This week on the Eurogamer Newscast, we’re speaking about Microsoft and Sony’s plans to place promoting in free-to-play video games. It is a characteristic generally discovered – and extensively accepted, if not loved – in free cellular titles, which now appears to be on the way in which to your PlayStation and Xbox.
It is honest to say that few individuals take pleasure in promoting and it is unlikely you’d decide into seeing extra of it – however do Microsoft and Sony see this as a approach to encourage new, smaller builders into the console house? After all, rather a lot depends upon how these plans are applied – and right here we chew over just a few ways in which may very well be worse than others.
Lastly, to lighten the temper, now we have a chat about Amy Hennig’s return to the Star Wars universe and the sheer variety of upcoming video games set within the galaxy far, distant we now must look ahead to. Apex Legends developer is making three, alongside initiatives from Quantic Dream, Ubisoft and others. Becoming a member of me to debate all which are Eurogamer reporters Ed Nightingale, Victoria Kennedy and Ishraq Subhan!