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Twitch celebrates Prime in 200 new territories with fancy PUBG swag

To celebrate Twitch Prime’s expansion to 200 new territories, Twitch and Bluehole have teamed up to offer exclusive cosmetic items in the South Korean developer’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Only Twitch or Amazon Prime subscribers can get their hands on the loot, which consists of a t-shirt, balaclava, jeans and a pair …

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Overwatch Anniversary update shines a spotlight on Sombra’s translocator glitch

Overwatch players are in a sombre mood after the game’s Anniversary patch seems to have worsened an issue with character Sombra’s translocator. Worse, while Blizzard know it’s happening, the company hasn’t yet worked out how it’s happening, or how to fix it. A post on the Battle.net forums by a …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds competition to be held at DreamHack Summer

DreamHack has announced that it has teamed up with BlueHole, the developers of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, to run competitive matches at DreamHack Summer. Anyone who takes their PC along to the massive LAN party will be able to play the game for free during the weekend. Everyday the BlueHole team will …

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Riot to make League of Legends runes and masteries free

Riot Games have announced that they are overhauling the runes and masteries system within League of Legends and will make them all free. Despite doing very similar things, giving small buffs to champions depending on which are selected, the two systems have been in League for years. If players want …

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Bandai Namco announce $200,000 Tekken World Tour

Bandai Namco and Twitch have announced an “exclusive multi-year partnership” this Thursday which will see Bandai Namco’s newest iteration in the Tekken series exploding onto the esports scene with a $200,000 Tekken World Tour. The World Tour will feature bouts around the world, before the victors face off in a …

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Rainbow 6 Siege game director talks Glaz: perfect balance an important goal, but unreachable

In an interview with Esports Pro, Rainbow Six Siege game director Alexandre Remy spoke about the game’s recent shift towards a Glaz meta, responding to the recent community outcry over the Russian sniper by saying that a perfect balance is “an important goal to aim at, but also an unreachable …

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Overwatch’s Kaplan confirms new content “every single month between now and the end of the year”

Overwatch’s first anniversary event has barely gotten underway, and game director Jeff Kaplan has already confirmed that the game will have new content arriving “every single month between now and the end of the year.” This is no doubt exciting for fans, with new content bringing skins, emotes and other …

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive patch introduces Operation Hydra, nerfs UMP-45

A bumper Counter-Strike update has arrived, bringing a wealth of Operation Hydra stuff, and a significant nerf for the UMP-45 which could have a serious impact on the competitive scene. Operation Hydra has introduced a variety of unique game modes that are available for a week at a time. This …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds adds VSS Vintorez, creator PlayerUnknown plans new weapon each month

Survive-em-up PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has revealed a new weapon: Russian-made sniper rifle the VSS Vintorez. The Vintorez will shake up the game, as a sniper rifle that comes with both a scope and a suppressor as standard, meaning the act of ‘building’ a sniper rifle out of different attachments is no …

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Watch Destiny 2’s gameplay reveal here at 6pm GMT

It’s finally time to see Destiny 2 in action, and at 6pm BST / 10am PT / 1pm ET you can see it all play out below. We’ll bring bringing you a post with all of the details tomorrow and watching the 6pm announcement in the office ourselves, but for …

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