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This Week at Wired 27-09-2020

September 27, 2020

This Week at Wired  27-09-2020

This Week at Wired - We ruffled some feathers.

Hello again Wired fans, it's time for your weekly update of everything awesome from the world of Wired!

This week we got awesome reviews, glowing previews and high octane updates - so let's get started!

Invector reviews keep the party going

On the 9th of September we released Avicii Invector Encore Edition, adding 10 new tracks to the game and bringing the ultimate Avicii experience to Nintendo Switch for the first time.

Invector was already a firm fan favourite, and reviewed spectacularly on initial release - and the second time round the reviews for the Switch version are equally as glowing!

Here's a couple of the sentiments online :

"AVICII Invector is not only a rhythm game that nails the genre almost flawlessly, but also pays tribute to an incredibly talented musician that we lost much too soon."

"It is to Invector‘s credit that all throughout, the game feels like a joyful celebration of Tim Bergling’s music. It is a worthy tribute to a man who revitalized and reinvigorated the EDM and House music scene."


You can catch the entire review roundup thread by clicking right here!

Charity Fundraising for a Better Day

As part of our Invector release celebrations we created 5 gorgeous Switch Lites - one of which we partnered with Tiltify and mental health charity Safe In Our World to giveaway! 

So far you have raised over £1500 for Safe In Our World with your raffle entries - which is absolutely fantastic! But there is still plenty of time to enter!

Raffle entries are available to purchase for just £5, with every single penny raised being donated to Safe In Our World, the video games mental health charity. The winner will receive a custom Nintendo Switch-Lite console and copy of AVICII Invector: Encore Edition.

You can find out more about The Safe In our World Charity here : https://safeinourworld.org/

And the auction itself here : Charity Auction

GRIP brings a new update to the track!

High Octane arcade racer GRIP received a PC patch this week - bringing a host of balances and bug fixes, a new music track, as well as a new garage pack that introduces some sweet two tone paint jobs for all vehicles!

Full patch notes are below :

  • Re-balanced a bunch of the vehicles to be more competitive as per community feedback.
  • Added gradient paint jobs for all vehicles as a DLC pack
  • Added new music track by Nosfer & Urph
  • Added more decal options to every car
  • Fixed some track issues
  • Various small bug fixes

There's never been a better time to get on the track and cause vehicular mayhem - you can catch the new garage pack and update link by clicking right here!

The Falconeer Previews take to the skies

We are soaring every closer to The Falconeer Beta and some press outlets have spent a bit of quality time in the Ursee in advance!

Their preview coverage is sure to ruffle a few feathers  - here's a couple of top line comments to get you excited :

"The Falconeer is swooping in as the best Xbox Series X launch title"

"I'm excited for players to experience the curious and cryptic story for themselves, but for now, I can confidently say I can't wait to uncover the mysteries of the deep and the origins of the falconeers."

Sounds pretty incredible, right?

We've combined all the current preview coverage into one handy hub for you to get suitably hype about - which you can find by clicking right here!

If this has got you itching to strap on the back of a giant falcon and explore the Ursee - make sure you sign up to the upcoming Beta on the official Discord by clicking right here!

There's plenty more Ursee news to get excited about - but that will have to wait til next week (We know, such a tease) 

Keep an eye on our socials to catch updates as they happen!

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