Weekly Recap: Top 10 Best-Selling Games of October, More Red Dead 2 Details, Persona 5 Delayed

Weekly Recap: Top 10 Best-Selling Games of October, More Red Dead 2 Details, Persona 5 Delayed
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The NPD Group this week announced what games sold the best in the US during October, confirming that Battlefield 1 led the way. Here’s the full list. Any surprises?

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick shared some new insight into Red Dead Redemption 2 this week. He said, “I think the times are right for a big, sprawling, optimistic view of America again.” The executive added the game will have “great story elements and great gameplay elements.” [Full story]

Atlus announced another delay for Persona 5 this week. The PS4 and PS3 game won’t make it out in February as planned, but is now slated for April. [Full story]


Rainbow Six Siege’s new DLC map is the focus of this new in-depth trailer in which developers talk about Red Crow Operation. Take a look:

A man faced trial this week in a case where it’s claimed he defrauded EA out of millions of dollars using FIFA. Get the full story here at Kotaku.

Developer Netmarble Games this week announced Star Wars Force Arena, a real-time PvP game set in the Star Wars franchise. It’s a free-to-play game that will feature more than 65 “iconic” characters, vehicles, and units. You can read more about the game here on its website.

Would you vote for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for president? You might be doing just that in 2020, as the world’s highest-paid actor said this week that he hasn’t ruled out a bid for the office. Get the full story here at Vanity Fair.

What if FIFA glitches happened in real life? That’s the premise of this silly video.

Polyphony Digital has shared new insight on the improvements that GT Sport players can expect on PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR. Get all the details here at the PlayStation Blog.

Is Disney going to buy Netflix? That’s what’s claimed in a new report going around this week. That would surely be something. Read this report to find out more about what’s going on.

The newest episode in Rare’s ongoing Sea of Thieves video has been published. This latest video focuses on the Xbox One and PC game’s island–looks pretty cool!

Streaming site Hulu this week announced everything coming to and leaving the service for December 2016–get the full rundown here on Hulu’s blog.

Ever want to see someone play a video game with a microwave? You’re in luck, as Rudeism is back with his newest video where he plays Overwatch with a microwave. Watch the video at Polygon.

This new IMAX/Transformers video contains some new footage of next summer’s Transformers: The Last Knight. Check it out:

Have a wonderful weekend!