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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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Here's how much more gaming you did due to COVID

PC gamers played 31.3 billion hours in 2020—an increase of 51 percent

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The tech that died in 2020

Some tech we'll miss. To others, we say good riddance.

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Xbox Series X vs. gaming PCs: Fight!

The Xbox Series X delivers exceptional value for the hardware inside, but the battle against gaming PCs isn't as cut-and-dry as you may think.

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Get 3 months of Xbox Game Pass, the best deal in PC gaming, for $20

Best Buy is selling three months of Xbox Game Pass for PC for $10 off.

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Microsoft's Pause Screen Time feature cuts your kids' access to Xbox and Windows

Microsoft has added a "Pause Screen Time" feature to its Xbox Family Settings app for smartphones, instantly cutting off kids' access to their games when you need their attention.

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PCWorld's December Digital Magazine: Is the MacBook Air really faster than 98% of PC laptops?

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

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Microsoft: Xbox cloud gaming will finally arrive on Windows this spring

Microsoft said Tuesday that Xbox cloud gaming will arrive on Windows PCs in spring 2021, creating a relief valve for gamers who can't find next-gen GPUs.

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Microsoft's Xbox All Access subscription now supports the Xbox Series X

Microsoft's monthly Xbox subscription service now allows gamers to lease an Xbox Series X or Series S console, controller, and Game Pass Ultimate game subscription.

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The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are almost here. Find out if your TV can handle them

Most TVs will be compatible, but you’ll want a set with certain features to enjoy the ultimate gaming experience.

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You can now stream Xbox games to your iPhone

This isn't xCloud—you stream from your own Xbox instead of the cloud—but it's something!

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Don't tell your kids that they can play Xbox games on their Chromebooks

Microsoft's Xbox cloud gaming service runs on Android, and Android runs on most modern Chromebooks. So all your kids need is a controller and an Xbox Game Pass subscription, and they can turn their Chromebook into a gaming PC.

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September 2020 top product alerts: Hot new graphics cards, smoking-fast Intel CPUs, and more

This month’s round-up of the products we can’t wait to get our hands on, plus the best of those newly available.

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Ouch! Xbox Series X expansion SSDs will cost $220, Seagate says

Seagate will charge $220 for an external Storage Expansion Card for the Xbox Series X and Series S, a necessary add-on if your Series X-optimized games exceed the capacity of the console's internal SSD.

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Amazon rockets into cloud gaming with Amazon Luna

Amazon launches its Luna cloud gaming service in early access for $5.99 per month and $49.99 for a dedicated Luna Controller that Amazon says will connect directly to its cloud servers.

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Microsoft adds remote Xbox streaming to its free Android app

Microsoft said Monday that you can now stream your own games, from your own Xbox console, to your Android phone or tablet via the new, updated Xbox app.

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