Xbox Live struggling and it’s not Titanfall’s fault [UPDATE] – GameSpot

By: Eddie Makuch [UPDATE 2] Titanfall and Forza 5 matchmaking on Xbox One are now back in working order, according to the Xbox Live Service Status page. However, the page points out that Xbox Live itself is still inaccessible for some users[…] Full article here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-live-struggling-and-it-s-not-titanfall-s-fault-update/1100-6418246/ Continue reading Xbox Live struggling and it’s not Titanfall’s fault [UPDATE] – GameSpot

Report: Sony’s PS4 virtual reality headset to be announced in March – GameSpot

By: Eddie Makuch Sony will officially announce its PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset during the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a source told TechRadar today. The show opens on March 17 and GameSpot will be in attendance. headset during the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Fr[…] Read more here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/report-sony-s-ps4-virtual-reality-headset-to-be-announced-in-march/1100-6417875/ Continue reading Report: Sony’s PS4 virtual reality headset to be announced in March – GameSpot

Halo 5 coming to Xbox in 2015 according to Master Chief voice actor [UPDATE] – GameSpot

By: Zorine Te [UDPATE] Following the publication of this story, Halo voice actor Steve Downes and Microsoft issued new statements to GameZone. “It sounds like I was ‘confirming’ [an] H2A edition, which I most certainly was not,” Downes said. “I’m in no position to do that as I have no knowledge of it. I was only mentioning what I had seen on line about it.” … Continue reading Halo 5 coming to Xbox in 2015 according to Master Chief voice actor [UPDATE] – GameSpot

Solving this Titanfall mystery could earn you an Xbox One

By: Emanuel Maiberg It appears that Microsoft has launched a mysterious marketing campaign to promote Titanfall, and investigating it further might earn you an Xbox One bundle and other rewards if you live in the UK. A Reddit user was the first to notice that Microsoft’s “Invitation” television commercial was a little different than usual, with the ad stuttering and cutting away to pieces of … Continue reading Solving this Titanfall mystery could earn you an Xbox One

PS4 system update 1.52 available now, improves system stability

By: Eddie Makuch Sony today released PlayStation 4 system update 1.52, which promises to improve system software stability. The firmware update can be manually downloaded via the Settings menu. Users can also set their systems to automatically download updates by enabling Automatic Downloads. Competitor Microsoft yesterday released a firmware update for the Xbox One, which addressed various SmartGlass, operating system, and matchmaking issues. The PS4 … Continue reading PS4 system update 1.52 available now, improves system stability

EA says free-to-play Battlefield not coming to to console anytime soon

By: Eddie Makuch A free-to-play version of EA’s Battlefield series is not coming to consoles anytime soon, EA Studios executive vice president Patrick Söderlund has said. “Will console games be free-to-play going forward? There will be some games that will be free-to-play but I also think that they will be different in nature to full games,” he told MCV. “I think a lot of people … Continue reading EA says free-to-play Battlefield not coming to to console anytime soon

Microsoft pulls option for offline Xbox One update

By: Martin Gaston Microsoft has pulled instructions that previously offered Xbox One owners a way to update their console without connecting to the Internet. The company had previously listed a 20-step guide for downloading the latest Xbox One firmware to a USB stick and then using that to update the console, but the company has now pulled the instructions and the associated files. For the … Continue reading Microsoft pulls option for offline Xbox One update

Microsoft cofounder’s investment group calls for Xbox spinoff

By: Eddie Makuck The next Microsoft CEO would be smart to consider spinning off the company’s consumer business, which includes search advertising and the Xbox brand, according to cofounder Paul Allen’s investment group Vulcan Capital. Allen is “intrigued and interested” by the recent Microsoft management and structural changes, Vulcan Capital chief investment officer Paul Ghaffari said during the Financial Times Investment Management Summit in New … Continue reading Microsoft cofounder’s investment group calls for Xbox spinoff

Xbox 360 holiday bundles revealed

By: Eddie Makuch Microsoft today announced three new Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles that will begin to populate at retailers around the world shortly. All bundles include one month of Xbox Live Gold, as well as various pack-in games. More details are available at the  Xbox website . 250GB Kinect ($400) – Includes  Kinect Sports: Season Two ,  Kinect Adventures , and  Forza Horizon . … Continue reading Xbox 360 holiday bundles revealed

Microsoft buying iPhones for $200 credit

By: Eddie Makuch Microsoft is not only buying iPads , but now also iPhones, the Xbox maker has announced. The company has launched a newpromotion where consumers can bring in a “gently used” iPhone 4s or iPhone 5 to receive a minimum $200 gift card to the Microsoft Store. The promotion began today and will run through November 3. It is available at select Microsoft … Continue reading Microsoft buying iPhones for $200 credit