Xbox Game Pass - Subnautica & Lord of The Rings Adventure Card Game out now for XB1.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by BID0 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:01 pm

It probably depends on how good your TV is at scaling also. If you're not going to use the Xbox much and your TV is a good scaler, it might be worth saving nearly £200 for not much difference.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by Photek » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:03 pm

Erm....there is a huge difference on a 4KTV, and Id argue that even on a 1080p X1X again makes a big difference, I played on 1080p for year on X1X and the jump was huge, it's MASSIVE on 4K though.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by kazanova_Frankenstein » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:06 pm

Photek wrote:Erm....there is a huge difference on a 4KTV, and Id argue that even on a 1080p X1X again makes a big difference, I played on 1080p for year on X1X and the jump was huge, it's MASSIVE on 4K though.


Picked one up earlier. Seems great so far but the interface is proving challenging. Have added you as a friend. I'm Kiryu x Majima (!)

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by kazanova_Frankenstein » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:27 pm

Thanks for the invite to the community. Anyone who wants to compare progress against someone who typically plays quirky games please add me! Kiryu x Majima.

I can see Gamepass absolutely consuming my play time. So much good stuff there. Where can I get the earliest warning of stuff that is to be rotated out? Is it on a Twitter feed etc? Would hate to be cut off half way through a game!

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by Pedz » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:31 pm

Photek wrote:Erm....there is a huge difference on a 4KTV, and Id argue that even on a 1080p X1X again makes a big difference, I played on 1080p for year on X1X and the jump was huge, it's MASSIVE on 4K though.


There is definitely a decent difference, I would personally say though that HDR is the biggest change.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by more heat than light » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:18 pm

kazanova_Frankenstein wrote:Where can I get the earliest warning of stuff that is to be rotated out? Is it on a Twitter feed etc? Would hate to be cut off half way through a game!


Normally a couple of weeks before, and they're pretty much always posted on this here good forum. If you want to check yourself they add a section to the Game Pass library called 'leaving soon' but this isn't there all the time so you have to check often.

Will add you shortly. :-)

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by Monkey Man » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:24 pm

kazanova_Frankenstein wrote:I can see Gamepass absolutely consuming my play time. So much good stuff there. Where can I get the earliest warning of stuff that is to be rotated out? Is it on a Twitter feed etc? Would hate to be cut off half way through a game!


They'll be a section in the Game Pass part of the Dashboard or it'll be here usually in the middle of the month - https://www.trueachievements.com/xbox-game-pass/news

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by Photek » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:39 am

kazanova_Frankenstein wrote:Thanks for the invite to the community. Anyone who wants to compare progress against someone who typically plays quirky games please add me! Kiryu x Majima.

I can see Gamepass absolutely consuming my play time. So much good stuff there. Where can I get the earliest warning of stuff that is to be rotated out? Is it on a Twitter feed etc? Would hate to be cut off half way through a game!

Only seen this now, added you as a friend.

Get the Xbox App and Xbox Game Pass apps on phone, dead handy.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by kazanova_Frankenstein » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:42 am

Photek wrote:
kazanova_Frankenstein wrote:Thanks for the invite to the community. Anyone who wants to compare progress against someone who typically plays quirky games please add me! Kiryu x Majima.

I can see Gamepass absolutely consuming my play time. So much good stuff there. Where can I get the earliest warning of stuff that is to be rotated out? Is it on a Twitter feed etc? Would hate to be cut off half way through a game!

Only seen this now, added you as a friend.

Get the Xbox App and Xbox Game Pass apps on phone, dead handy.


Cheers, saw that yesterday - on my phone app :D i downloaded both straight away. They are great for getting captures on to google images.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by Photek » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:33 am

I've pre-installed Crackdown 3, didn't realize Campaign and MP are different tiles completely (2 diff games essentially). Gamepass is kinda flooding me with stuff at mo, It sounds retarded but they kinda have more than I have time to play. I mean I loved Mutant Storm and Ashen but with SotTR and Crackdown 3 as well as lots of others I can't find the time.

EDIT: just realised 3 of the games in my sig are on Gamepass and Apex is FTP. :slol: :fp:

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Shadow of the Tomb Raider etc out now (p29).
by more heat than light » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:22 pm

Photek wrote:EDIT: just realised 3 of the games in my sig are on Gamepass and Apex is FTP. :slol: :fp:


Paying for games is so 2017.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - De Blob out now.
by Monkey Man » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:50 pm

"How Xbox's 'Netflix for games' is expanding players' horizons" -

In fact Matt Percy, head of planning for Game Pass at Microsoft, says players' game time generally increases 20 per cent once they join Game Pass, and the number of different games they play goes up by 40 per cent.

New, big-name games that go into Game Pass see their active playerbase grow by a factor of two, Percy says, and older games see an average six times increase (but sometimes as high as 32 times).


"On average we see a 25 per cent increase in franchise pre-orders and a 10 per cent increase in franchise sales coming from games that go into Game Pass," Percy says. "And that’s coming from Game Pass members discovering they really love franchises and following along with them".


For example Human Fall Flat is a game that was very successful on PC, but as a physics-based puzzle game you might expect it wouldn't do as well on console. Percy says Game Pass members have played more than 3 million hours of it to date, and 40 per cent of those players had never played any puzzle game before.

https://www.smh.com.au/technology/how-x ... 50x9h.html

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - De Blob out now.
by Monkey Man » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:42 am

Leaving at the end of the month -

Aven Colony
Dovetail Games Euro Fishing
Shadow Warrior
Sonic CD
The Final Station
Lumo
Kyub
Mega Coin Squad
Massive Chalice
Resident Evil Revelations 2 Contemplation

http://thisgengaming.com/2019/02/14/the ... -february/


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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Crackdown 3 & De Blob out now.
by kazanova_Frankenstein » Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:35 am

So just one episode from RER2 is leaving? I wanted to play this game, but have no chance of finishing it before end of Feb. Does this mean if I have progressed beyond this episode by the end of the month, I will be able to keep playing the reminder? It's like the Battle Royal of subscription services, where you have to keep above the cut before the timer expires!
Not a criticism of the service btw, just interested if this is likely to be the requirement for me to continue playing RER2 on Gamepass post Feb.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Crackdown 3 & De Blob out now.
by Venom » Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:36 pm

Xbox Game Pass Valentines offer for non-members is £2 for 2 months. 7 days left to claim.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Crackdown 3 & De Blob out now.
by abcd » Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:19 pm

Venom wrote:Xbox Game Pass Valentines offer for non-members is £2 for 2 months. 7 days left to claim.


nice one

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Crackdown 3 & De Blob out now.
by more heat than light » Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:24 pm

kazanova_Frankenstein wrote:So just one episode from RER2 is leaving? I wanted to play this game, but have no chance of finishing it before end of Feb. Does this mean if I have progressed beyond this episode by the end of the month, I will be able to keep playing the reminder? It's like the Battle Royal of subscription services, where you have to keep above the cut before the timer expires!
Not a criticism of the service btw, just interested if this is likely to be the requirement for me to continue playing RER2 on Gamepass post Feb.


It seems to be the whole thing unfortunately.

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Crackdown 3 & De Blob out now.
by kazanova_Frankenstein » Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:38 pm

more heat than light wrote:
kazanova_Frankenstein wrote:So just one episode from RER2 is leaving? I wanted to play this game, but have no chance of finishing it before end of Feb. Does this mean if I have progressed beyond this episode by the end of the month, I will be able to keep playing the reminder? It's like the Battle Royal of subscription services, where you have to keep above the cut before the timer expires!
Not a criticism of the service btw, just interested if this is likely to be the requirement for me to continue playing RER2 on Gamepass post Feb.


It seems to be the whole thing unfortunately.


Best not start that one then. Thanks for clearing that up. I can focus on one of the many other games I want to try. I'm guessing the Microsoft games are ever present?

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PostRe: Xbox Game Pass - Crackdown 3 & De Blob out now. £2 for 2 months for non-members.
by more heat than light » Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:44 pm

No Microsoft games have been taken out so far. There was a lot of speculation on the subject a while back after a rather vague statement they made, so I think MS wouldn't do it now for fear of a massive backlash.

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by kazanova_Frankenstein » Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:41 pm

Cool, thanks again.

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