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Xbox boss says details on brand’s future are coming next week

Reports and rumors started going wild this weekend that more Xbox games will head toward other platforms, including PlayStation. Now Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that a business update event is coming next week “where we look forward to sharing more details with you about our vision for the future of Xbox.” We’re listening and we hear you. We’ve been planning a business…
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Activision Blizzard added $2B in revenue to Xbox’s Q2 growth

Microsoft revealed during its latest financial earnings report that its Xbox gaming division has seen a dramatic increase in revenue after last year’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Xbox’s revenue increased 60%, while overall gaming revenue grew 48%. According to Microsoft, a large part of this growth — the majority of it, even — is due to the acquisition, with Activision Blizzard…
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Monster Hunter Wilds revealed at The Game Awards

Capcom announced Monster Hunter Wilds during The Game Awards today in Los Angeles. It will release in 2025 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC via Steam. This is the first new entry in Capcom’s multiplayer action-RPG series since 2021’s Monster Hunter Rise, which…
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Square Enix debuts Visions of Mana at The Game Awards

Square Enix dropped the trailer for one of its upcoming games, Visions of Mana, at today’s Game Awards. This is the first new game in the Mana series in almost two decades, following Dawn of Mana in 2006. The game launches sometime in 2024 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam (though not the Switch, strangely). The trailer is a bit lean on details about the game’s…
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Prime Gaming adds Deathloop, Asteroids in December

Prime Gaming begins rolling out its free games for December, with the headliner for the month being Arkane’s Deathloop. Other games on the list include Asteroids, Aground and Akka Arrh. Additions to Amazon Luna have already rolled out this month, both for Prime Gaming…
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Twitch plans to shut down in South Korea on February 27, 2024

Games livestreaming platform Twitch is shutting down its business operations in South Korea February 27, 2024. According to a blog post from CEO Dan Clancy, South Korea was “prohibitively expensive” to operate despite working to reduce costs. Twitch experimented with a peer-to-peer model for source quality and capping quality at 720p. “While we have lowered costs from these efforts, our…
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