Gamers In Beta Podcast 188: A Dingleberry Free Lifestyle

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We changed things up this week and recorded on a Saturday. Thus every known Gamers In Beta co-host is in attendance. Listen as we discuss Resident Evil 7, Conan Exiles, PS4 beta updates, Xbox One Creators update, and more.

Games we’ve been playing are Dead Rising 4, Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta, Conan Exiles, Shadow of Mordor, This War of Mine, Lover’s in a Dangerous Spacetime, 8DAYS, and more.

Intro:
– Fallout 4 gets texture pack and PS4 Pro Support
https://bethesda.net/en/article/52I2HyPCAowWG2ye8MKGU2/fallout-4-free-updates-high-resolution-texture-pack-and-ps4-pro-support
– Oculus vs ZeniMax
– PS4 Beta: now has external support
https://www.engadget.com/2017/02/03/new-ps4-update-external-hdd/
– PS4 Beta: Boost mode for Pro users
http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/3/14502366/playstation-4-pro-boost-mode-update
“Boost Mode lets PS4 Pro run at a higher GPU and CPU clock speed for smoother gameplay on some PS4 games that were released before the launch of PS4 Pro (and has not been updated to support PS4 Pro),”

Last week’s QotW: What makes a game scary for you? Setting, noises, characters, etc?

Question of the week: What makes a game stream worth watching? The game itself? The streamer? Commentary, humor, etc?

NEWS:
Notable releases this week:
How to Survive 2
Nioh (PS4 Exclusive)

PC/Multi-platforms:
Mafia 3 DLC plans
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-02-03-mafia-3s-three-story-dlcs-get-a-release-schedule

Final Fantasy XV updates in March and Feb
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/02/02/final-fantasy-xv-chapter-13-update-gets-date.aspx

Ubisoft Outlines For Honor’s Season Pass And DLC Plans
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/02/02/ubisoft-outlines-for-honor-s-season-pass-and-dlc-plans.aspx

ESO: Morrowind out 6/6/17
http://www.elderscrollsonline.com/en-us/news/post/2017/01/31/the-elder-scrolls-online-morrowind–announcement-and-details

Rocket League pull back toy cars coming Spring 2017
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/rocket-league-toys-are-coming-as-game-passes-26-mi/1100-6447495/

Pirates Pounce On Conan Exiles After Developers Accidentally Remove DRM
http://steamed.kotaku.com/pirates-pounce-on-conan-exiles-after-developers-acciden-1791987549

Nvidia’s bundled game codes can no longer be sold or given away
http://www.pcgamer.com/nvidias-bundled-game-codes-can-no-longer-be-sold-or-given-away/

PlayStation:
PS Plus games for Feb
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/02/01/ps-plus-free-games-for-february-2017/

Resident Evil 7’s First Expansion Out Now On PS4
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/resident-evil-7s-first-expansion-out-now-on-ps4-wa/1100-6447414/

Xbox:
Fallout Shelter now part of Play Anywhere
http://news.xbox.com/2017/02/03/fallout-shelter-coming-to-xbox-one-and-windows-10-next-week/

Switch:
Nintendo Responds To Criticism That Switch Launch Lineup Is “Weak”
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/nintendo-responds-to-criticism-that-switch-launch-/1100-6447491/

Nintendo wants to support VR w/Switch, if they can tackle comfort factor
http://www.glixel.com/news/nintendo-still-wants-virtual-reality-on-its-new-switch-w464578

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