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Cloud gaming explained, will we ever get a "Netflix of games"?
Cloud gaming explained, will we ever get a "Netflix of games"? By Rik Henderson

Cloud gaming was once heralded as the death of the console, but it hasn't worked out that way. We look at why and if it ever could succeed in future.... Read more

How Xbox One backward compatibility works: The Xbox 360 and Xbox games list and more
How Xbox One backward compatibility works: The Xbox 360 and Xbox games list and more By Rik Henderson

You can play Xbox 360 and original Xbox games on your Xbox One. Here are all the games that work with your Xbox One S or Xbox One X.... Read more

Xbox Game Pass list: What games can you play and how much does it cost?
Xbox Game Pass list: What games can you play and how much does it cost? By Rik Henderson

Microsoft offers a monthly subscription service for unlimited play on 100s of games. See the list here.... Read more

Don't expect Xbox Project xCloud game streaming to arrive until late 2019
Don't expect Xbox Project xCloud game streaming to arrive until late 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft hasn't been shy when it comes to discussing its upcoming game streaming service, and that includes revealing when you can try it.... Read more

Xbox Games with Gold free games list for February 2019
Xbox Games with Gold free games list for February 2019 By Rik Henderson

Each month, Xbox One gamers can download a selection of free games if they subscribe to Xbox Live Gold. Here is the list of free games for this month.... Read more

Great Xbox One deal, get six months of Xbox Live Gold for just £14.99
Great Xbox One deal, get six months of Xbox Live Gold for just £14.99 By Rik Henderson

If you've got an Xbox One but don't have an Xbox Live Gold subscription you are missing out on a lot. So you'll want to nab this offer, saving £15... Read more

How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB or more: That's up to 100 additional games
How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB or more: That's up to 100 additional games By Rik Henderson

Find out how to expand your Xbox One storage space to fit all the modern games.... Read more

Xbox One X tips and tricks: How to get the most from your console
Xbox One X tips and tricks: How to get the most from your console By Rik Henderson

We've put together a handy list of tips and tricks to help you get used to the Xbox One X, whether you've upgraded or starting afresh.... Read more

Xbox Two specs, release date, news and rumours: What we want to see in Project Scarlett
Xbox Two specs, release date, news and rumours: What we want to see in Project Scarlett By Rik Henderson

Microsoft confirmed that next generation Xbox consoles are in development. Here's everything we know about them so far.... Read more

Xbox Two console codenames revealed: Anaconda and Lockheart
Xbox Two console codenames revealed: Anaconda and Lockheart By Rik Henderson

It has been understood for a while that Microsoft will release two Xbox consoles as part of its next generation refresh, now we have the codenames.... Read more

Xbox One X bundles under £400, Xbox One S bundles under £200 in the lead-up to Christmas
Xbox One X bundles under £400, Xbox One S bundles under £200 in the lead-up to Christmas By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One X is the world's most powerful games console and now it's available at super low prices before Christmas.... Read more

Get Crackdown on Xbox One for free right now
Get Crackdown on Xbox One for free right now By Rik Henderson

Crackdown, the 11-year-old Xbox 360 game that will soon spawn a second sequel, is available to download for free on Xbox One.... Read more

Xbox working on game controllers for your smartphone ahead of Project xCloud
Xbox working on game controllers for your smartphone ahead of Project xCloud By Rik Henderson

Microsoft is researching the possibility of releasing Xbox style controllers for smartphones and tablets.... Read more

How to use Alexa or Cortana to control your Xbox One by voice
How to use Alexa or Cortana to control your Xbox One by voice By Maggie Tillman

Have you ever found yourself gaming on Xbox One and wished you could just say, "Alexa, start Destiny 2?" Well, you're in luck.... Read more

Huge Xbox One October update now out: Alexa, Dolby Vision, and more
Huge Xbox One October update now out: Alexa, Dolby Vision, and more By Maggie Tillman

Called the new October 2018 update, it brings new Xbox Live Avatars, Dolby Vision support for Netflix, and an Alexa skill... Read more

Xbox Project xCloud could be the "Netflix of gaming" we've all been waiting for
Xbox Project xCloud could be the "Netflix of gaming" we've all been waiting for By Rik Henderson

Project xCloud is a streaming platform, much like PlayStation Now, that hosts games remotely, sending you video of on-screen action over the internet.... Read more

Xbox One just became the best console on the planet for this simple reason
Xbox One just became the best console on the planet for this simple reason By Rik Henderson

Xbox One X and Xbox One S get Dolby Vision HDR support. Netflix will now work on Xbox One with Dolby Vision.... Read more

Microsoft is selling a white Xbox One X and Fallout 76 bundle
Microsoft is selling a white Xbox One X and Fallout 76 bundle By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has announced a new bundle that includes a white 1TB Xbox One X with Fallout 76 and early access to the game through the Xbox Beta program.... Read more

Xbox All Access: How to get an Xbox One for as little as $22 a month
Xbox All Access: How to get an Xbox One for as little as $22 a month By Maggie Tillman

Xbox All Access helps people finance Xbox One hardware. It reminds us of how you would buy a smartphone today - no upfront cost and one monthly price.... Read more

PUBG 1.0 will hit Xbox One in September with its own controller
PUBG 1.0 will hit Xbox One in September with its own controller By Maggie Tillman

Keep in mind the battle royale shooter technically hit the console nine months ago through the Xbox Game Preview program.... Read more

Check out this trendy translucent Xbox Wireless Controller
Check out this trendy translucent Xbox Wireless Controller By Dan Grabham

Two new Xbox controllers are available to pre-order from the Microsoft Store. In addition to a sleek blue and black edition for £60/$65, there's also... Read more

Xbox One Gamescom 2018 plans include new Xbox console bundles and Elite Controller 2?
Xbox One Gamescom 2018 plans include new Xbox console bundles and Elite Controller 2? By Rik Henderson

After revealing during E3 2018 that new games consoles are in development, you might be wondering what Xbox has up its sleeve for Gamescom next month.... Read more

Microsoft might release next Xbox alongside a family of devices in 2020
Microsoft might release next Xbox alongside a family of devices in 2020 By Maggie Tillman

While there have been plenty of rumours that a new Xbox is on the cards, you shouldn't expect the next Xbox console to arrive until 2020 according to some. Microsoft... Read more

Xbox E3 2018 briefing: All the games, announcements and how to watch it again
Xbox E3 2018 briefing: All the games, announcements and how to watch it again By Rik Henderson

Microsoft hosted its major E3 press conference on the Sunday prior to the world's largest videogames trade show opening its doors and boy were we treated... Read more

Xbox chief Phil Spencer confirms next generation Xbox is in development
Xbox chief Phil Spencer confirms next generation Xbox is in development By Rik Henderson

Xbox chief Phil Spencer teased a new Xbox console during Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference, claiming that the "next Xbox" is in development.The company... Read more

Alexa and Google Assistant voice control spotted on Xbox One
Alexa and Google Assistant voice control spotted on Xbox One By Max Langridge

Both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant smart assistants could soon be arriving on the Xbox One, after an image allegedly from an insider build of a future... Read more

Xbox Adaptative Controller official, designed for gamers with limited mobility
Xbox Adaptative Controller official, designed for gamers with limited mobility By Max Langridge

Following an image leak a couple of days ago showing an Xbox controller with a new and unusual design, Microsoft has formally announced at E3 that it is... Read more

New Xbox One controller to be launched at E3 2018, leaked picture reveals
New Xbox One controller to be launched at E3 2018, leaked picture reveals By Rik Henderson

Although Sony has confirmed that it will not be unveiling any new hardware at E3 2018, PS5 or otherwise, Microsoft has at least one device up its sleeve.A... Read more

Hyperkin Duke controller is the Xbox One accessory everyone should own
Hyperkin Duke controller is the Xbox One accessory everyone should own By Rik Henderson

We were thrilled when Microsoft announced that it was bringing original Xbox games to its Xbox One backward compatibility list. And we've thoroughly enjoyed... Read more

PUBG now free to play on Xbox One, see the fuss about PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for yourself
PUBG now free to play on Xbox One, see the fuss about PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for yourself By Rik Henderson

Xbox Live Gold members can now play PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds for free. It is available to download and play for nothing until Monday.It became free... Read more

Deezer music streaming arrives on Xbox One
Deezer music streaming arrives on Xbox One By Max Langridge

Music streaming service Deezer is going through a bit of an expansion at the moment. After recently gaining Amazon Alexa voice control, the service is... Read more

Xbox One X enhanced games list: Here are all the games that play better on Xbox One X
Xbox One X enhanced games list: Here are all the games that play better on Xbox One X By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One X is Microsoft's latest and greatest console and, thanks to its superior chipset and raw power, more than 100 games have been updated to... Read more

Xbox One X and One S will soon support 1440p
Xbox One X and One S will soon support 1440p By Rik Henderson

Xbox will soon add 1440p support to the Xbox One X and, intriguingly, the Xbox One S.Program manager for the Xbox Platform Partner Group, Kevin Gammill,... Read more

Nike and Xbox made three Air Jordan III Xbox One X consoles, and you can win one
Nike and Xbox made three Air Jordan III Xbox One X consoles, and you can win one By Rik Henderson

Nike is putting itself about a bit. Not content with signing up PlayStation for an exclusive pair of PS4-inspired trainers, it's not working with rival... Read more

Sick Logan Paul "Suicide Forest" Xbox One game found on Xbox Store for free
Sick Logan Paul "Suicide Forest" Xbox One game found on Xbox Store for free By Rik Henderson

A sick game about the Logan Paul suicide YouTube video has surfaced on the Xbox Store. Any Xbox One owner can download it for free and because it is listed... Read more

Xbox Game Pass will include new games - Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 and more - all for £7.99 a month
Xbox Game Pass will include new games - Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 and more - all for £7.99 a month By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has announced that it will be including new games released by its own studios as part of its Xbox Game Pass subscription service.That means Xbox... Read more

Do these leaked pics show Microsoft's new Xbox Elite controller?
Do these leaked pics show Microsoft's new Xbox Elite controller? By Elyse Betters

Microsoft might be making a new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller.The company debuted the controller at E3 2015. In our review of it, we noted its £120 price... Read more

Xbox One Kinect finally, officially dead: Even Kinect Adapter is now no more
Xbox One Kinect finally, officially dead: Even Kinect Adapter is now no more By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has finally put the final nail in the coffin of its Kinect camera for Xbox One. After withdrawing the device from sale at the end of 2017 it... Read more

Mega console deal: Xbox One S limited edition Minecraft console bundle for £234.99
Mega console deal: Xbox One S limited edition Minecraft console bundle for £234.99 By Adrian Willings

Gamers rejoice! Christmas might be over, but there are some really great gaming deals out there in the post-Christmas run-up to the New Year. If you've... Read more

Is the Sea of Thieves Xbox One controller the best you've ever seen?
Is the Sea of Thieves Xbox One controller the best you've ever seen? By Rik Henderson

We've seen some great Xbox One controllers in latter times, including the Minecraft piggy and the customisable wonders of the Xbox Design Lab, but we have... Read more

How does 4K Forza 7 Xbox One X racing compare with the real thing? We take to the track
How does 4K Forza 7 Xbox One X racing compare with the real thing? We take to the track By Max Langridge

Arriving at the Porsche Experience Centre at Silverstone, we're greeted by the brand new Porsche GT2 RS, the cover star of the latest Forza Motorsport... Read more

Xbox One Fall Update 2017 rolling out to your console now, here's what it adds
Xbox One Fall Update 2017 rolling out to your console now, here's what it adds By Rik Henderson

After a beta roll-out to those on the Insiders programme in August, Microsoft is now updating all Xbox One consoles with the Fall Update. It adds a raft... Read more

How to make your own Xbox One Design Lab controller: From idea to hands-on in easy steps
How to make your own Xbox One Design Lab controller: From idea to hands-on in easy steps By Rik Henderson

Limited edition and custom controllers have been hugely successful for all the current games consoles, with multiple colours and designs available from... Read more

You can now buy those cool Minecraft Xbox One wireless controllers
You can now buy those cool Minecraft Xbox One wireless controllers By Elyse Betters

If you love Xbox and Minecraft, then you'll want to check these out.Microsoft recently announced a Minecraft limited-edition bundle of the Xbox One S,... Read more

Xbox One X: Project Scorpio Edition harks back to original codename, pre-order yours now
Xbox One X: Project Scorpio Edition harks back to original codename, pre-order yours now By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has unveiled a limited edition version of the Xbox One X, called the Project Scorpio Edition, at Gamescom 2017. Xbox One X pre-order deals now... Read more

Microsoft announces limited edition Minecraft and Shadow of War Xbox One S consoles
Microsoft announces limited edition Minecraft and Shadow of War Xbox One S consoles By Max Langridge

While the Xbox One X and the One X Project Scorpio Edition may have stolen most of the headlines from Xbox's Gamescom press conference, Microsoft has... Read more

Xbox One X pre-order details won't be "too much longer"
Xbox One X pre-order details won't be "too much longer" By Rik Henderson

Microsoft is soon to announce its pre-order details for the Xbox One X.Xbox boss Phil Spencer replied to a gamer's request on Twitter with confirmation... Read more

Minecraft Better Together Update: 4K glory and cross-platform play
Minecraft Better Together Update: 4K glory and cross-platform play By Chris Hall

Microsoft has announced some fairly hefty update plans for Minecraft at E3 and the good news is that this will make an update to players across all platforms,... Read more

Xbox Design Lab comes to the UK, design your own Xbox One controller
Xbox Design Lab comes to the UK, design your own Xbox One controller By Max Langridge

Microsoft's Xbox Design Lab launched in the US around this time last year. It allowed Xbox owners to fully customise and create their own Xbox One controller.... Read more

Xbox One X official - the best console on the planet, out 7 November
Xbox One X official - the best console on the planet, out 7 November By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has officially announced the Xbox One X - formerly called Project Scorpio.The new console will be out later this year, from 7 November, for... Read more

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