GTA Online servers went down last night for PS4 and Xbox One users, and according to Rockstar, it addressed the intermittent connection errors this morning with patch Patch 1.03. However, it may have caused some other issues as users are reported problems with the game after the update.
Various issues reported on the GTA 5 sub-reddi ...read more
The Apple iTunes and Mac App Stores have converted from labeling games with in-app purchases as "free," instead inviting you to "get" them. As TechCrunch reports, this follows a similar change by Google under pressure from the European Commission.
There is an odd inconsistency to the change. First-party Apple apps appear to still be "free," while all other free apps, whether they have in-app purchases or not are "get." Under the "get" button there is a notation if there are in-app purchases.
A cinematic for Destiny's The Dark Below expansion has reportedly leaked. The video found after the break, courtesy of YouTube user Mr Jester6598, seems a lot like a standard trailer that sets up the game's upcoming DLC.
Information on future Destiny add-ons has been prone to spill across the web in the past few months; Bungie confirmed a leak of two DLC packs' mission names and descriptions in ...read more
Ubisoft has a fix for problems with downloaded versions of Far Cry 4 on PS3, but it isn't pretty. To fix the "delete FC3 game data" issue, players have to delete the entire game, including save files, and re-download the "correct version" from the PlayStation Store, this one with a download size of 9.4GB.
Below, see Ubisoft's full instructions on how to delete Far Cry 4 and its save files on P ...read more
Sledgehammer Games has released a new Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare patch on Xbox One and PS4.
It includes connectivity optimisations, in addition to multiplayer and Exo Survival fixes, which are listed below.
"We're taking your feedback seriously and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is getting better because of it," Sledgehammer says. "Thanks for being vocal about exploits and cheaters, and making this a better experience for everyone playing. Please be sure to let us know if you have any issues with today's improvements."
Activision says Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare enjoyed the biggest first week launch of any entertainment product in 2014.
The claim is based on retail and digital sell-through, "reported movie, music, and book gross sales, according to publicly-available data, retail customer sell-through information, and internal Activision estima ...read more
HBO launched its HBO Go app on Xbox One today, finally allowing owners to stream episodes from shows like True Detective and Game of Thrones. The network also offers a number of films, such as its documentary on gaming addiction, Love Child. The app is Kinect compatible, so viewers can navigate the network's streaming selections with their voice or gestures.
HBO's app was one of 35 announced for Microsoft's pl ...read more
Some Xbox One early adopters are going to get a bunch of free goodies from Microsoft as the console celebrates its first anniversary this weekend. Microsoft is giving away free movies, themes, games and consoles to its more dedicated fans.
To celebrate the Xbox One's birthday on Nov. 22, Microsoft is handing the following digital goods ...read more
Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen believes Microsoft is "catching up" to Sony in the current-gen console battle. Jorgensen said during a talk at the UBS Global Technology Conference in Sausalito, California yesterday that "Sony has jumped out to a lead with a great console and I think a great pricing strategy" with the PS4.
Shipments for Sony's ...read more
A trial version of Destiny is now available for players to freely check out, Bungie revealed. Unlike Destiny's July beta program, the trial version offers players a taste of the first-person shooter as well as the ability to transfer their character's progress to the full version of the game. Players will only be able to transfer their characters be ...read more