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Xbox One sales numbers crush the Xbox 360 — combined consoles hold 43% of the market

Xbox One sales numbers crush the Xbox 360 — combined consoles hold 43% of the market

Michael Archambault 126

After Microsoft’s Xbox One Reveal event, we were not sure exactly how the console would fare in the marketplace. The original variation of the console, which was originally tied down by strict digital rights management protection created a backlash that we were unsure if Microsoft could shake even after their decision to rethink the decision. Do not be worried though – Xbox One is the...

What are the benefits of jumping into the Microsoft ecosystem with an Xbox One?

What are the benefits of jumping into the Microsoft ecosystem with an Xbox One?

Michael Archambault 93

Our forums here at Windows Phone Central can be considered the breath and soul of the site itself; a place where fellow "Microsofties" can talk about the technology they hold dearest. In a post this week, WPCentral Member Dallas Gaston asks whether he should grab an Xbox One to pair with his Windows 8.1 Desktop, Surface 2 Pro, and Nokia Lumia 1520 or grab a PlayStation as he always has...

Guide – How to use the Xbox One controller with your PC or Windows 8 tablet [Updated]

Guide – How to use the Xbox One controller with your PC or Windows 8 tablet [Updated]

Paul Acevedo 100

The Xbox One controller is one of the finest control pads ever designed. The same goes for the Titanfall Limited Edition Controller we just reviewed. But one flaw compared to Xbox 360 controllers is that Xbox One controllers don’t work on computers and tablets. Blame Microsoft, who have yet to release a PC driver even though it would take virtually no effort to do so. Luckily, a...

Xbox Live core services down, some users unable to sign into Xbox Live on the Xbox One [Update]

Xbox Live core services down, some users unable to sign into Xbox Live on the Xbox One [Update]

Sam Sabri 127

Todays’ the day that Titanfall drops on the Xbox One and PC. It’s an incredible game and one we can’t get enough of. Sadly, those on Xbox Live may have trouble playing not just Titanfall, but most other multiplayer games. At the moment, Xbox Live’s core services are down for some people. It started a few hours ago, but hasn’t been resolved yet. Xbox Live is giving a few of you...

Earth Defense Force 2025 Xbox 360 review: My god, it's full of bugs (and robots)

Earth Defense Force 2025 Xbox 360 review: My god, it's full of bugs (and robots)

Paul Acevedo 56

The Earth Defense Force series of third-person shooters started out as budget titles on the Playstation 2 in Japan, though they also made it to Europe with new branding as either Monster Attack or Global Defence Force. Americans didn’t have a chance to experience the series until the third main game Earth Defense Force 2017 launched on Xbox 360 in 2007 (and later, the Playstation Vita...

Xbox One to support HD streaming with Twitch, while PlayStation 4 only supports 540p

Xbox One to support HD streaming with Twitch, while PlayStation 4 only supports 540p

Michael Archambault 171

Twitch is right around the corner for Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment consoles and it will not be long before your friends begin to invite you to watch their Titanfall matches live over the internet. Twitch is a popular video streaming service for gamers. Sony’s PlayStation 4 already supports the service, but can only stream gameplay at a resolution of 960 x 540 with a 1.7Mbps...