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The news we missed this week: Sims 4 expansion, COD Warzone, World of Warships

The Sims 4 Eco Lifestyle

Let’s face it. There’s more news each week than we can possibly keep tabs on. Sometimes stories slip through the cracks. Fear not, though. Here’s the news we missed this week!

Game Announcements

The Sims 4: Eco Lifestyle

Maxis announced The Sims 4 Eco Lifestyle expansion Pack. It is coming simultaneously to PC, Mac, PS4, and Xbox One systems on June 5.

In the evolving city of Evergreen Harbor, Sims have the choice to go green and embrace a more sustainable lifestyle. They can use alternative energy resources, grow their own food, and up-cycle materials for new furniture. In the new expansion pack, Sims can join with their community to shape the transformation of their neighborhood into a beacon of sustainability.

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Release Dates

Skater XL

The skateboarding game Skater XL is coming to PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on July 7. Developer Easy Day Studios also released a new trailer this week highlighting brands and customizations.

New Releases

Pushy and Pully in Blockland

If you’re a fan of Bomberman, you may want to check this one out. The challenging retro block adventure draws heavy inspiration from puzzle games of the 1990s. It is available now on PC via Steam and Xbox One via Microsoft Store. The game is also coming to Nintendo Switch on May 21 and PS4 at a later date.

Other News

Call of Duty: Warzone reaches new heights

Activision has announced that 60 million players have now dropped in to play Call of Duty: Warzone. Last we checked, it was at 30 million. So it has doubled its userbase pretty quickly. The free-to-play shooter launched in March.

World of Warships virtual parade commemorates VE Day

Wargaming commemorated the end of World War II in Europe with a virtual naval parade this week. The free, live event organized by World of Warships‘ development team in partnership with its community took place on Wednesday. A recording of the event is on Twitch.

Wargaming is also behind World of Tanks. That game commemorated the 75th anniversary of VE Day with its own event. The developer introduced a new mode, Road to Berlin, which is available until May 18.