Welcome back to a new instalment of the Weekly News Roundup, the best place for you to catch up on the news! This week had only a few but reasonably big news reveals that we covered, so let’s jump right into it!
Big Guns, Big Booms
Splitgate‘s console Open Beta started on July 13th, 2021, and has since achieved much success during its debut week! 1047 Games have announced that the game has received over 600,000 downloads since they have started the Open Beta. Learn more about it here!
During the EA Play 2021 event, Dice showed off Battlefield 2042‘s secret third mode! It’s called “Battlefield Portal“, and it’s bringing classic games back in a unique, mind-shattering way! The best part is that its focus is on user-created levels and community interaction! Take a look at this insane new mode here!
Developers Slytherin and Black Lab Games released a new trailer to announce the launch of Warhammer 40,000 Battlesector. Fans of Warhammer 40k can expect an extraordinary new game blessing the grim dark future. Take a look at the new game here!
Serenity Forge and Team Salvato have today announced colossal news! The highly sought-after game Doki Doki Literature Club Plus has sold 500,000 copies in its first two weeks! Learn more about the game and its’ accomplishments here!
Genshin Impact is getting a new character from the beloved Sony franchise by Riding the wave of excitement from its latest expansion. Aloy, the protagonist of Guerilla Games‘ popular Horizon franchise, is joining the growing roster of playable characters for a limited time! Learn more about the crossover event here!
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