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Stardew Valley Multiplayer Patch Now in Beta

ConcernedApe, developer of the indie hit Stardew Valley has released a public beta of the long-awaited multiplayer patch for said game. The multiplayer patch, patch 1.3, has been anxiously awaited by fans for the past year, after ConcernedApe revealed that players will soon be able to build cabins on their farms that friends can use to join their game. Up to three friends can join your farm. While doing so, all farm events and income will be shared, while income and skills remain personal. Players will even be able to marry one another in-game. The full release is expected soon.

Update Aquatic the Last for Legacy Consoles

Minecraft has announced that Update Aquatic, the next update to Minecraft, will be the last update for last-gen systems, including Wii U, PS3, and Xbox 360. In a blog post, an unidentified Minecraft staffer said that the decision comes after analysis showed that less than 5% of players are on these older systems. The update, which will hit all systems currently running the Bedrock version of the game with dolphins, turtles and more, does not currently have a release date.

PUBG Pauses Item Trading

Upon finding third-party sites selling virtual items for real money, utilizing PUBG’s personal trading feature, PUBG Corp. decided to turn off personal trading entirely while they search for a solution. This decision comes on the heels of international gaming authorities cracking down on lootboxes with monetary rewards. The Steam Marketplace is still active for PUBG, but personal trading is not, meaning that players can only receive Steam Wallet funds when selling their goods.

May the 4th be with GOG

As part of their comprehensive Star Wars sale, video game distributor GOG has released a port of Star Wars Episode 1: Racer for Windows 7,8, and 10. As the most-requested game on GOG’s community wishlist, releasing near Star Wars Day seems like a fool-proof move. Other Star Wars-related games are for sale as well, but the nostalgic highlight of Star Wars: Episode 1 Racer is too exciting to ignore.