Entries in 'Microsoft' (543)

Vlambeer, Double Fine, Half-Brick and Crytek sign up to ID@Xbox indie initiative

Vlambeer, Double Fine, Half-Brick and Crytek sign up to ID@Xbox indie initiative

The director of the ID@Xbox initiative has outlined the extensive number of partnerships Microsoft has forged with indie devs for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:00PM in News
EA CEO: Console living room dominance will likely end

EA CEO: Console living room dominance will likely end

The living room dominance Microsoft and Sony experience with consoles will soon be challenged, EA CEO Andrew Wilson reckons.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:07AM in News
Harrison on Xbox One and the future

Harrison on Xbox One and the future

Freestyle footballers, zombies, Romans and Plan B took Leicester Square by storm last month to usher in the Xbox One.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 11:48AM in News
Windows 'Threshold' update to strengthen ties to Xbox OS

Windows 'Threshold' update to strengthen ties to Xbox OS

Microsoft is planning to bring its Windows, Phone and Xbox operating systems closer together, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 11:15AM in News

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Harrison: Eight-year console cycle was 'just right'

Harrison: Eight-year console cycle was 'just right'

Microsoft has dismissed complaints that eight years was too long between Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:53AM in News
PS4 is beating Xbox One in social media war - report

PS4 is beating Xbox One in social media war - report

Sony’s PS4 arrives in the UK and Europe today and a new report has found that the machine currently has the advantage over its rival Xbox One on social media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:19AM in News
Xbox One was Amazon UK's biggest console launch ever. PS4 will beat it

Xbox One was Amazon UK's biggest console launch ever. PS4 will beat it

Xbox One broke Amazon UK's record for the fastest and biggest console launch in history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 28th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Microsoft: "We're still learning" about microtransactions

Microsoft: "We're still learning" about microtransactions

Phil Spencer has admitted that microtransactions on Xbox One are still a work in progress.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 9:26AM in News

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Microsoft strikes Xbox One agreements with Japanese developers

Microsoft strikes Xbox One agreements with Japanese developers

Xbox One has signed on multiple Japanese development studios to make full retail releases for Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 27th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Free game for faulty Xbox One owners

Free game for faulty Xbox One owners

Microsoft is compensating those with a defective Xbox One console with a free game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 11:46AM in News
Xbox One handing out 24-hour bans for swearing

Xbox One handing out 24-hour bans for swearing

Users who swear in videos they upload using the Xbox One’s Upload Studio are being handed 24-hour bans from the application.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 11:32AM in News
Xbox One TV integration suffering tech problems in UK and Europe

Xbox One TV integration suffering tech problems in UK and Europe

What is being described a fundamental tech incompatibility is causing issues for those connecting their TVs to their Xbox One consoles in the UK and Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 2:32PM in News

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Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Microsoft’s Xbox One sold around 150k units in its first 48 hours in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
Now Xbox One gets its own launch fault

Now Xbox One gets its own launch fault

As night follows day talk of a hardware problem has accompanied last week’s global Xbox One launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 10:37AM in News
Halo developer Corrinne Yu leaves Microsoft, joins Naughty Dog

Halo developer Corrinne Yu leaves Microsoft, joins Naughty Dog

Corrinne Yu, who served as the principal engine programmer of Halo 4 at 343 Industries, has ended her tenure at Microsoft to join Naughty Dog.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 25th 2013 at 6:26AM in News
Xbox One matches PS4's 1m day one sales

Xbox One matches PS4's 1m day one sales

Microsoft has announced that it too has conjured one million day one sales of its new console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2013 at 10:06AM in News

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Harrison: We will struggle to meet Xbox One demand

Harrison: We will struggle to meet Xbox One demand

Xbox One will sell out and there will be difficulty getting stock, admits Xbox VP Phil Harrison.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 9:12AM in News
This man is the world's first official Xbox One owner

This man is the world's first official Xbox One owner

The first person to officially buy and own an Xbox One is the man pictured just to the right.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 1:29PM in News
GAME has extra Xbox One bundles available tonight

GAME has extra Xbox One bundles available tonight

GAME has more stock of Xbox One available to order tonight, if you’re quick.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 21st 2013 at 10:57AM in News
Microsoft: $100m spent on Xbox One gamepad R&D

Microsoft: $100m spent on Xbox One gamepad R&D

A whopping $100m was spent on research and development for Xbox One's controller, Microsoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 21st 2013 at 5:12AM in News
GAME has more Xbox One stock available tomorrow

GAME has more Xbox One stock available tomorrow

200 launch day Xbox One units will be made available to GAME customers tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 2:45PM in News
Tesco offering Xbox One tomorrow night on first-come, first-served basis

Tesco offering Xbox One tomorrow night on first-come, first-served basis

Yes, there’s still a chance that you can get hold of an Xbox One on launch day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 12:07PM in News
UK retail ready for 'biggest console launch ever'

UK retail ready for 'biggest console launch ever'

High Street and online retail giants are braced for the launch of Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 19th 2013 at 1:38PM in News
Asda secures more day one PS4 and Xbox One stock

Asda secures more day one PS4 and Xbox One stock

Asda is selling more day one stock of PS4 and Xbox One.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 16th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
Microsoft calls for patience over Xbox One shortages

Microsoft calls for patience over Xbox One shortages

Xbox marketing boss Harvey Eagle has asked UK stores to be ‘patient’ over Xbox One supply shortages.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 2:30PM in News