Newsbrief: NCsoft’s Guild Wars 2 rose to the top of the UK sales charts in its opening week, thanks to a lengthy pre-purchase scheme, making it the third biggest launch for an MMO ever behind World of Warcraft and Star Wars: The Old Republic. Guild Wars 2 can also claim to be the first PC-only title to reach number one in the charts since Football Manager 2011 back in November 2010. Meanwhile, last week’s number …
Sniper Elite V2 will be getting competitive multiplayer modes, but only in the PC version of the game.
Developer Rebellion revealed the 12-player team deathmatch mode on the game’s forums (via). The team is publishing the PC version of the game themselves, unlike the 505 Games-published console versions, so they were able to add the mode of their own accord. A Twitter post on the issue read: “We only had the power to make that decision on the PC version. We chose to include it.”
The game’s co-op options will be available to all, however. It releases at the start of May.
Although some fans may be disappointed that Epic Games has cancelled Gears of War: Exile, there's news that the company is currently working on a PC-only project.
Joystiq reports that company president Mike Capps and lead designer Cliff Bleszinski told a panel at PAX East that Epic is working on a PC-only title that Joystiq says is previously unannounced.
We presume then that Fortnite is not the game in question (although its platforms haven't been officially announced), as that was debuted last year on the VGAs.
Could this be a return to the roots for the Unreal franchise or something else entirely?