Only a few short days after our PAX East extravaganza, Will and I are back with AOTF Podcast #28.After the slow news week we had last time, it’s surprising just how much has happened in the last couple of days.
In a not too surprising move, EA revealed during a recent investor call that their upcoming WW1 shooter Battlefield 1 will feature microtransactions of some sort.They did not go into specifics, so likely we will see an unobtrusive set of optional small DLC, but it’s important to note that those who are averse to microtransactions might want to look deeper into the game.
The false advertising took place with the GTX 970, where the initially reported 4GB of VRAM ended up not being what the GPU had, technically.There was also a controversy regarding the 970 having a smaller L2 cache, along with less render output processors.
The PlayStation VR will be very interesting because there will be a lot of software that aren’t going to be too expensive.The PSN has listed some of the prices thus far for various video games.
This marks the end of the exclusivity period the game has had on Apple platforms since its original release on December 15, 2016.At the same time, Nintendo has also made available a link to Google’s Play Store which allows Android users to pre-register and get news and a message the moment the game is released.
Those waiting for new information on Prey, feel free to jump up and down excitedly because now, you have got some.And a fancy new trailer that shows off the main character, Morgan Yu, and a bunch of scary, inky aliens.
This week’s US PlayStation Store deals come with a selection of highly reviewed titles and games from publishers like EA or Atlus.Some of the highlights include Overwatch, Batman: Return to Arkham, Titanfall 2, The Witcher 3, Battlefield 1, various EA Sports games and nearly the complete Persona series.