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Xbox to experiment with new business models outside of monetization

Microsoft plans to innovate beyond its current business models and push things past Game Pass, monetization, and subscriptions.

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Microsoft: Xbox Series X and S get full RDNA 2 tech, not PlayStation 5

Microsoft congratulates AMD on the huge launch of RDNA 2, adding that its Xbox Series X and S have the 'full' RDNA 2 feature set.

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PlayStation to 'selectively' acquire more game studios

Sony's PlayStation division plans to acquire more studios to boost first-party, but only selectively where it makes most sense.

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Devil May Cry 5 won't support ray tracing on Xbox Series S

The Xbox Series S apparently isn't powerful enough to enable ray tracing in Capcom's Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition re-release.

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This new Mandalorian Xbox controllers costs $160, drops on December 31

The Mandalorian S2 begins on October 30, with Microsoft announcing its new Mandalorian Xbox One controller for $160 on December 31.

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New Elder Scrolls VI fan-made trailer is absolutely mind-blowing

This fan-made Elder Scrolls VI: Hammerfell trailer is an amazing showcase of possible next-gen console tech. We wish it were real.

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Dev: Xbox Series X's GPU lead over PS5 'doesn't really make an impact'

Third-party developer behind Dirt 5 isn't convinced the Xbox Series X's high-end GPU will make a big difference over the PS5.

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Microsoft embraces memes, makes a real Xbox Series X fridge

Microsoft actually did it. They embraced the memes and made a life-sized Xbox Series X fridge that stays nice and chilly.

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Microsoft could release Xbox TV streaming stick for cloud gaming

Microsoft could release a low-cost Xbox streaming stick for Project xCloud gaming, allowing players to play without a console.

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Xbox Series X temps hit 62C when 65% of total PSU wattage is drawn

The Xbox Series X's thermal exhaust vents can get pretty toasty in games that push high-end perf and draw more wattage/power.

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Gears 5 runs beyond Ultra PC settings on Xbox Series X

Gears of War 5 is massively optimized on the Xbox Series X and boosts visual graphics and performance beyond Ultra PC settings.

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Xbox Series X overwrites Quick Resume slots without any warning

Xbox Series X's new Quick Resume feature is a convenient feature for gamers, but you may not want to rely too much on it.

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Gears 5 on Xbox Series X significantly cuts input latency at 120FPS

Playing Gears 5 in 120FPS on Xbox Series X can significantly reduce input latency by up to 57% in modes where it matters most.

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Here's how to get a free copy of Halo 5 Guardians from Microsoft

Halo Infinite has been delayed, but you can still grab a free copy of Halo 5 Guardians on Xbox with a simple account sign up.

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NVIDIA shows how good DLSS 2.0 tech is with new Enlisted game trailer

Enlisted is a launch title for Xbox Series X/S at 4K 60FPS, but on the PC and GeForce with NVIDIA DLSS 2.0 tech -- it's incredible.

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Xbox Series X will revolutionize legacy Halo games with 120FPS support

All Halo games in the Master Chief Collection will hit PC-level performance on Xbox Series X with options up to 4K 120FPS.

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Xbox Series X external storage: 128GB minimum and USB 3.0 required

Microsoft's next-gen console has specific requirements for its external expandable storage, including 128GB of free space.

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MachineGames wants to make more co-op multiplayer games

MachineGames wants to take its learnings from Youngblood and apply them to future games, Wolfenstein 3 could have co-op too.

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Wolfenstein 3 to tap high-speed SSDs to radically change game design

MachineGames is excited about next-gen PCIe 4.0 SSD storage, and plans to use the high-speed flash to revolutionize game dev.

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Xbox Series X SSD: SK Hynix 4D TLC NAND, Phison E19 memory controller

Xbox Series X/S consoles are optimized for read/write-heavy loads and increased durability thanks to TLC 4D NAND flash memory.

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Project xCloud could bring Series X performance to Xbox One consoles

Microsoft says it could use Project xCloud streaming to bring next-gen Xbox Series X/S games and performance to Xbox One consoles.

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Spencer: Bethesda games can stay Xbox exclusive and still work for us

Microsoft will release new Bethesda games on competing platforms like Sony's PS5 because it wants to, not because it has to.

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Minecraft's Steve in Super Smash Bros. wants you to eat his meat

Minecraft's Steve has arrived in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and his victory pose at the end of a match has raised some eyebrows.

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ASUS PG32UQX revealed: 32-inch 4K 144Hz Mini-LED monitor with HDMI 2.1

The new ASUS ROG Strix PG32UQX has a large 32-inch Mini-LED panel, native 4K resolution and 144Hz refresh with HDMI 2.1.

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Xbox Series X stays cool with frosty 49C temps while playing in 120FPS

The Xbox Series X's high-end vapor chamber cooler and 130mm fan ensure optimum cooling even under demanding loads like 120FPS.

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This is how Bill Gates called out US government and defended Dr. Fauci

The United States government has been called out by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and at the same time, Dr. Fauci was defended.

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This is what Bill Gates has to say on America's coronavirus response

Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has dropped some comments on the US coronavirus response.

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Gears 5 looks no different on Xbox Series X over the Xbox One X

Gears 5 should be a visual delight on the next-gen Xbox Series X, but with all that new CPU and GPU grunt it looks no better.

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Here's the end date for the coronavirus pandemic, says Bill Gates

Bill Gates has dropped in an interview when the end of the coronavirus pandemic will be. This is the date to look forward to.

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Flight Simulator's latest update is here, and gamers aren't happy

Microsoft Flight Simulator's new 1.9.5.0 update has fixed crashes to desktop, but gamers aren't happy with the small update.

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Hungry for a Whopper from Burger King? You could win a PlayStation 5

The console wars turn into the fast food wars as Sony signs a promo deal with Burger King, offers free PlayStation 5 giveaway.

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Gamestop teams up with Microsoft to push ecommerce ambitions

GameStop partners with Microsoft, the most powerful services titan in the industry, and solidifies its ecommerce ambitions.

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15 years later, Microsoft is still supporting Xbox 360 in a big way

Even with the new Xbox Series X/Series S consoles on the way, Microsoft is still supporting Xbox 360 with user-friendly updates.

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Xbox Series X/S can double frame rates in backward compatible games

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox Series X and Series S duo can double frame rates in select games optimized for the new hardware.

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Gears of War Tactics dev ramps up workforce for mysterious projects

Gears of War Tactics developer Splash Damage is about to kick off a big hiring spree for some mysterious new projects/games.

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Here's the latest list of 120 FPS games on Xbox Series X, Series S

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S support 120 FPS gaming, here's a list of those 120 FPS ready games.

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Xbox exec on $70 games: Does price matter if the game is on Game Pass?

Microsoft has a unique response to the new $70 next-gen game MSRP: Does the price hike actually matter if it's on Game Pass?

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Xbox Series X expandable SSD cards will go above (and below) 1TB

Microsoft confirms the Xbox Series X|S expandable PCIe 4.0 SSDs will vary in capacity, OEM, and price, and will go beyond 1TB.

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Phil Spencer: We're years away from 8K being a console gaming standard

The Xbox Series X can output display signals at 8K resolution, but don't expect console games to run at native 8K for a long time.

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Xbox Game Pass subscribers are playing 40% more games, Microsoft says

The Xbox Game Pass subscription is massively boosting engagement on all fronts, and has sparked game sampling by over 40%

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This is the end date for the coronavirus pandemic, says Bill Gates

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft has said when he thinks the coronavirus pandemic will end, and when life returns to normal.

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ZeniMax Online's new IP built with new engine, will be another MMORPG

Elder Scrolls Online developer ZeniMax Online is making a new IP, and it'll actually be powered by a new and improved engine.

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Microsoft is looking for beta testers for Flight Simulator VR

Microsoft is calling for beta testers for the MS Flight Simulator VR update. Windows MR owners get priority in the closed test.

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AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT will 'challenge' RTX 3080: 16GB for $549-$699

AMD's next-gen Navi 21-based flagship RDNA 2 graphics card will 'challenge the RTX 3080' with 16GB RAM, priced between $549-$699.

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EA Play adds massive value to Game Pass at Xbox Series X|S launch

EA plans to bring a huge catalog of 89 playable games to Xbox Game Pass right in time for the Xbox Series X/S launch in November.

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Xbox Series X OS takes up 131GB of SSD space, or 14% of storage memory

The Xbox Series X's 1TB SSD only has about 800GB of usable space on it after formatting/OS, roughly 131GB is reserved for OS.

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Xbox Series X vs Xbox One X loading times: 82% reduction thanks to SSD

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox Series X/S 2.4GB/sec PCIe 4.0 SSD tech can massively reduce loading times in newer games by up to 82%

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HoloLens 2 gets automatic eye-calibration in latest Insider Preview

Microsoft's HoloLens 2 mixed reality headset is getting automatic eye-calibration. It' already enabled in the Insider Preview.

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Sony-owned Funimation anime streaming is free with Xbox Game Pass

Funimation, who is owned by Sony, is reportedly offering 2 months of free anime streaming to all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subs.

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Xbox avoids Apple's anti-game streaming rule with remote play

Apple said no to Project xCloud streaming. So Microsoft just added remote play to the iPhone Xbox app instead to allow streaming.

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