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We got all the Xboxes together to meet the Xbox One X!

We got all the Xboxes together to meet the Xbox One X!

Eric Frederiksen

The Xbox One X, the system Microsoft calls “the most powerful console ever,” is nearly here. While we can’t dig into our impressions just yet, we wanted to take a look back at Xbox through the years. So we got the whole family together – with a couple minor exceptions – for some photos. We couldn’t get them to all dress up in the same sweaters, but we did manage to get them into a few...

Xbox One's original Xbox compatibility is still coming this year

Xbox One's original Xbox compatibility is still coming this year

Eric Frederiksen

In a whole list of cool announcements at Microsoft’s E3 show this summer, one of the coolest – even if it was pretty low key – was the announcement of original Xbox backwards compatibility coming to Xbox One. Since the announcement, though, we haven’t heard a thing. The feature is still coming this year, though, Xbox box Phil Spencer says, and even implied there’s something we don’t...

USB Webcam support brings the Xbox One one step closer to gaming PCs

USB Webcam support brings the Xbox One one step closer to gaming PCs

Eric Frederiksen

When the current crop of consoles adopted the same “x86” architecture seen in modern PCs, the line between the two started to blur. Where does a PC end and a console begin? Microsoft seems to be on a quest to erase that altogether, and the company’s latest move brings that idea one step closer to being a reality. In a new Xbox One update currently available to alpha Xbox Insider...