In the its about time files. The Xbox One is officially the place to buy your Xbox 360 games. Finally! Buy Xbox 360 games on Xbox One. As of today’s Xbox One system update you can directly access Xbox 360 games. What this means is that Xbox 360 should be stop being sold. In other words Xbox is dead. Long live Xbox. I hope and expect a Xbox One price cut. It also makes it a lot easier to understand the systems backward compatibility function.
On top of adding access to Xbox 360 games. The update also brings Party Chat to Xbox One Twitch broadcasts. This will let players to send Party Chat audio to speakers and a headset at the same time. The Party Chat feature now supports up to 16 people. Game DVR was not left out of the update. You will be able to pick recording lengths from 15 seconds to 5 minutes.
The Xbox 360 & One Games with Gold: September is actually pretty good. Microsoft must have heard fans complain about the quality of the Games with Gold or lack there of. For September Xbox One owners they are getting the definitive edition of my Tomb Raider as well as the fun platformer The Deer God. On the flip size Xbox 360 owners will be get Battlestations: Pacific and Crysis 3. Like always you have a few days to download August’s games before they are gone. Check out the trailers for The Xbox 360 & One Games with Gold below.
Sony has decided to skip Gamescom 2015 this year so Microsoft will have all the press. Below are some of the goodies that are coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows 10 owners.
Did you miss the Xbox Gamsecom briefing? Well I would like to say you didn’t miss much. However, you did miss a lot. E3 is a good start but its not the only place to get the lowdown on upcoming games. Do people still say lowdown? Anyway, moving on, there is just no way that companies can fit all the products they are working on in one show. That is why we have more than one. This week the focus of the game world is in Cologne, Germany hosts Gamescom. It’s like the E3 of Europe. It is the largest gaming expo in all of Europe so you know companies came out to impress.
Microsoft got us started with the standard we are “we are happy to be here” and “look at all our exclusives.” This is standard fare. What games look for is the new hotness. What have we not seen or heard before in earlier shows. ie. E3 just a few months ago. We were not disappointed. Microsoft was in rare form debuting new games for the very first time that made us take notice.
We saw new footage of Crackdown and Quantum Break. We actually got a release date for Quantum Break. Here I thought it was going to continue to be vaporware. … Read the rest