Pokemon Scarlet & Violet gets another bug, Microsoft makes an offer to Sony over Call of Duty, and Overwatch 2 players get kicked out with no explanation.
Here we go from a weekend of gaming to another day at work. Since you most likely had your nose to the whetstone, you’ll probably need to catch up, but don’t worry because I’ve got you covered. Let us bring you right back up to speed with the biggest gaming news. Today we heard about a bug in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet that allows players to skip school, Microsoft has offered Sony a decade-long contract for Call of Duty to avoid further scrutiny of its acquisition of Activision Blizzard, and Overwatch 2 violently kicked players to leave server and then punish them for “leaving”. There’s more where that came from, so read on for the rest.
Warzone 2.0 players will now be killed by invisible enemies
The invisibility bug appears to have afflicted Warzone 2, causing players to be killed by invisible enemies. Videos have surfaced everywhere showing sudden death encounters with such phantom enemies. There doesn’t seem to be any way of knowing if you’re invisible, but if you’re feeling a little adventurous you could try sneaking up on someone. Who knows? Might be fun.
Overwatch 2 bug forcefully kicks players out of matches and penalizes them for “leaving”
Players have complained about being forcibly kicked from the servers in Overwatch 2 before being punished for “quitting” the game early. “I was waiting for a competitive match and it told me it found a game. All of a sudden I got banned or banned for 14 minutes and I can’t understand why,” noted the user on Reddit by the name of Raspyasdfgh, for example. “Not sure what happened.”
Hasanabi receives a “C-Word pass” after Twitch banned him for saying “cracker.”
Hasanabi just received a “C-word pass” after Twitched banned him for saying the word “cracker” as derogatory during a stream. “The Pass” is basically just a badge bestowed on content creators by the company Wheat Thins, which endorses them for using the work “Cracker” in any context. “It is our unique pleasure and privilege to offer you the pass,” Wheat Thins wrote in a letter to Hasanabi. “With this award comes great responsibility.”
Microsoft has offered Sony a decade-long call-of-duty deal to accept the sale of Activision Blizzard
Microsoft apparently offered Sony a decade-long deal to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation if the company agreed to acquire Activision Blizzard without further challenge. The news comes on the heels of a recent report that includes some remarks from Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Chief Executive Officer, Jim Ryan, who claimed that “it’s highly likely that the choices players have today will disappear when this one… deal comes about”.
Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Bug makes players skip school
Someone by the name of GalaxyHunter17 on Reddit recently noticed that players can skip school in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet by jumping into Area 4 before attending the tutorial. “Once you’ve been unleashed in the first area around Los Platos you should go to school Arceus just knows what to do,” GalaxyHunter17 explained on the social media platform. “I wouldn’t know, I managed to get out of the starting area without going to school and never went back or officially started the story.”
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