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Xbox Game Pass Streaming Will Let Us Play PC Games Too

Bart Swiatek, 20 April 2021, 10:06

Responding to an Internet user's question on Twitter, Phil Spencer - the head of Xbox - noted that PC games will sooner or later be available for xCloud streaming on Xbox Game Pass. For now, however, the priority is on console titles.

The Upcoming E3 May Bring New Trailer for Fable

Przemyslaw Dygas, 17 April 2021, 15:40

It looks like we might see another trailer for the new Fable during the upcoming E3. The speculation was sparked by a tweet from Playground Games' lead animator.

This Amazing Custom PC for Flight Simulator Still Can't Run the Game in Ultra

Sodar, 16 April 2021, 21:12

Xbox France is organizing a giveaway related to Flight Simulator, in which the main prize is an unusual computer with a case shaped like an aircraft engine. Its configuration, however, is not enough to run this game in the highest details.

Sea of Thieves Season 2 in Detail

Przemyslaw Dygas, 16 April 2021, 16:31

The popular sandbox game by Rare is entering its second season. Sea of Thieves will add many rewards, new challenges and events in the game world.

Minecraft: Caves & Cliffs Update Partially Delayed

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 April 2021, 20:58

Minecraft won't get all the new features of the Caves & Cliffs Update in one go. Devs at Mojang announced that the giant update will be broken into two smaller updates, the second of which will debut much later than announced.

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update for Western Europe Available

Milosz Szubert, 14 April 2021, 13:47

Microsoft Flight Simulator has received a new update. First of all, it beautifies several regions of Western Europe - France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Age of Mythology May Soon Return

Hubert Sledziewski, 11 April 2021, 17:12

In addition to news on the Age of Empires series, Microsoft's yesterday presentation also brought hope that its spin-off, Age of Mithology, may soon return.

Age of Empires 2 and 3 Remasters Will Get New Expansions

Paul Musiolik, 11 April 2021, 17:07

Microsoft has announced new expansions for Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition. What can we expect and when will they appear?

Age of Empires 4 Launches This Fall; Extensive Gameplay Released

Hubert Sledziewski, 10 April 2021, 22:05

Today at 9:00 AM PT, Microsoft held a show, where a new extensive gameplay from the upcoming Age of Empires 4 was presented. We also learned the game's release date.

Rumor: Microsoft Negotiates Right to Publish Kojima's Next Game

Ness, 09 April 2021, 17:26

VentureBeat reports that we may soon witness a surprising transfer and Kojima Productions' latest game will be released on Microsoft's consoles.

Devs Confirm Psychonauts 2 Launch This Year

Czarus, 09 April 2021, 13:19

Lack of information about Psychonauts 2 caused some fans to worry about the game's fate. However, the title is in the works and is doing well, and its released is coming soon. At least that's what the creators claim.

Minecraft Snapshot 21w14a Adds Raw Metals

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 April 2021, 15:31

Minecraft players can check out more highlights of the upcoming Caves & Cliffs update. With Snapshot 21w14a, instead of blocks of iron, gold and copper, we will mine raw versions of these metals.

GTA 5 Returns to Xbox Game Pass

Karol Laska , 06 April 2021, 19:21

Xbox Game Pass will include another handful of titles worth checking out. Grand Theft Auto 5 will return to the platform, Zombie Army 4: Dead War is another title worth mentioning.

Microsoft Reaches for Secret Weapon to Win Over Japan - Vtubers

Bart Swiatek, 06 April 2021, 14:16

Microsoft established cooperation with popular Japanese vtubers Shishiro Botan and Himemori Luna. They will advertise Xbox Game Pass in their country.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Introduce Backward Compatibility on Android

Hubert Sledziewski, 31 March 2021, 20:50

Microsoft has announced that from today the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service enables us to play last-gen games, via backward compatibility and cloud, on mobile devices.

Games With Gold for April 2021 (i.a. Dark Void and Vikings: Wolves of Midgard)

Karol Laska , 30 March 2021, 21:16

We know what games will be available to in April as part of the Games with Gold service. Next month, subscribers will be able to test Dark Void or Vikings: Wolves of Midgard, among others.

Changes to Xbox Network - Free-to-play Will be Truly Free

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 March 2021, 16:10

Testing is underway for the next update to the Xbox Network platform, and with it comes a major change. Microsoft will finally let us play free multiplayer games without an active Xbox Live Gold subscription.

Yakuza 6 and Octopath Traveler Available on Xbox Game Pass

Paul Musiolik, 25 March 2021, 15:53

New games have been added to Xbox Game Pass. Particularly noteworthy is the debut of Octopath Traveler and Yakuza 6: The Song of Life on Microsoft's console. RPG enthusiasts will be pleased with Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.

Xbox Network Replaces Xbox Live

Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2021, 13:19

Microsoft has decided to change the name of the Xbox Live platform. From now on it will be known as Xbox Network, which should make it easier for customers to distinguish it from the Xbox Live Gold service.

Game Pass Makes Us Play More Games, Longer

Adrian Werner, 23 March 2021, 13:18

Game Pass has proven to be a big success for Microsoft. Users of this service play longer, more titles and are more willing to reach for game genres that they are unaccustomed to.

Elder Scrolls 6 May Feature Survival Mechanics and Original Magic System

Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2021, 11:34

Insider Tiffany Treadmore published some information on the sixth installment of The Elder Scrolls series. It seems that the game may see considerable changes in gameplay mechanics. These include survival elements and an original magic system, which will require us to draw signs.

STALKER 2 Devs Apologize for Xbox Indie Showcase Confusion

Ness, 20 March 2021, 18:34

STALKER 2 will be one of the games that will be shown during Friday's Xbox Indie Showcase presentation. Yesterday, the game's developers detailed what specifically we can expect, while also apologizing for causing a small misunderstanding online.

STALKER 2 Coming to Xbox Indie Showcase Next Week

Hubert Sledziewski, 18 March 2021, 20:48

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Indie Showcase, an event that will showcase over 100 indie games. There will also be trailers for several high-budget productions.

Starfield Rumored to Launch in 2021, Presentation Around E3

Adrian Werner, 18 March 2021, 12:13

Reports that Bethesda is 90% certain to show Starfield around this year's E3 have surfaced on the web. There are also chances for the game to be released later this year.

EA Play in Xbox Game Pass on PC Launching on March 18

Michael Kulakowski, 17 March 2021, 20:33

In accordance with the announcements, on March 18, Xbox Game Pass subscribers on PC will receive access to the library of games offered by EA Play. In addition to dozens of EA games, players will also have additional attractions waiting for them.

New Information on Age of Empires 4 in April [UPDATED]

Bart Swiatek, 17 March 2021, 17:29

According to VentureBeat journalist Jeff Grubb, new information about the Age of Empires series will appear in April. It is possible that it is about the release date of AoE4.

Empire of Sin, Yakuza 6, Outriders in Xbox Game Pass for March

Agnes Adamus, 16 March 2021, 19:06

We've learned the games that will appear in Xbox Game Pass in the second half of March. Among them we will find Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, Outriders, Undertale, Nier: Automata and Empire of Sin.

Fallout 4, Skyrim, Dishonored and More With FPS Boost Option on Xbox Series X|S

Agnes Adamus, 15 March 2021, 18:51

The update for five Bethesda titles on Xbox Series X|S, announced on Saturday, will hit the players today. Thanks to it we will be able to play them in 60 FPS on Microsoft consoles.

Forza Horizon 4 Reviews on Steam Improving, New Activity Record

Adrian Werner, 15 March 2021, 09:44

Forza Horizon 4 rises on Steam. Different editions of the game took two places in the list of Steam's biggest bestsellers. In addition, the title set an activity record among racing games.

Several Bethesda Games Will Get 60 FPS Patch on Xbox Series X|S

Paul Musiolik, 13 March 2021, 16:29

Microsoft has announced the release of an update for TES V: Skyrim, Fallout 4, Fallout 76, Prey and Dishonored: Definitive Edition that will enable gaming at 60 fps on Xbox Series X|S.

Console Gaming Market Grows on the Pandemic; Up 19% Over 2019

Paul Musiolik, 12 March 2021, 16:22

The video game market is one of the few that has seen a lot of growth during the pandemic. Sales in 2020 were 19% higher than 2019, crossing the $50 billion threshold.

Forza Horizon 4 With Good Launch on Steam Despite Mixed Reviews

Adrian Werner, 12 March 2021, 15:09

Forza Horizon 4 is doing very well on Steam. Players complain about technical problems, but these did not prevent the gane from recording the second best debut among racing games.

Future Bethesda Games Will be Exclusive to Game Pass Platforms

Bart Swiatek, 12 March 2021, 11:54

Phil Spencer clarified the matter of exclusivity of future Bethesda Softworks games after the studio was acquired by Microsoft last year. These titles will come out exclusively on platforms where the Xbox Game Pass service is available.

Big Announcemens From Microsoft and Bethesda Only in the Summer

Przemyslaw Dygas, 11 March 2021, 21:23

Today's conference of Microsoft and Bethesda did not reveal any information about new games. The announcements are expected in the summer.

20 Bethesda Games on Xbox Game Pass From Tomorrow

Karol Laska , 11 March 2021, 20:35

Starting tomorrow, a total of 20 Bethesda games will be available on Xbox Game Pass. We're talking about franchises such as Doom, Wolfenstein and The Elder Scrolls.

Forza Horizon 4 Available on Steam

Karol Laska , 09 March 2021, 21:16

From today, March 9, 2021, we can play one of the best rated racing games of recent years, Forza Horizon 4, on Steam.

Xbox Will Run Steam and Epic Games Store Titles, Including Death Stranding

Karol Laska , 09 March 2021, 21:15

The new version of the Microsoft Edge browser for Xbox consoles will enable us to use platforms originally intended for PC, such as Steam and Epic Games Store.

Microsoft Confirms Some Bethesda Games Will be Platform Exclusive

Milosz Szubert, 09 March 2021, 18:27

Phil Spencer, the head of the Xbox brand, announced that the process of Microsoft's acquisition of ZeniMax Media, the owner of Bethesda Softworks among others, has been officially completed. He also emphasized that some upcoming games from the catalog of the new entities of the Redmont giant will not be available on PlayStation.

New Games in Xbox Game Pass for March Revealed

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 March 2021, 11:50

We got to know the titles that are coming (or have already come) to Xbox Game Pass in March. This month the service will offer a lot for sports fans thanks to Football Manager 2021, but there will also be a treat for Star Wars fans.

The Witcher 3 and More Leaving Xbox Game Pass

Karol Laska , 02 March 2021, 18:52

Five games will soon disappear from the Xbox Game Pass. Among them is The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - one of the unquestionable hits currently available in the service.

Microsoft Tests Full HD in xCloud

Ness, 01 March 2021, 16:22

Microsoft plans to expand its xCloud streaming platform. The first screenshot showing the game running in Full HD has appeared online.

Microsoft Isn't Buying Kojima Productions, Despite Figurine on the Shelf

Ness, 24 February 2021, 16:19

Phil Spencer, the head of the Xbox brand, showed off the figurine of Ludens - Kojima Productions' mascot - placed on a shelf during his stream. This was enough to cause a sensation on the internet.

Gears of War 2 Remaster Coming Soon? Mysterious Picture Revealed [UPDATED]

Bart Swiatek, 24 February 2021, 08:38

An image posted on Gears of War's Twitter account seems to indicate an imminent announcement of a remaster of the second installment of this iconic shooter series.

Rumors Suggest Starfield Teaser in March and Launch in 2021

Adrian Werner, 23 February 2021, 12:14

Interesting speculations about Starfield appeared on the web. According to them, in March we will most likely see new materials from the game. It is also possible that the project will be released later this year.

FPS Boost Will Improve Performance of Old Games on Xbox Series X/S

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 20:34

Microsoft has revealed the first titles with support for the FPS Boost feature. It makes Far Cry 4, Watch Dogs 2 and a handful of other titles run much smoother on the Xbox Series X console than on XONE.

Google Blames ZeniMax Acquisition for Closure of Stadia's Devteams

Szarmancki, 17 February 2021, 17:59

According to a recent report from Kotaku, the closure of studios developing games for Google Stadia could have been influenced by Microsoft's buying streak and recent acquisitions of ZeniMax Media and Bethesda Softworks.

DiRT 5, Pillars of Eternity 2 and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass

Milosz Szubert, 16 February 2021, 16:57

Microsoft revealed a list of titles that will be added to Xbox Game Pass on PC and consoles by the end of this month. It includes such hits as Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire, Wreckfest, DiRT 5 and Elite Dangerous.

Dying Light 2 Devs: Microsoft Won't Take Over Techland

Bart Swiatek, 15 February 2021, 10:29

Polish company Techland has denied rumors of a possible takeover by Microsoft. The studio values its independence and does not intend to hand itself over to any publisher.

Microsoft May Consider Acquisition of Dying Light 2 Devs

Adrian Werner, 13 February 2021, 17:27

Rumors suggest Microsoft's next acquisition could be Techland, the creators of Dying Light, Dead Island and Call of Juarez.

PS5 and Xbox Series X|S Failed to Best Sales of PS4 and XOne

Ness, 12 February 2021, 15:00

Analysts at Ampere Analysis say Microsoft's latest consoles failed to beat the Xbox One's score from seven years ago, while Sony equaled PlayStation 4's achievement. Nintendo, on the other hand, broke its own record.