Written By: Steve Vegvari
This is your daily video game news recap for Monday, February 5th.
Every Monday-Friday we give you a rundown of all the noteworthy industry news.
Ubisoft revealed what will be included in the upcoming Far Cry 5 Season Pass. Ubisoft will be releasing three separate story adventures. Hours of Darkness will place players in the middle of the Vietnam war. Dead Living Zombies is a B-movie homage, fighting off hordes of undead enemies. Finally, Lost on Mars takes players into space and pits them against martian spiders.
Players that purchase the Season Pass will also receive a free copy of Far Cry 3 Classic Edition. The game will only include the single player aspects of the 2012 game. Far Cry 3 will be released as a standalone title four weeks after the release of Far Cry 5 on March 27th on Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life will be pushed back in the West from March 20th to April 17th. The official Yakuza Twitter account sent a tweet giving explanation. Yakuza 6 will be getting a demo on February 27th to tide fans over until Sega is ready to release.
Yakusa 6 was released in Japan on December 6th, 2016. Since that time, Sega has been working on localizing the game for Western Regions. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life will release with a Premium Edition packed with art book, whiskey stones, two glasses and coasters.
An important update on Yakuza 6 : The Song of Life pic.twitter.com/8MILlBPI4x
— Yakuza Game (@yakuzagame) February 2, 2018
The folks over at ID@Xbox compiled a list of the new upcoming indie games coming to the Xbox platform. Between February 6th until the 9th, players can find a slew of new indie games on the Xbox One. Regions differ from title to title.
Bat Country Games’ DYE is a 2-D ‘precision platformer’ designed to challenge players. Little Triangles from Cotton Games features multiple party games, and the puzzle-platformer Samsara are just a few of the offerings this week.
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