Recently, known insider Brad Sams said that Microsoft was working on a new, smaller and more efficient Xbox Series X chip. It's unclear if this will accompany an external revision of the console.
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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice has received an update for the Xbox Series X|S, enhancing visuals, adding a level select, and ray tracing features. There are three performance modes to choose from.
The two-tone Aqua Shift Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller with a shimmering sheen is the latest controller to hit the Special Edition branch. It will be available in September.
The upcoming cooperative action game Warhammer 40,000: Darktide has been hit with a delay and is now aiming for a 2022 launch. Developed by the Vermintide studio Fatshark, it is coming to Xbox and PC.
The upcoming next-generation edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will contain some bonus DLC that are inspired by the Netflix show. CD Projekt RED has also unveiled the new edition's cover art.
The next title to receive Microsoft's FPS Boost capabilities is Dark Souls III. Doubling performance, the FromSoftware-developed RPG is now running at 60FPS on the latest Xbox Series X|S consoles.
Microsoft today is expanding its Designed for Xbox certification program to now include monitors. The focus is on new gaming technologies that the displays can offer for an enhanced user experience.
Bethesda SVP Pete Hines has issued an apology to people who are frustrated that Starfield will not be available on their preferred platform, while also emphasizing that it is what it is.
Microsoft is rolling out the Xbox June 2021 update today, and with it arrives speech-to-text and text-to-speech transcription support for party chats, custom game group sorting options, and more.
Microsoft Flight Simulator heads to Xbox Series X|S consoles on July 27 and is available on day one for Game Pass users. There is also a Top Gun" Maverick expansion pack coming later this year.
Respawn Entertainment has released the next-generation upgraded version of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, bringing improvements to graphics, loading, and more for Cal Kestis' adventure on consoles.
Microsoft has announced a handful of new features for media apps on Xbox consoles, as well as new apps altogether. Apple TV is adding Dolby Vision support and Spotify now has video podcasts.
Rockstar is planning to launch the "expanded and enhanced" version of Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox Series X|S and PS5 in November. A GTA III 20th anniversary celebration is also incoming.
Microsoft has more than quadrupled the number of games that support FPS Boost on Xbox Series X|S consoles, for a total of 97 supported titles. Many of these are available on Game Pass, too.
Epic Games and Mediatonic will no longer be launching Fall Guys on the Xbox and Switch consoles this summer. The launch has been delayed so the studio can work on new features like cross-play.
Microsoft has released a new update for Xbox consoles and the Xbox mobile app, bringing achievements to everyone on smartphones, game suggestions for Game Pass, among other improvements.
Microsoft and Danish sound experts Bang & Olufsen have announced a new limited edition headset designed for Xbox, the Beoplay Portal, with a sleek design, custom EQ modes, and premium sound.
Microsoft today unveiled two new Xbox Wireless Controllers, Electric Volt and Daystrike Camo Special Edition, that are coming soon. Both will be using recycled materials for the first time.
Five Bethesda games are getting the FPS Boost treatment today, letting Xbox Series X|S owners experience Fallout 4, Skyrim, Fallout 76, Prey, and Dishonored with almost double the frame rates.
Microsoft has announced the March update for Xbox consoles is now rolling out, bringing with it toggles for the new FPS Boost and Auto HDR features, new audio controls, and other features.
Microsoft has announced a handful of new games being added to Xbox Game Pass over the next few weeks, with a focus on sports games. Many of them are being added as part of EA Play.
Amazon has released a new Alexa app for Xbox consoles - both the Xbox One and Series X|S. It makes it possible to control smart home devices and the console itself directly on the Xbox.
The last seven days have brought an FPS boots to backwards compatible games on console, an acknowledgement of Windows 10 21H1, and much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
The platforming battle royale title of Mediatonic, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, is finally gaining an Xbox version this year. The summer release is also shared by the upcoming Switch version.
Microsoft has announced a new feature called FPS Boost for backward compatibility games on Xbox Series X|S, letting players enjoy games in higher frame rates, up to 120 frames per second.
The Crystal Dynamics-developed action game Marvel's Avengers is soon receiving official support for the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5, drastically improving the experience on the new hardware.
Microsoft has announced its own Xbox-branded wireless headset designed for gaming, with features such as auto-muting, voice isolation, and multiple surround sound standards like Dolby Atmos.
In a community QnA session by 343 Industries' Quinn DelHoyo, the developer revealed that Halo Infinite will sport a vehicle damage system that lets players damage specific parts to affect them.
Activision has announced that Crash Bandicoot 4 is headed to next-generation consoles with a free upgrade, as well as the Nintendo Switch, on March 12. PC users will get the game later this year.
Sea of Thieves now has a battle pass as well as a brand new Merchant Alliance voyage type, a 120FPS performance mode for the Xbox Series X, and more as part of the game's Season One major update.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection Season 5 has kicked off, bringing the classic games bundle a fresh selection of Halo 3 and Halo: Reach cosmetic items, a toggle for turning off new skins, and more.
Microsoft just revealed the Xbox Deals with Gold for the week of January 25. They include some heavy discounts on titles from the Need for Speed, Darksiders, and other franchises. Take a look!
Almost five years since Microsoft added HDR to Xbox consoles, Google has implemented support for the feature in the YouTube app. The app seems to only work with the VP9 codec, not AV1.
Respawn Entertainment delivered a new update for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order today on consoles. The optimization update brings hefty performance improvements to the new Xbox and PlayStation consoles.
Microsoft today announced a brand new Xbox Wireless Controller variant that's joining the three patterns already available. Pulse Red will be available for purchase starting February 9.
Microsoft has announced the games that are making their way to Xbox Game Pass in January, including eFootball PES 2021, Torchlight III, and Injustice 2. Some games are also leaving, though.
Microsoft has unveiled the games incoming to Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members as bonuses in January 2021. The latest Games with Gold include Little Nightmares, Breakdown, and more.
As we're nearing the holiday season, the volume of news has decreased a little. We did however get new Edge builds, new game expansions, and more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Microsoft today announced that its massively popular sim title Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to Xbox Series X|S consoles in summer 2021. However, the Xbox One version looks to be scrapped.
343 Industries shared details on the progress of Halo Infinite's development today, while also announcing fall 2021 as the latest launch window for the highly-anticipated Xbox platform exclusive.