Entries in 'Microsoft' (546)

New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft's right to share info with partners

New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft's right to share info with partners

Microsoft has confirmed some changes to its Xbox Live Terms Of Use that seem to enable data sharing with commercial partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
Microsoft dismisses Xbox One OS concerns

Microsoft dismisses Xbox One OS concerns

Rumours doing the rounds about development difficulties with the Xbox One’s operating system are untrue, according to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 10:44AM in News
Jonathan Ross is now an executive producer at Microsoft Studios

Jonathan Ross is now an executive producer at Microsoft Studios

Microsoft has hired TV chat show host Jonathan Ross as an executive producer at its Xbox games division.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 9:37AM in News
PDP Kinect mount boasts 'privacy cover' feature

PDP Kinect mount boasts 'privacy cover' feature

A third party wall mount for Xbox One Kinect includes a ‘privacy cover’ which obscures the peripheral’s RGB and IR cameras.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:20PM in News

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Analyst tips Xbox One to win launch window next-gen sales race

Analyst tips Xbox One to win launch window next-gen sales race

Baird Research analyst Colin Sebastian has predicted that Xbox One will enjoy slightly higher launch window unit sales than its rival PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2013 at 3:56PM in News
Microsoft reports record Q1 revenue

Microsoft reports record Q1 revenue

Microsoft has posted its first quarter financial results, reporting record revenue numbers for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 25th 2013 at 6:02AM in News
Windows 8.1 update causing mouse lag in some games - report

Windows 8.1 update causing mouse lag in some games - report

The long-awaited Windows 8.1 update seems to have brought with it more than just a Start menu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 1:07PM in News
Xbox 360 lifetime sales hit 80m units worldwide

Xbox 360 lifetime sales hit 80m units worldwide

Microsoft has announced the Xbox 360 has reached 80m sales worldwide since its launch in 2005.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2013 at 9:15AM in News

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Here are the many ways you can buy Call of Duty: Ghosts on both current and next-gen

Here are the many ways you can buy Call of Duty: Ghosts on both current and next-gen

With next-gen machines just around the corner, the problem faced by many publishers is how to combat potential disruption to sales of cross-generation titles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2013 at 11:00AM in News
VIDEO: Microsoft discusses Xbox One racing wheels

VIDEO: Microsoft discusses Xbox One racing wheels

Microsoft says that it has introduced new technology to support Xbox One compatible racing wheels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 10:38AM in News
NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

The NPD Group has released its 2013 Online Gaming Report, which finds that nearly 50 per cent more console gamers use the Xbox 360 for playing online than the PS3.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2013 at 4:04AM in News
Titanfall 'will be a big, big system seller for Xbox One'

Titanfall 'will be a big, big system seller for Xbox One'

Microsoft VP Phil Harrison has tipped Titanfall to be Xbox One’s killer app.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 14th 2013 at 11:43AM in News

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Spencer talks up Xbox One and PC crossplay possibilities

Spencer talks up Xbox One and PC crossplay possibilities

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has dropped a big hint that Xbox One will allow gamers to play competitively against PC users online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 11:15AM in News
Nintendo IP rampant on Windows Phone

Nintendo IP rampant on Windows Phone

A flood of apps illicitly using Nintendo IP have appeared on the Windows Store.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Oct 11th 2013 at 10:20AM in News
John Lewis expects Xbox One sales to outsell PS4

John Lewis expects Xbox One sales to outsell PS4

Department store giant John Lewis has predicted a next-gen win for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 9:59AM in News

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Sony CEO: Camera removed from PS4 bundle to hit 'magic price'

Sony CEO: Camera removed from PS4 bundle to hit 'magic price'

Sony has decided against including the next-gen PlayStation Camera in the initial PS4 bundle offering, CEO Andrew House has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2013 at 7:10AM in News
Xbox One's fight for independents

Xbox One's fight for independents

PlayStation has aggressively courted and attracted huge independent developer support in recent months, and even dedicated an entire Gamescom press conference to showcasing indie-made games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 9th 2013 at 3:59PM in News
Mouse and keyboard support possible for Xbox One in the future

Mouse and keyboard support possible for Xbox One in the future

Microsoft has said mouse and keyboard support remains a possibility for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Microsoft accuses AdAge reports of misinterpretation

Microsoft accuses AdAge reports of misinterpretation

Having found itself once again at the heart of a PR maelstrom yesterday, Microsoft has distanced itself about reports regarding Xbox One’s advertising platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2013 at 9:31AM in News
More GPU power will be offered to Xbox One devs in the future

More GPU power will be offered to Xbox One devs in the future

Xbox One locks away around ten per cent of its GPU power from developers… for now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 10:11AM in News
Xbox One requires 15-20 minute day one update download

Xbox One requires 15-20 minute day one update download

New Xbox One owners next month will be required to download and install a sizable patch on day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Microsoft unlocks Xbox Live Gold for Grand Theft Auto Online

Microsoft unlocks Xbox Live Gold for Grand Theft Auto Online

Non-paying members of Xbox Live will this weekend be able to access all the benefits normally reserved for paying Gold members.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 9:23AM in News
Harrison: Gigaflops and teraflops don't matter - Xbox One has the best games

Harrison: Gigaflops and teraflops don't matter - Xbox One has the best games

Microsoft’s interactive entertainment boss has once again downplayed the perceived tech advantage PS4 has over Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 12:39PM in News
Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

A worldwide Xbox One promotional tour will kick off later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:57PM in News