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When will WillI Games With Gold remove Xbox 360 games?

picture: Microsoft / Lionhead Microsoft announced this week that, starting in October, it will stop offering monthly free Xbox 360 games as part of the Games With Gold program. Emails announcing the news are beginning to reach Xbox Live subscribers, and Microsoft promises that it will continue to offer free Xbox One games going forward. …

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The Xbox Network had a rough weekend, which raised questions about DRM

picture: Fabian Sommer / Photo Alliance (Getty Images) If Xbox Live was Microsoft’s online gaming service at the height of its powers, then last weekend was Xbox Dead. For more than 36 hours in mid-May, Xbox gamers had trouble connecting to the Xbox network. In some cases, players say they can’t even play singles offline …

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Xbox Streaming Stick Could Soon Save Us From Series X Shortage

picture: Alex Kranz / Gizmodo Microsoft could soon remove the biggest obstacle standing between gamers and the popular Xbox CLoud gaming service. The company is said to be launching a streaming stick — which VentureBeat has described as possibly an Amazon Fire Stick or Roku-like Puck — that would remove the need to purchase a …

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The Xbox Network had a rough weekend, which raised questions about DRM

picture: Fabian Sommer / Photo Alliance (Getty Images) If Xbox Live was Microsoft’s online gaming service at the height of its powers, then last weekend was Xbox Dead. For more than 36 hours in mid-May, Xbox gamers had trouble connecting to the Xbox network. In some cases, players say they can’t even play singles offline …

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Xbox Streaming Stick Could Soon Save Us From Series X Shortage

picture: Alex Kranz / Gizmodo Microsoft could soon remove the biggest obstacle standing between gamers and the popular Xbox CLoud gaming service. The company is said to be launching a streaming stick — which VentureBeat has described as possibly an Amazon Fire Stick or Roku-like Puck — that would remove the need to purchase a …

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Veteran Xbox developer for game card leaves Microsoft after 19 years

Chris Novak, head of research and design at Microsoft Xbox, has announced that he is leaving the company after nearly two decades. The veteran console engineer was a leading creative force in a department that oversaw the creation of everything from Accomplishments to Game Passa service that has upended the way many people buy and …

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