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Sea of Thieves: Fate of the Damned Update Live Now

Rare Studio adds spooky new Halloween-themed content for Sea of Thieves in free monthly update Fate of the Damned.
Currently boasting over 15 million players worldwide, 2018 open-world pirate action-adventure game Sea of Thieves from developer Rare Studio and publisher Xbox Game Studios is ready to celebrate annual festival of Halloween.
In anticipation of ongoing spooky season this year, Rare Studio releases free monthly content update Fate of the Damned today, adding activities, cosmetics, events menu, options, weekly challenges and more for all SoT players.

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Sea of Thieves releases a brand-new trailer highlighting free Fate of the Damned contents and features.

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Though inspired from previous Halloween events, Fate of the Damned update has a lot of new content to offer. Shadows of Fate enemies will return this month and pirates are to join forces with Bilge Rats to tackle them for good.
Go n…

Sekiro: Game of the Year Edition Announced

From Software will be launching Sekiro: Game of the Year Edition and free content update on October 28, 2020.
A widely popular sleeper-hit of last year, action-adventure game Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice by developer From Software and publisher Activision has won over universal acclaim and multiple awards on launch, including "Game of the Year".
From Software announced to add new gameplay and social features for Sekiro via a free update on October 28, 2020. At the same day, Sekiro: Game of the Year Edition will be released globally over PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms.

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Sekiro: GOTY Edition highlights all upcoming free content update through a brand-new trailer recently.

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Latest update for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice adds unlockable skins and extra challenges to keep single-player experience interesting. If story campaign was not already punishing enough, ther…

Destiny 2 Cheat Maker Site Shut Down by Bungie

Bungie takes legal action against biggest Destiny 2 cheat maker site Perfect Aim to restrict in-game hacking.
Though games like free-to-play shooter Destiny 2 from developer/publisher Bungie are very popular among many who enjoy playing online, their multiplayer experience is often ruined by those who use third-party cheat software.
Running a crackdown on D2 cheaters, Bungie recently took major legal action against one of the most infamous Destiny 2 cheats and hacks source, issuing an immediate cease-and-desist order to online cheat maker website Perfect Aim.

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From now on, when a potential customer or a visitor arrives on Perfect Aim's page to purchase Destiny 2 hack, a pop-up message from Bungie, inc. will briefly describe their legal position and inform that D2 cheats are no longer available.
Perfect Aim refuses to comment on whether their business of selling cheats violates D2 license agreement. Regarding cheating, Bungie t…

The Outer Worlds Coming to Steam

Following release of Windows PC version on Epic Games Store last year, The Outer Worlds is finally coming to Steam.
A quirky successor to Fallout series, action role-playing game The Outer Worlds from developer Obsidian Entertainment and publisher Private Division just released its first campaign expansion pack, Peril on Gorgon DLC back in September.
Since launch, Windows PC version of TOW has been an exclusive to Epic Games Store and after ending a year-long exclusivity; Obsidian is finally bringing acclaimed 2018 sci-fi adventure to Steam later this month on October 23, 2020.

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TOW official Twitter account has recently shared announcement of its upcoming Steam release date across social media. The Outer Worlds base game and Peril on Gorgon DLC expansion will both be available on Valve platform at launch.
When it was initially revealed that TOW will be a platform exclusive to Epic Store for a year, it made majority of fans on PC up…

Borderlands 3: Bloody Harvest Halloween Event Returns

Gearbox brings back seasonal Halloween event in Bloody Harvest Returns for Borderlands 3, offering unique rewards.
It's been a year since action role-playing first-person shooter game Borderlands 3 is launched, yet developer Gearbox Software and publisher 2K Games continues to roll out new content and live events for players on all major platforms.
Halloween is about to start very soon this year and Gearbox is ready to celebrate this annual spooky festival as well via seasonal limited time event Bloody Harvest Returns, starting from October 8 and will run until November 5, 2020.

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Halloween event Bloody Harvest Returns will introduce Haunted enemies via "Terror" status and a boss character named Captain Haunt and few returning challenges to let you earn various festive rewards and offer legendary loot items.
Hunt for loot becomes "less grindy" and BL3 players will notice festive touch across all four DLC camp…

Mafia: Definitive Edition Out Now

A remake of 2004 action-adventure game, Mafia: Definitive Edition from Hangar 13 and 2K Games is available now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
A modern remake of 2002 critically-acclaimed crime action-adventure game, Mafia: Definitive Edition from developer Hangar 13 and publisher 2K Games is out now on PC via Epic Games Store and Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Nearly two decades ago, Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven made its historic debut and became an instant hit among players for its realistic portrayal of organized crime in America from 1930s and iconic story of mobster Tommy Angelo.

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You play as a young Tommy who is a cab driver in Lost Heaven that came across an Italian crime family, causing him to lose the job. He then joins Salieri crime family as its newest member and will take on any jobs on behalf of Don Salieri.
Tommy Angelo earns his keep with Salieri by breaking laws and completing challenging missions throughout entire story of Maf…

Left 4 Dead 2 Free-to-Play This Weekend

Valve announces free weekend for Left 4 Dead 2 to celebrate release of massive community update "The Last Stand".
A follow-up sequel to 2009 first-person shooter Left 4 Dead and pioneer to co-op shooter genre of games, Left 4 Dead 2 from developer/publisher Valve Corporation has received its first major content patch "The Last Stand" in years.
Celebrating release of a massive update made by L4D community, Valve has made Left 4 Dead 2 free-to-play on Steam for this weekend and offering a whopping 80% off for next three days, so anyone can jump into action right now.

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The Last Stand introduces a host of changes, extended campaign, improvements and necessary tweaks to L4D2. Players can explore 26 new Survival Maps while look into four newly added Scavenge Areas to experience more action.
It has been more than two decades since L4D2 is launched and despite lack of new official content release, the game is still quite popul…

Fanatical Platinum Collection: Build Your Own Bundle 2020

Create your own collection of high-rated PC games in Platinum Collection: Build your own Bundle this month.
Known for frequently offering crazy deals on games for PC platform, bundles of new games are currently available at online retail site Fanatical, bringing huge discounts through "Build Your Own Bundle" series for a limited time.
Starting from September 24, you pick three to five top-rated PC games for a very low price in Platinum Collection: Build Your Own Bundle 2020 until October 23, 1:00 AM PT/4:00 AM EDT, which can later be redeemed on Steam.

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Biggest takeaway from ongoing Platinum Collection will be The Walking Dead: The Final Season, a closing entry in critically-acclaimed episodic adventure series by developer/publisher Telltale Games, concluding Clementine's journey.
Set during Cold War era, open-world stealth game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain sees Big Boss waking up from a coma and join mercena…

Fanatical All Stars: Build Your Own Bundle 2020

Rack up some classics and indie games now in All Stars: Build Your Own Bundle at Fanatical for only $1 each or less!
If you are someone who enjoys gaming on PC platform and appreciate a good discount deal on your purchased titles like everyone else, then you should keep an eye on online retailer site Fanatical for many of their exclusive deals.
Fanatical assembled a bunch of curated PC games in "All Stars: Build Your Own Bundle", which lets you pick from a mix of AAA classics to fan-favorite Indies and round them up in a personal collection for the cheapest price possible.

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For starters, explore a mysterious world in Hob from developer/publisher Runic Games where action and suspense awaits you in every corner. Bring back Jedi Order from doom in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and its sequel.
Racing game fans can jump into 2015 acclaimed rally racing title DiRT Rally from F1 and GRID series creator Codemasters. There are ba…

Control Publisher Lied About Ultimate Edition Upgrade

Players accidentally receive Ultimate Edition for Control on PlayStation Store, exposing excuse given by 505 Games for next-gen.

Ahead of first launch anniversary, developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher 505 Games announced Ultimate Edition for sci-fi adventure game Control and sparked controversy among fans for not offering free next-gen upgrade.

505 Games eventually offered an explanation why players across all platforms who already own all content can be upgraded to new generation of console for free but most recently, fans have caught them lying about free next-gen version.

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Many who bought Digital Deluxe Edition of Control on Sony consoles noticed briefly having access to newly released Ultimate Edition on PlayStation Store, which fully contradicts with what 505 Games tried to clarify back in August.

505 Games said to have been unable to upgrade existing owners of Deluxe Edition from last-gen systems to PlaySta…

Prince of Persia Series is Discounted on Steam

Steam is offering 80% discount on Prince of Persia action-adventure platforming series for PC platform.

Reinventing one of the fan-favorite classic series, developer/publisher Ubisoft has revealed to have been working on Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake during UbiForward event, which is set to launch on January 21, 2021.

To celebrate upcoming release for Sands of Time Remake and spike fan-interest to one of their critically-acclaimed IPs once again, Ubisoft has deep discounted iconic Prince of Persia franchise from mid-2000 at 80% on Steam storefront.

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For a limited time, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Warrior Within, The Forgotten Sands, The Two Thrones and 2008 rebooted title are currently available on Valve's online store in a promotional offer, until September 14, 2020.

Many of these games may feel dated in terms of graphics but their complex puzzles and action platformer gameplay still has its…

Cyberpunk 2077 to Get Free Post-Launch DLC, Like The Witcher 3

CD Projekt Red will be offering free DLC for Cyberpunk 2077 following release just like The Witcher 3.

Though initially slated for April 2020 launch, developer/publisher CD Projekt Red had to delay upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 release date to November 19, due to restricted working conditions during COVID-19 pandemic.

In a social media response to a fan on Twitter, CDPR has recently confirmed rolling out free DLC for CP2077 aside from paid expansions following November launch, just like previous open-world CD Projekt title The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

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Occasionally reaching out to fans, official Twitter account for CP2077 has playfully confirmed adding free DLC after initial launch, much like third game in The Witcher series that featured a content roadmap to support its player community.

Back in April 2020, CD Projekt Red revealed plans to include paid expansion for Cyberpunk 2077 featuring story campaigns on similar scale o…

Control Publisher Explains Why You Need Ultimate Edition for Next-Gen Upgrade

505 Games offers an explanation on why current owners of Control won't receive free upgrade to PS5 and Xbox Series X version.

On its way to celebrate first anniversary of launch, action-adventure game Control from developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher 505 Games was received with critical-acclaim and multiple "Game of the Year" accolades.

Following announcement of Control: Ultimate Edition, current players on consoles were really confused about its next-gen upgrade paths and 505 Games unsuccessfully attempts to explain everything in details via a recent Blog post.

RELATED: Control Won't Give Free Next-Gen Upgrade to All Players

Ultimate Edition comes bundled with Control base game, two DLC expansion packs, Expeditions endgame mode, Photo Mode and all content updates released since launch with free next-gen console upgrade for people who purchase it.

When 505 Games officially revealed that only owners of Ultimate Edition will receive a free upgrade for enhanced v…

Control Won't Give Free Next-Gen Upgrade to All Players

505 Games announces free upgrade to next-gen consoles will only be available for owners of Control: Ultimate Edition.

About a year ago, sci-fi adventure title Control was released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles while PC version remained a timed exclusive title to Epic Games Store, a controversial decision that made a faction of PC gamers upset.

Ahead of first anniversary of release, developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher 505 Games announces Ultimate Edition for Control that includes all post-launch content and free next-gen console upgrade, only for new buyers.

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Special editions are usually a means to get extra contents that customers have missed during original launch. Control: Ultimate Edition however, is making things complicated by not giving all players free access to next-gen console version.

Existing owners of the game will not be able to play Control on PS5 or Series X, unless they are willi…

Control: Ultimate Edition Announced, Coming to Steam

Remedy announces Control: Ultimate Edition for all platforms, also launching on Steam later this month.

In spite of having from a buggy launch, action-adventure game Control from developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher 505 Games end up receiving a number of accolades that includes Game of the Year from many media outlets.

To celebrate upcoming one year anniversary of release, Remedy has announced an Ultimate Edition of Control bundled with all content updates, both expansion packs and a bonus upgrade along with its Steam debut on August 27, 2020.

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Remedy and 505 Games showcase features of Control: Ultimate Edition in a newly released official trailer.

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Shortly after launch, Remedy Entertainment revealed a post-launch roadmap for Control to add extra content. First free update introduced Photo Mode and endgame mode Expeditions, which gets followed-up by …

Halo Infinite Delayed to 2021

343 Industries and Microsoft have officially moved Halo Infinite holiday 2020 release window to 2021.

In mid-July, developer 343 Industries and SkyBox Labs, in association with publisher Xbox Game Studios has unveiled a much-anticipated gameplay for upcoming first-person shooter title Halo Infinite at Xbox Games Showcase digital event.

Response from player community was largely negative and as a follow-up to fan-backlash, 343 Industries studio head Chris Lee recently came out announcing an inevitable delay of release until 2021 on social media citing multiple factors.

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Reaction from fans to first gameplay demo received a lot of criticisms online for its graphics that doesn't seem very "next-gen". Many even pointed out that its graphics looked outdated, much more in line with Halo: Combat Evolved.

Xbox games marketing manager Aaron Greenberg came to defend their work saying Halo Infinite is still a "work-in-progress"…

Halo: The Master Chief Collection to Add Cross-Play

343 Industries plans to add cross-play, custom game browser and more to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

While anticipating release of upcoming first-person shooter Halo Infinite for holiday 2020, developer 343 Industries and publisher Xbox Game Studios are still committed to include new games to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

In a recent update, Halo 3 joined Master Chief Collection and 343 Industries plans to introduce cross-play, custom game browser, input-based matchmaking, keyboard and mouse support and server region selection by end of 2020.

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Cross-play support will enable players on Windows PC and Xbox consoles to jump together into adventure. You are most likely to get paired with a player with same input device such as controller or keyboard, in input-based matchmaking.

Aside from their key-features to include in roadmap for 2020, dev team has also planned for double keybinds for all games, in-game frame rate c…

Destiny 2 Fixes Beaver Network Errors

Bungie dev team and Valve fixes "Beaver" network errors that plagued Destiny 2 players since launch of Shadowkeep.

Last month, developer/publisher Bungie announced upcoming Year 4 Season 2 content for free-to-play online multiplayer shooter title Destiny 2 and its next major expansion Beyond Light is currently set to release on November 10, 2020.

Ever since Windows PC version of Destiny 2 has moved from to Steam last year, players are facing connection errors regularly. Bungie recently took actions to fix these errors codenamed "Beaver" and make D2 more stable.

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Bungie has found reasons behind recent network issues that have been causing disruption to all in-game activities. Last week, Destiny dev team alongside Valve has identified hardware issues in data center of certain locations worldwide.

Bungie recently reveals that primary errors have originated from Steam data centers and Valve already did the…

Halo Infinite Campaign Gameplay Revealed

343 Industries offers a first-look at campaign gameplay of Halo Infinite during Xbox Games Showcase today.

A year ago, a cinematic trailer titled "Discover Hope" offered first glimpse at story premise for upcoming first-person shooter title Halo Infinite by developer 343 Industries and SkyBox Labs, in association with publisher Xbox Game Studios.

Since E3 2020 has now been cancelled due to a global pandemic of Coronavirus outbreak, 343 Industries and Microsoft announced in March to reveal long-anticipated gameplay footage in a demo trailer at Xbox Games Showcase digital event.

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Take a first look at Halo Infinite official gameplay video in real-time from early hours of story campaign.

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After a Pelican pilot finds Master Chief floating in space, he reaches out and revives him earlier. As they are forced to crash land on the ring when they are shot at with anti…