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Get the official walkthrough of Twitch on Xbox One. This application let’s users stream their gameplay live to their Twitch TV accounts.
Nintendo of America’s Twitter account tweeted out that Valve boss Gabe Newell’s favorite non-Valve game is Super Mario 64. In other news, Microsoft’s Phil Spencer says he loves the Super Smash Bros games because of Nintendo’s “incredible IP lineup.” This isn’t the first time competitors have praised Nintendo, Spencer did the same thing just a little bit ago with Nintendo and Sony. Via: GoNintendo, MNN
Microsoft’s Major Nelson walks you through the new Xbox One March update. Twitch support, improved friends, party’s, and more are all detailed.
Titanfall will feature a variety of DLC options from paid to free according to Respawn boss Vince Zampella. The game will also have a season pass model for DLC content.
Microsoft has released a brand new video showing off all the cool creations from the Project Spark community on Xbox One.
Microsoft and Respawn has released a brand new launch trailer for Titanfall on Xbox One. Check it out past the link.
Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios have released the Alpinestars Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 5 on Xbox One. Get all the screenshots of the cars in action below. Or head over to Xbox Wire for detailed information on each car.
Check out this new commercial for Titanfall. The CG animation is well done, and it’s crafted nicely.
There are already wild copies of Titanfall out there as we approach the March 11th release date. NeoGAF and Reddit have leaked a ton of map info, screenshots, and details on the full retail game. See all the information below.
Microsoft’s Xbox One March update will be going live in all regions before March 11th. The update will bring the much requested support for Dolby Digital 5.1 sound through optical. However, it will lack notifications for friends coming online. New improvements to the party chat, and friends list will also be included in the update. Get the full rundown of updates from Major Nelson here. Via: VG247
Although Microsoft did the right thing to establish a program where indie developers can self-publish on the Xbox One, the ‘parity’ clause Microsoft mandates is still a big problem. This clause says that all self-published indie games must be released on Xbox One before or simultaneously with other platforms. Having this clause is a burden to indie developers because of time and resources. Crunching Koalas, a Poland based indie developer even said that this clause might hold them back from ever publishing their games on Xbox One.
Earlier this week Respawn said that Titanfall will not have a season pass for DLC, but that is incorrect. They have now said that Titanfall will not have a ‘online pass,’ a season pass might still happen.
I’ve been getting a lot of Xbox One Kinect spying camera articles and what not. And I just want to tell everyone here. When you by a Xbox One, it comes with a Kinect camera. When you plug it in, you know what you’re getting into. The thing is connected online, there is data being sent back and forth….end of story. Buy the system at your own peril, or don’t hook it in. It’s up to you.
Respawn has stated on Twitter that Titanfall will not have a season pass, but DLC is planned. The firm also released new screenshots and concept art. They also advised players who participated in the beta to uninstall the game. See the screenshots and concept art past the link.
Microsoft Studio boss Phil Spencer has stated (again) that the firm will share more news on the next Halo game at E3 2014.
The Mars Chosen Pack includes a brand new survival multiplayer mode, five new multiplayer maps, and a new Gladiator Skin. See the trailer below.
Microsoft’s has listed all the developers who have signed on to create games on Xbox One with the ID@Xbox program. ID@Xbox is where indie developers can sign on to self-publish titles for the Xbox One’s digital store front. Get the full list of developers below.
Microsoft is throwing a big launch party for Titanfall on the Xbox One and PC. The event will be live streamed through Twitch TV here. More details on the launch and live stream can be found on Major Nelson’s blog. Via: VG247
Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has stated that the Xbox One does have at least one unannounced exclusive coming to the system in 2014.
Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella has confirmed that Titanfall will not run at native 1080p. This was brought up after the Titanfall forums claimed that the game will run at native 1080p and 60 FPS on Xbox One. You can see the exchange here. Titanfall launches this March on the Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC.
Respawn Entertainment has confirmed on Twitter that Titanfall has just went gold. This means the game is complete and is ready for production. However, there are already sealed copies, so it seems it went gold a few weeks ago. Either way, get your hands on Titanfall for the Xbox One and PC on March 11th and March 13th for Europe. Xbox 360 owners can pick up the game on March 26th. Via: Gemastu, VG247, Source: Twitter.
This week’s Media Create has revealed that the Wii U’s lifetime sales in Japan have passed up the Xbox 360′s. Currently, the Wii U sits at 1,643,095 units sold. The Xbox 360 lifetime sales are at 1,641,528 units sold. With Microsoft yet to announced a release date for the Xbox One, it will be interesting to see how MS tackles Japan. Via: MNN, Source: Eurogamer
Many users who are tying to play Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare right now are unable to do so. EA’s servers for the game seem to be having issues. On a NeoGAF thread, many users have complained they are unable to play or getting server down errors. Hopefully EA can get this sorted out soon. Via: NeoGAF, Thanks Ricard Julianti for the tip!
GameStop in the UK has the limited edition Titanfall bundle for £369.99, that’s a savings of £30 from Microsoft’s MSRP of £399.99. More details on the Titanfall bundle can be found at GameSpot UK. Thanks Anti!
Some fans might be wondering where the Project Gotham Racing franchise has went from Microsoft. Phil Spencer has shed some light saying while he likes the franchise, they currently aren’t working on a new game.
Reports broke that Titanfall on Xbox One would need 40GB of space to run on Xbox One. However, that is not completely the case according to Respawn.
Check out this official Collector’s Edition of Titanfall on the Xbox One. This might be the biggest collector’s edition ever. The box is quite massive, it actually comes with instructions on how to open the collector’s edition box…..seriously.
Popcap has released the launch trailer for Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare on the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Check it out past the link.
Microsoft has released a brand new trailer for Dead Rising 3: Chaos Rising DLC. The video gives gamers a look at some of the new weapons, vehicles, and mission coming with it.
Microsoft’s Major Nelson has discussed some of the new features and functionality with the March update. This video focuses on the enhancements to the Party and Friends on Xbox One.
Microsoft has announced their version of Twitch on the Xbox One. It boasts a host of new features that let’s players stream their games live straight to Twitch TV. Get more details on Xbox Wire, or check out the informational video below.
While Titanfall might not have the best graphics, and is currently running at 792p, users will be happy to know it runs on the tried and true Source Engine from Valve. CRAVE points out this engine is not the easiest to develop for, but it is well accomplished and has a number of improvements. Titanfall also has a story, within the multiplayer. You can read more on at Crave. Titanfall launches on the Xbox, PC, and Xbox 360 this March.