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March will have a number of big-name titles for the Games with Gold promotion. Rayman Legends, Tomb Raider and Bioshock Infinite will all be available for free to Xbox Gold subscribers.
Microsoft may soon release the first major information about universal Windows 10 apps on Xbox One, with the apps reportedly set to debut in the November time frame.
The Upload Studio app on Xbox One has proven to be very popular, and thanks to community feedback it just got better with the latest update, as numerous new features have been added.
A demo for the rollercoaster-destroying Xbox 360 and Xbox One exclusive "ScreamRide" will be released tonight in advance of the game's March 3 release date.
While the long-awaited screenshot feature is not too far off in the future for Microsoft's Xbox One console, a minor update is currently being rolled out which tweaks existing things.
Microsoft has started talking about the upcoming GDC event, where the company is expected to detail its plans for gaming and development across Windows 10 and the Xbox One.
Sony has released a seemingly infinite list of games which are scheduled for a 2015 release, including Final Fantasy Type 0 HD , Dead or Alive 5 Last Round and Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode 1.
A new accessory for Microsoft's Xbox One attaches directly to the console and adds three USB 3.0 ports as well as space for an external hard drive.
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, has shown the first image of Xbox One's screenshot feature in action, likely meaning the ability will soon come to dashboard preview members.
With $50 off, you'll be able to buy the Xbox One with Kinect for $449, in a limited-time promotion available at Microsoft Stores and major retailers including Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart.
The February update for Xbox One has started rolling out, and Major Nelson has detailed what users can expect from the new features being added to the console, it's a bumper package.
Worldwide sales of the PS4 beat those of the Xbox One in Q4 2014, as they did throughout the year - but it seems that Microsoft has significantly narrowed the sales gap between its console and Sony's.
The latest OS version that's rolling out to folks in the Xbox Preview program has some unfortunate bugs that seem to be affecting a large number of testers; so you might want to stay away for a while.
The new Xbox app for Windows 10 will receive updates on a monthly schedule, just like the Xbox One, and it's expected to see its first batch of new features in the near future.
Sony Online Entertainment has been sold to a third-party investment firm, and the former Sony subsidiary will now make games for Xbox One, mobile and other platforms.
Sling TV launched to pre-registered users today, albeit without an Xbox One app. A time frame hasn't been revealed for when the app will be released, but Microsoft says it's coming "soon."
Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of "Minecraft" developer Mojang is already reaping dividends for the company, with its first-part games sales skyrocketing by 79 percent.
After last year's emotional debut, Microsoft will return with another 60-second commercial for this year's Super Bowl; Xbox, Surface and Bing will also be present as sponsors of the show.
Microsoft has just unveiled Windows Holographics, a system for creating "holograms" by using an AR headset which allows a system to overlay a virtual reality over our physical reality.
Microsoft has just unveiled its newest version of Windows 10. This version brings numerous new , consumer-facing features designed to impress and delight regular users.
Watch Microsoft's Windows 10 announcements live right here. Consumer features, new preview builds, Cortana, Spartan, maybe even new hardware - all of that is expected and more so join us for the ride.
A new card game designed by two Xbox folks and Matthew Inman from the Oatmeal is taking Kickstarter by storm. Called Exploding Kittens it raised its funding goal in less that 20 minutes.
Three games exclusive to Microsoft's Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles will be released within the next three months: "ScreamRide," "Ori and the Blind Forest" and "State of Decay: Survival Edition."
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in the UK, and computing equipment confiscated, as part of a joint investigation with the FBI into recent attacks against Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network.
Microsoft has announced that they will begin selling the Xbox One for $349 again and the price drop goes live on January 16th; Xbox and Windows 10 news coming on January 21st too.
If you're struggling to choose between the Xbox One and PS4, this may be the ideal solution: the PlayBox, a beast of a device combining the two consoles in a laptop form factor with a 22-inch screen.
Xbox One's February update starts the year off right: for preview members, game hubs are bringing game clips and social content, and a wealth of new TV updates are on deck for everyone else.
The latest entry in Microsoft's long-running racing franchise, "Forza 6," will be released exclusively on Xbox One, likely late this year. The game will feature the new Ford GT.
Microsoft plans to revamp its Xbox avatars for a "unified operating system," and the company says the new digital personas will boast "higher fidelity."
In February and March, skilled players from around the world will have an opportunity to take part in the largest Call of Duty Championship eSport event ever held.
After claiming responsibility to takedowns of both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network multiple times in recent months, Lizard Squad is becoming web mercenaries for hire.
Microsoft had a few rough days with the Lizard Squad attacks on its Xbox Live service; it now looks like they will enter 2015 with yet another problem, the leak of the Xbox One SDK.
Microsoft is saying that the last day to buy an Xbox One for $349 is January 3rd which seems like a bold move considering that they had strong sales through the holidays at the lower price point.
An employee who was on the team that created Xbox Live is leaving Microsoft after 18 years with the company for a new adventure but we don't expect this to have a big impact on the service.
Attacks on the two platforms have disabled their online services throughout Christmas day, angering users worldwide and likely resulting in lost sales for both Microsoft and Sony.
It looks like Microsoft's Xbox Live service is down at the moment which is likely frustrating many users who got the console for the holiday; no word on why the service is down.
Later today, the movie 'The Interview' will stream online via YouTube, Google Play, Xbox Video and its own website, after Sony made last minute deals.
The Xbox team are beefing up the media offerings of the Xbox One with the launch of several new movie and music apps this week - and, as usual, US users stand to gain the most with the new apps.
Microsoft has updated its Xim app and with version 1.3, the company is making it even easier to share images to larger screens through the use of Xbox, Air Play and even a Chromecast.
Are an Xbox Live Games with Gold member or have you subscribed to Playstation Plus' annual services? Do you want to know how much money you have saved this year thanks to these services?
From free music and festive deals, to Lenovo's global recall, Flight Sim's return, the end of the Nexus 5 and the cheapest Windows Phone ever, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Major Nelson, the human face behind the Xbox One, was streaming content recently and it looks like he accidentally revealed that transparent tiles will soon be coming to the Xbox One's dashboard.
Phil Spencer will be at Microsoft's Windows 10 event on Jan 21, although he won't be talking about Xbox, but rather about computer gaming, saying "it's time for us to talk about gaming on Windows."
Microsoft's 12 days of Deals continues and today the company is offering up the Jawbone Mini Jambox for $69, and there are good deals coming tomorrow too.
An upcoming expansion to "Sunset Overdrive" will bring a new area to the game when it releases Dec. 23, along with new weapons, missions, challenges and more.
Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, took the time over the weekend to comment on Sony's exclusive rights to Street Fighter V. Spencer mentioned he'd rather invest in first party IP than sign deals.
Microsoft has pushed out an update to the Xbox Video app for Windows 8.1 which adds support for the MKV file format and a few other fixes. The new version can be downloaded right now.
From festive deals and low-cost devices to Windows Phone developments, Lollipop updates, Firefox for iOS, Street Fighter V, and Xbox outages, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Microsoft is currently in a tight spot as furious indie game developers barrage the company for not paying them their overdue payments. ID@Xbox has issued a statement which explains the issue.