With the recent news that Take-Two plans to release nine new iterations of previously released titles, fans have speculated that Rockstar Games have a GTA Trilogy Remaster on the way.
Grand Theft Auto V is confirmed to be receiving a next-gen upgrade for the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on November 11, and fans await any news on GTA 6 with bated breath. However, the community’s interest has also been piqued by rumors circulating about remasters of GTA 3, GTA Vice City, and GTA San Andreas.
These were the first GTA games to ditch the top-down view of the first two games and created the formula that we all now expect from a GTA game. After Take-Two boss, Strauss Zelnick wouldn’t deny that a Remastered Trilogy in development, many believe it’s on the way, and new Take-Two company plans have only further fuelled these rumors.
On May 18, Take-Two disclosed their best-selling franchises, with GTA coming out well on top, selling over 345 million units, 145 of which are GTA V. They also revealed that they plan on releasing 62 titles in the next three years, nine of which are “new iterations of previously released titles.”
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This caused notable leaker Tez2 to speculate about a GTA 3 remaster, saying that “Things are getting interesting.” They referred to the “fun surprises” that Rockstar has in store for the 20th anniversary of GTA 3.
A fan asked Tez2, “Do you think it’ll be GTA 3 remastered?” and they replied saying, “Maybe the whole trilogy too.”
This is, of course, only speculation, but currently, all signs are pointing towards a GTA Trilogy Remastered in the works. In 2020, Take-Two also released a 4K upgrade for the first two Mafia games, with Mafia: Definitive Edition, so it’s well within the realms of possibility.
Take-Two could also be developing remasters for their other massive franchises, such as the expected Red Dead Redemption remaster, the Max Payne franchise, or perhaps another remaster of the critically-acclaimed Bioshock trilogy.
Strauss Zelnick confirmed that Rockstar Games would handle any updates regarding their release schedule regarding remasters.
Be sure to stay tuned to Charlie INTEL for any updates regarding a GTA Trilogy remaster.
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How to sign up and play the Halo Infinite Flight Test
Here’s how you can sign up to the Halo Infinite Flight Test and be one of the first to preview Bugie’s new instalment for the franchise.
Following the exciting story and multiplayer reveal, the Halo developers have now released information on how you can be one of the first to experience the game through the Halo Infinite Flight Test.
For those who can’t wait to get to grips with Master Chief’s arrival on the next generation of consoles, here’s how you can enroll for the Halo Infinite Flight Test and experience the game early.
Halo Infinite Flight Test
The Halo Infinite Flight Test will be a technical test for players outside of the Bungie and 343 Industries studio to give the developers feedback and experience the game before it is launched to the public.
For those confused about what a “Flight Test” is, this is what Microsoft calls their game’s beta tests.
The Flight Test is supposedly taking place this summer and will only be available to those who sign up for the Halo Insider Program on the halowaypoint website.
How to sign up
Signing up for the Flight Test is simple. All you need to do is head over to the Halo Insider Program hub and click “Sign Up.” You will then be asked to sign in to your Xbox Live account. You also must be 18 years or older to participate in the tests.
You will be told that you will not be able to disclose any information from the tests, which includes any images or videos except when explicitly told it is okay to do so.
Further, you will be asked for personal details like your email, country, and time zone. You will then be asked which previous Halo games you have played, which ones are your favorite, and what kind of modes do you like the most.
The sign-up also requires you to state what platforms and controllers you own, what display settings you have, and what the audio setup is like. You can also opt into PC-specific beta tests on the Halo Insider sign-up page, and you’ll be asked to share your PC specifications and your Steam ID if you have one.
Lastly, once you are all signed up, all you need to do is wait until you are called upon for a test. For more on Halo Infinite, stay tuned on Charlie INTEL.
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How to unlock the Yoroi Samurai armor in Halo: Infinite
Halo: Infinite Season 1 is titled “Heroes of Reach,” and you can unlock the Yoroi Spartan armor in it. Here’s what you need to do.
The first season of the highly-anticipated Halo: Infinite is titled “Heroes of Reach,” and it includes a cool-looking Halo Infinite Yoroi armor cosmetic to unlock. Here’s how you can get your hands on it.
Now, it’s been confirmed that the first season of the highly-anticipated title will be called “Heroes of Reach.” One of the new additions is the slick Yoroi Spartan armor, and you can unlock it by playing through the season.
How to get Yoroi Samurai armor in Halo: Infinite
A ton of new cosmetic content can be unlocked through playing the Heroes of Reach season in Halo: Infinite. There will be several different events of varying difficulty for you to tackle in the game.
The good news is that the Halo Infinite Yoroi armor is available to unlock for completely free. All you need to do to get your hands on it is play through some of the events in Season 1.
As the name implies, this armor has a cool-looking samurai aesthetic to it, with the helmet having a Kabuto design.
At the moment, we’re not sure exactly which specific events you’ll need to complete to unlock this Halo Infinite Yoroi armor in the Heroes of Reach season. Once we do, we’ll be sure to update this article with all of the information you need to know to do so when it is made officially available.
While initially set for a December 2020 release, the game’s arrival had been pushed back by real-world events disturbing the development. The devs will take this time to ensure that the game is as polished as possible upon release.
We’ll keep checking for any more information about this game that becomes public. For more news on Halo: Infinite, be sure to check out our recent article on the game’s potential release date being revealed.
Image credits: 343 Industries
When is cross-progression coming to Apex Legends
Apex Legends is cross platform for Xbox, PC and PlayStation. Find out if your progression will follow you around all the systems here.
Apex Legends has cross-platform play available and is now on pretty much every platform, with a Mobile version soon to be released publicly. Now there is one thing on players’ minds – Apex Legends cross-progression.
Since the original launch of Apex Legends in February 2019, the game has made many strides towards catching up with competitors Fortnite and Call of Duty Warzone. First, it began with its cosmetic store & seasonal battle pass system, capitalizing on its free-to-play status with microtransactions for players.
Next up, it launched its cross-play system on October 6, 2020 – uniting players across consoles and PC. The crossplay system is different from competitors since PC players will only still be placed against other PC players. However, console players can still queue with PC friends, but they will, in turn, be exclusively placed against PC players.
Forwarding to the present, players are merging across platforms. Many console players are making the jump to the PC platform due to the recent performance jump of the RTX 3000 graphics cards, and some Xbox players are jumping to PlayStation and vice versa.
When is cross-progression coming to Apex Legends?
So for players jumping across platforms, will your progression follow you? The short answer is no. Currently, there is no way to have your Apex Legends rank and skins follow you to another platform. The only exception is changing between the Origin launcher to Steam on PC, where you will have your data transfer over.
There is good news for players who are still waiting for cross-progression to come to Apex Legends. It still appears to be on the developer’s to-do list, with Respawn’s Game Director Chad Grenier commenting on the subject in a Reddit post.
“It’s something we are very passionate about, and we’re looking at our options available. Much harder post-launch since users may have multiple accounts to merge or use. Easier with Steam because it’s at launch. We’ll give an update when we have something to talk about.”
Based on Grenier’s comment, it appears that Cross Progression has a chance to come in the future, but it is currently a difficult task for the team due to users who have multiple accounts across platforms.
For those cases, it looks like Respawn might offer an account merge option of some type, which may be tricky for them to implement back end.
Since these comments, there has been a further update on the situation by Chad Grenier, who stated in another Reddit AMA that “it’s still a ways off.”
Hopefully, the devs can figure out how to implement cross-progression into Apex Legends. This would make life much easier for those who wish to change the platform without sacrificing their account data.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
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