Microsoft Game Studios News


Minecraft 1.8.5 update should be downloaded 'as soon as possible' according to Mojang

By Daniel Perez, May 22, 2015 8:35am PDT

Mojang has released a patch for Minecraft it recommends its players download "as soon as possible."


Gears of War Xbox One remaster gameplay videos leak

By Daniel Perez, May 14, 2015 6:25am PDT

New evidence supporting the existence of an Xbox One remaster of Gears of War has been leaked in the form of several gameplay videos.


"The bricking of the box seems kind of harsh, but I'm sure they agreed to whatever when they said ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 9 comments

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition celebrates third birthday with Mojang-themed skin pack

By Daniel Perez, May 07, 2015 9:25am PDT

In addition to today's special birthday skin pack, Microsoft is also making the previous two and this one available on Xbox One.


Halo 5: Guardians cover art teases Spartan warfare

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2015 2:10pm PDT

There are more Spartans out there than just Master Chief and Spartan Locke and the new Halo 5: Guardians video is teasing all-out war between the two sides.


Killer Instinct gets Cinder on Thursday with proceeds going towards tournament pools

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2015 12:27pm PDT

The infernal inferno known as Cinder is set to join Killer Instinct on Thursday. Along with him will come a two-week period in which all Killer Instinct purchases will go towards tournament prize pools, with the first $50,000 being added to the Evo 2015 pot.


"I'm guessing this is a new Cinder as the old one was fighting for his freedom?"

- DandySlayer see all 2 comments

Microsoft working on Halo 5: Guardians limited edition Xbox One console

By Daniel Perez, Apr 27, 2015 10:30am PDT

According to 343 Studios head, we'll be seeing a limited edition Xbox One console for Halo 5: Guardians.


"I'm a HUGE Halo fan, but after the MCC release...no way i'd pre-order this. Even though the Beta ..."

- pun][sher see all 4 comments

State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition Impressions: Survival of the Fittest

By Daniel Perez, Apr 22, 2015 6:01am PDT

State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition is bringing the original State of Decay, all of its DLC, and a number of graphical improvements that includes 1080p support, increased draw distance, and new textures.


"That they basically ABANDONED the first iteration of this game, when there's still plenty of bug ..."

- vertdang see all 5 comments

Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets new update, ODST coming in May

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 21, 2015 9:00pm PDT

343 Industries has issued a new update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, addressing the ranking system and a number of individual game bugs. The developer also added some new information regarding the release date for the Halo 3: ODST campaign.


Furious 7 Car Pack rides into Forza Horizon 2 today

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 07, 2015 9:35am PDT

Furious 7 hit theaters this past weekend and set box office records for April. Now Forza Horizon 2 is following that up by offering up eight cars from the storied film franchise.


"Do these cars get the NO2 from the standalone trial game? Didn't seem to work much anyways."

- Lunatic Angelic see all 5 comments

Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break delayed to 2016

By Daniel Perez, Apr 02, 2015 8:25am PDT

It appears Microsoft is giving a break to Quantum Break. Get it?


"The E3 presentation last year made it appear that the theme of that game had changed ..."

- greenbergMD see all 11 comments

Sunset Overdrive gets a price cut in time for final DLC

By Daniel Perez, Apr 01, 2015 9:35am PDT

The final piece of downloadable content is now available for Sunset Overdrive, and lucky for you, the game just became much cheaper to pick up.


Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious Review: Two Miles an Hour

By Daniel Perez, Mar 31, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Microsoft and Universal Pictures teamed up for a special version of Forza Horizon 2 set in the Fast & Furious world. The result is a racing game that feels more like a demo than a legitimate expansion pack. Our review.


Killer Instinct gets haunted by Hisako today

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 27, 2015 10:20am PDT

Hisako is looking to avenge her family's murder by destroying any and all Killer Instinct competitors. They'll all feel her rage, starting today.


Fast & Furious overtakes Forza Horizon 2 with free standalone expansion

By Daniel Perez, Mar 27, 2015 7:15am PDT

Forza Horizon 2 is hosting a special Fast & Furious expansion pack that can be downloaded for free for the next two weeks.


Halo 5: Guardians gets teaser trailer and website hinting at Master Chief's future

By Daniel Perez, Mar 23, 2015 6:38am PDT

What could Master Chief's future hold in Halo 5: Guardians?


"Weird that the shell casing comes out the end of the barrel along with the bullet."

- Tincan see all 3 comments