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Multiform: An Xbox Podcast

Sep 2021

THQ Nordic 10th Anniversary Showcase - Multiform Ep. 163

This week in the news we discuss all the games announced at the THQ Nordic 10th-anniversary showcase, delays for Battlefield 2042 and Dying Light 2, rumored upcoming 500GB Seagate Xbox Expansion Drive, September Xbox Game Pass additions, Xbox streaming to Windows 10 app, Tokyo Game Show plans, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Discovery Tour Viking Age, Bloodrayne 1 & 2 ReVamped announcement, Halo The Master Chief collection ending seasonal updates and leaked Castlevania Advanced Collection.

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Dishonored 2, Marvel’s Avengers War for Wakanda, Mafia Definitive Edition, and Wasteland 3.

Sep 2021

KOTOR Remake PlayStation Exclusivity - Multiform Ep. 162

This week in the news we discuss the newly announced Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Remake being exclusively (for now) on PlayStation 5, a March 2022 release date for Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Alan Wake Remastered being officially revealed, Grand Theft Auto V Series X/S version delayed to March, Mass Effect 5’s release timing, Marvel’s Avengers Q4 content roadmap, the latest Xbox One controller firmware update enabling Series X/S features, Halo Infinite Tech Test #2 start date, Razer Halo Infinite accessories, Forza Horizon 5 first car list reveal and more...

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Apex Legends, MLB The Show, Control: AWE, Mafia Definitive Edition, Flight Simulator, and Sea of Thieves A Pirate’s Life.

Sep 2021

Marvel’s Midnight Suns Gameplay Reveal - Multiform Ep. 161

This week in the news we discuss the gameplay reveal for Marvel’s Midnight Suns, leaked release date for Alan Wake Remastered, Dead Space Remaster dev stream details, THQ Nordic announcing 6 new games for their upcoming 10th-anniversary showcase, Halo Infinite updating its combat tracker to be closer to legacy games, Flight Simulator Top Gun content delayed alongside the movie, Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher 3 next-generation versions timelines, 505 Games 15th anniversary, Crysis Remastered Trilogy release date, Metal Gear Solid V shutting down servers on Xbox 360 and September Xbox Game Pass additions.

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Control: The Foundation, Far Cry 3 Classic, Cyberpunk 2077, Marvel’s Avengers War for Wakanda, and Destiny 2.

(57:17) We end this week’s episode with a spoiler-filled discussion of the plot and ending of Twelve Minutes. 

Aug 2021

Halo Infinite Release Date & Gamescom 2021 - Multiform Ep. 160

This week we discuss all the news from Gamescom 2021 including Halo Infinite FINALLY getting a release date, Dying Light 2 reminding us it exists, a wave of seemingly free monthly Flight Simulator content beginning in September, Xbox Cloud Gaming on console, State of Decay 2 Homecoming, Crusader Kings III coming to consoles, Forza Horizon 5’s cover unveiling alongside a limited edition controller, a Saints Row reboot is coming in 2022, a new Marvel game from Firaxis called Marvel’s Midnight Suns, a Call of Duty Vanguard campaign trailer featuring Laura Bailey, Halo 20th Anniversary Elite Series 2 controller and Xbox Series X console, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga getting a spring 2022 release window, Destiny 2 The Witch Queen and Bungie 30th anniversary pack details, Destiny 2 The Final Shape announced and more.

Plus September Games with Gold were announced, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey received a 60 FPS patch and EA is sharing accessibility patents including Apex Legends’ ping system.

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Marvel’s Avengers War for Wakanda, Call of Duty Vanguard Champion Hill Alpha, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 3 Classic, Flight Simulator, and MLB The Show.

Aug 2021

Call of Duty Vanguard & Quakecon 2021 - Multiform Ep. 159

This week we kick off with a lengthy (spoiler-free) discussion of our time with recent new releases including Madden NFL 22, Marvel’s Avengers: War for Wakanda, Hades, and Twelve Minutes.

(54:04) In the news, we discuss the reveal of Call of Duty Vanguard, announcements and reveals from Quakecon 2021 including an updated Quake 1, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition, and Doom Eternal’s 6.66 update, 343’s announcement that Halo Infinite’s Co-Op and Forge modes will be delayed, teases for upcoming Gamescom announcements, Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.3 and free DLC, the new wired Xbox Stereo headset, Sea of Thieves A Pirate’s Life launch numbers, Flight Sim World Update 6 delay to September, and confirmation that there is a new Ace Combat coming.

Aug 2021

Grand Theft Auto Trilogy Remaster Rumored - Multiform Ep. 158

This week in the news we discuss a potential remaster of Grand Theft Auto 3, Vice City and San Andreas, Call of Duty Vanguard cover art revealed in Cold War update, Battlefield 2042 “Exodus” short film, Xbox Gamescom plans, Hellblade Series X/S upgrades, additional personnel out at Blizzard, Life is Strange Remastered Collection delay and Xbox Game Pass upcoming additions announced at the ID@Xbox Showcase.

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Hades, The Ascent, Flight Simulator, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Apex Legends Season 10, Marvel’s Avengers, Fortnite, MLB The Show, and more...


Aug 2021

Blizzard Leadership Changes - Multiform Ep. 157

This week in the news we discuss changes in leadership at Blizzard following the recent lawsuit filing, Embracer Group and Focus Home Interactive making new acquisitions, PUBG making a name change and potentially going Free to Play, potential Take-Two remasters, Xbox upcoming Night Mode that is currently in testing with Insiders, new Xbox Aqua Shift Special Edition controller, ID@Xbox Showcase announcement, and upcoming Game Pass additions and subtractions. 

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Apex Legends Season 10, and Fallout 4 mods.


Aug 2021

Halo Infinite Technical Test - Multiform Ep. 156

This week in the news we discuss the Halo Infinite Technical Test, new releases Microsoft Flight Simulator and The Forgotten City, Forza Motorsport 7 being delisted in September, Marvel’s Avengers War for Wakanda, Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick’s open letter to employees, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla The Siege of Paris getting an imminent release date, the Xbox Summer Spotlight and August Games with Gold.

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including DOOM Eternal, Maneater, Saints Row The Third Remastered, Destiny 2, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint.

Jul 2021

Battlefield Portal & Tom Clancy’s xDefiant - Multiform Ep. 155

This week in the news we discuss announcements from EA Play Live, including Codemaster’s Grid Legends, Apex Legends Emergence, Knockout City Fight at the Movies, Battlefield Portal and the reveal of a Dead Space remake. Plus other news from the week: Ubisoft unveiled a new free-to-play shooter - Tom Clancy’s XDefiant, Sumo Digital was the latest entity acquired by Tencent, PES is rebranding as eFootball and moving to free-to-play, a disturbing workplace discrimination and harassment lawsuit was filed by California against Activision-Blizzard, Halo Infinite has an upcoming technical preview, Fallout 76’s upcoming custom world mode is called Fallout Worlds, vehicle customization improvements coming to GTA Online on Series X/S, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla level-scaling dated, Sniper Elite 4 & Shadow of the Tomb Raider Series X/S enhanced, and the final July game pass additions announced.

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including DOOM Eternal, MLB The Show, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Mass Effect Legendary Edition and more...

Jul 2021

Valve Steam Deck Announced - Multiform Ep. 154

This week in the news we discuss the recent reveal of the Switch OLED and Valve Steam Deck, which features from PlayStation DualSense Xbox should add to their own controller, major Forza Horizon 5 audio enhancements, potential limitations to Battlefield 2042 cross-play, an Apex Legends style Mark System in Halo Infinite, announced dates for Quakecon at Home, Minecraft Dungeons final Year-One DLC and Ultimate Edition, Rainbow 6 Extraction & Rider’s Republic delays, Resident Evil Re:Verse delay, and Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl announcement.

We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Doom Eternal, MLB The Show, Saints Row The Third Remastered, Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered and Tom Clancy’s HAWX.

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