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Microsoft's $499 Xbox Series X and $299 Xbox Series S launch November 10

Microsoft finally revealed pricing and release date info for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

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Microsoft confirms $299 Xbox Series S as leaks reveal Series X price, too

Leaks claim the new Microsoft Xbox Series X and new Xbox Series S will launch on Nov. 10, for the same retail prices as the current consoles. Microsoft itself confirmed the Series S price.

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How Microsoft and Nvidia plan to kill game-loading times on PCs

Microsoft's DirectStorage API and Nvidia's RTX IO tie your graphic card's memory and your NVMe drive closely together, cutting out the slow CPU middleman to enable instantly loading games.

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How Microsoft Flight Simulator could spur 'billions' in PC hardware sales

Gamers will buy $2.6 billion in new PCs, CPUs, GPUs and more just to play the 2020 reboot of Microsoft Flight Simulator, an analyst predicts.

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Flight Simulator: Hands on with Microsoft's breathtaking virtual, real world

Microsoft launches its rebooted Flight Simulator this week. We go hands on and take to the skies in this gorgeous recreation of the real world.

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Microsoft's Xbox Series X reveals: Halo: Infinite, Fable, Psychonauts 2, Obsidian's next RPG, more

Microsoft's Xbox games showcase brought the hits with looks at Halo: Infinite, Forza Motorsport, Psychonauts 2, and Obsidian's next RPG, Avowed.

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Microsoft is discontinuing the Xbox One X

Microsoft is halting production of the Xbox One X and the Xbox One S Digital Edition in anticipation of the Xbox Series X launch this holiday.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator takes off August 18 in three editions for PC

Microsoft said Monday that its photorealistic Flight Simulator reboot can be downloaded now before the game unlocks on August 18 in three digital editions. The game will be free for Microsoft Game Pass owners.

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Microsoft kills Mixer streaming service, sending fans to Facebook

Microsoft gives up on its Twitch livestreaming platform and will redirect fans to Facebook Gaming instead, beginning July 22.

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Get 3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $25

Amazon is selling a three-month subscription to Xbox Games Pass Ultimate for $25, good for $20 less than the usual price.

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Microsoft reveals the first Xbox Series X games: Watch every trailer

Microsoft's Xbox 20/20 event gave us our first glimpse of games running on the Xbox Series X, and most will probably land on PC, too. Watch every trailer here.

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Tested: Minecraft showcases the beauty of ray tracing—and Nvidia's DLSS 2.0

Ray-traced Minecraft is a glorious feast for your eyes, and a grueling test for your graphics card. Our impressions:

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RTX On: Minecraft's gorgeous real-time ray tracing is coming this week

Real-time ray tracing is coming to Minecraft for Windows 10 this week if you have an Nvidia GeForce graphics card, and it's stunning. Here's what you need to know.

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Get six months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for the price of three

Amazon is selling six months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $45.

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Microsoft offers a cool Xbox extension for Microsoft Edge: Xbox New Tab

Microsoft has added Xbox New Tab to its list of Microsoft Edge extensions, providing quick links to art and game streams for your favorite Xbox games.

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Minecraft transfers some 'Education Edition' content to 'Bedrock Edition' for kids stuck at home

Microsoft has taken some of the greatest hits of its Minecraft: Education Edition and made them available to Minecraft players, for free, until the end of June.

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Microsoft's Xbox Series X probably puts your gaming PC to shame: Full specs revealed

Microsoft unveiled the full specs for its upcoming Xbox Series X console on Monday, and it's an absolute beast.

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The backbone of the Xbox Series X's ultra-fast storage technology is coming to Windows

Microsoft confirms that DirectStorage, part of the Xbox Series X Velocity Architecture, will arrive on Windows 10 gaming PCs in the future.

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What the new Xbox Series X specs tell us about AMD's next-gen Radeon graphics cards

Microsoft pulled back the curtain on more Xbox Series X specs on Monday, and they provide a tantalizing glimpse of what PC gamers can expect in AMD's upcoming Radeon GPUs.

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Get the Xbox One X, the most powerful console around, for just $300 with a free game

You can get an Xbox One X bundle at an excellent price today.

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