In The News
*Subject-line news can be found in the Overwatch and Fornite sections*
Magic Leap One Creator Edition is shipping and can be demoed in certain AT&T stores this summer, Variety’s Brian Crecente writes. “The mixed-reality system, which includes a pocket computer, headset, and controller, uses an Nvidia Tegra X2 processor.”
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment acquired Plexchat, a “social gaming startup that built a chat system for mobile gamers,” VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi reports.
Machine Zone, which makes Game of War: Fire Age, “laid off … approximately 125 people” in a restructuring effort, VentureBeat’s Jeff Grubb reports.
The Electronic Entertainment Association sent out an E3 2018 infographic with statistics from the event.
Evo and NISSIN Cup Noodles are partnering, TEO’s Trent Murray reports. “NISSIN will have a booth at Evo 2018 and run a giveaway on social media. The instant noodle brand was the presenting partner for Evo Japan earlier this year.”
RuneScape, “Jagex’s 17-year-old MMORPG … made over $800 million in lifetime revenue,” GI.biz’s Rebekah Valentine writes.
Clash Royale “has exceeded $2B in global player spending, giving Supercell two multi-billion-dollar mobile titles,” Murray reports. “Both Clash Royale and Clash of Clans remain top mobile games for revenue generation.”
Steam updated its “Upcoming Releases” tab. Check out the improvements here.
Miscellaneous Esports News:
Happy birthday Kim “DuBu” Doo-young and David “Deevo” Morrow!
Dota 2 News:
Dota 2’s The International 2018 has moved past the $20 million prize pool mark. It still has around a month and a half to go.
Introducing Dota Plus: “Enhance your daily Dota experience with Dota Plus, a new monthly subscription service designed to help you get the most out of every match you play,” the announcement page reads.