Quantcast

Xbox Articles

FIFA 14 Gets “Legendary Footballers” on Xbox One

At its press conference today at Gamescom, Microsoft announced that every pre-ordered Xbox one Day One Edition console in Europe will come bundled with a free copy of FIFA 14. It’s quite a gambit for Microsoft to pay for that …

Fable Legends Announced For Xbox One

At Gamescom, Microsoft finally revealed what Lionhead Studios was working on for the Xbox One. Surprise – it’s a new entry in the Fable franchise. This morning, Microsoft announced that Fable Legends would be the next game coming in its …

The Xbox One Will Launch With 23 Games

Early this morning (at least for us Americans), Microsoft held its Gamescom press conference in Cologne, Germany. The company shared details regarding its launch plans for the Xbox One, including its launch titles. Microsoft announced this morning that the Xbox …

Every Xbox One In Europe Will Come Bundled With FIFA 14 [Rumor]

Microsoft has gone a long way in making sure that the bad reputation the Xbox One earned at E3 has been largely forgotten. Sure, people are still sore that Microsoft even attempted such inane policies, like having to check in …

These Are All The Games Currently Announced For Xbox One
· 3

The Xbox One might not be launching everywhere in November anymore, but millions of gamers will still be able to experience next-gen gaming later this year. To that end, Microsoft has created a list of all the games currently announced …

Xbox PC Marketplace Closing This Month

Microsoft today announced that it will be closing the Xbox.com PC Marketplace on August 22. The closure will come as part of the scheduled Xbox 360 system update that will retire Microsoft Points, converting the entire system over to real …

Xbox One Delayed Until Next Year In 8 Countries, Still Coming To U.S. In November

The Xbox One is pretty much sold out in the U.S. If you pre-order one now, you’re not guaranteed a unit at launch. For gamers in eight countries, it no longer matters how early they put in a pre-order as …

The Xbox One Will Not Require Kinect

One of the more controversial decisions Microsoft made with the Xbox One is that every console will ship with the Kinect camera and require it to be plugged in at all times. The very notion of a camera always watching …

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, …

‘Below’ Only a Timed Exclusive For Xbox One

After seeing Sony’s inclusion of indie games in its big PlayStation 4 announcement in February, Microsoft also set aside some time for indie games during its E3 presentation. A very small amount of time, actually – just enough to tease …

Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Kicks Off With Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
· 1

One month ago, Microsoft announced that, despite the company focusing heavily on launching its new Xbox One console, it would still be putting on its annual “Summer of Arcade” promotion. The even is now here, and Xbox Live subscribers can …

The Xbox One Is A Little More Powerful Today Than It Was Two Months Ago

Nobody can say that the Xbox One is an underpowered machine. People will, however, argue whether or not it’s as powerful as the PS4. It will probably remain a point of contention among fans throughout each console’s lifecycle, but at …

Xbox One Controller Will Cost You A Pretty Penny
· 2

The PS3 and Xbox 360 normalized the idea of paying more than $50 for a controller. That trend will not just continue with the next generation of consoles, but they’re also going to become more expensive. Over the weekend, Microsoft …

Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a massive restructuring of the core Microsoft business. The strategy calls for Microsoft to realign itself as a single entity focused on one goal – keeping people in the Windows ecosystem. Ballmer announced …

‘Xbox’ Was the Best Choice at the Time, Proves Rejected Names List

Say what you want about the name Microsoft decided to give its groundbreaking gaming console back in 2001 – but “Xbox” sure beats “M-PAC” (Microsoft Play and Action Center). Today, we get confirmation that whatever you think about the name …

A Humorous Take On Don Mattrick’s Move To Zynga

Is Microsoft’s loss of Don Mattrick be Zynga’s gain? Or will Mattrick suggest lesser versions of Zynga products if people aren’t able to upgrade to something new, and threaten his longevity with his new company? If Mattrick’s history does repeat …

If Xbox One Were A Woman, Would The Kinect Still Be Necessary?
· 1

The folks at IF*ckingHateThat understood there are a lot of questions surrounding the Xbox One, and so, they took it upon themselves to try and find some answers. What they came up with presents the issues surrounding Microsoft’s next gaming …

Why Did Don Mattrick Leave Microsoft So Suddenly? Why Did Don Mattrick Leave Microsoft So Suddenly?
· 2

By now, you’ve all heard the news that Xbox boss Don Mattrick has left Microsoft for Zynga where he’ll take over as CEO. The move, which was surprising to many, started to raise questions immediately. Was he forced out after …

Xbox Boss Don Mattrick Is Leaving Microsoft For Zynga [Update: It's Official] Xbox Boss Don Mattrick Is Leaving Microsoft For Zynga [Update: It's Official]

UPDATE: It’s official. Zynga has just announced that Don Mattrick has joined the company as its new CEO. Founding CEO Mark Pincus will remain on as Chairman of the Board and Chief Product Officer. Here’s what Pincus had to say …

Xbox Music Heads To The Web Next Week [Report]

In October of last year, Microsoft formally launched Xbox Music. It was part replacement for its failed Zune software and part Spotify competitor. The only problem was that, unlike Spotify, Xbox Music was only available on Microsoft products – Windows …

Xbox One Gets Its Official Headset

For those who have not abandoned Microsoft’s Xbox One train–or, if you rejoined it after they eliminated the troublesome features–there is a new item for you to whet your appetite with: the official headset for the new console. Screaming at …