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Halo 5 Update Coming Today, Adds Xbox One X Support And Makes A Big BR Change

Halo 5: Guardians might be more than two years old now, but Microsoft and developer 343 Industries are not finished yet supporting the Xbox One game. A big new update is coming out today, November 2, adding Xbox One X support, new game modes, and making significant and potentially controversial changes to weapon balance. The update adds 4K UHD support on Xbox One X, though that won’t matter much to the general population as the …

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The Xbox One X will support 1440p displays

The Xbox One X is being marketed heavily as a 4K-focused machine, but it turns out that’s not the only way to get greater resolution than 1080p. Unexpectedly, the One X will also natively support 1440p (2560 x 1440) monitors, as confirmed by Microsoft’s Kevin Gammill on Twitter. 1440p is a popular resolution for high-end gaming monitors, particularly among players who like to prioritize framerate. While it’s unlikely that many developers will specifically target 1440p …

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The Witcher 3 Xbox One X Enhancements Detailed, Include 4K Support

Among the many games that will feature enhancements when played on Xbox One X is CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The studio has now shared details on what to expect when playing its acclaimed RPG on Microsoft’s new hardware. The Witcher 3 will run at 4K on Xbox One X, according to a post on Xbox Wire, although it’s unclear if it will be native 4K. Development lead Jakub Kutrzuba stated, “With …

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Nintendo Switch update adds support for GameCube controllers

Image: lili sams/mashable By Kellen Beck2017-10-24 15:05:31 UTC If you’re one of the many people who love GameCube controllers, we have some good news: GameCube controllers are now they’re compatible with the Nintendo Switch. The latest Nintendo Switch 4.00 update included a handful of new features for the seven-month-old consoles, and one mysterious Twitter user discovered a few days later that the update includes support for GameCube controllers via the Wii U adapter. In order …

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Next week’s Gears of War 4 October update adds Xbox One X support, new maps, Halloween event

On Monday, October 23, Gears of War 4 players will be able to download the latest update to the game. The October update for Gears of War 4 ushers in a Halloween event, Xbox One X support and the final two maps to be released for the game. With Xbox One X set to arrive in November, The Coalition said in preparation for the console’s launch, those planning to and Xbox One X can pre-download …

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Gears of War 4’s October update adds new maps and Xbox One X support

Microsoft just revealed the contents of Gears of War 4’s October update and aside from new maps and experience bonuses, it includes Xbox One X support. Don’t get too excited though. Despite saying that the Xbox One X patch would be available with this update, they didn’t exactly reveal what enhancements the game will be receiving on Microsoft’s upcoming console. However, the maps are other changes in the patch are of note. Fuel Depot and …

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Mantis Burn Racing will support cross-play between Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam

Mantis Burn Racing surprised everyone when it initially came out due to its stunning graphics and tight controls. It’s will be one of the first games which will run at native 4K on Xbox One X as well. Now, you might ask how could this game possibly get any better? Well, we have great news for you! And it’s a big one. According to VooFoo Studios, the game will also support cross-network play between Xbox …

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Microsoft Won’t ‘Distract Developers’ With Xbox One X VR Support Just Yet

We’re still expecting Microsoft’s Xbox One X console to get VR support at some point down the line, but the company doesn’t want to “distract” developers with integration in 2017. Albert Penello, Senior Director of Product Management and Planning at Microsoft, said as much to Wired in a recent interview. “We learned with Kinect and the Wii that just translating a typical game experience to VR is not a winning strategy,” he said. “It’s the …

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Steam VR support for Windows mixed reality is right around the corner

Microsoft got our hopes up when it said that Steam support was headed to its mixed reality platform, only to later clarify that it would not be ready for launch. That’s a bummer, but on the bright side, it might not be a long wait—Microsoft announced at a cozy press event in San Francisco that its mixed reality platform is now open to Steam VR developers. This will be followed by a preview program open …

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How Good Is Nintendo’s Tech Support? Report Card 2017

Nintendo’s been on a roll lately, launching the red-hot Nintendo Switch and releasing great games like Breath of the Wild and Splatoon 2. But how reliable is the company once you need help with those products? Nintendo’s tech support is a tale of two offerings. On one side, you’ve got an incredibly robust support website and helpful phone agents who can solve problems in minutes. But if you’re seeking help from Nintendo on social media, …

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Killer Instinct Will Get Xbox One X 4K Support, And Looks Amazing Thus Far

by Robert Workman | September 24, 2017 Killer Instinct remains one of Microsoft’s premiere titles for the Xbox One and PC. How could it not be? It builds upon an arcade legacy that started with Rare and Nintendo years ago, and Iron Galaxy has built upon said legacy following the departure of the game’s original developer, Double Helix Games, with even more fighters and features. Those features continue to expand today, as it …

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Xbox One gets third-party camera support for game streaming

Mixer, formerly known as Beam, lags far behind Twitch in popularity. For most streamers, then, this new feature will be fairly insignificant. Still, it’s a welcome addition, and one that could persuade a few extra players to try Microsoft’s streaming platform. Should that happen, it could also persuade Twitch, YouTube, Facebook and others to patch in similar support. That would help Microsoft and — were the same features to be replicated on the PlayStation 4 …

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One Gamer Fund unites seven gaming charities, and you can support them all this weekend

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Gamers are capable of tremendous generosity – Twitch’s frequent 24-hour charity streams are just one example of it – but this weekend, there’s a way to give without losing any sleep: One Gamer Fund is a new initiative that unites seven different gaming charities under one banner, and it’s holding its inaugural fundraiser. One Gamer Fund support the following charities: AbleGamers, who use customised interfaces to help the disabled enjoy …

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Xbox One third-party USB webcam support now live for Alpha Insiders

Using cameras on Xbox One just got a whole lot easier with support for third-party devices. Microsoft has announced that support for third-party webcams is on its way to Xbox One. While up until now, camera support has been limited to the in-house Kinect sensor, this latest announcement hugely expands the range of cameras supported by the console. Furthermore, the initial stages of this rollout begin today, with functionality now available for those enrolled in …

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Raiders of the Broken Planet to support cross-play, run at 1440p on Xbox One X

Raiders of the Broken Planet is set to support cross-play goodness, as well as an increased resolution for Xbox One X players. Like a lot of upcoming games, it looks like sci-fi adventure shooter Raiders of the Broken Planet will pack a little something extra for Xbox One X gamers. As reported by WCCFTech, Raiders of the Broken Planet developer MercurySteam has confirmed Xbox One X will run the game at a 1440p resolution. It’s …

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