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Microsoft's eighth generation home console, the Xbox One, has surpassed the 13 million mark, according to VGChartz's latest sales data. The Xbox One reached the milestone for the week ending June 27. The console sold 94,057 units to bring its worldwide lifetime sales to 13,054,203 units. There have also been 61,731,058 games sold for the Xbox One at retail. Lookin ...read more
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Microsoft has made much ado about Windows 10's support for streaming Xbox One games to your PC, but how do you actually do it? There's a good chance that you can figure it out if you're reading this, but Microsoft has helpfully posted a full walkthrough in case you or your friends need some help. The gist? You'll need both an Xbox One controller and an Xbox Live account, of ...read more
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Sony has revealed the games heading to PS Plus in August 2015. All the games will arrive on August 4, at which point July's offerings will abscond. With that in mind, these are the titles you'll soon be able to take for a spin: Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (PS4) Limbo (PS4) Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones (PS4, PS3, PS Vita) Sound Shapes (PS4, PS3, PS Vita) CastleStorm Complete Edition (PS3, PS Vita) God of War: Ascension (PS3)
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Revealing backwards compatibility on Xbox One for Xbox 360 games was an absurdly juicy feature for Microsoft to just casually throw out at E3 this year. Speaking to Official Xbox Magazine, Microsoft's corporate vice president Kudo Tsunoda explains the next steps and why the full back catalogue won't be appearing just yet. "So, we’ll ...read more
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The Xbox One had always had some interesting TV and wider entertainment functionality but, Microsoft executives are saying their TV ambitions are now taking a back seat. Back when the Xbox One was originally unveiled, the console seemed heavily focused on entertainment and TV functionality, an aspect that gaming fans weren’t too pleased about. The new Xbox was su ...read more
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Ever since Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would support streaming Xbox One games to PC, we’ve all been demanding answers as to if we can stream PC games to Xbox One. After all, that’s the more useful application, right? Microsoft have always said it was something they’d look at, but talking to The Verge head of Xbox Phil Spencer has said that PC streaming is seriously ...read more
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Fallout 4 will support mods on PC and Xbox One – but not at launch. In an interview with IGN, Bethesda VP on marketing, Pete Hines, has said that the team’s “entire focus is on finishing the game”. The plan is to focus on the quality of the game first, and the mod functionality after release. “Nobody cares about mods if the game sucks. This has always been our philosophy. We ...read more
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Windows 10 is rolling out in each time zone as midnight of July 29 ticks over. With the beta testing period over, Windows 10 is now becoming available as a free upgrade for anyone currently using Windows 7 or 8. Users can request the upgrade by clicking the Windows logo at the right of their taskbar. More information is available on Microsoft’s upgrade page. Microsoft’s strategy is to get ...read more
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Microsoft has announced the games being featured in Xbox Live's Games with Gold program for August. Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One will be able to download Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for free throughout August, according to Xbox Wire. How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition will also be free from August 16 to September 15. On Xbox 360, Metro 2033 will be free for Gold members from August 1 to August 15. The sequel, Metro: Last Light, will then be free from August 16 to August 31.
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2K has just announced that Mafia 3 will be fully revealed at gamescom 2015 in just a few days. The publisher sent an email confirming that the first trailer will go live Wednesday, August 5 at precisely 8am ET, 1pm BST. In addition to the trailer, the game will be shown to the press behind-closed-doors at the show. The announcement may come as a surprise to some, but those o ...read more
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