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Microsoft’s testing a handy Game Pass widget on Windows 11

Microsoft’s testing a new Game Pass widget on Windows 11 that’s supposed to let you see which games are coming and going at a glance. It’s the...

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The God of War comes to Xbox, sort of

Right now on the Xbox store, you can find a blatant ripoff of the God of War series titled War Gods Zeus of Child. The developer, Dolaka Ltd., also...

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Microsoft made this WNBA court look like an Xbox loading screen

The New York Liberty WNBA team will be playing on a court decked out in Xbox graphics on Tuesday and Wednesday. A virtual copy of the court will be...

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US gamers are spending a lot less on video games now than they did in 2021

Consumers are spending less on video games this year. The video game industry growth has slowed down amid high rates of inflation. US consumer...

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PSA: Check your email — Amazon is sending out invites to buy a PS5 or Xbox Series X

If you requested an invite to buy a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X console from Amazon, it's time to keep a close eye on your email inbox. The...

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Xbox is campy now

Xbox has released a new lineup of clothing and accessories that it calls the camper collection. Supposedly, it’s gear meant for the outdoors, but...

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Xbox is trying to make it easier to tell which games you’re allowed to play

Xbox is working on badges that will show up to warn you that a game won’t be playable before trying to launch it, like if it’s left Game Pass....

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Discord voice chat is now available for Xbox beta testers

Microsoft is allowing more Xbox testers to get access to the new Discord voice integration. Xbox Insiders in the Beta ring will get access to Discord...

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MultiVersus, WB’s free-to-play crossover brawler, launches in open beta

MultiVersus has launched in open beta for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and PC. The Smash Bros.-like fighting game has a roster packed with...

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Microsoft is speeding up the Xbox Series X / S boot time

Microsoft is making its Xbox Series X / S consoles faster to boot. The software giant is removing around 5 seconds of boot time, thanks to a speedier...

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As Dusk Falls’ couch co-op makes a middling thriller a lot more memorable

As Dusk Falls is a tense new interactive thriller that’s available on Xbox Game Pass. It has a B-movie thriller plot, but it’s a lot of fun to...

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A first look at Discord on Xbox

Discord and Microsoft are bringing Discord voice calls to Xbox consoles. Xbox Insiders can test the new integration today, allowing you to chat in...

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Discord voice chat is coming to Xbox

Discord and Microsoft are bringing Discord voice chat to Xbox consoles. You’ll be able to connect to Discord calls using the Xbox and Discord...

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The Xbox Series X is available at multiple retailers right now

A restock at one retailer is an anomaly, but several stores restocking the Xbox series X at once is downright bizarre. Best Buy, Walmart, and...

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Hisense’s 55-inch, HDR-ready U6G is a bargain at $378

Walmart has discounted the 55-inch model of the Dolby Vision and HDR10 Plus-compatible Hisense TV to its lowest price ever. You can also find...

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Halo Infinite’s network co-op test is now live

Halo Infinite’s test flight for network campaign co-op and the mission replay feature is finally live. Network co-op supports crossplay across Xbox...

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Amazon is giving out invites to buy the Xbox Series X at a discounted price

The Xbox Series X isn’t terribly hard to get a hold of these days like in past months, but a discount is super rare. Amazon is currently offering...

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The best Prime Day 2022 gaming deals

Prime Day is here, and it’s bringing the heat with some of the best deals on gaming tech, like keyboards, mice, headsets, and more. Amazon Prime...

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The Xbox Series X will now run one of the best retro versions of Windows

A video released by Digital Foundry shows that it’s possible to run Windows 98 on an Xbox Series console thanks to RetroArch, DOSBox Pure, and some...

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Xbox Cloud Gaming looks worse on Linux — here’s why it’s bad and how to fix it

Users have discovered a way to get a higher-bitrate Xbox Cloud Gaming stream on Linux rather than having to deal with the sometimes blocky or low-res...

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Grab the jaw-dropping Matrix Awakens tech demo before it’s delisted this week

If you want to experience the virtual city in The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience, you’ll want to make sure to add the game to your...

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Xbox 360 games will no longer be part of Xbox Games with Gold in October

Microsoft will no longer offer Xbox 360 games as part of its Xbox Games with Gold perk. You’ll only get Xbox One games free each month from October...

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Ubisoft to shut down multiplayer for older games, including Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood will see its online services shut down on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 in September. It’s part of a collection over over a...

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Halo Infinite’s campaign co-op preview kicks off in July

343 Industries is planning a public test of Halo Infinite’s campaign co-op and mission replay features in July. They’ll be crossplay, though...

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Samsung’s gaming TV hub launches with Xbox, Stadia, and GeForce Now streaming

Samsung’s gaming hub is available on 2022 TVs and monitors today. It includes access to Xbox Cloud Gaming, Stadia, and GeForce Now streaming, with...

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Apex Legends’ latest update broke controller support on Xbox Series consoles

A special event update for Apex Legends has caused input lag on Xbox Series X and Series S systems that renders the game almost entirely unplayable...

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Microsoft Edge gets new Xbox and PC gaming performance features

Microsoft is adding some new Xbox and PC gaming features to its Edge browser. The new Clarity Boost feature is available for Xbox Cloud Gaming...

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Xbox Cloud Gaming is getting mouse and keyboard support and latency improvements

Microsoft is getting ready to support mouse and keyboard for Xbox Cloud Gaming. Game developers are being asked to ready their games, and add...

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