All News tagged with 'Windows Phone'

Xbox achievements on Windows Phone seem to be unlocking again

It's time to go digging around in the back of that drawer for your old Windows Phone — achievements now seem to be unlocking on the platform once more! We've seen a flurry of achievement unlocks over the past few days.

Posted 2 years ago by Sean Carey 257

Windows Phone 8.1 Store Shutting Down Mid-December

Microsoft has announced that the app store for devices running Windows Phone 8.1 will shut in December. Users will not be able to download apps or reinstall old ones after the date has passed.

Posted 4 years ago by Sean Carey 355

Windows 10 Mobile Support Ends This Year

As reported by Thurrott, Microsoft have updated their Windows 10 Mobile FAQ to state that support for the platform will end on December 10th this year. The official advice? Switch to Android or iOS.

Posted 4 years ago by Sam Quirke

Age of Empires: Castle Siege Shuts Down in May 2019

Microsoft Studios has announced they are in the process of sunsetting Age of Empires: Castle Siege. Purchases have already been disabled in the Windows real-time strategy game, and the servers will close in May 2019.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

UNO & Friends Server Closure Delayed for the Third Time

UNO & Friends' server closure schedule is heading toward more delays than Duke Nukem Forever. Gameloft has announced that the servers for the Windows PC and Windows Phone title won't close until February 2019 now.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

Uno & Friends Server Uptime Extended... Again

Second chances don't come along often, but in the case of the UNO & Friends server closure, players are on chance number three. You now have until the end of the year before the game's servers close.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

UNO & Friends Servers Extended Through September

UNO & Friends has had a temporary reprieve. Players no longer have just a couple of days to get the achievements as the servers will now be running until the end of September.

Posted 5 years ago by Rebecca Smith

UNO & Friends Servers Close Next Month

Due to the imminent expiration of their license with Mattel, the servers for UNO & Friends on both Windows Phone and Windows 8 are closing at the end of next month.

Posted 5 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Modern Combat 5: Blackout Update XVII Details

Title update XVII has been detailed for the Windows 8 and Windows Phone versions of Modern Combat 5: Blackout. The new patch includes a new game mode, new level cap and rewards, and plenty more.

Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

Mojang Discuss Minecraft Better Together Update At E3

Following on from the announcement of the "Better Together" update for Minecraft that provides cross-play between almost all versions, Jens and Saxs from Mojang sat down with Julia Hardy to discuss it a bit more.

Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills

Terraria Showcases Its 1.3 Update

Pipework Studios, the developer now in charge of Terraria, has released a new video showcasing the gameplay, weapons, items, and more to come in title update 1.3 for the Xbox One and mobile versions of the game.

Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

The Sims FreePlay Ends Content Updates for Windows Phone

There is a lot of talk about Windows Phone getting the boot from game and app developers and well, it's not untrue. EA has announced the discontinuation of content updates for The Sims FreePlay.

Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard

15 Windows Phone Games Removed from the Store

2017 is no stranger to delistings. The year started off with a batch of upwards of 15 games being removed from the Xbox One and Xbox 360 Marketplaces. Now a hefty handful of Windows Phone games have bid their adieus.

Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard

Terraria Progresses Toward Update 1.3

Those who follow the sandbox game Terraria are well aware it's going through a bit of a transitional phase. All of the code is being rewritten to resemble more closely the PC version, which will help it to receive updates faster.

Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard

Halo 15th Anniversary Teaser

Tuesday, November 15th will be the 15th anniversary of the prolific Halo franchise, a series that holds a special place in the hearts of many now twenty-and-thirty-somethings worldwide. What will it bring?

Posted 7 years ago by Kelly Packard

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