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Games

The Titanfall beta hosted two million unique users according to Respawn Entertainment community manager Abbie Heppe. The beta helped Respawn to identify a number of bugs before the game’s mid-March release. [More on Poygon]

In related news, the Titanfall Achievements have hit the internet. They have been posted on NeoGAF.

Feudal Japan will not be the setting for the next Assassin’s Creed game, but it will occur in Ubisoft Toronto head, Jade Raymond’s favorite historical era. Where that exactly is, is a mystery. [More on AdWeek]

DICE has confirmed that it will be bringing back the pre-game lobby system to Battlefield 4. More details are promised soon. [More on the Battlefield Forum]

A new patch for the PS3 and PS4 versions of Battlefield 4 has been released. The update address spawning, audio and physics issues, along with a few other issues. The latest patch notes are available on the Battlefield Forum.

The third DLC for Dead Rising 3 will be available today. ‘Chaos Rising’ is a single-player add-on.

All DLC for Gran Turismo 5 will be removed from sale by Sony on 30 April. Sony also plans to shut all GT5 online services on 30 May, while GT TV will be shut down on 14 March. [More on Gran Turismo’s Website]

Double Fine has secured funding for the Act 2 of Broken Age due to the sales of Act 1. [More on GI International]

Ace Combat Assault Horizon on PC is moving over to Steamworks, but players will not lose their saves or achievements. A title update has been released for the game to coincide with this shift. Details of this move can be found here.

Hardware

The Xbox One will be getting a price cut in the UK. From 28 February the console will sell for £399.99 instead of the current price of £429.99. To coincide with this announcement, the Titanfall console bundle has been confirmed by Microsoft, and will cost £399.99 and include the console, Kinect, headset, controller, one month Xbox Live Gold and a digital copy of the game.

Microsoft is promising to fix the EU & PAL television integration on Xbox One “within weeks”. A system update will fix a ‘juddering’ picture when viewing PAL TV broadcasts.

Industry

Ruffian’s  Jim Cope has said he wants “to see another Crackdown as well. I really do.” The comment was made as Ruffian’s new title Game of Glens suffers for support in Square Enix’s ‘The Collective’ crowd-funding experiment. [More on Eurogamer]

DayZ‘s creator Dean Hall wants to leave the project and Bohemia Interactive by end of the year, when he plans to return to New Zealand to start his own studio.

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop well become the new head of Microsoft‘s Devices and Studios, replacing current head Julie Larson-Green, who will now move to the Applications and Services division. [More on Geekwire]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

Watch The Last of Us documentary ‘Grounded’ right here. Set aside around one and a half hours though.

A new developer diary for Dark Souls II.

The launch trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2.

inFamous: Second Son gets a TV spot.

The WWE Network has launched on consoles and mobile devices. The streaming service for wrestling fans costs $9.99 in the US, with other regions still to be priced.

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