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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate gets Project xCloud streaming next month

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate gets Project xCloud streaming next month

Project xCloud has been in testing for many months at this point, and last month, Microsoft finally started talking about the streaming service's eventual release. Later this year, Microsoft said, Project xCloud would launch as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, giving subscribers game streaming without raising the monthly cost of Ultimate. That all sounded great, but Microsoft didn't tell us when we could expect xCloud support to go live.

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Microsoft Store gets some big changes in Xbox One beta

Microsoft Store gets some big changes in Xbox One beta

It looks like there's a big redesign for the Microsoft Store on the way to Xbox One users. Microsoft will begin testing this new store this week, and it's making some hefty promises about its improvements over the original store. As is usually the case with these Microsoft tests, only a few will be able to take it for a spin right away - the rest of us will have to wait until Microsoft rolls it out to more users.

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Halo classics getting crossplay features, Infinite multiplayer to be free

Halo classics getting crossplay features, Infinite multiplayer to be free

The past few days have been great for fans of the Halo franchise. Of course, there's the shadow of Halo Infinite looming over the horizon but that's still a few months away at best. In the meantime, those fans can relive the good old days but with some slight twists. Thanks to the Master Chief Collection, the classic Halo titles are getting more than just a fresh coat of paint but new capabilities like crossplay between PCs and Xbox consoles.

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Halo Infinite devs respond to campaign demo graphics complaints

Halo Infinite devs respond to campaign demo graphics complaints

Last week, 343 Industries gave us our first real look at Halo Infinite's campaign during Microsoft's big Xbox Series X game showcase. In the week since then, there's been a lot of discussion about Halo Infinite's graphics and a decent amount of that discussion has been negative. In short, many players were less than impressed by what they saw in that demo, and a number of them have voiced their concerns about the game through social media.

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Battletoads reboot Xbox Game Pass, Steam release date confirmed

Battletoads reboot Xbox Game Pass, Steam release date confirmed

Today we've got official word that Battletoads will be released with Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One, Windows 10 PC, and Steam. To be clear, here, this is a NEW game called Battletoads. This is the first time Battletoads have appeared as the main heroes in new game in a whopping 26 years. The most recent release of Battletoads otherwise was the 1994 game Battletoads Arcade!

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Marvel’s Avengers beta detailed: How to join

Marvel’s Avengers beta detailed: How to join

We're quickly closing in on the release date for Marvels' Avengers from Crystal Dynamics, and today, the company has shared its plans for the upcoming beta as well as detailing what will happen after launch. As previously announced, Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix will be hosting multiple betas throughout the month of August, and while access will be limited during some of the dates, the good news is that everyone will get a chance to check the game out.

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Razer Halo Infinite gaming gear releases set for Xbox Series X, PC

Razer Halo Infinite gaming gear releases set for Xbox Series X, PC

Halo Infinite will be released attached to an array of gaming accessories made by Razer this holiday season. Razer announced their partnership with 343 Industries this week. Razer and 343 Industries did not yet reveal the specific products that'd be released in this collaborations, but we can make a few assumptions based on collaborations Razer's done in the past.

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Xbox Games with Gold for August go heavy on classic Xbox nostalgia

Xbox Games with Gold for August go heavy on classic Xbox nostalgia

Yesterday, Sony revealed the PlayStation Plus free games lineup for August, and now Microsoft is following suit. Today the company revealed the Xbox Live Games with Gold for the month of August, and we've got something of a strange sight: not a single Xbox 360 game is included. It isn't often that happens, but nevertheless, August's Games with Gold lineup is comprised of two Xbox One games and two Xbox games.

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Dragon Quest XI Definitive Edition confirmed for Xbox One and PC

Dragon Quest XI Definitive Edition confirmed for Xbox One and PC

Dragon Quest XI is a game that's managed to stay in the public eye for a couple of years at this point. Originally released for the 3DS and PlayStation 4 in Japan in 2018, the game came to western shores later that year with a new PC version in tow. A couple of years later, Square Enix launched a definitive version - dubbed Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition - for the Nintendo Switch, allowing the release cycle for Dragon Quest XI to begin anew.

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Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time game for consoles and PC detailed

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time game for consoles and PC detailed

Samurai Jack is returning, but not in the form of a TV show. The animation is wrapped up, but the character lives on in a new game from Adult Swim called Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time. The game will be available on PC and all of the major gaming consoles, including the Nintendo Switch. Details on the game's availability were released this week alongside a trailer that shows off gameplay and more.

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Halo Infinite box art revealed ahead of Xbox Series X game showcase

Halo Infinite box art revealed ahead of Xbox Series X game showcase

Tomorrow is a big day for the Xbox Series X, as Microsoft is planning to reveal a slate of first-party games in development for the next-generation console. One of the games that we know will be on display tomorrow is Halo Infinite, which is releasing later this year on Xbox One and as a launch title for Xbox Series X. Today, ahead of Microsoft's games showcase, 343 Industries has revealed the box art for Halo Infinite.

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Rocket League announces free-to-play shift, eventual removal from Steam

Rocket League announces free-to-play shift, eventual removal from Steam

Rocket League is about to go through some big changes. Following the game's fifth anniversary, developer Psyonix has announced that Rocket League is going free-to-play later this summer. Not only that, but we'll also see Psyonix implement cross-platform progression and launch the title on the Epic Games Store.

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