The Most HorsePowerful Podcast On The Internet, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 53! Sean played the Battlefield V Beta, Destiny 2, and SkyForce Reloaded. Luke played Spider-Man, Giana Sisters, Braid and Earthfall. Plenty of "Braking News,”and a Steady Cruise Control Topic.
Drive By ShoutOuts.
WINNER OF SIX MONTHS OF GAME PASS: BRYAN SCOTT (@BRAVESB_)
Andrew Gonzales (@AJGVulture89)
Will we play this game together?
NHL 19 - Luke downloaded the trial to play against Sean.
NEW KINGDOMS OF AMALUR? Rights acquired by THQ Nordiq https://www.xboxachievements.com/news/news-30867-Kingdoms-of-Amalur-IP-Acquired-By-THQ-Nordic.html
Shadow of the Tomb Raider launches to conflicting reviews. Gamespot 6, IGN 9, Easy Allies 8.5, Game Informer 7.5
Xbox One Now Connects to Alexa and Cortana Devices
Twitch tests improved version of Xbox One app to match PS4
The Car Pool
SuperFriendsUnite: Do you ever think Xbox will ever have a GOTY Exclusive? Is that what the new AAAA studio will focus on?
Cruise Control - Topic of the Show
When or how should games be considered for Game of the Year? Sea of Thieves launched to mediocrity, but its content updates have given some cause for revisiting it. Should “living” games be allowed re-review, does the launch version exclusively have rights to GOTY?
Examples: Sea of Thieves, Rainbow Six Siege, Fortnite, etc.
Deals with Gold [definitely a skippable segment if running long]
Ubisoft super sale: Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry
Battlefield and Titanfall sales
Games with Gold
Xbox One: Prison Architect (September 1 to September 30)
Xbox One: Livelock (September 16 to October 15)
Xbox 360: LEGO Star Wars 3 (September 1 to September 15)
Xbox 360: Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World (September 16 to September 30)