Friday news, part two:
Dragon Age characters' dream dates, according to the series' former lead writer
With Blights, civil wars and massive holes in the sky, there's not much time for Dragon Age characters to go on proper dates, but in the spirit of Valentine's Day, former BioWare writer David Gaider has shared his characters' dream dates, most of which are lovely and wholesome. Even Zevran's! Kinda.
New quests and events coming to Fallout 76, plus another increase to stash size
Bethesda announced today that in addition to the new PvP "survival mode" headed to Fallout 76, there will be a series of updates for those more interested in PvE. Called "Wild Appalachia", the updates will be "our first big content drop of the year and spans the next few months. In addition to new quests, events, and challenges it will also bring new content to C.A.M.P.s, Crafting, and much more."
Ubisoft reports strong profits, doesn't fire 800 people
In an earnings call today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot reported that the company had a very strong third quarter. In a shocking twist of events, the publisher won't be laying off 800 people.
GTA Online offers romantic bonuses and a hot new car for Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day has come to GTA Online, which means that you can score a free t-shirt, pick up some romantic gunrunning bonuses, and put yourself behind the wheel of the Declasse Vamos. The car is a lean, mean machine that traces its roots back more than 50 years, and is now available for purchase exclusively at Southern San Andreas Super Autos.
New Rainbow Six Siege patch brings huge buff for Capitão, big nerfs for Ash and Dokkaebi
Ubisoft’s latest batch of Designer Notes for Rainbow Six Siege’s Burnt Horizon are bringing some major changes to some of the game’s most popular operators. Ash mains, you’re going to want to sit down for this one.
Ubisoft unveils Gridlock and Mozzie, the Aussie operators coming to Rainbow Six Siege
Following on yesterday's unusually lighthearted teaser, we've now got a proper introduction to Tori “Gridlock” Tallyo Fairous and Max “Mozzie” Goose, the Aussie odd couple from the Special Air Service Regiment that's coming to Rainbow Six Siege in Operation Burnt Horizon.
Jade's Mortal Kombat 11 fatality shows off an interesting use for her staff
Mortal Kombat 11's latest character reveal trailer brings back the assassin Jade. She's got a big stick and is looking a lot more undead than the last time we saw her. Check out her gory moves above.
Fortnite Carlton dance lawsuit hits copyright speed bump
Alfonso Ribeiro's suit against 2K and Epic Games over the use of his character's dance from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is facing a pretty significant obstacle. The US Copyright Office has refused his copyright registration.
Crackdown 3 co-op reportedly locked at 30fps
Crackdown 3 is out now, and players have already started tearing across the city. As well as the singleplayer campaign, you can team up with a mate and cause some mayhem in co-op, but there's an unexpected caveat: the co-op campaign is locked at 30fps, even when both players are on PC.
Anthem is now live on EA Origin Access Premier
Update: Anthem is now live on Origin Access Premier. Read below for details on the other launch dates for BioWare's new co-op shooter.
Vermintide 2 will get weekly challenges and collectible paintings next week
Next week, a new update will bring two major new features to our 2018 Co-op Game of the Year. The update will not only overhaul the deeds system by adding a new weekly challenge, but also finally provide a purpose for the empty picture frames that have been hanging on the walls of players' keeps for nearly a year.
And now, the GOG and Steam deals for the weekend:
- There are five deal at Steam, the first one the publisher deal with 2K, that will last another 10 days and brings up to 80% discounts: https://www.gog.com/promo/20190211_2k2weekz_weekly
- The Strategic Command series goes up to 50% off for the next 3 days: https://www.gog.com/promo/20190212_launch_promo_strategic_command_series
- The midweek sale, Runs on your platform, has up to 84% discounts and ends tomorrow: https://www.gog.com/promo/20190213_midweek_sale
- 11 bit studios brings Frostpunk, Moonlighter, This War of Mine and more on sale, up to 85% off for the next 3 days: https://www.gog.com/promo/20190215_11bit_weekend
- And of course, there's the weekend sale, Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, with up to 85% offers for the next 3 days: https://www.gog.com/promo/20190215_weekend_sale
- The daily deal is Monster Prom, 30% off: https://store.steampowered.com/app/743450/Monster_Prom/
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is free to try and 50% off: https://store.steampowered.com/app/359550/Tom_Clancys_Rainbow_Six_Siege/
- Arma 3 is also free to try and 66% off: https://store.steampowered.com/app/107410/Arma_3/
- The Dark Souls franchise is on sale, with up to 75% discounts: https://store.steampowered.com/sale/darksoulsfranchise/
- And of course, there's the weeklong deals.
Nothing else to say, only to wish you have a happy and gaming weekend.
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