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Xbox Game Pass cloud streaming is coming to Safari really soon

Xbox Game Pass cloud streaming is coming to Safari really soon

Cloud-based game streaming hasn't been making headlines of late unless you count the negative press that Google Stadia has been getting. In fact, the latest game streaming news once again puts Stadia at a disadvantage, even if it isn't about Google's service at all. Microsoft let it be known almost in passing that its Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming will be rolling out to web browsers in the next few weeks. That includes Safari, which will become Xbox Cloud Gaming's gate pass into iPhones and iPads, something Stadia has yet to achieve.

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OtterBox’s new Xbox controller battery pack prevents interrupted gameplay

OtterBox’s new Xbox controller battery pack prevents interrupted gameplay

OtterBox has a new accessory for the Xbox Wireless Controller that'll help players avoid interrupted gameplay when their batteries run low. Called the OtterBox Power Swap Controller Batteries, this new power pack features quick-release tech so that users can quickly pop the power pack out using one hand and then pop another into the controller in its place.

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Microsoft just made an Xbox Game Pass promise to give Sony sleepless nights

Microsoft just made an Xbox Game Pass promise to give Sony sleepless nights

You've probably already noticed this, but Microsoft has been on something of a buying spree in recent years. It seems like every few months Microsoft was announcing some big new acquisition, culminating with the purchase of ZeniMax Media and its subsidiaries - which include big-name developers and publishers like Bethesda, id Software, MachineGames, and Arkane Studios, among others - for $7.5 billion earlier this year.

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Xbox Cloud Gaming TV stick and smart TV apps officially in the works

Xbox Cloud Gaming TV stick and smart TV apps officially in the works

The Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase is undoubtedly one of the biggest shows happening at E3 this year, but before that goes down on Sunday, Microsoft has given us an update on all things Xbox Game Pass. Xbox Game Pass was a major focus for Microsoft in the latter half of the previous generation and continues to be a big focus as we head deeper into the new generation. It seems that it's about to come to a lot more devices and screens as well.

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Borderlands 3 crossplay ready for most platforms, save PlayStation

Borderlands 3 crossplay ready for most platforms, save PlayStation

The folks who develop Borderlands 3 revealed a new update for the game coming soon. This update will bring "full crossplay support across all platforms," according to Randy Pitchford, co-founder and CEO of Gearbox Software. Pitchford suggested that "for certification, we have been required by the publisher to remove crossplay support for PlayStation consoles."

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Sonic Colors: Ultimate is a remaster, but it looks brand new

Sonic Colors: Ultimate is a remaster, but it looks brand new

If you've ever played Sonic the Hedgehog and have looked forward to a return to greatness on a modern console, now would appear to be the time to get excited. The game Sonic Colors was originally released on Nintendo Wii and - shocker - Nintendo DS. It was first developed all the way back in 2008, just after the release of Sonic Unleashed. It was a strange time - and a great time for a great game to get lost on a console. Now, it's time for that classic to return on a modern place to play.

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Minecraft Dungeons Hidden Depths goes underwater today

Minecraft Dungeons Hidden Depths goes underwater today

Minecraft Dungeons is approximately one year old, and to celebrate its birthday, the game will go under the water. There'll be a Minecraft Dungeons DLC called Hidden Depths - you might already have access to the DLC by the time you read this article. Hidden Depths is a water-centric update with both paid and free content, with new weapons, gear, artifacts, locations, and a new enemy.

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WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive made for PS5 and Xbox Series X, but there’s a catch

WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive made for PS5 and Xbox Series X, but there’s a catch

This week the folks at Western Digital revealed their latest external WD_BLACK D30 game drive SSD. This new storage solution was made specifically to work with gaming consoles like PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, right out the gate. UPDATE: There are two WD_BLACK D30 devices, one just called D30 Game Drive SSD, the other specifically branded with the word "Xbox".

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PowerA’s modular pro controller promises Xbox Series X gamers an edge

PowerA’s modular pro controller promises Xbox Series X gamers an edge

PowerA is back with a new controller aimed at professional gamers who use the latest Xbox consoles. The newly announced PowerA Fusion Pro 2 is a wired controller designed specifically for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles, offering everything from a customizable design to swappable parts, a physical volume dial, a mappable Pro Pack, and more.

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Surface Duo gets slick new Xbox controls plus Xbox Series X|S adds Apple TV Dolby Vision

Surface Duo gets slick new Xbox controls plus Xbox Series X|S adds Apple TV Dolby Vision

Microsoft is giving Xbox a content upgrade, with Xbox Series X/S getting a quality boost in the Apple TV app, new Spotify video podcast support, and new Xbox Game Pass controls for Surface Duo. The new Dolby Vision support for Apple TV+ means a big uptick in contrast and colors, assuming you have a TV or projector that can handle the standard.

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Developer reveals an Easter egg from the original Xbox

Developer reveals an Easter egg from the original Xbox

The very first Xbox console from Microsoft debuted in 2001. A developer who worked on that original console has now revealed an Easter egg that has remained hidden for nearly two decades. The developer who revealed the Easter egg wanted to remain anonymous and said they didn't expect the Easter egg to be found.

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Xbox Game Pass closes out May with 15 new additions

Xbox Game Pass closes out May with 15 new additions

It looks like Xbox Game Pass is closing out the month of May in a big way, because there are 15 additions heading to the service over the next couple of weeks. Some of these additions are games that are already available to console and PC users making their way to cloud, while others are entirely new to the world of Xbox Game Pass. Regardless, it seems that Game Pass subscribers are going to have a lot of new options spring up in the days leading to June.

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