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  1. New Overwatch Map Blizzard World Gets Release Date

    Revealed during Blizzcon 2017, the next big map for Overwatch finally has a realease date: Blizzard World is set to arrive on January 23. The official Blizzard Twitter account is distributing tickets to the fictional theme park that you can download here, just in case you want to feel like you're going on an actual amusement park vacation. However, as we learned during last year's Blizzcon Overwatch interview, Blizzard World is not a real place that the company is secretly building--not yet...
  2. Nintendo Switch Maintenance Taking Place This Week, Here's When

    Nintendo Switch owners may find themselves unable to use some of the console's online services for a few hours this week. Nintendo is performing maintenance on its servers over the next couple of days, which may affect your ability to play certain Switch, 3DS, and Wii U games online.
  3. Assassin's Creed Origins DLC The Hidden Ones Dated, More Details Revealed

    Assassin's Creed Origins is about to get its first DLC expansion. Called The Hidden Ones, it will introduce several hours of new story along with side quests, events, and items. Ubisoft has now confirmed the expansion will release on January 23 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
  4. Three New Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games Out Now

    It's been a quiet period for new additions to the Xbox One's backwards compatibility library. Following a number of additions in November, Microsoft's BC team took a break for the holidays, leaving us without any new titles for several weeks. Now, the first new releases of the year have arrived, with several more Xbox 360 games now being playable on Xbox One.
  5. Destiny 2 Servers Down For Maintenance Ahead Of New Update

    It's a big day for Destiny 2, with the first Faction Rally of Season 2 kicking off. Before that happens, though, a new hotfix is set to arrive, the launch of which coincides with maintenance. Servers for the game are offline as Bungie prepares to launch the new update. Here are the details on how long it will take and when the game will come back online.
  6. Here's What's New In GTA Online This Week

    Grand Theft Auto V's latest multiplayer update is out now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and, as usual, it adds a new car and multiplayer mode. In addition, there are some sales on in-game items and new bonuses.
  7. Civilization VI Rise And Fall Expansion's New Features Detailed

    Civilization VI's first big expansion, Rise and Fall, is coming soon, and today developer Firaxis showed off more of what you can expect from the DLC. Rise and Fall adds a bunch of new systems, and a new video details what those will do and how your experience will change.
  8. Star Wars Battlefront II Update Out Now; Here's What It Does

    In spite of all the controversy surrounding its progression system, Star Wars Battlefront II has sold well, appearing in the top charts for the past couple of months. EA continues to support the game, as well, and its latest update is out now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
  9. New Scribblenauts Announced; Release Date Confirmed

    Warner Bros. has revealed a brand new entry in the Scribblenauts series, and it's coming to PlayStation and Xbox for the first time. Titled Scribblenauts Showdown, the word-based party game is coming to PS4 and Xbox One--in addition to Nintendo Switch--on March 6.
  10. Final Fantasy XV PC Release Date And GOTY Edition Revealed

    Final Fantasy XV launched for PS4 and Xbox One in 2016, but PC owners are still waiting to play the open-world RPG. Now, publisher Square Enix has announced the game's PC port will arrive on March 6.
  11. New Assassin's Creed Origins Patch Coming Soon, Here's What's New

    A new patch is coming on Tuesday, January 16 for Assassin's Creed: Origins, and it's something of a big one. One of the topline additions is support for The Hidden Ones expansion, which comes out soon. The game's first expansion, The Hidden Ones sees Bayek fighting with the Romans in a new region. The expansion includes a new story and raises the level cap to 45. It is included with Origins' Season Pass and can also presumably be purchased separately.
  12. This Battlefield 1 DLC Map Is Going Free For Everyone

    Developer DICE has announced that Prise de Tahure--a Battlefield 1 map previously exclusive to owners of the Premium Pass or the They Shall Not Pass expansion--is going free for everyone. The map brings a tense, night-time urban setting and will be going free on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on January 16.
  13. Two More Free Xbox Games With Gold Available Now

    It's just past the middle of the month, meaning two more free Xbox games for January 2018 have gone live on the Microsoft Store. Xbox Live Gold subscribers can now grab Zombi on Xbox One and Army of Two on Xbox 360 for free.
  14. PS4 System Update Beta Sign-Ups Are Now Open

    Just a few months after the big 5.0 PlayStation 4 system update, Sony is preparing to release its next major firmware patch. Furthermore, you could get the included improvements early, as Sony has announced it is holding a beta for the update.
  15. Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Experiencing Network Issues, May Be Extended

    If you're trying to hop on the Dragon Ball FighterZ beta this weekend, be prepared to run into some issues. The beta is currently undergoing some network issues, which are being addressed.