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Microsoft Fires 1,900 Xbox, Bethesda, Activision Blizzard Workers

In the latest industry news, there have been some developments concerning Microsoft’s Xbox division. Last year, they completed their acquisition of Activision Blizzard and have recently reaffirmed their commitment to supporting Nintendo platforms. According to a statement from Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox and Microsoft gaming, it has been announced that a significant number of positions, specifically 1,900 out ...

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Xbox Wants Game Pass on “Every Screen” Including Nintendo

Microsoft and Xbox have stated their desire to make gaming more accessible, and Xbox CFO Tim Stuart reiterated this at the Wells Fargo TMT Summit this week. While it’s a “bit of a change of strategy” for Xbox and nothing serious is happening right now, the goal is to bring its “first-party experiences” and subscription services to “every screen” that ...

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According to Microsoft, Sony is more interested in discussing the Activision transaction with regulators than Xbox

According to the CEO of Xbox, Sony is not being cooperative in efforts to strike a compromise about Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. One of Sony’s main issues with the $68.7 billion transaction is that it would give Microsoft ownership of the Call of Duty franchise, which Sony recently referred to as “irreplaceable” in a complaint with the UK’s ...

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Rumor: Xbox Series X Release Date Is November 6th

Xbox Series X release date

Two new consoles will be releasing this holiday season, with both Sony and Microsoft bringing new platforms to the fray. While we still don’t have information on official prices or release dates, a new rumor has surfaced that may have revealed when to expect Xbox Series X. This came to light thanks to white Xbox controllers leaking online that revealed ...

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Microsoft Admits Xbox Game Pass Has Not Been Very Profitable

Xbox Game Pass not profitable

When Microsoft announced Xbox Game Pass, it seemed like it was a deal that was too good to be true. The company was giving gamers access to over 100 games at the launch of the service, as well as the promise of day-one access to first-party titles for just $9.99 per month. Well, the company delivered on their promise, though ...

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PS5 Is Better Than Xbox Scarlett In Terms Of Game Performance

PS5 v Xbox Scarlett

While we’re still several months away from the official reveals of both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett, we have been getting bits and pieces of information from reliable sources. We know that developers have received their development kits a long time ago in order to work on games for the launch next year, and from what we’ve heard the ...

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PS4 vs Xbox One console wars sales

The console wars officially began last November when both platforms were released. The PlayStation 4 came out on the 15th while the Xbox One launched on the 22nd. While one could argue that the PS4 had a one week advantage over the Xbox One ultimately the difference should be¬†negligible, 7 days isn’t much to look at. But enough about that, ...

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Stealing Microsoft account information has stopped

While the subject of fraudulent purchases with stolen information is a serious matter for many, there are a lot of companies that are willing to pillage information from users and then use it to make fraudulent purchases under illegal conditions. Such is the case with the Chinese company iGSKY, a gaming website that oftenly sold Videogames and in-game items under ...

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Sonic Mania Trailer Released

Following Nintendo’s live stream of the Nintendo Switch presentation, many new trailers for several games have been released. One of those being ‘Sonic Mania’, a classic sonic game to be released for the Nintendo Switch this year. From watching the trailer, fans can see that the developers have gone back and taken inspiration from the old Sonic games, using simpler ...

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