Our SGO Weekly breaks down news that may have gone unnoticed throughout the previous week. This includes reveals, trailers, and announcements in addition to among other news. Check out today’s weekly breakdown featuring details on new DIRT 5 gameplay, RIDE 4 for next generation consoles and more.
SGO Weekly 9/4 – 9/10: DIRT 5, RIDE 4, & more!
Liftoff: Drone Racing multiplayer trailer & console launch
Liftoff: Drone Racing releases November 10, 2020 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Pilots can take flight in classic racing, freestyle or multiplayer modes. Multiplayer will allow up to 6 pilots to compete in a variety of events covering racing, freestyle tricks and more.
Latest DIRT Ice Racing gameplay
Recently, Deep Silver released a gameplay teaser for DIRT 5. The teaser trailer takes players to New York with classic Ford and Peugeot rally cars competing on the frozen East River. The ‘Ice Breaker’ event takes place at night showcasing incredible lighting, atmosphere, and fireworks. Up to 12 cars can compete in Ice Breaker events across multiple layouts and locations available.
NBA 2K21 and UnitedMasters kick off second ‘2K Beats: The Search’
This week, 2K today announced the company is partnering with UnitedMasters for the second international talent search to give the best up-and-coming artists an opportunity to have their song featured on the NBA 2K21 next-gen soundtrack.
The competition takes place in two phases. Phase one runs from September 9 to October 15.Here, artists can submit a track for in-game consideration. Then, 2K and UnitedMasters will judge each submission. Ten winners from phase one will be announced in November. The second phase runs from October 16 to November 30. An additional ten winners from phase two will be announced in December.
Tennis World Tour 2 unveils official tournaments
NACON and Big Ant Studios revealed official content coming in Tennis World Tour 2. The game releases September 24 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. In addition, the Nintendo Switch version releases October 15. Tennis World Tour 2 includes Roland-Garros, the famous French Open Grand Slam tournament. Additionally, it includes three other famous courts: Philippe-Chatrier, Suzanne-Lenglen and Simonne-Mathieu. Tennis World Tour 2 also includes:
- An option to play doubles matches with up to 4 players locally and online,
- Improved serve system and a new shot timing mechanic
- More animations create smoother gameplay
- 38 tennis stars including the biggest names like Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Ashleigh Barty
- Multiple game modes: Career, Quick Match, Online, Tournament, Ranked Match and Tie Break Tens
NACON and Paris Saint-Germain Handball Partnership
Paris Saint-Germain Handball welcomes NACON as an official provider for the next two years with latter launching Handball 21 November 12 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
After four years Handball returns with new animations, enhanced AI, more game modes and more official content than before. Players can expect to experience all the emotions and sensations from the real life sport in Handball 21.
RIDE 4 announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X
This week, Milestone announced RIDE 4 will be available for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X on January 21st, 2021. Players purchasing the PS4 version of the game will be able to download the PS5 version at no extra cost until April 30, 2021. This includes all purchased DLCs. Players who purchase on Xbox One will receive an automatic download of the Xbox Series X version at no additional through Smart Delivery.
In other news…
- Madden 21 Title Update, Free Weekend and More!
- NBA 2K21 Review: Mamba Forever
- FIFA 21 Reveals Top 100 Players
- Colin Kaepernick Returns to Madden 21
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