[Industry News] Sony Plans to Purchase More Developers Ahead of PS5 Release
May 24, 2019
Sony has recently announced that it's planning to purchase some game development studios ahead of the company's launch of the PlayStation 5. Industry experts predict that the PS5 will be launched in 2020, which means that Sony has started preparing for the release of the next-generation console.
According to Sony, the new PS console will be featuring an AMD chip, supports 8k resolution, and has got a lightning-fast SSD drive that will help to decrease load time on consoles.
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[Game News] League of Legend Mobile Version is Coming Soon
May 23, 2019
According to a news report cited by ScreenRant, China's Tencent and Riot Games are working side by side on a mobile League of Legend version. One report from Reuters has suggested that the project has been ongoing for over a year now, while another source suggested that it was unlikely for the mobile version of League of Legends to be released in 2019.
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[PlayStation] PS5 Maybe the Fastest PlayStation Console So Far
May 22, 2019
The newest PlayStation Console has been a focus on the gaming industry for a while now. Sony has finally revealed the new console during a recent investor meeting and it appears to be the fastest PlayStation so far.
According to the Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki, it takes PS5 less than 1 second to load Spider-Man, a game that requires around 8-seconds for PS4 Pro to load.
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[PlayStation] PS4 Update Could Add Game Gifting and Trophy Progression
May 20, 2019
PlayStation users may eventually be able to digitally purchase games as gifts, view trophy progression, and even more.
According to Wccftech, gaming Youtuber Tidux has shared a tweet listing the supposed features of the yet-to-be-announced firmware update. Tidux's source remains unknown, but if his info proved to be correct, PlayStation players will finally be able to buy digital games as gifts. Additionally, an impending game wishlist is also mentioned.
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[Epic Games] Epic Games Store Stealth Launches in China
May 17, 2019
Epic Games quietly opens up its store in China, facing fierce competition with Steam.
Players in China can now purchase games like Metro Exodus, Borderlands, The Division 2, and World War Z through Epic. Epic's main competitor, Epic Games has been legally available in China since last year, thanks to its partnership with Perfect World.
Epic Games' move makes it another gaming company with access to China's broad customer base.
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