All News tagged with 'Hardware'

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 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

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 2 years ago by Jack Watling

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Andrew Ogley

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 2 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

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 2 years ago by Dave Horobin

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 2 years ago by Claudio Barata

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Dave Horobin

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 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

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 years ago by Kelly Packard

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 years ago by Rebecca Smith

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 2 years ago by Megan Walton

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 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

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 2 years ago by Kevin Tavore

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 2 years ago by Kelly Packard

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 2 years ago by Lucy Wood

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 3 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

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 3 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

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 3 years ago by Kevin Tavore

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 3 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

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 3 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

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 3 years ago by Kevin Tavore

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 3 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 3 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

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 3 years ago by Kelly Packard

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 3 years ago by Lucy Wood

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 3 years ago by Kelly Packard

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 3 years ago by Kelly Packard

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 3 years ago by Dave Horobin

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 3 years ago by Kelly Packard

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 3 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

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 3 years ago by Andy Mills

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 3 years ago by Andy Mills

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 3 years ago by Dave Horobin

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 3 years ago by Kelly Packard

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 3 years ago by Sam Quirke

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 3 years ago by Andy Mills

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 3 years ago by Sam Quirke

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 3 years ago by Marc Caccamise