announced a new business partnership. Following Sony’s admittance that their cloud gaming and AI services are not as advanced as they should be, the two companies announced they would both be using Microsoft’s Azure cloud network for game streaming as well as Microsoft’s AI programs which will benefit Sony more. In the other direction, Microsoft will be incorporating Sony’s image sensors into their Azure programs and edge products to improve camera quality and recognition.