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The latest news on Microsoft’s devices: Surface, Xbox and Lumia

Hands-on with the Xbox One X at EGX: in pictures

EGX, the largest videogame event in the UK, has kicked off in style at the NEC in Birmingham. It’s a particularly special few days for Xbox, as EGX will be the only place where gamers can try out the Xbox One X before it is released on November 7. As … Read more »

You can now pre-order an Xbox One X in the UK

Xbox One X Console Controller Front Tilt Top

The Xbox One X can be pre-ordered from today, Microsoft has announced. Gamers can now reserve the most powerful console ever made from select retailers and the Microsoft Store ahead of its release on November 7. On Tuesday, videogame retailer Game tweeted: “Get ready. The most powerful console in the … Read more »

The Windows 10 Creators Update has a release date

Microsoft’s keynote at IFA in Berlin – one of the world’s largest trade shows for consumer electronics – saw plenty of news for tech fans to sink their teeth into. This week has already been a busy one for the company. On Monday, more details were shared surrounding Windows Mixed … Read more »

The rush to pre-order the Xbox One X has broken records

Xbox One X Console Controller Front Tilt Top

The Xbox One X has become the fastest-selling Xbox pre-order ever, Microsoft has confirmed. Gaming fans could reserve a special edition version of the console on Sunday, August 20 ahead of its release on November 7. Just five days later, the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition has sold out … Read more »

Everything you need to know about Xbox at Gamescom in three minutes

We bring you the Xbox One X Scorpio Edition, the Xbox One S Limited Edition Minecraft bundle, and news on games like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, State of Decay 2, Forza Motorsport 7, ReCore Definitive Edition, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Xbox Backward Compatibility and more. … Read more »

Your first look at the next major Xbox system update

Larry Hryb, also known as Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, and Mike Ybarra, from Platform Engineering, walk through the next major system update for gaming on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, designed to make the Xbox gaming experience more fun, personalised and social than ever before. … Read more »

Scotland’s best teacher works at a Microsoft Showcase School

A teacher at a Microsoft Showcase School in Scotland has been named the best educator in the country at a major awards event. The prize for Jacqueline Campbell, who works at St Mungo’s High School in Falkirk, came as Kirkton of Largo Primary School in Fife, another Microsoft Showcase School, … Read more »

Minecraft Better Together Update released as beta

A Minecraft update that lets players on Xbox and Windows PCs team up with friends on Apple and Google devices has been released as a beta. The Better Together Update has been rolled out as a beta on Windows 10 and Android, with Xbox One beta access to follow soon. … Read more »