Tag Archives: Marc Whitten
Tue, Oct 01, 2013 | 11:50 BST
Xbox One will have a day one update as soon as you fire it up, but Microsoft has stressed that it’s not overly big.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 | 03:01 BST
Xbox One will feature 300 Gamerpics at launch, according to Microsoft’s Marc Whitten, along with a SmartGlass guide that allows for profile and content management. Check out the details here.
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 | 19:58 BST
Microsoft’s Marc Whitten has said publishers won’t be required to release trial versions of Xbox One games as is currently the case on Xbox Live Arcade.
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 | 09:22 BST
Xbox One’s new reputation system is a clean slate for all users, and does not carry over reputation ratings from your Xbox 360 days.
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 | 20:06 BST
Xbox One will allow users to download content remotely. This was confirmed by Xbox boss Marc Whitten on Twitter last night in a series of tweets. “Yes! Of course you can download while you are away,” he said. “Always up to date, always your console. The beauty of low power mode. All marketplace items can be downloaded. You won’t have to worry about updates – they’ll download [without] you having to care.” This can be accomplished using the Xbox Games website, the web, and through SmartGlass. Thanks, Gamespot.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 | 16:42 BST
Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will not require a plugged-in Kinect sensor to function, but that it has no plans to release a Kinect-less console bundle as an alternative.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | 08:43 BST
Xbox One’s friends list options have been detailed by Microsoft, revealing that the console also flags up Xbox 360 players in your circle. You won’t be able to chat with them however.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 | 05:47 BST
Microsoft has announced that it will discontinue Microsoft Points with the next Xbox 360 system update.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 | 03:50 BST
Microsoft has announced Home Gold which will allow Xbox Live Gold members to share their subscription with others on their home console.
Tue, Aug 06, 2013 | 11:25 BST
Xbox One and Xbox 360 cross-gen titles will have separate achievements, so all of the cheevo-hunters out there can get more score by completing both versions of the same game if they really, really want to.
Tue, Aug 06, 2013 | 12:53 BST
Xbox One’s DVR game capture will record footage at 720p and 30fps, Microsoft’s system architect Marc Whitten has confirmed. He has also revealed 1080p gamerpics.
Sun, Aug 04, 2013 | 22:25 BST
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 | 09:54 BST
Microsoft has confirmed that it will allow self-publishing on Xbox One, showing its senior games team is listening to developers as well as gamers. Never has the console looked more appealing, says VG247′s Dave Cook.
Mon, Jul 15, 2013 | 15:00 BST
Xbox One’s family sharing feature – which would have granted you and up to ten people access to your game library – was axed following Microsoft’s DRM policy u-turn. Xbox One chief product officer Marc Whitten has now suggested the feature might return if public appetite is there.
Sun, Jul 14, 2013 | 23:18 BST
Xbox corporate vice-president Marc Whitten has said if Microsoft could go back to when Xbox One was announced, it would have been more “open and more complete,” regarding the features, policies and merits of its upcoming console.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 08:02 BST
Thanks to its otherwise much-criticised required Kinect, the Xbox One can circumvent the dreadful business of tapping in codes on a control pad.
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 | 23:01 BST
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 01:24 BST
You’ll still need to install your games, have a Kinect plugged in, and download a day one update, Xbox corporate vice-president Marc Whitten has said, despite today’s Xbox One policy changes.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 23:14 BST
Microsoft’s eyebrow-raising reversal of its Xbox One DRM policies has been in the works for some time, corporate vice president of Xbox Marc Whitten has said, but Microsoft wanted to tell the “complete story” before it made such a dramatic public reversal.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 13:38 BST
Microsoft has confirmed “certain polices” pertaining to its DRM control with Xbox One have been changed, such as 24-hour check-ins, “no limitations” to using and sharing disc-based games, and more. Full report below.