Entries in 'Microsoft' (768)

Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Market analyst Piers Harding-Rolls has said that the expected union of Microsoft and Mojang is a very low-risk move for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Those questioning Markus Persson’s reported decision to sell his studio Mojang to Microsoft need to take a realistic look at the numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:09AM in News
Xbox 360 500GB hardware bundle arrives next month - report

Xbox 360 500GB hardware bundle arrives next month - report

Microsoft is readying a new Xbox 360 system bundle boasting the console’s previously announced 500GB hard drive, according to a recently leaked advertisement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 4:34PM in News
Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox Ones

Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox Ones

Customers who believe their Xbox Ones are producing an excessive amount of noise are being offered replacements by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 11:14AM in News

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Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is unlikely to stay at Mojang once Microsoft’s acquisition of the Minecraft developer is completed, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Xbox One launches to half the sales of Xbox 360 in Japan

Xbox One launches to half the sales of Xbox 360 in Japan

The Japanese launch of Xbox One has failed to match the numbers seen when the Xbox 360 launched back in 2005.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to purchase Mojang, makers of indie game-turned-phenomenon Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:40AM in News
Get any free game you want with an Xbox One console purchase for one week only

Get any free game you want with an Xbox One console purchase for one week only

Microsoft is offering US gamers the chance to claim any game they like free when they pick up n Xbox One console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:40PM in News

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Xbox One heading to 28 new countries this month

Xbox One heading to 28 new countries this month

Microsoft’s Xbox One console will arrive in 28 new countries during September, including launches in Japan and China.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 5:52AM in News
State of Decay heading to Xbox One in 2015

State of Decay heading to Xbox One in 2015

A definitive version of Undead Labs’ open world zombie game State of Decay will launch on Xbox One next year, publisher Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 7:03AM in News
GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

£40 has been shaved off the price of the upcoming Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle by online retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Unbundled Kinect launching this October

Unbundled Kinect launching this October

A standalone offering of Xbox One’s camera peripheral Kinect will arrive in October, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:17AM in News

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Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft Research is working on a new cloud gaming system that aims to reduce network latency by predicting what input players will enter next.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Sierra is back as indies conquer Gamescom

Sierra is back as indies conquer Gamescom

Once again Gamescom became the home of indie development.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Microsoft withdraws support for F2P Xbox 360 RPG Ascend: Hand of Kul

Microsoft withdraws support for F2P Xbox 360 RPG Ascend: Hand of Kul

Ascend: Hand of Kul will have its Xbox 360 servers switched off in November, Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Xbox One vs PlayStation 4: The battle of the exclusives

Xbox One vs PlayStation 4: The battle of the exclusives

Microsoft came out fighting at Gamescom this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:29AM in News

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Xbox exploring 24-hour free game trials

Xbox exploring 24-hour free game trials

Xbox One users taking part in the console's latest software beta have revealed that Microsoft is testing free game trials.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:27AM in News
Xbox 360 getting 500GB hard drive in US

Xbox 360 getting 500GB hard drive in US

Microsoft will launch a 500GB hard drive for its slim Xbox 360 models.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 11:17AM in News
Ex-Destiny composer gets his Bungie shares back

Ex-Destiny composer gets his Bungie shares back

Bungie's composer Marty O'Donnell has seen his shares return to him.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Microsoft said Diablo 3's original 900p Xbox One resolution was 'unacceptable'

Microsoft said Diablo 3's original 900p Xbox One resolution was 'unacceptable'

The initial 900P resolution of Diablo 3 was unacceptable, Microsoft told Blizzard.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 9:29AM in News
Reddit app coming to Xbox One in the US

Reddit app coming to Xbox One in the US

As if you needed more excuse to spend time on Reddit, Microsoft has created an app for it on Xbox One.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 2:09PM in News
Warframe heads to Xbox One in September

Warframe heads to Xbox One in September

Free-to-play shooter Warframe will launch next month on Xbox One, developer Digital Extremes has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2014 at 5:01PM in News
Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Microsoft has admitted that its controversial capture of Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider as an Xbox exclusive is designed to fend off the threat of Uncharted 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Xbox digital download codes to be sold at retail

Xbox digital download codes to be sold at retail

Microsoft has begun rolling out digital download offers for Xbox content at US and UK shops, including codes for add-ons and full games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 17th 2014 at 5:50AM in News
Warner Bros could resurrect Xbox Entertainment Studios

Warner Bros could resurrect Xbox Entertainment Studios

Hope could yet remain for Microsoft’s ill-fated Xbox Entertainment Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:10PM in News