Entries in 'Xbox One' (167)

Microsoft officially stops production of original Xbox One

Microsoft officially stops production of original Xbox One

Microsoft has officially ceased production of the original Xbox One, leaving the Xbox One S and the Xbox One X as the only remaining consoles in its line-up currently being ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 30th 2017 at 10:26AM in News
Xbox One X Project Scorpio edition revealed, plus two new Xbox One S bundles

Xbox One X Project Scorpio edition revealed, plus two new Xbox One S bundles

Microsoft has announced three new Xbox One variants ahead of this year's Gamescom. The first is a limited edition Project Scorpio Xbox One X Edition, the second is a Minecraft ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 20th 2017 at 10:20PM in News
Killing Floor 2 arriving on Xbox One on August 29th

Killing Floor 2 arriving on Xbox One on August 29th

Tripwire Interactive, Deep Silver and Iceberg Interactive have announced its survival shooter Killing Floor 2 will be coming to Xbox One on August 29th, and will have Xbox One X ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 26th 2017 at 11:50AM in News
Cuphead will be released on Steam, but PS4 version ruled out

Cuphead will be released on Steam, but PS4 version ruled out

We now have a clearer picture of exactly how gamers will be able to get their hands on the hotly anticipated Cuphead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2017 at 10:37AM in News

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Xbox One game sales to grow 17% to 70m in 2017, thanks to Xbox One X - FutureSource

The global games software market is expected to exceed $100bn in 2017, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting, with console game sales rising significantly toward the end of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 11:48AM in News
Xbox Design Lab

Xbox Design Labs arrives in the UK

Microsoft's customisable controller service, Xbox Design Labs, has finally arrived in the UK, the platform holder announced on Twitter today. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 3:30PM in News
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Xbox One X will NOT reignite Xbox One sales in Europe - IHS

After years of being told the Xbox One has no exclusives, Microsoft went on a full frontal assault last night during its E3 press conference, showing a total of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Microsoft adds original Xbox backwards compatibility to Xbox One

Microsoft adds original Xbox backwards compatibility to Xbox One

Xbox One's backwards compatibility credentials are getting a huge boost with the addition of original Xbox compatibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:11AM in News

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Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Backwards compatibility has always been a headline winner, but the extent to which it is actually used has always been a point of contention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 9:59AM in News
Sony talks PS4 vs Xbox: "Europe is fortress PlayStation"

Sony talks PS4 vs Xbox: "Europe is fortress PlayStation"

The PS4 has sold three times the amount of the Xbox One in Europe, according to Sony exec Jim Ryan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2017 at 10:14AM in News
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Microsoft Beam rebranded as Mixer

Microsoft Beam is no more. Instead, the platform holder's interactive livestreaming service will now be known as Mixer, marking the next step in the evolution of its Xbox-based Twitch rival.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 26th 2017 at 10:44AM in News
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Xbox Game Pass launches on June 1st

Microsoft has confirmed its Xbox Game Pass program will launch this June. Revealed via a short video on Facebook, the service will launch worldwide on June 1st with a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 24th 2017 at 12:31PM in News

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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
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 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