Gaming News Wrap [20 Jan 2015]

News Wrap 02Good day to you. And you. And you over there too. Welcome to another Gaming News Wrap.

Games

The next patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will arrive this week and features matchmaking fixes, campaign fixes and more.

Sledgehammer is planning to ban players who kill themselves on purpose to “reverse boost” their levels in Call of Duty Advanced Warfare. If you’re asking what exactly reverse boosting is, you can find out more here.

There has been a delay of physical copies of Dying Light in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. The digital versions will be available on 27 January as originally scheduled but not the retail copies. [via Facebook]

The free ‘Japanese’ DLC for DriveClub is now available on the PS4 by way of a 3.33GB update. The DLC features five new tracks, a multiplayer time trial mode and improvements to the game’s AI and weather visuals. [More…]

Industry

Sony has detailed its promised ‘gifts’ for the PSN downtime over the Christmas period of 2014. From 9.00am GMT on Friday (23 January) until 9.00am GMT Monday (26 January) PSN members can claim a one-time 10% discount on the PS Store. The five-day PS Plus membership extension has also begun rolling out with “no action is required on your part. You will receive an email in the coming days with a confirmation of details about the extension.” [More…]

Videos

A new trailer for Project CARS. The game launches for PS4, Xbox One, WiiU and PC on 17 March in the US and 20 March in Europe. [More…]

Firaxis have announced Sid Meier’s Starships – a turn-based sci-fi strategy title launching “early 2015” for PC, Mac and iPad. [More…]

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