Destiny 2 Beta begins on July 18 at 10 AM PT on PS4 for pre-order customers with 12.6 GB of beta’s content; Xbox One pre-order members get in a day later. Destiny 2 Beta consists of three components: Homecoming story mission, Strike (cooperative multiplayer) and Crucible (online player-versus-player arena). Homecoming story mission is open to all players, while the Crucible and Strike will require PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold subscription.
IBM rolled out next-generation mainframe dubbed IBM z14 #IBMz which capable to handle 12 billion real-time encrypted transactions a day, two million Docker containers and 1,000 concurrent NoSQL databases via three times the memory of the z13 and 3x faster I/O and transaction processing. IBM Z is an encryption engine that will encrypt all data associated with every level of a network, from applications to local databases and cloud services, all the time and reduce the attack surface for enterprises about 92 percent.
Capcom announced Final Fight boss Abigail will be unleashed in Street Fighter V (SFV) on July 25 as the fourth of six DLC characters included in Street Fighter V’s $30 Season 2 character pass. This news was unveiled during Street Fighter V finals of Evo 2017 (Evo2017). Together also adding in Suzaku Castle stage and three more nostalgic costumes to Street Fighter V available on PlayStation 4 and Steam for $3.99/ €3.99 starting on July 25th.
Microsoft launched Seeing AI, free smartphone app for iOS device in the U.S., Canada, India, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore and coming soon to more countries. Seeing AI designed for the blind, low vision and visually impaired community, to describe nearby people, objects and scenes using neural network based AI that runs locally on their phone.
Activision and Sledgehammer Games announced a new limited time pre-order bonus program for the coming Call of Duty: WWII, only available through August 7, 2017, granting in-game rewards for early buyers before its arrive in November 3rd for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.
— Call of Duty (@CallofDuty) July 11, 2017
Team17 Digital Ltd. officially released 2 new trailer of The Escapists 2 Pre-order and release date on YouTube shows that prison escape simulator The Escapists 2 will launch on 22nd August for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC with Nintendo Switch version to follow, cost $20. The Escapists 2 pre-order started now via Steam and for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from select retailers, with digital pre-orders available soon.