Cheers loves, the cavalry’s here. November has already been a huge month with the releases of Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1, but it looks like Blizzard is still making sure we all have at least tried Overwatch by making it free to play from November 18th to November 21st.
To celebrate N7 Day, BioWare and Major Nelson announced that Mass Effect 2 and 3 would be coming to Xbox One backwards compatibility. Only the disc-based versions will be backwards compatible to standard Xbox users – the digital versions of the latter games in the series will be available for EA Access members in The Vault. Both the disc-based and digital versions of the first game are backwards compatible.
Seagate has announced that it is releasing a new SSD for the Xbox One. The 512GB SSD will focus on fast booting and loading.
Over the course of PAX West 2016, word of mouth may have given no bigger boost to a game on the show floor than Microsoft, Comcept, and Armature Studios’ Xbox One exclusive title ReCore, the biggest surprise of the convention.
Aaron Greenberg, head of Xbox Games Marketing, talked in a recent interview about the powerful nature of Xbox Scorpio and left the door open for future cross-play possibilities with PlayStation 4.
Last March, Rocket League developer Psyonix declared that they would break new ground by allowing PS4, Xbox One, and PC players to connect and play Rocket League together. Now, Jeremy Dunham, vice president of Psyonix, has announced that the only thing holding the launch back is Sony’s approval.