Tag Archives: Xbox Live
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | 01:18 GMT
Microsoft has announced that on Black Friday weekend more than 750,000 Xbox 360 consoles were sold in the US, exceeding the firm’s internal forecasts. Three month Gold subscriptions also increased 50% year-over-year for the same period in 2011, and to top things off, on Sunday, November 25, 14 million were playing on Xbox Live worldwide – which equates to 72 million hours of use in one day. This is a 43% increase in US “application hours” logged on Xbox Live during Black Friday week. Via Major Nelson.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | 09:22 GMT
Xbox Live has turned ten years old this week, and Microsoft has gone both stat and freebie-crazy. 270 billion achievement points have been earned since they were launched, for example. That’s a lot of effort people, well played. Get more stats and freebie information below.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 16:50 GMT
Xbox Live is ten years old today, but things could have been very different. According to Bungie studio manager Harold Ryan, the premium service wouldn’t have worked without Halo and the leadership of the renowned studio.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 13:13 GMT
Microsoft recently revealed a select amount of Xbox Live veterans will receive a special Xbox 360 console to celebrate 10 years of the service. UK users shouldn’t get excited—this offer is strictly US only.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 10:21 GMT
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be available to download digitally through European PSN on November 21. Namco Bandai has also confirmed the alliterative fighter is heading to Xbox Live Games on Demand in late December, although no specific date has been given.
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 | 07:44 BST
Xbox Live Gold subscribers with a Gamerscore of more than 3,000 points will now receive rewards during their birthday month.
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 | 07:08 BST
Microsoft will be giving away Halo 4 Warrior Avatar outfits to anyone who watches at least three of the upcoming US election debates through out October on Xbox Live.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 | 20:22 BST
Syfy Digital is ready to launch an exclusive series on its Xbox 360 web app. Nuclear Family highlights a family’s struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic society run by a clan, whose leader calls himself The Man. Of course, the family is also in search of their missing child who vanished in an explosion.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 14:59 BST
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 09:25 BST
Fez developer Polytron has claimed Zynga wanted to secure a mobile port of the Xbox Live Arcade game.
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 | 14:31 BST
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 | 12:40 BST
A new Worms Revolution trailer has surfaced, and it seems our hermaphrodite friends are in a spot of trouble.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 18:07 BST
The most recent update to the Xbox 360′s Netflix app is ready for download today, and it sports a new “Just for Kids” feature that corrals child-friendly programming into one dedicated area.
Thu, Aug 02, 2012 | 13:23 BST
Minecraft Xbox 360 patch 1.7.3 is live, but isn’t without issues. Developer 4J Studios has announced that a fix is now with Microsoft pending approval and should be available next week.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 10:51 BST
Deadlight, the zombie apocalypse platformer from Tequila Works is out today on Xbox Live Arcade, and although the zombie craze will seemingly never die, recent reviews point to a game with more than a few issues. Grab all the big scores below.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 00:01 BST
Some jokes never get old, and some jokes got old a long time ago. However, if you enjoy beating dead horses, you may want to sign into Xbox Live today. More »
Tue, Jun 12, 2012 | 15:43 BST
Klei Entertainment has released the debut trailer and some gameplay screenshots for upcoming 2D side-scrolling stealth platformer Mark of the Ninja. The game will put you in the shoes of a Ninja who’ll need to make his way through the game by knifing people to death, Ninja style. It’ll release this summer on Xbox Live. Check out the trailer and few screenshots below.
Sat, May 05, 2012 | 23:23 BST
Well that’s certainly not the dumbest name ever… More »
Tue, Apr 24, 2012 | 00:47 BST
EA’s released a brand new trailer and pile of screens for SSX and it gives you a sneak peak of one of the game’s upcoming content drops – The SSX Mt. Eddie & Classic Characters DLC pack. The trailer shows some of the classic characters which’re part of the pack as well as giving you a closer look at Mt. Eddie – a tricky inspired, ultra-long mountain which features 9 new races and trick drops. It’ll also come with three classic SSX music tracks. The pack will be available May 1 for $7.99 on the PlayStation Network or 640 MS Points on Xbox Live. Watch the trailer after the break.
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 | 19:57 BST
Microsoft plans to unlock its Xbox LIVE subscription service starting this Thursday, April 19 until Monday, April 23 for everyone. This includes Silver members, who will be able to try out the various apps available on the service. Also, Hulu Plus2, Netflix3 and EPIX4 will will offering free trials to new users as part of this promotion in the US during the same period. The full list of apps unlocking for those in the US is posted below, other regions should check with the Xbox 360 dashboard for specific details. You will still need XBL Gold status to play games online. This is for the apps only.