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Free Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 DLC sprouting today

Justin Wiebe, the creative director working on the title, explains on the official site that his team is very thankful to players who have invested their time in the experience and want to give back by making sure that the title evolves over time.

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Xbox Boss Clarifies Comment about Xbox One Upgrades

As the entire ecosystem expands and attracts more developers, he said, Xbox One owners will find themselves will more games to play. Spencer may be ruling out any potential upgrades for the Xbox One, but he goes on to clarify in the podcast that he still believes that keeping up with the evolution of technology on a timely basis, rather than waiting several years for a new console generation, would be ideal and a potential reality in the future.

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Windows 10 Displaying Full-Screen Ads on the Lock Screen

Tips site How-To Geek discovered that Windows Spotlight - which normally rotates between a selection of photographs - was being used to display an ad for Square Enix's Rise of the Tomb Raider . In there you'll see a box ticked that reads "Get fun facts, tips, tricks and more on your lock screen ". Open the Start Menu and search for " Lock Screen Settings ".

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Microsoft is bringing SQL Server to Linux

The solution launches in private preview today with a target of mid-2017 to make the Linux dream a technicolor reality. General availability of SQL Server 2016 will come later this year. As we build upon our deep hybrid cloud partnership, spanning not only Linux, but also middleware, and PaaS, we're excited to now extend that collaboration to SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, bringing enterprise customers increased database choice.

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Windows 10 Redstone 2 Delayed Until Early 2017

With this Insider Preview Build for fast ring users, the company has added 3 new languages to Cortana. According to Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet's All About Microsoft blog , the delay is tied to a new cycle of Windows 10 related hardware that is expected in 2017.

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Lionhead Studios is Closing, Fable Legends Has Been Cancelled

The announcement was given by Microsoft Studios Europe's boss Hanno Lemke through a post published on Xbox Wire, where he gives some explanations to this decision and reassure gamers about the ongoing process leading to make great games in Europe ( Quantum Break and Sea of Thieves included).