The SGO Weekly breaks down news that may have gone unnoticed throughout the previous week. In addition to general news, this includes reveals, trailers, and announcements. Check out this week’s breakdown featuring SkateBIRD, DRIFT21, Blood Bowl 3, and more!
SGO Weekly: Drift21, Blood Bowl 3, & more!
SkateBIRD comes to consoles August 12
Glass Bottom Games’ SkateBIRD launches on consoles August 12 of this year. SkateBIRD will be available on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S via backwards compatibility. Players can also pick the game up on PC via Steam, Itch.io, Xbox Game Pass, and Amazon Luna.
In SkateBIRD, players set up tricks and grind through micro skateparks as a bird boarder trying their best. The game boasts intuitive controls designed around accessible inputs. SkateBIRD takes the pressure off pulling perfect lines and focuses on the free-flowing fun of skating. Players complete missions to expand their roster, progress through five levels, and unlock an assortment of cosmetics as well as hidden mixtapes.
Blood Bowl 3 closed beta available until June 13
The Blood Bowl 3 closed beta is now in full swing. In celebration, NACON and Cyanide revealed details for the third team playable in the beta: the Elven Union. Relying on passing and their players’ agility, the Elven Union teams demonstrate how Blood Bowl is a sport to be played with grace, finesse and elegance.
The Elven Union consists of High Elves, Wood Elves and Dark Elves with teams known for agility and passing. However, when it comes to physical contact, the players on these teams are fragile and prone to injury. Four types of players make up the Elven Union teams. The main strength of the linemen and linewomen is their agility. As for the throwers, they possess strong abilities to throw long passes with precision. The throwers form formidable pairs with the receivers who often catch incredible passes. And finally, the blitzers are there to block opponent attacks.
Hot Wheels Unleashed trailer reveals the Skatepark
The Skatepark is the latest of four race environments currently revealed for Hot Wheels Unleashed. The Skatepark joins the dark and dusty Garage, the death defying Skyscraper, and the College Campus. Collectors may have also recognized the seven Hot Wheels cars unveiled during the recent trailer. The 60+ vehicles available at launch now includes the Bad to the Blade, Hot Wheels High, Veloci-Racer, Solid Muscle, Tur-Bone Charged, Roller Toaster, and Time Attaxi.
Drift21 leaves Steam Early Access
505 Games and ECC Games S.A. announced the long-awaited drifting racing simulation game, DRIFT21, has left Early Access. This means the game fully launched for PC via Steam. As a bonus, drifting and racing fans can purchase DRIFT21 at a special discounted price for a limited time.
During Early Access, ECC Games S.A. worked tirelessly with the drifting community and drift racing fans to create the best experience for PC gaming. The DRIFT21 V1.0 release will receive a substantial update with new cars, tracks, and game modes to ensure all players have access to the best driving experience available.
Urban Trial Tricky Deluxe Edition coming this summer
Urban Trial Tricky Deluxe Edition takes places in a vibrant cartoon world filled with ramps and obstacles. Player can pull off a wild variety of spins and tricks that may or may not be possible in real life. With a huge set of skins and accessories available for the perfect custom character and a highly competitive leaderboard, players can build the perfect avatar to show everyone else why they deserve the top podium spot as the gnarliest FMX rider.
Urban Trial Tricky Deluxe Edition releases on PC via Steam and GOG.com, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 July 22.
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