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Battlefield 4 PC System requirements released by DICE, recommends Windows 8

Monday, 9 September 2013 23:31 GMT By Ewan Miller

DICE have released the final system requirements for Battlefield 4 and as usual, the recommended specifications will do nothing but make you sad. Quad-core CPU, a 660 GTX or higher and the x64 build of Windows 8 are just of the not so modest impositions DICE is prepared to make. Check the full list out after the break.

Aside from explicitly not recommending Windows 7, the specifications look pretty standard to me, although I’d always subscribed to the “no real program uses more than 4GB of RAM” adage. Perhaps it’s time for the enthusiast machine to go up to 8.

The minimum specifications are surprisingly lenient, allowing you to run the game on the workhorse of this generation, the 8800GT. I wonder if that’s something they consciously spec for given the install base. I can’t imagine the game looks great on 512mb of vRAM though.

What machine are you planning to run Battlefield 4 on and what settings are you hoping for 60 frames on? Let us know in the comments below.

Image via the Battlefield Twitter.

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39 Comments

  1. pcbros

    The recommended specs are identical to the PC I was going to build :)

    – AMD FX-6300 (Six-Core)
    – 8GB RAM
    – EVGA GTX660
    – 1TB HDD
    – Windows 8 64-bit

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Tech-N9ne

    Nice! Looking to generate some web traffic I see.

    “Aside from requiring Windows 8″ requiring how?

    Edit: article has now been changed to “Aside from explicitly not recommending Windows 7″ LOL

    What are you a troll Ewan? So you now know better than DICE what runs their game best?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. JewyMcJew

    pcbros, I’m curious. How much would your system cost to build?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Ewan Miller

    @2 Yeah that was a terrible word to use and not what I meant at all. Sorry about that, I’ve edited to hopefully convey my surprise that Windows 7 is being left out. Sorry for the confusion.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Erthazus

    Yeah. MY PC is already more powerfull by x2 so i’m ready for my 60+ frames per second juice with high end graphics and not some of this “Next Generation of fad”:

    http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/08/23/gamescom-battlefield-4s-graphics-lacking-on-ps4

    P.S. but I don’t have Windows 8 and not planning to buy it even for This game or any other game. Period. Windows 8 sucked balls and will continue to do so until the next revision of Windows. End of story.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. DarkElfa

    I wonder how much Microsoft paid them to flog Windows 8 as the recommended OS for this.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Chief Thunder

    I highly doubt any current single chip graphics card will be able to run this at 60 fps in 1080p with all eye candy turned on…660? no way! 60fps is kinda slow anyways…

    #7 2 years ago
  8. pcbros

    @3 – If you shop at Newegg.com, you can get it for around $700 (maybe cheaper if you wait for some sales). Also, you get Batman Origins for free (comes with a GTX660). So you are essentially paying around $650 ;)

    @5 – Have you tried Windows 8? I was put off at first but I’ve been using it for a few months now and I like it. It definitely shines on touchscreens but I still think it works for desktops.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Pytox

    @6 it;s cause of Dx 11.1 prolly cause it;s only on win8

    #9 2 years ago
  10. pcbros

    @7 – lol… 60fps is kind of slow? Your eye can’t even notice anything after 60fps.

    You won’t be able to run BF4 (Highest settings) @ 60fps on a GTX660. If BF3 is an indicator, then we are looking at close to 30-40fps. But then again, you won’t be able to do that on an XB1 or PS4 neither.

    Now if you go for something like a GTX780, then it will eat BF4 for breakfast.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Chief Thunder

    @10 so I’m guessing you haven’t played games on a 120Hz+ screen? and your eyes are not limited to a certain amount of ‘fps’ lol… you can go as far as your brain allows you to…

    #11 2 years ago
  12. YoungZer0

    So windows 8 is recommended but not necessary?

    #12 2 years ago
  13. dexfx69

    Ha! Windows 8 has NO advantages to run ANY game. Microsoft must have paid the devs a tidy sum to get them to recommend Windows 8. Yet another reason to dislike Microsoft.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. solid71

    Well I will hope to get 60fps with a
    AMD FX8350 (8 core)
    16 gigs of ram
    windows 8 pro
    2 GTX 660TIs in SLI
    and well over 4TB of HD space

    #14 2 years ago
  15. ChandlerL

    Wait so.. BF4 PC is NOT 64-bit? Guess they need less than 2 GB given the minimum requirement. Battlefield 3.1. ;)

    Didn’t DICE say that Frostbite 3 would be 64-bit? :shrug:

    One could almost say that the installed PC base is now holding back the 64-bit consoles. :D

    #15 2 years ago
  16. mark6IKX

    Well prepared for this, my PC was built 2 months ago with BF4 in mind

    AMD FX 8350 (8core)
    16GB Ram
    Windows 8
    3TB of HD
    and a AMD Radeon HD 7950

    This game will decide for me whether it’s time to crossfire, i want at least 40fps on ultra. I’m just hoping!

    I also have 150gb free on my SSD out of 240, do you guys reckon it be worthwhile installing on there? Or do you think it will become too much with all the updates and dlc.. Thanks

    #16 2 years ago
  17. traumadisaster

    Most important spec for me is vertical sync. Some games can run wonderful with no vsync and allows greater than 30 fps on my 30hz restricted tv. With no need for AA at 4k resolution one titan is enough. Ive actually got used to 30fps same as you get used to 120. If I drop down to 1080 though the tvs hz does do 120 which is nice but not as naw dropping as 3840×2160.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. II-WAR-STEINER-II

    Sorry Dudes i don’t like that Origin and i dont’t want the NSA App…

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Phoenixblight

    @18

    NSA is involved with anything internet related. You would be a fool to think otherwise.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. II-WAR-STEINER-II

    I know i know… It was quiet irony… But Origin is a great tool to play with the NSA App..

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Playmaker

    Derp derp m$ft paid them whhaaaa!!!!

    You sound like idiots. Sorry but the business relationship doesn’t work that way dumbasses. Win8 is the future. Actually 8.1. Get over it douche69. And enjoy it on your laptop!!!

    #21 2 years ago
  22. cartina

    The devs already said why, just because you asshats doesn’t like the “metro” UI doesn’t mean windows 7 is the ultimate, never to be beaten OS.

    This is why Windows 8 is recommended:
    “We use DX11.1, there are some optimizations in it (constant buffer offsets, dynamic buffers as SRVs) that we got in to the the API that improves CPU performance in our rendering when one runs with DX11.1. This will be in BF4.”
    -Johan Andersson, Technical Director on Frostbite at DICE

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Llewelyn_MT

    Any PC capable of running BF4 is 64-bit, unless the owner was stupid enough to install a 32-bit system on it. At least it will have a 64-bit executable this time around (why else would they recommend 8 GB RAM?).

    #23 2 years ago
  24. cluggy89

    @15, where from that did you get that there isnt 64bit play here, it says the complete opposite

    #24 2 years ago
  25. EVO V

    I should be ok.

    i7 2600k @4.7ghz
    8gb corsair vengance
    Asus 660ti 2gb
    Win 7 64bit :p

    #25 2 years ago
  26. lubu

    @25

    your good to go, you gpu is 10% better than gpu they recommend

    @26

    win8 is good for this game becuase of DX11.1 for cpu performance boost in this game but win8.1 is better and compatible win it too.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. aseddon130

    thats it mate, you fuel the fire by adding the ‘Windows 8′ comment.

    You should know people like to bash Win8 because its cool to and not because there is a justifiable reason to bash it.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. silkvg247

    I wonder how much MS paid them to put 8 instead of 7.

    It’ll likely run faster on 7. Just saying.

    Won’t be buying it anyway.

    @28 I think the fact it benches slower on some games does make the bashing somewhat justifiable personally.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. CyberMarco

    I managed to get 90-100 even 100+ fps @1280×1014 and around 70-80+ fps @1920×1080 with everything maxed out in BF3 with my PC.

    i7 950 stock
    6Gb Ram
    GTX 480 stock
    Win 7 Pro 64-bit

    So I hope I’ll have some decent quality, at least a high+.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. cluggy89

    um isnt it win 8 because no other ones have DX 11.1? got nothing to do with MS giving them moneys

    #30 2 years ago
  31. lubu

    how stupid people can get ? it’s easy just read these comments: @29 @13 @6 play with your consoles kids.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. CPC_RedDawn

    You guys are idiots.

    Recommended specs mean nothing when it comes to maxing a game out. These specs are given as an indication to what will give playable frame rates.

    Read this Q&A from DICE developer:

    Repi:

    Q: Is windows 8 recommended due to directx 11.1?

    A: Correct! we have some good CPU optimizations that Microsoft implemented in DX11.1 on our request

    Q: Than you also need a Graphic card that is DirectX 11.1 optimized. Which cost a bit more…

    A: Actually no, the DX 11.1 CPU optimizations works on standard DX11 GPUs as it is in software

    Q: Can you lighten us why Bf 4 requires “only” 32-bit OS?

    A: We manged to scale down the requirements to 32-bit without sacrificing anything for our 64-bit version

    Q: recommended means Ultra ?

    A: Nope. Ultra requires significantly more powerful GPU, at least at high resolutions & with MSAA

    #32 2 years ago
  33. gralphr

    Im running the folowwing:

    AMD 1100T oveclocked to 3.8
    16Gb ddr3
    AMD 7970 3gb Gpu
    1.5tb Hdd

    I want to go intel next build, but I think this should last me awhile. I still wonder if the CPU bottlenecks the GPU though……

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Christopher Jack

    It recommends the 7870, I have the 7850. Maybe it’s a sign that I should crossfire it sooner rather than later. I should get similar performance to a 7970GHz or GTX680, maybe even a slightly better frame rate in many games. Then again frame lag is another factor.

    Ah screw it, whenever I have some spare cash I’ll grab a second, paid $135AUD for the 2GB Sapphire 7850, if I can find another for that price I’d end up with similar performance to last gen’s best costing 33% less.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. smartalves

    Erthazus,
    Windows 8.1 is the next iteration of Windows without that creepy windows tiles, so you get start button again. it be released in October before the lauch of bf4.
    Win 8.1 as directx 11.1 extensions that frostbite 3 uses but no graphics card today support those (ATI maybe??).

    #35 2 years ago
  36. bjoggi24

    I got…
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 – I think it’s only 1 GB
    Intel Core i5-2400 – 3.10 Ghz
    8 GB RAM

    I know I probably need to upgrade my GPU… What should I buy?
    Do I need a better CPU?

    #36 2 years ago
  37. LinkDNBUK

    Yes Yes just pre-ordered.

    going to be running this on:

    Win 7 ultimate
    AMD FX 8350 @ 4.2 Ghz
    8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600 Mhz DDR3
    VTX3D Radeon 7870 X-Edition [clocked to 1Ghz]
    GPU has 2GB GDDR5
    1.5 Tb HD Space

    I dont see many sound buffs though, surely the sound adds to the experience?

    Audio wise :

    Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Interface
    2x KRK Rokit 8 G2

    with the sound set to “WARTAPES” [this is a must by the way, try it !! :D]

    @ bjoggi24, you can pick up a 7870 for around 150£ sterling these days, Id suggest grabbing one of those if your budget allows it, it has 2GB GDDR5 on it.

    With this current setup i can play bf3 on Ultra with everything up to max, getting around 50 – 60 fps solid on Conquest, on a TDM map i get 70 – 80 fps solid.

    Hope this helps.

    Origin – LinkDNBUK

    #37 2 years ago
  38. seanomono

    Will I be able to play BF4 on Ultra?

    Motherboard – Intel i7 3770 CPU @ 3.4GHz
    Proccessor – Quadcore
    RAM – 8GB 1600mhz
    GPU- CHOOSING BE BETWEEN- EVGA SuperClocked w/ ACX Cooling GeForce GTX 770 2GB 256-bit OR EVGA GeForce GTX 770 DUAL SuperClocked 4GB 256-bit GDDR5

    Help me on the graphics card situation if you can. Having a hard time choosing.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. LinkDNBUK

    blatantly you should get the 4gb edition if your budget allows it :)

    #39 2 years ago

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  • GTA Online user videos show out of character Lester, important Police Business

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  • Guild Wars 2 devs explain how the Map Bonus system, precursor crafting work in Heart of Thorns

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  • Fly around your creations in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

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  • The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul arrive on PlayStation Vue

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  • Play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser

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  • Steam’s Discovery Update has helped increase revenue for smaller titles

    Valve has said its Discovery Queue has increased product page views across Steam by 30% since the company launched the Discovery Update. According to Valve, 75% of those views come from the Discovery Queue, and 16% of product views can be attributed to the Discovery Queue. Even Steam Tags clicks have increased. The system is […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection April update includes “more ranked playlists”

    The next content update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will “address a variety of issues across the game,” according to 343 Industries, including specific improvements to ranking. New quit and betrayal penalties are also in the works as the development team prepares to roll out ranks to additional playlists. According to 343, the latest […]

  • Get Spec Ops: The Line for free through 2K Games sale on Humble Store

    A 2K Games sale is going on this weekend on the Humble Store with up to 83% off on select titles. Games on sale include Evolve, Bioshock, Civilization and other franchises. Plus, Spec Ops: The Line can be yours for free with the purchase of any -2K title on sale. To see the full list […]

  • Dota 2 The International 2015 tickets are sold out

    Tickets to Dota 2 The International 2015 are now sold out, which shouldn’t surprise anyone. The tickets went on sale in two phases starting March 27. Phase one sold out in six minutes, and phase two sold out in four minutes. Each round of sales offered the same quantity of General Admission tickets priced at […]

  • Here’s what’s expected in Battlefield 4′s Weapon Crate DLC – video

    A new Battlefield 4 drop is on the horizon, and to give you an idea of what to expect, we have a video for you below featuring information on the Weapon Crate DLC. According to Battlefield expert Westie, players can expect five new weapons along with the return of the Gun Master game mode. The […]

  • Pillars of Eternity issues to be addressed in patch 1.03, expected next week

    Obsidian Entertainment plans to release a Pillars of Eternity patch next week to combat issues users have reported. Until the patch is released, the developers have posted workarounds for some of the most common issues. The issues reported span framerate drops, inability to launch the game unless in administrator mode, crashes on 32-bit machines, animal […]

  • Mortal Kombat X videos show Erron Black gameplay, Ermac fatalities, more

    Erron Black, the gunslinger which was outed for Mortal Kombat X in the achievements listing last week, was featured in the latest livestream from NetherRelam Studios yesterday evening. Along with gameplay, fatalities and variations for Black, the developer also provided a look at gameplay for: Ermac vs Mileena; Ermac’s brutality and fatality moves; Lui Kang […]

  • The Legend of Zelda Wii U: 2015 release not a “priority”, skipping E3

    The Legend of Zelda franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is featured in the latest video update on the status of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, stating a 2015 release is no longer a “number one priority” for the team. While Aonuma never specifically says the game has been delayed into 2016, the announcement confirms […]

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

    Destiny’s senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick announced on Twitter overnight he would be leaving the company in a week’s time for Bethesda. Hamrick joined Bungie in 2009 after working two years at Midway Austin, where he created multiplayer maps, modified single-player levels, and other designer functions. He was in charge of fixing bug in code […]

  • What to expect from the Call of Duty Championship this weekend

    Just settling down to the Call of Duty Championship this weekend? Here’s a rundown of today’s matches and what else to expect over the next three days. The Call of Duty Championship is taking place in LA this weekend until Sunday, with 32 four-player teams battling it out for a prize pot of $1 million. […]

  • MLB 15 The Show video highlights improved graphics, updated grass patterns

    Sony has released a video for MLB 15 The Show which provides a look at graphical improvements made to the game. Along with the visual upgrade over MLB 14 The Show, the game contains new minor league stadiums, dynamic sun generated in real-time, and upgraded grass patterns which reflect each stadium’s unique look. MLB 15 […]

  • Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition free to qualified developers

    Valve has said it will offer the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free to qualified developers in an effort to buoy projects before the tech launches commercially. Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios and The Room studio Fireproof Games are just some of the developers which already have a free Vive in-hand. According to Valve’s Doug […]

  • DriveClub gameplay video features MotorStorm’s off-road buggies

    Some gameplay footage of MotorStorm’s off-road buggies in DriveClub has surfaced. Pictures of the buggies were shown on the Japanese PlayStation Blog earlier this month, which considering the game was developed by Evolution Studios – which developed MotorStorm – this isn’t too much of a surprise. The buggies were first spotted by Videogamer, which pulled […]

  • Mortal Kombat X live-action TV spot features the track Chop Suey

    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.