Weekly Gaming News Updates

This week has had it all: big title releases, major DLC and highly anticipated gameplay teasers. Let’s take a look at the weekly gaming news updates:

Brand New Elden Ring Gameplay Footage

Elden Ring new gameplay video weekly gaming news update

One of the most hotly anticipated games of 2022, Elden Ring fans were treated to a brand new 20 minute gameplay video yesterday.

Developed by the Souls series studio, From Software, Elden Ring is an upcoming RPG adventure game currently slated for release on consoles and PC on 25th February 2022.

You can check out the brand new gameplay footage below:

Forza Horizon 5 Releases to Rave Reviews

Forza Horizon 5 Xbox Gamepass Weekly gaming news update

Fans of the long-running Forza series can finally get behind the wheel again. Those who purchase the Premium Edition or the Premium Add-on bundle are able to play Forza Horizon 5 in early access from today. If you’ve purchased the Standard Edition or are playing on Game Pass, you’ll need to wait until Tuesday 9th November.

Whichever way you want to play, Forza Horizon 5 has garnered excellent reviews, currently holding a score of 91 and 92 on Metacritic and OpenCritic respectively.

Are you playing Forza today? Let us know how it handles in the comments below.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC Available Now

Animal Crossing: New Horizons paid DLC Happy Home Paradise weekly gaming news update

Animal Crossing: New Horizons paid DLC, Happy Home Paradise, released today and is now available to download from the Switch e-Shop.

Alternatively, Nintendo Switch Online members can upgrade to the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack for a few extra quid a month. This gives players access to the paid DLC for free, as well as a bundle of N64 and Sega Mega Drive games.

Coming Soon

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

We’ve got plenty more reviews coming your way here at Average Joe Gaming.

We’ll be taking a look at the new city-builder with a twist, Airborne Kingdom, which releases on Tuesday 9th November on Switch.

We’ll also be donning our Deerstalker on Monday 15th November for a full review of the detective adventure Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One.