Morning DLC: Video Games News And Rumors 4/22/14

Trials Frontier was downloaded over six million times during its first week of availability, publisher Ubisoft claimed on Tuesday.

Announced in June 2013 and released on iOS devices on April 10, the free-to-play title marks the stunt racing series’ first appearance on mobiles and tablets.

Developed by series creator RedLynx, the game is currently the number one free app on the App Store in 75 countries, according to Ubisoft.

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The Banjo-Kazooie series will not be getting a spiritual successor, former Rare composer Grant Kirkhope has confirmed.

Posting in an Ask Me Anything thread on Reddit, Kirkhope responded to a fan question enquiring whether he and other developers of the original Banjo-Kazooie were working on a spiritual successor to the game. Kirkhope replied that while a character had been “drawn up” and a “demo level type thing” was created, the project fell apart as everyone had “other jobs”.

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The PlayStation Now beta has been updated to include game rental options, IGN reports.

As previously rumoured, the service will let users stream rented titles for one, seven or 30 days, although prices have yet to be confirmed. Alternatively, users will be able to pay for full PS Now library access via a yet to be revealed subscription fee.

Sony will launch the service in North America this summer.

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