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Xbox Game Pass adds Destiny 2 and expansions

Xbox Game Pass adds Destiny 2 and expansions

Today Microsoft announced that Xbox Game Pass will have access to Destiny 2 and all of its expansions in the near future. The release date for Destiny 2 on Xbox Game Pass is somewhere in the month of September, that that includes Destiny 2: Shadowkeep as well as Destiny 2: Forsaken.

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Halo Infinite trailer reveals campaign gameplay with mucho Master Chief

Halo Infinite trailer reveals campaign gameplay with mucho Master Chief

Today during an Xbox Series X event, Microsoft revealed a batch of gameplay Halo Infinite. This first major trailer for Halo Infinite, specifically for "Official Campaign Gameplay" shows an expanded universe, larger than any one Halo game ever released before. Here, we begin on the 28th of May, 2560, or "167 days after we lost."

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Microsoft may “experiment” with classics in Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft may “experiment” with classics in Xbox Game Pass

Xbox head Phil Spencer spoke this week on the possibilities afforded to Microsoft with Xbox Game Pass. Much as it is with other parts of the entertainment universe with streaming music and streaming video, Xbox Game Pass allows Microsoft to see the success of a game in a new way, not just based on unit sales. Because of this, Xbox Game Pass allows Microsoft to create games they'd not otherwise have even considered developing.

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Xbox Live Gold 12-month subscription silently removed

Xbox Live Gold 12-month subscription silently removed

It seems that Microsoft is doing some light cleaning in preparation for the launch of its Xbox Series X console. It has retired the Xbox One X as well as the digital edition of the Xbox One S but it isn't just the physical products that are being retired. Apparently, even the 12-month subscription tier of Microsoft's Xbox Live Gold has been quietly eased out of the scenes, feeding rumors that Xbox Live itself might be the next one to go.

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Project xCloud join forces later this year

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Project xCloud join forces later this year

We've been waiting a long time for more details on Microsoft's Project xCloud, and today, we got them. It seems that Microsoft is gearing up to launch Project xCloud later this year, and when it does, it won't be offered as a standalone paid service. Instead, Microsoft revealed today that Project xCloud will be offered as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

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Xbox Games Showcase date and time revealed: What to expect

Xbox Games Showcase date and time revealed: What to expect

The Microsoft Xbox Series X main event - or the latest main event, that is - was revealed today with a final release date and time. This Xbox Games Showcase will show major Microsoft games aplenty - including such monsters as Halo Infinite. You'll find the event streaming from Xbox.com, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and, as ironically as possible, Twitch.

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As Mixer ends, Xbox streamers told to go to Twitch

As Mixer ends, Xbox streamers told to go to Twitch

According to Microsoft's FAQ on the matter, Xbox One users that have been using Mixer for live streaming can continue to stream "using the Twitch app." This is in stark contrast with the rest of the releases from Microsoft today on the sunsetting of Mixer and their push for Facebook Gaming. It would appear that Facebook Gaming is not immediately prepared to take on Mixer gamers that have been playing on Xbox One - for that, Microsoft doesn't mention Facebook at all.

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Mixer users get Xbox Gift Card credit for Embers: Here’s how much

Mixer users get Xbox Gift Card credit for Embers: Here’s how much

Credit will be given to users of the Microsoft Mixer game streaming platform after it closes its doors this summer and transitions to Facebook Gaming. The amount of credit a person receives will depend entirely on how much credit they have on the Mixer platform or if they've subscribed to a Mixer streamer in the month of June, 2020. If you are a Mixer streamer, you're in a different boat entirely.

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Mixer converting to Facebook Gaming, starting now

Mixer converting to Facebook Gaming, starting now

Microsoft just announced that they'd be shutting down their streaming platform Mixer, "enabling" gamers to "transition" to Facebook Gaming. The announcement came at the tail end of the WWDC 2020 Apple streaming event, while tech and gaming press were busy finishing up their first wave of coverage of Apple's event. Microsoft's announcement subtly suggested that they were "teaming up" with Facebook Gaming so that they could "make it easy for anyone in the Mixer community to join, if they choose to do so."

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Xbox One testers get DTS:X spatial sound for headphones

Xbox One testers get DTS:X spatial sound for headphones

Last week, Microsoft introduced the latest Alpha Skip-Ahead release for users participating in the program. With this version comes a number of bug fixes, as well as support for DTS:X spatial sound for headphones. The DTS Sound Unbound app isn't available on Xbox yet, but insiders can find an unreleased Xbox version in the Xbox Insider Hub.

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Injustice: Gods Among Us game is free, but only for a few days

Injustice: Gods Among Us game is free, but only for a few days

The superhero-based fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition is now free to download on both major consoles and PC. The game was released in 2013 as a title for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, both of which are obviously now defunct. An updated version of the game called 'Ultimate Edition' was later released for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, the same version that is now free.

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Cyberpunk 2077 delayed into ideal sale date

Cyberpunk 2077 delayed into ideal sale date

Another day, another delay of the game Cyberpunk 2077. This time, CD Projekt Red co-founder Marcin Iwinski and head of studio Adam Badowski suggested that they've got another good reason. This time, the delay pushes the release from September 17, 2020, to November 19, 2020 - right to the point at which they've selling the game at the same time as the release of the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

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