WN Hub speakers announced. Expect talks from Epic Games, TikTok, GamesBeat and others
On April 22, a new digital platform will launch for the video games industry. It’s called the WN Hub and it will allow industry professionals to network and discuss relevant business topics. The platform has announced the speakers that will give talks during the launch week.
Amazon’s New World pushed to August 25
Amazon, which is now “investing hundreds of millions of dollars” in games development and distribution, had to delay the release of its MMORPG New World. They game should have come out in May, but the studio’s transition to remote work has “exposed some problems” that have to do with the technical and collaborative nature of game development.
Early digital release highly unlikely for The Last of Us Part II
With The Last of Us Part 2 delayed indefinitely, Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann suggested on PlayStation Blogcast that Sony is still exploring different scenarios for when and how to launch the title. One such option might involve the game’s digital-only release on May 29, with the physical copies arriving later.