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Microsofts New Text Swear Filter Is Out Now You Potty Mouths

Microsoft's New Text Swear Filter Is Out Now, You Potty Mouths

Microsoft is looking to make your online Xbox experience a bit more pleasant. In a new Xbox Wire blog post, the company expressed its desire to build a more "positive gaming community." How is it planning to achieve that goal? Introducing text filters that let you change up the level of potentially offensive content you […]

Microsoft and Gameloft Form New Partnership to Make Xbox Live for Mobile

Microsoft and Gameloft Form New Partnership to Make Xbox Live for Mobile

Microsoft has formed a new partnership with Gameloft to bring several titles to Xbox Live on mobile in a move to start bringing Xbox Live to mobile devices The plan right now is to bring Xbox Live to select Gameloft mobile games, starting with Asphalt 9: Legends, Asphalt 8: Airborne, and Dragon Mania Legends. The idea is to[...]

Microsoft Presenting Plans for Xbox Live on the Nintendo Switch at GDC

Microsoft Presenting Plans for Xbox Live on the Nintendo Switch at GDC

As we get closer to more crossplay options, it appears Microsoft would like to put Xbox Live on other services, including the Nintendo Switch A new listing is up for GDC 2019 showing the Microsoft has a very specific presentation regarding their service, which is called "Xbox Live: Growing & Engaging Your Gaming Community Across[...]

Conan Exiles and Halo Wars 2 are Free to Play This Weekend on Xbox Live

Conan Exiles and Halo Wars 2 are Free to Play This Weekend on Xbox Live

Microsoft has announced that Conan Exiles and Halo Wars 2 are free to play this weekend if you have Xbox Live.There are a lot of games coming out right now as the games industry gets ready for the ever-important holiday season Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed, Forza Horizon, Destiny have all had big releases recently and[...]

Just Cause 3 is Free to Play This Week On Xbox Live

Just Cause 3 is Free to Play This Week On Xbox Live

It's been announced that Just Cause 3 is going to be free to play this weekend on Xbox One if you have Xbox Live.Just Cause 3 hit with a somewhat mixed reception, with the game having some performance issues but wowing with the sheer scale of its destruction However, over time the game has become[...]

Xbox Live Still Suffering Network Problems Into The Night

Xbox Live Still Suffering Network Problems Into The Night

Chances are if you're playing any games on Xbox Live tonight, you've been running into some problems with connection and speed That's not you, that's the service in general, as Xbox One and 360 players have been running into problems revolving around key areas such as matchmaking, cloud storage, DVR, avatars, finding friends, leaderboard scores, and[...]

Xbox App Owners Can Now Voice Chat by Smartphone

Xbox App Owners Can Now Voice Chat by Smartphone

Xbox users can now party chat from their smartphones to talk with players online in an Xbox Live Party thanks to a new update rolling out today for the Xbox app.To access the feature, open the Xbox app and tap the icon with multiple people at the top and start a party by inviting people[...]

You Can Play Test Sea Of Thieves As Long As You Agree To An NDA

You Can Play Test 'Sea Of Thieves', As Long As You Agree To An NDA

All you have to do is use/create an Xbox Live Gold account and agree to an NDA The purpose of the NDA is to keep players from recording any footage or snapping images of the game in the testing phase, as well as preventing players from streaming it live.[caption id="attachment_664665" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit// Rare[/caption]If you[...]

Xbox One Users Can Now Do Gift Giving

Xbox One Users Can Now Do Gift Giving

Out of the testing phase and onto Xbox Live, this week Microsoft announced that you can now do game gifting on the Xbox One Below is the short version from Major Nelson, but it's pretty cut and dry that this was launched in time for the holiday season Happy gifting to those of you who[...]

You Can Currently Play Multiplayer Totally Free This Weekend On Xbox

You Can Currently Play Multiplayer Totally Free This Weekend On Xbox

Hey, Silver Xbox users. Starting today and running until early Monday morning, you can now have all the multiplayer benefits of Gold members! Microsoft has launched "Multiplayer All-Access" and made multiplayer free to all Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners for the weekend. One top of that, they're allowing players to download Minecraft: Xbox One Edition totally free […]

New Overwatch Skins Revealed Ahead Of Time Via Xbox Live

New 'Overwatch' Skins Revealed Ahead Of Time Via Xbox Live

A user posted the picture below straight from Xbox Live today that shows the new materials coming for several characters in original blue team gear The don't look too shabby The new Overwatch skins are officially tied to the comic released earlier this week as part of the new Uprising event that will be taking[...]

Xbox To Roll Out A Subscription Service This Spring

Xbox To Roll Out A Subscription Service This Spring

Xbox Live Gold members will get access earlier than silver members, and the service is currently in Alpha preview.The titles will exist on a rotational basis, so that game you were playing last week might not exist when you log on today Granted, you can purchase any of the Game Pass titles for a discount,[...]

Playstation Plus Multiplayer Event Opens Next Week

Playstation Plus Multiplayer Event Opens Next Week

This weekend, Xbox Live Silver members can enjoy the online multiplayer benefits of a Gold subscription up through February 19th and get a chance to demo Rocket League and NBA 2K17.While Microsoft is giving Silver players a chance to demo a few games, Sony has drawn the line at online multiplayer Since PlayStation 4 is[...]

Killer Instinct Coming To Januarys Games With Gold

Killer Instinct Coming To January's Games With Gold

Before breaking for the holidays, Microsoft has revealed their plans for January's Games with Gold.On the Xbox One, we'll be getting the fighting game Killer Instinct Season 1Ultra Edition for free for Xbox Live Adding on top of that, the indie brawler Zheros will also be available for Xbox One players.On the Xbox 360, Dirt Showdown and Deus[...]

PSA: Xbox Live Will Be Free On Xbox 360 This Weekend

PSA: Xbox Live Will Be Free On Xbox 360 This Weekend

This is just a quick little notice for the few of you who are still rocking an Xbox 360, but don't currently have an Xbox Live subscription.This weekend you'll be able to use the online service for free on the last-gen console This extends to every game, so feel free to get a taste of[...]

Dragon Age: Inquisition Is Currently Free To Try On Xbox One

Dragon Age: Inquisition Is Currently Free To Try On Xbox One

Microsoft have announced that Dragon Age: Inquisition has been 'unlocked' for a trial period on Xbox One, starting today and ending March 16th. It was announced on twitter by Microsoft with this tweet: Find out what kind of Inquisitor you are w/ a FREE trial of @DragonAge: Inquisition [M]: http://t.co/gWCLNuzPPC pic.twitter.com/TPmo5AM1Qv — Xbox (@Xbox) March […]

You *Will* Need Xbox Live And PlayStation Plus To Play Mortal Kombat X Online

You *Will* Need Xbox Live And PlayStation Plus To Play Mortal Kombat X Online

This is just a little clean up from the other day.On Monday, Mortal Kombat X executive producer Shaun Himmerick tweeted what was construed as the game not needing Xbox Live or PlayStaiton Plus to play online I expressed how skeptical I was of the tweet at the time, and it seems I was right to be.Himmerick took to[...]

[Updated] Mortal Kombat X Might Not Need PlayStation Plus Or Xbox Live To Play Online

[Updated] Mortal Kombat X Might Not Need PlayStation Plus Or Xbox Live To Play Online

Like a huge pinch of salt.According to Shaun Himmerick, the executive producer on Mortal Kombat X, the latest title in the franchise won't require Xbox Live or PlayStation Plus to play your friends online In a twitter exchange, Himmerick responded: @berserkerlbs ps plus is not needed for any feature of MKX.— lover of tacos (@lover_of_tacos) February[...]

18 Year Old Man Involved In Christmas Xbox And PlayStation Attacks Arrested

18 Year Old Man Involved In Christmas Xbox And PlayStation Attacks Arrested

The big story over Christmas was the DDoS attack on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live by the Lizard Squad that rendered the companies' online services useless At best, this meant that players couldn't play online with new gifts and at worst, it meant they couldn't get their consoles to work at all as they were[...]