Xbox Newsbeat: June 26, 2015

It’s been a quiet week since the E3 frenzy, and Microsoft is no exception. This week’s Xbox Newsbeat brings us news about Forza, Halo 5: Guardians, and July’s Games with Gold titles. Celebrate 10 Years of Racing with the Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition Console Microsoft is celebrating ten years of Forza with a limited edition Forza Motorsport 6 Xbox One console. The c...

Xbox Newsbeat: June 19, 2015

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat is E3 themed. We have a ton of news to cover, so let’s get right into it. Microsoft Unleashes Xbox One Backward Compatibility Probably one of the biggest news for Xbox One owners from E3 is the confirmation of Xbox One backward compatibility. Gamers will be able to download their Xbox 360 games to play on their Xbox One. It doesn’t matter if you own the ...

Xbox Newsbeat: June 12, 2015

With E3 2015 just around the corner, Microsoft is sneaking in an Xbox Newsbeat before the big show. Which means I’m sneaking in to deliver your latest Newsbeat update while Andrew is away.   Porsche Returns to Forza with Forza Horizon 2 Porsche Expansion Chances are, you probably will never be able to own a real Porsche, let alone ten. So live up the dream online. The “Porsche Exp...

Xbox Newsbeat: June 8th, 2015

Welcome, welcome ladies and gentlemen to this week’s killer installment of Xbox Newsbeat. Well, it is a bit of a light week this week actually, but that is because E3 is a week away, and Microsoft, like the rest of the big publishers are saving their exciting news for then. Also you know, it is a long weekend so nobody is working hard enough to make the news to report on! Anyway, we still ha...

Xbox Newsbeat: May 23, 2015

Who’s ready for some Xbox Newsbeat? “What, no clever monologue for your intro, Andrew?” Nope, no time! Waste even a few seconds here and people will snap up the news before you even see it! So instead, lets just come straight out of the gate with two awesome headlines, straight from Microsoft HQ. Casey Hudson Joins Microsoft as Creative Director at Microsoft Studios Probably the ...

Xbox Newsbeat: May 15, 2015

Microsoft was very sneaky this week, sliding in a second Xbox Newsbeat announcement. In honour of the stealth attack, I have sneakily commandeered Andrew’s keyboard. The weekend bonus announcement covers a little bit of everything, from system updates to Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.   Xbox One May System Update: Voice Messages, Party Chat Improvements Out Now The May system update ...

Xbox Newsbeat: May 11th, 2015

If anybody tells you that the games media industry isn’t cut throat, you can call them a dirty, rotten liar for me. You spend a little too long watching Netflix and suddenly somebody swoops in and steals your Newsbeat out from under you. All jokes aside, another big thanks to Jamie for manning the fort again for me, but now it is time for some serious Newsbeat! So get ready to check out an a...

Xbox Newsbeat: May 1 2015

This week has a bonus Xbox Newsbeat! I’m a huge fan of almost anything with the word “bonus” in it, so I’ve booted Andrew off his keyboard for this edition. Microsoft wanted to slip a few major announcements at the tail end of the week involving Halo 5, State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition, and some Games with Gold deals.   Halo 5: Guardians Cover Art Revealed in ...

Xbox Newsbeat: April 27, 2015

Ahh it’s good to be back! Welcome to this week’s installment of Xbox Newbeat folks. Firstly, I’d like to give a huge shoutout to Jamie for holding down the fort while I was away, he did a bang up job and made sure this engine kept turning. So now that I’m back, lets hit the ground running and get straight into some killer Microsoft news! Spartan Locke Showcases Deadly Skill...

Xbox Newsbeat: April 17, 2015

Andrew is away from the keyboard this week, so this week’s Xbox Newsbeat comes from the endless winter known as Canadia true north strong and free. This week brings news about Halo: Spartan Strike, Screencheat, and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. “Halo: Spartan Strike” Launches Today on Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, iPhone, iPad and Steam Halo: Spartan Strike launched on Windows 8, Windows Pho...

Xbox Newsbeat: April 11th, 2015

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome once again to the amazing, the wonderful, the eternal, Xbox Newsbeat! Newsbeat is your one stop shot for all of the week’s hottest Microsoft news. This week we’ve got a few Xbox One articles for you to feast your eyes on, so sit back, relax and feel the beat.  Game on as Foxtel Play comes to Xbox One Are you enjoying watching streaming videos through Netfl...

Xbox Newsbeat: April 4th, 2015

Welcome everyone to the special Easter edition of Xbox Newsbeat. In between all of the chocolate bunnies and easter egg hunts, we are still committed to bringing you all of the exciting news from Microsoft HQ. So time to unwrap some chocolate, kick back and read what’s been happening in the world of Xbox. UFC App launches on Xbox One Do you love UFC? Well if so then you are in absolute luck ...

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