Xbox One U-Turn

After overwhelming negative feedback about the Xbox One’s online requirements and second hand game restrictions, Microsoft have announced that they have changed these features.

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Fable 3 First Free Game for Gold Subscribers

The 360 version of Lionhead’s Fable 3 is currently free to Gold subscribers on Xbox.com.  This appears to be just the first game to be given away, as Microsoft have announced plans to allow Xbox Live Gold subscribers to claim two free games per month.

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Xbox One Revealed

Microsoft has today unveiled the next version of the Xbox: the Xbox One, which will be launched later this year.

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Microsoft shows IllumiRoom at CES 2013

IllumiRoom is a proof-of-concept project designed to push the boundaries of living room immersive entertainment..

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Microsoft to Discontinue Microsoft Points?

An article on Inside Mobile Apps suggests that Microsoft’s virtual currency system, Microsoft Points, may be discontinued by the end of the year.

While Microsoft have declined to provide them further information, it is said that developers for the Windows Phone, Zune marketplace and Xbox LIVE have been warned to plan their downloadable content and in-app purchases in accordance with the change.

Microsoft have been criticised for the virtual currency as customers often find they are forced to buy more points than they need for the purchase they want.