Rocket League coming to Xbox One in February
One of the best games of the year, sports or otherwise, has been Rocket League. Storming onto the scene due in part to being offered for free to PlayStation Plus subscribers its first month, the game has only been available on PS4 and PC.Â Post-release support has been fantastic, with some really great free content and some DLC that has been purely cosmetic in nature.
Now Xbox One owners can look forward to having the game on their systems. Developer Psyonix announced that Rocket League w...
New update for PES 2016 delivers updated rosters, faces, kits and another stadium
The second post-release patch for Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 arrived today and brings with it the long-awaited updated rosters and some new content.
Though its accuracy is yet to be determined, if it turns out to be sufficient it will have been an absurd 11 weeksÂ for the game to get a simple roster update, something that Konami had to publicly apologize for. Though the game initially got fantastic reviews the roster situation has damaged perception of it significantly in the time since.
Free-to-play model on consoles for sports games getting closer to reality
While Ultimate Team modes have saved sports games in some regards, what they have also done is bought publishers some time to evaluate the best course of action when it comes to future distribution methods. Whether that be a subscription plan, something that could be done with EA Sports and they've already started down that road with EA Access, or the free-to-play model, smaller franchises and those which have been struggling have to consider a way in which they will be able to survive and p...
Rocket League Chaos Run DLC available now plus first free unusual arena debuts
The latest update adding content to the fantastic Rocket League arrived today. For free to everyone is a new unique arena called Wasteland. ForÂ $4 the Chaos Run DLC pack includes:
â™¦2 New Battle-Cars, Ripper and Grog
â™¦12 New Decals (six for each new Battle-Car)
â™¦2 New Paint Types (Camo and Sun-Damaged)
â™¦2 New Wheels (Ripper and Grog)
â™¦2 New Rocket Trails (Sandstorm, Nuts and Bolts)
â™¦3 New Toppers (Boombox, Cow Skull, Mohawk)
â™¦3 New Antennas (Bomb Pole, Radioactive, Ret...
Details on a third patch for FIFA 16
Out now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC is the third post-releaseÂ patch for FIFA 16. Earlier updates for the game have addressed various issues and made changes based on community feedback. This latest patch is limited to a few gameplay improvements and a couple adjustments to Ultimate Team.
â™¦Improved through ball accuracy when close to the sideline.
â™¦Improved pass receiver selection.
â™¦Improvements made to balance sprinting dribble turns.
â™¦Ability to quickl...
What will be your sports game of December?
Though there are fewer sports games released on a yearly basis than ever before, 2015 was one of the strongest in terms of the crop consisting of high quality products. There's been the stellar NBA 2K and MLB: The Show, improving Madden, two good competing soccer titles, and even the breakthrough hit Rocket League.
What sports game do you anticipate you'll be playing the most in December? Vote in the poll below and leave any thoughts in the comments!
Sports game of December...
Free-to-play edition of Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 coming next month to PlayStation 4
Konami has announced that an "entry level" free-to-play edition of PES 2016 will release on Tuesday, December 8. The new version splinters off features from the complete game and will only be available on PS4 and PS3.
The free-to-play edition includes seven teams in exhibition mode, Training mode, and the full myClub experience (the Ultimate Team equivalent in PES). Those with this version of the game will also receive all previous and future patches, updates made to MyClub, and -Â should...
2015 Black Friday Deals – Gaming and More
Because of the proximity to their respective releases, the majority of each year's sports video games get considerable discounts through Black Friday and occasionally Cyber Monday deals, marking their value high-point as their seasons are still very early on. Of course there's a lot more than just the games to contemplate picking up, whether it be for yourself or others, so here's a roundup of the most relevant deals through various retailers.
The best deals on sports games will be found ...