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Xbox Gets New Microsoft Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 September 2020, 15:16

Refreshed Microsoft Store finally appeared on the Xbox One console. The new interface accelerates and streamlines store operations, and introduces a handful of new features (including those associated with Xbox Series X and S).

200 Games Instead of One; Picture Summarizes Xbox Game Pass

Bart Swiatek, 25 September 2020, 14:42

A picture appeared on the web that perfectly sums up the difference in approach to the gaming market between Microsoft and Sony at the brink of ninth generation consoles. The picture is a better advertisement for Xbox Series X / S than many official marketing materials.

Extra Storage for Xbox Series X / S is Quite Pricey

Musiol, 25 September 2020, 10:03

We have learned the price of storage expansion cards for Xbox Series S|X. 1 TB of additional disk space will cost us almost as much as a new console.

Xbox One X Sales Increase, Possibly Due to Similarity to Xbox Series X

Bart Swiatek, 23 September 2020, 13:20

After the launch of pre-orders for Xbox Series X / Series S, sales of the eighth generation console - Xbox One X - increased noticeably. According to some, the reason for this state of affairs may be a confusing naming, although the situation can also be explained by other things.

Microsoft Reveals New Accessories for Xbox Series S/X

Bartlomiej Sagan, 22 September 2020, 13:52

Microsoft has officially presented new accessories for its next-gen consoles. Among other things, another color version of the controller was shown.

Different Game Sizes for Xbox Series X and S

Bart Swiatek, 18 September 2020, 10:05

Jason Ronald, director of program management at Xbox, said in a press interview that versions of games dedicated to Xbox S can take up to 30% less disk space on the console than their Xbox Series X counterparts. All because of the size of textures.

Take-Two's CEO Defends Increased Game Prices

Michael Kulakowski, 16 September 2020, 20:17

Take-Two Interactice's CEO, Strauss Zelnick, is fiercely defending the higher prices of next-gen console games in an interview. This should come as no surprise, as his company was the first to start exploring the ground, selling the more expensive edition of NBA 2K21, with access to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions after the release of both systems.

Xbox Series S Will Run Backwards Compatible Games in Xbox One S Quality

Sodar, 12 September 2020, 21:18

Xbox Series S has been officially announced as Microsoft's most affordable console. The lower price, however, is associated with some compromises. One of them is the lack of support for the graphical improvements found in games on Xbox One X.

Rumor: Xbox Series V is Microsoft's Third Next-gen Console

Agnes Adamus, 11 September 2020, 19:29

Twitter user Idle Sloth, who specializes in news related to the Xbox brand, suggested that Microsoft is working on another version of ninth generation console. It is to be called Xbox Series V.

Developers Claim Xbox Series S is Too Weak

Musiol, 11 September 2020, 14:12

According to developers, Xbox Series S is too weak as a platform. The console's specs raise legitimate concerns among them.

Fan Designs Cyberpunk 2077-themed Xbox Series S

Milosz Szubert, 11 September 2020, 13:52

Twitter user Pope created an unofficial painting of Xbox Series S referring to Cyberpunk 2077. The console will debut on the market on November 10.

Xbox Series X and S Unboxing and Size Comparison

Paul Wozniak, 10 September 2020, 19:49

First unboxing videos of Microsoft's upcoming consoles have surfaced on the web.

Xbox Game Pass PC Price Equalization

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 September 2020, 13:10

Microsoft has announced the end of Xbox Game Pass subscription tests on PC. Thus, soon we will pay for the service as much as on consoles. The expansion of All Access subscription to 12 additional countries was also confirmed.

Xbox Series S Said to be a Big Burden for Microsoft

Musiol, 10 September 2020, 12:58

According to the latest rumors, Microsoft will be subsiding a lot to Xbox Series S and Series X. All this to keep the price of the device low in the upcoming battle with Sony.

Here's a List of Confirmed Launch Titles for Xbox Series X and S

Michael Kulakowski, 09 September 2020, 21:43

We have collected for you all confirmed and potential launch titles that will appear on the upcoming Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles. Both systems will appear on November 10, this year.

„Xbox Series S Means Trouble,” Says Remedy's Technical Producer

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 September 2020, 21:29

Sasan Sepehr from Remedy Entertainment commented on the announcement of the Xbox Series S console. The technical produces is happy with the platform as a player, but from the developer's perspective he considered it a „trouble”.

Xbox Series X Price and Launch Date; Pre-orders in 2 Weeks

Musiol, 09 September 2020, 20:00

Pre-orders of Xbox Series X and Series S consoles will start on September 22, this year. The launch date of both consoles has been confirmed as November 10, 2020.

Xbox Series S Spawns a Flood of Memes

Bart Swiatek, 09 September 2020, 12:27

Yesterday's information about Xbox Series S caused a real storm on the web, and the most exciting part is the look of the new console. Internet users compare the device to various characters and devices - among others, a washing machine, a cooker and a tape recorder.

Price and Launch of Xbox Series X and Series S Officially Revealed [Updated]

Bart Swiatek, 08 September 2020, 20:05

New information on the price of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles has appeared on the web. It was accompanied by a video presenting the appearance of the second device.

Xbox Series S Specs - Leak Suggests We Will Play in 120 FPS

Agnes Adamus, 08 September 2020, 19:04

The existence of Xbox Series S was finally confirmed today. Although Microsoft did not reveal too many details about the console, there were some leaked promotional materials surfaced on the Internet. They contain the console's official specs.

GeForce RTX 3090 is Taller Than Xbox Series X - And it Shouldn't be a Surprise

Bart Swiatek, 03 September 2020, 16:09

A comparison of the size of existing and upcoming consoles and GeForce RTX 3090 GPU has been released on the web. Nvidia's chipset is smaller only than PS5, but it's hardly surprising.

Nvidia's CEO: Second Half of 2020 to be the Best Gaming Period Ever

Sodar, 21 August 2020, 20:32

The year 2020 did not start well. The pandemic made life difficult for most of us. However, it seems that the second half of the year will be very good for gamers. Or at least that's is what Jen-Hsun Huang, the head of Nvidia, says.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Launch - Leak From Fortnite Turns Up the Heat

Adrian Werner, 20 August 2020, 12:13

Fortnite may has just told us when we can expect the launch of Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Additionally, there have been rumors about the price of these consoles.

Here's the Dashboard of Xbox Series X

Michael Kulakowski, 19 August 2020, 21:16

Microsoft presented a trailer showing the appearance and functionality of the new menu of the Xbox Series X console, which will debut in November this year. The refreshed dashboard with new features will also appear on Xbox One and in the mobile application.

Xbox Series S Specs - What's Inside Xbox Series X's Little Brother?

Sodar, 19 August 2020, 17:57

The cheaper version of Xbox Series X, or Series S, can be up to 61% cheaper. Leak of console's specs shows that the explanation lies with the smaller number of GPU's computing units.

Xbox Series X in New Photos From Xperion E-arena

Sodar, 18 August 2020, 13:34

A Twitter user has published new photos of the Xbox Series X console. They come from Xperion E-arena from a Saturn store, and the device shown there is a prototype.

Xbox's Boss: „Our Goal Isn’t to Outsell Other Consoles”

Bart Swiatek, 17 August 2020, 11:33

Xbox's boss, Phil Spencer, said during the Animal Talking podcast that his company does not want to sell more consoles from competing companies. It is more important to build services that can be used by owners of various devices.

Quiet Running is Xbox Series X's Big Advantage

Bart Swiatek, 13 August 2020, 15:17

Taking part in a web podcast, Phil Spencer - the head of Xbox brand - boasted that the Xbox Series X works very quietly, just like the Xbox One X. According to him, this is due to a well-designed housing and cooling system.

Microsoft Confirmed November Launch of Xbox Series X

Karol Laska , 11 August 2020, 23:08

We will see Xbox Series X in stores from this November, and several dozen new games are expected to be released with it by the end of the year.

Unboxing of Xbox Series X and S Controller

Adrian Werner, 11 August 2020, 15:13

There is a video on the web, showing the unboxing of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S controller. It depicts the white version of the controller.

PS5 Said to be More Expensive Than XSX; Weak Spot Discovered

Paul Wozniak, 10 August 2020, 17:09

Insider known as Dusk Golem wrote on the ResetEra forum that PlayStation 5 will be more expensive than Xbox Series X. He also pointed out a weakness in Sony's console, which is to be poor hardware optimization for multi-platform games.

Xbox Series S Confirmed

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2020, 13:39

The fan managed to buy a controller for the Xbox Series X console. Thanks to the instructions attached to it, we know that the cheaper and weaker version of the platform will be called Xbox Series S.

PlayStation Will Best Xbox Once Again, Experts Say

Dameredet, 08 August 2020, 22:14

DFC Intelligence has published the result of its research on upcoming consoles. Xbox has reasons to worry.

Microsoft Doesn't Intend to Abandon Xbox Live Gold Subscription

Adrian Werner, 06 August 2020, 11:09

Microsoft has cut off speculation by saying that there are currently no plans to abandon the requirement to pay for the Xbox Live Gold subscription for multiplayer play on consoles.

Project xCloud - Release Date, Game List and Controllers

Karol Laska , 04 August 2020, 22:44

The xCloud service together with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will soon be launched on the global market. The most important titles that will be able to run on mobile devices, PCs, and Xbox were revealed.

Xbox Will Get a New Microsoft Store - First Screenshots

Adrian Werner, 04 August 2020, 13:31

Were shown how the new version of Microsoft Store for Xbox consoles will look like. It is to be both prettier and faster, as well as more functional.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Components Will be on Time, AMD Assures

Bart Swiatek, 29 July 2020, 11:35

The CEO of AMD - Dr. Lisa Su - confirmed that the company's products planned for this year should be marketed as planned. This includes the Ryzen 4000, Big Navi GPU and the components on which the two announced ninth generation consoles - PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X - will be based.

Gaben Bets on Xbox Series X

Karol Laska , 28 July 2020, 22:20

Steam's CEO, Gabe Newell, shared his opinion on next-gen consoles. He says the Xbox Series X is simply better than PlayStation 5.

Xbox Series S May Cost Less Than $300

Sodar, 24 July 2020, 15:07

The main rival of PS5 is to be Xbox Series X. Meanwhile, it is worth remembering that Microsoft is also preparing a cheaper alternative - Xbox Series S. It may cost less than $300.

Halo Infinite Gameplay Sparks Wave of Criticism; Demo was Launched on PC

Bart Swiatek, 24 July 2020, 14:32

Players and industry experts have severely criticized the Halo Infinite's graphics. We also found out that yesterday's gameplay demo was running on a PC, not the Xbox Series X.

Xbox Games Showcase [Summarized]

Milosz Szubert, 23 July 2020, 20:00

Today, at 9 AM PT, Xbox Games Showcase will start, another presentation from the Xbox 20/20 series organized by Microsoft. According to earlier announcements, it will focus exclusively on games.

Ubisoft on Prices of PS5 and Xbox Series X Games

DS, 23 July 2020, 12:26

Ubisoft has announced that their latest games will keep their price ($60) - or at least for now. We also received an announcement of the next part of the Ubisoft Forward event.

Games Powered by UE5 May Grow to Astronomical Sizes

Adrian Werner, 19 July 2020, 21:52

Unreal Engine 5 is supposed to offer an unprecedented level of detail. However, there are developers who are afraid that it will result in record-breaking HDD space requirements on console and PCs.

Xbox Series X Presentation Will Focus Exclusively on Games

Adrian Werner, 17 July 2020, 12:56

Microsoft announced that next week's Xbox Games Showcase will focus exclusively on games. There will be no mention of technical or business aspects of the Xbox Series X console.

Microsoft Ceases Production of Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

Paul Wozniak, 16 July 2020, 22:03

Today, Microsoft officially announced the suspension of production of Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition consoles. This move is to prepare the company for the upcoming release of Xbox Series X.

Xbox Boss on Future Plans; Project xCloud in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Karol Laska , 16 July 2020, 21:13

Microsoft has shared its plans for the future of Xbox and all related services.

Polish Store Accidentally Reveals Price of PS5

Paul Wozniak, 10 July 2020, 15:21

Polish PC component store x-kom has added PlayStation 5 to its offer, which enabled us to learn the unofficial price of the device.

Resident Evil 8 - Capcom Asks About Demo and Xbox Lockhart

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 July 2020, 13:39

Capcom has published a survey on Resident Evil Village. The Japanese publisher asks whether the players would be interested in the demo version of the game, and accidentally confirms the existence of the Xbox Series S „Lockhart” console.

Microsoft Wants Free Upgrades of Xbox One Games to Xbox Series X

Bart Swiatek, 08 July 2020, 12:58

According to sources of Video Game Chronicle, Microsoft encourages its partners - game developers and publishers - to offer free next-gen updates for games developed for current and upcoming consoles. One option is to use Xbox Smart Delivery, but the decision is up to the developers.

Xbox Games Showcase Date Revealed

Agnes Adamus, 06 July 2020, 18:27

Xbox Games Showcase, Microsoft's presentation related to Xbox Series X, will take place on July 23. At this moment it has not been announced what exactly we will see during the broadcast.