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Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Xbox One's 500 GB hard drive reportedly maxes out around 362 GB used, meaning more than 25 per cent of the console's storage space is used up before any game ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
First Xbox One system update arrives

First Xbox One system update arrives

Xbox One's first required system update is out now, according to Microsoft's Larry Hryb.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:17AM in News
Hoax backwards compatibility hack could brick your Xbox One

Hoax backwards compatibility hack could brick your Xbox One

Xbox One owners who follow the instructions in a supposed backwards compatibility hack face wrecking their £425 machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2013 at 3:05PM in News
GAME: 'Worried Gamers WILL get their PS4 before Christmas'

GAME: 'Worried Gamers WILL get their PS4 before Christmas'

UK retail giant GAME says all customers who pre-ordered a PS4 and Xbox One for delivery before Christmas will get their console ahead of December 25th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2013 at 12:03PM in News

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Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One release dated, 360 delayed

Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One release dated, 360 delayed

Halo: Spartan Assault will arrive on Xbox One later this month, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 5:20AM in News
US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

It has been estimated that PS4 sold 66 per cent more units than Xbox One in the US in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 4:01PM in News
Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Government monitoring of internet data presents an “advanced persistent threat” according to a new pro-consumer blog from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft has shut down its Canada-based studio in Victoria, leaving 30 employees out of the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:40AM in News

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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
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
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