Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Activision

Destiny 2 announced for console, PC, launching September

After their extended livestream event for Destiny’s final downloadable pack, Age of Destiny, Bungie has officially announced Destiny 2 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. A reveal trailer was also released, Rally the Troops, offering a look at the sequel’s storyline. Players will once again take on the role of a Guardian, now with new abilities and weapons, in order to save humanity after the last city falls to a new enemy known as the Red Legion. The trailer features two Vanguards calling the Guardians to retake the planet, setting them off on missions to new areas throughout the solar system. As with the original, the game will include co-op, competitive, and solo modes. Bungie is set to premier hands-on gameplay on May 18 during a livestream on their Twitch channel. A beta will also kick off later this summer.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph launch trailer, screens go live

For three weeks, Bungie has been livestreaming details about Destiny’s final update, Age of Triumph. Today, a new launch trailer offers a better look at it in action, along with a handful of screenshots. The update adds what’s touted as the largest Record Book to date, filled with new challenges, along with additional gear, new weapons, returning Raids raised to 390 Light, and the Daybreak Nightfall modifier.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Modern Warfare Remastered – Variety Map Pack launches for PS4

The PS4 version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered has received the Variety Map Pack. The drop include four maps plus 10 supply drops. Each map is a remastered version of a previous one from Call of Duty or Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The full list, detailed below, includes Broadcast, Chinatown, Creek, and Killhouse.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph final livestream event this Wednesday

Bungie’s final livestream event for the last round of content for Destiny has been scheduled for this Wednesday, March 22. Beginning at noon, the studio’s Twitch channel will host 3D character artist Ian McIntosh and senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick for the Sandbox Update livestream. Players don’t have long to wait now, as Age of Triumph is scheduled to go live on March 28.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Raven is getting into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a new update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. The promo is currently ongoing and features a free themed map, Daybreak, a modified version of Downpour, which also has in-game challenges to earn the holiday-styled weapon camo Folium. Players also receive a free weekly Supply Drop by logging in. Other themed goodies include calling cards, camos, emblems, reticles, and an unlockable playable character, Darren “Graves” Cosgrave. The event, further detailed on Activision’s blog, will end at 2:00 p.m. (CST) on April 3.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph second reveal livestream this Wednesday

Bungie will be hosting their second livestream for Age of Triumph on Wednesday. Beginning at noon (CST) on March 15, players will be able to see more of the final update for Destiny 1 in Rituals and Strikes. The event will be hosted by senior designers Tim Williams and Joe Sifferman on the studio’s Twitch channel. Age of Triumph is set to go live on March 28.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph Reveal livestream to detail final update

Bungie will be taking to their Twitch channel on Wednesday to show off the final live update for Destiny 1. The event, dubbed Age of Triumph Reveal, will be the first of three livestreams surrounding the patch. The debut stream is set to be hosted by lead designer Ryan Paradis and senior Raid designer Joe Blackburn. Players wanting to get a look at what’s in store can tune in at noon on Wednesday on Bungie’s Twitch channel.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer free this weekend via Steam

Activision has kicked off a free weekend for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer mode. Currently, PC gamers can download the component for free off of Steam and play as much as they want through Sunday, February 26. There are no restrictions on play, and all of the progress can be carried over to the full version. Additional details can be found on Activision’s official blog.

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PC News

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy to be released this June for PS4

Gaming’s most famous bandicoot is set to return on June 30 in Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. The set, which will be exclusive to PS4, bundles together Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot: Warped. All of the games are set to feature remastered high-definition graphics.

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PlayStation 4 News

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Sabotage now available for PS4

Following yesterday’s launch trailer reveal, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Sabotage has been released for PS4. Sabotage adds four new multiplayer maps, one of which is a remake of Modern Warfare 2’s Afghan, along with a ‘90s-themed Zombies episode. The latter will find players stuck at an abandoned lakeside summer camp in Rave in the Redwoods. Details for the new maps can be found below.

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