The Xbox Drive 33 (Jonny Casino Takes The Wheel)

The Xbox Drive 33 (Jonny Casino Takes The Wheel)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 31! Sean played more Far Cry 5 and A Way Out with Brock McLaughlin! Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Sta

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 32! Sean played Steep! Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

  • What Podcast is listening to us this week: Player One Podcast

 

 

 

 

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

 

Deals with Gold

  • Steep Road to the Olympics 50%

Games with Gold

Xbox One: The Witness (April 1-31)
Xbox One: Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (April 16 - May 15)

Xbox 360: Cars 2: The Video Game (April 1-15)

Xbox 360: Dead Space 2 (April 16-31)

 

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eady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

  • What Podcast is listening to us this week: The Trophy Room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Inside Xbox is back on April 10. What do we want?

 

Deals with Gold

  • Straight trash this week.

Games with Gold

Xbox One: The Witness (April 1-31)
Xbox One: Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (April 16 - May 15)

Xbox 360: Cars 2: The Video Game (April 1-15)

Xbox 360: Dead Space 2 (April 16-31)

 

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The Xbox Drive 32 (Workshopping The Xbox Drive In)

The Xbox Drive 32 (Workshopping The Xbox Drive In)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 31! Sean played more Far Cry 5 and A Way Out with Brock McLaughlin! Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Sta

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 32! Sean played Steep! Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

  • What Podcast is listening to us this week: Player One Podcast

 

 

 

 

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

 

Deals with Gold

  • Steep Road to the Olympics 50%

Games with Gold

Xbox One: The Witness (April 1-31)
Xbox One: Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (April 16 - May 15)

Xbox 360: Cars 2: The Video Game (April 1-15)

Xbox 360: Dead Space 2 (April 16-31)

 

Plugs

eady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

  • What Podcast is listening to us this week: The Trophy Room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Inside Xbox is back on April 10. What do we want?

 

Deals with Gold

  • Straight trash this week.

Games with Gold

Xbox One: The Witness (April 1-31)
Xbox One: Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (April 16 - May 15)

Xbox 360: Cars 2: The Video Game (April 1-15)

Xbox 360: Dead Space 2 (April 16-31)

 

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The Xbox Drive 31 (Just Cancel Inside Xbox)

The Xbox Drive 31 (Just Cancel Inside Xbox)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 31! Sean played more Far Cry 5 and A Way Out with Brock McLaughlin! Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

  • What Podcast is listening to us this week: The Trophy Room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Inside Xbox is back on April 10. What do we want?

 

Deals with Gold

  • Straight trash this week.

Games with Gold

Xbox One: The Witness (April 1-31)
Xbox One: Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (April 16 - May 15)

Xbox 360: Cars 2: The Video Game (April 1-15)

Xbox 360: Dead Space 2 (April 16-31)

 

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The Xbox Drive 30 (Don't Tempt the Skype Gods)

The Xbox Drive 30 (Don't Tempt the Skype Gods)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 30! Sean played Far Cry 5! Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

 

  • Sea of Thieves passes 2 million players, becomes “fastest-selling first-party new IP of this generation.”

https://mspoweruser.com/sea-of-thieves-passes-2-million-players-becomes-fastest-selling-first-party-new-ip-of-this-generation/

 

 

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Did Sea of Thieves help or hurt Game Pass?

 

Deals with Gold

Games with Gold

Xbox One: Trials of the Blood Dragon (March 1-31)
Xbox One: Superhot (March 16 - April 15)

Xbox 360: Brave: The Video Game (March 1-15)

Xbox 360: Quantum Conundrum (March 16-31)

 

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The Xbox Drive 29 (Pooping on a Pirate Ship)

The Xbox Drive 29 (Pooping on a Pirate Ship)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 29! Sean played Sea of Thieves, Dragon Ball Fighterz, Super Hot, and Sunset Overdrive. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Sea of Thieves

    

Deals with Gold

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Games with Gold

Xbox One: Trials of the Blood Dragon (March 1-31)
Xbox One: Superhot (March 16 - April 15)

Xbox 360: Brave: The Video Game (March 1-15)

Xbox 360: Quantum Conundrum (March 16-31)

 

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Flat Tires

 

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The Xbox Drive 28 (The Burger King Weather Forecast of Xbox Games)

The Xbox Drive 28 (The Burger King Weather Forecast of Xbox Games)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 28! Sean played Far Cry 3, Burnout Paradise City, and some Forza Horizon 3. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

 

  • Xbox One S and Xbox One X will support variable refresh rate on AMD Radeon FreeSync displays. Freesync allows for TV/monitor to synchronize its refresh rate with your console.

  • ‘Share to Twitter’ will allow you to share clips and screenshots that will be viewable in-line, directly on your Twitter feed.

  • Xbox One to supporting Auto Low Latency Mode/Game Mode on supported TVs later in 2018

  • Microsoft Edge: Download and upload files, including pictures and videos; you can download images with Microsoft Edge and set it as your background.

  • Share Controller on Mixer.

  • Cities: Skylines coming to GamePass

    

Deals with Gold

Games with Gold

Xbox One: Trials of the Blood Dragon (March 1-31)
Xbox One: Superhot (March 16 - April 15)

Xbox 360: Brave: The Video Game (March 1-15)

Xbox 360: Quantum Conundrum (March 16-31)

 

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The Xbox Drive 27 (Can My Xbox Power My Gaming PC?)

The Xbox Drive 27 (Can My Xbox Power My Gaming PC?)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 27! Sean played Forza Horizon (Back Compat - Xbox One X Enhanced) and Far Cry 3. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • I want my PC to be Xbox One X Enhanced.

    

Deals with Gold

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  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Bundle $24.99

Games with Gold

Xbox One: Trials of the Blood Dragon (March 1-31)
Xbox One: Superhot (March 16 - April 15)

Xbox 360: Brave: The Video Game (March 1-15)

Xbox 360: Quantum Conundrum (March 16-31)

 

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The Xbox Drive 26 (Another Battery Episode)

The Xbox Drive 26 (Another Battery Episode)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 26! Sean played The Division with Brock McLaughlin and Dapper Tux. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Where the F are Instruction Booklets? Games are Digital and you can’t make a freaking PDF?

    

Deals with Gold

  • NFL Blitz $4.94

Games with Gold

Xbox One: Trials of the Blood Dragon (March 1-31)
Xbox One: Superhot (March 16 - April 15)

Xbox 360: Brave: The Video Game (March 1-15)

Xbox 360: Quantum Conundrum (March 16-31)

 

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The Xbox Drive 24 (Drop Our Load on the Servers)

The Xbox Drive 24 (Drop Our Load on the Servers)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 24! Sean beat Celeste and started Mixer Costreaming with Brock McLaughlin [Halo 5, PUBG, Monster Hunter World]. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

    

Deals with Gold

  • Rocket League is $12. DLC on Sale.

  • Overcooked is real cheap.

  • XCOM 2 has never been cheaper.

Games with Gold

Xbox One: Shadow Warrior February 1 to 28

Xbox One: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles – India February 16 to March 15

Xbox 360: Split/Second: February 1 to February 15

Xbox 360: Crazy Taxi: February 16 to 28

 

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The Xbox Drive 22 (I Don't Understand It)

The Xbox Drive 22 (I Don't Understand It)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 23! Sean played Monster Hunter World, The Evil Within 2, Celeste, and got a Chicken Dinner with Alex Van Allen (Pixel Pulse Radio),Luke Hahn-Zollo, and Josh Mananala. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

  1. Microsoft announces $299.99 Xbox One S PUBG bundle
    https://www.polygon.com/2018/2/6/16978570/xbox-one-s-pubg-bundle

  2. Layoffs at Capcom Vancouver. 30% of studio laid off as Dead Rising developer reportedly sees one project cancelled, another has scope reduced.
    https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-02-05-layoffs-at-capcom-vancouver-report

  3. Call Of Duty's Next Game Will Be Black Ops 4 - Report. Treyarch developing.
    https://www.gamespot.com/articles/call-of-dutys-next-game-will-be-black-ops-4-report/1100-6456597/

  4. Overwatch Year of the Dog Update Will Let You Change Skins Before Match Starts.
    https://www.gamespot.com/articles/overwatch-update-will-let-you-change-skins-before-/1100-6456650/

  5. The Sea Of Thieves Controller Has Some New Pirate Accessory Companions
    https://majornelson.com/2018/02/07/the-sea-of-thieves-controller-has-some-new-pirate-accessory-companions/

  6. Madden Giveaway. @harvinderks. Deadline Wednesday Feb 14.

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Is it okay to recommend something if you don’t own it yourself? How is recognizing value different from buying it yourself?

    

Deals with Gold

  • Uno is $5.00

  • The Division is $15.00

  • Watch Dogs 2 is $18.00

  • Dragon Ball Xenovers 2 is $24.00

  • Rainbox Six Vegas 1 & 2 are $6.59 each (back compat)

Games with Gold

Xbox One: Shadow Warrior February 1 to 28

Xbox One: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles – India February 16 to March 15

Xbox 360: Split/Second: February 1 to February 15

Xbox 360: Crazy Taxi: February 16 to 28

 

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The Xbox Drive 22 (Complaining Before The Drive Through)

The Xbox Drive 22 (Complaining Before The Drive Through)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 22! Sean played The Evil Within 2 and Call of Duty WW2 Multiplayer. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

 

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

    

Deals with Gold

  • FORZA HORIZON 3 40% OFF

Games with Gold

Xbox One: Shadow Warrior February 1 to 28

Xbox One: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles – India February 16 to March 15

Xbox 360: Split/Second: February 1 to February 15

Xbox 360: Crazy Taxi: February 16 to 28

 

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The Xbox Drive 21 (Dave's Stamp of Fun)

The Xbox Drive 21 (Dave's Stamp of Fun)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 21! Sean played The Vanishing of Ethan Carter and Sea of Thieves. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

 

Braking News

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

    

Deals with Gold

Games with Gold
Xbox One:The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III: January 1 to January 31
Xbox One: ZOMBI: January 16 to February 15 (new)
Xbox 360: Tomb Raider Underworld: January 1 to January 31

Xbox 360: Army of Two: January 16 to February 15 (new)

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The Xbox Drive 20 (Get On Your Car!)

The Xbox Drive 20 (Get On Your Car!)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 20! Sean played The Turing Test and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

Braking News

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Dave Hates Games Now

    • Is there any hope?

    

Deals with Gold

Games with Gold
Xbox One:The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III: January 1 to January 31
Xbox One: ZOMBI: January 16 to February 15 (new)
Xbox 360: Tomb Raider Underworld: January 1 to January 31

Xbox 360: Army of Two: January 16 to February 15 (new)

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The Xbox Drive 18 (In Reverse)

The Xbox Drive 18 (In Reverse)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 17! Sean played Octodad. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

Braking News

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Lots of people just got an Xbox One for Christmas. What should they do first?

    • Choose a stupid ass XBL Gamertag, then change it. Because you can.

    • EA Access (Titanfall 2, SSX)  and Game Pass (Sunset Overdrive, Halo 5, all Gears of War, State of Decay)

    • Cuphead, Forza Horizon 3, Ori and the Blind Forest (on sale now)

Deals with Gold

  • 2017 Xbox Countdown Sale
    https://majornelson.com/2017/12/21/2017-xbox-countdown-sale/
    Sean’s Getting: Enter the Gungeon, Tacoma, What Remains of Edith Finch, The Witcher 3, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Life is Strange: Before the Storm.
    Recommended:  Jackbox Party Pack 4 ($15), The Division ($20), Watch Dogs 2 ($25), Wolfenstein: The New Order ($15)

Games with Gold
Xbox One:The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III: January 1 to January 31
Xbox One: ZOMBI: January 16 to February 15
Xbox 360: Tomb Raider Underworld: January 1 to January 31

Xbox 360: Army of Two: January 16 to February 15

The Xbox Drive 17 (Dave Needs a Hard Drive)

The Xbox Drive 17 (Dave Needs a Hard Drive)

The Most HorsePowerful Podcast Ever Made, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 18! Sean played What Remains Of Edith Finch, Warframe, Wolfenstein 2, Enter The Gungeon, Life is Strange, The Mummy Demastered. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

Braking News

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

    

Deals with Gold

  • Diablo 3 and Furi 50% off!

Games with Gold
Xbox One:The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III: January 1 to January 31
Xbox One: ZOMBI: January 16 to February 15
Xbox 360: Tomb Raider Underworld: January 1 to January 31

Xbox 360: Army of Two: January 16 to February 15

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  • Follow us on Twitter

Dave: @dacespace
Sean: @seancapri

The Xbox Drive 16 (Why Is Sean Even Driving)

The Xbox Drive 16 (Why Is Sean Even Driving)

It’s The Xbox Drive Episode 16! Sean and Dave suck at playing Skyforge together. Sean played PUBG and Fortnight with his wife. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,” no microtransactions, and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

Braking News

  • PUBGG Sells 1 Million Copies in 24 hours. Now included with every console

https://www.vg247.com/2017/12/15/pubg-shifted-over-1-million-copies-on-xbox-one-within-48-hours/

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

Deals with Gold
Not great this week.
Games with Gold
Xbox One: Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide: December 1 to December 31
Xbox One: Back to the Future: The Game: December 16 to January 15
Xbox 360: Child of Eden: December 1 to December 15

Xbox 360: Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death: December 16 to December 31

Plugs

Dave: @dacespace
Sean: @seancapri

The Xbox Drive 15 (#FShowNotes)

The Xbox Drive 15 (#FShowNotes)

It’s The Xbox Drive Episode 16! Sean and Dave suck at playing Skyforge together. Sean played PUBG and Fortnight with his wife. Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,” no microtransactions, and a Steady Cruise Control Topic:

Braking News

  • PUBGG Sells 1 Million Copies in 24 hours. Now included with every console

https://www.vg247.com/2017/12/15/pubg-shifted-over-1-million-copies-on-xbox-one-within-48-hours/

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

Deals with Gold
Not great this week.
Games with Gold
Xbox One: Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide: December 1 to December 31
Xbox One: Back to the Future: The Game: December 16 to January 15
Xbox 360: Child of Eden: December 1 to December 15

Xbox 360: Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death: December 16 to December 31

Plugs

Dave:     @dacespace
    
Sean: @seancapri

 

The Xbox Drive 14 (Free This Weekend)

The Xbox Drive 14 (Free This Weekend)

The Xbox Drive rolls into December! Sean is struggling to keep up with 2017, plugging away at Assassins Creed Origins and Wolfenstein 2.Dave probably didn’t play anything again. Plenty of "Braking News,” no microtransactions, and a Steady Cruise Control Topic into nng:

Cruise Control - Topic of the Show

  • Ragrets. What are the games you are upset you missed in 2017?

Deals with Gold

Big Bundle Sale
https://www.xbox.com/en-US/promotions/sales/big-bundle-sale

The Game Awards Sale

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-discounts-popular-xbox-game-awards

Doom is $15

Games with Gold
Xbox One: Warhammer: End of Times - Vermintide until Januayr 1, 2018
Xbox One: Tales From the Borderlands Until December 15
Xbox 360: Child of Eden