Microsoft has announced more information about Project xCloud and the beta is right around the corner, but only if you have an Android phone or tablet, leaving iOS fans out in the cold. If you meet the requirements though, you’ll get to play Halo 5, Gears of War 5, Killer Instinct and Sea of Thieves free for the foreseeable future. 

Also in news this week:

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s Special Ops Survival Mode is going to be a PS4 exclusive for a loooooong time
  • Oculus Quest is getting finger tracking and the ability to play Rift games 
  • Survival game Overland is offering accessibility options for gamers with dyslexia 
  • Does Nintendo even want to be successful in the mobile space?

What We’re Playing

Adam: Slay the Spire, Astral Chain
Cliff: Borderlands 3, What the Golf?, Assemble with Care
Dylan: Borderlands 3


Vinny: What’s the most amount of ADDITIONAL money you have spent on in game microtransactions? Do you feel it was egregious ? How do you think games can improve in utilizing microtransactions?

EddieTsunami: With Gus Gus joining the Byte Me family, what video game mascot would fit in with the podcast family? Yoshi? Daxter?

JoeColeslaw: What are your thoughts on several ported games spanning generations, remasters of last gens games in this generation and remakes of first gen games being made for current gen?

OptimistPrime: Which video game character do you vote for to be POTUS?

angelgrl: How many games do you currently have in your backlog? I have at least 50 I would like to get through eventually.

mansocks: What is your favorite super spicy food and what is the most spicy thing you have eaten?

Cheap/Free Games

Playstation Plus

  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • MLB The Show 19

Xbox Game Pass 

  • Bad North
  • Dirt Rally 2.0
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Saints Row 4 Re-Elected
  • Felix the Reaper (Oct 17)

Epic Store

  • Everything
  • Metro 2033 Redux

Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers that want to be a little more hardcore, join Byte Me and find your next favorite game!

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