Five Reasons We're Excited for Fantasia: Music Evolved
One of the most enjoyable things about showing friends your Xbox One is giving them a look at something they've never seen before. Fantasia: Music Evolved is that never-before-seen thing. It's a bright, colorful, musical, multiplayer, rhythm party game experience we're really excited for. How much do we love it? Let us count the ways.
Xbox One Digital TV Tuner Launches in UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain
With today’s launch of our easy-to-install Digital TV Tuner, Xbox One owners in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain can now view free-to-air HD TV directly through their Xbox One. The tuner enables:
TV Listings in OneGuide: Navigate TV listings using the controller or with Kinect voice* to quickly navigate directly to that channel’s listings. Listings are available in both full screen and mini guide. OneGuide also enables users to favorite channels for a more personalized viewing experience.
TV Viewing in Snap Mode: Simultaneous TV and gaming in Snap mode. Receive game invitations and notifications while watching TV. Alternatively, watch TV on the side with the main screen for games or other applications – great for filling in time while waiting for a multiplayer match!
Pause, rewind and fast-forward Live TV: Pause your favorite show while you get up to take a break.
OneGuide on SmartGlass: SmartGlass can stream TV over your home network straight to your tablet or phone*, enabling you to instantly access OneGuide listings and tune channels on your TV. This is ideal for settling living room arguments with simultaneous options – gaming on the main screen and TV viewing on your SmartGlass device.
TV On Demand: TV listings in OneGuide will indicate which shows are available on demand from video apps.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection Now Available for Pre-order and Pre-download
Thirteen years ago, Xbox made gaming history with the release of Halo: Combat Evolved. Then, ten years ago, Halo 2 changed the face of gaming forever. To date, more than 60 million copies of Halo games have been sold worldwide, driving over 6 billion hours of gameplay by fans connected to Xbox Live. Now, on November 11, the seminal first-person shooter saga gets the deluxe Xbox One treatment with the release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Celebrating three generations of the franchise and giving both new and longtime Halo fans the chance to experience all of the action on one consoles, this will kick off a new era in the Halo universe.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection: We are Golden
Hey there Halo fans! It’s been a long, crazy, exciting road, and we’re finally getting close to launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection in November. I wanted to personally share some big status updates with you. Let’s start with the biggest: Halo: The Master Chief Collection has gone GOLD! This is a massive milestone for the team and also means that the game is available for Pre-Order and Pre-Download right now! I couldn’t be more excited to start having fans grab this game online so everyone can hit the ground running on release day! The team has been working incredibly hard to make this happen, so we’re all eager for you to play this labor of love.
How to Snag the Best Achievements in Project Spark
Project Spark may be a free digital download, but that doesn't mean you're missing out on any of those sweet, sweet Achievements. This game is going to make you work for them, but don’t worry, we've got some tips on how you can make the most out of Project Spark, and boost that Gamerscore in the process. Right out the gate, let's start with the two toughest ones in the bunch: Crossroads Souls (10G) – Beat Crossroads Adventure without taking damage.
Unstoppable: Crossroads (10G) – Complete Crossroads five times without dying. For both of these Achievements, you're going to want to max your character up to level 20. We recommend Scarlett the Ranger, who can destroy enemies at a distance and use a distracting decoy. Also consider the downloadable character Avalon the Druid. Her healing powers can turn the tables on your enemies. Make sure you set the game to easy (unless you