Gaming news round-up: November 10-11

Sorry for the late gaming round up news post. We were too busy playing Skyrim. We are sure all of you understand. Look for our weekend gaming news post to be ready as usual late on Sunday.

Huge amount of Skyrim Steam PC players on first day - The cyber attack issues with Steam have not kept lots of people playing the PC Steamworks-based version of The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim. The Steam stats page show that at one time today over 230,000 players at once were playing the game.

Gotham City Imposters gets early 2012 release date - The multiplayer first person shooter where players take on roles inspired by Batman and The Joker will be released by Warner Bros. Interactive on January 10, 2012. A beta test for the game will be offered in December.

Everquest II to go free-to-play - The latest major MMO game to move to the free-to-play business model is Sony Online's fantasy themed RPG. It will officially switch to the free model in early December.

DC Universe Online gains 1 million new players - In related news, Sony Online has announced that over 1 million new players have joined the super hero MMO since switching to the free-to-play model last week.

No "always on" DRM for PC Assassin's Creed Revelations - The upcoming PC port of Ubisoft's action game will not have the awful DRM set-up that the publisher put in other PC games that requires an "always on" Internet connection in order to play the game.

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