Entries in 'Xbox' (128)

Microsoft's streaming games service is called Arcadia, report claims

Microsoft's streaming games service is called Arcadia, report claims

Arcadia is the name of Microsoft’s in-development streaming games tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 10:22AM in News
You can now buy Xbox games with Bitcoin

You can now buy Xbox games with Bitcoin

Microsoft has become the latest company to start accepting payments in Bitcoin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:41AM in News
Xbox boss Spencer: 'I'll make amends for Street Fighter V loss'

Xbox boss Spencer: 'I'll make amends for Street Fighter V loss'

‘Business deals happen’ – that’s the reaction from Xbox boss Phil Spencer to the news that Street Fighter V will be a PS4 console exclusive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 2:13PM in News
How PlayStation conquered Europe - Jim Ryan on DriveClub issues, vocal gamers and game delays

How PlayStation conquered Europe - Jim Ryan on DriveClub issues, vocal gamers and game delays

On the first anniversary of PS4, PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan tells MCV his thoughts on European domination, broken games, angry consumers, PS4 vs Xbox One and 2015

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2014 at 1:39PM in News

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Xbox One sells 1m in the UK

Xbox One sells 1m in the UK

Xbox One has smashed the one million sales barrier in the UK, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2014 at 3:01PM in News
VIDEO: MCV looks back at the evolution of Halo

VIDEO: MCV looks back at the evolution of Halo

MCV has teamed up with Xbox to look back at the legacy of one of the platform’s biggest franchises – Halo.

on Nov 10th 2014 at 3:21PM in News
UPDATE: 'Fallout: Shadow of Boston' trademark application unearthed

UPDATE: 'Fallout: Shadow of Boston' trademark application unearthed

A new trademark application filed by Bethesda for “Fallout: Shadow of Boston” has surfaced, which many are now convinced is the name for the next title in the popular post-apocalyptic ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 7:13PM in News
Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

It seems that Microsoft’s $2.5bn acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang doesn’t mean the retail version of the brick-building game will launch on Xbox One ahead of its rival, the PS4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:43AM in News

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ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Xbox One PC controller and Mad Catz STRIKE TE keyboard

ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Xbox One PC controller and Mad Catz STRIKE TE keyboard

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we check out the PC version of the Xbox One controller and a new Mad Catz ...

on Sep 26th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
Microsoft delays Xbox One in China at the last minute

Microsoft delays Xbox One in China at the last minute

The much anticipated launch of Xbox One in China has been delayed at the last minute.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:56AM in News
Watch the PC keynote you never get to see at E3 at Games Retail 2020

Watch the PC keynote you never get to see at E3 at Games Retail 2020

UK retail specialist Green Man Gaming will deliver 'The PC keynote you never get to see at E3' at this month's Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:38PM in News
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

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Games retail gets involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Games retail gets involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

It turns out everyone in the games industry is getting buckets of ice cold water thrown over their heads.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 4:04PM 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
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
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

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PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

The Twitch accounts of PlayStation, Xbox and ESL were compromised overnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'It's not over for Xbox in Europe'

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'It's not over for Xbox in Europe'

Microsoft hit Cologne yesterday with an impressive Gamescom showing, insisting that it can fight back in the battle against PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 13th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
MICROSOFT: Xbox One players will now be able to pre-load games

MICROSOFT: Xbox One players will now be able to pre-load games

Future Xbox One games will support pre-loading ahead of release, Microsoft has announced.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 2:36PM in News
MICROSOFT: Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox exclusive

MICROSOFT: Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox exclusive

Microsoft has revealed that the next Tomb Raider game will be an Xbox exclusive.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
Xbox Gold not needed for EA Access unless you want to play online; UK prices confirmed

Xbox Gold not needed for EA Access unless you want to play online; UK prices confirmed

Xbox One owners don’t need Xbox Live Gold membership to buy into EA Access  -that is, unless they want to play online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
Clint Dempsey loses his Seattle Xbox logo for PS4 version of FIFA 15

Clint Dempsey loses his Seattle Xbox logo for PS4 version of FIFA 15

American World Cup hero Clint Dempsey will don different kits on the PS4 and Xbox One versions of FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Deep cuts at Xbox Europe as Nadella swings axe

Deep cuts at Xbox Europe as Nadella swings axe

Microsoft is making big cuts to its Xbox EMEA team, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:02AM in News
Microsoft to axe 18,000 jobs

Microsoft to axe 18,000 jobs

Microsoft will cut 18,000 jobs over the next year, the firm has said.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 17th 2014 at 2:33PM in News