October 27, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

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October 27, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Cyberpunk 2077 will be delayed again by 21 days, with a new release date set for December 10, 2020. CD Projekt Red announced the news in a statement on Twitter citing the immense task of shipping Cyberpunk 2077 across nine consoles and two generations of hardware. [widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”albumSlug=100-new-cyberpunk-2077-screenshots-gangs-characters-and-playstyles-revealed&captions=true”] “The biggest challenge for us right now is shipping the game on current-gen, next-gen, and PC at the same time, which requires us to prepare and test 9 versions of it,” CD Projekt co-founders Adam Badowski and Marcin Iwinski said in a statement. The launch platforms for Cyberpunk 2077 include Xbox…

October 27, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Welcome to IGN Unfiltered, our monthly interview series where we sit down with the best, brightest, and most fascinating minds in the video game industry. (Catch up on the other 50-plus episodes here.) My guest this month is Brian Raffel, cofounder of Raven Software, makers of this year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War campaign plus a legion of other beloved games such as Star Wars Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, Heretic, Hexen, and more. Brian discusses starting Raven with his brother in Wisconsin, partnering with Doom creators id Software…

October 27, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Ubisoft has dropped an article detailing how its current-gen titles and upcoming slate of games will be enhanced on next-generation consoles like the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X and S. Given that many of Ubisoft’s upcoming titles such as Watch Dogs Legion and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will launch before and throughout the holiday console launch window, many of them will benefit from certain upgrades depending on which console the game is being played on. You can read the article in full here, and we’ve summarized everything you need to know below. Watch Dogs Legion Legion is set to…

October 27, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Qualcomm said Tuesday that it will launch a series of four mesh WiFi 6 and WiFi 6E chipsets in time for new products to ship in early 2021. While Qualcomm showed a prototype of the new mesh nodes that are smaller than a smartphone, executives said that they expect users will need more mesh nodes than they did for prior generations.Qualcomm announced four new chipsets, part of what it’s calling its Immersive Home platform: the Immersive Home 214 and 216, as well as the Immersive Home 316 and 318. The chipsets were endorsed by nine router makers including Belkin, Netgear,…

October 27, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 will be released as next-gen versions for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S on December 4. The new versions of the games will, according to a press release, add “blazing fast load times, the most realistic, fluid player movement ever in EA SPORTS titles, authentic game day experiences inside stadiums and new player detail unlocked by deferred rendering and lighting.” The PS5 versions will also add haptic feedback using the DualSense controller. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/07/20/madden-21-review”] It’s unclear if these are the only new features in each game. Previously, EA has made clear that it won’t be…

October 27, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

One of the most exciting unknowns about the PlayStation 5 is how its next-gen system introduces a surprising revamp of PlayStation’s long-standing controller. The DualSense’s advanced haptics and adaptive triggers are meant to better immerse players in the games the next generation will deliver, but it’s still a question of whether its added tech is a launch gimmick or a more lasting change. Thankfully, Astro’s Playroom is a free pack-in launch game for PS5 meant to showcase what the DualSense can do. And my time with it – I was allowed to preview the Cooling Springs level – certainly hinted…

October 27, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Previously, we could only show you the PS5 retail box, but we’re now happy to share an up close look at the PlayStation 5 console itself. Turned off and disconnected from the TV, that is. Watch the video above or check out dozens of photos below of the PS5, including comparisons to a host of other PlayStation consoles, as well as Xbox hardware, a banana, and more: [widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”albumSlug=ps5-console-first-look-size-comparison&captions=true”] And while we can’t show you the console plugged in just yet, we can offer our first PS5 hands-on experience with Astro’s Playroom. Read about how it incorporates the DualSense…