With the Christmas period closing in, it can sometimes be hard to get a hold of that must have title, or know what exactly to get for a loved one before its to late. Being unable to send game titles digitally has meant either a physical copy of a title or a gift card, but that changes for Xbox One.
Select titles can now be gifted as long as you know, either the gamer tag or email address connected to your chosen recipients Xbox account. These can be bought along with Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass subscriptions right from the Store on the family of Xbox consoles, Windows 10 or the Microsoft Store.
As of the 23rd of January, Microsoft is rolling out its new, Creators updateto the Xbox insider program, which was announced late 2016 at an event in New York City. The update is aimed at helping gamer's share there gaming experiences by making it easier to broadcast on the most reliable multiplayer network. The update will roll out to the wider Xbox audience in spring of this year.
The Coalition have announced the latest details about the upcoming December update for Gears of War 4. The new update give those with the Season Pass more bang for their buck, two new maps will be available to download as part of the season pass. These new maps come a month after the release of fan favourites from previous titles, the maps were Checkout and Drydock.
The Coalition's Director of Community, Adam Fletcher has announced the lead composer for the studio's latest title, the highly anticipated Gears of War 4. Renowned and Emmy nominated composer Ramin Djawadi, who has composed for many great films and TV shows such as Game Of Thrones and Pacific Rim will now compose the latest entry in the critically acclaimed franchise.
Well, another E3 has been and (almost) gone and, with it, came a bumper crop of announcements from Microsoft, topped off by the reveal of Project Scorpio - a console that is being dubbed the most powerful ever produced.
"But Andy!", I hear you exclaim. "What do you we do in the meantime? Project Scorpio is almost 18 months away!". Well, do I have some good news for you...because all those exclusive games, third-party blockbusters and hardware you saw announced for this year? They're all now available for pre-order on the Microsoft Store!