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Microsoft will soon enable audio passthrough on the new Xbox

If you're an audiophile and you want to squeeze the best possible sound out of your movies and series, you probably feed your devices through an external device such as a soundbar. In the case of the Xbox Series X, however, you don't get much advantage out of doing this, since audio is still processed...

Xbox Game Pass to offer GTA V, NHL 21, MLB The Show 21 and more this April

Microsoft has just dropped its first wave of games that will be making its way to Xbox Game Pass in April. The most popular ones from the list include Grand Theft Auto V and Zombie Army 4: Dead War as well as new titles for sports fans including NHL 21 and MLB The Show 21....

E3 2021 will go virtual, Nintendo and Xbox to attend

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) on Tuesday announced this year’s E3 will go forward — but as an all-virtual event due to the pandemic. This will be the second year in a row E3, which will take place June 12 through June 15, has been forced to go digital. Despite the event taking place online, there’s...

Xbox Game Pass is getting over 20 new games announced at [email protected] event

Microsoft recently hosted its [email protected] live event on Twitch where it focused on indie game developers alongside various gameplay, trailers, and discussions around upcoming titles. About 100 new titles are expected to arrive on the Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, and Windows PC platforms in due time, and we can expect a...

Microsoft tests free Xbox Party Chat and more as part of Xbox Live changes

Microsoft has announced it’s currently testing changes related to free-to-play games, including the ability to use Xbox Party Chat. The new Xbox Update Preview is coming to the Alpha Skip-Ahead ring. The update means Xbox owners can play free-to-play games, including Fortnite, Call of Duty: Warzone, and Apex Legends, without an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Microsoft’s...

Latest Insider Alpha build adds Dolby Vision to Xbox Series X and Series S

Microsoft rolled out a new alpha insider preview build a couple of days back with version number 2104.210317-0000. Shortly after the update, owners of the Xbox Series X and Series S, who are part of the alpha testing ring, have reported that HDR games on these consoles are now playing in Dolby Vision on compatible...

Microsoft Xbox Game Pass now supports dual-screen phones like Surface Duo

An update to the Xbox Game Pass beta app has added support for dual-screen devices, one of which is (as you may have guessed) Microsoft’s Surface Duo. It’s almost like turning your device into a Nintendo DS for Xbox games. The update was first highlighted by The Verge’s Tom Warren, who demonstrates what the update looks...

Xbox’s ‘Suspend my Game’ feature helps in boosting game download speeds

Microsoft is testing a new feature on the Xbox that can help in increasing your game download speeds. Most new games on the Xbox One and the Xbox Series X and Series S consoles are substantially big in size and it can take a while to download them. As per a new update released for...

Star Wars: Squadrons, Yakuza 6, and more coming soon to Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has shared a list of game titles that will be heading to the Xbox Game Pass in the near future. The subscription service is expected to get games like Star Wars: Squadrons, Outriders, Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, Empire of Sin, and more in the coming days. Microsoft had shared similar information to...

Microsoft adds Doom, Fallout, Skyrim and other iconic Bethesda titles to Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft's acquisition of ZeniMax Media, the parent company of game publisher Bethesda, was finalized earlier this week at $7.5 billion. To welcome the new studio, Microsoft has made a new announcement that should be good news for gamers. The Xbox Game Pass will offer some of the most popular and award-winning games from Bethesda. Gamers...

Microsoft Edge browser for Xbox Series X and S opens up new cloud gaming possibilities

Microsoft’s new consoles, the Xbox Series X and Series S, are excellent gaming machines on their own. The Series X is capable of 4K gaming, while the smaller Series S lets you enjoy next-gen titles at 1440p at a relatively cheaper package. But there is now a way to go beyond the list of Xbox...

Amazon now has a dedicated Alexa voice assistant app for the Xbox

Microsoft's Xbox offers support for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant so you can control certain features of the gaming console using voice commands. For instance, you can ask Alexa to turn on or turn off your Xbox or fire up your favorite game. There is now a dedicated Alexa app for the Xbox on the Microsoft...