Xbox updating libraries
In addition to adding exciting new features, the team has been hard at work continuing to update existing features based on what we hear from you at Xbox Feedback.
Before jumping into a summary of what’s starting to roll out today, we wanted to share that we’re still preparing to release tournaments on Xbox One, created by ESL and powered by Arena on Xbox Live to select Xbox Insiders soon.
Members of the Xbox Insider scheme will be the first people to test the service out, although they'll only have access to a limited number of games."Before the program rolls out to the broader community later this spring, we’ll be testing Xbox Game Pass with select members of the Xbox Insider Program in the Alpha Preview ring, starting today with a very limited number of titles."The titles that are available in Preview are just a small glimpse at the expansive catalog of games that will be available when Xbox Game Pass launches late spring."Xbox Live Gold members will also be receiving exclusive access to Xbox Game Pass prior to the program launching to the broader community.
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The invite-only scheme will be used to test several upcoming Xbox 360 updates, the first of which will bring network fixes, plus a new network connectivity test option for download/upload speeds.
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) it’s because nine of the games that have just received backwards compatibility support were already available on the Xbox One store anyway and therefore already part of our list. The arrival of backwards compatibility improves the available games on the console by 27%, although it still falls short of the titles available for the Xbox One’s rival console.
The Play Station 4 recently passed the 500 game mark, and as of November 12, 2015, that total has now reached 521.
This includes Halo 5: Guardians, Payday 2, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Mad Max, Terraria and Fable 3."One of the best things about Xbox Game Pass is that you can discover and download the full titles directly on your Xbox One," reads a Microsoft blog post."That means continuous, full-fidelity gameplay without having to worry about streaming, bandwidth or connectivity issues."In addition, all Xbox One games in the catalog – and related add-ons – will be available to purchase at an exclusive discount for Xbox Game Pass members, so you can make the games you love part of your permanent library to play whenever you want."Every month new games will cycle into the subscription with some cycling out, giving you a constantly updating library of games.
Xbox Game Pass is your ticket to endless play."As an added bonus, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will receive access to the new service before it launches.