We’ve finally reached the glorious day of Friday, which of course means it’s time for your Mandatory Gaming Fails of the Week round-up. This is where we piece together all of the major video game fails that occurred over the last seven days, and give them the spotlight that they deserve (but probably don’t want). If you find yourself needing more content like this, be sure to visit Mandatory.com. For now, let’s jump on into the fails!
Judgment PS4 sales halted due to actor’s drug arrest
Judgment, a game which was scheduled to eventually launch in the West, has had its Japanese sales halted due to one of the character’s actors being arrested for drug use. Pierre Taki, who plays Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, is accused of using cocaine.
Resident Evil 2 mod lets players disable Mr. X
Cowards have found a way to disable the terrifying Mr. X in Resident Evil 2. PC players can install a mod to remove the unstoppable absolute unit of a man, allowing them safer passage through the game. Shameful stuff!
Apex Legends datamining addressed by Respawn, Battle Pass still M.I.A.
After allowing the hype to build up for an unreasonable amount of time, the developers of Apex Legends debunked rumors of an imminent Battle Pass launch. They also spoke about recent datamined files and how they aren’t necessarily representative of what will actually be coming to the game.
Apex Legends reconnect feature not coming, 355,000+ cheaters banned
In other Apex Legends news, developer Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that a reconnect feature won’t be coming to the game. Players who face a lot of disconnect issues will be sad to hear this.
On the plus side, at least there won’t be as many cheaters plaguing the Apex Legends servers, as over 355,000 of the scumbags have been caught and banned. Hurray!
Soulja Boy opens ‘Souljastore,’ another digital storefront selling questionable merch
The man who keeps it cranking has opened another digital storefront. The “Souljastore” moves away from gaming, instead selling apparel. There is a bit of tech available, in the form of some headphones. Needless to say, it all looks a bit dodgy.