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Christopher Grant / Polygon:
Nintendo Switch will launch with an online service that will remain free until later this fall, with additional details to come later   —  During the Nintendo Switch reveal event today, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima announced that the Switch will include a paid online service …
Jan 12, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Microsoft says Xbox One software update will improve download speeds by up to 40% on sub-100 Mbps internet connections, up to 80% on over 100 Mbps connections   —  Gotta go fast  —  The latest system update for the Xbox One includes “several optimizations to game and app downloads,” …
Dec 15, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Super Mario Run launches on iPhone and iPad on December 15, will be free to download but unlocking full game will cost $10; Android release info not announced   —  Cost $9.99, but there's a free option too  —  Nintendo's Mario makes his grand appearance on the iPhone and iPad …
Nov 15, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Colin Campbell / Polygon:
Valve sends letter to Washington state regulator refuting allegations the company facilitates gambling via virtual item sales, says it tries to stop sellers   —  Company distances itself from online skin bets  —  Valve today sent a strongly worded riposte to the Washington State Gambling Commission …
Oct 19, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Pokémon Go sets App Store record for most downloads in its first week, Apple confirms   —  CLASH OF WHAT NOW?  —  There is still no official word on the number of times the incredibly popular Pokémon Go game has been downloaded, but Apple today confirmed to Polygon that the game has broken a record.
Jul 22, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
Valve promises to crack down on third-party sites that use Steam to facilitate gambling, denies having any business relationships with such sites   —  Counter-Strike GO gambling sites asked to cease operations Valve is cracking down on third-party websites that use Steam to facilitate gambling, the company said in a statement today.
Jul 14, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Xbox Play Anywhere, which delivers participating games to Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs with a single purchase, launches September 13   —  PLAY ANYWHERE ... AS LONG AS IT'S AN XBOX OR PC  —  Xbox Play Anywhere, which delivers certain games to the Xbox One and Windows 10 PC with a single purchase …
Jul 1, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
Sony to end Ustream support for PS4 on August 1, players will still be able to livestream on Twitch, YouTube, and Dailymotion   —  PlayStation 4 owners will soon have fewer options for broadcasting gameplay from their consoles.  Sony confirmed in a support notice that Ustream will no longer …
Jun 28, 2016, 8:35 PMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
PlayStation Network getting two-factor authentication, Sony confirms   —  Sony is making a long-awaited effort to shore up security on the PlayStation Network — the company is planning to add two-factor authentication to the service, Sony confirmed to Polygon today.
Apr 21, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Microsoft stops manufacturing new Xbox 360 consoles, will continue to sell remaining inventory and support existing consoles   —  Microsoft ending Xbox 360 production  —  IT'S NOT GOING ANYWHERE, THOUGH
Apr 20, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context

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