The biggest gaming news for October 9, 2022
FUT’s economy explodes, GMod reclaims a former competitor, and Cyberpunk 2077 runs into more scandal.
Here we again enjoy a sleepy Sunday. I don’t know about you, but I’ve definitely caught up on some sleep, so I’m behind on the latest gaming news by about 11 p.m. It’s true. I just got up half an hour ago. Anyway, let’s pick up the pace. We’ve heard that a FIFA Hero Pack error has thrown the Ultimate Team transfer market into chaos, inspiration for GMod is finally going to be released after nearly two decades, and a QA company hired to work on Cyberpunk 2077 managed to get away with some big lies. There’s more where that came from, so read on for the rest.
QA Cyberpunk 2077 contractor allegedly lied about its size and the experience of its employees
Cyberpunk 2077 has been teased for its horrible bugs and glitches. Well, there may have been more to the story as one contractor, Quantic Lab, appears to have lied about the size of the company and the experience level of its employees. “Out of a team of 30 people, I think only 10 of them had experience in quality assurance,” a company source explained. “None of the ‘experienced’ testers were over a year old.”
FIFA 23 Hero Pack Error Sends Ultimate Team Transfer Market Into Frenzy
EA messed up the price of Ultimate Team packs, causing huge swings in the Ultimate Team transfer market in FIFA 23, with players losing millions of in-game currency in the process, literally overnight. The company appears to have mistakenly released a FIFA 23 Hero Pack containing a tradable Ultimate Team Hero item that could be worth millions of coins. The pack price was incorrect though at only 25,000 coins. EA quickly realized the mistake, but not before the entire economy was thrown into chaos. Whoops.
Streamer Adriana Chechik collapses in two places after TwitchCon foam pit crash
Popular content creator Adriana Chechik apparently broke her back in two places after jumping into a foam pit at TwitchCon. “Well I broke my back in two places and am having surgery to put in a support meter rod today. Send your support,” Chechik posted after the incident on Twitter. “When it rains, It’s pouring and I’m definitely feeling the rain right now.”
The inspiration for GMod, JBMod, gets a Steam page promising a full release “soon”, 16 years later
The inspiration for GMod, JBMod, could be released at some point in the very near future, albeit 16 years behind schedule. The game just received a Steam page promising a full release “soon”. This surprised everyone, but the person behind GMod, Garry Newman, was among the first to comment. “I was actually terrified of JBMod when I was doing GMod,” Newman said on Twitter. “They always claimed they were about to make a huge exit that would make us redundant. That’s one of the reasons I worked so hard for so long to get him going so he couldn’t get caught.
Charles Martinet Says Fan Support “Touched His Heart” After Chris Pratt Mario Voice Reveal
The voice actor behind Mario, Charles Martinet, is apparently thrilled that fans of the franchise have been so pleased with his work over the years, noting how their support has been a major inspiration. “Thank you so much! Thank you everyone! Your love and kindness means more than you could ever know and really touched my heart,” Martinet remarked on Twitter. affection. Thanks.”
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