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China lifted their 14 year ban of foreign consoles last year. Microsoft was the first of the big three to enter the new Chinese market with their latest generation system, the Xbox One. However, things don’t seem to be going well, as the company tasked with distributing Xbox One’s in China has reported a loss of $2.75 million in its Xbox One division. Last October, Microsoft reported they sold around 100,000 Xbox One’s in China. But there has not been a sales update since then. Sony is waiting on approval to launch the PS4 in China, while Nintendo currently has no plans to launch the Wii U there. Via: Neowin, Source: TechWeb
Fable Legends will be free to play on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. And it seems they won’t be running a pay-to-win scheme, as many free-to-play games do. Check out the announcement video past the link.
The next great automotive adventure begins with the Forza Horizon 2 Presents the Fast & Furious standalone expansion for Xbox One and Xbox 360! For the first time ever, the thrilling driving and amazing cars of Forza are combining with the unstoppable Fast & Furious movie franchise to create an original adventure filled with high-speed automotive action.
“Rare’s first truly excellent game since the Microsoft acquisition has had a rough path in gaining universal acceptance by gamers. From it’s distribution model to it’s completely optional in-game purchases, it has come under non-stop fire. But ZG is here to hopefully but an end to it.”
Source: Zen Gamer
“Larry Hryb, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, and Richard Irving from the Xbox engineering team discuss the upcoming March Update for Xbox One. New features include screenshots, suggested friends, tile transparency customization and more.”
Check out these hi-res screenshots of Rise of the Tomb Raider.
Check out these amazing scans of Rise of the Tomb Raider from OXM.
Crystal Dynamics will not be developing Rise of the Tomb Raider on the Xbox 360. Square Enix Euro boss Darrell Gallagher told Gameinformer that the Xbox 360 version of the game will be developed by Nixxes Software.
ShopRiteDelivers currently has the Xbox One console without Kinect for $299.99. That is $50 off the standard price of $349.99.
Microsoft has announced their financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015, ended on December 31st, 2014. The firm has stated in their report that the Xbox One and Xbox 360 have combined to “ship” 6.6 million units . Get the full results past the link.
“Larry Hryb, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, interviews Richard Irving from the Xbox engineering team to see what you can expect from the first technical preview of the Xbox app on Windows 10.”
Recently Microsoft showcased their own virtual reality headset utilizing holograms and was dubbed the Microsoft Hololens. Folks who got to visit Microsoft got to go hands on with the Microsoft Hololens Demo and give it a test drive. Warning, Strong Language
Microsoft has announced that Fable Legends will be coming to Windows 10 PCs, in-addition to Xbox One. And better yet, players on PC will be able to play with or against Xbox One players. Fable Legends launches this fall.
“Phil Spencer showcases Xbox experiences on Windows 10, including the Xbox app, Game DVR, cross-platform play, DirectX 12 and streaming Xbox One games on Windows 10.”
Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox One was the best-selling platform in December for North America. Get their full response below.
Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox looks ahead to the new year, discussing upcoming games, features and what it means to present at the upcoming Windows 10 media briefing on January 21st.
Microsoft has announced Forza Motorsport 6 is coming exclusively to the Xbox One. Check out the announcement video below.
The TiC Podcast recently had a nice podcast with Microsoft Studios Creative director Ken Lobb, where he stated the firm will bring back classic RARE IPs like Banjo Kazooie, Battletoads and Blast Corps.
Rob from Rule of 2 Review has uploaded his impressions and reviews of the Halo 5 Beta. Check it out below, this is pretty good!