Entries in 'xbox live' (341)

US: First month Xbox Live subs drop to $1

US: First month Xbox Live subs drop to $1

Microsoft has lowered the price of an Xbox Live Gold subscription to $1 for the first month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 18th 2009 at 11:26AM in News
MICROSOFT: Microsoft secures Modern Warfare 2 DLC

MICROSOFT: Microsoft secures Modern Warfare 2 DLC

Two downloadable packages for Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare 2 are set to be timed exclusives for the Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 1st 2009 at 7:52PM in News
Xbox 360 global sales surpass 30m

Xbox 360 global sales surpass 30m

Microsoft has revealed that Xbox 360 sales have topped 30 million worldwide.

by Tim Ingham
on May 28th 2009 at 5:08PM in News
Star Trek DAC detailed

Star Trek DAC detailed

Initial details have been revealed for Star Trek DAC, the video game due for release alongside the upcoming Star Trek movie.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 25th 2009 at 11:38AM in News

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Halo 3 surpasses 1 billion online matches

Halo 3 surpasses 1 billion online matches

Bungie has revealed that more than one billion online multiplayer matches of Halo 3 have been played since the game was released.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 3rd 2009 at 10:46AM in News
360 console sales reach 28 million units worldwide

360 console sales reach 28 million units worldwide

Microsoft has claimed that it has sold 28 million units of its Xbox 360, increasing the format’s lead over the PlayStation 3 to more than eight million consoles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 6th 2009 at 10:09AM in News
Microsoft: We're beyond Home

Microsoft: We're beyond Home

Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg has disputed consumer demand for Home, dubbing the technology as outdated and pointed to Live as a “premium experience” by comparison.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 11th 2008 at 12:32PM in News
Xbox Live movies hit new Euro territories

Xbox Live movies hit new Euro territories

Microsoft has revealed that major film companies Warner, Paramount and MGM are set to extend its Xbox Live movie offering to Italy and Spain.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 18th 2008 at 9:58AM in News

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Xbox: ‘We’re an online retailer’

Xbox: ‘We’re an online retailer’

Xbox Live boss John Schappert has told MCV that Xbox Live’s role as an ‘online retailer’ is taking the pressure off the battle for High Street shelf space.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 24th 2008 at 3:53PM in News
Microsoft CEO: Xbox Live is ‘going gangbusters’

Microsoft CEO: Xbox Live is ‘going gangbusters’

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has singled out the firm’s Xbox business as its one recent “unqualified success”.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 6th 2008 at 4:02PM in News
GTA prizes on Xbox Live this weekend

GTA prizes on Xbox Live this weekend

North American Xbox Live subscribers can look forward to exclusive GTA IV constant from Rockstar this weekend.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 19th 2008 at 5:06PM in News
Microsoft: ‘No question’ downloads will overtake retail

Microsoft: ‘No question’ downloads will overtake retail

Microsoft says there is 'no question' that the sale of downloaded games will overtake the sales of games at retail in the coming years.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 6th 2008 at 3:39PM in News

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INTERVIEW: Don Mattrick and John Schappert

INTERVIEW: Don Mattrick and John Schappert

Don Mattrick’s assertion that his rivals had been on an extended vacation judging by their showing at E3 grabbed headlines globally, but there’s more where that came from.

by Neil Long
on Jul 31st 2008 at 11:24AM in News
E3 08: Xbox avatars announced

E3 08: Xbox avatars announced

Microsoft has revealed a new system of avatars as part of a radical redesign of the Xbox 360 dashboard interface, designed to challenge Nintendo’s ‘Mii’ creation.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 15th 2008 at 12:47AM in News
E3 08: Xbox Live generates $1 billion

E3 08: Xbox Live generates $1 billion

The boss of Microsoft’s interactive entertainment division Don Mattrick, has revealed the full amount Xbox Live subscribers have spent on the service – a cool $1 billion.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 15th 2008 at 12:17AM in News
Too Human demo confirmed for tonight

Too Human demo confirmed for tonight

Alongside talk of a possible new Geometry Wars title hitting the Xbox Live servers tonight, Microsoft has confirmed that a playable demo of Silicon Knights’ upcoming Too Human will ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2008 at 12:19PM in News

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E3 08: Geometry Wars 2 announcement on the cards?

E3 08: Geometry Wars 2 announcement on the cards?

Further to talk of a brand new outing for the Halo franchise, reports are also pointing to an announcement tonight of a fresh sequel to Bizarre Creation’s seminal 2D ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2008 at 11:55AM in News
Xbox partnering with Netflix?

Xbox partnering with Netflix?

Speaking after a Netflix analyst event in San Francisco, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter is convinced that the movie rental company will soon team up with Microsoft over Xbox ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 2nd 2008 at 3:29PM in News
Zavvi offers free Live access with GTA IV

Zavvi offers free Live access with GTA IV

For two weeks from 4th April, all GTA IV pre-orders made with Zavvi will include free Xbox Live Gold membership for three months, plus a collectable GTA IV-themed limited edition ...
by Jonathon Harker
on Apr 4th 2008 at 3:22PM in News
Endemol targets Xbox and Wii with major TV licences

Endemol targets Xbox and Wii with major TV licences

Big Brother and Deal Or No Deal creator Endemol has told MCV that it is eyeing the online services of next-gen consoles for casual games adaptations of its franchises.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2008 at 2:06PM in News
Original TV shows coming to 360

Original TV shows coming to 360

Microsoft has inked a deal that will result in the first original TV content produced for the Xbox 360 gaming console, according to Media Week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2008 at 12:35PM in News
Free Xbox Live points for GTA IV pre-orders at HMV.com

Free Xbox Live points for GTA IV pre-orders at HMV.com

HMV.com is prompting pre-orders of Grand Theft Auto IV on Xbox 360 by offering 1000 free Xbox Live points and a voucher book that contains over £130 worth of savings, ...
Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2008 at 9:42AM in News
Capcom to Plunder digital downloads

Capcom to Plunder digital downloads

Publisher Capcom plans to increase its focus on the digital download market with the launch of new IP Plunder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2008 at 10:42AM in News
Ubisoft reveals GRAW2: Legacy Edition

Ubisoft reveals GRAW2: Legacy Edition

Ubisoft is to release Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2: Legacy Edition for the Xbox 360 in April.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2008 at 2:53PM in News
Bach: PS3 can’t compete with Xbox Live

Bach: PS3 can’t compete with Xbox Live

Microsoft’s E&D president Robbie Bach claims that Xbox Live sets the 360 apart from its rivals.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 6th 2008 at 3:24PM in News