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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

Family Video Game Database launches out of beta

Site has more than 600 games listed, ongoing support from UKIE and Parent Zone will help expand its listings

Criterion raising money for charity with release of game jam titles

Profits will be donated to British Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, and Show Racism the Red Card

Little Nightmares surpasses 2m units sold

Horror platformer arrives on Google Stadia next month

Esports merchandise firm We Are Nations launches Nations Ventures

Investment fund is seeking early stage esports companies, first deals expected in Q3 this year

Italian B2B games event First Playable will be digital this year

Local trade body IIDEA makes event free as it shifts online, runs from July 15 to 16

New Game+ Expo will showcase upcoming games with digital event

Sega and Koei Tecmo among the publishers backing the new online showcase on June 23

Polystream receives $100,000 Epic MegaGrant

Streaming tech developer will use funds to demonstrate using Unreal Editor in the cloud

Screen Queensland announces $1m industry relief fund

Australian state offers sustainability and resilience funding during COVID-19 pandemic

Epic Games Store now requires two-factor authentication to claim free games

Requirement only lasts until May 21 as Fortnite firm encourages players to improve their account security

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