Xbox

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 […]

Apple TV app reported to be available on Xbox soon

Apple has been expanding where the Apple TV app is available over the past year, ever since Apple TV+ debuted. At the moment, the app is available on iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, the web via tv.apple.com as well as smart TVs, Roku boxes, Amazon Fire TV and much, much more. The app does work in a different way on iOS, iPadOS and tvOS than it does anywhere else and to […]

Initial reviews of the Xbox Series X drop from major publications

This week, a few major publications were given early access to the new Xbox Series X which is due to be available this November, starting at $499 in the US and £449.99 in the UK. Out of most of the reviews, one opening quote from Engadget’s review was good news, simply: “The Xbox Series X is zippy.” From what I can gather, Tom Warren from The Verge has had early access to the Series […]

Xbox Series S and Series X pre-orders went live today

Today is a big day for Xbox fans as the new generation of Xbox consoles, the Series S and the Series X both went up for pre-order here in the UK as well as in the rest of the world. Pre-orders in the UK started at 8am BST this morning and the time to start is staggered across the world, 8am PT, 8am AEST and 8am NZST. Series X We […]