PS4 system update 1.72 is out now, Sony has confirmed.

It will soon be joined by PS3 update 4.60. Both updates improve system software stability during the use of some features.

Sony recently confirmed that the PS4's suspend and resume feature is still in the works.

Keeping the PS4 in a low powered state, suspend mode preserves game sessions, letting users pick up where they left off after rebooting the console.

The company also admitted that it is yet to catch up with day one demand for the PS4.

Sony believes that despite selling seven million units, the PS4 could have sold more if additional stock was available.


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David Hayter has insisted that he isn't in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.

The actor's voice won't be featured 'in any way' in the forthcoming stealth title, according to a tweet he sent out yesterday (June 23).

It was previously confirmed that Hayter won't be returning as the voice of Snake in the upcoming title.

The gig was instead presented to 24 actor Kiefer Sutherland, who will also supply his likeness for the role of the iconic character.

Hayter was given "no reason or explanation" for being dropped from the role.

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Crytek is facing financial difficulties, it has been suggested.

A large number of the video game company's employees have either been going unpaid or receiving paycheques later than usual, according to GameStar (via Kotaku).

Crytek, however, insists that the website's report is baseless and nothing more than a false rumour.

"Regardless of what some media are reporting, mostly based on a recent article published by GameStar, the information in those reports and in the GameStar article itself are rumours which Crytek deny," the firm said in a statement to Eurogamer.

"We continue to focus on the development and publishing of our upcoming titles Homefront: The Revolution, Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age, Arena of Fate, and Warface, as well as providing ongoing support for our CryEngine and its licensees."

It added: "We have received a lot of positive feedback during and after E3 from both gaming press and gamers, and would like to thank our loyal employees, fans and business partners for their continuous support."

Homefront: The Revolution was unveiled earlier this month.

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A World of Warcraft user has spent 4,000 hours maxing out his character on a starter island.

Doubleagent spent 4,164 hours hitting level 90 as a neutral Pandaren Shaman on a starter island, reports PCGamesN.

The only way for Doubleagent to level up was by mining and gathering herbs.

"Thought about doing this when I heard about Pandaren being neutral until level 10." Doubleagent explained.

"Knowing that herbalism and mining nodes gave experience, I figured if the zone had any of them it would probably be possible to level higher than intended.

"And when I did finally start, one of my friends thought I'd reach some kind of cap on the isle and that I wouldn't reach 90... So it kind of encouraged me to continue even more so than before."

Doubleagent said that he doesn't intend to pick a faction, as he wants to reach level 100 with the 'Warlords of Draenor' expansion.

"I do intend to level to 100 come the next expansion," he continued. "If for some reason I cannot level any higher, I will park Doubleagent there forever at 90."

Yet to be assigned a release date, 'Warlords of Draenor' introduces a raft of new features to the popular MMORPG, including revamped character models, a garrison-building mechanic, and a new PvP zone.

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EA Sports UFC has overtaken Watch Dogs at the top of the all-format gaming chart.

The EA brawler is the firm's third number one of the year after FIFA 14 and Titanfall.

After three weeks at the top of the chart, Watch Dogs drops to second place, above a resurgent Titanfall in third.

Wolfenstein: The New Order drops to fourth, while FIFA 14 and 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil occupy five and six respectively.

Moto GP 14 is this week's second highest new entry at 14, above Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes.

The top 20 in full:

1. (-) EA Sports UFC (Electronic Arts)
2. (1) Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)
3. (6) Titanfall (Electronic Arts)
4. (3) Wolfenstein: The New Order (Bethesda)
5. (5) FIFA 14 (Electronic Arts)
6. (2) 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (Electronic Arts)
7. (4) Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)
8. (8) Call of Duty: Ghosts (Activision)
9. (7) Minecraft: PS3 Edition (Sony)
10. (10) Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Microsoft)
11. (11) Grand Theft Auto 5 (Rockstar Games)
12. (12) Battlefield 4 (Electronic Arts)
13. (9) Murdered: Soul Suspect (Square Enix)
14. (-) MotoGP 14 (PQube)
15. (13) Assassin's Creed 4 (Ubisoft)
16. (16) LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (Warner Bros Interactive)
17. (14) The LEGO Movie Videogame (Warner Bros Interactive)
18. (17) Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (Electronic Arts)
19. (15) Tomodachi Life (Nintendo)
20. (18) LEGO: The Hobbit (Warner Bros)

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The Last of Us: Remastered is being sold at a lower price by Sony.

Previously available for $60, the PS4 re-release will now be sold for $50, according to MCV.


Furthermore, Sony is planning to refund the difference to customers who pre-ordered at the higher price point.

Sony's Adam Boyes told Twitter followers that they could expect their $10 refund within the next five to seven days.

The Last of Us: Remastered will be released on July 30 in Europe and July 29 in North America.

The package contains the original game with improved visuals, developer commentary and all previous downloadable content.

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Game of Thrones has set a new piracy record with its season four finale.

A quarter of a million people have shared a single file at the same time, beating the HBO show's previous record of 200,000.


During the first 12 hours, around 1.5m people downloaded a pirated copy of the series, and it is expected to rise to over 7.5m.

'The Children' was the most-watched Thrones season finale so far on US television, with 7.1m tuning in.

Just a few hours after the first torrent of the finale appeared online, the Demonii tracker reported that 254,114 people were sharing one single torrent.

190,701 were sharing a copy of that particular torrent, while 63,413 were still downloading.

Jeff Bewkes, CEO of HBO's parent company Time Warner, previously stated that piracy led to more subscriptions for his company, and that being known as the "most-pirated" was "better than an Emmy."

Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss recently claimed that season five might "be the strongest yet".


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Outlast is now available on Xbox One.

Red Barrels' first-person survival horror can be downloaded for the Microsoft console at the price of £15.99 in the UK and $19.99 in North America.

Downloadable content 'Whistleblower' - which serves as both a prologue and epilogue to the events of the original game - has also been released on the platform.

Outlast follows freelance investigative journalist Miles Upshur, who explores Mount Massive Asylum to uncover its many secrets and atrocities.

Without any traditional weapons, players must hide from enemies using parkour and by hiding under beds and in lockers.

Outlast previously launched on PC and PlayStation 4.


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The PS4 still hasn't caught up with demand, Sony has admitted.

In an interview with Trusted Reviews, Sony's Fergal Gara said that while the firm was close to fixing supply issues, there were still a few problems.

"We haven't yet caught up with the initial demand across Europe." Gara explained.

"We are still dealing with the day one market. We are very close to being in a full supply situation, but we are not quite there yet."

Gara also claims that despite topping seven million sales, the PS4 would have sold more units if additional stock was available.

"We may have lost some sales," Gara continued. "There is no update on PS4 sales figures right now, but suffice to say it is still selling, and selling very well."

Sony recently confirmed that the PS4's suspend and resume feature is still in the works.

Keeping the PS4 in a low powered state, suspend mode preserves game sessions, letting users pick up where they left off after rebooting the console.


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F1 2014 will be unveiled soon, Codemasters has revealed.

Responding to questions on Twitter, F1 creative director Steve Hood said that fans wouldn't have to wait long for more information.

It has been speculated that Codemasters is waiting for the launch of GRID Autosport before it discusses the next F1 game.

F1 2014 is expected to be the first game in the racing series to launch on Xbox One and PS4.

Codemasters previously told Digital Spy that the team would focus on polishing the racing experience rather than stretching itself with new content.

GRID: Autosport, meanwhile, will be released on June 27 in Europe and June 24 in North America.

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