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Microtransactions in Wolfenstein: Youngblood, the most popular trailer at E3 2019, gameplay, Control and sale of The Witecher 3. All this, and more, in our regular TOP gaming news of the day.

Most viewed trailers at E3 2019

The founder and sole developer Studio VizionEck Mike Armbrust called most popular game of E3 2019, counting a number of viewings of the trailers to each of them. It is reported by the Informant Tech, citing Vizioneck. At the moment the first line is Cyberpunk 2077 from CD Project RED, whose videos received the most likes.

The second and third views is Marvel’s Avengers and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, respectively, and completing the top five is Halo infinite and FIFA 20. Armbrust notes that the calculation takes into account all perezalivat. The ratio of likes and dislikes allowed the leader of the zoo simulation Zoo Planet, and the second line is the platformer Ori and the Will of the Wisps. As for the “zaliznichniy” games this E3, it remains Marvel’s Avengers.

Stranger Things will seem familiar to players of Pok?mon Go

Netflix and Finnish Studio Next Games will create a mobile game in augmented reality based on the series of “Very strange things”. Visually, the game is executed in the style of the cartoons of the 80s years, and the process will be linked to Google Maps. It is possible that the game will be used and actual locations allowing you to unlock in-game achievements. As noted by General Director of the Studio Tim Huhtanen, developers are fans of the series and are excited to work with Netflix on the project. The game will be released in 2020, and many have noted that it is very similar to Pok?mon Go.

In addition, on July 4 will be released Stranger Things 3: The Game. This is a game in the genre of horror to the Switch, PS4 and Xbox One. It will play for the main characters, solve puzzles and fight monsters with the “other side.” The release is timed to the premiere of the third season of the series.

Wolfenstein: Youngblood will be microtransactions

Edition VG247 interviewed senior game designer of Wolfenstein: Youngblood Andreas Airforce, in which he confirmed that the game will have microtransactions. According to Airforce, Wolfenstein: Youngblood real money to buy gold ingots, which are later used to purchase costumes and emotions, and, apparently, improvements to the weapon. However, all this can be obtained through gameplay.

“I played the game at work the last two weeks and haven’t touched the microtransactions. You don’t need to do this, but they are there if you suddenly want to accelerate the process. But I never felt the need for it. When I play the game, it’s not even come up,” said Andreas Airport. Wolfenstein: Youngblood will be released on July 26, 2019 on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Sales of the Witecher 3 exceeded 20 million copies

Announcing the imminent release of the famous role-playing game the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on the Nintendo Switch within passing these days the exhibition E3, Polish developer CD Projekt also announced the overcoming of an important milestone: since the release of the first part in 2007, The Witcher trilogy has sold 40 million copies on all platforms. Separately in CD Projekt noted that the final part of the trilogy accounted for more than half of sales. That is, for four years, the game “the Witcher 3: wild Hunt” has sold over 20 million copies. Slightly less than half of the copies of the game (45%) sold on the PC.

The result is certainly impressive. Four years after release, the game is still relevant. It remains to wait to see how the release on the Nintendo Switch and the premiere of the show from Netflix will help improve the success of the franchise.

18 minutes of gameplay Control

Remedy brought to E3 2019 demo fighter Control. The website GameSpot played the upcoming shooter and released on YouTube 18 minutes of gameplay. In the video the main character Jessie Paden explores the Oldest Building, fighting with opponents, and communicates with the characters. One of them is cleaner Athy, speaking with a strange accent. During the interview we also hear the inner voice Jesse – it kind of reveals the girl character.

In one scene, the protagonist goes to the Astral plane – a place where the player unlocks new abilities and learns to use them. For example, in this case, Jesse finds a carousel – the Power Object, which opens it the ability to perform a rapid breakthrough. Followed by a short training phase. Control will appear on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 27. In the Epic Games Store now is on sale.

Earlier we reported that Epic Games acquires social video app for Houseparty. Social video app, announced the news on his blog. Also Nintendo starts manufacturing new models Switch outside of China.

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