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Microsoft explains Xbox Live Gold price increase

Microsoft explains Xbox Live Gold price increase

Microsoft revealed plans in August to increase Xbox Live Gold's price from $50 to $60 a year. It goes without saying that many loyal subscribers were disappointed in that announcement, especially because Microsoft wasn't particularly forthcoming about its reasoning. With…
Xbox Live update lands with ESPN, Zune Pass, more

Xbox Live update lands with ESPN, Zune Pass, more

As expected, Microsoft has released its fall update for the Xbox 360 Dashboard today, bringing many of the features showcased earlier this year at E3. Highlights include the addition of ESPN3, revamped Netflix and Zune services, interface changes, new family…

Hackers download Halo: Reach off Xbox Live

Update: Microsoft has delivered a swift and mighty blow with its ban stick. Everyone caught with the prerelease game is being permanently suspended from Xbox Live. Read the full notice after the break. Thanks to Relic for the tip. Hackers have…