Tag Archives: Xbox One

Sony talks PS4 vs Xbox: "Europe is fortress PlayStation"

The PS4 has sold three times the amount of the Xbox One in Europe, according to Sony exec Jim Ryan. "It’s been pleasing that in North America, we’ve been 2-to-1 against Xbox," he told Time. "But in Europe, it’s really been fortress PlayStation by at least 3-to-1 in unit sales. …

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Microsoft Beam rebranded as Mixer

Microsoft Beam is no more. Instead, the platform holder’s interactive livestreaming service will now be known as Mixer, marking the next step in the evolution of its Xbox-based Twitch rival. "Mixer represents our vision for the next generation of multiplayer – watching and participating alongside your friends in gameplay streaming …

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Xbox Game Pass launches on June 1st

Microsoft has confirmed its Xbox Game Pass program will launch this June. Revealed via a short video on Facebook, the service will launch worldwide on June 1st with a catalogue of over 100 titles. A retail offering is also expected to launch later this year, Microsoft has confirmed. Originally announced …

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Xbox games revenue climbs in Q3

It’s pretty tough to get a handle on Xbox performance nowadays, but Microsoft’s latest financials do reveal a few snippets. Microsoft Gaming revenues for fiscal Q3 climbed four per cent. It was also revealed that Xbox Live users jumped 13 per cent to 52m active accounts. Microsoft no longer reports …

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Forza Horizon 3 gets crazy Hot Wheels expansion

The second expansion for Forza Horizon 3 offers a very different prospect to the game’s first DLC. It’s called Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels and, as the name suggests, draws on the licensed toys for what looks to be some delightfully silly and over-the-top escapades. It introduces six new off-coast …

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Giving publishers a platform: publishers talk PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and many more

There’s a greater range of hardware and operating system platforms than ever before. That means more opportunity, and more complications, for games publishers. We catch up with a handful of thoroughly modern publishers working across a range of digital and physical formats to ask them what they think of the …

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