Tag Archives: Microsoft

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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Samsung’s HMD Odyssey headset to usher in Windows Mixed Reality Ultra tier for gaming

As well as announcing it had saved social VR start-up AltSpaceVR, Microsoft also announced that all Windows Mixed Reality headsets are now available for pre-order at its MR event last night – and that includes Samsung’s newly unveiled HMD Odyssey headset. Available for $499.99 on November 6th in the US, …

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Microsoft acquires social VR startup AltSpaceVR

Microsoft kicked off its Windows Mixed Reality event with a bang last night, announcing it had acquired social VR app startup Altspace VR. The firm had been struggling earlier in the year, and had even announced it was shutting down in July after a new funding round fell through. Only …

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