By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 27 October 2020 15:15 GMT Ubisoft is rebranding Uplay+ to Ubisoft+. Ubisoft+ is the new name of Uplay+, Ubisoft’s game subscription service on PC. The Uplay name is being phased out, of course, with the recent announcement that Uplay is becoming Ubisoft Connect. The big change for Ubisoft+, however, is that
Phil Spencer is aware that Microsoft’s first-party output has leaned hard into multiplayer over the years. Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, has a very reasonable approach to Game Pass, and a realistic outlook of the output of his platform’s own first-party studios. It’s no secret that Xbox Studios-developed games have either been entirely multiplayer, or
343 Industries has announced that Halo 5 won’t be getting a dedicated upgrade for the Xbox Series X, but standard next-gen improvements will still be applied to the game. Over on the Halo Waypoint site, Halo developer 343 Industries has stated that Halo 5 won’t be getting the same Xbox Series X and Xbox Series
Xbox boss Phil Spencer mentioned that fan-favorite multiplayer game 1 vs 100 could potentially make a return on the Xbox Series S and X. During an official FanFest live stream on Friday, Spencer made some interesting comments about Microsoft’s plans to revive a trivia game “from [the company’s] past”. As mentioned over on VGC, Spencer
By Sherif Saed, Friday, 23 October 2020 11:35 GMT The Medium lets you inhabit the real world and the spirit world. One of the neat mechanics in Bloober Team’s upcoming horror adventure The Medium is how it takes place in two versions of the same world at the same moment. The developer talked before about
Fans of French publishing giant Ubisoft’s games will be able to pick up and play on any platform thanks to its new Connect service. Announced in a news post, this new platform is launching on October 29th for PC, console and mobile devices. It’s replacing the Uplay desktop app and the company’s Club loyalty scheme.
By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 21 October 2020 16:31 GMT Halo will look and play great on the next generation of Xbox. Microsoft is looking to continue treating its premier franchise, Halo, well as we transition into the next generation of consoles. After porting The Master Chief Collection to PC, the company is now promising big
Like last year’s game, NBA 2K21 also has unskippable ads, but now 2K Games is vowing to fix it. Update: 2K Games has today issued a statement addressing the negative press NBA 2K21 has been receiving over the past few days as more and more players run into the game’s unskippable ads, which play before
By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 20 October 2020 16:06 GMT Past friends and new enemies all have their own agendas in Destiny 2: Beyond Light. Bungie dropped a new trailer for Destiny 2: Beyond Light today that offers a better look at the uneasy alliances and questionable motivations of a number of the game’s character. Europa,
By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 20 October 2020 12:14 GMT The PS5 is so close you can feel it. Now that we know that PS5’s DualSense controllers, along with other official accessories, will ship ahead of the console, fans are starting to spot boxes and the controllers themselves out there. On Twitter, @Destruct posted a picture
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 19 October 2020 18:03 GMT Trophy-hunters, look sharp – a new feature looks set to make PS5 trophies even more valuable than they were on PS4. Over on the PlayStation 4, if you are diligent enough to unlock Platinum trophies, you can unlock bonus themes and avatar pictures for your efforts.
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 19 October 2020 14:41 GMT Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be added to the Xbox Game Pass subscription service later this week, Microsoft has revealed. After a pretty conspicuous tease yesterday, Microsoft has officially confirmed that Ubisoft’s multiplayer shooter will be arriving on Xbox Game Pass on October 22. This
By Sherif Saed, Monday, 19 October 2020 10:42 GMT Like last year’s game, NBA 2K21 also has unskippable ads. NBA 2K21 players were surprised to recently find that the game is able to play unskippable ads. The ads show up during loading, though only last about as long as the loading screen itself. A number
This weekend’s Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War beta will be extended by an extra 24 hours, Treyarch and Activision have confirmed. This weekend saw the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War beta go live across all platforms the game is set to launch on – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. During
In celebration of Disco Elysium‘s first anniversary, an enterprising fan has remade part of the game in a nostalgic Game Boy style. If you’re wondering when the game will arrive on Switch or other consoles, this might help you endure the wait. The impressive fan-made port is best experienced on an actual Game Boy –
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 17 October 2020 15:33 GMT There’s no guarantee we will see more Microsoft titles released on Switch. While Microsoft has an amicable relationship with Nintendo, it may not be sustainable to release more Microsoft titles on Switch, according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer. “We have a very good relationship with Nintendo,”
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 16 October 2020 20:50 GMT Double Fine Productions will release three classic Lucas Arts remasters on Xbox Game Pass later this month. Speaking during the Xbox Podcast today, Double Fine’s Tim Schafer announced Grim Fandango Remastered, Day of the Tentacle Remastered, and Full Throttle Remastered will come to Xbox Game Pass.
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 16 October 2020 17:33 GMT Blizzard will stop developing content for StarCraft 2, the company announced. While new content will no longer be produced for StarCraft 2, Blizzard will continue to support the game in the same manner as with previous longstanding games. The team will switch to primarily focusing on
By Sherif Saed, Friday, 16 October 2020 10:50 GMT The PlayStation Store’s is about to get an overhaul. Last week, it was reported that Sony is gearing up to launch a new PlayStation Store on web and mobile. Now, Sony has officially communicated these plans to users. The platform holder sent around emails to several
Oculus Quest 2 users are having issues merging their Oculus accounts to a Facebook account, leaving them with nothing but an expensive “paperweight.” According to various reports, Oculus Quest 2 owners who are creating a Facebook account for the first time are experiencing problems with the verification system. As UploadVR reports, some new users are
Borderlands 3 developer Gearbox and publisher 2K have announced that the game will be getting a new Season Pass, and it kicks off in a few weeks’ time. The developer and publisher have today announced that Season Pass 2 for Borderlands 3 is on the way. According to the developer, the next Season Pass includes
GameStop will earn revenue on any digital content that is purchased on an Xbox Series S and X thanks to a new partnership the retailer has set up with Microsoft. According to some insight by a firm named DOMO Capital Management, under GameStop’s new partnership with Microsoft, the retailer is set to profit from any
By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 14 October 2020 17:47 GMT The PC specs for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla have been provided by Ubisoft. The November 10 release date for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will be here soon, and if you want to play it on PC, you might want to look over the six different configurations suggested by Ubisoft.
Once you hit the power button on your new console, you will be able to start downloading all 360 games that are backward compatible. If you have them on disc, just pop them into the Series X drive. “Preserving the games of our past is fundamental to our DNA at Xbox and our continued promise to you,” said Microsoft. “Backward
By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 10:46 GMT Call of Duty: Modern Warfare players on PC will soon be able to uninstall parts of the game they’re not playing. Infinity Ward has confirmed that the next patch for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will add the ability to uninstall components of the game you’re
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 12 October 2020 18:13 GMT UK gamers will be able to get their hands on PlayStation 5 accessories – such as the DualSense controller – ahead of the actual European PlayStation 5 launch date. Sony appears to have brought the release date of its various PlayStation 5 accessories forward in the
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 12 October 2020 14:35 GMT InnerSloth has teased some big changes coming to the incredibly successful game, Among Us, ahead of a big October update. After announcing that it would be canceling a sequel in order to focus on providing updates for the first game, the three-person development team is already
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 11 October 2020 17:32 GMT Paul W.S. Anderson has shared the first look at the massive monster Great Rathalos from the upcoming Monster Hunter movie. During a virtual panel at BYCC, Paul W.S. Anderson shared a teaser of one of the most iconic monsters from the game series and spoke about
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 11 October 2020 15:07 GMT Sea of Thieves developer Rare has recorded a pirate-themed cover of ‘Jump’ by Van Halen as a tribute to Eddie Van Halen. A selection of developers that work on Sea of Thieves at UK studio Rare have released a cover of the iconic Van Halen track
It looks like the single-player campaign for Star Citizen is still a fair way off, according to developer Cloud Imperium Games. Squadron 42 – the planned singleplayer campaign part Cloud Imperium’s space simulator – apparently has a lot more time in development left. “We still have a ways to go before we are in beta,