Xbox Live Outage Grounds Gamers for 5 Hours

Xbox Live Outage

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you were looking to unwind today after work or school today and were surprised to find out that you couldn’t sign on to Xbox Live, you were not alone. The Xbox Live outage lasted approximately 5+ hours starting around 3:15 pm EST. As of this writing, the Xbox Live outage has ended a couple …

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Xbox Free-to-Play Games, No Xbox Live Gold Needed

Xbox Free-to-Play Games listed

Reading Time: < 1 minute To the ire of many gamers, free-to-play games have always cost money to play on Xbox due to the requirement of needing an Xbox Live Gold account membership. After announcing a price increase to Xbox Live Gold and hours later reversing that decision, Microsoft also announced that free-to-play games will soon be able to be …

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Microsoft Reverses Xbox Live Gold Pricing Increase

Microsoft Reverses Xbox Live Gold Pricing Change

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yesterday in a blog post on the Xbox Wire, Microsoft announced a price hike that doubled the cost of Xbox Live Gold. While the price increase of Gold membership didn’t seem to be a lot raising, at only $1, it effectively doubled the price of Gold from what it was last year. While not every …

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Xbox Live Gold Pricing Increase Announced

Microsoft Reverses Xbox Live Gold Pricing Change

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Internet was all a buzz today at the Microsoft announcement of an Xbox Live Gold price increase. Since launching 18 years ago, Xbox has always taken fire from gamers, mostly PlayStation fans, for charging to play games online. Over the years the argument has died down ever since Sony announced PlayStation Plus back in …

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Xbox Live Gold Annual Is No More

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Its been a good run, but it looks like big changes could be coming to Microsoft Xbox’s various subscription services. The first victim? The Xbox Live Gold program. The first sacrifice made to the digital services gods? The 12-month Xbox Live Gold Annual membership. We learned initially vie a tweet by @gamespot today that it …

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Microsoft preparing to bring Xbox Live to iOS, Android and Nintendo Switch

Reading Time: < 1 minute Remember the days when it was faux pas to have one major console interact with another? Well it’s not anymore! Big news for cross platform gaming and communities. Microsoft is set to launch software development kit (SDK), as early as next month, that would allow game developers to bring Xbox Live elements to their games. …

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Xbox Live Down 2/1/19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Well looks like Saturday night gaming is done for tonight if you’re an Xbox gamer. StarDoggedMoon and I were just about to get out Minecraft funk when we found out the Xbox Live is down. Despite Xbox Live Support staring all systems are go, many internet goers have taken to Downdetector.com and taken out their …

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Xbox E3 2019 Briefing Livestream @ 1p PT/4p ET

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today is the day for the Xbox E3 2019 press briefing and we are now only a couple of hours away. The livestream will be available in many ways including a YouTube livestream which I’ve linked below. Alternatively, you can also watch the livestream on the official Xbox channel on Mixer on the Xbox one …

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Xbox Cloud Gaming Coming to iOS in 2021

Xbox Cloud Gaming Coming to iOS

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you recall, a few months ago, Microsoft was testing xCloud on both Android and iOS devices. Just before the Android release of xCloud, or now better known as Cloud Gaming, the iOS beta was abruptly ended due to Apple’s App Store policies regarding streaming game services. The following month, probably due to mounting pressure …

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PlayStation Availability, Xbox Series X/S Availability on Day One Not Likely

Reading Time: 2 minutes It seems that it’s been close to impossible to find a PlayStation 5 or an Xbox Series X|S since preorders became available a few months ago (and even then, only for the lucky few who didn’t find a crashed Target or Best Buy website.) Many gamers, friends of mine as well, have been striking out …

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