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Forget gaming consoles, Microsoft will soon be launching Xbox Game Streaming stick
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Forget gaming consoles, Microsoft will soon be launching Xbox Game Streaming stick

Microsoft is working on a streaming device that will not only let users stream their favourite games but also access and play some of the best AAA titles on their Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service.

Microsoft to buy 'Call of Duty' maker Activision Blizzard: All you need to know about the record $69 billion deal
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Microsoft to buy 'Call of Duty' maker Activision Blizzard: All you need to know about the record $69 billion deal

The all-cash deal will let Microsoft — maker of the Xbox gaming system — the world’s third-biggest gaming company by revenue behind China’s Tencent and Japan’s Sony

Forza Horizon 5 PC requirements revealed: Check if your machine will be able to run the new racing game
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Forza Horizon 5 PC requirements revealed: Check if your machine will be able to run the new racing game

Playground Games has shared the minimum, recommended and ideal system configurations for running Forza Horizon 5 on PCs.

Microsoft is reportedly acquiring Discord, a chat app for gamers, for over $10 billion
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Microsoft is reportedly acquiring Discord, a chat app for gamers, for over $10 billion

The talks have taken place as video gaming has boomed in the pandemic and as Microsoft has bolstered its gaming business with deal making.

Watch Dogs: Legion online mode now available on Xbox One, Series X, Series S, PS 4, PS 5 and Stadia at no additional cost
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Watch Dogs: Legion online mode now available on Xbox One, Series X, Series S, PS 4, PS 5 and Stadia at no additional cost

PC players will also soon get access with the mode debuting on the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC.

Xbox Wireless Headset with Dolby Atmos support, 15-hour battery announced, to be available in India on 5 Oct
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Xbox Wireless Headset with Dolby Atmos support, 15-hour battery announced, to be available in India on 5 Oct

The new Xbox headsets are currently listed on the Xbox India website but they will be available on 5 October.

Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red gets hit by a ransomware attack
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Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red gets hit by a ransomware attack

The hackers claim to have access to all company documents that include administration, accounting, HR, investor relations, legal and more.

Microsoft Xbox Game Pass gaming service surpasses 18 million subscribers
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Microsoft Xbox Game Pass gaming service surpasses 18 million subscribers

The company further stated that its revenue has jumped to 17 percent, while its net income operating jumped by 33 percent.

Cyberpunk 2077 gets new Hotfix that resolves PC save data issue and brings quest related improvement
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Cyberpunk 2077 gets new Hotfix that resolves PC save data issue and brings quest related improvement

The latest hotfix brings improvement in memory management and stability while playing on the Xbox and PlayStation consoles.

CyberPunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED releases Hotfix 1.05, now live on PC, Xbox and PlayStation
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CyberPunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED releases Hotfix 1.05, now live on PC, Xbox and PlayStation

The update released on 19 December brings a lot of bug fixes along with UI, Gameplay and Performance & Stability improvements.

Sony pulls out Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation store; customers can now request refunds
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Sony pulls out Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation store; customers can now request refunds

Earlier Sony had announced that its policy did not allow for refunds if the game was already downloaded and played.

CD Projekt Red acknowledges Cyberpunk 2077 issue, agrees to give refunds to unhappy buyers
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CD Projekt Red acknowledges Cyberpunk 2077 issue, agrees to give refunds to unhappy buyers

Microsoft reportedly provides Digital Game Product refunds as part of a consistent and reliable buying experience.

Ark 2 game will be an Xbox exclusive, will have Vin Diesel as executive producer
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Ark 2 game will be an Xbox exclusive, will have Vin Diesel as executive producer

Vin Diesel has not only lent his looks, voice and motion-captured moves for Ark 2, he is actually working on the game as well.

Microsoft Flight Simulator to arrive on Xbox Series X/S in 2021: All we know so far
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Microsoft Flight Simulator to arrive on Xbox Series X/S in 2021: All we know so far

Players will get to tour the entire planet that will have more than 37 thousand airports, 2 million cities, 1.5 billion buildings, real mountains, roads, trees, rivers, animals, traffic.

Cyberpunk 2077 gamers on PS4, Xbox One report glitches, frame-rate issues, more
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Cyberpunk 2077 gamers on PS4, Xbox One report glitches, frame-rate issues, more

Gamers have taken to social media to post clips of glitches, frame rate issues, major pop-up on Cyberpunk 2077 while playing it on PS4 and Xbox One consoles.

Dragon Quest XI, Doom Eternal and bunch of other games coming to Xbox Game Pass this month
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Dragon Quest XI, Doom Eternal and bunch of other games coming to Xbox Game Pass this month

Microsoft is offering 17 new games as part of its December line-up for Xbox Game Pass service across consoles, PC and Android devices.

Xbox Series X first update rolling out with number of changes, additions
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Xbox Series X first update rolling out with number of changes, additions

The update includes new options for dynamic backgrounds, new badges to sport optimised games, ability to add existing Xbox family members, more.

Microsoft reportedly fixes Xbox bug that could have leaked user email IDs through gamer tag
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Microsoft reportedly fixes Xbox bug that could have leaked user email IDs through gamer tag

The fix was deployed server-side and there are no additional steps that users need to be taken to stay protected.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon musings | A most worthy addition to Ryu Ga Gotoku's fabled franchise
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Yakuza: Like a Dragon musings | A most worthy addition to Ryu Ga Gotoku's fabled franchise

SEGA and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio's Yakuza: Like a Dragon is available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S

Xbox Series X, Series S will not meet supply demands until April 2021: Xbox CFO Tim Stuart
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Xbox Series X, Series S will not meet supply demands until April 2021: Xbox CFO Tim Stuart

As per Tim, new-console hype paired with increased video game interest means supplies will dry up quickly heading into the busy holiday season.