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Microsoft tweaks Xbox dashboard UI again as Series X launch nears

The software maker is now improving the Guide part of the Xbox One dashboard, which provides quick access to content, friends, and even settings when you tap the Xbox button on a controller.Simplification is something Microsoft has been working toward this year as it approaches the Xbox Series X launch.

Microsoft tweaks Xbox dashboard UI again as Series X launch nears

The software maker is now improving the Guide part of the Xbox One dashboard, which provides quick access to content, friends, and even settings when you tap the Xbox button on a controller.Simplification is something Microsoft has been working toward this year as it approaches the Xbox Series X launch.

Xbox likely to take a digital-only approach to Gamescom 2020, X020, and E3 2021

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A recent email to Microsoft MVPs suggests that all of the companies events will be going online for the foreseeable future, and that could include any plans for E3 2020, Gamescom 2020, X020, and potentially E3 2021.“As a company, Microsoft has made the decision to transition all external and internal events to a digital-first experience through July 2021.

Obsidian's survival game Grounded will come to Xbox Game Preview in July

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Grounded will enter Xbox Game Preview and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on July 28, according to the latest Inside Xbox presentation.It's important to note Grounded will be a part of Xbox Game Preview, a program that lets developers publish their Xbox One and Windows 10 titles while they're technically still in development.

Why The Xbox Series X's New Controller Still Uses AA Batteries

The new Xbox Series X controller, like its predecessors, will use AA batteries instead of a rechargeable battery that is found in PlayStation's DualShock controllers.Sticking with AA batteries for Xbox Series X is an effort to please both camps, as people can still buy a rechargeable battery pack for the controller, Microsoft said.

There's an "upgraded" Nier Replicant coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One later this year

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Square Enix has dropped a whole bunch of happy news for Nier fans, including confirmation of a mobile game, an "upgraded" Nier Replicant, plus rumours that Nier Automata is coming to Xbox Game Pass soon, too.In a livestream celebrating the RPG's tenth anniversary broadcast earlier today, publisher Square Enix revealed Nier Replicant – an "upgraded" version of the original game – is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One later this year.

Here's why the Xbox Series X controller still uses batteries

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Microsoft has explained why they're sticking with AA batteries in the Xbox Series X controller.Confirming the news in a new deep dive into the Xbox Series X with Digital Foundry, partner director of program management at Xbox Jason Ronald explained Microsoft's decision to stick with the battery pack for the next iteration of its Xbox controller.

Warframe PS5 and Xbox Series X ports in the pipes

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Warframe developer Digital Extremes is planning to bring its free-to-play multiplayer action-RPG to PS5 and Xbox Series X.The news comes to us from an earnings call held by Digital Extremes' parent company Leyou Technologies.