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Microsoft Games with Gold for June 16th 2014 [UPDATED]

Time for the latest and greatest freebies from Microsoft in the Microsoft Games with Gold release for June 16th 2014.  don’t forget to check back on the 1st and 16th of every month if you have a Microsoft XBox Live Gold membership and download your free games.  The free game today appears to be having issues so good luck trying to get them for yourself.  Every time I try to purchase it, I get a nice little error page.  Let’s hope they fix it before you try and download it for yourself. The other disappointment is that there is only a single game available this round and its for the XBox 360.  Nothing has been released for the XBox One this time.  I’m guessing that’s due to the limited availability of content for the XBox One.  I’m pretty sure it’ll get better as time goes on. So, what have they got in store for ...

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Plex is coming to XBox One Courtesy of Tyson Edwards and ID@Xbox

If you haven’t heard of Plex, you must have been living under a rock.  Plex is probably one of the most complete media streaming solutions available today.  Plex comes in the form of a media server and media clients for almost every client device you can imagine.  From your Samsung and LG TVs to Roku, Chromecast and everything else under the sun.  Thanks to a community member by the name of Tyson Edwards and Microsoft’s ID@Xbox developer program, it’s on its way to the XBox One. There is a long stream of chats going on in the Plex forums about the Plex client coming to the XBox One and the progress of the application development.  Its still a ways off reading all the chatter, but it’s great to know that its on its way. Here’s just a little bit of what the process entails and what Tyson has had to say about ...

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Microsoft Games with Gold. The FREE Games You Never Knew You Had.

How many of you have heard of Microsoft Games with Gold?  I hadn’t until recently and apparently they’ve been available for a long time.  Anyone who has a Microsoft XBox Live Gold Membership has perks that others don’t. You get discounts on games and accessories and previously were the only ones to have access to streaming content such as Netflix and Pandora, although that has recently changed. As the console wars heat up, so does the competition from each of the console manufacturers and one of those amazing benefits from these wars is FREE games from Microsoft for us. On the 1st and the 16th of every month Microsoft has been giving away free games to anyone with an XBox Live Gold Membership.  Yes you’re reading that correct, the games are FREE.  They are available for the XBox 360, and have been for some time, but now Microsoft has extended the Microsoft Games ...

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Microsoft Release XBox One June Update. It’s a Good One!

There was, and possibly still is a lot of disappointment around the home media center functionality available in the Microsoft XBox One. The home entertainment console that is supposed to control all your media as well as play games.  with that said, Microsoft are releasing plenty of updates that keep adding functionality and adding functionality that the community at large keep asking for.  we’ll see what happens over the coming months, but it does appear that Microsoft are listening to us and the latest June update just hitting your consoles adds some pretty cool stuff.   Storage One of the biggest complaints has been around storage and load times.  Part of the June update adds support for up to two external USB 3 hard drives.  Beta testers of the June update have reported must faster load times using an external USB 3 drive.  The drive have to be USB 3 ...

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