Your Xbox One Experience Just Got Better
Over at MajorNelson.com, Larry Hyrb talks with Richard Irving from the Xbox One engineering team as he walks us through the social features that are coming with the next major dashboard update on March 4th.
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Rock Around, it’s Twitchy!
The Twitch streaming services will finally be coming to Xbox One and will be available in time for the release of Titanfall, the Xbox One’s killer app. The Twitch app will be updated on March 11th when Titanfall releases, as reported by the Associated Press. Previously Xbox One owners were only able to upload clips from the Xbox Upload Studio but that’s all about to change.
Standby for Titan Box
Microsoft has announced that there will be a Titanfall bundle for the Xbox One for a very attractive price of $499.99. This is the same price as any other standard Xbox One. However, this bundle comes loaded with goodies for people who haven’t made the switch yet.
I Couldn’t Believe This Happened
The Xbox One’s second major update is scheduled to release on March 4th, a week before the release of Titanfall. This update will improve many features with the systems party chat and invitation features. Microsoft is sending invitations to select Xbox Live members and they will be receiving their dashboard beta tokens via the Xbox Live message system.
Standby For Titanfall . . .
Late last night around midnight on the East Coast, Respawn began to kill the servers, and one by one each server was brought down. You could hear the Internet cry out in sorrow as we now have to wait three weeks to play the full retail version of Titanfall. I was fortunate enough to continue playing until 2 AM, almost two hours after Respawn Entertainment killed the servers. So me and a few friends kept playing with whoever could still find our lobby. Search times were increased to nearly 10-15 minutes. I eventually became too tired to continue and so I signed off and said goodbye to the Titanfall Beta.
Yes, the Monsters are Real
Yesterday, IGN posted early images of the Titanfall art book, and in this art book there were allegedly monsters. IGN reported that these monsters would walk or fly around the maps. Some may only engage you once you’ve fired upon them, and others will attack for purely looking at them.
Be Advised . . .
As as a friendly reminder the Titanfall beta will come to an end tonight at 6 PM PST. That’s 9 PM Eastern.
However, new details have emerged about the beta. Jon Shiring tweeted that a test for server patches will go out tonight at 6 PM PST. He says that if the patch is a success he will keep the servers online for a few more hours to allow us to test out the servers with the new patch.
With the Titanfall beta opened up to all on Xbox One and available to all those who registered their email for the PC version should see it on their Origin’s game list more people are able to get on and log jam the limited amount of servers Respawn has available for the beta. If you experience any server issues this is why! The full release will have many more servers to play on, remember this is a test.
Titanfall Beta Opens the Gates
Earlier this week Respawn Entertainment launched the Titanfall beta to stress test their servers. Due to the overly anxious public begging to get their hands on the game and delays in beta key emails, Respawn decided to open the flood gates and open the beta to anyone who wants to take part. This is a smart move, it gets the greatest amount of pilots playing on the servers. This gives me confidence that on March 11th, the always-online, multiplayer only Titanfall, will be at peak server performance on day one. Please go to the Titanfall forums to leave feedback about the beta as well as any issues you may experience.