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Final Fantasy XIV Crowded With WoW Players; Server Queues and New Record on Steam

Hubert Sledziewski, 20 July 2021, 16:32

Final Fantasy XIV is experiencing a true renaissance, dethroning the king of previous MMORPGs - World of Warcraft. Getting to the servers or even getting in the queue is quite an achievement. Meanwhile, a new activity record was set on Steam.

NieR: Automata Gets First Major Update on PC in 4 Years

Gacek, 16 July 2021, 11:57

NieR: Automata on PC has received its first major update since 2017. The patch improves graphics and fixes a few bugs.

NieR: Automata PC Patch Release Date Revealed

Przemyslaw Dygas, 13 July 2021, 17:54

NieR: Automata will receive a new update on Steam. This is the result of a spirited response from players, who demanded this type of action through review bombing.

Final Fantasy XIV Sold Out After Square Enix Store Ran Out of Keys

Adam Krolak, 13 July 2021, 12:28

Final Fantasy XIV is growing in popularity. The MMORPG is setting new activity records on Steam, and recently the game sold out in Square Enix store. The success has been partly contributed to by World of Warcraft's problems.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2 Gameplay to Focus on Vastness of the World

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 July 2021, 17:43

The second part of Final Fantasy VII Remake will offer a slightly different experience from what we saw in Midgar. This is because the developers want to make the gameplay to take advantage of the „huge world” that we will explore in the follow up.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy With Linear Campaign and Two Modes on Next-gen

Adrian Werner, 25 June 2021, 13:38

Thanks to Game Informer, we learned a lot of new information about Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, an action RPG from Eidos Montreal.

Marvel's Avengers Bug Reveals Player IP Addresses During Streams

Adrian Werner, 23 June 2021, 16:06

Marvel's Avengers bug causes PS5 streamers to unwillingly reveal their IP numbers to viewers. A hotfix is on its way, expected to be released this afternoon.

NieR Replicant Remaster Records Excellent Sales

Adrian Werner, 23 June 2021, 11:36

Square Enix has reasons to be happy. The refreshed version of NieR: Replicant is selling extremely well. Nier: Automata also continues to do very well.

Alan Wake Remastered and Final Fantasy VII Remake Found in Epic Games Store Database

Hubert Sledziewski, 18 June 2021, 21:24

Alan Wake Remastered and Final Fantasy VII Remake have been mentioned in Epic Games Store database. This could mean that both games are coming to PC soon. The question is: will they be exclusive to the store?

Outriders' Endgame Taking Flak From Players

Hubert Sledziewski, 17 June 2021, 20:32

Outriders devs from People Can Fly decided to explain how the damage system works in their new game. However, the community was not interested. Instead, players began to complain about the poor endgame design.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Will Use Denuvo

Qskan, 17 June 2021, 15:10

Square Enix, the publisher of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, has confirmed that the game will use Denuvo DRM software. The same solution will be used in Humankind published by Sega.

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is a New Take on the Final Fantasy Series

Paul Musiolik, 13 June 2021, 23:36

The announcement of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin closed the Square Enix conference. The title will arrive in 2022 on PS4, PS5, Xbox and PC. The PS5 demo is available starting today.

Life is Strange True Colors and Remastered Collection Release Dates

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 June 2021, 23:12

Square Enix announced when the next games in the Life is Strange series will be released. The creators also showed how the power of empathy works in the new installment.

Guardians of the Galaxy Looks Great; Release Coming This Year

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 June 2021, 22:12

It's happening, Square Enix has confirmed Guardians of the Galaxy from Eidos Montreal. It will not be a live-service game, but a story-driven single-player production with no DLCs or microtransactions.

Life Is Strange Remastered Collection Release Date Leaked

Paul Musiolik, 12 June 2021, 14:52

The release date of Life Is Strange Remastered Collection has leaked. Shortly before Square Enix's conference at E3 2021, a trailer for the game appeared online.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake on PS5 - Game Size Revealed

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 June 2021, 21:06

We know how much space Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade will take up. The developers have slightly reduced the size of the PS5 release compared to PS4, albeit not as much as gamers might have wanted.

Guardians of the Galaxy From Eidos Montreal May Appear at E3

Przemyslaw Dygas, 04 June 2021, 12:19

Square Enix will unveil a new title from Eidos Montreal during this year's E3. The mystery game could be Guardians of the Galaxy.

Dragon Quest XII and Dragon Quest III Remake Announced

Adrian Werner, 27 May 2021, 12:53

Square Enix announced Dragon Quest XII, a remake of Dragon Quest III, and several other new projects from the franchise.

April on Steam Belonged to RPGs, Remasters and Outriders

Adrian Werner, 25 May 2021, 13:59

In terms of releases, April on Steam belonged to RPGs and remasters. Successful debuts were made by highly anticipated games such as Outriders or NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139..., but the list of major debuts also included a few surprises.

Rumor: Nioh Devs Working on Final Fantasy Origins for PS5 and PC

Agnes Adamus, 24 May 2021, 21:26

More rumors about yet unannounced Final Fantasy game. It is to be subtitled Origins and inspired by the Dark Souls series. Team Ninja known from the Nioh series is responsible for its development. Initially, it's supposed to launch on PS5, and later also on PC.

PS5's Next Exclusive is an Unannounced Final Fantasy; May be Shown ay E3

Szarmancki, 21 May 2021, 20:02

An unannounced Final Fantasy game will be a PlayStation 5 exclusive? This would be suggested by the leaks from the ResetEra forum. The game is to be revealed by Square Enix during this year's E3.

Square Boasts the Number of Unique Players in Outriders

Michael Kulakowski, 19 May 2021, 21:46

The creators of Outriders boasted that a total of 3.5 million users played with the game in April. Square Enix, the publisher of the title, expressed hope that this is just the beginning of the success of the new brand.

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Launch in November; New Trailer Available

Hubert Sledziewski, 15 May 2021, 13:43

Square Enix unveiled an impressive trailer for Endwalker, a new expansion for the MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. The expansion will come out on November 23.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake PC Only in 2022; Final Trailer for Intergrade Available

Agnes Adamus, 07 May 2021, 19:19

The latest trailer of Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade was published, presenting fragments of gameplay. It was also informed that the title is exclusive to PS5, which puts the PC version further away. Director Tetsuya Nomura announced that the second part of the remake will have a different atmosphere than the predecessor.

Outriders Players Finally Got Their Lost Gear Back

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 May 2021, 11:21

People Can Fly began restoring lost gear to Outriders players. For now, the creators focus on characters that were virtually unusable due to the bug.

Toxic Players Plague Outriders

Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2021, 15:10

The Outriders community has been complaining about problems with toxic players who maliciously kick users off the team at the very end of an expedition to prevent them from claiming their reward.

Nier Replicant PC Getting Fixed by Fans

Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2021, 13:32

The remastered release of the RPG Nier Replicant has been plagued with a variety of technical issues on PC. Fortunately, some of them have already been eliminated by modders.

NieR Replicant With Excellent Launch on Steam Despite Technical Issues

Adrian Werner, 26 April 2021, 12:59

Last week, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139.... was released on Steam. The game topped the bestseller list and received a warm reception among PC gamers.

First Reviews: NieR Replicant Remaster - Ambitious RPG Returns in Glory

Karol Laska , 22 April 2021, 19:39

The release of NieR Replicant remaster is approaching, so reviewers shared their first opinions with evaluation of the work. The RPG is being showered with accolades.

Life is Strange: True Colors on New Gameplay

Milosz Piotrowski, 22 April 2021, 17:44

In March we received an official announcement of Life is Strange: True Colours. It turned out that the next installment of the series will tell the story of a girl with supernatural abilities, who will try to solve the mystery surrounding the death of her brother. Now we learned a bit more about the game's graphics.

Outriders Players Will Get Compensated for Lost Items

Qskan, 22 April 2021, 14:47

Outriders, despite great sales results, was not free of many technical issues, including a serious bug causing the loss of equipment. Today we know that players will recover lost items, some of then even in better condition than they lost them.

Square Enix Denies Rumors of Possible Acquisition

Adrian Werner, 16 April 2021, 17:00

Square Enix denied that it will soon be acquired by another company. There was speculation that it might be bought by Microsoft or Sony, but all indications are that these reports have no basis in reality.

Patch Fixed Inventory Wipe Bug in Outriders

Bart Swiatek, 16 April 2021, 14:59

Developers from People Can Fly informed that Outriders received another patch. It removes the annoying bug that resulted in wiping character's equipment. The gear that was already lost is to be restored when the developers make sure that everything works as expected.

Will Outriders End Up Like Anthem? Users are Concerned, Dev Comments

Qskan, 15 April 2021, 21:06

It's been a few weeks since the launch of Outriders, and the title still attracts crowds of players. Even the mixed reviews and numerous technical problems did not prevent the game from being successful. However, the community is worried whether the game will not share the fate of Anthem, which used a similar formula.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Details of PS5 Exclusive DLC EPISODE INTERmission

Adrian Werner, 15 April 2021, 11:40

Square Enix revealed more details about the DLC for Final Fantasy VII Remake, in which we will play as Yuffie. The DLC is called EPISODE INTERmission and will have us try to rob the Shinra corporation.

Review Bombing on Steam Apparently Did Something; NieR: Automata Will Get a Patch

Milosz Szubert, 13 April 2021, 18:09

PlatinumGames announced that NieR: Automata on Steam will receive an update. This comes after a significant commotion that ensued after it was announced that the Game Pass edition of the game is better than the one available on Valve's platform.

Here's Why Outriders is Taking up More and More Disk Space

Przemyslaw Dygas, 12 April 2021, 15:20

Despite its great success, Outriders also suffers from a few problems. One of them is the game's excessive appetite for disk space on players' computers.

Outriders Retains Leader Spot on Steam

Adrian Werner, 12 April 2021, 11:04

Outriders turned out to be the biggest Steam bestseller for the second week in a row. The second position was defended by It Takes Two, and the Iberia expansion for Euro Truck Simulator 2 scored an impressive debut.

Outriders Players Continue to Lose Gear, Threaten to Drop the Game

Hubert Sledziewski, 11 April 2021, 17:36

An update has been released for Outriders recently, which was supposed to improve the game balance and fix some bugs, including the one that caused the disappearance of player equipment. However, the latter has not been completely eliminated.

Big Patch for Outriders Coming Next Week, Controversial Balance Changes Now

Adrian Werner, 09 April 2021, 12:14

People Can Fly announced the first major update for Outriders. The patch is to fix the most serious bugs and enable cross-play. Some changes in gameplay balance have already appeared on the servers and they were not received warmly.

NieR Replicant has Gone Gold

Michael Kulakowski, 07 April 2021, 19:42

The upcoming remastered and expanded version of NieR Replicant has officially gone gold. This means formally nothing stands in the way of the title's release on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox, which is scheduled to take place at the end of this month.

List of Known Outriders Issues and Possible Solutions

Ness, 06 April 2021, 20:17

Outriders' publisher presented a list of known bugs and inconveniences affecting gameplay. A list of some potential solutions to the most persistent problems has be put together on Reddit.

Valheim Dethroned by Outriders on Steam

Adrian Werner, 06 April 2021, 11:32

Outriders turned out to be the biggest bestseller on Steam last week. The previous leader, Valheim, took only the fourth place, giving way to It Takes Two and the Binding of Isaac: Repentance expansion.

Outriders Devs Hope to Create Major Story Expansions

Bart Swiatek, 06 April 2021, 11:18

Bartek Kmita from People Can Fly admitted in an interview that the developers are interested in creating new content for Outriders. It would take the form of large, feature-packed expansions, telling completely new stories.

Outriders Devs Suprized by Game's Popularity but There are Some Technical Issues

Bart Swiatek, 02 April 2021, 11:21

On the launch day, the latest game of People Can Fly - Outriders - was played by almost 112 thousand people at the same time. However, players complain about problems with connection, which resulted in the game's average score on Steam dropping to „Mixed”.

People Can Fly's Outriders Launches

Adrian Werner, 01 April 2021, 14:41

The online action game Outriders launches today. The latest work of the Polish team at People Can Fly is already available on consoles, and PC users will join them in just a few hours.

Outriders PC Ultra Settings Requirements Revealed

Adrian Werner, 31 March 2021, 13:56

Devs at People Can Fly revealed the full system requirements for Outriders. Thanks to this we got to know the configuration needed to play on Ultra settings. Release time was also specified.

Outriders Devs Will Flag Cheaters and Make Their Lives Difficult

Paul Musiolik, 28 March 2021, 18:31

People Can Fly has shown the ways it will be using to make the life of cheaters difficult in Outriders. They will be flagged and not allowed to play with honest players.

Project Triangle Strategy Will Offer Dozens of Hours of Content

Paul Musiolik, 28 March 2021, 18:27

Announced for Switch in 2022, Project Triangle Strategy will not be a short game. Game's developer Tomoya Asano revealed in an interview that it will take us several dozen hours to complete the title.

LoK: Soul Reaver Temporarily Pulled From Steam Due to Important Patch

Agnes Adamus, 26 March 2021, 18:35

Square Enix has temporarily withdrawn the 1999 TPP action game Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver from sale. The reason for this decision are works on an update.