Entries in 'Xbox One' (492)

Xbox games revenue climbs in Q3

Xbox games revenue climbs in Q3

It’s pretty tough to get a handle on Xbox performance nowadays, but Microsoft’s latest financials do reveal a few snippets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 10:16AM in News
Forza Horizon 3 gets crazy Hot Wheels expansion

Forza Horizon 3 gets crazy Hot Wheels expansion

The second expansion for Forza Horizon 3 offers a very different prospect to the game’s first DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:42AM in News
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Giving publishers a platform: publishers talk PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and many more

There’s a greater range of hardware and operating system platforms than ever before. That means more opportunity, and more complications, for games publishers. We catch up with a handful of ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Apr 26th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Microsoft had planned to launch high-spec new Xbox in 2016

Microsoft had planned to launch high-spec new Xbox in 2016

What will later this year be released as Xbox Scorpio might have instead arrived in a different form last year, Microsoft has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2017 at 10:20AM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

The console accessories market has always been pretty healthy in the UK, but last week’s Ukie Consumer Spend Valuation report showed it took a hit in 2016, with sales in ...

on Mar 29th 2017 at 5:08PM in News
Xbox Game Pass

We need to talk about Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is the latest in a long line of services that have been branded ‘Netflix for Games’ - for better or worse. But with Microsoft and numerous heavyweight ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Mar 28th 2017 at 4:12PM in News
Xbox One gets new Tech Series controllers

Xbox One gets new Tech Series controllers

Microsoft has announced yet another controller option for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2017 at 10:39AM in News
Capcom announces 8-bit retro Disney compilation

Capcom announces 8-bit retro Disney compilation

Six of Capcom’s 8-bit Disney classics will be bundled into a single release on PS4, Xbox One and PC next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2017 at 9:58AM in News

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PS4 tops US hardware charts in February

PS4 tops US hardware charts in February

As of next month, things might get more interesting, but for the time being Sony’s US console hardware run continues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2017 at 10:09AM in News
Penis slider will be removed from Conan Exiles on Xbox One

Penis slider will be removed from Conan Exiles on Xbox One

Funcom’s bold attempt at championing the male form in Conan Exile will be toned down for the game’s Xbox release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2017 at 10:15AM in News
Xbox Game Pass offers an instant console subscription library

Xbox Game Pass offers an instant console subscription library

The term ‘Netflix for games’ is bounded about all too frequently, but a new service from Microsoft might be just that for Xbox owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2017 at 5:28PM in News
No Xbox One release for Nier Automata, producer clarifies

No Xbox One release for Nier Automata, producer clarifies

There’s bad news for Xbox One fans hoping for a port of upcoming Square Enix RPG Nier Automata.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2017 at 10:14AM in News

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Cities Skylines Xbox One

Cities: Skylines coming to Xbox One this spring

Management sim Cities: Skylines is coming to Xbox One later this year, Paradox Interactive has announced. The game will launch this spring and will also include the original's first expansion, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 16th 2017 at 2:12PM in News
Forza Horizon 3

Forza Horizon 3 has sold over 2.5m units

Forza Horizon 3 has sold over 2.5m units and the Forza franchise as a whole has made over $1bn in retail sales worldwide, Microsoft announced this afternoon.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 13th 2017 at 5:22PM in News
Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry

Xbox's Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry promoted to CVP

Xbox's Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry have been promoted, a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed to MCV.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 9th 2017 at 4:40PM in News
Xbox One Controllers

New Xbox One controller colours announced

Microsoft has announced two new Xbox One controller designs. The Ocean Shadow Special Edition and the Winter Forces Special Edition will come to retailers worldwide next month, and will retail ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 1st 2017 at 11:45AM in News

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Creative Assembly on how Halo Wars 2 could bring RTS games to a wider audience

Microsoft and Creative Assembly collaboration Halo Wars 2 has the potential to be a RTS game for everybody. That’s according to Creative Assembly's console creative lead Alistair Hope, who told ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 27th 2017 at 11:23AM in News
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Microsoft's hardware revenue falls 22%, but software sales and services are on the up

The ever-decreasing cost of Xbox One consoles has caused Microsoft's gaming revenue to fall by 3 per cent year-on-year, the company revealed in its Fiscal Q2 2017 report.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 27th 2017 at 10:28AM in News
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New Xbox One update adds Copilot accessibility feature for Insiders

The first wave of Microsoft's Creators Update has begun rolling out to members of the Xbox Insider Program, the company announced yesterday. Chief among them is the new Copilot feature ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 24th 2017 at 10:38AM in News
Xbox One also getting $50 US discount

Xbox One also getting $50 US discount

Microsoft has mirrored by Sony by introducing its own $50 post Black Friday discount to Xbox One in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
Nearly 50% of Xbox One owners have used backwards compatibility

Nearly 50% of Xbox One owners have used backwards compatibility

Microsoft has said that nearly half of Xbox One owners have taken advantage of the machine’s backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 9:51AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 13th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Xbox's Eagle on the company's 2016, Xbox One S and Scorpio

Xbox's Eagle on the company's 2016, Xbox One S and Scorpio

It’s been a difficult few years for Microsoft on the games side of things. Though Xbox One sales have certainly not been shabby, the console has failed to top the ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 12th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Crackdown 3's release window narrows

Crackdown 3's release window narrows

Microsoft has given a fresh hint at exactly when Crackdown 3 will finally be arriving on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
PS4 was the most popular console on eBay on Black Friday in US

PS4 was the most popular console on eBay on Black Friday in US

A PS4 was sold once every 20 seconds on eBay throughout Black Friday in the US last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:45AM in News