Microsoft today announced that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds had more than 1 million players on Xbox One in its first 48 hours. In celebration of its launch, Microsoft is offering a holiday promotion where every Xbox One X purchase will come with a copy of PUBG. This promotion is available for a limited time starting December 17th through December 31st.
Need for Speed Payback’s first big content update races into the game on December 19th. The Speedcross update will feature new abandoned cars, a Speedcross competition event, a new section to Speedlists called Drift Run, and Steering Wheel Support.
Rockstar Games today announced that L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files is now available for HTC Vive at Rockstar Warehouse, Steam or HTC Viveport. L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files features seven self-contained case files from the original game rebuilt specifically for virtual reality.
Indie developer MercurySteam today announced the Raiders of the Broken Planet Ultimate Edition Pack, available now for $59.99 on PC via Steam and PlayStation 4, and on December 18th for Xbox One and Windows 10. Not only does the Ultimate Edition come with all four premium campaigns – Alien Myths, Wardog Fury, Hades Betrayal and Council Apocalypse – but players also get five premium character skins.
Team17 and Playtonic Games today announced that Yooka-Laylee is out now for Nintendo Switch. Yooka-Laylee on Nintendo Switch includes several improvements and many fan-requested features, including single Joy-Con support across eight multiplayer games, brand new camera mode, control improvements, and menu options.
NIS America today announced that Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory will be arriving for Nintendo Switch in 2018. Now, you can play both sagas, Sins of an Empire and Flames of Rebellion, on Nintendo Switch.
Iron Galaxy today released a new Extinction featurette narrated by Executive Producer, Derek Neal. In the new video, Derek gives us a look at some useful skills players can equip to quickly eradicate the massive Ravenii threatening the kingdom of Dolorum. Extinction is due to release this coming Spring on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Bethesda Softworks today announced The Freedom Chronicles’ first episode, The Adventures of Gunslinger Joe, is now available for download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
The Adventures of Gunslinger Joe features former professional football player Joseph Stallion as he barrels through legions of Nazis using his Ram Shackles ability. Follow him from the devastated ruins of Chicago to the vastness of space in the first in a series of three DLC packs for Wolfenstein II, each starring a unique hero.
Players can purchase The Adventures of Gunslinger Joe as part of The Freedom Chronicles Season Pass, available now for $24.99.
Telltale Games and Mojang today shared a new trailer for the fifth and final episode of Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two. Episode five, entitled Above and Beyond, will be available for download starting December 19th on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.
The home Jesse left so long ago — Beacontown — has succumbed to the iron rule of the Admin. Menacing guards patrol the streets, anxious citizens tremble in fear, and worst of all, everyone believes Jesse is responsible thanks to the Admin’s devious disguise. In order to save the city, the real Jesse must find a way to zap the Admin’s powers and take him down once and for all.
Nintendo today announced that Pokémon Crystal is coming to Nintendo 3DS via the Nintendo eShop on January 26th for $12.89.
On the day it launches, Pokémon Crystal will also be compatible with Pokémon Bank, a paid service that lets players bring select Pokémon from classic core games to the newest core games in the series. With the addition of Pokémon Crystal to this service, it is now possible for players to bring Pokémon from all 29 core games in the series to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon.
In this version of Pokémon Crystal, players will also have the chance to encounter the mythical Pokémon Celebi in an event after completing the game. In the original Pokémon Crystal game, Celebi could only be obtained by using a special accessory.