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Microsoft’s biggest Xbox One X launch title is delayed until 2018

Crackdown 3, the long-awaited open-world action game that was set to be released alongside the Xbox One X on November 7th, has been delayed until spring of next year. The decision leaves Microsoft without a major Xbox-exclusive title launching day-and-date with its turbo-charged 4K-capable console. Crackdown 3 was first announced more than three years ago at E3 2014. “We’re very excited about Crackdown 3, and so are many fans, and so it’s a difficult call …

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Xbox One X UK release date and pre-order news: The specs of Microsoft’s 4K powerhouse revealed

Last year, Sony released the PS4 Pro, a supercharged PlayStation 4 capable of 4K gaming, and Microsoft has responded with the incredible Xbox One X. But rather than a slightly tweaked version of the Xbox One, the Xbox One X has ridiculous specs, and will easily be the most powerful games console ever. Just like the way PC gaming works, this latest generation of 4K capable living-room games consoles centres around frequent hardware upgrades – …

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What game developers are saying about Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One X

The Xbox One X is a six teraflop “monster,” according to Microsoft’s Xbox marketing, but of course the company is going to praise it — it’s their product. But what do developers think? The third-party developers seem to have nothing but praise for the console, from small indie studios to huge well-known outlets, there’s no shortage of positivity from developers in regards to the power and ease of development for building on the console. Here …

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Spotify could be coming to Microsoft’s Xbox One console

Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb, aka Major Nelson, has been spotted using an app called, Spotify Music – For Xbox, on his own Xbox One console which has led many to speculate that, well, an official Spotify app is on its way to the Xbox One. A photo of Hyrb’s status was taken by a writer for the Spanish Xbox news site, MondoXboX, and was subsequentially tweeted from the site’s official Twitter account. While this is by …

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Games with Gold August 2017 update: New bonus ahead of Microsoft’s Xbox One release | Gaming | Entertainment

For anyone who has been keeping up with Xbox news this week will know, the Games with Gold August 2017 lineup has already been announced. Fans have around a day-and-half to grab any of the July titles they have yet to add to their online games libraries. This includes Runbow and Grow Up on Xbox One, as well as LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean on Xbox 360. It should also be noted that all games …

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Sony PlayStation 4 cross-platform play confirmed but not with Microsoft’s Xbox One | Gaming | Entertainment

While Sony’s PlayStation 4 continues to dominate the console market against the likes of Microsoft’s Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch, there’s still one feature fans are interested in. So far, no games currently support cross-platform play between all three consoles. Rocket League has come the closest, with Psyonix confirming that Xbox One, PC and Switch will all get to face-off. However, this doesn’t include the biggest-selling console, the PS4 or PS4 Pro and therefore …

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Satya Nadella says Microsoft’s gaming business is worth $9 billion and profitable

Update: Satya Nadella commented on Microsoft’s gaming business as well. He said: “Our gaming business now is more than $9 billion and growing profitably. The gaming world is growing faster than ever before from gameplay across multiple devices, to the explosive growth in streaming and eSports, to new subscription services and mixed reality scenarios…We launched…new services (Mixer and Xbox Game Pass) to broaden our reach and enrich our gaming experience, both of which are off …

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Is Microsoft’s Xbox One X a Game-Changer? | Business Markets and Stocks News

After much anticipation, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) finally unveiled Xbox One X at the Woodstock for gamers (aka E3 2017) in Los Angeles in June. Xbox One X is a beast of a console, and it’s also the smallest console Microsoft has ever built. Microsoft’s high-end gaming device, formerly code-named Project Scorpio, is set to hit store shelves in November 2017. The question is: Will it be enough to close the gap with Sony‘s (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation 4 …

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Is Microsoft’s Xbox One X a Game-Changer? — The Motley Fool

After much anticipation, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) finally unveiled Xbox One X at the Woodstock for gamers (aka E3 2017) in Los Angeles in June. Xbox One X is a beast of a console, and it’s also the smallest console Microsoft has ever built. Microsoft’s high-end gaming device, formerly code-named Project Scorpio, is set to hit store shelves in November 2017. The question is: Will it be enough to close the gap with Sony‘s (NYSE:SNE) PlayStation 4 (PS4)? Microsoft …

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Microsoft’s Xbox One catches up with Sony’s PlayStation 4 with new games launch | Gaming | Entertainment

Microsoft have announced that What Remains of Edith Finch will be released on Xbox One later this year. The new game from developers Giant Sparrow launched earlier this year on PS4 and PC. And today Microsoft confirmed today that Xbox One fans will soon be able to catch up on the popular indie title. Fans won’t have to wait long, What Remains of Edith Finch arrive on July 19, no mention of a further launch …

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Here’s Why You Should (And Shouldn’t) Upgrade To Microsoft’s New Hardware

Start Slideshow One of last month’s biggest news stories out of the Electronic Entertainment Expo was Microsoft’s official reveal of its new Xbox One X hardware, which promises to be the company’s most powerful console to date. To further hammer the point home, Microsoft unveiled a number of titles that work best on the hardware, including Crackdown 3 and the forthcoming Forza Motorsport 7. The system is set to go for $500 when it releases …

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Microsoft’s Xbox One X benchmarks • Eurogamer.net

We were hoping that E3 would be the venue to put to rest the question of Xbox One X’s raw gaming potential, but only a handful of native titles were revealed – and as such, some degree of scepticism surrounds Microsoft’s ‘true 4K’ claims. In the wake of the event, developers have come forward to talk about impressive results with the system: Monolith has confirmed native 4K for Shadow of War, while Respawn Entertainment says …

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How a 4K gaming PC still beats Microsoft’s Xbox One X and Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro

If you want the very best in shaded pixels and frame rates for your games then when do you turn? Sony has its , Microsoft has its arriving in November… can the traditional PC gaming rig keep up when it comes to 4K gaming? Here we’ll explain what the best consoles of this generation can give you and how a top-end PC gaming rig still beats them – for a price. If you’re thinking about …

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Microsoft’s ‘Play Anywhere’ program fails to attract big game studios

Microsoft’s year-old Play Anywhere program lets people play video games on both a console and a PC. But big game studios haven’t opted in. By Seattle Times technology reporter A year in, Microsoft’s bid to link personal computer and Xbox gaming is still a work in progress. At the E3 trade show a year ago, Microsoft introduced “Play Anywhere,” a program that lets people buy a game digitally through the Xbox store, and play it …

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Microsoft’s Xbox One X makes case for 4K gaming, but who wants to play? – Entertainment

During E3 last week, Microsoft was so focused on hyping the processing power of its new console, they put it on T-shirts. Many guests at the company’s press conference during the E3 industry event in Los Angeles walked around in shirts that read, “I witnessed the most powerful console ever.” On stage, Microsoft used a ludicrously pristine, 20-metre, 4K resolution screen to show off the car racing game Forza Motorsport 7 on the Xbox One …

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