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Xbox / Re: Forza Horizon 5 - Out now
« on: November 16, 2021, 12:18:59 PM »
I have got the game, I got it on release day through game pass, really enjoying it at the moment, apart from trying to get some of the XP/Fast Travel Boards especially the 5,000XP board hanging on the pylon, but I got it in the end. Not come across any bugs yet.

Your're lucky! I've raised and had closed about 7 tickets so far, keep losing progress  >:( Mexico is great though, really like the setting.

Xbox / Forza Horizon 5 - Out now
« on: November 09, 2021, 09:21:34 AM »
A new topic! /s  ;)

Anyone get this? I've been 'enjoying' the early access but it's been really buggy - online won't keep me connected for cruises but I can race online. Apart from that minor issue it's a very good game so far, set in Mexico it reminds me a lot of FH2/FH3. The game looks gorgeous even on a Xbox Series S with no 4k. There's loads of events to do and map seems around 1.5x bigger than last time.

The Garrison / Re: Coronavirus and the Lockdown.
« on: January 05, 2021, 07:56:45 AM »
New Lockdown - TIer 5 for all :(

Presuming you all saw this, I'm of the opinion it is needed and I think school's closing though painful was needed given the risk it posed. Hopefully this time will be a bit easier mentally as many of us now have support bubbles, plus there are some services still open that were not last time - Garden Centres/Recycling - so there is a little more to do.

I'm sorry if you're affected work wise, I didn't see any changes to the furlough scheme which is still running until April 2021 so if you are sent home now do please direct your employer here:

Site Announcements / Re: Merry Christmas
« on: December 28, 2020, 09:31:31 AM »
A Marvel mug. No seriously that's all I got lol Not even socks  ???

I got a cheque later hehe

Xbox / Re: Xbox Series S/X - Anyone get one?
« on: December 28, 2020, 09:22:15 AM »
Its finding one thats the problem now mate.

They might be just doing. Previously pre-ordered consoles first.
Keep checking this daily. I’ve found a couple of friends Series S consoles using this with random restocks

DD gave me that link, I set up alerts on my phone and email and Amazon came through for me. Even delivered it a week early!

I saw a message on another forum that Argos do have stock but its store by store, maybe give a few a call?

Site Announcements / Re: Merry Christmas
« on: December 27, 2020, 16:33:28 PM »
Merry Christmas!

I got a new toolbox on christmas day  ;D

The Garrison / Re: It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!
« on: December 27, 2020, 16:32:35 PM »
Finished work for Xmas on 16th, not back till 4th of Jan, been drunk every day, now thats Xmas haha

Beat me by two days, I finished on the 18th but the 2 week break they have given us is an extra holiday - I still have my normal allowance for the year  8)

Xbox / Re: Xbox Series S/X - Anyone get one?
« on: December 27, 2020, 16:30:17 PM »
I have been looking for one for my lad, what are peoples honest opinions?

I got a Series S in the end, I'm very happy  :)

If you are fully 4k ready, then the Series X is the one to get. Its a very powerful console. As my TV (and Surround Sound) really needs upgrading to 4k I went with the Series S.

I also got Gamepass Ultimate - I loaded my Xbox Live to run for 3 years (about £80), and then used the 'Gamepass for a £1' option so I have full service inc EA Play until 2024 :D

The only niggle so far was as it doesn't have a disc drive I had to buy a couple of games digitally but I got them on sale so not too bad. I did also buy a 1tb SSD to put games on.

Overall, yeah I'm pleased though Id imagine in a couple of years I'll do a full 4k upgrade but this is fine for now.

The Garrison / It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!
« on: December 01, 2020, 09:38:53 AM »
1st day of December, I've no advent calender though  :(

What's on your wishlists? Mine are Xbox Series S and Cyberpunk 2077. Fingers crossed C77 does release as I can get that on Xbox One and it'll be upgraded for Series S later  8)

Xbox / Re: Xbox Series S/X - Anyone get one?
« on: November 23, 2020, 14:42:30 PM »
Still none lol

Very had some Series S but you had to buy an extra controller  :-\ Just waiting now I think no rush.

Xbox / Re: Thoughts on the Xbox Series X
« on: November 18, 2020, 09:59:00 AM »
I'd be interested in anyone's feedback on using it with older A/V equipment, I'm looking at HDMI Splitters with Optical Toslink Extractor - something which will take multiple HDMI inputs and output as one (with an optical audio out too). Or am I better off finally replacing my now near 10 year old amp.

Xbox / Re: Xbox Series S/X - Anyone get one?
« on: November 14, 2020, 12:27:29 PM »
I forgot about Shopto, Ive added them to my daily checklist thanks 8) Unfortunately it wont even let me register interest for the S.

Xbox / Re: Xbox Series S/X - Anyone get one?
« on: November 13, 2020, 09:01:35 AM »
I got one. Really loving it so far.
Super fast and quick resume is amazing. I forgot about it and load up my xbox from cold boot,into assassins creed Valhalla and it took me by surprise that I was stood where I had left it the night before.
Looking forward to next week to see what the ps5 is like.

Did you get the Series X? My TV/HomeCinema would need a full upgrade to see the full benefit so I'm going for a Series S for now if I can find one of course!

I've been seeing a lot of good feedback about the loading times/boot times, 1 article reckoned we'd save 20 days this generation in regained loading times.  8)

Xbox / Re: Xbox Series S/X - Anyone get one?
« on: November 11, 2020, 19:00:25 PM »
I'm on the lookout for one for my son. I have got a PS5 coming next Thursday though  8)

Aye out of stock everywhere, there is more expected before Xmas though  8)

Xbox / Xbox Series S/X - Anyone get one?
« on: November 11, 2020, 10:13:24 AM »
So after a succesful launch including the tradional Xbox Live outage  8) the Series S/X has launched, I'm waiting on new stock myself but did anyone get one?

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