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The Xbox Handbook: Xbox on Windows 10

The Xbox Handbook: Xbox on Windows 10
4 months ago

The Xbox Handbook: Xbox on Windows 10

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Just to make sure that their bases are covered, every one major video game console makers has tried to shore up its defenses by betting on a cross-platform scenario. The PlayStation ecosystem has the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Now. Nintendo’s Switch console will blend mobile gaming and console gaming. Microsoft is betting on the personal computer with Xbox on Windows 10.
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The Xbox Handbook: Xbox Live Clubs and Looking for Group Explained
4 months ago

The Xbox Handbook: Xbox Live Clubs and Looking for Group Explained

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When you’re building a community or anything as large as Microsoft’s Xbox Live, you need a way to connect people. For years, Microsoft has basically counted on three Xbox Live features bringing people together. Gamertags let them create their own personality and interact with each other. Messages let users talk directly. Parties give everyone a single digital room to hang out in.
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The Xbox Handbook: Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Explained
4 months ago

The Xbox Handbook: Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Explained

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Microsoft spent years letting owners of the Xbox One believe they’d never be able to play the games purchased for their Xbox 360 on the Xbox One. To their credit, it doesn’t seem like the company was being dishonest. It really didn’t think it’d be able to get the feature in, according to engineers that have spoken publicly. That’s what made this summer’s announcement at the Electronic Entertainment Expo so exciting.
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The Xbox Handbook: Xbox Play Anywhere
7 months ago

The Xbox Handbook: Xbox Play Anywhere

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Xbox on Windows is just starting to smolder, and Xbox Play Anywhere is Microsoft’s plan to fan the flames.
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The Xbox Handbook: New Xbox One Experience Explained
11 months ago

The Xbox Handbook: New Xbox One Experience Explained

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The software that runs on Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console isn’t what anyone would describe as set in stone. The software is fluid, with Microsoft changing how things work and how menus behave whenever there’s a need to.

Navigating the Xbox One these days is astonishingly like navigating Microsoft’s previous Xbox console. It’s software is very task oriented, with distinct areas and apps designated for certain activities.

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The Xbox Handbook: What are the Xbox Insider Program and Xbox Feedback?
1 year ago

The Xbox Handbook: What are the Xbox Insider Program and Xbox Feedback?

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Everyone can identify the parts of the Xbox One experience that are tangible. Xbox Live is the service that enables online play. The Xbox One Controller is how you interact with the console. There are things about the Xbox One experience that are less tangible and more confusing for those new to Microsoft’s ecosystem.
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The Xbox Handbook: A Guide to Xbox One Games
2 years ago

The Xbox Handbook: A Guide to Xbox One Games

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Gaming has gotten more pervasive. Everyone who’s anyone has played Angry Birds, Candy Crush Saga or Threes. Who among us hasn’t at least seen video from Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. What many in the video game industry seem to ignore is that gaming isn’t as straight forward as it once was. Jumping into Xbox One games can be daunting, which is why we’re breaking them down for you specifically.
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The Xbox Handbook: How to Use the Xbox One Controller
2 years ago

The Xbox Handbook: How to Use the Xbox One Controller

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The Xbox One has a lot of different ways for you to interface with it. The Kinect for Xbox One sensor is how Microsoft thinks anyone taking advantage of the console’s entertainment features or new to consoles in general will interact with it. There’s the Xbox One SmartGlass companion app for smartphones and the Xbox One Media Remote too. Still nothing tops the Xbox One Wireless Controller.
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