Gaming News Wrap [25 Sep 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 03Good day to you all. As always, there’s a little for everyone to snack on in the Gaming News Wrap.

Games

The ‘IMC Rising’ DLC for Titanfall will be available today for Xbox One and PC versions of the game.

The PES 2015 demo is now available in Europe for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4 and PS3. There’s seven teams available including UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid, La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, and German champions Bayern Munich.

Ubisoft has announced the third (of six) DLC packs for Trials Fusion. ‘Welcome to the Abyss’ will be out on 7 October for Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC, and 8 October for PS4. Season Pass holders (£15.99) will receive immediate access to this content and riders without the Season Pass will be able purchase it for £3.99.

PC patch 2.1.1 for Diablo 3 is now available. The update buffs Witch Doctors and the survivability of pets, as well as altering how Blood Shard rewards work. The full details can be found here.

Riot Games has implemented ‘Ranked Restrictions’ in League of Legends. They have blocked “negative” players from joining ranked matches and will need to first complete a set number of games in Normal Draft mode. [More…]

Guild Wars 2 is offering a week long trial with no obligation. There are some restrictions on the free accounts and the trial will end 11:59pm PT on October 1 / 7:59am UK on 2 October. Sign up here.

Final Fantsay IV is now available via Steam for $15.99.

Sales & Discounts

There’s a bid sale on the European PlayStation Store. Child of Light, TowerFall Ascension, Daylight and more are discounted with PS Plus members getting an additional rebate. Full details can be found here.

Industry

The long-awaited Wasteland 2 has made short work of making over one million in revenue. In just four days, the game has sold $1.5 million. [More…]

The creators of Child of Light have become a core development team at Ubisoft and will start on a new project. [More…]

An early version of the Oculus Rift software storefront, Oculus Home, will launch later this year without any payment options, essentially meaning any developers who support the Gear VR at launch will have no choice but to give away their games for free. [More…]

Videos

FIFA 15, PES 2015 demo, Ar nosurge, a bunch of new discounts and savings and more are now live on the EU PS Store. Details can be found here.

This is a first look at Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare‘s co-op mode, Exo Survival.

‘Bad Blood’ – the Watch_Dogs DLC featuring T-Bone in an all new story campaign – is now available for season pass holders. The rest can download it on 30 September.

It’s Nisha – the Lawbringer – in action in this gaemplay video for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

A gameplay walkthrough of Saints Row: Gat out of Hell.

A new series of mini-documentaries for The Evil Within have been released. More are promised… *gulp*.

A relatively widely reported bug has appeared in FIFA 15 on the PC. The bug sees a match start without any sound and all the players immediately run to the halfway line. The EA Support Page is offering a number of potential solutions, none of which appear to be working yet.

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