Entries in 'Xbox One' (164)

Al Hope

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
Xbox

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
New Xbox One home

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

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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

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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
Stardew Valley coming to consoles, swaps Wii U for Switch

Stardew Valley coming to consoles, swaps Wii U for Switch

Developer Eric Barone has confirmed that his indie hit Stardew Valley will make its long-awaited console debut before the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Xbox One owners will very shortly be able to play their games in a virtual environment via the Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:33AM in News

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LEGO City Undercover to receive a multiplatform re-release

LEGO City Undercover to receive a multiplatform re-release

Former Wii U exclusive LEGO City Undercover is to be freed from its shackles for a remastered re-release on a number of new consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:09AM in News
Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Microsoft is making the most of its market-leading backwards compatibility feature by delving into its Xbox 360 back catalogue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
PS4 console sales up 204% following Pro launch

PS4 console sales up 204% following Pro launch

Sony’s new powerful Pro console is in stores and has helped PS4 console sales triple in the UK. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 14th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US, UK and Australia last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 10:56AM in News

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Microsoft cuts price of original Xbox One

Microsoft cuts price of original Xbox One

The original Xbox One has been significantly discounted on Microsoft’s UK online store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
There isn't going to be a new Xbox every two years, Spencer says

There isn't going to be a new Xbox every two years, Spencer says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that gamers should not expect a new Xbox machine every few years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 1st 2016 at 2:07PM in News
Surface Pro 4

Get a free Xbox One S and FIFA 17 when you buy a Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book

If you are in the market for a Microsoft Surface this new deal could net you a free Xbox One S with some extra goodies.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 28th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Xbox Streaming

Beam streaming and custom tournaments coming to Xbox Live

Microsoft has revealed that integrated streaming to its new Beam service and advanced eSports options are coming to Xbox Live.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Phil Spencer

Original Xbox games could become backwards compatible on Xbox One

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has said that backwards compatibility for original Xbox games has not been ruled out.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:54PM in News
PSVR

You can play Xbox One or Wii U games in PSVR

PlayStation VR users have discovered that you can play Xbox One and Wii U games while using the headset.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 14th 2016 at 1:50PM in News
Xbox One

Xbox One sells more in the US than the PS4 for the third month in a row

The Xbox One has sold more units in the United States than the PS4 for the third month in a row.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 14th 2016 at 1:19PM in News
PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has returned to the top of the weekly UK hardware race following a number of cut-price bundles. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
Phil Spencer

Xbox's Phil Spencer teases Scorpio price

With the PS4 Pro almost in our hands all eyes are turning to Microsoft and Project Scorpio for the next major piece of hardware, and more specifically how much it ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 11:33AM in News