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Nintendo Switch may be hard to find again, soon

Nintendo Switch may be hard to find again, soon

During the company's full-year financial results revealed this week, Nintendo tipped a drop. The company said that potential issues could arise over the coming year with component procurement. As a result of these issues, Nintendo expects that sales of their Nintendo Switch console could have a 12 per cent drop in sales.

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Xbox live outage hits store, digital games, cloud gaming, downloads

Xbox live outage hits store, digital games, cloud gaming, downloads

In the afternoon of May 6, 2021, Microsoft had a few issues in play with Xbox games. They showed a "major outage" occurring in their "store & subscriptions" section of Xbox Status readouts, as well as "limited" issues with games & gaming as well as Cloud Gaming. Launching games will be limited until this is fixed, and you won't likely be able to purchase new games until Microsoft figures out what their deal is.

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PlayStation 5 gets a YouTube TV app months after launch

PlayStation 5 gets a YouTube TV app months after launch

PlayStation 5 owners who happen to be subscribed to YouTube TV will probably be happy to hear that a YouTube TV app has appeared on the console. While an app for YouTube proper has been available on the console since launch day, it's taken months for YouTube TV to head to PlayStation 5. Of course, there probably aren't a ton of YouTube TV subscribers who have a PlayStation 5 at the moment, given the rarity of the console.

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PS5 bundles back in stock today, but likely not for long

PS5 bundles back in stock today, but likely not for long

If you're looking for a PlayStation 5, there's a chance you might be able to get one today. The console has returned to GameStop, but as is usually the case, GameStop is only offering the PS5 in bundles that run quite a bit more than the console itself. The good news is that there are a couple of different bundles in stock right now, possibly bettering your chances of snagging one.

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PlayStation 5 off to unexpectedly strong start despite stock woes

PlayStation 5 off to unexpectedly strong start despite stock woes

Sony's financial results for the 2020 fiscal year are in, and it seems that the PlayStation 5 is hitting some big milestones in terms of sales. Obviously, we'd expect Sony to report that the console is selling well since it's impossible to find available stock anywhere, but today, Sony revealed how many consoles it has sold despite the stock shortages. These financial results make it clear that the PlayStation 5 is off to a strong start.

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Xbox Series X and PS5 restock at Target, Best Buy, Walmart this week

Xbox Series X and PS5 restock at Target, Best Buy, Walmart this week

The time for the next PlayStation 5 (PS5), Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S restock appears to be imminent. The place is Target, and the time is tomorrow. If you're reading this on the 27th of April, 2021, you'll find Target stocking the Xbox Series X and PS5 tomorrow morning, according to inside sources. If you're hoping to find one of these next-gen consoles at Walmart, you'll do well to wait for Thursday, while Best Buy looks to have the consoles on Friday.

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PS5 software update for April 27, and what it does

PS5 software update for April 27, and what it does

There'll be a software update waiting for you if you take a peek at the settings in your PlayStation 5 this week. In the patch notes released for this update, the details are slim, but important. If you're hoping for bug fixes, you're out of luck! If you're looking for the best kind of software update - the kind that brings better performance for your device - it's your lucky day!

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Evercade VS home console brings retro gaming back to the TV

Evercade VS home console brings retro gaming back to the TV

Retro gaming enthusiasts are probably already familiar with the Evercade, which is a handheld platform released last year that plays emulated, licensed games stored on cartridges. Today, Evercade announced a console follow-up to that handheld, introducing the Evercade VS. It sounds like the Evercade VS has a lot of the same functionality as the handheld Evercade, with the major difference being that the Evercade VS is meant to be played on a TV.

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Xbox Series X gives 120 FPS Boost to Battlefield, Titanfall, Star Wars Battlefront

Xbox Series X gives 120 FPS Boost to Battlefield, Titanfall, Star Wars Battlefront

If you're using an Xbox Series X or an Xbox Series S, a feature called FPS Boost enables next-level visuals for games of several sorts. This feature was developed by the Xbox "backward compatibility team" - meaning it was made to make older games look new. It doesn't automatically work with all titles, all the time - it needs to be enabled on a per-game basis by the developers of said games. Lucky for us, a whole bunch of big-name games just had the FPS Boost switch turned ON!

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Xbox Series X update bringing Quick Resume, Audio Passthrough

Xbox Series X update bringing Quick Resume, Audio Passthrough

This week the folks at Microsoft revealed a new Xbox One X (and One S) update, complete with mods for Quick Resume. This update should be available to the masses soon, and to Xbox Insiders immediately. As Xbox Insiders receive the update this week, the wider public gets an idea of what will more than likely come to their gaming console in the next few weeks.

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Assassin’s Creed children’s books tap Little Miss and Mister Men

Assassin’s Creed children’s books tap Little Miss and Mister Men

There's a book series in the making that teams a pair of unlikely partners. Ubisoft and Hatchette Heroes have paired up with Adam Hargreaves to extend the original Mister Men and Little Miss series with characters from the Assassin's Creed universe. This very adult-oriented video game will be converted to a format that's appropriate for all ages in a series of six short stories.

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Xbox Update makes whole experience more addictive

Xbox Update makes whole experience more addictive

The most major all-encompassing Xbox Update for April 2021 delivered several new ways for players to involve their lives in the gaming universe. One way this took effect was a new ability to view leaderboards and achievements in the Xbox mobile app on game detail pages. That may seem like a small change - but the implications are huge.

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