Looks like Microsoft isn’t the only company no longer supporting older versions of Windows. Blizzard has officially announced the final end of support for Windows XP and Vista. Affected games include Starcraft, World of Warcraft, Heartstone, Diablo, and Heroes of the Storm.
According to a post on Blizzard’s Battle.net community forums,
Starting later this year, we will begin the process of ending support for Windows XP and Windows Vista in World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm. Microsoft ceased mainstream support for these versions of Windows in 2009 and 2012, respectively, but since a decent portion of our [...]
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, the latest chapter in the Tom Clancy series of games, is set to start open beta testing on February 23. Along with the beta date, Ubisoft has also announced the system requirement for PC players.Title Ghost Recon: WildlandsMinimum RecommendedCPU Intel Core i5-2400S / AMD FX-4320 Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-8350GPU Nvidia GTX 1050 / AMD Radeon RX 460 Nvidia GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480RAM 6 GB 8 GBOS Windows 7, 8.1, 10 Windows 7, 8.1, 10
Something Ubisoft has yet to disclose is the storage space required to store the game. The closed beta, which launched February 03, requires around 50GB of free [...]
Ubisoft has finally revealed the system requirements for their upcoming closed beta of Ghost Recon: Wildlands, which will take place on February 3rd and continue until February 6th. It is worth highlighting that these system requirements are only for the closed beta, and are subject to change for the full release of the title on March 7th. Still, this should give us some indication of what fans of the series are to expect going forward.Ghost Recon: Wildlands Closed Beta System Requirements
MINIMUMOS: MS Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only) CPU: Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz or AMD FX-4320 @ 4 GHz RAM: 6GB GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 [...]
Following the cross-play Test Weekend which took place back in December of last year, The Coalition has announced an update for Gears of War 4 which will make the feature official and likely permanent.Gears of War 4 Introduces Versus Cross-Play
Over the next few months, the developers are instituting a trial period for cross-play versus in which they will closely monitor feedback as well as match and player data to ensure the results they collected during the Test Weekend is actually representative of the overall user experience with cross-play. Those results are also listed below:Over 750,000 Matches Played Over 115,000 Unique Participants – 91/9 [...]
This week, we finally received confirmation of the release date for Tekken 7, along with the announcement that the title will indeed be releasing on PC in addition to the PS4 and Xbox One. The title will be releasing on June 2nd, which is perhaps a little longer than the “early 2017” release window the developer originally expected to hit.Tekken 7 PC System Requirements
Firstly, it does seem that this will be more than your run-of-the-mill PC port we’ve come to expect from most fighting games. For one, this is the first title in the series which utilizes Epic’s Unreal Engine 4, which as we all know has fantastic support for DirectX 12 and [...]
Ubisoft has just revealed the PC specifications for their upcoming multiplayer action hack and slash video game, For Honor, which is set to release on February 14th for PC, Xbox One and PS4.For Honor PC System RequirementsMINIMUMCPU: Intel Core i3-550 | AMD Phenom II X4 955 or equivalent GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX660/GTX750ti/GTX950/GTX1050 or AMD Radeon HD6970/HD7870/R9 270/R9 370/RX460 VRAM: 2GB or more. RAM: 4GB OS: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)RECOMMENDEDCPU: Intel Core i5-2500K | AMD FX-6350 or equivalent GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX680/GTX760/GTX970/GTX1060 orAMD Radeon R9 280X/R9 380/RX470 VRAM: 2GB or more. RAM: 8GB OS: Windows 7, [...]
Real-time strategy fans will be pleased to hear that Microsoft’s latest foray into the RTS-genre, Halo Wars 2 has finally hit open beta on both Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One game consoles.Halo Wars 2 Blitz Multiplayer Beta
The Halo Wars 2 Blitz multiplayer beta offers players a chance to try out the all-new Blitz multiplayer game mode which will be included with Halo Wars 2 when it launches on February 21st. This new game mode offers a unique twist on old-school RTS-style gameplay, giving players a much faster paced and streamlined experience.
Rather than deploying traditional RTS-style resource collection, base building, and [...]
In an announcement made via Twitter, Xbox’s head Phill Spencer confirmed that the upcoming survival-horror title, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard will support Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, which allows customers to buy a supported title once and play on both Xbox and Windows 10 gaming PCs.Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Xbox Play Anywhere Support Confirmed
RESIDENT EVIL 7 biohazard confirmed for @Xbox Play Anywhere – buy once, play on both Xbox One & @Windows 10 PC. https://t.co/yhcwjEnjla
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) January 18, 2017
While fans of Resident Evil who own an Xbox and a Windows 10 gaming PC are [...]
Several months ago, Microsoft held their “Imagine What You’ll Do” event where they revealed the Windows 10 Creators Update, which is the next big update to come to Windows 10 after its Anniversary Update released a year after the launch of Windows 10.
At the time, most of the big Creators Update features revealed at the event were largely focused at improving 3D/VR functionality with several little hints about gaming improvements here and there mostly focused on Xbox and Xbox Live. In a recent post on the Xbox blog however, it looks like Microsoft has quite a bit more in store for PC gamers as the update will also include very interesting “Game [...]
It’s official! Mass Effect Andromeda will arrive on March 21, 2017, or 321. During Nvidia’s CES 2017 keynote, BioWare General Manager Aaryn Flynn took the stage with Nvidia CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang to unveil a never before seen gameplay trailer and release date.
The next highly-anticipated title in the Mass Effect series will shift the focus away from the Milky Way Galaxy and onto the Andromeda Galaxy. You play as the Path Finder, the designated leader to help establish civilization in the new, unexplored star system. Players will get to experience a riveting story while take on challenges using vehicles, spacecrafts, and of course, squadmates.