Microsoft architecting the next Xbox with game streaming

Ruben Fields
June 12, 2018

A spin-off from the main Forza driving simulator series (think Gran Turismo, but on Xbox), FH4 is set in a gorgeously recreated take on Great Britain, with everything from the rolling hills of Scotland to the quaint country roads of England driveable.

We look forward to spending more time drifting through the seasons when Horizon 4 hits shelves (and Xbox Game Pass) on October 2.

Developer 343 Industries has revealed more information regarding the development of Halo Infinite, and the Slipspace Engine. However, sources say Navi will be an RX 500 successor instead of an enthusiast-grade architecture and not substantially one-up its Vega GPU technology.

MICROSOFT HAS SUCKED up a clutch of game studios, created a brand new studio called "The Initiative", and expanded its game streaming service in a bid to stick two fingers up at Sony's PlayStation 4. The real "wow" factor, and proof that Microsoft is serious about tackling its software drought, was the announcement of five new developers becoming first party studios, developing exclusively for Microsoft from here on out.

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It ain't gotta be about war, it ain't gotta be about hatred or what happen in the future or the past", he told CNN . He wants to enjoy his life. ( CNN ) Rodman said dictator Kim Jong-Un was a "big kid" who wanted to see the world.

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, announces original Xbox Backward Compatibility at the Xbox E3 2017 Briefing on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Los Angeles. The new style, headed by art director Nicolas Bouvier, will be based on fan feedback and the most iconic parts of the Halo franchise.

There's been no fighting game specific cues as of yet and it's wholly possible that we won't see any directly FGC-related content in today's conference, but the well is deep and the possibilities are endless. It later said the game would be an open-world action RPG. Xbox Game Pass will also feature a new FastStart system. The knock-on effect from that though is that not only is there a lack of interest in Xbox in Japan, but western players who enjoy Japanese games have no reason to pick up an Xbox One. And even though Microsoft has been scaling back its consumer-market presence, games continue to be a big driver in the mobile and PC markets.

Spencer is far from the only one talking about streaming: Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said that streamed games will replace consoles some time after the next console generation, and EA has announced its own cloud streaming service.

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