Hello this last Sunday before Christmas. You are certainly making the final preparations for your New Year’s Eve and are in demand from all sides. Fortunately, you should know that there are moments to breathe for a few moments this afternoon during Xbox News. So today we’re going to speak with Hoversmash, Ina Gelbert and Marc Issaly from Xbox France, who spoke to Titouan. We will also see the various recruits that have taken place at Xbox Game Studios. Then we will look at the Xbox sales that have started and information about the current games. So let’s not wait any longer, let’s get started!
Xbox News # 34: Best Xbox News December 13-19
Ina Gelbert and Marc Issaly talk about the French division of Xbox
The director and marketing manager of Xbox France stopped by in front of the Hoversmash camera to take stock of console stocks as well as projects for 2021. This also makes it possible to learn a little more about the internal functioning or logistically.
EA Play and Game Pass PC: the arrival of the service has been postponed to 2021
Little Quack in Communication for Xbox. EA Play was due to join Xbox Game Pass PC on December 15th. However, it will not and the service will be postponed to 2021. The reason given is the quality of the experience. In any case, this is not a cancellation and players will be able to enjoy the Electronic Arts catalog on their computer very soon.
Xbox and Bungie on Colorado for world record
Destiny 2, an Xbox Series X, and the Colorado Mountains for an accomplishment. These are the three dominant ones that made it possible to create a pretty insane experience. In fact, the two companies have set a record by creating the largest screen in the world at more than 3000 meters above sea level. We let you enjoy the review video in the article to see it with your own eyes.
Electronic Arts got Codemasters’ hands
Thunderclap for Take Two Interactive! After offering a tidy sum to buy Codemasters, it was EA who finally stepped out of the shadows with a more attractive offer. The deal struck between the British company and Take Two was insufficient to counteract the additional 50% of EA’s offer. A takeover that enables the giant to strengthen its portfolio in the racing segment.
Alliance of the Three Comforters for Video Game Safety
The problem of the safety of the youngest children is an important issue for video game players. This is even more true of Xbox, Sony and Nintendo as industry leaders. The three giants have thus come together on a common basis for this topic. The aim is to provide a healthy gaming environment and to offer players the tools to ensure this.
Between us comes to Xbox and straight to Game Pass
This is the surprise announcement of the week. The current phenomenon “Among Us” came out of nowhere in PC Game Pass this Thursday. It doesn’t end there though, as the title is set to hit Xbox consoles very soon too. In addition, the launch will be accompanied by an arrival on the first day at the Game Pass console.
The medium: pre-download is available
The eagerly awaited The Medium from the Bloober Team is already available before the download. Scheduled for January 28th, you can proceed by installing the 38.5 GB required for the title. It features asymmetrical gameplay between two worlds and should be a hit with gamers looking for a horror experience.
InXile Entertainment: The studio’s history is being followed
As part of our retrospectives for Xbox Game Studios, we take you through the history of each studio in more detail. This makes it possible to learn a little more about their adventures and how they reached their current greatness. This time, the focus is on InXile. The RPG specialist has gone through many ups and downs a lot of from underneath. Discover all of this on the dedicated page!
Xbox sales are coming to the end of the year
Hundreds of games are for sale by the end of the year. This year is no exception with nearly 700 titles including recent titles like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
The Xbox Series controller costs 15 dollars
Always in good shape, you know you can get an Xbox Series controller for the modest sum of $ 15. The promotion takes place at Micromania, where you can purchase a new one for that amount in exchange for your old Xbox One controller. However, be careful to be quick, the offer only runs until December 24th!
Mass Effect: Studio veterans are back
As the saying goes: the best jams are made in old jars. The message seems to be well known at Bioware as well, as several veterans of the trilogy return in the next installment of the famous space opera saga. From the narrative director to the artistic director to the film director, four “old people” have already joined the studio.
Cyberpunk 2077, Mea Culpa Session and Full Refund
The latest product from CD Projekt RED is pretty much in the spotlight this week. The Polish studio has indeed apologized for the lack of visual material on the old consoles. As a result, refunds were introduced for the holders of the title. Then it was time to announce that the developers were already “at work” (supposedly in Polish, Crunch) to fix the versions mentioned. Two steps forward, one back.
In the rest of the news: 120 FPS on Fortnite, MAJ Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Perfect Dark are recruiting at Rockstar
This is the end of this episode. Besides, it was even the last of the year because of the boyfriend Hovermash takes a well-deserved vacation at the end of the year. We wish you a Merry Christmas and with more and more Xbox news until 2021.