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Microsoft: 360 outsold PS3 by two to one

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has boldly claimed that its next-gen console outperformed rival PS3 over the Thanksgiving week in North America – but Sony America has fought back, climbing Microsoft’s figures are ‘way off’. Microsoft says that estimated retail figures suggest that it sold 310,00 units for the week …

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Microsoft ups 360 back-compat support

Some has suspected that in the light of the upcoming Xbox Originals service on Xbox Live, Microsoft’s support of its ongoing backwards compatibility efforts on 360 might wane – but next month’s ‘Fall Update’ will bring with it a renewed roster of compatible Xbox games. Newly-functioning titles will include FIFA …

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Microsoft to re-house Entertainment and Devices Division

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft is to build a brand new campus at its Redmond HQ to house its Entertainment and Devices Division, including its Xbox team, the Seattle Post Intelligencer reports. The 42-acre site will reportedly be detailed to the public in the coming days. It will include a …

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Xboxs Grange heads to Activision

It has been confirmed to MCV that the current UK head of Microsoft Xbox PR Nick Grange is to move to publisher Activision to assume the role of European PR director on November 29th. Grange has been with the Xbox platform holder for five years, overseeing the successful launch of …

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Viva Piñata pair dated

Though it’s yet to reach the Pokemon-like levels of hype once touted, Microsoft’s Viva Piata series continues to gain momentum and popularity, and it has been confirmed that the second instalment in the franchise, Party Animals, will hit European games retail on November 16th. Developed by Ty the Tasmanian Tiger …

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UK sales of PS3 and 360 neck-and-neck in 2007

Hardware statistics from ChartTrack show PS3 and Xbox 360 are within a hair’s breadth of one another in terms of total calender year sales to date. Xbox 360 enjoyed a 12-week headstart on PS3 before it was launched on March 23rd, but both systems have near identical sales figures for …

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