Announcing the Bonus Bayld Campaign!

 If you've been finding yourself behind in your bayld acquisition, or needn't to do some major work in the area of battlefields, then you're in luck. Starting Tuesday, December 2nd, through to Thursday, December 18th, three simultaneous campaigns will be running in FFXI. Those in need of bayld will see amounts from the three types of reives doubled, while those wanting to participate in "Burning Circle" style battlefields will not only see seal and crest drops increase, but also the implementation of various rewards upon killing specific monsters in some of these fights!

Which campaign do you like the most? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

New Linkshell and Log Window Functions

 Do you hate needing to bounce back and forth between linkshells you're using? Find it irritating whenever you lose someone's comment amidst a sea of combat log lines? Your problems are soon to be alleviated, for in the upcoming December version update of Final Fantasy XI, the linkshell and log window systems will be adjusted. It will be possible to equip and utilize two linkshells simultaneously, as well as have two separate log windows open at the same time!

What are your feelings on these two system changes? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

New Job Enhancements: Gifts

 Have you maxed out your favorite job with the job point system? Then you're in luck, for in the upcoming December version update of Final Fantasy XI, a new enhancement system is to be implemented to take advantage of your progress! This new system, known as Gifts, adds a variety of bonuses to a job, ranging from performance boosts to the ability to equip unique "Superior" equpment, based on the number of job points allocated to them!

What are your feelings on the new Gifts system? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

 

PlayStation Plus December Game Collection

December is breezing in and with it is a fresh batch of free PlayStation Plus games! The collection features several games for the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita, available beginning on December 2nd.

Xbox: December's Free Games

Microsoft's Games with Gold program has some great offers for Xbox Live members in December!

SOE Black Friday Sale

Sony Online Entertainment has announced a one-day double Station Cash sale on Black Friday! This Friday, November 28th, when you buy Station Cash on the web, in-game, or with an SOE Game Card, the amount of Station Cash you get will be doubled! Double Station Cash will only awarded between 12:00am PT (U.S.) to 11:59:59pm PT, so don’t miss out!

Naturaly there will be in-game Marketplace deals on Cyber Monday, and special deals for All-Access Members that have yet to be announced. Stay tuned over the weekend for more information!

Fine Print: Cyber Monday deals and All Access member benefits apply only to SOE titles currently included in All Access. Promotion does not include Landmark, Dragon’s Prophet, or DC Universe Online (PSN Version).

The Steam Autumn Sale Has Begun!

The Steam Autumn (Exploration) Sale has begun! Like past sales, it features daily deals (new ones every day) and new this year is a personalized Exploration Sale page. Check up on your wishlist or just browse through Steam's catalogue from now through 10am PT on December 2nd!

Defiance's Aftermath Update is Now Live

The free Aftermath update launched yesterday for Defiance, focusing on the events that follow the events of Season 2 on the SyFy TV show.

Welcome, ark hunters, to The Aftermath – a game update packed with new enemies, Pursuits, Contracts, and missions that pick up where Season 2 left off. As massive Grid Inquisitors and Votanis Assassins threaten life on the New Frontier, the Pilgrims of the Guiding Light prepare to throw the entire world into chaos.

Dark Souls II DLC Slated for Spring 2015

Dark Souls II will release its upcoming DLC pack, Scholar of the First Sin, across all platforms on April 7, 2015. The new DLC will include the three previously released DLC packs—Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the Ivory King—along with new NPCs to offer an even deeper storyline, improved graphics, and additional gameplay features and enhancements.

Hearthstone Deck Tech: Slow Grind Mill

HS Spacewizard is back with another Hearthstone Deck Tech, helping players get an edge each week as he builds, tests and breaks down a new deck.