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Microsoft has finally given the Windows 10 Anniversary Update a solid release date of August 2. This will be the first major update for the OS since its release nearly a year ago. The recently published announcement details all the new additions coming with the update, but we’re going to only list gaming-related ones in this story. One of the key features being added is the Xbox Play ...read more
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If you’re reading this story, chances are you weren’t invited to the Battlefield 1 closed alpha. This test was only made available to a select few. Those who were invited, weren’t allowed to share footage or comments with the rest of us. This is more or less the same build of the game that was at E3 a couple of weeks ago, featuring the St. Quentin Scar map. More interesting than game ...read more
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It looks like we can expect the Xbox Summer Sale to start next week, if rumblings on the internet are any indication. According to ekim on Twitter, who accurately revealed the latest Games with Gold offerings ahead of time, Microsoft will likely announce the sale tomorrow, July 1. Some of the titles getting a discount include the Metro: Redux Bundle for $7.50, along the usual addition of ...read more
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Sony announced the lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus for the month of July 2016. In this month’s free PlayStation Plus games, you will explore the depths of hell as the former boss of the Saints, Johnny Gat. Or you can battle bosses in a strange and ruined world in Furi.
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When Microsoft introduced the Xbox One Elite Controller, many scoffed at it, mainly due to the premium price. Yet, it’s proving to be a quite successful enterprise. Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer just posted on Twitter, showcasing the controller numbered One Million. Since controllers aren’t just made to sit in a warehouse, it’s very likely that current sales sit just under that number, ...read more
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Along with the Xbox One S and Project Scorpio, one of Microsoft’s biggest strategies at E3 2016 was to push cross-platform play and simultaneous releases of Xbox One titles on Windows 10. How has this affected Sony’s plans for the future? Andrew House, president of Sony Interactive Entertainment, spoke about the same during the publisher’s Investor Day and noted that it wouldn’t affect ...read more
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Bethesda Softworks had originally planned to launch the beta for Fallout 4‘s mods on the PlayStation 4 this month, that too despite performance issues that arose early. However, the developer has since announced that the beta has been delayed and no reason has been provided for the same. On Twitter, it stated that, “We regret to say that the PS4 mods beta for Fallout 4 has been delayed. We ...read more
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The PS4’s pace of sales is frankly insane, and mostly unprecedented- the Wii was selling faster, but the Wii also ran out of steam very quickly, and its rate of sales could not be sustained. I suppose a lot of people have the same kind of fear with the PS4 too- can it maintain this kind of performance over the coming years? It’s less than three years old right now. According to Sony’s ...read more
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It appears as though, much like how Microsoft announced the slimmer, smaller Xbox One S in addition to the upgraded Xbox One Scorpio, Sony too will be announcing a PS4 Slim in addition to the PS4 Neo. Apparently, the slimmer PS4 will be revealed by the Tokyo Game Show this year. This news is coming to us courtesy of Takashi Mochizuki, the popular analyst who is reporting that the PS4 Slim will ...read more
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Sony published a new report [PDF] out of its Investor Day 2016. The investor relations report gave a high-level overview of the company’s plans and revealed a couple of new pieces of information. The presentation revealed that PlayStation Plus now has 20.8 million paying subscribers across multiple Sony devices. Growing the Plus subscription base was among the company’s achievements in ...read more
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