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Is the PS4 outselling Xbox One by 3:1?

We’ve known for some time that the PS4 has had the edge in the console war so far – comfortably outselling the Xbox One in every comparison so far, but could it be heading towards taking a decisive lead? New figures suggest the console is outselling its rival by three PS4s for every one Xbox One sold. The analysis comes …

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James O'MalleyIs the PS4 outselling Xbox One by 3:1?
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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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Watch the Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer

Call of Duty is probably the biggest-selling game franchises on the market, after GTA. The latest version – Sledgehammer Games’ futuristic Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – is due out in November, and Activision has just released the new campaign story trailer. It’s set in the wake of “the first global terrorist attack in history”, in a future policed by …

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Stuart O'ConnorWatch the Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer
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Sky’s NowTV comes to Xbox One

Less than a week ago we reported that Sky’s NowTV service was heading to PS4. In the short time since, the Xbox One has now caught up, also offering the service from today. The service is Sky’s live and on-demand streaming service for non-Sky customers. This means that you can get everything from Sky’s entertainment channels, to movies and sports …

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James O'MalleySky’s NowTV comes to Xbox One
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Destiny Beta opens to everyone

Good news if you missed out on a beta code for Destiny: the game is now open for all players to download on both PSN and Xbox Live. The update comes just a week after PSN players could play exclusively. Worry not though Xbox gamers, as when Call of Duty: Advanced warfare comes out the boot will be on the …

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GTA5 remastered coming on November 7th?

An online retailer is listing November 7th as the release date of the remastered versions of Grand Theft Auto 5 for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Check out this listing from GameSeek. It shows all three versions as listed for November 7th. This is in line with the most official thing we’ve heard, which is “fall” (What the Americans wrongly …

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Xbox One gets 3D Blu-Ray support before the PS4

In an unexpected twist, it has emerged that the Xbox One will be receiving an update to enable support for 3D Blu-Rays before the PS4… despite Sony being the company that invented Blu-Ray. The update will be coming along with a larger August system update offering a range of new features. Here’s how Microsoft describe the various updates: Activity feed …

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James O'MalleyXbox One gets 3D Blu-Ray support before the PS4
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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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Stuart O'ConnorXbox One sales double after Kinect-less release, says Microsoft
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Prepare for battle as Tekken 7 announced

Classic fighting game Tekken – the first version of which launched the PlayStation games console back in 1995 – is getting an update. Namco Bandai has announced that the next-gen Tekken 7 is in development – and if the cryptic “final battle” message in the trailer is anything to go by, this may well be the last game in the …

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Stuart O'ConnorPrepare for battle as Tekken 7 announced