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PUBG news – Battlegrounds makes BIG leaderboard update in countdown to Xbox One release | Gaming | Entertainment

PUBG developer Bluehole has made another big change in preparation for the Xbox One release date and full PC launch. The Battlegrounds developer has finally reset the leaderboards, more than a week after originally planned. The new leaderboard season was scheduled to kick off on October 11, but the popularity of the game made it impossible to make the change without causing major server issues. The leaderboard reset has now gone live, although Bluehole has …

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Xbox One X Just Got a Big ‘Halo’ Reveal, and It Sounds Incredible

The Xbox One X is going to support some blockbuster games when it launches on November 7, with first-person shooter series Halo officially joining the list. On Wednesday, developer 343 Industries officially revealed that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will get an Xbox One X boost. The collection, which launched in 2014, includes graphically updated versions of Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2 alongside Halo 3 and Halo 4. While Microsoft’s $499 console will play …

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PUBG news – Battlegrounds making THIS big change for Xbox One release date | Gaming | Entertainment

PUBG developer Bluehole is working on new features for the Xbox One release date and full PC launch. In a recent blog post, the Battlegrounds developer said that it was testing new vaulting and climbing abilities. This will make it easier to traverse the map and create new ways to ambush opponents. Interestingly, Bluehole said that it will take at least a month to test these features, which means the full release might not happen …

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Xbox One big fall update out now, brings UI overhaul, new Guide, speed boost and more

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 17 October 2017 09:09 GMT The new Xbox One UI based on Microsoft’s Fluent design has started rolling out to all owners. After first being deployed to Insiders back in August, the update is now ready for prime time. The biggest addition is of course the new home screen where every part is customisable. Home now has blocks – bits of content you can pin and move around as you see …

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Riding the e-gaming wave: Professional players, sponsorship and big rewards

SINGAPORE: While e-sport might be perceived in some circles as a niche activity, streaming viewership numbers and financial reports that can be found online suggest it is getting close to moving into the mainstream. When it comes to eyeballs, data analytics website Teo Professional showed that streaming viewership for multi-player game League of Legends clocked close to 4.2 million hours on Twitch.tv for Sunday (Oct 15) alone. Second on the website’s daily list of viewership was …

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PUBG news – Battlegrounds studio addresses BIG PROBLEM before Xbox One release date | Gaming | Entertainment

PUBG developer Bluehole is addressing one of the game’s biggest problems in quite spectacular fashion. Ahead of the Xbox One release date, the Battlegrounds developer is handing out bans left, right and centre. More than 320k players have been banned from PUBG since release. This includes 20k in the last 24 hours, according to BattlEye. “Over 322,000 cheaters have been banned from PUBG so far, more than twice as many as posted by @PLAYERUNKNOWN just …

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Fortnite update 1.22: Battle Royale sees big PS4 and Xbox One patch | Gaming | Entertainment

Named slightly differently depending on which platform you’re on, the latest Fortnite update has been released. This new patch was released today on all platforms and includes a lot of tweaks and changes. For those playing Fortnite Battle Royale, this latest update has provided stats for the first time, which can be viewed via the Battle Royale home screen. Unfortunately, one of the downsides of any big patch is that it can bring fresh problems. …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update: Two new games and big Microsoft Xbox 360 news | Gaming | Entertainment

While it hasn’t been the most blistering start to a new month, there have been new Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games released. Following on from the strong end to September, October has seen the launch of both Fable Anniversary and Fable II Pub Games. There the only new games launched so far this month, although it appears Microsoft still have more plans for bringing over classic Xbox 360 games in the future. Xbox chief Phil …

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E3 2018: what we want to see from next year’s big gaming show

If you have even a passing interest in videogames, you’ll probably have heard about the biggest show in the gaming calendar. Every June, the best and brightest talents in the industry descend on a heat-baked Los Angeles to showcase their digital wares to the world. It’s where the big platform makers (Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft) come to show off their latest bit of hardware, or a new game that’s going to get chins wagging and …

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PUGB rival Fortnite Battle Royale gets big new PS4 and Xbox One update | Gaming | Entertainment

It has now been revealed that the decision to beat PUBG to a console launch on PS4 and Xbox One may have paid off big time for Fortnite and Fortnite Battle Royale. Fortnite and Fortnite: Battle Royale have reached a combined player count of seven million, developers Epic Games has revealed. Fortnite: Battle Royale was launched as a free-to-play title on PS4, Windows PC and Xbox One on September 26, and appears to be doing …

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Big FIFA 18 PS4 and Xbox One news as Nintendo Switch takes backseat | Gaming | Entertainment

FIFA 18 has topped the PS4 charts in the UK this week, removing Destiny 2 from the top spot. Bungie’s new shooter has been dominating console sales since its launch but has now been displaced by the returning footy franchise. According to the latest reports, The PS4 version of FIFA 18 makes up around 60% of all copies sold In second place is the Xbox One, which apparently provided around 37% from the early data …

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ARK Survival Evolved gets big Xbox One X news following PS4 update launch | Gaming | Entertainment

ARK Survival Evolved on Xbox One X has been given a release window by the development team at Studio Wildcard. While the upgraded console will not be running the popular survival title at 4K, it will include some big improvements. These will include technical boosts, such as distance scaling, which aren’t currently possible on the Xbox One. Studio Wildcard have also provided a date for when rentable servers will be arriving on Xbox, as well …

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Ahead Of Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo Announces Big Super Mario Run Update

A big update is on the way for Nintendo’s first marquee mobile game, Super Mario Run. On Friday, September 29, Nintendo will add new content to the auto-runner, including more levels, an additional mode, and another playable character. The most notable addition in the upcoming update is World Star, a new game world that consists of nine levels. Eurogamer reports that these stages will feature new enemies and gameplay mechanics, and the world will only …

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Win one of 450 codes for over 30 different games in our GOG Big Deal giveaway!

GOG is holding a big sale this week. In fact, it’s called the Big Deal Sale – that’s how big it is. There are over 200 PC games in there with over 50 of them at their lowest price ever. But we can do one better. We’ve teamed up with GOG for a giveaway. A Big Deal giveaway, if you like. Yep, we’re giving away 450 codes for over 30 different games, and you could …

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NBA 2K18 patched on Xbox One to battle big glitch in MyCareer mode

2K Sports has acknowledged a serious bug in NBA 2K18 that has wiped out progression, items and even virtual currency in the game’s online MyCareer mode on Xbox One. The discovery of the bug and several testimonials to it in the NBA 2K subreddit prompted a statement from a 2K Games representative earlier today. 2K said a patch is going out “in a matter of hours” to fix these issues, which 2K acknowledged had caused …

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