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News Days Gone Patch 1.11 Cleans Up Minor Issues in PS4 Exclusive
Progression issues fixed
Days Gone may have released in a sub-optimal state, but Sony Bend has been pretty efficient at cleaning up issues. And that progress has continued, with the release of patch v1.11 earlier today. The update – which is effectively a hot fix – cleans up some minor progression and interface bugs, as outlined below. Days...
News Days Gone's Free DLC Starts Today with New Survival Difficulty Mode
Challenges in two weeks
Days Gone has just detailed its first batch of upcoming DLC, which kicks off today with the new survival difficulty mode. It's available for download right now, weighing in at 16GB. Then, on 20th June, challenges become a part of the Days Gone experience. Rotating on a weekly basis, these will test your shooting, driving,...
Soapbox Days Gone Is the Biggest 180 I've Ever Done on a Video Game
Liam actually likes Days Gone now
Had you told me a week ago that I would be thoroughly enjoying the Days Gone experience in seven days' time, I'd assume you had gotten me mixed up with someone else. I couldn't stand the opening handful of hours, but the more I forced myself to play it, my opinion began to change. You may have picked up on that...
News Gigantic Days Gone 1.09 Patch Fixes Progression Issues, Glitches, and Improves Performance
Fixes stutters and lag
Days Gone has just received another update, and boy is this a hefty one. Clocking in at a mammoth 13GB, it's the game's biggest patch yet, but it includes some welcome fixes and improvements. The patch notes for the 1.09 update are as follows: Fixed Progression Issues Added fixes for crashing issues with Days Gone...
News Days Gone Patch 1.08 Released, Fixes Progress-Halting Bugs and Audio Issues
Bend Studio to release fewer, bigger patches
It feels as though Days Gone has had a heck of a lot of patches, doesn't it? Bend Studio has been pushing out updates for the PlayStation 4 exclusive in quick succession, attempting to put an end to what seems to be a long list of problems. Two weeks after the last update, it's released patch 1.08, which...
News Days Gone Composer Nathan Whitehead Talks Nature and Cymbals in New Video Interview
Gone, but not forgotten
Bend Studio's Days Gone has been doing impressively well when it comes to sales, and this success seems to be translating into more coverage. We did an interview with the game's composer Nathan Whitehead recently, and it seems as though Sony's own team is following a similar t
News Days Gone Passes Lifetime Sales of God of War, The Last Guardian in Japan
It’s perhaps something of a surprise considering the subject matter, but Days Gone is a smash hit in Japan. The apocalyptic open worlder – which has topped the local sales charts for a second consecutive week, according to Famitsu – has now moved more physical copies than God of War, Detroit: Become Human, and The La
News Days Gone's Debut Outpaces God of War in Japan
More or less matches Horizon: Zero Dawn
It’s no secret that Days Gone is selling absurdly well, but few could have expected the title to do quite this well in Japan. The biker-themed open worlder managed to sell a sensational 114,319 units in its first two days available at retail, according to data from Famitsu magazine. This is more than double...
Interview Freaking Out with Days Gone Composer Nathan Whitehead
This music comes for you
Love it or hate it, Sony’s biggest new exclusive Days Gone has had a downright terrific launch, coming hot out of the gates. We recently got the chance to chat with the title’s composer Nathan Whitehead about his work, and his first time as lead composer on a video game. Push Square: One of Day’s Gone’s most...
News Days Gone Patch 1.07 Released Following Reported Crashing Issues
That was fast
Yesterday, Bend Studio released a new patch for its recently released PlayStation 4 exclusive, Days Gone, taking the game to version 1.06. Unfortunately, the update seemed to be causing hard crashes for many players, preventing them from continuing their adventures through post-apocalyptic Oregon. It seems the team was quick to catch...
Poll Did You Buy Days Gone? And Are You Enjoying It?
Get your freak on
Come on, you knew this was going to be a poll sooner or later. With Days Gone launching last week on PlayStation 4, we're here to ask if you bought Sony's latest exclusive. While critic reviews haven't been stellar, we're still seeing a lot of positive buzz surround the game on social media and across various forums. We've also...
News Days Gone's 1.06 Patch Is Reportedly Crashing Some PS4s
Some can't reach the main menu
Days Gone's 1.06 patch has just been made available on PS4, with the simple note of "Bug fixes". However, it may have done more harm than good as multiple users on Reddit are reporting multiple system crashes after downloading the update. While it doesn't seem to be affecting everyone, a handful of players have...
News Days Gone's Physical Launch the Largest of the Year in UK
Bigger than Resident Evil, Kingdom Hearts, and The Division
Physical sales of Days Gone are larger than any other game released this year in the UK, according to Eurogamer.net. Despite launching on a Friday and being a brand new intellectual property from a studio making its PlayStation 4 debut, the adventures of Deacon St. John have managed to...
News Days Gone Patch 1.05 Improves Performance and Squashes Bugs
A horde of fixes
Days Gone finally arrived last week, and while we rather like Bend Studio's action survival game, it's fair to say the PlayStation 4 exclusive has its share of technical issues. Open world titles tend to fall down in this area, and this is the studio's first crack at a home console release for some time. Still, it'd be nice to have...
Guide Days Gone - Tips and Tricks for Beginners
Hints for surviving a deadly open world
Days Gone features a harsh apocalyptic open world, and you’re going to need help if you hope to stay alive. In this guide, we’re going to share some tips and tricks which should prevent you from becoming Freaker food. Whether it’s managing your bike or scavenging the right resources, here’s everything...
News Sucker Punch Posts Some Sweet Ghost of Tsushima and Days Gone Crossover Art
Bring on the freakers
Don't you just love this trend of game developers posting cool crossover art to help celebrate the work of their pals? This time, we've got inFAMOUS developer Sucker Punch throwing out a Ghost of Tsushima and Days Gone mashup over on Twitter. It shows the former's main character, Jin, standing back to back with the latter's...
Guide Days Gone - How to Knock Down 12 Anarchist Cairns
Go kick rocks
How do you knock down 12 anarchist cairns in Days Gone? One of the collectible types in Days Gone will see you knocking down 12 anarchist cairns, which are represented in the open world as small bundles of stones. To knock them down, you must simply push the square button to trigger an animation. Kicking them all down unlocks the...
Guide Days Gone - Where to Find Scrap, Ammo, Fuel, and Med Kits
Locations for all essential resources
Where can you find scrap, ammo, fuel, med kits, and other essential resources in Days Gone? As an apocalyptic open worlder, you’re going to spend a lot of time in the Oregon outback hunting for supplies. Fail to adequately prepare for each encounter, and Deacon St. John will find himself Freaker fodder fairly...
News Days Gone Details Free Post-Launch DLC, Including Challenges and New Difficulty Mode
Multiple content drops coming in June
Days Gone is only two days away from release now, meaning some of your pre-orders are likely being prepared for dispatch. The base game you receive on 26th April isn't the be all and end all of the Sony Bend experience though, as multiple free content drops are set to extend the life of the game past launch and...
Guide Days Gone FAQ - Everything You Need to Know
All your questions answered
Days Gone is the ambitious action game from Sony Bend, and it's heading to PS4 very soon. As preparation is key to surviving in a post-apocalyptic world, we've put together this FAQ in order to answer any lingering questions you may have about this upcoming title. While the game is still a few months away, plenty of...
News Days Gone Pre-Load Is Available Now on PS4
Two days to go(ne)
Days Gone is fast approaching. We've now only a couple of days to wait until Bend Studio's ambitious open world survival game is released, and it feels like enthusiasm for the PlayStation 4 exclusive has been on an upswing. For those that have the title pre-ordered via PlayStation Store, good news: you can now pre-load it onto...
News Days Gone Has Some Seriously Impressive Snow
There’s plenty to be excited about in Days Gone, but its snow simulation may just be the most realistic ever. On the surface, there’s not much to this video: it consists of six minutes of Deacon St. John standing out in the cold. But if you let it play, you’ll notice how the scene gradually begins to change, as snow sticks to...
News Sony's Flogging Days Gone Harder Than a Freaker Who Keeps Getting Back Up
Alive and kicking
Days Gone has been the apple of Sony’s eye for a good six months now, and the publisher continues to find new ways to create promotional videos ahead of launch. This latest clip is billed as a gameplay trailer, but in essence it’s 30 seconds of YouTube pre-roll designed to push pre-orders as the title shuffles agonisingly close...
News Days Gone Counts Down to Launch with Free Theme and Avatar Pack in the US
No freebies for EU accounts
We'll all be playing Days Gone in exactly a week's time, and Sony is counting down to that fact with a free theme and avatar pack. This is a gift that is currently only available overseas in the US and Canada, meaning that those residing in Europe and the UK, such as ourselves, are out of luck. Follow this link and...
News Days Gone Will Eat a Whopping Portion of Your PS4's Hard Drive
Days Gone is a monster in pretty much every sense of the word, with the title taking up an outstanding 67GB of hard drive space. This is the full size of the title once its day one patch has been installed, which itself is around 20GB. Considering the sheer amount of pre-rendered video that’s in the game, it’s not an enormous...
Feature Days Gone PS4 Reviews Will Rev Up a Day Prior to Launch
When does the Days Gone review embargo lift?
It’s been a long wait, but Sony Bend will finally make its PlayStation 4 debut with Days Gone later this month – and we can confirm that we’ve already spent a good 10 hours on the back of protagonist Deacon St John’s bike. While we can’t share any impressions from the final build just yet, you...
News See a Few More Minutes of Days Gone PS4 Pro Gameplay in New Video
And learn some facts too
It's April already, which means we can say that Days Gone is out this month. The year sure is flying by, isn't it? Bend Studio's open world survival game has come on leaps and bounds since we first laid eyes on it, and in this latest footage courtesy of PlayStation Access, it's looking pretty impressive. We also learn a...
News Days Gone Ad Questions Who the One Bullet Is For
The strong, the weak, or the helpless?
It looks like the final marketing push prior to release for Days Gone is in full swing as Sony releases one more advertisement for the zombie shooter launching at the end of this month. Viewable above, the ad questions who protagonist Deacon St. John's final bullet is for. The strong, the weak, or the...
News Days Gone Avoids Downgrade with Significant Visual Buffs
Final version has come a long way
It’s a tale as old as time itself: game is announced and then gets downgraded. How many times have we seen it this generation alone? Watch Dogs, The Division, ANTHEM… The list goes on and on and on. Days Gone is a rare case, then – a title that’s actually improved as it gets closer to launch, rather than...
State of Play Days Gone Story Trailer Sets the Scene for a Harsh World
Freaker on a leash
There’s no question that Days Gone’s trailers have been getting better the closer we get to launch, and this latest one may be the apocalyptic open worlder’s best yet. There’s nothing you haven’t seen before here: protagonist Deacon St. John still has his baseball cap, and everyone seems terribly distressed about the...
News Days Gone Looks Like Another Achievable PS4 Platinum Trophy
Sony has mastered the art of excellent Trophy design in recent years, with Horizon: Zero Dawn, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and God of War all serving up entertaining Platinums. And it looks like the upcoming Days Gone will be no different, with its list of leaked trinkets looking achievable – without being obnoxious like some games. Posted...
News Days Gone Details Its Seriously Impressive Photo Mode
So many options
PlayStation 4 exclusives sure love their photo modes, don't they? Next in line for release, Days Gone will naturally have its own screenshot-snapping feature, and it's especially in-depth. Detailed on the PlayStation Blog, it sounds pretty impressive. "From the Characters panel, users can toggle character and bike visibility as well...
News Days Gone Will Get Post-Launch DLC, But Details Are Underwraps
The world will keep coming for you
While it hasn’t applied to every first-party game, we’ve rather enjoyed Sony’s DLC strategy this generation. Games like Horizon: Zero Dawn and Marvel’s Spider-Man have been expanded with enormous add-on packs, and it sounds like there will be more content coming to Days Gone after its release on 26th April...
News PlayStation Goes Hard on Captain Marvel Advertising
Sony's own infinity stones
If you're making the trip to a local cinema over the weekend for Captain Marvel, you may be in for more of a PlayStation 4-based feast than you were originally expecting. Marvel's first female-lead superhero film features multiple trailers for already released and upcoming PS4 games in the ad roll that plays prior to the...
News Days Gone Development Is Complete Ahead of April Launch on PS4
Days Gone gold
The next PS4 exclusive from Sony's Worldwide Studios is ready to go. Development has officially wrapped on Days Gone, the open world survival game from Bend Studio, achieving the status known as having gone gold. The team, pictured in the above tweet, has reached this milestone in plenty of time ahead of the game's 26th April...
Hands On Days Gone Has Some of the Flashiest Menus on PS4
One thing we can be confident of: Days Gone has awesome menus. We haven’t waxed lyrical about a title’s user interface since the hazy days of Persona 5, but Sony Bend’s upcoming open world survival horror does have a pretty nifty pause screen. You can bring it up by pushing the touchpad or by swiping in one of four directions,...
Interview Sony Bend on Open Worlds and Deacon St. John in Days Gone
Plus, could Syphon Filter return?
John Garvin has worked at Sony Bend for an eternity, shipping titles such as Syphon Filter, Resistance Retribution, and Uncharted: Golden Abyss. But with the release of Days Gone this year, the Oregon-based outfit is arguably undertaking its biggest endeavour yet. We caught up with the veteran writer to chat about...
Hands On Can Days Gone Keep Sony's First-Party Streak Alive?
Three hours with Bend's biker horror
Guerrilla Games got a lot of credit when it transitioned from the linear Helghan corridors of Killzone: Shadow Fall to the vast open expanses of Horizon: Zero Dawn, but Sony Bend may be making one of the biggest leaps in gaming history with its all-new apocalyptic intellectual property Days Gone. For the past 15...
News Sounds Like There's a Lot of Cutscenes in Days Gone's Lengthy Campaign
Six hours of them
Bend Studio's fast approaching PS4 exclusive Days Gone is looking fairly promising in its most recent trailers, and we certainly hope it's good. If we're to play this open world survival action game for about 30 hours, it'll need to hold our attention. Apparently, a decent chunk of play time will be taken up with cutscenes,...
News Days Gone PS4 Press Tour Goes on the Road
Here today, gone tomorrow
Sony’s generally been very good this generation at taking its titles on tour just prior to release, and Days Gone is the latest PlayStation 4 exclusive to get a global blowout. All around the world, the platform holder is hosting events showcasing the Bend developed open worlder, with critics able to get hands on with the...
News You Can Stream Days Gone's Theme Song on Spotify
Hell or high water
Did you enjoy the song in the new Valentine’s Day themed Days Gone trailer at all? Well, it’s now available for streaming on Spotify – or your preferred music delivery service, of course. The country rock song is called Hell or High Water, and it’s been written and performed by singer songwriter Billy Raffoul. In case you...
News Days Gone's Deacon Remembers His Wedding Day in Dramatic Trailer
If there was ever any doubt, this new Days Gone trailer confirms that Sony Bend’s very much making an exclusive PlayStation game. The two minute clip, which has been teased for the past week, shows protagonist Deacon St. John arrive at a rundown church, only to recall his nuptials with his spouse Sarah during happier times. Yes,...
News This Is How Days Gone's Multiplayer May Have Looked
World War Z introduces competitive multiplayer suite
Days Gone is a single player only experience, but World War Z developer Saber Interactive has gone on record claiming that it pitched a mode to Sony which was declined. This is probably what it would have looked like: players versus players versus zombies. The clip reveals a class-based...
News Days Gone PS4 Screenshots Show Deacon with His Bride-to-Be
Love is in the air, and with Valentine’s Day around the corner, Sony’s taking the opportunity to showcase some new… Days Gone screenshots? You may recall the platform holder sending wedding invitations out to press, welcoming them to the upcoming nuptials of Deacon and Sarah St. John. We speculated that the organisation may...
News Sony Is Inviting Press to Days Gone Protagonist Deacon's Wedding
You'd have to be a Freaker not to attend
Sony’s been inviting European media outlets to the wedding of Deacon and Sarah from Days Gone, which will be held on 13th February – on YouTube, apparently. Obviously this is a Valentine’s Day-themed marketing stunt, which is probably going to conclude in some kind of story trailer. It’s safe to...
News See the Numerous Threats and Freaker Types in Latest Days Gone PS4 Trailer
Fight for your life
Sony has just rolled out another overview trailer for its upcoming PS4 exclusive title, Days Gone. This new video talks us through the various enemies Deacon will face as he explores the post-apocalyptic open world. The short version is, basically everyone and everything is out to get you. Freakers is a catch-all term for the...
News Days Gone's Amazon UK Exclusive Steelbook Looks Sexy
Days Gone’s latest batch of trailers have really renewed interest in the long-awaited PlayStation 4 exclusive, so it’s probably a good time for Amazon UK to reveal its exclusive steelbook case. The crimson red box includes a silhouette of protagonist Deacon St. John, as well as the game’s logo faded over the top. Here’s a better...
News New Days Gone Video Highlights the Importance of Your Drifter Bike
Riding the broken road
From the moment Days Gone was announced, Deacon's motorbike was highlighted as an important part of the gameplay. It's your only means of transportation in the hostile open world, so you're going to want to take good care of it. In the latest trailer for the PS4 exclusive, we learn a little more about how to do this...
News Days Gone Puts a Frightening Number of Freakers on Screen
More than 300 is considered small
Here’s a Days Gone demo played by a member of Sony Bend’s development team, as protagonist Deacon St. John is tasked with taking out a gigantic horde of the undead – or Freakers, as they’re known in the title’s lore. This is an old build – the same as the one shown to Game Informer earlier in the year...
News Days Gone PS4 Pre-Order Bonuses and Special Editions Detailed
We haven't heard all that much about Days Gone since Game Informer's gameplay blowout, so it's about time Sony started talking about its upcoming PS4 exclusive. Not only have we been treated to a decent new trailer for the game, but Sony has gone through all the pre-order details