The lights are on
Microsoft and Machinima are teaming up to offer Xbox One gamers a series of videos alongside the launch of the new console. The 30 videos in the Wingman series will offer players a chance to get hints side-by-side with the gameplay experience by “snapping” the Machinima app to the side of the screen.
Four games will be featured at launch: Dead Rising 3, Battlefield 4, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Call of Duty: Ghosts. Additionally, if there are videos for other games you’re playing, snapping the Machinima app will bring those to the surface.
There are 10 Machinima app achievements that users can earn. Remember, these won’t affect your gamerscore. They are:
The Machinima app will be available on November 22, 2013. For more on the Xbox One user experience check out our preview.
[Source: Xbox Wire]
Our TakeSnapping apps to the right side of the Xbox One interface is useful, but this new context-sensitive feature takes it to another level. The potential for apps to surface content based on what’s going on in the other window is brilliant. I’m looking forward to seeing this in action.