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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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How Microsoft Built Xbox 360, Xbox Compatibility Into the Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Xbox One and PS4 have broadly similar features, but there’s a few areas where Microsoft has beaten Sony: Backwards compatibility with the Xbox 360 ...

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Diving into Project Scorpio’s backwards compatibility, 4K, VR, and 1080p support

Now that we’ve discussed the basic technical specs of Project Scorpio, Microsoft’s follow-up to the original Xbox One, it’s time to cover some of the ancillary information, like 4K support, 1080p goodies, and VR functionality. Microsoft and Sony are pursuing ...

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Windows 10 will receive an Anniversary Update with Linux support, Xbox One compatibility, and more

Update: An earlier version of this post implied that games would be among the Universal Windows applications that would run on either the Xbox One or PC. This is incorrect, the new capability refers to applications, not game titles. Microsoft’s ...

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Vulkan API reaches 1.0, claims broad API support, cross-OS compatibility

Share This article It’s been some 18 months since Khronos announced the next-generation of OpenGL, and the final version of the spec, Vulkan, is finally ready for deployment. As of today, everything related to Vulkan — drivers, SDKs, and early ...

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E3 2015: Microsoft is adding local 360 backwards compatibility to the Xbox One

Share This article Earlier today, Microsoft kicked off E3 with an incredibly solid stage show. It delivered loads of new games, unveiled the crazy “Elite” customizable controller, and it even announced an early access program called “Xbox Game Preview.” But ...

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