Gaming News Wrap [19 Nov 2014]

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Games

Rockstar Games is looking into why some players are having issues transferring account data from the last-gen versions of GTA Online to the recently released Xbox One and PS4 editions. The problem appears to be affecting players who haven’t played online since 2013. [More…] A PS4 patch is available to remedy the problem, while the Xbox One patch for the issue will be available today.

There is also an issue with the day one patch (which weighs in at 1.14GB) for GTA Online. The update is not needed to play the GTA V singleplayer, but it is needed for transfer of your previous gen character, as well as to play online.

Destiny‘s new and improved Iron Banner is now available for a limited time until 24 November.

DriveClub update 1.07 has been released and brings photo mode and three new tracks, as well as “minor bug fixes, performance improvements and usability tweaks”. [More…]

The second patch for the Xbox One version of Assassin’s Creed Unity is now live. The patch fixes a few bugs (similar to those on the PS4 and PC second update) as well as an Xbox One issue that saw occasional long delay in reaching the main screen at game start.

The Wii U version of Watch_Dogs will be available this week – 21 November to be exact.

Nintendo announced that the second paid DLC pack – The Twilight Princess Pack – for Hyrule Warriors will be out on 27 November and will contain new weapons, costumes, and a fresh adventure map to play through, as well as a new character, Twili Midna. [More…]

To compensate gamers for the launch issues which faced World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor last week, subscribers will get five free days of playtime. [More…]

Sales & Discounts

This week’s Deals with Gold features Ms. L. Croft on a variety of Tomb Raider titles discounted across Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Discounts over the titles vary between 33 to 75%, and details can be found here.

Industry

PlayStation UK managing director Fergal Gara thinks the PS4 can attract casual consumers and could “fill the void that’s being left latent by Wii”. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

The Far Cry 4 launch trailer and a video for the game’s mobile app.

And now, it’s a wonderful world in a Dragon Age Inquisition launch trailer.

A new video for Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris which focuses on the puzzles in the game.

There’s 27 peyote plants hidden in GTA V on the PS4 and Xbox One, and eating them as Franklin has an effect on you…

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