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Microsoft dominated Black Friday with the Xbox One, according to US market research report

Microsoft dominated Black Friday with the Xbox One, according to US market research report

Rich Edmonds 154

Shopping market research firm InfoScout reports that Microsoft's Xbox One was the most popular video game console on this year's Black Friday, beating Sony's PlayStation 4 in the US. According to collected data, the Xbox One dominated the charts with 31 percent of sales at Walmart and Target. Fire on past the break for more details. This generation of video game consoles is a heated...

Deal alert: Save big this Black Friday and Cyber Monday on select Xbox 360 games

Deal alert: Save big this Black Friday and Cyber Monday on select Xbox 360 games

Sam Sabri 14

Here in the United States we’re a day away from Thanksgiving. It’s a great time to get together with family and friends while taking a moment to reflect on things you’re thankful for. Things like smartphones, tablets, and Black Friday sales are things we’re quite thankful of. The Xbox One just came out last Friday, but there’s going to be some insane savings on games for the Xbox 360 on...

Xbox One's internal design may prove for more stability and a longer lifespan compared to Sony’s PS4

Xbox One's internal design may prove for more stability and a longer lifespan compared to Sony’s PS4

Michael Archambault 268

Comparing the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One side by side makes Microsoft’s unit look a bit… chunky. But Microsoft has its reasoning for making its next generation system the size of a large concrete brick – ventilation. While Sony has decided to go for the sleek racing car style approach, Microsoft has longevity and stability on their list. Popular website, iFixIt, has performed a tear...

On a rainy day, Windows Phone Central visits Electronic Arts headquarters to play

On a rainy day, Windows Phone Central visits Electronic Arts headquarters to play

Paul Acevedo 50

The Xbox One launch is fast approaching, with many game publishers lined up to publish launch titles for the new console. One of those publishers is Electronic Arts, who have Battlefield 4 and Need for Speed: Rivals ready for Xbox One. In celebration if the impending launch, EA invited us to their headquarters in Redwood City, CA to check out a couple of Xbox One exclusive titles they...

Download the Xbox One "day one offline update" on your PC to avoid busy Xbox servers

Download the Xbox One "day one offline update" on your PC to avoid busy Xbox servers

Rich Edmonds 56

It's already set in stone that Microsoft's next-generation console, the Xbox One will require a day one patch - just like the PlayStation 4. Unfortunately, with the next Xbox, you'll not be able to play any games (or really do anything at all) until you've installed the update. Luckily, should you be afraid that something may go wrong on the day to prevent you from getting on with some...

Microsoft shows off the power of voice and Bing on Xbox One, shows what could come to Windows Phone

Microsoft shows off the power of voice and Bing on Xbox One, shows what could come to Windows Phone

Sam Sabri 73

Microsoft’s Bing is so much more than a web search engine. Earlier this summer at Build 2013, we learned how Bing was evolving into a platform of its own. Bing is also becoming a technology that’s going to help power some cool technology that will integrate across all your devices. When you open your Xbox One this Friday you’ll also see Bing doing some impressive features with your...

Meet your new favorite web browser – Internet Explorer for Xbox One

Meet your new favorite web browser – Internet Explorer for Xbox One

Michael Archambault 42

While Internet Explorer isn’t the world’s most well received desktop web browser, it can certainly do its job on the Xbox 360 and in Windows 8 mode on touchscreen devices. Despite IE already being a great console web browser, Microsoft is set to revamp your experience on November 22 when you grab your brand new Xbox One. Microsoft is touting that “the sites you love on the web” will...