Buy the World’s Most Powerful Console; Get the Hottest Multiplayer Game of 2017

Earlier this week, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) released as a console launch exclusive on Xbox One in the Xbox Game Preview program, bringing the hottest multiplayer game of the year to console for the first time. Xbox fan excitement for the launch has been incredible, with more than 1 million players on Xbox One in its first 48 hours alone. Released as part of the Xbox Game Preview program – in which players can preview and purchase work-in-progress digital titles, participate in the development process and help developers make Xbox One games the best they can be – in the weeks… Continue reading Buy the World’s Most Powerful Console; Get the Hottest Multiplayer Game of 2017

More Database DevOps with Redgate | Visual Studio Toolbox

In this second of two episodes, Robert is joined by Steve Jones to discuss how you can use Redgate’s DLM Automation tools to extend DevOps practices to SQL Server and Azure SQL databases.In this episode, Steve demonstrates the comparison-based approach… Continue reading More Database DevOps with Redgate | Visual Studio Toolbox

Meet Your Peers, MVPs! Here’s the Friday Five

Hardened Azure Virtual Machine Development Thuan Nguyen is a Subject Master Expert in Digital Workplace and 7-year Office Services and Servers MVP. With nearly 10 years of experience in Information Technology and Services, Thuan has been involved in a number of successful Microsoft Digital Workplace adoptions for mid-tier and large organizations, including government agencies in which his… Continue reading Meet Your Peers, MVPs! Here’s the Friday Five

Xbox Celebrates Player’s Unique Achievements with Xbox Year in Review

Another year coming to an end means another year’s worth of achievements to celebrate. That’s why we made the Xbox Year in Review, a personalized view of how you spent 2017 with Xbox. Now every Xbox gamer can celebrate the achievements and adventures that make their individual story so unique. Xbox players who log in to xbox.com/YearinReview can see how this unique experience highlights individual achievements, top games played, hours spent playing, and much more — all pulled from billions of data points to deliver a unique dashboard experience for each and every gamer in our Xbox community. To help ensure… Continue reading Xbox Celebrates Player’s Unique Achievements with Xbox Year in Review

Beholder is Coming to Xbox One in Early 2018

Hi, Xbox Wire readers! I’m here to tell you all about our new title Beholder Complete Edition, which lands on the Microsoft Store on January 19, 2018! Beholder Complete Edition is a tactical strategy game set in a dystopian future, where you’ll play as a landlord in a totalitarian state. There are rules for everything, and any violation can see you put into prison, or beaten up by the police. For instance, are you wearing jeans right now? Well, in this state, wearing or owning jeans is against state rules, so a beating for you, or even worse, state prison!… Continue reading Beholder is Coming to Xbox One in Early 2018

Episode 34: The New Xamarin Getting Started Experience with Amy Burns | The Xamarin Show

This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show Amy Burns, Content Developer on the Microsoft Docs Team, who introduces to the brand new getting started experience for iOS and Android with Xamarin. The new getting started enables d… Continue reading Episode 34: The New Xamarin Getting Started Experience with Amy Burns | The Xamarin Show

343 Industries and Major League Gaming Announce New Partnership for Halo Esports

Following one of the biggest years in Halo esports history with record viewership and participation, we’re excited to announce a new partnership between 343 Industries and Major League Gaming (MLG) to take the Halo Championship Series (HCS) to the next level. The HCS league and brand were born out of the desire to create a platform for the best Halo players in the world – to tell their stories and provide a stage for their incredible talent. It’s an investment back into the Halo community, honoring Halo’s rich esports legacy while laying the groundwork for Halo titles and Halo esports… Continue reading 343 Industries and Major League Gaming Announce New Partnership for Halo Esports