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Sony Cancels Helldivers 2 PSN Account Linking After Fan Outcry

By Mazen "Mithrie" Turkmani
Published: May 6, 2024 at 8:44 PM BST

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đŸ“ē Mortal Kombat 1 Introduces Homelander as New DLC Character

Homelander joins the fight in Mortal Kombat 1 as the fifth DLC character, available to those who have purchased the Mortal Pack 1. This news comes alongside the announcement that Season 4 of The Boys, the show featuring Homelander as the primary antagonist, will premiere on Prime Video on June 13, 2024. For fans of the series and the game, this crossover is a thrilling development. As a seasoned gamer, I've seen many character integrations, but this one stands out for its seamless blend of television and video game entertainment. Check out the official gameplay trailer on YouTube and the detailed VGC article for more insights on Homelander's abilities and how they translate into the Mortal Kombat universe.

đŸ“ē Hades 2 Now Available in Early Access

The eagerly anticipated Hades 2 has entered Early Access, available for purchase on Steam and the Epic Games Store. Following the success of the first game, the sequel has already garnered high praise, achieving a perfect score of 10 out of 10 from IGN. This is particularly impressive given the game is still in its early stages. The IGN review praises the game's depth and the enhancements over its predecessor. Gamers can view the early access features and updates in the Hades II Early Access Showcase video by Supergiant Games. Given the strong foundation laid by the Early Access version, expectations are high for the full release of Hades 2.

đŸ“ē PlayStation Cancels Helldivers 2 Account Linking Requirement

In a turn of events welcomed by gamers, PlayStation has canceled the previously announced requirement for Helldivers 2 players on PC to link their PSN accounts. The original mandate, set to begin on May 6, 2024, for existing players and May 30, 2024, for all players, met significant backlash. This led to a reevaluation of the policy and the cancellation of the account linking requirement. This decision reflects PlayStation's response to community feedback and its impact on gaming practices. For more details on the reversal and its implications, read the comprehensive IGN report. Additionally, PlayStation clarified that Ghost of Tsushima on PC would only require PSN account linking for online gameplay, not single-player mode. This clarification came after concerns arose following the Helldivers 2 backlash.

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