The Destiny beta will be opened up to anyone who wants to play on Thursday afternoon, Bungie has confirmed.
As of 4pm PST, July 24 (12am GMT, July 25), the Destiny beta will be made available to everyone with a compatible console (PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360) and an applicable PSN/Xbox Live account. Xbox players will of course need an Xbox Live Gold subscription, and PS4 players will need to be PS Plus members.
Most of the ongoing work for the latest version of Minecraft, which is being readied for release on the Xbox One and PS4, revolves around bug fixes. This was the response given by developer 4J Studios when asked for updates by a fan on social networking site, Twitter.
Aside from the bugs, they’re also working on a file transfer module between pr ...read more
Sony Computer Entertainment America has agreed to give $15 million worth of digital content to those affected by the PlayStation Network data breach in 2011.
Sony admitted in April 2011 that the PSN had been hacked and user details compromised.
August's Xbox One update reportedly alters the console's existing boot screen.
According to preview testers with early access to some features, the dots in the image below will be added to the current boot up screen, which is blank apart from the Xbox logo.
"We finally have a way to know our Xbox isn't frozen on bootup screen," said one Reddit user.
"I believe the green 'X' in the logo pulsed, but it was an extremely subtle effect," said another
Sky's Now TV app has launched on PS4, according to PlayStation Europe's English community manager Chris Owen.
Sony confirmed in May that it had partnered with Sky to introduce PS4 support for Now TV this summer and Sky Go later this year.
Now TV offers on-demand access to some of Sky's most popular content including films and sports, while Sky Go lets users watch Sky TV on a range of devices in line with their exis ...read more
Ah, there it is. A new version of Valve's Steam Controller includes an analog stick on the left-hand side, replacing a series of four directional buttons previously in its place. The new controller design still has two circular track pads, four lettered buttons, bumpers and triggers, among other features included in previous iterations.
The new design shows up in the latest Steam ...read more
Bungie is offering Destiny Beta participants an exclusive reward for the full version of the game as an incentive for logging in this weekend, according to an in-game message relayed to players today.
"To earn your reward, play the Destiny Beta on Saturday, June 26th at 2pm PDT (9pm GMT)," the message reads. Bungie did not specify what the rew ...read more
Microsoft has feature updates planned for Xbox One through October, according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer
Spencer regularly answers questions from fans via his Twitter account, addressing everything from exclusive games to developer kit releases. Earlier this week, he gave a bit of insight into Microsoft's continued plan to flush out its new-gen console.
"We've worked throu ...read more
Combined shipments of Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles hit around 1.1 million in the quarter ended June 30, Microsoft has announced.
This is up from the 1 million consoles it sold during the same period last year when only Xbox 360 was available, which has helped drive Xbox Platform revenue up $104 million or 14 per cent verses last year.
The firm has not, howeve ...read more
A few hours ahead of it’s originally announced return on July 23, it appears that the Destiny beta is now back up and running on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 consoles.
Additionally, Bungie is now welcoming all users, including gamers on the Xbox One and Xbox 360, to join the Beta at this time as well. Codes have been sent and can be viewed either on your Bungie.net profil ...read more