Microsoft has announced that it will be introducing keyboard and mouse support for Xbox. This new feature will make it much easier for developers interested in adding cross-play to their games, letting PC players and console players finally play together. The first game to test this is the Xbox One version of Warframe which will support this feature at launch. Phil Spencer, vice president of gaming at Microsoft, announced the new support in an Inside Xbox livestream where he emphasized that this decision was to “increase the creative canvas that our developers have to use.” With its Play Anywhere programme, Microsoft has already been breaking down walls between PC gamers and Xbox gamers, allowing a single purchase of a first-party Microsoft game working on both PC and console. Keyboard and mouse support for the Xbox One could add many players to the cross-platform pool. Spencer goes on to explain that previous games released on Xbox will not support mouse and keyboard … [Read more...] about Mouse and keyboard support for Xbox One means it’s one step closer to being a PC
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The Amazon Prime Day 2018 game deals have been running for a while now, but that doesn't mean that you're done with this whole 'great gaming gear at low prices' malarkey. Maybe there are a few small, less obvious details missing from your Xbox One gaming set-up. Maybe you've just picked up one of the best Xbox One bundle deals, and are pondering what else might elevate your new console experience to decadent new heights. Time, we thought, to cut through the noise and bring you a focused list of the essential Amazon Prime Day deals on Xbox One additions, from games, to extra hard-drive space, to great ways to show off all that 4K gaming loveliness if you're playing on an Xbox One X. You'll find a stack of other good utilities around the site too, all curated to make your Xbox gaming life better. From the best Xbox One games to the best deals on the best Xbox One controllers and accessories, we've got you covered 24/7. But right now, amid the focused discount carnival of Amazon … [Read more...] about 5 essential Amazon Prime Day deals for Xbox One owners
IT'S nearly June, which means that a brand new set of games will soon be available to download for free. From tomorrow, gamers will be able to try their hand at racing, side-scrolling action and 3D moba-fun. Here's what you need to know! What are this month's free Games With Gold games? The June 2018 Xbox Live Games With Gold line-up has been revealed by Microsoft and its got one of the most varied months ever. The Games With Gold line-up this month consists of Assassin's Creed Chronicles for your sidescrolling action and Lego Indiana Jones 2 if you're looking for a child-friendly platformer Get them as soon as you can -- you have a month to get Assassin's Creed, but only two weeks to download your copy of Sonic All Star Racing. Xbox One Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia (June 1 - 30) Smite: Gold Edition (June 16 - July 15) Xbox 360 (playable on Xbox One) Sonic All Stars Racing (June 1 - 15) Lego Indiana Jones 2 (June 16 - 30) What were last month's games with gold and can … [Read more...] about Xbox Games With Gold June line-up for Xbox One and 360 – what new games can you download?
These are the best Xbox One games, officially and painstakingly selected especially for you, dear reader. Some great games are on the horizon for Xbox One. Just this week Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice was announced, and with State of Decay 2 imminent and Crackdown 3 rumoured to be coming soon, 2018 looks like its going to be a good year. We’ve recently added Capcom’s life-consuming action-RPG Monster Hunter World to this list, as well as overnight streaming sensation Fortnite: Battle Royale. Microsoft’s first AAA-exclusive of the year – Sea of Thieves – dropped in March. Despite some launch issues, it’s such swashbuckling fun that it’s made our list too. At the tail end of last year the beautiful Egyptian open-world of Assassin’s Creed: Origins and Nazi-splattering FPS extravaganza, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus both made the cut. It was also time to bid farewell to Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, as Middle Earth: Shadow of War … [Read more...] about The best Xbox One games in 2018: every must-play on Xbox One S and One X
It’s the new year, and no one has any money. We’ve added a couple of exclusives to the list based on your feedback. Kooky third-person brawler Let it Die joins the party, as well as fantasy hero shooter Gigantic. From card games to MMOs and MOBAs, there are a plethora of free games that are a lot of fun, while still being easy on the wallet. Most are supported by premium microtransaction economies, whether that’s cosmetic character or weapon skins, loot boxes or booster packs. Some are more aggressive than others, so we’ll do our best to point out what needs paying for so you can invest your valuable time wisely. We’ve played all that the PSN and Microsoft Store have to offer, and right now, these are some of the best free games on PS4 and Xbox One. If we’ve left anything off, chime in below and we’ll add it to the list. Platform: PS4, Xbox One Warframe is a third-person, action-sci-fi MMO based around space-age combat-suits equipped with a … [Read more...] about Best free games on PS4 and Xbox One