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Xbox Series X/S Isn’t Getting a Price Increase, In Case You Were Worried

This morning, Sony announced the PlayStation 5’s price would be increasing in most regions around the world. The United States was spared from this, but the surprise announcement hasn’t gone over well since it was published earlier today. As such, the Xbox Series X/S is now the cheaper system in…

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Xbox Series X/S Won't Get a Price Increase, In Case You Were Worried

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Xbox Series X/S Framerate Boost Make Titanfall 2 Go Brrr

The Xbox Series X/S is capable of making old games run better when played on the new hardware. Part of that is increasing framerates on select games. That’s not something that can necessarily be applied universally, and requires some tweaking on the development side to make things like higher framerate…

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Xbox Series X/S UI Hints at VR Headset Microsoft Hasn’t Announced

Xbox doesn’t have a PlayStation VR equivalent for its consoles. But it seems like it might soon, as Xbox Series X/S’ operating system is making reference to a VR headset Microsoft has yet to release. Or, at the very least, other VR headsets might be compatible with the console in…

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Xbox Controllers Still Use Batteries in 2021 Because of a Deal With Duracell

If you were wondering why Microsoft hasn’t joined the likes of literally everyone else in the video game market by making its controllers rechargeable instead of using a pair of AA batteries in 2021, it turns out there was a deal with Duracell dating back years that has ensured Xbox…

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UK Politicians Are Trying to Make it Illegal to Scalp Consoles in the Country

We’re about a month out from the launch of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S, and a vast majority of people are still struggling to get their hands on the new consoles. Not only is it due to a general scarcity of new devices, but also because scalping has…

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Keyboard vs. Keyboard, This Is How the Next Gen Consoles CLACK UP

One odd thing I find myself excited about each new generation is the myriad ways game consoles let us communicate with each other. While there’s a number of voice-driven options — including headsets, built-in microphones, and inexplicable mobile apps — I’ve always kind of preferred a good old keyboard with little letters on…

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To All the People I Used to Text Back During Video Game Loading Screens

Loading times on the next-gen consoles are almost non-existent. Like, almost comically so, in some cases. I’ve been playing my PlayStation 5 for a few days now, and while most of my time has been spent with Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla and Astro’s Playroom, I have been switching over from native…

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Xbox Series X/S’ User Experience Is a Much Better Starting Point Than Xbox One’s

Following Sony’s example, Microsoft has released a new video walking people through the Xbox Series X/S’ UI two weeks before the systems’ launch on November 10. And it definitely looks like it’s at a better starting point than the Xbox One was when it launched back in 2013. The Xbox…

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Pre-Ordering a Next-Gen Console Was the Only Time Living in a Rural Area Helped Me

As I type this, Xbox Series X/S pre-orders have gone live and the internet is aflame as it runs into an assortment of error messages, automatically refreshing webpages that say explicitly not to refresh them, and just generally not having a good time. yo, how is this WORSE than the…

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Xbox Series X/S vs PS5 Launch Titles Comparison Guide

If price isn’t a factor, trying to decide which new console to purchase often comes down to which games are available. To help, we’ve put together a guide which lists all of the games exclusive to the new consoles and all of the games they’ll support at launch. Whether you’re…

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Xbox Series S Finally Revealed, Has Very Tantalizing Price Point [UPDATE]

Update: Microsoft has officially unveiled all of the previously leaked information, including confirming that the Xbox Series S will launch on November 10. Notably, there’s no mention of the Xbox Series X in the accompanying trailer, so it’s unclear if that date applies to the more powerful console. It more than…

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