All publications for 04.12.2023
Starfield hits 12 million players as Microsoft aims to keep people playing for years to come, just like Skyrim
Starfield remains one of the most played games from Xbox’s first-party studios even three months after its launch. So it is no surprise that Microsoft considers it one of its most important releases and has plans for its long-term support.
How Mintrocket used Unity to blend 2D and 3D graphics in Dave the Diver, global hit that sold over 2 million copies
Fun gameplay aside, one one of the factors behind Dave the Diver’s success was its combination of pixel art and 3D graphics. Here is how a small team at Mintrocket managed to create the game’s appealing visuals using the Unity engine and its tools.
Game Pass is “financially viable”, with Microsoft spending $1 billion per year to bring third-party games to it
Many things about Game Pass and the entire ecosystem around it are still shrouded in mystery. Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer has now shed some light on the service’s strategy and certain elements of its business model.