Category: <span>Xbox</span>

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Microsoft release out-of-band Cumulative Update to fix Error 0x80073D26 or 0x8007139F Xbox Game Pass game installation issue

Xbox Game Pass subscribers have been complaining of an issue where they get redirected to the Microsoft Store page for Gaming Services when they attempt to install or open an Xbox Game Pass game on their Windows 10 PC. Microsoft has identified the problem, which affects a small number of devices with Windows 10, version […]
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Microsoft acknowledges Xbox Wireless Controller unresponsive buttons issue

Some Xbox Series X/S owners are complaining that the new Xbox Wireless Controller which came with their console is having issues with some of the face buttons being unresponsive. Users are reporting that the Y-button in particular will drop out and be unresponsive several times in a game, making gameplay impossible. “The unresponsive Y button […]
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Microsoft’s $7.5 billion Zenimax acquisition will be decided by the EU

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Microsoft surpassed $5 billion in gaming revenue for the first time, Xbox Live now has more than 100 million users

Microsoft announced the results for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. Revenue was $43.1 billion and operating income was $17.9 billion. Microsoft’s gaming business had a great quarter with some record numbers. Xbox content and services revenue increased 40% when compared to last year. Microsoft also surpassed $5 billion in gaming revenue for the first […]
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Actually, Fall Guys isn’t coming to Xbox through Game Pass launch

Update: Fall Guys is not coming to Xbox Game Pass. Following the original posting of this story, publisher Devolver Digital has shot down the possibility of the game coming to the subscription service. “That’s incorrect,” the Fall Guys publisher said. This isn’t the first time Xbox Game Pass has seen a blunder like this. In […]
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Microsoft adds a warning to their Cyberpunk 2077’s store page

Following a whole lot of misfortune for Cyberpunk 2077, Microsoft added a performance warning on their store page. Players are warned: “Users may experience performance issues when playing this game on Xbox One consoles until this game is updated.” In comparison to the PC version, Cyberpunk 2077’s performance on last-gen consoles received overwhelming criticism by […]
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Microsoft Flight Simulator has reached over 2 million players

Microsoft Flight Simulator has flown past series records as the fastest growing entry in the iconic sim series.  Since its release earlier this year, Asobo Studios‘ Microsoft Flight Simulator has already raked in over 2 million virtual pilots on PC. In the series’ massive 38-year history, this newest entry is by far the fastest growing. […]
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Xbox Series S Teardown Shows A Glimpse At The Future

Console launch season is upon us. A time for billion dollar corporations ingratiate themselves with “Johnny Consumer” by promising the future of entertainment is finally available to one-and-all. The focus of this new generation of consoles has been the battle for 4K supremacy between Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Interestingly, Microsoft also created another […]
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Sony threatens to sue custom PS5 faceplates company for copyright infringement

Update: Sony has threatened legal action against the custom PS5 faceplates company PlayStation.  Following the accessory company’s reveal last week, Sony has since cracked down on the third-party customisation brand as the hardware manufacturer explained that the creation of PlayStation 5 faceplates are part of the PS5 intellectual property. The legal threats started swiftly. Just […]
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Opinion – They Should Bring Back: The Saboteur

This look back at The Saboteur was written by our work experience intern Paddy Inniss.  The Saboteur: burlesque dancers, Nazis, sabotage and a stereotypical Irish caricature for a protagonist. Doesn’t sound familiar? That’s not too surprising. Released in 2009 to mostly positive reviews, Pandemic Studios’ final game was overshadowed by some of gaming’s greatest. That […]
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GTA 6 actor “unable to comment” on the game’s existence

The next entry in Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto series, tentatively titled GTA 6, has been leaked through an actor’s resume.  Actor Jorge Cansejo was brought under scrutiny this weekend after Twitter account GTA VI News and Leaks — wonder what that account is all about — spotted the upcoming GTA 6 on the actor’s CV. […]
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[UPDATE] Xbox Live, Support, and Mixer are all back up

UPDATE 11:39PM GMT: Xbox Live, Xbox Support, and Mixer are all back up and running as normal again. Players should be able to game, look for help with Xbox products, and watch streamers as normal once more. Players should once again be able to sign in and access Xbox Live services normally! Thank you for […]
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