Xbox One News


Windows 10 Game Mode coming to Windows Insiders this week

By David Craddock, Jan 25, 2017 3:20pm PST

Microsoft explained more of the mode's particulars, such as gameplay streaming with Beam.


Xbox One's 'Creators Update' removes Snap mode

By David Craddock, Jan 25, 2017 2:20pm PST

Microsoft snipped Snap to make the console snappier.


"but now how am I gonna watch tv tv tv tv tv tv tv tv tv sports sports sports sports ..."

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Prey reboot from Bethesda releasing this summer

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 25, 2017 7:00am PST

This reboot of the Prey franchise showcases a world where President John F. Kennedy wasn't killed, leaving space exploration to thrive. 


"Yeah maybe. Nothing jumps out at me but I watch all the GB QLs so if it looks good then maybe ..."

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Report: Leaked Xbox Scorpio documents reveal absence of ESRAM

By David Craddock, Jan 24, 2017 2:13pm PST

Despite lacking ESRAM, Microsoft's Xbox Scorpio must be able to run Xbox One and Xbox One S titles.


"I wouldn't argue that, the 360 memory architecture was so bad that it was a great benefit"

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Xbox Games with Gold announced for February

By John Keefer, Jan 24, 2017 9:06am PST

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and Monkey Island 2: Special Edition highlight the list.


"Lovers in Dangerous Spacetime is awesome. Really fun couch co-op game. "

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Resident Evil 7 supports Play Anywhere cross-buy for Xbox One and PC

By David Craddock, Jan 18, 2017 3:52pm PST

Xbox boss Phil Spencer confirmed the game's compatibility earlier today on Twitter.


"I downloaded the demo with the VR support, still haven't played it yet"

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Microsoft has sold 26 million Xbox One consoles

By David Craddock, Jan 18, 2017 12:56pm PST

Sony's got a huge lead, but Microsoft wants to focus more on user engagement than sales data.


"When you consider the quality of games available on the console that's really sad compared to ..."

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Xbox One will have a 'different year' in 2017, Microsoft exec says

By John Keefer, Jan 18, 2017 12:56pm PST

Phil Spencer thinks it will be fun, despite no Halo FPS of Gears of War games.


"The TV stuff makes it worthwhile, but if you're not looking for a DVR replacement the PS4 is the ..."

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Xbox One update to speed up dashboard, again

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2017 6:30am PST

Microsoft is adding one-button access to a much quicker overlay full of common functions, along with other bells and whistles.


"The XBONE needs all kinds of optimizations. It runs ridiculously slow and glitchy."

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Early GDC survey says developers believe Switch will outsell Wii U, but are unsure of mass appeal

By David Craddock, Jan 12, 2017 1:40pm PST

GDC's State of the Industry survey polled 4,500 professionals about Switch, PS4 Pro, and Xbox Scorpio.


"I kinda don't think there will be a pack-in. But, the rumor about a bundle with Zelda and the ..."

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Xbox boss Phil Spencer says Microsoft will still 'take risks' following Scalebound's cancellation

By David Craddock, Jan 11, 2017 2:15pm PST

Spencer hopes to strike a balance between independent projects and internal, first-party development.


"I was super hyped when it got announced, but the last trailer looked awful imo, and as I recall ..."

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Here's How You Can Buy The Latest Xbox Wireless Controller Colors

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 2:10pm PST

Choose from one of two models with two distinct color schemes. 


Xbox One Gets Seven More Backward Compatible Games Today

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 1:17pm PST

Play more golden oldies with support for seven more titles on the Xbox One today.


(Some of) The Top Gaming Stories of 2016

By David Craddock, Dec 30, 2016 1:00pm PST

From Pokemon Go to Nintendo finally revealing its next console, we look back at some of the biggest stories of the year.


"I've never seen a game penetrate the mainstream market the way Pokemon Go did. Virtually ..."

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Killer Instinct Season 2 Ultra, The Cave highlight January Games With Gold

By John Keefer, Dec 20, 2016 10:01am PST

Just in case you get a gift of Gold for the holidays - or an Xbox One 


"Now that i think about it, i kinda see why they made this a "seasonal" thing.. adding the ..."

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