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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

Fortnite's Travis Scott event reached 27.7m unique players

Updated figures show Epic's playerbase took part in live concert 45.8 million times across the five events

Travis Scott concert brings 12.3m concurrent users into Fortnite

Follow-up to last year's Marshmello event sets new record for Epic Games

Riot Games cancels League of Legends MSI

Previously delayed by two months, the 2020 Mid-Seasonal Invitational has now been cancelled

Niantic tweaks Harry Potter: Wizards Unite to be quarantine compatible

Joins Pokémon Go and Minecraft Earth as location-based mobile games altered to be playable during lockdown

Xbox Game Studios, Warner Bros, Codemasters pull out of GeForce Now

But Ubiosft adds all Assassin's Creed and Far Cry titles, Nvidia working with digital stores so publishers can add games to streaming service

Wargaming raises $114k for military veterans

Partnership with Stack Up non-profit raises money for veterans' mental health

Football Manager offers free in-game ads for mental health charities

Sports Interactive will help organisations spread their message and support through popular game during COVID-19 crisis

GameDev.World raised more than $80,000 for GDC Relief Fund

Livestreamed event plus indie games bundle helped encourage donations towards developers affected by GDC's postponement

Sea of Thieves coming to Steam soon

Will feature full cross-play with Windows 10 and Xbox One versions, exact release date to be announced

UKIE partners with CALM to promote benefits of gaming during lockdown

UK trade body working with suicide prevention charity to provide free resources and advice on mental health

Mobile developers in partnership to aid global charities

Developers set aside ad inventory to support Make-A-Wish Foundation, SpecialEffect, BuildAid and others

Warface reaches 1m players on Nintendo Switch

Free-to-play shooter reaches milestone after one month on the platform

CryEngine coming to Android

Crytek opens registration for developers who wish to take part in the beta test later this year

Big Run Studios raises $1.4m from Galaxy Interactive

Mobile developer closes seed funding round to bring casual audiences together

Bungie has raised more than $1m towards Australian bushfire relief

Over 75,000 special T-shirts sold, funds raised will go towards the NSW Rural Fire Service and WIRES

UKIE launches COVID-19 helpline in partnership with law firm Sheridans

Free legal helpline is open from today until Friday, March 20 for all UK game businesses

UKIE offices close during COVID-19 pandemic

Trade body's members will not be able to access workspace or meeting areas for the foreseeable future

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board of directors

Corporation's co-founder will focus more on his philanthropic activities

Discord introduces platform changes to support remote workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Online chat platform temporary loosens restrictions around streaming limits

Game development agency Amber merges with Scorpius Games

Amber continues to expand following recent opening of Mexico studio

AltGDC drops in-person elements due to coronavirus

Speakers invited to San Francisco video studio, but talks and activities will be delievered via Twitch and Discord

Australian trade bodies merge under banner of IGEA

GDAA votes unanimously to allow purchase of assets by IGEA

DuckTales: Remastered returns to digital stores

Capcom renews licence seven months after overhauled retro platformer was pulled

German €50 million games fund notified by the EU

Trade body Game describes "a final hurdle" cleared for Germany's annual funding pool

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