Entries in 'Microsoft' (478)

Ark: Survival Evolved has more players on Xbox One than PC

Ark: Survival Evolved has more players on Xbox One than PC

Prehistoric survival romp Ark: Survival Evolved has become a massive hit on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 1:43PM in News
Gears of War Ultimate Edition hitting PC in early 2016

Gears of War Ultimate Edition hitting PC in early 2016

We’ve known for a while that Microsoft’s re-jig of Xbox 360 shooter Gears of War was coming to PC. What we don’t know is when it’s coming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2015 at 11:54AM in News
The Banner Saga hits consoles next month

The Banner Saga hits consoles next month

The PS4 and Xbox One editions of The Banner Saga are due out next month, Versus Evil has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:54AM in News
Fable Legends delayed until 2016

Fable Legends delayed until 2016

Lionhead has officially announced that the beta for its upcoming free-to-play RPG Fable Legends is being pushed back until next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 3:10PM in News

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

It looks as if the PS3 version of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will arrive in time for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:54PM in News
Xbox One Wireless Adapter no longer limited to Windows 10

Xbox One Wireless Adapter no longer limited to Windows 10

Consumers can now use their Xbox One gamepad with their Windows 7 and 8.1.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:08PM in News
Spencer "fully expects" another Xbox after the Xbox One

Spencer "fully expects" another Xbox after the Xbox One

Cloud computing, streaming, smartphones – there are all sorts of tools one could use to form an argument that this generation of consoles will be the last.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Microsoft crowned best UK publisher by games retail

Microsoft crowned best UK publisher by games retail

For the second year running, Xbox has been voted the UK's best publisher by retailers. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 11th 2015 at 10:29AM in News

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Ark: Survival Evolved is coming to Xbox One this month

Ark: Survival Evolved is coming to Xbox One this month

Steam Early Access darling Ark: Survival Evolved is making its move to Xbox One next week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 10th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

The prize pool for the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians World Championship has swelled to over $2m, 343 Industries has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2015 at 2:47AM in News
Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Microsoft has said, without revealing any sales numbers, that Black Friday week was a record one for Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 1:49PM in News
Over 300,000 consoles sold during Black Friday week in the UK

Over 300,000 consoles sold during Black Friday week in the UK

315,000 games consoles were sold during the Black Friday week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:59AM in News

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Microsoft's Israel-based HoloLens team hit with layoffs

Microsoft's Israel-based HoloLens team hit with layoffs

60 jobs have been cut from Microsoft's HoloLens team in Isreal, the company has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 2:37AM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider made Microsoft and Square Enix 'very happy', says dev

Rise of the Tomb Raider made Microsoft and Square Enix 'very happy', says dev

Lara Croft’s latest hasn’t been a disappointment for its publishers, developer Crystal Dynamics has insisted.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Windows 10 update accused of uninstalling programs without permission

Windows 10 update accused of uninstalling programs without permission

Some users have claimed that the most recent update to Windows 10 has uninstalled certain programs from their systems without asking for permission.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Kinect director Kudo Tsunoda exits Xbox division

Kinect director Kudo Tsunoda exits Xbox division

The former creative director for Kinect is to take on a role at Microsoft outside of the firm’s Xbox group.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 20th 2015 at 8:59AM in News

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Halo World Championship 2016 starts in December, prize pool now $1.7m

Halo World Championship 2016 starts in December, prize pool now $1.7m

Microsoft has revealed that its Halo World Championship tournament will kick off at the start of this December.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 19th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
Forza 6 adds 'optional' microtransactions

Forza 6 adds 'optional' microtransactions

Developer Turn 10 has introduced in-game purchases to Forza Motorsport 6 – but players can choose to turn them off.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 18th 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Microsoft adds button remapping support for Xbox One standard wireless controller

Microsoft adds button remapping support for Xbox One standard wireless controller

Microsoft has announced the addition of button mapping support to standard Xbox One controllers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2015 at 5:18AM in News
Microsoft hits back at Sony's game-sharing jibe with backwards compatibility video

Microsoft hits back at Sony's game-sharing jibe with backwards compatibility video

Xbox One is now backwardly compatible with some Xbox 360 titles, and Microsoft is doing all it can to make the most of the positive PR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2015 at 11:28AM in News
Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft’s first-party controller revenue has shot up by two-thirds during 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Halo 5 does what it was designed to do - gets Xbox One back on top

Halo 5 does what it was designed to do - gets Xbox One back on top

The long-awaited arrival of the Master Chief on Xbox One has helped the console achieve a rare monthly win in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
Microsoft explains Xbox One backwards compatibility for 360 DLC

Microsoft explains Xbox One backwards compatibility for 360 DLC

DLC for backwardly compatible Xbox 360 games will work on Xbox One, but a tiny hoop must be jumped through.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Minecraft looks to be tunnelling its way to Wii U

Minecraft looks to be tunnelling its way to Wii U

It seems as if the long-awaited debut of Minecraft on Nintendo hardware is upon us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Kinect gestures dropped from new Xbox One Experience update

Kinect gestures dropped from new Xbox One Experience update

Microsoft has confirmed that it has cut the ability for users to control their Xbox Ones via gestures in its New Xbox One Experience update for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2015 at 11:01AM in News