Friday Update Arcade: Episode 27

Lindsay "geektr0n" Ferguson hosts ZAM's latest installment of Friday Update Arcade! Topics discussed include the PC launch of Grand Theft Auto V, Mortal Kombat X having some Steam issues, a new trailer for Star Wars Battlefront and some speculation that WildStar may be going free-to-play.

A New WildStar Update Invades Servers

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If you're still playing Wildstar, get excited because you'll soon be digging into some great new content. The update, dubbed INVASION: Nexus, has made its way to the PTR. Without further ado, let's dive straight into the goods:

WildStar: The Protogames Initiative

This morning marks the release of WildStar's fourth content update, The Protogames Initiative. First discussed back in a January blog post, this update focuses on Carbine's promise to address player feedback in 2015.

WildStar Outlines Plans for 2015

WildStar launched in 2014 and the developers at Carbine have worked hard on refining their process to deliver a quality experience to players. Product Director Mike Donatelli has posted a blog post discussing what the team looks to accomplish in 2015.

WildStar Drop Four on PTR

The Carbine Studios team has been hard at work on getting new and interesting WildStar content out to its fans. Players on the Public Test Realm have already had the opportunity to test out some of the upcoming additions and features making their way to the game, but for those who haven't, the team is revealing a little of what current and returning players can expect to take part in.

WildStar: The Defile Update Reveal

The awakened evil known as "The Entity" plots to spread its terror throughout the universe in this upcoming WildStar update, "The Defile". Today Carbine Studios gives us more details on what players can come to expect from this upcoming content drop, as they battle against the Entity's forces of corruption.

WildStar: Mystery of the Genesis Prime

Mysteries will soon be revealed, as Carbine teases the third content update for its Sci-Fi MMORPG, WildStar. It's been known that the Entity and Drusera are connected to each other in some way, but do we know what really happened on planet Nexus?

Sixty Laid Off at Carbine

Things aren't the brightest over at Carbine Studios, the developer for WildStar. The rumor going through the pipeline is that at least sixty employees have been cut from the development team, and it's not pretty. An unnamed source advised us that some employees that had been on staff for eight years have been cut, and not just in entry-level departments; the entire path team is no longer staffed and huge percentages of the art and design teams are gone.

Carbine Studios Debuts WildStar Loremageddon

Carbine Studios is dropping some heavy duty lore bombs this week as it kicks off its WildStar Loremageddon initiative. The galaxy is full of mystery, so get those notepads ready for the continual lore drops involving planet Nexus and beyond!

WildStar to Launch Megaservers on Wednesday

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Carbine Studios has announced that the Wildstar Megaservers will be introduced this week. Announced in early September, these servers are intended to increase server capacity to enhance players' gaming experience.