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Xbox Series X Console Purchase Pilot lets real people buy hardware

Xbox Series X Console Purchase Pilot lets real people buy hardware

If you're looking for an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, you're not alone. The next-generation console series shortage is one of a wide variety of results of the COVID-19 pandemic and supply issues worldwide. Once supply was short, scalpers came to take advantage of the situation by buying up the Xbox Series X and S that were sold in the first few waves this year. Now, Microsoft is taking action with a "Console Purchase Pilot."

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Analysts say Xbox Series X and PS5 sales speed basically the same as Xbox One and PS4

Analysts say Xbox Series X and PS5 sales speed basically the same as Xbox One and PS4

It would appear that Sony and Microsoft might've been a bit ahead of their elder generation console sales if only they had the stock. A report from Ampere Analysis tracked unit sales of both the Sony PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S and compared to sales of their predecessors. According to their data, Microsoft and Sony sold either around the same or slightly fewer units of their current new gaming consoles than their predecessors in the same period of time after launch.

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Vicarious Visions move to Blizzard means remastered Diablo, Starcraft, Warcraft

Vicarious Visions move to Blizzard means remastered Diablo, Starcraft, Warcraft

The folks at Vicarious Visions will soon need to switch up their digital business cards. Back in the year 2005, the developer brand and its developers were acquired by the folks at Activision. In the year 2008, Acivision merged with Blizzard, forming Acivision Blizzard. So why should you or I or anyone spend even a moment thinking about how the Activision-owned developer group Vicarious Visions was merged into Blizzard?

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Play Cyberpunk 2077 early with a simple Xbox switch

Play Cyberpunk 2077 early with a simple Xbox switch

If you're so extremely excited to play Cyberpunk 2077 that you absolutely cannot wait for midnight, you might be in luck. Supposing you're using an Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox One S, Xbox Series X, or Xbox Series S, you could play the game right this minute. You'll need to change your console's time zone - a relatively simple process if you know where to look.

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Rainbow Six Siege next-gen upgrade release – 4K 120FPS day 1

Rainbow Six Siege next-gen upgrade release – 4K 120FPS day 1

Today we're looking at next-gen console details for Rainbow Six Siege. That's the latest in Rainbow Six action for both the Sony PlayStation 5 and the Microsoft Xbox Series X. A set of new videos released today gives us a closer look at what we should expect from this monster game and its near-future evolution.

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Xbox Series X controller Razer Wolverine V2 vs TE vs Ultimate

Xbox Series X controller Razer Wolverine V2 vs TE vs Ultimate

A new version of the Razer Xbox controller was revealed today for Xbox Series X and S. Razer Wolverine V2 is one of three Razer Wolverine controllers available from Razer right now, the lot of which work with Xbox Series X and S. Razer Wolverine V2 is the least expensive of the three, with the Tournament Edition adding on another $20, and the Ultimate adding another $30 on top of that.

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Watch Cyberpunk 2077 running on Xbox Series X and Xbox One X

Watch Cyberpunk 2077 running on Xbox Series X and Xbox One X

Cyberpunk 2077 is finally, possibly, launching in a few weeks. Following another delay last month, Cyberpunk 2077's new release date is December 10th, and ahead of that release, CD Projekt Red is giving us a look at how the game runs on consoles. Specifically, today we're seeing how the game looks on Xbox Series X and Xbox One X in a special edition of Night City Wire.

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Xbox Series X teardown reveals the massive cooling system

Xbox Series X teardown reveals the massive cooling system

Now that the Xbox Series X is out in the wild, it's time to take a closer look at its insides. The first step is always the most difficult, as it requires that the user break the seal - and effectively void any guarantees they had for repairs with Microsoft and/or the 3rd-party retail company from which they've purchased their Xbox Series X. Once we're inside, the fine folks at iFixit provide a lovely list of identified components.

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Xbox Series X is basically silent

Xbox Series X is basically silent

In the time I've had the Xbox Series X in for testing and review, I've had trouble hearing it. This probably won't be an issue for most people - most people wont want their Xbox to make a sound. For most people, the most ideal situation is that the Xbox Series X won't make any noise when it's running because the cooling system it uses does its job in silence.

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Xbox Series X Review – Console as time machine

Xbox Series X Review – Console as time machine

Xbox Series X is a doorway to the next generation in console gaming. Xbox Series X also launched with the ability to play the vast majority of Xbox games (Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One), making the lot look and feel better in the process. It might seem to most that buying a new Xbox is a foregone conclusion - of course, why not? The question isn't if, but when, and why?

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Xbox Series X better than PS5 pre-launch for one key reason

Xbox Series X better than PS5 pre-launch for one key reason

The Xbox Series X has a significant advantage over the Sony PlayStation 5 before launch. Not because the devices aren't capable of the same graphics power, or the Xbox is designed to fit under your television's weird table any better. But because the Xbox Series X rolls with a list of games that'll run with an image refresh rate of 120FPS - a list that's larger than that of the PS5.

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Some Xbox Series X buyers are about to get a huge disappointment

Some Xbox Series X buyers are about to get a huge disappointment

The sloppy way in which Amazon lists products matched with Microsoft's confusing Xbox naming scheme made for a perfect storm this week. The Xbox Series X was released on pre-order, pushing the console to the number one "gainers in sales rank over the past 24 hours" spot in the "Video Games" category. Not far behind that, in the number 4 spot, was the Xbox One X.

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