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Xbox One X: Microsoft Exec Hints at VR to Rival the PlayStation 4

Microsoft dropped a hint Wednesday that the Xbox One X could support virtual reality in a future update — putting it in direct competition with the PlayStation VR. Panos Panay, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of devices, said that the Xbox platform doesn’t currently support such headsets, but consumers may in the future “start to see that happen” with the Windows Mixed Reality range of devices. “Mixed reality can span in so many different forms,” Panay …

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Xbox One X update – New Microsoft console gets killer 4K app in time for release date | Gaming | Entertainment

Xbox One X has been given a boost ahead of release date, as another killer 4K app makes its debut on the console. Microsoft has just confirmed that the Amazon Prime Video app is now available on Xbox One and Xbox One X. Amazon Prime customers can now stream TV shows and movies on the Xbox One at no extra cost. Even better is that select Amazon Prime TV shows and films are available in 4K …

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Microsoft says demand for Xbox One X is ‘super high’

Demand for Microsoft’s Xbox One X console is “super high” ahead of its release next week, the company’s head of devices told CNBC on Tuesday. The One X is the high-end version of Microsoft’s Xbox games console with souped-up specs aimed at the next generation of gaming. Microsoft is releasing the device on November 7 and it appears demand has matched expectation. “I won’t talk about the exact numbers but the demand is super high, …

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Roblox gets Xbox One cross platform play, with help from Microsoft

Roblox CEO David Baszucki with a Roblox toy. Roblox Roblox, a popular online game with 56 million players, will let Xbox One gamers play with their friends on smartphones and PCs, starting later this week. Microsoft helped Roblox build the feature — despite the fact that Roblox is a chief competitor to Microsoft’s own Minecraft.   Roblox CEO David Baszucki also hints that versions for the Nintendo Switch or Sony PlayStation 4 could be in the pipeline, though he …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility UPDATE: FIVE new games released by Microsoft | Gaming | Entertainment

Partially made up of new Games with Gold November 2017 titles, the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program saw a sizeable boost this week.  Xbox 360’s Deadfall Adventures is now available to play on your Xbox One, and if you haven’t made it part of your digital library, you’ll soon have the chance. “Become an adventurer, travel the world, and hunt for treasure in Deadfall Adventures. The year is 1938, and you’re James Lee Quatermain, son …

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PS5 release date: Sony adding this Xbox One X killer feature to rival Microsoft, Nintendo? | Gaming | Entertainment

The PS5 release date is a hot subject right now, what with the busy console schedule of late. 2017 will soon see the release of another major PlayStation rival after the Nintendo Switch, the Xbox One X. Both consoles are going head-to-head with the PS4 and PS4 Pro and will look to carve their own piece of the gaming market out for themselves. Nintendo have already got to work on this, with the Switch making an impressive …

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As Xbox One X’s Release Nears, Microsoft Provides An Overview Of Its Xbox Business

Microsoft is less than two weeks away from launching its newest game console, Xbox One X. The impending release of a new system tends to put a damper on sales of existing ones, and that appears to be the case with Xbox One, based on Microsoft’s latest earnings report. The company today reported its financials for the quarter that ended on September 30, 2017. During that period, gaming revenue was $1.896 billion, up 1% from …

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With Xbox One X’s Release Imminent, Microsoft Provides An Overview Of Its Xbox Business

Microsoft is less than two weeks away from launching its newest game console, Xbox One X. The impending release of a new system tends to put a damper on sales of existing ones, and that appears to be the case with Xbox One, based on Microsoft’s latest earnings report. The company today reported its financials for the quarter that ended on September 30, 2017. During that period, gaming revenue was $1.896 billion, up 1% from …

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Microsoft Finally Kills Off Xbox One’s Kinect

Microsoft’s Kinect sensor, which sold millions across its Xbox 360 and Xbox One iterations but was often criticized, is officially dead. Ahead of its next earnings report later this week, the company has revealed that it has put an end to manufacturing of the device, meaning those still sitting on store shelves will be the last ones available for purchase. The news was shared by Kinect creator Alex Kipman and Xbox Devices Marketing GM Matthew …

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Microsoft on how Xbox One X will shape the future of gaming. ‘There’s a big difference with 40% more processing power’

With Xbox One X nearly here the big question is what impact will it have on gaming as we know it. Let’s ask Dave McCarthy, Xbox general manager about the console, the games, and also Microsoft’s attitude towards developers, and how they’ve shaped the console. It’s all about the future.  OXM: Almost all of our readers will have an Xbox One. What does the Xbox One X offer for those people? What would you say …

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Xbox One X news – Microsoft just gave fans ANOTHER reason to invest in new console | Gaming | Entertainment

Microsoft has just given fans another reason to invest in a brand new Xbox One X. With the Xbox One X release date just a few weeks away, Microsoft has unveiled a new range of Xbox Design Lab custom controllers. The new designs have been created by YouTubers and Twitch streamers such as SeaPeeKay, MissEllaCronin, George Benson, Arekkz and the Xbox On team. The attractive Xbox One controllers can be purchased from the Microsoft website, where they are available …

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Microsoft Shows Off Original Xbox Games on Xbox One and Halo 3 on Xbox One X

Not even 24 hours ago, Microsoft announced that October 24th would be the day original Xbox backward compatibility arrived for Xbox One. They’ve further added to the excitement by releasing a few videos showing off comparisons between Xbox games playing on the original Xbox versus the Xbox One S. Along with the original Xbox videos, players can also check out few clips of how Xbox 360 game Halo 3 looks on the Xbox One X. …

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Forget Halo 6, Microsoft just announced this massive Xbox One X project | Gaming | Entertainment

While Xbox One fans may be hungry for more news on Halo 6, there are a newer projects being worked on that might be of interest. It has been confirmed by Microsoft that they will be updating Halo: The Master Chief Collection for it launch on the Xbox One X. A new patch is being launched that will boost the title, which originally launched with some major multiplayer issues. This was confirmed during a recent …

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Microsoft wants you to ‘feel true power’ with Xbox One X

Microsoft is quickly ramping up to its release of its new Xbox One X console, with a new trailer hitting the US called ‘Feel True Power’. There are a few games you might spot, with PC gaming phenomenon PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds used in the latest Xbox One X teaser video.     The commercial aired on October 22, on the Xbox YouTube channel, and will be shown during the huge Season 8 premiere of The Walking …

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HORI TAC Pro One Is The First Microsoft Approved K&M for Xbox One

We’ve long known that keyboard and mouse support was coming to Xbox One. According to a report by Windows Central, it could be coming in the next few weeks. Meanwhile, we’ve got the first keyboard and mouse officially approved by Microsoft. Made by HORI, the TAC Pro One really has more of a keypad than a keyboard, but that will be more than enough to play games. Officially Licensed by Microsoft. The TAC Pro One’s …

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