The Most HorsePowerful Podcast On The Internet, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 75! Sean played Crackdown 3, Apex Legends, and Ace Combat 7! Luke continues to enjoy Apex Legends, spent plenty of time in New Providence as an Agent in Crackdown 3, and is looking forward to Metro: Exodus. It was a big week. Buckle up and drive safe.
Luke: Apex Legends, Crackdown 3 Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom
Sean: Crackdown 3, Ace Combat 7, Apex Legends
Apex Legends has 25 Million Players!
Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Open Beta: March 1 to March 4
New data from Xbox shows that subscribing to game pass leads to:
20% increase in game time
40% increase in number of games played
New titles entering GP see active base grow 2x
25% increase in pre-orders
10% increase in franchise sales (Consider that Bethesda dropped Rage and Doom into GP ahead of Doom Eternal and Rage 2)
Titanfall 2 doubles player base. It’s probably a coincidence.
Activision lays off 800 employees. Jason Schrier at Kotaku reporting that employees feel it was at random, not all inherently tied to the loss of Destiny.
Pit Stop Topics
Anthem launches on Friday for EA Access members
The game is also getting a short film set before the beginning of Anthem directed by Neil Blomkamp.
Metro: Exodus, Crackdown 3, Jump Force, Far Cry: New Dawn all launch on February 15th.
Cruise Control - Topic of the Show
Games with Gold
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon [Xbox One]
Super Bomberman R [Xbox One]
Assassin’s Creed Rogue [Xbox 360]
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy [Xbox]