Battlefield V Update Features Ray Tracing Performance Improvement

Battlefield V Chapter 1: Overture update, which deployed on December 4th, features DXR Ray Tracing optimizations, improving performance up to 50%. Along with a new single-player War Story, a new multiplayer map, Practice Range, and a number of other gameplay enhancements.

Now RTX 2080 Ti will get over 60 FPS at 2560×1440 with DXR Raytraced Reflections set to Ultra. RTX 2080 at over 60 FPS at 2560×1440 with Medium DXR. And RTX 2070 at over 60 FPS at 1920×1080 with Medium DXR.

Bethesda’s Fallout 76 Bag-Gate Made Fans Mad

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Bethesda sold “Power Armour Edition” with canvas bag init when Fallout 76 launched, at $199. But what customers got was cheap-looking nylon bag.

To the respond of fans disappointment, Bethesda apologized and promised to give affected customers 500 Atoms – which is $5 worth of Fallout 76‘s in game currency – as compensation. Which was not enough to compensate fans disappointment, and ironically, it wan’t even enough to buy the in-game version of the outfit that comes with the canvas bag, which costs 700 Atoms.

Steam Revised Revenue Share Policy to Give More Profits to AAA Developers

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Valve revised its Steam Distribution Agreement and Revenue Share Tiers to give more profits to “big game” developers.

Steam now takes 25% cut once a game’s revenue hits $10 million, and 20% after $50 million, from which 30% cut of all games. This “Revenue” also includes DLC, in-game purchases, and community marketplace fees, not only the base game.

The Elder Scrolls: Blades Got Delayed to 2019

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Bethesda‘s upcoming free-to-play mobile game, The Elder Scrolls: Blades, which was originally set to release on this fall, got delayed to early 2019.

Obsidian Will Announce Their New Title at The Game Awards

Obsidian Entertainment revealed their plan to announce new title at The Game Awards by tweeting “anyone else getting those ads on https://www.obsidian.net ???”.

Of course, it is not an “ads” so it won’t get blocked by adblockers.