Gaming News Wrap [9 Apr 2015]

Breakfast Wrap 04If you don’t know what the Gaming News Wrap is, it’s all the gaming news and videos in one spot, in a nice little wrap, because we say you don’t need 20 articles to do the same job…

Games

A new update for Call of Duty Advanced Warfare has been released for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The update fixes the ‘Goliath God Mode’ and a few other items. [via Twitter]

Activision has announced Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Gold Edition. The bundle features the game and the first DLC pack: Havoc, as well as the bonus DLC map Atlas Gorge, for a RRP of $60. It is available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One, both digitally and via retail.

Team doubles has been added to the Halo: The Master Chief Collection playlists for Halo 2 Classic, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4. Team Objective is coming in the next few weeks and SWAT will be “brought back into the mix,” while the April update is being tested for release. [More…]

Mortal Kombat X is already being sold by some naughty retailers, but the early sale has revealed that the game comes with a 1.8GB day one patch (at least for the PS4 version). [More…]

Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2 will be getting an Avengers: Age of Ultron table in the week of 21 April.

GTA V for PC ships on not one, not two, not three, not… you get the idea. It ships on seven discs. Yes, seven discs.
Rockstar has also warned that it will remove mods that have a negative impact on the GTA Onlie experience.

Consoles & Hardware

Microsoft is making the Xbox One UI faster a priority. Phil Spencer said so on Twitter recently, and Phil should know right?

Industry

Visceral Games‘ VP and general manager Steve Papoutsis has left EA after 15 years and has been replaced by Scott Probst. [More…]

Don Mattrick has left Zynga, with company founder and chairman of the board of directors, Mark Pincus, resuming the role of CEO. [More…]

EA looks like they’re hoping to make a sequel to the Need for Speed movie – after they’ve regained the rights from DreamWorks. [More…]

Daniel Radcliffe is in talks to play Rockstar’s co-founder and GTA producer Sam Houser in the BBC’s upcoming drama Grand Theft Auto. [More…]

eSports

Eurogamer have taken a look at the use of stimulants in the international competitive scene. “Winners might use drugs” they say

Videos

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is a thing with a release date still to be confirmed. In the meanwhile enjoy the official announcement trailer.

Conker’s Big Reunion has a debut gameplay trailer and an announcement that the squirrel will be released for Project Spark on 23 April. [More…]

Free to play title Guns Up! is now only heading to PS4 and no longer PS3 and PS Vita.

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