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Original Doom Trilogy coming back
The original doom trilogy; Doom, Doom 2, and Doom 3 has arrived for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and mobile devices. Doom has been available for some time on various platforms, but now the three installments of the first trilogy are available to players on all platforms. The decision to release these three games on so many platforms comes from this year’s Quakecon focusing its spotlights on Doom Eternal.
Overwatch queue system gets significant changes
Blizzard’s Overwatch team has devised a new way to encourage teamwork and cooperation between players in games. The game has always allowed players to choose which hero they want to play as they build their teams roster. In many cases, the character choice is a reaction to their teammates’ choices, sometimes with soured attitudes. The newly introduced queue system will have players select which role they wish to play before entering a match; hopefully alleviating the tension from falling into random assortments. Blizzard has added incentives on specific roles depending on how many people are in the queue for a role.
Fortnite world cup champion wins a huge prize
Over the six rounds played at the inaugural Fortnite World Cup, 16-year-old champion Kyle “Bugha” Geirsdorf won a total of $3 million. Champion Bugha came out with over a 20-point lead on the second-place contestant. Although Bugha won in a landslide, the second through fourth place winners did not leave empty-handed, each taking home more than $1 Million.
Battlefront II July calendar
July has seen a focus on Clone Wars content for the community quests. Since July 11th players have been able to play as various heroes from the Clone Wars Era to unlock victory poses and voice lines. With only a few days overlap the characters in question have been Darth Maul, Obi-Wan Kenobi, General Grievous and Yoda; with Grievous’ event currently still active.