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Gamepressure.com News 08 May 2019

U.S. Senator Cracks Down on Loot boxes Targeted at Children

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 May 2019, 22:58

American Senator Josh Hawley has announced a proposal for the regulation of microtransactions in games. The law would prohibit the presence of loot boxes and pay-to-win elements in games for people under the age of 18.

Conan Exiles Gets Free Weekend and Anniversary DLC

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 May 2019, 22:00

Funcom celebrates the first anniversary of the release of Conan Exiles. On this occasion, a free weekend on Steam was announced and free DLCs were released on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Nintendo Closed Its Anti-Piracy Website

Frozen, 08 May 2019, 21:57

Nintendo closed its Anti-Piracy website. The website has existed for over a dozen years and, in addition to performing a typically educational function, enabled the company to report cases of piracy.

CD Projekt RED's Merch Store Opens

Michael Kulakowski, 08 May 2019, 21:49

CD Projekt RED has opened an official shop with merchandise related to The Witcher, Gwent and Cyberpunk 2077. Fans can buy T-shirts, plush toys, figurines, bags and mugs.

Clan Tremere Returns in Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 May 2019, 21:42

Paradox Interactive has revealed another clan from Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2. Blood magic-possessing Tremere were presented on a new trailer and one of the creators shared some information about them.

Battlefield 5's Firestorm Mode Gets Private Servers

Adrian Werner, 08 May 2019, 21:16

Electronic Arts boasted the great success of the Firestorm - Battlefield 5's battle royale mode. The developers also revealed plans for private game servers.

Apex Legends Mobile Inbound, EA Got a Great IP

Bart Swiatek, 08 May 2019, 16:08

Electronic Arts informed that Apex Legends is doing great on the market. The game has attracted tens of millions of users and its business model generates substantial revenue. The company plans to release the title on other platforms.

Google Maps and Google Search Soon With Incognito Mode

Milosz Szubert, 08 May 2019, 13:02

During the I/O 2019 conference, Google announced the extension of incognito mode to other applications, which will allow more private use. This feature will soon appear in Google Maps and Google search engine.

The Sims 4 Will Get 20 New Expansion Packs This Year

Milosz Szubert, 08 May 2019, 12:44

During the quarterly business conference, Andrew Wilson, President of Electronic Arts, has revealed this year's development plans for The Sims 4. The game will receive 20 new expansion sets and content packs until the end of this year.

New Need for Speed and Plants vs. Zombies Coming This Fall

Bart Swiatek, 08 May 2019, 12:43

Electronic Arts published its latest financial report yesterday. The document shows that new installments of the Need for Speed and Plants vs. Zombies series will appear on the market this fall.

Avatar Sequels And New Star Wars Movies Get Postponed By Disney

Michael Grygorcewicz, 08 May 2019, 12:12

Disney has updated the schedule of cinematic premieres after taking over Fox's Studios. Avatar franchise gets postponed by a year and new Star Wars trilogy will arrive in 2022.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Rumors - Drone Army and Launch Date

Adrian Werner, 08 May 2019, 11:54

There were new rumors about the next installment of the Ghost Recon cycle. These included aspects such as the plot, the release date and the cooperation mode.

Predicted Sales of Jedi Fallen Order and Other Facts From EA Report

Adrian Werner, 08 May 2019, 11:46

Electronic Arts has released a financial report. There was a lot of interesting information about the predicted sales of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and new games from the Need for Speed and Plants vs. Zombies series. The publisher is also increasingly focusing on free-to-play and digital distribution.

New Version of Google Assistant Employs Advanced AI Algorithms

Bart Swiatek, 08 May 2019, 11:32

Google has provided some details about the new version of its Assistant. The program is to receive a few useful functions, and to work much faster, thanks to the use of advanced machine learning algorithms.

Anthem Patch 1.1.1 Breaks the Game

Adrian Werner, 08 May 2019, 09:46

Anthem just keeps causing trouble to its developers. The latest patch was supposed to fix the bugs but instead, it joined them and spoiled key elements of the game.

EA Disappointed With Anthem

Bart Swiatek, 08 May 2019, 09:39

During an investor call, representatives of Electronic Arts confirmed that the company is not satisfied with the results of Anthem - an online shooter developed by BioWare. Nevertheless, the game is quite popular and the publisher does not intend to abandon it.

Resident Evil 2 Sales Above & Beyond Capcom's Expectations

Christian Pieniazek, 08 May 2019, 09:20

Capcom shared its financial report for the fiscal year 2018/2019, which shows that although its success was mainly driven by the release of Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5, other titles from its portfolio also contributed to the result.