Day: January 30, 2018

  • When it comes to big-name exclusive games, Microsoft is lagging somewhat. While Sony has Spider-Man, The Last of Us Part 2, God of War, Dreams and others lined up for 2018, Microsoft has Crackdown 3, State of Decay 2, and Sea of Thieves on the horizon. These titles may look promising and we know there are unannounced games in the works – those Fable 4 rumors are still going strong – but Microsoft isn’t looking as comprehensive on the exclusives front at the moment. TechRadar Microsoft is running the numbers sometimes it’s more effective to buy an existing company than to build something from scratch this works well for Microsoft since most consumers brands they start never take off.
  • Microsoft’s OneDrive app for the iPhone and iPad is getting a major new update this week. The new update brings an improved look, as well as a bunch of new features and bug fixes to the app. The big new addition in the new update is the improved look, which Microsoft is marketing as a “new look” for the app. The updated look still looks much like the previous design, so it’s not really a huge change. The improved design does have some interesting changes, though Thurrott Microsoft really pushing OneDrive hard as Dropbox and Google are not picking up as much steam. Bundling OneDrive with Office was a great move by Microsoft.