The award-winning workforce behind Xbox’s candid six-part documentary sequence, Energy On: The Story of Xbox, has secured one other award: a Daytime Emmy.
The documentary – which was launched on thirteenth December throughout “a wide range of video platforms”, together with Roku, IMDb TV, YouTube, Redbox, and extra – received the award for Excellent Single-Digicam Enhancing (thanks, VGC).
The venture – which explores the historical past of Microsoft’s console, from its conception to latest successes – started three years in the past and was introduced on the Xbox Anniversary Celebration.
“Is there a compelling story behind the historical past of Xbox?” Tina Summerford, head of programming for Xbox, mentioned on the time. “The reply, it seems, was sure, completely. So we partnered with an Emmy award-winning documentary movie workforce to essentially dig in and assist deliver the story to life.
“At its core, it’s a narrative about how Xbox began as a ardour venture from a small group of players inside Microsoft and grew to turn into a supply of pleasure for Xbox gamers world wide.”
The Xbox and Bethesda Video games Showcase has now been and gone. As Wes summarised for us on the time, there have been “no megatons”, however Microsoft did announce plans to roll out the power for Xbox Sport Cross Final members to play, from the cloud, choose video games they already personal or have bought exterior the Xbox Sport Cross library. That is coming later this yr.
From thirtieth June you can play cloud-enabled Sport Cross Final video games with out a console by way of 2022 Samsung sensible TVs. Microsoft’s plan is to roll this function out to different sensible televisions over the course of the yr together with Venture Moorcroft, a brand new program that may deliver demos of upcoming video games to Xbox Sport Cross.