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Marvel finale was Fortnite's biggest event ever at 15.3m concurrent users

A further 3.4 million watched the battle with Galactus on Twitch and YouTube

Kwalee's hypercasual games portfolio passes 500m downloads

90% of downloads secured in the past two years, Draw It is studio's biggest game at 87 million downloads

Sakuna: Of Rain and Rice passes 500,000 units shipped worldwide

Figure from publisher Marvelous incudes both boxed copy shipments and digital sales

Desert Bus for Hope 2020 raises $986,793 in 164 hours

Charity gaming marathon has now surpassed $7 million in lifetime fundraising

UKIE launches Get Set Go campaign to prepare parents for new consoles

Activity aims to raise awareness of family controls, and how to set up PS5 or Xbox Series X/S in time for Christmas

Sony releases free Black Lives Matter theme for PlayStation 4

Theme adds black and yellow banner with movement's name plus raised fist logo to home screen background

Genshin Impact made $100m in less than two weeks

Niko Partners' Daniel Ahmad confirms free-to-play RPG is the most successful new IP from a Chinese developer

War Child UK running women in games panel next week

Discussion coincides with International Day of the Girl, features Ellie Gibson, Anita Wong, Izzy Jagan and more

Kalypso Media opening publishing office in Japan

New operation will be based in Tokyo, will open later this year and be led by former Ubisoft Japan bos Kazuhiro Ueda

Stardew Valley passes 2m downloads on mobile

Acclaimed indie farming adventure has been downloaded more than one million times on both iOS and Android

Games London announces new digital initatives ahead of 2021 festival

Six-month programme includes Ensemble Salons to highlight BAME creators and Games London Accelerator to boost new businesses

Hendrik Lesser re-elected as president of European Game Developer Federation

Three other board members re-elected, with Polish Games Association's Rafał Kloczko joining for the first time

Fall Guys is the most downloaded PlayStation Plus game of all time

Mediatonic's title has outperformed all previous free offerings as part of Sony's subscription service, such as Rocket League

Nintendo confirms official Brazilian launch for Switch

Console will debut in key South American market soon

Dreamhack postpones remaining 2020 esports events

Dreamhack has announced the postponement of its five remaining 2020 festivals due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Quakecon At Home raises $30,000 for charity

Funds will be split between UNICEF, Direct Relief, NAACP Legal Defense Fund and The Trevor Project

StreamElements creates $100,000 Creator Diversity Fund

Initiative will give pro-level custom livestreaming graphics and support to content creators from underrepresented groups

Elder Scrolls Online and Doom Eternal getting free next-gen upgrades

Bethesda commits to free upgrades for any current-gen titles brought to Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5

Fall Guys reaches 1.5m players in 24 hours

Mediatonic's combat-less battle royale launched on PS4 and PC yesterday, free to PlayStation Plus subscribers

Redesigned Xbox Store revamps navigation and Wish List features

Also loads faster, implements better age restrictions, and rolls out to Xbox Insiders this month

AbleGamers launches DPAD diversity initiative

Charity will give marginalised developers free sessions of accessibility training course

Sky: Children of the Light passes 35m downloads

Thatgamecompany's mobile game boosted by 15 million downloads in the last three weeks

Microsoft launches Family Safety app on iOS and Android

Offers easier access to parental controls on PC to protect children from inappropriate content, mobile Xbox safety app will launch later this year

More than 15m people have played Sea of Thieves since launch

Biggest month was June 2020 at 3.3 million active players, over 1m copies sold on Steam

Tilting Point acquires FTX Games assets and Plamee Studios from Playtech

Tilting Point now publishing Narcos: Cartel Wars, The Walking Dead: Free Casino Slots, and Criminal Minds: The Mobile Game

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