The ReaperCast – 38 – Preview/Early Access – good for gaming?

August 5, 2016
Posted in Podcast

The ReaperCast – 38 – Preview/Early Access – good for gaming?

Gaming News

  • No Man’s Sky Release 8/9
  • XBox Summer Update Rollout begins
    • Cortana assistant
    • Background Music (background music functionality is only supported by the Pandora app, but Microsoft has said it is introducing more apps soon.)
    • Win 10 Anniversary Update
      Xbox Friends List Integration
    • Party Chat
    • PC Games showing as being played in Xbox FL Menu
    • Xbox Messages Notifications on PCs
  • XBox Slim Release
  • Overwatch releases LucioBall. Overwatch’s version of Rocket League
  • New Clues to new Overwatch Character – Sombra

Main Topic – Preview/Early Access – good for gaming?

  • Are we paying to be beta testers?
  • Who benefits more – gamer or developer?
  • Do preview program members feel too entitled/expect too much?
  • Are the risks worth it?

Clan Hype

Lala Calamari

Supreme Ruler of the Universe and MLG gamer.

Notable Replies

  • Good stuff again. Unfortunately with my new work hours I been more hesitant on playing multiplayer games. My new hours are great for my personal life but been horrible for my gaming life. Love the new feel of the site as well.

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