Microsoft Game Studios News


ScreamRide demo hitting Xbox platforms at midnight

By Daniel Perez, Feb 16, 2015 9:20am PST

Microsoft will be publishing a demo for ScreamRide later on this evening on both Xbox One and Xbox 360.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection update adds Team Snipers and Rumble Pit

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 14, 2015 11:35am PST

The latest update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection emerged late on Friday, just in time for anyone that wants to pick up their sniper rifles and go nuts.


Killer Instinct's Aganos breaks down the walls in developer stream

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2015 2:50pm PST

Iron Galaxy previously teased the massive golem Aganos as its next character, but just how will he play? The Killer Instinct developer jumps on Twitch for the answer.


Rise of the Tomb Raider features new weather system, dynamic time, and more

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2015 8:20am PST

A bunch of new details for Rise of the Tomb Raider have emerged that informs us of some new tech being included in the game as well as improvements on previous features.


"I will keep my eye on it, but like you said, same am waiting for the PC version, the last was ..."

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343 begins tuning Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer after 20 million beta matches played

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2015 10:00am PST

The numbers are in for the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta and they're quite impressive. With that in mind, 343 is ready to begin work on tweaking the final product.


"The master chief model in the header of the article looks so stupid. His waist is ultra thin, so ..."

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Forza Horizon 2 gets the Top Gear Car Pack today

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2015 9:50am PST

Forza Horizon 2 is getting five new cars as part of a pack inspired by the popular BBC television show, Top Gear. There's also a free car available for people that don't like spending money.


Killer Instinct 2.3 patch notes prepare for Omen's arrival

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2015 2:00pm PST

Omen is set to make his debut in Killer Instinct, so Iron Galaxy is releasing the patch notes for the upcoming 2.3 update.


Halo: Master Chief Collection opens beta testing for future updates

By Daniel Perez, Jan 22, 2015 9:45am PST

343 Industries will be making beta versions of its upcoming content updates of Halo: MCC available starting later this week.


"By far. I was able to play and finish Unity. It may have been a not so pleasant experience ..."

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Sunset Overdrive slashes price by 40% and adds 3 achievements starting today

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 9:30am PST

Sunset Overdrive has been marked down starting today while adding a total of three new achievements.


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Halo 5: Guardians pre-orders and multiplayer beta available today

By Daniel Perez, Dec 29, 2014 7:45am PST

Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced pre-orders for Halo 5: Guardians have opened up today as well as the launch of the title's multiplayer beta.


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Halo: The Master Chief Collection adds Spartan Ops in latest patch

By Daniel Perez, Dec 23, 2014 9:00am PST

Halo 4's Spartan Ops game mode has been added to Halo: The Master Chief Collection, as well as a number of notable updates.


"I guess 342 can't win at all after the messy launch. I, for one, will forgive them if they add a ..."

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection receives server-side updates and SWAT

By Daniel Perez, Dec 11, 2014 8:30am PST

A new update has been released to help improve things on the server side of things for The Master Chief Collection as well as bringing a fan-favorite playlists, SWAT, into the mix.


"Wait Halo 4 is in this? I got it planning to play through the SP games, which have so far been ..."

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Sunset Overdrive takes us offshore in Mystery of Mooil Rig on Dec. 23

By Daniel Perez, Dec 10, 2014 7:45am PST

Microsoft and Insomniac Studios have announced the first story-based DLC add-on for Sunset Overdrive that will take us away from Sunset City to an offshore oil rig.


"Hope it's a decent length. Looks like it adds some new characters to the mix at the very least. ..."

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Minecraft feels the Christmas spirit in new DLC pack

By Daniel Perez, Dec 10, 2014 7:00am PST

Minecraft has become just a little more jolly thanks to the new Festive Mash-Up Pack.


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Halo: The Master Chief Collection's latest update improves matchmaking, parties, more

By Daniel Perez, Dec 08, 2014 8:00am PST

Another week, another set of improvements to Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Will this be the update to end all updates? Probably not.