Entries in 'xbox 360' (15)

Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Backwards compatibility has always been a headline winner, but the extent to which it is actually used has always been a point of contention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 9:59AM in News
Nearly 50% of Xbox One owners have used backwards compatibility

Nearly 50% of Xbox One owners have used backwards compatibility

Microsoft has said that nearly half of Xbox One owners have taken advantage of the machine’s backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 9:51AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 13th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Microsoft is making the most of its market-leading backwards compatibility feature by delving into its Xbox 360 back catalogue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 9:44AM in News

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GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

It appears that time is finally up for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
The original Forza Horizon is being retired

The original Forza Horizon is being retired

Forza Horizon 3 arrives tomorrow (September 27th) but its release will bring with it the demise of the series’ earliest instalment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Sales of Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360 have shot up by nearly 6,000 per cent in just a day on Amazon. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 6th 2016 at 1:56PM in News
Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Gamertags associated with long-forgotten Xbox Live accounts will be offered for sale tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 2:14PM in News

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How Xbox 360 changed everything

How Xbox 360 changed everything

Back in 2004, Xbox VP Peter Moore spent two days pretending to be PlayStation CEO Ken Kutaragi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 28th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

The end of the line has come, perhaps surprisingly early, for Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 4:20PM in News
Dark Souls being added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Dark Souls being added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

One of the last generation’s most celebrated releases appears to be heading to the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility list for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2016 at 9:36AM in News
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

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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
UK games retail suffers disappointing 2015, as software sales tumble 6%

UK games retail suffers disappointing 2015, as software sales tumble 6%

More than 28m physical games were sold in the UK last year, a drop of six per cent over 2014.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 5th 2016 at 10:03AM in News