The Xbox team has strengthened its PC positioning with a massive blog post that details a number of ways it will look to improve its PC offering.
In a move that will helps devs a lot, the Microsoft Store will increase it’s payment to devs from 70% to 88% (in line with Epic). This is set to put major pressure on Valve with Steam still taking 30% of hte proceeds of all games solved.
Microsoft has has also said that it will look to improve its Xbox Game Pass and Windows Store clients for PC, providing better reliability and faster download speeds.
When it comes to Halo Infinite (likely the companies flagship game for this holiday), it says that Halo Infinte will support cross-play and cross-progression between PC and Xbox. This means that you’ll be able to play multiplayer with friends on the other platform and your progression and multiplayer customisation will also go along with you.
It also says that Halo Infinite on PC will provide a premier PC experience with ultrawide and superwide support, triple keybinds and a wide variety of advanced graphics options on PC.
The blog post also confirmed that 10 million players have played Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC since it launched on the platform.