The head of Xbox Phil Spencer said that shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders brought a “big flood of new people” to games. Specifically, Xbox saw a huge surge in the numbers of “new to Xbox customers.”
Rovio earned €66.6 million in Q1 2020, down 6% year-on-year. However, the publisher’s pre-tax profits grew 53% to €11.5 million. This the Angry Birds company achieved by reducing its UA costs.
Sony has updated the release date for The Last of Us Part II, which was previously delayed indefinitely. The game will now come out on June 19.
Videos of gameplay, cutscenes, and developer menus from The Last of Us Part II were leaked during the weekend sparking heated debate across the internet.
Following the release of the latest patch, GOG Galaxy 2.0 beta allows users to display and manage games owned from subscriptions.
Digital storefront Humble Bundle has raised over $6.5m for orgnizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.