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Grounded Public Test Patch Adds Shared Worlds

Grounded Public Test Patch Adds Shared Worlds

This feature allows for sharing one's world with other players, whether it's rehosting a world or providing a copy of their world to others.

Immortals Fenyx Rising, Midnight Fight Express, and More are Coming to Game Pass

Immortals Fenyx Rising, Midnight Fight Express, and More are Coming to Game Pass

Microsoft has officially unveiled the list of games that'll be added to Game Pass as part of the second wave for the month of August.

PS4 Sold More Than Twice as Much as Xbox One, Microsoft Says

PS4 Sold More Than Twice as Much as Xbox One, Microsoft Says

In recent court documents, Microsoft stated that Sony sold more than twice as many PS4 units as Microsoft moved Xbox One consoles.

Sony Thinks Call of Duty Can Make or Break PlayStation’s Success. They Are Wrong.

Sony Thinks Call of Duty Can Make or Break PlayStation’s Success. They Are Wrong.

PlayStation is not as fragile as Sony seems to think it is.

Microsoft Claims Sony Pays “Blocking Rights” to Prevent Certain Titles From Releasing on Game Pass

Microsoft Claims Sony Pays “Blocking Rights” to Prevent Certain Titles From Releasing on Game Pass

Microsoft says that its "ability to continue expanding Game Pass has been hampered by Sony’s desire to inhibit such growth."

Xbox’s Gamescom Lineup Includes Pentiment, A Plague Tale: Requiem, and More

Xbox’s Gamescom Lineup Includes Pentiment, A Plague Tale: Requiem, and More

Microsoft's booth at Gamescom 2022 in Cologne, Germany is going to have several playable demos of upcoming titles.

Diablo 4 Alpha Leak Showcases Customization Options, World Tiers, and More

Diablo 4 Alpha Leak Showcases Customization Options, World Tiers, and More

Along with various options for faces and bodies, accessories, skin tone and hair color, players can choose World Tier and the number of tutorials.

Halo Infinite’s Next Drop Pod is Dropping on August 9, Will Include a New Ranked Playlist, Quality-of-Life Features

Halo Infinite’s Next Drop Pod is Dropping on August 9, Will Include a New Ranked Playlist, Quality-of-Life Features

Halo Infinite is getting its next Drop Pod on August 9. Here are some of the new things coming to the game, including new multiplayer playlists.

Xbox Game Pass Family Plan Available for Insiders in Colombia and Ireland

Xbox Game Pass Family Plan Available for Insiders in Colombia and Ireland

The plan allows up to four people in the same regions to access content from a single Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription.

Xbox Series S – “Hundreds” of Additional Megabytes Available for Developers Following SDK Release

Xbox Series S – “Hundreds” of Additional Megabytes Available for Developers Following SDK Release

Microsoft reports that this should "improve graphics performance in memory-constrained conditions” for the budget console.

QuakeCon 2022 – Full Stream Schedule Revealed

QuakeCon 2022 – Full Stream Schedule Revealed

QuakeCon 2022 kicks off on August 18, and its stream schedule will feature a slot dedicated to a behind-the-scenes look at the development of Redfall.

Diablo 4 Internal Alpha Tests are “Mostly Positive” – Rumor

Diablo 4 Internal Alpha Tests are “Mostly Positive” – Rumor

Bloomberg's Jason Schreier reports that a "bunch of people" are currently playing an early build via a "friends-and-family alpha test."

Sea of Thieves Season 7 Features Detailed in New Deep Dive Trailer

Sea of Thieves Season 7 Features Detailed in New Deep Dive Trailer

New Captaincy-related features coming to Sea of Thieves in Season 7 have been detailed in a nearly-10-minute-long deep dive trailer.

Halo Infinite Saw a “Significant Scaling Back” of its Open World During Development

Halo Infinite Saw a “Significant Scaling Back” of its Open World During Development

"We knew that we needed to truly deliver a quality experience- just scope our ambitions to make sure that with the stuff that we did ship, we met the expectations," says 343 Industries' Joseph Staten....

Sony Believes it Would Take “Several Years” for a Competitor to Rival Game Pass

Sony Believes it Would Take “Several Years” for a Competitor to Rival Game Pass

Responding to Brazil's regulatory body, the PS5 manufacturer said Game Pass comprised "60-70 percent" of the global market share over the last 5 years.

Call of Duty’s Popularity is Unrivaled, Influences Users’ Choice of Console – Sony

Call of Duty’s Popularity is Unrivaled, Influences Users’ Choice of Console – Sony

"Call of Duty is overly entrenched, so that no rival – no matter how relevant – can catch up," Sony tells regulatory bodies in relation to Microsoft's looming acquisition of Activision.

Forza Horizon 5: Hot Wheels Expansion Surpasses 1 Million Players

Forza Horizon 5: Hot Wheels Expansion Surpasses 1 Million Players

The open world racer's first paid expansion launched earlier in July, and has already been played by over a million people.

Forza Motorsport Will Feature a More Social Corner Mastery System with Leaderboards

Forza Motorsport Will Feature a More Social Corner Mastery System with Leaderboards

After spending some time in silent development, Turn 10 has announced a new feature for Forza Motorsport: corner mastery with social features and leaderboards.

Grounded is Leaving Early Access on September 27

Grounded is Leaving Early Access on September 27

Obsidian has announced that Grounded is finally exiting early access on September 27. The game spent two years in early access.

Xbox Hardware Revenue Down by 11 Percent, Microsoft Confirms in Q4 FY 2022 Results

Xbox Hardware Revenue Down by 11 Percent, Microsoft Confirms in Q4 FY 2022 Results

Xbox gaming revenue is expected to decline to the "low-to-mid single digits" for the next quarter due to "declines in first party content."