Surprises and nostalgia to start 2022

Surprises and nostalgia to start 2022

A week after the start of a new year, the news in the world of video game They have not been made wait, being the prelude to spectacular months with unexpected announcements that will surely surprise us, in addition to the fact that there are very important series that will celebrate commemorative dates.

Sony took advantage of the event CES 2022, the technology and electronics fair held in Las Vegas, to present the details of its next virtual reality headset called PlayStation VR2, which will continue with the consecutive numbering like the desktop consoles.

The device in question promises to be a high-end device that will allow 4K resolution, the absence of a camera incorporating a single connection cable, in addition to haptic controls. It is foreseeable that during the summer a release date may be announced, which is likely to point to the Christmas season.

Microsoft did not want to be left behind and announced that Mass Effect Legendary Edition has reached Game Pass Ultimate, thanks to its synergy with EA Play, while Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction it also prepares its landing in the subscription service during the day of its premiere.

Similarly, the revelation from Ubisoft regarding its service was notable. Ubisoft +, which offers more than 100 games for a monthly payment, can be enjoyed on Xbox. While it is not an addition to Game Pass Ultimate, it will be worth knowing if any discounts or trial periods are included as has been done with Disney +, for example.

For collectors and lovers of the Castlevania saga, Limited Run Games announced that it will soon launch the pre-sale of Castlevania Requiemincluding a spectacular collector’s edition and other accessories that will delight all fans.

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On the horizon there are representative anniversaries of franchises that have marked a before and after in the world of entertainment, among which the following stand out:

  • 10th anniversary: Forza Horizon
  • 20th anniversary: Kingdom Hearts, Ratchet & Clank and Splinter Cell
  • 25th anniversary: Diablo and Gran Turismo
  • 30th anniversary: Alone in the Dark, Ecco the Dolphin, Mortal Kombat and Super Mario Kart
  • 35th anniversary: Final Fantasy, Mega Man and Metal Gear

The following weeks will not only serve to enjoy some of the most anticipated releases such as Elden ring, but we will obtain information about what is to come and of course, in this column we will talk about the onomastics referred to above.

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