Tag archive for "Microsoft"

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Xbox One Gets Limited Time Price Drop to $250, Just in Time for Tax Returns

Microsoft's latest promotion on Xbox One is once again bringing the system down to $250 on all Xbox One and Xbox One S consoles and bundles. ...Read More

on February 19, 2017 8:59 AM
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Phil Spencer Claims “2017 is Shaping up to be One of the Most Exciting Years Ever for Xbox Gamers”

Spencer lays out Xbox's 2017 lineup mentioning Project Scorpio, upcoming first party releases, and E3 2017. ...Read More

on February 18, 2017 11:54 AM
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Sea of Thieves Gets New Trailer for Alpha 0.1.1: Shows New Locations, Enemies and Charming Visuals

If you thought Sea of Thieves hasn't shown enough diverse locations so far, you're probably in for a surprise. ...Read More

on February 16, 2017 11:17 AM
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Halo Wars 2 Celebrating Launch with Livestream and Giveaways on February 16

In preparation for the release of Halo Wars 2, Microsoft will be celebrating the game's release with a special livestream and plenty of giveaways. ...Read More

on February 15, 2017 2:01 PM
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Xbox E3 Conference Date and Time Announced by Microsoft; Xbox FanFest Also Returning

Microsoft announced the date and time of its E3 press conference, alongside the return of Xbox FanFest. ...Read More

on February 15, 2017 1:20 PM
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PS4 and Overwatch Dominate Games Media Coverage in 2016

According to a new study by ICO Partners, Overwatch and the PS4 dominated games media coverage in 2016. ...Read More

on February 14, 2017 5:16 PM
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Overwatch, Mafia III, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

Xbox Live's latest round of Deals With Gold offers include Overwatch, Mafia III, a 2K Publisher Sale, and many other goodies for Valentine's Day. ...Read More

on February 14, 2017 1:20 PM
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Forza Series Races Past $1 Billion in Total Lifetime Sales

Since its debut in 2005, Microsoft has revealed that the long-running Forza racing sim series has crossed a new milestone of $1 billion in sales. ...Read More

on February 13, 2017 1:25 PM
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Gears of War 4 Trailer for GDC Teases Talk on How The Coalition Did “More With Less” in Animation

Game Developers Conference will start at the end of the month, and its organizers posted a teaser trailer for one of the upcoming panels on Gears of War 4. ...Read More

on February 13, 2017 12:29 AM
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Grand Theft Auto IV and Episodes from Liberty City Now Available on Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

The acclaimed Grand Theft Auto IV and its two accompanying expansions in Episodes from Liberty City are now available on Xbox One's backwards compatibility. ...Read More

on February 9, 2017 1:03 PM
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Gears of War 4 February Update Out Today; Adds Two New Maps, New Valentine’s Event, and More

Today, Gears of War 4's February Update releases, and with it, comes two new maps, a week-long Valentine’s event, new Gear Packs to collect, further improvements to the game, and more. ...Read More

on February 7, 2017 12:37 PM
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Phil Spencer “Very Confident” in How Scorpio Will Run Xbox One Games; Talks Game Lineup and More

Phil Spencer shared more insight with Xbox fans on social media, talking about Project Scorpio and much more. ...Read More

on February 7, 2017 5:13 AM
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Halo Wars 2 Gets Official Launch Trailer Focusing on the Story

Microsoft shows off the launch trailer of Halo Wars, despite the fact that release is a couple of weeks away. ...Read More

on February 6, 2017 1:26 PM
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Halo Wars 2 Gets Striking New Illustrated Character Posters from Three Artists

The upcoming strategy game Halo Wars 2 has highlighted the factions that players will take sides with in a new series of illustrated character posters. ...Read More

on February 3, 2017 2:34 PM
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Xbox One Getting Two New Controller Colors in February; Ocean Shadow and Winter Forces

The Xbox One is getting more variety with its controllers, with two new color options revealed for a February release: Ocean Shadow and Winter Forces. ...Read More

on January 31, 2017 12:57 PM
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ARK: Survival Evolved, Forza Horizon 2, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

The latest discounts and offers for Xbox Live members include ARK: Survival Evolved, Forza Horizon 2, and other deals for Xbox One and Xbox 360. ...Read More

on January 31, 2017 12:04 PM
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Phil Spencer Encourages to See the Games Before Pre-Ordering Scorpio; Talks Cross-Platform Play

Phil Spencer talks Project Scorpio and cross-platform gameplay between Xbox One and PC. ...Read More

on January 29, 2017 4:45 AM
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Microsoft Talks Up Windows 10 Gaming; Predicts “Normal Post-Holiday Trends” for Xbox Sales

Microsoft executives talk about the performance of Windows 10 gaming and the outlook for the company's Xbox business in the third quarter of fiscal year 2017. ...Read More

on January 26, 2017 7:20 PM
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Xbox Console Revenue Drops While Software and Services Soar; Xbox Live Active Users Reach Record High

Microsoft reports its latest financial results, and while Xbox console revenue is down year on year, games and services shown strong performances. ...Read More

on January 26, 2017 4:17 PM
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Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Watch Dogs 2, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

Xbox Live's Deals With Gold brings discounts on several of last year's biggest hits this week, such as Watch Dogs 2, Titanfall 2, and many more. ...Read More

on January 24, 2017 12:11 PM
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Phil Spencer Plays First Games on Early Project Scorpio Unit: “Games Played Great, Console Looked Right”

Xbox Division boss Phil Spencer just got his first real taste of gaming on Project Scorpio, and he appears impressed. ...Read More

on January 24, 2017 7:08 AM
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New Xbox One Update in Preview Improves Accessibility, Brings “Copilot” Feature and Much More

Microsoft roll out the first wave of the "Creators Update" program to Xbox Indsider's and it's pretty neat. ...Read More

on January 24, 2017 6:13 AM
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Michael Pachter Thinks Project Scorpio Shouldn’t Be Priced Above $399; PS4 Pro Might be $349 by Christmas

Wedbush Securities Analyst Michael Pachter explains why a Project Scorpio priced above $399 would be "a problem" and foretells a price cut for PS4 Pro during the Holiday season. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 4:13 PM
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Halo Wars 2 Goes Gold Ahead of February Release

The long-awaited follow-up to the cult classic RTS is one step closer to its February release, with the game having officially completed development. ...Read More

on January 18, 2017 12:23 PM
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Microsoft Acquires 3D Optimization Tools Dev Simplygon; Used in Bloodborne, The Witcher 3 and More

Microsoft announced today the acquisition of Sympligon, a developer of automatic 3D data-optimization tools with the same name that are used very widely across the internet. ...Read More

on January 17, 2017 2:03 PM
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Take a Closer Look at Xbox One’s Red and Green/Orange Controllers in New Unboxing Videos

Two of Xbox One's latest controller colors get the unboxing treatment, as new videos highlight the new Red and Green/Orange Xbox One controllers. ...Read More

on January 16, 2017 12:56 PM
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In the UK: FIFA 17 Was The Top Selling Game at Retail for 2016; Hardware and Software Sales Fall for the Year

Research institute GfK has released its information and full year figures for the UK physical games market in 2016. ...Read More

on January 13, 2017 11:26 AM
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NPD Crowns PS4 Best Selling Home Console in the US in December; Xbox One Wins Second Half of 2016

While gamers are preparing to welcome the Nintendo Switch, NPD reports on the battle between PS4 and Xbox One. ...Read More

on January 12, 2017 6:18 PM
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Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer Unsure if Scorpio Will be Shown Before E3; “Great Progress” on the Console

Microsoft's Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer takes to Twitter once more to talk about E3 and the progress made with Project Scorpio. ...Read More

on January 11, 2017 4:12 PM
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Phil Spencer Talks Differences Between Scorpio and PC, Scalebound Cancellation and Taking Risks

Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer takes to Twitter to talk about Project Scorpio and defend the decision to cancel Scalebound. ...Read More

on January 11, 2017 3:03 PM