Tag Archives: Xbox

Microsoft: Demand Is ‘Super High’ For Xbox One X Launch Next Week

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For the last four years, Microsoft has played second fiddle to Sony’s PlayStation 4. There are a number of reasons why, including poor initial communication, an abrupt reversal on system features, a $ 100 higher price point, and an initial focus on multimedia capabilities as ...

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13 OG Xbox Games Now Playable on Xbox One, Xbox 360 Games Enhanced For Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Yesterday, we talked about the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility mode and how developers inside the company had spent years putting the feature together. Today, we’re talking about the 13 original Xbox games you can now play, along with some enhancements to existing Xbox 360 games ...

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How Microsoft Built Xbox 360, Xbox Compatibility Into the Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Xbox One and PS4 have broadly similar features, but there’s a few areas where Microsoft has beaten Sony: Backwards compatibility with the Xbox 360 and steaming games from an Xbox One to a local PC. But while we’ve known Microsoft was adding backwards compatibility ...

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The Best Cheap Games Enhanced for the Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’re only about a month away from the Xbox One X‘s launch, so now’s a good time to start stocking up on games that will actually take advantage of the new hardware. Many titles will see small performance improvements automatically–similar to the PS4 Pro’s Boost ...

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US Navy to Use Xbox 360 Controllers for Submarine Periscopes

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Each one of the US Navy’s Virginia-class submarines costs about $ 2.6 billion. So, it should come as no surprise that it contains a lot of custom, high-end electronics and military hardware. The Navy is looking to save a little money on future submarines, and ...

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What to Expect From the Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. During Gamescom last week, Microsoft showed a significant number of games running on the new Xbox One X (See it on Amazon) hardware. New titles like Forza Motorsport 7 are looking superb on this half-step console, and older releases like Rise of the Tomb Raider ...

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New Details Define Promise and Limits of Xbox One X 4K Performance

Ever since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X (formerly known as Project Scorpio), there’ve been questions about how the platform would handle backwards compatibility with Xbox One titles and what kind of benefits those games could expect. Microsoft has made a lot of promises about 4K, and while the company’s E3 demos showed games like Forza hitting those targets, the ...

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Seagate, Microsoft Debut Xbox One Storage Options With Game Pass

Seagate and Microsoft have teamed up before to offer Xbox-branded external storage options, and the storage manufacturer has recently refreshed its product line to match the style of last summer’s Xbox One S. Beyond that, however, these new drives also offer a several-month subscription to Microsoft’s new Xbox Game Pass subscription service. We haven’t covered Game Pass before, so let’s ...

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