All News tagged with 'Hardware'

Gears 5 Kait Diaz Limited Edition Controller is Currently $10 Off in the US

As we have been hunting down Gears 5 achievements over the weekend we can't help but be jealous of those who have already nabbed a Kait Limited Edition Controller, one of our favourite limited edition designs so far.

Posted 12 days ago by Sam Quirke, 11 comments

Phil Spencer Talks Project Scarlett: FPS, Backwards Compatability and Cross-Gen

In a recent interview with Gamespot, Phil Spencer spoke about what Microsoft is focusing on for Project Scarlett. Spencer talked about the playability of upcoming titles, visuals, backwards compatibility and cross-gen.

Posted 1 month ago by Sean Carey, 87 comments

A Microsoft Patent Application Shows a Device Similar to a Nintendo Switch

A patent filed by Microsoft shows a charging pad for what looks like two gamepads that can be attached to a touchscreen device, similar to that of a Nintendo Switch.

Posted 1 month ago by Sean Carey, 78 comments

More Gears 5 Custom Hardware Available in the Microsoft Store

After the recent announcement of a new Gears 5 themed Xbox One X console, Microsoft has treated us to some Gears 5 hardware to go along with that new Xbox One.

Posted 1 month ago by Sean Carey, 18 comments

Limited Edition Gears 5 Xbox One X Bundle Revealed

Microsoft has unveiled a new Gears 5 themed Xbox One X console bundle, which includes a new controller, Gears 5 Ultimate Edition and the Gears of War collection.

Posted 1 month ago by Sean Carey, 85 comments

Fortnite-Themed Xbox One Wireless Controller Now Available To Pre-Order

To celebrate the upcoming Fortnite World Cup, Microsoft have decided to sell the Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition controller stand-alone. It's a standard Wireless Xbox One controller with a subtle Fortnite-purple finish.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 12 comments

Apex Legends Players Are Tricking Consoles Into Allowing Mouse & Keyboard

Some Apex Legends players on console are getting an advantage due to a device that allows them to trick the console into reading their mouse and keyboard as a controller. The developers are not happy.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 79 comments

Prime Day 2019: Best Deals on Xbox One Accessories

Amazon's Prime Day has begun, in which customers can get significant discounts on products if they are signed up to Amazon Prime. Here's a selection of Prime Day US and UK deals on Xbox One accessories.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 14 comments

Prime Day 2019: Best Deals on Xbox One Consoles

Amazon's Prime Day has begun, in which customers can get significant discounts on products if they are signed up to Amazon Prime. Here's a selection of Prime Day US and UK deals on Xbox One consoles, both on site and off.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 19 comments

Elgato Will Offer Lots of Streaming Device Discounts for Prime Day

Streaming device manufacturer Elgato is planning to cut prices on several products for Amazon Prime day on July 15th and July 16th. They've posted a list of discounts ahead of time, for multiple regions.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 37 comments

Industry Analyst Claims Xbox is Still Working on a Streaming-Exclusive Console

Industry expert and general Microsoft snooper Brad Sams has heard rumblings that, despite Lockhart being dead, Microsoft are still working on two consoles – one being entirely streaming-focused.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 43 comments

Phil Spencer: Project Scarlett Will Not be Microsoft's Last Console

In an interview with Giant Bomb, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirmed that Project Scarlett will not be Microsoft's last console. He also reiterated that Project xCloud is not a replacement for console gaming.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 20 comments

Phil Spencer Talks About Project Scarlett and Backward Compatibility

During this week's episode of Inside Xbox, the Head of Xbox recapped key points from the presentation, as well as providing more details on Project Scarlett backward compatibility, console streaming, and Project xCloud.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 40 comments

New Trailer Shows How the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Works

Microsoft gives us an in-depth look at the improvements and new features that will be on offer when the Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 releases later this year.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 24 comments

Current Xbox Accessories and Games Can be Used on Project Scarlett

Players will be able to use their gaming accessories, profiles, and "thousands" of games from all four generations of Xbox console with Project Scarlett.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 51 comments

Enhanced Games Trailer Reminds Us That Games Play Best On Xbox One X

In a newly released trailer, the Xbox team are eager to remind us that games like Cyberpunk 2077, Borderlands 3 and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Oder play best on the world's most powerful console.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Phil Spencer Confirms That Project Scarlett Will Still Have a Disc Drive

Xbox head Phil Spencer has confirmed that the upcoming Project Scarlett console will have a disc drive, sustaining the used Xbox games market for years to come.

Posted 3 months ago by Lucy Wood, 42 comments

Everything Announced at the Xbox E3 2019 Briefing

Microsoft managed to stay relatively tight-lipped about their show this year, so it was full of surprises, as well as some of the titles we expected to see.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

Microsoft Shares Details on the Next Xbox, Project Scarlett

Project Scarlett is coming next year with four times the processing power, new GDDR6 RAM, 120 frames per second, and up to 8k resolution.

Posted 3 months ago by Brandon Fusco, 102 comments

You Can Pre-Order the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Now

The newly announced Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 has been revealed at this year's E3 and looks to be packing more than enough ways for gamers to step their skills up to "pro" levels.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 49 comments

New Xbox Sale – UK Consoles: June 7th, 2019

As part of the larger Deals Unlocked E3 Sale – which has already discounted a ton of games – the Microsoft Store has put a bunch of consoles on offer. Here's everything discounted in the UK region.

Posted 3 months ago by Oliver Wylde, 7 comments

Get $100 off an Xbox One X as Part of the Greatest Xbox Deals of the Year

In just four days time on June 7th, Microsoft will begin the greatest Xbox deals of the year for consoles, accessories, and a variety of games, including $100 off an Xbox One X.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 41 comments

Sea of Thieves Tabletop Roleplaying Game Announced

Take a look at the Sea of Thieves Roleplaying Game and gather your family and friends to dive into the life of a pirate, tabletop style.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 11 comments

Headset Review: The Audeze Mobius is a NASA-Infused Super Speaker

Although gaming visuals get all the attention at trade shows and in trailers, don't underestimate the power of a superb audio experience. That's what we found in the Audeze Mobius, the impressive high-end gaming headset.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney

Purple Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition Leaked Online

The Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition has appeared in some US retailers, and the bundle includes a purple console, matching controller, and bonus Fortnite content.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith

MARS Light Guns Coming Soon to Xbox One

PDP has created the MARS LIGHTCON gun and will be bringing it to the Xbox One in a series of game bundles this fall.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Save 42% on a WD My Passport 4 TB Portable Hard Drive on Amazon UK

Are you fed up of uninstalling games from your console's hard drive just to make space for your latest game purchases? Amazon UK might have the perfect solution.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin

Game of Thrones Iron Throne Xbox One S All-Digital Edition Added to Giveaway

Last week, Microsoft unveiled a competition for players around the world to win two custom Game of Thrones-themed Xbox One S All-Digital Editions. Now Microsoft has added a third design: an Iron Throne console.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith

RAGE 2's Walmart Leak Celebrated With a Custom Controller

Last year, the games industry received a gold mine of information from an unexpected source. Walmart Canada accidentally released the names of several titles due to be announced at E3. RAGE 2 is celebrating the anniversary.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke

Win a Game of Thrones Custom Xbox One S All-Digital Edition with Microsoft

Microsoft is offering the chance for players to win one of two custom Game of Thrones consoles based on House Targaryen or the Night King.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Xbox One S All-Digital Edition Officially Revealed, Retailing at $250

The discless Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is available for pre-order now ahead of its release next month, and it will retail for US$50 less than the Xbox One S.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Discless Xbox One S European Price and Release Date Leaked

According to WinFuture, the discless Xbox One console will arrive next month and they've found details on its European release.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Official Xbox One X Bundle Offers a Free Wireless Controller (US Only)

The US Microsoft Store has just posted a new hardware offer. The Robot White Xbox One X is still $499.99, but now you get a second standard Xbox Wireless Controller thrown in for free, as well as Gears of War 4.

Posted 6 months ago by Sam Quirke

Report: Xbox One S All-Digital Set for May 7th Release

More leaked documents and box art point towards a disc-less Xbox console called the Xbox One S All-Digital being released on May 7th of this year.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin

[UPDATE] Xbox One Phantom White Controller Leaked

A now altered product listing on Amazon Mexico has confirmed the existence of the Phantom White Xbox One controller variant that will likely be officially unveiled later today.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Poll: Would You Buy a Digital-Only Console?

We're following up on the continued rumors of a discless Xbox One coming this year. It's not the first time we've heard the rumor mill buzzing about this, so it's time to find out: would you buy a digital-only console?

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney

Discless Xbox One Supposedly Due This Year

It would make sense for Microsoft to release what would likely be the final Xbox One console before the next generation is released, but what will a disc-free Xbox One console entail?

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Xbox One Skip Ahead and Alpha Rings Get Improved Uninstall Options

In addition to the features introduced last week, the update has added streamlined Xbox Game Pass Quests, Message Requests, and improved uninstall options.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith

New Xbox Anaconda and Lockhart Consoles Rumoured for E3

Microsoft is now expected to make full use of Sony's non-appearance at E3 2019 to reveal not one but two new consoles as part of Project Scarlet.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Xbox VR Development Continues to Look Unlikely

Support has dwindled and Phil Spencer has repeatedly stated that VR gaming is not a priority for the Xbox consoles right now. The result is the headset has been removed from their affiliate programme.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith