PS4 weekly news roundup includes news such as the new Ark Survival Evolved Update, Overwatch Anniversary end date reveal, a new Final Fantasy fighting game announcement, and PS Plus June 2017 free games lineup. Let’s have a look at the most important news from the past week.
Ark Survival Update
First big news of the past week is the release of the Ark Survival Evolved update patch v755. The update landed on both Xbox One and PC. However, the PS4 version of the same update isn’t yet released. According to various news reports from the past week, the Ark Survival Evolved update patch v 509 will launch this week on June 12th, 2017.
According to the developer, the Update patch v509 for PlayStation 4 was delayed because of some major bugs and they are currently working on to fix the issues. Based on the information that the developer has provided about the Update patch v509 for PlayStation 4, it is highly likely that the update will land on the date specified and the fans will not be facing any more of the delays.
The new Update v509 on PlayStation is bringing in some new features, various bug fixes, and content such as new ATVs, Dinos (Hyaenodon, Hesperonis, Megatherium, Megalania, and Yutryrannus), new Toilets, and motorized vehicles, etc. It’ll also bring in some other changes to the game as well. These changes could include some memory reductions, texture memory revamps, and some mesh optimizations.
It is also expected that the new update will be offering new weapons as well along with several bug fixes, glitches removals, and graphical revamps. The Ark Survival Evolved update v509 for PlayStation 4 is scheduled to release on June 12, 2017.
Overwatch Anniversary Event end Date Revealed
All the fans of Overwatch are currently enjoying the Anniversary Event and doubled XP as part of the Anniversary Event Update. However, that all is going to change soon as the Overwatch Anniversary Event end date is nearing. It was revealed in the past week that the Overwatch Anniversary event will officially be ending on June 12, 2017, in North America. On the same time, the doubled XP feature will also come to an end as well.
The Doubled XP week has also the same end date as the Anniversary event. Only the time differs between the two most satisfying and rewarding events for all the hardcore Overwatch fans. For all the UK based Overwatch fans, the Anniversary event and the Doubled XP weekend will end on June 13th, 2017 because of the time difference.
The Exact Anniversary Event end time is yet to be announced by the developer. However, it is highly likely that both the Anniversary event and Doubled XP week will end on the same date.
Dragon Ball Fighting Game Announced for PS4
Another one of the big news from the past week is the announcement of a new Dragon Ball fighting game. The news came in from the Japanese Press release in which the publisher announced that a new 2.5D title named as Dragon Ball Fighters will be released in near future. However, the publisher refrained from revealing the exact release date for the game.
According to the information about the new Dragon Ball Fighters, the game will feature three on three team-based battles. The game is currently by Arc System Works the studio that previously created games such as Guilty Gear and BlazBlue.
Furthermore, the press release didn’t also reveal any characters of the game and no more of the gameplay details were revealed. A screenshot was revealed with the press release featuring Goku in a clash with Frieza. Another image was also revealed that featured characters of Vegeta, Cell, and Majin Buu.
According to some speculations, the game is expected to release early 2018. However, t a global reveal is also expected by Bandai Namco this week during the E3.
Ps Plus Free Games Update June 2017
One of the most significant news from the past week is the release of PS Plus Free Games Lineup for June 2017. All the games are now available to download on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita. The games collection for June 2017 was revealed weak before the past one and now finally the games are available for all the PS Plus Subscribers.
The June 2017 PS Plus games lineup includes a fantastic mix up of titles and is not less than a treat before the E3 2017. As usual, a total of six new games are added to the free games library and fans are able to enjoy them on various PlayStation consoles including PS4.
The PS Plus games line up include games such as Killing Floor 2, Life is Strange on PS4. However, the Abyss Odyssey and WRC 5: World Rally Championship is available on PS3.
For all the PS4 users, the PS Vita game Neon Chrome is also available via the Cross-buy feature. Another limited-time offer the Star Wars Battlefront on PS4.