Finally, the much-hyped Xbox One is out, setting the stage for an epic holiday showdown between Microsoft and Sony. While the PS4 was released a full week before the Xbox One, Microsoft's next generation system is fully equipped with the latest games and acts as an all-out media hub.
The Xbox One is the quintessential jack of all trades. It can be your browser, music player, gaming system, and cable box, but in order to benefit from all of these goodies, you're going to have to set it all up.
The new Xbox One has yet to implement compatibility with third-party headsets, meaning for now, you're stuck using one of the official Xbox One headsets available. However, many have run into problems with the included wired headsets, and would much rather use the expensive third-party ones they already have for the Xbox 360.
Playing any multiplayer game without chatting is like watching Avatar on your iPhone—just downright sad. So, in order to get the shit-talking going between your friends and party members, you will need get your headset working properly and use Party Chat, which can get a little confusing.
No, we aren't talking Pinterest here, we're talking your Xbox One dashboard. You can pin your favorite apps and digital downloads to the Xbox One home screen for quick access, just like you can on the Xbox 360. It's similar to the Windows 8 tiles, where you can bookmark certain apps in place. All you need to do is go to your Home Screen by either saying, "Xbox, go home," or hitting the Xbox button on your controller. Then, locate and select the game, music, video, or app that you want to pin ...
The Xbox One is out and people are trying to kill each other—in the game that is. In order to get those snipes down and throw those grenades in Call of Duty: Ghosts, you have to have the trigger and bumper buttons on lockdown. With the new Xbox One Controller, people have been reporting some minor problems with going from the trigger to a bumper in one quick motion.
I've seen the how to article on this but my real question is does call of duty advanced warfare allow 2 users on 2 controllers to simultaneously use one xbox one console to play together?
Microsoft's latest Xbox commercial features Aaron Paul, the actor best known as Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad. Check it out below, but keep an eye on your own Xbox One, if you've got one.
Don't be greedy, sharing is caring. If you have a brand new Xbox One, let some friends and family in on the action by getting a few extra controllers. You can connect up to eight controllers on one Xbox One console. Now that's a gamer party waiting to happen.
If you're like seventy percent of America and find it hard to focus on just one thing at a time, the Xbox One had you in mind. If you ever thought that being able to watch The Walking Dead while playing The Walking Dead video game would be awesome, you're in luck. How about looking up cheat codes on Internet Explorer without ever leaving the game? Easy as pie.
Seriously?! That's what a lot of people are saying when they found out that their Xbox One doesn't have a native streaming media player. When a new system is introduced and lacks features that the previous system had, it really pisses people off. The Xbox 360 allowed people to stream music and video files from a flash drive, as long as it was formatted with the Windows FAT32 file system.
There have been hundreds of reports of users hearing a grinding noise when they place a disc into their brand new Xbox One video game consoles. To prove it, here is an awesomely sad compilation of Xbox One owners having the issue.
The Xbox One is pinning its success on the fact that is much more than just a video game console. Microsoft is looking for the Xbox One to become the centerpiece for family entertainment, which is why they included features like multitasking, TV controls, and apps.
Xbox recently announced how they plan to integrate Twitter into Xbox One, making it an easier, more engaging experience.
Communication is the key to any healthy relationship, and when I say any, I mean human and non-human. Previously, one of the biggest culprits for not understanding what you meant was Siri, but now it looks like it has some competition with the new Kinect system, which can control practically everything on your Xbox One—if it can understand you.