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HoldenRiot posted an update in Site Updates4.24.21 - Today we added a brand new category to our Discord Server specifically for Video Game Deals. These channels are automatically updated daily to provide you with the best possible game deals and prices! But wait, there's more! We even added a channel for free games as well! These channels look at major video game retailers such as Steam, Epic Games, Indiegala, Playstation, Humble Bundle, UPlay, Microsoft Store, Origin etc! You can gain access to these role-specific channels by joining our Discord Server and reacting with the Daily VIdeo Game Deal Sales and Giveaways reactions found in our #role-assignment channel! We also added a Steam Bot to our Discord Server! That means that you can now lookup a steam profile simply by using the text: steam search profile userNameHere Example: steam search profile HoldenRiot You can also save money by using: steam search game gameNameHere This will show the game, description, current price, and how much the title originally was! Example: steam search game rust
HoldenRiot posted a article in GamesMicrosoft Flight Simulator is now available for Pre-Order on Windows 10 and Pre-Install with Xbox Game Pass for PC (beta). Available August 18, 2020, Microsoft Flight Simulator is the next evolution of one of the most beloved simulation franchises. Travel the world and experience over 2 million cities and expansive environments from mountains to trees, rivers, animals, traffic, and even roads. From light planes to wide-body jets, test your piloting skills and experience the challenges of flying at night, real-time atmospheric simulation, and live weather in a dynamic and living world. Pre-Order on Windows 10 or Pre-Install with Xbox Game Pass for PC Now. Game version options: Aircrafts per version: Airports per version: FAQ Can I purchase the Standard edition and upgrade it later? - A: Yes but it will likely cost more so it would be best to get the version you'd like upfront. Will I still get the airports that are not included in the Deluxe or Deluxe Premium versions? - A: Yes, but the ones included with Deluxe and Deluxe Premium will be higher fidelity. Pre-Order Microsoft Flight Simulator Here!
Microsoft is shutting down Mixer and moving most of its streamers to Facebook Gaming as part of a strategic partnership it’s entering with the social media giant. The major streamers locked into exclusivity deals with Mixer — including stars like Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Cory “King Gothalion” Michael, and Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek — will be released from their contracts, and Microsoft says it’s up to them where they decide to go. Where streamers like Blevins and Grzesiek will now go is totally up in the air; Blevins only left Twitch last August, reportedly for a contract worth between $20 and $30 million. Facebook Gaming, for its part, will honor partner status for streamers coming from Mixer, though they will have to sign a new contract with Facebook. It’s also worth noting that Facebook Gaming hasn’t been emphasizing exclusivity when it signs new streamers. Jeremy “DisguisedToast” Wang, Facebook Gaming’s most prominent American face, is still able to stream on Twitch. Since its birth in August 2017, Mixer has struggled to find a foothold in the live-streaming wars; it’s always been the smallest of the major streaming platforms, and in numerical terms, it hasn’t managed to draw the kind of audiences that would make the venture sustainable. Read the full article here.
Skype has rolled out Meet Now video meetings that are free and don't require downloads or signups. Meet Now allows you to host conference calls by generating a free unique link with one click. You then share that link with participants to enjoy unlimited meetings via Skype. According to Microsoft, which owns Skype, your meeting link does not expire and can be used at any time. Skype says that you'll be able to leverage its features during your video conferences. This includes the ability to record your call and save it for later. The company stores your recording for 30 days. You can also blur your background before entering the call, which is helpful for those of us are don't have the neatest home office or who have pets or children jumping in and out of the frame. With Skype Meet Now, you can also share your screen at any time, which makes it easier to collaborate with colleagues and share presentations with a group. Meet Now works on any device with the Skype app installed, and you don't even need a Skype account to join these calls. You can also use the Skype web client for making calls.