Episode 128 – Microsoft Might Acquire Obsidian, Project xCloud Announced and Name Changes on PSN

This week, we discuss the rumor that Microsoft is about to acquire Obsidian Entertainment. Does this move fill major gaps in Xbox’s portfolio? We discuss our favorite Obsidian games and what the developer could bring to the Xbox family. Also, Microsoft announced that the beta for Project xCloud will begin sometime in 2019. What should we expect from the streaming service? Will streaming be the direction video game consoles go in the future?

In other news, Sony announced that they are rolling out the beta for PSN users to change their PSN name. We discuss the price point for changing your PSN name, why it needs a beta, and whether we think it is overall a good offering by PlayStation. Finally, Sony also confirmed what we already knew – they are developing a next-gen console right now. We talk next-gen and what the biggest upgrades might be. Also mixed in is some talk about Forza Horizon 4 and our super early thoughts on Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

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