Entries in 'Microsoft' (231)

Spencer: Scorpio won't do anything for you if you don't have a 4K TV

Spencer: Scorpio won't do anything for you if you don't have a 4K TV

Still running a 1080p TV? Then you should forget about buying Xbox Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
Spencer: Xbox One and PS4 can't offer 'console-like' VR

Spencer: Xbox One and PS4 can't offer 'console-like' VR

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that current consoles simply don’t have the power to offer virtual reality gaming at a quality comparable to console standards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
Xbox Scorpio means 'Sony's technological advantage has gone'

Xbox Scorpio means 'Sony's technological advantage has gone'

Microsoft’s Xbox Scorpio console will enjoy a significant performance advantage over Sony’s PS4 Neo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 12:27PM in News
Some games will perform better on Xbox One S

Some games will perform better on Xbox One S

Xbox One S will run some titles better than they perform on the current Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 12:04PM in News

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OPINION: Is the £249 Xbox One S E3 2016's 'winner'?

OPINION: Is the £249 Xbox One S E3 2016's 'winner'?

It feels pretty easy this morning to draw a dividing line between the Microsoft and Sony E3 2016 press conferences.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 10:47AM in News
Crackdown 3 pushed back to 2017

Crackdown 3 pushed back to 2017

Microsoft’s technically impressive super hero title Crackdown 3 will now be coming out next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 14th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Xbox One S starts at £249 in the UK

Xbox One S starts at £249 in the UK

Microsoft has confirmed the British pricing for its brand new Xbox One S.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 10:32PM in News
E3 2016 MICROSOFT ROUNDUP: Xbox Project Scorpio and Xbox One S are real

E3 2016 MICROSOFT ROUNDUP: Xbox Project Scorpio and Xbox One S are real

The rumours were true. Microsoft used its E3 2016 press conference to announce two new consoles, including Xbox One’s successor Project Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 8:09PM in News

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Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Business-orientated social network site LinkedIn has landed an acquisition deal with Microsoft worth a staggering $26.2bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 2:27PM in News
Watch Xbox's E3 press conference here at 5:30pm UK time

Watch Xbox's E3 press conference here at 5:30pm UK time

Microsoft’s E3 press event is taking place at its usual 9:30am PST slot in America (5:30pm for those of us in the UK).

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 2:14PM in News
Microsoft revokes accidental free Fallout 4 downloads

Microsoft revokes accidental free Fallout 4 downloads

A number of Xbox One owners thought they’d got lucky last week when they had seemed to grab themselves a free copy of Bethesda’s Fallout 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 12:13PM in News
White Xbox One Slim leaked - 40% smaller and outputs in 4K

White Xbox One Slim leaked - 40% smaller and outputs in 4K

Another big E3 reveal has slipped out before the show officially begins.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 12th 2016 at 8:32PM in News

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Xbox One abandons DVR plans

Xbox One abandons DVR plans

TV digital video recording is no longer coming to Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2016 at 11:50AM in News
Quantum Break developer Remedy working on two new games

Quantum Break developer Remedy working on two new games

Remedy, the Finnish studio behind Max Payne, Alan Wake and Quantum Break, is currently working on two projects, but neither of them are Alan Wake titles. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 8th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
Minecraft sales pass 100m units

Minecraft sales pass 100m units

Mojang has confirmed a monumental sales milestone for its smash hit Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 4:43PM in News

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Microsoft: 'We're betting on UWP'

Microsoft: 'We're betting on UWP'

Speaking at Unite Europe, senior product planner Alex Teodorescu-Badia told a room full of developers that Microsoft will continue to advocate ‘openness’ in UWP.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 12:35PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

Etemad and Jago join Microsoft, Sumo hires Lionhead art director and KamaGames opens a UK office.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:54AM in News
Mojang doesn't want companies to use Minecraft as a marketing tool

Mojang doesn't want companies to use Minecraft as a marketing tool

Minecraft creator Mojang has laid out a new set of rules designed to clamp down on the commercial use of Minecraft servers for advertising.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 1:31PM in News
Microsoft cuts the price of Xbox One ahead of E3

Microsoft cuts the price of Xbox One ahead of E3

Xbox One has had another price cut, lending further credence to widespread rumours of a new version being in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Xbox One VR announcement tipped for E3

Xbox One VR announcement tipped for E3

Microsoft may have yet another surprise announcement up its sleeve for E3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2016 at 12:01PM in News
New Xbox 50% more powerful than PS4 Neo, report claims

New Xbox 50% more powerful than PS4 Neo, report claims

More details about Microsoft upgraded Xbox One have emerged online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

1,850 jobs are to be cut as part of Microsoft’s ending of its $7.2bn Nokia adventure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:25PM in News
Xbox rumours: Xbox Slim in 2016; upgraded Xbox in 2017; Xbox streaming device for E3

Xbox rumours: Xbox Slim in 2016; upgraded Xbox in 2017; Xbox streaming device for E3

A pair of Xbox rumours have emerged suggesting that we’re on the cusp of an influx of new Xbox hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:22PM in News
Halo 5 is (sort of) coming to PC

Halo 5 is (sort of) coming to PC

With Microsoft IP lining up to make the jump from console to PC, the timing of Halo’s return to the Windows platform has been an ever pressing question.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2016 at 3:17PM in News