All News tagged with 'Hardware'

Xbox One Alpha Insiders Update Brings Next Achievements Feature

The first Xbox One update of 2018 has arrived for players who are in the Alpha ring of the Xbox Insiders program. It will bring a handful of new features to the Xbox One user interface, including a new achievements feature.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 58 comments

Xbox One Consoles Unaffected by Spectre and Meltdown Chip Issues

You're likely the owner of at least one PC and/or mobile device, so you should already be aware of the Meltdown and Spectre threats to these devices, but what about Xbox One consoles?

Posted 19 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 39 comments

Xbox One Kinect Adapter Discontinued

Three months ago, Microsoft ceased manufacturing of the Kinect sensor. In news that should surprise no-one, Microsoft revealed that they have now discontinued production of the Kinect Adapter.

Posted 21 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 117 comments

Destiny 2 Developer Response to XP Cooldown, Alexa Ghost Skill Launched

Bungie responded to complaints from players by replacing the third and final Destiny 2 "Curse of Osiris" reveal stream with a post detailing upcoming changes to the game.

Posted 1 month ago by Lucy Wood, 29 comments

The Best UK Black Friday Xbox Deals [Update 3]

Black Friday is just over a week away, but many retailers have started to release their ads in advance, giving shoppers the chance to plan ahead and discover which stores will be offering the biggest Xbox discounts.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 27 comments

Xbox One X Review

On November 7th, this console will be released to the gaming public. What exactly does that mean for you? Well, it's a significant step up, the benefits of which will be immediately obvious.

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 292 comments

TA Podcast: Xbox One X, AC Origins, CoD: WWII and More with Rand al Thor 19

Welcome to episode 94 of the TrueAchievements podcast, where this week we were delighted to be joined by the podcasting legend, the man with the million, Rand al Thor 19.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

Windows Mixed Reality Goes to Pre-PAX West 2017

The Pre-PAX ID@Xbox Open House event was open to anyone for free and this year saw a couple of thousand people turn up to try out Microsoft's upcoming Windows Mixed Reality headsets.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 20 comments

Limited Edition Minecraft Xbox One S Bundle and Controllers Announced

Yesterday evening, Microsoft held a press conference in Germany. While the main announcement was that Xbox One X pre-orders were now live, they also unveiled a new Xbox One S Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle.

Posted 5 months ago by Jack Watling, 38 comments

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Drops New Trailer and Xbox One S Bundle

Fresh from the Microsoft Gamescom presentation comes a new trailer for this fall's Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Take time to meet the vile creatures of the land before maybe considering one of the new Xbox One S bundles.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 8 comments

Xbox Design Lab Expands To Over 20 New Countries

Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Design Lab program will be expanded to include 24 new countries throughout Europe allowing players to create their own custom controllers.

Posted 5 months ago by Andrew Ogley, 27 comments

New Xbox Wireless Controllers and Xbox Wireless Adaptor for Windows 10 Revealed

Microsoft has revealed three new editions of the Xbox Wireless Controller as well as a smaller Xbox Wireless Adaptor for Windows 10. Check out the story for details, screens, release dates and prices.

Posted 5 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 69 comments

TA Podcast: E3 2017 Special

It's been a crazy few days of E3, and rather than trying to remember all of the big announcements in one go, Rich, Jack and I decided to get together after each one to share our thoughts for our E3 2017 special.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

OG Xbox Controller Announced For Xbox One and Windows 10

Hyperkin, a gaming hardware manufacturer from Los Angeles, is partnering with Xbox to bring the "Duke" controller to the Xbox One and Windows 10.

Posted 7 months ago by Claudio Barata, 65 comments

Poll: Which E3 Press Conference Are You Most Looking Forward to Watching?

This is the calm before the storm. Beginning on Saturday and continuing for the next several days thereafter, there will be an unrelenting stream of gaming news. But whose show has you most excited heading into E3?

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 71 comments

Project Scorpio Specs Revealed

Ever since Project Scorpio was announced at E3 last year with the promise that it would be the most powerful console ever, rumours have been swirling around the internet regarding just how powerful it will be.

Posted 9 months ago by Dave Horobin, 189 comments

Microsoft Introduces the Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series

A new series of Xbox Wireless Controllers are making their way to the Xbox One and the first series to be unleashed is the Recon Tech Special Edition.

Posted 10 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 65 comments

Custom Gamer Pics, New Library Filters and More Arrive in Next Insider Update

Lately Microsoft is on a mission to improve the Xbox One's user interface, features set and online ecosystem. Insiders are about to receive another big update, this one bringing custom gamer pics and more.

Posted 10 months ago by Kelly Packard, 67 comments

Xbox Goes to GDC

Microsoft views San Francisco's Game Developers Conference as an important part of their calendar year -- they reveal a lot of new and upcoming features for the Xbox One and Windows 10.

Posted 10 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 32 comments

Two New Xbox Controllers Revealed

There's nothing like having a nice array of controllers to pick from when you want to game, and now Xbox have got two more to offer you. Ocean Shadow and Winter Forces are your two new choices.

Posted 11 months ago by Megan Walton, 49 comments

Xbox One Update Removes Snap and Discontinues Some Achievements

Earlier this week, Microsoft began rolling out the first wave of features from the upcoming Creators Update There's one little change that they've rolled out that they've not really mentioned: they've removed Snap.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 169 comments

New Xbox One Controller Colors Announced

The two new colors will excite fans of the color red and fans of military green with orange highlights. As always, they're available in the US at select retailers.

Posted 1 year ago by Kevin Tavore, 62 comments

The Xbox Holiday Update Arrives Today — What's New?

Xbox wished a happy holiday season to their player base by pushing out a big update today, the first substantial patch since the summer update in August. Say hello to achievement rarity, clubs, LFG, group messaging and more!

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 79 comments

Project Scorpio - Backwards Compatibility Confirmed

Xbox head Phil Spencer has confirmed that the Xbox 360 Backward Compatibility programme will continue on Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio console.

Posted 1 year ago by Lucy Wood, 96 comments

Two Videos for Rock Band 4's Rivals Mode

Prepare yourself and your band for more content with Rock Band Rivals in Rock Band 4. The two videos take us behind the scenes with the new hardware as well as offering a sneak peek of "Show 1 of Rockudrama".

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 10 comments

More Details for The Boss Update In Minecraft Windows 10 and Pocket Editions

Fresh out of the recent MINECON event, new details have emerged for Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta and the various versions of Minecraft: Pocket Edition. Mojong introduces Add-Ons and a confirmed release date.

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

This Week Only: Buy an Xbox One S, Get a Free Game

If you've been looking to get an Xbox One or Xbox One S, now may just be your chance. With the purchase of any bundle, you can get any game in addition for free until October 1st.

Posted 1 year ago by Kevin Tavore, 28 comments

Prepare for FIFA 17's Release with New Screens and Videos

Members of EA Access can enjoy 10 hours of FIFA 17 a whole seven days earlier than anyone without. If you've not got EA Access, then check out these new screens and videos to tide you over until the game's release.

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 5 comments

Microsoft Announces New Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundles

Treat yourself to a very early Christmas present with a copy of Battlefield 1, one month of EA Access, DLC packs, a new controller, and most importantly, a new Xbox One S.

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 29 comments

New Xbox One Accessories Revealed

New colors to suit your fancy, plus plenty of upgrades previously exclusive to the Xbox One S make their way to early adopters. Finally, there's a new white stereo headset if black isn't your thing.

Posted 1 year ago by Kevin Tavore, 43 comments

What Does The PS4 Pro Mean For Project Scorpio?

Following Sony's PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro reveal, the gaming world has now sets its focus on Microsoft's rebuttal. The Project Scorpio reveal is coming next year. What does the new Sony console teach us about the next Xbox?

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 70 comments

Skylanders Imaginators Introduces Dr. Neo Cortex and Kaos

Crash Bandicoot will be teaming up with the Skylanders to take on the newly introduced supervillains, Dr. Neo Cortex and Kaos. Take a look at the ton of new screens, details and trailer.

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 10 comments

Microsoft Expands the Xbox Wireless Ecosystem

Microsoft is continuing their goal of converging all of the industry's devices into one coherent ecosystem with new Xbox Wireless options. Controllers, headsets, PCs and more are getting Xbox Wireless compatibility.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 22 comments

WRC 6 Hardware, Trailer and Screens

Players of upcoming racing simulation WRC 6 will be able to experience deeper immersion using dedicated hardware thanks to a collaboration between Thrustmaster and Kylotonn Racing Games.

Posted 1 year ago by Lucy Wood, 5 comments

Three Backwards Compatible Titles Now Support Xbox One Racing Wheels

If you're a racing game fan who prefers the feel of a steering wheel in your hands over a standard controller, you are in luck as Microsoft has just updated three back-compat games to support Xbox One racing peripherals.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

Xbox One's Summer Update: What's New?

If you've signed onto your Xbox One any time since Saturday, you've probably noticed something is different. Pretty different. Major Nelson and Mike Ybarra walk us through what exactly has changed.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 72 comments

Xbox One S Hits Stores on August 2nd

Microsoft has today announced that the slimmer, sleeker and whiter Xbox One S console that opened their E3 show his year be available on August 2nd in select regions.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 81 comments

Gears of War 4 Limited Edition Xbox One S and Two Controllers Announced

It's no surprise Microsoft has chosen Gears of War as the first series to represent a custom-designed Xbox One S. The Gears of War 4 Limited Edition Xbox One S has been announced with plenty of goodies to boot.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 75 comments

Folding Rock Band's Fender Jaguar Guitar In New Video

Take a look at the folding feature of Rock Band's Fender Jaguar Guitar in action. Excellent for those with small storage space and convenient for when carrying on the go.

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

Xbox Daily Video Discusses The Xbox Design Lab

In this latest Xbox Daily video, two of the Xbox team talk about the Xbox Design Lab, the new service that allows you to customise the colour of almost every part of the Xbox One controller.

Posted 1 year ago by Andy Mills, 22 comments

Hardware and an Expansion Coming to Rock Band 4

Harmonix is continuing to support Rock Band 4 for the forseeable future with all manner of hardware and software coming to the game at various points throughout this year.

Posted 1 year ago by Andy Mills, 14 comments

TA Podcast: E3 Live Reactions

Shortly after the Ubisoft conference ended yesterday, Jack, Rich and myself sat down to record our reactions to all the news and announcements from the past few days in our first ever live podcast.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 27 comments

Loads of New Footage, Screens and Windows 10 Crossplay News for Gears of War 4

Rod Fergusson looked proud as he stood on stage at Microsoft's E3 conference today. On the menu was another Gears of War 4 trailer as well as campaign gameplay. But that wasn't it, there's too much for one summary!

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 19 comments

Slim, White, 2TB "Xbox One S" Officially Announced, Prices Start At $299

Well, aren't we all shocked? Phil Spencer and a snazzy trailer introduced us to the new "Xbox One S" slim console, 40% smaller and featuring a 2 TB Hard Drive, the console is due in August, with cheaper options to follow.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke, 74 comments

The First Summer Update For Xbox One Detailed

It's been a while since we've had a major update for the Xbox One, the last one happening back in March. Well, a new update is on the way, as the first of two summer updates has been announced and detailed by Microsoft.

Posted 1 year ago by Andy Mills, 128 comments

Microsoft is Retiring the Xbox 360 Console

Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox Division, has today announced some sad but inevitable news - the company will cease manufacturing the Xbox 360 console. In a statement celebrating Xbox 360's decade of service, Spencer went on to say that: ...the realities of manufacturi

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke, 163 comments

Xbox One's March Update Now Available for Everyone, Including New Features

The Xbox One's March update which was previously only available to Preview members is now rolling out to everyone. Detailed at the beginning of the month in-depth, the update features the ability to purchase backwards compatible Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One store, the ability for Twitch streamers

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Caccamise, 51 comments

Microsoft Unveils New Dusk Shadow and Copper Shadow Special Edition Controllers

Microsoft has unveiled a new set of special edition Xbox One controllers. Known as Dusk Shadow and Copper Shadow, the two controllers feature a "faded color gradient finish" of blue-to-black and copper-to-black respectively. link hidden Other than t

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Caccamise, 59 comments

Minecraft: Windows 10 Oculus Rift Screens

Mojang is looking to leave long-lasting memories in the minds of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta players with the upcoming support of the Oculus Rift coming soon to the game. A new set of screens has been released showcasing some visuals from the hardware that are sure to stun you passionate bloc

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 9 comments

Xbox One's March Update Detailed

In a continued effort to shape the Xbox One in the image of the community, Microsoft has revealed details of what updates are coming in March for the console. Outlined by Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson, many of this month's updates were some of the top-voted Xbox Feedback requests. This includ

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Caccamise, 94 comments