Welcome to our weekly news digest, where you’ll find the latest piecemeal updates about Netflix’s Witcher series and Cyberpunk 2077, and also other things that happened in PC gaming. There was a lot of news this week—but it never really slows down—so let’s dive in.
Yet another Valve rumor has come from a Dota 2 update, which sometimes contain references to clearly non-Dota things.
• GTA Online’s casino update is out next week
You can get a free penthouse if you’re a Twitch Prime subscriber. Otherwise, we expect they’ll cost a lot of GTA bucks.
• Chinese FF14 players are eating inhuman piles of KFC to earn Chocobos
It seems they didn’t want people to buy the family-sized meals for the code and then throw them out, so you have to eat them to get one. Some brave gamers have decided to take the challenge on alone.
• Cyberpunk 2077 will have a ‘hardcore mode’ with no UI, but not Lady Gaga
I’m not sure how the rumor that Lady Gaga would be in Cyberpunk got started, but there you go, it’s not true. Samuel’s tweet about Cyberpunk news hasn’t entirely come to pass yet, but there are still quite a few weeks before its release date: