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Sony to give away adapters to allow VR use on PlayStation 5

PSVR is not compatible with the PS5 out of the box, but Sony will start shipping adapters for free from the end of October

By Marie Dealessandri

PlayStation's Dominic Robilliard added as keynote speaker for next week's Develop:Brighton

GamesIndustry.biz will host the keynote interview with Todd Howard at the free online event next Monday

Frostpunk board game raises over €2m on Kickstarter

Shipping for the 11 Bit Studios and Glass Cannon Unplugged project is due to start in September 2021

By Marie Dealessandri

Todd Howard: "The next generation is about access"

Bethesda Game Studios' director discusses the Microsoft acquisition, cloud gaming, and how Game Pass could boost IP that struggles at retail

By James Batchelor

Sony expects PS5 to exceed PS4's 7.6m launch sales this fiscal year

But CFO Hiro Totoki says each unit will make a "negative contribution to earnings for the time being"

By Matthew Handrahan

SuperData revises yearly and long-term XR predictions for the third time this year

Firm expects the Oculus Quest 2 to sell at least 3 million units in 2021

By Rebekah Valentine

Path of Exile delays next expansion due to Cyberpunk 2077 delay

Grinding Gear says expansion will be done in December as planned, but pushes release to January to avoid competition

Genshin Impact made $245m in its first month on mobile alone

Sensor Tower: This makes it one of the biggest mobile launches ever

By Rebekah Valentine

Watch Dogs Legion | Critical Consensus

Ubisoft Toronto's latest draws largely warm reception as the play-as-anyone idea works, but critics split on how far that carries the game

By Brendan Sinclair

Studio director Chris Lee steps back from Halo Infinite

Latest in a series of high-profile departures from the project in recent years

By Rebekah Valentine

Control, Hitman 3 receive streaming versions on Switch

Ultimate Edition of Remedy's latest arrives today; both games will be free-to-start so players can test performance

By Brendan Sinclair

Shotcall closes $2.2m seed round

The platform aims to connect content creators and their community by letting them play together

By Marie Dealessandri

Tilt Five on working around the pandemic to deliver tabletop AR

CEO Jeri Ellsworth explains how the platform adapted its manufacturing and fundraising to COVID-19, and what the strategy is going forward

By Brendan Sinclair

Hardsuit Labs appoints Samantha Wallschlaeger as lead narrative designer

Bioware and Monolith veteran joins Vampire: The Masquerade studio two months after Brian Mitsoda was fired

By Matthew Handrahan

Scopely picks up $340 million in Series E funding

At least 14 investors lend support to Star Trek Fleet Command company

By Rebekah Valentine

Music industry organisations slam Twitch in open letter

The streaming giant denied the claims that its Soundtrack service is not fully licensed

By Marie Dealessandri

From student to professional -- advice for the road ahead

Fundamentally Games' Emelie Edholm has some advice for students and graduates building a career in the games industry

By Emelie Edholm

Blizzard veteran Chris Metzen launches tabletop games company

Metzen is co-founder of Warchief Gaming alongside fellow Blizzard alum Mike Gilmartin

PS4 shipments near 114m as new generation looms

More than 75% of all PlayStation revenue came from digital sources in the second quarter, with only 41% of games bought physically

By Matthew Handrahan

Microsoft quietly closes its final quarter before next-gen

Update: Company projects 40% growth in hardware sales next quarter, constrained by supply

By Rebekah Valentine

First 12 hours of PS5 preorders match first 12 weeks of PS4's

CEO Jim Ryan: "It may well be that not everybody who wants to buy a PS5 on launch day will be able to find one"

By Rebekah Valentine

Cyberpunk 2077's third delay pushes it to December 10

CD Projekt Red says it needs an extra three weeks to work on launch day patch

By Brendan Sinclair

Uplay+ rebrands to Ubisoft+, adding Luna and Stadia support by 2021

Ubisoft launches beta program on Amazon's streaming service November 10 before hitting Google's service by year's end

By Brendan Sinclair

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