Entries in 'Microsoft' (598)

Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

There were 108,000 unique Twitch broadcasts from Xbox One in the first week since the streaming tech was patched onto the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Microsoft will offer 'the best lineup of content in a long time' at E3

Microsoft will offer 'the best lineup of content in a long time' at E3

Forget Xbox One’s multimedia capabilities – Microsoft’s new message is that games are very much the focus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 12:31PM in News
Microsoft acquires 80 wearable tech assets in $150m deal

Microsoft acquires 80 wearable tech assets in $150m deal

Microsoft has acquired a collection of assets from wearable computing firm Osterhout Design Group for a suspected $150 million.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 1st 2014 at 11:02AM in News
Phil Spencer takes over Xbox division

Phil Spencer takes over Xbox division

Microsoft veteran Phil Spencer will now lead a reorganised Xbox division.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2014 at 4:42PM in News

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Microsoft aiming for Chinese Xbox One launch

Microsoft aiming for Chinese Xbox One launch

The Xbox One is being lined up for a release in China, Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:47PM in News
Microsoft unveils new Kinect for Windows

Microsoft unveils new Kinect for Windows

Microsoft has revealed what its new Kinect for Windows looks like… and it looks exactly the same as the Xbox One version.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 28th 2014 at 12:25PM in News
Minecraft tops UK Xbox Live charts for seventh time in 2014

Minecraft tops UK Xbox Live charts for seventh time in 2014

The Xbox 360 version of Mojang’s Minecraft is once again top of the UK Xbox Live charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft's next major console update is ready to launch, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:14PM in News

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Microsoft hints at Xbox One digital sharing comeback

Microsoft hints at Xbox One digital sharing comeback

The grand digital vision for Xbox One has not been forgotten.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Bohemia reveals failed Arma II 360 port, next game 'likely' multiplatform

Bohemia reveals failed Arma II 360 port, next game 'likely' multiplatform

Bohemia Interactive attempted an Arma 2 port for Xbox 360 that ultimately didn't pan out, the developer has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:04PM in News
Microsoft's Spencer teases Xbox One exclusive from Japanese studio

Microsoft's Spencer teases Xbox One exclusive from Japanese studio

A new Xbox One exclusive from a notable Japanese developer will soon be unveiled, Microsoft's Phil Spencer has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2014 at 6:41PM in News
Titanfall vs InFamous - two next-gen exclusives compared

Titanfall vs InFamous - two next-gen exclusives compared

This month has seen both next-gen consoles finally get their hands on a big exclusive, but what do the arrivals of Titanfall and InFamous: Second Son reveal?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 3:48PM in News

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Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition in development for Xbox One but release not guaranteed

Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition in development for Xbox One but release not guaranteed

Blizzard is currently developing Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition for both PS4 AND Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 12:51PM in News
Spencer: Microsoft working toward 'renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming'

Spencer: Microsoft working toward 'renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming'

Microsoft is working to develop a "renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming," according to MS Studios head Phil Spencer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 8:42PM in News
Xbox One UK sales spike but PS4 still in control

Xbox One UK sales spike but PS4 still in control

Microsoft’s Xbox One has been the best-selling games console for four weeks in a row, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 12:03PM in News
DirectX 12 unveiled with Forza 5 PC demo

DirectX 12 unveiled with Forza 5 PC demo

Microsoft has revealed the latest version of its DirectX API at GDC.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 21st 2014 at 9:27AM in News

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Microsoft vows to reward positive Xbox Live behaviour

Microsoft vows to reward positive Xbox Live behaviour

Punishing bad behaviour gets results. But basic psychology suggests that rewarding good behaviour will achieve more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2014 at 10:21AM in News
EA secured as Titanfall 2 publisher, ditches Microsoft exclusivity - report

EA secured as Titanfall 2 publisher, ditches Microsoft exclusivity - report

Electronic Arts will publish a Titanfall sequel that will likely see release on both Xbox One and PS4, according to multiple reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 20th 2014 at 7:05AM in News
Xbox dev director 'fully expects' more 1080p titles on Xbox One

Xbox dev director 'fully expects' more 1080p titles on Xbox One

The number of games outputting at 1080p on Xbox One should increase as time progresses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 1:36PM in News
Now Microsoft is tipped for virtual reality push

Now Microsoft is tipped for virtual reality push

It really does look as if VR is going to be the next interactive tech battleground.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 10:46AM in News
Marc Whitten leaves Xbox

Marc Whitten leaves Xbox

Xbox’s chief product officer Marc Whitten has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
Microsoft's Xbox Cloud is making Titanfall better

Microsoft's Xbox Cloud is making Titanfall better

Respawn Engineer Jon Shiring has said that gamers shouldn't view Microsoft cloud computing claims as a marketing gimmick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
Microsoft confirms PC compatibility for existing Xbox One controllers

Microsoft confirms PC compatibility for existing Xbox One controllers

Drivers that allow current Xbox One controllers to work on PC WILL be released, Microsoft has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
Xbox's big hope: Can Titanfall turn the tide on PlayStation?

Xbox's big hope: Can Titanfall turn the tide on PlayStation?

Mathew Horne and Jonathan Ross have just turned up to the Titanfall launch event in London.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 14th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
Microsoft drops subscription $99 Xbox 360 offer

Microsoft drops subscription $99 Xbox 360 offer

US customers are no longer able to purchase an Xbox 360 for $99 as part of an Xbox Live subscription offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:48AM in News