News broke recently that Microsoft is planning to bring its Xbox Game Pass service to Windows. But what many Windows 10 users don’t know is that Game Pass for PC is already here…sort of. Here’s how to play some Game Pass games on your Windows 10 PC.
Updated for November 2018. Microsoft’s Games with Gold program launched last year, but with two more games coming out each month, it’s getting difficult to keep track of which games are free and when. Due to reader interest, we’ve compiled an archive of the games to date, and we’ll update the list each month as more games are announced.
When you open a game’s page in the Xbox Store, it will start to automatically play a video of the game’s trailer or clips. While some may like this feature, most find autoplaying videos distracting. Thankfully, you can turn off Xbox Store autoplay videos on the Xbox One. Here’s how.
When using the Xbox One interface, Microsoft lets users browse for games in the Xbox Store by a number of categories, but there’s no clear way to browse by genre. Here’s how to use the Xbox Store search to roll your own genre-based categories.
Microsoft just made Xbox One streaming to Windows 10 a whole lot more interesting with the introduction of support for 1080p at 60fps. Here’s a quick look at how you can enable this new quality feature, and if it even makes a difference.
Microsoft surprised the industry at E3 by announcing “native” backward-compatibility to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One. But before you toss your Xbox 360 console out the window, you’ll want to check out the full details. The ability to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One is indeed great news, but there are several important factors to consider.
Microsoft may be focused on the Xbox One, but it hasn’t forgotten about the Xbox 360. The company today released a system update that brings long-awaited support for larger external hard drives (up to 2TB), along with some minor UI and account management improvements.
Xbox Live members will get three new free games in May as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold program. CastleStorm: Definitive Edition will come to the Xbox One, while Xbox 360 owners will get Mafia II and F1 2013.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced its plans for the first major updates for the Xbox One console. The traditional Xbox Spring Update will be divided into two parts, with releases on February 11th and March 4th, and include new features such as USB keyboard support and a rearranged Dashboard interface.
On the eve of Gamescom, and with at least two months to go before launch, Microsoft on Monday announced the Xbox One Game Lineup for its upcoming console. Many of the games on the list have already been mentioned during previous Xbox-related events, but with the full list now in hand, gamers can learn what to expect from the next generation console. In all, 51 titles are currently planned for the Xbox One. Microsoft also provided some interesting statistics related…