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Here's that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

Here's that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

We’ve heard a few stories of folks paying over the odds on eBay to get hold of an Xbox One for Christmas, but this is something else.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 9:37AM in News
Turn 10 'disappointed' to have let down Forza fans; No microtransaction pressure from MS

Turn 10 'disappointed' to have let down Forza fans; No microtransaction pressure from MS

Dan Greenawalt has admitted to disappointment about what he regards as letting down fans with aspects of Xbox One launch title Forza 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2013 at 10:14AM in News
Release date confirmed for Fable Anniversary

Release date confirmed for Fable Anniversary

Microsoft has announced a European release date for Xbox 360 RPG remake Fable Anniversary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Microsoft says it’s urgently looking to help independent retailers who have been left in the dark over their Xbox One stock allocation.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 12th 2013 at 1:19PM in News

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PS4 and Xbox One sales "in a dead heat", analyst claims

PS4 and Xbox One sales "in a dead heat", analyst claims

Baird Equity Research’s Colin Sebastian has claimed that sales of PS4 and Xbox One are neck-and-neck.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:39PM in News
Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One has sold 2m units on its first 18 days of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:27PM in News
Xbox One not getting Nordic release until Q3 2014 - report

Xbox One not getting Nordic release until Q3 2014 - report

The wait for Xbox One in some European territories could be far longer than had been expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 10:30AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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