Destiny 2 has had a big week with the launch of Shadowkeep and its free-to-play debut, and all the hype has brought in a bunch of new and returning players. While it’s no surprise to see the Destiny 2 player count reaching new heights thanks to its newly-removed price of entry, the launch has shuffled the platform hierarchy, and PC is now the game’s top platform.
Day: October 9, 2019
This week, Blizzard banned Hearthstone pro Blitzchung and revoked his prize winnings for expressing support for ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The action has resulted in worldwide backlash against the publisher, as fans threaten to boycott Blizzard to protest the Blitzchung ban. It seems many of Blizzard’s own employees are unhappy with the decision too, and have staged a walkout at the company’s Irvine, California office.
A 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in iTerm2 macOS terminal emulator app—one of the most popular open source replacements for Mac’s built-in terminal app.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC at last, and while it will hit Steam in December, Rockstar will bring it to other digital retailers and its own new launcher a month earlier. And the publisher really, really wants you to purchase it on the Rockstar Launcher. To that end, you’ll get up to $105 USD worth of free games and DLC for pre-ordering through that store.
There has been no shortage of massive security breaches so far this year. Just last July, Capital One disclosed that it was hit by a breach that affected more than 100 million customers.
Red Dead Redemption 2 officially hits PC very soon, and Rockstar aims to give you some reasons to double-dip if you already played on consoles – beyond the graphical and frame rate improvements, that is. You’ll also find a whole bunch of new additions for story mode here, and while none of them are earth-shattering, they’ll all add a bit more variety to your replay following the Red Dead Redemption 2 PC release date.
Stardew Valley’s next big update is still on the way, and developer Eric ‘ConcernedApe’ Barone has revealed a few more details about what to expect from the 1.4 update. In keeping with the slow trickle of information on the big patch – we’ve previously heard about separate money in multiplayer and fish farming – Barone has revealed a couple of more features.
Log into Destiny 2 right now and you’ll notice something strange is happening in the main social hub: it’s currently undergoing a little light construction. The mysterious engineering works are located in the bazaar, which you can find east of The Tower’s starting area, and features scaffolding, walkways, and other features that turn humanity’s last refuge into a building site
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s system requirements are now live on Battle.net. The next title in Activision’s famed franchise will launch on October 25, and if you want to be there on day one you best have – drumroll please – 175GB of disk space available for the game files. Crikey.