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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Major Nelson’

Xbox One Update Brings Party Chat, Friends List Improvements

A major Xbox One update rolled out on schedule this week, bringing with it tons of changes meant to bring a better multiplayer experience for Xbox One owners. The update was an important one for Microsoft as it comes just one week before the launch of Titanfall, the game the company is banking on to create a large Xbox 360-like …

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Here’s How To Get The Most Out Of Your New Xbox One

On November 22, you braved the cold to get your hands on a new Xbox One. You brought it home and played a few games. You maybe even checked out some of the multimedia features, like running your TV connection through it. During that time, however, you felt that everything wasn’t as easy as it could be. In a new …

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Microsoft Offers Some Tips On Finding An Xbox One This Holiday Season

Were you one of the Xbox fans that missed out on the Xbox One launch on November 22? If so, you might be at the point where you just accept that you wont get your hands on one until next year. While stock will certainly be more readily available in 2014 after the launch rush dies down, Microsoft does have …

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Kinect May Have Just Proven Its Worth Today

Every Xbox One will ship with a Kinect. It’s a fact that can’t be avoided and has made some people angry. Some are angry over the increased price tag of $500 while others are angry about potential privacy violations. Both of those people can now shut up though as the Kinect has just earned its rightful place in your entertainment …

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Here’s How The Friends App Works On Xbox One

Friends are an important part of any online community, and Xbox Live was one of the first online communities to connect console gamers together. Not a lot has changed since then, even with the move to the Xbox 360, but the Xbox One will be introducing some major changes. This morning, Xbox’ Major Nelson gave us a walkthrough of the …

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Here’s A 7 Minute Look At The Xbox One Controller

To say the Xbox One had a rough time over the last few months would be the understatement of the year. Since E3, Microsoft has been backpedaling on pretty much everything, including DRM and indie developer restrictions. Despite all that, most gamers could at least admire one thing about the Xbox One – it’s controller. When it was revealed, Microsoft …

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This Is What You’ll Get With The Xbox One In November

Which next generation console are you going to buy come November? If you want the Xbox One, you may be interested in what comes with the Day One edition that Microsoft announced back at E3. Well, wonder no more as Microsoft has unveiled what you’ll be unboxing when you pick up an Xbox One later this year. In a new …

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Major Nelson: You Can Play Used Games On The Xbox One

Major Nelson (Larry Hryb) is the public figurehead of Xbox. If he says it’s true, you better believe it. That’s why it’s a relief to finally have him chime in on the confusion surrounding used games on the recently announced Xbox One. In an update on the official Major Nelson blog, Hryb confirms that the Xbox One will be able …

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Xbox LIVE Game Sale Begins Next Week

Microsoft today revealed that a huge sale on Xbox LIVE Games on Demand titles will take place next week. Over on his blog, Director of Programming for Xbox LIVE Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb revealed that the “Xobx Ultimate Game Sale” will begin on February 26 and run until March 4. During the sale, games could be on sale for “up …

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Xbox Live Turns 10, Microsoft Discounts Popular XBLA Games

Regardless of your platform loyalties, you have to give it up for Xbox Live. Microsoft, with its extensive knowledge in networking, showed console gaming how online connectivity was done. Since then, Xbox Live has been the de facto online gaming service across two generations. It would be more than enough for Microsoft to pat itself on the back, but the …

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Xbox 360 Spring System Updates Begin Rolling Out

Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb, Xbox LIVE’s director of programming, has announced that the spring update for Xbox 360 operating system software is beginning to roll out. A “few” players will receive the update this week and everyone else will have it by next week. The announcement came via a tweet on Hyrb’s Twitter account. The inevitable Twitter flood of curiosity …

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