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The classic way of reaching certain milestones in-game or doing specific objectives to earn achievements on Xbox One will soon change.
Xbox Platform corporate voice president Mike Ybarra said that the way we earn achievements today hasn't changed since the concept was first introduced, despite the shift in player habits.
Ybarra talked to Windows Central and YouTuber Rand al Thor 19 about...
Xbox One's Insider Program - the scheme that allows players to test system updates ahead of their full release - is now open to all, Microsoft has announced. Until now, only select Xbox Live members have been able to take part in the program, but now anyone can sign up and take advantage of early updates.
There are now four revamped tiers you can choose from, and certain prerequisites must be...
Microsoft is testing its first major Xbox dashboard overhaul with the company's new Fluent Design. Xbox One Insiders on the alpha ring will get access to a new Xbox One dashboard today, and it looks like a solid improvement from the existing one. Once again, Microsoft is focusing on speed of navigation and removing the splash screens that occur when you switch from sections like home, social,...
Spotify is planning to release an Xbox One app soon. Pictures of Microsoft's Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) testing a Spotify app for Xbox One were spotted on Reddit earlier this week, fuelling speculation that a real Spotify Xbox app is on the way. Sources familiar with Spotify and Microsoft's plans confirm that a Spotify app for Xbox One is coming soon, and is currently being tested internally....
Microsoft has kicked off its annual Xbox Summer Spotlight with over 30 new games coming to Xbox One.
The Xbox Summer Spotlight is now live and will run through September 4 featuring different titles added until it ends.
Like last year, Xbox Live Rewards members will also earn 4,000 Rewards Credits when spending £32 / $40 on featured pre-orders, game previews, and new digital releases....
Yesterday EON Productions and MGM announced that theyhad set a November 8th 2019 release date for the next film in the James Bond franchise.
Neal Purvis and Robert Wade will return to pen the script, with Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli returning to produce.
The obvious missing elements from that equation were who would star and who would direct, which the press release said would be...
The 2017 PlayStation Store Summer Sale has begun on the European side, with many deals on AAA games and smaller ones alike.
You’ll find PS4, PSVR, PS3, and Vita games at discounts up to 60% off, most available through August 16. Plenty of season passes and individual add-ons are also on sale. PlayStation Plus get extra discounts on a few, too.
Some deals won’t be available for the entire...
Sony is prepping the next major system update for PlayStation 4 and it’s looking for beta testers.
Firmware 5.0 for PS4 will be so large, as with the last major update, testing is necessary.
Starting today, PS4 owners in Europe and North America can sign up for a chance to be a beta tester. As with previous firmware tests, participants will be given an advanced look at some of the...
Microsoft has announced its gamescom 2017 plans which includes the first European hands-on opportunity with Xbox One X, along with a live show with news on the console.
Those attending gamescom 2017 in August will be able to get their hands on Xbox One X along with 27 playable games.
These include Forza Motorsport 7, Age of Empires: Definitive Edition and Sea of Thieves. The playable are...
While there was no new Halo game announced at this year's E3, Microsoft still has big plans for the Chief in 2017. Today Halo 5: Guardians was confirmed to be receiving a 4K update for the Xbox One X. In addition, the remaining four Halo titles that are not currently backwards compatible were announced to be joining the program before the end of the year.
What does that leave? All in all,...
Early Access for Fornite starts in just a couple of weeks, so take three minutes out of your day and give this cinematic trailer a watch.
The new Fortnite trailer “Hard Days Night” is a cinematic short showing trouble “afoot at the DurrBurger.”
Fortnite was announced by Epic Games back when the world was first created, er, no, make that 2011. Seems that long ago at any rate. The action...
Warframe is getting an open world, MMO-like area, here's everything you need to know
Warframe's second annual TennoCon convention was last week, and developer Digital Extremes had some exciting news about its next big update. Titled Plains of Eidolon, it will add the game's first large, open world area called a Landscape. Unlike Warframe's regular procedurally generated levels, Plains of...
Microsoft Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2 and Battlefront Addons Coming Soon To EA Access and Origin AccessElectronic Arts announced Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 expansions will be coming to EA Access and Origin Access. The Star Wars Battlefront expansions are available now.
Here is the full list of games:
Now Available on Origin Access and EA Access:
Star Wars™ Battlefront™ Expansions – The galaxy far, far away just got way, way bigger. Now all four Star Wars™ Battlefront™ Expansions (Outer...
PlayStation Now has been expanded to support a whole new generation of games.
A stack of PS4 games have been added to PS Now’s all-you-an-eat game streaming service in this month’s update, which is pretty cool.
How many PS4 games your PS Now subscription unlocks depends on region. In North America, you’re looking at the following 20 PS4 games:
Killzone Shadow Fall
God of War 3: Remastered...
Microsoft has said it's planning to bring gift purchases to the Xbox One store in the future.
Gamers will soon be able to buy games as gifts for their friends through the Xbox One store according to Xbox Vice President, Mike Ybarra.
On Twitter a fan asked Ybarra when we could expect to see the gift purchases feature added to the store and he replied that it’s “not far” off. At the moment...
When Marvel Heroes first launched for PC back in 2013, it quickly proved itself to be a solid and successful MMORPG. Now, after years of content updates, the game has made its way to consoles with Marvel Heroes Omega – and Gazillion Entertainment is celebrating with an action-packed trailer.
Marvel Heroes Omega is a Diablo-esque online RPG where players can unlock and play almost all major...
StarCraft still stands as one of the greatest real-time strategy games ever created, and Blizzard has been working on an updated way to play the classic. StarCraft Remastered was announced all the way back in March, and there are just a few more weeks you’ll have to wait to get your hands on it finally. Blizzard has revealed that the remaster will launch on August 14th, for a pretty low $15....
Sony has today introduced a new TV & Video hub on PS4 that bundles together video content.
The publisher outlined the benefits of the new hub as follows:
Browse in one place – Find familiar or new movies, TV shows, live events and user generated content from your favourite PS4 video partners in a single place without jumping in and out of apps
Discover featured content – Quickly see the best...
Don’t expect original Xbox games on Xbox One to feature Achievements or widescreen support on your fancy new HD TV, Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has specified.
Microsoft will be tweaking game code to ensure it can be played on the Xbox One, but that’s about it.
Achievements are also off the cards.
The current titles confirmed for backwards compatibility are Crimson Skies and Fusion Frenzy.
Microsoft’s Xbox One X is coming later this year, and Microsoft’s positioning it as a “True 4K” machine.
While many of its 4K games use frame injection or checkerboard rendering to fill a 2160p framebuffer, there are many great games that run at a native 4K resolution. Microsoft’s Xbox One X may be significantly more powerful though, with a gulf in raw performance of around 40%. That means...
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