Tag Archives: Xbox One

Xbox’s Phil Spencer teases Scorpio price

With the PS4 Pro almost in our hands all eyes are turning to Microsoft and Project Scorpio for the next major piece of hardware, and more specifically how much it will cost. In an interview with NZ Gamer, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer spoke briefly about what fans can expect …

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Amazon: ‘It’s hugely important to expand PS4 and Xbox One user bases’

Amazon’sUK games boss Russell Jones has said that the industry needs to work hard to upgrade PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers to Sony and Microsoft’s new machines. And the new slim PlayStation 4 and Xbox One S – with their lower price points – could help resolve that issue. It’s …

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Slim release sees Xbox One hardware sales rocket 1,000%

Xbox has stormed the UK console market following the launch of new Xbox One S models. The release of the firm’s new slim 500GB and 1TB SKUssaw Xbox One sales rise 989 per cent week-on-week. The Xbox One had a 71 per cent share of the hardware market for the …

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An N64 emulator made it onto Xbox One

It’s starting to look as if Xbox One has an emulator problem. Well, arguably it’s not a problem if you’re an owner and have an interest in retro gaming. But it may well be a problem if you’re Microsoft or a rights holder that could be affected by your games …

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Amazon trims PS4 Slim and Xbox One S to £224

Could another Christmas hardware price war be in the offing? Sony’s now available slimmed down 500GB PS4 has an RRP of 259. Microsoft’s 500GB Xbox One S, meanwhile, has an RRP of 249. Both, however, can already be had for a lot less than that. As spotted by Videogamer, both …

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Microsoft shipped an Xbox One to a customer two months before it was announced

Just recently we’ve seen retailers selling consoles before they are announced, but how about the idea of a platform holder shipping one directly to a customer ahead of its reveal? It sounds too incredulous to be real, but apparently that’s exactly what happened in the run-up to the reveal of …

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Nesbox emulator blocked on Xbox One

Microsoft has unsurprisingly moved to block the release of a retro games emulator on the Xbox One. Last week the team behind the Nesbox emulator revealed that an Xbox compatible version had passed certification and was due to arrive on the console at the weekend. However, the platform holder subsequently …

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PS4 Pro ‘could be a final nail in the coffin for Xbox One’

The price and imminent release of Sony’s new high-spec PS4 could spell bad news for Xbox One, some analysts have predicted. PS4 Pro is due out in November priced at just 349. That’s both sooner and cheaper than expected. Xbox Scoprio, however, will not be out until 2017. And the …

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