The Business Inside: Top-10 Gaming Stories of the July Month (Week-2)

1. In-Game Yamaha Bike Skins Available in PUBG Mobile

In collaboration with Yamaha Motocorp, PUBG Mobile launched exclusive motorcycle skins and other surprises into the game on Android and iOS. Recently, Yamaha also celebrated its 65th anniversary. In addition to new riding skins, players can also participate in the log-in event during the partnership period. Know More

2. $250 million investment by Sony into Epic Games

In the recent events, Sony made a 250 million dollar investment into Epic Games to open new possibilities for deeper collaboration between them. The investment will enable Sony to blend its leading entertainment assets and technology into the Epic Games portfolio. It will create a unique and powerful experience for creators and consumers. Know More

3. Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito might Star in Far Cry 6

A Far Cry 6 listing got leaked on the Hong Kong PlayStation Store. We can assume that Giancarlo Esposito (starred in Breaking Bad) might appear in the first-person shooter sequel. Although the listing got taken down, it did reveal some interesting facts. The new Far Cry 6 will take place in Yara, a tropical paradise that awaits restoration to its former glory. Know More

4. Crytek delaying the game after fans got Upset with Crysis Remastered’s Graphics

After watching the leaked trailer of the Remastered version of original Crysis, many fans got disappointed because of the graphical changes made by Crytek. When the backlash got out-of-hands, Crytek delayed the game’s release date for PC, Xbox One, and PS4 for several weeks. Although the Nintendo Switch version will still release on 23rd July 2020, while the other versions might release till August. Know More

5. Amazon Delays First Crucible, Now New World launch after early feedback

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Amazon once again delayed another tentpole game after receiving the feedback from testers that the game wasn’t fairly what they hoped. The group wants to add more content and features to the ‘First Crucible: Now New World‘ before sharing with a wider audience. The delay of New World has left Amazon Games with one choice: Pac-Man Live Studio, the latest model of Pac-man that you will be able to play on Twitch, owned by Amazon. Know More

6. Naughty Dog’s Plan For PS5 After ‘The last of Us-2’ Success?

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(Image credit: Naughty Dog)

After a huge success of The Last of Us 2, everyone is wondering does the Naughty Dog developers planning next? If you go to Naughty Dog’s careers website, you will notice several vacancies posted by the company- from single-player level designers to temporary texture artists. It raises a question in everyone’s mind about the next plans of the studio. Know More

7. Destiny 2 community came together to support a fellow player in Need

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Destiny 2 players once again came together to support a fellow guardian dealing with a family tragedy. A Reddit user Bankrober0 shared a photo earlier this week of him playing Destiny 2 on his laptop in a hospital maternity ward. He said that he was waiting for the arrival of the new Guardian (his child). But later on, he took down that post as the doctors said that she’s not going to make it. He thanked the Destiny community for the support they showed for him. In response, the community started GoFundMe set up for his daughter’s care with condolences and donations. Know More

8. Updates on New HD Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Map

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On 9th July 2020, a new HD Assassin’s Creed Valhalla map revealed two of the four 9th century English Kingdoms. The map showed the one-third of the width of East Anglia. Then there’s Mercia, Wessex, and the Kingdom of Northumbria. And yes, old London also included on the map. Know More

9. Valve Employees, When will We get Half-Life 3?

The production of Half-Life 3 is going around for a long period, but it never got anywhere worthwhile. Sometimes there are technical reasons, and sometimes, Valve gets scared to touch this series. The reason is, they have a feverish fanbase, which would get angry if the game is not value-for-money. But now, Valve is confident that they can go back and succeed. So, we can hope that we will hear good news soon enough. Know More

10. Reliance Jio & Airtel Preparing to invest in Online gaming platform in India

In 2019, online gaming was a $1.9 billion industry in India. It will hit $8.9 billion by 2024 at a 35% compounded rate (CAGR). The global weekly mobile game downloads rise to 1.2 billion, which is a new world record. In India too, a huge spike in gaming downloads was recorded. Seeing this surge, Reliance Jio and Airtel are now preparing to invest in online gaming platforms to encourage youth for career opportunities in this industry. Know More

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