Microsoft likes the idea of a background music feature for Xbox One, but right now, it's not at the top of the company's priority list. That's according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, who talked a bit about it on Twitter.
Asked if Microsoft had any news to share regarding when the feature might come to Xbox One, Spencer said, "This one is just a prioritization th ...read more
Xbox One’s backward compatibility feature is a big win for anyone who owns Xbox 360 games. The ability to play through your old library without actually paying extra like in the case of remasters [half of which are horrible anyway] is a great incentive for any Xbox fan. How according to Xbox One India head Anshu Mor, the backwards compatib ...read more
The latest figures from Steam reveal that almost 25% of all its users are running either the 64bit or 32bit version of Microsoft's latest OS, with a 17% increase in users within the last month. It must be that sweet DirectX 12 anticipation.
Overall, Windows remains the most popular gaming platform on Steam, with almost 96% of the market - OS X is second at ...read more
There's yet another interesting roundup of products hitting Humble Bundle's digital shelves tomorrow. The charitable gaming distributor announced on Thursday that it is rolling out a new monthly subscription bundle of online indie games. The subscription service will cost an even $12 each month (with 5 percent of that figure going towards charity) and unloc ...read more
If you’re among the chosen few that got invited to the preview of the New Xbox One experience, you may have encountered a rather problematic issue that caused the update to hang and fail at about 60-80%.
Luckily, Microsoft’s engineers have identified the cause, and a fix is incoming, as mentioned on the private preview forums.
“System ...read more
If you are waiting to get your hands on the new Xbox One experience that will be released for everyone in November, and if you are a member of the preview program but still didn’t get selected among the “chosen few,” it’s time to check out your console.
Several users have reported today in the private preview forums that a new batch of invites has rolled out, s ...read more
Microsoft is betting big on gaming these days, as evidenced by the new DirectX 12 kit for PCs and Xbox as well as the upcoming Windows 10 release on Xbox One. Today, Microsoft deepens its toolkit for game developers with the acquisition of Havok, the leader of 3D game physics.
Formerly owned by Intel, which acquired Havok back in 2007 for $110 million, Havok will will ...read more
The final Xbox One bundle to be announced this week contains the highly anticipated Fallout 4.
The Xbox One Fallout 4 Bundle features a 1TB hard drive, a digital copy of the game and a full-game download of Fallout 3.
Having a larger drive will also give you room for all of those Fallout 4 PC mods coming first on Xbox One in early 2016.
More features are being added to the Xbox Beta App for Windows 10 this weekend, and there’s also news on when Cortana will be added.
Features being added to the program this weekend are:
Party text chat – Now available for Xbox Beta app members.
Read and reply to messages directly from notifications – Now able to quickly reply di ...read more