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Xbox, PlayStation and the new subscription normal | Engadget

It’s been more than a month since PlayStation Plus Premium went live, cementing the video game industry’s shift toward cloud gaming and subscriptions. PlayStation’s game-streaming scheme is competing directly with Xbox Game Pass, the service that proved the concept by earning more than 25 million subscribers over the past five years, leveraging Microsoft’s massive cloud …

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Call of Duty Xbox exclusivity “wouldn’t be profitable”, Microsoft says

Making Call of Duty exclusive to Xbox “simply wouldn’t be profitable”, Microsoft has said. The claim comes as part of a fresh war of words between Xbox and PlayStation, as Microsoft seeks to finalise its eye-opening $68.7bn buyout of Activision Blizzard. Specifically, it comes in response to Sony’s recent objections to the deal – in …

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Microsoft claims Sony pays for “blocking rights” to keep games off Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has claimed Sony pays for “blocking rights” to stop developers from adding their content to Xbox Game Pass. The explosive claims are part of documents (Word doc) filed with Brazil’s national competition regulator and part of a review of Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard. “Microsoft’s ability to continue expanding Game Pass has been hampered …

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Xbox has accused Sony of paying developers Game Pass ‘block fees’ | VGC

Xbox Game Studios (Microsoft) [2,129 articles]” href=”https://www.videogameschronicle.com/companies/microsoft/”>Microsoft has claimed that Sony Interactive Entertainment [2,418 articles]” href=”https://www.videogameschronicle.com/companies/sony/”>Sony pays developers for “blocking rights” in return for them agreeing not to put their content on its Xbox [5,511 articles]” href=”https://www.videogameschronicle.com/platforms/xbox/”>Xbox Game Pass subscription service. As part of a document sent to Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) …

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Today’s best deals: Google Pixel 6 Pro, Xbox Series S, and more

Ars Technica It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for another Dealmaster. Today’s roundup of the best tech deals from around the web includes the return of the lowest price we’ve seen for Google’s Pixel 6 Pro. As of this writing, Amazon subsidiary Woot has the 128GB unlocked version of the phone available for $700, which …

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Daily Deals: Save Big on Thrustmaster and Logitech Racing Wheels and Joysticks for PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC – IGN

Today Dell is handing out bonus Dell eGift Cards when you pick up a select Logitech or Thrustmaster racing wheel for the PS5, Xbox Series X, or PC consoles. This is a great opportunity for you to add a lot more immersion to your racing games like Gran Turismo 7 and Forza Horizon 5 and …

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Parallels Desktop 18 simplifies installing Windows 11 on Apple Silicon, adds new SSO licensing, and improves Xbox and PS4 controller support

Today, Parallels announces the release of Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac. Parallels Desktop 18 includes substantial enhancements to the core, changes to enable IT managers to deploy Parallels and Windows across their environments, and support for the latest macOS operating systems. For Mac users who need to run Windows applications, Parallels 18 aims to simplify …

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