Protest responses, PS5, and 8 more of the biggest stories in games this week
Pokémon, Valorant, and Destiny 2 were also highlights of a turbulent week for games and the world at large.
PS5 reveal event delayed
While an event revealing PS5 games was supposed to take place on June 4, 2020, Sony indefinitely delayed it out of respect for the protests against police brutality and George Floyd's death.
A Total War Saga: Troy comes out in August for free
Sega confirmed its real-time strategy game A Total War Saga: Troy comes out August 13 via the Epic Games Store. Surprisingly, it will be free on launch day. The game will come to Steam in 2021.
Riot Games releases Valorant for PC
Valorant exited beta and released for PC on June 2. Its launch was somewhat muted in light of ongoing protests against racial injustice (and server problems). The game seems to have found success after launch nonetheless.
Call of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare Season 4 delayed
Out of respect for the protests over systemic racism and the death of George Floyd, Activision indefinitely delayed Season 4 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Warzone.
Pokemon Sword and Shield's Isle of Armor Expansion gets a release date
Sega's next miniature retro console is the Game Gear Micro, a ridiculously small handheld with a 1.15-inch screen. There will be four versions of the Game Gear Micro and each will come with four different games.