Outlast is now available on Xbox One.

Red Barrels' first-person survival horror can be downloaded for the Microsoft console at the price of £15.99 in the UK and $19.99 in North America.

Downloadable content 'Whistleblower' - which serves as both a prologue and epilogue to the events of the original game - has also been released on the platform.

Outlast follows freelance investigative journalist Miles Upshur, who explores Mount Massive Asylum to uncover its many secrets and atrocities.

Without any traditional weapons, players must hide from enemies using parkour and by hiding under beds and in lockers.

Outlast previously launched on PC and PlayStation 4.


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The PS4 still hasn't caught up with demand, Sony has admitted.

In an interview with Trusted Reviews, Sony's Fergal Gara said that while the firm was close to fixing supply issues, there were still a few problems.

"We haven't yet caught up with the initial demand across Europe." Gara explained.

"We are still dealing with the day one market. We are very close to being in a full supply situation, but we are not quite there yet."

Gara also claims that despite topping seven million sales, the PS4 would have sold more units if additional stock was available.

"We may have lost some sales," Gara continued. "There is no update on PS4 sales figures right now, but suffice to say it is still selling, and selling very well."

Sony recently confirmed that the PS4's suspend and resume feature is still in the works.

Keeping the PS4 in a low powered state, suspend mode preserves game sessions, letting users pick up where they left off after rebooting the console.


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F1 2014 will be unveiled soon, Codemasters has revealed.

Responding to questions on Twitter, F1 creative director Steve Hood said that fans wouldn't have to wait long for more information.

It has been speculated that Codemasters is waiting for the launch of GRID Autosport before it discusses the next F1 game.

F1 2014 is expected to be the first game in the racing series to launch on Xbox One and PS4.

Codemasters previously told Digital Spy that the team would focus on polishing the racing experience rather than stretching itself with new content.

GRID: Autosport, meanwhile, will be released on June 27 in Europe and June 24 in North America.

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Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai has promised to turn the company around after years of losses.

Speaking at Sony's most recent shareholder meeting, Hirai pledged that this will be the year that the company fixes its "money-losing structure", reports The AP.

Shareholders chose to keep Hirai and other executives despite Sony losing money for six of the past seven years.

"The best way to build our future is for Sony to remain Sony, and realise our motto to become a company that inspires and fulfils your curiosity," Hirai said.

He reportedly asked hecklers to "please keep quiet" on several occasions during the meeting.

However, nearly six million votes were cast in favour of Hirai's proposals for the firm, with less than 10% against.

Sony's television department has not been profitable for 10 years, but the PS4 has helped the company's fortunes.

"From a profitability perspective, PS4 is also already contributing profit on a hardware unit basis, establishing a very different business framework from that of previous platform businesses," Hirai said back in May.

Hirai became Sony's chief executive in 2012, having previously led Sony Computer Entertainment since 2006.

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A movie version of Dead Rising is currently in the works.

A full-length feature based on the Capcom zombie videogame franchise will stream on Sony's Crackle.

It will be the first project to arrive from Legendary Digital Media, and will be produced by Transformers producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura.

Tim Carter will write the film, and will produce with Tomas Harlan.

Dead Rising is set during a huge zombie outbreak. After a vaccine does not stop the infection from spreading, the four main characters have to avoid being bitten while trying to find the cure.

The movie will be released on SVOD, DVD, VOD and TV after its premiere on Crackle.

"Dead Rising has a built-in fan base, and rich characters and plotlines that are ideal for digital storytelling and on target for Legendary's brand," said Legendary Digital chief Tom Lesinski.

"Crackle and Content are adept at distributing cutting-edge digital content, and we look forward to delivering a highly engaging and cool series for a global audience."

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eBay has barred listings for a Chinese smartphone following reports that it comes preloaded with spyware.

German security firm G Data claims that the Android-powered Star N9500 comes with rogue software on board that sends users' data to a computer server in China.

The malware is said to have been disguised as a legitimate Google Play app, and cannot be removed from the device.

eBay has removed all listings for the Star N9500, while sales also appear to have ceased on fellow online retailer Amazon.

"Due to reports that some Star 9500 smartphones are loaded with spyware, eBay is not allowing the sale of these devices as a precautionary measure," an eBay spokesperson told BBC News.

Although several China-based retailers have used eBay and Amazon to sell the handset, its original manufacturer has not been tracked down.

The Star N9500 may not be a household name, but its close resemblance to the Samsung Galaxy S4 and comparatively low price tag have helped it rack up sales.


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Yo!, a messaging application that lets users send only a single-word greeting to their friends, has raised $1 million in funding over the last two months.

The app enables smartphone owners to say "Yo" to their contacts in the form of a text message with an accompanying voice note.

"People think it's just an app that says 'Yo'. But it's really not," Yo! co-founder Or Arbel told the New York Times. "We like to call it context-based messaging. You understand by the context what is being said."

The funding came from a group of investors led by Mobli chief executive Moshe Hogeg, and will be used to expand the operation.

Yo! has a number of potential applications. Users who send a 'Yo' to 'WORLDCUP' will receive a notification whenever a goal is scored, while newspapers and blogs could use the service to inform readers when a new article is published.

Yo! is available as a free download for iOS and Android devices.

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BlackBerry has announced that its BB10 smartphones will soon gain access to the Amazon App Store.

The Canadian firm's 10.3 software update will bring support for more than 240,000 Amazon store applications to devices such as the BlackBerry Z10.

BlackBerry is working with the online retailer to help developers optimise their Amazon apps for BlackBerry hardware.

The BB10 operating system has failed to gain traction in a market dominated by iOS and Android, with the platform struggling to attract developer backing.

Other features of the 10.3 update include a smart personal assistant in the vein of Apple's Siri and support for 1080p visuals.

BlackBerry will release the software update in the third quarter of 2014.



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Facebook has now resumed service after suffering a major outage this morning (June 19).

Users across the world were unable to access the social networking site at around 9am UK time.

Upon opening their pages, users were greeted with the message: "Sorry, something went wrong."

In a statement, the company said: "Earlier this morning, we experienced an issue that prevented people from posting to Facebook for a brief period of time.

"We resolved the issue quickly, and we are now back to 100%.

"We're sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused."

The hashtag #facebookdown began trending on rival site Twitter, with users searching for updates on the situation.


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Animated GIFs can now be shared and viewed directly on Twitter.

The social networking service announced the new function today (June 18).

GIFs are now supported on Twitter.com and the company's iPhone and Android apps.

The images are initially static while in a user's Timeline, and will only start moving when a play icon or the tweet is clicked on.

Steve Wilhite, the inventor of the GIF file format, tried to end debate over how to pronounce the word last year, declaring that it sounds like 'Jif'.

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