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Chief Product Officer of Xbox Marc Whitten leaves Microsoft
6 years ago

Chief Product Officer of Xbox Marc Whitten leaves Microsoft

Microsoft announced today the impending departure of Chief Product Officer and Corporate Vice President of Xbox Marc Whitten. Marc has been with Microsoft since 2000, and has been on …
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Microsoft delays February Xbox One update, details March’s
6 years ago

Microsoft delays February Xbox One update, details March’s

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The February Xbox One system update was supposed to hit on Tuesday, but it sounds like there were some unexpected delays. According to Microsoft’s Major Nelson, it will still …
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Xbox One changes always on policy with Kinect
7 years ago

Xbox One changes always on policy with Kinect

The one sure thing about the Xbox One at this point is that any news about the system is fluid right up till launch day. Following several …
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Xbox One: Sharing is the Future

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With the release of the Xbox One being mere months away, Microsoft is increasingly releasing more news about their next gen console. Last Friday was no different, as Marc Whitten, Chief Product Officer, posted news on the Xbox Wire site about sharing digital games and Xbox Gold.

In Whitten’s article, he explained that essentially any digital game that is download is now tied to the gamertag and/or the Xbox One it was purchased on. What this means is that if a household has at least one Xbox Gold account, all other gamertags can play that same digital game. The Xbox Gold account does not need to be signed in.

Also, if a gamer goes to his/her friend’s house, they can sign into that friend’s Xbox One with the purchasing Xbox Gold credentials and the game will become available for them to play. No more traveling around with a USB stick that contains pre-loaded games.

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