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  1. creaky

    Big new Xbox One console features announced

    Microsoft has revealed a host of new features and changes coming to the Xbox One in the near-future, including wish list notifications, under-the-hood improvements, and a new Xbox Game Pass feature. Right now, the changes are being rolled out to different Xbox Insider members, but Microsoft...
  2. creaky

    Xbox Insiders can once again test the redesigned Xbox One dashboard

    Back in July, Microsoft announced that it's redesigning the Xbox One dashboard. While Insiders were testing it out since then, the company rolled back the changes last week, saying that it's doing testing in phases. Well, today it's back, Microsoft's Brad Rossetti announced. It's the beginning...
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    Xbox Game Pass titles

    August 19 Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate) Devil May Cry 5: (Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate) Stellaris: (Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and coming soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC) August 22 Ape Out...
  4. creaky

    Microsoft announces its custom Gears 5 Xbox One X console and accessories

    The public launch of Gears 5 is right around the corner, which means that Microsoft will be releasing all kinds of custom merchandise. Yes, that includes a custom Gears 5 Xbox One X console, which is a limited edition bundle that includes Gears 5 Ultimate Edition, along with Gears of War...
  5. creaky

    Xbox Live Games with Gold line-up for August announced

    Today Microsoft announced next month’s free four games coming with the Xbox Live Gold subscription. Gears of War 4, usually £19.99, is up for grabs all through August for Xbox One and will initiate those unschooled among us in Locust slaughtering, ahead of Gears 5. Also on Xbox One is Forza...
  6. creaky

    New Design for Xbox One homepage

    Microsoft has begun testing a new design for the Xbox One homepage that makes a few welcome changes. The streamlined new Xbox One home is available to Xbox Insiders, and it removes some of the clutter seen in the current design. The sections at the top have been removed and are now instead...
  7. creaky

    Microsoft is researching a new type of Xbox controller for various devices

    Windows Central is reporting that tech giant Microsoft is hard at work to bridge the gap between traditional controllers for consoles/PC and mobile devices which traditionally rely on touch input. From research papers and patent designs by Microsoft, this new Xbox controller are...
  8. creaky

    Xbox July 2019 Update

    The July 2019 Xbox update is now avaliable, adding Alexa voice commands alongside the Xbox Game Pass Play Later feature. The Play Later feature is essentially Groups for Xbox Game Pass, letting players craft a to-play list from the available titles in the Xbox Game Pass catalogue. You can add...
  9. creaky

    Upcoming Gears 5 versus multiplayer tech test open to Xbox Game Pass members

    The Gears 5 versus multiplayer tech test is available to Xbox Game Pass members as well as those who have pre-ordered the game, developer The Coalition has announced. The tech test, which on Xbox One also requires Xbox Live Gold, will be available to download from 17th July, The Coalition's...
  10. creaky

    New Xbox desktop experience coming, current app renamed to Xbox Console Companion

    The Windows 10 Xbox app is no more, at least in name, as Microsoft has now renamed it to the Xbox Console Companion. The icon has also been updated, now displaying an Xbox One console instead of the previous Xbox logo. When opening the newly renamed app for the first time, a "What's New"...
  11. creaky

    Microsoft announces Xbox Game Pass for PC

    Microsoft has just announced that is bringing a new version of its popular subscription service to PC in the form of Xbox Games Pass for PC. As per the full announcement by Xbox head Phil Spencer, though the service will share the same name as the currently existing service for Xbox One, it'll...
  12. kenny

    Three Big Xbox One Features Being Improved

    Microsoft’s newest wave of changes for Xbox Insiders has been revealed, and included in it are improvements for three of the Xbox One’s features that are used constantly. The friends list feature that’s found on any major gaming platform is one of the areas being updated while the second is...
  13. creaky

    New Xbox Insider builds for 1905 and 1910 updates released with improved sorting

    Microsoft recently released the April 2019 Xbox Update with a bunch of new features, such as a new mini keyboard for text input, but the company is already working on upcoming updates for the console. Xbox Insiders in the Preview Alpha ring are now testing version 1905 of the Xbox One system...
  14. creaky

    Upgrading to Xbox One X

    Is the upgrade to the Xbox One X worth the cost? Are the enhanced capabilities of the console worth the extra cost in your opinion?
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    Rumour: Microsoft's disc-less Xbox to be called Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

    We've been hearing about Microsoft's upcoming digital-only variant of the Xbox One for some time, and it looks like the new hardware might be launching fairly soon. According to a report from Windows Central, the disc-less version of the Xbox One S will be available for pre-order sometime in...
  16. creaky

    Microsoft adds two new games to Xbox One's backwards compatibility lineup

    Xbox One's backwards compatibility lineup has been bolstered again this week with the addition of two new games, Major Nelson has confirmed. First up is Hydrophobia, the deep-sea survival horror title released back in 2010 for Xbox Live Arcade and later ported to PC and PlayStation 3. Developed...
  17. creaky

    Microsoft working on Xbox Live SDK to make cross-platform play easier

    Earlier this year, Microsoft stated that 2019 will be a "heck of a good year" for Xbox, and it now appears that we'll be getting a glimpse of that at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), which is scheduled to begin at March 18. At the event's official scheduler website, Microsoft has booked a...
  18. creaky

    PUBG's new winter-themed map, Vikendi, is out now on Xbox One

    Last month, PUBG Corporation announced that a new snowy mountainous region was being added to its popular battle royale game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. The map, Vikendi, was initially brought to PC users on Steam, with a console release slated for January. The video game publisher also...
  19. creaky

    Xbox All Access to go away on December 31, but it's coming back in 2019

    Back in August, Microsoft revealed Xbox All Access, a subscription program that meant to make it easier for consumers to get into the world of Xbox. Offering an Xbox One S or X, plus two-year memberships for both Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass, in a single package for a set monthly payment...
  20. creaky

    Get 12 months of Xbox Game Pass for half price

    Xbox Game Pass, the Netflix model available on Xbox One that gives you the chance to play a host of third party and first party games at no extra cost, is half price right now. If you're intrigued by it, you might want to think about jumping in now while a whole year is 50% off. 12 months will...
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