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Paid Xbox Live Gold not needed for Windows 10 PC and phone multiplayer just Xbox One... what?

Paid Xbox Live Gold not needed for Windows 10 PC and phone multiplayer just Xbox One... what?

By 9 March 2015

We already knew that Microsoft's plans for Windows 10 gaming will centre around Xbox Live, with the service stretching to PCs and phones running the new operating system after launch. But there was always a question mark over how it would technically... >>

Microsoft rolls out Xbox Live SDK and says it'll bring Xbox games to HoloLens

Microsoft rolls out Xbox Live SDK and says it'll bring Xbox games to HoloLens

By 4 March 2015

You'll soon be able to do cross-platform play between Windows 10 devices and Microsoft's Xbox One console. Oh, and you'll even be to game with HoloLens. While at the Games Developer Conference, Phil Spencer, Microsoft's Xbox head, brought up gaming on... >>

Lizard Squad ruined Christmas for profit not politics

Lizard Squad ruined Christmas for profit not politics

By 31 December 2014

Even the staunchest supporters of the hacking group called Lizard Squad might be reconsidering their allegiance as it has emerged that the Christmas Day attacks on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live that ruined Christmas for many were performed for... >>

Xbox One October update details confirmed: DLNA and Plex support only tip of the iceberg

Xbox One October update details confirmed: DLNA and Plex support only tip of the iceberg

By 9 September 2014

Microsoft has revealed specific details on what Xbox One owners can expect with the October dashboard update and it's a significant one. We saw some of the new features during a briefing at Gamescom a couple of weeks ago, but Major Nelson has gone into... >>

Sky News arrives on Xbox Live via Xbox 360, not Xbox One

Sky News arrives on Xbox Live via Xbox 360, not Xbox One

By 5 September 2014

Sky has announced that its 24-hour news service, Sky News, will be available on Xbox Live through the Xbox 360. Sky already offers its news service on Apple TV, Roku and Livestation. It's now expanding the platforms where it can be reached to Microsoft's... >>

Xbox One Games with Gold starts today, free games for Xbox Live Gold members

Xbox One Games with Gold starts today, free games for Xbox Live Gold members

By 4 June 2014

Microsoft has launched its Games for Gold service for Xbox One owners. From today, both Halo: Spartan Assault and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood are free for Xbox Live Gold members. There will be two Xbox One games a month made free for Gold members, much... >>

Microsoft Xbox One update for TV tries DVR control and OneGuide on SmartGlass

Microsoft Xbox One update for TV tries DVR control and OneGuide on SmartGlass

By 1 April 2014

Microsoft has announced an Xbox One update and invite-only trial for Xbox Video and Xbox SmartGlass, with a focus on TV elements like DVR control and using OneGuide on multiple devices in new global markets. Starting with Xbox Video, Microsoft said you... >>

Microsoft will send you warnings if your Xbox One reputation falls, tell you to get your act together

Microsoft will send you warnings if your Xbox One reputation falls, tell you to get your act together

By 26 March 2014

When Microsoft launched the Xbox One it came with a new way to weed out the cheats and bullies in online games. Each gamer receives a reputation bar and, depending on reports from other players, that can go down, giving a visible sign to others that they... >>

Gamer first to hit 1 million Gamerscore on Xbox Live, record broken with Xbox One Titanfall

Gamer first to hit 1 million Gamerscore on Xbox Live, record broken with Xbox One Titanfall

By 13 March 2014

Raymond Cox, or Stallion83 as he is otherwise known on Xbox Live, has just broken the one million point mark for his Gamerscore. This will be, when proven legitimate, a new World Record. Nobody has ever been able to hit such a high score before - largely... >>

Microsoft could be taking Xbox Live cross-platform to iOS and Android

Microsoft could be taking Xbox Live cross-platform to iOS and Android

By 3 March 2014

Microsoft will extend Xbox Live support within mobile games past Windows Phone and onto iOS and Android, according to The Verge. The Xbox SmartGlass apps for iOS and Android have experimented with achievements in the past. However, Microsoft wants... >>