Xbox One's Inside Xbox News: PC Game Pass Titles, xCloud Preview, And Other Announcements
A fresh look at Xbox One and PC games, as well as some new PC Game Pass games coming soon.
Microsoft latest next Inside Xbox presentation is now over but if you missed it there's plenty of reasons to watch the archive. The event had the latest details on Project xCloud and roll out ticketing information for X019. It shared the next round of Game Pass titles that subscribers can expect to join the ones announced through September 26. There was also an interview with Jon Bernthal, star of Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
Microsoft also showed off The Outer Worlds, the game being put out by the newly-acquired Obsidian Entertainment. It's being published by Private Division even though Microsoft has acquired the developer, but Microsoft is still giving it headliner treatment on its stream and offering it through Game Pass. Other games that made appearances include Atlas, DayZ, Hitman 2, Afterparty, Code Vein, Felix the Reaper, and Children of Morta.
We've also included some brief details about the bigger stories below. Take a look and, by the time you're done, you'll be all caught up with the day's Xbox-related news.
New Xbox One Bundles Revealed, Include Forza Horizon 4 And Its Lego DLC
The Xbox One X and Xbox One S both have a new bundle that packages the console with a copy of Forza Horizon 4 and its Lego Speed Championship DL. Fortune Island, the game's first expansion, isn't included, but it's still a pretty good price without that.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Gets Four New PC Titles
Dirt Rally 2.0, Saints Row IV: Re-Elected, Bad North, Cities: Skyline are all coming to Game Pass. The past few months have seen several triple-A titles added to the service, including first-party games like Gears 5 and third-party ones like Jump Force. Lots of indie games have been added the day they release as well, such as Creature in the Well and Blair Witch. Game Pass continues to be great value.
Xbox Project xCloud Public Preview Begins Soon, Sign Up Here
Microsoft has said it will soon begin xCloud's Public Preview phase, in which gamers can test the service for free. You can sign up for the testing period on the Xbox website, though note the trial is coming to the US, UK, and Korea only.
Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Open Beta Pre-Load Now Live
While the Ghost Recon: Breakpoint open beta doesn't start until Thursday, September 26, Ubisoft is allowing you to get a headstart by downloading the open beta before it goes live.
Microsoft's stream will took place just a couple of hours after Sony's State of Play, giving this particular day something of a miniature E3 feel with dueling platform holders holding back-to-back showcases.