Single-player games haven't been in their best state during recent years, with many publishers making the shift to "games as a service" business models. With always-online experiences, post-launch content roadmaps and microtransactions all common practices on Xbox One, games as we know them are changing.
This movement has also signaled the "death" of single-player games, with many publishers abandoning previously successful franchises in pursuit of today's trends. One Xbox gamer on our forums has noticed but thinks this is just a period lacking compelling titles rather than single-player titles disappearing for good.
But as always, we want to hear your thoughts on the topic. Do you see single-player Xbox One games disappearing almost entirely in the years ahead? Or is this simply a passing trend? Drop into the forum thread linked below and share your thoughts with us.
With recent reports revealing that Microsoft has put Windows 10X on the backburner, the question around what the future looks like for Windows is more apparent than ever. Windows 10X was supposed to lay the foundation for the next generation of Windows, but with that no longer happening, where does that leave Windows as a whole?
Mass Effect 3 had a multiplayer mode, tangential to the main story and tacked on thanks to a corporate mandate. It was still great fun to play, and I'm going to miss it when the Legendary Edition launches without it.
November 15, 2021 will mark the 20 year anniversary of Xbox and Halo, and the Xbox team is starting to celebrate early. Starting today and lasting until this fall, Xbox is celebrating with new merch, announcements, fan events, and more.
Some of the best games in the Xbox ecosystem are multiplayer games where you either team up with or face off against other players. Here are our favorite multiplayer titles available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.