Ubisoft has revealed the system requirements for the PC version of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and if you’ve played Origins it should be no surprise that things are looking pretty demanding. Recommended specs are pushing for some serious hardware power just to get to 30fps at 1080p.
Destiny 2: Forsaken is finally out, bringing the game’s first major expansion and shakeup. The response has been pretty positive, but how have player counts been affected? Very positively, it seems – we’re not quite back to launch numbers, but the stats have shot up dramatically in the past week or so.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is out next week, bringing the reboot trilogy to an appropriate third act climax. If you’ve missed the story so far – and let’s be real, with years between each game and a lot of lore buried in collectables, the details might’ve gotten fuzzy – Square Enix has provided a nifty new trailer breaking down exactly what happened in the last two games so you’ll be up to speed on the new one.
Dice has revealed all of the new War Stories coming to Battlefield V. There are five entries in the single-player anthology, a collection of shorter, character-focused episodes, rather than a single long campaign. The format debuted in Battlefield 1, and Dice is bringing it back for their new release, and for the first time, one story comes from a German perspective.
Mysterious cat statues have been found in Destiny 2: Forsaken’s Dreaming City and presenting the statue ‘a small gift’ (an in-game item) will get you a weapon in return. Guardians on Destiny 2 subreddit have talked about receiving special rifles, snipers, and hand cannons all from the Dreaming City weapon pool with one feline giving a Guardian a rocket launcher. The statue then disappears when it has been used.
Six new teams have been confirmed for the next season of the Overwatch League. A press release issued today announced that Blizzard’s most high-profile esports contest is growing, with a total of 20 teams competing for the 2019 championship.
Criterion Games, a company best known as the creator of the explosive Burnout racing series, is making Firestorm, which in itself is better known as Battlefield V’s battle royale. The news comes from an EA announcement last night, which answers a lot of questions about the game’s new mode.
Samsung and SK Hynix, the first and third biggest semiconductor companies in the world, are both reportedly slimming down their expansion plans for DRAM and NAND chip production. The silicon giants are facing a slump in customer demand, resulting in a global oversupply, and production is being cut to match.
EA Sports has announced it will release a FIFA 19 demo on September 13, just over two weeks before the launch of the full game on September 28.