Tag Archive: Xbox

What PlayStation Now should learn from Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is racking up subscribers.

Recently, Sony held a Corporate Strategy Meeting and teased the PlayStation 5 lineup. During the conference, Sony head Kenichiro Yoshida revealed that PlayStation Now (PS Now) passed 2.2 million subscribers. While this is quite the feat for a cloud game streaming service, the figure is around five times less than the current 10 million Xbox Game Pass subscribers.

PS Now and Xbox Game Pass cater to two different crowds,  [Read More…]

The latest Xbox One X deal is here to save you up to $115

Upgrading to the Xbox One X just became a bit more affordable. Select retailers have the 1TB console bundled with Jedi: Fallen Order on sale for just $ 299.99 this weekend, saving you $ 100 in the process, though the best place to buy right now is Target. RedCard holders score 5% off every purchase at Target to bring the total down to just $ 284.99.

Not a Target RedCard holder just yet? It’s free to sign up for, and  [Read More…]

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine adds support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

Unreal Engine 4.25 lets developers build games for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

What you need to know Epic Games has introduced Unreal Engine 4.25, delivering “initial support” for the upcoming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The update includes production-ready ray tracing features, new VFX models, enhanced profiling, and much more. Epic has stated that it will roll out updates over the course of the year to better support devs working on games for  [Read More…]

NVIDIA GeForce Now is losing Xbox Game Studios titles later in April

More publishers are pulling out of NVIDIA’s streaming service while others double down.

What you need to know NVIDIA has published a new blog post with multiple updates regarding GeForce Now. Titles from Xbox Game Studios, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Klei Entertainment will be removed on April 24. Ubisoft, Epic Games and Bungie remain committed to the service. NVIDIA is working to bring over 1,500 more games to GeForce Now.

NVIDIA has published a lengthy blog  [Read More…]

Let’s take a look at the PS5 DualSense and Xbox Series X controllers

Revolution PS5 DualSense controller

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Pros Light bars moved Adaptive triggers Haptic feedback USB-C charging Built-in microphone Create button Cons Symmetrical thumbstick layout Triggers are not as ergonomic Light bars might drain battery

The DualSense doesn’t completely revolutionize the DualShock lineup, but it is Sony’s biggest departure in design in well over a decade. The hand grips are more ergonomic than the DualShock 4’s and it adds haptic feedback and adaptive triggers to  [Read More…]

Shop Microsoft’s Spring Savings sale to save on Xbox consoles, PCs, & more

Microsoft’s Spring Savings sale is set to keep you occupied through quarantine. Through April 13, you can save on Xbox consoles and games, gaming accessories, PCs, and more, though you won’t want to wait too long before shopping as these deals could always sell out early. Standard shipping is free on all orders, and Microsoft also offers free returns as well.

X-cellent Savings Microsoft Spring Savings sale

Through April 13, Microsoft’s Spring Savings sale is offering discounts on  [Read More…]

5 fantastic Xbox Series X features we hope come to PS5

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, after all.

While we’re all working on our social distancing, Microsoft decided to drop a ton of Xbox Series X information on us on this fine Monday morning. Because Sony has given us, well, practically nothing when it comes to PS5 details as of late, all eyes are on the Xbox Series X. Though much of the information that Microsoft revealed this morning just reiterates and confirms the remaining previously  [Read More…]

PlayStation 5 vs. Xbox Series X: Everything we know so far

With early details on next-generation consoles steadily surfacing, we’ve wrapped up the latest on Xbox Series X, in relation to PlayStation 5.

It’s Time to Play PlayStation 5

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While Sony maintains a tight grasp on PlayStation 5 details, early indications suggest sizeable leap over its current console family. Proven to slice loading times, paired with a ton of new system features, it enters the new generation leveraging past success. Early  [Read More…]

How you can watch this weekend’s UFC 247 on your Xbox

The Xbox One does a lot more than play games. It’s also a powerful multimedia streaming platform, and a great option for those of us who don’t own smart TVs or streaming sticks. It offers access to pretty much every single stream you can think of, from Netflix to live TV.

That includes pay-per-view UFC matches. The upcoming UFC 247, which will pit Jon Jones against Dominick Reyes, can be streamed easily on your Xbox. All you need  [Read More…]