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The Xbox One has never had a good day when it comes to sales in Japan. Despite this, Microsoft is still not giving up and believes that Windows 10 can help boost sales in the country.
Microsoft's Xbox press conference at the German-based Gamescom expo will take place at 4 p.m. local time (10 a.m. Eastern U.S. time) on August 4, with several big games expected to make appearances.
Microsoft is selling off its ad sales business to AOL, in a deal that will reportedly include the transfer of around 1,200 staff, and under the terms, AOL will ditch Google in favour of Bing search.
A former Xbox Entertainment Studios TV project debuted to rave reviews on AMC, though it's not an indication that Microsoft should have kept its video-producing subsidiary.
In a recent interview, a former head of Microsoft's Xbox division explained how he regretted not focusing on mobile technology and not creating the "Xphone", a game-oriented smartphone.
The month of July marks the two year anniversary of Xbox Games with Gold, which Microsoft announced at E3 2013. 72 games have since dropped, and we detail some of the best ones.
Your Xbox Games with Gold for July include some big titles, like "Gears of War 3," as well as an extra game for Xbox One users to celebrate the second anniversary of the Games with Gold program.
Larry Hryb and Xbox team member Bill Stillwell discuss how the Xbox One's new compatibility mode will work. The feature is now available for 'Preview Members' with public release at year's end.
When you buy an Xbox One from June 21, Microsoft and other participating retailers will give you any game you want, as long as it's on sale and on disc, with a maximum retail value of $59.99.
Yesterday, Microsoft announced a flurry of exclusives, backwards compatibility for the Xbox One and a new controller. Today, we get our hands on the controller and give our first impressions.
Microsoft's E3 booth looked stellar as ever, cloaking everything in its soothing green glow. Those in attendance were able to play some of the hottest titles that will be coming to Xbox in 2015.
Microsoft has set up a dedicated Xbox Feedback forum asking gamers about the Xbox 360 titles they'd next like to see playable on Xbox One. Call of Duty: Black Ops II currently leads the list.
Set for a late summer release, the next expansion for Destiny has been confirmed. As promised, this is going to be the biggest expansion of Destiny to-date.
Microsoft revealed a new Xbox One dashboard at E3, boasting a new design, improved speed and the addition of the company's Cortana digital assistant.
Microsoft's E3 keynote was filled with some amazing news, but the real story is how Microsoft will offer some of the most coveted titles as exclusives this coming year.
Microsoft took to the stage at E3 to demo a new holographic version of Minecraft made just for HoloLens, where players will be able to navigate and interact via hand gestures and voice commands.
Microsoft's E3 keynote will kick off soon, and you can watch along live, right here. The company is expected to unveil exclusive titles as well as new features coming to its Xbox One console.
It's a big day for Microsoft and its fans who are eagerly waiting for the company's E3 keynote. Here's a round-up of what to expect at the event, including games, software and new hardware.
Microsoft is partnering with Facebook subsidiary Oculus by providing a bundled Xbox One controller with each Rift as well as Xbox One game streaming and Windows 10 support.
Xbox wallpapers are nice, and game artwork is always cool. And now it's easier than ever to download the game-themed images to whichever device you want to, thank to Xbox UK.
To make a good deal even better, Microsoft is reviving its Work & Play Bundle yet again. This time users that pick up the bundle can expect a Netflix subscription and a Microsoft gift card.
Microsoft is releasing a new Xbox One console featuring double the storage of its current version for just $50 more, along with a redesigned controller that features a 3.5mm headset jack.
Ever wanted to experience E3? For those in Los Angeles, Microsoft is going to be giving away tickets to its Xbox FanFest: E3 2015 that will give you access to some of the year's upcoming titles.
An Xbox One console with a 1 TB hard drive for $399.99 was briefly spotted on Amazon before being pulled down, suggesting a forthcoming announcement of the device at E3.
Black Tusk Studios, the developer behind Microsoft's upcoming Gears of War game, will now seemingly focus more exclusively on the shooter series, as its been rebranded as "The Coalition."
The newest entry in the popular long-running RPG series Fallout has been announced by Bethesda, with more information to come during the E3 gaming conference.
Microsoft has released the "Halo 3: ODST" expansion for "Halo: The Master Chief Collection," and codes for the add-on are going out to users who played the compilation on or before Dec. 19.
A page on Microsoft's official Xbox website indicated the "Halo 3: ODST" add-on for "The Master Chief Collection" will go live this Friday, with the expansion free for early users of the game.
From an affordable iBall and EE's big data freebie, to ad-blocking on Android, Rockstar's bash at the Beeb, and more NSA naughtiness, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The Windows 10 Xbox app just got one of its monthly updates, adding new features, better Game DVR and friend controls, and lays the groundwork for game streaming, which is expected to come next month.
Microsoft has released another bundled version of its white Xbox One console, this time coming with "Halo: The Master Chief Collection." The bundle will only be available for a limited time.
Casey Hudson, best known as a lead on the Mass Effect franchise, has been named the new creative director of Microsoft Studios, overseeing HoloLens and Xbox game development.
A number of different Xbox services are down, including Xbox Fitness and Call of Duty for Xbox 360. There are no details on exactly what is happening, but Microsoft appears aware of the issues.
The Xbox One has ended the PlayStation 4's sales streak by outselling the console for the month of April. Though Sony still leads in total sales, this could mark a promising turn around for Microsoft.
Microsoft has implied that a statement sent by a contractor saying Xbox One consoles can be rendered "entirely unusable" for banned users is incorrect and that only online capabilities can be banned.
A new video has surfaced that shows what could be the Xbox Live app running on Windows 10 for mobile. The new app gives us a quick glance at some of the features that mirror the desktop experience.
Xbox One users can now send voice messages to other members with the console's May public update, which also addresses problems some users faced with party chat.
From mighty flagships and middle fingers, to cutting Edge features, Skype's cloud problem, Cortana's tech helpdesk and Apple's music machinations, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Conan O'Brien explores "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" and finds himself wrapped up in a fantasy to have a digital sexual experience. Will O'Brien succeed?
Sony has confirmed that it won't be holding its usual media briefing at Gamescom 2015 - but Xbox head Phil Spencer says Microsoft will be there, calling it "an important conference" for the company.
Not only is the People Hub getting a revamp on Windows 10 but new backend capabilities are also being added, which will allows developers to better integrate and access their services across the OS.
Mafia II and Castle Storm are among the free Games with Gold that Xbox users will be getting in May, on top of software updates for both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 consoles.
The official cover art for "Halo 5: Guardians" has been revealed, showcasing Master Chief and Jameson Locke as well as Spartan teams that will aid each protagonist.
A new report claims Microsoft may soon reveal a "Gears of War" remake for Xbox One featuring upgraded visuals. The remake will reportedly come from "Brink" developer Splash Damage.
During a Microsoft power briefing at today's IFA Global Press Conference, a Microsoft executive has teased new products and services coming at next week's Build conference.
The downloadable expansion of "Halo 3: ODST" for "The Master Chief Collection" will be available sometime next month for free to those who played the game in about its first month of release.
Former Lionhead Studios boss John Needham has taken over development of Microsoft's Xbox and HoloLens game platforms, while reporting to Microsoft Studios' portfolio investments teams Kudo Tsunoda.
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox unit, says the company plans to focus on first-party games at its E3 press conference, adding that this may be the best year for exclusive games its ever had.
Farewell note confirms that Phil Harrison has officially stepped down as Corporate Vice President of Xbox in Europe. Harrison's replacement not yet named.