February 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds released version 1.0 in December, after a long and successful run on PC in early access. The PUBG Corporation put together an infographic of stats giving insight into some of the game’s numbers. For example, players played a combined 310,000 years worth of PUBG during early access. At its highest point, 3.14 million players were battling it out concurrently on Steam, a record number for the platform. Check out the infographic for more stats from PUBG’s early access run: Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Xbox One S bundle will be released on February 20, Microsoft announced today. As detailed on Xbox Wire, the bundle will include a 1TB Xbox One S, PUBG, 14 days of Xbox Live Gold, and a one-month Xbox Game Pass trial. It is now available to preorder for $300 USD. PUBG Xbox One S bundle box art (via Xbox Wire)Over four million people have played PUBG on Xbox One since its release on Game Preview in mid-December. To celebrate the milestone, PUBG Corp. handed out 30,000 free Battle Points to anyone who purchased the hit battle royale game before…

February 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dying Light has been out for three years and Techland is celebrating with weekly giveaways, significant discounts on the base game, and a Valentine’s Day event. The game has received continuous content updates since launch, and the plans for the anniversary celebrations were shared on the game’s YouTube account. The Valentine’s Day event comes with a community bounty called Undying Love, and planned freebies throughout the month with content drop #3. Additionally, the base game and add-ons are enjoying discounts of up to 67% on Steam and Gemly. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ anti-cheat measures were due to roll out yesterday, but the PC patch has been delayed. The delay was announced in a forum post and on Twitter. “PC players, as announced, the new anti-cheat solution that was to be applied today has been delayed,” it read. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

PCWorld now has an official Twitch channel! In addition to Facebook and YouTube you can now follow us on any major video streaming site of your choice. Here’s what to expect in the early days:Live shows like The Full Nerd – our PC hardware podcast Monthly PC builds – from budget to high end And of course weekly game streams Our game streams will be a mixture of unreleased titles as well as old favorites. We’ll also be featuring hardware that we have tested or currently are testing so you can check out performance metrics.To read this article in full,…

February 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Logitech’s MX Master 2S wireless mouse justifies its $100 price tag with an elegant, ergonomic design that includes two features not found on the competition: two mousewheels, plus a superb software feature called Flow that allows you to work on and transfer files between neighboring PCs.Like its rival, Microsoft’s Surface Precision Mouse, the MX Master 2S is Logitech’s flagship productivity mouse, though with enough sensitivity for gaming. Right-handers will find the MX Master 2S as ergonomic as it is lovely, with flowing curves and elongated buttons that accommodate a variety of hands. Lefties, though, won’t find the mouse to be nearly as…

February 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s easy to become obsessed with the next big update to Android and what we want Google to add, but what about all the great things Android has gained since it debuted nearly a decade ago on the the venerable T-Mobile G1?You might be surprised by what we used to go without. So it’s time to step back and appreciate what we have. Here are five amazing Android features we take for granted.Doze Mode Just a few years ago, you were bound to wake up to a nasty surprise if you forgot to plug in your Android smartphone before going to…