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Xbox One X standard edition pre-orders are now live

Xbox One X pre-orders are back on, Microsoft has announced. After the limited edition Project Scorpio edition of the console became the platform holder’s fastest-selling Xbox pre-order in the company’s history over Gamescom, Microsoft has now re-opened pre-orders for the standard edition of its upcoming 4K powerhouse. The standard edition …

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Nintendo’s US TV ad spend was higher than PlayStation and Xbox in August

Nintendo spent the most amount of money on US gaming industry TV ad spend in August, according to new figures from real-time TV ad measurement company iSpot.tv (via GamesBeat), spending an estimated $4.5m. The platform holder aired 14 adverts over 1,600 times, collecting around 230.6m impressions. The biggest ad was …

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Minecraft Marketplace community partners have earned over $1m since June

Creators using Mojang’s Minecraft Marketplace have made more than $1 million since the service launched in June, the company has announced. The program, which allows Minecraft community members to make money from their user-generated in-game content, runs alongside the Minecraft Store, and has seen users create everything from their own …

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Samsung partners with Xbox One X for exclusive US marketing and retail deal

The US branch of Samsung is teaming up with Xbox for an exclusive marketing and retail partnership around the Xbox One X, the electronics manufacturer has announced. The deal will see Samsung’s flagship line of QLED TVs become the official 4K TV partner for the console, allowing gamers to experience …

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Halo is coming to Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality platform

Microsoft is bringing Halo to its Windows Mixed Reality platform. Developed by 343 Industries, the game will be one of the first pieces of content available for Windows mixed reality, and will be released as a full consumer product. In a blog post, Microsoft’s technical fellow and Kinect creator Alex …

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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 made. Speaking to Glixel,a Microsoft spokesperson confirmed: "We stopped manufacturing the original Xbox One when we introduced the Xbox One …

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Xbox One X is Microsoft’s fastest-selling Xbox pre-order

The Xbox One X has become the fastest selling Xbox pre-order in Microsoft’s history, according to the platform holder. Pre-orders opened on Sunday August 20th just before Gamescom, and the Project Scorpio launch edition of the console is already sold out in several territories, says Microsoft. Another round of pre-orders …

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