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Assassins Creed Valhalla’s rather large Title Update 1.2.1 is out now

The large Title Update 1.2.1 for Assassin’s Creed Vahalla has been released.The update for Assassins Creed Valhalla is available on all respective platforms.Watch on YouTubeToday’s Title Update adds support for Wrath of the Druids, preparing the game for the expansion’s release on May 13.New skills added include Cold Rage, Eye of the North, and Intense Rage.  You can also expect various gameplay improvements, balancing, and issues addressed with Quests, World Events, and Side Activities.Issues have also been addressed with Graphics, Audio, Animation, River Raids, Jomsvikings, and more.You can read the full notes for the Title Update below.The game is available on Xbox Series…

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Here’s The E3 (And Not-E3) 2021 Press Conference Schedule So Far

Last year, amid a mismanaged pandemic and sweeping social distancing regulations, the Entertainment Software Association called off its annual E3 event. But the stretch between late May and early November was positively littered with digital showcases and press conference conferences. If you followed video games closely, you tuned in to a new event on what felt like a weekly basis. This year is shaping up similarly. E3 is back, but as an all-digital event. Many of the industry’s biggest players are following suit, turning to digital presentations to relay the spree of trailers, updates, reveals, and “just one more thing”s…

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Ubisoft launches gTV in the UK, including competitive streamer show ‘Versus’ hosted by Frankie Ward and UK esports docu-series

Ubisoft has launched a new content channel in the UK, known as gTV, with a host of gaming personalities on board. gTV will feature a range of original programming inspired by Ubisoft and the games industry at large, going behind-the-scenes on how games are created and celebrating the the people who make and play them, as well as the biggest events in the gaming calendar. ‘Versus’ is one of the shows on gTV. Continue reading Ubisoft launches gTV in the UK, including competitive streamer show ‘Versus’ hosted by Frankie Ward and UK esports docu-series

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla expansion Wrath of the Druids experiences a delay

By Stephany Nunneley 14 April 2021 19:57 GMT Originally set to release this month, the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla expansion won’t be arriving in April.Ubisoft has delayed the release of the Wrath of the Druids expansion for Assassin’s Creed Vahalla.According to a tweet from the official Assassin’s Creed Twitter account, the development team is delaying the extra content in order to provide a refined experience. A new release date was not provided.Watch on YouTubeOriginally set to release on April 29, the expansion takes you to Ireland where you will unravel the mysteries of a druidic cult while tracking and discovering their members.The expansion…

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Ubisoft shutting down servers for some of its classic games

By Stephany Nunneley 13 April 2021 13:56 GMT Ubisoft is shutting down multiplayer online services for some of its older games.The company has announced a select number of older titles will no longer be playable online starting in June.While solo features will remain available, multiplayer services will go offline and any in-game news and Player Stats services will be shut down.Watch on YouTubeOn June 1, the following PC games will be affected: Assassin’s Creed 2 Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands Far Cry 2 Anno 140 Might & Magic – Clash of Heroes Splinter Cell Conviction The Settlers 7 Might &…

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Ghost Recon Breakpoint 2021 roadmap includes an improved AI teammate experience

By Stephany Nunneley 9 April 2021 15:29 GMT Ubisoft has revealed its 2021 content roadmap for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, which includes two major title updates free for all players.The two major title updates for Ghost Recon Breakpoint will feature new gameplay elements including customization, progression, and more.Title Update 4.0.0, coming to players this spring, will focus on improving the player experience with AI teammates, including a new progression system, added customization, and more features requested by the community.Watch on YouTubeThe Teammate Experience Update is focused on improving your experience with the AI squad, while also adding some community-requested features. You…

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It’s Official: E3 Returns As An All-Digital, All-Free Event June 12

Following the cancelation of 2020's event due to covid-19, and much rumor and speculation regarding this year’s iteration of what was once the most important video game trade show in the world, the Entertainment Software Association today announces E3 2021, a free all-digital event running June 12 through 15. Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two Interactive, Warner Bros. Games, and Koch Media are already slated to participate. The good news is everybody gets to go to E3 this year for free. The other good news is nobody needs to fly across the country or around the world to participate in…

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A History Of Shareware, Demos And Covertapes

Back before YouTube and Twitch and always online DRM, developers needed more effective ways of marketing than just relying on word of mouth. This resulted in shareware, demos and demo discs, free slices of playable content that spawned one of the most interesting phases in the gaming.

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Watch Dogs: Legion is free to play this weekend and on sale

Watch Dogs: Legion will be free to play this weekend.Watch Dogs: Legion will be available to play for free from March 25-29 on Xbox and PlayStation systems, the Epic Games Store, and through the Ubisoft store.Every character in near-future London will be available to recruit and play as during the Free Trial Weekend in both single-player and online modes.You will also be able to explore half of the eight boroughs including the City of London and Islington & Hackney. Additionally, you will be able to discover the game’s storyline up to the Skye Larsen mission.All game progression will carry over…

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Ubisoft disables various parts of latest Assassin’s Creed Valhalla patch to prevent crashing

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 22 March 2021 20:34 GMT Ubisoft has been forced to remove elements from the latest Assassin’s Creed Valhalla patch after certain new additions to the game have been causing players’ games to crash.Assassin’s Creed Valhalla got a big new patch last week, and it added a suite of new features and bug fixes to the game – including oft-requested Transmog support.But it wasn’t all good news: the rollout of the patch has seen errors and crashes spike for players enjoying the game on all platforms, and Ubisoft has now had to take action to make sure…