Tag archive for "Microsoft"

11 News

Xbox One S Gets Two Bundles: 500 GB With Halo and 1 TB With Madden NFL 17

Microsoft announced today that the Xbox One S is getting two bundles on August 23rd. ...Read More

on July 26, 2016 1:29 PM
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New Xbox One System Software Update Hits Preview; Brings Fixes to Universal Windows Apps and More

Today Microsoft released for preview members a new build of the upcoming Anniversary update for the Xbox One, numbered rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160722-1911. ...Read More

on July 25, 2016 4:21 PM
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Microsoft Introduces Limited Time Price Drop for 500 GB Xbox One

Microsoft has announced another price drop for the Xbox One 500 GB console, going from the standard $299.99 to $249.99, "while supplies last." ...Read More

on July 25, 2016 1:56 AM
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Check Out Gears of War 4’s New Map “Forge” in Ten Minutes of Brutal Gameplay

At San Diego Comic Con The Coalition showcased Gears of War 4's new multiplayer map "Forge," but if you want to see more of it, you have come to the right place. ...Read More

on July 24, 2016 2:11 PM
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Log in Every Five Years or Lose Your Xbox Live Gamertag

As part of Microsoft's changes to their services agreement, you are now required to log into Xbox Live every five years in order to keep your gamertag. The changes are retroactive too, meaning if you haven't logged ...Read More

on July 24, 2016 12:46 PM
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Another Xbox One System Software Update In Preview Fixes Stuck Apps, Cortana and More

Microsoft is iterating the preview version of the Anniversary system software update very fast, and they just released a brand new build for preview members, numbered rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160721-1913. ...Read More

on July 23, 2016 8:47 PM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Brings Lots of Fixes and Dailymotion App

Microsoft is still working hard on optimizing and polishing the upcoming anniversary system software update for Xbox One, and they released a new system software update for preview members. ...Read More

on July 23, 2016 11:22 AM
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Worms W.M.D Now Available for Pre-Load on Xbox One

The newest entry in the Worms franchise, Worms W.M.D is now available for pre-order and pre-load on Xbox One. ...Read More

on July 23, 2016 10:17 AM
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New Video Shows How the Gears of War 4 Xbox One S Was Made, Reveals Sounds and More

Microsoft released a new video showcasing the limited edition Gears of War 4 Xbox One S and the three controllers related to the game, including two normal ones and an Elite controller. ...Read More

on July 22, 2016 12:11 PM
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AMD Identifies Project Scorpio as One of its “Design Wins,” Is in Support of Microsoft’s Goals

During AMD's Quarterly Financial Conference Call, CEO Lisa Su talked about Microsoft's Project Scorpio and Xbox One S, identifying Scorpio as one of the semi-custom "design wins" that Su herself mentioned back in April. ...Read More

on July 21, 2016 5:31 PM
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Rocket League’s PS4-Xbox One Cross-Network Play Is Ready; Psyonix Just Needs Sony’s Approval

Psyonix has revealed that the Xbox One and PS4 cross-network play feature for Rocket League is ready, but they cannot release it until Sony gives them permission. ...Read More

on July 21, 2016 6:12 AM
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Sonic 4 and More Could He Headed to Xbox One Backward Compatibility Later Today

UPDATE: Microsoft's Major Nelson has confirmed the leak, revealing that all of the 8 games listed will be available on Xbox One backward compatibility today. ...Read More

on July 21, 2016 6:05 AM
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See Gears of War 4’s Campaign and Limited Edition Console in New Trailers

New promotional trailers have been released for the anticipated upcoming third person shooter Gears of War 4. ...Read More

on July 20, 2016 11:03 AM
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Microsoft CEO: “We Continue to Drive Growth in Gaming;” Outlook Until September 30th Shared

During Microsoft's financial conference call for fiscal year 2016, CEO Satya Nadella and CFO Amy Hood provided more color on the performance of the Xbox Business, also sharing the outlook for the current fiscal quarter ending on ...Read More

on July 19, 2016 6:49 PM
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Xbox Console Sales Decline Causing 33% Hardware Revenue Drop; Xbox Live Active Users Grow 33% YoY

Microsoft just released its financial results for fiscal year 2016, ended on June 30th. The full figures can be seen below, and they are firmly in the black for the whole company. ...Read More

on July 19, 2016 4:14 PM
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Destiny, Payday 2, and More Discounted in This Week’s Deals With Gold

It's summer time and the living's easy, but there's always a great opportunity to spend some time away from the sunshine with good games to make the summer a little more fun (and a lot cooler) with ...Read More

on July 19, 2016 10:50 AM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Fixes Pins and More

Today Microsoft released another build of the upcoming Xbox One system software update for preview members. The new build is numbered rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160716-2035 and fixes tiles and the My games & apps feature. ...Read More

on July 18, 2016 11:09 PM
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Spotify Currently Focused on Its Partnetship with Playstation, No Plans to Release on Xbox

Spotify has revealed that it is currently "focused" on its "exclusive partnership with PlayStation" and that it the company has no plans on releasing the popular music app on Xbox consoles. ...Read More

on July 18, 2016 9:20 AM
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Xbox One S 2TB Release Date Confirmed for August 2nd

Quite a few retailers have listed the release date of the Xbox One S 2TB option for August 2nd, but Microsoft has always remained coy on whether that date was the official release date. ...Read More

on July 18, 2016 9:10 AM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Brings More Fixes

Today Microsoft released a new build of the Xbox One system software in preview, numbered rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160714-2120. The update brings more fixes and further shortens the list of known issues. ...Read More

on July 16, 2016 9:05 PM
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Warzone Firefight Hotfix Moves Objectives and Reduces Enemy Target Numbers

Since Warzone Firefight launched for Halo 5: Guardians earlier this month, 343 Industries has kept an eye on player performance and community feedback. In response, they have released a hotfix for Halo 5: Guardians that aims to ...Read More

on July 16, 2016 12:38 PM
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Two Limited Edition Gears of War 4 Controllers and Xbox One S Now Available for Pre-Order

If you want a new Xbox One S or a new controller decorated with some Gears of War 4 goodness, pre-orders have been opened at Amazon and GameStop. You can find the relevant links below. ...Read More

on July 14, 2016 3:35 PM
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Microsoft Won’t Have a Press Conference at Gamescom 2016, Will Host New FanFest

Microsoft hosted a press briefing at Gamescom in Cologne for a few years in a row, but this time around there won't be one, as officially announced today. ...Read More

on July 13, 2016 10:25 AM
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New Xbox One System Software Update Letting You Opt Out of Cortana Released in Preview

Today Microsoft Made a new Xbox One System Software update available to preview members, and it comes with an interesting option to opt out of Cortana, reinstating the old voice commands. ...Read More

on July 12, 2016 11:43 PM
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Need for Speed, Divinity: Original Sin, and More Discounted in This Week’s Deals With Gold

After a busy week of discounts during Xbox Live's Ultimate Games Sale last week, the regular rotation of discounts in Deals With Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360 are back in play with another round of ...Read More

on July 12, 2016 11:33 AM
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The Coalition and Dark Horse Comics Team Up for Gears of War 4 Artbook; Pre-Orders Now Open

In October of this year, fans will get to play the next chapter of the Gears series with the upcoming Gears of War 4, with the game's official art book coming on the horizon for a more ...Read More

on July 11, 2016 11:35 AM
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Xbox One Generated Hundreds of Millions in Revenue for Indie Devs; Microsoft Explains How ID@Xbox Works

Today Microsoft ID@Xbox Director Chris Charla hosted a panel at BitSummit in Kyoto, giving some in-depth information on the program's results, goals and inner workings. ...Read More

on July 10, 2016 2:20 AM
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Assault Preview Playlist Live in Halo 5: Guardians for Five Maps

Developer 343 Industries has launched a Assault Preview playlist in Halo 5: Guardians to give some insight into multiplayer updates they have been working on. This playlist will last until July 22, 2016 and contain five maps: ...Read More

on July 9, 2016 12:45 PM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Lets You Manage Leftover Add-Ons

If you are a preview member and opted in to test the Xbox One summer update, Microsoft has a new build for you, numbered rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160705-1925, as announced in the private preview forums. ...Read More

on July 8, 2016 3:20 PM
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Red Dead Redemption’s Backwards Compatibility Launch Celebrated with Free Multiplayer DLC

For long time fans of Rockstar Games' epic western Red Dead Redemption, today is a day worth celebrating as the long-requested title has debuted on Xbox One via backwards compatibility, with some of the game's various DLC ...Read More

on July 8, 2016 1:11 PM