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Nintendo to launch $349.99 Switch with upgraded display

Japan’s Nintendo will launch a new model of its Switch video game console with an upgraded display on Oct. 8, priced at $349.99, it said.

Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk maker reports slump in profit amid Playstation delisting

CD Projekt SA has reported that its profit fell by more than half in the first quarter from a year earlier as its flagship game, “Cyberpunk 2077,” was kept off SonyR...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

In Apple vs Epic Games, battle of the experts gets personal

In its ongoing case against Apple Inc, “Fortnite” creator Epic Games is counting on this week’s testimony from its star expert witness David Evans, chairman of Gl...

Platform News: Discord

Chat app Discord to test ticketing, make audio events easier to find

Chat platform Discord has said it will start to test paid tickets for audio events, the first feature where creators can make money from the site, and will launch a tool next month...

Platform News: Discord

Messaging app Discord ties up with Sony’s PlayStation

A unit of Sony Corp has made a minority investment in Discord Inc as part of a deal to tie in the messaging platform with the consumer electronics company’s PlayStation gamin...

Cyberpunk

Recovery strategy awaited for bug-ridden Cyberpunk 2077 game

CD Projekt, the Polish studio behind one of the most anticipated and derided games of 2020, will have a lot of explaining to do when it updates investors on its strategy.

Platform News: Nintendo and its Switch console

Nintendo ships one million Switches in China since late-2019 launch

The Japanese firm launched its Switch console in China at December 2019 in partnership with distributor Tencent, China’s biggest video games and social networking company, in...

Xbox

New PlayStation and Xbox enter $150 billion games arena

Think Michelangelo vs Da Vinci. Another epic rivalry is rejoined this week when Sony and Microsoft go head-to-head with the next generation of the blockbuster video-game consoles.

Platform Industry: Microsoft logo

Microsoft doubles down on gaming with $7.5 billion deal for ZeniMax

Microsoft Corp said on Monday it would acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion in cash, strengthening its Xbox games stable that provides with the studio behind titles such as Fallo...

nintendo

Nintendo digital subscriptions soar driven by ‘Animal Crossing’ fans

Nintendo has reported surging user numbers for its Switch Online subscription support, driven by hit titles like”Animal Crossing: New Horizons”, as the firm belatedly b...

Platform News: Gaming industry and popular games platforms

Microsoft takes aim at Sony with cloud gaming service

This coming Tuesday, Microsoft will launch its Xbox cloud gaming service, initially priced at $1 for new users’ first month, in a major drive to attract casual gamers with th...

Platform News: Gaming industry and popular games platforms

News Short: Epic Games gets $250 million investment from Sony

Epic Games, the creator of the popular video game “Fortnite”, said on Thursday it had received a $250 million investment from Japan’s Sony Corp for a minority sta...

Platform Industry News: Sony Corp logo on building

Sony sees software subscription as future for data-analysing image sensors

Sony Corp’s image sensor business aims to replicate PlayStation’s success to address its reliance on a handful of manufacturers in the fickle smartphone market: It plan...

Playstation

Sony calls on Spider-Man for its PS5 launch

Sony Corp has unveiled more than two dozen titles for its upcoming PlayStation 5 console, including a sequel to its hit “Spider-Man” title and the latest “Gran Tu...

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