Fortnite season 6 is here, with all the cosmetic rewards you tend to expect from a major update. The items we can earn (or buy) today aren’t enough, of course – dataminers have uncovered the next round of skins, gliders, and back blings too. They’re mostly centered on two themes – Oktoberfest and the early history of flight.
Earlier this month, Carbine Studios announced that it was shutting down, meaning that the company’s MMO WildStar would also close its doors. This closure will happen on November 28 but, before then, there will be a final big update, and some WildStar players can also get refunds.
The latest Windows Insider Build, number 17763, has been out with the intrepid testing community for the last week, and it looks like it’s the update build which will bring real-time ray tracing to Windows 10 in early October. And if Microsoft follows its previous updating plans then we could see the Windows 10 October 2018 Update land on October 9.
There has been another Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 zombies leak. This one comes from Reddit user Omniopotentem and is a hefty list of features that Treyarch is adding to and removing from the game mode. This includes details about the zombies ‘Classified’ map, which will be included in the Black Ops Pass, as well as the removal of the Juggernog perk.
The co-founder of Oculus, Nate Mitchell, has indicated that the virtual reality company has not forgotten about the professional VR headset space. Speaking to us at a pre-OC5 event, Mitchell confirmed the company wasn’t making any announcements in the high-end VR space, but when asked about rivalling HTC’s Vive Pro he confirmed Oculus “would not at all rule that out”.
Fortnite Season 6 has dropped, and there’s a whole load of new stuff to enjoy. The map’s been tweaked, there are new cosmetics ranging from new music tracks to pets you can carry around on your back, and a brand-new Battle Pass to complete. But all of those things are relatively standard procedure at this point. One thing, however, is very different – it looks like Fortnite now has boob physics.
Bethesda has announced that the Fallout 76 beta will be available to play on PC on October 30th. The beta was announced at this year’s E3 alongside the news that the full release of the game would arrive on November 14. The only way to get access to the beta and become a test subject is by pre-ordering the game.
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Creative Assembly has announced that Total War: Three Kingdoms will be released for Windows on March 7, 2019. A Mac and Linux version will be available shortly after and is made by Feral Interactive. This Total War title is the first in the series to explore the history of Ancient China.