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Episode 130 | “Merged Entities and Partial Foreclosures”

The Xbox & Playstation ABK acquisition drama will never end!

Join Nick and Jon as they break down Xbox’s fury with the CMA, Awkward no comments about Scalebound, Phil’s shelf showing off a streaming box prototype, Game Pass making at least 2.9 billion and so much more.

Jump in!

Timestamps:


00:00:00
– Going live
00:07:14 – Intro
00:07:50 – Hi everyone!
00:09:15 – What have we been playing?
00:18:55 – Rumourmill
00:30:28 – Welcome to XboxEra YouTube Memberships
00:31:14 – The memberships come flooding in…
00:35:25 – Superchats
00:37:27 – Phil’s Shelf strikes again!
00:45:57 – Mid-gen refresh dev kits in the wild?
00:48:25 – Superchats
00:50:10 – “No comment” on Scalebound?
00:54:27 – Helena Taylor breaks NDA to say she didn’t return to Bayonetta due to being lowballed 01:01:05 – Game Pass generated $2.9bn in revenue in 2021
01:12:10 – Tiny movie tangent
01:16:02 – The CMA continues to embarrass itself
01:40:47 – Superchats
01:42:05 – “Nintendo doesn’t count lol”
01:45:25 – Microsoft issues a response to the Brazil decision
01:49:44 – Community Question #1: Bob Lawpel – Thoughts on the deal going through? Also, favourite ice cream?
01:56:12 – Community Question #2: DeoGame – Will Microsoft get more aggressive after this? Could they all co-exist? (We technically don’t answer this, oops, sorry)
02:00:50 – Partial foreclosures
02:05:05 – Superchat which leads to rambling about nothing
02:10:31 – Patron shout
02:13:31 – We actually answer DeoGame’s community question about Xbox goblin mode
02:14:21 – Rand grills us about Patrons
02:19:58 – Community question #3: Creaky Legs – Horror games to play in October?
02:24:32 – Community question #4: Hytham G – You ever smoked a hookah? Been to a convention? What studios should MS get?
02:35:24 – Community question #5: Topp – What games should actually be open world?
02:47:22 – Community question #6: Skedaddle – Let’s show love for Kao the Kangaroo DLC
02:48:54 – Community question #7: TheAshCohen09 – Your go to game? First game you remember playing?
02:53:56 – Community question #8: Hue – Which genre holes to Xbox need to fill?
02:56:12 – Community question #9: Cayde4Ever – What games actually need a Remake/Remaster? 03:04:47 – Superchat about our GOTY so far
03:13:00 – Community question #10: Good Old Collingwood – What’s coming with Forge Jon?
03:15:25 – Community question #11: Mort – Favourite Greek island?
03:18:40 – Community question #12: Phalaxis – You ever been on TV?
03:21:53 – Gotham Knights will be initially limited to 30FPS
03:31:00 – Jon in makeup
03:33:46 – Wrapping up
03:38:30 – 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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