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We've had to be patient but Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition will finally launch on PC on March 6th, priced at $49.99. It'll be bundled in with every piece of downloadable content, more than 20 in all, which by all accounts makes FFXV an absolutely huge package. By all accounts, it will also look absolutely phenomenal, although visuals this good comes at a hefty price. Take a deep breath, here are the official Final Fantasy XV PC system requirements.
Fortnite: Battle Royale’s success is truly monumental. Just when it seemed PUBG had hoovered up every player interested in a Battle Royale game, along comes Epic with its imitation that has now gone on to 40 million players worldwide within just a matter of months.
Ever since announcing a Resident Evil 2 Remake is in development back in 2015, Capcom has practically gone radio silent aside from confirming it’ll be a full remake rather than an HD remaster. Today we’ve got our first whiff of something happening though, with the official Resident Evil Twitter account updating its profile image from the old Resident Evil VII - Biohazard logo to something… distinctively Resident Evil 2.
Nvidia is preparing to make its GeForce GTX with Max-Q design a little more affordable for the masses, updating its latest Linux display driver with support for the unannounced GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q chip.
The first Nintendo Switch emulator has been revealed. Dubbed ‘Yuzu’, it’s from many of the same team members who’ve been working on the Citra 3DS emulator. They’ve managed to cobble together the first Switch emulator within just a year of the console’s launch, although there’s a long way to go until the Switch game library will be playable.
If you’re a fan of obscure anime fighting games then Arc System Works has got you covered, announcing that 2v2 fighter BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will be coming to PC alongside the already announced console versions on May 31st.
UPDATE: We're going backward and forward on this quicker than EA's share value, but a further update from Bandai Namco's new community manager Izmar no longer rules out a discounted price for Dark Souls Remastered on PC.
Cast a cursory glance over the biggest games due out in 2018 and you’re likely to be disappointed. Right from the offset, this looks like a year that can’t hope to live up to 2018. There are some golden nuggets scattered throughout, but the early part of the year looks a bit flaky from an AAA perspective. There are the usual suspects like Far Cry 5, of course, but that retread isn’t exactly the most exciting release ever, even if does end up a barrel-load of fun.
Bungie’s missteps with Destiny 2 since launch have been many and well documented, although it’s taking steps to remedy the sour feeling among the community by outlining its future update plans. The primary fix here is Destiny 2’s loot box equivalent. Bungie’s now going to make it easier to obtain in-game rewards without handing over more cold, hard cash.
When Cyberpunk 2077's Twitter account bleeped into life this week for the first time since 2013, it was enough to set pulses racing. After all, why wouldn't we be excited about the next game from the exceptional talent behind The Witcher 3? The only thing is, CDPR is a studio acutely aware that goods things take time. It won't be hurried, it won't rush; Cyberpunk 2077 will be done when it's done. But when will Cyberpunk 2077 launch?
While Star Citizen limps, perhaps to a release, Frontier continues to release plenty of content updates for Elite Dangerous, continuing with the imminent release of Season 3, dubbed Elite Dangerous: Beyond. The mysterious Thargoid alien race that has been spotted on the fringes of the galaxy is beginning to make its presence more keenly felt, with Elite Dangerous: Beyond set to be a multi-chapter series that explores how humanity copes with an aggressive alien presence.