Latest Microsoft game news

Minecraft Earth update: Release date, iOS and Android beta access and more about the AR game
Minecraft Earth update: Release date, iOS and Android beta access and more about the AR game By Rik Henderson

Here's everything you need to know about Microsoft's plans to bring Minecraft into the real world.... Read more

How to play Minecraft Earth and what to expect
How to play Minecraft Earth and what to expect By Rik Henderson

We've been playing the closed beta of Minecraft Earth and here are our initial thoughts on what to expect and how to start.... Read more

Minecraft Earth mobile AR game official, plans to turn your neighbourhood into blocks
Minecraft Earth mobile AR game official, plans to turn your neighbourhood into blocks By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has announced the name and some of the features of its forthcoming augmented reality mobile game based on Minecraft.... Read more

Sony and Microsoft strike cloud gaming and AI partnership deal
Sony and Microsoft strike cloud gaming and AI partnership deal By Maggie Tillman

The two competitors plan to "explore joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and content-streaming services".... Read more

Forza Street is a new free-to-play racer for PC with mobile version coming soon
Forza Street is a new free-to-play racer for PC with mobile version coming soon By Adrian Willings

Microsoft has rebranded and rebooted racing game Miami Street as Forza Street. This game is free-to-play on Windows 10 and will be coming to mobile soon.... Read more

Microsoft teases big changes for PC gamers coming soon to Windows 10
Microsoft teases big changes for PC gamers coming soon to Windows 10 By Adrian Willings

The vice-president of gaming at Microsoft has been hinting at improvements to both Microsoft Store and the Xbox app for Windows 10 that could make for an interesting future for PC gamers.... Read more

Full Xbox Game Pass coming to PC
Full Xbox Game Pass coming to PC By Rik Henderson

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has revealed that Xbox Game Pass is heading to Windows 10 PCs.... Read more

Showtime is turning game franchise Halo into a TV show
Showtime is turning game franchise Halo into a TV show By Maggie Tillman

Showtime announced that it has ordered a 10-episode season based on the franchise, describing it is as the network's "most ambitious series ever”.... Read more

Microsoft brought back its iconic IntelliMouse gaming mouse
Microsoft brought back its iconic IntelliMouse gaming mouse By Maggie Tillman

IntelliMouse is famous with gamers and is considered a great gaming mouse. So, the bar is set high for this latest version, which is now available.... Read more

Minecraft comes to Windows Mixed Reality ahead of major update
Minecraft comes to Windows Mixed Reality ahead of major update By Elyse Betters

Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality platform is still new, but we're starting to see exciting and immersive content arrive for it, including SteamVR titles,... Read more

Minecraft 'Stranger Things' skin pack arrives alongside season two
Minecraft 'Stranger Things' skin pack arrives alongside season two By Elyse Betters

The second season of Stranger Things just premiered on Netflix, and now, Minecraft is capitalising on the moment.The Microsoft-owned building game has... Read more

Microsoft says it'll pull PC games from Xbox.com on 22 August
Microsoft says it'll pull PC games from Xbox.com on 22 August By Elyse Betters

Microsoft announced on Friday that the PC marketplace on Xbox.com will close down on 22 August alongside the Xbox 360 update that will retire Microsoft... Read more

Microsoft's patent application envisions awards for watching TV
Microsoft's patent application envisions awards for watching TV By Elyse Betters

Microsoft could eventully award achievements to users for TV watching, that is if the company's patent application recently published by the US Patent... Read more