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GTA publisher Take-Two plan 93 games by 2025, including from Rockstar

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BioShock is probably a safe bet for a comeback (pic: 2K)

2K are planning to significantly increase their output of new games over the next few years, with 15 next gen games but no hints about GTA 6.

As the publisher of Grand Theft Auto, Take-Two don’t really have to do anything but sit back and count the money, especially as GTA 5 has just passed the 130 million sales mark.

And for the last few years that’s pretty much all they’ve done, only putting out a small number of new games, with Borderlands, NBA 2K, and WWE 2K being the most prominent.

But with recent announcements for PGA Tour 2K21 and the Mafia: Trilogy there’s been signs that they want to expand and they’ve now confirmed as much in their latest financial results, with 93 new games planned before the end of March 2025.

Coming from a company that last year put out barely a dozen separate games that is a huge increase, with Take-Two confirming that it includes titles from all their subsidiaries, including new indie label Private Division, 2K Sports, 2K Games, mobile label SocialPoint, and… Rockstar Games.

Take-Two wouldn’t say what any of the games were, and refused to be drawn on whether GTA 6 was amongst them, but they did breakdown the numbers as follows:

  • 63 games are ‘core’ gaming experiences, including 15 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X
  • 17 are ‘mid-core’ or arcade style experiences (a very vague distinction that could mean just about anything)
  • 13 are causal games
  • 47 are from existing franchises, but 46 are new IP – which is a very encouraging balance
  • 67 are normal paid-for games, while 26 are free-to-play
  • 72 are console, PC, or streaming titles (including seven that are also coming to mobile), while 21 are mobile-only games

Take-Two did warn that not all the games currently in development would necessarily make it to full release, but that’s normal for any company.

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick described it as the ‘strongest development pipeline in its history, including sequels from our biggest franchises as well as exciting new IP’.

That was as close as anyone got to spelling out what the games are and follows previous hints that Take-Two are looking to revive older franchises.

Mafia is one of those and a new Bioshock has also been strongly rumoured, while we can only hope that XCOM is going to get another chance at a mainstream title after the PC-only XCOM: Chimera Squad.

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And, yes, Grand Theft Auto 6 is probably amongst those 93 games, although when it’ll be announced or released is a mystery, especially given Grand Theft Auto 5’s continued success.

The only downside to all this is that Take-Two admitted that its release schedule for the rest of the fiscal year, up to March 2021, is ‘light’. So don’t expect to see much of a change at first.

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How to download PUBG Mobile Lite Global version 0.19.0 update (100% working tips)

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PUBG is the most popular battle royale title and after being banned in India, users are in shock. Ability to run on low-end smartphones enhanced PUBG Lite reputation and the developers trying their best to offer a seamless user experience via different updates. On September 17, developers have launched the most awaited version called PUBG Mobile Lite Global version 0.19.0 update and if have headed here then definitely you want to download PUBG Mobile Lite Global version 0.19.0 update. Scroll down to know the step by step downloading process of the latest PUBG update.

The newest update of PUBG Lite is of 350 MB for Android devices and for installing it on your smartphone your device must have 600 MB of free storage. Users can download the latest update via Google Play Store and those who are unable to download from the official store can follow the steps mentioned below:

Disclaimer: As you know PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite have banned in India so we don’t advise Indian users to download the game.

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How to download PUBG Mobile Lite Global version 0.19.0 update

Those who possess the less RAM devices can download the latest update of PUBG Lite without any worry. You will get the full fleased gameplay on your low memory smartphones and to install it on your devices you need to follow these steps:

  • First of all download the PUBG Mobile Lite 0.19.0 update APK from the trusted source.
  • Before installing the apk file on your device you have to make necessary changes in your smartphone’s settings. Move to settings> Security and Privacy> Allow installation from unknown sources.
  • Now you are able to install the  Apk file.
  • Its time to navigate to File Manager and locate the downloaded Apk file and hit the install button.
  • Wait for a while as it will consume a few some time to install and after completing installation you are ready to take part in the addictive battle.

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Important updating tips

  • It is best to download the latest update over a Wi-Fi connection. You can also try to download on a 4G network but make sure you are not performing any other task at the same time.
  • Minimum 600 MB RAM is required to download PUBG Mobile Lite Global version 0.19.0 update.
  • At the time of downloading your device need enough charging so charge it before downloading.

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If you can’t afford high-end smartphones then PUBG Mobile Lite Global version 0.19.0 update is a surprise for you. With this update you can enjoy the world-popular battle royale title on your low-end mobiles. Here you came across the downloading process for the same and I hope after reading this guide you would be able to access the APK file of the game without any trouble.

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PS5 reveal event is next week claims insider

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DualSense – will we see what the console looks like next week? (pic: Sony)

We could be just seven days away from the long-awaited PlayStation 5 reveal, as Sony prepares another State Of Play tonight.

It’s been a week or so since we’ve heard anything new about Sony’s big reveal event for the PlayStation 5, when the date was last suggested as Friday, 5 June.

Even then it was admitted that Sony’s plans keep changing, and now a new Bloomberg report has claimed that Wednesday, 3 June is set to be the big day.

If that is true we’re certainly not getting much official warning about it, but the number of respected sources suggesting that the reveal is going to be early June does seem to be mounting.

The report is by former Kotaku journalist Jason Schreier, who notes that, ‘Other PlayStation 5 events may follow in the coming weeks and months and Sony is not expected to reveal every essential detail on the console during its first presentation’.

That’s not much to go on, but it’s certainly true that during the initial reveal of the PlayStation 4 the actual console wasn’t shown and the focus was purely on the games, which at this point we think most people would be perfectly happy with.

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Sony does have another State Of Play showcase planned for tonight at 9pm, but it’s going to focus purely on The Last of Us Part 2, to the point where Sony has already warned they won’t be saying anything about the PlayStation 5.

The release of The Last of Us Part 2 next month, and Ghost Of Tsushima in July, does make things slightly awkward for Sony, as both are major exclusives that they’ll want to devote all their energies to promoting.

There’s also the fact that both are extremely good-looking games and Sony will need to ensure there’s a clear improvement from them to whatever they show for the PlayStation 5.

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Formula E driver Daniel Abt got gamer to cheat in esports race for him

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That is kind of suspicious… (pic: YouTube)

A prominent Formula E driver has been dropped by his team and forced to pay money to charity after he was caught cheating online.

There is no Formula 1 at the moment, or any of its related sports, but like many people drivers have found they can work from home, in this case by playing video games.

German Formula E (for electrically powered cars) driver Daniel Abt was supposed to be playing simulation rFactor 2 but fellow competitor, and former Formula 1 driver, Stoffel Vandoorne became suspicious when Abt turned off his camera.

As Vandoorne suspected, it turned out Abt wasn’t playing the game at all and instead it was a professional gamer named Lorenz Horzing who was doing it for him.

Abt has been disqualified from the competition and told to pay £8,900 to charity. He’s also been suspended by his team at Audi Sport, which according to website The Race will be permanent.

‘I did not take it as seriously as I should have,’ said Abt in a statement.

‘I am especially sorry about this because I know how much work has gone into this project on the part of the Formula E organisation. I am aware that my offence has a bitter aftertaste but it was never meant with any bad intention.’

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Up till now Abt has been a major figure in Formula E, winning two races in the 2018 season and enjoying a lucrative contract with Audi.

‘Integrity, transparency and consistent compliance with applicable rules are top priorities for Audi – this applies to all activities the brand is involved in without exception’, said the company in a statement.

‘For this reason, Audi Sport has decided to suspend Daniel Abt with immediate effect.’

The irony is that Horzing/Abt didn’t even win anyway, coming in third behind Vandoorne and Britain’s Oliver Rowland.

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