But this Box is nonfree and uses DRM
Yes, I know, but this is a dedicated machine I use only for exactly these tasks. I use free software where I can. My phone and my computer run mostly free software (driver or BIOS blobs are sadly a thing though).
Xbox Series S
I have an Xbox Series S with my own little neat customizations added to it like a purple accent color (purple is one of my favourite colors).
Game and app list
- Knockout City
- Minecraft Dungeons
- Sonic Generations
- I started using Gamepass since March 2021 for 1€ (first month, afterwards 12,99€/month) and it absolutely slaps
- The included EA Play subscription in Gamepass came to PC and now I started playing Sims 4
- Of course I will use Gamepass on my Xbox alongside Xbox Gold to play online games
- Microsoft began dropping the Xbox Gold requirement for free-to-play multiplayer games
Hidden features/Easter eggs
The Xbox PSU has a little Master Chief engraved into it. Neat detail! 👍
xCloud for Xbox consoles coming soon
I’m currently working on getting a Gigabit internet connection running in my home while at the same time waiting for xCloud on consoles being released in Holiday 2021. This is great, because then I don’t have to store all my games on my Xbox’s SSD all the time and save some space with games I play with friends only.