World of Warcraft is free for returning players this weekend

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World of Warcraft is free for returning players this weekend

Former World of Warcraft players will either despair or rejoice at the news that Blizzard has made the game free to access until November 9. "You and your allies are needed back on the front lines," says Blizzard, fingering a pouch that contains what you so desperately need. "This weekend, we're giving all players with inactive World of Warcraft accounts full access to the game and all of your characters without a subscription."

You won't be able to expand the PS5's internal SSD storage at launch

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You won't be able to expand the PS5's internal SSD storage at launch

Sony has confirmed that the PS5's storage expansion slot will not be ready for the console's launch next week. Following warnings from Sony for the better part of a year that users should hold off from purchasing an NVMe M.2 SSD until it offers some guidance, the company has now confirmed to The Verge that it won't have a compatibility list ready to go at launch.

The next Fall Guys level has only fans

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The next Fall Guys level has only fans

Fall Guys season 2 has another month left to go, but the winds of change will be blowing before then, because the stumblebum battle royale gameshow is getting a new level, and that level has fans in it. The Big Fans level, which will see players race across spinning midair fan blades, will be added as part of next week's update, which is called BIG FAN YEET LITTLE because of course it is.

EA Play reaches 6.5 million paid subscribers, EA aims to double that within a year

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EA Play reaches 6.5 million paid subscribers, EA aims to double that within a year

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said during the company's financial update today that he is "highly skeptical that subscriptions will be the only way or primary way" that consumers will access videogames in the future. Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson, speaking during an investors call of his own today, shared a very different perspective, saying the company is focused on expanding its EA Play subscription service as much as it can.