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 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
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
'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 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 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 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 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 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, as promised. Check out all the games that plan on supporting the new feature later this month and beyond.
Video Games November 14, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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 and 343 Industries unveiled 'Halo Infinite,' the highly anticipated next game in the franchise after 2015's 'Halo 5: Guardians.' Will the new 'Halo' game, which will feature a story centered on the iconic Master Chief, save the Xbox One?
Video Games June 11, 2018
Xbox One users can buy 'NieR: Automata' later this June, with a bunch of DLC included. The Xbox One port of the critically acclaimed game, seen as one of last year’s very best, is now available for preorder.
Video Games June 11, 2018
Microsoft will soon invite Xbox Insider Program participants to the new Skip Ahead ring, offering testers the chance to try Xbox One builds further into the future. The news comes just before the start of E3 2018.
Video Games June 9, 2018
E3 2018 officially starts on June 12, but video game companies will be holding press conferences starting June 9. Here are all the schedules, the links to the live streams, and the expected games.
Video Games June 9, 2018
'Paladins' on Nintendo Switch was leaked, and then confirmed by Hi-Rez Studios through an announcement trailer. The 'Overwatch'-like shooter will run at 60 frames per second on both docked and handheld modes, and will feature cross-play with the Xbox One.
Video Games June 8, 2018
The 'Crackdown 3' release date has once again been delayed, pushing the game into 2019, according to a report by Kotaku. If the rumor is true, the Xbox One may not pose a challenge to the PlayStation 4 this year.
Video Games June 8, 2018
Microsoft revealed the Biggest Xbox Sale of the Year, which will start on June 7. The sale will feature the first-ever Xbox One X discount and will look to capitalize on the announcements for the Xbox One at E3 2018.
Video Games June 5, 2018
You won’t have to wear a headset to control your Xbox One with voice commands anymore. Rumors say Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa are both coming to the console, though it’s not clear what features they’ll bring.
Microsoft June 4, 2018
Microsoft unveiled the free Xbox Games with Gold for June 2018. The free Xbox One games are 'Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia' and the 'Smite' Gold Bundle, a version of the free-to-play MOBA that is worth $99.
Video Games May 30, 2018
With over a million players logged in a combined gameplay time of 6 million hours, Microsoft and Undead Labs’s 'State of Decay 2' is a success. Even still, the game has several kinks that need ironing out.
Video Games May 27, 2018