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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

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

Blizzard Announces The Third 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event

The third anniversary event of 'Overwatch' is about to kick off. As part of the celebration, Blizzard is bringing back all the seasonal cosmetics and seasonal Arcade brawls in the past.

Video Games May 19, 2019

Xbox Games With Gold May 2019: 'Marooners,' 'Comic Jumper,' And More

The Xbox Games with Gold lineup for May 2019 has been revealed. The selection for this month includes 'Comic Jumper' and 'Marooners,' to name a few.

Video Games May 11, 2019

‘Get Wrecked’ And ‘Potato Aim’ Among The Only Acceptable Xbox Live Trash Talk, Says Microsoft

Online multiplayer is a melting pot of people with bad mouths and equally awful behavior. Microsoft wants to fix that by adjusting the language players use to trash talk others.

Video Games May 6, 2019

This Is Apparently Microsoft’s All-Digital Xbox One S

Microsoft’s all-digital Xbox One S is allegedly launching on May 7. It will come preinstalled with three games and is rumored to cost about $260.

Video Games April 15, 2019

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Combines Xbox Live And Game Pass For The Disc-Less Xbox One S

A report says that Microsoft is going to unveil a new subscription called Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The new offering is said to combine Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass for the disc-less Xbox One S All-Digital edition.

Video Games April 6, 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

You Can Now Stream PC Games On Your Xbox One And Play Them With A Controller, Too: Here’s How

Microsoft’s newly updated Wireless Display now enables players to cast their games on PC to their Xbox One. No Netflix or Amazon video yet, though.

Video Games March 14, 2019

All-Digital Xbox One Without A Blu-Ray Drive Reportedly Launching This May

Microsoft is poised to launch an all-digital Xbox One as early as May, ditching the optical drive in favor of digital downloads. A 'Fortnite'-themed console is in the works, too.

Video Games March 6, 2019

Here's How To Play 'Sea Of Thieves' For Free This Week Via Its 'Friends Play Free' Promo

'Sea of Thieves' is free to play this week, thanks to its 'Friends Play Free' promo. As the name implies, those who own the game can invite up to three friends to play with them at no cost at all.

Video Games February 5, 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

Microsoft To Release 4K Webcams For Xbox One In 2019

Microsoft is planning to release new webcams next year, and one of them is going to support its Windows Hello authentication system. They might even borrow a feature found on Kinect and work on Xbox One.

Microsoft December 24, 2018

The Razer Turret Is The First Keyboard And Mouse Combo For Xbox One, Yours For $249

The Razer Turret is the first keyboard and mouse combo specifically tuned for the Xbox One. It’s a tad bit pricey at $250, though, considering players can use most wireless keyboards and mice on the market.

Video Games December 20, 2018

Nintendo Switch Beats PS4 And Xbox One As Fastest-Selling Console In The US

Nintendo Switch sold more than 8.7 million units in the United States in its first 21 months, making it the fastest-selling console in this generation. It outran Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.

Gadgets December 18, 2018

Microsoft Slashes Xbox One Prices By $50 For The Holidays

Microsoft announced on Sunday that it is offering its Xbox One S and Xbox One X console bundles at $50 off the normal pricing. It also offered discounts for its wireless controllers and Xbox Game Pass subscription.

Microsoft December 3, 2018

Keyboard And Mouse Support Finally Arrives On Xbox One: A List Of Compatible Games

Keyboard and mouse support finally arrives on Xbox One, as promised. Check out all the games that plan on supporting the new feature later this month and beyond.

Video Games November 14, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For October 2018: Serve Food In 'Overcooked' And Eliminate Targets In 'Hitman: Blood Money'

Microsoft revealed the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for October 2018. The free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers are 'Overcooked' and 'Victor Vran' for the Xbox One and 'Hitman: Blood Money' and 'Stuntman: Ignition' for the Xbox 360.

Video Games September 27, 2018

Xbox One Mouse And Keyboard Support Is Finally Happening

Microsoft is rolling out Xbox One mouse and keyboard support soon, with a partnership with Razer for new line of the peripherals for the console. However, will the feature keep things fair for players who use the traditional controllers?

Video Games September 26, 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 Celebrates 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Full Release With Greaseproof Xbox One Controller

The 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' full release for the Xbox One has arrived, bringing with it several important additions such as the Sanhok map. In celebration, Microsoft unveiled the limited edition Greaseproof 1.0 controller for the console.

Video Games September 7, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For September 2018: 'Prison Architect,' 'LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars,' And More

Microsoft revealed the free Xbox Games with Gold line-up for September 2018. Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be able to download 'Prison Architect' for the Xbox One and 'LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars' for the Xbox 360.

Video Games August 29, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds To Leave Xbox One Game Preview In September: Here's What To Expect From PUBG 1.0

Renowned video game 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' will make its full game release on Xbox One this September. The PUBG 1.0 is set to feature the addition of the war and team deathmatch modes.

Video Games August 22, 2018

Tropico 6 Release Date Delayed to January 2019 For PC, Summer 2019 For Consoles

Kalypso Media announced that 'Tropico 6' for PC will be launched in January 2019. However, PlayStation and Xbox One users will have to wait until the summer of 2019 to enjoy the game.

Video Games August 18, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For August 2018: 'For Honor' On Xbox One, 'Dead Space 3' On Xbox 360

For August 2018, the free Xbox Games with Gold for the Xbox One are 'For Honor' and 'Forza Horizon 2.' For the Xbox 360, they are 'Dead Space 3' and 'Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.'

Video Games July 27, 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

No Man's Sky Next Update Will Add Full Multiplayer, But Is It Too Late?

The massive Next update, coming on July 24, will enable true 'No Man's Sky' multiplayer two years after the game was released. Hello Games will deliver its promise of a full multiplayer experience, but is it too late?

Video Games July 18, 2018

Xbox One Consoles Get Dolby Vision Support: Here’s Why It Matters

Those enrolled in Microsoft’s Xbox Insider program can now download the latest System Update for Xbox One. The company also promises that Dolby Vision support is coming in the next few weeks.

Video Games July 13, 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

FastStart Feature Now Rolling Out To Xbox Users: Here’s How It Makes Downloads Faster

FastStart is part of Microsoft’s July update for Xbox One consoles, rolling out now. The feature downloads the most important files of a game so players can start them up even before they’re finished downloading.

Video Games July 6, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For July 2018: 'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction' Leads The Way

Xbox 360 titles 'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction' and 'Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown' lead the way for July 2018's Xbox Games with Gold. Both games can be played on the Xbox One through its Backward Compatibility feature.

Video Games June 30, 2018

Google Video Game Console In The Works: How Will It Compete With The PlayStation 4 And Xbox One?

Google is planning to enter the video game industry, according to Kotaku's Jason Schreier. Google is looking to attract developers into its umbrella, create a gaming console, and perhaps most importantly, launch a video game streaming service.

Video Games June 29, 2018

Microsoft And Razer Team Up To Develop A Keyboard And Mouse For Xbox One

Plans have leaked regarding a potential collaboration between Microsoft and game manufacturer Razer Inc. The two companies are working on building a keyboard and mouse for Xbox One users.

Microsoft June 25, 2018

MIcrosoft And Nintendo Team-Up To Promote Minecraft Cross-Play Which Quietly Jabs At Sony

Sony was in the news for nixing cross-play on 'Fornite' recently, so Microsoft and Nintendo made a commercial highlighting that they're open to it. Both companies showed the ability to cross-play in 'Minecraft' in the new commercial.

Video Games June 21, 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

Microsoft Has No Plans To Put Virtual, Mixed Reality On Xbox One

Microsoft says it’s not focusing on virtual or mixed reality on Xbox consoles right now. Instead, it feels the PC is a much better platform for those experiences.

Microsoft June 20, 2018

You Can Now Try Xbox One Fast Start Feature On Some Game Pass Titles

A new developer update confirmed that the Xbox One Fast Start feature has a notable caveat. The current preview build only supports a few Game Pass titles, which implies that it will only work on select software.

Video Games June 18, 2018

Sony Made Things Worse By Breaking Silence On 'Fortnite' Cross-Play Controversy On PlayStation 4

Sony blocked 'Fortnite' cross-play and progression between the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch, drawing backlash from gamers. The company issued a statement to break its silence on the matter, but it might have made things worse.

Video Games June 15, 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

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