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DirectX 12 will not help The Witcher 3 reach 1080p on the Xbox One

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Following the DirectX 12 unveiling at GDC 2014 Microsoft was heard saying on more than one occasion that this new collection of APIs will help improve the performance of the Xbox One. Developers will presumably be able to create richer scenes with more objects and make more efficient use of the console’s GPU. But can DirectX 12 also help with ...

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Xbox One vs PS4: Sony sold three times more consoles than Microsoft in Q1 2014

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Sony Entertainment revealed its financial report for the first quarter of 2014, which began in April and ended on June 30. The results were rather surprising, but perhaps not completely unexpected. The company’s revenue from games saw an increase of 95.7 percent compared to the first quarter of 2013. Sony’s Games and Network Services branch managed to generate no less than 257.5 billion ...

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Microsoft looking to bring virtual reality to the Xbox One

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According to an exclusive report by TechRadar, Microsoft is looking to bring virtual reality to the Xbox One. Last week the company accepted FOVE into its Microsoft Ventures London programme, which is designed to help technology start-ups develop their products. FOVE hit the headlines recently with its claim that it had created the first ever head-mounted eye-tracking display. As well ...

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EA announces EA Access, a game subscription service

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EA has announced that they are launching a brand new game subscription service called EA Access. The service, a partnership between EA and Microsoft, will offer Xbox One users the chance to pay a subscription fee to gain access to a variety of games from the publisher. “At EA, we are always looking for new ways to make it easier ...

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GTA 5 PC, PS4, Xbox One releasing November 7th according to retailer

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Fall is approaching fast and we still don’t know the exact release date for the PC, Xbox One, and PS4 versions of GTA 5. Or do we? While Rockstar isn’t willing to talk just yet, online retailers sure are. Earlier this month we reported that the highly anticipated title was spotted on CoolShop’s website with the release date of November 14th. Now ...

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PS4 update 1.75 finally adds 3D Blu-Ray support, Sony announces

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PS4 owners rejoice! Sony officially announced that a new system software update is currently in the works and will be arriving sometime next week. This is great news considering that update 1.75 adds a feature that people were demanding for the longest time. Starting next week you will finally be able to watch Blu-Ray movies in 3D directly on your ...

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Monthly Xbox One updates will continue at least until October

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Earlier this year Microsoft started pushing out updates for the Xbox One on a monthly basis. The company aims to eventually add all the most important features requested by the community in an effort to prove that their customers truly matter. Head of Microsoft’s Xbox division Phil Spencer is well known for going on social media and answering questions coming ...

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Destiny Beta is back early for both PS4 and the Xbox One

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The Destiny Beta was supposed to undergo a two day maintenance in preparation for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 launch. However, it seems that maintenance was finished earlier that anticipated so Bungie decided to just go ahead and start early. Everyone who pre-ordered the game can jump in and play this time around including PS3 and PS4 owners. Redeem ...

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PS4 firmware update details expected to arrive “very soon”

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Update: Sony posted the following Tweet a short while ago: PS4 system software update 1.74 is coming soon, improves stability of some software. — PlayStation (@PlayStation) July 22, 2014 Original story: We keep hearing news about how Microsoft pushes a new update every month for the Xbox One. Meanwhile, Sony seems to be taking its sweet time in doing the ...

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Xbox One August update details revealed

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The latest features being brought to the Xbox One in the August firmware update have been leaked. Users involved in the preview program, which grants early access to future firmware updates so that Microsoft can test them, are now able to download the latest patch. According to the screenshots grabbed from the console, the update is bringing a variety of ...

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