Entries in 'Microsoft' (468)

Xbox One sales spike 75% during S launch week

Xbox One sales spike 75% during S launch week

The 2TB version of the new Xbox One S has already completely sold out in the UK, boosting sales of the console by more than 75 per cent last week.
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Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 12th 2016 at 12:40PM in News
Steam release confirmed for Quantum Break

Steam release confirmed for Quantum Break

Current Windows 10 exclusive Quantum Break will be released on Steam next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2016 at 10:37AM in News
No more 2TB Xbox Ones S for now, Microsoft confirms

No more 2TB Xbox Ones S for now, Microsoft confirms

Those who are yet to put their hands on a 2TB Xbox One S may be out of luck.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2016 at 2:45PM in News
That's it for the 2TB Xbox One S, report suggests

That's it for the 2TB Xbox One S, report suggests

Microsoft won’t be releasing any more stock of the 2TB Xbox One S, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2016 at 12:31PM in News

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Xbox One S prices surge as supplies dry up

Xbox One S prices surge as supplies dry up

Microsoft’s Xbox One S officially arrived in the UK this week, but tracking one down can currently be quite a challenge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2016 at 3:47PM in News
Yes, Xbox One S DOES run some games better than the current machine

Yes, Xbox One S DOES run some games better than the current machine

Will it? Won’t it? We now know for certain that the new Xbox One S does, in certain scenarios, run some games better than the existing model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 2:53PM in News
Sweeney thinks Microsoft is planning to slowly break Steam

Sweeney thinks Microsoft is planning to slowly break Steam

Microsoft’s plan to close off the open PC market will manifest itself in a slow and gradual attack on Steam, Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2016 at 12:13PM in News
Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing expert Jon Rooke has joined 2K.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2016 at 11:50AM in News

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Microsoft lowers Xbox One US price for third time in two months

Microsoft lowers Xbox One US price for third time in two months

The Xbox One has had yet another price cut in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2016 at 11:25AM in News
Cross platform PS4/Xbox Rocket League play is ready and waiting for Sony nod

Cross platform PS4/Xbox Rocket League play is ready and waiting for Sony nod

Rocket League could allow PS4 and Xbox One owners to compete with one another within “a few hours” if Sony would give it the go-ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2016 at 12:47PM in News
Xbox hardware sales down by a third

Xbox hardware sales down by a third

Are people holding out for the release of the Xbox One S and Xbox Scorpio? Quite possibly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Microsoft says Windows 10 will miss 2018 1bn install base target

Microsoft says Windows 10 will miss 2018 1bn install base target

Last year, Microsoft said that it aimed to have Windows 10 on 1bn devices by 2018 – now the firm has tempered its expectations for the operating system.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 19th 2016 at 10:02AM in News

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Microsoft confirms August 2nd launch for 2TB Xbox One S

Microsoft confirms August 2nd launch for 2TB Xbox One S

The Xbox One S will debut on August 2nd, Microsoft has now confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2016 at 2:39PM in News
Microsoft explains ReCore's lower Xbox One price point

Microsoft explains ReCore's lower Xbox One price point

ReCore has a $40 RRP in the US – that’s some way short from what you might expect for a first party triple-A title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 3:42PM in News
No Microsoft press conference at Gamescom 2016

No Microsoft press conference at Gamescom 2016

Gamecom is increasingly looking in danger of missing out any platform holder conferences this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 2:47PM in News
Retailers to offer Xbox One Scorpio trade-in programs

Retailers to offer Xbox One Scorpio trade-in programs

Original Xbox One owners will be able to trade-in their old console for the new Project Scorpio one when it launches. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 11th 2016 at 10:54AM in News

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Sweeney is 'thrilled' with PS4 Neo and Xbox Scorpio upgrades

Sweeney is 'thrilled' with PS4 Neo and Xbox Scorpio upgrades

Gamers may remain split on the potential benefits of the dawn of a new console cycle, but Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney is certainly enthusiastic about the prospect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 3:52PM in News
Wheelchair option coming to Xbox avatars

Wheelchair option coming to Xbox avatars

Microsoft has revealed that Xbox users will soon have the option to have their avatars use a wheelchair.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
All new Microsoft Studios games will support Xbox Play Anywhere

All new Microsoft Studios games will support Xbox Play Anywhere

Microsoft has confirmed that its Xbox Play Anywhere program will apply to all future titles it publishes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2016 at 3:25PM in News
Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Microsoft's premium, pricey and customisable Xbox One Elite gamepad appears to be doing well for itself.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Microsoft has explained its decision to reveal just a handful of games at last month’s E3 games show.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

When Microsoft said it was taking gaming seriously with Windows 10, we weren’t the only ones that didn’t believe it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Microsoft cuts Xbox One to £199.99

Microsoft cuts Xbox One to £199.99

One particular Xbox One SKU can be had for the tidy sum of just £199.99 on the Xbox.com store right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
DFC: Microsoft has killed the Xbox One Slim right out of the gate

DFC: Microsoft has killed the Xbox One Slim right out of the gate

Analyst DFC has issued a damning post-E3 verdict on Microsoft’s handling of the Xbox Scorpio reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2016 at 3:03PM in News