SALES /PLAYER COUNT & DEALS
DSOGaming Grand Giveaway – Win 200 keys for the Limited Preview phase of Volta-X
Volta-X is a real-time strategy RPG that will be coming to the PC on August 12th. The game will have a limited preview phase that will begin on August 7th. TriplePoint has provided us with 200 keys to give away, meaning that you can get to play and test this upcoming title prior to its official release.
GreedFall has sold over one million units worldwide
Spiders Studio and Focus Home Interactive have announced that GreedFall has sold over one million copies worldwide. As the press release reads, and following its launch in September last year, the game stormed into players’ hearts and minds, marking itself as a memorable RPG.
Detroit: Become Human surpasses 5 million sales thanks to its Steam release
Quantic Dream announced that Detroit: Become Human has surpassed 5 million units in sales across all platforms. This comes one month after the game’s release on Steam.
Call of Duty Warzone surpasses 75 million players on all platforms
Activision has announced that Call of Duty Warzone now has over 75 million players on all platforms. Call of Duty Warzone is a free to play Battle Royale COD game that has been received positively by a lot of players.
The last COD Warzone report was back in May 2020. As such, Call of Duty Warzone was able to attract over 15 million more players in around 2-3 months.
Bohemia Interactive's new Humble Bundle has a surprising number of non-Arma games
You might think that the Humble Bohemia Interactive 2020 Bundle, which from here on we'll be calling the Humble Bohundle, would be nothing but Arma from start to finish. That is not the case, however. It starts with Arma, specifically Arma X: Anniversary Edition, at the $1 entry tier, but you'll also get:
>> You'll have to check it out to know it.
GOG's Midweek Sale offers up to 90% discounts until Saturday: https://www.gog.com/promo/20200805_midweek_sale
Steam has two new daily deals and four Midweek Madness sales:
And Fanatical has a new Star Deal: Doom Eternal, 56% off during the next 24 hours. The key is for the Bethesda launcher: https://www.fanatical.com/en/game/doom-eternal
SOFTWARE & DRIVERS
AMD Radeon Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.8.1 Driver is optimized for Horizon Zero Dawn & Hyper Scape
AMD has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the red team, the AMD Radeon Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.8.1 Driver is optimized for Horizon Zero Dawn, Grounded and Hyper Scape.
This driver improves performance when using the Epic preset on the Radeon RX 5700 XT by up to 9% in Grounded. Unfortunately, AMD has not revealed any percentage improvements for the other two games.
This driver also bugs a number of fixes. For instance, it fixes an issue that could cause very dark or dim screen when changing V-Sync settings in Doom Eternal. It also fixes an application crash or hang when waking from sleep after joining the AMD User Experience program.
>> Available from here.
MODS, EMULATORS & FAN PROJECTS
First FIFA 21 Official Gameplay Trailer Released
EA Sports has released the first official gameplay trailer for the current-gen version of FIFA 21. This trailer showcases some of the gameplay improvements that EA Sports has added in the latest version of its soccer series.
Doom Eternal Update 2.1 released, improves network latency, fixes numerous bugs
id Software has released a brand new patch for Doom Eternal. According to the release notes, Update 2.1 re-enables Weapon Quick Switch in both Campaign and BATTLEMODE. Moreover, this patch makes further improvements to networking latency in BATTLEMODE.
Fallout 76 Update 21 is now available, is 50GB on Microsoft Store, full release notes
Bethesda has announced that Update 21 for Fallout 76 is now available on all platforms. According to the team, the Steam update is around 2.4GB in size, whereas the Bethesda update is 4.7GB. However, the Microsoft Store Update is… wait for it… almost 50GB in size (49.6GB to be more precise).
>> You have to download the whole game again on the MS Store or what?
Red Dead Redemption 2 August 4th Update brings new content to Red Dead Online
Rockstar has released a brand new update for Red Dead Redemption 2. According to the release notes, the August 4th Update focuses on Red Dead Online by adding new content to it. As such, don’t expect any improvements, tweaks or fixes for Red Dead Redemption 2.
New PC gameplay footage surfaces for Watch Dogs: Legion
YouTube’s ‘Cycu1’ has shared a new video, showcasing six minutes of new gameplay footage from the PC version of Watch Dogs: Legion. This video shows the Whistleblower single-player mission that was present in the game’s latest preview event.
Dark Souls-inspired action RPG, Mortal Shell, releases on August 18th
Cold Symmetry has announced that its Dark Souls-inspired action RPG, Mortal Shell, will officially release on August 18th. In order to celebrate this announcement, the team has released a new trailer that you can find below.
Official Boundary PC Requirements Revealed
Surgical Scalpels has revealed the official PC system requirements for its multiplayer tactical space-based shooter, Boundary. Boundary will feature intense zero-gravity FPS combat, and will focus on Team Deathmatch, Facility capture, Orbital purge and Skirmish.
Here is over one hour of PC gameplay footage from Horizon Zero Dawn
Sony has lifted the review embargo for the PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn. Thus, you can find below over one hour of gameplay footage from Horizon Zero Dawn PC. The following videos will give you an idea of how the game looks on the PC on Ultra/High Settings.