Today we have both good and bad news for you. It seems there will be no World of Warcraft successor, but at least Bitcoin is becoming a more prevalent currency. We also have a new OnePlus One version, but it’s not for everyone.
The World of Warcraft successor was never announced, but Blizzard wasn’t quiet about it either. Titan was to be the next big hit in Blizzard’s healthy list of award-winning games. MMORPG fans will now have to keep playing the 10-year-old classic, as Titan has been canceled.
The news comes from a Polygon interview with co-founder and CEO Mike Morhaime. It turns out the company was over-confident in its MMORPG-creating skills after making WoW. Titan simply didn’t evolve into that level, even if it did “have some hooks”.
Opinion: An important factor in game development is that developers should know how to lose. That is why Blizzard has so many good games – they are not scared to slash the titles they are not confident in.
PayPal has never been shy about their excitement over Bitcoin, the legendary crypto currency that made it mainstream. Bitcoin is on its way to becoming a prevalent currency for making business, and PayPal is ready to pioneer this new era.
PayPal has just enabled Bitcoin transactions for developers selling digital products and services. The online bank has partnered with BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin to make this possible. This is only the first steps, so the integration will be slight and it only works in North America.
Opinion: Bitcoin will become an important part of the internet’s future, whether we want it to or not. The crypto currency has done miracles surviving so far. Its popularity is unbeatable.
OnePlus One’s axing of those awesome-looking back covers was sad news for everyone. After all, the swappable back covers gave the OnePlus One an immense touch of personality and customization levels.
We must move on, but before we do that OnePlus decided to give us a little something they had already prepared. A selection of back covers were fabricated before the bad news and now the Chinese manufacturer is selling these as limited edition 64 GB OnePlus Ones.
Sadly, these will only be available in China. Price is set at 2599 Yuan (about $423 USD). Customers can pre-order it tomorrow after 10 AM through JD.com.
Opinion: It was sad to see these replaceable back covers go away. We didn’t mind the bad packaging, delays and other issues, but this one really hits home for those who wanted a good level of personalization.