Entries in 'Microsoft' (1093)

Cross platform PS4/Xbox Rocket League play is ready and waiting for Sony nod

Cross platform PS4/Xbox Rocket League play is ready and waiting for Sony nod

Rocket League could allow PS4 and Xbox One owners to compete with one another within “a few hours” if Sony would give it the go-ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2016 at 12:47PM in News
Xbox hardware sales down by a third

Xbox hardware sales down by a third

Are people holding out for the release of the Xbox One S and Xbox Scorpio? Quite possibly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Microsoft says Windows 10 will miss 2018 1bn install base target

Microsoft says Windows 10 will miss 2018 1bn install base target

Last year, Microsoft said that it aimed to have Windows 10 on 1bn devices by 2018 – now the firm has tempered its expectations for the operating system.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 19th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Microsoft confirms August 2nd launch for 2TB Xbox One S

Microsoft confirms August 2nd launch for 2TB Xbox One S

The Xbox One S will debut on August 2nd, Microsoft has now confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2016 at 2:39PM in News

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Microsoft explains ReCore's lower Xbox One price point

Microsoft explains ReCore's lower Xbox One price point

ReCore has a $40 RRP in the US – that’s some way short from what you might expect for a first party triple-A title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 3:42PM in News
No Microsoft press conference at Gamescom 2016

No Microsoft press conference at Gamescom 2016

Gamecom is increasingly looking in danger of missing out any platform holder conferences this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 2:47PM in News
Retailers to offer Xbox One Scorpio trade-in programs

Retailers to offer Xbox One Scorpio trade-in programs

Original Xbox One owners will be able to trade-in their old console for the new Project Scorpio one when it launches. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 11th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Sweeney is 'thrilled' with PS4 Neo and Xbox Scorpio upgrades

Sweeney is 'thrilled' with PS4 Neo and Xbox Scorpio upgrades

Gamers may remain split on the potential benefits of the dawn of a new console cycle, but Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney is certainly enthusiastic about the prospect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 3:52PM in News

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Wheelchair option coming to Xbox avatars

Wheelchair option coming to Xbox avatars

Microsoft has revealed that Xbox users will soon have the option to have their avatars use a wheelchair.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
All new Microsoft Studios games will support Xbox Play Anywhere

All new Microsoft Studios games will support Xbox Play Anywhere

Microsoft has confirmed that its Xbox Play Anywhere program will apply to all future titles it publishes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2016 at 3:25PM in News
Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Microsoft's premium, pricey and customisable Xbox One Elite gamepad appears to be doing well for itself.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Microsoft has explained its decision to reveal just a handful of games at last month’s E3 games show.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:45AM in News

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Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

When Microsoft said it was taking gaming seriously with Windows 10, we weren’t the only ones that didn’t believe it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Microsoft cuts Xbox One to £199.99

Microsoft cuts Xbox One to £199.99

One particular Xbox One SKU can be had for the tidy sum of just £199.99 on the Xbox.com store right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
DFC: Microsoft has killed the Xbox One Slim right out of the gate

DFC: Microsoft has killed the Xbox One Slim right out of the gate

Analyst DFC has issued a damning post-E3 verdict on Microsoft’s handling of the Xbox Scorpio reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2016 at 3:03PM in News

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Microsoft names first 12 Xbox Play Anywhere titles

Microsoft names first 12 Xbox Play Anywhere titles

The first batch of games confirmed for Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere initiative have been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 2:21PM in News
Dead Rising 4 is a Microsoft exclusive for one year

Dead Rising 4 is a Microsoft exclusive for one year

The latest Dead Rising game will likely make its way onto PlayStation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
Hang on, 1080p TV owners SHOULD buy Scorpio, Microsoft now says

Hang on, 1080p TV owners SHOULD buy Scorpio, Microsoft now says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has revisited comments made earlier this week in which he said 1080p TV owners shouldn’t bother upgrading to Xbox Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 12:19PM in News
Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

The locking off of Microsoft’s first party PC games from Steam may only be a temporary measure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
We Happy Few generated most interest at E3, says internet research firm ListenFirst

We Happy Few generated most interest at E3, says internet research firm ListenFirst

Compulsion Games’ We Happy Few, shown on stage at Xbox’s conference, was the most popular game at E3. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
Xbox One S 2TB launching on August 2nd in the UK, 500GB and 1TB versions to follow

Xbox One S 2TB launching on August 2nd in the UK, 500GB and 1TB versions to follow

Multiple sources have confirmed to MCV the UK launch date for the 2TB edition of the Xbox One S.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 9:51AM in News
Mouse and keyboard support headed to Xbox One in coming months

Mouse and keyboard support headed to Xbox One in coming months

Xbox One players may have a new means of controlling games in the very near future.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2016 at 3:18PM in News
4K won't be mandatory for Xbox Scorpio games

4K won't be mandatory for Xbox Scorpio games

It seems that while Xbox Scorpio has been built specifically for 4K gaming, developers will not be forced to make their titles output in 4K.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2016 at 2:41PM in News
Microsoft nearly shipped upgraded Xbox One this year

Microsoft nearly shipped upgraded Xbox One this year

A new Xbox Scorpio type console was at one stage on the cards to release in 2016, Microsoft has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2016 at 2:39PM in News