Welcome to CHECKPOINT, the show where we stop to break down all the biggest Xbox and PC gaming news stories of the week so far. In this week's episode, we discuss Elden Ring's monumental launch, the strong start to Xbox Game Pass in March 2022, Xbox running on Steam Deck, when we might see the next big Xbox showcase, and so much more!


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Our goal with CHECKPOINT is to deliver a quick and convenient way for our audience to digest Xbox news each and every week. We view this as a hybrid format that combines our favorite elements of standard news recaps with added editorial opinions and conversations from myself and my co-host Jez Corden. The current target length for a standard episode will be 15 to 20 minutes. As we already deliver a weekly gaming podcast called Xbox Chaturdays, we want to ensure that CHECKPOINT serves as more digestible standalone video series on the Windows Central Gaming channel.

The news covered this week

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  • Xbox Game Pass games for March 2022 - 00:20
  • Elden Ring's massive launch - 04:39
  • Steam Deck impressions - 10:18
  • Xbox on Steam Deck - 15:37
  • When is the next Xbox event? - 16:47
  • When Will We See Indiana Jones on Xbox? - 19:16

Checkpoint currently aims to be a weekly show. Make sure to subscribe to Windows Central Gaming for updates as well as other Xbox and PC content.

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