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Microsoft has rolled out their official Black Friday deals for the Xbox One leading into the Christmas shopping season. Between now and up until November 23rd, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will have access to deals ranging up to 60% and there are a number of bundle deals on the Xbox One as low as $299.99.
If you're looking for marketing that feels like a blast from the past (in more ways than one), then you'll want to check out a recent clip made to explain how Xbox One's backward compatibility works.
The NPD numbers are in for October, 2016 and there's a clear winner in North America: Xbox. The system outsold the PlayStation 4 by more than 25,000 SKUs and was helped on the market by the late October launch of Halo 5: Guardians. Microsoft's reps have a clear answer as to why the Xbox One won October, despite the PS4 taking a price cut during the month.
Microsoft has rolled out a rather expansive update for Windows 10, finally bridging together the Xbox One and home PC experience with the new dashboard update, as well as increasing the boot-up performance by more than 30% over that of Windows 7. The latest update will also arrive on mobile phones soon.
The New Xbox One Experience, a massive system update for the console, has arrived worldwide. This patch brings backwards compatibility among other improvements.
One of Microsoft's biggest announcements at E3 2015 was backwards compatibility for Xbox One. Xbox One owners will be able to play Xbox 360 games on their new console when the feature publicly launches in Fall 2015.
Microsoft is rolling out their November holiday deals ahead of Black Friday, giving gamers an opportunity to pick up the home console along with a free game and free bonus credits that can applied to buying another game. The deals are only available for a limited time, though, so you'll have to move fast.
In their latest fiscal report, Microsoft didn't mention how many Xbox One consoles they've shipped in the past quarter. The company says that's because sales aren't as important to them.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer wants to further bridge the gap between PC and Xbox gaming. He said in a new interview that he'd love to make Xbox 360 games playable on PC.
Interacting with your Xbox One is going to be changing in the coming year, starting with the introduction of the new “Xbox One Experience” and continuing sometime in 2016 with the inclusion of your own virtual assistant, Cortana.
Microsoft has acquired Havok. The long-running physics-based middleware toolset that has been used in countless games over time is now officially under Microsoft's umbrella after an announcement went out earlier today.
Bethesda and Microsoft have teamed together for a brand new bundle for the Xbox One featuring Fallout 4. It features a 1TB Xbox One game console, a copy of Fallout 4, a free digital copy of Fallout 3, a wireless 3.5mm headset, and a card with a redeemable 14-day free trial of Xbox Live Gold.
The development studio behind games like 'Splosion Man and The Maw is parting ways from Microsoft. That's right, Twisted Pixel is now an independent developer now that they have parted ways from Microsoft and decided to follow their own path.
Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners will have a very nice selection of games added to their libraries for the month of October. Microsoft is giving away four free games to eligible Xbox Live Gold subscribers, and the offerings include highly rated games across the board.
The PlayStation 4 could be looking at a price cut here in the U.S., but that news is coming from an unexpected source: Xbox President Phil Spencer.