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Exploring Cyberpunk 2077's Free vs Paid Updates

By Mazen (Mithrie) Turkmani
Published: September 5, 2023 at 12:13 PM BST

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đŸ“ē Final Fantasy's Legacy: Pixel Remaster Achieves a New Sales Triumph!

In a world where nostalgia intertwines with modern gaming, few franchises have managed to remain as significant as Final Fantasy. A legendary name in the gaming cosmos, the Final Fantasy series has enjoyed decades of adoration. And in the most recent chapter of this illustrious journey, Square Enix has hit a home run. Reports have emerged that the Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters have clocked in an astounding number of over 3 million sales across multiple platforms, including PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Mobile.

For those who might be wondering, these Pixel Remasters are reverent recreations of the original six Final Fantasy titles, adapted and optimized for the gaming platforms of today. I, having over 30 years of passionate gaming under my belt, can vividly recall the hours I poured into these masterpieces. The question that beckons now: Have you ventured into the vast worlds of the original Final Fantasy games? If not, this is your chance!

But don't just take my word for it, Push Square sheds light on the remarkable sales achievement in their article, titled "Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters Surpass a Combined 3 Million Sales". For more firsthand excitement, check out the tweet by FinalFantasy.

đŸ“ē Return to Darkness: Alone in the Dark's Launch Shifts to 2024

Another blast from the past has stirred up the gaming community, but with slightly different news. 'Alone in the Dark', the spine-chilling title that introduced many of us to survival horror in the 90s, is seeing its next release postponed to January 2024. The developers have cited the need for additional polish as the rationale behind this decision.

As someone who has been immersed in the gaming realm for decades, I fondly remember the eeriness of the original 'Alone in the Dark'. Do the haunting melodies and creeping shadows from that era still linger in your memories? And if you're one of the younger members of our gaming tribe, are you eagerly awaiting the enhanced scares of the upcoming release?

For a closer look into this development, the official announcement is accessible on Alone in the Dark's Twitter Feed.

đŸ“ē Cyberpunk 2077: Distinguishing the Free from the Premium

Diving into a more futuristic scenario, CD Projekt Red, the masterminds behind the expansive 'Cyberpunk 2077', have rolled out an informative guide. This chart clearly demarcates the elements players can access for free in Update 2.0 versus the features exclusive to the 'Phantom Liberty' expansion - a valuable asset for gamers weighing their options.

As a dedicated gamer with an extensive history, I've followed the evolution of 'Cyberpunk 2077' with keen interest, even penning my thoughts and reviews on my own blog. You can delve into my detailed insights on the "Uncovering the Latest Cyberpunk 2077 News & Updates" post. But before you do, I'd love to know: Have you taken the plunge into the dystopian world of Cyberpunk 2077?

For those hungry for more specifics, VGC's article is an excellent source. Additionally, the official CyberpunkGame tweet offers a snapshot of the update.

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