Another day, another wrap… of gaming news and videos.
EA has revealed the maps and modes for Battlefield Hardline. The game will ship with nine maps and seven modes, two of the modes – Rescue and Crosshair – are competitive specific modes. Full details are available here.
Bungie has promised that the “mistakes” made with Destiny‘s The Dark Below expansion “will not be repeated”. This included alterations to the loot and economy systems which had players up in arms. [More…]
Consoles & Hardware
An Xbox One controller firmware update is now available to participants in the Xbox Preview Program. The update brings quicker connection and stability improvements. No date has been revealed for public release of the update. [More…]
Gearbox is recruiting for the “next Borderlands” which Randy Pitchford is calling the ” big one”.
Ubisoft is deactivating keys for some of their games that users bought via sites like G2A and Kinguin, with Far Cry 4 and Assassin’s Creed Unity disappearing from user’s libraries. Ubisoft’s official stance is that the keys were “fraudulently obtained and resold.” [More…]
The first (unit no. 00001) PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition console has sold for an astonishingly high price of £85,000. At least it’s all for a good cause. [More…]
Microsoft has announced that 6.6 million Xbox consoles were sold in the last three months of 2014. That number represents the combined sale of Xbox One and Xbox 360 units, but no breakdown was revealed. [More…]
Planetside 2 has bagged the Guinness World Record for biggest first-person shooter battle ever. 1,158 players (from 58 countries) battled on a single server to achieve the feat. [More…]
Developer, Frontier, has announced Coaster Park Tycoon for 2016, alongside announcing a number of redundancies, resulting in 15 jobs lost as part of an “operations update”. [More…]
The ‘tavern songs’ from Dragon Age: Inquisition are now available for download. For now, they are free, but from 9 February, they will be charged for. [More…]
Screenshots & Concept Art
The Dying Light launch trailer. Sadly, the game only launches at US retail and digitally (worldwide) this week. Retail copies for the rest of the world are only next month.
How about 14 minutes of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 1080p at 60fps? Your wish… our command…
The first 20 minutes from Life is Strange.
Ninja Theory takes you through the prototyping phase in this eighth developer diary for Hellblade.
Cruise around Sierra Nevada on an Aprilia RS4 V R ABS in this new gameplay video from RIDE.