Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is coming to PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One on Oct. 12, publisher Activision confirmed today. Black Ops developer Treyarch is once again at the helm for this year’s Call of Duty.
Update: Ubisoft has officially announced The Division 2. In a livestream, the company revealed the game and confirmed it's being developed by the same primary studios as the first game, including Massive Entertainment, Red Storm, and Ubisoft Reflections. You'll be able to transfer some progress from the original game to Division 2, though how that will work is not yet clear.
H1Z1, the battle royale-style experience from Daybreak Game Company, is converting to free-to-play today. The announcement comes after three years in Steam Early Access and one full week as a finished game.
Fortnite: Battle Royale is coming to mobile devices, Epic announced today. Most intriguingly, this is the same 100-player experience, and it will support cross-play for some systems. Thanks to a partnership with Sony, the game will support cross-play and cross-progression between PS4, PC, Mac, iOS, and (eventually) Android. The Xbox One edition doesn't support this.
Some big changes are on the way to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. In a new blog post on the official PUBG website, game creator Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene laid out a development road map for what new features and content PUBG Corp. will add to the game in the coming months, including a new map and emote system.
Call of Duty: WWII is rolling out its latest community event, along with a long list of content updates and additions for players. This includes a new re-imagining of a classic multiplayer map and a game mode where you hunt a terrifying enemy: a leprechaun.
Call of Duty: WWII has added two new modes to the roster of permanent playlists. Originally released only for a limited time, the fan-favorite Gun Game and Prop Hunt modes are now available permanently in the multiplayer shooter on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Splatoon 2: Octo is a single-player expansion for Splatoon 2, which Nintendo just revealed during its Nintendo Direct presentation. The $19.99 downloadable content marks the first paid add-on for the stylish shooter, with pre-orders available now.
Sea of Thieves developer Rare has announced another beta for its upcoming multiplayer pirate game. This beta will be the final one before the game's release date in a few weeks and is open to everyone on Xbox One and PC. It's live now and runs until March 11 at 2 AM PT / 5 AM ET / 10 AM GMT / 9 PM AEST.