Feb 18, 2021
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SGO Weekly: Skater XL Mod Content, DRIFT21 Multiplayer, & More! (12/11/2020 – 12/17/2020)

SGO Weekly Skater XL

The SGO Weekly breaks down news that may have gone unnoticed throughout the previous week. This includes reveals, trailers, and announcements in addition to other news. Check out today’s weekly breakdown featuring news on Skater XL mod content, a multiplayer update for DRIFT21 and more!

SGO Weekly: Skater XL, DRIFT21 & more!

New update adds multiplayer to DRIFT21

505 Games announced the first version of multiplayer mode launched for DRIFT21. Players putting in hours fine tuning drifting skills across challenging circuits can now compete head to head in multiplayer racing features up to six players.

ECC Games S.A. aimed to create a place where players have full control over their session and experience. To facilitate this, the team created a model where practice mode acts as a lobby where players can experience multiplayer. During these sessions, up to six players move freely around the map with the ability to create tandems, racing to accumulate drifting points while engaging with other racers via text chat. In addition, the ‘events’ module allows players to join a race with others and go head-to-head. Those who do not wish to compete will not see the other racers and vice versa.

Skater XL launches community content across all platforms

Easy Day Studios released community created mods in Skater XL. Mods are available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. This cross-platform mod integration delivers more than 250 pieces of content including maps, gear, and skins. Of course, more content is on the way.

Some new community maps include:

  • Riverfern – Created by Taitjames from Sydney, Australia – This map features a mash-up of real life skate spots found in the land down under.
  • Quebec Skate Plaza – Created by AlexLaskka from Quebec City Canada – This map is a highly accurate replica of the well known skate park found in the great white north.
  • Applewood Park – Created by ROARTEX89 from Kent, England –  This map caters to all skating styles with huge stair sets, its own skatepark, hubba ledges, techy manual pads and more.

Hunting Simulator comes to next-gen in 2021

NACON and the Neopica studio revealed Hunting Simulator 2 launches on new-gen consoles, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, next Spring. Meanwhile, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players can access a free update for Hunting Simulator 2. The next-gen version includes further improvements in graphics and additional content will be added offering even more realism. More information will be available at a later date.

DIRT 5 releases update 2.00.1

This week, DIRT 5 received a winter festive update adding additional content to celebrate the season. The update added an array of new objects to use in DIRT 5’s Playgrounds mode. Additionally, the pack includes the game’s very own winter wonderland with a brand new race event and new customization options for player profiles and liveries.

For those affected, a recent hotfix launched on Steam addressing Career accessibility and Nvidia GPU performance.

In other news…


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