Microsoft Blogs – 7.28.21
Have you ever played a game and walked right past a character in the background thinking “Wow, they must feel so sad and underappreciated?” Well not anymore!
Announced today, Xbox Game Pass and “Free Guy” are proud to present the first-ever Xbox Game Pass Non-Player Character (NPC) Awards to celebrate and honor the greatest unsung heroes in video games. This comes ahead of the highly anticipated U.S. theatrical release of “Free Guy” on August 13, 2021, about a bank teller named Guy (Ryan Reynolds) who realizes he’s in an open world video game that will soon go offline.
Source: Xbox and 20th Century Studios’ Free Guy Celebrate Non-Player Character Awards – Xbox Wire
Microsoft Blogs – 7.27.21
Aspiring pilots have the chance to soar for the first time on a console now that Microsoft Flight Simulator is available for Xbox Series X|S.
Source: Microsoft Flight Simulator now available on Xbox Series X | S and Xbox Game Pass
Microsoft Blogs – 6.25.21
New York City has always been home to artists and creative minds who push the boundaries of art, technology, and storytelling. The newly built Microsoft Garage facility in Lower Manhattan is one of many exciting places where The Garage is establishing programs to fuel innovation both within and outside the company. Part of The Garage space in NYC hosts an in-person art gallery (open to the public once gatherings are permitted), which is now available as an immersive online experience—viewable by phone, laptop, or VR headset—making these creative works accessible to anyone virtually, worldwide.
Source: Introducing the Microsoft Garage Gallery “Spirit of Being” exhibit with multidisciplinary artists – Microsoft Garage
Microsoft Blogs 5.30.21 (5.24.21)
Gamers and creators who want speed and power for intensive multitasking can check out the latest Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model lineup, which comes with the new 11th Gen Intel Core H-Series Processor up to an Intel Core i9, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-Series Laptop GPU and displays with up to 360Hz.
Source: New Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model ready to help level up your gaming and more
Microsoft Blogs – 5.22.21 (5.21.21)
If you’re looking to refresh your PC game, HP has a new lineup that includes the OMEN 16, OMEN 17 and the customizable OMEN 25i Gaming Monitor. For players starting their PC gaming journey, the company also debuted Victus by HP, with a 16-inch laptop.
Source: HP’s latest gaming PC lineup includes additions to OMEN ecosystem, debut of Victus by HP