Microsoft may not like “Xbone” nickname, but they just acquired Xbone.com

Major Nelson may not like the idea of the Xbox One being nicknamed the "Xbone", but that hasn't stopped the company from acquiring the domain name Xbone.com. According to the latest WHOIS records, Microsoft Corporation is the name's new owner. While it's only speculation, it's very possible … [Read more...]

Ubisoft’s new next-gen IP may be called “Fighter Within”, domains registered [UPDATED]

Video game company Ubisoft appears to be up to something. Judging by changes to some domain names, the company looks to have registered Fighter-Within.com earlier this week and also secretly registered the name FighterWithinGame.com back in June.  Both names were registered using Go Daddy's proxy … [Read more...]

Microsoft takes ownership of XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net domain names [UPDATED]

Microsoft's lawyers have officially taken ownership of the domain names XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net after filing a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) back in late May. Both domains just changed registrants to Microsoft, c/o The Richard Law Group, a law firm that often represents … [Read more...]

Now Microsoft’s lawyers are going after Xbox1.com domain name [UPDATED]

A little over a week ago, Microsoft filed a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) over the domain names XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net.  The company, it seems, held off on registering or acquiring any Xbox One related domains until after the announcement of its next-generation Xbox, so as … [Read more...]

Microsoft files dispute over XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net domain names

Microsoft has filed a complaint (Case Number 1501205) with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) over the domain names XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net. The filing appeared online today, just two days after the company announced its next-generation console the Xbox One. For months speculation, often … [Read more...]