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Windows 10 Game Mode may come to Creators Update

A new feature may be on the way to Windows 10 that improves performance when playing PC games. That’s according to a file discovered in a leaked version of a forthcoming preview update. Twitter user WalkingCat reports the addition of a dll called “gamemode” in the latest build of Windows 10 (version 14997). A subsequent tweet notes it “looks like Windows will adjust its...

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Microsoft will sell their games on Steam

While some of Microsoft’s older game titles, such as Age of Empires II HD (a 2013 update of a 1999 game) are found on Valve’s Steam platform, its latest high-profile titles,┬ásuch as Forza 6 Apex and Quantum Break, are exclusive to the Windows Store. But this is going to change, with Microsoft planning to release more titles on the popular store. Phil Spencer, head...

Starbreeze acquires full rights to Payday franchise

Starbreeze acquires full rights to Payday franchise

Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, today announced its agreement with 505 Games to acquire the full rights to the PAYDAY-franchise. The consideration for the acquisition amounts to 10.9 million B-shares in Starbreeze, equivalent to 30 MUSD (approx. 249 MSEK). After the transaction Starbreeze will own the full rights to the PAYDAY-franchise for any future developments or...