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EA have spoken out about their future plans for the Battlefield series, and it might not be what you want to hear. Blake Jorgensen, Financial Officer for EA has said that there won’t be another Battlefield game for ‘a couple of years.’ Before confirming that the focus next year will be on the next Star Wars game, Battlefront 2. Jorgensen confirmed this by stating: ‘next year we’ll have Battlefront, the Star Wars game..’ It’s not all bad though, there will be four expansion packs for Battlefield One coming over the next year to keep you going. As for Battlefront 2, Jorgensen … Read More »

Until now, Lost Odyssey (added to backwards compatibility on 29 September 2016) and Blue Dragon (added on 1 November 2016) have only been playable on Xbox One if you owned the disc version. Well, no more. Whatever pesky bugs had been preventing digital owners getting in on some back compat action have been squashed, and if you already own these titles digitally they’ll be waiting for you in your ‘Ready to Install’ list. The news just keeps getting better as Lost Odyssey, a stunning JRPG from Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of the Final Fantasy series, is FREE until 31 December. Grab … Read More »

Supply drops have been a touchy subject over the past couple years for Call of Duty players.  While most offer cosmetic only items, it was also the only source to obtain new weapons.  This was basically a pay to win mechanic that heavily relied on RNG to actually get what you want.  Well, now the remastered version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has supply drops. The supply drops in MW Remastered work the same as in other CoD games.  You can earn depot credits through challenges and gameplay and spend those on supply drops.  The option is the familiar … Read More »

At E3 last year the head of Xbox Phil Spencer made our jaws drop when he announced that Xbox 360 games would be playable on the Xbox One via something called the Backwards Compatibility program. As of this week there are more than 300 games in program, that is after the release of the entire Bioshock franchise. The program has been a massive hit with fans. Whether it is for the feeling of nostalgia we get from playing our old favourite games or discovering classics we somehow missed, we love playing the older games on our current generation console. We … Read More »

It’s been getting cold lately in the UK so hopefully by now you’re ready for a frozen adventure. Blizzard Mountain Expansion for Forza Horizon 3 is finally here! Available today in the Microsoft Store as a standalone purchase or included as part of the Forza Horizon 3 Expansion Pass, Blizzard Mountain invites players to the snowy elevations of a brand new playable area of Forza Horizon 3’s Australia. This is a place where speedy vehicles are welcome, ice and blizzard conditions are the norm, and snow tires are heartily recommended. A big part of the fun with Blizzard Mountain is … Read More »

It’s been a fantastic year for subscribers of the EA Access service. Recent months have seen both Mirrors Edge games, UFC and the Mass Effect Trilogy all enter the vault. And we’re not even counting the number of games added previously this year such as Unravel and Fifa 16 However we’ve all been expecting one more game. And EA have just dropped it in and confirmed via Twitter last night that finally, Star Wars Battlefront has become part of the subscriptions service. It’s not really any surprise we’ve had to wait until this week. Not only does the game coincide … Read More »

Great news for Oculus Rift owners as it has been announced you can now stream Xbox One and Xbox 360 backward compatible games straight to the virtual reality headset. The update, announced as a feature of the Xbox One Streaming app, allows you to stream if your PC and Xbox One are connected to the same network. You’ll be able to choose from three different virtual theater modes. This will give the feeling of playing on the big screen, but at a lower resolution. Xbox’s Major Nelson reports on the feature in the video below; It appears this works in … Read More »

Dropbox, for those unfamiliar, is a cloud storage company that allows you to access files from almost any device you are using.  You can now add Xbox One as another capable device.  So, are we expected to be doing Office documents on our Xbox One’s now?  Not at all – and the folks behind Dropbox know you won’t either.  So, what can we do with Dropbox on console? From the home console you will be able to upload screenshots and pictures taken from your Kinect directly to your Dropbox.  Video files that are in your Dropbox can stream directly to … Read More »

Today marks the 300th* title to be added to the ever-growing list of Backwards Compatibility title. And what better way to celebrate with a collection (of sorts) as the long-overdue Bioshock titles get the Backwards Compatible treatment, as confirmed by Major Nelson himself via twitter. That’s Bioshock, Bioshock 2 and Bioshock Infinite to arrive today, after being teased a long time ago. BioShock, BioShock 2 & BioShock Infinite are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today making it 300+ back compat titles — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) December 13, 2016 As of recent times, Major Nelson seemed to … Read More »

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