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It so happens that this year the Black Friday comes right after the release of Xbox Series X/S, the latest incarnation of Microsoft’s console, and with it a new generation of quality of life and graphics for every Xbox fan. With two generations of Xbox now thriving on the market, and G2A Black Friday sale around the corner, it’s a good time to get some fancy gadgets and games to make the most out of this situation!
Microsoft’s consoles live In a great synergy, and with systems like Game Pass and Xbox Play Anywhere you can enjoy a game on your PC one moment and then move to your couch, fire up your Xbox, and pick where you left off. Xbox Series X/S features several exciting features which makes playing games on it an easily accessible spectacle. Thanks to full support for 4k resolution and ray tracing, Xbox games get to look better than ever, while the SSD and the Quick Resume makes sure you’ll never wait long before you can start playing.
It’s also going to be the best way to enjoy many of the upcoming games. Of course Xbox One has merits as well: it has a massive library and will keep getting new games for a while yet, and thanks to the new generation being here already, it’s only going to get cheaper. Better yet if the Xbox One games you buy have the “Smart Delivery” option you’ll get their upgraded version for free when you switch to Series X/S!
There two excellent subscription programs available for Xbox users: Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass. Xbox Live Gold is your gateway to the full range of user perks. That includes full access to multiplayer features and new communication options, including private chats. There are also more community perks, such as being able to easily record and share cool moments from your gameplay. The big thing about Live Gold sub is the Games with Gold offer, giving you access to a gallery of free games for as long as your subscription lasts. It’s a fantastic way to get new games, but it’s limited to your Xbox console. Game Pass isn’t.
Game Pass is a service that gives subscribers access to more than 100 fantastic games, including hot releases and some classics, and you can enjoy many of them whether you play on a Windows 10 PC or console. The library of available games expands all the time, and you get cool discounts if you want to keep certain games even after you end the subscription.
Many exciting games for XSX are still deep in development, such as Avowed, an action RPG sharing its setting with Pillars of Eternity, or a revival of the Fable franchise., and little is known about what they are exactly going to be like and when they are going to come out. But there are also a few known games which should give you enough reason to consider getting a Series X/S, be it to play them at all, or to get the best of what they have to offer.
Bloober Team’s upcoming horror game, scheduled for a January 2021 release, is going to be an Xbox Series X/S and Microsoft Windows exclusive. One of the coolest features of The Medium is the way it presents its world to the players. As the main character is a medium who can see both the material and spiritual world, the game renders them for you side by side, at the same time. This way you can interact with a physical object and their spiritual representations as necessary in order to solve environmental puzzles and piece together the mystery of a certain holiday resort. It’s definitely a game you should keep an eye on if you’re a fan of horror’s and Bloober’s previous works.
The Halo series has originated on the first Xbox, and has since been one of the flagship titles for Microsoft’s console. It’s no surprise that Xbox Series X/S is going to have its own entry, in the form of Halo Infinite. What can you expect? The Master Chief is back in action, for one, and he’s going to fight the Banished, a Covenant splinter faction introduced in Halo Wars 2. John-117 got some new toys to play with, including some enhancements to his mobility options. It’s not scheduled for any specific date at the time of writing, but you definitely should follow the news about it.
This RPG from the creators of The Witcher 3 is one of the hottest releases of 2020, and much anticipated by thousands of players hungry for CDPR’s new game. You’re going to play the role of V, an up-and-coming mercenary hoping to make a big buck in the underground of a futuristic city. Be it off-the-book ops for corporate sponsors, running errands for crime lords, or striking off on their (unlike Geralt V is customizable) own. Somewhere along the way V ends up with a hologram of famous rockerboy Jonny Silverhand in their head, and things get weird.
Although launched for Xbox One, Gears 5 is going to boast a noticeably improved version on Xbox Series X, with native 4k support, stable 60 fps, and many subtle and obvious graphical improvements. If you’re played Gears of War 4, but decided to skip 5 at the time, it’s great idea to try it out on XSX for the best version of the game, and if you already have it in your library you can play it on a new XSX with no additional cost. As for the game itself, it follows up on the threads uncovered in GoW4 and follows the journey of Cait Diaz