You’ve reached the weekend and can finally look forward to a well-deserved break. You can also expect some upcoming games that we’ve included in today’s news roundup. We have an update on Final Fantasy 16 which is apparently nearing completion, and a release window for Annapurna Interactive’s Stray chat game.
We also have another Skull and Bones development update, a leak that details some wild stuff that could be included in the Mario movie, and a rumor that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 could be next-gen only. . You can find more details about these stories below.
Final Fantasy 16 is in the “final stages of development”
The hornet’s nest that is the Final Fantasy community was well and truly launched today, as Final Fantasy 16 producer Yoshida Naoki revealed that the game is in the “final stages of development”. This news was found in a brochure for UNIQLO’s 35th Anniversary Final Fantasy Collection, as Square Enix may be gearing up for another reveal soon. No release date unfortunately, but it’s looking increasingly likely that we’ll have more information later this year.
Stray launches “This summer”
Stray is one of the most anticipated titles of this year, mainly because people can’t wait to run around like an adorable cat. Although the game’s publisher hasn’t made any announcements, we know it’s coming this summer as Stray was featured in a short trailer showcasing three of the best indie titles coming to PlayStation consoles later this year. The part of the trailer that showed Stray had a small amount of writing at the bottom, indicating that the game was aiming for a “Summer 2022” release.
Leaked Skull & Bones Alpha Playtest Video Gives New Look at Gameplay
Although many thought the game was about as buried as a pirate treasure chest, Skull and Bones has resurfaced as leaked footage from the game’s alpha playtest showed gameplay. The video in question shows us that players will start out as a lowly ship and must earn infamy by sinking enemy and merchant ships to rise through the ranks. As expected, the game feels like multiplayer Black Flag, although we still don’t have a release window yet.
A leak claims that the Super Mario Bros. will feature musical numbers, Mario and Luigi have Brooklyn accents
From leak to leak, new details about the Super Mario Bros. movie. have leaked online, claiming that the production will feature musical numbers that will be sung by Mario, Luigi, Bowser, and Peach. Mario and Luigi are also said to have Brooklyn accents and the entire plot of the film was leaked a while ago. You can find more plot details floating around the internet if you’re not bothered by spoilers, but those who are will have to scour social media carefully until 2023 before the film is unleashed on the world.
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Star Wars Jedi 2 is set to release in 2023 for PS5, Xbox Series and PC only
Finally, we have some potentially disappointing news for some regarding the upcoming sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. According to industry insiders, the game isn’t expected to release until 2023, and even then it’s only for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X. That means if you want to experience the second release of Cal Kestis, you’ll have to strain for a next-gen console or a fancy PC before the end of the year.
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