PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds reaches another sales milestone

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds reaches another sales milestone

Early access shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has not sold over 5 million copies, according to Steam Spy’s data. This latest milestone has been broken less than a month after it was announced that the game had surpassed the 4 million copies sold milestone. To add to the game’s continued success, creator Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene revealed earlier this month that Battlegrounds had leapfrogged Grand Theft Auto V in the Steam peak concurrent players list, putting it in fourth place overall. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is available now on PC via Steam Early Access, and will be coming to Xbox One later this year.

Call Of Duty: WWII Gets Official Screenshots, Fresh Details

Call Of Duty: WWII Gets Official Screenshots, Fresh Details

Following today’s awesome Call of Duty: WWII panel, Activision has released a batch of fresh new screenshots for the forthcoming Zombies mode of the game, as well as some additional details in terms of what to expect from the characters and the forthcoming mode. First off, wow. Check out the Zombies screenshots in the attached gallery. It looks like these guys mean some serious business, especially with their rebuilt frames and insatiable appetite for human flesh. Make sure you bring plenty of firepower to deal with them. Sledgehammer Games also provided some first information on the characters in the game, including Ving Rhames (Jefferson Potts), David Tennant (Drostan Hynd), Elodie Yung (Olivia Durant) and Katheryn Winnick (Marie Fischer). Their descriptions are below:

Battlefield 1 update adds new map, Premium Trials, more

Battlefield 1 update adds new map, Premium Trials, more

Battlefield 1‘s 1.11 update is now available to download on Xbox One, PS4, and PC, bringing with it a new map, the Premium Trials feature, and more. The major addition in this update is the introduction of the Prise de Tahure night map, the final map for the game’s They Shall Not Pass DLC. The map is available to all Premium Pass holders and owners of the They Shall Not Pass DLC. Non-Battlefield 1 Premium Pass owners will be able to access the map via Premium Friends or new Premium Trials feature. “French raiders and German stormtroopers clash in an urban trench setting as the nights grow colder in the Champagne-Ardennes region,” the map’s description reads. “The frontline trench networks cut right through several villages facing obliteration from the constant skirmishing between German and French troops.” As mentioned above, this update also sees the addition of Premium Trials, timed events that allow non-Battlefield 1 Premium Pass owners to play on DLC maps without having to own the corresponding DLC. DICE notes that Earning XP, spawning in vehicles released in the expansion, and progression/unlocks will be restricted to Premium Pass owners on these maps. This is similar to the Premium Friends feature that is already in the game, but Premium Trials doesn’t require players to party up with a Premium Pass owner. Finally, the update adjusts the capture area of Flag D on Soissons in Frontlines to improve map balance, adjusts the Map Voting system to exclude the previous map, and makes it so players can no longer get on top of the fort around the courtyard area on Fort de Vaux.

First Call of Duty: WWII’s Nazi Zombies trailer revealed at Comic-Con

First Call of Duty: WWII’s Nazi Zombies trailer revealed at Comic-Con

The official reveal trailer for Call of Duty: WWII‘s Zombies mode- now officially Nazi Zombies– takes us to a darker world than any other Call of Duty co-op survival mode we’ve played yet. Revealed during the current San Diego Comic-Con, the trailer is similar to the one that leaked several days ago, but with a handful of new scenes offering better perspectives of the mode’s map, villain, and variety of undead hostiles. It would seem the developers weren’t lying when they told us the leaked trailer was unfinished.

Nintendo’s trademark filing could mean a Nintendo 64 mini is coming

Nintendo’s trademark filing could mean a Nintendo 64 mini is coming

Nintendo has been playing the nostalgia game recently with the release of the scarce but highly valued NES Classic Edition, as well as the upcoming follow-up system, SNES Classic Edition, which sold out its pre-orders within an hour. Of course, it would be good business for Nintendo to continue riding the classics train, and according to a recent trademark filing, the Nintendo 64 could get the same treatment. NeoGAF user Rosti revealed Nintendo has recently filed trademarks for several of its controllers, including the NES, the SNES, the Switch, and the Nintendo 64 on the European Union Intellectual Property Office website. The controllers were filed under goods and services, which points to a physical version of the controllers being the crux of the patents. Before the NES and SNES Classic Editions announcements, similar trademarks were found, leading to further speculation a Nintendo 64 version of the Classic Edition is on its way. Granted, the filing could be for the future development of the Switch, as the upcoming Virtual Console for the system could allow for revamped controllers to be used. Regardless, Nintendo fans would be ecstatic to get their hands on a plug-and-play version of the console that introduced classics like The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Super Mario 64. While the NES and SNES Classic Editions sold well, hopefully Nintendo will take a different approach to production with the possible Nintendo 64 Classic, as the current SNES models are being scalped online for extreme prices. Nintendo apparently tried to remedy the shortage of NES consoles by creating a Super Famicom Mini in Japan, thus giving two versions of the SNES generation, as well as upping overall production. However, no numbers have shown the difference in available units between the NES and SNES systems.