A potential map has been leaked for the highly-anticipated Grand Theft Auto 6, and this has been compared to Los Santos from GTA V so that players know how large it will be.
Grand Theft Auto V took the world by storm when it first released, and sold 140 million copies globally. Now, fans are eagerly anticipating any updates regarding the sixth entry in Rockstar’s popular game series.
Recently, a ‘leaked’ Vice City map resurfaced, and led to speculation about GTA 6’s setting. A few fans have compared this to Los Santos from GTA V to better understand the scope and scale of the new area.
This map was originally leaked in 2018, but the image lacked key features, casting doubt about its legitimacy. Now, it has returned with more details, and Reddit user Blue_Grapefruit has compared it to Los Santos.
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The new area appears to be a small island that borders the main landmass off the southeast coast. Fans have noted that the new map seems slightly smaller than Los Santos in terms of size, which has caused a stir.
While this may seem disappointing on first glance, Rockstar have a record of making their game worlds incredibly detailed, and filling them with various activities to make them more lifelike.
Keep in mind that this is still just a leak, so you should take this information with a grain of salt until Rockstar announce something official. That said, this could still be a potential first look at what’s planned for GTA 6.
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Red Dead Redemption 2’s map was leaked ahead of the game’s release, and fans were quick to criticize that as well. However, the game and its world ended up receiving wide acclaim, so that could be the case here.
With the company set to appear at E3 2021 in June, and job listings claiming the game may be close to completion, we might get more information soon enough.
Image credits: Rockstar Games
Are XP Coins still in Fortnite?
One of the best ways to level up in Fortnite is by collecting XP Coins, but are they still in Fortnite? And will they ever return?
XP Coins have been absent in Fortnite for the past two seasons, but they could be making a return soon. Here’s everything we know about Fortnite XP Coins.
The main goal for many players at the start of a Fortnite Season is to reach Battle Pass tier 100 as quickly as possible. This requires tons of XP and can be a bit grindy. However, Epic Games has introduced several ways to gain XP over the seasons.
XP Coins are one method of leveling up that have been in and out of Fortnite. Some seasons they will be implemented from the beginning. Other seasons they won’t be present at all. And sometimes, they will only appear for half a season.
However, XP Coins aren’t currently in Fortnite. They haven’t been in Fortnite in a couple of Seasons. And with players recently expressing their disappointment in Fortnite Season 8’s XP, some fans may want these tokens to return.
When were XP Coins in Fortnite last?
We are currently in Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 8, and we haven’t seen or heard anything regarding XP Coins since Chapter 2, Season 5. Even then, XP Coins were absent for the first seven weeks of Season 5.
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While dataminers did discover XP Coins in the files for Chapter 2, Season 6, they never made their appearance. When Season 7 started, dataminers didn’t find XP Coins in the files at all. However, that doesn’t mean they were gone for good.
When will they return?
While XP Coins aren’t currently a part of the game, that doesn’t mean they are gone for good. In fact, with the way Epic Games handles Fortnite’s assets, XP Coins could return at any point in time.
We could even see XP Coins return during Season 8. With the number of complaints regarding how this season’s XP works, Epic Games has stated it will be making changes. Those changes could be the addition of XP Coins.
That being said, we won’t know when or if they will return until there’s an official word from Epic. However, Epic Games will be announcing the changes to Season 8’s XP system on September 28, 2021.
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Battlefield 2042 game modes: All-Out Warfare, Hazard Zone & more
Here is a breakdown of the confirmed game modes included in the highly-anticipated Battlefield 2042 and will dish out plenty of action.
Battlefield 2042 will feature a wide variety of multiplayer game modes on launch, adding more later. Here’s a breakdown of every confirmed game mode in Battlefield 2042.
There is a ton of anticipation for the release of Battlefield 2042. After being delayed, the game is now on the slate for a November 19 release, and we’ve seen many of the weapons and new Specialists in the game.
There will also be some fun game modes available for players to try out at launch, and the developers will add even more later on. This guide will go over every game mode in Battlefield 2042.
Battlefield 2042 game modes list
Each of these will be unique and will offer players variety in terms of gameplay and locations. DICE confirmed that none of these upcoming modes is a battle royale.
Let’s break down all the content that has been confirmed for these upcoming game modes.
All Out Warfare will focus on two fan-favorite Battlefield modes. The first one is the iconic Conquest sandbox mode which will support up to 128 players and has gone through a few changes since its last appearance in the series.
The maps have been altered to suit the increased scale, with action divided into “clusters” of various kinds. Rather than focusing on individual control points, players will head to sectors consisting of several flags.
We’ll also see the return of Breakthrough, which will see two teams duke it out over larger-scale sectors. This will require Attackers to push to capture the final objective, and Defenders will have to protect themselves against their opponents.
Hazard Zone is another squad-based game mode that will be available at launch. The official description on the website labels it as “a modern take on the multiplayer experience.”
While we don’t have too much information about this, the developers have confirmed that it will be “very different from the modes of All-Out Warfare.”
Leaks have indicated that it will be a mix of Hunt Showdown and Escape from Tarkov and could be free to play. Hazard Zone may also possess an aspect of PVE, where players have to survive and keep their stash game after game.
To keep your stash, you must extract loot at extraction sites and survive. Some more leaks revealed that successfully doing this will grant you an “extraction streak,” providing you with bonuses and perks.
Some of these bonuses may include:
- More XP at the end of rounds
- Percentage discount of equipment prices
- Currency: DMC (Dark Market Coins)
These streaks will also include tactical upgrades or perks such as:
- Starting armor
- Loadout Insurance
- Faster healing
Battlefield 2042 Portal mode
The ambitious Battlefield Portal mode will serve as a combination of previous Battlefield games, bringing back classic maps, weapons, gadgets, and more from earlier titles like Battlefield 1942, Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3.
You can play either the ‘Official Experiences’ crafted by Ripple Effect or take advantage of ‘Community Experiences,’ where you’ll have rein to build whatever game mode you want.
This game mode will feature various fan-favorite Battlefield maps that have been “optimized for next-gen quality and graphics.” You’ll even have the option to add destruction that wasn’t there originally.
Not only will these classic maps feature in Battlefield Portal, but all seven of Battlefield 2042’s launch maps will also be there, as well as upcoming DLC maps. Players have also requested a few more maps to add to this game mode.
Pc and next-gen console users will get to play with a maximum of 128 players on these classic maps. However, those on PS4/Xbox One will be limited to 64 players.
While playing these classic maps, you’ll have access to over 40 weapons and 30 gadgets from previous games, as well as all of 2042’s content.
These weapons have been rebalanced to ensure that they’re “normalized around the 2042 values.” We’ll also see the return of 40 classic vehicles will also be coming to Battlefield Portal.
One of the most exciting aspects of Battlefield Portal will be the custom mode creation feature. You can use Ripple Effect’s mode builder to create various unique and competitive game modes.
You’ll be able to create Gun Game, Infected, and even pit teams from various titles against each other. This feature will include a casual builder along with complex visual scripting for “advanced builders.”
That covers all the game modes that have been confirmed for Battlefield 2042. DICE has ensured that the game will have plenty of variety in content when it finally releases.
If you want to get a taste of the gameplay ahead of the official release date, then you can check out our guide on how to play the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta.
Image credits: DICE
Where is Spider in Destiny 2? Season of the Lost location
Spider is still available to visit in Destiny 2: Season of the Lost, so here’s the location where you can find him to take on Bounties and more.
Although we’re now well into Destiny 2 Season of the Lost, you can still visit Spider to accept Bounties and find loot, so here is Spider’s location.
Destiny 2 Season of the Lost is now in full swing, offering players a ton of new content such as Trials of Osiris rewards, Ager’s Scepter, its Catalyst, and more. In Season of the Lost’s story, Spider gets an ominous mention, so we may be seeing him again soon.
Even though he arrived in 2018’s Forsaken, this Fallen crime syndicate leader can still be found to offer Bounties, Wanted Bounties, and do a Material Exchange.
Here’s where to find Spider in Destiny 2: Season of the Lost.
Destiny 2 Spider location
You’ll be able to find the Destiny 2 Spider location in Thieves Landing on the Tangled Shore. He acts as the primary vendor for this area but can be pretty tricky to discover if you’ve never visited him before in Destiny 2.
To find the Destiny 2 Spider location, once you’ve landed at Thieves Landing on the Tangled Shore, you need to go straight ahead until you find a small set of stairs. Go up these stairs, then head left into the cave entrance. Hop over the wall and follow this round to the right, and then keep following this corridor.
You’ll eventually find Spider at the end of this corridor, sitting atop his throne with a guard on either side of him. From here, you can speak to him to begin Bounties, Wanted Bounties, or do a Material Exchange.
You can also reach him quicker by using your Sparrow. Although challenging, getting your Sparrow over the small wall is possible, allowing you to reach Spider in half the time.
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Once you have found the Destiny 2 Spider location, you will be able to take advantage of everything he offers or know where to go if a quest asks you to meet and speak with this unique character at the Destiny 2 Spider location.
Image Credit: Bungie
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