So pre-orders of the Xbox Series X and Series S have gone live and as expected, many have rushed to online retailers to place their orders. Some customers have struggled with their orders due to the rush of thousands of others hoping to snag a unit upon release, but some have found the process a bit too easy.
A couple of weeks ago, Activision announced the latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise in the form of Black Ops Cold War. For gamers who might be interested in checking out the game, you’ll be pleased to learn that Microsoft has since announced that the game is actually now available for pre-order and pre-download for the Xbox consoles.
Whenever a new console generation is launched, there is a bit of an awkward phase in which gamers who owned the previous-gen console will have to decide if giving up their current library of games is worth it. To encourage gamers to make the switch, console makers have created console-exclusive titles to attract gamers to their newer machines.
The Xbox One was launched more than half a decade ago, and the console was later followed by the cheaper Xbox One S, and then the more expensive and more powerful Xbox One X. However, it seems that despite the Xbox One X having been around the shortest, it also seems to have the shortest lifespan as it appears to have been discontinued.
If you’re looking for a game to play this weekend, then you’ll be pleased to learn that WB Games has announced that Injustice: Gods Among Us will be free to play on the Xbox One, PS4, and the PC. This deal will run until the 25th of June, so you’ll want to move quickly and download the game while the deal is still active.
We’re sure that many gamers are looking forward to the release of Cyberpunk 2077. However, there is the question of compatibility, and whether or not they should get the version designed for next-gen consoles or the one for current consoles. The good news is that the folks at CD Projekt Red will be making it easier for you.
With all the popularity and hype surrounding battle royale style games like Fortnite, it didn’t really come as a surprise when EA eventually announced their own game, Apex Legends. The game has been out for a while now and has been available on platforms like the Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
The launch of the Xbox Series X is probably not too far off, but if you own the Xbox One and would like to get your hands on a couple of brand new controllers, you’ll be pleased to learn that Microsoft has since announced two new controller options for the console that come in an Arctic Camo and a Phantom Magenta finish.
If you still largely rely on physical formats to play your Xbox games, you know that if you want to swap out discs, you will need to press a button on the console to eject the current disc. However, what if you’d rather not press the button? After all, CD/DVD players have long had the ability to eject discs remotely, so why not the Xbox, right?
If you’re shopping for a new Xbox controller and you don’t mind collecting limited edition gadgets, then you might be interested to learn that Microsoft has taken the wraps off the Xbox Wireless Controller DPM X019 Exclusive. This will be a super limited edition Xbox controller where according to Microsoft, only 1,000 units will be made.
So we know that Microsoft is working on their next-gen Xbox console currently known as Project Scarlett. Typically with every new console release, what happens is that there will also be brand new accessories and controllers. In most cases, older accessories usually are no longer supported.
With more TVs starting to shift towards supporting 4K, it’s not surprising that content providers are also stepping up in their efforts at creating 4K content. However, for whatever reason, Hulu has held out on supporting 4K until the recent years, but the good news is that if you watch Hulu on your Xbox One, you can look forward to it supporting 4K videos.
If you think that gaming on your iOS device will benefit from using an external controller, check out our guide on how to connect a PS4 or Xbox One controller to your iPhone.
There have been many indie games released over the past few years, but Cuphead has managed to capture the attention of many due to its old school graphics and gameplay, making it reminiscent of the side-scrollers that a lot of us grew up with, as well as cartoons from the 1980s with its graphics and music.