Entries in 'Microsoft' (543)

Toulouse returns to Microsoft as Gears of War community chief

Toulouse returns to Microsoft as Gears of War community chief

Former Xbox Live policy and enforcement director Stephen Toulouse has rejoined Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Destiny beta on Xbox One and 360 kicks off in late July

Destiny beta on Xbox One and 360 kicks off in late July

The Xbox One and Xbox 360 Destiny beta will launch sometime late next month, Bungie has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 9:20PM in News
Microsoft reiterates that Family Sharing could return to Xbox One

Microsoft reiterates that Family Sharing could return to Xbox One

Some of the digital functionality stripped from Xbox One in the weeks after E3 2013 is currently scheduled to make a return.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

The console editions of Minecraft have sold past the life to date total of its original PC platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:23AM in News

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Additional monthly subscription fee added to Sky Go on consoles - report

Additional monthly subscription fee added to Sky Go on consoles - report

A monthly subscription will be needed to access Sky Go on games consoles in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 2:22PM in News
Forza Horizon 2 'a different game' on Xbox One and 360

Forza Horizon 2 'a different game' on Xbox One and 360

The differences between Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One and 360 will stretch beyond simply the visuals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Microsoft: Games for Windows Live will live on

Microsoft: Games for Windows Live will live on

Microsoft has officially stated it does not intend to shut down its much maligned Games for Windows Live PC games service – a reveal that flies in the face of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 5:56AM in News
Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

The supposed Xbox One launch line-up has been revealed by Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 2:10PM in News

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50% of Xbox One owners have played Forza 5

50% of Xbox One owners have played Forza 5

Microsoft’s Xbox One launch title Forza 5 has won itself a very impressive attach rate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for fifth month in a row in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for fifth month in a row in US

Sony's PlayStation 4 led US hardware sales in May, finishing ahead of Xbox One for the fifth consecutive month according to NPD's latest monthly report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 7:43AM in News
Microsoft insists Windows gaming is 'critical' despite E3 no-show

Microsoft insists Windows gaming is 'critical' despite E3 no-show

E3 wasn’t the right place to discuss Microsoft’s Windows gaming strategy, Microsoft’s games boss Phil Spencer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Reggie: Wii U beating Xbox One in three-horse next-gen console race

Reggie: Wii U beating Xbox One in three-horse next-gen console race

Wii U is currently battling it out for first place in the next-gen console war, according to Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 9:41AM in News

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Kinect-less Xbox One SKU will lead to HIGHER Kinect sales, Spencer argues

Kinect-less Xbox One SKU will lead to HIGHER Kinect sales, Spencer argues

Microsoft’s decision to drop Kinect from the new £349 Xbox One SKU will actually increase the number of Kinect units sold.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 2:06PM in News
GameStop: Kinect-less Xbox One 'flying off the shelves'

GameStop: Kinect-less Xbox One 'flying off the shelves'

Retailer GameStop has suggested that the latest cut-price Xbox One bundle is selling well.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 9:04AM in News
EA: Titanfall is the best selling Xbox One game to date

EA: Titanfall is the best selling Xbox One game to date

Titanfall is the top selling title for Xbox One lifetime to date, according to Electronic Arts' Peter Moore.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 12th 2014 at 1:21AM in News
Happy Wars heading to Xbox One

Happy Wars heading to Xbox One

Toylogic's free-to-play online multiplayer title Happy Wars is on its way to Xbox One, Microsoft announced this week during its E3 press briefing.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 12th 2014 at 12:26AM in News

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E3 2014: Day One News Round-Up

E3 2014: Day One News Round-Up

Day one of E3 2014 has been and gone and certainly gave everyone plenty to talk about.     

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 10th 2014 at 4:57PM in News
VIDEO: Forza Horizon 2 gameplay footage surfaces online

VIDEO: Forza Horizon 2 gameplay footage surfaces online

A series of Forza Horizon 2 gameplay videos have been posted online.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 10th 2014 at 3:29PM in News
OPINION: Xbox's humble bundle

OPINION: Xbox's humble bundle

From the moment Phil Spencer took to the stage and referenced his ‘friends’ over at Sony and Nintendo, you knew Xbox was playing the humble card.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 9th 2014 at 9:45PM in News
E3 2014: Microsoft news roundup - Master Chief calls on the faithful

E3 2014: Microsoft news roundup - Master Chief calls on the faithful

Considering the pressure Microsoft faced to banish the demons of last year's show, the platform holder can probably consider this year's event a success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 8:27PM in News
XBOX: Dragon Age: Inquisition 'premier content' to hit Xbox One first

XBOX: Dragon Age: Inquisition 'premier content' to hit Xbox One first

Yet another multi-platform release will launch its add-content as a timed exclusive on Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 9th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
XBOX: Crackdown 3 confirmed

XBOX: Crackdown 3 confirmed

Crackdown 3 is official and coming to Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 6:59PM in News
XBOX: Platinum Games shows off new IP Scalebound

XBOX: Platinum Games shows off new IP Scalebound

Hideki Kamiya took to the stage to reveal Platinum Games' new IP Scalebound. 

by Alex Calvin
on Jun 9th 2014 at 6:55PM in News
XBOX: Limbo dev's Inside leads Xbox One 2015 indie line-up

XBOX: Limbo dev's Inside leads Xbox One 2015 indie line-up

The next game from Limbo developers Playdead is leading Microsoft’s 2015 line-up.
It’s called Inside and is a stylish side-scrolling puzzle platformer, that looks to take place amidst some sort ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 6:40PM in News
XBOX: Four player co-op primed for Assassin's Creed: Unity

XBOX: Four player co-op primed for Assassin's Creed: Unity

The first ever gameplay demonstration of Assassin’s Creed: Unity has been shown off at Microsoft’s E3 2014 presentation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 5:58PM in News