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Today's Xbox One update adds remote purchases, 3D Blu-ray support

Microsoft launched an Xbox One system update today, rolling out a collection of new features and interface tweaks in response to user feedback. The Xbox One's August update reorganizes user activity feeds, adding text entry and expanded options for shared media. After applying the upgrade,...

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Xbox One system update rolls out for preview members

Microsoft has launched a limited-access Xbox One dashboard update, giving preview team members an early look at the features and improvements in store for its public release this fall. Currently, preview members can test drive a reorganized Party Chat app, an overhauled Friends section, and a...

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Wii U update adds system-to-system transfers

Wii U owners can proverbially move home from one system to another using a new feature introduced in the latest system update. The 5.1.0 U firmware adds "Transfer Between Wii U Systems," allowing you to take all system data - user data, games and saves included - from the original console and move...

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Chase Achievements with Xbox One's snappy July update

Most of us have fallen for the allure of Xbox Achievements at some point since their arrival with the Xbox 360. If you're still incessantly bumping your Gamerscore, the Xbox One July update's inclusion of Achievement Snap should be up your alley – rather than stopping your game to check...

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Make some space: Xbox One June update begins rolling out

Microsoft announced the Xbox One's next major update is available starting today, and rolling out globally across the week. This morning we were able to download the 296MB update, which adds external storage support, automatic sign-ins upon booting, real name options for friends, and the live TV...

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Upcoming system update adds auto-reboot to Xbox One

Microsoft offered a few more details on upcoming updates for Xbox One in the form of three new features that testers can preview. First, firmware updates for the Xbox One controller and headset adapter will improve wireless connectivity and are expected to reduce static heard over the headset....

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PS4 system update 1.52 out now, improves system software stability

Sony released the latest PlayStation 4 system update this morning, and apparently it's a rather minor one. Habitual followers of the firmware scene will be au fait with the words "system software stability," which the 1.52 firmware is said to improve. We'll be looking see if there's any more to...

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3DS update is live, adds support for Miiverse, combined eShop balances

3DS owners can finally doodle sweet nothings on Nintendo's Miiverse network, thanks to a system update that went live after maintenance yesterday. As detailed in last month's Nintendo Direct, the update also lets users tie a Nintendo Network ID to their 3DS systems, meaning they can register their...

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Upcoming Nintendo 3DS, Wii U system update will combine eShop account balances [Update]

As part of a system update set for release next month in North America and Europe, Nintendo announced that users will be able to share account balances between the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U using a unified Nintendo Network ID. Nintendo revealed that players will have the option of combining funds...

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Wii U firmware adds activity to standby mode

Wii U firmware 3.1.0 U is out now, adding some improvements to the system's standby mode. Nintendo also noted a system update with "further additions to system functionality" is planned for between late September and early October - it's unclear if this is the second major update referred to...

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