Apparently game design at Ubisoft is influenced by the "editorial team" a group of designers based in Paris that guides the direction of Ubisoft games. And Ubisoft doesn't think they have been doing a very good job based on the sales of Breakpoint and The Division 2.

Other News:

  • There are now 83 games you can play in Project xCloud
  • Hunt Showdown is coming to PS4 and getting cross play with Xbox
  • Save some money and get your own router
  • Seven of the ten best selling games of the decade were Call of Duty
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn might be coming to PC
  • You're Going to need an invite to play Halo: Combat Evolved

What We're Playing

Colby: Stardew
Cliff: My Time at Portia, Efootball Pro Evo Soccer
Dylan: Disco Elysium, The Witcher

Questions

Vinny: What is your most controversial video games/video games related opinions?

Cpt Insano6: Why hasn't Adam been on the podcast in months?

Princess_Megan: What was the best weapon you've ever used in a video game? What's your favorite fighting class: warrior, mage, or rogue, and why?

JoeColeslaw: What would be the ultimate way to premier a game, product, announcement? What works, what is too played out? Examples: shadow drop, tweet, (mass social media post) take out a tv ad Superbowl/Championship game, tease a special stream.

John Tysinger aka Krawdad: What game or games have you played for super long hours but never finished? For me, it would be every Final Fantasy.

Vicky: What's a genre of games that you've always wanted to get into but it's just not for you? (For me its strategy games)

Cheap/Free Games

Epic's weekly free games will continue through 2020

  • Epic is putting up the cash needed to supply another 52 free games on the Epic Store this year. At the time of writing, platformer Horace is on offer for free. On the 23rd, the freebie will swap to puzzle game The Bridge.

Every Half Life Game is Free Until April 1

  • Half-Life, Half-Life 2, and Half-Life 2: Episode One and Two

Pandemic Express Has Gone F2P

  • https://store.steampowered.com/app/939510/Pandemic_Express__Zombie_Escape/ 

Game Pass for PC

  • Gris
  • A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • ScourgeBringer
  • Sea Salt
  • Children of Morta (already out)

Game Pass for Xbox

  • Children of Morta (already out)
  • January 23
    • A Plague Tale: Innocence 
    • Indivisible
  • January 30
  • Sea Salt
  • Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour

Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers that want to be a little more hardcore, join Byte Me and find your next favorite game!

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