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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Battlefield 1 Apocalypse DLC Out Now

While Call of Duty: WWII have single handedly dominated the console gaming last year, Electronic Arts only released one DLC for their World War 1 based shooter Battlefield 1. They are trying to get back in the game once again with a new update for the aforementioned title and the fourth DLC game pack Apocalypse, which has new content, gadgets, maps and weapons but is currently accessible for some selective player base.

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Battlefield 1 Apocalypse DLC Out Now

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Below is the official trailer clip of Battlefield 1's newest DLC expansion pack Apocalypse in its iconic glory.




Apocalypse expansion pack brings five new maps for the Battlefield 1 players to explore. The Caporetto, Passchendaele and River Somme are three of the standard multiplayer maps. You play on an aircraft-only game mode on London Calling and Razor's Edge maps as they are specifically designed for Air Assault. Though the majority of the battle is just dogfights but that doesn't mean that giant Airships won't be popping out of nowhere to give you some more trouble.

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London Calling Map

The DLC pack brings few new tools on the table. There are weapons like RSC SMG, meat cleaver or handy prybar to use as melee weapon, AA Rocket Gun for the Assault class to damage enemy aircrafts. Plus, two bomber aircrafts Airco DH10 and Hansa Brandenburg GI will be at your disposal. Codex entries, dog tags, medals and ribbons are among the cosmetic items that you need to unlock and you got some new assignments as well.

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Brand-New Weapons

You can only get access to Apocalypse DLC if you own a Premium Pass or happen to have the Battlefield 1 Revolution Edition. Revolution got the whole base game along with access to all the DLC release in advance. The expansion will be available within the next two weeks for purchase and the date is March 6. However, the new update is necessary to download to play online even if you have the main game already.

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New Aircraft Hansa Brandenburg GI

Developed by EA DICE, Battlefield 1 is a first-person shooter released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One worldwide on October 21, 2016. Even though developer DICE isn't showing signs of giving up support for the game anytime soon, as far as confirmation goes, Apocalypse is going to be the last DLC for Battlefield 1. Besides, there was rumor for a new Battlefield game to be released at the end of 2018 but no official statement from EA was released yet.

Doom on Switch Adds Motion Controls

If first-person shooter game Doom from id Software has taught us anything that would be blasting off demons is never a boring chore. People who want to have this simple enjoyment on-the-go have sought to the Nintendo Switch version of the game when this demon-slaying fest debuted on the platform. With a newly released update, Doom has added "Motion Controls" for Switch console.

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Doom on Switch Adds Motion Controls

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Ever since the game is ported to Switch, people have been asking about "Motion Aiming" using the built-in gyroscope of the Joy-Con to let them aim more accurately. The traditional aiming with the analog stick of the controller is still there but mixing the two options at hand, you can play the game with more precise control. Courtesy of 1.1.1 patch, you can find the "Motion Aiming" option under the setting menu for Controller.

RELATED: Doom's Nintendo Switch Release Date

Aiming at your enemies with the game stick can be a bit painful and tough when there are massive oncoming hordes on your way to overwhelm you. So, without any mention of the most-requested feature, Bethesda just added it to the menu so that you can aim better with a simple tilt of the console. Perhaps, they had it planned all along and saw the release of this new patch a nice way to let people have some more fun. Players who gave it a shot claim that, this new update definitely increases game's performance for them.


RELATED: Doom and Wolfenstein II Comes to Nintendo Switch

The brand-new patch also comes with support for multiplayer fans as a new party system is now part of Doom's multiplayer. This is a great way to gather your friends and troops online to join the monster slaying fest on Hell. A new Game Icon will now appear below the main menu of Nintendo Switch, just like the one you saw on the game's boxart. Besides, apart from Motion Controls and Party Support, the patch offers a few minor fixes to improve the experience, which includes some audio issues too.

RELATED: Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim VR Release Date

Doom is a reboot of the popular video game series from the 90's by id Software and Bethesda Softworks, released on 2016 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. On November 10, 2017, the game has been ported to Nintendo Switch worldwide to spread out the thrill of demon-hunting on the small screens as well. The game now has support for traditional Chinese language and CPU optimizations are better than before.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Rainbow Six Siege New Operators Lion and Finka

Developer Ubisoft previously announced that the Year 3 of Rainbow Six Siege is going to kick off with Operation Chimera and a lot of new content. Currently, the Rainbow Six Invitational tournament is going on in Montreal, Canada and they revealed the two new operators recruited to Team Rainbow for the event. They are the first released content for Year 3 and is here to help the team fight some unusual situation.

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Rainbow Six Siege New Operators Lion and Finka

RELATED: Rainbow Six Siege 'Outbreak' Trailer and Free Weekend

Check out the trailer below from Ubisoft introducing two new Operators Lion and Finka for Operation Chimera.




Ubisoft has a history of adding an attacker and a defender, whenever they release new operators for Rainbow Six Siege but this time they made an exception by giving attacking attributes to Lion & Finka. Besides, previously the developers introduced fresh operators based on real-life Special Forces units of different countries. For Operation Chimera however, they are members of a fictional elite squad named CBRN and are especially trained in biological warfare.

RELATED: Rainbow Six Siege: Outbreak Details

The following trailer clip details the key-features of biohazard specialist Operators Lion and Finka, joining Team Rainbow.




Since Rainbow Six Siege is going to see some odd circumstances this year, Lion and Finka are brought in considering their immense expertise on biohazard. Both of them get to choose from three of their primary weapons and they are Operators with 2-speed and 2-armor. The competitive multiplayer experience will never be the same with these two hanging out with the Rainbow Six team.

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Rainbow Six Siege New Operator Finka

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Our first Operator Finka hails straight from Russia and one of the best biohazard specialists out there. Using her Adrenal Surge ability by triggering nanites in their bloodstream, she can give a boost to every member of her team that will reduce recoil and give bonus HP. You can even revive one of the fellow attacker as long as they are just down but not out yet. The boost also lets you pass through pass barbed wire faster and will provide quick recoveries from concussion and flashbang effects. Adrenal Surge are up for use twice in each round.

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Rainbow Six Siege New Operator Lion

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Operator Lion is French and another newest recruit to the team for Operation Chimera, where the team will need his expertise. He scans the entire map with an aerial drone called EE-One-D for potential enemies and pin-points their location with it. If any member of the attacking team even takes a step, the drone identifies their movement in real-time, making it easy for Lion to take them out. Once he activates it as you can see a live countdown on the screen and should not take a step but you can rotate if you want. In each round, Lion can use up his drone for three times with a cool down period of course.

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Operation Chimera Brings New Operators

RELATED: Rainbow Six Siege's Blood Orchid is Bugged

Ubisoft's team-based tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege is released back in 2015 to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. As we discussed about them, Operators Lion and Finka will be available from March 6 alongside the launch of Operation Chimera event. Considering their unique abilities, these two new operatives will bring a new edge to the team for the oncoming challenges of Rainbow Six Siege Year 3.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Play Overwatch Free on February

Blizzard Entertainment's team-based multiplayer online shooter Overwatch has a huge fan-base and is also popular for eSports tournaments. Since the release of the game from 2016, the developer offered many free weekends to attract new players into the fold and we think that is a great initiative to empower your franchise. Speaking of free weekends, we are awaiting just another right after the Valentine's Day.

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Play Overwatch Free on February

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Starting from February 16th to 19th, Blizzard Entertainment has offered a Free Weekend for everyone out there who always wanted to Overwatch a shot but wasn't sure about it. Well, this free trial period will be a perfect opportunity for them to sink their teeth in for four days on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Not only you are getting access to the 26 available hero characters of Overwatch to choose from but you also get to explore all the 17 different maps and 4 modes of the game. Depending on the selected game modes, you can play with variable amount of players. Earning loot boxes for cosmetic items and various skins are also open for this trial. Several other features like the Arcade, Custom Games, Play Vs. AI and Quick Play are open in this limited time offer.

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You will need the Battle.net desktop app and a Blizzard account to get started with the game on PC. For console, you can log in with your selected local user for PlayStation 4 and in case of Xbox One, you have to sign in to your Xbox Live account. Whatever progress and experience you will gain during this period can be transferred to the full game should you decide to make a purchase for it after playing the free weekend on Battle.net.



Multiplayer online first-person shooter game Overwatch is released in 2016 from Blizzard Entertainment to play on PC and major console platforms like PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The official Tweet from Overwatch given above has the link to all the details regarding the trial and you can even shoot your questions directly for any queries as they are very responsive to replying the tweets back.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Destiny 2 Nightfall Strike and Prestige Raid Will Change

Activision and Bungie presents multiplayer first-person shooter Destiny 2 has been doing pretty well since the release. The developers have made some significant changes to a part of Destiny and Destiny 2, the weekly Nightfall strikes. Since Nightfall strikes are considered one of the hardest in the game and has been receiving a lot of opinions lately, Bungie decides to shake things up a little alongside the difficulties of Prestige raids in upcoming updates.

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Destiny 2 Nightfall Strike and Prestige Raid Will Change

In original Destiny, there was no timer in Nightfall and players could just wander around the whole time of the game to avoid enemies but when the sequel have introduced this new feature, that is no longer possible. Addressing this issue that raised a few controversies, Bungie decided to bring some change to it so that the glory it had back in the days are restored once again.

Destiny 2 Nightfall Strike Scoring

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According to game director Christopher Barrett, when version 1.1.3 update for Destiny 2 will launch on February 27, players will see where the game is going from there. Strike scoring system of the game will also be changed a bit, so that you actually want to go looking for a kill instead of ditching them all the time. Like it or not, that's really good for your gaming spirit.

Destiny 2 Nightfall Challenge Card

When the update will go live, it will work somewhat like this:

  • The overall score of your group will include the solo scores of your team members, which will also show up in strike leaderboards. The performance of every single members of the team will be summed up to the score.

  • Only kills are what matters most to the score after the update. How often do you use your super abilities and generate Orbs of Light also counts though.

  • Playing it quicker will be rewarding for your score but if you take too much time, you only better your chances of lowering your score. For instance, if you already have spent 15 minutes into the game, you will only receive half the points. 18 minutes and you won't earn any more new points. So, finish the strike as early as possible.

  • It would be really painful to see your score diminished over time but considering everything else the same, if another team in the strike clears before you then they get higher score than yours.

Following the version 1.1.3 update, you will be able to earn Challenge Cards right after you complete a Nightfall game, which will only be applicable for the Prestige version of the strike. Players can now tune in their preferred difficulty settings using new modifiers (Arc/Solar Singe/Void) tied to these cards. These unique modifiers will either boost damage or help you score high despite your less damage rate.

Destiny 2 Inverted Spire Emblem

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Bungie will introduce a special emblem to Nightfall strike for Destiny 2, which will generate an aura over the head of your Guardian on the display only if you can go beyond a certain score. Crossing that specific mark will not just raise Vanguard token drops by 25 percent but your entire fireteam will receive buff as well as you. However, before bringing all these changes to the update, the developer team wants to get more feedback on their current idea from players.

The Inverted Spire Emblem

RELATED: Destiny 2 XP Scaling System Removed

The Prestige mode for Eater of Worlds has been pushed to May and there is a five-month long lag with the Leviathan, which almost everyone is complaining about right now. The developers simply didn't want to release it as it currently is and they just wanted to add some flavors of their own to make it worth your time. Because, for the past couple of months, Bungie was working on it by testing out new ways to add difficulties and try to increase the replaying value of the raid.

Destiny 2 Nightfall Modifier

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Prestige Raids will also present different challenges to you every week and the challenges will vary each time. For example, you can be forced to undergo an entire raid with a specific gun for your guardian against deadly enemies. The objective of new Prestige mode here is to keep the players engaged by switching new weapons to your vault and more rewards to earn. This update isn't going to drop until May for all Leviathan raid though.

RELATED: Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2 Becomes Best-Selling on 2017

Released to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Destiny 2 became an instant hit and also was one of the most successful titles of 2017. Despite that, many in-game issues have been drawing players out of the game and Bungie is taking these new initiatives to attract back the gamers back in the fold to make it great again.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Destiny 2 Crimson Days Event Announced

Back in the time of online-based multiplayer first-person shooter Destiny, developer Bungie used to have Valentine’s Day-themed seasonal event Crimson Days. Now that Destiny 2 is the newest installment in the series that is immensely successful on all platforms and Valentine’s Day is coming next week, they are bringing the event back once again for this very special occasion to celebrate with the fans and let them have some fun too.

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Destiny 2 Crimson Days Event Announced

Right before the big-day love, on February 13, Crimson Days event will be going live for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Much like the previous instance, it will be a competitive multiplayer mode for 2v2 matches on a Crucible map called The Burnout, previously known as the Burning Shrine. In these round-based Clash mode game, you should try to keep up with your teammate for quick recharge of your abilities.

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Another reason to not get too far from your partner is that you will lose buff and your awaiting enemy will easily find you using a waypoint. Even if you get detached from your colleague for a while, there is a marker to guide you back again. This can be proven very handy when you are teaming-up with some random person for the lack of a partner in Destiny 2. The game has an efficient matchmaking system so that if you join the match solo, you can still find someone to partner up.

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One of the primary perks of 2018's Crimson Days event is the chance of getting handful of cosmetic items. According to Bungie, completing the Crimson Days Crucible playlist firsthand will be the best way to earn rewards and the rewarding system is centered on single-character play. Most of the time, you will find rewards in a new Crimson Engram and there is a “knock-out” list to make sure that you don't end up having duplicate items like during The Dawning.

RELATED: Destiny 2 XP Scaling System Removed


Aside from all these regular prizes, Bungie claims to have other special rewards that can only be achieved through certain means.

  • To get the Fire of the Crimson Days Emblem and the Tirastrella Ghost Shell, you have to finish five Crimson Days matches for completing “Welcome to Crimson Days” highlight and you have to pay Lord Shaxx a visit in the Tower.

  • The Undeterred Exotic Sparrow gun can be yours upon completion of Crimson Days Crucible playlist.

  • By completing Leviathan Raid or the Raid Lair: Eater of Worlds you can achieve the sick-looking Dieselpunk Exotic Ornament for Wardcliff Coil straight outta final chest.

  • Earn the Flaunting Dance Emote by finishing Nightfall Strike within the Crimson Days event week.

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Tirastrella Ghost Shell
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Undeterred Exotic Sparrow
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Dieselpunk Exotic Ornament

Regardless of your actions on Crimson Days, you and your partner will get an Illuminated Engram and a Crimson Engram as soon as you level up. Crimson Engrams are of course, not limited to this seasonal event of Destiny 2 and you can only achieve them from gameplay so that no one can claim for any attempt of forcing players to spend real-world money. From the in-game store Eververse, you can buy gears and items in exchange for Bright Dust, which will also be added to the “knock-out” list.

RELATED: Bungie on Destiny 2 PC Bans


Since Crimson Engrams are not limited to Crimson Days, there's no cap on how many of them you can earn. However, there is a level cap for your Guardian and if you are a non-DLC owner, then it is 20. For those who own the Curse of Osiris DLC expansion will need to reach 25 to be eligible for level-up reward Engrams.

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You can also consider Bungie being this much generous with Crimson Days to compensate the players for from last year’s The Dawning event, which saw quite a backlash from the disappointed fans. So, bringing back a popular Mercury-based map from the original Destiny was not a bad idea. Debuting on February 13, Crimson Days event will run for a week to come until February 20.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Rainbow Six Siege 'Outbreak' Trailer and Free Weekend

Ubisoft's team-based tactical shooter game Rainbow Six Siege has just stepped into Year 3 Season 1 content, Operation Chimera and it will go live from February 19 on the technical test servers. There is a cooperative new event called Outbreak that will be added to Operation Chimera from February 20 on the test servers too. By the time you will get to butt into "Outbreak" will be March 6 and it will continue till April 3.

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Rainbow Six Siege 'Outbreak' Trailer and Free Weekend

RELATED: Rainbow Six Siege: Outbreak Details

Before you get to go into the Quarantine Zone of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, here is the latest trailer featuring Operator Eliza "Ash" Cohen, hinting at the pandemic causing the event.




As part of the Season One content for Rainbow Six Siege Year 3, Outbreak mode is completely free. Plus, there are three more seasons to come this year and six more Operators will join the elite gang by then to make it a total of eight new recruits. As always, players with Season Pass will get early access to the content seven days early along with other perks like credits, headgear and uniforms. These also include the "Damascus Steel" skin and a 5% renowned boost for you as well.

RELATED: Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 DLC Announced

If you haven't signed in for the adventure that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege has to offer to you yet, then there is a Free Weekend coming your way very soon in the spirit of Operation Chimera and upcoming Outbreak event. This upcoming February 15, start your free trial for the full game and play it until February 18 to your heart's content with other 25 Million players from worldwide or with your best buddies for greater experience.

RELATED: Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege's Blood Orchid is Bugged

Should you choose to purchase the game after the trial period is over, your progress will be carried out to the full version game. PC gamers can get their access using Steam or Uplay. Players from PlayStation 4 and Xbox One can also join at the same time. There is a professional tournament on Rainbow Six Siege is going on in Montreal and hopefully, Ubisoft will reveal more details on Operation Chimera and the Outbreak there.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Far Cry 5 Season Pass Details

The latest and the fifth title from the action-adventure first-person shooter Far Cry game series still awaiting its release but Ubisoft is already talking about the upcoming Season Pass they have planned for Far Cry 5. This piece of content will feature some surprising and bizarre elements for the game's DLC. If you are thinking that they are probably intending to expand the main game storyline with these contents but in fact, all they want is to take you out of Hope County, Montana.

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Far Cry 5 Season Pass Details

While detailing about the upcoming DLC offerings, a new story trailer with a new cinematic is released by the developer/publisher studio Ubisoft for Far Cry 5.




Of course, overthrow the menace of Eden’s Gate cult is your top priority but that doesn't mean that you do have to stick to the rural America. The three brand-new expansion packs that will come with the Far Cry 5 Season Pass want to give you some uncanny experience that you didn't really saw coming. Apparently, there are more in line aside from these three and one of them will be named Blood Dragon.

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As obvious as the name is, The Dead Living Zombies DLC will pit you against hordes of relentless undead armies in a zombie-infected wasteland and your survival will depend on your skills. You will be facing the hostile fires of the Vietcong fighters in Hours of Darkness, set in Vietnam. In Lost on Mars expansion, you will discover yourself stranded on the titular red planet fighting off giant alien spiders to save thyself.

Also, the critically acclaimed installment of the series, Far Cry 3 also returns through the Season Pass and takes you back to Rook Islands. Ubisoft has updated the original game that introduced us with the enigmatic Vaas and included as Far Cry 3 Classic Edition with this package. Nostalgic fans of Far Cry 3 can now go back to enjoy their favorite game once again and so are the new generation of players with this remastered version.




Since game Season Pass allows the owners to enjoy some privileges like no other, you can take your tour at the Rook Islands in the single-player campaign four weeks in advance before anyone else can until Far Cry 3 Classic Edition is available in market for sale on summer 2018 only if you hold a copy.

Far Cry 5 is confirmed to release on March 27 for PC, PlayStation 4  and Xbox One. You can either pick up Far Cry 5 Gold Edition that has the Season Pass as a part of it or purchase it separately. The digital version of the content will cost you only $89.99 and you have to spend $99.99 if you are looking for a physical copy.