Gaming News Wrap [24 Dec 2014]

Zombie XmasHi you holiday season humans. This is now the last Gaming News Wrap until 2015, so we would like to thank you and wish you all a safe and happy holidays.

Games

A new update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been released and alongside the various fixes and improvements is the launch of Spartan Ops for Halo 4. [More…]

A new update (which should be available by now) for Killer Instinct brings online play to Killer Instinct Classic 1 on Xbox One. A number of bug fixes and an option to disable the right analogue stick is also part of the update. [More…]

12,869,066 players had played Destiny online by the of the end of last week, with 22,932,276 Guardians having been created. These, along with more stats and figures can be found here.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic has launched on Android and is currently available for £3.20 and weighs in at 2.4GB.

Sales & Discounts

The Xbox Live Deals with Gold which runs until 31 December is packed full of discounts for some top quality titles on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. On Xbox One, Diablo 3, Destiny, Tales from the Borderlands and more feature, while on Xbox 360, FIFA 15, Forza Horizon 2, Alien Isolation and more can be snapped up for up to 85% off. Details can be found here.

The ninth deal in the ‘Countdown to 2015’ is Child if Light on Xbox One and Xbox 360 (50% off), but in an act of generosity, Dragon Age Inquisition will be available for 35% off on Xbox One for the second day in a row. [More…]

The final set of Holiday and Christmas related deals for PSN have been released. Until around midday on 25 December, Far Cry 4 is discounted on PS4 and PS3, while Freedom Wars is discounted on PS Vita. Details here.

Meanwhile, the US PSN has a number of titles discounted until 29 December, including Alien Isolation, Battlefield 4, CoD: Advanced Warfare, Diablo 3, WWE 2K15 and more. Discounts are up to 70% off. More on the specials can be found here.

Videos

Sunset Overdrive‘s first story-based add-on, The Mystery of the Mooil Rig, is now available.

http://youtu.be/8-SsxypSSRI

Naughty Dog is celebrating its 30-year anniversary with this 50-minute documentary.