New Xbox Live Avatars May Be Launched This Month

We first heard reports back in 2015 that the Xbox Live Avatars could be revamped. No definitive announcement was made until last year even though there were multiple hints suggesting that this was going to happen. Microsoft finally unveiled the new Xbox Live Avatars at the E3 2017 gaming convention and while it said that they would be released in the fall, we have yet to see them. According to […]


New Xbox Live Avatars Release Due This Fall

Microsoft first hinted at the possibility of its Xbox Live Avatars being revamped back in 2015. Two job listings were posted at that time which suggested that the company wanted to bring its avatars to the next level. Hints about the new avatars were dropped from time to time but no definitive announcement was made. Microsoft has now confirmed that the new Xbox Live Avatars will be released later this […]


Xbox Owners Will Soon Be Able To Create Their Own E-Sports Tournaments

Microsoft today announced that it’s expanding its Arena platform to enable Xbox owners to create their own competitive gaming tournaments. The company launched the Arena platform in preview a while back, it enables players to compete in organized tournaments via Xbox Live. Tournaments could previously be organized only by game developers, e-sports organizations or by Microsoft itself. That changes now.


You Will Lose Your Xbox Live Gamertag If You Don’t Do This

For many gamers, their Xbox Live Gamertag is very precious and they can’t even stand the thought of losing it. However, due to the recent changes that Microsoft has made to their services agreement, gamers now have to do one thing or otherwise they stand to lose their Xbox Live Gamertag possibly forever. The changes are retroactive which means that it doesn’t matter how old your gamertag is, you have […]


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Xbox Live Gold Subscription Available From Amazon For $40

For those of you who have been meaning to subscribe to the likes of Xbox Live Gold but think it’s a bit expensive for your liking, you might be interested to learn that Amazon is offering a discount on the subscription service, where instead of charging full price for the subscription, you will be able to get it at a much cheaper rate.


Xbox Games With Gold For April 2016 Revealed

Every month, Xbox Live members look forward to finding out which titles they will be receiving as part of Games with Gold for the following month. Microsoft usually confirms the lineup about a week before the coming month and that’s precisely what it has done today. The Xbox Live Games with Gold for April 2016 lineup has been revealed today and it brings four new games, two for Xbox One […]


Microsoft Will Let Xbox Gamers Play Against PS4 And PC Gamers Online

Microsoft has made a big announcement today that’s going to impact how Xbox owners play online. The company has hinted at allowing cross-network play and today it has announced just that. Microsoft has confirmed that developers making games for Xbox One and Windows 10 will soon be able to support cross-network play, this means that gamers on Xbox will be able to play online against players on PlayStation 4 and […]


Microsoft Could Offer Compensation For Xbox Live Downtime

When you’re operating an online service that millions of people around the world use then you can be sure that they’ll have some not-so-nice words to say if and when that service goes down. This has been happening often with Xbox Live, a paid subscription service, and there have been calls for compensation whenever Xbox Live goes down. Microsoft hasn’t agreed to the demand yet but it’s looking into the […]


Xbox Boss Apologizes For Continued Xbox Live Problems

Xbox owners are once again facing issues with Xbox Live. This has been happening a lot recently and Microsoft is tackling issues yet again today. The situation doesn’t seem to be letting up and Xbox boss Phil Spencer has had to step in and apologize for the continued issues. It may very well take a few hours of things to clear up and until then Xbox owners can just sit […]


Xbox Live Has 48 Million Monthly Active Users

While it certainly sounds like Sony’s PlayStation console is leading in terms of console sales, it looks like Microsoft’s Xbox platform isn’t doing too badly either. In fact if anything it sounds like Microsoft’s Xbox platform is growing, and this shows in Microsoft’s recently Q2 earnings in which it saw an increase in monthly active users for the Xbox Live service.


Xbox Live Countdown Sale Discounts Fallout 4, MGS5 And Much More

Earlier this week Microsoft announced that during this holiday season it’s going to run the Xbox Store’s biggest sale ever, offering 17 days of deals on games, apps, movies and TV shows. The first week of deals started December 22nd and ended yesterday with the second week of deals starting from today, some of the biggest titles of 2015 have received discounts so you’re in luck if you don’t already own […]


Xbox Store’s Countdown Sale Starts Today

The Christmas holidays are just around the corner and there’s no doubt that many will be utilizing their time off to play games for as long as they want. Microsoft wants to facilitate that which is why it’s running the Xbox Store’s biggest sale ever. The Countdown sale starts today and will offer 17 days of deals on countless games aside from apps, movies and TV shows. If you own […]


Users Experiencing Difficulty Signing Into Xbox Live

The holidays are nearly upon us which means that many of us will be home and that many of us will finally have the free time to play the games we’ve been meaning to play. However a recent report has suggested that hackers might attempt to ruin our holidays by bringing down the Xbox Live and PSN networks. However could the attacks have already begun? According to reports, it seems […]


Holiday Outage For PlayStation Network And Xbox Live Threatened Again

If you tried to play games online last year during the holidays you may still remember what you went through. It was an excruciating few days for both Microsoft and Sony as Xbox Live and PlayStation Network were hit by DDoS attacks which took the networks down for a couple of days. That particular attack was carried out by a group that calls itself Lizard Squad, it hasn’t made a similar […]