Gaming News Wrap [18 Nov 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 04Good day and welcome to the daily wrap filled with tasty gaming news and videos.

Games

Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be getting a matchmaking patch on Wednesday 19 November. While the main focus of the patch is on matchmaking, other unrelated issues will also be addressed. [More…]

A third update for Assassin’s Creed Unity is planned, details of which can be found here. This follows two hastily released updates for the game on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

A 2.44GB update for Destiny has been released. The update delivers “new content in the lead up to The Dark Below” as well as providing “new social features, revisions to activities, alterations to competitive spaces” and “adjustments to the player overall experience”. [More…] The update has been found to unintentionally nerf exotic weapons which Bungie is working on fixing.

Frontier has decided to ditch the offline mode for their space game Elite: Dangerous, as they feel it “would be unacceptably limited and static compared to the dynamic, ever unfolding experience we are delivering”. [More…]

Sales & Discounts

Red Faction Guerrilla is now available for free for Games with Gold on Xbox 360 until the end of November. The download weighs in at 6.4 GB, and normally costs £14.99 / $19.99.

Industry

100 of the around 800 cartridges from the Atari ET landfill have been sold on eBay for a total of $37,000 (£23k). The rest will go on sale in the future, while another 500 cartridges have been sent to museums around the world. [More…]

Videos

Dragon Age Inquisition launch trailer. Now with gameplay.

The season pass trailer for Far Cry 4.

Battlefield 4 ‘Last Stand’ DLC gets a gameplay trailer.

The Season Pass trailer for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. The press release says the “Season Pass will include six add-on content packs that feature unique themed levels, stories and free play modes. Players will gain access to more than 40 characters, vehicles, achievements and more. The Season Pass is currently available for the PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, and PC for a great price of £11.99. Each pack can be purchased separately at £2.50/pack. ”

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