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Author:

Jordan Smith

Publish Date:

4 Jul 2021

Another incredible week has flown by here at 3Bit, and we have seen some incredible gaming news and rumours over the last seven days. Have you managed to keep up with all the excitement from the last week? If not, be sure to check out our full catch-up below with This Week In Gaming which has all the headlines you need to know about!


  • Grime gets a release date of August 2nd for PC and Google Stadia.


  • Tekken's Kazuya joins the Smash Bros Ultimate roster along with 4 new Mii Fighters this week that include Dante from Devil May Cry.


  • 2 new studios are confirmed to now be partnered with PlayStation Studios, House Marque (Returnal) and Nixxes (Porting specialists).


  • Rumoured to also be joining the PlayStation Studios family is Bluepoint, who most recently released the remaster of Demon Souls on PlayStation 5. We were made aware of this after PlayStation Japan tweeted an image showing the partnership instead of House Marques. Bluepoint has since stated they are independent.

  • Doom Eternal goes next-gen with incredible framerate improvements and a new ray-tracing mode.


  • Konami has confirmed they are working alongside Bloober Team (The Medium) for a new game. Could this be the return of Silent Hill? We will likely find out very soon.


  • PlayStations monthly games include A Plagues Tale: Innocence for PlayStation 5, Call of Duty Black Ops 4 and WWE 2K Battlegrounds. PlayStation Plus members can download these games from July 7th.


  • Xbox's Games with Gold for July include Planet Alpha, Rock of Ages 3, Conker Live, and Reloaded and Midway Arcade Origins. You can start downloading these titles from July 1st with Planet Alpha and Conker Live and Reloaded.


  • Mortal Kombat 11 will not see any more content added to it as developers Nether Realms begin work on their next project.


  • A new trailer has dropped for The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword, showcasing some of the new features for the HD remake, which includes: - Better Framerates with 60fps, optional advice from Fi, better controls, skippable cutscenes, fast forward dialogue.

  • Doom Eternal is getting even more content coming soon with a new Invasion Mode that will allow us to rip and tear through hordes of enemies. We will learn more about this year's Quake Con which will take place from August 19th – 21st.


  • Ghost of Tsushima is getting a directors cut that will include next-gen features and new content set on the isle of Iki.


  • The Coalition has revealed that they will be showing a demo of their capabilities with unreal 5 during the Games Developers Con on July 20th.


  • A new Patch content reveal for Baldur's Gate 3 will be revealed later next week.


And for another week, you are caught up with all the latest from around the gaming world! Did we miss anything that you would have liked to have seen? Let us know in this article's comments on our Facebook and Twitter pages which you can find and follow below! Be sure to stay with us here at 3Bit too, as we will have even more incredible news to come next week, along with even more 3Bit shorts, Indie Highlights and much more!

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