Topic: Xbox One

In Challenge To Twitch, Microsoft Rebrands Beam As Mixer And Adds A Host Of New Features

Microsoft's streaming service, formerly known as Beam, is getting a new name and a host of new features. Here's what you need to know about Mixer.

Video Games May 25, 2017

Microsoft's Subscription Service Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1

After several years of testing, Microsoft is set to launch its Netflix-style game subscription service for Xbox One this June. Here's what you need to know about the games you can play, free trial programs, and other details about Xbox Game Pass.

Video Games May 24, 2017

Free Xbox Games With Gold For June 2017 Include 'Watch Dogs,' 'Assassin's Creed III,' 'Dragon Age: Origins'

Microsoft revealed the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for the month of June 2017, which includes 'Watch Dogs,' 'Assassin's Creed III,' and 'Dragon Age: Origins.' Some of the titles can be downloaded for free starting June 1.

Video Games May 24, 2017

Project Scorpio, Xbox One Games FPS Parity Is Up To The Developers, Microsoft Confirms

Xbox lead Mike Ybarra has confirmed that FPS parity between Project Scorpio and Xbox One games in multiplayer is in the developers' hands, and Microsoft isn't setting any sort of requirement.

Video Games May 22, 2017

Horror Game 'Alan Wake' Will Disappear From Steam And Xbox Live, And David Bowie Has Something To Do With It

Psychological thriller 'Alan Wake' will be taken down from Steam and Xbox Live after May 15. The reason behind developer Remedy's decision to stop selling the horror game involves David Bowie, Depeche Mode, and Roy Orbison.

Video Games May 13, 2017

Xbox Head Confirms No Issues With Project Scorpio: Release On Track For This Year's Holidays

Microsoft is apparently on track to release the highly anticipated Xbox Project Scorpio in this year's holiday season. The specific launch date, alongside more details regarding the console, is expected to be revealed at the upcoming E3.

Video Games May 9, 2017

Sony May Launch Next PlayStation Console In Second Half Of 2018, Slash PlayStation 4 Price Soon

According to analysts, Sony may launch the PlayStation 5 by the second half of next year, and the PlayStation 4 could soon see a price cut. These moves will be made in response to Microsoft's Xbox Project Scorpio.

Video Games April 30, 2017

'Forza Horizon 3' Will Get Hot Wheels-Themed DLC In May

Microsoft announced a new expansion for 'Forza Horizon 3.' The new content is based on Mattel's Hot Wheels toy cars and would arrive in May.

Video Games April 27, 2017

Controversial Horror FMV Game 'Night Trap' To Relaunch On PlayStation 4, Xbox One For 25th Anniversary

Full-motion video game 'Night Trap' will be relaunched for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One after 25 years since it was initially released on the Sega CD. The controversial horror game helped lead to the formation of the ESRB.

Video Games April 26, 2017

Bandai Namco Releases 'Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition' For PS4, Xbox One, And PC

Bandai Namco released the complete edition for Dark Souls III, titled 'Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition' on April 21. This version of the game included both the DLCs along with the base game.

Video Games April 24, 2017

Xbox Live Games With Gold May 2017: Free Games Lineup Includes 'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II' And More

Microsoft has now announced the Games with Gold lineup for the month of May, complete with 'Star Wars titles' and games with female characters at the helm. Here’s all the free games you’re going to get in May.

Video Games April 22, 2017

Microsoft Xbox FanFest Returns For E3 2017: 500 Gamers Will Get To Try Out Project Scorpio

Microsoft is bringing back the Xbox FanFest to this year's annual E3. Gamers who will be able to acquire a ticket to the event will be able to try out the company's next console, the Xbox Project Scorpio.

Video Games April 18, 2017

Microsoft To Unveil Xbox Project Scorpio At E3: Specs, Price, And Release Date

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirmed that the Xbox Project Scorpio will be fully unveiled at the upcoming E3. What details will gamers expect from Microsoft's presentation at the annual video game expo?

Video Games April 13, 2017

Overwatch For Consoles To Soon Get More Aiming Options: Good News For Expert Players

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of 'Overwatch' will soon get more aiming options in the form of an aim smoothing slider. The change has long been requested by expert players who want more control over their heroes.

Video Games April 13, 2017

Xbox Project Scorpio: Prototype Image Gives A Glimpse Of What The Gaming Console May Look Like

Renders of the much-awaited Xbox One Project Scorpio have emerged online. The renders of the dev kit provide a glimpse into the future-gen gaming console's design.

Video Games April 13, 2017

Tekken 7 Release For PlayStation 4, Xbox One, And PC Draws Near: Here's What We Know

'Tekken 7' is coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on June 2. Here is what we know so far about the latest installment in the iconic fighting game franchise.

Video Games April 10, 2017

Xbox Project Scorpio vs. PlayStation 4 Pro vs. Xbox One S: Which Console Should You Buy?

The specifications of the Xbox Project Scorpio have been revealed, and gamers who were thinking of purchasing the PlayStation 4 Pro or the Xbox One S are reconsidering their plans. Which console should you buy?

Video Games April 8, 2017

Xbox Project Scorpio Games Missing From Specs Reveal: Microsoft Needs Great Titles For Console To Succeed

Microsoft has unveiled the powerful specifications of the Xbox Project Scorpio. However, to catch up with Sony's PlayStation 4, Microsoft will need to have a great lineup of games for the console.

Video Games April 7, 2017

Xbox Scorpio vs. PlayStation 4 Pro: Which Is More Powerful? Let The Inevitable Console Wars Begin

Cat’s out of the bag: the full and official specs for Microsoft’s Project Scorpio have now been revealed. But how does it stack up to Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro?

Video Games April 7, 2017

Lego City Undercover Arrives On Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC

'Lego City Undercover' released for the Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC on April 4 across North America. The game was originally released as a Wii U exclusive in 2013 and garnered mostly positive reviews.

Video Games April 6, 2017

Xbox Project Scorpio May Be Unveiled Very Soon With 'Forza Motorsport 7,' 'Red Dead Redemption 2'

Reports by Windows Central claim that 'Forza Motorsport 7' is the headline title for the Xbox Project Scorpio. In addition, the specifications of the upcoming video game console might be unveiled as soon as next week.

Video Games April 1, 2017

Microsoft Rolls Out Update To Xbox One: We Check Out What's New

Microsoft rolled out its latest Xbox One update on March 29, which brings improved multitasking ability along with an updated guide. The update will also enable users to broadcast via Beam.

Video Games March 30, 2017

Microsoft Launches 'Tech Series' Xbox One Controllers With The $70 Recon Tech Special Edition

Microsoft has launched the new Tech Series of wireless controllers for the Xbox One, with the first device in the line being the $70 Recon Tech Special Edition. The announcement comes as Microsoft prepares to unveil the Project Scorpio console.

Video Games March 21, 2017

Microsoft, Amazon Offer Amazing Xbox One S Bundles, Just In Time For 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

Microsoft and Amazon have released new offers for Xbox One S bundles that come just in time for the release of 'Mass Effect: Andromeda.' The latest installment in the 'Mass Effect' franchise is released March 21.

Video Games March 21, 2017

New Xbox Live Features, Including Custom Gamerpics, Games Filtering, And More, Coming To Insiders

Microsoft is bringing a laundry list of feature updates to Xbox Live, including custom gamerpics, improvements to Looking For Group posts, captive portal support, and more. The updates will roll out over the coming weeks to Xbox Insiders.

Video Games March 21, 2017

Xbox One, Windows 10 Getting Game Chat Transcription Feature

Microsoft has launched a new feature for gamers on Xbox One and Windows 10. The new feature allows players to convert text into speech and speech into text to have a better gaming experience.

Video Games March 16, 2017

Xbox One Controller Chargers By Energizer Recalled Over Burn Hazard

Performance Designed Products announced the voluntary recall of at least 121,000 units of its Xbox One 2X Smart Charger over burn hazard concerns. The Energizer-branded controller chargers have been reported to overheat.

Video Games March 16, 2017

SEGA Teases Act 2 And A New Boss For ‘Sonic Mania’

SEGA released new gameplay footage of a new Act in 'Sonic Mania,' as well as revealed new details about a boss.

Apps/Software March 10, 2017

Microsoft Jumps Into The Game VR Fray, Announces Mixed Reality For Project Scorpio And Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that it will release its Mixed Reality VR content to Project Scorpio in 2018. Mixed reality is combined virtual and augmented reality.

Gadgets March 3, 2017

Microsoft Announces Xbox Live Creators Program: Everyone Can Now Make Games For Xbox One, PC

Microsoft is shortening the publishing process to a whole of bunch of developers-to-be out there. It has officially announced the Xbox Live Creators Program, through which anyone can build and publish games on Xbox One and PC.

Video Games March 2, 2017

Xbox Game Pass vs. PlayStation Now: Which Is The Better Gaming Subscription Service?

Microsoft announced a new subscription service for video games. Here’s how Xbox Game Pass compares to Sony’s PS Now.

Video Games February 28, 2017

Halo Wars 2 Review Roundup: A Mixed Bag Of RTS Feelings

‘Halo Wars 2’ is an RTS game based on the popular Xbox franchise ‘Halo.’ Here’s a review roundup to see if it earned the praises of critics as ‘Halo’ did.

Video Games February 28, 2017

Halo Wars 2 Announces Future Updates, Teases DLC

Recently released RTS title ‘Halo Wars 2’ has announced future patches for the game. ‘Halo Wars 2’ was launched on Feb. 21 for Windows and Xbox One.

Video Games February 27, 2017

Xbox Live Games With Gold March Lineup: Play ‘Borderlands 2,’ ‘Evolve,’ And More For Free

Xbox Live’s Game With Gold lineup for March has been revealed. Players with an Xbox Live Gold subscription can play 'Layers of Fear,' 'Borderlands 2,' 'Evolve,' and 'Heavy Weapon' for free during various points next month.

Video Games February 23, 2017

Microsoft Discounts Xbox One and Xbox One S For Limited Period

Microsoft has discounted the Xbox One S and Xbox One gaming console. Thanks to the limited period offer, consumers will be able to avail a discount of $50 on the gaming console bundles.

Gadgets February 20, 2017

Microsoft’s Game Streaming App Beam Rolls Out To Xbox One Insiders: Watch Out, Twitch

Microsoft is now rolling out a preview of Beam, its livestreaming service for games, to select Xbox One users enrolled in its Insider Program. The app is slated to be released this spring.

Microsoft February 18, 2017

City Builder 'Cities: Skylines' Is Coming To Xbox One

The critically acclaimed city builder 'Cities: Skylines' is arriving on Xbox One. The release date is set for spring 2017.

Video Games February 17, 2017

Xbox One To Get Keyboard And Mouse Support?

A tweet from Xbox head Phil Spencer hints that Xbox One may soon receive support for keyboard and mouse. Spencer, however, has not divulged when this update would be rolled out to Xbox One users.

Gadgets February 13, 2017

‘Syberia 3’ Shows New Trailer, Gets April Release Date

‘Syberia 3’ is confirmed for a worldwide release in April by publisher Microids. The game will come out on PC, Xbox One, and PS4.

Video Games February 12, 2017

'Gears of War 4’ Valentine’s Day Updates: 2 New Maps, Night Setting And More

The hit Xbox shooter 'Gears of War 4' is getting updates this February. Expect new maps, difficulty level, and more.

Video Games February 11, 2017

PS4 And Xbox One: 'Skyrim' And 'Fallout 4' Patches Now Available

Bethesda has released patches for 'Fallout 4' and 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition.' These updates fix some mod-related issues, as well as address bugs in the games.

Video Games February 10, 2017

'Grand Theft Auto IV' And Its Expansions Now Backward Compatible On Xbox One

Microsoft has made 'Grand Theft Auto IV' backwards compatible on the Xbox One along with both its expansions. Players would now be elated to revisit the classic from Rockstar on the Xbox One.

Video Games February 10, 2017

PS4 Beats Xbox One To Become Best Selling Console In US In January

An NPD Group report states that the PS4 has outsold the Xbox One in January in the US, making it the best selling console. Microsoft has retorted that the sales of Xbox One had increased year over year unlike the PS4.

Gadgets February 10, 2017

Banning Alternative Controllers For Console 'Overwatch' Will Prevent Gamers With Disabilities From Playing

Jeff Kaplan, the game director for 'Overwatch,' has previously called for the restriction on consoles of input conversion devices, including keyboard and mouse controllers. However, such a move would prevent gamers with disabilities from playing.

Video Games February 7, 2017

Blizzard Objects To 'Overwatch' Players Using Keyboard And Mouse On PS4, Xbox One: Is It Cheating?

Blizzard has addressed how PS4 and Xbox One 'Overwatch' players use a keyboard and mouse setup, and according to director Jeffrey Kaplan, the team 'objects' to it.

Video Games February 6, 2017

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