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The Most HorsePowerful Podcast On The Internet, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 55! Sean played Forza Horizon 4 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Luke played Infinite Warfare and Skyforce: Reloaded. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:
Drive By ShoutOuts.
Backseat Xbox Driver [we’re wrong]
Will we play this game together?
Hollow Knight - Tell Luke about this game (I’ve never played it)
Star Link - Launches 10.16, multiplatform….do Xbox gamers care?
Inside Xbox on 9.25 brought lots of news… so keep your wits about you.
Xbox Avatars are currently in the Insider Ring but will be launching for standard users in October https://www.windowscentral.com/all-biggest-announcement-inside-xbox
GAME PASS and Games With Gold Announced.
Game Pass: Wolfenstein: The New Order, Metro 2033 Redux, Forza Horizon 4, Westerado: Double Barreled, Lego Indiana Jones, Split/Second, and Shantae: Half-Genie
Games With Gold: Overcooked!, Stuntman: Ignition, Victor Vran, and Hitman: Blood Money https://www.windowscentral.com/all-biggest-announcement-inside-xbox
Mouse and Keyboard Support unlocked for developers to use.
Title by Title basis
First game to use it will be Warframe
Razer is a partner, though nearly ALL USB peripherals are useable
This does NOT mean that Microsoft is requiring games to utilize it. https://www.windowscentral.com/all-biggest-announcement-inside-xbox
Xbox Now getting a Fornite bundle like all the other systems. Only important because it’s now the world’s most popular game and it is not locking out marketing bundles.
Sony now is now allowing cross-play. Fornite now in Beta.
What does this mean for third party marketing/exclusive deals?
Call of Duty? Battlefield? FIFA? https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/26/17905146/sony-fortnite-ps4-cross-play-support
The Car Pool - Quickly Discuss Bonus Episode Idea
Stay with this Tomb Raider series or end the trilogy and reboot & take a break?
Talk about your Forza Horizon 4 launch plans, any Xbox Drive stream?
Kill (Never Play), Marry (Buy Base Game), Love (Buy $300 Ultimate Edition): Forza Horizon 4,
Red Dead Redemption 2, Assassins Creed Odyssey
Cruise Control - Topic of the Show
XO18 (Pronounced EX-OH) on 11.10
A fanfest from years prior, legacy based. Rivals PSX in terms of idea.
Will be held in Mexico City. Previous locations have included Barcelona, showing that MS is working on continuing its “worldwide” brand.
Expecting both first and third party announcements.
Luke has heard that Playground is working on Fable 4
Joking aside, will we see Battletoads?
Crackdown 3 playable?
Deals with Gold [definitely a skippable segment if running long]
Destiny 2 Expansion Pass is $10 (50% off)
Forza Horizon 4 (10.2)
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (10.5)
CoD: Black Ops 4 (10.12)
Red Dead Redemption 2 (10.26)
Hitman 2 (11.13)
Fallout 76 (11.15)
Battlefield V (11.20)
Games with Gold
Xbox One: Prison Architect (September 1 to September 30)Xbox One: Livelock (September 16 to October 15) Xbox 360: LEGO Star Wars 3 (September 1 to September 15) Xbox 360: Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World (September 16 to September 30)
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