Tag: xbox one

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Spotify’s video-infused RapCaviar gets officially announced

News that Spotify is adding video to its popular RapCaviar hip-hip playlist shouldn’t come as a surprise to Music Ally readers: we reported on the US tests of the new feature in March. Now it’s been officially announced,...
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Rock Band returning for Xbox One and PlayStation 4

2015 is the year when plastic-instrument console music games come back, seemingly. We’ve heard about the imminent return of Guitar Hero, and now it’ll be joined by Rock Band. The game’s original developer, Harmonix,...
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DO call it a comeback: Guitar Hero tipped to return this year

Music games never went away on console: they just shifted emphasis from plastic instrument peripherals and rock music to motion-tracking cameras and dance/pop. But now the former category could be making a comeback: games...
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Xbox One console gets Pandora and Vevo apps

Microsoft has announced several new third-party apps available for its Xbox One console, including Pandora and Vevo. The latter’s app is live in 14 countries, offering its now familiar connected-TV service with on-demand...
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Microsoft has now shipped 10m Xbox One consoles

Microsoft provided an update yesterday on shipments of its Xbox One games console, reporting that “shortly, we will have sold in to retailers more than 10 million Xbox One consoles”. So this isn’t sales to actual people,...
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YouTube promises ‘easier-to-use’ app for TVs

YouTube is launching a major redesign of its app for televisions, starting with the one available for Microsoft’s Xbox One console. While one thrust of the redesign is to match YouTube’s design evolution on computers...
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Microsoft says Xbox One will open up to third-party music services eventually

Microsoft says Xbox One will open up to third-party music services eventually
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Sony and Microsoft have sold 7.2m next-gen consoles so far

Sony and Microsoft launched their PS4 and Xbox One consoles respectively last November
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Both Xbox One and PS4 have sold more than 2m units so far

It'd be ridiculous to take the first 2-3 weeks of sales for Sony and Microsoft's new games consoles as a guide to their success in the longer term.
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Xbox One and PlayStation 4 sell 1m units apiece

Microsoft and Sony were wishing one another good luck on social media channels last week for the launch of their respective next-gen consoles.
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Microsoft causes a kerfuffle with free Xbox Music tweet

The web was buzzing yesterday with claims that the new Xbox One console will include free streaming music courtesy of an ad-supported Xbox Music service.
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PlayStation 4 predicted to win the next-gen console war

Sony and Microsoft are releasing their new games consoles this month: the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One respectively.