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  • UK sales of Xbox 360 up 1,000% thanks to new SKU

    Microsoft Europe boss Chris Lewis has said UK sales of Xbox 360 are up a whopping 1,000 percent over last week, thanks to the console’s new SKU.

    10 years ago
  • Lewis: Xbox 360 only halfway through its life-cycle

    European Microsoft executive Chris Lewis has said that E3’a combination of a new slimmer, quieter Xbox 360 and Kinect will extend the machine’s life-cycle by five years .

    10 years ago
  • MS: Black Ops exclusivity window's a "big deal for us"

    Microsoft’s Chris Lewis has defended the company’s choice to open its E3 press conference with the news that all DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops will hit Xbox 360 before anywhere else.

    10 years ago
  • Kinect pricing to be revealed closer to November launch in Europe and US

    Microsoft’s Chris Lewis has said pricing for Kinect will be announced closer to the controller’s launch.He also said that Europe’s getting the device in November as well.

    10 years ago
  • Xbox 360's "defined by experiences that involve guns", says Lewis

    Microsoft Europe’s Chris Lewis has said that Microsoft hopes to change it’s image a bit with the release of the new slimline 360 and Kinect.

    10 years ago
  • MS plans to court the casual, core, and middle with Kinect

    Microsoft Europe’s interactive entertainment vice president, Chris Lewis, has said that the company’s confident Kintec will appeal to not only the core and  causal gamers – but the middle of the road folks as well.

    10 years ago
  • Lewis: MS "pretty intolerant of anything that isn’t growth"

    Microsoft VP of interactive entertainment, Chris Lewis, has agreed with E&D president Robbie Bach that Kintec is a “mid-life kicker” for the Xbox 360 brand.

    10 years ago
  • Interview - Microsoft Europe's Chris Lewis

    Chris Lewis, VP of interactive entertainment business at Microsoft was on hand at E3 this week for the big reveal of Kinetc and the newer, slimmer, Xbox 360.VG247 had a chance to chat with Lewis about the new controller and its price; why Microsoft decided to introduce a revamped console half-way through the 360’s life […]

    10 years ago
  • Microsoft compares Natal to futuristic devices

    Chris Lewis, VP of interactive entertainment business at Microsoft feels that the future is now, thanks to Natal.

    10 years ago
  • Lewis: Britain has highest 360 attach rate in the world

    European Xbox boss Chris Lewis has told MCV that British gamers buy more software per console than any other nationality.

    10 years ago
  • Microsoft plans to maintain "core" focus alongside Natal release

    European Xbox 360 bossman Chris Lewis has said that there is no reason for gamers to fear that Microsoft is losing it’s edge with the release of Project Natal.Far be it – the firm says it’s staying committed to the core audience.

    10 years ago
  • Lewis: "No one can touch" Live development

    Euro 360 boss Chris Lewis is in the zone. The Live zone. Can you toe-step his Live shit? No, you cannot.“No one can touch us in terms of developing that service, completely reinventing that service in the way that we did last year with the New Xbox Experience update last November,” he told GI.Microsoft’s focus […]

    10 years ago
  • Microsoft: Natal launch information is inaccurate

    Microsoft has responded to last week’s Natal information which was leaked from a “behind-closed-doors tour of UK publishers and studios”. This information, according to Xbox UK bossman Neil Thompson is not “accurate” and nothing more than “rumors”.“I’ve got nothing more to say about it”, he told GI.biz. “We’re still very much in the baking on […]

    10 years ago
  • Lewis: Cross-platform games work better on Xbox Live

    Xbox Europe boss Chris Lewis reckons multi-format games work better online through a 360. Massive shock there.“We have a great journey through to Christmas,” he told MCV, via OXM.“There are key titles that are exclusives but also great cross-platform titles that will just work better on Xbox Live.“And in terms of content and networking, we […]

    11 years ago
  • Microsoft says install base in Europe is one million ahead of Sony

    Microsoft’s Chris Lewis has told MCV that the European install base for Xbox 360 is one million higher than the one for PS3.According to recent figures, 360 has 9-million-plus and PS3 around 10-million-plus. His explanation for how Microsoft is bigger, goes thus:“We’re confident we are actually around a million units ahead. We count installed base […]

    11 years ago
  • Euro 360 boss: "Time is right" to drop Pro

    European Xbox 360 head Chris Lewis has told GI that the 360 Pro pack’s been discontinued due to a need to “clarify” the machine’s SKU-base.“We felt that the time is right and there’s been a demand to clarify our SKUs and our offerings to the consumers,” he said, speaking after the announcement this morning of […]

    11 years ago
  • Lewis - 360 Arcade hike down to "currency fluctuations"

    Xbox Europe boss Chris Lewis has told MCV that the now-confirmed 360 Arcade SKU price hike to £159.99 from £129.99 is thanks in part to exchange rates.“We are making modest increases on the Xbox 360 Arcade console as you can see,” said the exec.“The reality now is partly to offset currency exchange rate fluctuations which […]

    11 years ago
  • MS confirms Elite price drop to £199

    Told you so. Microsoft’s confirmed that 360’s Elite model will be cut to £199.99 in the UK and €249.99 on the mainland from tomorrow, August 28.“With the Christmas season right around the corner, it’s already time to start looking for entertainment and gifts that everyone will enjoy,” said Euro Xbox head Chris Lewis.“We have a […]

    11 years ago
  • 360 passes 9 million in Europe

    Xbox Europe boss Chris Lewis has told MCV that Xbox 360 has now passed 9 million sales in Europe.“Our installed base is now well over nine million in Europe, where we enjoy about 27 per cent of the current share of the console market,” he said.“This calendar year, we’re the only console showing positive growth. […]

    11 years ago
  • "Christmas" 360 sales up 120%, 8 million machines sold in Europe

    Xbox Europe boss Chris Lewis has told MCV that “Christmas” 360 sales were up 120 percent at the end of last year.“Christmas 2008 was the biggest sales period in the history of the Xbox brand,” he said.“Sales of the console were more than double over the period a year before, in excess of 120 percent […]

    11 years ago

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