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-- 26 Sep 2022

The Witcher Prequel Announced, The Last of Us Day 2022, AV1 Codec Explained | Gaming News


Hey everyone, welcome to another edition of the daily gaming news. Here I'll be discussing all the latest goings-on in the gaming industry, from new releases to game announcements and everything in between. So without further ado, let's get started!

AV1 Codec Explained

The AV1 codec is on the way, which is an upgrade to the current codecs which are being used industry wide. It's being made by the Alliance of Open Media, which is a consortium of all the biggest tech companies in the world and it's promising to be royalty free as well. It will deliver a better streaming experience, which will have advantages for streaming services, gaming and more. When there's more information about the rollout of AV1 industry wide, then I'll be sure to report on the Gaming News.

The Witcher Prequel Announced

The next bit of news for today is a prequel to The Witcher TV series called Blood Origin will be releasing in December of 2022 on Netflix. Season 3 of The Witcher will be coming out in the summer of 2023. Hopefully, for Witcher fans, it will keep you satisfied until there's more announcements about future games that CD Projekt Red is said to already be working on.

The Last of Us Day 2022

And the last bit of news for today is today is The Last of Us Day 2022 and there's speculation about a new trailer coming out for The Last of Us TV show, as well as hope for any information about the upcoming multiplayer game that they're working on. If there's anything interesting that's announced, I'll be sure to report it on the Gaming News.


That's all for my roundup of the latest gaming news. What do you think? Are any of these stories big deals in your opinion? Let me know by leaving a comment on the video. And don't forget to check back tomorrow for more exciting gaming news!

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