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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Patch 1.0.7 Is Here

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A new patch for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has arrived and with it comes the transmog, and increased level cap, and a new Mercenary Benefits page.

Patch 1.0.7  comes in at 2.2GB on PC, 2.5GB on PS4, and 2.6GB on Xbox One and PC is out now as well.

Here is the full breakdown, according to this Reddit post:

New content

  • Added support for the second Lost Tale of Greece – A Divine Intervention.
  • The quest “Test of Judgment” will be available in-game upon installing version 1.0.7, available from Episode 5.
  • Located in Korinth, the quest will be added to the quest log once the quest giver was found.

Features and improvements

  • Added a visual gear customisation page to the inventory.
  • You can now access the Detailed Mercenary Benefits page from the Mercenary menu.
  • The Detailed Mercenary Benefits page will showcase all Tier Benefits and their statuses (unlocked/not unlocked).
  • Level cap increase to 70
  • If you were Level 50 already, XP gained prior to this increase will automatically be transferred into ability points. XP gained prior the patch will not increase the Level.

Photo mode improvements

  • Added a Contrast option, more grid types, and an option to hide headgear to the game.
  • Added Fog and Bloom options
  • Tilt angle increased from 45° to 90°.
  • Improved auto-focus functionality.
  • Improved display of liked photos on the world map.
  • Added a Preview button to immediately hide the UI.
  • Pressing any button when the UI is hidden will now bring the UI back automatically.

Balancing

  • Improved Smart Loot System – It will now reward more gear of the preferred play style.

Miscellaneous

  • Discounts from Mercenary Tier benefits will now be displayed at the Blacksmith.
  • Added support for future Live encounters.
  • Added an option to the game to toggle XP and drachmae boosts on/off in the inventory.
  • Improved hitboxes of legendary animals.
  • Added some more NPCs to various NPC stations (marketplaces, tanning spots, etc.).
  • Added achievement/trophy for Divine Intervention to the game.
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Xbox Q2 Revenue Dips 13%, Game Pass Continues Growth

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Microsoft has reported declines in Xbox revenue during the three months ended December 31, 2022 with gaming revenues were down 13% and Xbox content and services revenues down 12%, but were offset by the growth of Xbox Game Pass.

The Xbox Game Pass subscription business has reported a record number of active players, reporting a record 120 million monthly active users across its gaming ecosystem.

  • Revenue: $52.7 billion (up 2% year-on-year)
  • Net income: $16.4 billion (down 12%)
  • Operating income: $20.4 billion (down 8%)
  • More Personal Computing (incl. Xbox) revenue: $14.2 million (down 19%)
  • Gaming revenue: Down 13%
  • Xbox content and services revenue: Down 12%
  • Xbox hardware revenue: Down 13%
  • Monthly active users (gaming): 120 million

The company said that a number of the declines were in line with expectations.

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Riot Games Victims of Cyberattack

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Riot Games issued a statement on Wednesday saying that they  received a ransom email after hackers stole source code for League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics, with the attack also targeting its legacy anticheat platform, according to an official release.

“Needless to say, we won’t pay,” Riot said in the statement.  “While this attack disrupted our build environment and could cause issues in the future, most importantly we remain confident that no player data or player personal information was compromised.”

Riot Games continued by saying that it’s been working to assess the leak’s impact on anticheat as “any exposure of source code can increase the likelihood of new cheats emerging.” The company added that “experimental features” were also exposed, saying that “most of this content is in prototype and there’s no guarantee it will ever be released.”

Riot Games first announced the hack back on January 20th, saying it was a “social engineering attack.”

 

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Squanch Games CEO Justin Roiland Resigns

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Squanch Games CEO Justin Roiland has officially resigned from his position at the company after news broke that Adult Swim would be parting with popular series ‘Rick & Morty’, according to an official announcement.

Per the company, Roiland’s resignation was received on January 16th, and the company added that it will continue to support High on Life, which released on December 13, 2022, and “keep developing games we know our fans will love.”

Roiland, who is the studio’s co-founder, was charged with felony domestic battery with corporal injury and false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud, and/or deceit earlier this month.

“Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland,” Adult Swim/Cartoon Network/Boomerang senior vp communications Marie Moore said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, ‘Rick & Morty’ will continue, but with new voice actors cast in the iconic roles voiced by Roiland.

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