Xbox Activision deal, Gamestream cloud gaming, and Garmin Fenix 7 reviewed - Pocket-lint podcast ep.138

Xbox shocked the world this week with the announcement it is buying the largest third-party games publisher around, Activision Blizzard. Contributing editor Max Freeman-Mills joins host Rik Henderson to discuss the deal and its possible ramifications on the games industry.

Meanwhile, Rik also chats with the chief commercial officer of cloud gaming platform Gamestream, Lionel Adam, about how Xbox's buyout could help other services, the Metaverse, and the details on the French streaming company's new tech partnership with Ubisoft.

And finally, contributing editor Cam Bunton is here to review the Garmin Fenix 7 Solar sports watch after testing it recently.

00:44 - Max discusses the Xbox/Activision acquisition.

12:28 - Interview with Lionel Adam of Gamestream

24:40 - Cam gives us his verdict on the Garmin Fenix 7 Solar

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Hosted by Rik Henderson

Production and editing by Rik Henderson

Guests: Cam Bunton, Max Freeman-Mills, and Lionel Adam

Music by Lee Rosevere - Let's Start at the Beginning and Southside

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