Our Xbox Business Update Reactions & Ultros Review – The Press Start Podcast

The team talks metroidvanias, multiplatform and moving on to next-gen.


The Press Start Podcast is proudly sponsored by SteelSeries, and the team exclusively uses SteelSeries Alias microphones. Find out more and buy yours here.

It’s business as usual at Xbox… Or is it? We unpack everything discussed during Xbox’s business update in the wake of numerous reports multiple Xbox games would be released on other platforms. James has also played Banished: Ghosts of New Eden and reviewed it more favourably than most. We find out why, and hear from Brodie on his review of the new metroidvania, Ultros.

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Apologies for Ewan’s recording playing up initially!

You can also watch the video version of the podcast below:

00:40 – Xbox’s Business Update
32:24 – SteelSeries Alias Ad
33:48 – Banished: Ghosts of New Eden Review
42:57 – Ultros Review
49:55 – Are You Ready For Next-Gen?
50:34 – What The Wiki?!
55:12 – Outro