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All new Microsoft Studios games will support Xbox Play Anywhere

Microsoft has confirmed that its Xbox Play Anywhere program will apply to all future titles it publishes. Xbox Play Anywhere was unveiled at E3. Although the exact terms vary by title, in general XPA games will be available on both Xbox and PC and boast cloud-based achievements and game saves …

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Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Microsoft’s premium, pricey and customisable Xbox One Elite gamepad appears to be doing well for itself. Xbox boss Phil Spencer tweeted (below) that the company has shipped one million of these controllers. While, of course, this does not mean that Microsoft has sold one million of the Elite gamepads, it …

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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. We’d heard it all before. We are told that: ‘gaming is at the heart of Windows Vista/7/8 [delete as appropriate]’, a couple of games would then emerge, and a year …

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Xbox: ‘We’re very excited about VR’

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts. The firm has partnered with other VR companies, such as Oculus, yet unlike PlayStation, has not developed its own product. Yet head of operations Dave McCarthy says that Xbox is …

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Microsoft cuts Xbox One to £199.99

One particular Xbox One SKU can be had for the tidy sum of just 199.99 on the Xbox.com store right now. The FIFA 16 bundle, which includes EA’s game and the 500GB version of the console, is currently the same price as the Xbox 360 on Microsoft’s store. It has …

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DFC: Microsoft has killed the Xbox One Slim right out of the gate

Analyst DFC has issued a damning post-E3 verdict on Microsoft’s handling of the Xbox Scorpio reveal. The most immediate problem is Microsoft effectively killed the Xbox One Slim right out of the gate,” it said in an investor update. If there were many Xbox 360, Wii U and even PlayStation …

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