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With the next Xbox, Microsoft is finally ending its lofty TV ambitions

Microsoft’s got a new video game console in the works, and it’s scheduled to arrive this holiday season: the Xbox Series X. Unlike the last generation of Xbox consoles, the Xbox Series X is dropping support for cable boxes and TV antennas. Though Microsoft has yet to announce as much, […]
With the next Xbox, Microsoft is finally ending its lofty TV ambitions
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We’re finally learning more details about the next Xbox and PlayStation consoles — but it’s already clear they will offer almost identical performance

Both Microsoft’sXbox Series X and Sony’sPlayStation 5consoles tout 8K gameplay, “ray tracing,” and even an ultra-smooth 120 frames per second while play games at 4K resolution. That’s because both consoles appear to be running on nearly identical specs. Both new console specs are closer to gaming PCs than consoles before […]
We’re finally learning more details about the next Xbox and PlayStation consoles — but it’s already clear they will offer almost identical performance
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The next Xbox console is Xbox Series X, coming in holiday 2020

Microsoft’s next major Xbox console is named “Xbox Series X,” Microsoft revealed on Thursday evening. The new console is the successor to the Xbox One, which launched in 2013. It was previously known by its codename,“Project Scarlett.” A new game was shown for the console, named “Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2.” […]
The next Xbox console is Xbox Series X, coming in holiday 2020
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‘Minecraft,’ one of the biggest video games in the world, is getting a massive graphics overhaul — here’s what it looks like

Microsoft announced on Monday that it’s adding Nvidia’sRTX “ray tracing” technology to “Minecraft,” one of the most popular video games in the world. Ray tracing enhances video games graphics by enhancing the lighting to look more realistic than conventional video game lighting. It essentially simulates the path of light travelling […]
‘Minecraft,’ one of the biggest video games in the world, is getting a massive graphics overhaul — here’s what it looks like
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Tech giants like Google and Microsoft are battling to become the Netflix of gaming, but the CEO behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘NBA 2K’ says it won’t happen anytime soon

Every major tech company, from Apple to Amazon to Google, is trying to create a “Netflix of gaming” service. The idea is simple: Stream high-quality games to any device, regardless of how much processing power that device has. The potential for such a service is massive, but there are major […]
Tech giants like Google and Microsoft are battling to become the Netflix of gaming, but the CEO behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘NBA 2K’ says it won’t happen anytime soon
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The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs

The three major video-game-console makers – Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo – sent a joint letter to the US government seeking exemption from Chinese tariffs. “While we appreciate the Administration’s efforts to protect US intellectual property and preserve US high-tech leadership,” the letter says, “the disproportionate harm caused by these tariffs […]
The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs
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