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Minecraft getting Halo mash-up pack

The latest Minecraft mash-up pack will be Halo themed. PlayXBLA report that Microsoft and Mojang are celebrating the recent announcement of Halo 5: Guardians with the new Halo mash-up pack. The Halo Mash-up pack will include a new texture set, reskinned menus and interface, items that are reworked with a Halo flare, and 40 character skins. The mash-up will also…

Console versions of The Elder Scrolls Online may receive 6 month delay [UPDATE]

[UPDATE] Bethesda has confirmed with CVG that the game has definitely been delayed by six months to allow ZeniMax to “solve a series of unique problems specific to those platforms”. [ORIGINAL STORY] A new alleged screenshot suggests The Elder Scrolls Online console versions may just have been pushed back another six months. CVG report that a Reddit claims to have taken…

Microsoft extends DLC exclusivity deal for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

For no reason we care to understand, Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will uphold the Xbox DLC exclusivity deal. Despite the Playstation’s 4 edge in the next-gen market, in terms of units sold, the Xbox platforms will continue to receive DLC content for the Call of Duty games first, before Playsation platforms. VG247 report that Microsoft announced on Xbox…

Metal Gear V: Ground Zeroes update available today

The previous format-exclusive Jamais-Vu and MGS1 Déjà-Vu missions are now available across all formats. Konami has detailed a key update to its Metal Gear V: Ground Zeroes which unlocks today. The free update gives PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 users access to the ‘Jamais-Vu mission’ which re-introduces Revengeance star, Raiden, to the series, in a special mission set within the…

Watch Dogs season pass detailed

Ubisoft has revealed what the Watch Dogs season pass will include. The pass will cost $19.99 [around R200] and includes, amongst a bunch of add-ons, a new single-player campaign centered around character T-Bone, as well as three other single-player mission content additions. MCV report that a ‘Conspiracy Mode’ will also be included, which reportedly spins a twist on the game’s…

Battlefield 4 higher-performance servers deployed to address ‘rubber-banding’

DICE has deployed the new higher-performance servers Battlefield 4 which supposedly address the ‘rubber-banding’ issues. CVG report that DICE general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson acknowledged the issues in a new blog post, claiming that DICE “have found that the root cause of the issue.” He says the issue was due to a “configuration of certain hardware types.” “We have invested…