Michael Jordan in Fortnite beta Tour Mario Kart and the console-jukebox: TOP gaming news stories of the day

Майкл Джордан в Fortnite, бета-версия Mario Kart Tour и консоль-шарманка: ТОП игровых новостей дня

Adding models of Michael Jordan in Fortnite, the beta version of Mario Kart Tour with microtransactions and a new competitor to Nintendo in the form of a barrel organ. All this, and more, in our regular TOP gaming news of the day.

Michael Jordan in Fortnite

The new mode is the Downtown Drop Limited-Time displays brand Jumpman Michael Jordan on the Playground Fortnite. In the end, players will be able to wander around the city centre, inspired by “Brooklyn”, completing quests to open extra loot for your hero. Some of them are free, but there are those that can be purchased for real money.

Now, this figure will be available soon, but remember, the hero is “high jumping ability”. It is reported by CI Tech.

The beta version of Mario Kart Tour

Mario Kart Tour, makes its debut on smartphones as a go-kart race is already started closed beta testing in Japan and the USA, and soon in the Internet appeared the video and screenshots of the beta. But Kotaku reports that the game also has a system in the style of a lootbox where you spend virtual currency to unlock new items.

For example, five of the green gems you get a random chance to earn a new driver, kart or glider. Some equipment and characters give you bonuses on different tracks.

No wonder Nintendo has gone on microtransactions for Mario Kart Tour. Previously, she was trying to charge members a fixed Deposit of $ 9.99, but the game had failed to take “reasonable profit” for the Nintendo.

The beta version of Mario Kart Tour is now in Japan and the United States. At the moment it is exclusive to Android devices, but the game will be available for both Android and iOS when released this summer.


Nintendo, it seems, has some serious competition in the form of Firewatch, he decided to outdo Switch and create a new portable console. Called the product a Playdate and will be of a classic Game Boy black-and-white screen. The game will be exclusive, and the console itself will be released on the counter in 2020 at a price of $149.

PS5 will be compatible with PS4

Manufacturer of consoles, Sony has decided to please the fans and said that PS5 and PS4 will be the mode of co-multiplayer. A new feature will be called joint compatibility and you can use it to run old games with the PS4 and play them on the console of the fifth generation from Sony.

The announcement of the plot Supplement for Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

The Seed of Evil, a new update for Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, will add several hours of gameplay, new enemies and locations. The plot will continue to lead you according to the script, will add 30 Jun.

Earlier we reported that Valve had released a Steam Chat app for mobile devices. The app provides access to a special, updated version of the Steam chat on your device. Also, among the popular streamers and eSports team began the trial.

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