Mandatory Gaming Fails of the Week 5/17/2019

Friday has finally rolled around, which means it’s time for your Mandatory Gaming Fails of the Week round-up. This is where we compile all of the big video game fails that happened over the last seven days, and give them the spotlight that they deserve (but probably don’t want). If you find yourself wanting more content like this, be sure to visit But now, let’s jump into those fails!

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Forza Horizon 4 glitch can wipe out players perks

Back in the days of corruptible memory cards and hard drives, a loss of save data was a common, yet still devastating, occurrence. Fast forward to today, where cloud storage is everywhere, and players don’t really have to worry. That is, assuming that they aren’t playing Forza Horizon 4, which boasts a glitch that can wipe out a player’s perks.

New Splinter Cell ‘reveal’ claimed to be a joke

After The Division 2 Creative Director Julian Gerighty tweeted out that he was “working on the next #SplinterCell,” alongside a photo of other notable Ubisoft directors, people began to believe that this meant a new Splinter Cell game was coming, despite the underwhelming reveal. It turns out that Gerighty was joking, Ubisoft eventually clarified.

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Epic Store games removed during ‘Mega Sale,’ prices changed on others

The Epic Games Store has launched its “Mega Sale,” slashing the prices of a wide range of titles. However, some of the initially featured games were quickly removed from the sale section, or had their price adjusted. This caused a lot of confusion for players looking to take advantage of the store’s first major sale event.

Skull and Bones delayed, Ubisoft working on 3 unannounced AAA titles

If you were looking forward to Skull and Bones launching anytime soon, it ain’t happening. Ubisoft has announced that the game has been delayed and will not be appearing at E3 2019.

On the brighter side, Ubisoft also revealed that they are working on three unknown AAA titles, in addition to the recently announced Ghost Recon: Breakpoint.