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E3 2018 Xbox predictions: Everything we expect to see from Microsoft

Added: 26.05.2018 21:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

It's that time of year again. E3 2018 is almost upon us, promising tons of new games, new platform announcements, and new hardware. But what does E3 2018 mean for Xbox and Microsoft this June 10th?

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E3 2018 Predictions Microsoft

Added: 26.05.2018 19:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

With E3 just around the corner, it is once again time for the Player 2 crew to get their crystal balls out of the attic and make some wildly inaccurate predictions as to what will appear at the worlds biggest games show. First up, Microsoft.

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Games With Gold June 2018 Predictions

Added: 26.05.2018 18:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

There are only a few days left for Junes Games with Gold announcement. And no one expects Microsoft knows that when will the games with gold for June 2018 will be revealed.


Samsung adds FreeSync support to select 4K TVs

Added: 26.05.2018 12:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Samsung has issued firmware updates that add FreeSync over HDMI support to a number of its 4K TVs. FreeSync is a variable refresh rate technology that allows for smoother, tear-free gaming from AMD Radeon graphics cards, with a slightly different implementation available on Xbox One, One S and One X. that US models Q6FN, Q7FN, Q8FN and Q9FN QLED models get the upgrade along with the NU8000 (we're contacting Samsung to find out which EU/UK equivalents are supported - the firm's model names change according to region). It's a great move for living room gaming, bringing a highly desirable feature previously exclusive to PC monitors to a larger canvas for the first time.
Apparently there are a couple of compromises, however. The support only works at 1080p resolution and apparently some aspects of screen brightness may be affected. This means that PC and Xbox One X users may need to downscale their display outputs - effectively trading image quality for the FreeSync variable refresh effect. It's a good match for Xbox One and One S users though, where typically the console tops out at 1080p resolution anyway. The question of whether Xbox One X users should engage FreeSync or not is a little complex though - , the implementation on Xbox only matched the quality of the PC experience on a small number of titles, and Microsoft's implementation of the technology didn't remove screen-tearing, as it does on PC.
Given a choice between FreeSync at a downscaled 1080p or standard 4K output, we'd probably take the latter, given current results. However, with that said, the quality of the variable refresh rate experience depends very much on what is dubbed the 'FreeSync window'. Boiled down into simple terms, different screens only support the variable refresh effect at a specific frame-rate range - typically in the region of 40-60fps (though , Microsoft's implementation cleverly attempts to get results below this). Right now, it's unknown what kind of FreeSync range Samsung's TVs support, but we'll do our best to find out.

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State of Decay 2 Has Already Seen Over 1 Million Players

Added: 26.05.2018 0:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Microsoft also noted that it's working with Undead Labs to address bugs.

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State of Decay 2 Gathered Over 1 Million Players in Two Days

Added: 26.05.2018 0:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Microsoft also promises it will look into the game's bugs and glitches.

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State of Decay 2 has broken an impressive milestone—and fast

Added: 25.05.2018 20:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

State of Decay 2 may be all about zombies, but its community of players has proved there's plenty of life in it. Within a few days of its launch, the survival shooter has already broken the 1 million player mark. According to Microsoft, over 1 million players have jumped into Undead Labs' sequel since early ...]

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State of Decay 2 shuffles to 1 million players less than a week after launch

Added: 25.05.2018 16:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

The zombie survival game State of Decay 2 has already reached over 1 million players on Xbox One and PC, Microsoft announced today. But this does not mean 1 million games sold. This counts those who can access the game through Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass. The $10 a month subscription gives people access to a ...]

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Instabullet UWP brings Pushbullet to Windows 10 Mobile

Added: 25.05.2018 14:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Never mind 'Your Phone' in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, Pushbullet has been integrating phone and computer services for longer than Microsoft - and I wanted to give a shout out to Instabullet UWP, a Pushbullet client. With it, you can push information around your computing environment - and that includes Windows 10 Mobile phones.


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