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Crystal Dynamics has confirmed that 'Rise of the Tomb Raider' has gone gold for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Preparations have begun for the planned distribution starting next month.
Electronic Arts has announced that Battlefield Hardline will be free to Xbox One users subscribed to its EA Access service. 'Access' is a subscription service that costs $5 / month.
Microsoft has announced that the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians has gone gold, and preparations for distribution have begun. This comes just three weeks before the game is released worldwide.
It has been announced Microsoft's beloved personal-assistant, Cortana will be arriving on Xbox One in 2016. Current plans will allow testers to access the feature before the new year commences.
The highly anticipated installment to the Fallout franchise, Fallout 4, is coming this November. Microsoft wants to make sure your new Xbox One purchase comes with not one, but two copies of Fallout.
A new trailer for Halo 5: Guardians has leaked online, after it was accidentally made available on the Xbox One dashboard. The trailer is a follow-up to last week's 'A Hero Falls' trailer.
Microsoft loves acquisitions, so it's no surprise that the company has purchased Havok, the leader in 3D gaming physics.
Microsoft is bringing back its popular white Xbox One variant for a new "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition" bundle and is also releasing a new bundle focused on Kinect gaming.
Microsoft has rolled out new features for its Xbox One users which includes an expansion to allow a 12-person Part Chat. The particular feature had received 2200 votes on the Xbox Feedback Forum.
Microsoft have unveiled a new Xbox One console bundle, offering a low-cost entry point to the platform. The bundle includes a 500GB console, wireless controller, and a copy of 'The LEGO Movie game'
The two tech rivals have reached an agreement to drop all remaining lawsuits between each in the U.S. and Germany after five years of disputes over mobile and gaming technology patents.
Last night, tweets from the official Call of Duty Twitter account detailed a fake terrorist attack in Singapore as part of a failed marketing attempt, resulting in a major backlash from fans.
Microsoft has revealed a new 1TB Xbox One bundle for $399 including "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition," "Ori and the Blind Forest" and "Rare Replay." The bundle will go on sale in October.
Microsoft has listed several intriguing stats about the company's achievements so far, which highlights the number of users on the company's platforms as well as individuals linked to the company.
Today, Treyarch, the developer of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, announced that only the multiplayer components of for the game will be available for purchase on the Xbox 360 and PS3.
With the month of September coming to a close, Microsoft has announced Octobers's 'Games for Gold' for the Xbox One & Xbox 360. This month, we see The Walking Dead and Metal Gear offered for free.
A new cinematic has released, taken from the second mission in the Halo 5 campaign. The trailer further builds on the relationship between Blue Team, and their growing concerns for the Master Chief.
A Reddit user has discovered that the most recent Battlefield title, 'Hardline', is to be free via EA Access next month, due to notification on the Xbox One app.
The weekly sales on Xbox Live were refreshed yesterday, and add some significant discounts for Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners, and reduced add-ons on Xbox Live Silver users.
Xbox Live's Major Nelson has sat down with 343 Industries, to talk through all the upcoming editions of "Halo 5: Guardians," alongside a preview of their contents. All major versions are showcased.
The previously announced Xbox Beta app for Windows 10 has arrived on the Windows Store, to test upcoming application features. The app compliments the current Xbox Windows 10 Preview dashboard.
Microsoft's Mike Ybarra has recently announced an upcoming feature for Xbox 360 gamers, where users will be able to transfer money to anyone on their friends list.
Earlier this month, hundreds of users reported that their Xbox Live Rewards' MyVIP star rank had been reduced due to some glitch. Microsoft's "Major Nelson" has now taken notice of this issue.
Xbox gamers can look forward to playing Halo 5: Guardians with the new Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller. The Microsoft Store in the US has listed the controller for release on October 27.
The first rollout of the new Xbox One experience will begin later today, for select members of the Xbox One Preview Program. The update will be made available to more users over the coming weeks.
Microsoft has updated its Xbox App on Windows 10, adding a variety of new features and improvements. The company will also roll out a Xbox beta app later this month for customer feedback.
The new Xbox 360 update brings a new Activity Feed, Groove Music and Movies & TV apps, and more - including four times more cloud storage, to help back up saved 360 games to be played on the Xbox One.
Rockstar Games, developer of the Grand Theft Auto game series, have called the latest TV drama based on the studio, The Gamechangers, 'random, made up bollocks', in a tweet sent to the BBC.
Microsoft is offering discounts today on many of its own devices - such as a Lumia 640 for $69.99 off-contract - and those of its partners, including savings of hundreds of dollars on Windows PCs.
Microsoft has released the first official "Halo 5: Guardians" campaign footage and revealed the game will run at a dynamic resolution that will mostly reach 1080p.
Rockstar have confirmed they are looking to phase out the previous generation of consoles from updates, due to technical limitations. This comes as little surprise, after two years of free content.
Xbox One users in the console's preview program will soon get Windows 10 on their consoles, with the update scheduled to arrive "over the next couple of weeks", before a November launch for all.
In a new interview, Robbie Bach describes the difficult history of Xbox launches, Microsoft's mobile efforts and Apple TV's potential place in the console battle.
With 'Forza 6' about to make its global debut, a new commercial titled 'Legacy' has been released that paves the way for the future while also paying homage to the past.
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The BBC has released a trailer for its new feature-length drama starring Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton - and despite legal action from Rockstar Games, the show's broadcast has now been scheduled.
The powerful media streaming platform sees a significant update that includes several new features and fixes to improve its capabilities on Microsoft's Xbox One console.
A Redditor has recently complained about the inavailability of an external power supply for the Xbox One. Major Nelson noticed, and has since stated that he is currently looking into the issue.
Apparently, the "star rank" of many members in Microsoft's MyVIP program has been reduced to 0. The company has also changed the program's eligibility criteria without informing its users.
Microsoft has released the opening cinematic of "Halo 5: Guardians," giving the best outline yet of the game's premise as well as a good look at new characters in the franchise.
Starting today, preorders have opened for a new Xbox One bundle that comes with a 1TB solid state drive and features the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller. It'll be available from November.
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Microsoft has shot down rumors for the possibility of a "Xbox One Mini" being launched at its purported October event. However, fans can still expect a slimmer version of Microsoft's latest console.
The first closed beta test for upcoming MOBA, Gigantic, begins today exclusively on Windows 10 and Xbox One. Invites will be distributed throughout the day, with servers going online for the weekend.
The Xbox Music discounts application, Music Deals will soon be retired, and a replacement will be hosted as a service on the Windows Store. This was confirmed in the recent update changelog.
After Steven Spielberg took the stage at E3 in 2013 to announce a new upcoming Halo TV series, little news has followed regarding the development of the series other than it's still in the works.
Xbox chief Phil Spencer says his team has discussed the possibility of enabling support for first-gen Xbox games on the Xbox One, but Microsoft 'needs to finish' Xbox 360 backward compatibility first.
Microsoft has updated its "Software and Services" License Agreement to state that it can update its software to stop you from playing "counterfeit games" and using unauthorized peripheral hardware.
Another week, another round of deals for Xbox's 'Deals of the Week'. Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners might find some gems in the list as Project CARS, Thief and many other titles see discounts.