Microsoft’s plan to amass Activision Blizzard is presently being scrutinized by regulatory our bodies the world over, and in Brazil, Sony’s official response to that authorities’s questions has been printed. In keeping with these paperwork, Sony believes that when Microsoft owns the Name of Obligation franchise as a part of the acquisition, it’s going to have the facility to affect customers’ console decisions.

The humorous factor about that is that PlayStation has been utilizing Name of Obligation to affect participant console selection for years now by having unique and/or early entry to content material. For instance, 2019’s Trendy Warfare launched with a co-op spec ops survival mode as a PS4 unique characteristic.

In different PlayStation information, Sony is disposing of PS5’s accolades this fall. Accolades was a launch characteristic on PS5, and gamers might give medals like useful, welcoming, and good sport to others in multiplayer video games. In idea, Sony applied the accolades system to cut back toxicity. However in apply, no one actually knew that this technique existed, to say nothing of really utilizing it–a truth Sony acknowledged within the discontinuation announcement.

The Pokémon Firm has introduced {that a} new Pokémon Presents can be streamed on August 3 at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET on its YouTube channel. The subsequent video games within the collection, Scarlet and Violet, would be the predominant occasion for this week’s presentation, and it is possible that the video may have a number of extra pocket monsters to disclose. As for the opposite video games that can be proven at Wednesday’s stream, there’s a complete lot of Pokémon tasks presently energetic, starting from cell video games Pokémon Unite to Pokémon Masters, in addition to apps for the franchise comparable to Pokémon House.

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