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Xbox One news: Games with Gold July, Conan Exiles update, Backwards Compatibility reveal | Gaming | Entertainment

The Games with Gold July 2017 lineup looks set to be revealed later this week, having been held back longer than usual. Microsoft usually try and have their new Games with Gold confirmed before the last week of the month, however, E3 2017 may have pushed back plans in June. The tech giant always avoid announcing their roster of free Xbox One games late, so an early reveal is on the cards this week. This …

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Latest Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update is NOT what fans wanted | Gaming | Entertainment

The Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games list has lost one of its titles. In an update that nobody wanted, Xbox Live Arcade release Poker Smash is no longer playable on Xbox One. Fans can still play the game on Xbox 360, where Achievements and saves will be transferred over. After removing the game last week, Microsoft has told fans how to claim refunds and pick up a free copy of Hexic 2. In a Microsoft …

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Microsoft reveal why Xbox One Backwards Compatibility is going offline with Xbox 360 | Gaming | Entertainment

The tech giant confirmed earlier this week that they had plans to perform maintenance on Xbox Live, which would only affect Xbox 360 users. However, it should be noted that on Tuesday, June 20 between 9am BST and 11:00am BST (4:00AM ET and 6:00AM ET), Microsoft will be performing scheduled maintenance that will affect Xbox 360 titles AND other services. This unfortunately means the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility services as well. “All other Xbox One …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Will Be Impacted By Upcoming Maintenance

As it has in the past, Microsoft will be conducting maintenance on Xbox Live in the early morning hours (US time) tomorrow. This will affect Xbox 360 games, including those being played on Xbox One through backwards compatibility. Starting at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST on June 20, Microsoft will perform “scheduled maintenance that will affect Xbox 360 titles and services.” This won’t impact Xbox One games, but any …

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Xbox One news: Games with Gold July 2017, Halo 6 update, Backwards Compatibility reveal | Gaming | Entertainment

The Games with Gold July 2017 lineup looks set to be revealed later this week. Microsoft have taken to announcing their new roster of titles for the program around this time every month, and we expect this to carry on following the recent reveals during E3 2017. So far there has been no confirmation on what the new Games with Gold July titles could be, although fans will likely have the news very soon. Microsoft …

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Xbox One Backward Compatibility list update: New games, Duke controller, Xbox One X boosts

MICROSOFT Xbox One Backward Compatibility update: New games, Duke controller and Xbox One X boosts Microsoft has yet to announced any new Xbox titles to join the ever expanding Xbox One backwards compatibility library this week, but the service has been given several huge boosts which will evolve it even further. At last week’s Microsoft E3 conference Xbox boss Phil Spencer announced the news that Original Xbox games were coming to Xbox One backwards …

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Xbox Backwards Compatibility – Microsoft deal blow to Xbox One owners | Gaming | Entertainment

The Xbox Backwards Compatibility for the Xbox One will drop later this year – but it will NOT be as extensive as Xbox 360 backwards compatibility lineup. At the moment, there are 386 Xbox 360 games playable on Xbox One after the feature was announced at the Microsoft E3 conference in June 2015. It was launched in November of that year with 104 Xbox 360 games supported to begin with. The news about the Original …

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specs, games, VR, peripherals, backwards compatibility and everything we know about the new Xbox • Eurogamer.net

By Chris Tapsell Published 09/06/2017 With Digital Foundry’s huge deep dive into Project Scorpio’s tech specs out in the wild, now is a good time to break down everything we know about Xbox’s next major piece of hardware. Here on this page, we’ll give details on Project Scorpio specs, VR, games, backwards compatibility, peripherals, and what we know about a price and release date. Microsoft is billing this as the most powerful console ever and, …

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Xbox One Exec Responds To Report About Low Backwards Compatibility Usage

Earlier this week, a report claimed that Xbox One owners “largely ignore” the console’s backwards compatibility functionality. Now, Microsoft has responded. Xbox chief marketing officer Mike Nichols shared some data points on Twitter today about backwards compatibility usage. He said around half of all Xbox One owners have used backwards compatibility, accruing more than 508 million collective hours playing Xbox 360 games on Xbox One. This is up from 145 million hours in August 2016 …

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Hardly anyone uses backwards compatibility on Xbox One claims report

Everybody wants it, nobody uses it An independent study of Xbox One usage finds that almost no one spends any time playing Xbox 360 games on the console. Game review: DiRT 4 is a game of two halves Backwards compatibility – the ability to play games from a previous console on a newer one – has a very patch history in video games. It only became a thing relatively recently, and Sony and Nintendo have …

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Xbox One news: GTA 5 Online update, Backwards Compatibility, Microsoft E3 2017 | Gaming | Entertainment

A major GTA 5 Online update is coming soon to PS4, Xbox One and PC. Rockstar released some of their plans for a big summer launch for the popular multiplayer mode earlier this year. Now, even more has been released on what will be included in the upcoming Gunrunning DLC. A series of new images have been released of some of the new equipment arriving with the expansion, which is still without a release date. Fans …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update: Microsoft boosted as Xbox Game Pass goes LIVE

GETTY Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update: Microsoft boosted as Xbox Game Pass goes LIVE Earlier this week Microsoft announced that two brand new Xbox 360 titles were joining the ever expanding Xbox One backwards compatibility library. Normally community manager Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb would deliver the news on Twitter, but this time the two new games were spotted in a list of playable Xbox 360 games from a new Ubisoft sale on the Xbox …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility list: Microsoft tease TWO new games… then give update | Gaming | Entertainment

Microsoft are currently holding a big sale on Ubisoft titles, including games such as Ghost Recon Wildlands and tactical, competitive shooter Rainbow Six Siege. Discounts range from 25% to 50% and also include a bunch of DLC content and skins from a number of Tom Clancy games. And it also appeared to hold some major Xbox One Backwards Compatibility list news. The press release posted on the official Xbox site read: “Or if you’d prefer …

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Xbox One news: Games with Gold UPDATE, Battlegrounds REVEAL, Backwards Compatibility boost | Gaming | Entertainment

The Games with Gold June 2017 lineup has been announced and fans now have a countdown to how long before they are released. As usual, the titles includes will be launched in waves, the first arriving on June 1 for Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox 360. This means that fans only have a couple of days download the remaining Games with Gold May 2017, before they are switched out. Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Update: FIVE new Xbox 360 games revealed this week

GETTY Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Update adds FIVE new games this week Microsoft added five brand new Xbox 360 titles to the ever expanding Xbox One backwards compatibility library this past week. Community manager Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb delivered the news on Twitter, just days before Microsoft launched their new Gamepass feature, opening up a boatload of Xbox 360 games to players. In 2016 games like Red Dead Redemption, the Bioshock trilogy, the Mass Effect …

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