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Microsoft Store for Xbox is adding accessibility feature tags for games

Microsoft Store for Xbox is adding accessibility feature tags for games

The latest Xbox Accessibility Showcase has revealed a major change coming to the Microsoft Store for Xbox. According to the company, Xbox gamers will be able to easily find the accessibility features offered by games directly in the Microsoft Store for Xbox. The details are provided in what Xbox calls game accessibility feature tags, which are rolling out to some Insiders now.

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Forza Horizon 5 reveals full PC specs and supported accessories

Forza Horizon 5 reveals full PC specs and supported accessories

The release date for Forza Horizon 5 is quickly approaching, and today we're learning more about the PC version of the game. Not only are Microsoft and the team at Playground Games sharing updated PC recommendations for Forza Horizon 5, but the two companies have also shared supported peripherals for the game. If you're planning to dive into Forza Horizon 5 with a racing wheel, then this information is definitely for you.

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Razer Kaira X headset gives console gamers a wired option

Razer Kaira X headset gives console gamers a wired option

Razer has a rather massive catalog of gaming accessories across all device types, from keyboards to mice to controllers to headsets. For that last segment, its new Kaira family has become its headlining headset brand for both PCs and consoles. So far, however, those headsets leaned more towards the more expensive end of the spectrum, at least as far as their kind goes. Razer is now fixing that with the Razer Kaira X for the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5, though it can really be used for any device because of its signature feature.

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PS5 restock Best Buy list revealed with Xbox Series X

PS5 restock Best Buy list revealed with Xbox Series X

Here near the end of September of 2021, Best Buy revealed their latest PlayStation 5 restock list with the PS5 Digital Edition and Xbox Series X along for the ride. This list shows a set of physical store locations where the next-gen consoles will be available for sale starting on Thursday, September 23, 2021 across the United States. If you're reading this in the future (after store opening in the USA) there's still a chance you might find one of these consoles, assuming you live in an area that doesn't have a massive gamer population.

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PS5 restock and Xbox Series X at Best Buy this week: For real?

PS5 restock and Xbox Series X at Best Buy this week: For real?

Best Buy stores are reportedly ready to release PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles in the USA this week. This would be the first time PlayStation 5 (PS5) would be released in a physical store in the USA at a major-label non-club retailer in the year 2021. It's been a long, weird journey since the two mega-popular gaming consoles were released, and this might be the first real sign that we're headed back to a normal world (as far as console sales in stores are concerned.)

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Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma gets wild for Xbox Series X, One, and PC

Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma gets wild for Xbox Series X, One, and PC

The Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma was revealed this week in preparation for launch for Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, and PC. This newest version of the original Wolverine works with a new design, a whole bunch of buttons, interchangeable thumbstick caps, and Chroma RGB lights aplenty. This new version of the controller will be made available direct rom Razer, at RazerStores, and at authorized retailers around the world.

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Xbox Movies Anywhere app finally lets you sync your films on consoles

Xbox Movies Anywhere app finally lets you sync your films on consoles

There are tons of legitimate and legal sources for streaming TV shows and movies these days that it can sometimes be difficult to keep track of all of them. Not all sources play nice with each other, of course, so you often end up juggling multiple apps simultaneously. Movies Anywhere attempted to bring order to the House of Mouse, but its reach didn't include all entertainment devices. That changes today with the introduction of the Movies Anywhere app for the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, turning the consoles into true one-stop shops for most of the movies you might have purchased.

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Xbox cloud streaming and remote play are now available on Windows PCs

Xbox cloud streaming and remote play are now available on Windows PCs

Game streaming news has seemingly taken a backseat in the past few months, especially as new consoles and gaming devices popped up to cater to on-device gameplay. But while the likes of Google Stadia and NVIDIA GeForce NOW seem to have settled down to a regular cadence of announcing new games added to their libraries, Xbox continues to actually expand its technology and its reach. The latest big announcement is actually one that you would have expected to be there early on, as Xbox's streaming functionality finally supports Microsoft's own Windows platform.

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Update your Xbox controllers now, and spread the love

Update your Xbox controllers now, and spread the love

This week Microsoft released firmware updates to Xbox controllers of several sorts. This update affects Xbox One controllers with Bluetooth, Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, and Xbox Adaptive Controllers. In this update, users will get features that were only previously available on the newest in new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S controllers.

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Xbox Insiders test Controller firmware update, upgraded TV integration

Xbox Insiders test Controller firmware update, upgraded TV integration

Although they look like they just play games, gaming consoles today are as complicated as PCs. They even share almost the same as desktop computers while functioning as an entertainment hub for games and other digital content. Likewise, game controllers have become more sophisticated, more complex, and a bit more general-purpose. It's not surprising, then, that Xbox is lining up a few updates that will upgrade players' experiences when using first-party Xbox controllers and when using an Xbox in tandem with a TV.

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Halo Infinite edition Razer accessories make the experience official

Halo Infinite edition Razer accessories make the experience official

This week the folks at Razer are celebrating the release of Halo Infinite with a collection of new peripherals. These products are similar to their non-Halo iterations, here rolling with Mjolnir Powered Assault Armor aplenty. Each of these products comes with Halo Infinite "bonus in-game content" as well. Appearing today are the Kaira Pro, BlackWidow V3, DeathAdder V2, and a Goliathus for good measure.

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Even Xbox is pushing back against COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Even Xbox is pushing back against COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Despite empirical data and trials showing that the various COVID-19 vaccines available are safe and effective, there's still a lot of vaccine misinformation out there. Of course, certain groups have always spread vaccine misinformation, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, we see that amplified on a global scale. The misinformation campaigns have become so widespread that now we're even seeing Xbox - a brand that has nothing to do with medicine or epidemiology - push back against them.

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