Will cut connection time in half and add other improvements
A new firmware update for the Xbox One controller is currently in testing. Users that are in the Xbox Preview program can try it now, everyone else will have to wait a little longer.
Free-to-play version coming in second quarter
Way back into 2010 a developer called Realtime Worlds released a game called APB: All Points Bulletin. The game didn't do very well and the studio fell into administration and the game rights were sold to Reloaded who modified the game to make it a free-to-play experience on the PC.
Looking into how it might be used and work
Now that everyone has seen the HoloLens, the obvious question is can it be connected to the PC or better yet, the Xbox One? Well, Microsoft is already a step ahead of your thinking because they are exploring ways that the HoloLens might be used with both the PC and the Xbox One. The thing is that they don't have anything definite yet.
Only for Xbox One exclusive releases
Microsoft showed off its new Xbox One streaming to Windows 10 at the Windows 10 event. With the new Xbox application for Windows 10 it will allow for the streaming and playing from the Xbox One on both Windows 10 PCs and tablets.
Download for $19.99 starting on March 1st
Developer Moon Studios who has been working on the Xbox exclusive Ori and the Blind Forest has confirmed a new release date. Originally Ori and the Blind Forest was supposed to be released in November of last year, but it was held back for additional tweaking and development.
Microsoft says it is not yet permanent
Microsoft has announced that it is again running the Xbox One for $349 promotion that it had so much success with this holiday season. Doesn't that mean that Microsoft is cutting the price of the Xbox One to $349?
The Simpsons content pack to set you back $1.99
Did you happen to see that Simpsons episode where the family was turned into Minecraft avatars?
More ability to customize your home screen
Microsoft plans to start the next round of update to the Xbox One in February. The plans for the February pack of updates include a number of updates, but perhaps the biggest news is the addition of “tile transparency” which allows you to see more of your custom background.
Digital-purchases remain playable even if removed
Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One owners do not have to fear the possibility of their digital purchases disappearing, even if they are pulled from the Xbox Store. Like on the Xbox 360, if a title is pulled from the Xbox Store, those that have purchased it will still be available for the original purchase to download again.