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-- 17 Dec 2021
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Cyberpunk 2077 Settlement, STALKER 2 Cancels NFT Promo, Dying Light 2 Requirements | Gaming News





Dying Light 2 Requirements

Hello, guys, and welcome to the Gaming News for 17 Dec 2021. the system requirements for Dying Light 2 have been released, so feel free to take a look in case you're planning to play the game on PC and it breaks down clearly what you need for each type of gaming experience. Personally, I will be playing it on PlayStation 5 when it comes out. I was a big fan of the first game. I'm definitely looking forward to the second game.

STALKER 2 Cancels NFT Promo

And then the next bit of news for today is the developers behind STALKER 2 were planning to sell your identity and you being included in the game via the "metaverse" in exchange for NFTs. There has been a lot of backlash since then to a point where the developer of the game sent out a tweet yesterday that says, "Dear Stalkers, we hear you. Based on the feedback we received we've have made a decision to cancel anything NFT related in STALKER 2. The interests of our fans and players are the top priority for the team. We're making this game for you to enjoy whatever the cost is. If you care, we care too. With love, GSC Game World Team." Like I said yesterday, the majority has spoken so we will see how that turns out. I personally am against anything NFT I think it's silly, personally, and from what I've seen so far, people who done big spending and NFTs have mostly just lost money. It's good that they're trying to keep it away from gaming as much as possible. We'll see how long that lasts.

Cyberpunk 2077 Settlement

And then the last bit of news for today is the class action lawsuit by the shareholders against CD Projekt Red over the launch of Cyberpunk 2077 has apparently been settled for $1.85 million and a full court document was released which explains the ruling and so on. But it still needs to be approved by a court. Now, I personally feel that $1.85 million settlement is very, very low because the budget for the game was $300 million and they made that back and more on the first day of sales. $1.85 million will not have any sort of long term impact on CD Projekt Red. Some could argue that's a good thing, but in exchange for that $1.85 million, they give up their right to pursue any other case ever again against CD Projekt Red in the future regarding this issue. Again, I feel this is a very low settlement, in my opinion, what was an absolute disaster for the company. It damaged CD Projekt Red's reputation. It probably drove down the share price a lot and so on. Let me know what you think about that in the comment section as well. Anyway, guys, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Thank you so much as always, to all the new followers and I will see you tomorrow. Thanks, guys. Bye bye.

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In 1997 when I was 12 years old, a class mate of mine asked me, have you ever played Final Fantasy 7? I was like no, what’s that? He lent me his copy, and I remember on the first night I escaped Midgar after not being able to put it down for 5 to 6 hours even though it was a school night. Shortly after I finished the game and my gaming obsession was truly planted.

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When I went to University during 2003 to 2007, it was the era of Half Life 2. I remember spending a portion of my student loan so I could get a gaming pc powerful enough to play it.

During that time I also started my adventures in MMOs including Final Fantasy 11 and World of Warcraft. It amazes me that they are still online to this day.

After leaving University, I like most people ended up in the 9 to 5 cycle, after a year of being stuck in the “no job without experience, no experience without a job”. At the time I was still living with my parents and I got distracted on girls for a while. My love for gaming never ended though, with it always being a fall back for me.

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After 10 years of multiple jobs, living a very miserable existence in the 9 to 5 cycle, it all abruptly ended in 2018 with my disability of severe anxiety preventing me from commuting to London to work any more.

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