Microsoft may have lost against Sony at E3 2016, but the company made it clear their approach towards its community is unique with Xbox Play Anywhere. A new feature embedded in the upcoming Xbox One update and available in Windows 10 anniversary edition will allow players to access game titles in both console and PC.
The Xbox Play Anywhere also provides functions like providing a single save file of your game progress. This will allow you to play from the same file on both platforms. Moreover, according to Polygon this also applies on any purchases like DLCs and season passes.
Microsoft has already revealed games compatible with Xbox Play Anywhere. This feature can be recognized with a small icon below or above game titles in the online store, recent Xbox One update confirmed.
The confirmed Xbox Play Anywhere titles and future games can be purchased from Xbox Store and Windows Store. As an alternative, gamers can also grab it in the form of a digital code from some retailers.
Some games are already available for pre-order and can also be downloaded or purchased right now. The lucky E3 attendees were also able to grab a glimpse at the games in action on Xbox One and PC, click here to check it out. Check out the list below.
- Gears of War 4
- Forza Horizon 3
- Sea of Thieves
- Halo Wars 2
- Killer Instinct Season 3
- State of Decay 2
- Ark: Survival Evolved
- We Happy Few
- Crackdown 3
In other news, Microsoft revealed during their conference that they aim to connect all Xbox users and create a big community rather than concentrate on their console sales. This new feature and its upcoming tweaks and improvements to Xbox Live is certainly part of their plan.
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