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Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Microsoft addresses lack of Xbox one demo's



Microsoft has addressed Xbox One owners concerned about a lack of game demos available on the new console.

Larry Major Nelson Hyrb Xbox Live director of programming said in a forum post on his blog (via OXM): "It is (and always has been) up to game developers to do demos for their own games. They'll be more demos for Xbox One as the platform goes forward."

Launching demos for retail titles was optional on Xbox 360, developers always had to release trial versions of their digital games for the console, which isn't the case currently on the Xbox one

Xbox One platform architect Marc Whitten said earlier this year that Microsoft was "going to work on lots of ways to make it easy for you to find and try new games on the service", although he didn't specify how

It was said in early December that Microsoft is working on a number of improvements to Xbox One's party system, while monitoring user feedback on ways to improve the general user experience.

Having launched in 13 markets on November 22, Xbox One sales topped one million units in less than 24 hours, according to Microsoft.

Eric Higgins