Overwatch Players are Migrating to PUBG

According to data gathered by Newzoo, players are now leaving Overwatch for the new battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Numbers cite that 25% of the players that stopped playing Overwatch had switched over to PUBG, meanwhile CS:GO saw 21% of former players switching over to PUBG as well. In its data, Newzoo defined the term "churn rate" as referring to [...]

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Blizzard Backtracks, Renames Launcher Blizzard Battle.net

Earlier this year, Blizzard announced that they would be retiring the Battle.net brand. The company claimed that "there’s been occasional confusion and inefficiencies related to having two separate identities under which everything falls—Blizzard and Battle.net." The renamed launcher was titled Blizzard App. The move was met with indifference by new players and derision by old fans. In the end, the [...]

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MMO Dual Universe Developer Novaquark Raises $3.7M From Investors

Indie MMO developer Novaquark announced yesterday that they raised $3.7M from private investors to continue the development of their upcoming game Dual Universe. This recent fundraising brings their total funding to $7.4 million, which includes the $670K they raised from Kickstarter. According to their original Kickstarter page, they expect to deliver the game in December, 2018. Dual Universe is an [...]

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