"To try and be as transparent as possible, making this content available to everyone wasn’t just about making money," Igarashi said in a Kickstarter post on Thursday. "I mean obviously that’s a part of it, but the chief things I was considering was making sure everyone had a safe and legitimate way to get the full game experience no matter when they find out about 'Bloodstained,' whether that’s five months ago or five years from now, and that we were being respectful of the price backers originally paid (hence the DLC pricing)."
"And of course all backers entitled to this content will receive the DLC for free." "I understand that not everyone will be 100% happy with this decision, but hopefully this helps in understanding the reasoning behind it," he added.
Igarashi launched a Kickstarter for the game in 2014, where it raised over $5.5 million, making it one of the most-funded video game projects on the platform.” /> Its protagonist, an orphan named Miriam suffering from an alchemist's curse, must make her way through a demon-infested castle to defeat a summoner named Gebel. "Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night" is a gothic horror action game set in 18th century England, according to its website.
mode, a roguelike mode, a chaos mode, a classic mode, and a boss revenge mode. "Bloodstained" players can expect a lot of new modes in future patches, including a speedrun mode and boss rush mode. Players get two extra playable characters and a cosmetic "Pure Miriam" outfit as well. Online and local co-op are also on the way, along with a Vs.
The team decided to release the pack after asking the backer community if they were OK with it. Players who buy it can fight a digital version of Igarashi himself and earn a powerful Swordwhip weapon. Nearly 30,000 people said they were. Additionally, "Bloodstained's" developers are offering an "Iga's Back Pack" DLC starting on Jun. It costs $10 and includes content that was previously exclusive to Kickstarter backers. 18.
18. 25. Publisher 505 Games has big plans for the side-scroller after its launch, and shared what downloadable content fans can expect on the game's newly launched website on Thursday. "Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night," the spiritual successor to Koji Igarashi's Castlevania series, officially releases on Steam, GOG.com, PS4, and Xbox One on Jun. It comes to Nintendo Switch a week later on Jun.

The studio posted on the PlayStation Blog on Sunday thanking fans for embracing the latest part of Kratos' journey. Both are downloadable for all PlayStation 4 owners whether they own the game or not. It also released a free "God of War" PS4 dynamic theme and said it will release a PS4 avatar set on Wednesday. Developer Sony Santa Monica does seem to be cooking something up, however.
He then clarified by saying the studio isn't planning to release downloadable content for "God of War." "That's not all…" Barlog teased in a tweet on Sunday.
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(It was later dethroned by "Marvel's Spider-Man.") It's sold a total of at least five million copies since then.” /> It sold over 3.1 million copies within its first three days, making it the fastest-selling PlayStation 4 exclusive at the time. "God of War" won five BAFTA awards earlier this month, as well as game of the year at the GDC Game Awards.
"Also, no info on what the wizards @SonySantaMonica are working on, if they are working on anything," he added, before going off on a tangent about Sony's upcoming zombie game "Days Gone." While it's unlikely we're going to see Kratos riding a motorcycle while rocking a biker vest and killing scores of undead, weirder crossovers have happened.
"God of War" is currently celebrating its first birthday, but director Cory Barlog says don't expect any chunky, story-centric anniversary DLC.

Last week, Gearbox dropped a teaser trailer that ends with the phrase “Mayhem is coming.” The video was entitled “Mask of Mayhem” and the description included a link to the “Borderlands” website. “Borderlands 3” was officially confirmed with a splashy trailer during developer Gearbox’s annual PAX East talk on Thursday.
"Borderlands 3" will release September 13, according to a tweet from the official "Borderlands" Twitter account that has since been deleted.
The deleted post shows a few seconds of "Borderlands" footage followed by the Epic Games logo. It also appears "Borderlands 3" will release on the Epic Games Store, based on a second deleted tweet grabbed by user Wario64.
Pre-order now for the Gold Weapon Skins Pack!" The tweet, which appears to have been unintentionally published on Monday, states "Mayhem is Coming September 13.
All of the DLC to date for “Borderlands 2” is coming to the VR version of the game for free, as well as a new HD upgrade coming to the other existing games.” /> The studio previously announced a remastered and improved version of the original “Borderlands” coming to PC for free, and to consoles.
The official release date for "Borderlands 3" will be revealed on Wednesday, the developer previously confirmed.

– Higher resolution dynamic shadows and improved quality and smoothness of shadows, especially during movement
– Improved Anti-Aliasing including improved edge line implementation, ink link definition and framing/outline around the character models
– Remastered 4K characters and vehicles
– Improved screen space ambient occlusion and improved SSAO method for more realistic ambient lighting” />
– Remastered 4K environment textures, including geometry and skyboxes
– Re-encoded 4K Cinematics
The upgrade is also coming to PC, updating visuals for "Borderlands 2," "Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel," and all related DLC. This free Ultra HD texture pack brings upgrades to characters, vehicles, weapons, and environment, and will increase the visual fidelity of "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" and all its downloadable content on consoles. A full breakdown of changes can be found below.
The "Borderlands" series is getting a big visual upgrade with the release of an Ultra HD texture pack coming April 3, it was announced on Thursday.
– Remastered 4K environment textures, including geometry and skyboxes
– Updates weapon meshes and textures
On consoles, the Ultra HD texture pack includes:
– Higher resolution dynamic shadows
– 4K Ultra HD resolution and HDR for Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro players
– Remastered 4K characters and vehicles
– Remastered 4K weapon meshes and textures
On PC, players can expect the following:
– Improved Anti-Aliasing, including improved edge line implementation, ink link definition and framing/outline around the character models

For anyone who played through "Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch," the Conductor will be familiar, though his role in the story is still open for interpretation at this point. His appearance will herald new story elements, however, and new Methods that can allow players to customize their preferred battle style. One, the new "Wizard's Companion," will be reminiscent of "Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch," making this slice of DLC a nostalgic one for those who played through the original game and its sequel.
It will be free for anyone who's purchased the "Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom" season pass.” /> "The Tale of a Timeless Tome" debuts on March 19, 2019 for both PlayStation 4 and PC owners and it will run $14.99 on both platforms.
He takes to the Goldpaw Inn to investigate, but ends up falling asleep himself and waking up in a surreal dream world. Upon waking there, he encounters the rabbit others have spoken of. The rabbit introduces himself as the "conductor," which only serves to complicate matters further. The story will center around protagonist Evan as he investigates rumors about a mysterious rabbit clad in a tuxedo that's appearing in others' dreams.
There are additional details on the way "soon," according to Bandai Namco. There will also be a new battle arena known as the Solosseum Slog, which lets players face off against "strong enemies" for new items as a reward.
"Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom" is getting a brand new chapter with new characters, missions, and battle content in the upcoming "Tale of a Timeless Tome" DLC.

While Motion Twin said it's "super tired after three years of bringing this baby of ours to life" and most of the team is currently on vacation, it's planning on "Dead Cells" first major post-release update and hopes to have it in beta in late October/early November.
"This patch will focus on heavily balancing, polishing and bug fixing, as well as new possibilities for customization with better mod support, and a new Custom Mode," Motion Twin said.
After that, the developer said it wants to "sit down and have an honest discussion about future content."
Motion Twin said "other modifications of the standard gameplay will also be possible." It will likely include the ability to choose starting gear and ban certain weapons from the game's loot table once they're unlocked, which is something fans have long requested. The Custom Mode will give players a new layer of control over the game and let them make their own "Dead Cells," the developer said.
Let us know what you want to see."” /> Everything is on the table … "What do you guys think about paid DLC? Would you prefer regular light updates or more packaged, themed ones? More playable content in the vein of what’s already existing or exploring new ways to play the game through different modes? "We would love to keep supporting 'Dead Cells' on the long run, but we haven't really figured out exactly how yet," it said.
Once that update is out, the studio will focus on the game's first free DLC. There's no ETA on it yet, but Motion Twin said it will have new playable content and showed off a few screenshots.
Developer Motion Twin is working on for its hit indie roguelike Metroidvania "Dead Cells," it announced in a Steam post on Thursday.

1. Additionally, Bohemia Interactive put out a timeline video highlighting "Arma 3's" key release milestones from its alpha launch to its most recent update on Aug.
Set in the mid-2030s during a fictional military operation, it takes place on photorealistic Aegean-based islands, the largest game areas of the "Arma" series to date. The game's Steam Workshop page alone hosts nearly 55,000 player-created scenarios and mods. 12, 2013. Critics at the time praised its huge game world and sandbox gameplay, but pointed out that it's not newbie friendly. The game has gained a following over the years — selling over one million copies– along with an active modding community. The tactical open-world shooter is known for its realistic take on armed conflict. "Arma 3" first launched on PC on Sept.
Tactical military shooter "Arma 3" turns five years old this week and developer Bohemia Interactive is celebrating with a special sale.
They were simply on vacation. Bohemia Interactive caused a stir in 2012 when two of its "Arma" developers were arrested in Greece on espionage charges. Although it was originally reported the two men were scouting locations for "Arma 3," they later told Polygon that's not true. They spent 129 days in prison before being released on bail.” />
People can buy the base game and many of its DLC packs, including the "Arma 3" Apex expansion, for up to 66% off. Each one has a hoodie, an Arma 3-D laser crystal, and a printed map of Altis, one of the game's island settings. Both the pack and the t-shirt are available on the developer's online store. The collector's packs cost $115. Starting today, they can also pick up a limited 5 Years of Arma 3 Collector's Pack. Bohemia Interactive is also offering a special Arma 3 Evolution T-Shirt for $13.

"PUBG" is the second most-streamed title on Twitch, behind only "Fortnite." It’s also the third most-watched game on the popular streaming service behind "Fortnite" and "League of Legends." Since "PUBG’s" release last year, the title has become one of the most popular online games to play and watch in recent memory.
Joonhyuk Choi of the PUBG DEV team gave further details about improvements players can expect in a post published on Xbox Wire on Thursday.
Thursday's update is one of the largest since the developer posted its spring road map on March 9. Specifically, this update should address the world-loading issues by simultaneously rendering buildings and interiors, and fixing instability issues which led players’ games to crash.” />
“In addition to Miramar and its new weapons and vehicles, the development team continues to improve optimization and stability throughout the entire PUBG Xbox Game Preview experience,” Choi wrote. “Players will continue to see regular updates that improve terrain and building interior load times upon landing, as well as reduced instances of crashing and instability across the entire game.”
also released two DLC outfit packs, the Golden Tracksuit and the Instructor Set, for $4.99 each. PUBG Corp. New weapons (R45 revolver, Win94 lever-action rifle, sawed-off shotgun) will complement the vehicles made specifically for the terrain of Miramar — a six-seat van and an off-road pickup truck.
Just a week after the release of the Miramar map for “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG) on mobile platforms, Xbox One players of the popular battle royale game will now get to join in the fun.
“To put it bluntly, we are simply not satisfied with the game's current console performance, and especially so during tense moments of onscreen action,” the post reads. “Until we are completely satisfied in the quality and reliability of the experience, efforts to optimize performance will be an ongoing hi-priority issue.”
The new map features a wide expanse of desert, which varies from densely packed buildings to wide-open areas.
In their Spring Road Map for "PUBG," developers noted their disappointment with the Xbox One version, posted on the official website’s forum.