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Microsoft Announces Xbox One, 360 Deals With Gold for the Week

MicrosoftA promotional image for Xbox Deals With Gold Members of the Xbox Live Gold can start enjoying some neat deals for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 at discounted rates, just for the week. Posting again on his blog site, Xbox Live director Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb revealed the latest deals, comprised of a mix of old and recently-released titles. Xbox One owners can enjoy a lineup of sporting games led by “NBA Live 18: …

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Xbox One X games news – Microsoft needs to solve THIS problem ahead of release date | Gaming | Entertainment

Microsoft will need to solve this problem if the Xbox One X is to be a success in Japan. Xbox One sales are massively down in Japan, where the console sometimes shifts fewer than 50 units a week. Microsoft has acknowledged the problem in the past, admitting that it doesn’t have enough Japanese-centric games available in the region. But according to NIS America CEO Takuro Yamashita, the problem is bigger than just a lack of …

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Microsoft beefs up the Surface Book 2 for creative work and VR gaming

Two years ago Microsoft released the Surface Book, a laptop/tablet hybrid that we found to be a solid (albeit pricey) notebook, with the added cherry of a short-burst tablet mode. Now the company is launching the Surface Book 2, packing up to five times more power than the original, an extended battery life, a bigger screen and Windows Mixed Reality support. The Surface Book series is a laptop that can transform into a tablet on …

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Microsoft and Foot Locker team up to give away Xbox One X consoles in Europe

Following a partnership between Microsoft and Foot Locker, secure yourself a free Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition ahead of launch. Microsoft has unveiled a partnership with Foot Locker in Europe, giving eager fans the chance to secure a free Xbox One X, leading up to the launch of the console. As detailed in a post on the ESL blog, fans in Manchester, Paris, and Rotterdam will have the opportunity to compete in Forza Motorsport …

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Xbox One X Is “Not For Everybody,” Microsoft Boss Admits

In just a few weeks, Microsoft will launch a new console in the form of the Xbox One X. A more powerful version of the Xbox One, the system arrives on November 7, priced at $500 in the United States. While Microsoft of course expects it to sell well (the pre-orders are apparently strong already), Xbox boss Phil Spencer has now reiterated that the lower-cost Xbox One S model will remain Microsoft’s best-selling console this …

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Microsoft Exec On Xbox One X — “It’s Not For Everybody”

In just a few weeks, Microsoft will launch a new console in the form of the Xbox One X. A more powerful version of the Xbox One, the system arrives on November 7, priced at $500 in the United States. While Microsoft of course expects it to sell well (the pre-orders are apparently strong already), Xbox boss Phil Spencer has now reiterated that the lower-cost Xbox One S model will remain Microsoft’s best-selling console this …

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Microsoft On Xbox One X — “It’s Not For Everybody”

In just a few weeks, Microsoft will launch a new console in the form of the Xbox One X. A more powerful version of the Xbox One, the system arrives on November 7, priced at $500 in the United States. While Microsoft of course expects it to sell well (the pre-orders are apparently strong already), Xbox boss Phil Spencer has now reiterated that the lower-cost Xbox One S model will remain Microsoft’s best-selling console this …

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Xbox One X update: Microsoft has BAD NEWS for early Xbox adopters | Gaming | Entertainment

Microsoft has bad news for original Xbox One owners looking to upgrade to Xbox One X. Early Xbox One adopters will be disappointed to hear that Microsoft isn’t planning to give away free Kinect adaptors with the Xbox One X. The company gave away Kinect adaptors with the Xbox One S, but that particular promotion ended in March. Anybody wishing to upgrade from an original Xbox One to the Xbox One X will have to …

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Microsoft: Xbox One X will sell 4K TVs | Games industry news

A key worry with the new consoles has been that the installed base of 4K TVs is still somewhat limited compared to the mass-penetration of 1080p sets. However, one Xbox executive is turning that problem upside down. Albert Penello, who leads marketing for Xbox consoles globally told MCV that TV manufacturers were very keen on Xbox One X, saying: “There’s a mutual benefit. They need the content to drive uptake, so they are asking us …

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Microsoft Won’t ‘Distract Developers’ With Xbox One X VR Support Just Yet

We’re still expecting Microsoft’s Xbox One X console to get VR support at some point down the line, but the company doesn’t want to “distract” developers with integration in 2017. Albert Penello, Senior Director of Product Management and Planning at Microsoft, said as much to Wired in a recent interview. “We learned with Kinect and the Wii that just translating a typical game experience to VR is not a winning strategy,” he said. “It’s the …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update: Two new games and big Microsoft Xbox 360 news | Gaming | Entertainment

While it hasn’t been the most blistering start to a new month, there have been new Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games released. Following on from the strong end to September, October has seen the launch of both Fable Anniversary and Fable II Pub Games. There the only new games launched so far this month, although it appears Microsoft still have more plans for bringing over classic Xbox 360 games in the future. Xbox chief Phil …

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Xbox One X News: 4K Game Updates, PS4 Pro sales, Microsoft on VR and a Halo Scorpio secret

MICROSOFT Xbox One X News: 4K Game Updates, PS4 Pro sales, Microsoft on VR and a Halo Scorpio secret Microsoft has announced a few interesting pieces of news regarding its upcoming Xbox One X console this week, starting with most notably the news from Mike Ybarra that Alpha ring members can now start preparing for the launch by downloading 4K content updates. This functionality was announced during the Xbox live show at Gamescom in August. …

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Microsoft Details How It Made The Xbox One X

Compact, powerful, sleek. What we once knew as Project Scorpio is now the Xbox One X, and its launch is quickly approaching. Thanks to Xbox Wire, we now have a closer look at how the forthcoming console came to fruition after three years of engineering. Microsoft’s E3 2017 briefing gave us out first real look at the power behind the X iteration, and now we’ve got more insight into how Microsoft have packed the power …

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Why Microsoft thinks customization is the secret to a better Xbox One dashboard design

Microsoft’s broader Xbox strategy for the last few years has involved a strong focus on hardware, resulting in last year’s cheaper Xbox One S and the upcoming release next month of the more powerful Xbox One X. But another long-term focus within the Xbox division, one that can’t be solved with faster components, is making the device easier and more pleasant to use. That’s the job of software and an ever-changing user interface, and it’s …

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Microsoft announces Xbox One S Assassin’s Creed Origins bundles

Microsoft is bringing together Assassin’s Creed Origins and the Xbox One S in its latest console bundle. If you’re looking forward to Assassin’s Creed Origins and have yet to pick up an Xbox One S, Microsoft’s latest bundle will check both boxes. Microsoft has announced new Assassin’s Creed Origins Xbox One S bundles will be available starting October 27 alongside the game’s launch. Microsoft has released quite a few Xbox One S bundles to date, …

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