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New Microsoft Patent Has Xbox Series X Fans Worried About the Future
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New Microsoft Patent Has Xbox Series X Fans Worried About the Future

A new Microsoft patent has some Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S users worried about the future of gaming on both Xbox consoles. The patent in question is dubbed "Providing Personalized Content for Unintrusive Online Gaming Experience." What does "Personalized Content" mean? Well, in this instance it means ads. That's right, Microsoft has been exploring how to provide personalized ads in games.How exactly the data would be collected to provide this experience, and how it would work with games where ad placement isn't seemingly possible, we don't know. The patent doesn't go into either of these things in detail, but it does provide some examples including billboards in a driving game or the ad board that lines a soccer field.  You could imagine in a game like GTA 6 this ...
Popular Xbox One Horror Game Now Only $2 for Limited Time
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Popular Xbox One Horror Game Now Only $2 for Limited Time

A popular horror game on Xbox One, which at one point was a console exclusive for the Xbox machine, is only $2 for a limited thanks to an 80 percent discount that knocks it down from its usual $10 price point. In other words, the game is never very expensive, but $10 is still substantially more than $2 in terms of percentage. $2 is essentially the price of a candy bar and thus it's hard to get video games at this price, let alone good ones. As for the game, it's Oxenfree, which is on sale for three more days at the moment of publishing and which has a sequel on the way, meaning now is a good time to check it out.Developed and published by Night School Studio -- which is now owned by Netflix -- Oxenfree debuted back in 2016 and surprised many when it was released on Jan...