The Most HorsePowerful Podcast On The Internet, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 59! Sean played Assassin’s Creed and Forza Horizon 4. Luke played Starlink: Battle For Atlas, Guns Gore & Cannoli 2, and more evergreen titles. Buckle up and drive safe.
Left 4 Dead 1&2, Portal: Still Alive, Orange Box now Enhanced for X
Gamers have played over 1 billion hours of Xbox 360 and Original Xbox games on Xbox One https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2018/10/18/classic-valve-titles-enhanced-backward-compatibility/#e3CaiGjvAyqk4xQq.99
Forza Horizon 4 ranks 7th on NPD for September, doing so with only five days on the market.
Sinner: Sacrifice For Redemption launches into Game Pass, also out on other systems.
The game looks like a boss-battle heavy, souls like game. Fascinating art style of grayscale.
Dead Island Riptide, Hello Neighbor, Outlast, >Observer are now available in Game Pass!
More news about Rockstar. Our angle: How will this affect the sales of RDR2? Do we think communities will respond to this by voting with their wallets? Will the industry be changed?
Compare to micro-transaction debate/changes made to EA Battlefront, WB Shadow of War
Employees could be removed from the credits. Bonuses are tied to finishing coupled with review scores.
Fallout 76 B.E.T.A launched on Xbox One in specific zones. Other consoles a week later.
Battlefield V Battle Royale Mode delayed to Spring 2019
The Car Pool - Listener Questions
Josh Stapleton @MTTGStreetTeam: People tend to think cartoony games are "Nintendo games" and 3rd person action/adventure are "PlayStation games". What is an "Xbox game" (FPS space shooter like Gears or Halo?), and does first party Xbox exclusives need to focus on those types of games or break the mold?
Juan Pedro Garcia @JPGARCIA04 I tend to think Xbox has hits in almost every category. Halo halo 1st person shooter, gears third person shooter, Ori is a platform, Forza is racing.
Cruise Control - Topic of the Show [Possible Topics added]
What announcements would make X018 worthwhile?
Deals with Gold
Spooktober event - LOTS of spooky games on sale for 360 and Xbox One. Of note, many of these titles are available in Game Pass. Their extra content, season passes, and DLC is on sale though.
Games with Gold
Xbox One: Overcooked
Xbox One: Victor Vran
Xbox 360: Stuntman Ignition
Xbox 360: Hitman Blood Money
Red Dead Redemption 2 (10.26)
Hitman 2 (11.13)
Fallout 76 (11.15)
Battlefield V (11.20)
Under the Radar:
LEGO DC Villains (10.16)
Starlink: Battle for Atlas (10.16)
Soul Calibur VI (10.19)
Just Cause 4 (11.3)
Spyro Reignited (11.13)