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Xbox Series X Won�t Have An Optical Audio Port in Order to Save Money and Space

3 monthes ago   |   By VG Chartz

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with IGN Unlocked explained why Microsoft's next generation console, the Xbox Series X, does not have an optical audio port. The reasons were simple enough. It is a way to save some money and space.
"So if you look at a part on a console that's maybe one, or two dollars and you say, 'okay, how big of a deal is that inside of a console?'" said Spencer. "That's a few hundred dollars. But then you say, 'okay, we're going to plan to sell, you know, 100 million of these consoles.' So you take two bucks over 100 million now you're $200 million over the...
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Phil Spencer: Xbox Has A 'Plan That Can Win' With Xbox Series X

Phil Spencer: Xbox Has A 'Plan That Can Win' With Xbox Series X

3 monthes ago   |   By VG Chartz

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer speaking on I GN's Next-Gen Console Watch show talked about Microsoft's next generation console, the Xbox Series X. They discussed what is planned in the lead up to the launch of the console and the possibility of the console being supply constrained and games getting delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Spencer said he feels good about the price and power of the Xbox Series X and feels the Xbox team has a plan to win when they launch the console this coming Holiday season.
"You have to set a price target at the beginning for yourselves and then you...
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The first Inside Xbox stream of 2020 will broadcast live tomorrow - but don't expect new info on Xbox Series X

The first Inside Xbox stream of 2020 will broadcast live tomorrow - but don't expect new info on Xbox Series X

3 monthes ago   |   By VG 247

Inside Xbox makes its return this year with a new episode streaming live on April 7 at 2pm PST. Tomorrow's broadcast will focus on Xbox Game Pass news, info on Sea of Thieves, Gears Tactics and Grounded, with a couple surprises promised from the ID Xbox team. But don't get your hopes up about hearing any new details on Xbox Series X. The announcement post offers this as the cold bucket of water to douse on the next-gen shaped fires in your loins: “While we won't have any new details to share for Xbox Series X, we are excited to sit down with Director of Program Management for Xbox Series X...
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Xbox Series X Controller Continues AA and Rechargeable Battery Co-Existence

Xbox Series X Controller Continues AA and Rechargeable Battery Co-Existence

3 monthes ago   |   By CG Magazine

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Xbox Series X Controller Continues AA and Rechargeable Battery Co-Existence
Xbox is settling a long-time debate in using AA or rechargeable batteries by letting players do both for its new Series X wireless controller.
In an in-depth interview with Eurogamer , Xbox partner director Jason Ronald stated the mutual feelings between old and new methods made the company's decision. “Just giving flexibility is the way to please both people,” Ronald said, adding there's no right way to power their consistent controller designs including their Pro Controller. “You can use a rechargeable...
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FIFA 19 Black Friday Market Crash Guide & Investing Tips - When and Who You...

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Devolver Digital Event Announces Olija, Provides Release Date For Carrion

Devolver Digital Event Announces Olija, Provides Release Date For Carrion

Tear the humans apart with a sweet grappling hook. Devolver's next Switch release will be ripping up the eShop in a couple of weeks, while they have acquired . Olija, a... Read more ...

The Future's Future was cancelled at today's Devolver Direct

The Future's Future was cancelled at today's Devolver Direct

The Future's Future is fucking ghost. During today's Devolver Direct presentation, PR Queen Nina Struthers regained control of the universe as we know it, throwing off the... Read more ...

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout barges onto PS4 and PC August 4

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During today's meta-beyond-meta Devolver Direct presentation Sony Interactive Entertainment's Shuhei Yoshida delivered a new trailer for its madcap looking title Fall Guys... Read more ...

Report: Xbox Discouraging Studios From Paid Game Upgrades

Report: Xbox Discouraging Studios From Paid Game Upgrades

Xbox is reportedly telling third party developers they can't force players to pay for next gen upgrades and undermine their Series X's Smart Delivery system. According to Video... Read more ...

Persona 4 Golden on PC Hits 500,000 Players

Persona 4 Golden on PC Hits 500,000 Players

No one could have ever believed that Atlus's Persona 4 Golden would come to PC. Lo and behold though, it received a surprise release during last month's PC Gaming Show and had... Read more ...

Cyberpunk 2077 Not Planned For Xbox Game Pass, Per PR Manager

Cyberpunk 2077 Not Planned For Xbox Game Pass, Per PR Manager

We now finally have seen both the Xbox Series X and the PS5, the next generation consoles from Microsoft and Sony, respectively. When Sony had their grand unveiling for their... Read more ...

Share of the Week: The Last of Us Part II - Scenery

Share of the Week: The Last of Us Part II - Scenery

Last week, we asked you to roam the world of The Last of Us Part II and share overgrown and hardened scenery shots using PS4share and PSBlog. Here are this week's... Read more ...

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Global Lifetime Sales - June 2020

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Global Lifetime Sales - June 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Worldwide' article. This series compares the monthly and lifetime retail sales of the three main consoles - the... Read more ...

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 Review

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 Review

The gang's all here! I was a big fan of Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon when it came out in 2018. Back then, it was a stretch goal for the Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night... Read more ...

Xbox Series X Will Not be Held Back by Xbox One, Says Head of Xbox Phil Spencer

Xbox Series X Will Not be Held Back by Xbox One, Says Head of Xbox Phil Spencer

Microsoft has made the decision to release their upcoming games for the Xbox Series X, Xbox One and PC for the first year or two of the next generation console. People have... Read more ...