Battlefield 5's Battle Royale Mode, Firestorm, Adds Duos

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Battlefield V's battle royale mode, Firestorm, has introduced new way to play. Developer DICE today added Duos, which as its name suggests, lets you play with one other person.

Duos joins the exisiting Solo (1 player) and Squads (4 players) mode that are already available in Firestorm.

We’re making our first introduction of Duo Mode to #Firestorm in order to gather your feedback, and improve the mode. It’s available in game right now, through April 15th.

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Apex Legends For Nintendo Switch? Respawn "Can't Make Any Promises"

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Apex Legends developer Respawn is aware of the interest among fans in a Nintendo Switch version of the battle royale game, but it might not happen -- or it might. Respawn isn't ready to say just yet. Project lead Drew McCoy told Wired that the studio is working on "a lot of things" right now, but there is nothing to announce yet about a Switch edition.

"If Switch was coming, we would tell you, and we would blast it across the world. We are hearing all the Switch players who say they want the game," he said. "I can't make any promises right now. We have a lot of things that we're working on, so stay tuned for anything in the future. But currently we don't have anything to announce."

McCoy's wording is interesting. He never outright says it won't happen, or even that there are no plans. He's saying that Respawn has nothing to announce right now. This is very far from a confirmation that Apex Legends is coming to Switch, however.

Xbox Exec Responds To Google Stadia: "They Don't Have The Content"

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Xbox Exec Responds To Google Stadia:

An Xbox executive has responded to Google Stadia, the new streaming service, claiming the platform may not have enough compelling content to get people to sign up. Xbox chief marketing officer Mike Nichols told The Telegraph Google may be technically capable of offering a enticing streaming service, but they "don't have the content."

"Emerging competitors like Google have a cloud infrastructure, a community with YouTube, but they don't have the content," Nichols said.

According to the site, Nichols also said Google might have a hard time with Stadia because it hasn't been involved in games for very long. That may be true, but Google brought on industry veteran Phil Harrison--who formerly held high-level positions at both Microsoft and Sony--to lead the Stadia team. Additionally, Google just hired Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond to head up Google's new internal game development studio, Stadia Games.

Nintendo Labo: Toy-Con 04 VR Kit Review - Cardboard Magic

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Nintendo Labo: Toy-Con 04 VR Kit Review - Cardboard Magic

With all the high-end hardware requirements typical of VR gaming, you'd think of the Nintendo Switch as the least likely candidate to adopt it. But one of the many things Nintendo is unequivocally good at is making the most of its tech and working within its limitations. The new Labo VR Kit is yet another example. While it doesn't always overcome its inherent shortcomings, Nintendo's latest cardboard-based do-it-yourself package cleverly transforms the Switch into a light, inventive virtual reality gaming experience with the tools to go beyond the initial library.

First things first: You have to build. Thankfully, assembly is part of the fun. Like the previous Labo packages, the software contains detailed and digestible step-by-step instructions, which are animated to show you how to put everything together without a hitch--the encouraging communication also helps take the edge off the laborious, time-consuming aspect of it all. Construction is almost fool-proof since each cardboard sheet has precisely cut lines and slots for everything to be folded and snapped into place. There's no denying the satisfaction of seeing little bits of cardboard gradually come together as an intricate device solidly held together by rubber bands, exact creases, and plastic grommets.

Disney+ Will Have All 30 Seasons Of The Simpsons At Launch

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All 30 seasons of The Simpsons will be available on Disney+ when the subscription service launches in November. Management said during an investor briefing today that Disney+ will become the exclusive subscription video on demand source for The Simpsons.

The Simpsons became a Disney property when Disney acquired Fox.

Disney also released a funny video showcasing The Simpsons family joining the Disney family. Notably, a painting of Fox executive Rupert Murdoch can be seen in the trash can.

Disney+ Looks A Lot Like Netflix

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Disney+ Looks A Lot Like Netflix

Disney has finally what its new streaming service, Disney+, looks like. During the company's Investor Day presentation today, the company provided a first look at the UI--and it bears a strong resemblance to Netflix. Check out some images of the UI in the gallery below.

As you can see, there are tabs for Disney brands like Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and others. In terms of specific content, Disney back catalog shows and films will be available, alongside new original shows like a Falcon & Winter Soldier show from Marvel the Star Wars show The Mandalorian from Jon Favreau.

All content on Disney+ can be downloaded. The service will available on pretty much every screen you can imagine, including game consoles like PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Fortnite Week 7 Secret Battle Star Location (Season 8 Discovery Challenge Guide)

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Fortnite Week 7 Secret Battle Star Location (Season 8 Discovery Challenge Guide)

We're nearing the end of Fortnite Season 8, but there's still plenty to do before Season 9 of the hit battle royale game inevitably arrives. Week 7's challenges are now available across PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch, and mobile, giving players another assortment of tasks to complete. Clearing these will help level up your Battle Pass, which in turn will unlock some of this season's new cosmetic rewards.

If you're a seasoned Fortnite veteran by this point, you'll know there's a secondary reason to complete as many challenges as you can. If you finish all of the ones from a given week, you'll complete a related Discovery challenge, the reward for which is a special loading screen that contains a subtle clue leading you to a free Battle Star (which levels your Battle Pass up by one tier) or a Banner (which can be used as a profile icon) hiding somewhere around the game's map.

Complete seven weeks' worth of challenges this season and you'll earn the loading screen pictured below. This one features Luxe, the Legendary skin you can unlock at tier 100 of the Season 8 Battle Pass, plundering a treasure-filled cave. However, if you look closely at the left-hand side of the image (behind the words "Battle Royale"), you'll spot an unusual etching on the cave wall. This'll lead you to this week's free Battle Star.