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Microsoft, partners launch 'Designed for Xbox' 4K displays

If you're looking for a TV or Xbox specifically optimized for Xbox gaming, Microsoft and its partners Phillips, Acer, and Asus have three "Designed for Xbox" 4K displays for you to buy.

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Microsoft's Xbox cloud charge continues with smart TVs, Xbox streaming hardware

Microsoft is continuing its push into Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming by announcing new low-cost Xbox streaming consoles and plans to push Xbox cloud gaming into smart TVs alongside Netflix.

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Save over 50% on Microsoft's Surface Duo, a killer phone for gaming and productivity

A third-party retailer on Amazon is selling the 128GB and 256GB Microsoft Surface Duo for 25 percent off.

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Save $40 on Razer's swanky Wolverine Tournament Edition controller

The Microsoft Store is selling Razer's Wolverine Tournament Edition controller for $80, a huge $40 discount.

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate tip: How to get 3 years of access to hundreds of games for dirt cheap

You can save hundreds on an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription with this method. And if your timing is lucky, you'll pay even less to pull it off!

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Why PlayStation Now's new 1080p streaming is great for PC gamers

PlayStation Now is the best way for PC gamers to play exclusive Sony classics, and it's finally adding support for 1080p resolution.

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Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming launches on PCs, iPad, and iPhone this week

No graphics card? No problem. Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming expands to PCs and iOS devices as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on April 20.

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Oculus Quest 2 boosts PC VR with wireless streaming and virtual office upgrades

The next big software upgrade for Oculus Quest 2 includes key enhancements, particularly for people who pair their VR headset with their PC.

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At what price does a console become better than a gaming PC? | Ask an expert

Today's painful component shortages add an additional layer to the usual advice.

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You can now stream Steam games in ridonkulous 8K resolution, but you probably don't want to

Steam's Remote Play feature just added an 8K streaming option for deep-pocketed gamers.

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Nvidia's magical DLSS feature could be coming to consoles

Nvidia's Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) tech uses AI to drastically enhance game performance, and Nintendo could be prepping a new Switch console that supports it.

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Apple Arcade: 'SP!NG' is now available

Apple's game subscription service features carefully curated games with no ads and no in-app purchases.

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When should I choose a console over a graphics card upgrade? | Ask an expert

Our staff often debates this topic fiercely, but switching platforms can make sense.

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The Steam Lunar New Year Sale is live with cheap games and daily freebies

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with game deals and animated ox stickers on Steam.

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How to see your PC game's frame rate with Steam's FPS counter

It's quick and easy to turn on Steam's in-game FPS counter. Here's how.

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PCWorld's February Digital Magazine: The Chip Wars Rage On

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android, iOS, and your web browser.

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Play over 500 free demos in the latest Steam Game Festival

Cure your winter blues by playing something new in the February Steam Game Festival.

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PCWorld's January Digital Magazine: How much scalpers make selling the hardware you want most

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android, iOS, and your web browser.

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