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'Crackdown 3' launches by next holiday, will offer 4K on Project Scorpio

Crackdown 3 will arrive by next holiday season at the very latest, Microsoft has revealed. The game will also include 4K support on Project Scorpio. Earlier statements by Microsoft suggest that this will be a native resolution.
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‘Gears of War 4’ lets you blast your buddies on Xbox and PC this weekend

Gears of War 4 initially launches with separate ecosystems for Xbox One and PC competitive players, but that might be about to change. A special cross-play test this weekend will bring the two player-bases together.
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‘Resident Evil 7’ will feature cross-save support on Xbox One and PC

Resident Evil 7 has largely been marketed as a PlayStation title, but the game will feature cross-save support on Xbox One and PC when it releases next January. It's not known whether or not it will be part of Xbox Play Anywhere.
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Xbox Games With Gold program showers subscribers with free games in December

Xbox is ending 2016 strongly with its Games With Gold program. Freebies next month include Outlast, Burnout: Paradise, and the underrated Outland. That's three "outs!" Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is also included.
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Xbox 360 game boxes now look an awful lot like Xbox One boxes

Microsoft has changed the box design for backward compatible Xbox 360 games to more closely match the look of its Xbox One boxes. Games now explicitly state that they're compatible with both Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
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‘Gears of War 4’ players will be able to tackle a pair of classic maps next week

Two new maps for Gears of War 4 will be available to season pass owners next week, before being released to all other players a week later. Both are "legacy" maps originally seen in previous games.
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‘Borderlands: The Handsome Collection’ is free on Xbox One — if you act fast

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is currently free on Xbox One through the console's 'Free Play Days' promotion. The collection includes both Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!
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Windows 10 Creators Update lets you dominate your friends in custom tournaments 5:11

The upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update brings a variety of new features designed to spark creativity, but PC gamers won't be left out in the cold. The Xbox app is getting some new features that will bring you and your friends…
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Xbox Games With Gold for November offers some belated scares

Halloween may be on the last day of October, but Xbox is offering plenty of spooky and campy games through Games With Gold this November. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and Murdered: Soul Suspect are among the free games next month.
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Footage of Metallica video game ‘Damage Inc.’ surfaces years after it was canceled

Metallica fans got a rare look at the band's canceled car combat game Damage Inc. this week, as the first-ever gameplay footage from the scrapped project surfaced more than a decade after it was originally announced.
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What’s a few more months? Studio MDHR’s innovative ‘Cuphead’ delayed to 2017

Cuphead, a platformer and run-and-gun game that draws influence from classic 1930s animation, extended its releast beyond 2016. The game was previously delayed into 2016 after it missed its original 2015 window.
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You’ll need lots of storage space for ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered will require 130GB of hard drive space when combined with the upcoming Infinite Warfare. The latter game is required for Modern Warfare Remastered to run.