Microsoft recently announced some of the big new features for Windows 10, including the ability to stream games directly from the Xbox One. However, one of the features that they didn't readily disclose was something being worked on right now in the lab: streaming Windows 10 games to the Xbox One.
Microsoft is prepping to change the software landscape with Windows 10, and one of the main focal points of the upcoming operating system is that Microsoft has plans to focus on gaming this time around and the Xbox is going to play a part in it all.
Nintendo unveils the New 3DS XL for North Americans, Ubisoft talks up Watch Dogs 2 and Microsoft rides their price-cut to victory. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
Did you miss out on the holiday price cut for the Xbox One? Well, don't fret because Microsoft just put the discount back into effect.
If you're a proud owner of a digital copy of Far Cry 4, you may have encountered a problem with the Xbox One version of the game: it became unplayable for some gamers when it was delisted from the Xbox store. Well, Microsoft has come forward to say that it wasn't the Xbox One's DRM.
You may have missed out on Xbox Live's Countdown to 2015 deals because of holiday travel or the service's downtime. Not to worry, though, because Microsoft has decided to keep many discounts going for a bit longer.
Boyd Multerer, former director of development at Xbox and the man responsible for the very profitable XNA programming language, has left Microsoft. He's done. He's finished. He's packed up his bags and left the train station. Good bye, Boyd.
Microsoft and 343 Industries have officially kicked off the multiplayer beta for Halo 5: Guardians. The beta is exclusive to those who purchased a copy of Halo: The Master Chief Collection earlier this year for the Xbox One. It's amazing how time flies, eh?
Following on the limited preview beta that Microsoft rolled out, the full public beta for those who bought The Master Chief Collection will be able to get in play time with the Halo 5 beta this week.
Microsoft is continuing to countdown the days to 2015 by offering deals on discounts on some of their new and old games alike. One of the games that is on the receiving end of some discount loving is Insomniac Games' third-person, color-explosion shooter for the Xbox One, Sunset Overdrive.
Halo 5: Guardians was announced as an Xbox One exclusive. However, the beta suggests that the game could be released on other platforms as well.
Microsoft is currently working hard on Windows 10. It seems like it was just a short while ago that they released Windows 8, much to the critical ire of the PC community. Nevertheless, Windows 10 has been receiving a lot of buzz, especially after news surfaced that there's an Xbox app.
Microsoft's latest home console continues to evolve as an “all in One” entertainment device, with the Showtime Anytime app finally launching on the Xbox One. Already available on the Xbox 360, now folks gaming in the new generation can catch up on their favorite shows, watch some movies, and basically entertain themselves outside of pwning noobs in the virtual arena.
Microsoft really wants to cash in on the holiday shopping craze, getting in one major discount for the console and software before Christmas goes into full swing. How big of a discount are they aiming for? A very significant discount... basically in the form of a completely free game.
One of the earliest exclusives revealed for Xbox One could be going multiplatform.