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Indie GoneGone – where are all the indies at E3 2017?

EA’s been marching to its own E3 drum for a couple of years now, but last weekend saw the publisher putting players at the heart of its event like never before. It not only had 300 content creators at its presentation, but also a barrage of YouTube co-hosts and an …

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Microsoft says selling more Xbox One S units than X next year has ‘always been the plan’

Microsoft’s E3 press conference may have been all about the power of Xbox One X (previously Project Scorpio) this year, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer still expects the company to sell more Xbox One S units over the next twelve months than the Xbox One Xs. Speaking with Eurogamer,Spencer said …

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Xbox One X price is ‘an obvious weakness’ – SuperData

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft’s Xbox One X reveal, it seems analysts are still uncertain about We’ve already heard IHS say it doesn’t expect the machine to reignite Xbox One sales in the Europe, but SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen goes a little further, telling MCV that the …

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Xbox Design Labs arrives in the UK

Microsoft’s customisable controller service, Xbox Design Labs, has finally arrived in the UK, the platform holder announced on Twitter today. The service, which lets users choose the colour of individual components to create their own bespoke controller, originally launched in the US last year, with pre-orders opening in June and …

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Microsoft ‘would love’ to have PS4 join Minecraft crossplay initiative

Last night Microsoft announced it was bringing crossplay functionality to Minecraft, allowing gamers to play together and use their DLC purchases and save files across a multitude of different platforms.No longer will Minecraft be separated into various ‘Editions’, Microsoft said. Starting this summer, Minecraft will simply be known as Minecraft. …

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Crackdown 3, Forza 7 and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds front Xbox lineup

A name and price for the Xbox One X and backwards compatibility with the original Xbox were far from the only announcements at Microsoft’s E3 press conference last night. Crackdown 3, which was originally announced way back in 2014, finally has a release date for both Xbox One and PC …

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Xbox One X will NOT reignite Xbox One sales in Europe – IHS

After years of being told the Xbox One has no exclusives, Microsoft went on a full frontal assault last night during its E3 press conference, showing a total of 42 titles, 22 of which had some form of Xbox exclusivity. It’s clearly made an impression, too, as IHS Markit’s Piers …

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Microsoft adds original Xbox backwards compatibility to Xbox One

Xbox One’s backwards compatibility credentials are getting a huge boost with the addition of original Xbox compatibility. Boss Phil Spencer said on Microsoft’s E3 stage that these original games will look better and play better across the Xbox family”, with combat flight sim Crimson Skies being the first title to …

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Project Scorpio unveiled as Xbox One X, priced at £449 in the UK

Project Scorpio finally has a name and a price. Meet the Xbox One X, which is launching worldwide on November 7th later this year for $499 in the US and 449 in the UK – that’s 20 higher than IHS’s initial estimate yesterday. Unveiled at Microsoft’s E3 press conference this …

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