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Microsoft Promises Cross Play on PS\Xbox Games

The great news is coming from Microsoft. You’re probably familiar with its Xbox Play Anywhere initiative. Well, we’re glad to announce they went even further with the idea. Their team is currently working on some pretty great things. Within a year or so, games such as Sea of Thieves, Forza Motorsport 7, Age of Empires: Definitive Edition and many other good games, will be available on Windows 10. The developers are working on games so they could make them available for Xbox and Microsoft 10 both. They’re doing their best to make it functioning well.

 

The goal is to offer the same experience on PS and Xbox. While many of gamers would probably have strong arguments why their chosen platform is the best, we must agree that gaming has become very universal. Most games today are multi – platform. And game developers should respect that. That is why the idea of making the games played equally good on PC and Xbox is a great one. We should hope that this idea will come to life soon. Let’s hear some more on the subject.

 

It’s Not an Easy Task

 

It may look to us like an easy job to do, but sometimes things are not going so smoothly. On the contrary, developing some games for PS is being pretty hard. Some of them are pretty complex and require very much even with lowering the demands. Some machines can’t support the necessities of more complex games. It’s not an easy task to make it play the same on both platforms.

 

Kevin Unangst, the senior director for PC gaming at Xbox said:

 

“We look at things like DOTA and League of Legends, and there’s a fairly mainstream PC that the vast majority of audiences play on,” Unangst explained. “It’s [an Intel Core i5] machine. We’re seeing movement toward discrete GPUs, but [gamers] even play on integrated graphics cards.”

 

Microsoft says that their goal is to respect every gamer and every PC while preserving what makes a PS special. Sometimes there isn’t just one general solution and a single answer.

 

That’s certainly good news for those gamers who are playing on PC with less stronger hardware. On the other hand, it doesn’t mean that Microsoft neglected those who can afford more powerful PC. Regarding that subject, Kevin Unangst said:

 

“You want to throw in dual GPUs, we’ll take advantage of it.”

 

That looks like a pretty good deal to us. Those with better machines will be able to use its abilities to go further.

 

PC Exclusives

 

Some of the games are even PS exclusives. That’s the case with the Age of Empires: Definitive Edition. This special game won’t have its Xbox equal. That means only PC gamers will be able to play it. That’s certainly an interesting choice.

 

We are definitely looking forward to seeing this idea alive. We can just hope for the best and be patient until Forza Motorsport 7 and Sea of Thieves come out.

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iPhone 8 News and Rumors Upon Release

Release Date: September 2017 or later this year. iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus will probably release in September and that leaves the question about iPhone 8. Maybe a little bit later than September (October or November) but definitely before Black Friday.

 

Price: More than the normal $649 (£599, AU$1,079).

 

We are so excited about the new iPhone 8. There are so many rumors suggesting this newest release will bring many changes to the device. We’ll have to be patient for a few more months, but let’s present you some facts and rumors that are known to us at this point.

 

It’s Apple smartphone’s tenth anniversary. That will probably be the cause for the one of the greatest iPhone devices in years.

 

We call it iPhone 8. It probably won’t be called like that. We can rule that one out. Maybe it will be iPhone X and iPhone Edition.

 

Screen

 

There are some rumors that one of the biggest changes will be an AMOLED display replacing the ordinary IPS LCD. It’s going to be a little curved instead of the usual flat screen. Some of the benefits of an AMOLED display include more vibrant colors and better contrast. This is just a rumor. Apple may not include an AMOLED display at all or maybe save it just for one version. We’ll have to wait and see.

 

Size

 

iPhone 8 will definitely be larger than its predecessors. But the question is how large is it going to be? Some speculations are that the new screen is going to be about 5.8 inch size.

 

Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor

 

There are also some rumors that the home button is going to be left out. Instead of the physical button, it’s going to have the Touch ID fingerprint sensor into the screen itself.

 

3D Face – Sacanning Sensor

 

The other rumor says that iPhone 8 won’t have the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Instead, they will offer us a 3D face – scanning sensor. It will unlock the device and be used for money transactions.

 

A New Design

 

There have been some hints about a new design. It certainly hasn’t been confirmed yet, but there are some rumors that it will contain a curved glass back. Will the aluminum iPhone go to history? There is a possibility that only high – end iPhone 8 Plus will have this kind of design. Other, more affordable, may keep the old design.

 

There are some rumors that a new iPhone 8 will be more waterproof.

 

iPhone 8 Camera

 

One of the biggest innovations Apple may bring us is a camera with AR features (augmented reality). What is it exactly? Let us explain this to you on plain and simple. Imagine you’re at the show or a game and you want to find your seats. All you would have to do is to look on your phone. He will find it for you. Pretty helpful, isn’t it?

 

Also, it may include a vertically-oriented dual-camera lens and a 3D camera.

 

Battery

 

There are some suggestions it may contain two batteries. That’s a tough one, but we’ll see.

 

Also, what would be a revolution when it comes to phones is a wireless charging. Will it finally be possible with new iPhone 8?

 

Transition to iOS 11

 

Transition from iOS 10 to iOS 11, which is almost certainly going to happen, will bring some improvements to Apple Store, iMessages and Apple Pay.

 

Also, there have been some rumors that all iPhone 8 will have a 3 GB RAM. Some others speculate that iPhone 8 will have 2 GB and iPhone 8 Plus will offer a better RAM.