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There won't be an Xbox 1.5, says Spencer

By John Keefer, Apr 04, 2016 2:20pm PDT

Rumors have been circulating that Microsoft my do a minor upgrade to compete with the supposed PlayStation 4.5, but Microsoft's Phil Spencer has squelched those thoughts.


"To me it sounds like they have left the door open for the 3 consoles of 360 which is expected. ..."

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Xbox One owners can now turn their console into a dev kit

By Daniel Perez, Mar 30, 2016 10:22am PDT

It was nearly three years when Microsoft made its original promise, and today, that promise has been realized.


"Ooo I wonder if you can get 3d from the kinect camera in UWP? You're right, it would make photo ..."

- jcupitt see all 5 comments

Killer Instinct PC port has a major bug linked to your monitor refresh rate

By Daniel Perez, Mar 30, 2016 7:11am PDT

C-C-C-Combo breaker!


"You don't need a Nvidia card to limit fps, it's ridiculously easy to do it in amd control panel ..."

- Longgshot see all 16 comments

Xbox One backwards compatibility adds Halo Wars, Soul Calibur II, and King of Fighers '98

By Daniel Perez, Mar 28, 2016 9:31am PDT

Three new games are now available to play on your Xbox One through backwards compatibility.


"This BC program is a sham. Also the emulator has "black crush" syndrome. Makes darker games ..."

- rtricoche see all 8 comments

Rocket League Xbox One / PS4 cross-network play 'figured out' by Psyonix

By Daniel Perez, Mar 22, 2016 7:00am PDT

They have the technology. Now to see if Sony and Microsoft will play nice for this momentous occasion.


"They already have a solution for that for PC & PS4 players, shouldn't be difficult to add in ..."

- pyide see all 6 comments

Halo 5's Warzone Firefight debut trailer shows frantic co-op action

By Daniel Perez, Mar 21, 2016 7:05am PDT

We're going to need some more REQs for Warzone Firefight.


""All-new" It's just Halo's Firefight game type on old Warzone maps. "

- falidorn see all 2 comments

Xbox One Spring sale discounts console to $299 on March 20

By Daniel Perez, Mar 18, 2016 7:28am PDT

Xbox One bundles will also receive a $50 discount, which includes the upcoming Quantum Break bundle.


"Buying an xbox one is about as exciting as paying my bills too me.... ill get one when that changes"

- godm0de see all 3 comments

Gears of War 4 beta release date announed

By Daniel Perez, Mar 15, 2016 6:20am PDT

Prepare to curb stomp your enemies once again in the upcoming Gears of War 4 beta.


"I feel so weird not having an Xbox one for this game. This is my favorite modern game franchise. "

- Rigor Morts see all 4 comments

Xbox One March 2016 update will be available to Preview members tomorrow

By Daniel Perez, Mar 01, 2016 7:31am PST

16-person Party Chat and the ability to purchase Xbox 360 games are just some of the improvements you can expect.


Conker's Bad Fur Day prequel 'Young Conker' revealed for Microsoft HoloLens

By Daniel Perez, Feb 29, 2016 9:20am PST

Make sure to tidy up because Young Conker will literally be inside your home soon!


"Yeah, probably not. It's a purpose built SoC based on Intel x86"

- boarder2 see all 40 comments

Minecraft 1.9 update now available with drastic changes to combat

By Daniel Perez, Feb 29, 2016 8:58am PST

Combat is getting a serious upgrade in Minecraft 1.9 - Combat Update.


"yup.. console versions are almost a year behind the PC version."

- Shadowdane see all 6 comments

Gears of War Ultimate Edition PC Requirements leaked via Windows 10 Store listing

By Daniel Perez, Feb 23, 2016 1:20pm PST

The Windows 10 Store has Gears of War Ultimate Edition listed, which means we now know its system requirements for minimum, recommended, and 4K gaming.


"None of those systems had good specs when they launched so it's not really a surprise. "

- Peanut Fox see all 14 comments

Xbox Games with Gold for March 2016 includes Borderlands, Lords of the Fallen, and more

By Daniel Perez, Feb 23, 2016 9:23am PST

Xbox Spain has leaked next month's lineup of free games.


"My interested was piqued until I realized Borderlands is the 360 version."

- Dolemite see all 6 comments

Xbox One February Update will begin rolling out tomorrow

By Daniel Perez, Feb 18, 2016 7:55am PST

A number of social and party improvements have been made in this month's update.


"yeah, i have no clue why automatic login takes so fucking long"

- qwpeoriu see all 11 comments

Minecraft 1.9 release date revealed; pre-release patch now available

By Daniel Perez, Feb 17, 2016 1:36pm PST

Minecraft 1.9 is coming soon, but you can experience its pre-release patch as early as right now.