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Sling TV updates user interface on Xbox One

Sling TV updates user interface on Xbox One

Dish Network's Sling TV has a bunch of visual changes up its sleeve, and those changes are arriving first for those on Xbox One. The service announced the new changes today; included among them is a new channel guide and more details than before. Says Sling TV, subscriber feedback directly influenced this newest improvement. As such, the company is wanting more feedback — if you have a Sling TV subscription, you can tweet your feedback at Sling and make your voice known.

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Xbox.com site gets a refresh, Window 10 beta app now live

Xbox.com site gets a refresh, Window 10 beta app now live

Things are rolling for the Xbox One and they are rolling fast, all heading for the grand November update party. Just last Monday, Major Nelson revealed some of the latest and greatest features in the New Xbox One Experience that is rolling out to a select few testers. Now its time for other parts of the Xbox ecosystem to get a revamp. At the top of the list is the Xbox.com website, which now features two new capabilities. On Windows 10 as well, the Xbox app, still in beta, lands on the Microsoft Store.

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HITMAN delayed until March

HITMAN delayed until March

While the next HITMAN game was until recently set for release on December 8th, it's been delayed. The creators of the game at Io-Interactive suggest that this game is the "biggest venture [they've] ever undertaken" and that the playable area and density of the game is beyond any game they've created before. This release date change is suggested to be allowing for more content to be added to the game's initial content set. The creators will then "follow with a tighter frequency of updates" than they'd originally planned.

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Xbox One Elite controller debuts October 27 for $150

Xbox One Elite controller debuts October 27 for $150

Microsoft's highly anticipated and customizable Xbox One Elite controller, first revealed during E3 in June, finally has a release date, it has been discovered. October 27th is when it will be available for purchase, according Microsoft's own online store, along with other retailers like Amazon and GameStop. Don't expect it to be cheap, however, as it's priced at a whopping $150. But the controller does come with an impressive amount of customization, including swappable analog sticks, D-pad, and new paddles on the bottom.

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Halo 5: Guardians Xbox editions and goodies get revealed

Halo 5: Guardians Xbox editions and goodies get revealed

In a little over a month, Microsoft Studios and developer 343 Industries will be launching the latest installment of the Halo franchise. And naturally, it is also building up the excitement, and the products, that will be swirling around Halo 5: Guardians. To say that there's a Halo 5: Guardians bundle for every type of Halo fan and every budget might not be too much an exaggeration, with editions covering regular to super limited classes and an accessory to match your gaming preference, style, and loyalties.

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New Xbox One Experience preview goes out to some testers

New Xbox One Experience preview goes out to some testers

Microsoft has been teasing major changes coming to the Xbox One later this year and most are probably excited about the promised backward compatibility with Xbox 360 games. But while that in itself is of course a major highlight, November's update will of course feature a lot more than that. Now for the first time, this New Xbox One Experience is rolling out to a subset, not all, of the console's preview program members, delivering the public's first hands-on brush with a new interface that's promised to be faster at getting things done.

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Dark Souls III to crush spirits on PS4, Xbox One in April 2016

Dark Souls III to crush spirits on PS4, Xbox One in April 2016

As the Tokyo Game Show has now kicked off in full, a few announcements about upcoming big games are starting to be made. Today it was revealed that Dark Souls III, the latest entry in one of the most punishingly difficult series of all time, will be seeing release in April 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. That date applies to the North and South American, along with European release, while Japanese players can get their hands on Dark Souls III a few weeks earlier, on March 24th.

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Minecraft: Story Mode hits PS4, Xbox One on October 13

Minecraft: Story Mode hits PS4, Xbox One on October 13

Good news for fans of either Minecraft or the excellent narrative titles from developer Telltale Games, as the latter's Minecraft: Story Mode is now confirmed to see release on Tuesday, October 13th. While Mojang's Minecraft proper is well-known around the world, its sandbox-style gameplay means there's no real narrative for players. Telltale Games changes that, adding a detailed storyline to the universe across five episodes, much like how the developer released the critically acclaimed Walking Dead and Wolf Among Us games.

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Elite: Dangerous comes to Xbox One on October 6

Elite: Dangerous comes to Xbox One on October 6

We'd previously heard Elite: Dangerous was heading to the Xbox One, and now we know when it'll be arriving: on October 6. The information comes from Frontier Developments’ CEO David Braben, who was kind enough to answer a series of questions posted in an AMA on Reddit. Among the questions was an inquiry about when we’d see the full release for the Xbox One. Turns out there’s only about a month of waiting left.

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Destiny year 2 update begins

Destiny year 2 update begins

Today the Destiny 2.0 update will begin arriving on your gaming devices. This update will bring a swath of new features to the game for all users, including higher level caps, attack power adjustments, and a set of adjustments for the new Light system. A new set of weapon changes is appearing as well, including higher base damage for Auto Rifles - for example. Year Two weapon lethality is being taken into account with Year One stat perks - the amount these perks buff your weapon stat has been reduced - meaningful trade-offs can commence.

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The FIFA 16 demo is here – this is how you play

The FIFA 16 demo is here – this is how you play

Those anticipating the release of the next big video game based on the world's most popular sport, soccer (football if you're outside the US), are in for a treat: the demo for EA Sports' FIFA 16 should be available later today for the PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC. Those in New Zealand can get to downloading now, while those in North America might need to wait until later in the day, with exact times varying based on console and region of the world.

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