Minecraft is Coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC

Microsoft announced this past week that it will finally bring Minecraft to the PC versions of Xbox Game Pass. “Minecraft is coming to Game Pass for PC November 2,” Microsoft’s Megan Spurr writes in the announcement post. “And even better, you’ll have access together for the first time ever as…

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Microsoft’s Xbox Mini Fridge Arrives

Microsoft announced today that Xbox fans can preorder the official Xbox Series X mini fridge on October 19, 2021 for $99.99. “The mini fridge, created in partnership with Ukonic!, gives ‘Xbox and Chill’ a whole new meaning,” Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg explains. “With LEDs and surface features made to resemble the…

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Xbox Hosts a Retro Indie Game Sale

Microsoft announced this morning that it is discounting over 60 retro indie Xbox game titles by up to 75 percent. “There’s no visual style more iconic that expresses a love for gaming more than retro pixel art,” Microsoft’s Oscar Polanco writes. “Join us in this love letter to gaming culture…

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Microsoft Releases Final Seasonal Update for Halo: MCC

Microsoft’s 343 Industries announced that Season 8 for Halo: The Master Chief Collection (MCC) is now available. It’s billed as the final seasonal update for the game collection, though we can other updates and enhancements in the coming year too. “Whether you feel most at home on Installation 04 or…

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Quake Gets a Big Update for Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5

Microsoft’s Bethesda announced a major update to the recent Quake remaster that targets next-gen consoles like Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. “We are excited to launch Quake [natively] on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PlayStation 5,” Bethesda’s Joshua Boyle writes. “Anyone who purchased Quake on Xbox One…

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Microsoft Embraces Right to Repair

Activist shareholders have convinced Microsoft to dramatically expand its “Right to Repair” efforts by the end of 2022. “This is an encouraging step by Microsoft to respond to the upswell of federal and state activity in the right to repair movement,” says Kelly McBee of As You Sow, which describes…

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Microsoft Announces 20th Anniversary Xbox Hardware

Xbox will celebrate its 20th anniversary on November 15 and Microsoft is marking the milestone with some new hardware. “November 15 will mark 20 years of gaming together,” Microsoft’s Jessica Tsujikawa writes. “Fans helped shape what Xbox is today and we can’t wait to see what the next 20 years…

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Twitch Suffers from Massive Leak

According to a report, Amazon’s Twitch gaming service has been hacked, with the attacker leaking the service’s source code and user payout details. The attacker posted a 125 GB torrent to 4chan forum site, stating that they wanted to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space,”…

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