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Daily Batch of News From the World

Milosz Szubert, 15 March 2019, 22:10

Here are today's topics: possible plans to release Castle Crashers on Switch, new drivers from AMD and a delayed release and Steel Division 2 beta-tests. Welcome to your Daily Batch of News From the World.

A Bug in The Division 2 Disables Some Character Skills

Michael Kulakowski, 15 March 2019, 21:48

Fans enjoying Ubisoft's latest online shooter, Tom Clancy's The Division 2, have discovered that issues in the game prevent them from using some of the essential skills of their characters.

Epic Games Denies Accusations of Using Steam Data

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 March 2019, 21:23

Another day, another Epic Games Store controversy. The online community believes that the platform downloads sensitive user data from Steam files, including friend lists and stats on the games they have played. Epic Games denied the accusations.

Valve Announces Steam Link Anywhere and a Web API for Developers

Conrad Hazi, 15 March 2019, 21:08

Valve decided to show how busy they are even before the GDC has started and revealed the Steam Link Anywhere service, enabling us to use Steam Link through the Internet, and shared the technology for free with all developers who might be interested.

New Info on System Shock 3 During GDC 2019

Michael Kulakowski, 15 March 2019, 20:53

Next Monday we will learn new info and materials related to the System Shock 3. They will be published during upcoming GDC 2019, and specifically, during a panel dedicated to the popular Unity engine.

Maya in Borderlands 3?

Frozen, 15 March 2019, 20:36

Gearbox Software is giving new hints on the surprises the team has prepared for this year's PAX East, which will take place at the end of the month.

Diablo on Netflix not Far Away? Blizzard Registers Trademark

Michael Kulakowski, 15 March 2019, 18:09

Will Diablo join the other video game adaptations and become an animated TV series on Netflix? Blizzard registered a relevant trademark, thus confirming some of the rumors about such a project, which were lately making rounds on the Internet.

Microsoft Extends Xbox Live to iOS and Android

Christian Pieniazek, 15 March 2019, 17:44

Mobile game developers will be able to freely use the features of Xbox Live, as informs Microsoft itself. There's more, though, as the Redmond Giant will come forward to aid video game developers in various ways.

Future of Epic Games Store Includes Trophies, Mods, and Player Reviews

Adrian Werner, 15 March 2019, 14:39

We've learned the roadmap for Epic Games Store. The creators of the platform are working on e.g. adding support for mods, achievements, user reviews and wishlists.

Chinese Problem in Apex Legends

Milosz Szubert, 15 March 2019, 14:24

Apex Legends players are asking Respawn to introduce a region lock for China. According to the community that's where most of the cheaters are coming from.

Get GRID 2 for Free

Christian Pieniazek, 15 March 2019, 14:06

Another game to reclaimed for free. This time it's GRID 2, developed by the team at Codemasters Software. You need to be quick about adding it to your library, though, the offer will last for 2 more days.

The Division 2 Launches

Adrian Werner, 15 March 2019, 10:15

Tom Clancy's The Division 2, Ubisoft's new online shooter, enters the fray. While some time will have to pass before we get a good number of reviews, the first impressions from the game are positive so far.

PC Second Best For Monster Hunter World

Bart Swiatek, 15 March 2019, 09:45

Capcom's Antoine Molant informed that the PC turned out to be the second most important platform for the last year's Monster Hunter: World.

Total War Three Kingdoms Hardware Requirements

Christian Pieniazek, 15 March 2019, 01:40

SEGA and Creative Assembly have announced the hardware requirements for Total War: Three Kingdoms, which will be available for sale in May. Owners of low-end hardware can rest easy, as the game should run even on older rigs.

EA Paid Ninja One Million Dollars to Stream Apex Legends

Bart Swiatek, 15 March 2019, 01:03

According to Reuters, Electronic Arts has paid a streamer, Tyler "Ninja" Belvins, one million dollars for promoting the battle royale shooter Apex Legends. The publisher confirms that it did pay some content creators during a short promo action.

Rebellion Announces Four New Sniper Elite Games

Konrad Serafinski, 15 March 2019, 00:44

Rebellion has announced 4 games from the Sniper Elite series. the list includes: Sniper Elite V2 Remastered, Sniper 3 Ultimate Edition on Switch, a VR title and a new major installment of the series. Two of them will be available for sale later this year.