Battlefield 5's Grand Operations mode will come 'shortly after launch'

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Battlefield 5's Grand Operations mode will come 'shortly after launch'

Today, EA posted a refresher on Battlefield 5's multiplayer modes, beginning with its replacement for BF1's multi-match Operations mode. Grand Operations will see teams battle over multiple in-game 'days' through different modes including Airborne (one team jumps out of planes) and the respawnless Final Stand. But not right away. According to the post, Grand Operations is coming 'shortly after launch.'

Origin Access Premier goes live next week

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Origin Access Premier goes live next week

Electronic Arts revealed during an investors call today that Origin Access Premier, a new service announced at E3 that will give subscribers early access to new "frontline" games like Battlefield 5 and Anthem, will go live next week. More information about how the service will work was also shared on a new EA Help page

Isle of Skye brings kilts, tile laying to Steam

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Isle of Skye brings kilts, tile laying to Steam

A digital version of Isle of Skye, the tile-laying strategic board game, is now available on Steam. Released in cardboard back in 2015, Alexander Pfister and Andreas Pelikan’s Isle of Skye was quite well received, netting a load of awards nominations and taking Best Boardgame at the 2016 UK Games Expo. It also snagged one of board gaming’s most coveted awards—the prestigious German Kennerspiel des Jahres 2016, the game of the year for “connoisseur or enthusiast” games. (That is to say, a “real gamer’s game.”) The digital translation was developed by DIGIDICED and published by Asmodee Digital.