Microsoft and Qualcomm have announced the first set of Always Connected PCs. These PCs are light, fast and powerful and are running Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset.
Microsoft has announced that original Xbox backwards compatiblity will be making its way to Xbox One starting tomorrow. The company first announced it at E3 2017.
According to IGN, 13 original Xbox titles will be available at launch including:
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
- Ninja Gaiden Black
- Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge
- Fuzion Frenzy
- Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
- Dead to Rights
- Grabbed by the Ghoulies
- Sid Meier’s Pirates!
- Red Faction II
- BloodRayne 2
- The King of Fighters Neowave
Each of games will be playable via the original game disc or digitally via the Microsoft Store. The digital pricing for original Xbox games will be between $9.99 USD and $14.99 USD.
Microsoft has introduced their most powerful Surface Book ever, with the new Surface Book 2.
Microsoft made a few announcements at their Windows Mixed Reality event, including some new headsets, a release date and more.
I’ve used my fair share of Windows 10-powered 2-in-1s and out of all of them, the new Surface Pro (2017) is by far my favourite. It’s on another level in terms of quality and experience that other computer manufacturers don’t come close to.
Microsoft made a few announcements during their Xbox livestream at gamescom 2017.
If you missed the livestream, you can watch it below:
It’s almost been a year since Microsoft first acquired Beam, a company all about livestreaming and competitors to Twitch, back in August 2016. Then Beam streaming was integrated into the Windows 10 Creators Update to easily stream games to the platform.
Now Microsoft has rebranded Beam as Mixer (its rumored that Beam was having legal issues with bringing their service worldwide).
At their event in Shanghai, Microsoft unveiled the new Surface Pro, a new Surface Pen, Surface Pro Signature Type Cover and more.
Microsoft will be holding an event in Shanghai on May 23rd and they’re expected to reveal a refresh to the Surface Pro 4, according to leaked images obtained by famed leaker, Evan Blass (@evleaks) in his post on Venture Beat.
The recently announced Surface Laptop is now available for pre-order in Canada.