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Some 360 owners being offered free credit if they buy an Xbox One

Some 360 owners being offered free credit if they buy an Xbox One

Microsoft is dangling an Xbox One shaped carrot in the face of a few select Xbox 360 owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 9:20AM in News
VIDEO: 343 unveils Halo Master Chief Collection Terminal trailer

VIDEO: 343 unveils Halo Master Chief Collection Terminal trailer

343 Industries has revealed new details on Halo: The Master Chief Collection, along with debuting a new trailer for the upcoming Xbox One release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 7:27AM in News
Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Destiny's beta will take place later this month as two four-day runs on PlayStation hardware and one four-day run on Xbox consoles, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 1:58AM in News
Windows version of Kinect v2 priced at £159.99

Windows version of Kinect v2 priced at £159.99

A Microsoft listing for the PC compatible version of Kinect suggests the peripheral will have a very high RRP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 11:42AM in News

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Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

UPDATE: Microsoft has clarified that Harrison was referring to the previous 5m shipped figure and was not citing new numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Kinect may no longer be flavour of the month at Microsoft, but the camera will still be getting some dedicated functionality in upcoming racer Forza Horizon 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 2:29PM in News
Yoshida: Xbox more consistent with Spencer in charge, PS4-Xbox One gap widening

Yoshida: Xbox more consistent with Spencer in charge, PS4-Xbox One gap widening

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has described Xbox boss Phil Spencer as a “reasonable, smart guy” and claimed his predecessor “used to say some unbelievable things”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 1:03PM in News
Chinese retailer claims eye-watering RRP for Xbox One

Chinese retailer claims eye-watering RRP for Xbox One

Microsoft may be aiming high with its RRP for Xbox One in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 2:08PM in News

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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
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
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