FIFA 21 Has Biggest Boxed Launch Of 2021 In UK, But Switch Version Flops

FIFA is a big deal in the UK, and the launch of FIFA 21 has done big business in the UK–with some caveats. FIFA 21 is the biggest physical game launch in the UK this year, but sales are down compared to FIFA 20, and the Switch version has sold poorly.

Gamesindustry.biz is reporting that sales on FIFA 21’s boxed copies are down 42% on boxed sales of FIFA 20. There’s a few potential reasons for that–the looming next generation of systems (which will bring new versions of FIFA 21), the growth of the digital market, and the COVID-19 pandemic making players less likely to travel to a store to buy the game all factors in.

It’s unknown how well the game has sold digitally, but this is still a big launch, overtaking the launch sales of The Last of Us Part II and Animal Crossing: New Horizons (both of

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Yesse Technologies Reaches an Important Milestone In Its Parkinson’s Program And Presents Second Version Of Its Nose-On-Chip Prototype

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yesse Technologies, Inc., a New York-headquartered biotechnology company, announces the successful identification of biosensors implicated in detecting the smell associated with Parkinson’s disease and the manufacturing of its second nose-on-chip prototype developed by nanotechnology R&D partner imec, marking two important Company milestones in building the hardware to decode the sense of smell.

“Yesse Technologies has raised over $9.5M to date and has proven that the team is fit to continuously deliver on its milestones, even in the most challenging circumstances. Having the biggest technical hurdles now de-risked, we are in a perfect position to raise a Series A to take the Company to the next level,” says Dr. Charlotte D’Hulst, Co-Founder and CEO.

Through its proprietary ORion21™ genetic platform, Yesse Technologies combines the unique biology of the nose with state-of-the art silicon technology, powered by imec. Yesse Technologies’ nose-on-chip will parallel how a

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5 Reasons You Should Be Concerned About The Next-Gen Version

Are you concerned about the next-gen version of Madden 21? If not, you probably should be.

All things considered, it’s been a tough year to be a Madden fan. The franchise mode is still underdeveloped, and changes aren’t coming until November, and those only scrape the surface of fixing what ails the feature.

The game has been buggy since launch, and every patch seems to break something else with the game. It’s not exactly the most ideal environment for a brand to step into the next-generation.

As it is, when or shortly after the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are released, the next level of Madden 21 will arrive. Here’s five reasons you should, be at least a little concerned.


Current-Gen Version Has Been Buggy

If EA has had issues providing a functional version of Madden 21 on current-gen systems–despite just a few

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First version worked on more phones

The original contact-tracing app was shelved after its trial on the Isle of Wight, but its creators have continued to work on it
The original contact-tracing app was shelved after its trial on the Isle of Wight, but its creators have continued to work on it

The original NHS Covid-19 app, which was shelved, would have worked on a larger number of handsets than the app which launched in England and Wales this week, I have discovered.

VMware Pivotal, the firm behind it, has just published its software code.

It shows that it works on 97.5% of handsets, and provides more accurate measurements of contacts between users.

One expert told me the first app was better – but VMware Pivotal says it does not wish to compete.

The new app doesn’t work with a variety of older phones, including iPhones made before 2015, and Android phones not running the Android 6.0 operating system or above.

It can also generate false readings of close contacts in a third of cases.

“Compared to version two

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