Tag Archives: Microsoft

Interview: How The Coalition is modernising Gears of War

Gears of War was the quintessential Xbox 360 series. It was a high-budget, triple-A franchise with a huge focus on the then-new world of online console multiplayer. It’s a franchise that has sold over 22m units and generated over $1 billion since its 2006 debut. And after working on last …

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Xbox One has sold 18m units, Gfinity says

A press release from eSports firm Gfinity has seemingly let slip some up to date Xbox One sales data. In discussing its new Xbox One Tournament Builder App, CEO Neville Upton references the agreement’s ability to enable us to reach Xbox One’s 18 million users globally”. The last official sales …

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Microsoft ‘testing a variety of prototype Xbox devices’

A revamped PS4 seems inevitable. Whether Microsoft has a similar plan for Xbox One remains a matter for debate, but another source has said that’s exactly what’s happening. The Verge reports that sources close to Microsoft reckon the platform holder has been testing a variety of prototype Xbox devices”, and …

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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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