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Exclusive: Xbox One X outsells PS4 Pro in week one sales says GfK

GfK has gone on the record to MCV to report on the success of the Xbox One X’s week one sales in the UK. Dorian Bloch, business group director, at the market research company, told MCV exclusively that Xbox One X unit sales last week amounted to the 10th best …

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IHS increases Xbox One X sales forecast – but does not expect a momentum shift

Analyst HIS Markit has increased its projected launch sales for the Xbox One X, which arrives worldwide today. Having previously predicted 2017 sales of 500k units, the company now reckons Microsoft could sell as many as 900k Xbox One X’s by the end of the year. “Feedback on pre-order volume …

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Microsoft hints at developer acquisitions and game streaming service

Xbox intends to bolster its range of first party games in a strategic shift back toward software. In an interview with Bloomberg, Xbox boss Phil Spencer – who was recently promoted to a role where he reports directly to Microsoft boss Satya Nadella – has said that the company is …

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Cuphead sells 1m in two weeks, but only around 400,000 on Xbox

Xbox console exclusive Cuphead has sold over a million copies in just two weeks, Studio MDHR has announced. Released on September 29th for Xbox One, Windows 10 and Steam, the 30s animation-style run and gun title received rave reviews from both critics and fans alike, and had been much hyped …

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The Develop Post-Mortem: Forza Horizon 3

There has been a Forza branded game released every year since 2012. Three of these have been created by Leamington Spa-based Playground Games, earning acclaim as some of the best racers ever. Sean Cleaver speaks to creative director Ralph Fulton to find out the story of Forza Horizon 3

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SuperData: Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality headsets will outsell Oculus two-to-one in Q4

Yesterday, IHS Markit told MCV it expects Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality headsets will have a "slow start" when they launch later this month, but SuperData’s VP of research and strategy Stephanie Llamas predicts it will actually outsell both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive this quarter.  "Microsoft has a great shot at …

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Microsoft announces two Xbox One S Assassin’s Creed Origins bundles

After the Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle, Microsoft has now announced two new bundles to boost sales of its Xbox One S. These new bundles will release alongside Assassin’s Creed Origins on October 27th, Microsoft announced on Xbox Wire. The 500GB version will include a download code for Ubisoft’s upcoming title, …

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