A bunch of cool new content has been revealed today in the Epic Games Store Spring Showcase,
The Epic Games Store Spring Showcase promised players a bunch of new announcements, gameplay, and extended looks from various game developers. Unfortunately, the stream was marred with technical issues on both YouTube and Twitch. The YouTube stream was made private, and the Twitch stream had to be restarted from the beginning entirely. Twitch chat was in emote-only mode; unsurprisingly, it was absolutely merciless in both the glitchy original showing and the rebroadcast.
Missed the Epic Games Store Spring Showcase? Check out the fixed version of today's stream below!
All of the Epic Games Store Spring Showcase Announcements
The Epic Games Store Spring Showcase had a mix of surprising new announcements, updates on existing games, and some quick teasers and recaps of other things on the store. Here's a quick breakdown of everything revealed during the show!
Outside Game Studio's debut title Binary Smoke will be making its debut on the Epic Games Store. You'll get to experience a dystopian future, taking control of a character who's charged with saving what's left of humanity.
Kingdom Hearts Comes to PC
A longtime request of gaming fans has finally been answered: the Kingdom Hearts games are finally coming to PC as Epic Game Store exclusives.
Godfall Primal Update
The Godfall Primal Update introduces "Ascension Levels" which will essentially allow you to continue powering up your character once you hit the level cap. A new loot modifier called "Primal" that buffs an item's primary traits was also revealed along with a new "Detailed Stats" window will let you explore your character's abilities in detail.
The Tower of Trials has had an overhaul, providing players with a more refined experience that will truly test their abilities. You'll be able to play the Godfall Primal Update sometime today.
Rogue Company Reveals Seeker
Rogue Company has revealed Seeker, a brand-new character that makes use of a powerful compound bow firing specialized arrows. The developers promised that players can look forward to new characters throughout the year.
Core Revealed as New 'Game-Making' Game
Core has been announced as a new "game-making" game that appears to be based on the Fortnite engine. A number of different games and experiences were shown off in a quick highlight reel including a Guitar Hero clone, a first-person shooter, and a dance party. You can expect Core to launch sometime in Spring 2021.
The Dauntless developers recapped the Reforged Patch from late last year and gave a quick sneak peek at some upcoming character skins.
The "last-man-standing" shooter CRSED: F.O.A.D. got a quick trailer showing off some gameplay.
It wouldn't be an Epic Games Store event without something for Fortnite. Unfortunately, the Epic Games Store Spring Showcase simply highlighted the Predator reveal again and not much else.
Warframe gave us a quick look at Call of the Tempestarii, a new update that was revealed late last month. This update will include a quest for Sevagot and Octavia Prime Access. In addition, two events are on the way: Star Days will run from February 11–24 and Lunar Renewal will run from February 16–March 5.
Magic: Legends Open Beta Begins Next Month
One of the highlights of the Epic Games Store Spring Showcase was the Magic: Legends Open Beta. You can look forward to playing this new game in the Magic: The Gathering universe sometime in March 2021.
World of Warships Comes to the Epic Games Store
The free-to-play game World of Warships is coming to the Epic Games Store; you can add it to your wishlist for now.
The Epic Games Store Showcase Sale
One of the more interesting highlights was the Epic Games Store Showcase Sale which features discounts on a bunch of great games. Check out all of the great deals in the Epic Games Store Showcase Sale!
Chivalry 2 Hypes Up Its Launch
Chivalry 2 had a short feature showing the developers talking about the game in advance of its June 2021 launch on the Epic Games Store; you can pre-purchase the game right now starting at $39.99 or your regional equivalent. Pre-purchasing gives you guaranteed access to the closed beta beginning on March 26, 2021.
Epic Games Store Spring Showcase Highlights New Titles and Content
Following the Chivalry 2 feature, the Epic Games Store Spring Showcase fired off a quick sizzle reel highlighting a handful of games showing off new content:
- King's Bounty II
- Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One
Oddworld Soulstorm Arrives on the Epic Games Store This Spring
The Oddworld franchise is coming back to life with Oddworld Soulstorm, coming to PlayStation and the Epic Games Store this spring. You can see some gameplay in the above video.
Axiom Verge 2 Arrives as an Epic Exclusive in 2021
The final announcement of the Epic Games Store Spring Showcase was that Axiom Verge 2 will be making its debut on the storefront as an Epic Games exclusive. The game's developer released a blog post detailing his reasoning for going with Epic and a promise that the game will make its way to Steam in teh future.
And that's it for the Epic Games Store Spring Showcase! The stream got off to a bit of a rough start, but there were a fair few interesting reveals throughout the show. Don't forget to check out the great discounts available in the Showcase Sale right now!
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