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  • Xbox Game Pass Now Available For Xbox Live Gold Subscribers
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    If you’re a regular Xbox One owner, than Microsoft’s subscription-style service Game Pass will be available on June 1st. However, for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, the service is available now via free 14-day trial. Those who wish to subscribe to Game Pass can also avail an “exclusive” discount.


    Microsoft has also revealed all the games that will be available with Game Pass when it launches. The over 100 games include Halo 5: Guardians, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Layers of...
    24-05-2017, 05:53 PM
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    Many of these games have received discounts by as much as 75 percent. They include Red Dead Redemption for $12, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for $20, Grand Theft Auto 4 for $10, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for $5, Gears of War 3 for $5 and so on. Major Nelson’s...
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    Interestingly enough, mouse support is still up int eh air. Microsoft engineer James Yarrow noted that mouse support “probably won’t work” with Parsons noting that most models wouldn’t...
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    While the Xbox Scorpio’s selling point will be its compatibility with, and ability to fully output natively for, 4K TVs, it will still run on 1080p TVs, and Microsoft has indicated that even 1080p TV owners will see a difference in image quality while playing on the Scorpio.


    Windows Central has obtained a series of images that show the extent of these improvements that will be apparent even on traditional HDTV panels. Apparently, there will be a lot of enhanced and improved clarity,...
    27-04-2017, 11:36 PM

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  • Xbox Game Pass More Details Revealed: Discounts, Xbox Live, And More

    Earlier today, Microsoft announced the Xbox Game Pass, an intriguing service where, for $10 a month, costumers get to download from a catalog of over 100 games. It sounds like a great idea- like a Netflix for games, without the uncertainties that are associated with PS Now (and extended to current generation games)- essentially, like a larger scale EA Access.

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    Now, some more details regarding the service have come to light- for starters, it sounds like subscribing to this service entails you to a 20% discount on Xbox one game purchases, and 10% off for add on content, Season Passes, and DLC (as long as the game itself is available in the Game Pass library). The service is also entirely independent of Xbox live Gold- you don’t need to be a subscriber of one to be a subscriber of the other. That said, naturally, if you want to play your Xbox Game Pass games online, you will need a subscription.

    There will be no limit to how many games you can download at a time, and you can play them for as long as you like, as long as your subscription does not lapse. If it does, the games become unavailable to play (unless you bought them). Any Achievements and progress for Xbox Game Pass games remain permanently attached to your account.

    On the whole, it’s a surprisingly good service with no catch. It’s good to see something like this come out of Microsoft- I think most Xbox owners would be well benefitted from subscribing to this, much like I said for EA Access previously.


    Source: Gamingbolt
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