152 - 2020: The Best Year for Gaming???

This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, the team ask themselves: Could 2020 be the best year for gaming yet? With the announcement of the release date for The Last of Us: Part 2, Will and Cameron discuss the STACKED start of 2020, the new hardware arrivals from Sony & Microsoft, plus all the other games coming next year, and decide on whether 2020 could turn out to be one of the best for gamers. Plus, Apex Legends reveals Season 3 details, sales numbers released for Borderlands 3 and the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta, some of the methods used in Mario Kart Tour are gross, & more!


Episode Notes

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Joci Moore
Sam Sugg
Jeremy Moses
Tyler Hughes
Steven Sanders
Chris Scott

Required Reading:
https://kotaku.com/mario-kart-tours-microtransactions-feel-gross-in-a-post-1838487899

https://www.forbes.com/sites/paultassi/2019/09/25/mario-kart-tour-has-a-bad-subscription-model-that-costs-as-much-as-apple-arcade/#4e08d4ee2b60

https://weeklyquicksave.wordpress.com/2019/09/26/how-many-game-subscription-services-is-too-many/

News:
https://www.oculus.com/blog/introducing-hand-tracking-on-oculus-quest-bringing-your-real-hands-into-vr/

https://blog.us.playstation.com/2019/09/25/purchase-ps4-consoles-accessories-games-directly-from-playstation-starting-today/

https://venturebeat.com/2019/09/24/project-xcloud-public-test/

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-23-borderlands-3-is-the-fastest-selling-game-in-2ks-history

https://blog.us.playstation.com/2019/09/24/the-last-of-us-part-ii-arrives-on-february-21-2020/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/27/20887357/apex-legends-season-three-meltdown-worlds-edge-new-map-crypto

https://venturebeat.com/2019/09/25/call-of-duty-modern-warfares-survival-mode-wont-hit-xbox-pc-until-october-2020/

https://investor.activision.com/news-releases/news-release-details/call-duty-modern-warfare-multiplayer-beta-biggest-ever-franchise

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