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.
Steam's latest user stats show a 17.38 point drop in Windows 10's share and a 21.47 point gain for Windows 7 during October. Though this could initially be taken as a sign gamers are reverting to an older operating system, it appears an influx of users in China is responsible.
Super Mario Odyssey has sold faster than any Mario game in history in the United States. The recently released Nintendo Switch title already has 2 million sales. Nintendo says 1.1 million copies have sold just in the US, making it the fastest-selling Mario in the US.
A patch for Halo 5 on Xbox One X will be ready in time for the console's release. Developer 343 Industries has revealed the patch will launch later today, ahead of the Xbox One X's release on November 7. Players will immediately be able to interact with the improved game.
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 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."
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.
FIFA 18 is going to be the only EA-made game on Nintendo Switch for the foreseeable future, says CFO Blake Jorgensen. He revealed to The Wall Street Journal that EA isn't currently working on any other titles for the platform. It wants to better understand the demand first.
Xbox One will get Playerunknown's Battlegrounds on December 12, developer Bluehole announced during the Paris Games Week. PUBG has turned out to be one of the most popular games on PC and its concurrent player record is higher than any other game on Steam.
Super Mario Run for Android and iOS has been downloaded two hundred million times, but it hasn't generated an "acceptable profit" for Nintendo, says the company's latest earnings report. More detailed stats on how many of those downloads became paying users weren't shared.
The primary unique aspect of the Nintendo Switch is that it can be used as both a handheld system and as a TV-connected game console. Though people tend to utilize both modes, interacting with the Switch as a handheld game system is somewhat more common.
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.
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.
Sony updated its PlayStation 4 shipment count in its earnings report for Q3 2017, revealing it has now shipped 67.5 million units globally since the console was released. That figure was reached with the addition of 4.2 million shipments during Q3, up from 3.9 million.
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.
Rocket League's release date on the Nintendo Switch is now confirmed. The game will become available on November 14 and it'll reach the platform with some exclusive Mario, Luigi, and Samus-themed vehicles. Players will be able to get the title for $20.
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.
Xbox UK head Harvey Eagle told GamesIndustry.biz 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.
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.
Nintendo's latest console, the Switch, is going to surpass the Wii U's sales during the current fiscal year. In the company's latest earnings report it shared an updated projection for the Nintendo Switch's performance. So far it has sold 7.63 million units globally.