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Jan 22, 2020, 05:30 AM 2,806 read

The Daily Moot (1/21/20)

News Picks

1. Ubisoft Making Big Changes

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Ubisoft’s recent releases, such as The Division 2 and Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, have been commercial and critical disappointments. This has led to the delay of Rainbow Six: Quarantine, Gods and Monsters, and Watch Dogs Legion, as well as the cancellation of other projects. The studio is now looking to switch things up, announcing a restructuring of their editorial team in an effort to increase the diversity in their game lineup. Most notable among these changes is the rehiring of Splinter Cell Creative Director, Maxime Beland. While this has fans excited for a Splinter Cell resurrection, there’s no info yet about a new game. Instead, Beland’s role seems to be focused on the overall vision of the company and we will likely see some big changes represented in Ubisoft’s future games.

  2. The Elder Scrolls 6   The Elder Scrolls 6 could be on the horizon as Bethesda has begun a mass hiring spree. According to the job listings, Bethesda is looking for programmers who are ready to push "the bleeding-edge of RPG development for the PC and consoles." This news had led fans to believe that Bethesda’s upcoming sci-fi game Starfield is finally wrapping up production, meaning that The Elder Scrolls 6 will finally become the studio’s main focus.

  3. Dying Light 2 Delayed   Delay, delay, delay. This time it’s Dying Light 2 getting hit with the delay hammer, albeit the details are a bit different. Unlike previously delayed games which claimed they needed more time for polish and fine-tuning, Techland is being vague with their reasoning, saying, “We will have more details to share in the coming months, and will get back to you as soon as we have more information.” Pretty sure they already have the “information” and just don’t want to share with us. At any rate, it sounds like Dying Light 2 is having some pretty serious development issues and won’t be launching any time soon.

  4. Cyberpunk 2077 Funko Pops   It’s official: Cyberpunk 2077 Funko Pops will be here sooner than the actual game. According to an announcement at the London Toy Fair, Cyberpunk 2077 Funko Pops will be available on April 16, 2020. This is the same date that the game was originally supposed to release. Of course, its launch day has now been pushed back to September, meaning that the action figures will be here a full 5 months sooner than the game. How do you feel about buying merch for a game that hasn’t come out yet?

  5. MHW: Iceborn Road Map   Monster Hunter World: Iceborn just released its 2020 road map, with detailed information on what’s to come between now and April. One major update is the PC version will be synced with console, and both versions will have the exact same content. This means that PC players will be getting new content such as the Volcanic Region and Tundra Region, as well as all the monsters that reside there. Check out the road map below:

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  • gatorboy45 LV.40 Diamond Master Jan 22, 2020, 05:37 AM

    Damn, a whole bunch of games are getting delayed. 2020 ain't looking so hot

  • Papiulevic LV.31 Clearly Hacking Jan 22, 2020, 05:32 AM

    thank you for the information moot

  • Raw_Lopezz LV.10 Pokémon Master Jan 22, 2020, 08:16 AM

    Ubisoft has been fucking up division 2 died out so fast

  • Snyper Eyes LV.27 PlayStation Jan 22, 2020, 05:31 AM


  • Skullkidfan LV.35 Master Jan 22, 2020, 05:33 AM


  • RandomPerson LV.4 I'm a Bot Jan 22, 2020, 07:03 AM

    Sorry but this is worse than hearing about a 2 month delay on a ark DLC.

  • Wormysplash724 LV.4 Lurker Jan 22, 2020, 08:17 AM

    thanks moot

  • Dylan verified Admin Jan 22, 2020, 08:38 AM

    No, thank you Wormysplash724.

  • Boseph LV.15 Fast as Lightning Jan 22, 2020, 08:29 AM

    SOOOO Hyped for r6 quarantine

  • Nickymow LV.21 Let’s play Fortnite! Jan 22, 2020, 09:06 AM

    Thanks Moot 😀

  • Cow Boy Billy LV.30 Billy Jan 22, 2020, 09:22 AM

    I see moot saw my post about Game Reviews

  • T r u c k with wifi LV.7 Nomad Jan 22, 2020, 08:17 AM


  • R1ceMeat LV.8 Try Hard Jan 22, 2020, 08:48 AM

    I’m waiting for my quarantine Ubisoft!!!!

  • derps_stick LV.7 Clearly Hacking Jan 22, 2020, 08:53 AM

    “Very cool” ~man :)

  • ɃØᵾNȻƗNǤŁɆMᵾɌ™ LV.22 Mobile Jan 22, 2020, 10:07 AM

    This'll be the big decider..

  • octicPHOENIX LV.1 Mootie Jan 22, 2020, 09:20 PM

    Man I was hyped for daylight 2