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New report details continued work on ‘Keystone,’ an Xbox streaming device for cloud gaming

Talk of an Xbox streaming stick has swirled for a number of years now, but a new report from the folks at Windows Central provides some of the latest, and best information yet. The device, codenamed "Keystone," definitely exists, but Microsoft is in no hurry to push it out. At least, not until it's ready, which doesn't...

Xbox Cloud Gaming now has over 10 million players

It's no secret that Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming are enjoying a period of success, but Microsoft is typically cagey over actual numbers. Especially for the cloud portion, with no sign of real data in the company's most recent earnings report. But at Build, Microsoft's annual developer conference, company CEO, Satya Nadella, casually...

Xbox Cloud Gaming adds Fortnite and gives iPhone owners another way to play again

Microsoft's continued push into cloud gaming took another big step forward today with the arrival of one of the biggest games on the planet. Fortnite, the insanely popular battle royale from Epic Games, is now available to play from the cloud with Xbox. This is a big deal on a number of fronts, so let's...

Microsoft reportedly wants to show ads in free-to-play Xbox games

Ads are reportedly coming soon to your favorite Xbox games. According to a report from Business Insider, Microsoft wants to allow select brands to display ads in Xbox games. Ads won't disrupt the gaming experience and may only appear in select places, the report notes. Sources tell Insider that Microsoft is building a program that will...

Microsoft will reportedly introduce an Xbox Game Pass Family Plan this year

Microsoft is reportedly planning to introduce a new Family Plan for its Xbox Game Pass subscription service, which will give users the option to share access across devices in the same household. Although the company has not shared any details about the Family Plan so far, sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have revealed that the...

Here are all the Xbox Game Studios titles that you can now play on your Steam Deck

Microsoft has released a list of all the Xbox Game Studios titles that you can play on your new Steam Deck. The list includes some pretty impressive titles, like Senua's Sacrifice, Forza Horizon 5, Fallout 4, and Sea of Thieves. If you just got your hands on a new Steam Deck, here are all the...

8Bitdo reveals Ultimate Wired Controller with Xbox-like design

8Bitdo is one of the more popular manufacturers for third-party game controllers, especially with anyone playing retro games or other games designed for a directional pad. Now the company has revealed a new 'Ultimate Wired Controller' with a more traditional gamepad layout and official Xbox licensing. Most of 8Bitdo's controllers place the directional pad (D-Pad) where...

Xbox app on Windows rolling out new game installation and modding features

The Microsoft Store (previously known as the Windows Store) garnered plenty of criticism during the Windows 10 era, as it lacked some of the features that were common in other application installers and game launchers. Many of those complaints were also related to the Xbox app, an additional component used for Xbox Game Pass access...

Call of Duty and other Activision games will come to PlayStation after Microsoft acquisition

Microsoft's intent to buy Activision Blizzard won't stop future games from coming to other platforms, the company announced today. Microsoft's Phil Spencer had already said that Microsoft would honor existing agreements to keep Call of Duty games in development on PlayStation consoles, but the company is going further than that. Microsoft president Brad Smith today...

Microsoft’s deal to buy Activision could yet be killed

Microsoft's acquisition deal for Activision Blizzard is set to be investigated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the United States, according to people familiar with the situation. The information was reported by Bloomberg, who noted that the FTC has become more aggressive in its stance on large corporate acquisitions. Typically, the process would have been...

Microsoft made a custom Xbox Series S for the Year of the Tiger

Microsoft has produced many, many, many Xbox consoles over the years with custom designs. Some were tie-ins with popular games and sold at retail stores, usually nothing more than a skin or custom faceplate, while others were more detailed with limited availability. Microsoft revealed another custom design on Friday, themed after the Year of the...

All Xbox Series X and Series S games with support for 120fps gameplay

One of the biggest attractions of Microsoft’s new consoles is the ability to finally have fast gameplay at 120 frames per second at up to 4K resolution. The Xbox Series X and Series S also got an update back in February where the FPS Boost feature was introduced, which additionally enabled older-gen Xbox games to run at comparatively...