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Here’s everything we know about the GTA Online Fixers update, including the start date and return of Dr. Dre.
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Some new leaks have revealed that Rockstar will be featuring Dr. Dre in a new GTA Online content update, and here’s everything know about it, including the Fixers update release date.

While GTA 6 has yet to be announced, fans of the Grand Theft Auto series still have plenty of content to enjoy such as the new GTA Trilogy: Definitive Edition. Now, Rockstar is bringing some new additions to GTA Online.
Many new activities will arrive in the online multiplayer title when a new update drops, and some leaks point to the return of Dr. Dre in the patch. We’ll go over everything that has been revealed so far.
At the time of writing, Rockstar Games have yet to give us an official start date, but they often drop updates in GTA Online every Thursday. So, we will probably see it arrive during that time of the week.
While this update patch doesn’t have an official name yet, reliable leaker Tez2 revealed that it has been codenamed ‘Fixers’ which seems to suggest the return of “Tuner-alike contracts.”
#GTAOnline next update is codenamed Fixers, as per sources.

The codename suggests the return of more Tuner-alike Contracts. Since Dr.Dre is involved, the legit business, Rockstar hinted at, is likely music-centered and expandable with new Contracts.
This update will serve as a content shake-up to make things a bit more interesting for players when they drop into Los Santos in GTA Online. We will probably see some fun new additions when it arrives.
At the time of writing, Tez2 doesn’t have more exact details about what this content will be. Rockstar Games haven’t provided any information about the Fixers update but we’ll update this piece once we have some official information.
Popular rapper Dr. Dre was a major part of GTA Online’s Cayo Perico Heist and he might now make his return in the GTA Online Fixers update. It’s unclear what role he will play when the patch drops.
Tez2 claims that new “legit” business will be added to the game as part of the update. Since Dr.Dre is involved, this will probably be music-centered and will also include some new contracts.
It’s worth keeping in mind that Rockstar Games have yet to verify this information, so be sure to take it with a grain of salt until we hear something official. We’ll keep checking for any new developments.
For more GTA news and guides, check out the full list of cheat codes for GTA IIIVice City, and San Andreas.
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Apex Legends is a very popular multiplayer battle royale game. Being free-to-play has definitely helped, but can you play split-screen?
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Playing Apex Legends online with friends can be a blast, but some may want to share the experience on the same setup. For those interested, here’s the answer to whether or not Apex Legends has split-screen.

Gaming is an experience that should definitely be shared, whether you’re online or on the couch with friends and family.
There are some great local co-op games out there, but some may really want to know if they can play Apex Legends split-screen.
Here’s your answer.
At the time of writing this article, there is, unfortunately, no option for split-screen in the current state of Apex Legends. Of course, this could change as the game is constantly going through updates and improvements, but at the moment it is not available.
The only way players can enjoy the game together is by teaming up online through different systems. Luckily, there is cross-play, so whether or not your friend is on the same platform, you’ll be able to squad up and get in a game together.
It’s a shame that there currently isn’t an option for split-screen, as it does seem like something the players would want. On EA’s Answers HQ, one user even asked the devs to add split-screen to the game:
The developers have been great at providing new content for players and listening to feedback from the community over the seasons. They even recently revealed plans to help improve server stability.
As players have been calling for it, it seems the developers are prioritizing a next-gen version of the game and cross-progression before they release a split-screen mode.
Who knows, perhaps a split-screen mode will be available in the future, as similar games such as Fortnite and Call of Duty possess the feature.
For more on Apex Legends, check out how to check if you’re close to an Heirloom.
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Black Friday in FIFA 22 is set to start soon – here’s everything we know about the next FUT event including new Signature Signing cards.
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FIFA 22’s Black Friday promo is finally here, bringing new Ultimate Team Signature Signing cards, Best of TOTW packs, SBCs, coin discounts, and much more.

The Black Friday promotion is a yearly Ultimate Team tradition, giving players their best chance yet to open a boatload of packs – and burn through some FIFA Points.
It’s also a chance for EA to bring back some of the best TOTW cards of the year so far that fans might have missed out on.
FIFA 22 is no different, so here’s everything coming as part of this year’s FUT Black Friday bonanza.
This year, Black Friday falls on Friday, November 26, 2021. FIFA fans can expect the event to kick off in-game at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT on the day.
EA surprised players in FIFA 21 by starting the festivities with pre-Black Friday content a day early. If they take the same approach this year, drop into FUT on Thursday, November 25, 2021.
As soon as the time comes, the bombardment of lightning rounds, SBCs, and objectives will begin. It will conclude four days later on Tuesday, November 30, after another day of Cyber Monday celebrations.
A staple of Black Friday in FIFA has always been Best of TOTW packs. The 11 best in-forms from the year so far return to packs alongside the current TOTW.
They tend to be accompanied by a ‘Best Of TOTW Upgrade’ SBC, guaranteeing one of these unreal cards walks out of the pack.
This year’s Best of TOTW has not only re-released the best cards from the season so far, but have also included hand-selected cards to receive a boots, leaving out players like Neymar and Mane who were expected to get upgrades.
You can view the 11 Best of TOTW Team 1 cards below.
While last year’s Black Friday event introduced Record Breakers, EA Sports have taken a slightly different route for 2022’s Ultimate Team event.
Signature Signings takes a look at the “best and most impactful transfers” in recent football history, picking out players who have made incredible contributions to their new teams. There are 11 players in total, who are:
Over the course of the Black Friday promo, FUT fans are showered with players to grind for and packs to open.
Lightning rounds of high-value packs will hit the store regularly. These can be bought with coins and FIFA Points as normal, but there are only so many for the entire player base to fight over. Once they’re gone, they’re gone.
You can also expect to see promo packs on the store at a discount. For example, Prime Gold Players Packs (45k) could be on sale for 22,500 coins.
Daily SBCs are a common feature of Black Friday, giving out both pack and special player rewards, such as Flashbacks. These only last 24-hours, so be sure to check the back every day not to miss out.
Finally, there will be objectives to complete, again offering pack and player rewards. These can range from scoring a certain number of goals with players from a certain league, to having to build a special squad and play FUT Friendlies.
With the promos we’ve seen so far in FIFA 22, there’s also a chance we might also see some of the best Rulebreakers, Ones to Watch, or Road to the Knockouts cards come back. However, this is not confirmed.
That was everything we know so far about Black Friday in FIFA 22. We’ll be updating this page as EA drop more details about this wallet-shredding event, so check back here for future updates.
For more on FIFA 22, check out the best strikers in FUT this year, and the latest Premier League Player of the Month.
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Fortnite has added the Marvel character Nick Fury as a new skin, and here’s how you can get your hands on the S.H.I.E.L.D Set.
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Epic Games have added the Marvel character Nick Fury as a new skin in Fortnite, and here’s everything you need to know about the new S.H.I.E.L.D Set, including the price.

Fortnite has done multiple collaborations with Marvel in the past, with Carnage and Venom joining in Season 8, and the Season 4 Battle Pass consisting of superheroes. Spider-Man is also rumored to be arriving soon.
Epic Games aren’t done with Marvel characters just as Nick Fury has been added as a brand-new skin for players to unlock in Fortnite, complete with his own back bling, glider, and bundle.
Here’s how you can add these to your inventory.
Nick Fury is the director of the organization S.H.I.E.L.D and works closely with the Avengers. Epic Games added his outfit to the Fortnite Item Shop on November 26, and you can also get the S.H.I.E.L.D Set.
Here’s everything in the S.H.I.E.L.D Set:
Fury has played a major role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, and his Fortnite skin is based on his appearance in those. The Back Bling is included with the outfit, but you’ll have to purchase the Pickaxe and Glider separately.
Nick Fury’s outfit and Back Bling bundle cost 1,500 V-Bucks while the Glider and Pickaxe cost 800 V-Bucks each. Alternatively, you could spring for the whole S.H.I.E.L.D set for just 2,000 V-Bucks.
This costs the same as a Legendary skin includes all of these items, making it one of the cheapest bundles in the game. You can then equip the Nick Fury outfit as you battle Sideways Cube Monsters.
This bundle is an exciting addition for both Marvel and Fortnite fans. Epic Games might introduce even more crossovers before Season 8 ends, as there are other popular franchises that they can collaborate with.
For more Fortnite, check out our guides on how to watch the Fortnite Chapter 2 finale event and how to turn on split-screen in Fortnite.
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Why Overwatch 2 could still be on PS4 and PS5 as Microsoft buys Blizzard – HITC – Football, Gaming, Movies, TV, Music

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Microsoft has announced that they are buying Activision and Blizzard, but PlayStation fans should know that Overwatch 2 will still likely be on PS4 and PS5 instead of becoming an Xbox exclusive.
It’s one of the most popular multiplayer IPs right now and fans have the Lunar event for 2022 to anticipate. No start date has been announced as of yet, but it’s expected to happen in early February.
While the forthcoming Lunar event is imminent, the long-awaited sequel will not arrive soon.
Overwatch 2 will be on PS4 and PS5 when it comes out as things stand.
As of writing, the game is currently pegged for both generations of PlayStation and Xbox consoles, as well as Nintendo Switch and PC. It was announced all the way back in 2019 and there has been scarce details ever since.
Unfortunately, recent rumours suggest that it will be a downgrade from the original that we are playing right now. This is because there are rumours that its designs will be simplified to make it compatible with mobile.
One of the reasons Overwatch 2 may not be an Xbox exclusive is because Microsoft are not fully buying Activision and Blizzard until 2023.
The game has already been in development for PlayStation and other systems for many years, so it will almost definitely arrive on PS4 and PS5. It would be similar to how Psychonauts 2 and Deathloop still released on PlayStation despite Microsoft’s purchase of Double Fine Productions and Bethesda.
We don’t know when the long-awaited sequel will come out, but rumours suggest that the earliest it will arrive is holiday 2022. However, even this seems like wishful thinking as Blizzard hasn’t even committed to 2023.
In addition to all of the above, Bloomberg also reports that Microsoft plan to continue making “some of Activision’s games” for PlayStation consoles with “some content” exclusive to Xbox. This could mean Overwatch 2 arrives on PlayStation but has some skins, weapons, and possibly maps on Xbox only.
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Microsoft will own Activision and Blizzard sometime in 2023 after announcing that they are buying the publisher for $68.7 billion.
This means that they will own Call of Duty, as well as previous PlayStation icons Crash Bandicoot and Spyro. In addition, Microsoft will also own Diablo and the extremely popular World of Warcraft.
All of this adds to Phil Spencer’s incredible line-up of acquisitions which already included Bethesda.
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"Will Sony buy Ubisoft?" and other questions after Xbox's shock acquisition of Activision Blizzard – VG247

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On January 18, 2022, Microsoft announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard. This is a platform holder buying one of the biggest games publishers and one of the world’s biggest games. Call of Duty, Activision’s flagship product, has suffered some declines in recent years, but it remains a massive series. And more significantly, it is one of the most popular games on PlayStation.
Activision Blizzard is also a company embroiled in lawsuits and ongoing conflict with its employees, and has had its reputation seriously harmed due to a sexual misconduct scandal.
I am a business journalist, and there’s a lot to discuss here in terms of industry consolidation, workplace practices and business models. But if my Twitter feed is anything to go by, there are a lot of buring questions from gamers, too – particularly around what this means for the future of Call of Duty, and how PlayStation might react to this industry-changing announcement.
It’s a bit too early to know the answers to these. But we can make some educated guesses based on what each company is saying. So let’s get to it.
Whenever you talk to Microsoft, you’ll hear execs and marketing types talk about the ‘billions’ of gamers that it wants to reach. Considering its consoles have never even cracked 100 million sales – and indeed, only a few consoles have ever reach that level – the company has to think beyond the console to do this.
That involves being big in PC, big in mobile, and big in countries outside of the US and Western Europe. It involves making console games more accessible and more affordable.
That’s why it’s building up Game Pass, and it’s why it is trying to make games streaming work, and it’s why it’s buying all these games and studios, and investing heavily in technology and cloud gaming.
Lots of people will focus on Call of Duty, for obvious reasons. It’s one of the biggest games brands in the world. But in Blizzard, Microsoft has a major PC games studio, and in King, it would own one of the most successful mobile gaming developers out there. Activision – even more than Bethesda – gives Microsoft the creative talent and content that it needs to make what it’s doing with subscriptions, streaming, and technology reach those ‘billions’ of players.
That’s its goal.
Big consolidation of games companies can lead to concerns over creativity and opportunities. But there are also potential positives. Activision Blizzard will likely have a bit more freedom to spend longer on their games, and will no longer feel the pressure to have to release big sequels to their franchises regularly. For those gamers concerned about Blizzard’s recent output, being part of the Microsoft family might just give them the space they need to get back to its best.
There will inevitably be some questions that Microsoft will need to face around this deal. Antitrust and monopoly laws are designed to stop one company becoming too dominant, and putting them in a situation where they basically control the market. Xbox is now certainly a massive gaming powerhouse in this regard, owning some of the biggest and most profitable titles in games. It has the power to really transition the business towards a subscription-based future.
However, the games industry is huge, and there are lots of big players out there. Xbox may have a number of big IP and developers, and operates across most major platforms. But it isn’t the biggest console games company out there – that’s Nintendo and Sony. On PC, it’s a long way from challenging Valve. And on mobile, King may be a major player, but there are other significant names out there, such as Zynga.
But those are just the traditional games companies. Facebook’s investment in the Metaverse, Epic Games has Fortnite, there’s Roblox, Google with Stadia, Apple on mobile, and even Netflix and its games expansion. There is a lot of games competition out there right now. It’s never as simple as all that, but there’s a lot of reasons to suggest that Xbox isn’t a monopoly in games. Not yet, anyway.
No. Call of Duty will definitely remain on Xbox, PC and smartphones. The real question is: will Microsoft stop Call of Duty coming out on PS5?
Possibly, but not definitely. Call of Duty is a global, mass-market games brand that extends well beyond one platform. In many ways, it’s not too dissimilar to Minecraft, which is a true multi-format video game that Microsoft also operates. Taking Call of Duty off PlayStation will boost Xbox console sales, but will likely hurt Call of Duty in the process – that series has a lot of fans on Sony’s console. Xbox may well decide that there’s a lot of value in having a major game on a competitor’s console.
Yet, you could argue the same thing is true with Elder Scrolls, and Microsoft has made it clear that the next game in the series will be an Xbox exclusive.
This has an active and engaged audience on PlayStation already, and as a free-to-play title, the whole point is making it as accessible as possible. So in this case, I would be very surprised if Warzone disappeared from PS5. Just as I would be surprised if Elder Scrolls Online suddenly went Xbox exclusive.
It’s possible, but then it always was. Microsoft’s acquisitions are not purely about Xbox consoles. In fact, they’re mostly about driving the Game Pass subscription service, which is on PC. Microsoft has some popular PC titles like Age of Empires and Flight Simulator, but Blizzard takes that up another level.
The real thing for Microsoft here would be to incorporate an IP like Warcraft into its existing PC Game Pass subscription service.
You have to hope so. Microsoft isn’t perfect, but it has been vocal in its efforts to be a more inclusive, welcoming and diverse business. It’s not saying much, but the Xbox management team is one of the most diverse in the games industry, and it’s rightly proud of that.
It’s worth noting, however, that Microsoft has a ‘limited integration strategy’, which basically means it buys companies, offers them help, but ultimately leaves them to operate how they want. The thinking is that if they go in and meddle too much, it risks damaging what made it successful in the first place (and Xbox has certainly made those mistakes before). This strategy started with the acquisition of Mojang, and it’s worked very well for it so far.
It’ll be on Activision to ask for help from Microsoft. And I suspect it will.
Workplace culture doesn’t change overnight. New processes take time to bed in. Bad apples need to be moved on and replaced by the right people. Microsoft could certainly help, but it’ll take time.
This depends on what PlayStation wants to achieve. The reason Xbox needs these studios and these games isn’t purely to sell more consoles, but to grow its subscriber base in Game Pass and reach new markets.
Sony already has a successful console platform, a strong base of studios making great games, and it’s currently popular in far more markets than Xbox.
But it is facing competition, not just from within games but outside, too. And if it wants to fend off these rivals, or even compete better with new concepts like Game Pass, it may need to keep acquiring.
And PlayStation has been acquiring companies. These acquisitions may not be on the same industry-shaking level as Activision or Bethesda, but this is the games industry we’re talking about… who can say where the next smash hit will come from? It could be a big studio like Infinity Ward, or an entirely new start-up. Sony has been investing a lot in new teams over the past 12 months. Last year it signed the first game from Deviation Games (ex-Call of Duty veterans), Firewalk Studios (ex-Destiny folks) and Haven Studios (former Assassin’s Creed devs). Maybe this generation’s big hit video game will come from one of them, rather than an established player.
But watch this space. We are in a world of rapid consolidation. Maybe next week we’ll hear that Sony is buying Ubisoft. Or Facebook is buying Sony. Or Netflix. The games industry is changing quickly.
Potentially anybody. We can all see how attractive a company like Sega might be to Xbox, or Square Enix to Sony. There are plenty of people looking to buy, the question is who might want to sell?
Take-Two, Ubisoft and Nintendo have all previously stated that they are not for sale. But things change. Ubisoft is currently struggling to keep staff following a number of workplace scandals, and its games and business practices are coming under criticism. It may have famously fought off a hostile takeover before, but might it be more open to an amicable takeover now?
What I can say, is that we’re less than three weeks into 2022 and we’ve already had two of the biggest games acquisition in history (the other being Take-Two/Zynga). There will be more.
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