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PUBG is finally getting a 60fps mode on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X thumbnail VG247

PUBG is finally getting a 60fps mode on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 20 October 2020 14:20 GMT PUBG players on consoles may finally get to experience the game at framerates above 30fps.The first PUBG Season 9 patch has arrived on the PS4 and Xbox One test servers. The change log is nearly identical to that of the PC side of things, including, of course, the new map Paramo.But one big addition exclusive to consoles is support for 60fps. The Framerate Priority option, available on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X, now supports up to 60fps gameplay.This is achieved by dropping the resolution to 1080p, which isn’t surprising. PUBG…

PUBG gets a new map that changes with every match in Season 9 thumbnail VG247

PUBG gets a new map that changes with every match in Season 9

PUBG has introduced a new map that’s unlike anything else you’ve seen before in the battle royale shooter.PUBG‘s patch 9.1 has arrived on the game’s test servers on PC, bringing with it the new Paramo map, a smaller 3x3Km arena with an active volcano.Outside of its unique setting compared to other PUBG maps, Paramo’s main hook is that its layout and weather conditions change with every match, shifting the location of major landmarks and altering the terrain of each area. Lava flows from Paramo’s active volcano, which creates lava streams that deal damage to players and vehicles.All throughout the new…

Here’s our first look at Call of Duty: Warzone’s new subway stations, coming with Season 6 thumbnail VG247

Here’s our first look at Call of Duty: Warzone’s new subway stations, coming with Season 6

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 25 September 2020 09:24 GMT The leaks were true: Call of Duty: Warzone is getting a subway system.In Season 5 of Call of Duty: Warzone, Infinity Ward added a train above ground to the Verdansk map. In the upcoming Season 6, we’re getting a subway system.The first confirmation of this came through the Season 6 cinematic, which showed Farah and Nikolai planning some sort of attack from a network of subway stations. Of course, those who keep up with Warzone leaks will know that underground stations got leaked a while back.Overnight, Infinity Ward posted a map…

No free PS5 upgrades for owners of Spider-Man on PS4 thumbnail VG247

No free PS5 upgrades for owners of Spider-Man on PS4

Owners of the base PS4 version of Spider-Man will have to pay up if they want to get the remaster on PS5.Sony has clarified that there is no upgrade path for existing owners of Spider-Man on PS4 to get the upcoming PS5 remaster. The writing has been on the wall since developer Insomniac Games confirmed that saves won’t transfer between the two.While the PS4 version will be playable on PS5 through backwards compatibility, as with thousands of other games, the remaster is a different story. It will not be available for purchase separately, and is only included as part of…

Activision seemingly working on a mobile version of Call of Duty: Warzone thumbnail VG247

Activision seemingly working on a mobile version of Call of Duty: Warzone

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 16 September 2020 10:42 GMT Call of Duty: Warzone may in the future expand beyond PC and consoles.Activision has seemingly began building a team to create a version of Call of Duty: Warzone on mobile. A since-removed job listing (via Charlie Intel) revealed that the company is after an executive producer who’s going to oversee the game’s transition to mobile devices.Initially, the job appears to be tangentially related to Warzone. The page had WZM as a code for the job, for instance, which could be referring to Warzone mobile. The further down the page you go,…

PUBG gets decoy grenades, MG3 LMG and more in new patch thumbnail VG247

PUBG gets decoy grenades, MG3 LMG and more in new patch

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 19 August 2020 13:50 GMT PUBG has just received some new content.Patch 8.2 for PUBG has been released on the PC’s live servers, following a week of testing.The patch follows just a few weeks after the Sanhok overhaul that kicked off Season 8 in July. The biggest new arrival with 8.2 is the MG3, a powerful, crate-only LMG. The MG3 has a high 990 rate of fire that makes it deadly. You can also toggle on a slower, 660 ROF for better accuracy. In either case, the MG3 comes equipped with a bipod.On top of its…

Some Call of Duty: Warzone players are now able to pre-load the Season 5 update thumbnail VG247

Some Call of Duty: Warzone players are now able to pre-load the Season 5 update

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 3 August 2020 12:40 GMT This week’s Season 5 patch for Call of Duty: Warzone can be pre-loaded right now by some.For the first time ever, Call of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare players are reporting that the Season 5 update, due to officially release on Wednesday, is now available to pre-download.A number of players on PS4 saw a notification for patch 1.24 in their console’s download section, and shared screenshots on Reddit. The patch is a little over 36GB, but it won’t actually install until Wednesday.Once it’s done downloading, you’ll be able to continue playing…