Microsoft will add nine games to its Xbox Game Pass subscription service starting July 1. They will roll out throughout the month, joining the three-pronged attack stemming from E3 2018 that saw Fallout 4 added to the roster.
New data demonstrates just how few Xbox One owners actually take advantage of Xbox 360 backward compatibility, despite the feature being frequently requested by users ahead of its introduction. However, Microsoft disputes the report.
Microsoft kicked off the first day of its catalog-spanning Xbox Store Countdown sale with price drops for many of this year's biggest Xbox One releases, including Battlefield 1, Gears of War 4, and Final Fantasy XV.
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.
Indie developer Stoic's tactical RPG The Banner Saga 2 will make its Xbox One debut in July as a free download for Xbox Live Gold subscribers alongside other standouts like Tumblestone and Tron: Evolution.
Destiny creator Bungie announced its plans to abandon support for "legacy consoles" this week, warning players that all future updates and expansions will only be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One starting in August.
June marks the third anniversary of Microsoft's Games With Gold program, and Xbox Live Gold service subscribers can expect to receive free copies of titles like Goat Simulator and The Crew throughout the next month.