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Microsoft responds to Sweeney’s rallying cry

Windows 10 is not an attempt to close off the world of PC gaming to third parties, Microsoft has said. This morning Epic founder Tim Sweeney launched a scathing attack on Microsoft’s Windows 10, claiming that its Universal Windows Platform was the first apparent step towards locking down the consumer …

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Remedy writer ‘slightly confused’ by Quantum Break PC release criticism

A writer for developer Remedy has said that he was left a little baffled by the angry reaction to last month’s news that Quantum Break will be released for PC. Xbox boss Phil Spencer previously took to Twitter to calm the furious masses who felt that the game’s release on …

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Sweeney: We must fight Microsoft’s attempt to monopolise PC gaming

Epic founder Tim Sweeney has severely criticised what he sees at Microsoft’s attempt to take control of the PC games market via its new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) standard. Windows 10 apps and games – including the upcoming Quantum Break and Forza 6: Apex, and recent release Gears of War …

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Phil Spencer continues his war against fanboyism

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has once again challenged the fanboys of social media by stating that those who wish a game to fail because of its host platform aren’t real gamers. As spotted by GameSpot, when asked on Twitter what games he was most looking forward to in 2016, Spencer …

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Internet connection required to experience Quantum Break’s TV drama

Microsoft has altered the way in which it intends to deliver Quantum Break’s unusual combination of game and live-action TV show. The original plan, as detailed last year, was to include both the game and the show on the retail disc. The idea is that as players make decision in-game …

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition out now on PC

Having been without a release date since its announcement, the PC version of Gears of War Ultimate Edition is available right now. Microsoft has chosen to make the game both a Windows Store and Windows 10 exclusive, meaning Steam-only buyers and those yet to upgrade to the company’s latest OS …

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Spencer: We didn’t stop revealing Xbox sales figures to hide something

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has insisted that Microsoft did not make the decision to stop confiding Xbox One sales figures in an effort to hide to truth about its performance. Having spoken about the company’s desire to further unify its games operations across Xbox and PC, The Guardian reports that …

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Microsoft says it wants to further blend PC and Xbox One, hints at console hardware upgrades

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed that Microsoft’s games strategy is to blend its Xbox and PC operations into a single gaming ecosystem. Recent announcements such as the PC version of Quantum Break and, just today, Forza Motorsport 6: Apex, have angered some of the Xbox userbase, who feel that …

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