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Fallout 76 subscription launches with broken features

Earlier this week, Bethesda announced and launched Fallout 1st, an expensive premium subscription for Fallout 76 that grants access to useful in-game features and a private world for up to eight players. There was already plenty of scepticism around this latest money-making scheme but it got worse over the week …

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Apple announces Apple TV app revamp and subscription service

Aside from some unexpected announcements today, Apple’s event showcased exactly what we were expecting- a complete revamp of the Apple TV app and a streaming subscription service. The new Apple TV app will house ‘channel’ subscriptions from big networks like Showtime and HBO, while an Apple TV+ subscription will get …

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Facebook testing paid subscriptions for private groups

Yesterday we learned that Facebook is planning to further monetise Messenger with auto-playing video ads. Now, we have more details on the social networks future monetisation plans, with Groups set to get subscription fees. Facebook made the announcement in a press release today, with the company claiming that it often …

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Microsoft is launching Minecraft: Education Edition

Ever since Microsoft bought Minecraft for $2.5 billion we have wondered what the company planned on doing with it and now, part of its plan has been revealed. Today, Microsoft announced Minecraft Education Edition, a subscription-based version of the game intended for schools. The education edition will launch this Summer …

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WhatsApp is dropping its subscription and will be ad-free

It has almost been two years since Facebook purchased WhatsApp for a massive $19 billion but since then, the company hasn’t really done anything with it or changed the way it operates at all. However, one big change is finally happening- WhatsApp is dropping its annual subscription entirely. WhatsApp’s subscription …

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NBC executive not concerned about Netflix, Amazon, Youtube

If you look back to the late ’90s, early ’00s, there were a lot of people claiming that the internet wasn’t a threat to their business and wouldn’t change the way we do things. That’s why it feels like deja vu when head of NBC’s research and media development, Alan Wurtzel, claims …

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EA Access is expanding from Xbox One to PC

EA Access is finally branching out from the Xbox One and will launch on the PC soon though under the slightly different name ‘Origin Access’. There will be 15 games in ‘The Vault’ at launch for subscribers with more to be added over time. Origin Access is a subscription service …

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Google launches YouTube Red paid subscription service

We have been hearing about it for many months but now it has finally happened, Google has officially launched YouTube Red, the paid, ad-free subscription service for the world’s most popular video on demand platform. YouTube Red will offer everything on the site right now with no adverts, the subscription …

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