PODCAST: Ubisoft and The Cost of Staying in Business — The Cross Roads Podcast EPISODE 79

LeRon, Austin, and Stoy return this week to go over the interesting news this week surrounding Ubisoft, details about Variable Refresh Rate hitting PlayStation 5 consoles, tourist swag on Tsushima island, and much more!

Cross Roads: The PlayStation Podcast Episode 79

Tonight’s Guest:

Edward Varnell: Twitter | Instagram

The Cross Roads Team:

LeRon Dawkins: Twitter  |  Twitch
Austin Campbell: Twitter
Chris True: Twitter
Stoy Jovic: Twitter | EXPCast

Time Stamps:

0:00 – Opening and Housekeeping
23:09 – What Are We Playing?

Notable Games Coming to PlayStation This Week

The week is peppered with new releases all around but there’s only one title this week that’ll scratch the itch that most gamers might be craving. Enjoy the drought while you can because things are going to heat up on the release calendar really soon.

54:18 – Notable Games Releasing This Week


Ghost of Tsushima Merch Will Be Sold To Tourists On Tsushima Island

The real Tsushima island will start selling Ghost of Tsushima merchandise to tourists in this latest collaboration between the popular Sucker Punch game, Sony, and the island.

1:06:11 – Ghost of Tsushima Tourist Swag

Variable Refresh Rate Support for PS5 is Rolling Out This Week

Variable Refresh Rate — VRR for short — has been a much-wanted feature for many PlayStation 5 users since the console’s launch and it’s finally rolling out to a PlayStation 5 near you via an update this week.

1:14:07 – PS5 Variable Refresh Rate

Ubisoft Shuts Down Online Servers for Dozens of Old Games

Ubisoft has announced the termination of online services for nearly a hundred of its older games. The publisher is clearly doing a bit of housekeeping, shutting down online multiplayer servers for software that’s, let’s be honest, well past its sell-by date.

1:24:21 – Ubisoft Game Servers

Cross Roads Featured Topic

Ubisoft and The Cost of Staying in Business

Ubisoft is reportedly fielding acquisition inquiries but, instead of PlayStation or Xbox as the likely suitors, the company is seeking out private equity firms.

1:28:10 – Ubisoft For Sale?

The Wrap-Up

1:51:09 – The Wrap-up and Plugs
1:54:57 – Featured Articles on Boss Rush:

Featured Articles From This Show

1:58:28 – Outro

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