Fortnite's subscription service goes live on December 2

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Fortnite's subscription service goes live on December 2

Earlier this month, Epic Games began asking Fortnite players if they'd be interested in paying a monthly subscription fee that would include access to content like the battle pass, cosmetics, and some bonus V-Bucks. We noted at the time that it was just a survey, something developers do quite often to get the lay of the land, and that the hypothetical subscription service might never actually come to pass.

David Beckham's reportedly making £40 million from FIFA 21, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic is livid about being in it

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David Beckham's reportedly making £40 million from FIFA 21, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic is livid about being in it

The UK's Daily Mirror reports that David Beckham is being paid £40 million over three years to appear as an 'icon' in FIFA 21 and future games. A source told the paper that "FIFA makers EA Sports offered him £30million over three years but he managed to get a better deal. It is a big addition to the Beckham brand and the easiest money he’s ever made."

Minecraft adds permabans for players who violate community standards

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Minecraft adds permabans for players who violate community standards

Mojang Studios has announced that increased moderation tools have been added to the Bedrock version of Minecraft. These will allow moderators to permanently ban players who don't follow the game's community guidelines "when sending online messages using our services (Realms) or Featured Servers, and communicating online through signposts and books." 

Rainbow Six Siege announces charity bundle for AbleGamers

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Rainbow Six Siege announces charity bundle for AbleGamers

With the start of Rainbow Six Siege's Operation Neon Dawn, Ubisoft also announced the Sixth Guardian Program, a regular initiative raising money for charity. Siege will collect proceeds from the sale of special in-game items for different charities each season. Ubisoft's first partner for this new initiative is AbleGamers, a US charity founded in 2004 to supply players with various disabilities with controllers and other assistive technology that suits their specific needs. AbleGamers also raises awareness of disabilities, for example by offering courses in Accessible Player Experience (APX) to developers around the world.