The Xbox Series X name has been criticized by A Way Out developer Josef Fares for being too confusing.
Bethesda recently announced a new Indiana Jones game, but fans will be pleased to hear it won’t impact the development of The Elder Scrolls 6 and Starfield.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer has stated the company is still working to increase Xbox Series X/S stock - and has even asked AMD for assistance.
We take a look back at Microsoft’s service shift and next-generation developments in 2020.
A new leak claims that Fortnite players will experience the game’s biggest event ever in December, one so monumental that it will change the game as players know it. This is a big claim, particularly in light of the fact that Epic recently did away with its battle royale island and replaced it with an entirely new one, something that … Continue reading
Earlier this year, Microsoft announced its intention to purchase ZeniMax Media for a whopping $7.5 billion. Assuming that the deal is completed as expected sometime in the second half of FY2021, that means Microsoft would own all of ZeniMax’s subsidiaries and their respective franchises, of which there are many. Of those subsidiaries, Bethesda is one of the most recognizable, being … Continue reading
But Bethesda and Microsoft are still dodging direct answers on the issue.
Microsoft concedes that Xbox Series X stock will be hard to find on November 10, and possibly beyond.
Fallout 5 may not be confirmed by Bethesda, but another entry in the veteran franchise seems likely... many years from now.
Microsoft has stated that it wants to create more Xbox customers, but that it doesn't necessarily need to sell you an Xbox Series X.
Xbox and Microsoft gaming head Phil Spencer may’ve just spilled the beans. In an interview this week, Spencer spoke about a whole lot of plans for the future of Xbox, including plans for “lower priced hardware” that’ll work with Microsoft’s game streaming service and xCloud. So maybe you won’t need an Xbox Series S after all. The reason the Xbox … Continue reading
Microsoft wants to eliminate barriers to entry, and a cheap game-streaming TV stick may be the ticket.
Microsoft’s head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has hinted that the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its xCloud cloud gaming service. In an interview with Stratechery, Spencer discusses the potential for additional tiers of Xbox Game Pass, which could include a free bundled TV stick to play xCloud games.
“I think you’re going to see lower priced hardware as part of our ecosystem when you think about streaming sticks and other things that somebody might want to just go plug into their TV and go play via xCloud,” says Spencer. “You could imagine us even having something that we just included in the Game Pass subscription that gave you an ability to stream xCloud games to your television and buying the controller.”
Microsoft‘s Xbox Game Pass is currently stuck in App Store limbo — and rumor has it the company is planning a workaround that’ll let them get xCloud streaming onto the platform without having to work within Apple’s restrictions. According to Business Insider, Xbox head Phil Spencer called an all-hands meeting earlier this week, and said Microsoft is looking for a browser-based solution to the conundrum, allegedly saying, “We absolutely will end up on iOS.” It would mean users would have access to the platform’s cloud gaming options, just not through an official app. In case you weren’t aware, Apple doesn’t… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: iOS,Microsoft
Microsoft is reportedly angling to get its xCloud game streaming tech on iOS devices by running it through a web app, which it hopes to launch by 2021.
Will take the Amazon Luna approach. Also next year: Xbox streaming to Windows 10 PCs.
At this point, Microsoft’s struggles to get Xbox Game Pass – and, by extension, Project xCloud game streaming – on iOS have been well documented. Throughout Project xCloud’s extensive alpha period and in the beta that rolled out in September, Android has been the only supported platform for game streaming. Given Apple’s rules concerning App Store distribution, there seems to … Continue reading
Apple banned the service for not following the company's guidelines.
Gaming boss Phil Spencer said that Microsoft is looking for ways to get around Apple App Store rules that have blocked Game Pass streaming on iPhone.
Microsoft is working on a “direct browser-based solution” to bring xCloud to iOS early next year. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the company has been developing a web version of xCloud to run on iOS and iPadOS devices, alongside continuing its work on an app that it hopes will also eventually run on Apple’s platform.
Microsoft’s gaming chief, Phil Spencer, revealed the company’s browser-based xCloud work during a recent internal all-hands meeting. “We absolutely will end up on iOS,” said Spencer during the meeting, noting that he “feels good” about the company’s iOS progress. “We’ll end up on iPhones, and iPads with Game Pass.” Business Insider first reported the news of the web version for iOS.