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Microsoft no longer reporting console sales

A Microsoft source has confirmed to Game Informer that the company will no longer provide sales updates for Xbox One. The reportstates that the firm has stopped reporting console sale totals as ofits most recent quarterly report– which explains why the usual figures were mysteriously absent from Microsoft’s results earlier …

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Xbox Live co-creator Eric Neustadter leaves Microsoft

Eric Neustadter – one of the creators of Xbox Live – has announced his exit from Microsoft after nearly two decades with the firm. Engadget reports on the departure. Neustadter is best-known for evolving Xbox Live from a network of in-house desktop computers to a multi-platform service boasting 39m users, …

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Xbox Q1 hardware sales down 17%, but Xbox Live numbers swell

Microsoft has said that combined Xbox One and Xbox 360 shipments for its fiscal Q1 were down 17 per cent year-on-year. The company hasn’t revealed the actual sales figure, though did say the decline was mainly due to falling sales of the older Xbox 360 platform. In the same period …

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‘Plenty of chance’ Halo 5 will come to PC, says head of franchise

The core Halo series could return to PC in the future, according to the director for the franchise at 343 Industries. Frank O’Connor was discussing the possibility of Microsoft’s flagship shooter expanding beyond its Xbox home on a GamesRadar livestream when he suggested upcoming entry Halo 5: Guardians could come …

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Halo 5 to be played on world’s biggest flying screen

Australian Halo fans will get to see the first 15 minutes of the next entry in the sci-fi series the day before the game’s launch. But there’s a catch… …and the catch is that the display showing the campaign footage will be flying some 2,000 feet (609 metres) above the …

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PS4 wins the US monthly sales race again in the US

Sony’s PS4 was the best-selling console in the US in September, marking the fifth successive month it has outsold Xbox One. That means that PS4 has beaten its rival every month this year with the exception of April. It may be a big ask for Sony to do the same …

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PC wireless adapter for Xbox One controller arrives next week

Microsoft has revealed the PC wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers will release early next week. Dubbed the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows, the product will be availablethrough Microsoft directlyas well as various retailers includingGAMEstarting October 20th. The adapter includes headphone and party chat support through the controller, which according …

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