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‘AC Valhalla’ patch brings a performance mode toggle to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S

Ubisoft Montreal Just in time for Thanksgiving in the US, Ubisoft is releasing the next major patch for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Tomorrow you’ll be able to download the game’s 1.04 update. It comes with a host of improvements, but the most notable addition is a new setting that allows you to choose between performance and …

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‘Rainbow Six Siege’ has a 4K 120 fps mode on PS5 and Xbox Series X

Ubisoft Like a lot of other popular Xbox One and PS4-era games, Rainbow Six Siege is about to get a next-gen update. Ubisoft detailed what players can expect from the upgrade when it comes out on December 1st. Across all three consoles, you’ll have the choice of playing the game in either a performance or …

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PS5 gamepad triggers will tighten as ‘FIFA 21’ players get fatigued

EA Sports EA is finally ready to explain just how FIFA 21 will improve on the PlayStation 5 with its December 4th update. While you can expect the usual round of visual upgrades (more on those later), the true highlight may be FIFA’s use of the DualSense controller to aid gameplay. For one, the adaptive …

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Valve tests wireless rumble support for the DualSense in Steam

Engadget There’s good news if you’re trying to use Sony’s new controller to play PC games. Valve started beta testing initial support for the PS5’s DualSense pad a few days ago, and followed up with support for advanced features like its gyroscope, trackpads, LED and rumble. An update to the Steam beta that just arrived …

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Walmart plans to sell more PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles on Thursday

Engadget As Microsoft and Sony have explained, supply of the next-gen gaming consoles is expected to be tight for the next several months at least. Those trying to track down a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X have faced long odds, with stock somewhat randomly popping up either directly from the manufacturers or via retailers. …

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How to buy a PlayStation 5 on November 12th

Engadget Sony’s console is the second gaming system to make its debut this week, as the PlayStation 5 officially goes on sale and starts shipping to gamers tomorrow (in North America, Japan, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea). If your system of choice is the PS5 then hopefully you’ve already secured a pre-order, because …

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Lifting the VR veil: How PlayStation 5 works with Sony’s last-gen headset

Enlarge / You probably want to put the PlayStation VR headset on your head, not on top of a new PlayStation 5, for an ideal use case. But, hey: You do you. Sam Machkovech Today’s feature-length review of the PlayStation 5 covers a lot of ground, primarily about how it works on your favorite TV set, …

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DualSense teardown exposes the gears behind Sony’s ‘adaptive triggers’

Engadget One of the PS5’s most intriguing features is its controller’s capability to make you feel various in-game scenarios with its adaptive triggers. Now, TronicsFix has pulled a DualSense controller apart to give us a look at how its adaptive triggers work and at the device’s other inner components. The teardown video shows how the …

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PlayStation CEO thinks VR’s bright future is still years away

Engadget Sony offering PSVR owners a free camera adapter to use with the PS5 pretty much tells you that the company has no plans to release a new virtual reality headset anytime soon. Now, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan has confirmed to The Washington Post in an interview that there “won’t be any immediate …

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Our PlayStation 5 has arrived—here’s what we can show you so far

The box is cool, sure… Sam Machkovech …but I have a sneaking suspicion it’s the tissue paper it came in that’s gonna get people really riled up. Sam Machkovech Precious child posing with PS5, for scale. Sam Machkovech A handle! See, it’s just like the Nintendo GameCube. Sales pitch on the back. The fine print …

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