At the recently concluded E3 2016, the annual gaming event, Microsoft introduced players to a new feature -- the Xbox Play Anywhere. This feature will allow anyone owning an Xbox Play Anywhere title to play on either of the platforms, Xbox One and PC (Windows 10).
After players buy the addition, they will be able to play on both the platforms without Microsoft charging them any additional cost. Not only does the game play on both the platforms, it also lets the players carry all the saves, add-ons and achievements they made on one platform to the new platform.
But Microsoft made it clear that this feature will only be applicable to digital games, irrespective of where players buy the game from – Xbox Store, Windows story or via digital code at participating retailers.
The new feature could go on to become popular like the Xbox One Backward Compatibility, which was introduced in November 2015.
Though the titles that were announced were all first-party, it would be interesting to see what happens when third-party releases happen. Moreover Xbox has promised that more games would be releasing soon that feature Xbox Play Anywhere feature.
Here is a full list of 12 video gaming titles with Xbox Play Anywhere feature:
- "Gears of War 4"
- "Forza Horizon 3"
- "Sea of Thieves"
- "Halo Wars 2"
- "Killer Instinct – Season 3"
- "State of Decay 2"
- "Ark: Survival Evolved"
- "We Happy Few"
- "Crackdown 3"