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Microsoft announces a new wired Xbox Stereo headset

Microsoft has announced a brand new wired Xbox Stereo headset, which is essentially a wired version of the new wireless headset the company revealed earlier this year. The wired version is quite a bit less expensive than the wireless version and understandably it is missing a few features when compared to the wireless model. The wired one comes in art £54.99 in the UK and $59.99 in the US, its […]

Forza Motorsport 7 will be taken off of the Microsoft Store in September

According to the official Forza Twitter account, Forza Motorsport 7 will be taken off of the official Microsoft Store come 15th September. The game will remain playable, but will be no longer available to purchase or play on Xbox Game Pass. By that day in September, the game would have reached its ‘end of life’, which for Forza games is around four years, due to the cars and tracks being […]

GTA Online is being shut down for Xbox 360 and PS3 later this year

Rockstar has announced today that later this year, the GTA Online service for older gaming consoles is being shut down. Come the 16th December 2021 the online multiplayer section of Grand Theft Auto V will no longer be available for those users on consoles from two generations ago. However, Rockstar has been keen to point out that the local story mode of the game will be unaffected – it is just the […]

Apple TV app on Xbox now supports Dolby Vision

For the past year, Apple has been making its Apple TV app available on lots of other third party platforms, with support for Smart TVs, games consoles and other streaming devices. Apple launched support for the Xbox in November 2020 and now it is adding support for Dolby Vision, for an improved HDR viewing experience, so long as the TV you use supports it too. Xbox consoles do support Dolby […]

Xbox Live Gold no longer needed to play online, for some games

As of this week, Microsoft has updated its policies for what Xbox Live Gold is required for, most notably free-to-play games such as Call of Duty: Warzone and Fortnite won’t need an active subscription to be able to play online with friends. This change affects Xbox One and Xbox Series S and X users and more than 50 games are eligible for this new change. This change does come after […]

Microsoft introduces new Xbox Wireless Headset

This week Microsoft has introduced a new wireless gaming headset for the Xbox but it’ll also work with PC too. It comes in at £89 / $100 and has support for spatial audio and Dolby Atmos. Microsoft has said that the new headset works seamlessly with the Xbox Wireless protocol, ensuring very low audio lag and no voice issues. The headset has a new dual beamforming microphone which can manage […]

Xbox One now handles YouTube HDR videos

On the last gen Xbox One S and One X, YouTube in HDR is now supported, this also adds support for the new Xbox models, if you have managed to snag one. This isn’t the first time any HDR content has been supported on the Xbox One, for a long time Netflix and Prime Video have supported. YouTube in HDR on Xbox is something that has been talked about by […]

The Xbox Series X controller will soon work with Apple devices

The new Xbox Series X was recently made available and it also comes with a new redesigned controller, which can be purchased separately too and some users (myself included) have been noticing it doesn’t work at all with iOS and iPadOS, it will connect ok to them and be recognised but it doesn’t do anything. This is actually because the Series X controller isn’t supported by Apple yet and right […]

Apple TV app coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X next week

Just last month, it was announced that the Apple TV app would be soon available on Sony PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 and now today, Microsoft has announced that the Apple TV app will be available on the Xbox One line and the new Series S and X next week. The Apple TV app provides access to Apple TV+ content, Apple TV channels and purchased content from iTunes. The Apple […]

Microsoft embraces the meme and makes an Xbox Series X fridge

The Xbox Series X is launching very soon, next month in fact and to celebrate that, Microsoft is giving away an actual fridge which is a 1:1 model of the Xbox Series X, with green lights inside. When the Series X debuted about this time last year, the internet did what the internet does best and made a meme out of it, saying it looked like a fridge – which […]