Apex Legends Lobby Sizes Won’t Be Increasing “Any Time Soon”

Apex Legends match sizes won’t be increasing “any time soon,” says Jason McCord, the game’s design director. Calls to increase lobby sizes, which now stand at 60 players per match, have been getting louder since the game was confirmed to be coming to more platforms. McCord says the popular battle royale title is “balanced and […]

Microsoft Won't Announce Any Studio Acquisitions At TGS, Sega Or Otherwise

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced another massive acquisition with the purchase of Bethesda and all its properties and studios. Since then, a rumor has suggested that the Xbox parent company was preparing another big announcement at the Tokyo Game Show, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. Rumors suggested that Microsoft was lining up […]

PS5 Won't Get A Xbox Game Pass Competitor, Says PlayStation Boss

Following on from Sony’s PlayStation 5 Showcase, where the console’s price was finally revealed, PlayStation chief Jim Ryan has made it clear once again that there are no plans to launch a competitor to Xbox Games Pass. Microsoft offers the subscription service across both Xbox and PC, giving players over 100 games to download and […]

Microsoft: Xbox Series S Won’t Utilize Xbox One X Enhancements

Microsoft’s game plan this console cycle is a strange and ambitious one. They’re leading the charge with two systems, and offering up a subscription model for customers who can’t justify buying one outright. It’s an interesting strategy, to be sure. Today, another fascinating little wrinkle came to light. According to Microsoft, the Xbox Series S […]

Cyberpunk 2077 Won't Be Delayed Again

Developer CD Projekt Red is confident Cyberpunk 2077 will meet its November 19 release date. The upcoming RPG has been delayed twice already since initially targeting an April release, slipping into September and now November. The company has reiterated that it does not expect the game to face any other delays in a recent video […]

PS5 won’t be backward-compatible with PS3, PS2, or PS1, Ubisoft says

Sony’s next-gen PlayStation will feature some level of backward compatibility with PlayStation 4 games, but PlayStation 5 owners may not get the full 25 years of backward compatibility they may be dreaming of. According to a support FAQ on Ubisoft’s website, the PS5 will not be backward-compatible with original PlayStation, PlayStation 2, or PlayStation 3 […]

Tenet Won't Open In Theaters This August, No New Date Given

Movie theaters have been hit hard by the global Covid-19 pandemic. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet was poised to lead wide-scale theater re-openings, but is now floating without a date. News of the delayed date comes from Variety, which also reports that The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It has been moved back from September 11 […]

Cyberpunk 2077 Won't Include Wall-Running Anymore, But There's A Good Reason

Game development is an iterative process. Features are often added and removed regularly during the development process as the team discovers what works best. For Cyberpunk 2077, developer CD Projekt Red worked on a wall-running feature, but it won’t make it into the final game. In a new interview, one of the game’s designers explained […]