Entries in 'Microsoft' (645)

Xbox Entertainment Studios has officially closed

Xbox Entertainment Studios has officially closed

Microsoft has confirmed the closure of Xbox Entertainment Studios as it lets go of the division's last two employees.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
What's next for the Xbox 360 at UK retail?

What's next for the Xbox 360 at UK retail?

In June last year, GfK Chart-Track announced that the Xbox 360 had overtaken Nintendo’s Wii to become the UK’s best-selling home console for that generation.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 28th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Xbox's Spencer plays down desire for Minecraft 2

Xbox's Spencer plays down desire for Minecraft 2

Servicing the needs of the existing Minecraft community is a far bigger priority than getting a Minecraft sequel to market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 12:40PM in News
Microsoft cuts US Xbox One price for Christmas

Microsoft cuts US Xbox One price for Christmas

Xbox One will from November 2nd be $50 cheaper in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:47AM in News

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Mojang readying Scrolls official launch for next month

Mojang readying Scrolls official launch for next month

Strategy card game Scrolls is set to transition from open beta to full release before the end of November, developer Mojang has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 26th 2014 at 10:21PM in News
Microsoft branding replaces Nokia on high-end smartphones

Microsoft branding replaces Nokia on high-end smartphones

The Nokia Lumia is dead and has been replaced with the Microsoft Lumia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 3:37PM in News
Improving Xbox One install times are 'high on priority list'

Improving Xbox One install times are 'high on priority list'

Xbox boss Phil Spencer admits that the reasons behind Xbox One’s lengthy installation times remain a little unclear, although he’s determined to address them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Microsoft shipped 2.4m Xbox consoles in its last quarter

Microsoft shipped 2.4m Xbox consoles in its last quarter

2.4m Xbox consoles were shipped to retail in the quarter ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 9:37AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Xbox 360 re-release confirmed

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Xbox 360 re-release confirmed

Rockstar has announced an upgraded edition of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is on its way to Xbox 360, confirming previous reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:35AM in News
PC adapter incoming for Xbox One's Kinect

PC adapter incoming for Xbox One's Kinect

Microsoft is releasing an adapter that will let owners of Xbox One’s Kinect camera to connect the device to their PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 1:12PM in News
Free Xbox Music streaming service is closing

Free Xbox Music streaming service is closing

The free ad-supported version of Xbox Music will close later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 10:03AM in News
VIDEO: Microsoft releases Live-action Halo: Nightfall trailer

VIDEO: Microsoft releases Live-action Halo: Nightfall trailer

Ahead of its expected release next month, Microsoft has unleashed a trailer for live-action series Halo: Nightfall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 9:44AM in News

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Nadella says Microsoft achieves gender pay equality

Nadella says Microsoft achieves gender pay equality

The difference between male and female salaries at Microsoft is just half a per cent on a global basis, CEO Satya Nadella has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 9:59AM in News
Xbox One Digital TV Tuner arrives in UK

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner arrives in UK

Today sees the long-awaited launch of the Xbox One TV tuner in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2014 at 1:21PM in News
343 Industries reveals Halo 2: Anniversary documentary

343 Industries reveals Halo 2: Anniversary documentary

Halo developer 343 Industries has peeled back the curtain on “Remaking the Legend – Halo 2: Anniversary,” a documentary chronicling development of the updated sequel featured in the Master Chief ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 9:06PM in News
343 dev says 20GB Master Chief Collection update is to avoid second disc

343 dev says 20GB Master Chief Collection update is to avoid second disc

Halo: The Master Chief Collection creators 343 Industries have explained the reasoning behind its planned 20GB day one patch for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 2:15PM in News

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Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director - report

Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director - report

Night of the Museum director Shawn Levy is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Minecraft, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2014 at 4:59PM in News
Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Microsoft has ever so slightly brought forward the release date of Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

Contrary to previous predictions, PS4 DID outsell Xbox One in the US in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

There’s a new Halo game coming… to Windows mobile and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed two Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles leaked by retailers earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
Minecraft Lego set images leaked

Minecraft Lego set images leaked

New images of the upcoming Minecraft-themed Lego sets have leaked, courtesy of Russian Lego retailer Mir Kibikov.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2014 at 11:01PM in News
Google says Amazon, and not Microsoft, is its biggest rival

Google says Amazon, and not Microsoft, is its biggest rival

Google chairman Eric Schmidt believes that Amazon is its biggest search competitor.

by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 3:12PM in News
Windows 10 gets 1m preview sign-ups

Windows 10 gets 1m preview sign-ups

Microsoft has revealed that it has already seen one million installations of the Windows 10 Technical Preview.

by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 3:06PM in News
Mojang confirms Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone

Mojang confirms Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone

Microsoft-owned Mojang has confirmed the mobile edition of its hit sandbox title Minecraft will see a release on Windows Phone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 12th 2014 at 3:34AM in News