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Microsoft Blows Its Promise, Limits Xbox Series S Backward Compatibility

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Up until now, I’ve had nothing but praise for Microsoft’s backward-compatibility strategy on the Xbox Series X. But a new announcement from the company represents ...

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Microsoft Formally Unveils the Xbox Series S at $299

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Xbox Series S has been the worst-kept secret at Microsoft for some months now, but up until today, the company refused to let a ...

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Will Get Support for Virtual Reality

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Virtual reality hasn’t exploded in popularity as many expected it would when Oculus revived the dead medium, but it is still growing. Most VR games ...

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Microsoft Discontinues Xbox One X, Xbox One S Digital Edition

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Xbox One now carries two fewer members of its family, with Microsoft announcing it will discontinue both the Xbox One X and the Xbox ...

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Nostalgic Gamers Rejoice: Microsoft Flight Simulator Also Ships on 10 DVDs

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you’re feeling nostalgic for a physical game release and you’re interested in Microsoft Flight Simulator, you’re in luck: Aerosoft has announced that it has ...

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Microsoft Kills Mixer, Will Transition Users to Facebook Gaming

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft announced today that it would kill its Mixer streaming service and transition users to Facebook Gaming. The announcement both is and isn’t a surprise. ...

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Microsoft Says Xbox Series X Will Be ‘Most Compatible’ Console Ever

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Moving to a new console generation has often meant leaving some of your favorite games behind, but Microsoft says that won’t be the case with ...

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Microsoft Says Game Pass Now Has 10 Million Subscribers

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft launched Xbox Game Pass in 2017, seeking to become the long-fabled “Netflix for games.” The company has never talked about subscriber counts, until now. ...

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Microsoft Unveils DirectX 12 Ultimate, Its Next-Generation API

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s been a few years since Microsoft introduced DirectX 12, and there’s a new set of console introductions coming this fall, so the time is ...

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Microsoft Reveals Xbox Series X Specs: 4 Times Faster Than the Xbox One S

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We were expecting to get more details about Microsoft’s next game console at the E3 show this spring, but organizers canceled the show as coronavirus ...

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