Destiny 2’s Hated Blue Engrams Will Become Rarer, Bungie Says

Screenshot: Bungie / Kotaku next month, Destiny 2s new expansion The Witch Queen launches, and with it comes some nice quality-of-life changes. Perhaps the biggest and most exciting is that blue engrams, currently junk that annoys longtime players, will become much rarer at higher power levels. Good start. Other coming changes include the removal of … Read more

Battlefield 2042 Is Finally Getting An Improved Scoreboard

Image: DICE Battlefield 2042 is a game that desperately needs some updates. The good news is that DICE announced some this morning that will be out in the coming months. The bad news is, they won’t actually set the world on fire. The first is out tomorrow, and simply brings some fixes to the game … Read more

Halo Infinite Big Team Battle Hotfix Fails To Resolve Problems

Screenshot: 343 Industries Halo endless‘s troubled battle mode for big teams will remain unsettled for the foreseeable future. Developer 343 Industries rolled out a hotfix today, but it didn’t quite work as intended, Halo community director Brian Jarrard confirmed this on Twitter. “​Well damn… today’s BTB hotfix doesn’t seem to be the result we expected,” … Read more

PlayStation’s Best-Selling Series Of 2021 Could Become Xbox-Exclusive

Screenshot: Activity The NPD Group released its annual tally of gaming sales for 2021 today, pretty much on the second Microsoft has announced it would buy mega publisher Activision Blizzard for about Luxembourg’s GDP. The best-selling console game for 2021 was the same as it is as it almost is each year: the last Duty … Read more

343’s Halo Infinite Launches Cyber Showdown Event January 18

Screenshot: 343 Industries From tomorrow, Halo Infinite begins its third major, even since launch, called Cyber ​​confrontation. And things can get ’80s, Tron-style. Developers 343 have tried to play the details of the event close to their chests, which of course only leads to data miners revealing absolutely everything instead. So while all we officially … Read more

Halo Infinite Store Prices Will Be Reduced Next Week

Screenshot: 343 Industries / Kotaku Ever since Halo Infinite’s multiplayer was released in November from last year, the free-to-play shooter’s cosmetics and microtransactions have been heavily criticized and discussed, feeling that the prices for in-game items are too high. According to 343 Industries, things are going to change. Starting next week on Tuesday 18 January, … Read more

Crytek Forces PC Modder To Remove Crysis Photo Mode Mods

A popular PC mod who created unofficial photo modes for several PC games has been hit with a shutdown letter crysis developer crytek. Now, after threats of legal action from the German studio, the modder chose to remove the mods he made for Crytek games from his Patreon page. Read more: Crytek closes five studios … Read more

Halo 3 Fans Mourn Game Server Death W/ Cease Fire, Achievements

It’s the end of an era. On Thursday, Microsoft and 343 Industries all matchmaking servers for classic games disabled Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo Reach, and halo 4. And while you can still play versions of these games online through the fantastic Master Chief CollectionIn the final days before January 13, many players took … Read more