PS4 news for last week includes some of the biggest updates in the past few weeks. The top news stories of the last week are Madden NFL 18 EA Play Release on EA Play, Resident Evil: Code X availability on PS4, Mass Effect: Andromeda price discounts And Zombies Chronicles DLC 5 final details reveal. If you missed them, here is a weekly roundup.
Madden NFL 18
The biggest one of all was the news about news about the upcoming Madden NFL 18 by EA. On the last earnings call, EA confirmed that the Madden NFL 18 will be transitioned to Frostbite Engine.
EA further confirmed that this massive transition of the game to the innovative Frostbite Engine will offer a deep level of advancements specifically in game’s visuals. It will also offer countless new experiences to all the dedicated Madden NFL 18 players.
For the reveal of this highly anticipated title, EA seems to be ditching the Mega event of E3 gaming Expo. According to some credible speculations, EA is planning to reveal the game on EA Play Event this year. In addition, more information about the game is also expected to come out on the EA’s big event. EA Play event is set to be held prior to the E3 2017.
Resident Evil: Code Veronica X release on PS4
Another big news of the past week involves the much-awaited Resident Evil: Code Veronica X release on PS4. The rumors about the Resident Evil: Code Veronica X release surfaced in early March 2017 and it was speculated that the game will release on PS4 first. The rumors turned out to be true and now all the fans can enjoy this brilliant title on PS4.
This massive Survival-Horror title from Capcom is available fully on the PS4 and can be purchased from the Online PlayStation Store.
Mass Effect: Andromeda Availability on PS4 in European Regions
Mass Effect: Andromeda also became available for all the PS4 players throughout the Europe last week. What’s best of all is that the game is available to pick up at amazingly discounted prices for all the players in the European region. However, the situation is different in the North American region where the game is available at full price.
According to some rumors and latest speculation, the game will be offered in North America at discounted prices soon. As these are just rumors so fans should take this news with a bit of grain of salt. In the North American store, the game is offered at full price. It could possibly be because the store hasn’t yet updated. We’ll keep on checking and if there are the new discounted prices listed, we’ll definitely let you know.
According to the PlayStation Blog EU, in European regions, the standard version of the game is available with 30% discount and the fans will be able to pick up the game in about £38.49 instead of the previous full price of £54.99. The Deluxe edition of the game is available with a 35% discount and it will cost about £42.24 instead of the £64.99. The discounted price of Mass Effect: Andromeda is available until late today, May 15th, 2017.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC 5 – Zombies Chronicles Final Details Reveal
Another one of the biggest breaks of the past week was the final information release about the upcoming COD: Black Ops 3 DLC5-Zombies Chronicles. According to the latest details, the Zombies Chronicles is going to be releasing soon on May 16th, 2017. For all those fans who’ve pre-ordered the game, the Pre-loading is now available. The total size of the update on PS4 is between 13 and 15GB.
The new Zombies Chronicles will cost the fans $32.31 in the US and £24.99 in the UK. The Zombies Chronicles DLC 5 will include in total eight remastered maps from the previous Call of Duty games such as Call of Duty: World At War, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Following is the full detail of the maps included in the upcoming DLC 5 Zombies Chronicles.
Call of Duty: World at War: Nacht der Untoten (Abandoned Bunker), Verruckt (Wittenau Sanitorium) and Shi No Numa (Jungle Swamp)
The Call of Duty: Black Ops: Kino Der Toten (Theater of the Dead), Ascension (Soviet Cosmodrome), Shangri-la (Exotic Jungle Shrine) and Moon (Lunar Base)Call of Duty: Black Ops II: Origins (WWI France)
Call of Duty: Black Ops II: Origins (WWI France)
In addition, all the fans who’ll buy the Zombies Chronicles DLC 5 will also receive exciting bonus content from the Treyarch. The bonus content includes;
20 Vials of Liquid Divinium
2 All-New Whimsical GobbleGums
Exclusive Zombies Pack-A-Punch Weapon Camo
Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles Dynamic System Theme for PlayStation 4 (exclusive pre-order incentive), featuring artwork by renowned artist
Furthermore, according to Treyarch, the fans will also be able to use various custom weapons in the Zombies Chronicles DLC 5. Fans will also be able to use all the current weapons in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.