The Wednesday news:
SALES /PLAYER COUNT & DEALS
GOG has launched its Halloween Sale, featuring up to 90% discounts on more than 2000 games from now until the 3rd of November. Be aware that the sale also features flash deals, so check it out every now and then (they seem to last 48 hours each). You can learn more here; https://www.gog.com/news/the_spooky_and_creepy_halloween_sale_has_launched_on_gog
Steam has two new daily deals:
At the Humble Store we find the new EA Halloween Sale, featuring up to 75% discounts during the next 6 days: https://www.humblebundle.com/store/promo/ea-halloween-sale/
And at Fanatical has two new deals:
SOFTWARE & DRIVERS
NVIDIA GeForce 496.49 WHQL driver is optimized for Forza Horizon 5, Call of Duty: Vanguard & Jurassic World Evolution 2
NVIDIA has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the green team, the NVIDIA GeForce 496.49 WHQL driver offers optimal performance in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
In addition, this new Game Ready Driver offers support for the latest new titles and updates, including Age of Empires IV, Battlefield 2042 Early Access, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Chivalry 2, Forza Horizon 5, Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, Jurassic World Evolution 2, and Riders Republic.
This driver also fixes a couple of bugs. For instance, it resolves some visual corruption issues in Doom 3: BFG Edition. It also addresses the flickering/visual corruption issues in Tom Clancy’s The Division 2.
>> Available from here.
MODS, EMULATORS & FAN PROJECTS
Shadow Warrior 3 has been delayed until 2022, gets a new in-engine trailer
Devolver has announced that Shadow Warrior 3 has been delayed until 2022. The publisher claims that the game needs a bit more polishing, which is why it has decided to delay it. Additionally, Devolver released a new in-engine trailer that you can find below.
Doom Eternal Update 6.66 is now available for download on PC
id Software has just released Update 6.66 for Doom Eternal. This patch is 6.6GB in size on Steam, and brings a Horde Mode, as well as Battlemode 2.0.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is completely broken on NVIDIA’s Maxwell GPUs & AMD’s latest drivers
Square Enix has just released Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and it appears that the game is completely unplayable on NVIDIA’s Maxwell GPUs. Not only that, but the game has major graphical issues/glitches on AMD’s latest drivers.
>> For AMD users, just revert back to the previous drivers, for Maxwell users... pray for a quick fix.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint Operation Motherland will introduce new Conquest Mode & progression system
Ubisoft has announced that Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint: Operation Motherland will be available on November 2nd. This free update will introduce a new Conquest Mode, an updated progression system, and Optical Camo.
Chernobylite’s first free DLC released, adds new enemies & side quest
The Farm 51 has released the first free DLC for Chernobylite, called Monster hunt. This free DLC adds some new enemies and a new side quest. Additionally, it packs a number of fixes and tweaks.