Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google invested in Chushou 触手直播平台, Chinese live streaming eSports platform that specializes in mobile game livestreams. Chushou announced the Google infusion is part of a $120 million round of funding the company said will help it expand globally.
Gran Turismo 6 confirms that online services of the PlayStation3-exclusive software “Gran Turismo 6” will be cut off on 28 March 2018 at 12:00 UTC. All available DLC will also stop being sold on January 31, 2018 to prepare for the inevitable closure of the game’s online portion. After March 28, Community, Open Lobby, Quick Match and Seasonal Events will no longer be usable. The offline portions of Gran Turismo 6 will remain playable.
Sony has announced the free full PlayStation Plus Games lineup for January 2018 for PS4, PS3 and Vita including Telltale’s Batman, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and PSVR shooter Starblood Arena among the goodies. The PlayStation 3 gets Sacred 3 and The Book of Unwritten Tales 2, while the PS Vita scores Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness and Uncanny Valley. These titles will become available on January 2, 2018. Visit PlayStation Store to learn more!
Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, the 2016 Strategy Game of the Year, is currently available in the iOS Apple App Store, with the first 60 turns available to play for free. After 60 turns, you may unlock the full game at today’s sale price of $29.99, sale will end on January 4, 2018. Civilization VI on iPad is regularly priced at $59.99.