Tag: Microsoft


Microsoft xCloud Game Streaming Now Available, Includes Forza Horizon 4

Gaming 8 Sep 15 by Gary Slater

After two years of preparation, Microsoft’s xCloud streaming service is now officially available. In an official news post, Microsoft have also revealed details of the launch title lineup. From September… Read More »

Microsoft Reveals New Xbox Interface, Coming to All Platforms This Year

Microsoft has shared a glimpse of the new Xbox user interface (UI) coming to not only the new console this November, but across the Xbox family. The user experience (UX)… Read More »

Microsoft xCloud Streaming Beta Begins For Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscribers

Gaming 8 Aug 11 by Gary Slater

Microsoft’s push to bring its Xbox services to the masses is taking another step forward. Almost two years after first announcing it, the xCloud streaming service has begun a limited… Read More »

Forza Together Initiative Allows All Forza Players to Race for Charity

In these strange and uncertain times, we’ve seen a number of efforts from brands to bring people together and raise money for charity. Several of these enterprises have used the… Read More »

Microsoft to Host Xbox Digital Event in the Wake of E3 Cancellation

In case you haven’t heard the unfortunate news, E3 2020 is now cancelled. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) made the official announcement this afternoon amid the growing concerns of the… Read More »

Xbox's Partnership With Samsung Could Shake Up The Gaming Landscape

At this year’s Unpacked event in San Francisco, Samsung announced a partnership with Xbox, continuing the South Korean tech company’s partnership with Microsoft that began last year. The announcement began… Read More »

Microsoft Patents Controllers That Could Turn Your Phone Into an XBox

Hardware 21 Aug 15, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Depending on who you believe, the future of gaming might be either a much more powerful console or outside the box altogether. While both Sony and Microsoft are working on… Read More »

Watch the Xbox E3 2019 Presentation Here

Gaming 2 Jun 9, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Xbox is gearing up for its annual Electronic Entertainment Expo live stream, straight from the Microsoft Theater in LA, and you can watch it all here. With erstwhile competitor (and… Read More »

Sony and Microsoft Announce Game and Content-Streaming Partnership

Gaming 58 May 16, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Two of the giants of console gaming — and fierce rivals — have announced a partnership that will see them jointly develop new products and technologies for consumer entertainment. Microsoft… Read More »

Microsoft Uses Forza Horizon 4 in xCloud Game Streaming Demo

Microsoft has showed off the first live demo of its xCloud game streaming service. It even used Forza Horizon 4 to do it. The American tech giant first announced xCloud last… Read More »

Play PC Games on Your Xbox With the Wireless Display App

Gaming 19 Mar 14, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

Microsoft is currently working on the ability to play Xbox games on your PC. However, what if you want it the other way around? With the latest update to the… Read More »

Could the Xbox One Lose Its Disc Drive and Go All Digital Ahead of E3 2019?

Gaming 112 Mar 6, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

Is there a new Xbox One S on the horizon? According to a report by Windows Central, the answer is yes. At first glance, this might seem a bit strange.… Read More »

Microsoft's About to Make it Even Easier to Play Xbox Games on PC

Gaming 13 Feb 27, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

The line between console and PC gaming is about to get even blurrier. Thanks to a deep dive into the Windows 10 version of State of Decay, some gamers have… Read More »

Microsoft Announces Project xCloud Game Streaming Service

Gaming 3 Oct 10, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

There’s a new streaming service on the way from Microsoft that could revolutionize how we play games. Called Project xCloud, it looks to stream Xbox games to virtually any device.… Read More »

Confirmed: Playground Games Joins the Microsoft Family

Gaming 19 Jun 11, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

We briefly touched on it prior to Microsoft’s E3 conference, and now it’s official: Playground Games is a first-party Microsoft studio. The news came from Phil Spencer himself during the… Read More »

Watch the Xbox E3 2018 Presentation Here

Gaming Jun 10, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Electronic Arts kicked off the pre-E3 presentations yesterday. Next up is Xbox, which begins its own conference from the Microsoft Theater. It’s a new location for the American company, which… Read More »

Microsoft Could Be Acquiring Forza Horizon Developer Playground Games

Gaming 19 Jun 10, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Is Microsoft about to acquire Playground Games? Mere hours out from the company’s pre-E3 presentation, almost all signs point to yes. The Resetera community uncovered documents listed on the UK… Read More »

Microsoft Offers Maximum Accessibility with Xbox Adaptive Controller

GamingHardware 7 May 23, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Now for something completely different. Late last week, Microsoft took the wraps off its latest controller. What you see above is the Adaptive Controller; a wholly ambitious approach to making… Read More »

Xbox One X Launch Day: Microsoft Redefines Console Power

Hardware 23 Nov 7, 2017 by Michael Leary

It’s been nearly 17 months since it was first shown at E3 2016, but at last, the Xbox One X is here. We unboxed the console in full last week, so… Read More »

Porsche 911 GT2 RS-Inspired Scuf Forza Elite Controller is $299

Scuf Gaming has partnered with Porsche and Turn 10 Studios for the limited edition Forza Elite controller. Available later this month, the controller takes inspiration from Forza 7’s cover car,… Read More »