It's been a mixed day for Xbox One and Microsoft. Trying to make the best of a bad situation, those with faulty Blu-ray drives are being offered a free digital game to play while they await their replacement consoles.
Even if your disc drive is working fine, you may have been experiencing problems accessing online content, with store and multiplayer features offline for many since last night. The situation seems to be fixed for the most part, as Microsoft attempts to iron out teething issues related to launching their new console.
Looking forward things are less bleak. Activision are saying that Call of Duty: Ghosts is the most played game on the system so far. Given the popularity of the series, we can well believe them. Looking even further ahead, Microsoft has been showing off some of the games we'll be playing on Xbox One in the months to come.
On the other side of the console divide, following yesterday's confirmation of digital pricing, EA has knocked the princely sum of £3 off their digital PS4 releases. Still more expensive than on Xbox One then...
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