Far be it for a week to go by and Microsoft not heavily discount its backlog of first-party and Xbox Live Arcade titles for the Xbox 360. Starting today, all Xbox Live Gold users can pick up copies of Batman: Arkham City and Alan Wake and more on the cheap.
Being a Netflix subscriber just keeps getting better and better for users who happen to love science fiction. After locking up seasons of Star Trek, Netflix has now moved on to signing content deals for that other big space-related franchise. Netflix will be the only place where viewers can watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ final season on March 7th.
Owners of the Xbox 360, Xbox One and practically anything with a web browser and compatibility with Xbox.com are in for a treat this weekend. In addition to allowing all users to reap the benefits of Xbox Live free until Monday, Microsoft is also marking down episodes of Law & Order Special Victims Unit and more in a special NBC-centric video sale.
The living room gaming landscape is just getting all kinds of competitive. After squeaking past Sony’s PlayStation 4 to secure the most sold console spot in December, the Xbox One has now fallen to second place behind it in terms of pure hardware sales for January according to NPD Group.
Xbox 360 and Xbox One users wishing they could play games with other Xbox Live users or watch videos through Netflix or Hulu Plus should get excited. Microsoft says it’s temporarily granting all Xbox Live users the benefits of Xbox Live Gold this weekend.
There’s some good news and bad news for Xbox One owners who spent most of the day restarting their Xbox One in the hopes of being among the first to snag the February Xbox One Update. First, the company has delayed it until sometime later in the week. Second, we now know what to expect from the March Xbox One update.
Xbox Entertainment Studios, the recently formed in-house production team in charge of creating original content for Xbox Live, is working on a comedy series loosely based on the life and times of Nas. Yep.
A video released last fall may have given us more than just a glimpse of the features Microsoft’s Music Video and Reading team developing as part of their Kickstarter events. It may have also provided a look at an early version of the Xbox Reading app for Windows.