Morning DLC: Video Games News And Rumors 12/16/13


"China, the land where game consoles are currently still in a quasi-banned state, the console wars pretty much haven’t started yet. Gray market imports of both PlayStation 4s and Xbox Ones are slowly trickling in, but it seems that, after all, the scales might tip in Microsoft’s favour.According to an article published by one of China’s largest tech sites Sohu IT, Luo Jiangchun, CEO of online video service Funshion, revealed that the Xbox One will be available in China in 2014 during a marketing and advertising strategy meeting last week . Luo stressed that for 2014, Funshion will work on the Chinese version of the Xbox One. He also said that the company will also be ready to take on more video games-related advertisers."


"Batman: Arkham Origins has a new multiplayer mode – an asymmetrical 3v3v1 last man standing affair.The new mode is called Hunter, Hunted and can be accessed now on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 through Batman: Arkham Origins’ multiplayer menu.Warner Bros. is hosting a double credits event to celebrate the new mode’s release; the extra rewards kick off at 6:00PM AEST on Tuesday 17."


"Call of Duty Ghosts narrowly topped the UK all formats all prices chart during the week ended December 14.Activision’s shooter sold just 600 copies more than second placed FIFA 14 to retain the No.1 spot for the third consecutive week, according to retail monitor Chart-Track.Retail promotions helped Lego Marvel Superheroes jump three spots to No.3, while Battlefield 4 and Assassin’s Creed 4 each dropped one place to round off the top five."