Xbox Play Anywhere

Phil Spencer on 2017’s upcoming games

As we covered earlier today, Phil Spencer discussed Xbox Play Anywhere with Xbox Live’s Larry Hryb and mentioned the game roster for 2017 thus far being less focused on huge core franchises like first-person Halo and Gears of War and more on third-party and exclusive titles. Earlier Friday morning, however, Spencer posted on Xbox Wire regarding the outlook of Xbox gaming for 2017. He took ti...[Read More]

Xbox head Phil Spencer talks Xbox Play Anywhere, exclusives, and 2017 expectations

During Friday’s livestream to celebrate the launch of Microsoft and 343 Industries’ real-time strategy title Halo Wars 2, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, Larry Hryb, took some time to interview Xbox head Phil Spencer. During the interview portion of the livestream, which you can find linked as the source below, Spencer touched on various aspects of his gaming life and upcoming games fo...[Read More]

Review: Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One)

Title: Halo Wars 2 Developer: 343 Industries / Creative Assembly Publisher: Microsoft Release Date: February 17 for Ultimate Edition owners, February 21 for everyone Platforms available: Xbox One / Windows 10 as Play Anywhere Title Difficulty played: Normal The sequel to the best-selling console real-time strategy (RTS) of all time is launching tomorrow for Ultimate Edition owners and in five days...[Read More]

343 Industries clarifies: Halo Wars 2 for Windows 10 “retail plans have shifted”, will not be sold outside Europe

As we heard last month from the folks at THQ Nordic, the upcoming real-time strategy title Halo Wars 2’s Windows 10 version would be coming to brick-and-mortar stores worldwide upon the games release. At the time, we saw both the Ultimate and Standard Edition boxes, and had confirmation that the hard-copy disc version of Halo Wars 2 for Windows 10 would include a code to redeem digitally tha...[Read More]

Spheroids comes to Xbox One and Windows 10

Spheroids, a 2D sidescroller from indie developer Eclipse Games, is the latest Xbox Play Anywhere title to land on the Windows Store. The retro-looking game was released on PlayStation 4 last month and the game did receive positive reviews. In Spheroids you take control of Lucas, a jumpy Canadian boy who sets out on an adventure with his crazy scientist companion Otto after it’s discovered that th...[Read More]

Playseat Car Pack now available in Forza Horizon 3

As February gets in gear, Forza Horizon 3 players have a new car pack to take for a spin as of today. After a full announcement and unveiling, complete with trailer that we’ll include below, the Playseat Car Pack is official and comes with both new and old faces. As usual, the car pack is available as part of the Forza Horizon 3 Car Pass which comes included in the Ultimate Edition or can be...[Read More]

Fallout Shelter is coming to Xbox One and Windows 10, it will be Xbox Play Anywhere title

Another 3rd party game has joined the Xbox Play Anywhere program and that is Fallout Shelter, Bethesda Game Studios have announced. Fallout Shelter is expanding once more to a new audience, putting Overseers in control of their own Vault and an army of Dwellers on Xbox One and Windows 10. Fallout Shelter will be available on February 7 as an Xbox Play Anywhere title via a free download from the Xb...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 will not have cross-platform play says Spencer

A couple of days ago, Xbox’s Phil Spencer was asked about cross-platform play between Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers. The question comes after Gears of War 4 was updated to allow keyboard warriors to compete head-to-head with their controller-wielding friends and allies. While cross-play isn’t a requisite aspect of the Xbox Play Anywhere functionality of a game, it can make it a lot ea...[Read More]

Astroneer patch 119 launches to Steam, Windows 10, and Xbox

Continuing with System Era’s goal of simultaneously releasing builds of their in-development title Astroneer, the dev team have sent out build 0.2.10119.0 to Steam, Windows 10, and Xbox One servers. The build is slated to arrive over the next couple of days, depending on how the servers deliver the update to end-users. The changelog for patch 119 is notably shorter than previous updates. The...[Read More]

Details on Halo Wars 2 DLC found by Halo modder, hints at DLC

Many games that release nowadays will have at least one piece of DLC or an expansion of some sort and, while many may object to the ‘we only own part of the game for full-price’ method of games sales, it’s looking to continue with the upcoming Real-Time Strategy game Halo Wars 2, due out February 21. Today, we were shown a screenshot of some files allegedly from Halo Wars 2 and t...[Read More]

Resident Evil 7 to release on Xbox and Windows 10 via Xbox Play Anywhere

While we’ve known that Resident Evil 7 Biohazard would be getting a very wide release, its gotten yet another interesting launch avenue: Xbox Play Anywhere. The latest Resident Evil entry was originally set to launch on PlayStation 4, Steam, and Xbox One, but Phil Spencer announced on Twitter today that the game would be launching on Xbox One as well as Windows 10 via the Windows Store court...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 goes gold

As the release of Halo Wars 2 looms on the horizon for February 21, development of the game is wrapping up. The last big milestone in a game’s development is the game being fully prepared for release is ‘going gold’. As of this afternoon, Halo Wars 2 has officially gone gold and is in the form it’ll be when players get their hands on it in a little over a month. Halo Wars 2...[Read More]

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