Episode 64 – “Letters of Intent”
The XboxEra Podcast crew return for another episode!
We talk about the latest news of the week, from England winning football!
We also dive into the XCloud upgrade, Kojima, Directors Cuts, Indie developers, Silent Hill and a meaty acquisition talk!
Of course, there’s some cheeky community questions in there too!
00:00:00 – Hey everyone! England just played a good game of Football. WHO’D HAVE THUNK IT?!
00:02:00 – What have we been playing? Doom Eternal, Mass Effect, Scarlet Nexus. (Also, help Sik find a new TV) 00:07:08 – Xbox Series X comes to XCloud – and the improvement is VAST.
00:09:53 – Jeff Grubb, Kojima & Xbox and the petition to stop Kojima betraying Playstation.
00:12:30 – Directors Cuts! (Ghosts, Death Stranding) Playstation’s Hollywood leanings.
00:18:50 – Indie dev burns all the bridges with “Platform X”
00:22:00 – Indies are the lifeblood of Game Pass – and indie games are where you’ll see the big creative risks.
00:24:24 – Sik wants to talk about Bloober….but ORGANICALLY talks about Playstation Acquisitions! Housemarque and Nixxes are now part of Playstation Studios. Lots of discussion about the industry, tools, growth.
00:34:15 – What about all that Xbox Acquisition talk? Perhaps next week might get interesting?
00:44:27 – Bloober, Konami, Silent Hill and MENTAL Silent Hills “fans”
00:52:12 – Patron Shoutout – Help us reach 100 Patrons!
00:53:25 – Community Questions!
Of course, here’s Soundcloud if that’s your jam!