Microsoft and Taco Bell team once again on Xbox One X bundle

As they’ve done for the past couple of years, Taco Bell and Microsoft today announced that they’ve teamed up once again to giveaway some console bundles. Just like last year, there’s a limited edition Xbox One X at the center of this bundle, with a design that isn’t normally available. There are also a number of other items in the … Continue reading

Xbox One adds fine-grained control over offensive text messages

While not generally true, some gamers do have a reputation for having a rather loose tongue, especially during competitive gameplay. That’s probably fine if you’re simply among peers of the same age range but can be a problem when a more heterogeneous mix is involved. It especially becomes dangerous when there are younger gamers in play, like when using a … Continue reading

Xbox Live outage hits core services ahead of Fortnite’s return

Microsoft is currently experiencing a massive Xbox outage that is impacting the platform’s core services, as well as hit game Fortnite. The outage impacts Xbox Live, which is currently preventing some users from signing into their accounts on Xbox One consoles. Microsoft has acknowledged the issue and is working on it, but there’s no word on when users can expect … Continue reading

Xbox Live outage hits core services ahead of Fortnite’s return

Microsoft is currently experiencing a massive Xbox outage that is impacting the platform’s core services, as well as hit game Fortnite. The outage impacts Xbox Live, which is currently preventing some users from signing into their accounts on Xbox One consoles. Microsoft has acknowledged the issue and is working on it, but there’s no word on when users can expect … Continue reading

Project xCloud Preview launched with free Halo, Gears 5: Here’s how to sign up

The Microsoft game streaming system Project xCloud Preview sign-up form was revealed by Microsoft this afternoon. Microsoft is one of several companies attempting to take part in the game streaming market that’ll likely take the place of the current gaming market model of buying individual units. This is a whole lot like what’s happened to the video and music markets … Continue reading

Microsoft starts inviting people to try Project xCloud

Microsoft is starting to invite players to test out its Project xCloud game streaming service. It said last month it would open up a public preview of the platform in October, allowing players to stream games to their Android devices. Now, it's start...

Microsoft tests content filters for Xbox messages

The gaming community can be ruthless and often outright abusive. In an attempt to make Xbox more welcoming and inclusive, Microsoft is introducing new content filters. Beginning today, Xbox Insiders can select one of four filters that will automatica...

Now the Apple Store will sell you an Xbox controller: Here’s why

Apple just revealed an Xbox One wireless controller in their online Apple Store – but why? Because just so long as you’ve got the latest version of iOS, iPad OS, or Apple TV, you can play games wirelessly with the Xbox One controller. This comes just after the launch of Apple Arcade, the brand’s first game subscription service for multiple … Continue reading