• Microsoft Is Bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android. Could PS4 and Nintendo Be Next?

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Microsoft wants to bring the Xbox Live experience to two billion gamers around the world, so they're launching a new developer's kit that will make it easy for game makers to integrate some of the key Xbox Live features into mobile games.
    The Xbox Live developers kit will allow game makers to select features they want to integrate into their games, including friend lists, club membership, and hero stats. They'll also be able to do it through a single-sign on to a Microsoft account, and build in safety features, such as blocking, muting, and account permissions-all features found in games...
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  • Netgear launches Nighthawk Pro gaming router to reduce lag for console players

    Netgear launches Nighthawk Pro gaming router to reduce lag for console players

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Netgear is targeting a better gamer experience
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  • In a challenge to Twitch and YouTube, Facebook adds ‘Gaming' to its main navigation

    In a challenge to Twitch and YouTube, Facebook adds ‘Gaming' to its main navigation

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Facebook's gaming efforts and challenge to Twitch are taking another big leap today, as the social network begins the initial rollout of a dedicated Facebook Gaming tab in the main navigation of Facebook's app. The goal with the new addition is to help people more easily find games, streamers and gaming groups they follow, as well as discover new content, based on their interests.
    After clicking the new Gaming tab, there will be a feed of content that points you to instant games you can play with friends; videos to watch from top streamers, esports organizations, and game publishers; and...
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  • Facebook is launching a new gaming hub and app to try and lure gamers to the social network

    Facebook is launching a new gaming hub and app to try and lure gamers to the social network

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook is launching a new hub for gaming content on the social network.
    The company is putting video-game streaming, groups, casual games, and other gaming-related material in a specialised tab in the app.
    The company has doubled down on community-centric content in recent months as it attempts to move past the scandal-ridden News Feed.
    But Facebook may face an uphill struggle against better-established competitors like Twitch and Discord.
    Facebook is launching a new hub for gaming content as it attempts to lure gamers away from rival platforms like Twitch and Discord.
    On Wednesday, the...
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  • Facebook launches gaming tab as a shortcut to gamer culture

    Facebook launches gaming tab as a shortcut to gamer culture

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Facebook is launching a new way to view gaming content on the social network: the Facebook Gaming tab.
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