SIPWU 7.14.17

I think this is the first time in a while since news has been slow as you can tell below. This week a couple of updates are available for games and for the Xbox One console. Keep on reading below to see what’s going on in the gaming industry.

Gaming News and Info

Other Gaming News

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege The major 2.2 update is on its way, in the interim 2.1.1 introduces loot boxes and some balance fixes. For more details on Update 2.1.1 feel free to check it out in the games Official Website.
Warframe I’m sure many of you know that Warframe is a free game that is pretty decent. The game has had many updates and expansions over time, which has always added excitement back into the game. A new expansion is arriving soon. This new expansion is set to be one of their most ambitious updates to the game. The title for the expansion is “PLAINS OF EIDOLON”. For more details in this upcoming expansion I suggest you head over to the games Official Website.
Killer Instinct For those who play Killer Instinct every now and then, Iron Galaxy and Microsoft announced, via a single Tweet, a small update patch for Killer Instinct. To see the full list of Patch Notes I recommend you head over to the games Official Website.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III This is more of a reminder regarding the Call of Duty “Days of Summer” Event. The Call of Duty “Days Of Summer” event has been live for a couple of weeks already now, Black Ops III joins along. For the next three weeks, Black Ops III joins Infinite Warfare and Modern Warfare Remastered with special in-game bonuses. For more details regarding the Days of Summer Event, head here.

Star Wars Battlefront II An open beta was announced this week for Star Wars Battlefront II. Beginning on October 6th through the 9th anyone can play a bit of the Galactic Assault on Theed or take part in a Starfighter only mode. If you’ve pre-ordered the game then you’ll have early access to start the beta on October 4th. The full release will be coming on November 17th.
Xbox A new update started rolling out for the Xbox One yesterday that added some new features for the general population. Custom gamerpics have been added for all as well as the ability to change Club themes and images. You can also link your controller to an account now which will automatically sign you in whenever it turns on. There’s a few more new features to check out so click here if you haven’t seen it yet.
Rocket League A new patch for Rocket League is available today to fix more of the issues that the Anniversary update caused. A few of the fixes include matches being filled with bots instead of being cancelled at the start, Supersonic trails should no longer cause frame drops and controller vibration is back to the level it was before the update. If you want to see the full list of fixes they can be read here.

Deals of the Week

Xbox One

Battlefield 1 Shortcut Kit: Infantry Bundle – Gold Price: $15 – 50% off
Battlefield 1 Shortcut Kit: Ultimate Bundle – Gold Price: $20 – 50% off
Dex – Gold Price: $13.39 – 33% off
FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 HD – Gold Price: $30 – 50% off
Flockers – Gold Price: $5 – 80% off
Game of Thrones – The Complete First Season (Episodes 1-6) – Gold Price: $6 – 70% off
Gigantic Eternal Dawn Pack – Gold Price: $11.99 – 40% off
Instant Indie Collection: Vol. 5 – Gold Price: $19.42 – 33% off
Lies of Astaroth Crystal packs – 20% – 40% off
Mass Effect: Andromeda – Gold Price: $30 – 50% off
Mass Effect: Andromeda Deluxe Edition – Gold Price: $35 – 50% off
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition – Gold Price: $4 – 80% off
Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight – Gold Price: $6.99 – 30% off
NOT A HERO: SUPER SNAZZY EDITION – Gold Price: $3.25 – 75% off
Race the Sun – Gold Price: $6.69 – 33% off
RWBY: Grimm Eclipse – Team JNPR Bundle – Gold Price: $11.50 – 50% off
SMITE: Gem Packs – 33% off
Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax – Gold Price: $2 – 80% off
The Bug Butcher – Gold Price: $5 – 50% off
The Inner World – Gold Price: $10.04 – 33% off
The Legend of Korra – Gold Price: $4.95 – 67% off
Yooka-Laylee – Gold Price: $31.99 – 20% off

Xbox 360

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood – Gold Price: $4.99 – 75% off
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood – The Da Vinci Disappearance DLC – Gold Price: $3.29 – 67% off
BlazBlue – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
BLAZBLUE CS – Gold Price: $14.99 – 50% off
FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Game of Thrones – Season Pass (Episodes 2-6) – Gold Price: $5.99 – 70% off
LIGHTNING RETURNS FFXIII – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – Gold Price: $14.99 – 50% off
Sonic & Knuckles – Gold Price: $1.49 – 50% off
Sonic & SEGA Racing – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Sonic Adventure – Gold Price: $2.49 – 50% off
Sonic Adventure 2 – Gold Price: $4.99 – 50% off
Sonic CD – Gold Price: $2.49 – 50% off
SONIC FREE RIDERS – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Sonic Generations – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Sonic the Fighters – Gold Price: $2.49 – 50% off
Sonic The Hedgehog – Gold Price: $2.49 – 50% off
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 – Gold Price: $2.49 – 50% off
Sonic The Hedgehog 3 – Gold Price: $2.49 – 50% off
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 4 Episode I – Gold Price: $4.99 – 50% off
SONIC 4 Episode II – Gold Price: $7.49 – 50% off
SONIC UNLEASHED – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
The Legend of Korra – Gold Price: $4.94 – 67% off
Tony Hawk’s PS HD – Gold Price: $4.94 – 67% off

SIP News


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