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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.
Popular Xbox game publisher for Windows and Windows Phone, Game Troopers is about to publish a new game for the platform titled "What In The World?", which may be released sometime this May.
If you're an Xbox Live user and own either an Xbox 360 or the Xbox One you are now able to stream the first episode of the new season of Game of Thrones completely free to your console.
Microsoft is adding a new setup screen for Xbox One consoles that will more prominently display the choice between their instant-on and energy-saving modes following criticism.
Microsoft is bringing Xbox One TV tuner support to the U.S. and Canada following a release in European markets, bringing broadcast stations to the console for those without cable or satellite.
The Xbox team has unveiled its latest deals on Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles for Gold members. Although Xbox One owners might be a bit disappointed, the latter will get great deals on retro titles.
You can currently pre-order Star Wars: The Digital Collection on leading digital stores. The collection includes deleted scenes, behind-the-scene extras and special features.
The April update for the Xbox One is now rolling out to all users and it brings some useful improvements and fixes to party chat. The 'What's on' tab is also, finally, available to more users.
From open Windows and bendy Galaxys, to a serving of Spartan, a bit more Lollipop, lots more Ones, WhatsApp chat and the OS that still won't die, it's our regular round-up of the week's top tech news.
Remedy Entertainment's Xbox One exclusive "Quantum Break," originally slated for a 2014 release before being delayed to 2015, has now been delayed to 2016.
The latest downloadable expansion for "Sunset Overdrive" has been released for $10 or as part of the game's season pass. "Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines" adds a new area to the game.
One of the co-creators of the original Xbox has revealed some of the wild ideas the development team considered, including giving it away free, pre-loading Windows onto it, and even buying Nintendo.
Microsoft's live-action trailer for Xbox One first-person shooter "Halo 5: Guardians" during a commercial break of television's "The Walking Dead" announced an Oct. 27 release date for the game.
If you're a Xbox Live Gold member, get ready to game for the month of April because Microsoft is doubling its game giveaway for Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners.
Microsoft has released a fictional multi-part exposé about Halo franchise protagonist Master Chief to promote the upcoming entry in the series, "Halo 5: Guardians."
From a new Office and lots of Lollipop, to Nintendo's next play, Spartan insights, printed body organs, British Bands, and ANOTHER low-cost Lumia, it's our regular summary of the week's top tech news.
A new Tumblr account is teasing a "Halo 5" announcement for Sunday, though little information is given about what the announcement could possibly be.
Microsoft is now allowing users to listen to music saved in their OneDrive folder free of cost. The functionality is only available to Windows customers using Windows 8.1.
Online television service provider Sling TV has launched its official Xbox One app, and users of Microsoft's console can try the service for free for a month.
The communications director for the World Bank has accused Microsoft of "appalling" behavior after it refused to provide a refund when his son racked up $4500 of in-game purchases on his Xbox.
To celebrate Pi Day on March 14, Microsoft will be offering its Xbox Music Pass - which usually costs just under $100 - for only $31.41, alongside other special themed promotions.
The Xbox app on Windows 10 has received an important update and though its biggest features are still missing - recording PC games and streaming from console to PC - the app is coming along nicely.
Fans of the series can currently get Dragon Age Inquisition for free on Xbox One, as long as they are Gold subscribers. The promotion lasts for almost a week, after which the game will be discounted.
The Xbox One March update is finally here and rolling out to all users. With it come new features such as the ability to take and share screenshots, a new Upload app and transparent dashboard tiles.
GTA Online Heists update is now live on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The updates brings with itself a new game mode and an assortment of weapons and armored vehicles.
Microsoft is now offering a digital copy of "Halo: The Master Chief Collection" free with a new Xbox One console bundle available in the U.S. and "most regions where Xbox One is available."
You can watch Microsoft's GDC keynote right here to see Phil Spencer talk about the future of gaming and about Microsoft's efforts to unify their console and desktop strategies.
Microsoft is at GDC and hosted a keynote earlier today, if you missed the event, we have everything you need to know about the conference posted after the jump.
"Sunset Overdrive" will get a new downloadable expansion in less than a month, bringing an entirely new area to the game as well as new weapons and a new traversal mechanic.
Microsoft has put out a tweet stating that customers who pre-order games from the Microsoft Store can score a $10 Xbox digital gift card on select games when the order is completed.
From EU investigations into Google's practices, to Net Neutrality in the US to Xbox burgers in Hong Kong, it's been a busy and exciting week for tech. And Mobile World Congress is just starting!