Tag Archive: Microsoft Points


Xbox sells over Thanksgiving!

Over the Thanksgiving week in America the Xbox 360 had it’s largest sales spike in the consoles 6 year history. Consumers bought some 960,000 consoles throughout the week in the US alone. 800,000 of that was in a 24 hour period. With all the new updates and releases coming out soon Microsoft have it sorted. If Xbox 360s sell the most in December this year too then the have the prestigious title of the United States most loved console 2011.

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Kinect in TVs?

Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect technology looks set to appear in next generation TVs. Microsoft are keen to push the Kinect into as many living rooms as possible, even those without and Xbox 360 gaming system. Will we be seeing TVs where you swing you arm to turn on/off a TV? Or will it involve the newer voice command that the Kinect has? Microsoft is already in the stage of licensing¬†the technology to major manufacturers like Sony. We¬†might see the PS3 with the Kinects’ technology.

Forza 4: IGN pack

In December a Forza 4 car extension pack will be released. IGN’s and Microsoft’s team have joined forces to create a 10 car pack. The new rides include the classic 1957 Maserati 300 S. It will be released on December 6 and will cost 560 Microsoft points ($7) but if you have purchased the Forza Motorsport 4 Season Pass the pack is free! A Season Pass will cost you 2400 Microsoft points ($29.99) at Xbox live Market place. It guarantees you access to the six planned addition packs and more!

I wouldn't mind one of these beauties!

The planned cars are:

  • 2011 Monster Sport Suzuki SX4
  • 2011 Mazda RX-8 R3
  • 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
  • 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS-369
  • 1977 Ford Escort RS1800
  • 1981 Volkswagon Scirocco S
  • 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Quadrifoglio Verde
  • 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT
  • 2010 Maserati GranTurismo MC GT4
  • 1957 Maserati 300 S