The Line Drive for August 9

Posted August 9th, 2020 at 4:30 pm

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

♦Register to take part in an upcoming closed beta test being held for NHL 21.
♦As expected 2K Sports officially secured the NFLPA license for future non-sim NFL games.
♦EA Sports has revealed all the Superstar X-Factor players to start Madden NFL 21.
♦With release just three weeks out the first trailer for the current-gen edition of NBA 2K21.
♦Developer blog goes into detail on the gameplay improvements coming to FIFA 21.
♦New trailer shows off those gameplay improvements to expect from FIFA 21.
♦The coming Custom Pennant Race mode is in final testing for Super Mega Baseball 3.
♦Details on the latest roster update with ratings changes for MLB The Show 20.
♦SCEA released a number of stats from in-game play for the month of July in MLB 20.
♦Details on the latest content additions to Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 20.
♦Changes based on feedback from the recent beta have been detailed for EA Sports UFC 4.
♦New developer blog goes over the Star Rating System utilized in EA Sports UFC 4.
♦New developer blog goes into detail on the big gameplay features for EA Sports UFC 4.
♦Trailer for EA Sports UFC 4 centers on the new Career Mode experience in the game.
♦The complete soundtrack has recently been revealed for EA Sports UFC 4.
♦2K Sports delivered a developer walkthrough video for the upcoming PGA Tour 2K21.
♦Another PGA Tour 2K21 trailer spotlights the course designer carry-over from The Golf Club.
♦RBI Baseball 20 was able to update with the 60 game season and other unique changes.
♦New Star Games is working towards a beta test for the upcoming New Star Baseball.