By: Martin Gaston Microsoft has said that the Xbox One will be able to redeem download codes via the Kinect’s ability to read QR codes. “To my reddit friends–yup–this works!” Xbox corporate vice president Marc Whitten wrote on Twitter last night in response to a Reddit thread . Every Xbox One owner will be ableto scan QR codes if they wish, because the Xbox One’s Kinect is … Continue reading Xbox One Kinect will be able to redeem QR code
By: Dan Chiappini The standalone version of apocalyptic survival mod DayZ is getting closer to public release, creator Dean “Rocket” Hall confirmed in an interview with Gamasutra. “So what we’re doing at the moment is, we gave free keys as a gift to the forum moderators, the Reddit moderators, people who helped out with DayZ development, and stuff like that,” Hall said. “I guess there’s … Continue reading DayZ release info, pricing model revealed
By: Eddie Makuch Gamers caught playing a pirated version of 343 Industries’ new shooter Halo 4 potentially face a permanent ban from Xbox Live. That’s according to one Reddit writer, who posted an email from Microsoft informing the user that “illegitimate prerelease title play” has yielded a permanent Xbox Live account suspension. A Microsoft representative was not immediately available for comment. Writing on the official … Continue reading Halo 4 pirates facing permanent XBL bans?
By: Laura Parker Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has explained its account suspension policy following questions from players whose accounts were suspended since the game’s launch two days ago. Posting on Reddit, ArenaNet explained that while the number of account blocks is small (less than 0.01 percent of the total player base), it felt obligated to explain its account suspension policy to those players who … Continue reading Guild Wars dev explains game bans
By: Eddie Makuch Yesterday, Electronic Arts officially took the lid off Battlefield 4, confirming the game was in development, and revealing a beta for the shooter would arrive during fall 2013 for those who preorder Medal of Honor Warfighter. Today, EA community manager Ian Tornay has responded to questions about the announcement on Reddit, saying EA will continue to support Battlefield 3 while it also … Continue reading EA ‘not abandoning’ Battlefield 3