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  • News Two New Dynamic Backgrounds Are Now Available On Xbox Series X|S

    Halo Infinite and Wasteland themes

    Ahead of the release of Halo Infinite on Xbox Series X|S next week, Microsoft has released a brand new themed background. This one is officially titled "Halo Infinite - Courage" and once again features Master Chief. This is the second Halo-themed dynamic background to be added to the dashboard. In addition to...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Dynamic Backgrounds
    • Halo

YesterdayWed, 1st Dec 2021

  • News These 12 Games Are Coming Soon To Xbox Game Pass (December 2-14)

    The latest batch of titles

    The latest batch of Xbox Game Pass titles has arrived! Microsoft has today unveiled another 12 games coming to the service in early to mid-December, including the likes of Halo Infinite, Aliens: Fireteam Elite and Stardew Valley! Here's what's coming to Xbox Game Pass over the next week-or-so:...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Guide How To Claim 2500 Bonus Microsoft Rewards Points On Xbox In December

    Your Monthly Bonus Round instructions

    It's that time again! We're big fans of the Microsoft Rewards program here at Pure Xbox, which allows you to complete tasks in order to earn redeemable points which can be spent on gift cards, donations and much more. December 2021's "Monthly Bonus Round" challenge has just begun, and by satisfying a few easy...

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    • Xbox One
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  • News Another Seven Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass Soon (December 8-15)

    Last chance to try Man of Medan

    Microsoft has unveiled the next set of seven games that will be removed from Xbox Game Pass from December 8th to December 15th, including a few key departures such as Destiny 2, The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair and Guacamelee! 2. Here's the full list of games currently...

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  • Guide Here Are The Release Times For Halo Infinite On Xbox Game Pass

    The exact time you'll be able to start playing

    The campaign portion of Halo Infinite officially launches a week today on Wednesday, December 8th, and courtesy of 343 Industries, we already know the exact time you'll be able to start playing on that date. And no, it's not a generic midnight release! Here are the full release times for Halo Infinite:...

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  • News Anvil Brings Its Multiplayer Co-Op Roguelike Shooter To Xbox Game Pass This Thursday

    Top-down sci-fi action

    We've got a whopping 12 games heading to Xbox Game Pass over the next couple of weeks such as Halo Infinite, Among Us and Stardew Valley, and we're kicking things off this Thursday with a batch of titles including ANVIL.

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    • Anvil
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  • News Xbox Is Offering Exclusive Monthly Game Pass Perks For Halo Infinite

    Look out for the first 'Pass Tense' bundle next week

    The Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks program is getting supercharged this December with a cool 'Pass Tense' bundle for Halo Infinite, which is the first in a line of monthly multiplayer Game Pass Perks heading our way. This first bundle includes the exclusive ‘Pass Tense’ MA40 Assault Rifle...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
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  • News Xbox Is Giving You A Chance To Join The 'Alpha' Insider Program

    "We are looking for the next wave..."

    The Xbox team has announced that they're looking for the next wave of 'Alpha' and 'Alpha Skip-Ahead' members of the Xbox Insider program, and you can request to join now via the Insider Hub on console. Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead are the two rings in the Insider program which receive new features earlier than...

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  • News Respawn Takes Titanfall Off Sale, Promises The 'Universe Will Continue'

    "Titanfall is core to Respawn's DNA"

    Respawn has announced today that it's taking the original Titanfall off sale immediately — including on Xbox — with the game also set to be removed from EA Play and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on March 1st, 2022. In a message to fans, the company explained that it would continue to keep the servers active "for...

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  • News Rockstar Has Slightly Delayed GTA Trilogy's Physical Xbox Release

    You'll have to wait a bit longer

    If you've been holding out for the physical version of the GTA Trilogy - Definitive Edition on Xbox, you're going to have to wait just a little bit longer. Rockstar has revealed disc copies of the game won't be arriving on Xbox and PlayStation platforms until 17th December. This version was originally scheduled to...

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  • News Battlefield 2042 Update #3 Makes 'Hundreds' Of Changes, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Going live this Thursday

    EA and DICE have outlined the plans for Battlefield 2042's third update today, and it's fair to say it's a huge one, promising "hundreds of changes" including fixes, balance changes and quality of life enhancements. Some of the highlights include new Weekly Missions with XP and cosmetic rewards, improvements to Battlefield...

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    • Battlefield 2042
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Fall Guys Makes 'First Step' Towards Xbox Release, More Details To Come In 2022

    "Excited to share more"

    The team behind the popular PC and PlayStation game Fall Guys has confirmed that an Xbox (and Nintendo Switch) release is still a top priority, but it won't be getting a surprise launch before the end of the year. Fall Guys' official Twitter account responded to speculation about a shadow drop for the battle royale game on...

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    • Fall Guys
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
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  • News Dying Light 2 Has 'Gone Gold', But The Work Isn't Finished Yet

    "We will not slow down"

    You might have seen on social media yesterday that Dying Light 2 was officially confirmed to have "gone gold", but developer Techland also stated in a press release that the work still isn't finished for the game yet. Tymon Smektała, Lead Game Designer on Dying Light 2 pointed out that going gold is "a great sign but it...

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    • Dying Light 2
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Tuesday30th Nov 2021

  • Guide How To Complete All Xbox Game Pass Quests In 2021

    November 30th Quests now live

    Have you heard of Xbox Game Pass Quests? For subscribers to the service, they're a great way of earning extra money while trying out some different games. In this article, you'll find guides for completing the game-specific Xbox Game Pass Quests every single week, helping you to maximise your Microsoft Rewards points in...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Game Pass
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  • News Three More Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (November 30)

    Including this unexpected addition

    It's Game Pass day! We've got (at least) three games hitting the service today, including the previously revealed Evil Genius 2 and Mind Scanners, along with an unexpected addition in the form of Generation Zero. Here are the new games you can download with Game Pass today: Evil Genius 2: Console, PC, Cloud:...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Evil Genius
    • Generation Zero
    • Mind Scanners
  • News Aliens: Fireteam Elite Is Heading To Xbox Game Pass This December

    Alongside the Season 2 update

    We've got more exciting Xbox Game Pass news to share for December, as it's been confirmed that Aliens: Fireteam Elite will be coming to the service on December 14th, arriving alongside the free Season 2 update for the game. If you don't know anything about it, Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a cooperative third-person...

    • Xbox
    • Aliens Fireteam Elite
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
  • News Generation Zero Arrives On Xbox Game Pass, Includes Major Update & Series X|S Benefits

    Build, Prepare, and Fight Back

    Xbox treated us to a nice little surprise earlier today in the form of Generation Zero being added to Game Pass, which joins two other titles in Evil Genius 2: World Domination and Mind Scanners making their debuts on the service. If you

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    • Generation Zero
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
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  • News Halo Infinite's Multiplayer Is Getting A Quick Fix XP Update

    343 reiterates larger updates "will take time"

    We heard again yesterday how 343 was well aware of the concerns surrounding the progression in Halo Infinite, and it seems the developer will be rolling out a small but signficant update very soon. This change should show up later today or at some point tomorrow, depending on your time zone. 343...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
  • News The First Two Of December 2021's Xbox Games With Gold Are Now Available

    "Have an orc-killing blast!"

    You can now begin downloading the first batch of December 2021's Xbox Games With Gold titles (one day early!), which are the Xbox One game The Escapists 2 and Xbox 360 game Orcs Must Die!. Both titles are available right now from the Microsoft Store (links at the bottom of the page) or by searching manually on your...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition Update 1.03 Now Live: Full Patch Notes

    It fixes over 100 bugs

    The latest set of patch notes for GTA: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition has dropped today in the form of update 1.03, and it's a pretty sizeable update at that, featuring fixes for over 100 bugs along with a few new features. Those new features include cloud cover for GTA: San Andreas when cruising at high altitude,...

    • Xbox
    • GTA Trilogy
    • GTA Definitive Edition
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Video Here It Is, Halo Infinite's Official Launch Trailer Has Arrived

    Just over a week to go!

    We're now just eight days away from the release of Halo Infinite's campaign (and official release of the multiplayer too), and the launch trailer for the game has just dropped. It's so close we can almost taste it! The trailer is made up of some light story details, gameplay clips, and various cutscenes and other bits of...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Gallery Bethesda's Starfield Gets A New Video Featuring Lots Of Fresh Concept Art

    "The Endless Pursuit"

    Bethesda has released a new trailer today for the highly-anticipated 2022 Xbox exclusive Starfield, and it's set to be the first in a series of new videos under the "Into The Starfield" banner. This first one is called "The Endless Pursuit". You can watch the video above, which features Game Director Todd Howard, Studio...

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    • Starfield
    • Bethesda
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Deals 100+ Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sales (November 30 - December 7)

    Deals with Gold & Spotlight offers

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! The selection is still quite small this week due to the ongoing Black Friday sale, but we've nevertheless got just over 100 new Deals with Gold and Spotlight offers to take advantage of. We've rounded up some of the most notable current deals below, and Xbox's Major...

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    • Deals
    • Games With Gold
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Deals All 25+ Classic Xbox Games In This Week's Sales (November 30 - December 7)

    Xbox 360 and original Xbox titles

    This week's selection of Xbox Deals is now live, and alongside the usual Deals with Gold and Spotlight discounts, we've still got the ongoing Black Friday sale which ends later this week — last chance to take advantage! Below, we've included every single Xbox 360 and original Xbox game available over the next...

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    • Deals
    • Classics
    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
  • News These Eight Games Are Leaving Xbox Game Pass Today (November 30)

    Last chance to try Call of the Sea

    In case you'd forgotten, today marks the removal of eight more games from the Xbox Game Pass library, including favourites such as Call of the Sea, Hello Neighbor, Haven and Morkredd, just to name a few. Here are the eight games confirmed to leave before the end of the day on Xbox Game Pass:...

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  • Random Thanks To Xbox, You Can Now Star In Your Very Own Halo Infinite Trailer

    Become Master Chief

    Xbox's latest cool gimmick to promote Halo Infinite has arrived in the form of a custom trailer creator. By heading over to xbox.com/become, you can star as Master Chief himself in a short video, but you'll need a webcam to take part. As highlighted by Xbox's Aaron Greenberg and Major Nelson below, the finished product looks...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
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  • News Alien: Isolation Lead Designer Joins Rare's Everwild Team At Xbox

    "Looking forward to making amazing things"

    The release of Rare's Everwild may still be a way off, but we've at least got some fresh news about it today in the form of a new hire for the team, with former Alien: Isolation lead designer Gary Napper joining the project. Napper, who also served on the early design team for Halo Wars 2, took to Twitter...

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    • Everwild
    • Alien Isolation
    • Xbox Game Studios
  • News 'Explore New Worlds' In Minecraft's Free Caves & Cliffs Part 2 Update, Out Now On Xbox

    Climb high and dig deep

    Minecraft's latest update has arrived today in the form of Caves & Cliffs Part 2, which adds a whole bunch of new features to the game free of charge, following on from the launch of Part 1 back in June of this year. So, what's included? Here's a rundown of some of the most important new features: Explore New...

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    • Minecraft
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