Microsoft introduces its Google News competitor ‘Microsoft News’
Supreme Court rules online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes 3 million players on Xbox One
12 January 2018, 03:50 | Jodi Jackson
Facebook playbattlegroundsA screenshot of the massively online battle arena video game"PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Last month developer PUBG Corp revealed that the game had 30 million players across Xbox and PC, despite the game only launching in March 2017. The developer said that the problem persisted from the PlayerUnknown's Battlegroundsfull release for the PC until the scheduled maintenance on December 27.
The PC version of PUBG went into 1.0 on December 20. While the Xbox One port is notably still in its early stages of development, the disappointment among console gamers is understandable considering the hype built around the game back when it was still exclusive on PC. As a matter of fact, PUBG managed to draw in a huge crowd with a player count of over 1 million within its first 48 hours of being available for Microsoft's current generation console in "early access".
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is racking up the accolades, this time for XBox One.
Still, it seems that despite the performance issues, many Xbox gamers are happy to pick up the game and see what all of the fuss is about. "It's been awesome to see the excitement and passion on display from the Xbox community".
In-Depth Loot System: Players will uncover a wide variety of weapons, armor, attachments, and much more as they explore - and battle - across the world.
Many other similarly structured games are expected over the years ahead, hoping to ape and hopefully improve on the PUBG formula. However, when it does arrive, you are going to be getting the best version of the game, without having to wade through framerate issues, downgrades in graphical quality or any other pre-release issues.
Rain and fog weather effects have yet to be added, not to mention Zombies mode, private games, custom games and PUBG's desert-themed map Miramar.
With the new patch players will notice slightly higher frame rates when moving around in the lobby area before a match starts.
Messi among top 10 scorers in Copa del Rey history
With Philippe Coutinho to come into this side, there are no signs of this remarkable campaign losing momentum for Barca. Barca join Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Valencia in the draw for the quarterfinal, which will take place on Friday.
IRS releases new withholding tables
Treasury would achieve that, the lawmakers surmised in the letter, by pushing the IRS to change its formula for withholdings. In addition, the IRS will help educate taxpayers about the new withholding guidelines and the calculator.
Dropbox files confidentially for IPO
The file-storage company Dropbox has filed papers indicating its attention public, according to business news site Bloomberg . Taking on the risk of lending to a private company can typically help a firm's chances in underwriting an eventual IPO.
Honda Insight Prototype is ready for its Detroit debut
It'll be the automakers fifth electrified vehicle and it will be built alongside the Honda Civic and CR-V in Indiana. In fact, it looks much better than the Honda Civic with which it shares many of its underpinnings.