Great Success of Halo Reach on Steam
Adrian Werner, 04 December 2019, 12:27
Yesterday'slaunch of the PC version of Halo: Reach was a great success. Shortly after the debut, the game became the fourth most popular title on Steam, besting GTA 5 and Destiny 2.
Forza Horizon 4 May Soon Get Over 100 New Cars
Milosz Szubert, 04 December 2019, 12:15
Fans of Fors Horizon 4 found a list of over 100 cars, which are not yet present in the game, in the title's data files. They may be added to the game as part of free updates or paid DLC.
Xbox Scarlett Devkits Still Rare? „Microsoft Wants to Surprise Sony”
Jacob Blazewicz, 01 December 2019, 21:31
Tom Warren from The Verge spoke on Xbox Scarlett devkits. According to the editor, Microsoft has made its development kits available only to few developers, and the development of the platform is much less advanced than in the case of PlayStation 5.
Head of Xbox Game Studios: New First-party Game Every Quarter
Konrad Serafinski, 30 November 2019, 20:00
Matt Booty, head of Xbox Game Studios, admitted that Microsoft plans to release a high-budget first-party title every three or four months. Of course, this does not mean the end of cooperation with external developers. And before the end of the year we can expect the announcement of another production.
Wasteland 3 Devs on Microsoft: „Gave Us Ton of Cash and Said Make the Best Game You Can”
Bart Swiatek, 29 November 2019, 13:01
Tim Campbell and Brian Fargo, developers from inXile Entertainment, were interviewed GamesRadar+. The subject of the conversation was the cooperation with Microsoft, which apparently is going very well. The creators argue that their latest title, Wasteland 3, will be much better thanks to the support of Xbox fathers.
Microsoft Flight Simulator Devs Boast of Cockpit Mapping
Jacob Blazewicz, 28 November 2019, 13:44
Microsoft Flight Simulator got the last episode of Feature Discovery Series. This time Martial Bossard from Asobo Studio presented a faithful representation of the cockpits, both visually and functionally.
Age of Empires 4 Will Launch in 2021?
Adrian Werner, 20 November 2019, 12:01
There are rumors on the web suggesting that we will wait for Age of Empires IV until 2021. As a compensation, next year will see the release of Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition.
Phil Spencer: „Microsoft Will Prioritize RPGs”
Christian Pieniazek, 19 November 2019, 23:45
The „face” of the Xbox brand, Phil Spencer, argues that Microsoft's current priority is the RPG genre. After the success of The Outer Worlds and the potential success of Wasteland 3 the Redmond giant has an appetite for more. Is it time to announce Fable 4?
32 GB RAM, RTX 2080 Ti Used to Run Microsoft Flight Simulator on X019
Agnes Adamus, 18 November 2019, 21:39
During the X019 event, numeruos materials from Microsoft Flight Simulator were presented. One of Reddit users, participating in the event, revealed the hardware specs of the computer used to run the game, and shared his impressions about the title.
Minecraft Earth - First Gameplay Impressions From XO19
Matthias Pawlikowski, 18 November 2019, 11:41
We visited London to attend Microsoft's XO19 event so we could play and talk to people from Mojang about the upcoming Minecraft Earth. What is this game really like and when can we count on the introduction of early access in rest of the world?
Ori and the Will of The Wisps and Gears Tactics at The Game Awards 2019
Bart Swiatek, 17 November 2019, 20:30
Microsoft is starting to inform which titles it will show during this year's The Game Awards gala on December 12 in Los Angeles. The first two confirmed games are Ori and the Will of The Wisps and Gears Tactics, but the list is expected to be larger.
Microsoft Flight Simulator Will Help Solve Airline Pilot Crisis?
Bart Swiatek, 17 November 2019, 20:19
In a recent interview, Jorg Neumann, leader of the team responsible for Microsoft Flight Simulator, said that aircraft companies are hoping that the game developed by his studio will help reignite the love of flying among young people.
Age of Empires 4 - Historical Period, Resources, 4K and More
Konrad Serafinski, 17 November 2019, 19:28
Some interesting information about Age of Empires IV, the new installment of the iconic RTS series, has appeared on the web. The game will offer a setting similar to the second part, but a completely different gameplay experience.
Phil Spencer: Gears 5 Sold Much Better Than Gears 4
Michael Kulakowski, 16 November 2019, 20:56
The head of Microsoft's gaming division, Phil Spencer, confirmed that Gears 5, which launched in September, this year, sold much better than its predecessor released three years ago. Let's add that the game also had the best launch of all titles published by the American giant for this generation of consoles.
Obsidian Entertainment is Working on a Number of RPG Titles
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2019, 14:55
Eurogamer learned a little bit about the intentions of Obsidian Entertainment. The creators plan not only Grounded and the development of The Outer Worlds, but also many RPGs. How many exactly? „More than one, less than forty" apparently.
Beautiful Cities in 4K and 60 FPS - Microsoft Flight Simulator Gameplay
Bart Swiatek, 15 November 2019, 11:04
An extensive gameplay from Microsoft Flight Simulator has appeared on the web. The material focuses on presenting the appearance of several European cities and looks stunning while doing it.
Minecraft Dungeons Release Date and Special Event in Minecraft Earth
Christian Pieniazek, 14 November 2019, 22:44
Minecraft Earth and Minecraft: Dungeons received their „five minutes” on this year's X019. For fans of the former, there is a special event, while the players waiting for the latter can mark the month of its release in the calendar.
Halo: Reach PC Launch Date, Bleeding Edge and Other XO19 Announcements
Christian Pieniazek, 14 November 2019, 22:37
On this year's X019 we learned about the release date of Halo: Reach on PC and a new update for Sea of Thieves. In addition, Microsoft revealed the first gameplay from CrossFire X and revealed when Ninja Theory's multiplayer title Bleeding Edge will launch.
Age of Empires 4 - First Gameplay Revealed
Adrian Werner, 14 November 2019, 22:11
During the X019, a new trailer for Age of Empires IV was presented. This is the first material from this RTS to show gameplay fragments.
Microsoft Flight Simulator - Beautiful Trailer From X019
Adrian Werner, 14 November 2019, 22:02
During the X019 in London, a new trailer of Microsoft Flight Simulator was presented. Like previous materials from the game, the trailer looks breathtaking.
Grounded - Obsidian is Making a Survival Action Game
Adrian Werner, 14 November 2019, 21:36
During the X019 a new production of Obsidian was announced. It turned out to be a survival action game called Grounded, which will offer a co-op mode for up to four people.
Age of Empires 4 Gameplay and New Games from Rare and Obsidian Tonight on XO19
Milosz Szubert, 14 November 2019, 13:40
The X019 event will start in London today at 2 PM ET. Its first accent will be a special episode of Inside Xbox, during which we will most likely see new games from Rare and Obsidian, as well as gameplay from Age of Empires IV.
Minecraft Earth Launches in Early Access
qjin, 14 November 2019, 11:44
Minecraft Earth, the mobile spin-off of Mojang AB's hit, was released this week in early access. The augmented reality game is currently only available in ten selected countries.
Age of Empires 4 on X019; Countdown Before the Presentation has Begun?
Jacob Blazewicz, 08 November 2019, 21:56
On the official website of Age of Empires, the countdown to the start of the „next adventure” with the strategy game series has begun. It will end on the day of the start of the X019 event at which Age of Empires IV is to be shown.
Xbox Scarlett for Holidays 2020; Microsoft Launches Console Replacement Program
Michael Kulakowski, 28 October 2019, 23:53
In several selected countries, Microsoft started offering an installment plan called Xbox All Access, designed for new Xbox One users, with the possibility of free hardware replacement on the next-generation console. Its terms and conditions confirm that Xbox Scarlett will debut in stores at the end of 2020.
Xbox One Consoles are Earning Less and Less Money for Microsoft
Adrian Werner, 24 October 2019, 12:35
Microsoft's financial report contained information about a significant drop in revenues from the gaming division. The decreasing interest in the company's hardware is responsible for this, but games and services are doing well.
Xbox Game Pass is Good for Microsoft - Subscribers Buy More Games
Agnes Adamus, 18 October 2019, 21:09
Xbox Game Pass turned out to be a hit for Microsoft. As [email protected] boss Agostino Simonetta informs, subscription holders are more willing to buy games.
Frequent Leaving in Gears 5 Games May Cost Us a 2-year Ban
Jacob Blazewicz, 14 October 2019, 23:25
Almost two years of ban in the ranking mode - such an announcement recently seen by some Gears 5 players. It's a part of a new system of penalties for frequent abandonment of the game, introduced by The Coalition.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 With 10 Years of Post-release Support
Michael Kulakowski, 01 October 2019, 23:51
Developers of the extremely ambitious Microsoft Flight Simulator have confirmed that they intend to support the title for at least ten years after its release, which is scheduled for next year. During this time, fans will receive updates, various add-ons and new game modules.
30 Minutes of Beautiful Gameplay From Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020
Adrian Werner, 30 September 2019, 15:22
An impressive video from Microsoft Flight Simulator appeared on the web, showing almost half an hour of gameplay from the latest installment of the cycle. It enables us to see several things in action, including an extremely detailed map, whose raw data would require 20,000 Blu-ray discs to store.
MINECON 2019 - Novelties in Available and Upcoming Minecraft Titles
Adrian Werner, 28 September 2019, 23:39
The MINECON 2019 event revealed plans for further development of Minecraft, showed a new trailer for Minecraft Dungeons and announced the early access of the mobile Minecraft Earth.
Watch the Beautiful World of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020
Bart Swiatek, 27 September 2019, 10:49
Microsoft presented a new teaser for the next installment of the Flight Simulator series. The material is an introduction to the first part of the series of longer cinematics and is devoted to the world of the game.
Microsoft and Xbox Go Carbon Neutral
Barth Faryna, 24 September 2019, 19:17
Microsoft joins the fight for a better future for our planet and becomes part of the „Playing for the Planet” initiative. In addition, the company announces the creation of the first consoles completely neutral in terms of carbon dioxide emissions.
Obsidian is Looking For People to Work on High-budget RPG
Michael Kulakowski, 22 September 2019, 22:57
Obsidian Entertainment is looking for new developers to work on a mysterious high-budget RPG. The game is to be powered by Unreal Engine 4, have a multiplayer mode, and its action will be presented from the perspective of the third and first-person.
Record-breaking Gears 5 - Microsoft's Biggest Launch of Current Gen
Agnes Adamus, 16 September 2019, 23:01
Microsoft has reasons to be satisfied. Gears 5, the latest installment in the popular science fiction shooter series, scored the best start of all titles released by the American giant for this generation of consoles.
Minecraft Going Strong - Over 110 Million Players Every month
Adrian Werner, 16 September 2019, 11:18
Microsoft has announced that more than 112 million people play Minecraft every month. That's an increase of several dozen millions since last year.
Sea of Thieves Opens Store With Microtransaction
Michael Kulakowski, 13 September 2019, 22:12
As announced, Sea of Thieves is making a microtransaction store available to the players. Its offer includes pets, emoticons, and cosmetic items. For the most expensive set, which includes structural elements of our ship, we have to pay around $27.99.
Microsoft Flight Simulator on New Gameplay; Tech Alpha Approaching
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 September 2019, 13:57
New recordings from Microsoft Flight Simulator have been made available in Windows Insider program. In addition, registration for technical alpha tests have started, and soon we will learn the first details about them.
Gears 5 Launches on Steam
Bart Swiatek, 10 September 2019, 11:16
The fifth instalment of the Gears of War series, known as Gears 5, debuted on Steam. The latest work of The Coalition collects great reviews. The game is also available in Microsoft Store and Xbox Game Pass.
MS Flight Simulator - Short Gameplay Has Appeared in the Web [Updated]
Paul Wozniak, 02 September 2019, 09:30
A short video presenting a gameplay with Microsoft Flight Simulator has appear on the web, showing a flight in the rain.
Sea of Thieves is One of Best Titles in Xbox Game Pass
Barth Faryna, 29 August 2019, 13:33
Xbox Game Pass is a very popular service among gamers. Through it, you can enjoy many titles for a dozen dollars or so per month. Among the available game is Sea of Thieves, which is one of the most frequently chosen titles.
Microsoft Eavesdropped on Xbox Users for Years and Sees No Problem
Barth Faryna, 23 August 2019, 17:34
First Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon, and now it's time for Microsoft. The Redmond giant openly admitted that it eavesdropped on Xbox users and then shared these recordings with third parties. The best part, however, is that the company sees nothing wrong with it.
Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition Gameplay From Gamescom
Milosz Szubert, 23 August 2019, 15:03
IGN has released a another gameplay from gamescom 2019. This time we can see a fragment of Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. The title will debut on PC on November 14, this year.
Age of Empires 4 Gameplay Presentation Announced
Christian Pieniazek, 22 August 2019, 12:40
Microsoft revealed when we will see the first gameplay from Age of Empires IV, developed by Relic Entertainment. As it turns out, the presentation of the game will coincide with the launch of Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition and the London X019 event.
Gears 5 - Gamescom 2019 Story Campaign Trailer
Adrian Werner, 19 August 2019, 20:29
During Gamescom Opening Night Live we've seen the trailer of the story campaign from Gears 5, the latest installment of the popular shooter series.
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Gets a Release Date
Adrian Werner, 19 August 2019, 18:54
Microsoft has disclosed the release date of Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. In addition, the game Age of Empires: Definitive Edition made its debut on Steama today.
Microsoft Flight Simulator Looks Amazing on the New Trailer
Conrad Hazi, 17 August 2019, 22:07
Microsoft has recently prepared a few new videos presenting the next installment of Flight Simulator. They were collected in one trailer by the FSL Flight Sim Liberty channel and, it need to be said that the trailer looks impressive.
Microsoft Will Show New Episode of Inside Xbox on Gamescom 2019
Agnes Adamus, 15 August 2019, 16:20
Next Monday the next edition of Gamescom will start. Micorsoft is among this year's exhibitors. The Redmond giant will present a new episode of Inside Xbox at the fair, showing materials from games such as Gears 5, Metro Exodus and Blair Witch. The event will take place on August 19 at 8 a.m. PST.
Xbox Scarlett Will Bet on Smooth Gameplay and Quick Loading
Bart Swiatek, 13 August 2019, 15:27
Talking to Gamespot, Phil Spencer, the Xbox brand manager, said that with next-gen consoles his company wanted to focus on gameplay smoothness and fast data loading. In his opinion, this is supposed to allow for a significant improvement in playability.
The Outer Worlds May Get Sequels - as Microsoft Exclusives
Agnes Adamus, 12 August 2019, 23:24
Although there are more than two months left before the launch of The Outer Worlds, there are already reports of a potential continuation. The CEO of Xbox Game Studios, Matt Booty, believes that the second part of the production would be a great exclusive title for Microsoft.