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Episode 86 | “A Wizard Arrives Precisely When He Means To”

Jason Ronald of Xbox joins Sikamikanico and Shpeshal Nick to talk all things Xbox, beard maintenance, and the holiday season, with our Producer Jesse lurking in the background.

As always, we’ll dive into the community questions from our Patrons and visit our superchats along the way!

Jump in!

Timestamps:


00:00:00
– Going live
00:01:13 – I’m Spartacus!
00:01:45 – Go…talk!
00:02:02 – Say hi to Jason Ronald!
00:03:15 – What have we been playing?
00:07:12 – The Series S has been really successful (it’s also so small)
00:10:52 – A wave of Superchats
00:11:45 – An insight into Xbox backwards compatibility and emulation
00:18:29 – Nick asks 2 very important questions of Jason
00:21:00 – Update on the Kickstarter
00:22:15 – We delve into Jason’s past
00:25:50 – We also talk about his more recent history and work on the Xbox Platform
00:27:37 – The Xbox “A Team”
00:32:40 – Which generation was Jason’s favourite?
00:35:26 – MVG drops into the chat to correct us and also disrespect us
00:36:00 – Was Jason a Nintendo or a Sega guy growing up?
00:37:20 – A bunch of Superchats
00:44:45 – A cool story about the history of Quick Resume
00:48:23 – More superchats
00:51:46 – Yes, Jason has access to every single Xbox game ever released
00:55:50 – What does Jason think was Xbox’s biggest impact in the industry?
00:58:05 – There’s just too many superchats
00:59:25 – Oops, technical difficulties
00:59:34 – Aaaaaand we’re back…with more superchats
01:02:19 – Patron shoutout
01:03:17 – Community Questions
01:03:47 – Community Question #1 – Hardvlade: Will we get more FPS Boost or Resolution Boosts? 01:06:16 – Community Question #2 – TornRaptor: Where would Jason like Forza Horizon to go next? 01:08:42 – Community Question #3 – Blast The Bass: Any chance of gifting for OG/360 games?
01:10:10 – Community Question #4 – DirtyFlint: Does Jason like to cook anything?
01:11:19 – Community Question #5 – GoodOldCollingwood: Has Jason ever met Mark Cerny?
01:12:44 – Community Question #6 – CRZYSPZ: Any chance of getting disc only BC games Digitally? 01:13:37 – Community Question #7 – morventhus: Favourite weather? Also, how to XboxEra organise guests?
01:16:22 – Community Question #8 – BigHappa: What Major IP spin off would you like to see?
01:19:09 – Community Question #9 – commanderbuck: What’s your most played BC title?
01:20:50 – Community Question #10 – DeoGame: What game from 2021 do you think deserves more attention?
01:23:28 – Community Question #11 – nrXic: Does any of the newly acquired tech from Bethesda help shape future hardware?
01:26:01 – Community Question #12 – Creaky Legs: Any reason we lost the old Halo games digitally? 01:27:28 – Community Question #13 – Cerys: What game would you send into space?
01:32:32 – Community Question #14 – Knottian: The Heutchy Method and Machine Learning
01:36:41 – Community Question #15 – Kraken56: Should MS be getting more licensed games?
01:39:50 – Man…more superchats 01:45:40 – What’s Jason’s favourite game ever?
01:49:47 – Questions are over…whew
01:50:38 – What future announced Xbox game is Jason most excited about?
01:53:11 – Massive thanks to Jason and the Xbox team for being so social
01:56:13 – Wrapping up
01:57:20 – Ciao for now!

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Jon "Sikamikanico" Clarke

Follow me on Twitter @_sikamikanico_ UK Based- Father of two, wishes he could play more games but real life always gets in the way. Halo is my jam.

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