Gaming News Wrap [2 Apr 2015]

News Wrap 04Possibly the last Gaming News Wrap of the week. Well, it’s a long weekend right, and even zombies need some time off.

Games

The new Gears of War will not be released for Xbox 360. We think that’s more a confirmation of what most already knew. [via Twitter]

The PlayStation DLC heading to Batman Arkham Knight looks like a timed exclusively only. An Amazon listing suggests that come fall 2015, the DLC will be released for other platforms. [More…]

The first gameplay footage of Star Wars Battlefront will be shown at 6:30pm UK time on Friday 17 April, during the EA panel at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, CA.

The Titanfall DLC maps are now being merged into the regular playlists for the game. Don’t worry, because all of the DLC is now free forever. This move is expected to improve matchmaking. [More…]

Update 1.02 for Bloodborne has been released and fixes the Lunarium Key progression bug and removes the item duping glitch. Sony is working on another patch to reduce loading times.

You will be able to try the various DLC characters for Mortal Kombat X for free. The characters will feature (on rotation) in the game’s Challenge Towers. [More…]

The latest PS4 update has caused issues with GTA Online when using the suspend/resume feature. Rockstar is working on a fix, but offer a solution in the meanwhile.

A new patch for Battlefield Hardline is currently in testing and will fix TDM spawns, reduce flinch and more.

The latest patch for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has brought the promised online co-op for Raid. The patch is now live on PC, PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360, with the Xbox One version coming soon.

The closed beta for StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void is now live. There are three maps to try, and a new Protoss unit, the Adept. Also available is PvP multiplayer and the new Archon Mode, which allows two players control over the same base and army. [More…]

Dirt 3 has moved from Games For Windows Live to Steamworks , and in doing so, is upgrading all owners of the main game to the Complete Edition. While the free DLC is awesome, the fact that saved files don’t carry over is not so awesome. [More…]

Consoles & Hardware

PlayStation Home is no more. No parties were thrown to mark the demise of a place I only visited once in its years of existence. [More…]

Industry

DeNA is hoping that their mobile deal with Nintendo will prove lucrative enough to bring in $25 million per month. [More…]

Videos

The latest (and last) DLC for Sunset Overdrive has been released on Xbox One. The DLC – ‘Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines’ – adds “an all new story, weapons, traps, Amps, enemies, clothing, gameplay mechanics, and a massive new area to explore”. There is also a game update which fixes a few bugs, a new Achievement and a permanent price drop for the game to $39.99. [More…]

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin has a launch trailer, as well as few new screens.

The Briggs family from Mortal Kombat X gets a trailer.

Arekkz Gaming have put together this day one wrap from the Call of Duty Championship 2015.

Missed the Nintendo Direct presentation yesterday? Well here’s the entire thing. Or if you prefer your information written, all the announcements are neatly summarised here.

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