SIPWU – 5.13.16

This week has far fewer sales, but twice as much news. Multiple new game announcements, a birthday present for Minecraft, temporarily free DLC and more. If anything catches your interest then read on. Or just read it anyway to be informed.

Gaming News and Info

Halo

Halo 5 The Memories of Reach update dropped earlier this week, as mentioned last week. Multiple changes were added, including better chances for rare items in REQ packs, better chances for permanent items in REQ packs, Infection game modes, a texture tool for forge and multiple new block types. There was a long list of things in the patch notes so you can read it all for yourself in this post.

Other Gaming News

Need for Speed For the second game in a row, Ghost Games will be skipping the yearly release of Need for Speed. Following the reboot in 2015 there will not be a new title this year. Instead, the next one will be released in 2017, and the free content drops for the current title have now been stopped. For all the information you can click here.
Titanfall 2 Good news for those who are looking forward to Titanfall 2. It’s been announced that instead of being released on March 27 it will be available a little sooner than expected. It should be released before the holidays. The game will be available for PS4, Xbox One and PC, this time PS4 players will be able to play the game as well, as the first Titanfall wasn’t available for PS4 players.
Rainbow Six Siege Rainbow Six Siege just had a recent update that will be adding a few things and fixing and balancing some weapons and Etc. For more information on Rainbow Six Siege’s latest update Click Here.
Minecraft Minecraft is celebrating four years on the Xbox 360 this week. Every year they introduce a new skin pack for free, and this year all four are free for both 360 and Xbox One. If you want to grab them for yourself then check out our blog post that has all the links.
Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 People who plan on playing CoD: Black Ops 3 you’ll want to read this. If you’re planning to play multiplayer or zombies May 13 (today) until May 16 (Monday) you’ll get Double XP. So if you need to level up I would take advantage of this opportunity to level up faster.
Battlefield 1 A week ago DICE revealed the next Battlefield would be a World War 1 shooter, called Battlefield 1. Earlier this week Amazon listed a Collector’s edition of the game for sale only through them, as far as we can tell. For $219 you can get the early access game, a 14″ statue plus several other exclusives. If this is something you’re interested in buying then head over here to see it all.
Star Wars: Battlefront For those of you who don’t own the Season Pass or don’t own the first DLC “Outer Rim” well you might be in luck because starting today, May 13 and ending on May 15 you’ll get to play it for free for a limited time. So if you haven’t had the chance to play it, I suggest you take advantage of this opportunity. For more Details Click here.

EA has released some new information on Star Wars games. To be specific, Star Wars: Battlefront 2 will be launching some time next year with content from the upcoming movies. As for the other recently announced Star Wars game, it will be out sometime in 2018.

The Division As some may or may not remember, if you purchase the Season Pass you’ll get “Special Benefits” every month, pretty much free stuff like weapon skins and etc. For this month, you’ll be getting some weapon skins and High end crafting materials. Also coming this Month, you’ll be getting two Weapon skins which are Safari Purple and Burst Mountain and lastly a high-end crafting material called Division tech. Don’t forget it’s only for Season Pass Owners
Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Forza Fans with a Windows 10 PC should be excited about a new title that has come to PC for the first time. Forza Motorsport 6: Apex is a much smaller and shorter version of the console game, but you’ll be able to experience most of the same things. It’s a free-to-play title at launch, and even better than that, it’s in open beta right now. If you haven’t downloaded yet then be sure to check it out. You can see everything from computer specification requirements to a trailer in our blog post.

Deals of the Week

Xbox One

Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space – Gold Price: $7 – 50% off
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Digital Pro Edition – Gold Price: $54.99 – 45% off
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Gold Edition – Gold Price: $24 – 60% off
Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR – Gold Price: $16 – 60% off
Elite Dangerous Standard Edition – Gold Price: $18.75 – 50% off
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 4 – Gold Price: $38.99 – 35% off
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 4 – Deluxe Edition – Gold Price: $51.99 – 35% off
No Time To Explain – Gold Price: $7.50 – 50% off
PAYDAY 2: CRIMEWAVE EDITION – Gold Price: $12 – 60% off
WWE 2K16 – Gold Price: $35.99 – 40% off
WWE 2K16 Digital Deluxe Edition – Gold Price: $36 – 60% off

Xbox 360

Call of Duty 2 – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Call of Duty 3 – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Call of Duty: Classic – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Price: $23.99 – 60% off
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Gold Price: $14.99 – 50% off
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Gold Price: $19.99 – 60% off
Grid 2: All-In Pack – Gold Price: $17.49 – 50% off
The Crew Season Pass – Gold Price: $12.49 – 50% off

SIP News

Joinings

Our man Neo will be hosting another Halo 5 Community Game Night and if you want to register all you have to do is click Here. The Event will be taking place on Friday the 13th, So if you’re new to SIP this could be a great opportunity to get to know some members or for those of you just want to have a good time you are welcome to join as well. The more people the merrier.

Contests

April came to a close and we have a winner for the screenshot contest. Congratulations to PrizePanther on his win! You can view the announcement through the link and congratulate him there, or view the other screenshots of the contest.

We’re almost halfway through May which means our video contest is halfway through the entry period. If you’ve got a clip you want to submit then be sure to get it in soon!

Birthdays
StealthyMuffins – 8th
xlHal0lx – 9th
Scharfschutz3 – 10th
ROK198 – 12th
KnocKouT x – 13th

Credits
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Stig Assassin
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