Many desires had accumulated for 2020 to come to an end and it finally happened, ushering in 2021 full of unknowns that little by little have been fading. The madness continues to take over the world with the assault on the capitol and the great snowfalls that have blocked Spain but … what has happened in the video game industry?
TheGrefg beats Twitch’s all-time record with his Fortnite skin
While it is possibly one of the most recent events on the scene, there should be no 2021 ranking that does not begin with the brutality that TheGrefg achieved on January 11. During the presentation of his skin in Fortnite, he managed to connect with 2,500,000 simultaneous viewers, setting a new record in the history of Twitch, the streaming platform par excellence. As a result of this milestone, at MARCA Gaming we had the opportunity to interview him.
Rust and EGOLAND go viral
The idea was very simple: put the biggest streamers at the Spanish level on the same server as Rust, a video game based on survival where socialization and the creation of alliances are essential elements in the long term. aLexBY11 was the creator and Rubius the promoter of a project that has made Rust the most consumed title of the year.
Riot Games presents the new season of League of Legends
Such is the importance of League of Legends in the gaming landscape that any small change ends up being echoed , and even more so if it is the presentation of the new season of its entire universe. Riot Games issued its already usual annual direct to explain news both in the aforementioned game and in Teamfight Tactics, Legends of Runeterra and League of Legends: Wild Rift.
Lucasfilms returns in style, with Star Wars and Indiana Jones games
Bethesda announced, without warning, that it was already working on a new Indiana Jones video game . Fans began to speculate about the possibilities of an original video game based on the universe of the saga created by George Lucas, but these gained more force when it became known that Lucasfilm’s was involved. But it did not stop there, because a day later it was Ubisoft’s turn , with its particular notification of the production of an open world Star Wars video game.
CD Projekt RED publishes its roadmap for 2021 in Cyberpunk 2077
The final stretch of 2020 was not entirely kind to Cyberpunk 2077, especially when you consider the infinity of criticism it received for the state of the game. Due to this popular barrage, CD Project RED has already started working on updates that fix the different versions of its title , with patches set for January and February of this year. The free expansions are coming later, along with the “free Next Gen console updates . “
Willyrex becomes a father
January 12, 2021 will remain forever in the memories of Spanish-speaking YouTube consumers, as one of its great figures, the great Wilier, became a father . The name of the creature, in whose birth there were no problems of any kind, is Maria .
Ibai Llanos leaves G2 Esports
For about a year the house of G2 Esporta had been open, with several of the biggest influencers on the Spanish scene, led by Ibai Llanos, the charismatic streamer who reigns over the internet. The surprise jumped when on January 13 he announced that he was leaving the club; “The time has come to part our ways . ” Many projects have been discussed since then , even with the Real Murcia Club de Fútbol as the protagonist.