The sales of the Xbox One in Japan should come as no surprise to anyone who even remotely follows the video game sales market. Expecting the Xbox One not to bomb in Japan would be classified as “miracle thinking”. The console being a success in Japan was never going to happen, and so it comes as no surprise that the Xbox studio boss in Japan has resigned.
This Saturday, Xbox One officially turned one years old. Microsoft has decided to celebrate the console's anniversary by rewarding all of its current owners.
Not sold... they shipped. It's a pretty big difference that can change the lifespan performance and expectancy of a home console on a quarterly basis. In the case of the Xbox One, Microsoft has shipped in to retailers a total of 10 million stock keeping units, which is definitely a huge step up from the 5 million margin they've rested their laurels on since April.
Long-dead series Battletoads could make a comeback. Microsoft has filed a trademark for the name here in the United States.
343 Industries is prepping for the Halofest, but before they do so they wanted to give gamers a little bit of a taste and a tease of what's to come from the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta that's due to drop this December.
Microsoft has launched the latest update for the Xbox One. The November patch has gone live, featuring a bevy assortment of new updates and upgrades to finally help get the Xbox One to reach some measure of potential that Microsoft set out to achieve when they first announced the console last May.
And now, just like that, Mojang and Microsoft have been joined in holy matrimony. Microsoft Studios’ Phil Spencer made the official announcement just yesterday morning, letting everyone know that the house that Minecraft built had officially been purchased by the home of the Xbox.
Can't wait for November 11th? Well, no worries. There are videos and media popping up all over the place prepping for the Xbox One's biggest fall release, Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The latest video features 10 minutes of gameplay from the 1080p, 60fps redo of Halo 4 for the Xbox One.
If you’ve been holding off on getting a next gen console, or perhaps want to sit an Xbox One alongside your PlayStation 4 or Wii U, then now might be the perfect time to bite on one of Microsoft’s newest consoles. The Xbox One has hacked 50 bucks off of its price tag for the holidays, now available for just $349.99
Now here's a clever way to stop piracy: lock achievements to post-launch patches. Very, very clever. While the Xbox One hasn't been cracked (yet) there are already some nifty new ways that developers are utilizing and leveraging the software side to ensure that only legitimate players will get the most out of the game.
Microsoft has officially announced the November lineup for Games with Gold, offering a trio of titles for Xbox consoles that include Vikings, pinatas and guerillas. Notice that’s the guerillas that typically take part in a violent uprisings and not the gorillas that hide in the tall grass and bite faces.
Microsoft released the latest cinematic trailer for Halo: The Master Chief Collection featuring snippets of high-quality cinematics from Halo 2: The Anniversary Edition. The trailer is pretty good and definitely gets gamers amped up for the upcoming release.
Microsoft has decided to make the Xbox One even cheaper this holiday season. They're cutting the price by $50 for a limited time in the United States.
At the moment Halo: The Master Chief Collection is the hotness, but it sure isn't being treated like it... well, not with all the fawning over Halo 5. Some new rumors cropped up as people scurried around to see what they were, and they hinted at the possible release date for Microsoft's prime-time shooter sequel.
The video is only two minutes long but it showcases a wide variety of different scenarios, maps and locations to give gamers a nice idea of what to expect from the title.