Meta is just a poorly built video game
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Microsoft's Xbox boss dismisses the hype

Microsoft exec Phil Spencer (pictured) has said that Facebook's Metaverse was just a poorly constructed video game and too dull for him to be bothered with.

UK government watchdog asks public what it thinks of Activision Blizzard deal
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Because asking the British public works so well

The UK government is asking the public's opinion on Xbox's acquisition of Activision Blizzard despite its recent poor track record on making the right choice.

Microsoft Xbox team rumoured to be pressing into Japan
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Island hopping

Software King of the World Microsoft wants to grow its Xbox fanbase in Japan.

You will not hear Xbox Series X and S owners breathing
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Sounds of Silence 

Xbox Series X and S owners are getting an update today that has noise suppression during party chats to remove annoying clicks, background music, and breathing.

Microsoft incorporates Dischord chat for Xbox
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Saves $10 billion trying to buy the platform

After failing to acquire the popular chat platform Discord for $10 billion, Microsoft has opted to try integrating Discord's voice-chat capabilities into Xbox consoles.

Xbox Series X runs Windows 98
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Plays all the games from that period

Alex Battaglia from the YouTube channel "Digital Foundry" used "RetroArch" software emulator to run Windows 98 on the Xbox Series X, along with several PC games of the era.

Microsoft wants to keep older games in circulation
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Emulation will do the trick

Microsoft's vice president of gaming, Phil Spencer, wants the gaming industry to work toward a common goal of keeping older games available to modern audiences through emulation.

Microsoft says sorry for kicking AMD off Xbox
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We should never have done it

Microsoft has said sorry to AMD for the silly decision to kick its chip off the original Xbox 20 years ago and go with Intel.

AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution coming to Xbox
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Valve also adds it to DOTA 2

It appears that AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) will be coming to Xbox consoles as it is has already been made available to preview in Xbox GDK.

AMD brings FidelityFX to Xbox Series X/S
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AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution could be coming as well

AMD has announced that the Xbox Series X/S will now feature support for its own FidelityFX suite of "hybrid visual enhancements".