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Microsoft game development kit update can improve performance on Xbox Series S

7 days ago   |   By Windows Central

The latest Xbox game development kit update improves the amount of RAM available for developers on Xbox Series S.
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Everything Coming to Xbox Game Pass in August 2022 Part 1

Everything Coming to Xbox Game Pass in August 2022 Part 1

7 days ago   |   By GeekTyrant

Xbox recently announced the first batch of games being added to Xbox Game Pass in August. The one item from this list that I am very interested in is Turbo Golf Racing , which looks like Rocket League meets golf. I'm very into that idea. What games are you excited to play? Ghost Recon Wildlands - August 2 Create a team with up to three friends to experience Ghost Recon Wildlands, the ultimate third-person military shooter set in a massive, dangerous, and responsive open world. The Ghosts, a US Special Forces team, are tasked to combat the Santa Blanca cartel and save Bolivia from collapse...
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Xbox introduces Game Pass family plan in Colombia and Ireland

Xbox introduces Game Pass family plan in Colombia and Ireland

7 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Microsoft is testing out a new Xbox Game Pass family plan in Colombia and Ireland, the Redmond, Washington-based company has announced.
The new plan will allow multiple users to share Xbox Game Pass Ultimate benefits under one subscription, making it easy to play games with friends and family across console, PC, and the cloud.
Under one subscription, you can add up to four people, as long as all of them are in the same country as you. Each member gets access to their personal Xbox Game Pass Ultimate games, content, and benefits.
This isn't the first time we've heard about an Xbox Game Pass...
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Microsoft tests a Game Pass family plan, Windows 11 widget

Microsoft tests a Game Pass family plan, Windows 11 widget

7 days ago   |   By PC World

Microsoft is giving PC gamers another reason to use the Widgets panel in Windows 11: a new Game Pass widget. But that's not all, as the company is also testing more expansive Game Pass family plan options in select countries.
Windows 11 widgets have been somewhat controversial. Essentially, they're a small collection of news and information that you can use to keep up on the events of the world, or else they can be wasted space that you'll want to remove. Microsoft is reportedly opening up widgets to third-party developers , though.
But Microsoft realizes that its superb Game Pass Ultimate...
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Xbox Game Pass is Getting a Full Family Plan with Testing to Begin Today in Colombia & Ireland

Xbox Game Pass is Getting a Full Family Plan with Testing to Begin Today in Colombia & Ireland

7 days ago   |   By Tech Times

Microsoft is ramping up its Game Pass offerings with a new Family Plan option, allowing existing and new Ultimate plan customers to share their games catalog with up to four people.
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Microsoft is Piloting New Feature for Xbox Insiders to Share Their Game Pass Subscription With 4 Other People

7 days ago   |   By IGN

Microsoft announced on their official blog they are rolling out a plan to Xbox Insiders that allows multiple people to share Game Pass Ultimate benefits. The preview feature is only rolling out in Colombia and Ireland currently. Microsoft's goal with the preview is to make it even easier for gamers to play the games on Game Pass with friends and family across console, PC, and cloud by enabling them to add up to four people to their subscription. The plan is only available to Xbox Insiders, but those folks are able to add people to the plan who are not a part of the program as long as...
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Microsoft is testing a family plan for Xbox Game Pass

7 days ago   |   By Engadget

After months of rumors , Microsoft is starting to test an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate family plan in the wild. Xbox Insiders in Colombia and Ireland can try out the new offering, which allows them to add up to four other people to their plan, as long as they're in the same country. Those folks will get access to all the benefits of Game Pass Ultimate, including a library of hundreds of titles for console, PC and cloud gaming. If you're in either country, you can buy the Xbox Game Pass - Insider Preview plan from the Microsoft Store, though enrolment is limited. If you're already a Game Pass...
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Xbox Game Pass family plan is finally official and seemingly $25 a month

Xbox Game Pass family plan is finally official and seemingly $25 a month

7 days ago   |   By GamesRadar

Microsoft has confirmed a rumored Xbox Game Pass family plan by announcing early testing for the program in Colombia and Ireland. As of today, Xbox Insiders in Colombia and Ireland can preview a new plan that lets up to five users share the same Xbox Game Pass subscription. Any accounts added by the main user will have "their own unique access to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate games, content, and benefits," seemingly preventing any bottlenecks for multiple users playing at the same time. You should in theory be able to play Halo Infinite campaign co-op via one Xbox Game Pass subscription, for...
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Microsoft gives Xbox Series S devs more memory to improve graphics performance

Microsoft gives Xbox Series S devs more memory to improve graphics performance

7 days ago   |   By The Verge

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge
Microsoft is giving Xbox Series S game developers more control over memory on the console. A new Xbox software development kit has been released to developers recently, and it frees up more memory for developers to access for Xbox Series S games and boosts performance in certain titles.
“Hundreds of additional megabytes of memory are now available to Xbox Series S developers,” says Microsoft's Game Dev team in a video detailing the updates. “This gives developers more control over memory, which can improve graphics performance in memory-constrained...
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Xbox begins testing Game Pass family plan

Xbox begins testing Game Pass family plan

7 days ago   |   By Windows Central

Xbox is beginning to test an Xbox Game Pass family plan, in line with a prior report from Windows Central.
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Xbox Is Testing Game Pass Family Sharing

Xbox Is Testing Game Pass Family Sharing

7 days ago   |   By GameSpot

Microsoft has begun testing an Xbox Game Pass family plan in two countries, which will allow users to share their subscription with other people. Available in Colombia and Ireland, subscribers can add up to four people in their country to their membership. "Starting today in Colombia and Ireland, Xbox Insiders can begin to preview a plan that allows multiple people to share Game Pass Ultimate benefits," Microsoft's Tyler Mittleider wrote on Xbox Wire. "This makes it even easier to play the best Game Pass games with friends and family across console, PC, and cloud by enabling you to add up...
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Microsoft Begins Testing Xbox Game Pass Family Plan With Insiders

Microsoft Begins Testing Xbox Game Pass Family Plan With Insiders

7 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Microsoft has announced today the beginning of a new Xbox Game Pass family plan that it's testing out. While Microsoft isn't specifically calling it a family plan, it acts exactly like one by the sounds of it. Subscribers who have an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership are able to share their subscription with up to four other people. Microsoft confirmed that a family plan was in the works back at the end of March .
Allowing for more fun with friends and/or family playing games together. The new plan in question is currently starting with a small testing pool, with Microsoft stating that...
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Microsoft starts testing an Xbox Game Pass family plan

Microsoft starts testing an Xbox Game Pass family plan

7 days ago   |   By The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
Microsoft is starting to test an Xbox Game Pass family plan that will allow subscribers to share their benefits with other people. A preview of this Xbox Game Pass family plan is available in Colombia and Ireland today, and testers will be able to add up to four people to their subscription as long as they're in the same country.
“Starting today in Colombia and Ireland, Xbox Insiders can begin to preview a plan that allows multiple people to share Game Pass Ultimate benefits,” explains Tyler Mittleider , a senior technical program manager at...
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