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Borderlands 3 crossplay ready for most platforms, save PlayStation

Borderlands 3 crossplay ready for most platforms, save PlayStation

The folks who develop Borderlands 3 revealed a new update for the game coming soon. This update will bring "full crossplay support across all platforms," according to Randy Pitchford, co-founder and CEO of Gearbox Software. Pitchford suggested that "for certification, we have been required by the publisher to remove crossplay support for PlayStation consoles."

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Fortnite creators receive strange crop circle DVDs amid alien leak

Fortnite creators receive strange crop circle DVDs amid alien leak

Several prominent Fortnite creators and streamers have received packages containing DVD players and DVDs containing real-world crop circle footage. The mysterious packages arrived soon after the big Fortnite 16.50 update, as well as leaks pointing toward an imminent alien invasion and possible island abductions.

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Unreal Engine 5 Early Access released to public with magical sample

Unreal Engine 5 Early Access released to public with magical sample

Today Epic Games released Unreal Engine 5 Early Access. In this next-generation engine, Epic hopes to move beyond boundaries, to "empower creators across all industries to deliver stunning real-time content and experiences." The company still suggests this engine is for "game developers" - but given what we're seeing here, it's more evident than ever that Epic is ready to roll into the next generation of virtual experiences and entertainment.

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Fortnite’s last big Season 6 update brings alien abductions to the island

Fortnite’s last big Season 6 update brings alien abductions to the island

If you've been playing Fortnite in recent days, you've likely noticed the increasing number of crude barriers appearing on the battle royale island's big POIs. That's because, it turns out, the current season's big event will apparently involve an alien invasion. Among other things, it sure looks like players can soon expect to get abducted in the game.

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Fortnite x Family Guy among crossovers teased in player survey

Fortnite x Family Guy among crossovers teased in player survey

A new Fortnite survey indicates that Epic is exploring a huge number of potential collaborations with popular brands, television shows, celebrities, and more. The variation on the survey is huge, including oddball inclusions like animated show Family Guy, video game characters like Yoshi from Mario Bros., and even things like Monopoly (yes, the board game).

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Fortnite Ruby Shadows Challenge Pack is free, but you need a PC to get it

Fortnite Ruby Shadows Challenge Pack is free, but you need a PC to get it

Fortnite players have the opportunity to get the Street Shadows Challenge Pack ("dark Ruby") bundle for free in the game's Item Shop until June 17. Because this is a challenge bundle, the offering doesn't come without a bit of effort on your part -- you'll need to complete a series of challenges to unlock the free items.

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As Apple fights for iOS app control, Google cuts more restrictions with Android 12

As Apple fights for iOS app control, Google cuts more restrictions with Android 12

In the latest beta version of Android, Google revealed how 3rd-party app stores will be more free to operate on the OS. With this latest update, Google updated Android's Package Installer parameters with "setRequireUserAction". It is with this new parameter that Google will allow users to be more free to use 3rd-party app stores to download apps and keep said apps up to date with said app stores.

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Epic Games MEGA Sale returns with a whopper of a free game

Epic Games MEGA Sale returns with a whopper of a free game

Epic's MEGA Sale is returning today, which means that we're looking at just about a solid month of discounts on a variety of PC games. As it usually does at sale time, Epic is opening "The Vault," which means that it'll be offering noteworthy free games throughout the duration of the sale. The first free game on offer is a big one, too.

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Fortnite’s first big NBA crossover detailed: Skins, Team Battles, Creative hub

Fortnite’s first big NBA crossover detailed: Skins, Team Battles, Creative hub

Battle royale game Fortnite has unveiled its first crossover with the NBA, giving basketball fans the opportunity to represent their favorite team in the game, get NBA-themed outfits, and participate in team battles. The new crossover arrives in time for the real-life NBA Playoffs.

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Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point Issue 3 arrives: Get the free Catwoman pickaxe

Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point Issue 3 arrives: Get the free Catwoman pickaxe

DC Comics has released the third issue in its limited-edition Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point series. With this release, fans now have access to half of the series, with the next issue due on June 1 and the last on July 6. As with the previous two editions, the third comic book issue comes with a free Catwoman pickaxe that can be redeemed with a code.

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Fortnite Fish Fiesta promises a week of rare fish and weapons

Fortnite Fish Fiesta promises a week of rare fish and weapons

Starting today, Epic has kicked off Fortnite Fish Fiesta in its battle royale game, part of its ongoing Wild Weeks event that brings a notable change to the island every seven days. This time around, players will benefit from a boost to Fortnite's fishing holes, including longer fishing durations and the promise of rare fish.

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Epic taps Casetify to launch limited-edition Fortnite phone cases

Epic taps Casetify to launch limited-edition Fortnite phone cases

You can now sport your favorite Fortnite character on the back of your phone thanks to a team-up between Epic Games and phone case maker Casetify. The duo has revealed a lineup of limited-edition Fortnite-themed smartphone cases, as well as smartwatch bands and a couple of cases for Apple's AirPods.

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