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News: Xbox One Hardware Prices Dropped Worldwide

Xbox One Hardware Prices Dropped Worldwide

Saving those dollars

Microsoft has quietly announced that they're dropping the price of the Xbox One worldwide from today, just two weeks before E3. In the US, the price for a standard 500GB console drops to $299, with 1TB console bundles going to $319. In Europe, the standard price comes down to €299 and in the UK, you'll be able to get your...

News: The Division Beats Ubisoft Day One Sales Records

The Division Beats Ubisoft Day One Sales Records

Plenty of people taking to the streets

Ubisoft have announced that their newest title The Division has sold more copies in the first 24 hours than any other game that they've released to date. Via a blog post yesterday evening, the company confirmed that not only has the game outsold everything else they've made, but it has also bested their record...

News: Amazon Japan Now Shipping Games Worldwide

Amazon Japan Now Shipping Games Worldwide

Importers rejoice!

While not strictly of massive consequence to Xbox One owners, news is breaking today that Amazon Japan have relaxed their shipping restrictions, meaning that gamers will be able to purchase Japanese games from the site and have them shipped worldwide. Not a great many titles are Japan-exclusive on Xbox One, but games sold...

News: NPD: Xbox One is Best Selling Console in US in October, While Halo 5 Tops Software Chart

NPD: Xbox One is Best Selling Console in US in October, While Halo 5 Tops Software Chart

Shot to the top

October's NPD figures are in, and they show that for the first time in quite a while, the Xbox One was the best selling console platform in the US. Hardware sales across all platforms in general were up 3% year-on-year, while reports suggest that Xbox One sold through 303,000 units to the PlayStation 4's 275,000. Halo 5: Guardians...

News: UK Xbox One Digital Game Prices Unexpectedly Rise

UK Xbox One Digital Game Prices Unexpectedly Rise

That's all we needed

It appears that the prices of some digital Xbox One games have taken a bit of a leap up over the weekend, without any sort of explanation as to why. Titles that were available for preorder on Friday for £44.99 - Halo 5: Guardians and Rise of the Tomb Raider most noticeably - are now at the £49.99 mark. In a world where the...

News: Shovel Knight Retail Version Has Been Cancelled Indefinitely on Xbox One

Shovel Knight Retail Version Has Been Cancelled Indefinitely on Xbox One

Expressing platform publishing policies as the reason

The excellent 2D retro platformer, Shovel Knight, will not be receiving a planned boxed version on Xbox One anymore due to "publishing policies," Yacht Club Games announced on its website. Without going into finer detail, Yacht Club Games explains the reason for the cancellation in a...