Halo 4 PC Beta Test Invites Going Out Right Now

Following a small delay, the first public beta test for Halo 4 through The Master Chief Collection is beginning now. Invitations are going out now, community manager John Junyszek said on Twitter by way of emojis. Microsoft uses the term “flight” for its beta tests, which explains the airplane emoji in the tweet. Unlike previous Halo beta tests, every eligible […]

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Halo 4 PC Beta Test Delayed Slightly, Here's What You Need To Know

The first public beta test for Halo 4 on PC through The Master Chief Collection was scheduled to take place last week, but Microsoft chose to delay it due to a “blocker” issue. Thankfully, this problem is expected to be sorted out in short order, and beta invitations should begin going out soon. “Unfortunately, we’re not quite ready yet,” Halo’s […]

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Halo 4 On PC Beta–Here's What We Know And How To Sign Up

Halo 4 is expected to launch on PC through The Master Chief Collection later this year, representing the sixth and final title that will complete the package. While the game’s public release date hasn’t been announced yet, developer 343 Industries has now revealed the latest details on its beta test, including what’s in it, when it will release, and how […]

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Here's When Halo 4 On PC Beta Tests Begin

Halo 4 is coming to PC soon, marking the sixth and final game in The Master Chief Collection that will complete the package. In developer 343’s latest weekly blog post, the studio announced that Halo 4’s first public beta tests will be held “before the end of October.” That is the current plan, but 343 admitted that beta dates are […]

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Xbox Series X’s expansion card costs $219.99

The officially licensed Storage Expansion Card for the Xbox Series X and Series S costs $219.99, according to a product listing at Best Buy. Seagate makes the solid-state drive, which Microsoft announced but gave no price for in March. It’s pitched as “the only available expansion card that replicates the Xbox Velocity Architecture,” which is what delivers “faster load times, […]

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Xbox will let you install games before you buy them

A new feature coming to the Xbox operating system allows players to download any game before its launch — whether they’ve pre-ordered it from the Xbox store or not — so that games on disc are as ready-to-go as their digital versions. Jerko Cilas, a writer for Lords of Gaming, noted the capability on Twitter Wednesday afternoon. He activated the […]

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Microsoft acquires Bethesda Softworks in $7.5B deal

Microsoft has acquired ZeniMax Media and publisher Bethesda Softworks, the company announced Monday. Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, published a letter on Xbox Wire, welcoming the The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wolfenstein, Doom, Dishonored, and Quake franchises, as well as Starfield and more, to Microsoft. Bethesda’s games have always had a special place on Xbox and in the hearts of millions […]

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