Entries in 'Microsoft' (977)

Mattel grabs Halo master licensing agreement

Mattel grabs Halo master licensing agreement

Microsoft has agreed a deal to hand an extensive set of toy licensing rights to Mattel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 3:56PM in News
Ubisoft makes more money per Xbox One user than PS4 user

Ubisoft makes more money per Xbox One user than PS4 user

Global sales of the PS4 may well be far ahead of Xbox One, but today’s Ubisoft financial report reveals that Microsoft users are spending more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 3:37PM in News
Xbox boss talks down irate Quantum Break fans

Xbox boss talks down irate Quantum Break fans

Overall, platform exclusivity is not a good thing for gamers. It can be a good thing for platform holders, of course.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 12:50PM in News
Quantum Break confirmed for PC

Quantum Break confirmed for PC

Remedy’s Quantum Break has been confirmed for PC, with a release date that coincides with the Xbox One version on April 5th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2016 at 2:23PM in News

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Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

A small number of users were able to download a backwardly compatible Xbox One version of Rockstar’s much cherished Red Dead Redemption at the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2016 at 10:28AM in News
48 million people are using Xbox Live

48 million people are using Xbox Live

Microsoft may no longer be reporting sales figures for its console hardware, but the firm has revealed that its monthly users number on Xbox Live has reached 48 million.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox 360 disc scratching case makes it all the way to the US Supreme Court

Xbox 360 disc scratching case makes it all the way to the US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court will now decide whether Microsoft will face a class-action lawsuit over allegations that the Xbox 360 had a disc-scratching fault.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
HoloLens field of view 'like standing 2ft away from a 15" monitor'

HoloLens field of view 'like standing 2ft away from a 15" monitor'

Microsoft has revealed a few more details about its still in-development augmented reality headset HoloLens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 10:22AM in News

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iOS shipments overtook Windows last year as PC shipments suffer record decline

iOS shipments overtook Windows last year as PC shipments suffer record decline

There were more Apple iOS devices than Windows devices shipped in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 3:09PM in News
Microsoft won't be making a League of Legends HoloLens viewer

Microsoft won't be making a League of Legends HoloLens viewer

A proposal to make a HoloLens application that allows its wearer to observe League of Legends matches won’t be commissioned by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
Xbox One sales have hit at least 18m units

Xbox One sales have hit at least 18m units

The exact number of Xbox Ones sold worldwide remains a mystery, but we now know that it is in excess of 18m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2016 at 12:33PM in News
ReCore delayed until second half of 2016

ReCore delayed until second half of 2016

Microsoft's new sci-fi franchise ReCore is not going to be make its spring 2016 release date.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 11:08AM in News

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200m installs and counting for Windows 10

200m installs and counting for Windows 10

The growth of Windows 10 continues with the operating system now installed on more than 200m devices.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 5th 2016 at 2:47PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider hits 1m units, could launch on PC this month

Rise of the Tomb Raider hits 1m units, could launch on PC this month

Crystal Dynamics' Rise of the Tomb Raider has shifted ‘well over one million units’ since it was released in November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Scalebound delayed until 2017

Scalebound delayed until 2017

Platinum Games’ Xbox One exclusive Scalebound will miss its 2016 release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 2:05PM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved has more players on Xbox One than PC

Ark: Survival Evolved has more players on Xbox One than PC

Prehistoric survival romp Ark: Survival Evolved has become a massive hit on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 1:43PM in News

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition hitting PC in early 2016

Gears of War Ultimate Edition hitting PC in early 2016

We’ve known for a while that Microsoft’s re-jig of Xbox 360 shooter Gears of War was coming to PC. What we don’t know is when it’s coming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2015 at 11:54AM in News
The Banner Saga hits consoles next month

The Banner Saga hits consoles next month

The PS4 and Xbox One editions of The Banner Saga are due out next month, Versus Evil has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:54AM in News
Fable Legends delayed until 2016

Fable Legends delayed until 2016

Lionhead has officially announced that the beta for its upcoming free-to-play RPG Fable Legends is being pushed back until next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 3:10PM in News
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

It looks as if the PS3 version of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will arrive in time for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:54PM in News
Xbox One Wireless Adapter no longer limited to Windows 10

Xbox One Wireless Adapter no longer limited to Windows 10

Consumers can now use their Xbox One gamepad with their Windows 7 and 8.1.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:08PM in News
Spencer "fully expects" another Xbox after the Xbox One

Spencer "fully expects" another Xbox after the Xbox One

Cloud computing, streaming, smartphones – there are all sorts of tools one could use to form an argument that this generation of consoles will be the last.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Microsoft crowned best UK publisher by games retail

Microsoft crowned best UK publisher by games retail

For the second year running, Xbox has been voted the UK's best publisher by retailers. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 11th 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved is coming to Xbox One this month

Ark: Survival Evolved is coming to Xbox One this month

Steam Early Access darling Ark: Survival Evolved is making its move to Xbox One next week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 10th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

The prize pool for the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians World Championship has swelled to over $2m, 343 Industries has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2015 at 2:47AM in News