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Xbox One games around the world can be bought and resold like any other previous console on the market. However, things are a bit different in China, as news has broke that Xbox One games will come with a single, one-time activation code. This means games cannot be resold in any fashion once that code is used. More details and information can be found on GamerSyndrome.
Pat & Ian discuss Microsoft attempting to purchase Mojang and the rights to Minecraft for $2 billion.
For a bit now sites have been reporting on how basically there was nobody at all lining up for the XBOX ONE. Talking the biggest electronic stores that usually have lines wrapping around the building are completely barren with the launch of the XBOX ONE in Japan.
Forza Horizon 2 is launching soon on Xbox One. Check out this brand new trailer below. Microsoft also revealed that the demo for this game will be 12GB in size.
The dude from Mad Money on CNBC feels that the potential acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang will result in Microsoft spinning off the Xbox Division. Check out the video right here. Remember, Microsoft analyst Rick Sherlund has been saying this for quite some time.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is nearing a deal to purchase Minecraft creators Mojang for $2 Billion. The story seems to be developing so nothing is set in stone at the moment. However, WSJ says a deal could happen as early as this week. Via: NeoGAF, Source: WSJ
When you purchase the Xbox One for $399.99 from the official Microsoft store, you’ll receive a $50 gift card and free game. More details can be found at the official store here.
I don’t think anybody expected the Xbox One to do well in Japan. But pictures, and news is starting to come out that major retail outlets had customers in the single digits to purchase the Xbox One. At one major retail outlet in Japan, there was only one customer in line to purchase the Xbox One, his name is Kazuyuki Wakai.
The Xbox One is launching today in Japan, and it doesn’t “SEEM” like to many gamers are interested. Some Twitter users have snapped picks of the big stores for console launches, and they seem to be pretty empty. Check out some of the photos below.
Microsoft has announced the pricing and tentative release date for the standalone Xbox One Kinect camera. The device will cost $149.99 and will go on sale in early October. Via: MPR
Pat & Ian discuss how having two non-gaming companies making game consoles is affecting the industry.
This might be old news, but Microsoft has discontinued the Titanfall Bundle. The firm’s Phil Spencer confirmed this on Twitter.
343 Industries gives you a look at the newly re-mastered Sanctuary and Ascension maps from Halo 2: Anniversary. Mason “Neighbor” Cobb, Eric “GH057ayame” Hewitt, Sean “DeRsKy” Swidersky, and Vartan “Killer V” Karakashyan battle it out over five matches of Team Slayer.
GamesHQMedia has shown off round 2 minutes of Forza Horizon 2 running on the Xbox One. See the video below.
Rise of Tomb Raider is confirmed to be an Xbox One exclusive. Check out the debut trailer for the title below. On a side note, check out all the salt in the comments section of the video XD
Microsoft has released a brand new trailer for Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One. Watch the trailer below breaking down the story of the Insomniac title.
At Gamescom 2014, Microsoft has announced the latest entry of the Tomb Raider franchise, Rise of the Tomb Raider, is exclusive to the Xbox One.
In the latest fiscal year reports ending on June 30th. It was revealed that Microsoft’s latest console lost the company around $400,000,000. More details past the break.
The self-proclaimed ‘Video game hype man’ Maximilian Dood discusses all the recent news regaurding Killer Instinct on Xbox One.
The Nintendo Reviewer goes on a rant about gamers who bash other gamers for playing family friendly games.
Microsoft has confirmed two new bundles for the Xbox One. Sunset Overdrive will be getting a white Xbox One bundle. The Richard ‘Big Bang Attack’ Sherman bundle
is also planned. Both bundles come without Kinect. Pricing on the Sunset Overdrive bundle was not disclosed. The Madden 15 bundle will come with a digital copy of the game, some Ultimate Team pro-packs, and a price tag of $399.99. More details and info here.
Microsoft has officially confirmed that the Xbox One will launch in China this September for $599.99. The limited edition will run you $697. The system will launch with Forza Motorsport 5, Kinect Sports Rivals, Zoo Tycoon, and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood. More details and information can be found on CVG.
Pat the NES Punk has a podcast! Hear him discuss Microsoft’s massive lay-offs that recently hit the company.
Sony Turned down EA Access Subscription Service Because it isn’t “Good Value” for PlayStation Gamers
Sony has commented why EA’s new Access subscription program is not coming to PS4. They feel it doesn’t present ‘good value for PlayStation gamers’.
“With the best exclusives, spectacular new franchises and the best multiplayer community, it’s more fun on Xbox One.”
Microsoft and EA have teamed up to bring users another subscription service to the Xbox One called: EA Access. This service has users paying $4.99 a month to get full game downloads of select EA games, in addition to netting discounts on DLC and full games. More details past the link.
Microsoft has revealed August’s ‘Games with Gold’ offers and it includes some pretty good games, especially on the Xbox 360 front. Uses on the Xbox One can pick up Crimson Dragon and Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut. While Xbox 360 owners can pick up Motocross Madness and Dishonored. Via: Gematsu
Titanfall is on sale at Amazon. You can download the game on PC for $25.49. You will need a EA Origin account to play the game. Get the deal at the hyperlinks above.