Entries in 'Xbox' (120)

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
Microsoft is trialling digital game refunds

Microsoft is trialling digital game refunds

Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers may soon get the option to refund digital purchases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2017 at 9:53AM in News
Scorpio could see Xbox push ahead of PlayStation in 2017

Scorpio could see Xbox push ahead of PlayStation in 2017

The launch of what will be the world’s most powerful ever console later this year could be enough to hand sector momentum back to Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2017 at 9:34AM 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

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Xbox: It's been a challenging year for UK games market

Xbox: It's been a challenging year for UK games market

Platform holder Xbox has said that 2016 has been a mixed year for the games market. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 9th 2016 at 10:40AM 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 Streaming device was real, report claims

Xbox Streaming device was real, report claims

Microsoft was ready to announce and release a streaming Xbox device intended to launch shortly after E3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2016 at 11:06AM in News

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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
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
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Microsoft's gaming revenue declined 5% in Q1 2017

Microsoft's gaming revenue declined 5% in the first quarter of the 2017 financial year, with the company blaming lower console revenue.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:29AM in News
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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

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Xbox boss says some reviewers give low scores for clicks

Xbox boss says some reviewers give low scores for clicks

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that he believes in some instances consumer sites give games low review scores to try and generate traffic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2016 at 3:07PM in News
Yogscast to manage Xbox's YouTube channel, OXM's Matt Castle put in charge

Yogscast to manage Xbox's YouTube channel, OXM's Matt Castle put in charge

YouTube specialists Yogscast will manage and produce Xbox’s official UK channel – Xbox On.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 15th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Xbox One S, Windows 10 and FIFA: Microsoft's battle for Europe

Xbox One S, Windows 10 and FIFA: Microsoft's battle for Europe

Aaron Greenberg, head of Xbox Games Marketing, talks new hardware, FIFA 17, eSports and Pokémon Go.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Microsoft 'optimistic' about British games development despite Brexit

Microsoft 'optimistic' about British games development despite Brexit

Xbox is ‘really optimistic’ about the future of UK games development, despite the recent Brexit result.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:12AM in News

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Xbox One sales spike 75% during S launch week

Xbox One sales spike 75% during S launch week

The 2TB version of the new Xbox One S has already completely sold out in the UK, boosting sales of the console by more than 75 per cent last week.
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Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 12th 2016 at 12:40PM in News
Xbox hardware sales down by a third

Xbox hardware sales down by a third

Are people holding out for the release of the Xbox One S and Xbox Scorpio? Quite possibly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Microsoft says Windows 10 will miss 2018 1bn install base target

Microsoft says Windows 10 will miss 2018 1bn install base target

Last year, Microsoft said that it aimed to have Windows 10 on 1bn devices by 2018 – now the firm has tempered its expectations for the operating system.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 19th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Wheelchair option coming to Xbox avatars

Wheelchair option coming to Xbox avatars

Microsoft has revealed that Xbox users will soon have the option to have their avatars use a wheelchair.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Opinion: How Nintendo (Almost) won E3

Opinion: How Nintendo (Almost) won E3

E3, as has become custom, is almost more about what wasn’t shown than what was.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 30th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Microsoft's premium, pricey and customisable Xbox One Elite gamepad appears to be doing well for itself.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Microsoft has explained its decision to reveal just a handful of games at last month’s E3 games show.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

When Microsoft said it was taking gaming seriously with Windows 10, we weren’t the only ones that didn’t believe it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News