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Battlefield 1 DOWN: Servers for PS4 and Xbox One players hit by new multiplayer outage

BATTLEFIELD 1 UPDATE EA has now at least acknowledged the issues impacting some players. When responding to one fan’s complaints on Twitter, the official support account replied: “We’re seeing some reports and checking it out. Thanks for the heads up my friend.” It’s still not entirely clear what is causing the server problems, but reports on Down Detector have increased in frequency with more players unable to join the game or fellow EA titles like …

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‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’ might be the next big hit for Nintendo’s Switch

Nintendo’s Mario is teaming up with Ubisoft’s bizarre rabbids in a new game that might be your next favorite Switch title.Mario is coming to Nintendo’s (NTDOY) new Switch console, but he’s sharing the spotlight with some relative unknowns. Ubisoft’s “Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle” is a turn-based strategy-style game co-starring Ubisoft’s (UBSFF) own rabbids, cartoonish bugged-eyed rabbits. It’s a bizarre mash-up to be sure, but it somehow works surprisingly well. And while I was certainly …

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ARK Ragnarok hit by new PS4 and Xbox One release delay as Wildcard extend pre orders | Gaming | Entertainment

ARK Ragnarok is a full conversion mod that is proving popular on Steam. While available on PC, it’s not finished and will likely require a fair few update before it is. That’s due to the development team building a 144 sq kilometer map, designed to be explored by land/sea/air with most places accessible by foot. But for those on PS4 and Xbox One hoping to get in on the action, there have been a series of …

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White Rabbit Gaming retain their title at the VS Gaming Dota 2 Masters – Critical Hit

The Electronics & Gaming Expo played host to its first ever Dota 2 competition this past weekend, and VS Gaming made sure it would be one to remember. Being, in my opinion, one of the biggest hits at the expo, the Dota 2 stage played host to South Africa’s top eight Dota 2 teams in the VS Gaming Masters program. Starting early on the Friday teams entered a gruelling competition with the end goal of …

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VS Gaming’s E-Footbal Festival offers up South Africa’s highest earning esports player – Critical Hit

Records were set this weekend as VS Gaming concluded their E-Football Festival which was attended by some of South Africa’s A-list celebrities who both performed and competed against one another. While most of their updates were around the festivities which took place, and the competition which saw 1,024 participants paid out the biggest single prize pool in South African history. Metro FM’s DJ Fresh in the hot seat – Image via VS Gaming. Here’s a …

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Early Xbox One X benchmarks hit the Internet

With six teraflops of GPU processing power and a custom octa-core AMD CPU, Microsoft’s Xbox One X will be the most powerful game console to ever hit the market when it launches on November 7. The Redmond-based company has previously said that all games they are launching in the Xbox One X time frame will run natively at 4K. While some titles were showcased at E3 last month, questions still remain as it pertains to …

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Nintendo Switch games list WON’T be adding this PS4, Xbox One hit | Gaming | Entertainment

Nintendo Switch games list is unlikely to get this critically-acclaimed hit. The Witness and Braid creator Jonathan Blow was asked about the possibility of the game appearing on Nintendo Switch. Unfortunately, however, Blow had bad news for fans of the open-world puzzle game. “We are not working on such a port at this time,” he told Twitter followers. It’s a shame, because the portable nature of the Switch lends itself to a puzzle game featuring …

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Xbox One sales to hit 63 million in 2021, says DFC

Based on current industry market trends, analyst firm DFC Intelligence predicts that Microsoft’s Xbox One family of consoles will break 63 million units sold in four years.     While Sony’s PlayStation 4 family of systems has recently broken the 60 million sales milestone, Microsoft’s own Xbox One iterative console trio isn’t expected to deliver similar sales performance until 2021. In a new report, DFC Intelligence forecasts that the Xbox One console line–which includes the …

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Destiny’s PlayStation-Exclusive Content Will Hit Xbox One This Fall, After Destiny 2

In a blog that details changes coming to Destiny and looks ahead to Destiny 2, Bungie revealed that certain content that has remained exclusive to PlayStation 3 and 4 will arrive on Xbox 360 and Xbox One this October. Sundry activities and in-game items were part of a timed exclusivity agreement between Destiny publisher Activision and Sony. That agreement is winding down, but won’t expire until after Destiny 2’s console release in September. “Exclusive …

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Titanfall 2 may hit 6K on Xbox One X with 100% GPU usage

Titanfall 2 is getting a performance enhancement update for Xbox One X, and from the sound of it, Respawn is having some surprising results with Microsoft’s new $499 high-end box.     Respawn Entertainment recently confirmed that its most recent shooter, Titanfall 2, will receive an enhancement upgrade to leverage the new Xbox One X’s 4K-ready 6TFLOP GPU for better in-game visuals and performance. “Titanfall 2 will support Xbox One X. This means 4K resolution …

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Gigantic to finally hit Xbox One and PC next month after two years of (mostly) closed beta

It seems hard to believe that the closed beta for Gigantic, Motiga’s upcoming multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title kicked almost two years ago with its open beta having become available in December last year. Now, Motiga and Perfect World have finally announced the public release date for the game. Slated to launch on July 20, Gigantic will become available to purchase on Xbox One, Windows 10, and Steam with the open beta remaining in …

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BioWare’s Anthem game UPDATE – EA planning big DLC for Xbox One X and PS4 hit? | Gaming | Entertainment

Anthem was used during Microsoft’s E3 event to showcase the power of the Xbox One X, with incredible graphics captured in-game used to stun audiences. It’s a gorgeous, action-RPG from the Mass Effect makers set in a huge sci-fi open-world where players take control of exosuit wielding warriors. The game has only just been revealed, but EA have already revealed they have a ten-year plan in place for the game. Rarely is a game still …

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The Switch Has Almost Everything That’s Needed to Become Nintendo’s Biggest Hit Yet

Nintendo is at its best with its back against the wall. The Japanese company had been struggling ever since the launch of Wii U in 2012. As a gaming console, the Wii U wasn’t too bad, but it had very few games not made by Nintendo. Despite robust sales of the Nintendo 3DS, poor performance of the Wii U and Nintendo’s complete absence in the smartphone market meant that times have been tough for one …

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can third parties hit 4K? • Eurogamer.net

Xbox One X has much to prove in the run-up to its November 7th launch. Forza Motorsport 7 demonstrates how beautifully 1080p first-party engines scale up to ultra HD resolutions, but what about taxing third party titles, typically rendering at 900p on base Microsoft hardware? Assassin’s Creed Origins – showcased at Microsoft’s E3 media briefing – presents compelling evidence that a beautiful 4K presentation isn’t off the cards. We’ve got access to a pristine 4K …

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SuperData: Digital gaming hit $7.7 billion in April | GamesBeat | Games

Market researcher SuperData reports that April 2017’s gaming sales are down from March 2017, bringing in only $7.7 billion compared to March’s $8 billion. However, both the digital games and the mobile markets are still up year-over-year, showing respectively a 9 percent and an 8 percent growth from 2016. The free-to-play segment has also grown 27 percent. The dip in revenue could possibly be due to a significant decline in sales for Tom Clancy’s Ghost …

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