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Reports indicate that Nintendo would announce an official price drop for Switch next week

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Nintendo Switch is updated to version 13.0.0 with support for Bluetooth audio and more

An interesting report has reached us regarding the official price at which Nintendo Switch has been sold since its launch. It appears that Nintendo may announce an official price cut imminently.

The information originally comes from France, where some retailers appear to have received notification of an official price cut for the console from Monday 13 September. This would leave the European price cut as follows:

  • From €330 it would drop to €270 in Europe

On the other hand, reports related to America have also been shared, where the console would also lower the price in the same proportion as of this Monday:

  • From $299 it would drop to $249 in America

For now, there is nothing confirmed and we will have to be attentive to see if Nintendo confirms this price reduction officially. With the OLED model coming next October, it would make sense for the original model to drop in price for the first time since 2017.

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Insiders point to a high-profile new Microsoft purchase

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Insiders point to a high-profile new Microsoft purchase

Blogger SKULLZI, previously noted for a number of truthful leaks regarding Starfield, said he had heard “crazy rumors” about a potential new Microsoft purchase.

The insider did not confirm anything and warned users to blindly believe any publications on this topic, but noted that if the information turns out to be true, it could cause heated discussions regarding the laws on monopoly in the market .

“I’m hearing CRAZY RUMORS about another big potential Microsoft purchase. I don’t want to say anything specific because I don’t even know if this is true, but damn it.

“There will likely be fake leaks and clickbaits regarding a potential new Microsoft purchase, but don’t believe anything other than official sources. It’s hard to tell from the outside what is true right now.”

“I predict that many internet lawyers will be debating monopoly laws in the near future.”

Notably, shortly before that, an Xbox SMM specialist under the nickname Stein had clearly hinted at some impending news that should cause surprise. In an already deleted tweet, the manager described his reaction after the past work meeting with a hype image of Chris Pratt’s astonished face from a popular meme.

Other insiders and journalists, including XboxEra author Nick Baker and Tom Warren of The Verge, also seem to know a thing or two.

Recently, Windows Central editor Jez Corden, revealed during The Xbox Two podcast that he had heard from several reliable sources about Microsoft’s possible purchase of Take-Two Interactive, the company that owns 2K Games and Rockstar Games studios.

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Battlefield 2042 Officially Postponed – New Open Beta Rumor

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Battlefield 2042 Officially Postponed - New Open Beta Rumor

The release of Battlefield 2042 has been postponed by five weeks and thus slips behind the planned release date of competitor Call of Duty. EA plans to provide information about an open beta this month, but there are already rumors about a specific period.

It is now almost every day that big games are postponed. The reason is almost always the working conditions during the pandemic. Rumors of a postponement of Battlefield 2042 have come to a head in recent days. Now there is an official announcement from EA.

Battlefield 2042 will be postponed to November

EA announced in a press release that the planned release of Battlefield 2042 will be postponed to November 19, 2021 (source: Electronic Arts ). DICE studio boss Oskar Gabrielson explained that his team is still working from home. Under these circumstances, they felt compelled to postpone the release date. The developers want to use the five additional weeks to be able to deliver a satisfactory result.

You have to wait a little longer for the new specialists from Battlefield 2042:

Competitor Call of Duty now appears first

This year, the two shooter greats Call of Duty and Battlefield will appear again in the same period. Due to the postponement of Battlefield, this happens even in the same month and CoD presents. Vanguard is scheduled to be released on November 5, 2021, two weeks before Battlefield. However, it is not yet known when the integration into Activision’s hit game Warzone will take place. Nevertheless, two of the most successful shooter franchises vie for the players’ favor in November.

Battlefield Open Beta rumor

According to the well-known leaker Tom Henderson, the open beta of Battlefield 2042 has also been postponed. According to his information, the early access to the beta will start on October 6, 2021, and the regular start two days later (source: Twitter ). However, there is no official information about the Open Beta, but EA announced in the press release that it would publish further details at the end of the month (September 2021).

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Nintendo Switch update 13.0.0.0 also includes an update for the Joy-Con: how to update them and more

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Nintendo Switch update 13.0.0.0 also includes an update for the Joy-Con: how to update them and more

Earlier this morning we told you about the availability of Nintendo Switch version 13.0. Well, as with other updates, we now know that this latest patch also includes an update for the Joy-Con controllers.

Remember, it’s unclear what the update includes for the controllers beyond general stability improvements. It’s likely that Nintendo is preparing the Joy-Con to deliver the best experience. For this reason, we recommend you update them as soon as possible.

In case you don’t know how to update your controllers, here are the steps to follow:

1) From the Start menu, select ‘System settings’. Then ‘Controls and Sensors’ on the left-hand side.
2) Scroll down to ‘Update controllers’, press that option, and the console will update the controllers.

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