Thursday, October 28

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Cyberpunk 2077 New Patch Lets Players Safely Install Mods Again

Despite warning Cyberpunk 2077 PC players not to install mods or custom saves because a vulnerability could allow them to "run code on PC", CD Projekt Red has released a hotfix that allows mods to be installed safely. Patch 1.12 appears to include only this modification fix and no other updates. Since its release on December 10, CD Projekt Red has released several updates for the controversial game, including one that unfortunately added a game-breaking bug, although thankfully it was fixed fairly quickly.Hotfix 1.12 is now available on PC! This update addresses the vulnerability that could be used as part of remote code execution (including save files):- Fixed a buffer overrun issue.- Removed / replaced non-ASLR DLLs. pic.twitter.com/LAkBfVpnXf - Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGam...
Apps & Games, News, Prince of Persia, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Ubisoft, Video Games

Ubisoft’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake pushed back to ‘later date’

Ubisoft's recently announced Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time The remake appears to have been delayed indefinitely. The game was originally planned to launch in March, but has been pushed back to a "later date," according to a recent tweet from the Ubisoft official. Prince of Persia Twitter account. Ubisoft Pune, the India-based studio working on the remake, says the delay will allow it to ensure that the game "... feels fresh while remaining true to the original."Another update from the development team for Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake: pic.twitter.com/O6OOmYXhOD - Prince of Persia (@princeofpersia) February 5, 2021This is the second time Ubisoft has delayed the Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time release of the remake. It was originally ...
Apps & Games, News, Video Games, Xbox Series X

Here’s how Halo Infinite will be optimized across Microsoft’s Xbox lineup

In a recent publish in Infinite Haloofficial blog343 Industries game founding architect Danielle Gianetti explained how the long-awaited title will be optimized across all platforms the game is available on, and not just Xbox One. Gianetti says that Infinite Halo features a rebuilt "engine multi-threaded fix" that allows it to run smoothly on Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and even PC. "For Halo Infinite, we rebuilt the engine's multi-threaded solution to ensure high execution efficiency on all platforms and PCs, rather than running optimally on Xbox One only, ”Gianetti writes.“We used this new system to transition the renderer to a massively parallel multi-threaded framework to support the higher cost of all our new rendering feat...
Apps & Games, News, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Video Games, Xbox One

Cyberpunk 2077’s latest patch fixes a major bug from the latest update

Latest update of Cyberpunk 2077 aims to fix a bug that the most recent game update inadvertently added. After last week's patch for the controversial CD Projekt Red (CDPR) game, some gamers found that they were unable to move the game's progress beyond a certain point. According to a recent tweet from Cyberpunk official Twitter account, this latest fix solves this problem. Before this update, if players saved their game during 'Wait for Takemura's Call' in version 1.06 of Cyberpunk 2077 and then they reloaded their progress, the call dialog options never appeared. This also resulted in players being unable to interact with other characters. The latest game update also resolves an issue related to item randomization related to a "...
Apps & Games, Canada, News, PlayStation 5, Video Games

EB Games Canada allegedly displayed buyers’ personal data when they were in queue for PS5

Several EB Games Canada customers report that the retailer's website leaked personal information when they tried to purchase a PlayStation 5 online. Talking to MobileSyrup, two EB Games customers who requested to remain anonymous reported that the issue started this morning following the restocking of the highly sought after PlayStation console. According to the two people, the EB Games site experienced a problem during the checkout process that resulted in the display of the personal information of other customers. This included the names, addresses and phone numbers of customers, although credit card information has not been reported to have been leaked. One of the people provided the following images of what customers were able...
Apps & Games, News, nintendo, Video Games

Apex Legends could be released on February 2 for Switch

We have known for months that Apex legends, Respawn Entertainment's free-to-play battle royale title, is coming to Switch. While the game was originally scheduled to hit the Nintendo console in mid-2020, its release was delayed until October. After missing the October release date, Apex legends Director Chad Grenier said Respawn wants to do "justice" to the Switch version of the game. Now, if a recent Japanese trailer for the season 8 release on February 2 is correct, the Switch version of Apex will launch on the same date. Additionally, an Amazon Japan listing for the game's "Champion Edition" indicates that February 2 is the Switch port release date, according to GoNintendo. Below is a full quote from Grenier regarding the Swit...
Features, General, PlayStation 5, Video Games

Hitman 3: Agent 47’s Swan Song is a masterclass in game design

"I don't know why, but I've always trusted a man with a knife," says Marcus Stuyvesant with a laugh. Stuyvesant, a leader of the shadowy Providence criminal organization, watches in glee as I throw a few knives at the targeted air vents that have left me scattered on an upper walkway of Dubai's Burj Al-Ghazali tower. High above the clouds, bustling Stuyvesant clearly feels safe, operating under the assumption that I am a promising candidate to become its bodyguard after a thorough vetting process. What he doesn't realize is that I'm actually Agent 47, the enigmatic hit man who needs protection in the first place. Little does he know that I have left the real The interviewee was unconscious several floors below and I slowly climbed the tower wearing his clothes and pretending to be hi...
Apps & Games, microsoft, News, Video Games, Xbox Series X

Microsoft no longer increases the cost of Xbox Live Gold

In a surprise move, Microsoft has chosen to backtrack on its original decision and it won't. boost Xbox Live The cost of gold after a major backlash from players. Below is Microsoft's full blog post regarding the decision (not that the prices below are in USD): Today we made a mistake and you did well to let us know. Connecting and playing with friends is a vital part of the game and we do not meet the expectations of the players who rely on it every day. As a result, we have decided not to change the Xbox Live Gold prices. We're turning this moment into an opportunity for Xbox Live to be more in line with how we see the gamer at the center of their experience. For free games, you will no longer need an Xbox Live Gold membership...
Apps & Games, News, Video Games, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X

YouTube finally brings HDR support to Xbox consoles

YouTube is finally adding HDR (high dynamic range) color support to Microsoft's various Xbox consoles, including Xbox One S / X and Xbox Series X / S. If you have a TV or monitor capable of displaying HDR10 content and a compatible Xbox console, you can take advantage of the feature. The maximum resolution at which each console is capable of outputting YouTube HDR videos depends on the Xbox you are using, as the Xbox Series X is capable of 4K HDR at up to 60fps and the Xbox One S plays HDR content at 1440p and up to 60 fps. While this is a welcome move on the part of Google-owned YouTube, the platform doesn't have a lot of worthwhile HDR content available. That being said, if you're looking to test what your fancy new TV is capab...
Apps & Games, News, Video Games, xbox, Xbox Series X

The cost of Xbox Live Gold is increasing

Microsoft has announced that it is increasing the cost of Xbox Live Gold. One-month Gold memberships are increasing by $ 1 USD (about $ 1.27 CAD) and the price of a three-month membership is increasing by $ 5 USD (approximately $ 6.34 CAD). The company says that if you are already a member of Xbox Live Gold online for 12 or six months, the cost of the online gaming service will not change. However, if you choose to renew your membership at the end of your subscription period, you will renew it at the current increased price. MobileSyrup Microsoft Canada has been contacted for more information on one-month, three-month, and 12-month subscription costs in Canada. This story will be updated with additional information as it becomes ...
android, Deals, pc, Resources, Video Games, xbox

What’s new in Xbox Game Pass for console, PC, and Android late January 2021

Every month, Xbox adds new games to its Xbox Game Pass service on Xbox, PC, and Android consoles. These are typically rolled out in two waves, and now Xbox has introduced the second batch of new titles for January:Control (PC) - January 21 Desperados III (Android, console and PC) - January 21 Donut County (Android, console and PC) - January 21 Outer Wilds (Android) - January 21 Cyber ​​Shadow (Android, console and PC) - January 26 The Medium (Xbox Series X | S and PC) - January 28 [day one launch] Yakuza Remastered Collection (Android, Console and PC) - January 28 [includes Yakuza 3 Remastered, Yakuza 4 Remastered and Yakuza 5 Remastered]Additionally, Xbox has revealed a new gaming benefit for Game Pass Ultimate subscribers: ...
Deals, News, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Video Games, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X

EB Games sales cut 50 percent of sports games and more

'Mood boosters, 'EB Games' latest sale, lowers the price of several Xbox One and PlayStation 4 games and includes an emphasis on sports titles. Many of the top-discounted games are EA Sports games, including FIFA 21 and NHL 21. It is also worth noting that both Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 They feature free Xbox Series X / S and PlayStation 5 upgrades. The list of games for sale is below:Source: EB games