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Microsoft Unveils The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2

Microsoft's new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is now official. The company says it's now 'more elite than ever,' featuring new adjustable tension thumbsticks, Bluetooth connectivity, and more.

Video Games June 10, 2019

Microsoft's E3 Sale Shaves $100 Off The Xbox One X, Offers Big Discounts On Games

With Microsoft's E3 sale, the Xbox One X is $100 cheaper. The deals also extend to the Xbox One S and a slew of games, such as 'Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice' and 'Mortal Kombat 11.'

Video Games June 9, 2019

Microsoft Confirms Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service Is Coming To PC

Microsoft is creating a version of Xbox Game Pass specifically tailored to Windows users. It’s not clear how it’s going to cost, but it will include 100 games to start.

Video Games May 31, 2019

Free Xbox Games With Gold For June 2019 Includes 'NHL 19' And 'Portal: Still Alive'

The lineup of Microsoft's Xbox Games with Gold for June 2019 has been announced. This time around, it includes 'NHL 19' and 'Rivals of Aether' for the Xbox One.

Video Games May 31, 2019

All Xbox Games Will Be Playable On xCloud Streaming Service — Yes, All Generations Of Xbox

Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service might give Google Stadia a run for its money. Apparently, the platform will be able to host some 3,500 games across all Xbox generations.

Video Games May 27, 2019

Scuf Gaming's Prestige Xbox Controller Features Removable Thumbsticks, Paddles, And Even Faceplates

The Prestige is the latest Xbox controller from Scuf Gaming. It's customizable to the point that gamers can easily swap out its faceplate, thumbsticks, rear paddles, and more.

Video Games May 23, 2019

Next-Gen Xbox, Aka Anaconda, Will Be 'More Advanced' Than The PlayStation 5: Insiders

Insiders claim that the next-gen Xbox is going to be 'more advanced' than the PlayStation 5. If true, then the Xbox could retain its title as 'the world's most powerful console.'

Video Games April 20, 2019

Microsoft Explains How Its xCloud Streaming Service Will Bring Xbox Games To Phones

Microsoft will employ xCloud-specific tools to make sure streaming Xbox games on a phone wouldn’t be a terrible experience. It’s leveraging the Touch Adaption Kit and cloud aware APIs as part of those efforts.

Video Games March 23, 2019

Microsoft’s Upcoming E3 Will Be Its Biggest Yet, Says Xbox Chief

Microsoft has big plans for this year’s E3. With Sony and Nintendo out of the way, it stands a chance to make a really big splash by announcing major titles and perhaps even successors to the Xbox One.

Microsoft January 28, 2019

Rocket League Now Supports Xbox, PlayStation 4, And Nintendo Switch Cross-Play

Sony has finally laxed this time around: PlayStation 4 joins the cross-play party on 'Rocket League.' Also, party matches are coming sometime in 2019 as part of the game’s first update for the year.

Video Games January 15, 2019

Study Conducted By LG Says Xbox Gamers 'Better' Than Their PC And PS4 Counterparts

Xbox gamers are superior in gaming compared to their PlayStation and PC counterparts based on LG's new research. Overall scores from the test showed that console gamers have the best reactions or twitchiness.

Video Games January 14, 2019

PUBG Now Free On Xbox One, But You Have To Hurry

'PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds' is free for a limited time. Microsoft is offering free access to 'PUBG' online this coming weekend, perhaps to mark the end of the game’s console exclusivity.

Video Games November 7, 2018

Xbox One Voice Commands Now Possible Through Alexa And Cortana Devices

Microsoft introduced the Xbox Skill, which will allow Xbox One owners to control their console through voice commands on Alexa and Cortana devices. The feature is now being rolled out to Xbox Insider members for testing purposes.

Video Games September 7, 2018

Microsoft Allegedly Launching Xbox All Access Subscription Service That Includes A Console, Xbox Live, And Game Pass

Microsoft might unveil a new subscription service called Xbox All Access later this month. It’ll include an Xbox One console, Xbox Live, and Xbox Game Pass.

Video Games August 23, 2018

Xbox Adaptive Controller, Designed For Gamers With Disabilities, Will Not Come In Usual Packaging

Microsoft designed the Xbox Adaptive Controller, which was announced at E3 2018, for gamers with disabilities. The groundbreaking device will come with special packaging that will also be accessible for disabled gamers.

Video Games July 26, 2018

The Next Xbox Console Will Come In 2 Versions: The Traditional Hardware And The Streaming Box

Microsoft is reportedly working on two versions of the next-generation Xbox console, codenamed Xbox Scarlett. The first version is the traditional hardware, while the second version is a cloud-only model focused on the upcoming Xbox video game streaming service.

Video Games July 24, 2018

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Returns: Here Are The Best Deals For Xbox One Games

The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale has returned, giving players a chance to buy discounted Xbox One games. Some of the best deals in the annual sale include 'Assassin's Creed: Origins,' 'Far Cry 5,' 'Fortnite,' PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Sea of Thieves.'

Video Games July 20, 2018

Microsoft Will Reveal New Xbox One Bundles And Accessories At Gamescom: What Could They Be?

Microsoft's Larry Hryb said that new Xbox One bundles and accessories will be unveiled at Gamescom 2018. An earlier version of his blog post, however, raised speculations that the Xbox Two is on its way.

Video Games July 19, 2018

More Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2.0 Details Leaked: 'Evolution,' Not 'Revolution'

A new leak provided more details about the successor to the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller. The device is said to be an 'evolution' instead of a 'revolution,' with a three-stage hair trigger lock, tension for joysticks, and built-in battery.control

Video Games July 9, 2018

Xbox Insiders Can Now Try The Avatar Editor

After months of delay, the new Xbox avatars have finally arrived for Xbox Insiders. Initially scheduled for last fall, the new avatar system is available to Xbox Insiders to try out before its release to all Xbox One users.

Video Games June 20, 2018

Next Xbox Console Will Launch In 2020: Will It Be Enough To Beat The PlayStation 4?

Microsoft is reportedly planning to launch the next-generation Xbox console in 2020. The timing may be too close to the launch of the Xbox One X, but the move may be necessary for Microsoft to keep pace with its rivals.

Video Games June 13, 2018

Microsoft Is Working On A Netflix-Style Game Streaming Service That’ll Bring Console-Quality Games To Any Device

Microsoft has confirmed that it’s laying the groundwork for a cloud-based gaming service that’ll be accessible on any device. Can it solve the issues plaguing game streaming services?

Video Games June 11, 2018

Why Xbox Laid Off 12 Employees And Replaced Them With Volunteers

Microsoft just fired about 12 employees who worked in the support staff for Xbox. They will be replaced by Xbox Ambassadors, who are volunteers, on Twitter.

Video Games May 31, 2018

Microsoft Rolls Out First Xbox 360 Update In Over 2 Years

Microsoft rolled out the first Xbox 360 system update in over two years. The Xbox One backward compatibility feature may have made most gamers forget about the Xbox 360, but Microsoft is not yet willing to let go.

Video Games May 27, 2018

Twitter Ends Support For Android TV, Roku, and Xbox Apps

Twitter announced that it would discontinue its TV-based apps for Android TV, Roku, and Xbox. Reports say it had something to do with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation standards.

Apps/Software May 22, 2018

Fans Have Mixed Reactions To Leaked Xbox Avatars In 2-Minute Video

Social media users were divided over the new Xbox Avatar System. Fans started commenting on the feature when a former Microsoft designer leaked the 2-minute video before it was removed from YouTube.

Video Games April 18, 2018

Microsoft Will Add 19 Original Xbox Games To Xbox One Backward Compatibility List This Month

Microsoft will soon add 19 more original Xbox games to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility catalog. The titles, which will be playable in both physical and digital versions, include 'The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind' and several classic 'Star Wars' games.

Video Games April 11, 2018

US Navy Using Xbox 360 Controller To Operate New Attack Submarine

In an effort to cut costs, the U.S. Navy will be using old technology to operate its new attack submarine. It will be using an Xbox 360 controller to partially operate the new vessel.

Viral March 20, 2018

Microsoft Makes Minecraft Boss Matt Booty Head Of Xbox Games

Last year, Phil Spencer stepped into the role of managing Microsoft’s broader game platform and his previous position was not filled. Now, ‘Minecraft’ head Matt Booty will take the role of Xbox Games head.

Video Games January 19, 2018

Xbox One Game Pass February 2018 Adding Halo 2, WWE 2K17, And More

Microsoft has revealed the list of eight new games coming to Xbox One Game Pass in February. The list includes some of the 2017s top titles as well as Xbox classics.

Video Games January 17, 2018

Microsoft Looking To 'Forza Horizon' Developer For 'Fable' Remake

Mirosoft is reportedly looking to revive its popular action RPG title 'Fable.' The company is said to be seeking help from 'Forza Horizon' developer Playground Games.

Video Games January 17, 2018

The Massive Xbox Duke Controller Returns: Release Date And Price Confirmed At CES 2018

The massive Xbox Duke controller, released alongside the original Xbox, will soon make its return. The controller may be bulky and cumbersome, but it will bring a shot of nostalgia to hardcore Xbox fans.

CES 2018 January 14, 2018

9 Tips And Tricks Every New Xbox One Owner Should Know

The holiday season has swept by quickly and new gamers are getting familiar with new consoles. For Xbox One players we have compiled a list of all the tips and tricks any new owner should know.

January 1, 2018

Kodi Xbox One App Now Available (But Not Yet For Users In The US)

Reports verified that Kodi is now available for the Xbox One. The media player app is currently only accessible for European accounts but should become available everywhere else soon.

Apps/Software December 29, 2017

Another ‘Fable’ Game In The Works? Here’s What Xbox’s Head Of Publishing Has To Say

'Fable Legends' was unfortunately pronounced dead when Microsoft shut down Lionhead Studios last year. But 'Fable' might be coming back because Xbox’s head of publishing says the company loves the franchise.

Video Games October 30, 2017

Original Xbox Games Coming Via Backward Compatibility Leaked: ‘Crimson Skies,’ ‘Red Faction II,’ And More ‘Confirmed’

Users have discovered leaks pointing to the initial lineup of Xbox games arriving on Xbox One as part of its backward compatibility feature. The list includes some fan favorites but is missing a crucial title.

Video Games October 23, 2017

Free Xbox Games With Gold For October 2017: Mysterious 'Gone Home,' Puzzler 'The Turing Test,' And More

Microsoft unveiled the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for October 2017, featuring 'Gone Home: Console Edition' for the Xbox One. The other games offered for free will be 'The Turing Test,' 'Rayman 3 HD,' and 'Metal of Honor: Airborne.'

Video Games September 28, 2017

The Original Xbox's Biggest Duke Controller Is Heading To The Xbox One And Windows 10 Soon

It's official: The Duke is making its way to the Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, giving original Xbox owners a good dose of nostalgia of the huge controller.

Video Games September 22, 2017

Xbox One X Preorders Now Available: Hurry Up If You Want To Grab The Project Scorpio Edition

Microsoft has launched preorders for the Xbox One X, starting with the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition. Gamers who would like to purchase the limited day-one version should hurry up, as stocks are rapidly depleting.

Video Games August 21, 2017

You Can Soon Customize Your Xbox One Home Screen: Here's What Else Is Happening In The Next Major Update

The next major update will allow gamers to customize their Xbox One home screen, among many other things. The changes are now live for Alpha Ring members of the Xbox One Insiders program.

Video Games August 8, 2017

Xbox Games With Gold August 2017: 'Bayonetta' Returns, 'Slime Rancher' Launches, And More

The free Games with Gold for August 2017 include the return of 'Bayonetta' through the Xbox Backward Compatibility program and the console debut of 'Slime Rancher.' 'Trials Fusion' and 'Red Faction: Armageddon' are also part of the lineup.

Video Games July 25, 2017

E3 2017: Grading EA, Xbox, and Bethesda Press Conferences

Before the show floor opens, some of gaming's biggest studios used the weekend to unveil what's on the way. So how good or bad were the EA, Xbox, And Bethesda press conferences?

Video Games June 12, 2017

Minecraft On PlayStation 4 Won't Support Cross-Platform Play

While E3 is a week of big announcements and reveals, there is always some news that's going to disappoint fans. After announcing cross-play for 'Minecraft' at the Xbox Press Conference, it looks like PlayStation 4 won't support it.

Video Games June 12, 2017

The Massive Original Xbox Controller Is Making A Comeback, And It's Called The Duke

Hyperkin has got just the thing for fans of the original Xbox controller. Named The Duke, it's a replica of the 2001 controller that gamers are familiar with, but it comes with a little something new.

Video Games June 12, 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

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