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Microsoft acquires Smash.gg

Esports platform to remain running, with added support from Microsoft

Xbox experimenting with how to pay studios for Game Pass "because we don't think we have it figured out"

Phil Spencer also decries console fan tribalism as "one of the worst things about our industry"

The $70 AAA price point -- it's about time | Opinion

No consumer is going to be enthused about a price rise, but 15 years of $60 has done no favours to either gamers or creators

PlayStation 5 sold almost six times as many units as Xbox Series X|S in Japan

Sony's consoles sold 118,085 units in four days, while Microsoft's machines sold 20,534 in six days

Microsoft suggests higher AAA price-point is "warranted"

CFO Tim Stuart said that publishers need to "make the right decision for their content"

Microsoft expects Xbox Series X|S shortages until Q2 2021

CFO Tim Stuart points to summer next year for “the supply profile meeting the demand profile"

Xbox Series X|S is biggest console launch in Microsoft's history

Update: And 70% of Xbox Series X and S consoles are attached to Xbox Game Pass memberships

Xbox Series X|S is the beginning of the end for console generations | Console analysis

Microsoft's new devices may not be essential purchases today, but they lay the groundwork for the future of the industry

Microsoft: Xbox Series S does not hold back the next generation, it advances it

Platform holder explains why it dropped Xbox One X, rather than maintaining it as a low-end console

Xbox: Next-gen battle will "not be a reflection of demand -- it'll be a reflection of supply"

Phil Spencer disregards tendency to declare "“a winner and... a loser" between sales of Xbox and PlayStation

PlayStation 5 | Critical Consensus

Critics agree that Sony's PS5 transcends on-paper comparisons to Xbox, and is the only new console that "feels" next-gen from the first moment

The last great console leap? | Opinion

Microsoft and Sony have different strategies, but they're both launching consoles that feel less like a “clean break” with the past generation

Phil Spencer calls for more diverse leaders in games

Having "visible leaders" should be the industry's focus, Xbox chief said, addressing the role Microsoft has to play against racial inequity

Microsoft tightens Xbox security to prevent DDOS attacks

Xbox players were being targeted through "random party invites" in multiplayer titles

Studio director Chris Lee steps back from Halo Infinite

Latest in a series of high-profile departures from the project in recent years

Microsoft quietly closes its final quarter before next-gen

Update: Company projects 40% growth in hardware sales next quarter, constrained by supply

Breaking out of the Xbox | Podcast

Latest episode available to download now, featuring a deep dive into the next generation of hardware with Digital Foundry's John Linneman

Phil Spencer: "You're going to see lower-priced hardware as part of our ecosystem"

Xbox head suggests future tech could include streaming sticks, TV controllers for xCloud access

Xbox Brazil host says she was fired to protect her from harassment

Microsoft says termination of Isadora Basile was unrelated to harassment, was instead due to increased focus on Xbox Wire

Mojang games to require Microsoft account

All the titles from the Minecraft developer will be impacted by the change, including Minecraft Java Edition

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