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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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Microsoft yanks a Windows 10 update that was wreaking havoc with PC gamers

Windows 10's April update is causing issues with PC games, and now Microsoft is using a new feature to quietly pull it from your system.

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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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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Portal ANC headphone review: Audiophile gamers rejoice

This premium headphone will please audiophiles, road warriors, and Xbox gamers, but they'll all have to pay to play.

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Xbox, PCs and gaming drive AMD and Microsoft's revenues

Microsoft and AMD both reported strong earnings for the fourth quarter of 2020, driven by consumers who worked and played at home with their PC and Xbox game consoles.

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Microsoft will shut down Minecraft Earth in June

Microsoft will shut down its AR version of Minecraft, Minecraft Earth, in June. The company is giving players one final, free content update before then.

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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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Microsoft's wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2020

We've collected all of the best (and worst) moments of Microsoft during 2020, along with the "wha...?!" moments that made us scratch our head.

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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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Xbox Game Pass for PC gets even better in 2021 with tons of free EA games

Microsoft will add EA's FIFA, Madden, UFC, and NHL titles to Xbox Game Pass for PC, in addition to the over 200 games already available. Unfortunately, the launch has been delayed.

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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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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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How DirectX 12 Ultimate supercharges graphics on Windows PCs and Xbox

Microsoft's DirectX 12 Ultimate standardizes many innovative technologies introduced in Nvidia's GeForce RTX graphics cards, including ray tracing, mesh shaders, variable rate shading, and more.

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Nvidia's superb GeForce Now game streaming is coming to iPhones, iPads, and Chrome

Nvidia's superb GeForce Now game streaming service is coming to Apple's iOS devices this week—and yes, that means you can play Fortnite on your iPhone or iPad again.

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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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Your PC is either DirectX 12 Ultimate-ready, or you're not a real gamer

The latest Xbox Game Bar update checks whether your gaming PC can support DirectX12 Ultimate. Microsoft wants you to look for the logo when buying hardware and PC games.

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Xbox Game Pass for PC: 5 reasons it's the best deal in PC gaming

Move over, Humble Bundles. Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is hands-down the best deal in PC gaming right now. We explain why.

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