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SoftBank's massive Nvidia investment, Xbox Game Pass starts June 1The biggest tech news of the day includes SoftBank's mega-investment in Nvidia. Plus Unity Engine gets $400 million through an equity firm and Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass is due to start in June.
This is CNet and here are the stories that matter right now. Japanese tech giant, Softbank has bought $4 billion worth of Nvidia, the graphics card and chip maker. The purchase would make Softbank Nvidia's fourth largest shareholder, coming in at just below at 5% stake in the company. [MUSIC] Nvidia's stock has been on the tear lately as Wall Street has taken notice of it's self driving car and AI technology in development. And speaking of major tech investments, private firm Silver Lake has just made a 400 million dollar investment in Unity Technologies. A company responsible for the ultra popular game development platform of the very same name. Unity's future looks bright, as many AR and VR games are built on the engine. And finally, we have more details on Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass. The $10 a month all-you-can-download service for Xbox 360 and Xbox One games will launch on June 1st and feature 100 titles to start, including games like Halo V and Soulcalibur II. A free two week trial will also be available as well. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app in the Apple or Google Play store.