Riot Games Xbox Game Pass perks: League of Legends, Valorant, Teamfight Tactics, and more

Microsoft and Riot Games have a new partnership in the works, bringing more perks to all Xbox Game Pass members. The gaming subscription service will fast-track progress across the firm’s entire game catalog, including League of Legends, Valorant, and Teamfight Tactics. The deal can save players thousands of dollars, or hours of playtime, for no … Read more

How the new PlayStation Plus stacks up against Xbox Game Pass

More than a month after revealing the revamped version of PlayStation Plus, Sony has shared the initial lineup of games heading to its new service, covering everything from original PlayStation classics and PlayStation Portable titles to modern hits. The new PlayStation Plus has three tiers, each at a discrete price point and offering varying levels … Read more

Xbox DRM explained: Setting a home console, console sharing, licenses, and more

Source: Matt Brown | Windows Central Recently, an Xbox outage put the spotlight on the console’s DRM practices, also known as digital rights management. It refers to the mechanics that attach ownership and entitlement to a digital piece of content, whether it’s a movie, mp3, or in this case, video game. Microsoft has been criticized … Read more

Sniper Elite 5, Jurassic World Evolution 2, and more join Xbox Game Pass in May

Microsoft shared more games coming to Xbox Game Pass, with a dinosaur construction simulator, Nazi-killing simulator, and more all available, or will shortly will be available in the service. As detailed via Xbox Wire on Tuesday, several new games are headed to Xbox Game Pass in the month of May. If you want to kill … Read more

Xbox Game Pass: Price, features, and everything you need to know

Source: Windows Central Microsoft’s Game Pass is a subscription-based service that opens up a whole library of games. It launched in mid-2017 and is available to anyone, regardless of whether they’re a Gold subscriber or not. Microsoft is pushing Game Pass hard, and it’s going to be a very important service for Xbox going forward, … Read more

This weekend’s Xbox outage put Microsoft’s DRM back in the spotlight

Source: Windows Central Xbox has a uniquely controversial history with digital rights management, otherwise known as DRM. DRM refers to the general practice of verifying the authenticity of a digital piece of content, whether it is music, movies, or of course, games. DRM controversies crop up from time to time. I recall the disaster that … Read more

Diablo 4 for Xbox One, Series X|S, and PC: Everything you need to know

Source: Blizzard Entertainment At BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard revealed the long-awaited Diablo 4, the latest in the series of top-down, demon-obliterating games. Diablo 4 is a sort of return to form for the series, with art and styles that longtime fans will appreciate. Blizzard also stated that the game is a world of gore, occultism, and … Read more