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Here’s how Halo Infinite will be optimized across Microsoft’s Xbox lineup

In a recent publish in Infinite Haloofficial blog343 Industries game founding architect Danielle Gianetti explained how the long-awaited title will be optimized across all platforms the game is available on, and not just Xbox One. Gianetti says that Infinite Halo features a rebuilt "engine multi-threaded fix" that allows it to run smoothly on Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and even PC. "For Halo Infinite, we rebuilt the engine's multi-threaded solution to ensure high execution efficiency on all platforms and PCs, rather than running optimally on Xbox One only, ”Gianetti writes.“We used this new system to transition the renderer to a massively parallel multi-threaded framework to support the higher cost of all our new rendering feat...
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The Medium is a chilling horror game divided between two amazing realities

The medium it's an interesting Xbox exclusive. Microsoft's largest console gaming philosophy has been to continue to support the latest generation of Xbox One while offering enhanced versions of those same games on Xbox Series X and S. However, The medium It is exclusive to current generation consoles and PCs, without an Xbox One version. According to developer Bloober Team, the technical limitations found in the state-of-the-art hardware were inhibiting his vision of a psychological horror game taking place in two different realities simultaneously.After my time with The mediumI am happy to say that the developer's decision has paid off, allowing you to take full advantage of the most robust hardware to deliver a unique and gripping horror experience. The best of both world...
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Microsoft no longer increases the cost of Xbox Live Gold

In a surprise move, Microsoft has chosen to backtrack on its original decision and it won't. boost Xbox Live The cost of gold after a major backlash from players. Below is Microsoft's full blog post regarding the decision (not that the prices below are in USD): Today we made a mistake and you did well to let us know. Connecting and playing with friends is a vital part of the game and we do not meet the expectations of the players who rely on it every day. As a result, we have decided not to change the Xbox Live Gold prices. We're turning this moment into an opportunity for Xbox Live to be more in line with how we see the gamer at the center of their experience. For free games, you will no longer need an Xbox Live Gold membership...
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YouTube finally brings HDR support to Xbox consoles

YouTube is finally adding HDR (high dynamic range) color support to Microsoft's various Xbox consoles, including Xbox One S / X and Xbox Series X / S. If you have a TV or monitor capable of displaying HDR10 content and a compatible Xbox console, you can take advantage of the feature. The maximum resolution at which each console is capable of outputting YouTube HDR videos depends on the Xbox you are using, as the Xbox Series X is capable of 4K HDR at up to 60fps and the Xbox One S plays HDR content at 1440p and up to 60 fps. While this is a welcome move on the part of Google-owned YouTube, the platform doesn't have a lot of worthwhile HDR content available. That being said, if you're looking to test what your fancy new TV is capab...
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The cost of Xbox Live Gold is increasing

Microsoft has announced that it is increasing the cost of Xbox Live Gold. One-month Gold memberships are increasing by $ 1 USD (about $ 1.27 CAD) and the price of a three-month membership is increasing by $ 5 USD (approximately $ 6.34 CAD). The company says that if you are already a member of Xbox Live Gold online for 12 or six months, the cost of the online gaming service will not change. However, if you choose to renew your membership at the end of your subscription period, you will renew it at the current increased price. MobileSyrup Microsoft Canada has been contacted for more information on one-month, three-month, and 12-month subscription costs in Canada. This story will be updated with additional information as it becomes ...
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Here are the free games coming to Xbox Games with Gold in February 2021

Every month, Microsoft offers four Xbox games at no additional cost to those subscribing to its Xbox Live Gold service. However, in February 2021, the company will offer five titles as part of its Games with Gold program. Here are the games:Gears 5 (normally $ 49.99 CAD) - Available February 1 - 28 [also on Xbox Game Pass] Demonic resident (normally $ 25.99) - Available February 1 - 28 Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition (normally $ 14.99) - Available February 16 - March 15 Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb (Typically $ 9.99) - Available Feb 1-15 (Original Xbox game playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility) Lost planet 2 (normally $ 19.99) - Available February 16-28 (Xbox 360 game playable on Xbox One via backward compati...
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EB Games to get more Xbox Series X / S on January 21 via All Access

EB Games Canada has confirmed that it will have more Xbox Series X and S units available for purchase on Thursday, January 21 at 11am ET. Specifically, this resupply will be for Xbox All Access, Microsoft's Xbox console financing program that is exclusive to EB Games in Canada. Through All Access, you can get a Series X or S for $ 0 up front, and the payments are spread over a 24-month period. Monthly pricing starts at $ 39.99 CAD / month for Series X and $ 29.99 / month for Series S. Financing is provided by RBC and has a 0 percent APR for 24 months. In addition to an Xbox console, All Access includes 24 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. This gives you access to Game Pass on Xbox, Android, and PC, as well as Xbox Live Gold and...
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EB Games sales cut 50 percent of sports games and more

'Mood boosters, 'EB Games' latest sale, lowers the price of several Xbox One and PlayStation 4 games and includes an emphasis on sports titles. Many of the top-discounted games are EA Sports games, including FIFA 21 and NHL 21. It is also worth noting that both Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 They feature free Xbox Series X / S and PlayStation 5 upgrades. The list of games for sale is below:Source: EB games
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Patrick O’Rourke’s Favorite Things of 2020

While I spent most of 2020 confined to my home amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, I actually enjoyed the past year very much. On the one hand, although I like to travel, that is an important part of my work in MobileSyrupIt was great to be able to spend time at home with my partner and my cat. That being said, even though I'm a homebody, I'm looking forward to being able to attend tech conferences and events around the world again. However, unfortunately, it is not yet clear when it will be safe for that to start happening. I am also very grateful that I still have a job doing something I love when so many people around the world have been laid off during the pandemic. With all that said, my favorite things this year are relatively expected if you know anything about me; there's a ...
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Xbox Series X / S shortage will last until spring, says Microsoft

During the latest installment of the Xbox podcast Major NelsonMicrosoft's Xbox boss, Phil Spencer, spoke about the production shortfall with the Xbox Series X / S, noting that Microsoft expects supply problems to last until spring 2021: reports Chronicle of videogames. Then "the most successful launch in Microsoft historyThe tech giant has struggled spectacularly to keep up with demand; Its next-gen game consoles have been flying off retail shelves faster than Microsoft can get them there since the console launch in november. Going into detail on why production is currently hampered, Spencer revealed that the real problem lies further down the supply chain: Microsoft is simply not getting enough components to build more consoles. Record sales of game-oriented components such ...
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This fan-made recreation of Cyberpunk 2077 on PS1 is glorious

A dedicated Reddit user has offered a glimpse of how Cyberpunk 2077 It could be seen and run on the original PlayStation, and it's absolutely fun. In a recent thread on the Cyberpunk 2077 subreddit, user u / alundbjork shared this 51 second video with the caption 'I finally got my copy of the game for PS1!' The video pokes fun at the numerous glitches that have plagued Cyberpunk since its launch on December 10. Specifically, the video simulates the low-quality footage of the game on PS4, as well as non-player characters' T-poses', vehicles entering and exiting the world, and Keanu Reeves' Johnny Silverhand character model is all there. twisted. See the video for yourself below: I finally got my copy of the game for PS1! since r / ...
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Here are the free games coming to Xbox Games with Gold in January 2021

Every month, Microsoft offers four Xbox games at no additional cost to those subscribing to its Xbox Live Gold service. With 2020 drawing to a close, Xbox has revealed the free games for January 2021:Little nightmares (normally $ 24.99) - Available January 1-31 Dead rising (normally $ 24.99) - Available January 16 - February 15 The King of Fighters XIII (normally $ 29.99) - Available January 1-15 (Xbox 360 game playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility) Decomposition (Typically $ 9.99) - Available January 16-31 (Original Xbox game playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility)It's important to note that all of these games are playable on Xbox One, as well as Microsoft's new consoles, Xbox Series X and S, thanks to bac...