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Ghost Recon: Wildlands multiplayer beta coming this summer

Ghost Recon: Wildlands multiplayer beta coming this summer

Ghost Recon: Wildlands was released back in March on consoles and PC, but so far the game has only consisted of story-driven PvE gameplay. Fortunately developer Ubisoft has finally revealed that the long-awaited PvP mode will be released this fall, and an open beta will be available to players this summer. Dubbed Ghost War, the multiplayer mode promises the tactical 4v4 team combat the Ghost Recon series is known for.

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Destiny 2 Beta’s biggest issues should be fixed by launch

Destiny 2 Beta’s biggest issues should be fixed by launch

In case you haven't already heard, there's currently a beta running for the highly anticipated Destiny 2. In the three short days that it's been available to players who've pre-ordered on PS4 and Xbox One, several issues have been prominently voiced by the community. These aren't things like bugs or glitches that you'd expect from a beta, but instead are related to gameplay, such as weapon damage and character abilities. Fortunately developer Bungie has said that many of these concerns have been addressed and won't be present when the final game launches.

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Overwatch teases new weapon skins feature

Overwatch teases new weapon skins feature

With each event that comes to Blizzard's team-based shooter Overwatch, arguably the best part are the new character skins that get added — the purely cosmetic costume changes that let players change-up the look of their favorite heroes. Now there's evidence that players might soon be able to change the look of a character's weapon individually from their skin, as hinted in a new video from Blizzard about the creation of Overwatch's newest hero Doomfist.

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Xbox One backwards compatibility list adds four new games

Xbox One backwards compatibility list adds four new games

The Xbox One's backwards compatibility list just got a bit bigger thanks to the addition of four new titles. Those with the latest-generation Xbox console can now play Virtua Fighter 2, Costume Quest 2, Quantum Conundrum, and Frontlines: Fuel of War without using their old Xbox 360 unit; if you don't yet have any of the games, now is the time to get them.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda free trial launches for all this weekend

Mass Effect: Andromeda free trial launches for all this weekend

If you've been eager to check out Mass Effect: Andromeda, the latest in the popular sci-fi RPG series from developer BioWare, but have hesitated due to the mediocre reviews, you now have a chance to take the game for a free test-run. Publisher Electric Arts has brought back the 10-hour free trial that was available exclusively to EA Access and Origin Access subscribers just before the game's launch, only now it's available for all players.

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5 things you should know before the Destiny 2 Beta release

5 things you should know before the Destiny 2 Beta release

After months of talk and teases, the Destiny 2 beta is nearly upon us. In just a few short days, gamers playing on PS4 and Xbox One will be able to get an early look at the game. With a game as big as Destiny 2, there are quite few things about this beta to cover, so here are five things you need to know before you dive in.

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Destiny 2 beta details: story missions, multiplayer, new subclasses

Destiny 2 beta details: story missions, multiplayer, new subclasses

Destiny 2 fans are eagerly counting down the days until the game's September 6th release on consoles, as well as looking forward to the upcoming beta, which kicks off in a little over a week. Now, developer Bungie has finally revealed what players can expect to experience during the beta period, and for those who've been following the game's coverage, it should all be somewhat familiar. The beta will offer a small taste of everything Destiny 2 has to offer: story missions, multiplayer modes, and a trio of brand new subclasses.

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Xbox Live will soon let you gift games to friends

Xbox Live will soon let you gift games to friends

While Xbox Live is a fairly feature-rich service, one important feature that has been notably absent is the ability to gift games with your friends. Xbox players have been asking for it too -for years on end at this point. It seems like those requests will soon be answered, as Xbox executive Mike Ybarra has indicated that Microsoft is close to implementing game gifting.

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Doomfist is finally coming to Overwatch

Doomfist is finally coming to Overwatch

After of mountains of speculation, Blizzard has confirmed that Doomfist will be Overwatch's next hero. Fans have been waiting for Doomfist to join the Overwatch cast of characters since the game was released, and it looks like he'll play unlike any other character in the game. Even better is that he's going live on the Overwatch public test realm today, so you don't need to wait if you want to try him out.

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds desert map teased in new images

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds desert map teased in new images

Back at E3 2017, the team behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds had quite a few big announcements to make. Not only did we learn that the Battle Royale game will be coming to Xbox One, but developer Bluehole also revealed that it is working on two new maps for the game. This is a rather big deal because, thus far, matches have been played on a single map.

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Diablo 3’s Rise of the Necromancer DLC is now available

Diablo 3’s Rise of the Necromancer DLC is now available

After announcing the release date just last week, Blizzard has launched Diablo 3's Rise of the Necromancer DLC. Anticipation for this DLC has been building for months, as it adds the much-loved Necromancer class from Diablo 2. The DLC went live with Diablo 3 version 2.6.0, which was patched into the game just a little while ago.

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CoD: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone release date announced

CoD: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone release date announced

Arguably, the most appealing part of last year's Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was the pack-in Modern Warfare Remastered. The remaster of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare got a lot of people excited, but up until now, it's only been available in a bundle with Infinite Warfare. If you were disappointed by that, then cheer up, because Activision has just announced that Modern Warfare Remastered will get a standalone release.

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