Overwatch 2 and Nier: Automata headline this week’s releases. Blizzard’s long-awaited multiplayer online shooter is coming to the Nintendo Switch version of Platinum Games’ challenging Android game. In addition to these, there is also No Man’s Sky, which is already available on the Nintendo console, the official Dakar Desert Rally competition racing game, and more. Check out everything about this week’s releases, such as their dates, prices, and the platforms they’re available on.
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Overwatch 2 brings the popular multiplayer online shooter under a new free-to-play model — Photo: Playback/Xbox Wire
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Overwatch October 2 – 4 – PS5, XBSX/S, PS4, XB, SW and PC
The new title in the popular multiplayer shooter franchise will replace the first Overwatch and promises to bring new features to the game, such as new heroes, maps and modes. The main thing is that the teams will have only five members instead of six, one tank per team and a new Push mode in which you have to fight for control of the robot to take it to the enemy base. One of the game’s most anticipated elements, co-op missions that further explore characters’ backstories, will not be available at launch and are slated for 2023.
Overwatch 2 is available for free on PlayStation 5 (PS5), Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PlayStation 4 (PS4), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Battle.net.
NieR: Automata The End of YoRHa Edition – October 6 – SW
Nier: Automata is a brutal action game in the traditional style of Platinum Games with a deep story — Photo: Playback/Nintendo Game Store
In a post-apocalyptic future, Earth has been invaded by otherworldly beings with mechanical weapons called “Machine Life Forms” that have driven the human race off the planet. Refugees on a lunar base, they form the YoRHa program, a military force of androids dedicated to reclaiming their home. Playing as 2B and 9S, users will find the gory action typical of Platinum Games, known for titles like Bayonetta, as well as RPG elements as they encounter a variety of challenging enemies.
This edition features the “3C3C1D119440927” DLC, which includes coliseums and outfits inspired by NieR Replicant as rewards to earn. NieR: Automata The End of YoRHa Edition is available for Nintendo Switch for R$149.90.
No Man’s Sky – October 7 – SW
Space exploration game No Man’s Sky is now coming to Nintendo Switch with an almost infinite world consisting of countless planets, each with unique conditions and resources. Users will be able to travel through space as they solve various mysteries, complete missions, face pirates in space battles and build their own base and fleet, either alone or in multiplayer. The Nintendo Switch version has all previously released game updates and will continue to receive updates in the future.
No Man’s Sky brings a virtually infinite world for users to explore alone or with friends — Photo: Reproduction/Nintendo Game Store
No Man’s Sky is available for Nintendo Switch for R$299.90.
Dakar Desert Rally – October 4 – PS5, XBSX/S, PS4, XB and PC
The official game of the famous rally racing event is coming to consoles and PC, with an experience for both gamers who prefer arcade racing and hardcore simulation. Users can look forward to a large open world and more than 30 stages of the classic Dakar Rally, with licensed drivers and teams in vehicles such as cars, motorcycles, quads, trucks and SSVs. Scenarios offer dynamic weather and rough terrain to face, as well as require navigation to reach the end of the race without losing difficulty at more advanced levels. It is possible to play alone or in multiplayer for up to four people, except for the course creation mode.
The official game of the Dakar Desert Rally competition promises intense races with different levels of realism, depending on the chosen difficulty — Photo: Reproduction/Steam
Dakar Desert Rally is available for PlayStation 5 (PS5) and PlayStation 4 (PS4) for R$199.50, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Xbox One for R$147.45 and PC for via the digital store Steam for R$129.90 and Epic. Games store.
Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo – October 4th – PS5, XBSX/S, PS4, XB and SW
Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Vertigo, players will explore a story that delves deep into madness and the boundaries between memories, imagination and reality. It will be necessary to solve the story of a writer named Ed Miller, who crashed his car violently in a canyon and is now suffering from a terrible case of vertigo.
However, what really drives Ed crazy is that he was rescued alone in the car, but claims he was with his wife and daughter when the crash happened. During the adventure, players can expect not only a movie-like narrative, but also plenty of suspense and Hitchcock-inspired camera angles.
Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo is a game inspired by the famous director’s film “A Body That Falls” to create a new story — Photo: Reproduction/Steam
Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo is available for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Xbox One for R$147.45.
Dread – October 4 – PC
In this cooperative multiplayer horror game, similar to Phasmophobia, up to four players will be able to explore haunted locations in places like old mansions, abandoned schools, and even the catacombs of Paris in search of ghosts. Users can interact with the environment as they try to figure out what kind of supernatural phenomenon is plaguing the place, with randomly generated elements to make each match unique. The team can escape with the lookout, or stay and try to chase him down for a bigger reward, but the longer they stay in place, the scarier it becomes.
Dread is a co-op multiplayer horror game in which players must explore a haunted location — photo: Reproduction/Steam
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