An EA spokesperson has confirmed the the upcoming release of Battlefield V won't feature any randomised paid-for loot. In other words - no loot boxes. Which, is to be expected considering the debacle that was Star Wars Battlefront II. What's surprising though is that without a Premium Edition or Season Pass, EA and DICE are positioning Battlefield into a pay once and get it all franchise.
A couple of days ago we reported on the surprise news that the Australian ratings board outright refused to classify the upcoming dystopian thriller We Happy Few. The reasoning was vague and general in the sense that it featured placeholder text along the lines of "this movie contains violence, sex scenes, and drug use". Today, developer Compulsion Games responded to the banning of its game.
Codemasters' F1 2018 is the latest annual entry in the developer's realistic F1 racing sim series, which has only gotten better with each new entry. With the first look at F1 2018 gameplay, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team’s Charles Leclerc takes a lap of his home track, Circuit de Monaco. Ahead of a race there this very weekend.
With the reveal of Battlefield V showcasing a return to the series WW2 roots in an exciting new fashion comes word that DICE's first foray back to the second World War is now playable on Xbox One. For those that need a reminder Battlefield 1943 was a digital release that features online matches of 24-players across the Pacific theater.
With a pretty cool looking teaser trailer that you can watch after the jump. One that features a narrator that sounds like he's channeling Martin Sheen from Apocalypse Now. Far Cry 5: Hours of Darkness is connected to the base game too as players are transported into a war-torn Vietnam to relive the experiences of Wendell Redler.
A couple of weeks ago we reported that Valve was on the cusp of releasing its Steam Link app for iOS - with Android to follow. Which would have allowed for Steam streaming via a 5Ghz network or wired Ethernet. There was also Steam Controller support so you could access and play games in your Steam Library via a device like the Apple TV. And we say was, because the app has been rejected by Apple.