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Xbox One's “Creators Collection” Opens To Testers, Get The Details Here

The Xbox Live Creators Collection, a new page in the Xbox One Game Store, is now available to some testers as part of a pilot program. The Collection is a section in the store that features titles made using the Creators Program, which was announced at GDC 2017 and Microsoft says lets developers “rapidly” publish their digital games. The Creators Program lets developers–or anyone for that matter–use their existing retail Xbox One system to make games. You can learn more about the program here. If you’re part of the Xbox ...

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Two More Xbox One X Games Getting 4K Enhancements

Xbox One X was officially unveiled at E3 2017, when Microsoft announced its new console would enhance a bunch of games to support 4K resolution. Now, the company has revealed two more titles that will be playable in “4K Ultra HD.” On the official Xbox website, both The Evil Within 2 and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus now show the “Xbox One X Enhanced,” “HDR,” and “4K Ultra HD” logos. They join the new Xbox console’s growing list of 4K-supported games, which includes Crackdown 3, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Sea of ...

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More Free Xbox One And Xbox 360 Games Available Now

Xbox Live Gold members can now pick up more free games as part of the Games With Gold program. On Xbox One, Runbow is now available for the low, low price of free. The Xbox 360 freebie is Lego Pirates of the Caribbean, which also plays on Xbox One through backwards compatibility. Xbox One owners can also pick up Ubisoft’s Grow Up, which is free all month long. Runbow, meanwhile, will be free for subscribers until August 15. You can see a full rundown of July 2017’s free Games With ...

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Last Chance To Get These Free Xbox Games With Gold Titles

Xbox Live Gold subscribers wanting to claim Watch Dogs on Xbox One and Kane & Lynch 2 for Xbox 360 for free will need to do so quickly, as the games will no longer be available as part of the Games with Gold promotion after today. The other Xbox One freebie, Ubisoft’s Grow Up, will continue to be available until July 31. Replacing Watch Dogs on Xbox One is Runbow, which will be available from July 16 – August 15. For Xbox 360, Kane & Lynch 2 is being swapped ...

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Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Is Almost Over

The massive Xbox Ultimate Game sale is coming to an end soon. The huge sale, which features more than 300 deals, runs through July 10–so the clock is ticking. For the game deals, Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy discounts of up to 70%, while everyone else can take advantage of offers up to 60% off. Some of the titles discounted in the Ultimate Game Sale include Battlefield 1 ($ 30), BioShock: The Collection ($ 36), Call of Duty: Black Ops III Gold Edition ($ 36), Dark Souls III ($ ...

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New Details Define Promise and Limits of Xbox One X 4K Performance

Ever since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X (formerly known as Project Scorpio), there’ve been questions about how the platform would handle backwards compatibility with Xbox One titles and what kind of benefits those games could expect. Microsoft has made a lot of promises about 4K, and while the company’s E3 demos showed games like Forza hitting those targets, the company didn’t reveal a great deal of additional information. From talking to game developers, Eurogamer has found out more about how the Xbox One X will handle existing Xbox One games, ...

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New Details Define Promise and Limits of Xbox One X 4K Performance

Ever since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X (formerly known as Project Scorpio), there’ve been questions about how the platform would handle backwards compatibility with Xbox One titles and what kind of benefits those games could expect. Microsoft has made a lot of promises about 4K, and while the company’s E3 demos showed games like Forza hitting those targets, the company didn’t reveal a great deal of additional information. From talking to game developers, Eurogamer has found out more about how the Xbox One X will handle existing Xbox One games, ...

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More Free Xbox One And Xbox 360 Games Available Now

It’s the start of July, which means Xbox Live Gold members can now pick up more free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games as part of the Games With Gold program. On Xbox One, Ubisoft’s quirky platformer Grow Up is available for the low, low price of $ 0.00, while Xbox 360 users can grab the backwards-compatible shooter Kane & Lynch 2. One of June’s Xbox One freebies, Watch Dogs, will continue to be free until July 15. In other news, Xbox Live’s massive Ultimate Game Sale is going on ...

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“Too Early To Say” How Many OG Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Games There Will Be

One of the biggest announcements Microsoft made at E3 2017 was backwards compatibility support for original Xbox games on Xbox One. The console already plays Xbox 360 games through backwards compatibility, and the library of supported titles is pretty massive, recently having surpassed 385 games. But will the lineup of OG Xbox games be as big? It’s “too early to say,” according to Microsoft’s Dave McCarthy, but it sounds like it will not be. Speaking to GameSpot, McCarthy said Microsoft only talked about Crimson Skies and Fuzion Frenzy at E3, ...

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost

Microsoft’s Creators Update may have dropped just a few months ago, but the company is already hard at work on the next iteration of its Windows 10 operating system, dubbed the Fall Creators Update. (Seriously, guys, hire somebody for the product name division). There’s a number of new capabilities baked into the update, but we’re going to focus on two of the gaming-centric ones in particular. First, Microsoft is adding the ability for the OS to map GPU utilization and total memory, in much the same way as it can ...

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