Entries in 'Microsoft' (1082)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Xbox One S WON'T offer a performance advantage, but WILL upscale games to 4K

Xbox One S WON'T offer a performance advantage, but WILL upscale games to 4K

Microsoft has denied claims that some games will perform better on Xbox One S than they do on the existing Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2016 at 10:35AM in News
Spencer: Scorpio won't do anything for you if you don't have a 4K TV

Spencer: Scorpio won't do anything for you if you don't have a 4K TV

Still running a 1080p TV? Then you should forget about buying Xbox Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2016 at 10:05AM in News

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Spencer: Xbox One and PS4 can't offer 'console-like' VR

Spencer: Xbox One and PS4 can't offer 'console-like' VR

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that current consoles simply don’t have the power to offer virtual reality gaming at a quality comparable to console standards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
Xbox Scorpio means 'Sony's technological advantage has gone'

Xbox Scorpio means 'Sony's technological advantage has gone'

Microsoft’s Xbox Scorpio console will enjoy a significant performance advantage over Sony’s PS4 Neo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 12:27PM in News
Some games will perform better on Xbox One S

Some games will perform better on Xbox One S

Xbox One S will run some titles better than they perform on the current Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 12:04PM in News
OPINION: Is the £249 Xbox One S E3 2016's 'winner'?

OPINION: Is the £249 Xbox One S E3 2016's 'winner'?

It feels pretty easy this morning to draw a dividing line between the Microsoft and Sony E3 2016 press conferences.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 10:47AM in News
Crackdown 3 pushed back to 2017

Crackdown 3 pushed back to 2017

Microsoft’s technically impressive super hero title Crackdown 3 will now be coming out next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 14th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Xbox One S starts at £249 in the UK

Xbox One S starts at £249 in the UK

Microsoft has confirmed the British pricing for its brand new Xbox One S.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 10:32PM in News
E3 2016 MICROSOFT ROUNDUP: Xbox Project Scorpio and Xbox One S are real

E3 2016 MICROSOFT ROUNDUP: Xbox Project Scorpio and Xbox One S are real

The rumours were true. Microsoft used its E3 2016 press conference to announce two new consoles, including Xbox One’s successor Project Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 8:09PM in News
Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Business-orientated social network site LinkedIn has landed an acquisition deal with Microsoft worth a staggering $26.2bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 2:27PM in News
Watch Xbox's E3 press conference here at 5:30pm UK time

Watch Xbox's E3 press conference here at 5:30pm UK time

Microsoft’s E3 press event is taking place at its usual 9:30am PST slot in America (5:30pm for those of us in the UK).

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 2:14PM in News