In The News
Oops, Xbox One may be getting keyboard and mouse support, but we weren’t supposed to find out yet. “Microsoft Poland has seemingly announced keyboard and mouse support for Xbox One ahead of time,” VG247’s Sherif Saed reports. “Microsoft Poland confirmed that mouse and keyboard support is in development in a post that’s since been deleted.”
Scalefast raised $6 million, VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi reports. “The three-year-old company has launched online stores for Bandai Namco, Sega, and Atlus.”
Apple now officially requires developers to “disclose the odds connected to loot boxes” on the App Store, Haydn Taylor at GamesIndustry.biz reports.
Utomik will soon be out of beta, and it’s looking like early 2018 is when you can subscribe for $8 a month. “In addition to its single-player subscription plan, Utomik currently also offers a family plan for $10 per month, which will likely be a higher price when it’s out of beta. This plan enables up to four players to use the same account to browse its library and stream games,” VentureBeat’s Stephanie Chan writes.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds news:
Brendan Greene confirmed 99% of the cheats in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds come from China, Kotaku’s Nathan Grayson reports.
The Esports Observer’s Angelos Anastasopoulos writes that “StarLadder and ImbaTV announced they signed an agreement with PUBG Corporation to create an invitational tournament.” It’s March 1-4 and has a $100,000 prize pool.
Call of Duty news:
Richard “Ricky” Stacy is no longer with Next Threat.
Christopher “Parasite” Duarte is no longer with Ground Zero.