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Free Fire passes one billion downloads on Google Play

Developer Garena claims title is the first mobile battle royale to reach this milestone

Xbox Family Settings App update adds ways to limit children's spending

Parents and guardians can now set spending limits, monitor kids' balance and spending history, and introduce an 'Ask to Buy' prompt

Azerion acquires Whow Games

German free-to-play studio continues Azerion's European expansion

Annapurna Interactive hosting its own games showcase on July 29

Indie publisher promises new game announcements and gameplay reveals, event is part of Summer Games Fest

More than half a million Call of Duty Warzone accounts permanently banned

Raven Software offers update, reporting another 30,000 accounts banned since mid-April

New database of diversity resources PixAll launches

Site lists organisations, articles, videos and conference talks that offer advice on diversity, inclusivity and accessibility

Tell Me Why and The Last of Us Part 2 joint winners at GLAAD Media Awards

Judges call a tie between acclaimed titles from Dontnod Entertainment and Naughty Dog in Outstanding Video Game category

Sony closing PlayStation Communities on PS4

As of April 2021, players will no longer be able to access social features that enable them to create groups around certain games or topics

Evercade's Oliver Twins Collection has raised 11,000 for National Videogame Museum

Funds raised from all sales of retro compilation until December 31 will continue to be donated

Little Nightmares 2 has sold more than 1m units

Franchise now has five million players, sequel is fastest-selling Europe-led Bandai Namco title to date

Valheim has sold more than 5m copies

Smash hit Viking multiplayer game reached the milestone one month after launch

Blasphemous has passed one million players

Developers say success of Gothic Metroidvania has enabled them to produce more free content than originally planned

PlayStation partners with four organisations supporting Black communities

Collaborations with Black Girls Code, The Hidden Genius Project, Gameheads, and Black in Games follow pledge of $1 million to boost Black creators

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes to be published by 505 Games

Spiritual successor to Suikoden by original creators was biggest games Kickstarter of 2020, biggest Japanese Kickstarter of all time at $4.6 million

Beat Saber has sold 4m copies

VR rhythm action hit has also sold 40 million songs from paid music packs since 2018 launch

Develop:Brighton 2021 moves to October over COVID-19 uncertainty

July conference slips to last week of October, will be hosted at Hilton Metropole as usual

Nintendo opens corporate and investor relations Twitter account

Social media account will be used to share financial announcements and other corporate-focused information

Netflix ending Wii U, 3DS support on June 30

App was removed from eShop on Dec 31st, previous customers can still redownload

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Epic Games Store branches into non-gaming apps

Spotify among the first applications available via the Fortnite maker's online marketplace

Ori and the Will of the Wisps raising money for Rainforest Trust

Moon Studios, Skybound and iam8bit will donate 5% from every sale of Switch version until December 13

Rust raises $80,000 for Movember

Sales of in-game moustaches make Facepunch Studios one of the biggest donors to this year's charity drive

FMOD goes free for indies

Audio engine now available for commercial use with no yearly limits, providing annual revenue is less than $200,000

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

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