Tagged: xbox live

Friday 21st October saw a large scale DDoS attack take down a number of high profile company websites including PlayStation Network (PSN), Ebay, Paypal, Netflix and Twitter. However, the Xbox Live service is has currently been unaffected by the attacks. The incident has taken some of the most popular websites offline for a period of time, with several waves of attack. The attacks have targeted Dyn, one of the organisations that host the internet’s Domain Name System (DNS). Through providing DNS services, Dyn are able to enhance the user experience of the internet. For example, by typing a web address … Read More »

It has been confirmed by Major Nelson the games selected for Games with Gold for October 2016 are MX vs. ATV: Reflex, I Am Alive, Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings, and The Escapists On the Xbox 360, and of course playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility, you can download MX vs. ATV: Reflex from October 1st through to the 15th, with I Am Alive taking over on October 16th until the end of the month. On the Xbox One, Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings will be available throughout the whole month, while The Escapists will be available from … Read More »

In a recently conducted independent study Microsoft’s Xbox Live was voted the fastest and most reliable console gaming network. The study which saw the Xbox One face off against the PlayStation 4 on five of the top selling games was conducted in June and July of this year. The results of the study led to Microsoft putting out a press release yesterday. This release addressed the study and stated that Microsoft’s mission has always been to provide the best possible service from day one of the original Xbox which first saw the light of day in November of 2001: Starting with the … Read More »

Video games have changed a lot over the years. Gone now are the days when gamers sat alone in front of their TVs challenging themselves against a game and a game alone. Even when we did used to play games with friends, we’d have to squeeze up together on the sofa and share a controller. Nowadays, we can play games with our friends no matter where in the world they may be. Xbox Live has changed our entire existence, connecting us with other gamers from across the globe. This has completely destroyed the myth that gamers are anti-social loners, although … Read More »

The worst news imaginable and I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news folks but Xbox Live is once again having some issues. Pop over to the link below to keep update on when it’s fixed http://support.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-live-status Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and to like our Facebook Page to keep up to date with all of the latest Xbox One news.

It all started May 2013, Don Mattrick stepped onto a conference stage in front of many eager members of the press and gamers to reveal what the world would hold its breath for – A new Xbox generation. At first, you could feel the excitement in the room, it was electric, a new console that could out-perform the Xbox 360 in most ways. But, this story isn’t a simple one, fraught with misunderstandings and frankly crazy ideas even before the reveal, it seemed as though Xbox was happy to throw caution to the wind, in doing so it lost huge credibility from its … Read More »

In this series of semi-regular posts we take a closer look at new and upcoming features for Xbox, and speculate on what they might mean for the console and the brand. At their E3 2016 briefing, Microsoft announced a handful of new features coming to Xbox, but in the glitz and glamour of the City of Angels detail was, predictably, light. Let’s take a closer look at one of those new features, Clubs. Clubs are exactly whet they sound like – little gangs of like-minded folks who have some common interest. That might be a particular game, or it might … Read More »

It was without a doubt that we knew some cool knew features would be announced for the Xbox One at E3 this year, and that suspicion was proved correct when Mike Ybarra took to the E3 stage to inform us all about the upcoming features. Ybarra promised that Microsoft would be launching a whole host of new live servers that will result in a faster and much more reliable network for Xbox Live users. Ybarra also announced that Background music will now be a thing on Xbox One, allowing users to listen to their favourite music. Language region independence will … Read More »

That’s right folks you did read that title right, For the first time ever ALL Xbox Live members without a Gold membership can play online with friends for FREE during the Free Multiplayer Weekend on BOTH Xbox One and Xbox 360. It gets better because If you need a new game to kick off the party, you can try Rocket League for FREE from June 9-12… Choose and play with a variety of high-flying vehicles equipped with huge rocket boosters to score amazing aerial goals and pull off incredible, game-changing saves alongside your friends! See you on the field? Don’t forget to check out … Read More »

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