Microsoft Lays Off 1,900 Activision Blizzard & Xbox Employees

Blizzard President Mike Ybarra has also decided to leave, and Blizzard’s survival game has been canceled.

Microsoft To Bring Xbox Games To Samsung’s 2022 Smart TVs

Scrounging For Hits, Hollywood Goes Back To The Video Game Well

After decades of game-to-film flops, a new effort, led by Sony, aims to adapt big PlayStation and Xbox franchises for movies and TV.

Vudu to Launch On New Xbox Series X, Series S

Xbox Closes In On Original Programming

After nearly two years since launching a studio to create new shows to be streamed on Xbox consoles, Microsoft is finally ready to serve an assorted helping of original programming this summer for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. However, viewers shouldn’t expect Xbox Originals, as they’re called, to be available the same way that content is provided on Netflix and Hulu.

AMC Exec to Lead Unscripted Programming At Xbox

Latest Xbox Version To Roll Out May 21

Microsoft Taps Tellem To Form Xbox Studio

In a significant bet that a technology company can compete with Hollywood to produce original video content, Microsoft Corp. has hired Nancy Tellem, the longtime entertainment president of the CBS network, to run a new production studio in Los Angeles.

Xbox Jumps Into 2nd Screen With SmartGlass

Microsoft To Bring More Content To Xbox

Microsoft plans to add 35 more content providers to the Xbox, including Nickelodeon, Machinima, and others. That, Microsoft says, will complement the more than 200 million movies, television shows, and videos it has added to Xbox Live in the last year.

Microsoft Brings Cable Programming To Xbox

Microsoft’s long-rumored plans to bring cable television content to its Xbox video game console will become reality over the holidays. The software giant announced this morning that nearly 40 television content providers — including Comcast, Verizon and HBO in the United States — will roll out programming over Xbox Live. The company also has deals lined up with providers in the U.K., Spain, Canada, Mexico, Germany and Italy.

ESPN Goes Live With New Xbox Experience

Live TV Coming To Xbox This Fall

Microsoft said this morning at its E3 Xbox press conference that Xbox is going to have Live TV starting this fall. Mark Whitten announced the service briefly but with few details. He said more content partners would be added later.

TV’s Largest Social Network, Xbox Sales Soar