Xbox One keyboard and mouse support to arrive this week

Gamers who prefer to use a keyboard and mouse instead of a controller will soon be able to do so on the Xbox One. Following Microsoft’s announcement of support for the input in September, users will be able to play some games with a keyboard and mouse from Wednesday. However only Insiders - those signed…

Phil Spencer says basically nothing, and it still gets reported

Its time for another instalment of "Tech executives say meaningless words that get reported anyway"! This week's contestant is Xbox executive Phil Spencer, who tweeted the following about this year's E3 plans: @Masih3KA We should have new exclusive IP at E3. I'm trying to make this E3 more about 1st party than past E3s.— Phil…

Could Xbox One be getting game streaming features as early as next month?

There are suggestions that next month's Xbox One system update could include functionality that will let you stream your games to play on you Windows PC or tablet. According to Windows Central, the update is expected - but not quite so soon. But now screenshots have emerged showing the buttons to press to make it…

Xbox One UK price officially drops to £299.99

Good news if you still haven't bought a current generation games console: Microsoft has dropped the price again. According to Eurogamer, the UK price is now only £299.99 - down from £329.99. (And who can remember the £450 price-tag on the Kinect-laden bundle at launch?). According to Eurogamer, Microsoft is saying that the drop is…

Xbox One to let users choose between “Instant On” and “Power Saving”

Microsoft has announced plans to let players choose exactly how power-hungry their Xbox One console is. Xbox Newswire explains the choice, which will presumably be coming in a forthcoming system update. Essentially, it'll be a choice between "Instant On" mode, which will let you resume Xboxing in a matter of seconds - as well as…

Fast & Furious 7 cars DLC coming to Forza Horizon 2

In a clever cross-over, Xbox One Forza Horizon 2 players will soon be able to download DLC featuring the cars in the (surprisingly acclaimed) Fast & Furious 7. According to Crave Online, the featured cars are: 1970 Dodge Charger R/T “Fast & Furious” Edition 1970 Plymouth Cuda “Fast & Furious” Edition 1970 Plymouth Road Runner…

Xbox One April update bringing voice messaging to the console

Microsoft's Larry Hryb, perhaps better known as "Major Nelson", has revealed what we can expect from next month's Xbox One system update. Here's what to expect: Voice messages – Xbox One preview program members will be able to compose and playback voice messages in the messages app when snapped on Xbox One. Quickly and easily…

Is Mass Effect about to get a HD remaster?

The Xbox One and PS4 could be about to get a re-release of the highly acclaimed Mass Effect trilogy, if one Romanian retailer is to be believed. The, umm, ultra-reliable source is a Romanian online shop, which suggests the game will be coming on the 1st September. Of course, we don't have any confirmation so…

Has the latest GTA5 update downgraded the graphics?

Has the recent software update for the next-gen release of GTA5 downgraded the graphics? That's the allegation being made by gamers who have been comparing version 1.08 of the game to version 1.00. Check out the above video that was posted by a Spanish YouTuber comparing the graphics quality between the two versions and it…

PS4 and Xbox One sales up to 3m in the UK – ahead of expectations

A great spot by Videogamer, which has been going through retailer GAME's annual report. It reveals that the install base - in other words the total number of both consoles sold in the UK - is now over 3 million. (3 million over all - not just consoles sold at GAME.) Apparently this is ahead…