Microsoft has revealed that record numbers of gamers took the day off work to try out hit new titles on their Xbox consoles this Black Friday. The company observed a 196 percent increase in total playtime over the same Black Friday week last year.
Security researcher and former cybersecurity reporter Brian Krebs says he knows exactly who may be behind the massive attacks that took down both Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live platform for two straight days.
After unveiling its plans for their new gaming console, the Xbox One, Microsoft informed the media that Xbox Live will get a complete overhaul and the biggest improvement will come in the form of the Reputation System.
Head of Policy and Enforcement team for Xbox Live, Stephen Toulouse, issued an apology via a blog post after an unconfirmed number of users were mistakenly banned. Microsoft cited a software glitch and will remunerate the affected users.
Xbox Live is all fun and games, but players who violate the service’s policy by cheating can have their accounts permanently cancelled, said a Microsoft executive recently. Is this hard-line stance beneficial for Microsoft and its users?
Is it possible that Microsoft and Sony will ever get along with each other? The two companies behaving worse than little children, are at it again. Xbox live executive Aaron Greenberg, openly makes insulting comments about PSN.