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Episode 14 - Xbox Game Pass on Nintendo Switch?
00:10 - On The Couch
02:00 - Epic Through A Marshmello Concert In Fortnite
11:50 - Games Turning 10 Years Old In 2019
41:30 - Respawn Has Titanfall and Star Was Coming In 2019
—WHAT WE'VE BEEN PLAYING—
51:10 - Apex Legends
01:11:25 - Microsoft Is Bringing Xbox Live To Switch, iOS and Android
01:37:50 - Wrap-Up
Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live to iOS, Android and the Nintendo Switch platforms. The news comes from Eurogamer who spotted the information on Microsoft’s own schedule for GDC 2019, which is taking place next month. Dylan, Ashley, Ciaran and Cherie dive into the idea of Xbox Live being on other platformers, and also discuss Dylan's hypothesis that Xbox is building to have Game Pass on as many platforms as they can in the foreseeable future.
Also on the show:
Marshmello Goes Epic in Fortnite
We are getting Star Wars Jedi in 2019
Games Turning 10 In 2019
Apex Legends Impressions and Launch
Marshmello Full Concert - IGN
37 of The Biggest Video Games Anniversaries In 2019 - IGN
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and New Titanfall Coming This Fall - Variety
Microsoft Plans Xbox Live for Nintendo Switch, Mobile - Eurogamer
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