Written By: Steve Vegvari
This is your daily video game news recap for Tuesday, January 16.
Every Monday-Friday we give you a rundown of all the noteworthy industry news.
Microsoft is giving the enhancement treatment to the Team 10 racing game of 2016. The free update will update the game with native 4K image quality, HDR visuals, and faster loading times on the Xbox One X. Forza Horizon 3’s expansion packs will also be receiving the same enhancements day and date.
Three ex developers of Evolution Studios and PlayStation 4’s Driveclub have formed Wushu Studio. Along with nine other developers, Wushu has been working behind the curtain since September of last year on a brand new IP. While details are sparse, the press release indicates the game will be ingrained in the Sci-fi genre and utilize the Unreal Engine 4.
The indie darling; Chariot will be ported to Nintendo Switch. After four years of living on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the couch co-op game will get new life on the Nintendo Switch. Microïds is including Chariot’s The Royal Gadet DLC pack upon release.
As Sony leads the way to the next big PlayStation 4 software update, Sony announces that users may sign up to help beta test. Users may sign up to receive the update early in order to diagnose any problems. Beta testers will be incentivized with a free PS4 Avatar.
Ahead of the release of Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ Hidden Ones DLC pack, Ubisoft released patch notes detailing the update. The free update adds support needed for the upcoming DLC while adding new features, quests, and fixes known issues throughout the game.
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