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Microsoft reveals Xbox One headsets aren’t included with base system

Published on June 25, 2013 by in Xbox One

The Official Xbox Magazine confirmed the lack of a packaged headset with Xbox Support, which tweeted that the system “does not come with a headset.” That’s in contrast to the current $299, 250GB Xbox 360 model, which includes a basic headset in the box (the lower-priced 4GB model does not include a headset). It’s also another difference between the Xbox

 
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Official Frostbite 3 Feature Video

Hear about the next generation Frostbite 3 engine powering BF4, straight from the developers at DICE.    

 
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Microsoft to invest $700m in Iowa data centre

Published on June 24, 2013 by in Xbox One

Demands of Xbox Live instrumental in huge additional investment in cloud computing. Microsoft will invest nearly $700 million in a new data centre in Des Moines, Iowa. Microsoft already has a significant data presence in the region, but this $700 million expansion will take the company’s total investment to almost $1 billion. In a statement released to

 
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Microsoft Details Games With Gold Initiative

Published on June 24, 2013 by in Xbox 360

Announced back at this year’s E3′s Microsoft convention, the Games With Gold initiative, which allows Xbox Live Gold members to add selected games per month onto their gaming library, will begin this July. At first glance, it might seem as if Microsoft is taking a page out of its rival’s book, but according to officials details on Microsoft’s official

 
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Happy Midsummer

  Team Old Farts wishes everyone A Happy Midsummer!! Take it easy with the booze and have fun. For all of you who don´t know what midsummer is check this commercial from IKEA it sums it up pretty good. 😉 /Team Old Farts  

 
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No Always-Online DRM Doesn’t Fix the Xbox One

Published on June 21, 2013 by in NextGen

At this point, I think everyone is shaking their heads in confusion and frustration.  One minute, Don Mattrick is telling people to buy Xbox 360′s, the next he’s saying the Xbox One needs to be improved and they’re changing key policies to make it better. Frankly, whoever’s running the Xbox One ship at Microsoft is

 
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Microsoft Back-Pedals on Xbox One Online Requirements and Used Games Policy

  According to official reports from Microsoft, it seems that the company is back-pedalling on their initial used games policy and online requirements. President Don Mattrick wrote in an update today, “Since unveiling our plans for Xbox One, my team and I have heard directly from many of you, read your comments and listened to your feedback. I

 
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PS4 and XB1 Social involvement

The console war continues…. For the good and bad! But in this round up no one wins. Everyone must stop this. No one wants social on their gaming console. Now, if we expand the definition of social into matchmaking and the like, the Xbox’s dual OS will allow you to, say, watch a movie while

 
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Battlefield 4 – Carrying Stats and Unlocks From Current- to Next-Gen Consoles “Is Being Discussed” at DICE

With the uncertainty of exact release dates for Microsoft and Sony’s next-generation of gaming consoles, many hardcore console gamers are forced to consider purchasing their favorite AAA blockbuster hits like Call of Duty or Battlefield twice this fall: once for either the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, and then once again at a later date

 
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Battlefield 4 Alpha Trial Starts, PC Spec Requirements Detailed

  Those who have been patiently waiting on the alpha testing stages of DICE’s latest FPS,Battlefield 4, to get underway won’t have to wait much longer. Invites to the Battlefield 4 alpha are being sent now, with the full alpha trial going live tomorrow. According DICE dev ‘TheBikingViking,’ those who didn’t receive an alpha invite yet

 
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