Epic games lays off workers
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While other companies have discovered they have a skills shortage 

While other companies have disovered that firing skilled IT workers was a huge mistake,  Epic games is laying off 16 percent of its current workforce, which amounts to almost 900 employees losing their jobs.

Counter-Strike 2 is now available on Steam
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Free upgrade for CS:GO

Valve has now officially launched Counter-Strike 2, calling it the largest technical leap in Counter-Strike’s history. Built on the Source 2 engine, CS 2 brings plenty of new features including improved visuals, better smoke grenades, and most importantly, a whole new sub-tick architecture.

Microsoft dismisses Xbox leaks
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FTC case evidence is out-of-date

Software King of the World Microsoft has denied that detailed information presented to the courts on its future Xbox products were anything like an accurate leak.

Assassin's Creed Mirage PC requirements revealed
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Intel XeSS from day one, no DLSS or FSR support

Ubisoft has revealed the PC system requirements for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Mirage title. The requirements do not sound bad and it appears that the game will be decently optimized. Surprisingly, it will get optimizations for Intel Arc GPUs and 13th gen CPUs, and XeSS upscaling technology, with no mention of Nvidia DLSS or AMD FSR.

Meta pulls Oculus Quest launch titles
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It does not say why

Meta is ending support for two first-party original Oculus Quest launch titles next year without explanation.