Ep#12 - 07/10/2020 - FIFA lootbox deep dive, PS5 & Series X previews, Steam Boardgame Fest, AND MORE
Welcome to the TWELTH ever episode of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, where each and every week we'll be bringing you news, reviews, and thoughts on the latest and greatest in the world of board games and videogames.
This week we take a look at HOT news like the Xbox Series X and PS5 previews, Playstation saves not moving to next-gen, and the announcement of the Steam Digital Boardgame Festival. We're also talking the games we played like Avalon and Among Us, before diving deep through EA, FIFA Ultimate Team, lootboxes, microtransaction, Japanese arcades, Gacha machines, and more in our discussion of the week.
Come join in and chat all things games!
We're also literally everywhere else, but here's the links cause I'm so helpful:
| Time | Topic
| 0:19 | Welcome Welcome!
| 0:55 | Host Bants
| 7:01 | NEWS!
| 7:18 | Xbox Series X and PS5 preview units are in the wild
| 20:15 | PS4 > PS5 save fiasco
| 24:28 | Nexus Mods bans all US political mods until Feb
| 27:20 | Steam Digital Boardgame Festival
| 33:08 | WHAT WE'RE PLAYING!
| 33:25 | Chris on Avalon
| 41:56 | AMONG US!
| 54:32 | DISCUSSION OF THE WEEK
| 54:33 | Fifa 21 Ultimate Team, Microtransactions, EA
Lootboxes, Japanese Arcades, collectibles, Gacha?!?
| 1:19:21 | GOODBYES!