Gamers In Beta Podcast 179: Get Back in the Position

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Fresh off of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, we present to you Episode 179. This week’s co-hosts are Corey and Sean. We discuss such topics as Rogue One tickets, the state of AAA gaming, the significance of November 22nd in Xbox History, and Update 1.1 “Foundation” for No Man’s Sky.

Games we’ve been playing are Watch Dogs 2, No Man’s Sky, ARK: Survival Evolved, Splatoon, Rust, GTA V, and Jackbox Party Pack 3.

Intro:
Rogue One tickets?
Are these drastic sales of consoles / AAA games a sign that the industry is hurting? Genesis was this tweet: https://twitter.com/GameOnGardner/status/802525247874269185
On 11/22:
Xbox Live turned 14.
The Xbox 360 turned 11.
The Xbox One turned 3.

Community Question of the Week:
With the recent world events, especially in the US, there has been lots of talk of people moving. What video game city/world/planet would you like to live in?

DILLIGAF:
Pre-Order Loophole Allows Bogus User Ratings And Reviews To Proliferate On Xbox One And PS4 Stores
http://kotaku.com/xbox-one-and-ps4-stores-let-users-rate-and-sometimes-r-1789278963

NEWS:
Notable releases this week:
Final Fantasy XV
STEEP
Watch Dogs 2 – PC
Super Mario Maker 3DS

PC/WiiU/Multi-platforms:
No Man’s Sky update 1.1 is live – Foundation
http://www.no-mans-sky.com/foundation-update/

Patch 1.5 for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide is now in Open Beta
http://steamcommunity.com/app/235540/discussions/1/152390014786580778/

Randy Pitchford/Gearbox to make an announcement on Dec 1st
http://www.pcgamer.com/gearbox-boss-randy-pitchford-teases-a-december-1-announcement/

PlayStation:
The Division update 1.5 dropping on PS4 tomorrow
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/heres-when-the-divisions-15-patch-releases-on-ps4/1100-6445756/

Xbox:
Resident Evil 7 could be the first 3rd party title to feature Play Anywhere
http://www.pcgamesn.com/resident-evil-7/resident-evil-7-pc-xbox-one-cross-save

Stream XB1 games to Oculus Rift starting on Dec 12th
http://news.xbox.com/2016/11/22/xbox-one-game-streaming-coming-windows-10-pcs-oculus-rift/

HDR support coming for ReCore in 2017
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/hdr-support-coming-to-recore-in-2017/1100-6445760/

Burnout Paradise, Pure, and Rayman Legends added to backwards compat
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/three-more-games-added-to-xbox-one-backwards-compa/1100-6445657/

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