Entries in 'xbox live' (89)

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
Xbox Live prices increased in six territories

Xbox Live prices increased in six territories

Microsoft has confirmed that it is increasing the price of an Xbox Live Gold subscription in six territories across the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Yoshida: Connecting Xbox Live and PSN could be easy technically

Yoshida: Connecting Xbox Live and PSN could be easy technically

PlayStation Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has said that the technical side of linking PlayStation Network and Xbox Live could be the easiest.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2016 at 11:43AM 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

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Microsoft no longer reporting console sales

Microsoft no longer reporting console sales

A Microsoft source has confirmed to Game Informer that the company will no longer provide sales updates for Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2015 at 6:48AM in News
Xbox Live co-creator Eric Neustadter leaves Microsoft

Xbox Live co-creator Eric Neustadter leaves Microsoft

Eric Neustadter – one of the creators of Xbox Live – has announced his exit from Microsoft after nearly two decades with the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2015 at 6:45AM in News
Xbox Live and PSN hacker gets suspended sentence, escapes prison

Xbox Live and PSN hacker gets suspended sentence, escapes prison

One of the key people behind the DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PSN last December has escaped jail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
Xbox Q3 revenue drops 24% as price cutting hits bottom line

Xbox Q3 revenue drops 24% as price cutting hits bottom line

Microsoft sold 1.6m Xbox consoles for three months ending March 31st, a drop of 400,000 year-on-year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 24th 2015 at 9:55AM in News

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PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions added to consumer price index

PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions added to consumer price index

Online game subscriptions like PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live will now be used to calculate the impact of inflation. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:38PM in News
No subscription fees Xbox Live on Windows 10

No subscription fees Xbox Live on Windows 10

Microsoft has said that it will not lock the Windows 10 Xbox Live app behind a Gold subscription paywall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Microsoft Studios will bring Halo: Nightfall to DVD and Blu-ray next month, the company has announced alongside the release of a new trailer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:46PM in News
BioShock 2 temporarily vanishes from digital stores

BioShock 2 temporarily vanishes from digital stores

Looking to buy BioShock 2 on Steam, Xbox Live or PSN? Tough.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2015 at 3:57PM in News

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Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

A teenager from Merseyside has been arrested in connection to DDoS attacks on PSN and Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
Sony compensates gamers for PSN downtime

Sony compensates gamers for PSN downtime

PlayStation owners are being compensated for the downtime suffered by PSN over Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Xbox Live founder announces departure from Microsoft

Xbox Live founder announces departure from Microsoft

Xbox Live manager and XNA framework developer Boyd Multerer has announced his exit from Microsoft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 8:22AM in News
Opinion: Hackers once again expose frailties in gaming's online future

Opinion: Hackers once again expose frailties in gaming's online future

The brave new online, socially-connected world of video games is not quite proving as revolutionary as we had hoped.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 26th 2014 at 12:16PM in News

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Cyber bullies spoil Christmas for Xbox and PlayStation

Cyber bullies spoil Christmas for Xbox and PlayStation

With almost 1m PS4 and Xbox One consoles nestled under UK gamer’s trees yesterday, Christmas Day 2014 was expected to be a successful one for Sony and Microsoft.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 26th 2014 at 11:15AM in News
Game of Thrones tops UK Xbox Live Charts

Game of Thrones tops UK Xbox Live Charts

Telltale’s Game of Thrones title has shot straight to the top of the Xbox Live Arcade charts in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Xbox One owners offered Sunset Overdrive for free for one day

Xbox One owners offered Sunset Overdrive for free for one day

Microsoft is offering one of its latest titles for free to celebrate Xbox One’s first birthday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 2:38PM in News
Halo: Master Chief Collection suffers online problems on launch day

Halo: Master Chief Collection suffers online problems on launch day

Microsoft’s triple-A shooter Halo: Master Chief Collection is suffering a few online issues during its first day of release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits digital snags on PS4 and Xbox One

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits digital snags on PS4 and Xbox One

Some users who chose to buy the latest Call of Duty via either PSN or XBL are experiencing problems getting the game up and running on their machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
Hackers convicted for unreleased Xbox code theft

Hackers convicted for unreleased Xbox code theft

Four hackers have been convicted in the US having admitted to the theft of unreleased game code from Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 12:48PM in News
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD pulled from Xbox Live

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD pulled from Xbox Live

Capcom's fighting game Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD has vanished from both PSN's Europe storefront and the Xbox Live Marketplace entirely.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:36PM in News
Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Xbox One owners will soon be able to pre-order titles via the Xbox Live marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Devs are asking for Xbox Early Access program, ID@Xbox boss says

Devs are asking for Xbox Early Access program, ID@Xbox boss says

A Steam-style Early Access programme is a common request amongst ID@Xbox developers, the platform holder's Chris Charla has told Develop.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 14th 2014 at 2:56PM in News