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Blizzard announces Global Play feature for Diablo III

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 17:34 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Blizzard has announced a Global Play feature for Diablo III which will allow you to play online with your buddies no matter which region they reside in due to region-free servers.

There are only a few few restrictions when using Battle.net’s new Global Play functionality, with regions broken down as follows:

  • The Americas – For players in the US, Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia.
  • Europe – For players in the European Union, Eastern Europe, Russia, Africa, and Middle Eastern countries such as Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Asia – For players in South Korea and the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau.

Players will create characters and play in their “home” region, determined by where they live. Afterward, you can go into Global Play and switch to any of the other game regions via the in-game options menu,before or after you log in to the game.

Characters, items, and friends lists do not transfer across regions so when playing on a different region’s server, you will have to create characters and friends lists specifically for that region and will have to use the gold-based auction house for that region as well.

In addition, players will only have access to the real-money auction house when playing in their “home” game region. That means that, for characters outside of your home region, items “cannot be bought or sold in any real-money auction house.”

Awesome.

In other news, Blizzard has also posted a guide to the Auction House through here. The gold-based auction house launches alongside the game, while the real-money auction house will go online approximately one week after launch.

Those who sell items for real money will have to give Blizzard a $1 to 15% cut of profits as outlined through the FAQ. The firm will also take 15% should you use PayPal or you can deposit funds into your Battle.net account to use in the game or through the purchase of future Blizzard items.

More information is through the link, and the game’s out May 15.

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27 Comments

  1. Talkar

    I’m hoping they’ll add this for StarCraft 2 too!
    There is no reason why, atleast the custom games, shouldn’t be playable outside ones region.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. freedoms_stain

    Wait, this sounds shit.

    To play with a bud on another continent I need a whole set of different shit? Where’s the logic in that?

    Why not make default “play with randoms” regional but let you friend up with anyone from anywhere?

    Or do I have the wrong end of the stick?

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Patrick Garratt

    @2 – I agree. How completely odd. Why on earth have they done that?

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    Didnt they do something like this with Starcraft 2 too? I think Blizzard are just fucking around with PC gamers at this point, knowing whatever they do, they’ll get away with; Always-online DRM? Check! Higher retail price? Yep! Separate servers per region? Hell yes! LAN support? lolno.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. DSB

    That part doesn’t make a lot of sense to me, since the beta actually had better functionality than that.

    When I jumped into someone elses game I had exactly the same stuff as I did in my own, and when I got back out, I kept the items I’d gathered. Although I think me and viralshag were on the US region.

    Actually that would probably explain it.

    I go between Europe and the US, so poo for me, but I haven’t seen any lag when playing with EU people, so I don’t see why I wouldn’t just make an EU character.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. freedoms_stain

    @5, US was the only region available during the beta, if you tried anything else you got an error.

    My latency was about 130ms (in a sp game ffs) which is not too bad for this type of game I suppose.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. endgame

    Wow! You didn’t have to do this in Diablo 2. All you had to do was “Connect to IP..” and you could play with anyone using your own character. So Diablo 3 not only denies you playing with friends but it also asks for more money for the game. No thks Blizzard! I’ll grab a pirated copy so I can play with whoever I want wherever they are.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. TheWulf

    See, this is where Guild Wars 2 gets it right. You join a server (you can join either American or European servers), and then despite the server you join, you can ‘guest’ over to other servers and play with friends there.

    The only restriction is that you get the PvP Mists buff (or lack thereof, if your server is doing badly) from your home server rather than the one you’re guesting to.

    So it’s almost a completely unrestricted system, just like it was in Guild Wars 1.

    Why would any modern gaming company not realise that people have friends from all over the world? ArenaNet get this, but with World of Warcraft and Diablo III, you can tell that Blizzard doesn’t quite understand yet.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. TheWulf

    @4

    p much

    Makes me glad I don’t put money down on these titles. I just can’t support it.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. OlderGamer

    *Sigh

    *Grumbles some more at Blizzard.

    So may thing that could have been better about this game. Alot of the folks I wanted to play w/are on the other side of the planet. And because I play mostly during my daytime, our hours tend to match up well. I really don’t like the idea of runing different chars at the same time. And I am guessing no shared stash either? So If i find something amazing while playing with DSB I am shit out of luck getting that iteam to my chars on other servers?

    Nice.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. viralshag

    This is pretty crap. They probably have so many pre-orders now they can pretty much do what they want and still make a profit. Not like there is a subscription to keep people interested in.

    Bit like Guild Snores 2. Gutted I pre-purchased that too.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. DSB

    @10 Yeah, pretty much. That does suck.

    Here’s the Global Play FAQ:

    http://us.battle.net/support/en/article/diablo-iii-global-play-faq

    The whole real world economy thing is pretty fucked up too. People should really just stop trying to sell me shit when I’m busy playing a game.

    It’s like the whole in-game advertising thing all over again. Blasting suspension of disbelief, one dollar at a time.

    @6 Oh okay, that makes sense. I thought I wasn’t able to play in Europe or Asia because I was in the US :P

    I didn’t check the latency myself, but there was nothing noticeable while playing the game with viralshag.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. viralshag

    @12, Have to agree. Lag was one thing I didn’t notice in the game throughout the beta. I was actually impressed considering how bad WoW is when I try to play on a US server.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. GwynbleiddiuM

    Well, on the bright side we don’t need separate versions for each region to be able to play with friends from whole different continents. But the fact that you need different characters for different regions is extremely annoying.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. IrrationalGamer

    They might be trying to stop gold-farmers from ruining your experience. Did any of you think of that?

    Oh, wait, that’s right, I’m the IrrationalGamer. Oops.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. OlderGamer

    If the game didn’t have real world cash and tradable gear involved there wouldn’t be gold farmers.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. viralshag

    So this really is just turning into a Diablo F2P MMO in its current state.

    Reading back through the comments I have no idea why #8, the big GW2 fanboy , even had to mention his favourite game considering there is zero difference between the GW2 guest pass and this D3 “server transfer”. Well, one difference maybe – in that GW2 restricts you from certain PvP while guesting.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. Talkar

    @16
    Absolutely right! Because gold farmers, item sellers and other nonsense wasn’t something that happened, and is still to this very day happeing A LOT in Diablo 2. Right? right? …. -.-

    #18 3 years ago
  19. DSB

    There are going to be gold farmers as long as there’s something to trade.

    Blizzard making themselves the biggest gold farmer of them all has nothing to do with stopping it, and everything to do with profiting on it.

    Although at some point I guess it falls back on peoples apparent desire to buy their way ahead in a game, rather than playing their way to it.

    Either way, I prefer not to be propositioned (Heyoooo) while I’m playing.

    @15 How does that stop gold farmers? If anything, it makes it easier for them, while making Blizzard the top dog of the group.

    @16 People would be pretty pissed if you took out tradeable gear, aside from it being the cornerstone of the ingame economy.

    You don’t really need it to run a goldfarming business. Look at all the WoW players getting “hacked”. 90% or more of those guys gave their passwords away, likely to get some powerlevelling or other service from those guys.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. OlderGamer

    What DSB said.

    Simple as, if your not going to be able trade gear to other players, your not going to leave the door open for gold farmers. Also if you bring real world money in to it, it gets worse. Just like wow, D3 will soon be the target of hackers that want your account to harvest gear so they can trade it to their own accounts, and then sell said gear on the open market place.

    Its all kinds of wrong.

    And Talkar wouldn’t you think they could learn from their mistakes? Take steps to fix the situation. Preserve the players safty and ensure the quality of the experience.

    And adding salt to the wound, what if all you wanted to do was play the game sp, offline? Or privatly on a lan? You can’t. So you have to expose yourself to the gold famrers/hackers in order to play.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. freedoms_stain

    If real money is involved I wonder if it has something to do with currency conversion re: the auction house.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. DSB

    @20 I strongly dislike the always-on thing as well, but how would a goldfarmer go about entering your private game? You still have 100% control.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. viralshag

    @20, To be fair though, targeting this or WoW is the same thing as they only need one set of details to access all of your Blizzard games. So I guess if you play both you’re doubly at risk.

    They really should have included an offline mode.

    @22, I was thinking that myself. Can they contact you if they’re not on your friends list or in your game? I figured they could probably still /w you somehow…

    #23 3 years ago
  24. OlderGamer

    I don’t think Gold farmers need to spam your chat window to sell their wares. Plus how do lobies work(asking, I don’t know).

    If someone has your login/pw, it won’t matter if you play a pvt game or not. I am telling you right now, blizzard wants you to believe that all wow hacks were a result of the players being carelss with their logins and PWs. And that is a lie.

    I was hacked twice, have two accounts. Never bought gold or a power leveing service. I don’t play on public pcs. I don’t share account info. And after my last go around with customer suport the rep even told me that, while some “hacks” were the fault of the player, most weren’t. He confirmed what I had already read, there are gigs of account keys(for many games) sitting out there in cyber space in the wrong hands.

    Playing as PVT game in D3 won’t help you if yours get stolen.

    My beef is that so long as there is precieved real cash value for in game gear there will always be an invitation for hackers.

    I think to an extent irationalgamer is right, the server regions might be an effort to limit gold famers acsess to the bulk of the accounts. I just figure it won’t work.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. viralshag

    @24, I’m not doubting you on the careless PW excuse thing, I got hacked somehow even when I had an authenticator. My mate sent me an email and told me to check my toons on the armoury only to find that they were all naked, and then upon logging in I found about 20 orc rogues dotted about different servers.

    The only time I saw any real major interaction with many other players was before entering a game where you could enter various chat channels like LFG etc.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. OlderGamer

    Those chat rooms might be used for spaming. But they wouldn’t likly be able to stay there long as the accounts would prolly get flaged and locked. Much the way wow goes after it. Unfortunately it still happens tho. It could be really bad if Diablo III has a free trial portion that allows players to chat with each other.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. viralshag

    Maybe I’m just being naive but my biggest problem with gold sellers is the annoying, spam messages. So much of my gaming is linked to something online these days I don’t really worry myself too much about getting hacked, if I did it would just ruin gaming for me.

    As long as I don’t get hacked or if I do it gets resolved quickly, I’m not hugely bothered by it. Although WoW is the only MMO that has caused one of my emails no end of spam messages, even though it’s not even linked to the game any more.

    #27 3 years ago

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    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

    Sid Meier’s Starships will be released on iPad alongside Mac and PC, and to give you an idea on how it plays on the tablet, a new video has been released. Watch below as Pete Murray and lead producer Stuart Zissu show off the iPad version. The 4X space-strategy releases on March 12.

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to The New Order, will release May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game takes pace in 1946, and and players take on the role of B.J. Blazkowicz as he embarks on a two-part mission in Bavaria. Part one, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, […]

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

    Observer Mode will be released for Evolve as a free update for all platforms, 2K and Turtle Rock have announced. The community feature was designed to give Evolve players the ability to observe and add commentary as well as livestream, allowing a sixth user to “passively enter a custom game” with the ability to switch […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10

    Dying Light’s second DLC drop, the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, and the free Hard Mode, have been given a solid release date alongside a new trailer. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, the game’s second DLC drop, will release March 10. The DLC is part of the season pass, but will […]

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

    Ether One, the first-person exploration game that puts you in the minds of other people to help change events of their past is coming to PlayStation 4 this year. Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4 this year, developer White Paper Games announced at GDC 2015. A retail version will also be available alongside the […]

  • Larian “murdered” Divinity: Dragon Commander to focus on Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian talked very candidly about the business side of development and the many unfortunate events that took place for the game to come out as it did. Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke gave a post-mortem on the troubled development of Divinity: Original Sin, and how it managed to overcome all of […]

  • Firewatch probably has the most natural dialogue of any game to date

    Firewatch developer Campo Santo has revealed the first ever gameplay footage of the upcoming exploration game. Firewatch is the first game from super indie studio Campo Santo. The game is set in the Wyoming forests where the player will be exploring the environment and act as a fire lookout. The game features extensive voice-acting as […]

  • White Night launch trailer is a noir thriller trip

    White Night is here, not long after it was revealed and with a mysterious launch trailer. White Night, the black-and-white survival horror set in 1930s Boston, has revealed its launch trailer. White Night is mix of old-school horror, exploration and puzzling solving in an eerie, noir setting. The game’s main mechanic is light. any object […]

  • Free-to-play is “a significant part” of PlayStation’s digital future

    Free-to-play games on PlayStation 4 have seen enough growth that Sony is now considering the model a major part of its future digital business. Sarah Thompson, senior account executive for PlayStation’s free-to-play business said at a GDC panel that Sony has witnessed impressive growth in the free-to-play sector. “We’re really looking at this as a […]

  • Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter documentary releasing free on YouTube

    Broken Age making of documentary Double Fine Adventure will be made available to all. When Double Fine turned to crowdfunding, changing the industry forever, it promised to give an unprecedented look behind the scenes with a professional documentary of the whole development process of Broken Age. That documentary was initially restricted to Kickstarter backers, but […]

  • Gone Home console ports cancelled following Midnight City difficulties

    Gone Home won’t be made available to the console masses after all. Indie hit Gone Home was announced for console release almost exactly one year ago, and we’ve heard absolutely nothing since then. Turns out, that’s because it’s not happening: developer the Fullbright Company confirmed to Eurogamer that the ports have been cancelled. “Our publishing […]

  • Microsoft rang Mojang the day Notch joked about selling

    Minecraft developer Mojang was sold because founder Markus “Notch” Persson made a joke on Twitter. Ever wondered how Minecraft came to be a Microsoft property? It’s actually a pretty great story. Remember when Notch tweeted this? Anyone want to buy my share of Mojang so I can move on with my life? Getting hate for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking update rolling out

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been updated to help fix its tragic matchmaking. Again. Now almost four months old, Halo: The Master Chief Collection was still pretty broken as of this morning, with rubbish matchmaking and plenty of other issues to go around. 343 Industries is still trying to fix it, and has today […]

  • Nvidia unveils Shield, an Android 4K Smart TV set top box

    Nvidia has named yet another product “Shield” in an attempt to render us all hopelessly confused. The heart of Nvidia’s GDC 2015 press conference was the Shield, a $200 Android set top box launching in May. Apparently the “world’s first 4K Android TV”, the Shield supports 4K content encoded with h.265. The box runs on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront footage shown behind closed doors

    Star Wars Battlefront is being shown to retailers. Now we want EA to show it to us. Star Wars Battlefront is expected sometime this year, so it’s about time EA gave us a look at DICE’s latest. It turns out that while press and gamers have had to twiddle their thumbs, EA is showing it […]

  • Dragon Age lead creative moves onto mysterious new BioWare project

    Dragon Age creator David Gaider is leaving his baby behind. Dragon Age is a team effort, but Gaider was one of the key creatives behind the franchise, creating the setting of Thedas (which, I was recently amused to learn, is an acronym: “THE Dragon Age Setting”). He was lead writer on all three games and […]

  • Unity 5 available for free with “no fucking around”

    Unity 5 looks amazing, and you can download and faff about with it for free right now. “We’re not nickel-and-diming people. When we say it’s free, it’s free. We’re not charging a royalty, which I think is akin to looking for whales.” Unity Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its popular, simple, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 may be the end of the series

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 released yesterday, and many fans theorise that it marks the end of the series. Five Nights at Freddy’s developer Scott Cawthon has released a new teaser image on his website, but rather than pointing to a new game, many fans believe the teaser signals the end of the series. The […]

  • Source 2 announced, will also be free

    Valve has formally unveiled Source Engine 2, the third major engine to go free to developers at GDC 2015. Source 2 is the successor to the engine Valve has been using since Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2. Valve didn’t have much to say about the technicalities of this long-awaited release. It is apparently focused on […]

  • SteamVR: Valve’s Lighthouse tech allows you to walk around while playing

    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS – video

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]