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Forza races past $1bn in retail sales, Xbox reveals

Forza, Xbox

Forza, the car racing franchise, has racked up more than $1 billion in retail sales, Xbox has announced. Microsoft Studios launched the first title in the popular gaming series in 2005 and released the latest, Forza Horizon 3, last September. It is the fifth Microsoft franchise to surpass the $1 … Read more »

Protecting innovation in the cloud

By Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft Rapid advancements in cloud computing are creating new capabilities, insights and efficiencies, allowing businesses big and small to transform the way they deliver products and services. As this transformation accelerates, virtually every company in every sector of the economy is … Read more »

Halo Wars 2: Here’s the launch trailer everyone has been waiting for

Halo Wars 2

Xbox has released the official launch trailer for Halo Wars 2, the latest installment in the hugely popular franchise. The real-time strategy (RTS) game, which will be released later this month, allows players to lead armies of Spartans and other Halo fighting forces – including Warthogs, Scorpions and other new units – in … Read more »

Safer Internet Day: Microsoft’s five top tips for online safety

Safer Internet Day

To mark Safer Internet Day, Microsoft has released its Digital Civility Challenge – a set of four tenets to encourage people to think about their behaviour online and how it affects others, creating a safer experience for all users. The company’s YouthSpark Hub also provides young people and adults alike … Read more »