After a significant delay, EA’s DICE studio has released new content for Battlefield 2042 with the launch of the title’s first season, Season 1: Zero Hour. New maps and vehicles await players starting June 9th, as well as the introduction of a new Specialist, Ewelina Lis. Developers continue to address game dynamics, like targeting stability and gameplay balance, to improve the gamer’s overall experience going forward.
Microsoft’s ever-expanding Xbox Cloud Gaming has now reached players in Argentina and New Zealand. The range of devices used to access Xbox Cloud is expanding also, with the addition of game streaming devices for Samsung TVs.
Activision Blizzard‘s Call of Duty releases its latest version, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, this coming October. Unlike recent titles in the franchise, this newest version will be available for release on Steam. Activision Blizzard announces plans for a Call of Duty: Warzone sequel to be released in 2023.
Netflix, along with Trigger Inc., is working on its next game-inspired anime, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, based on CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077. A new trailer was revealed at the Netflix Geeked Week event for the 10-episode anime set to release in September of 2022 under the direction of Hiroyuki Imaishi.