Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft Reveals Xbox One Self-publishing Plans

Microsoft has revealed that all Xbox Ones can operate as development kits, implying self-publishing for indie devs. Reports on this story surfaced throughout the day. It seems that the PS4 will not be the only console to allow indie developers to self-publish on their next-gen console. Microsoft’s Xbox corporate VP Marc Whitten has confirmed that indies will be able…

PS4: “We’re Going to Have Superior Graphic Fidelity,” Says Sony SVP

On June 25, Sony’s senior vice president of PlayStation brand marketing Guy Longworth said in an interview with Games Industry that Sony believes that the PS4 will beat the Xbox One on graphical fidelity. This is quite an interesting assertion from Sony, saying that the PS4 will be the best console when it comes to graphical prowess. “The…

Microsoft Resigns Xbox One DRM/Always Online Requirements

Did this seriously just happen? I mean really? Hold on; I need to double check…yup! It’s a thing! That’s right: Microsoft have ditched their always online policy for their Xbox One console after hearing feedback. This effectively means that Microsoft will resign the Xbox One’s DRM policies of used games and for the console requiring…

Xbox 720: Console DVR, Games won’t be Always-on Unless Publishers Say So

Thanks to Polygon, who recently published an article (April 26th) with information from their sources, the Xbox 720 has a bunch of new rumours kicking about it. Polygon’s sources claim that the Xbox 720 will have expansions to its social and connected features, and that the console apparently won’t require an always-on internet connection to…

Microsoft Employees Have Reportedly Disclosed Involvement with Xbox 720

On May 23rd it was reported by VideoGamer that multiple Microsoft employees (both current and former; mostly former) that have disclosed details about their involvement with Microsoft’s yet-to-be announced Xbox 720 on their online CVs on LinkedIn. Thanks to VideoGamer, I’m able to list off who those employees are and what they did. Even though the…