The GTA Online hesists update is now available for PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One players. (Title Update 1.21 (PS3/Xbox 360), 1.07 (PS4/Xbox One) The PlayStation 3 update should be available soon as well. The update is between 4.5 GB and 5 GB on PS4 and Xbox One and 1.5 GB on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. In the heists update, you can earn both lots of cash and RP, as well as some new achievements and trophies listed below. The update also adds new game modes, vehicles, outfits and many other gameplay changes / features. The full patch notes for the update can be found below.
Here's the Final Fantasy Type 0 HD trailer from PAX East. The trailer "takes viewers deeper into the story of Machina and Rem, two cadets who are transferred into the Dominion of Rebrum's elite combat force known as Class Zero." Those who pre-order the game will receive a demo of Final Fantasy XV.
Elite: Dangerous was announced for Xbox One at GDC 2015, and although there was no PS4 announcement, the boss of Frontier, David Braben, posted a tweet stating that the space adventure, trading and combat simulator will head to the PS4 at some point. Braben also promised that Elite: Dangerous would not be "dumbed down" for consoles and will be a "complete and authentic" experience. Elite: Dangerous will be heading to the Xbox One sometime this year.
Epic Games posted a video showing a preview of Unreal Tournament running in the Unreal Engine 4 using DirectX 12. DirectX 12 will provide a 20% improvement over DirectX 11 running on the same machine. The video below shows footage from the Outpost 23 map. The pre-alpha version of the game can be found at the official website.
Nvidia has revealed Titan X as "the world's most advanced GPU" during Epic founder Tim Sweeney's State of Unreal session at GDC 2015. The GPU contains 8 billion transistors and has 12GB of RAM. Nvidia plans on releasing more information on Titan X during GTC which will run March 17-20. An Unreal Engine 4 tech demo can be found below.
Rockstar released 15 new screenshots of the upcoming PC version of GTA 5. The PC version was recently delayed again until April 14th for retail and digital download. Rockstar noted that the reason it was delayed is because they are working on fully optimizing the game for PC so it can support a broad range of current hardware. As for the online heists, Rockstar announced that the heists will be arriving on March 10th, and will bring a new 4-player cooperative gameplay experience to GTA Online. The heists will be available on all platforms, including Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Check out the brand new PC screenshots below.
Elite: Dangerous patch 1.1 has been released, it adds new features such as city lights on the dark side of planets, community goals, an updated trade route planner, and more. It also has many optimizations, bug fixes, and quality-of-life updates that the community has been asking for, fixing many of the problems. Also, the next major update is scheduled to launch in the 2nd week of March. It will be adding support for flight groups and a layer of co-operative missions, along with a communications overhaul and many other updates. The full patch notes for 1.1 can be found below.
Here's a new trailer for Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin. This version is a compilation of the original game as well as a free update for existing versions. This special edition of Dark Souls 2 includes all the DLC campaigns which were added including Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King and Crown of the Ivory King are included. The Xbox One, PS4 and PC versions of Scholar of the First Sin feature improved visuals / performance, better audio, and an increase in the maximum amount of people that can be in a single online session. All the versions will also include additional NPCs, improved gameplay balance, expanded item descriptions and improved matchmaking. The existing versions of Dark Souls 2 will also receive a patch with these and many other improvements, although those without the DLC will still need to purchase it separately as they are not included in the free update. A list of improvements and gameplay enhancements in the upcoming free update is included at the bottom.
The first Guild Wars 2 expansion has been announced. From what we've seen, Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns will see Mursaat and Rytlock returning, (Possibility of a new class), more focus on difficult group content, new guild features, new masteries providing new ways to customize your profession, and three different biomes for maps (jungle, roots and canopy). Below is the official announcement trailer. Also a note to anyone currently interested in Guild Wars 2, it is currently 75% off over at the official site.