If by calling Ryse: Son of Rome an Xbox One exclusive, you thought Microsoft was saying that the gorgeous adventure game involving Roman generals, sword fighting and spear throwing was going to only be made available on Microsoft’s Xbox One console, you were mistaken. Earlier today Deep Silver, the game’s publisher, announced that owners of high-end laptops and desktops running Microsoft’s Windows operating system, will be able to play the game soon.
Being a cable cutter is rough. If you’re lucky you’re able to catch your favorite shows as they air in real-time. If you’re not someone without a lot of free time it’s even worse. What are the cable-less and busy to do when Shark Week, the most celebrated science-related television event of the year, starts and they can’t watch at home? Watch Shark Week footage for free in Xbox Video.
All of a sudden Microsoft just isn’t sitting still when it comes to delivering entertainment apps for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Just a week after Syfy Now and USA Now surfaced on Xbox Live, Microsoft is adding another content provider to its gaming and entertainment platforms: Starz Play.
An untold amount of users went to from retailer to retailer trying to find a way to get broadcast television to work on their Xbox One on launch night. Thanks to a new Xbox One Digital TV Tuner those users finally have a way to enjoy their Xbox One’s TV app without signing up for a cable subscription. Something we’re sure many more users wish they’d have had the option to purchase on launch night.
If you were hoping that Microsoft would use its weekly Deals With Gold promotion as an excuse to reveal a ridiculously large sale on the latest popular games for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, you’re in luck. That’s exactly what the company has done, revealing discounts on Call of Duty: Ghosts and an entire slate of Xbox One titles like Dead Rising 3.
The holidays may have come early
That Community, the sitcom that spawned a dozen memes and taught an entire generation how to properly make fun of Ken Burns using nothing more than pillow forts and blankets, keeps surviving is a testament to just how out-of-the-box the show really is. Fortunately, comments made by series star Jim Rash indicate Community’s first season as part of Yahoo Screen’s video lineup will have the Greendale gang rediscovering a place it hasn’t been in a very long time — outside.
Users who purchasing a specific Xbox One bundle later this month won’t get a customized console or a controller. They will get a free copy of Madden NFL 15 though, saving them at least $60 on the cost of upgrading to Microsoft’s latest and greatest console.
Detectives Linden and Holden are back to their murder solving, dysfunctional ways in the new season of The Killing.
In addition to slashing the prices on entire seasons of the hit animated television show Bleach Microsoft is doing something anyone who hasn’t already seen the show will appreciate. The entire first season of Bleach is now available in Xbox Video absolutely free.
If you weren’t one of the millions of cable and satellite subscribers watching great white sharks devour unsuspecting urbanites during the premiere of Sharknado 2 last night, there’s still time thanks to a new app for Microsoft’s Xbox One. SyFy Now will allow you to watch the movie and past episodes of Syfy’s original television shows at no additional cost.
Microsoft and game developer Electronic Arts just gave sports gamers a new reason to pick up the Xbox One over Sony’s PlayStation 4 console. The two are partnering together on EA Access, a monthly subscription service that’ll let users download copies of EA’s past games, like Madden NFL 25 & FIFA 14 for just $4.99. The kicker? It’s only available on the Xbox One.