A lot of cool news came out of Gamescom this week, including game-play looks at anticipated games like Death Stranding, Watch Dog: Legion, Cyberpunk 2077, Borderlands 3, Gears 5 and Doom Eternal. In addition to those announcements, we also found out about some existing games that will be updating their content for the fall season.
Bungie announces two different content loops for October expansion!
On the Xbox stage at Gamescom, Bungie showed up to discuss some of the changes being made to the Destiny 2 interface going into the fall expansion. They also released a trailer for the next story of the franchise, Destiny 2: Shadowkeep.
Later that night, they released another trailer on the Opening Night Live stage to announce the Season of the Undying content loop. While the main story of Destiny 2: Shadowkeep focuses on the Hives’ further perversion of the moon, Season of the Undying will focus on the Vex and revisiting of the Black Garden. Destiny 2: Shadowkeep will be available on October 1, 2019.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne gets Horizon Zero Dawn crossover!
Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy will be a playable character in a crossover event with Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. Capcom released a trailer announces the collaboration in the Monster Hunter Worlds new expansion this week though a date has not been revealed. The full expansion for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will be available on September 6, 2019.
DLC Packs Galor!
Several DLC packs were announced this week.
Rocket League’s Rocket Pass 4 will offer a new Mudcat Battle-Car, additional rewards, and bonus XP starting August 28, 2019.
Mortal Kombat 11’s new pack will bring Shang Tsung, Nightwolf, Terminator T-800, Sindel, Joker, and Spawn to the game as playable characters. While Shang Tsung and Nightwolf are available now, Terminator will be available on October 8, 2019, Sindel will be available on November 26, 2019, Joker on January 20, 2020, and Spawn on March 20, 2020.
Jump Force added new playable characters to its game as well. Majin Buu of Dragon Ball Z and Katsuki Bakugo from My Hero Academia will be available with early access to the DLC on August 23, 2019.
NEW RELEASES ANNOUNCED
Tokyo Ghoul:re Call to Exist is a survival action game with online play, matching, and ranking systems. It releases November 15th, 2019 on PS4 and PC from developer Three Rings, Inc. and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment.
One-Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows by Spike Chunsoft Co. LTD. will be available on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. No release date announcement from Bandai Namco Entertainment at this time.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was announced at E3 this year. At Gamescom Bandai Namco Ent and Cyber Connect 2 released a new trailer showing off the Cell Saga. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot should release in 2020.
One Piece Pirate Warriors 4 comes out in 2020. It’s developed by Omega Force, Koei Tecmo and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It will be playable on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution is available on Nintendo Switch now. Recollections of past story lines in the anime will be playable plus local and versus play. It’s developed by Konami.
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris has a new character available. As the next season of Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld begins in October of this year, the new character, Medina, will be introduced to Kirito this coming season. The game comes out December 31, 2019.
NEW UPDATES ANNOUNCED
Attack on Titan 2 was originally released in March of 2018. The Attack on Titans 2: Final Battle update pack is available now. You can relieve the final moments of season 3 part 2 in this DLC pack going against Beast Titan. It was released in July of 2019 by Omega Force.
Veronica Mars airs on July 26 as a Hulu Original.