Written By: Steve Vegvari
This is your daily video game news recap for Tuesday, March 6th.
Every Monday-Friday we give you a rundown of all the noteworthy industry news.
The studio behind Rainbow Six Siege have revealed their plans to crackdown on toxic behavior in the Siege community. Posted in the revised Code of Conduct, any sort of hate speech, threats or general harassment will be treated with consequences.
Ubisoft has stated that players are urged to abide by Xbox and PlayStation’s Code of Conduct on the console side. On PC however, the newly revisited CoC will have much more of a hands on approach. Players breaking the guidelines can be reported and be subject to permanent bans.
Ubisoft posted a thread on the game’s subreddit that they will be in charge of filtering through complaints made out. Each complaint will be audited and can be faced with anywhere from a two day ban through a permanent banning from the title’s online features.
The folks over at Xbox have begun producing a series of live broadcasts catering to the Xbox ecosystem. Larry Hryb, Graeme Boyd, Jeff Rubenstein, Alex Hebert, Lydia Ellery and some surprise guests will host each episode.
Each month, the hosts will sit down with industry professional and go in depth into a particular game’s development. Inside Xbox will showcase new updates to the platform and celebrate milestones. March will be dedicated to Sea of Thieves. Community engagement is encouraged. Audiences can participate by using #insidexbox to ask questions or submit gameplay videos to be shown.
Inside Xbox will premiere March 10th at 3:00pm EST and be available on all major streaming services including Mixer.
Psyonix released a small DLC pack for Rocket League. In it, players can unlock a ton of content based on the DC superhero lineup.
Banners and decals from Batman, Superman, Wonderwoman and every other major Justice League hero will be available. Brand new cars such a the classic ‘89 Batman Batmobile and the Tumbler Batmobile from the Nolan trilogy will also be available.
The DC Hero Pack is available now for $3.99USD on all platforms Rocket League is available.
Steve is based in Toronto, Ontario. His enthusiasm and adoration of the video game industry go back to the days of SNES. Find him on Twitter and join in on the escapades.