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Rainbow Six Siege Patch Adds Harsher Penalties for Team Killing

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If you’re one of those annoying gamers who gets a thrill sabotaging a match by team killing, a new Rainbow Six Siege patch has launched that has installed mush stricter penalties for engaging in one of the most irritating actions in PvP gameplay.

Here are the full notes:

Team kill bans

  • First offence: Banned from Matchmaking for 30 minutes
  • Second offence: Banned from Matchmaking for 1 hour
  • Third offence: Banned from Matchmaking for 2 hours.
  • Fourth offence: Banned from Matchmaking for 24 hours.
  • Fifth offence: Banned from Matchmaking for 7 days.

Bug fixes
-Gameplay

  • Fixed – [PC][PS4][XB1] A number of crashing issues across all platforms.
  • Fixed – [PC][XB1] Cannot use melee for a short while after using prone.
  • Fixed – Players are able to take the defuser through the walls.
  • Fixed – Throwing C4 on an electrified wall will not destroy the nitro cell on contact.

Operators
-Maverick

  • Fixed – The bullet casings are ejected forwards when firing the AR-15.50 weapon.

-Clash

  • Fixed – Clash’s Shield can be deployed while crouched.
  • Fixed – Clash’s CCE shield can clip in the arm and clip in the pistol.
  • Fixed – Clash is able to fire her gun before weapon appears on screen.
  • Fixed – In the loadout menu charms are not equipped in the same place as during a session for Clash’s CCE Shield.
  • Fixed – When a player is killed by the CCE shield, the generic death icon is displayed instead of the taser shield
  • Fixed – [PC][XB1] Clash’s CCE shield is clips through partially broken barricades when rotating.

-Smoke

  • Fixed – If the attackers drop the defuser, Smoke can move it by throwing his gadget on it.

Level design
-Hereford

  • Fixed – Players are able to throw gadgets outside during the prep phase via the floor of 2F Bathroom.

UX

  • Fixed – Inconsistency between thumbnail icon and preview for Buck’s Grim Sky BDU.
  • Fixed – Non-purchased items have the ‘set as active’ option.
  • Fixed – Error message present in the pop-up modal when 2SV is active.
  • Fixed – Pressing enter multiple times while the title is loading will cause the title to start a situation with the 2SV pop-up still on the screen.
  • Fixed – All the Six Major Paris Charms appear with a placeholder model.

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Fresh Prince’s Alfonso Ribeiro Suing Fortnite for use of Carlton Dance

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Fortnite continues to bite creative/intellectual property from others and using it in dance emotes in it’s game and this time Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton in the popular Fresh Prince of Bel-Air television series, is taking Epic Games to court for it.

Ribeiro is suing Epic Games for using his famous dance, the Carlton dance, without permission or compensation, much like rapper 2 Milly has done in the past.

According to TMZ, Ribeiro is in the process of claiming copyright for the dance, which is interesting as it is hard to obtain a copyright for a dance, and could be challenging to achieve.

Still, with Epic cracking down on leakers recently, it’s kind of hypocritical to act in the manner that they have in regards to their dance emotes, with their blatant disregard for those responsible for creating it, and not compensating those behind it’s creation.

“Epic has earned record profits off of downloadable content in the game, including emotes like ‘Fresh.’ Yet Epic has failed to compensate or even ask permission from Mr. Ribeiro for the use of his likeness and iconic intellectual property,” said Ribeiro’s attorney, David Hecht.

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Fortnite Patch v7.10 Nerfs X-4 Stormwing Plane

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With the rollout of Fortnite’s new patch, patch v7.10, which has been delayed, there will be a nerf going down!

The nerf is for the X-4 Stormwing plane, which has an explosive damage was set at 25, but it is believed that it will be doubled with the upcoming update.

Here are some more details:

  • Stormwings now take 50% more damage from hitting objects.
  • Boosting now reduces the damage taken from impacts by 50%, previously boosting prevented all impact damage.
  • Damage done to players that are in a Stormwing when it’s shot down has been increased from 25 to 50
  • Damage is dealt directly to health.
  • Stormwings will now take more damage from destroying structures by running through them.
  • Fixed some performance issues with the Stormwing which could lead to reduced frame rate and movement corrections.

Additionally, Driftboard will no longer be included in the update, which is still scheduled to drop today.

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DICE Comments on Controversy Over Battlefield 5 TTK

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DICE has officially responded to the backlash over recent TTK changes in Battlefield 5.

DICE recently made a change to the time to kill (TTK) in Battlefield 5, which dropped the damage output for the majority of the weapons in game, striving to prolong gunfights and provide players more time to react to a given situation, and/or battle.

“We’ve seen [TTK has] been a big talking point and causing a divide in the community, which was never our intention” DICE said via an official statement.

“We have been listening closely to what you’ve all been saying

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