Tag Archives: Microsoft

Gears of War 4 dev: Consumers think beta means highly-polished demo

The studio head of Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition has said the industry has ‘twisted’ what multiplayer betas mean. Speaking to MCV, Rod Fergusson said that thanks to the industry’s misuse of the word, when consumers see ‘beta’, they think it means ‘demo’. The studio head said The …

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Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

The end of the line has come, perhaps surprisingly early, for Xbox 360. Microsoft has announced that it is ending production of the console just over ten years after it arrived. Once current supplies have gone, that will be it. Xbox 360 means a lot to everyone in Microsoft. And …

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Remedy acknowledges Quantum Break’s PC problems, says UWP v-sync fix coming in May

Quantum Break developer Remedy has apologised for the many problems that plague the PC version, saying that fixes for some of them are nearly here. Others, however, are proving more difficult to crack. Of frame rate and frame stuttering issues, the developer says there was a major rounding error introduced …

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Reports point to forthcoming new Xbox One

Filings at the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hint at the existence of a new kind of Xbox One. As spotted by NeoGAF user ekim, Microsoft has filed two pieces of technology with the FCC – the US agency that regulates data transmissions tech. There are now two new listings …

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Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break pips Dirt Rally to UK No.1

The Xbox One version of Quantum Break was the best-selling game in the UK last week. The story-driven action title just beat Codemasters’ Dirt Rally to the No.1 position. Quantum Break is also available on PC, but this data only collects physical sales – the PC version was a digital-only …

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Fable Legends may live on

It might not be game over for Lionhead’s Fable Legends after all. Three sources at the Xbox studio – which Microsoft announced it would close last month – have told MCV that discussions are on-going about saving the free-to-play RPG. There are currently no offers for either the game or …

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