The Line Drive for May 29

Posted May 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm


The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings.

Just two weeks now until EA Play and E3 take place!
The Stanley Cup Final was simulated by both NHL 16 and Franchise Hockey Manager 2.
Backwards compatibility on Xbox One is filling some of the holes in sports gaming.
Pre-orders of Madden NFL 17 are live and 20% off for Amazon Prime members.
Pre-orders of NBA 2K17 are live and 20% off for Amazon Prime members.
The first details on Madden NFL 17 were discussed on the latest Press Row Podcast.
Another unique arena has been introduced to the Rocket Labs playlist in Rocket League.
Season 3 will be starting soon in Rocket League and rewards will go out for Season 2.
Update details for Xbox One Rocket League includes cross-platform play with those on PC.
Don Bradman Cricket 17 already has a limited demo up on Steam for the December release.
EA is once again accepting questions about NHL 17 that they’ll be selectively answering.
Details released on a patch to address some issues with the Nascar expansion to Forza 6.
New update has added snowboards and snowmobiles to the free-to-play PC game SNOW.
Despite pleas from fans there is currently no new Skate game in development at EA.
F1 2016 has been officially announced with details on career and will release this summer.
The PS4 camera which will be required for PSVR is on sale for $40.
Blu-ray releases this week include Race and Gods of Egypt.