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Batman: Arkham Knight gets November update, new DLC packs

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Warner Bros. has released the next batch of downloadable content for Batman: Arkham Knight. Two new Arkham Episodes are available today, both of which include two AR challenge maps: Catwoman’s Revenge, which has players track down the Riddler as Catwoman after the main storyline, and Flip of a Coin, which pits Robin against Two-Face. Starting today, Season Pass holders can access 2016 Batman v Superman Batmobile Pack, a free download that includes the Batsuit and the Batmobile from the new film. Everyone else will be able to download the pack on December 1. Several other add-ons also launched, and are detailed below.


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GTA Online gets new Football-themed Adversary Mode, Running Back

Grand Theft Auto V (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) GTA Online Running Back Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rockstar has added a new Adversary Mode to the PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions of GTA Online. The latest addition, Running Back, pits two teams of 2 to 4 players in a race to get one side’s Runner to the end zone in their Benefactor Panto aided by their teammates in BF Biftas. The opposing team, also in BF Biftas, must block the Runner by crashing and smashing into the opposing team. The mode is playable in three areas: La Mesa Bridge, Raton Canyon Bridge, and Zancudo Tunnel. Rockstar will be demonstrating Running Back the mode later today, at 4 p.m. (CST), on Twitch and YouTube.


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Payday 2: Crimewave Edition gets Limited Edition for PS4, Xbox One

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505 Games is releasing a limited edition bundle of Payday 2: Crimewave Edition this week for PS4 and Xbox One. The $99.99 set, launching this Thursday, will include the original game along with all previously released DLC, plus a handful of physical items: a Premium Dallas Mask, themed Duffle Bag, key ring, and special limited edition branded box. The bundle is only available through 505 Games’ online store. Crimewave Edition is itself a revamped version of the original Payday 2 with improved visuals, new playable characters, a new perk system, and a greater degree of customization within the skill tree.


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Chivalry: Medieval Warfare to launch December 1 for PS4, Xbox One

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Torn Banner Studios’ Medieval-era action title Chivalry: Medieval Warfare will be making the jump to PS4 and Xbox One, according to Activision. The updated port is scheduled to launch on December 1 for $19.99. The game will feature a new horde mode for teams of up to six, 24-player online multiplayer, dedicated servers, and 25-plus maps. Launching on the same day is the $29.99 Ultimate Edition, which will come bundled with several downloadable add-ons: Barbarian Character Pack, Marauding Arbiter Pack, Inquisitive Dreadnaught Bundle, and Barbarian Weapon Pack.


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Halo 5: Guardians – Battle of Shadow and Light update goes live

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Halo 5: Guardians’ first free content update, Battle of Shadow and Light, is now available for download. The update adds 48 new REQs that feature a new assassin animation, skins, weapons, vehicles, and armor sets (Shinobi and Tracer). The 8v8 mode Big Team Battle has also been added along with four new Big Team Battle maps: Basin, Deadlock, Guillotine, and Recurve. 343 Industries has noted that, while the Big Team Battle playlist is good to go, the new REQs could take up to 24 hours to work their way into the system. The studio also released additional notes about the update on Halo Waypoint.


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Fallout 4 ships 12 million copies, $750 million brought back to vault

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Bethesda announced that 12 million copies of Fallout 4 were shipped for launch, and that after brisk sales, more copies are en route to retail. The initial allotment represents a hefty $750 million in sales. On the digital front, a Steam record was broke when over 470,000 concurrent players were logged. Twitch also revealed that it was the “most viewed game launch of all 2015 games.” So I would say things are going well over at Bethesda HQ. Oh, I hope everyone’s feeling better; I heard there’s a nasty bug making the rounds.


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Mega Man Legacy Collection physical editions detailed, dated

Mega Man Legacy Collection (3DS, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Physical Detail Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has released new info about the physical edition of Mega Man Legacy Collection. Scheduled to launch on February 23, the 3DS version will be available as a $29.99 standard version and a $49.99 collector’s edition, while the PS4 and Xbox One versions will run $29.99. The handheld version will feature over 100 new art and history pieces in the Museum; also, owners of the original Mega Man amiibo will be able to unlock exclusive remix challenges. On the subject of amiibos, the collector’s edition will include not only the standard version’s two 3DS themes, 18-song compilation soundtrack, and 4 stickers, but also 6 post cards and an exclusive gold-colored Mega Man amiibo. PS4 and Xbox One owners will also receive the compilation soundtrack and stickers, plus a Robot Master cheat sheet.


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Life is Strange to get limited physical release on January 19

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Square Enix has announced a limited-run physical version of Dontnod’s Life is Strange for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The time-bending episodic adventure will be available in a boxed set on January 19 and contain a 32-page art book, directors’ commentary, and a selection of tracks from the game. The full list of included tunes is available below, with 14 from the soundtrack and 8 from the game’s composer, Jonathan Morali.


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Halo 5: Guardians’ free Battle of Shadow and Light update detailed

Halo 5 Guardians (Xbox One) Battle of Shadow and Light Announcement - Screenshot 1

343 Industries has announced that they will soon be rolling out the first free content update for Halo 5: Guardians. Scheduled to launch later this month, Battle of Shadow and Light will add 48 new REQs, a new assassin animation, and Big Team Battle maps. The new REQs include the ninja-themed Shinobi armor, the legendary Dying Star Light Rifle, Tundra- and Woodland-themed skins, and the Tracer armor set. The new 8v8 Big Team Battle playlist will go live next week with four maps that have been revamped to offer greater mobility: Deadlock, Basin, Guillotine, and Recurve.


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inXile updates console version of Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut

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The first patch has been released for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut. There are 10 bug fixes and over 20 balance-related issues tweaked in the update. Some of the changes made include improved sound positioning in conversations, increased time for animal husbandry engage, and the removal of Friendly Fire from Master Hunter. The full list of fixes and tweaks can be found below.


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