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Witcher 3 “fairly close” to maxing out PS4 & Xbox One, PC specs teased

Thursday, 23 January 2014 08:58 GMT By Dave Cook

The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt RED is fairly close to maxing out the capability of PS4 and Xbox One, according to studio co-founder Marcin Iwinski.

It follows the latest Witcher 3 trailer, and our own Witcher 3 interview, in which we ask CD Projekt RED just how far it’s pushing the new consoles.

Now, speaking with IGN, Iwinski discussed Witcher 3 development on PS4 and Xbox One, and explained, “It is extremely manageable. There is a lot of power in these machines, and I don’t want to say we’re using them to their capacity, but we’re fairly close to doing so.

“We made a decision to go next-gen roughly two and a half years ago, so we’ve spent a lot of time with these machines, and it’s been a great experience across all three platforms. On the old platforms, namely the Xbox 360 and PS3, we probably would have had to sacrifice nearly half of our vision.”

On the game’s PC specs, he teased, “(Laughs) We’ll be releasing that information soon, but you can already start saving up for an upgrade.”

From what you’ve seen so far, do you feel that these claims are on the money? Let us know below.

Via DualShockers.

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35 Comments

  1. schrodinger_cat

    PS4 all the way then :)

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Nam3M3King

    They all say this, how can a multi plat game max out a console

    #2 1 year ago
  3. _LarZen_

    Every time a developer says they have maxed to are really close to maxing a console I smile. Because not long after a game comes out that magically have tapped in to more… :D

    That said, I cant wait to see how this game will be on PS4. Next week it’s Tomb Raider time. And with the rumors that is out now that the PS4 is aiming for 60fps and the XBO at 30fps it’s going to be even more interesting to play it.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Takeshi

    Already upgraded!

    Surely it’s what they’re capable of right now. If this was launching in 2020 then it would look a lot different on consoles, I think. There is no way they’ve already been able to fully utilize the power of PS4 and Xbox One.

    I wonder what the difference between the next-gen console versions and PC will be. I definitely don’t think next-gen consoles will have ubersampling. :p not as great as I would like probably. Fairly excited if they announce a bunch of graphic options that the consoles won’t have or simply can’t utilize.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. loki

    very dubious claim

    #5 1 year ago
  6. melonbuster1

    Oh please they both will at 30fps if they make it 60fps then both will be.. stop this ps4 is better then xbox1 crap . Pick a system and buy the game.. be happy I for one own all systems but I purchased most of my multi system games for xbox1 because all my friends are on. It.. If my friends were on Ps4 then I would go that way.. you game where your friends game

    #6 1 year ago
  7. The_Red

    @6
    While both versions will definitely be at 30FPS, the 60 vs 30 frame rate disparity is already happening. The PS4 version of Tomb Raider can run around 50-60 with unlocked frame-rate (Confirmed by producer during a Twitch stream which said the 30fps on both consoles was a misquote). It remains to be seen if both versions of TR Definitive Edition run at a locked 30fps or if they unlock the frame rate to allow a near double fps on PS4.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. _LarZen_

    @6 The XBO have been under-performing from day 1. And it will just continue. And sure it’s important to play with friends etc. I see that. But for me gaming is a visual experience. That’s why I play on PC and PS4 as my main systems. I don’t settle with less when I don’t have to.

    “The PlayStation 4 build is, on average, twice the framerate of the Xbox One build. Both builds are rendering at native 1080p resolution, and generally look the same in graphical effects (though some minor differences may apply). Performance is a different matter. Both feature unlocked framerates, meaning framerate fluctuates between higher and lower values. The Xbox One build can technically reach around 45 fps, though this performance is generally only achieved during the most empty, simplest environments. For most of your play, and during action scenes, the Xbox One build will sit on around 30 fps. On the other hand, the PlayStation 4 build will attempt to hit 60 fps as often as possible, and does a pretty good job of doing so, but does have slight dips under 60 fps during certain scenarios.”

    Source: http://www.rocketchainsaw.com.au/exclusive-tomb-raider-definitive-edition-ps4xone-framerates-revealed/

    #8 1 year ago
  9. TheBlackHole

    It’s not hyperbole – that probably DO max it out, but over the course of several years developers find more efficient ways of doing things, so graphics and framerates improve.

    All this means is that they’ve filled up most of the available resources with the codebase they are using. Not really that unusual.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. CyberMarco

    “but you can already start saving up for an upgrade”

    Screw that, just make a decent optimization *cough*The Witcher 1*Cough*

    #10 1 year ago
  11. dsr

    Well, Witcher 2 looked like shit on PC if you turn off bloom and annoying depth of field effects.

    Not holding my breath for this one either. But they might surprise me yet.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. Major Mayhem 70

    @MELONBUSTER1
    I know what you mean man. I own both consoles but I tend to play my multiplat, multiplayer games on the X1. If the majority of the people I game with are there, why would I play somewhere else? I play games for the games, not the crispness of the graphics in the game. I don’t notice the difference unless the game is put side by side displaying the same scene. Since I only play on one TV, the chances of that happening is like…. Never gonna happen. I’ll continue playing multi with friends and enjoy the epic single player adventures that Sony gaming studios are known for on the PS4. Worked well for me last gen, not about to change it this gen.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. _LarZen_

    @12 Ignorance is bliss :)

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Hcw87

    EDIT: Wrong thread.

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Erthazus

    Both PS4 and Xbox One will have shitty visual component compared to PC it’s not even funny.

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Christopher Jack

    @15, Define shitty. They’ll both be lesser than more expensive PCs & the X1 will be even lesser than the PS4 but changes won’t be drastic.

    My guess is that you’ll need at least a $300+ GPU & $200+ CPU to achieve better results than the PS4 & that’s before including RAM(8GB minimum)$70+, HDD/SSD$60+, Case(too varied but lets say $60 for arguments sake), PSU (600w bronze) $60+, OS $100+, Mobo $50+, KB&M $20+ & maybe optical drive $20+.

    So you need $800USD MINIMUM to beat a $400 console. I lucked out & got a decent one a mate built & got bored of for $600AUD ($525USD).

    #16 1 year ago
  17. zoopdeloop

    @12 it’s not only a matter of graphics but perfomance as well which is important.

    @6+12
    Sure if you’re pushovers you’ll follow your friends otherwise you can let them follow you wherever you might want to go

    #17 1 year ago
  18. pablo2008jedi

    My personal opinion, just for the sake of saying. They probably are maxing out the PS4 with the tools they have now. As the console goes on, the tools are continuously updated to allow a developer better access to the hardware, better APIs etc.. so yeah they may claim to “to maxing out PS4 & Xbox One” with the current tools.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. Christopher Jack

    @17, It’s simpler to play the game all your friends play than convince them to play the games you play. A single friend is easier to convince depending on their income & how open minded they are but it’s unfair to even attempt to convince multiple people to switch.

    #19 1 year ago
  20. Harrow

    The visuals will be incomparable to the PC version. The consoles can not compete with the visuals a fully fledged gaming rig can output that is fact.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. zoopdeloop

    @19 True but never said convincing anyone.The point is never count on friends choices.One can do what he/she wanna do and if friends want they’ll follow…in this case they will follow just like many early ps3 adopters followed theirs on 360.Times and trends change all the time

    #21 1 year ago
  22. Tormenter

    If pc’s need an upgrade for this (although they haven’t said upgraded from what..) then yeah, i’d imagine it could push console HW.

    @11

    We’re obviously not playing the same game.. maxed out (including uberalaising.. which looks pretty amazing in itself, no crawling whatsoever) with bloom OFF (I hate bloom) it was, and still is one of, the prettiest game on the market.. You may have a problem with the grimey art direction, but any problems you have with the way it’s rendered are all in your head.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. X14EVR

    pcs will need upgrade to match xbox performance confirmed

    sad all you pay extra $2000-$4000 on pc but you all cannot even play good games at same visuals as xbox
    you all have to upgrade every few months to play games lololol waste of cash since we pay less but get better

    #23 1 year ago
  24. Tormenter

    @23

    Aww dood.. You blew it.. I just agreed with you, somewhat, in the Tomb Raider thread, now I come here and see you blowing shit out of your nose. :(

    #24 1 year ago
  25. X14EVR

    dood i just dont see a point in spending $500 every few month to play games its a waste of money could be spending dat shit on females and weed

    #25 1 year ago
  26. Christopher Jack

    @23, Are you high? Just above I mentioned you can build a PS4 killer for $800~ after that it’ll be years before you need to upgrade anything. Not to mention PC games themselves are significantly cheaper so if you’re a huge gamer & buy dozens of games a year the PC ends up cheaper with better visuals & more variety.

    #26 1 year ago
  27. Tormenter

    @25

    Few months? Try every couple of years for someone who DOESN’T suffer from ocd or have a burning wallet in their pocket.. and that’ll provide you some good gaming.. Constant, top of the range upgrades are a myth for 90% of PC gamers. Generational jumps in engine requirements take a couple of years to mature.. you can pretty much guarantee, that if you buy a high-mid card one of your other components will burn out before you NEED to upgrade your GPU.

    There’s plenty money for Weed.. and the woman can buy her own.

    #27 1 year ago
  28. pukem0n

    no it’s not and it won’t be until the end of the generation, marketing bullshit ^^

    #28 1 year ago
  29. X14EVR

    dont lie everyone knows pc needs upgraded like every month to even play the games you want thats why console is best choice since you pay $400-$500 and your set for over 5 years + the support from microsoft and the free games because they love the users that buy there stuff do valve give out free games every month? nope they just nickel and dime you with free to play shooters and hats hats hats hats thats why i stick with Microsoft they care about our money and dont want to rip us off by giving us sales constantly since developers and fans dont benefit from them as much as paying full price and supporting them properly

    #29 1 year ago
  30. Tormenter

    @29

    Ahh…You overplayed your hand. You had me going, I just though you were misinformed or criminally biased, but you’re just flicking our knackers with a wet towel, aren’t you.

    #30 1 year ago
  31. Cobra951

    Another comment thread devolved into fanboy crap. Great.

    As I said in a comment to a previous story on this, as long as they prioritize stillshots over animation, we’ll continue to get half the hardware frame rate. It’s all about making promo images from game footage look best. While optimization in the programming code will improve markedly over time, they may continue to use most of that power to make screen grabs look best for advertising purposes, while neglecting the need for smooth, full frame rate. Let’s hope not.

    #31 1 year ago
  32. Major Mayhem 70

    @13 Ignorance is bliss, and you’ve obviously been basking in it for some time.
    @17 Pushover? Only if I were to take your advice. I enjoy who I play with and what we play on. Not a pushover. In fact I’m quite content with my choices. You see it is I who can choose which system to play , when to play it and how I want to play it. Now you go back and play just your PS4.

    #32 1 year ago
  33. justerthought

    @_LarZen_

    They did not say they were maxing it out. They claimed they were close. They have probably been maxing out the low hanging fruit and measuring the success with various tools, but they confess there is higher stuff that will takes years of research. Tech like hUMA on PS4 will takes years to implement and take PS4 to another level. But any games that use it will not work on PC or XB1, unless they create an extremely advanced game engine that allows memory usage to be routable to different architectures.

    #33 1 year ago
  34. justerthought

    @melonbuster1
    So your advice is buy the more expensive console and suffer games at a lower resolution or lower frame rate. If one console has a better frame rate or higher resolution overall, it is better. There is no denying it even if you don’t want to hear it. You cannot claim they are the same. That does not make sense.

    Thankfully your friends have more sense than you and have opted for PS4, allowing you to buy it. You need to show a bit more leadership and choose the best available for the price you can afford.

    #34 1 year ago
  35. Joe Musashi

    Maxing out a console can be done in less than 5 lines of highly ineffecient code.

    It is not an accolade.

    JM

    #35 1 year ago

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  • Side-scrolling cover shooter Not a Hero gets a demo

    Not a Hero, the upcoming game from OlliOlli developer Roll7, has received a demo. The demo for Not a Hero was made available today on Steam. In the game, you play as Steve, the campaign manager for BunnyLord. A time-travelling rabbit who’s running for mayor of London. Think this is an absurd premise? This trailer […]

  • You have until April 30 to export your Green Day: Rock Band tracks to Rock Band 3

    Harmonix has announced that those looking to export their song collection from Green Day: Rock Band into Rock Band 3 can only do so until the end of the month. April 30 will be the cutoff date for anyone who wants to export tracks from Green Day: Rock Band into their Rock Band 3 library, […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight minimum, recommended, and ultra PC specs revealed

    Batman: Arkham Knight is looking like it’s going to be quite a taxing game. Nvidia has released a list of the minimum, recommended, and ultra PC requirements for Batman: Arkham Knight. Here’s the full thing: Minimum OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required) Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom […]

  • Bloodborne patch 1.03 is live, reduces loading times, fixes suspend/resume bugs, more

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Bloodborne. The patch reduces loading times, adds item descriptions to loading screens, and fixes other various bugs. From Software has pushed update 1.03 live to all Bloodborne owners. As promised, it reduces loading times by approximately 5 to 15 seconds. Another new addition is showing item descriptions instead of […]

  • Battlefield 4: first look at Community Map in action

    Get your first look at the map designed by the community of Battlefield 4. Battlefield 4′s community-designed map is a reality. DICE has recently updated CTE to include an early version of the map. It’s not fully textured as Westie is about to show you, but the layout is nearly finalised. Westie goes over the […]

  • Microsoft apologises for uploading misleading Witcher 3: Wild Hunt footage

    Xbox’s YouTube channel uploaded a video of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yesterday that was captured from the PC build. The most recent gameplay video for the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the Xbox YouTube channel and showed a quest from the game’s opening section. A few minutes after it had gone live, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator’s new game is Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

    Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the game Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets has been working on. Patrice Desilets has just announced that the next game his indie studio Panache Digital Games is making is called Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. The announcement comes from Desilets’s keynote at the Reboot Develop event in Croatia. The trailer started […]

  • Bloodborne: Cathedral Ward closed door mystery solved

    The mystery of the locked door at the bottom of the Cathedral Ward in Bloodborne has been solved. Bloodborne, like earlier From Software games, is filled with doors that don’t open the first time you try them. Some will give you “locked” messages, others “does not open from this side”. Some of these will open […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets is revealing his next game now [UPDATE: ended]

    Patrice Desilets, one of the original creators of Assassin’s Creed is hosting a presentation where he’s expected to talk about his next project. Patrice Desilets has emerged once again. This time he’s attending development conference in Croatia. Desilets is giving a live keynote and there’s a good chance we’re going to hear about his next […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: everything you need to know about gear upgrades & The Reef

    Bungie revealed plenty of important details in last night’s Destiny stream. Let’s go over everything. Alex wants to make sure you don’t miss any of the information revealed yesterday. Most of it affects all Destiny players too, even those who don’t intend on buying House of Wolves. During the first stream, Bungie explained the armour […]

  • Mod-friendly Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access in May

    Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access next month for a full release, Stardok has announced. The developer called the game the “largest and most diverse strategy sandbox to date,” as players have a variety of tools such as diplomatic treaties to resource exchanges, and United Planets resolutions to hundreds of research directions for […]

  • Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim is out next week on PC – here’s the pre-order trailer

    Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim will be released next week on PC, and today, we have a pre-order trailer for you. The game will be made available on April 28 for $19.99/€17.99/£13.99 on GOG, the Humble Store and Steam. Along with improvements over the original PSP version, it will contain less backtracking, controller support […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – full gear set up to level 34 in PvP and PvE, upgrades, more

    The Destiny: House of Wolves livestream this afternoon was chock full of information. Read onward for our full report. According to Bungie, Petra Venj, who serves the Queen, is the main story agent who leads the player through the main series of quests. Players who complete bounties will be able to level up in her […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch the livestream right here

    Bungie will host a Destiny: House of Wolves livestream at 2pm EDT today, and you can watch it right here. Watch live video from Bungie on www.twitch.tv The stream will introduce the new social space, The Reef, as well as gear upgrade paths. House of Wolves contains new Strike missions, The Prison of Elders three-player […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 22 team includes Barcelona, Chelsea players

    This week’s FIFA 15 Team of the Week is now available for FIFA Ultimate Team players. Each team member, as with previous weeks, is selected base on the previous weekend’s matches. Here’s the list of players now available: Starting GK: Claudio Bravo – FC Barcelona (Spain) CB: Leonardo Bonucci – Juventus (Italy) CB: Ömer Toprak […]

  • Sony’s Spring Fever Sale winds down with Shovel Knight and Call of Duty discounts

    It’s the final week of Sony’s Spring Fever Sale which means more games have been added to the mix. Shovel Knight, which launches today is one offer, and the rest are all Cal of Duty titles. The Taken movie series is on sale as well. With Shovel Knight available today on PlayStation 3, PS4 and […]

  • Drivers for Xbox controllers, voice messages, more features available in Xbox One preview

    Microsoft has announced new features coming to Xbox One and the Xbox App on Windows 10 through the preview program this month. Some of the new features have been requested by the community for both Xbox One and Xbox One SmartGlass. Here’s what to expect, straight from the horse’s mouth: Xbox on Windows 10 Game […]

  • Total War: Warhammer has been announced for PC, Mac, SteamOS

    Total War: Warhammer has been announced after previous teases from The Creative Assembly touched upon it. The game will contain “gigantic monsters, flying creatures, legendary heroes and storms of magical power.” It is also the first in a trilogy which includes two additional standalone titles and extra content packs. It will feature thousands of warriors […]

  • This video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt features a quest from the prologue

    A new video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, showing off the Precious Cargo quest contained in the game’s prologue. The quest tasks Geralt with helping a merchant retrieve a mysterious box from the swamps. The scene looks familiar, but we’ve seen so many videos for the game it’s hard to tell […]

  • Limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online kicks off tomorrow on consoles

    The limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow, and Sony has provided details on the tester for those who’ve been invited to participate. The beta test contains the full version of the game and will run from April 23-27, and will start and […]

  • Dying Light debuts in second place on Media Create charts

    Techland’s Dying Light made its debut in Japan lats week, coming in a respectable second place behind Nintendo’s Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code. The zombie shooter sold 25,530 units on PlayStation 4, while the top earner for the week moved a little over 55,000 units on 3DS. Another western release when landed on the chart, […]

  • Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven will release in the west this June

    Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven has been given a release date by XSEED Games, which announced the localization back in February. The title will launch for 3DS in North America on June 2 digitally and through retail. It will be an eShop only title in Europe and Australia when it releases on June 4. A […]

  • This Overlord video teases four new faces of evil

    A new Overlord game is in the works, going by the previous teasing and this video – which teases the possibility of four-payer co-op. Or just four characters to choose from. We don’t know just yet – all we know is the team is asking you to “join the fellowship.” A new entry in the […]

  • GTA movie will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar’s Sam Houser, the BBC confirms

    The GTA movie Game Changer will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar co-founder and president Sam Houser, theBBC has confirmed. The BBC also confirmed Bill Paxton will play Jack Thompson, a role Paxton already confirmed last week when speaking with Deadline. Here’s the synopsis per the BBC: “Conceived for an adult audience, this special 90-minute drama […]

  • Take a look at Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode

    Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode has received a trailer today. Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold will come with two modes, Classic and Story. Classic Mode was trailered today and in it, you’ll get to make your party by choosing from 13 classes. You’ll be able to customise them too using the character creation tool. Revamped […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows to come with new challenge mode

    Shovel Knight’s upcoming expansion Plague of Shadows will bring with it a new challenge mode. Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games has revealed the challenge mode, one of the new additions coming to the game with the free Plague of Shadows expansion. “Are you more into digging than distillation? Already have your Feats book long […]

  • Nvidia releases complete graphical guide for GTA 5

    Those with GeForce cards will be happy to know that Nvidia has released a comprehensive graphical tweaks guide for GTA 5. Nvidia usually produces graphical guides for the big AAA games, and GTA 5 is no different. Their guides offer in-depth coverage of each in-game setting, how much they affect framerate, if they can be […]

  • Cthulhu voodoo: why Bloodborne is the best Lovecraftian game

    Sherif Said tackles Bloodborne’s links to Lovecraftian horror, explaining why you should face the madness and immerse yourself in its lore. Spoilers inside. No other game could commit to its themes so religiously without feeling the need to compromise its vision and veer towards accessibility. Bloodborne stands tall above any game that dares attach itself […]

  • WWE 2K15 is coming to PC this year

    WWE 2K15 will make its way to PC this spring. WWE announced that WWE 2K15 will make its debut on PC in the spring. The game will be based on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, both of which came out in November. MyCareer and 2K Showaces modes are included, as well as all […]

  • GTA 5 PC: new mod adds snow to GTA Online

    If you’re looking to get some snow in your GTA Online, someone figured out a way. Modder ECB2 created a mod that works with GTA Online on PC. The mod is called “Snow in GTA Online” and it does what it says on the tin. YouTube channel imperfectplayers captured a video showing it in action. […]

  • Deals with Gold: Call of Duty edition

    Xbox Live Deals with Gold for the week of April 20 are now live with mostly Call of Duty games. Various Call of Duty games are on sale on Xbox One and Xbox 360 through Xbox Live this week. Indie games Never Alone and We Are Doomed managed to sneak in as well. With the […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: PSN sign in problems fixed in new patch

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Mortal Kombat X and it brings an end to the aggravating sing in issue encountered by some users on PS4. Mortal Kombat X 1.03 patch has been released. The patch fixes bug CE-34878-0, which affected the PlayStation 4 version. The bug caused users to have to log in and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: new patch fixes Windows Media Player issue, getting stuck in the clouds

    GTA 5 has received a new patch on PC to fix issues caused by the lack of Windows Media Player and getting stuck between online matches. Patch 335.1 is now available to all owners of GTA 5 on PC. The strange issue that affected those who didn’t have Windows Media Player installed, has been fixed. […]

  • Halo 3: ODST and Relic remake come to The Master Chief Collection in May

    Halo 3: ODST and Halo 2′s Relic map remake are coming to Halo: The Master Chief Collection next month. 343 Industries has announced that Halo: The Master Chief Collection owners will get Halo 3: ODST campaign and the Relic remake in the next content update, due in May. And as promised, the April update has […]

  • Rockstar says Social Club wasn’t hacked, account details leaked from other websites

    Following a number of reports from users who had their Social Club accounts hijacked, Rockstar has confirmed that the service has not been hacked. Over the last couple of days, a few users on Reddit and Rockstar Twitter support started reporting getting kicked out of their GTA Online sessions and seeing an error telling them […]

  • That Destiny: House of Wolves teaser is packed with new intel, Reef reveal at 11.00am PST today

    The new Destiny: House of Wolves social space was revealed more fully than you might believe in today’s teaser. A teaser for a Destiny: House of Wolves’ new social space went live earlier to advertise today’s full reveal. But resident Destiny expert Arekkz went over the teaser with his very fine-toothed comb and turned up […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront content not shaped by DLC plans, says producer

    Star Wars Battlefront may have DLC on the cards already, but DICE hasn’t built the game with extra content in mind, apparently. Star Wars Battlefront releases on November 17, and then on December 8, before the launch of the new movie, it’ll receive a slab of tie-in DLC. This early, pre-meditated content drop is a […]

  • We’ll finally get a look at Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 at E3 in June

    CI Games will show off Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 at E3 in June, according to the event’s official website. The Lords of the Fallen developer confirmed the game was in the works back in December as a AAA “production effort”. It is set during a modern day conflict in Eastern Europe and players will be […]

  • Ultima 7 Complete, Wing Commander 3, others added to Humble Origin Bundle 2

    The Humble Origin Bundle 2 has been updated with four more titles. The new titles are for Windows only and are SimCity 2000, Wing Commander 3: Heart of the Tiger, Wing Commander 4: The Price of Freedom and Ultima 7: The Complete Edition. All can be yours if you pay above the current average, which […]

  • Don’t Starve Together has been updated to inlcude Reign of Giants expansion

    Don’t Starve Together has been updated and now includes “the vast majority” of the Reign of Giants content. Players who currently own Don’t Starve on Steam will get Don’t Starve Together for free when it exits Early-Access. During Early-Access, current owners of Don’t Starve get 2 copies of Don’t Starve Together through the Frontier Pack […]

  • Xbox Live Gold Members can play NBA 2K15 for free this weekend

    NBA 2K15 is free to play this weekend on Xbox Live for Gold Members in celebration of the NBA Playoffs. All Gold Members can play the basketball game for free starting at noon PDT April 24 through 12.01am Monday, April 27. Should you decide you want to purchase the game, your progress will carry over […]

  • Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power hits Steam Early Access and is 10% off

    Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power has finally arrived on Steam Early Access and until April 28, you can knock 10% off the list price. After that, the title will run you $19.99/€19.99/£14.99. There’s also a three-pack available if you want to buy some friends a gift. It will run you $44.99 with the 10% […]

  • You can now grab Killing Floor 2 through Steam Early Access

    Killing Floor 2 is now available through Steam Early Access. Players who purchase Killing Floor 2 during Early Access for $29.99/₤19.99/€26.99 will given free content which carries over to the full release and even more content upon release. The Early Access version of the game contains the following, per Tripwire: Three non-linear levels – The […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves livestream will reveal The Reef social space tomorrow

    A Destiny Twitch stream will take place tomorrow and provide a sneak peek at the House of Wolves expansion. The stream takes place at 11am PDT/2pm EDT tomorrow and will show The Reef social space along with a look at new Vendors. House of Wolves contains new Strike missions, The Prison of Elders three-player arena […]