xCloud Beta Expands to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Users

Microsoft's xCloud beta expands to all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate users

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cloud gaming is going mainstream August 11th as the Microsoft xCloud beta will be expanding. Microsoft announced that the beta will be opening up August 11th to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Members with a full launch on September 15th. In a statement to The Verge, Microsoft explained they are “entering a limited beta period to …

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Xbox Games Showcase 2020 Redux

Reading Time: 5 minutes Microsoft held its Xbox Games Showcase 2020 today, released a lot of new game footage and trailers from an assortment of upcoming games. The event showed off some great gameplay footage from Halo Infinite, a trailer for The Medium, and an assortment of other titles. There was no lack of self back-patting on Xbox’s behalf, …

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Xbox Game Pass Not Coming to PlayStation

Xbox Game Pass Coming to PC

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you recall, last year Phil Spencer made mention that the Xbox team would love to see Xbox Game Pass come to every platform possible. As you can imagine, this was an ambitious dream that only the likes of a tenacious company like Microsoft could tackle. Since then, Nintendo Switch has had some minor connectivity …

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Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X

Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X

Reading Time: 2 minutes Xbox Series X launch is becoming more of a reality today as Seagate has launched it’s website for their storage expansion card for the Xbox Series X. Gamers can now sign up for more information, including release information via their site. Not a whole lot of ground breaking information was revealed, but we now have …

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Are the Cost of Games Going Up?

NBA 2K21 Price

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2K Sports just announced the price point for NBA 2K21 to be $70 for the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, making the first sign that the cost of games may be going up. This is fairly unsurprising given that the cost of games have hovered around the $59.99 mark for quite some time. The …

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming on 10 Disc Box Set

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are among the older readers in the crowd, then you, no doubt, have fond memories of acquiring (ehem, “buying”) new games or programs to use or play on a home PC/Mac. Legitimately obtained (or not), you brought that game home, (like Flight Simulator) and then had to engage in the time-consuming task of …

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Project xCloud Coming September

E3 2019 Announced Project xCloud

Reading Time: < 1 minute Project xCloud has been in beta for quite some time, and appears to be ready for the main-stream this September. If you’re not familiar with Project xCloud, this is Microsoft’s game streaming service that enables players to play Xbox games anywhere you go, and across a variety of devices. Today, Microsoft finally announced pricing for …

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Release Announced

Reading Time: 2 minutes Microsoft released final details for the release date of its upcoming latest version of Microsoft Flight Simulator. The Microsoft Flight Simulator release was announced, along with the launch of the pre-order site at Xbox.com as well as via Twitter The newest edition of the Microsoft Flight Simulator is scheduled for arrival on August 18th. It …

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Xbox Series X Leak – Project Lockhart – Digital Only

Reading Time: 2 minutes There has been a lot of talk of a digital only Xbox Series X codenamed Project Lockhart. According to recently leaked Microsoft documents on Twitter, there are two profiling modes: Anaconda and Lockhart which adds more credence to the Lockhart rumor mill. These profiles are used to emulate the actual production performance of the Xbox …

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Are “Digital Edition” Consoles Worth It?

Digital Edition Consoles Good or Bad?

Reading Time: 10 minutes Last Christmas, after experiencing the real struggle of living in a household with one Xbox, one 40 year-old video game junkie (that’s me) and one teenager video game junkie (that’s my daughter), we relented and bought my daughter a Xbox One Digital Edition (in bright white.) The benefits were immediate. No more fighting over the …

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