Entries in 'xbox live' (18)

IHS: Xbox Live is faster and more reliable than PSN

IHS: Xbox Live is faster and more reliable than PSN

Analyst IHS has concluded that Xbox Live remains the best online console network on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2016 at 3:24PM in News
You can now buy Xbox Live credit via text message

You can now buy Xbox Live credit via text message

Did you know you’re able to buy Xbox Live and PSN credit and content via text message?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 1:03PM in News
Microsoft revokes accidental free Fallout 4 downloads

Microsoft revokes accidental free Fallout 4 downloads

A number of Xbox One owners thought they’d got lucky last week when they had seemed to grab themselves a free copy of Bethesda’s Fallout 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 12:13PM in News
Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Gamertags associated with long-forgotten Xbox Live accounts will be offered for sale tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 2:14PM in News

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Xbox Live prices increased in six territories

Xbox Live prices increased in six territories

Microsoft has confirmed that it is increasing the price of an Xbox Live Gold subscription in six territories across the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Yoshida: Connecting Xbox Live and PSN could be easy technically

Yoshida: Connecting Xbox Live and PSN could be easy technically

PlayStation Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has said that the technical side of linking PlayStation Network and Xbox Live could be the easiest.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2016 at 11:43AM in News
48 million people are using Xbox Live

48 million people are using Xbox Live

Microsoft may no longer be reporting sales figures for its console hardware, but the firm has revealed that its monthly users number on Xbox Live has reached 48 million.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Microsoft no longer reporting console sales

Microsoft no longer reporting console sales

A Microsoft source has confirmed to Game Informer that the company will no longer provide sales updates for Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2015 at 6:48AM in News

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Xbox Live co-creator Eric Neustadter leaves Microsoft

Xbox Live co-creator Eric Neustadter leaves Microsoft

Eric Neustadter – one of the creators of Xbox Live – has announced his exit from Microsoft after nearly two decades with the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2015 at 6:45AM in News
Xbox Live and PSN hacker gets suspended sentence, escapes prison

Xbox Live and PSN hacker gets suspended sentence, escapes prison

One of the key people behind the DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PSN last December has escaped jail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
Xbox Q3 revenue drops 24% as price cutting hits bottom line

Xbox Q3 revenue drops 24% as price cutting hits bottom line

Microsoft sold 1.6m Xbox consoles for three months ending March 31st, a drop of 400,000 year-on-year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 24th 2015 at 9:55AM in News
PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions added to consumer price index

PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions added to consumer price index

Online game subscriptions like PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live will now be used to calculate the impact of inflation. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:38PM in News

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No subscription fees Xbox Live on Windows 10

No subscription fees Xbox Live on Windows 10

Microsoft has said that it will not lock the Windows 10 Xbox Live app behind a Gold subscription paywall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Microsoft Studios will bring Halo: Nightfall to DVD and Blu-ray next month, the company has announced alongside the release of a new trailer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:46PM in News
BioShock 2 temporarily vanishes from digital stores

BioShock 2 temporarily vanishes from digital stores

Looking to buy BioShock 2 on Steam, Xbox Live or PSN? Tough.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

A teenager from Merseyside has been arrested in connection to DDoS attacks on PSN and Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:27PM in News

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Sony compensates gamers for PSN downtime

Sony compensates gamers for PSN downtime

PlayStation owners are being compensated for the downtime suffered by PSN over Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Xbox Live founder announces departure from Microsoft

Xbox Live founder announces departure from Microsoft

Xbox Live manager and XNA framework developer Boyd Multerer has announced his exit from Microsoft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 8:22AM in News