Xbox One X Announced at E3, Releasing on November 7

To kick off their E3 2017 press conference Microsoft unveiled that the Project Scorpio is now called the Xbox One X and will be released on November 7th. The console will support 4K and HDR, as well as Dolby Atmos sound and 4K UHD Blu-ray playback and will support all Xbox One accessories and games at launch and will even “enhance” the features of previous Xbox One games with faster lo...

Xbox Games Pass Now Live with a 100+ Titles

Microsoft’s monthly subscription service Xbox Games Pass is now live for all Xbox One owners in 31 countries. The program has been in beta testing with Xbox Insiders since March. While the testing phase consisted of a small library of games, Xbox Games Pass is rolling out with a library of over 100 Xbox 360 and Xbox One games. Members can download any of these games to their Xbox One and hav...

Microsoft Releasing Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One in Spring 2017

Microsoft is introducing a brand new all you can play program for Xbox One owners called Xbox Game Pass. The program is set to cost $9.99 USD/$10.95 AUD a month and will offer unlimited access to over 100 games for download like Halo 5: Guardians and LEGO Batman. Subscribers will also net themselves a 20% discount if they decide to purchase a game available on Xbox Games Pass and a 10% discount if...

Xbox One S Review

Manufacturer: Microsoft Release Date: August 2, 2016 Price: $548 AU – Available Here The Xbox One S is here and to be honest I didn’t really need to get one, but after watching the trailers with the epic dubstep music I just couldnt help myself. This new console promises to be Sleeker, Slimmer and Sharper and to be honest it lives up to most of those expectations. Microsoft have done an amaz...

Microsoft Confirms Project Scorpio for Late 2017

Rumors have been flying around about a new console in the works from Microsoft and while they may have announced the Xbox One S at the very start of their E3 press conference, the company decided to close out the presentation by announcing that at least some of those rumors are true. They have announced that they are working on Project Scorpio, the next addition to the Xbox family and “the most po...

Xbox One S Slim Model Officially Announced, Priced at $299

Microsoft took to the stage during their E3 2016 press conference and kicked things off by announcing that they are indeed planning on releasing a slim version of Xbox One. The slim version will simply be called Xbox One S and will be priced at $299, the same as the console currently costs right now. This new version of the console is described as being 40% smaller than the original Xbox One, will...

Major Xbox User Experience Update Arriving Soon

Xbox One is getting another major update to its user experience. As usual, those part of Xbox Preview programs will be able to get an early look at the upcoming changes this week on Xbox One and later in the month for the Windows 10 Xbox app. Microsoft has announced this is the first of a two part update that will continue to blur the line between Xbox and Windows gaming. The Xbox and Windows Game...

Xbox Newsbeat: March 18, 2016

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat is packed with news on Halo, new Xbox One controllers, Quantum Break, Forza Motorsport 6, and Song of the Deep. Get Ready for the Halo World Championship 2016 After months of crowdfunding, weeks of qualifiers, and who knows how many hours of practice, the Halo World Championship 2016 are finally upon us. Boasting the largest crowdfunding prize pool ever for a consol...

Xbox Subdomain for Steam Seeing Active Development ahead of Microsoft Press Event

Ahead of today’s Microsoft press event for Xbox One and Windows 10, some eagle eyed redditors have spotted some active development occurring on xbox.steampowered.com. It is important to note that this subdomain has existed for several years. However, there is a possibility that today’s press event may hold some sort of partnership between Valve and Microsoft. There is a variety of thin...

Xbox Newsbeat: February 19, 2016

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat has updates on Xbox One, Rocket League, Halo, and more. Updates Rolling Out This Month: See Who’s in a Party, Gamerscore Leaderboard, and More As you may have noticed, another system update is rolling out on the Windows 10 Xbox app and Xbox One today and tomorrow. This update is focused on improving social functions on Xbox, such as seeing who is in a party and a ne...

Xbox Newsbeat: February 5, 2016

It’s a busy week for Microsoft in Australia this week on Xbox Newsbeat. We’ve got Jarryd Hayne appearing at the Microsoft Store Sydney, the Halo World Championships Regional Finals this weekend, and more. Aussie Sporting Icon Jarryd Hayne to Appear at Microsoft Store Sydney This Saturday Get a taste of the crazy NFL Super Bowl celebrations that happen every year in the US at the Micros...

Xbox Newsbeat: January 22, 2016

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat has new updates from Xbox One, Tom Clancy’s The Division, and Halo 5: Guardians. New Features Arrive on Xbox One Preview and Xbox Beta App A new build of the Xbox experience rolled out for Xbox One Preview members today along with an updated Xbox Beta App for Windows 10 on PC and mobile. The updated Xbox experience makes it easier to connect with friends and a...

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