One final batch of backward compatibility games is landing this week, with eight original Xbox and fifteen from Xbox 360, and with eight Rare 360 games being enhanced for One X. By August, players will have access to over 100 games.
- Hardware-accelerated ray tracing to create more realistic lighting effects contain. Gearbox has prepared the Borderlands 2 free DLC dubbed "Commander Lilith & the fight for Sanctuary" to help you blast away the time between now and 13 September.
Rival Sony Corp has also disclosed plans of its next-generation PlayStation 5 console, with similar specifications including an AMD chip.
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Sarah Bond, head of Xbox partnerships, speaks about Xbox Game Pass during the Microsoft Corp Xbox event ahead of the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, US on Sunday, June 9, 2019.
Instead, he said, Microsoft's goal was "to give gamers the choice, price points, and flexibility to play the games that they can". Essentially a Netflix-for-games subscription service, the PC version brings its all-you-can-play gaming service model from console to Windows 10 (sorry Win 7 and 8 users!). He didn't specify whether game disks will work but did mention once again respecting the purchases of digital and physical games through the years.
In the video, senior designer Elliott Hsu explains the intensive process he and his team went through to redesign one of the most trusted controllers on the market.
"The out-of-home streaming will dictate by your out-of-bound, out-of-house upload speeds", Spencer said.
The added value of the Stadia service compared to the ubiquitous consoles is that you can play anywhere, from your Pixel 3 to your high-def TV and Google claims it has solved the latency problem that many such initiatives have faced.