Tag Archives: Don Mattrick
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 11:03 BST
Xbox One’s $499 / £429 price-point has received some flack since it was confirmed last week, but Microsoft’s Don Mattrick believes the numbers stack up as the company is over-delivering value.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 08:24 BST
Xbox One’s daily check-ins will take a matter of kilobytes, not megabytes according to Microsoft Studios’ corporate vice president Phil Spencer. The exec has re-iterated that phone tethering is a viable option for those with shaky internet, and he has stated again that if you don’t have online access, then Xbox 360 is the console for you.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 09:47 BST
Xbox One’s online verification checks have been discussed by Microsoft’s Don Mattrick in a new interview, in which he suggests people are imagining worst-case scenarios that aren’t there.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 03:18 BST
If you haven’t got access to Internet so the Xbox One can phone home once a day – because you’re in the military, or live in one of the millions of cities worldwide where Internet just isn’t that great – you can just buy an Xbox 360, one Microsoft executive has said.
Wed, May 29, 2013 | 11:24 BST
Xbox One is still a games console, despite fears that it’s a really expensive TV box. Microsoft has confirmed it aims to invest at least $1 billion into the creation of new games for the format, while execs Phil Spencer and Don Mattrick have shed light on the console’s core title strategy.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 20:19 BST
Xbox One will support indies, according to Microsoft’s head of interactive entertainment, Don Mattrick, via an “independent creator program,” saying there’s “no way” the firm would build a console without that in mind.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 03:34 BST
Despite low lifetime Xbox 360 sales in Japan and the regions loyalty to Nintendo and PlayStation, Xbox One will be launched in Japan.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 23:10 BST
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 16:19 BST
Due to yesterday’s confusion surrounding how often Xbox One requires users to connect to the Internet, and whether used games will indeed be supported the way we’re used to, Microsoft’s president of interactive entertainment, Don Mattrick, has tried to alleviate some of the misconceptions surrounding the firm’s new all-in-one device.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 18:00 GMT
Microsoft’s president of Interactive Entertainment Business Don Mattrick, has said the firm’s doesn’t consider Valve a competitor despite the firm readying a living room system of its own.
Wed, Jul 11, 2012 | 00:31 BST
According to VentureBeat, Xbox executive Don Mattrick mentioned during a GamesBeat panel that Halo 4 “will work with” Microsoft’s recently-revealed tablet, Surface. No details were given but the platform holder has said that all first-party games will include SmartGlass functionality so you can probably expect something of that ilk. Halo 4 is due exclusively on Xbox 360 in November.
Thu, Nov 10, 2011 | 17:48 GMT
Due to the impending retirement of Mike Delman, Microsoft has handed over the chief marketing officer position of its Interactive Entertainment Business, which includes all things Xbox 360, to company vet Yusuf Mehdi. Starting on December 5, Mehdi will report directly to IEB president Don Mattrick. No word just yet on who will fill Mehdi’s former position as chief audience officer in the Online Services division, but on an interim basis, all of Mehdi’s directs will report to Qi Lu, head of Online Services. Thanks, GI.biz.
Tue, May 17, 2011 | 10:13 BST
Spike TV’s announced it’ll be the exclusive broadcaster of the Microsoft E3 briefing in Los Angeles on June 6.
Thu, Nov 18, 2010 | 13:33 GMT
Activision’s just announced Call of Duty: Black Ops has grossed $650 million within its first five days on sale worldwide.
Thu, Nov 18, 2010 | 09:45 GMT
Getting Kinect for Christmas? You may want to get a move on.
Wed, Nov 03, 2010 | 17:54 GMT
Microsoft has looked ahead to Christmas and has decided it will see 5 million Kinect units instead of the previously forecasted 3 million.
Mon, Oct 25, 2010 | 17:48 BST
No loss-leading here.
Thu, Oct 07, 2010 | 19:18 BST
Kinect has been given its own biography of sorts, which chronicles the very beginnings of the idea for the tech and onward to its impending release.
Fri, Oct 01, 2010 | 18:50 BST
Microsoft’s announced Don Mattrick as the new president of its Interactive Entertainment group.
Tue, Jun 15, 2010 | 09:31 BST