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PUBG Taking Measures To Reduce Hacking

Hacking is a widespread issue in Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) even though its cheat system is already banning upwards of 6,000 accounts per day. To try and make the game more suitable for people playing by the rules, the development team says improvements are coming.

Xbox One X Works With 1440p Displays

The Xbox One X will play nice resolutions above 1080p that aren't 4K. Microsoft has confirmed the console is going to support 2560 x 1440 (1440p) displays. Although the focus is on 4K when it comes to developing higher-res games, many gaming monitors are 1440p.

EA Access May Work On Other Consoles

EA could expand its EA Access game subscription service to cover the PlayStation 4, not just the Xbox One. CEO Andrew Wilson commented during an earnings call that because the service has proven a hit on Xbox One, it could be expanded to "other platforms."

Intel, HP Sponsoring Overwatch League

A couple new major sponsors have been announced for Blizzard's Overwatch League. Intel and HP have signed up for long-term deals with the organization, meaning they'll contribute money to the league and also receive some brand exclusivity benefits as a result.

Super Mario Odyssey Sells Faster Than Zelda

Super Mario Odyssey has debuted on the market with an even faster sales rate that Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Nintendo's latest financial report reveals the game surpassed two million sales in only three days. For comparison, the latest Zelda title took a month to reach 2.7m.

SNES Classic Sold 2M Units In A Single Month

Nintendo moved 2 million units of its new SNES Classic mini console in just one month, the company has announced. It became available for $80 at the end of September and has so far attracted a significant amount of consumer interest, much like the NES Classic from 2016.

Destiny 2's First Expansion Releases December 5

The first expansion for Destiny 2, Curse of Osiris, is going to be released on December 5. Bungie announced the release date on Monday and also published a trailer to give some more insight into what the expansion is about. You'll learn more about Osiris and see more of Mercury.

PUBG Switches From Amazon's AWS To Microsoft Azure

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is currently the best-performing game on Steam as it has recently set a new concurrent player record with over 1.5 million people in the game at the same time and is approaching a remarkable milestone of 2 million concurrent players.

Microsoft Denies Rumours About Xbox One X Shortages

Xbox UK head Harvey Eagle told late last week that gamers might not be able to purchase the new console right away as there could be shortages. This is because demand is really high, but according to the Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, that will not be the case.

GameStop Offering Used Game Subscription

An advertisement that appears to have shown up in the latest issue of GameStop's Game Informer magazine reveals the retailer is going to offer a subscription for used games. For $60 you can gain access to the retailer's used game inventory. You can keep the last game you take.