All News tagged with 'Hardware'

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 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 159 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 4 months 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 6 months 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 6 months ago by Luc1d, 93 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 7 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months ago by Luc1d, 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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

Minecraft: Windows 10 To Support Oculus Rift

The Minecraft franchise has been a massive success ever since its original release on the Xbox LIVE Arcade. Mojang, the developers behind the block busting title, continued the success onto the Xbox

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

New Xbox Experience Beginning To Roll Out Today

For months, we've been hearing all about the upcoming big changes to the Xbox One's user interface including backwards compatibility, a new visual style to the dashboard, reorganization of apps, game

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 131 comments

Xbox One's Biggest Update Yet

As you all are certainly aware by now, the Xbox One’s user interface and functionality has been steadily evolving since launch. To continue that trend, perhaps the biggest overhaul yet is set to laun

Posted 1 year ago by Joseph C, 94 comments

Xbox One Elite Bundle Announced

Microsoft has always provided plenty of options when it comes to buying their console and, with the announcement of the new Xbox One Elite Bundle, there is now one more. http://www.trueachievements.c

Posted 1 year ago by Andy Mills, 71 comments

NBA LIVE 16 Reveals Pro-Am Mode

EA Sports are looking to continue competing in the basketball gaming world with their upcoming instalment NBA LIVE 16. To aid in their efforts, EA have revealed and detailed the new Pro-Am mode where

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

Xbox One Will Soon Function As Over-The Air DVR

Add to the ever growing list of Things Your Console Can Do a new function for the Xbox One. Revealed at Gamescom, and arriving in 2016 is subscription-free DVR functionality. Over-the-air television

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 50 comments

Microsoft Announces New Features

Just yesterday, we brought you news of the chatpad coming to the Xbox One, and now we have several more new features to tell you about. Microsoft has announced "a completely redesigned user experienc

Posted 1 year ago by Cindy Minguez, 87 comments

Awesome New Hardware Incoming for the Xbox One

At this year's Gamescom, Microsoft has announced some cool new equipment - bundles, controllers, even headsets - coming to the Xbox One. You can choose between 500 GB or one 1 TB. Whoa, that's a bunc

Posted 1 year ago by Cindy Minguez, 37 comments

Microsoft Announces Xbox One Chatpad

Today during their Gamescom conference, Microsoft revealed a new Chatpad for the Xbox One, which is also compatible with Windows 10. While the Chatpad will provide a quicker way to write out messages

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Caccamise, 61 comments

Xbox One Backward Compatibility Coming in November

Backward compatibility was one of the biggest announcements at Microsoft's E3 conference earlier this year, with the promise of over 100 games available by the holiday season. While members of the Xb

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Caccamise, 94 comments

Greg Hastings Paintball 3 Dev Diaries

Greg Hastings Paintball is back with the third instalment from the series - Greg Hastings Paintball 3. Developed by Super X Studios, the team have unleashed a barrage of dev diaries that we had previ

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 5 comments

Skylanders Superchargers Dark Edition Announced

If you loved the dark edition of Skylanders Trap Team, then you'll be excited about Activision's announcement of a dark version of upcoming sequel Skylanders SuperChargers. The special dark edition o

Posted 1 year ago by Megan Walton, 17 comments

Forza 6 Limited Edition Console Announced

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Forza Motorsport franchise, developer Turn 10 and publisher Microsoft Studios have announced a special limited edition console for Forza Motorsport 6. Th

Posted 1 year ago by Joshua Rust, 68 comments

Microsoft Shows Off The Xbox One Elite Controller

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that they have been working on a new controller for the Xbox One, the Elite Wireless Controller. During the announcement video, they showed us what we can expe

Posted 1 year ago by Devin McIntyre, 71 comments

Xbox Game Preview Program Announced

When we speak of ID@Xbox titles, we often mention how they're "currently in Steam Early Access", a program that allows gamers to buy into games before they're finished and help developers finish them

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 17 comments