• Xbox One October update: Alexa, Dolby Vision, new Avatars

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Unlike smartphones or even PCs, gaming consoles are something you buy once every 5 or so years and almost never upgrade. Their value comes primarily from the new games that arrive annually and the updates that extend the device's functionality way beyond the original release. Often without having to buy a new part or peripheral. One such update lands for...
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  • Huge Xbox One October update now out: Alexa, Dolby Vision, and more

    Huge Xbox One October update now out: Alexa, Dolby Vision, and more

    2 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    The next major dashboard update for Xbox One is now available. Called the Xbox One October 2018 update , it brings new Xbox Live Avatars, Dolby Vision support for Netflix, and an Alexa skill to control your console with an Echo device. The video above explains everything new, but we've also got a quick summary of the biggest changes below. Xbox One October update: New features New Xbox Live Avatars The update brings new Xbox Live Avatars that have been in testing for a year. They will appear all across Xbox One, including on your profile, as well as the profile pages of anyone who has made...
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  • Halo: Master Chief Collection Shows Off New Matchmaking Feature

    Halo: Master Chief Collection Shows Off New Matchmaking Feature

    2 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming up on its fourth anniversary following its launch in November 2014, and believe it or not, the Xbox One game continues to get exciting new updates. The first of these is the previously teased "Match Composer," which lets you have greater control over the games and modes you play beyond the existing game- and mode-specific playlists that currently populate the hopper. In the latest Halo Community Update , developer 343 shared an image of what the Match Composer looks like. As you can see, this lets you select the game(s) you want to play, as well...
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  • Free Echo Dot When You Buy An Xbox One At Amazon

    Free Echo Dot When You Buy An Xbox One At Amazon

    2 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    Microsoft and Amazon are partnering up for a new Xbox One bundle package. Starting October 12, "qualified" Xbox One S and Xbox One S systems purchased through Amazon.com will also come with an Amazon Echo Dot at no extra cost, Microsoft announced. This is the new Amazon Echo Dot, which normally goes for $50 by itself, so this is a pretty nice deal. This offer is only good "while supplies last," so if you're interested you may want to act quickly. Also note that this deal is good in the United States only. Right now it's not known which Xbox One S and Xbox One X bundles come with the free...
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