Weekly News Roundup – Week of April 19th

Weekly News Roundup – Week of April 19th

Hello again, gamers, and welcome back to a new instalment of the Weekly News Roundup! Last week had a ton of fantastic news, so let’s look at everything we covered here at Informed Pixel!

Platform Greatness

Recently Sony announced that it would be closing its online PlayStation 3 & PlayStation Vita stores by the end of the summer. Thankfully, it seems that the game company has flipped a complete 180 on this decision, as they’ve officially announced that the PlayStation 3 & Vita stores will no longer be closing. Learn more here!

Xbox has unveiled a closed Beta for Cloud Gaming which will expand the Xbox experience to more devices. This unveiling follows from the announcement made last year and will be available in 22 nations. Take a look at all of the information about this evolutionary step forward in gaming!

Anime-Style News

Hololive & VARK, Inc. will be brought the concert event Cinderella Switch vol. 5 to thousands of fans over the weekend! Popular Hololive VTubers Shirakami Fubuki and Ookami Mio headlined the VR event as well! Take a look at the non-spoilerific news here!

miHoYo, developers of Genshin Impact and Honkai Impact 3rd, have announced the opening of their applications to participate in their closed beta for their new upcoming title, Tears of Themis. Learn more about the game and how you can register here!

Capcom has finally announced The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles will be re-releasing for western audiences after solely being playable for Japanese players! It will introduce players to two games within the Ace Attorney series, so be sure to take a look into all of it here!

AAA Game News

Halo Infinite is right around the corner, so 343 Industries have been feeding us essential information every month by giving us monthly High-Level updates and answering our questions regarding the update via Ask343 Q&A videos on YouTube. Look at our recap of the news here!

EA and Dice have finally come out with some vital information regarding the future of the Battlefield franchise. A brand new Battlefield game is releasing this year, but it’s not the only Battlefield project in the works! Take a look at the exciting Battlefield announcements here!

The new Star Citizen Alpha 3.13: Underground Infamy update is now live, introducing ship-to-ship docking, new expansive cave missions, and a reputation manager. Cloud Imperium Games released a trailer to accompany the update. Let’s go over all the details in the massive update here!

Fortune Teller Rose has joined Street Fighter V: Champion Edition as its newest fighter for Season 5. Rose is the second fighter to be submitted to the 5th season of Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, following Dan Hibiki’s introduction back in February 2021. Learn more about her here!

The Weekly Pixel

That covers all of the fantastic news from last week! Thank you for checking out this instalment of the Weekly News Roundup; we hope you enjoyed catching up. Stay tuned to Informed Pixel for more fantastic gaming news!

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