Tag Archives: Xbox One

Microsoft surveys about possible digital games buy-backs

Gamers may in the future be able to sell their digital Xbox purchases back to Microsoft. As spotted by Neogaf, a survey has been sent out to Xbox owners asking whether they’d be willing to hand their digital purchases back to Microsoft in return for a rebate (in the form …

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Microsoft teams up with ESL for eSports platform on Xbox, Windows

Microsoft has enlisted the help of ESL to produce a standardised tournament system for Xbox Live games. The integration allows developers and publishers of games on Xbox One and Windows 10 to more easily organise competitions on the platforms. Games using the new system are currently ‘in the making’ and …

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Analyst expects Sony ‘to utterly dominate the rest of the console cycle’

The announcement of a 350 RRP for PlayStation VR could mark the game over point in the next-gen console battle. That’s according to Macquarie Securities analyst Ben Schachter, who told VG247 that without a significant intervention from Microsoft, PS4 could now run away with the market. A big open question …

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The Division co-developer heads to Guildford to meet Lionhead staff

Ubisoft is the latest publisher to head to Guildford to offer work to Lionhead staff. Reflections, which most recently worked on The Division, will visit the White House Pub on Thursday, March 17th from 3pm. Xbox-owned Lionhead faces closure following the cancellation of Fable Legends. Reflections staff says they will …

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Microsoft could yet bring digital game sharing to Xbox One

One of the features lost in Microsoft’s big Xbox One u-turn in 2013 could yet be revisited. Shortly after the Xbox One’s E3 2013 reveal the platform holder was forced to abandon much of the digital architecture it had designed for the console, amid a ferocious consumer backlash that still …

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Microsoft opens doors to Xbox-PlayStation cross-platform multiplayer

Well isn’t Microsoft just full of surprises. Having set parts of the fandom alight with its recent comments about the marriage of Xbox and PC, Microsoft has now said that it is fully embracing cross-platform online multiplayer. But we’re not just talking between Xbox and PC – Microsoft is happy …

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PlayStation heads to Guildford to hire Lionhead staff

PlayStation is holding a job fair for Lionhead employees on Monday. The Xbox-owned studio is facing closure following the cancellation of its game, Fable Legends, earlier this week. PlayStation operates a number of UK outfits, including Media Molecule, Guerrilla Cambridge and London Studios, all of which are working on PS4 …

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