Tag archive for "Microsoft"

37 News

Crackdown 3 Will Come Earlier than Holidays 2017; Will Feature 4K on Project Scorpio

Crackdown 3 was delayed to 2017 back in June, and during the Microsoft Game Studios Extra Life livestream, Design Director Clint Burdock, Art Director Dave Johnson and Executive Producer Peter Connelly mentioned a couple of interesting details. ...Read More

on December 4, 2016 9:31 AM
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Dead Rising 4 Launch Trailer Released; Features Rhyming Frank West, Christmas, and More

Today, developer Capcom Vancouver released the launch for Dead Rising 4, which is set to release December 6th for Xbox One and PC. As you would expect, the trailer features that quintessential Dead Rising tone and humor, ...Read More

on December 1, 2016 11:49 PM
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Duke Nukem, Worms, Farming Simulator and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

Black Friday has come and gone and while most of the hot deals have passed, Xbox Live's weekly Deals With Gold offers are still going strong with plenty of digital game offers for you to enjoy on ...Read More

on November 29, 2016 10:42 AM
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Forza Horizon 3 Blizzard Mountain Expansion Coming December 13th

Today, over on the Xbox Wire, Microsoft announced that the Blizzard Mountain Expansion for Forza Horizon 3 is coming to PC and Xbox One on December 13th, and bringing with it a Forza first – snow, ice, ...Read More

on November 28, 2016 11:46 AM
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PS4 Records Biggest UK Sales Week Since Launch

Today, GfK Chart-Track revealed that the PS4 posted its most successful week since its launch, largely thanks to Black Friday and the substantial price cuts to the hardware. ...Read More

on November 28, 2016 7:57 AM
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Xbox Live’s Black Friday Sale Updated with Dozens of New Digital Game Deals

Black Friday is here and along with it comes one of the busiest times of the year for game deals and discounts, with Xbox Live's Black Friday Sale having added tons of additional titles to its massive ...Read More

on November 25, 2016 8:36 AM
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Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Naughty Dog, Rare, Bethesda and Many More Wish You a Happy Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving, and like every year, developers and publishers around the world (well, mostly in North America, actually) have taken up the festive mantle and a turkey thigh to wish their fans happy Thangsiving. As usual, ...Read More

on November 24, 2016 3:33 PM
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Xbox One Games Can Be Streamed to Oculus Rift Starting December 12th

Microsoft has confirmed that it's launching a new application that will enable Oculus Rift owners to stream their Xbox One game library to the VR headset starting December 12th. ...Read More

on November 23, 2016 8:39 AM
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Burnout Paradise, Rayman Legends, and Pure Join Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Xbox One's backwards compatibility update last year has steadily grown the stable of games for players to enjoy on their system from the Xbox 360 generation, with three new titles having been added today that are sure ...Read More

on November 22, 2016 12:39 PM
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Elite: Dangerous, Dead Island, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

Black Friday is just around the corner and while the majority of deals and discounts won't pop up until later this week, Xbox Live's Deals With Gold are already offering great deals on top of its huge ...Read More

on November 22, 2016 12:27 PM
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Microsoft Offers Gifting Option for Xbox Design Lab Controllers for the Holidays

The holiday season is rapidly approaching and while many of this year's biggest games will be on sale for all to enjoy, Microsoft's Xbox Design Lab is offering a gift that comes with a little more personalization ...Read More

on November 21, 2016 10:44 AM
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Xbox Live’s Black Friday Sale Reveals First Wave of Discounted Digital Games

Black Friday is around the corner and along with it comes many deals on some of the biggest titles of the year, with the first wave of titles that will be discounted in Xbox Live's annual Black ...Read More

on November 18, 2016 12:10 PM
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Get Backward Compatible Lost Odyssey for Free on Xbox One by Downloading an Avatar Shirt [UPDATED: Not really]

Update: looks like we all got excited for nothing. Unfortunately Xbox Live Director of Programming Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb just posted on Reddit  that this was just "a test that slipped out," and there are no ...Read More

on November 17, 2016 7:59 PM
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Xbox Live’s Black Friday Sale Begins Tomorrow; New Video Spotlighting Deals Released

It's time folks. Xbox Store's Black Friday Sale kicks off tomorrow, November 18th. Coming in a whole week before Black Friday invades on November 25th, the sale hasn't been fully revealed yet, but Microsoft did say that ...Read More

on November 17, 2016 10:49 AM
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Xbox One S Gets New Trailer Showing Off 4K Blu-ray, 4K Video Streaming, and HDR Support

Today, Microsoft released a new trailer centered around the Xbox One S, reminding everyone that it's "the only console with 4K Blu-ray, 4K video streaming, and HDR." ...Read More

on November 16, 2016 11:14 AM
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Forza Motorsport and Forza Horizon Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

Black Friday is just around the corner and soon gamers will get to take part in the busiest shopping time of the year, but there are still plenty of great deals you can hop on right now ...Read More

on November 15, 2016 7:31 AM
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Microsoft Highlights Upcoming Black Friday Deals on Xbox One Consoles, Bundles, Games and More

In just about a week, the busiest shopping time of the year will begin with Black Friday coming up, and Microsoft has jumped ahead of the curve to highlight and showcase many of the deals that will ...Read More

on November 14, 2016 12:53 PM
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Xbox One Clubs Invite System Adjusted

Microsoft has rolled out an update for Xbox One clubs that adjusts the invite system for clubs that have reached their maximum members. This comes from feedback from both the Xbox Insiders and data collected by the ...Read More

on November 13, 2016 1:18 PM
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Best Buy’s Deal of the Day Offers Xbox One Console with Fallout 4 and Free Game of Your Choice

November is here and the holidays are rapidly approaching, and while Black Friday is a few weeks away many retailers are offering great deals early, with Best Buy offering a particularly good deal for potential Xbox One ...Read More

on November 11, 2016 12:50 PM
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Xbox One Beats PS4 in the US for the 4th Month in a Row in October; Also Wins UK and Australia

Looks like the momentum of the Xbox One in English speaking countries is still going strong. Data from NPD reveals that the console's sales have beaten those of PS4 in North America for the month of October, ...Read More

on November 10, 2016 5:16 PM
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New Xbox One Holiday Update Also Improves Performance for Navigation/Apps and Download Times

Today Microsoft announced that the Xbox One Holiday Update (numbered 10.0.14393.12123) is rolling out, but today's announcement did not mention an interesting element that was instead included in the full patch notes. The Xbox ...Read More

on November 10, 2016 1:46 PM
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Xbox Holiday Update Rolling Out Today on Xbox One and Windows 10; Here Is What it Brings

Today Microsoft announced that the Xbox Holiday Update will start rolling out today on Xbox One and on the Xbox app on Windows 10, bringing Clubs, Looking for Group, Achievement Rarity, Group Messaging and more to the ...Read More

on November 10, 2016 1:00 PM
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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Celebrates One-Year Anniversary; Skate 3 Now Available

As one of the big surprises announced at last year's E3 2015, backwards compatibility and the chance to replay old favorites (or play them for the first time) has been a big feature for Xbox One owners, ...Read More

on November 10, 2016 12:27 PM
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Xbox One S Japanese Release Finally Announced; Local Xbox One Sales Pass 70,000

During an event held today at the Toranomon Hills Forum venue in Tokyo, Microsoft Japan finally announced the Japanese release of the slimmed-down Xbox One S. ...Read More

on November 9, 2016 11:51 PM
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Guardian Heroes and Operation Flashpoint: Red River Join the Xbox One Backwards Compatbile Lineup

Today, via Twitter, Microsoft's Major Nelson announced that Guardian Heroes and Operation Flashpoint: Red River have joined the Xbox One Backwards Compatible Lineup. ...Read More

on November 8, 2016 3:50 PM
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Xbox Live’s Deals With Gold Feature Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, and More

November is here and Xbox Live's weekly Deals With Gold offers are here to ensure that you never run out of games to play, with this week's deals featuring zombies, demons, and much more to hunt down. ...Read More

on November 8, 2016 12:06 PM
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Microsoft Rebrands Xbox Preview as Xbox Insider; New Changes Detailed

Today, Microsoft announced that Xbox Preview is getting rebranded as Xbox Insider. Beyond a name change, the feature is also getting a major update that will change a few features of the program. ...Read More

on November 7, 2016 7:41 PM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Updates Cortana, Messaging and More

This morning Microsoft released a new update to the Xbox One system software for preview members, numbered  rs1_xbox_rel_1610.161103-1900. The update improves Cortana's speech recognition for certain countries, messaging and more. ...Read More

on November 6, 2016 3:41 PM
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Microsoft Celebrates Remembrance Day With Special Xbox Avatar Bugle and Bagpipe

Thanks to Battlefield 1, everyone is a little more aware of World War I, and on November 11th many nations celebrate Remembrance Day, to remember the end of the Great War and those who gave their lines ...Read More

on November 6, 2016 2:30 PM
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Minecraft Pocket Edition and Windows 10 Beta Receive Bug Fix Update 0.16.1

A new update for Minecraft Pocket Edition and Windows 10 Beta was released: version 0.16.1. This update fixes bugs and improves performance. The update must be downloaded via whichever app store was used to purchase ...Read More

on November 5, 2016 12:13 PM