The internet can be a loud place, with so many things happening at the same time. Good thing we have noise canceling headphones to drown out that noise, and only focus on the important things, gaming. After spending some time in our sensory deprivation chamber, we have found the gaming news stories you may have missed last week.
Ubisoft wants to put an end to hate speech in Rainbow Six Siege
The online world of Rainbow Six Siege is in for a shake-up, as Ubisoft has changed their end-user license agreement to include a few more bannable offences. People may now get the ban-hammer for forms of hate speech, stating that:
Any language or content deemed illegal, dangerous, threatening, abusive, obscene, vulgar, defamatory, hateful, racist, sexist, ethically offensive or constituting harassment is forbidden.
Source - Polygon
Tomb Raider 1, 2, 3 remasters may be coming to Steam, and will feature a new 3D engine
It seems that the developers working on mobile ports for many Tomb Raider games spilled the beans, and confirmed that remastered versions of Tomb Raider 1, 2 and 3 are all inbound for Steam. They will all feature a new engine and be free for any current owners of those games.
Source - Developer Twitter
Xbox One cross-platform play coming to Fortnite
The team at Epic caused quite a stir after they confirmed that cross-platform support will come to all versions of Fortnite, except Xbox. This was especially not well received by the Xbox faithful. Luckily, Epic has now confirmed that the Xbox version of Fortnite will in fact be getting cross-platform support.
Source - Developer Blog Post
Gabe Newell: 'Hooray! Valve's going to start shipping games again'
Queue the long list of Half Life 3 memes, Valve is making games once again. In a recent presentation at Valve's offices, they gave more information about the upcoming card game based on Dota 2, Artifact. As Gabe Newell himself put it:
Artifact is the first of several games that are going to be coming from us. So that's sort of good news. Hooray! Valve's going to start shipping games again.
Source - PCGamer
Microsoft Looking To Add Support for Xbox Live Game Mods
Microsoft’s gaming service offering, Game Pass, may be getting even more features as they may be planning on adding mod support to games available through the service. A job listing came to light that may be pointing to Microsoft bolstering their Game Pass team to add mod support.
And those are the news stores you may have missed. Discuss these with the rest of the community over in the forums. And remember, stay informed.
Source - WCCFTech