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Titanfall Beta servers down: Microsoft working on fix

Titanfall Beta servers down: Microsoft working on fix

This afternoon servers are in short supply for the Titanfall Beta, owing to a bug rather than to a final limitation for the game. According to Respawn Entertainment developer Jon Shiring, Microsoft is both aware of the bug and is working on a fix right this minute. You'll encounter this situation in gameplay when you see the message "no servers found."

UPDATE: With servers back to normal, mostly, Respawn Entertainment decided to make this Closed Beta an Open Beta for everyone starting just one day after launch!

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Xbox One delayed pre-Titanfall update rolls out today

Xbox One delayed pre-Titanfall update rolls out today

Microsoft has begun pushing out its first firmware update for the Xbox One, having been slightly delayed from its original February 13th release date, though most gamers shouldn't need to do anything to get it on their console. The update, part of a double-whammy that Microsoft has said are for a large part prepping the Xbox One for Titanfall's full release, is headed to all consoles this weekend, starting today.

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DayZ console development: Xbox One more than likely, PS4 maybe

DayZ console development: Xbox One more than likely, PS4 maybe

The zombie survival game known as DayZ is getting close and closer to the next-generation console environment this week, though with an intent much more well thought-out than the staggering mindlessness of the beasts it contains. This week in an interview with Gamereactor, game developer Dean "Rocket" Hall suggested that, while both consoles are still on the table, he's already had talks with Microsoft about the possibility of the title reaching the Xbox One first.

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Titanfall Beta codes: How to get a code and sign up

Titanfall Beta codes: How to get a code and sign up

Gamers have been eagerly awaiting the much-touted and often-teased Titanfall, a sleek offering from Respawn Entertainment. A beta version of the game, Titanfall Beta, has been dangled before gamers' eyes as a sort of limited-time carrot on a stick, something that is both a wonderful way to drum up anticipation and a terrible tease for those wanting to get in. We've got the low-down for you on how to get your hands on one of the Titanfall Beta codes, as well as how to sign up.

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Xbox topped game sales in January

Xbox topped game sales in January

NPD Group's January 2014 numbers are in, and with it Xbox has taken the bragging rights for most sold games in January across both the Xbox One and Xbox 360. A total of 2.27 million games were sold in January of this year, making up 47-percent of the market share and trumping the competing -- and bestselling -- PlayStation 4.

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Xbox Live Gold weekend starts Friday: 360 for USA and Canada

Xbox Live Gold weekend starts Friday: 360 for USA and Canada

Supposing you're one of the massive number of gamers out there with an Xbox 360 that's also one of the (comparatively few) that doesn't work with Xbox Life Gold, today is another one of those weekends where it's your time to shine. This weekend begins at one minute after midnight tonight for the latest Free Xbox Live Gold weekend for Xbox 360 users exclusively.

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Kinect Sports Rivals Xbox One Release tapped with first trailer

Kinect Sports Rivals Xbox One Release tapped with first trailer

While we've yet to get up close and personal with gameplay as such, Microsoft has laid out their plan for Kinect Sports Rivals for the Xbox One this week. What we're about to see is a release on April 8th, 2014 inside North America as well as throughout Australia and New Zealand for this title, while greater Europe will see release on April 11th.

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Titanfall Beta sign-up live: gameplay trailer, game archetypes included

Titanfall Beta sign-up live: gameplay trailer, game archetypes included

This afternoon it was made clear by the folks behind the release of the Titanfall Beta that they'd be opening up sign-ups for the game's early release (in Beta mode) this evening. Sign-ups for the Titanfall Beta began at 6PM PST on the 11th of Feburary, 2014, and will end on the 14th of February (Valentine's Day), while the chosen ones will be informed before the 17th of the month.

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Titanfall Beta access sign-up starts at 6PM tonight

Titanfall Beta access sign-up starts at 6PM tonight

According to both developer Vince Zampella and the official Titanfall Twitter account, there'll be a Beta sign-up page for Titanfall as early as 6PM PST tonight. This news comes not long after a guarantee from the group that they'd be releasing the Beta inside the month - which makes a lot of sense given the fact that they've got one month left before the release of the game.

UPDATE: The developer team at Respawn Entertainment changed this Closed Beta to an OPEN Beta on the 15th of February!

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