Titanfall Canceled by EA in South Africa Due to Poor Performance, Respawn Won’t Ban Players Who Receive Titanfall Early
Following data derived from the game’s beta last month, Titanfall will not see a release in South Africa due to poor performance in the region, according to Electronic Arts South Africa. Make the jump to find out more.
On Thursday, Activision announced its second DLC pack, Devastation, for Call of Duty: Ghosts. The DLC will be released first for Xbox One and Xbox 360 on April 3. Make the jump to view the content pack’s trailer.
Tomb Raider – released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC – is set to pass the 6 million units sold mark by the end of this month, causing Square Enix and developer Crystal Dynamics’ reboot to surpass previously set profit expectations, according to a post on the game’s official Tumblr.
Update: Titanfall‘s season pass will include three content packs and will be available for $24.99 from participating retailers for Xbox One on March 11 and Xbox 360 on March 25, according to the game’s official site. Players who purchase the season pass will receive a savings of $5. Alternatively, individual content packs can be purchased for $10 when they become available.
Origin PC users will be able to purchase a Titanfall Digital Deluxe offering, which will include the game and the season pass for $79.99 and is available for pre-order within the Origin store now.
Bioware has internally discussed releasing its famed Mass Effect Trilogy on PS4 and Xbox One, according to a tweet from Bioware GM Aaryn Flynn.
On Sunday, Flynn responded to a question regarding the possibility of the trilogy making its way onto next-gen consoles from Twitter user Shinobi602. Surprisingly, his response was pretty straightforward. Check it out after the jump.
Titanfall will have 15 maps, some of which will include the likes of ziplines and automated turret systems, according to a post on the game’s subreddit today.
The leaked information and images come from Reddit user FallenFusion, who claims that the details come from “a reliable source.” The initial post also notes that the information being divulged is different from the discoveries made by NeoGAF user RazorUK a few weeks a go. Hit the jump to find out more and view the leaked images.
Details pertaining to 343 Industries’ next game in the Halo series won’t come until E3, Microsoft Studios boss Phil Spencer tweeted on Thursday, noting that the developer “has a great plan in place.”
In an earlier tweet, he also said that this year’s E3 conference “will have a lineup of new, announced, unannounced and hopefully unexpected” games to show off. Here’s to us hoping for a confirmation of Halo 2: Anniversary in addition to the series’ next installment. Seriously, that would just be awesome, 343 Industries.
From March 1 through March 15, Xbox Live Gold Members will be able to download Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution - a turn-based empire building sim from Firaxis – and from March 16 through March 31, members will be able to download classed-based RPG Dungeon Defenders, Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb announced on his blog today.
The games, for those unfamiliar, are part of Xbox Live’s Games With Gold program, which grants Gold Members two free games each month as a token of appreciation.
While many new games have come out with lower resolutions on Xbox One compared with PS4, Xbox One owners will be happy to know that Wolfenstein: The New Order will run at full 1080p for both systems, and at 60fps. Wolfenstein: The New Order is being developed by Bethesda as a first person shooter set in an alternate history were the Nazis had won World War II and have been ruling for a few decades.
The news pertaining to resolutions for next-gen versions of the game was released via an email from a Bethesda PR manager to GamingBolt, stating that “The Xbox One version of Wolfenstein will run at 1080p/60 fps”. The game is set to release May 20 in North America and May 23 in Europe. Wolfenstien: The New Order will be available on PlayStaiton 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC.
A new story DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins titled ‘Cold, Cold Heart’ has been announced by Warner Bros. for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. The add-on is scheduled for April 22 and will cost $9.99 for those without the game’s season pass.
The DLC will focus on the backstory of Mr. Freeze, allowing players to utilize new gadgets – like Thermal Gloves and Thermocharged Batarangs – and explore “iconic Gotham City locations” such as Wayne Manor. Warner Bros. has also promised that the DLC will take around several hours to complete. Check out a trailer for Arkham Origins‘ upcoming DLC after the jump.
The next installment in the Lego video game series, Lego The Hobbit, is set to release on April 8 in North America and April 11 in Europe, according to Warner Bros.
In direct correlation with Peter Jackson’s films based off of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, the game will follow the events from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.