The Power of the Cloud and How It Helps Titanfall

One of the most controversial topics in the gaming community right now is the Xbox One’s use of cloud computing, so we really hope you don’t start arguments in the comments just because we mentioned the notorious cloud. Some people feel the cloud will make the Xbox One more powerful than anyone expected. On the […]

Microsoft’s Million Servers

The cloud has been discussed a lot when it comes to Microsoft and the Xbox One, and now we’ve got new details on the technical side. Microsoft has joined the Open Compute Project, a project where companies share the designs of their servers. It will present three different designs at the Open Compute Summit in […]

Microsoft working on backwards compatibility solution

We all know that Sony is implementing a form of backwards compatibility in the PS4 by way of its Gaikai service, which will basically let you stream PS3 games down to your PS4 and play them that way. To be clear there will be no hardware based backwards compatibility. So what’s Microsoft going to do? […]

Phil Harrison on offloading console tasks to the cloud

Microsoft Corporate VP Phil Harrison spoke during a panel event at the Eurogamer Expo today and gave his view on how the power of the cloud could improve graphics on the Xbox One (a view which differs to that held by PS4 lead architect Mark Cerny by the way – more on that further below). […]

Xbox One could be backwards compatible in the future

Backwards compatibility is a big deal for a lot of gamers. After all, who wants to upgrade to a new console and lose their entire games collection? Sure, they could sell the old system, but a lot of gamers still enjoy playing those games, no matter how old they are. By being forced to keep […]

Xbox One DVR limited to 720p

Just the other day we talked about the Xbox Live Cloud, it’s 300,000 servers and how that’ll help increase the AI capabilities in Forza 5 by 600%. There’s much more than that to the cloud though – it also powers the DVR (digital video recorder) capabilities of the Xbox One. We already know that your […]