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“Halo Infinite”: Multiplayer is coming ++ ++ “Witcher” spin-off

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Netflix announces new “Witcher” series

Although the production of the filming for season 2 of “The Witcher” is currently difficult (for reasons), Netflix is ​​busy working on the “Witcher” universe. The streaming service has now surprised fans on Twitter with the announcement of another live action series. It is titled “The Witcher: Blood Origins” and takes place 1200 years before the events surrounding Geralt, Ciri and Co. The consequences of spherical conjunction and the encounter of humans, elves, dwarves and other creatures are to be told.

In addition, there is not really much information yet. The first season should consist of six episodes. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, who already has the current “Witcher” series under her wing, will be responsible.

It is the second project beyond the original “Witcher” series that Netflix has commissioned. An anime film is also in the works to illuminate the background story of Vesemir. The film is entitled “Nightmare of the Wolf”.

Trailer for interactive «Batman» film: You decide whether Robin dies

Since Netflix made the headlines worldwide with its interactive film “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch”, various other interactive films have been in development. A first trailer is now available for one of them, an animated “Batman” film.

In the film you have to decide relatively soon whether Robin dies, survives on his own or is saved by Batman. Depending on how you decide, a different story develops afterwards. Of course, there are other decisions that have to be made and that will influence the story. Already in the trailer we see Jason Todd not only as Robin, but also as Red Robin, Red Hood or Hush. So this should indicate that our decision affects which alter ego Jason accepts if we let him survive.

The whole thing is titled “Batman: Death in the Family” and should appear on Blu-Ray this fall. Unfortunately, this start date only applies to the USA for the time being.

Closed Beta for the Flight Simulator 2020 is available for download

The final version of the flight simulator 2020 for the PC is to be released on August 18. Now the developer studio Asobo has announced on its company blog that the closed beta is now available. Accordingly, anyone who was previously an alpha tester can download the new version (1.6.13) without an invitation or additional key. You want to unlock access for other players in the coming days. So it may well be that players who have registered for the Insider program will soon have an invitation in their email inbox.

The patch notes for the new version are already available. Among other things, there are three new bush trips and nine new aircraft:

  • Aviat Pitts Special S2S
  • Extra 330LT
  • Flight Design CTSL
  • Icon A5
  • JMB Aircraft VL-3
  • Robin Cap10
  • Zlin Aviation Savage Cub
  • Textron Aviation Beechcraft King Air 350i
  • Textron Aviation Cessna Citation CJ4

There are also four new flight training tutorials and 22 new landing challenges. It is about landing on airfields where the highest skill is required to bring the aircraft safely to the ground.

Multiplayer in “Halo Infinite” is special

The Microsoft promotional campaign for “Halo Infinite” has started and there is new information almost every day. What Microsoft has kept from us so far is the multiplayer mode. Phil Spencer, who heads the Xbox division at Microsoft, has now taken pity and teased the mode a bit. In an interview with the YouTube channel iJustine, he said, among other things, that the multiplayer mode would be special. The following three things pulled Spencer out of his nose:

  • The “Halo Infinite” multiplayer will be based on that of “Halo 5”. The decision was made because the players had received it very positively.
  • The 343 Industries development team challenged itself for the new multiplayer with some technical challenges. They had mastered them and he was very proud of what the team had achieved with them. Unfortunately, he did not explain exactly what this means.
  • The new multiplayer mode was developed in close collaboration with professional «Halo» players. Thanks to their feedback, they hope to be able to give the mode the finishing touch.

Phil Spencer. Bild: Casey Rodgers/Invision/AP/Invision

The reluctant communication from Microsoft about the multiplayer has recently caused a lot of speculation. Many suspected that the multiplayer would not be ready in time for the game to launch. 343 Industries has clearly given up on this rumor on Twitter.

“Halo Infinite” is due to appear in 2020 as a launch title for the Xbox Series X. (pls)

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Summer comes late, but with force: 38 degrees are expected by Saturday evening. For this reason, the federal government warns of a heat wave. Affected are the southern side of the Alps, the central Valais and the Geneva region, where thunderstorms are expected from Saturday evening. For certain people, the heat can pose a health risk, Meteo-Swiss warns.

No heat warning is issued for German-speaking Switzerland because the air is too dry on Thursday, as Meteo-Swiss announced on Wednesday. …

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