The Daily Moot: Modern Warfare & Warzone Season 6News Picks
1. Modern Warfare & Warzone Season 6
Season 6 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone is right around the corner, and Infinity Ward just released a new trailer to hype up the occasion. Although it doesn’t offer anything concrete, the trailer seems to hint at several upcoming changes such as a new underground subway system beneath Verdansk. The trailer also seems to introduce 2 new operators: Farah, who appeared in the Modern Warfare campaign, and Nikolai, a “Russain patriot with a deep love for his country.” Call of Duty: Modern Warfare & Warzone Season 6 is set to kick off on September 29; you can check out the cinematic trailer below.
2. Rocket League Now Free to Play Rocket League is officially free to play. The popular race car meets soccer sim announced their plans to convert to a free-to-play model back in July alongside their PC platform migration to the Epic Games Store. The change also brings full cross-platform support to the game, enabling players to progress on the same account across all devices. Players who previously purchased Rocket League should also be getting their legacy status items today, including a special DLC, title, boost, wheel set, banner, and more. Furthermore, if you pick up your free copy of Rocket League on the Epic Games Store, you’ll get a $10 coupon to use on your next purchase. You can check out the cinematic trailer for Rocket League’s free-to-play transition below.
3. Destiny 2 Quest Honors Late Developer Bungie has now added a short quest to Destiny 2 to honor developer Matt Helsom, who passed away last year after a difficult battle with brain cancer. Helsom had long been the senior artist and animator for the studio Vicarious Visions, and was integral to games such as Destiny 2, Crash Bandicoot, Spider-Man 3, and Guitar Hero. In their statement, Bungie said, “We wanted to memorialize his contributions in the Destiny universe. Thank you to everyone in the community who joins us in remembering this warm soul.”
4. The Game Awards After months of speculation, Geoff Keighley has officially announced that the 2020 Game Awards will be happening later this year. The annual event not only recognizes the year’s biggest gaming achievements, but also serves as a platform for announcing and showcasing upcoming games. The 2020 Game Awards are set to kick off on December 10 and will be livestreamed from Los Angeles, Tokyo, and London.
5. Baldur’s Gate 3 Delay Baldur’s Gate 3, the highly anticipated upcoming fantasy RPG based on Dungeons and Dragons, has been delayed. Developer Larian Studios explained the delay by saying that there are “still some stability issues” and that they need more time in order to ensure the game provides a “fun gameplay experience with as few crashes as possible.” Originally expected to arrive in early access on September 30, Baldur’s Gate 3 is now set to launch on October 6. You can check out the intro cinematic for the game below.