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Microsoft offers refunds on digital purchases for Xbox One and Windows 10

Microsoft offers refunds on digital purchases for Xbox One and Windows 10 The Google Play Store and Apple App Store have their own limited return policies, while the Windows 10 and Xbox Stores have had a very limited refund policy that required jumping through some processing hoops.The news came first to gamers signed up for the Xbox One “Alpha” preview ring, with an announcement that promised a new refund program for both Xbox One and Windows 10 users.

Xbox Head Says Destiny 2 Will Be Like World of Warcraft

Xbox Head Says Destiny 2 Will Be Like World of Warcraft In a recent interview with Gamasutra, Microsoft Studios chief Phil Spencer, was asked what the specific strategy behind a console like Project Scorpio was for the company.After stating that he’s logged close to 600 hours or so in Bungie’s sci-fi shooter, the Xbox head admitted that he expects Destiny 2 to potentially live much longer, spanning five, six, or even seven years from now.

Microsoft Will Reveal Project Scorpio at E3 2017

Microsoft Will Reveal Project Scorpio at E3 2017 Microsoft will finally unveil its upcoming Xbox console, known now as Project Scorpio, in two months.In a blog post today, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirmed the full reveal will take place at E3 2017.

E3 2017 Unveiling of Project Scorpio Reconfirmed by Xbox’s Phil Spencer

E3 2017 Unveiling of Project Scorpio Reconfirmed by Xbox’s Phil Spencer Here’s what Spencer says Project Scorpio will deliver with such powerful hardware: “Ultimately, we know you care most about great games, whether they be exclusive, multiplatform, independent or AAA.We are proud of the diverse lineup of games coming this year that will only be playable on Xbox One and will play better on Project Scorpio.

Developers Voice Concerns on Xbox Digital Refunds

Developers Voice Concerns on Xbox Digital Refunds This week, Microsoft announced a trial of a digital refund policy for Xbox One and Windows 10, and video game fans in general have been happy about the prospect of getting refunds on below-par digital products.However, not everyone only sees the positives in the move, and several independent game developers have raised issues with the fledgling refund policy.

Sonic Mania’s Latest Footage Showcases Its Classic High-Speed Action

Sonic Mania’s Latest Footage Showcases Its Classic High-Speed Action Sega has shared another look at some gameplay from the upcoming retro-style platformer, Sonic Mania, which will release this summer.You can check out the gameplay which features Sonic and Tails dashing through Green Hill Zone in the video below.

Skype for Windows 10 lands on Xbox One with improved controls and interface

Skype for Windows 10 lands on Xbox One with improved controls and interface In August 2016, Microsoft launched the Universal Windows Platform version of Skype on PCs and mobile devices alongside the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.Now, as the Creators Update is being rolled out to Windows users, the company has brought the UWP Skype app to the Xbox One.

The Xbox One S is here, so is it time to ditch your original Xbox One?

The Xbox One S is here, so is it time to ditch your original Xbox One? The Xbox One S is an aesthetic marvel when compared to the aging look of the Xbox One.Opposed to the uninspiring, cinder-block design of the Xbox One, the Xbox One S features a matte-white block on a raised black base.

Xbox One vs. PS4: Which console is king in 2017?

Xbox One vs. PS4: Which console is king in 2017? The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have been out for a few years now, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve made the next-gen jump yet.If you’re still on the fence, we’re willing to bet you probably have a few questions.

MashTalk: Did Burger King cross the line with its Google Home stunt?

MashTalk: Did Burger King cross the line with its Google Home stunt? Needless to say, Google Home users were pissed at the invasiveness of the marketing stunt, and Google moved quickly to block the phrase.But did Burger King really screw up big time and cross the line, or should we expect more brands to start "hijacking" our smart speakers (3:04)?

Microsoft's Project Scorpio picks up FreeSync, but VR support remains hazy

Microsoft's Project Scorpio picks up FreeSync, but VR support remains hazy Last week we discussed the new Project Scorpio Xbox refresh, and what the enhanced gaming capabilities can do in terms of 4K and VR support.The original Xbox One isn’t thought to have put as much emphasis on HSA as the PS4 did, but Xbox Scorpio could change that, too.

You can try out Project Scorpio at Microsoft’s Xbox Fanfest in June

You can try out Project Scorpio at Microsoft’s Xbox Fanfest in June The three-day event will run from June 11 to June 13 in Los Angeles and leads directly into this year’s Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3).Attendees for the Xbox E3 briefing on June 11, and receive a “custom-built backpack full of gaming swag.

‘Halo Wars: Definitive Edition’ will get a stand-alone release later this week

‘Halo Wars: Definitive Edition’ will get a stand-alone release later this week Why it matters to you The original Halo Wars is worth a look for Halo fans and strategy gamers, and with a stand-alone release scheduled, there's never been a better time to get your hands on it.Microsoft calls Halo Wars: Definitive Edition “an enhanced version of the original Halo Wars … featuring improved graphics, additional achievements, and includes all of the DLC created for the classic real-time strategy game.

Latest Xbox One Insider build adds Party Overlay, new Arena game incoming

Latest Xbox One Insider build adds Party Overlay, new Arena game incoming The Xbox One’s version of Windows 10 is also getting new features and functionality, particularly for Xbox Insiders, with an update that’s starting to roll out today.At the moment, Microsoft is continuing to focus on the Xbox One’s community features, to expand on ways to help Xbox fans get together and enjoy competitive gaming.

Xbox One Dashboard Update Will Add Cool Party Feature

Xbox One Dashboard Update Will Add Cool Party Feature Originally announced at E3 2016, Arena basically makes participating in eSports available to all Xbox One players regardless of skill level.Lastly, the Xbox One is receiving a number of fan-requested updates as well centering around quality of life additions.

E3 2017: Microsoft Brings Back Xbox FanFest

E3 2017: Microsoft Brings Back Xbox FanFest With this year’s E3 conference fast approaching, Xbox has announced it will once again host Xbox FanFest during the event.As part of Xbox FanFest, 500 lucky gamers will have an opportunity to attend the Microsoft press briefing, and gain exclusive access to upcoming Xbox games and hardware.

Rumor: Xbox’s Project Scorpio Price Revealed

Rumor: Xbox’s Project Scorpio Price Revealed Ever since Microsoft revealed the impressive specs for its upcoming Project Scorpio console, the big question on everyone’s mind has been how much the console will cost.An official announcement on the pricing of Project Scorpio will likely have to wait for E3 2017 in June, but a Spanish retailer may have leaked the system’s price ahead of schedule.

Xbox Game Pass is Leaving Alpha Soon

Xbox Game Pass is Leaving Alpha Soon Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox Game Pass service will be leaving Alpha on April 28.“Thank you for participating in the Xbox Game Pass Alpha Preview,” it reads.

Xbox Free Games with Gold for May 2017 Revealed

Xbox Free Games with Gold for May 2017 Revealed As is standard with the Xbox Games with Gold program these days, May 2017 will feature two titles for Xbox One and two titles for Xbox 360.Though with digital Backwards Compatibility all four games will run smoothly on Xbox One.