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Destiny 2 - December 12th Patch Notes


A new update is now available for Destiny 2 which sets out to right a lot of the wrongs the previous update did, as well as some other miscellaneous things. 

Check out the patch notes here:

Leviathan Raid

  • Brought the Prestige "Leviathan" raid back down to 300 Power, making it accessible to all players, regardless of Curse of Osiris ownership
  • Adjusted Prestige difficulty rewards no longer grant guaranteed 330 Power items
  • Adjusted the difficulty for the normal Calus encounter

Trials of the Nine

  • Players who do not own Curse of Osiris may now access Trials of the Nine when a Destiny 2 launch map is featured

Trophies and Achievements

  • Modified the achievement "The Prestige" and the associated trophy to remove the Nightfall component

Miscellaneous

  • Fixed an issue impacting Power level progression from level 289 to 300 for players who do not own Curse of Osiris
  • Fixed an issue that would prompt a Curse of Osiris purchase menu when players were attempting to acquire the Scout Report: Mercury item with insufficient Glimmer
  • Fixed an issue where the word "Nightfall" was not prepended to new Curse of Osiris strikes in the Nightfall Director node
  • Adjusted the functionality of Chest Reward Throttles
  • Players now receive reduced amounts of loot when opening large numbers of chests in quick succession, rather than nothing at all
  • Cayde's Stash chests now grant rewards via the loot stream to prevent items from disappearing into the ground
  • Fixed an issue where cannons on Mercury were not functioning properly for PC players when they were playing at over 60 fps
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the functionality of HDR settings for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro     

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For Honor - Dedicated Servers Testing Announced


Ubisoft has released the above image announcing a test for the upcoming dedicated servers. As you can see, the test itself will begin on December 14th, and those that participate will be eligible for prizes! Those interested should take a look at the infographic to get all the details!

The Last Guardian VR Demo Now Available For Download


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Square Enix CEO comments on micro transactions


In an interview with MCV, Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda was asked about micro transactions, and why we don't see them in Square's console titles. Here is what he said:

“The way that console games are made, the volume of content, and how much effort goes into them, there’s something in that which doesn’t fit in the mind with microtransactions.”

This is nice to see for sure. Some have pointed out that Deus Ex did have them, so perhaps Matsuda is only talking about Square developed games? Either way, at least we don't have to worry about micro transactions in Final Fantasy any time soon.

Monster Hunter: World - Bounties Detailed


This week's issue of Famitsu has gone live with new information on Monster Hunter: World. Specifically, the magazine detailed bounties. Here's the new info:

  • Tasks assigned by researchers.
  • You can earn things such as Armor Spheres and Research Points for completing bounties via quests or hunts.
  • The types of bounties are as follows:
  • Registered Bounty: Can be registered from the list at any time.
  • Essential Bounty: Affects the unlocking of facilities and such.
  • Distributed Bounty: Distributed online at fixed intervals.
  • Bounties requirements include raw material collection, monster hunting, and so on.
  • Since you can complete quests while progressing through the game, it might be a good idea to register bounties before departing.
  • You cannot choose the registered content of Distributed Bounties, but they have better rewards than Registered Bounties.
  • There are some bounties which are difficult to complete alone。
  • Essential Bounties are extremely high priority. There are also things such as the subjugation of Kulu-Ya-Ku and expansion of the Ancient Forest camp.
  • You can take on up to six bounties at one time.

Famitsu also revealed that post-launch DLC is planned, including paid DLC for things like NPC costumes.