#OneCast Ep 22: Red Dead Redeemed, Xbox One Preview Program downfalls, RIP Kinect?

Red Dead Redemption
Red Dead Redemption (Image credit: Rockstar Games)

The latest episode of our Xbox and Microsoft podcast, the #OneCast, is now available and accessible through major podcast distribution services. On this week's episode, we discuss Red Dead Redemption's arrival on backward compatibility, our Ultimate Game Sale purchases and Kinect's place in the modern Xbox vision.

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OneCast is our Xbox and Microsoft podcast, hosted by the staff of Windows Central. A new episode of the OneCast is recorded each week, with topics surrounding Microsoft news and the gaming industry.

This week's discussions

  • 00:00:00 - Red Dead Redemption hits Xbox One backward compatibility
  • 00:17:30 - What we've been playing: Overwatch, XCOM and Destiny
  • 00:37:20 - Xbox Ultimate Game Sale craziness
  • 00:53:20 - Is the Xbox One Preview Program hurting the Xbox brand?
  • 01:26:40 - Ask #OneCast: The death of Kinect and Cortana's major flaws

This week's hosts

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Every week we'll be discussing an Xbox or Microsoft-related question from the audience, so make sure to submit them via our Twitter accounts (@mattjbrown and @JezCorden) using the #AskOneCast hashtag, via the emails listed above, or in the comments below.

Further reading on this week's topics

Matt Brown

Matt Brown was formerly a Windows Central's Senior Editor, Xbox & PC, at Future. Following over seven years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Microsoft's gaming efforts. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.