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UK Retail Sales Charts May 2017: Injustice on Top, Prey at No.2

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Injustice 2 Was the Best-Selling Retail Game in the UK in May

May was not a very good month for physical game sales in the UK as sales numbers were down by 28.5% with only 818,336 games sold while revenue was down by 41% with only £24 million made. The month was decent enough for Warner Bros though as the publisher’s latest title Injustice 2 was the best-selling physical game in the UK for the month. The highly anticipated fighting game sequel was released on May 11, 2017, and enjoyed decent sales throughout the month. Landing in second place for the month of May was Bethesda’s Prey while Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8: Deluxe for the Switch sat in third, which is equally impressive given that the title is only available on a single platform. Here’s the list of best-selling physical games in the UK for May: Injustice 2 Prey Mario Kart 8: Deluxe Grand Theft Auto V FIFA 17 Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands Rocket League LEGO Worlds Overwatch The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Horizon: Zero Dawn Farpoint Gears of War Forza Horizon 3 LEGO City Undercover Resident Evil 7 Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Dishonored 2 Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 READ FULL…

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Ed Boon and Injustice 2 Celebrate 25 Years of Mortal Kombat with Sub Zero DLC trailer

Sub Zero was shown off in an Injustice 2 DLC reveal trailer that highlighted some interesting new moves and fun with ice clones. …Read More The post Ed Boon and Injustice 2 Celebrate 25 Years of Mortal Kombat with Sub Zero DLC trailer by Leif Conti-Groome appeared first on DualShockers.

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Sub-Zero Comes to Injustice 2 in July 2017, Gameplay Trailer Pits Him Against Batman

[embedded content] In the new Introducing Sub-Zero trailer, NetherRealm shows off the upcoming DLC fighter in battles against Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman. The end of the video then confirms that he’ll arrive in July 2017. “Sub-Zero is a lethal cryomancer and leader of the reformed Lin Kuei clan,” his description says. “When Sub-Zero was younger, the Lin Kuei were corrupted and destroyed from within, staining their honor.” As for the other currently announced DLC characters, Red Hood is now available in early access to Fighter Pack 1 owners (it’s $19.99 USD). Everyone else will be able to buy him separately on June 20. Judging by the release schedule so far, this means you should expect Starfire in August. If a recent leak is any indication, some of the remaining DLC fighters for Injustice 2 include Black Manta, The Atom, and Raiden. Will you be downloading and playing as Sub-Zero next month? [Source: PlayStation Store, Injustice Game (1), (2)] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!

New Injustice 2 Update Shows Which Online Competitors Are Using Wi-Fi, Whether They Like It Or Not

Injustice 2 received its first major update on June 5, courtesy of developer NetherRealm Studios. The patch largely addresses lingering bugs in the DC Comics fighter, but it also included a new indicator that notes whether online opponents are playing over wi-fi. While it may seem like a minor addition, this represents a major step forward for the genre’s netplay community, one that could also tear them in two. Playing fighting games online is always a risky proposition. Due to the frame-perfect timing needed to pull off some of the more intricate combos and punishes, even the tiniest bit of lag can mean the difference between winning and losing. There are a number of steps that folks who are serious about competing online take to try to cut back on this interference, but the easiest is simply connecting the console to the router directly instead of relying on a wireless signal. Most modern fighting games feature a general ping indicator to denote the strength of one player’s connection to another in online matches, but Injustice 2 now takes that one step further by also showing if an opponent is relying on a wireless connection. By some estimates, even those with…

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Red Hood Is Coming to Injustice 2 on June 13

[embedded content] Red Hood is one of the most recognizable characters in the DC universe, or more specifically the Batman franchise, and he’s finally coming to Injustice 2 next week as part of the game’s Fighter Pack 1 DLC and ostensibly the game’s first DLC character. During NetherRealm’s recent Watchtower stream, the game’s developers revealed that Red Hood would be released on Tuesday, June 13, but only for those who purchased either the Deluxe or Ultimate Edition of Injustice 2 or those who purchased the Fighter Pack 1 DLC. The Fighter Pack 1 DLC can be purchased for $20 and will also include Starfire and Sub-Zero from Mortal Kombat. While we already know Red Hood’s release date, there’s still no announcement on when both Starfire and Sub-Zero will make their way to the game. Additionally, the Deluxe Edition of the game will also include both Starfire and Sub-Zero while the Ultimate Edition will include all nine of the currently planned DLC characters. As for those who don’t have any of the aforementioned versions of the game or the Fighter Pack, Red Hood will be available as a stand-alone purchase for everyone else around a week after his initial release, although…

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Injustice 2 Red Hood DLC Coming June 13th

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PlayStation Store’s Top Downloads for May: Injustice 2, FIFA 17, and Friday the 13: The Game Excel; Prey Struggles

FIFA 17, Rocket League and debuts Injustice 2, NBA Playgrounds and Friday the 13th: the Game all shine in PlayStation’s Top Downloads for the month of May. Meanwhile, Prey struggles in its debut month. …Read More The post PlayStation Store’s Top Downloads for May: Injustice 2, FIFA 17, and Friday the 13: The Game Excel; Prey Struggles by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Injustice 2 Update 1.04 Is Live on PS4 & Xbox One, Here’s the Patch Notes

Available to download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Injustice 2 update 1.04 includes stability improvements, stage fixes, and character fixes. Here’s the full list of patch notes: General Gameplay Fixes General stability improvements Many move list corrections Added more descriptive connection error messages and improved detection Fixed audio issues related to moves being interrupted Improved AI logic for multiverse opponents & for player AI loadouts Corrected an issue which could cause specific Jump Attacks to not have recovery when a miss occurred Corrected an issue that could cause a character to jump in the opposite direction if the jump was inputted on the same frame as an opponent teleporting to the opposite side Gear Loadouts are now displayed in the loading screen for online matches The level requirement on Gear will now be displayed as red if the user has not met the level requirement to equip it Added an indicator to opponent info in online match making screens which will display if the opponent is using a Wi-Fi connection instead of a Wired connection The cursor now starts on Return tab instead of Leave Guild in the edit / view Guild information popup Added ability to view Set Bonuses READ FULL…

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You Can Earn Special Wonder Woman Gear in Injustice 2 Mutiverse Event

[embedded content] To celebrate the launch of Wonder Woman film, NetherRealm Studios is running an Injustice 2 event that’ll reward players with Wonder Woman’s Gear from the film. You can start playing the Mutiverse event “To End All Wars” now if you’re interested, and you’ll have until June 5 to play and grab the gear. Check out the trailer above for more. Here’s how the developer describes the in-game character: Just in time for her 75th anniversary, Wonder Woman makes her return to the Injustice franchise. Combining her long range Lasso attacks with quick hitting sword combos makes her an even more powerful brawler than before. As a reminder, Injustice 2 is getting its first post-launch DLC character, Red Hood, this month. The content is included in Fighter Pack #1 ($19.99 USD), Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition, Injustice 2 Digital Deluxe Edition, and Injustice 2 Ultimate Pack. You can also buy the character separately. In addition to Red Hood, Fighter Pack #1 includes Starfire and Sub-Zero. READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!

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Injustice 2 DLC Fighter Red Hood Gets a Gameplay Trailer, June 2017 Release Date

[embedded content] The first post-launch DLC character for Injustice 2, Red Hood was given a gameplay trailer by NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. In it, you’ll see Red Hood fight Robin, Joker, and Batman. Red Hood is scheduled for a June 2017 release, and is included in Fighter Pack #1 ($19.99 USD), the Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition, the Injustice 2 Digital Deluxe Edition, and the Injustice 2 Ultimate Pack. You’ll also be able to buy Red Hood separately (price TBA). Here’s Red Hood’s description: Jason Todd once served as Batman’s second protégé “Robin” before being brutally murdered by The Joker. Years later, the powerful healing waters of the Lazarus Pit brought Jason Todd back to life. However the power of the pit comes at a cost, and a change takes hold in Jason. He now uses mantle of the Red Hood to wage a lethal war on crime. The other two fighters in Fighter Pack #1 are Starfire and Sub-Zero. If you haven’t played Injustice 2 in the last few days, a new update featuring crash fixes is available. [Source: Ed Boon] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!

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Injustice 2 Tops UK Sales Charts For Second Straight Week; RiME Debuts at No.27

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Injustice 2 Update 1.03 Today Fixes Crashes, Character Profiles

106MB on PlayStation 4, Injustice 2 update 1.03 is now available to download, NetherRealm Studios and players have revealed. As NetherRealm explained on Twitter, the patch is designed to fix issues: We are releasing a patch to address issues that do not affect gameplay. It will fix issues with character profiles and some crashes. In other Injustice 2 news, Creative Director Ed Boon tweeted that DLC character Red Hood is “coming soon,” and his gameplay trailer will debut on Sunday, May 28 at the Combo Breaker Fighting Game Tournament. Red Hood is included in the $19.99 USD Fighter Pack 1, which also grants access to Starfire and Sub-Zero as they’re released. Injustice 2 will have at least nine DLC characters. We reviewed Injustice 2 last week and said, “Fighting game and DC fans alike should add this game to their collection as soon as possible.” [Source: Injustice, Reddit, Ed Boon (1), (2)] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!