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The trailer for the sixth season of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and
Warzone

Activision has unveiled a trailer for the sixth season of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone. The video was published on YouTube.

The developers also showed an update map. In the sixth season, two new operators from the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare story campaign will be added to the games - Nikolai and Faro Karim. Also introduced new weapons, added a metro system for fast travel around Verdansk, as well as new maps for the modes "Fire Contact" and "Ground War". Every week after the launch, which took place today, the multiplayer will be supplemented with new modes for battles.

Also, the developers mentioned Halloweenthe Haunting of Verdansk event, featuring new time modes, special rewards and themed visual content. The event will take place from October 20 to November 3.

On PC, the update is 57 GB for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and 25 GB for Warzone players.

The new season of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone begins on September 29th. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will be released on November 13 on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and next-gen consoles.

New Sale of the Week has begun on Steam

Steam has updated the list of discounted games from September 28 to October 5. More than a thousand titles are participating in the sale, including both indie and major titles.

Here are just some interesting projects participating in the sale:

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter - 169 rubles;
  • Pyre - 130 rubles;
  • Transistor - 87 rubles;
  • Bastion - 72 rubles;
  • Goat Simulator - 64 rubles;
  • HELLGATE: London - 224 rubles;
  • Stronghold Crusader HD - 65 rubles;
  • Obscure - 57 rubles;
  • Obscure 2 - 84 rubles;
  • Still Life Collection - 34 rubles;
  • Dying Light Enhanced Edition RU + CIS - 389 rubles.

The Indie Cup Celebration, a large-scale competition for indie developers from Eastern Europe, began on September 28 on Steam. As part of the event, you can learn more about upcoming games from small studios.

All discounts are available on the Steam Deals page.

The modder turned Half-Life into Doom

Modder Mr_Floyd brought Doom to Half-Life. The Half-Life: Crowbar-Deep in the Dead demo is available for download absolutely free.

The enthusiast recreated the locations of Doom in 93the original Half-Life. The modder has also slightly reworked the plot: the player will take on the role of scientist Stan Blaskowitz, a scientist from Black Mesa, who is forced to fight aliens and the military in order to survive.

This is just a demo version of the development by Mr_Floyd. It is unknown when the full-fledged game will be released. According to the developer, it took him several years to create this trial version alone.

PlayStation games get more expensive

As journalists noted, the cost of games fromseveral publishers increased by 1000 rubles. These are games from Activision, EA, Ubisoft, Bandai Namco, THQ Nordic, Koei Tecmo and Gearbox. In particular, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Anthem, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, NBA 2K21 rose in price to 4,999 rubles, whereas before they cost 3,999 rubles. The Arkane Anniversary Collection has risen in price even more: now it is available for 7129 rubles instead of 5799 rubles.

The publication links to the PS Prices portal, according towhich has risen in price over 800 games - both new and old. Judging by the fact that the price increase affected only the Russian region, this is due to a change in the ruble exchange rate.

Later local PlayStation officeconfirmed that since September 26, it has increased the value by a certain number of positions in the store. Content prices have been updated in a number of countries, the company said. "The changes introduced reflect current market conditions," the message says.

In addition to the fact that the cost of games increased in rublesprices, the next generation projects for PlayStation 5 are expected to rise in price. So, in mid-September it became known that in the US and Europe the cost of games for consoles will grow from 60 dollars and 70 euros to 70 dollars in the United States and 80 euros in Europe.

In Sony itself, the reason for the increase in prices for games forPS4 is not commenting. The start of sales of the new generation of consoles is scheduled for November 19. The announced price of the console is 37,999 rubles (without a floppy drive) and 46,999 rubles (with an optical drive).

In general, more than 800 games have risen in price, includingincludes both old and new positions. According to company representatives, prices have increased not only in Russia, but also in other countries. Manufacturers note that their growth was influenced by changes in market conditions.

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness CG Movie Trailer Presented

It will be a sci-fi horror series. At the Tokyo Game Show, Capcom announced the Netflix animated series Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness.

Filming is carried out using streamingservice Netflix, which recently published the first video about the picture on the web. The miniseries will be subtitled Infinite Darkness and will air in 2021. The plot of the series Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness will unfold around the heroes Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy, who have met in several games in the Resident Evil franchise.

With all this, the CG series will not in any waybe in touch with the Wesker childrens series, which is also being created in the bowels of Netflix. The animated series, called Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, will be released next year exclusively on Netflix.

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