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Microsoft to launch Xbox One in China

Game consoles have been banned in China since 2000, but now Microsoft is about to release  its Xbox One in the country. Solar News reports that Yusuf Mehdi, head of marketing and strategy for Microsoft’s Xbox group, announced the launch date of September 23 at an event in Shanghai. It said that the console would cost 3,699 yuan (£355; $600) …

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Stuart O'ConnorMicrosoft to launch Xbox One in China
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Xbox One sales double after Kinect-less release, says Microsoft

In news that will surprise nobody, it seems that forcing people to buy a peripheral they do not want does not make good business sense. Microsoft’s Xbox Wire blog is reporting that Xbox One sales have doubled in the US since the launch of the non-Kinect bundle. “Over the past month, we’ve seen a strong spike in interest in our …

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Microsoft give up on Kinect – here's how Microsoft have killed motion controls for another console generation

So it's official – with a few weeks to go before E3, Microsoft have announced a mea culpa. In a press release titled "delivering more choice for fans", Xbox head Phil Spencer reveals plans to release begin selling Xbox One…

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft give up on Kinect – here's how Microsoft have killed motion controls for another console generation