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Games

A new patch for Evolve – version 1.3 – is now available for PC with Xbox One and PS4 to arrive next week. The monsters have been adjusted with the Wraith being nerfed and the Kraken adjusted, while the hunters have also received adjustments and tweaks. Patch notes can be found here.

FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth anniversary and is giving away packs. From now until 29 March, you can get a free pack a day. There will also be special offers available every day. [More…]
EA has also posted a blog entry explaining the transfer market price ranges for Ultimate Team implemented to make the market “fair and fun for every player.”

Act 2 of Broken Age will launch for PC on 29 April in Europe. On the same day, a complete edition of the game (featuring act 1 and 2) will be released as a Cross-Buy title for PS4 and PS Vita. [More…]

SteamWorld Dig is heading to the Xbox One in late May, with more information arriving “in the near future.”

Halo Online has been announced for PC… but it will only be available in Russia. The game will be free-to-play and designed to run on lower-end PCs. [More…]

Consoles & Hardware

The “Yukimura” update – or update 2.50 – for the PS4 arrives today. The update brings an “onslaught of new features” including the suspend/resume feature, Trophy list improvements, improved and expanded accessibility options, and more. Details can be found here.

Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, and thinks that “If you only expand upon existing hardware, it’s dull.” [More…]

Sales & Discounts

Mass Effect 3 is currently free for European PS3 PS Plus members and will remain so until 16 April. [via VG24/7]

The PlayStation Store Easter Sale has kicked off and runs until 15 April. You can pick up Demon’s Souls (PS3) for £4 and Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes (PS4) for £5.79, as well as the PS4 remaster of Tomb Raider for £9.49 and a whole lot more.

Industry

Google is reportedly planning to reveal their competition to Twitch called YouTube Live at E3 with the platform focusing on “gaming and eSports in particular”.

The seemingly uneasy relationship between Konami and Hideo Kojima has a new victim and that’s the Kojima Station which has been suspended. The show might just be delayed but no alternative date for the next episode has been announced. [More…]

Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million units according to Randy Pitchford. One can expect that number to keep climbing on the back of the release of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection. [More…]

Star Citizen has gone past $76 million from 851,395 backers. Now everyone only has until 2016 to wait for the game. [More…]

Payday and Payday 2 has sold over nine million copies combined, making it a great payday for Overkill and Starbreeze. [More…]

Steven Spielberg will direct a movie adaptation of the video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. [More…]

eSports

The groups for this weekend’s Call of Duty Championship have been announced, and one or two groups will feature some challenging matchups as well as seeing a few favoured teams potentially not making it past the group phase.

Videos

Slender: The Arrival has launched for PS4 and Xbox One, so there is of course a launch trailer.

The ‘Blood & Burning’ pack adds more blood and gore to Total War: ATTILA. It is available now via Steam.