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Xbox Games with Gold January 2021 lineup includes combat and zombies

Xbox Games with Gold January 2021 lineup includes combat and zombies

Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for January 2021, giving players a look at what they'll soon be able to download for free. The titles will be available to subscribers who have the Xbox One or Xbox Series S/X consoles -- according to Microsoft, the games are collectively valued at $79.96 USD.

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Among Us just landed on Xbox Game Pass for PC

Among Us just landed on Xbox Game Pass for PC

Xbox Game Pass has had a pretty big December thus far, but today might just be the biggest day of the month for it. One of the most popular games of the year - Among Us - is going live on Xbox Game Pass for PC today, and though it's hard to imagine that there are people who want to play it but don't already own it, there has to be some people out there who fit that description, right?

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EA Play integration with Xbox Game Pass for PC delayed

EA Play integration with Xbox Game Pass for PC delayed

Earlier this year, EA Play joined Xbox Game Pass, making its debut in the console version of Microsoft's subscription service. If you own Xbox Game Pass on console (or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate), you can download many of the games that are included in EA Play as part of your subscription. While the plan was to roll out EA Play integration for the PC version of Xbox Game Pass this month, unfortunately plans have changed.

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Skyrim helps Xbox Game Pass close out December strong

Skyrim helps Xbox Game Pass close out December strong

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that was acquiring ZeniMax Media for a whopping $7.5 billion. This has pretty big implications for ZeniMax's studios and properties - for instance, we're not sure if big series like The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, DOOM, and Wolfenstein will be Xbox (and PC) exclusives moving forward. What we do know is that many of ZeniMax's games will be available through Xbox Game Pass, as they've already started appearing on the service.

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate cloud gaming (beta) headed to iOS and PC

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate cloud gaming (beta) headed to iOS and PC

Microsoft announced that the next place cloud gaming (beta) with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is headed is iOS. Right alongside this system's next (mobile) appearance is the Windows PC drop through the official Xbox app. The iOS version of the experience will - unfortunately - be limited to a mobile web browser... but it might be fine anyway.

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Xbox Game Pass ends 2020 with a bang: What you’re getting

Xbox Game Pass ends 2020 with a bang: What you’re getting

It's been a big year for Xbox Game Pass between the roll out of game streaming to the integration of EA Play earlier in the year. It looks like Microsoft is will close out the year with a bang for Xbox Game Pass, as today the company detailed a number of new games that are heading to the service in the first half of December. On top of that, it seems Microsoft is running a promotion on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for those who have never been subscribed before.

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PS5 could get an Xbox Game Pass rival after all

PS5 could get an Xbox Game Pass rival after all

It isn't exactly a secret that the PlayStation 4 took the crown in the previous generation, with the Xbox One playing second fiddle to it throughout. Microsoft had a hard time pulling together the sales to compete with Sony in the previous generation, but the fact that the Xbox One lagged behind the PlayStation 4 led to the launch of Xbox Game Pass, a subscription-based gaming service that has been warmly received by gamers across Xbox One and PC.

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Xbox Series X Review – Console as time machine

Xbox Series X Review – Console as time machine

Xbox Series X is a doorway to the next generation in console gaming. Xbox Series X also launched with the ability to play the vast majority of Xbox games (Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One), making the lot look and feel better in the process. It might seem to most that buying a new Xbox is a foregone conclusion - of course, why not? The question isn't if, but when, and why?

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Xbox Game Pass is about to get a ton of games

Xbox Game Pass is about to get a ton of games

As we close out the month, Microsoft has revealed a ton of new games that will heading to Xbox Game Pass in the final week of October and the first week of November. There are 13 games in all hitting the service over the next two weeks, with a 14th title going live later in November. As always, availability between console, PC, and Android will vary from game to game, but a number of them will be available on all three platforms.

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Xbox touch controls make mobile cloud gaming feel more natural

Xbox touch controls make mobile cloud gaming feel more natural

Microsoft is really pushing its Xbox game streaming, both with "local" Remote Play as well as cloud gaming via Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, previously known as Project xCloud. But while the likes of Google's Stadia initially aimed from TVs via the Chromecast, Xbox cloud gaming prioritized a more mobile experience. Gaming on smartphones, however, doesn't always have the same feel, especially when there are no physical controllers available. That's why Xbox is now rolling out its new Touch Controls to improve its cloud game streaming experience with a twist.

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LucasArts game classics like Grim Fandango heading to Xbox Game Pass

LucasArts game classics like Grim Fandango heading to Xbox Game Pass

In addition to the other Xbox Game Pass additions arriving this month, Microsoft has announced that its video game subscription service will also be getting a handful of LucasArts classics just in time for Halloween. These are, of course, the remastered versions of the classic games, which originally launched for platforms like DOS, classic Mac OS, and early versions of Windows.

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Xbox Game Pass is ending October strong with new game additions

Xbox Game Pass is ending October strong with new game additions

Microsoft has revealed a new slate of games heading Xbox Game Pass in the second half of the month, and there are some big names on the list. There are 8 games in total, and they're being led by Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition. That'll be joining Xbox Game Pass for PC the same day it releases via Steam and the Microsoft Store: October 15th.

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