A second update has hit Bethesda and Xbox's sci-fi RPG Starfield. It fixes a popular puddle looting bug, brings the sun back to planets for users of AMD Radeon graphics cards, and more issues.
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Two weeks into its launch, Xbox and Bethesda's brand-new sci-fi RPG experience, Starfield, is already touting 10 million players. The developer has called it an "astronomical" number to hit.
Bethesda's Starfield had a very strong opening week in European markets, topping both the physical and digital game charts for last week. It is also the 5th biggest launch in Europe to date.
Intel has released new WHQL drivers for its Arc and Iris Xe products on Windows 10 and 11, however despite now supporting two new games, Starfield players will be left wanting, as no fixes arrived.
Bethesda Game Studios' hit sci-fi RPG title Starfield is the latest game from Bethesda and its parent company Micrososft that's been added to the NVIDIA GeForce Now cloud gaming service.
Starfield's first hotfix is out now with performance improvements and bugfixes. Bethesda has also pledged to support the game for "years and years" to bring fixes and new features.
According to GfK data, Xbox console sales went up 76 percent week-to-week in the UK for the week ending September 2. The launch of Starfield, plus the release of the 1TB black Xbox Series S helped
NVIDIA is rolling out a new driver with optimizations for Mortal Kombat 1 and Lies of P. Also, version 537.34 improves performance in Starfield and adds support for 6 G-SYNC Compatible monitors.
Although AMD is the exclusive partner of Starfield, and though its GPUs are performing better than Nvidia's, the users are not getting the full experience due the sun being completely missing.
In a new interview, Bethesda Game Studios' Todd Howard says Starfield won't get official mod support until 2024. However, there's a bunch of mods for the game you can get right now.
Starfield launch sparks controversy as Intel Arc A770 GPU users face gameplay issues. Recently, Bethesda Support claims Arc GPUs doesn't meet requirements, despite benchmark results.
Bethesda's first RPG launch under Xbox's wing has become its biggest launch ever. The studio has revealed that the sci-fi game has already passed six million players only two days after launch.
The incredible custom PC has been made to look like the control panels in a Starfield spaceship, with physical buttons and indicators that work when you play the game. Better still, you could win it.
NVIDIA GeForce Now added 16 new games today, including 8 that are Xbox Game Pass titles. However, Microsoft's sci-fi RPG Starfield is conspicuously missing from this week's list of games.
The Intel Arc and Iris Xe WHQL graphics driver 126.96.36.19972 update should help prevent crashes when launching or playing Starfield, among other improvements for the recent sci-fi RPG.
Starfield players on Reddit are reporting the game keeps crashing, forcing their PCs to reboot. Most of the users facing these crashes are playing the game on AMD Ryzen-powered PCs.
Spencer says that the 1 million concurrent player number for Starfield was "across all platforms." That likely includes its Steam numbers, which had over 260,000 players online at once on Wednesday.
If you own an older Samsung smart TV from 2020, you can now download the Xbox app from its app store and play Starfield and other Xbox games via Microsoft's cloud game streaming service.
The first wave of Game Pass for the month of September brings Starfield, Lies of P, and Solar Ash as a triple drop of day-one launches onto the service's console, PC, and cloud platforms.
Someone on Reddit claims that playing the early access version of Starfield late at night on Sept. 1 let him get himself and his family out of their apartment when the downstairs apartment exploded.
Starfield's early access period, which started August 31, has driven strong engagement and sales ahead of the full launch, with the Premium Edition upgrade being a top seller on the Microsoft Store.
Amazon is selling a three-month subscription to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just $31.49, or over $19 off the normal price so you can play and explore the universe of Starfield.
Unlike AMD or Nvidia GPU owners, Intel Arc users have not been able to play Starfield without encountering problems. With this new beta driver, Intel has fixed some of these issues.
This week's Microsoft Weekly brings you a fresh recap of new preview builds, a Windows 11 23H2 review, deprecated features and dying apps, surprise upgrades for File Explorer in Windows 10, and more.
Bethesda Softworks' space-based RPG has technically not been released yet, but there are already a sizable number of players online playing the PC version on Steam in early access mode.
The black-colored Xbox Series S with 1TB of storage is officially on sale starting today for $349.99. It's also available at Amazon bundled with a digital code for the space-based RPG title Starfield.
A player has created a mod that allows players to use DLSS in Starfield. It's important to note that Starfield only supports AMD's FSR. So, will Bethesda officially add DLSS support to the game?
PC players are reporting a number of issues when running Starfield on Intel's Arc GPU cards. Intel says it is "aware of issues" and says it is "working to improve the experience" sometime next week
The PC community already has a remedy for Starfield's lack of field of view sliders. A simple file edit is all that's needed to change the game's FOV to any number that players may desire.
A group called Rune claims it has cracked the PC version of Starfield on the Steam platform, just a few hours after the Early Access versions of the Bethesda Game Studios RPG went live.
AMD has released a Radeon graphics driver focused at optimizing its graphics cards range for Bethesda's upcoming RPG Starfield. Players may see double digit performance uplifts with this.
Bethesda's Pete Hines said that Elder Scrolls VI has entered full development. However, fans shouldn't expect to see the game anytime soon, as Bethesda is currently focused on finishing Starfield.
Steam gamers who want to get the PC version of Bethesda Game Studios' sci-fi RPG Starfield can now start preloading the game on Valve's service. Early access to the game starts tomorrow.
AMD has created a limited edition bundle of a Starfield-themed Radeon RX 7900 XTX GPU and a Ryzen 7 7800X3D CPU. One of these bundles is now being auctioned off for "charity" on eBay.
Major UK game media outlet Eurogamer has announced that Starfield review copies have not yet been sent to its staff, even though its Digital Foundry team did get sent copies to review.
Bethesda has pushed out a day one update for everyone jumping into Starfield on August 31 to begin their week of early access. Steam Deck and ROG Ally support may be confirmed too.
The $1 trial to check out Xbox Games Pass for 14 days for new subscribers has been removed yet again, just a few days ahead of the official launch of Starfield, which will be an Xbox Games Pass title.
In an interview, AMD's Frank Azor says that while Starfield will prioritize the use of the company's FSR tech on the PC, he added, "If they want to do DLSS, they have AMD's full support.”
Darin Harris, who leaked 45 minutes of Starfield gameplay earlier this week, was arrested on stolen property charges in Shelby County, Tennessee after he allegedly tried to sell copies of the game.
Gamers who buy the Premium or Constellation Starfield editions can start playing at 8 pm Eastern time (5 pm Pacific time) on August 31. Elgato will sell a special Starfield Stream Deck and microphone