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Tag Archives: Xbox Live

Microsoft vowed to support Xbox 360 “for years”

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When asked by OXM about how long would Microsoft continue supporting the Xbox 360 after the Xbox One’s launch, corporate VP of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer said: “Years. Last generation was different for us, we moved pretty quickly. This time, you will see us staying committed to the Xbox 360. I think it’s a great platform. In certain areas, like ... Read More »

Wargaming boss: “Xbox Live totally unacceptable for F2P games”


Wargaming Inc’s CEO, Victor Kislyi spoke harshly of Microsoft’s policies when it comes to free-to-play games on Xbox Live. Speaking with Polygon at PAX Australia, the man behind World of Tanks said that the whole QA process that takes place whenever you release a patch doesn’t work well with the popular F2P model, and is working with Microsoft to find ... Read More »

Xbox Live Now Back Up, New Microsoft Update Claims


A new status update concerning Xbox Live has confirmed that the service is back up for users around the world. This will be welcomed news to gamers who were having issues with the service for the past 24hrs, with some losing friends, not being able to access Minecraft game saves and difficulty logging in. Read More »

New Xbox 360 dashboard goes live


The new Xbox 360 dashboard is rolling out for all territories, bringing along Internet Explorer support, Xbox Music functionality and more. Xbox EMEA social marketing manager Graeme Boyd – AKA AceyBongos – tweeted the news: “I hear that the Xbox LIVE dashboard update should be going live now for all, enjoy!” The Facebook and Twitter applications are very easy to ... Read More »

The Walking Dead: Episode 4 Releasing In US Today


The fourth episode of Telltale’s Walking Dead series, titled Around Every Corner, will be released in the US today, October 9th on PlayStation Network for $4.99 or as part of the Season Pass for $19.99. The latest episode will be made available tomorrow on Xbox Live Arcade for 400 MS Points, and on PC and Mac via the Telltale Games ... Read More »

[UPDATED] Xbox Live down again, twice in less than a month


Xbox Live, Microsoft’s online service for Xbox 360, is down again. The message on the official Xbox Live status page says: Members will experience difficulties attempting to login to Xbox LIVE. Our engineers are hard at work to find and implement a fix as quickly as possible. Keep checking back with us every 30 minutes for an updated message and ... Read More »

Spartacus Legends free-to-play game to launch in 2013


Ubisoft today announced that Spartacus Legends, a game based on the TV series, will be released in 2013 for both PSN and XBL, for free. It will be a fighting game, sporting a “fame” system that will ensure competitive play is present, and will also allow people with high fame to wear better equipment. Equipment will be purchased via real ... Read More »

Inside Xbox, canceled in the U.S.

Inside Xbox, canceled in the U.S.

It appears as though Microsoft plans to cancel it’s “Inside Xbox” which offered various video services. Community Manager Major Nelson broke the news on his blog earlier today, though didn’t offer much of an explanation beyond “we must continue to invest our resources and talents wisely”. The US version of Inside Xbox also severs Canada, Australia and New Zealand. “We ... Read More »