Microsoft in 2016 will work to improve its first party games lineup on both Xbox One and Windows 10. The bad news? The best games are still Xbox only.
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Windows 10 isn't the only Microsoft product in the spotlight today: Microsoft has revealed major new milestones for its Windows 10-based Xbox One, Surface Book, and Lumia as well.
It's January 1, and you know what that means. Well, yes, it's a new year. But it's also time for Xbox Live Gold subscribers to get some more free games courtesy of Microsoft's monthly Games for Gold promotion.
Since I keep an Xbox 360 around solely for the Call of Duty games that aren't available on Xbox One, I decided to start over and go all-digital with these games on the older console as well. Here's how it went.
Microsoft's annual Xbox Store Countdown, a 17-day event that the software giant described as “the biggest Xbox game sale ever,” has entered its second week. So check out the new set of bargain-priced Xbox One and Xbox 360 games, and on select entertainment content.
Microsoft has started its annual Xbox Store Countdown, a 17-day event that the software giant described as "the biggest Xbox game sale ever." Here's how it works.
Some more tidbits from around the web: Your Xbox Live stats from 2015, Apple Music rumored to get Hi-Res Audio in 2016, and a Black Ops III DLC trailer.
A few notes from around the web: Microsoft's Holiday Super Sale, a misunderstanding about the success of Kinect, wining some and losing some with universal apps, and some great Android dev videos.
Some other tidbits from around the web: A new Microsoft Apps, um, app on Android, $400 off Windows Server Datacenter, Translator on iOS/Android, dubious Windows 10 advice, free Plex on Xbox.
When Microsoft revealed the initial set of Xbox 360 games that would work with Xbox One's backwards compatibility mode, it said that it would add new titles monthly. Today, it delivered on that promise with a second set of backwards-compatible games.
Microsoft had an incredible year, with some epic moments. So without further ado, here's my look at Microsoft's 2015, the good, the meh, and the WTF.
News from around the web: PC focus group today, Xbox One is not MIcrosoft's final console, Xbox One Wireless Adapter now works with Windows 7 and 8.1 too, more
Microsoft has lowered the price of all Xbox One models by $50 through December 26. That means you can get the core Xbox One console for just $299 now.
Choosing a living room set top box can be trying for the Microsoft technology fan, and each of the best devices comes with its own set of pros and cons.
For day 6 of Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals promotion, you have a nice choice of select Xbox One and Xbox 360 games, most of which are $20 to $30 off the normal price.
Here are some more tidbits from around the web: HP is abandoning low-end tablets, Apple open sources Swift, Microsoft ships Outlook add-on, and more.
If you buy an Xbox One console or bundle today, you will get two free games: "Assassin's Creed: Unity" and any other title of your choice.
This new animated feature film fills in the backstory of the enigmatic Master Chief character from the Halo series of video games.
It's December 1, and you know what that means: It's time for Xbox Live Gold subscribers to get some more free games courtesy of the Games for Gold promotion.
Here's what else is happening today: Windows phone fans finally enter the final stage of the 5 stages of grief, a schedule for 360 games on Xbox One, more.
Here are some other tidbits from around the web: iPad Pro lies, Nokia 230, PlayStation 4 hits 30 million sales, whether Halo 5 is a hit, and Black Ops III.
What else is happening today? I'm flying home from Europe. The Xbox 360 turns ten, and Xbox One turns two. Microsoft helps Android switchers.
This morning, Microsoft revealed its Black Friday deals, which include some amazing savings on Xbox One, Lumia, and other products and services.
What else is happening today? I'm heading to the UK today, encrypted mobile apps come under fire, Google to contest Russia antitrust charges, much more.
Here's what else is happening today. I'm heading to the UK this week, Xbox One comes on strong in late 2015, Apple gives design a bad name, and much more.
The New Xbox One Experience is now rolling out, bringing a major UI refresh, performance improvements, and backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.
Microsoft today revealed the full list of Xbox 360 games that will work on the Xbox One once its updated with the New Xbox One Experience, with more to come.