News Wrap 01Good morning. You can feel we’re closing in on E3, gaming news is slowing down a little. But, there’s still enough for us to keep you entertained in the Gaming News Wrap.


A source is suggesting that the autumn 2015 release window for The Division is “a bit optimistic” and that Ubisoft and Massive doesn’t want to “do a Battlefield 4 and release an unfinished game”. Expect it later than suggested then? [More…]

Destiny is the first game on the PS4 to support automatic pre-loading. According to a PS4 support page, with automatic downloads enabled, users who have pre-ordered certain games (starting with Destiny) can expect them to “pre-load onto the PS4 shortly before the release date.”

WWE2K15 will arrive 28 October in the US and 31 October in the rest of the world. The game will be available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. [via Twitter]

If frames per second gets you all excited, then Metro: Redux on PS4 may just get your motor running. According to two teasing tweets by the developer, the game looks set to run at 60fps on Sony’s console. [More…]

Max The Curse of Brotherhood is now available for Xbox 360 and PC. The game is priced at £11.99, and the XBLA version weighs in at 1.98 GB. There is also a free trial available.

Singstar is coming to the PS4 later this year, and rather than use those pesky microphones, you will be able to use your phone. This will happen via a new iOS and Android app that will allow both PS4 and PS3 users to use their phone as a microphone. [More…]

The Craglorn update for The Elder Scrolls Online is expected to release either today or tomorrow (Friday). The next update is also “fairly on schedule.” [More…]

Consoles & Hardware

The next Xbox One update will hit in June and will bring with it “External Storage, Real Names and More”. The new Gold membership benefits also kick in, but you would need to be in a country selling the console to really care… [More…]

New hardware revisions of both the PS4 and PS3 look set to appear. It’s unlikely to be anything radical like the PS3 slim to the super slim revision, but more an evolution of the internals. [More…]


Take-Two has filed trademarks for ‘City Stories’. The application – which was filed on 15 May – lists Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories as related trademark properties, indicating Grand Theft Auto is set to grow. [More…]

Id Software and ZeniMax are sticking with their guns that Oculus “years of research and investment” and plans to proceed with legal action. [More…]

Sticking with legal action, Blizzard is suing a collective of hackers for profiting off Starcraft 2 user-made mods. [More…]

Unsurprisingly, 343 Industries‘ Frank O’Connor is annoyed by insider leaks. “Ok. But it isn’t prophecy, nor ultimately even important. It’s annoying.” [More…]

Dark Souls creator, Hidetaka Miyazaki, has been promoted to president of From Software. [More…]


The PS Store update in the EU brings Wolfenstein, Transistor, DLC and more. You can view the full details here.

Batman evens the odds with the Batmobile in this new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer.