All News tagged with 'Hardware'

Giveaway: Xbox Wireless Controller – Grey/Blue (UK ONLY)

For our next site competition, we've teamed up with our friends at Xbox UK to give away an Xbox Wireless Controller – Grey/Blue, which released earlier this month.

Posted 6 days ago by Dave Horobin, 346 comments

Mouse and Keyboard Game Support Coming to Xbox One Soon

During the latest episode of Inside Xbox, they confirmed that mouse and keyboard support will be arriving for Xbox Insiders "in the coming weeks".

Posted 25 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 63 comments

Special Edition White Xbox Elite Controller Revealed

Following on from today's announcement of a special edition white Xbox One X, Microsoft has also revealed a new white special edition of the Elite controller will be released in October

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 40 comments

Special Edition White Xbox One X and Fallout 76 Bundle Announced

Microsoft has today announced that the Xbox One X will be available in white for the first time, as part of the Robot White Special Edition Fallout 76 Bundle for $499.99 or your regional equivalent.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 37 comments

Ace Combat 7 Takes to Unknown Skies in January

The latest screenshots and trailer show players exactly what they can expect to face, while publisher Bandai Namco also brings news of a branded flight stick that players will be able to pick up alongside the game.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Sport White Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller Revealed

Those of you who collect controllers will be glad to know that another one will soon be arriving in stores: the Sport White Special Edition.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 35 comments

July Xbox Update Brings Game Groups and FastStart

The July update started rolling out to players yesterday, and with it comes some of the more eagerly awaited features like FastStart and Groups for games and apps.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 43 comments

Xbox Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead System Update Introduces Fast Start

A new update for the Xbox One Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead rings has rolled out the Fast Start system for a select number of Xbox Game Pass titles. The update also introduces a Game Pass tab, as well as fixing a few bugs.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

Xbox One Insiders To Introduce New Alpha – Skip Ahead Ring

The Xbox Insider Program was created to give participants a chance to try out console builds before they were released to the public. Now, Microsoft is extending the program by introducing a new Alpha – Skip Ahead ring.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 24 comments

Xbox One May 2018 Update Becomes Available For All

Previously released to Xbox Insiders at the end of April, Microsoft's May Xbox One update is now rolling out to all console owners.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 33 comments

Microsoft Looks Toward Accessibility With the Xbox Adaptive Controller

After earlier leaks revealed Microsoft was designing a controller to increase gamer accessibility, Microsoft has officially announced the Xbox Adaptive Controller.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 66 comments

Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China Now Supports Thrustmaster Flight Peripherals

Add January 2018 title Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China to the list of games supporting the Thrustmaster line of flight stick products. The T.Flight Hotas One design flight stick and the accompanying TFRP pedals are compatible.

Posted 7 months ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Combat Tech Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller Revealed

Microsoft has announced the third controller to be released in the Tech series of wireless Xbox One controllers. Pre-orders are available now ahead of its release later this month.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 26 comments

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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 120 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 10 months 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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, 177 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago by Dave Horobin, 81 comments