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  • Poll What Do You Think Of The Fallout TV Show's First Season?

    No spoilers please!

    It's been well over a week since the Fallout TV show debuted on Amazon Prime, and we've been patiently sitting and waiting to get the Pure Xbox community's opinions on it ever since - and it feels like now's finally a good time, especially considering it just got picked up for a second season! As you probably know, the entire...

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    • TV
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  • News Lots Of Xbox Games Are Reduced By 90-95% For The Rest Of April

    Bag yourself a bargain this weekend

    Looking for some cheap Xbox games in this week's Xbox sales? Well, we've got plenty of 90% and 95% discounts to talk about this week, including massive discounts for the likes of Back 4 Blood, Cars 3: Driven to Win and Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood. There's also a "Lucid Dreamer Bundle" that includes the...

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    • Deals
    • Discounts
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Feature These 10+ Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (April 22-26)

    Including four Xbox Game Pass titles!

    Welcome to your Xbox games roundup for April 22-26! We've got a busy few days ahead with some big releases such as TopSpin 2K25 and Sand Land, as well as four Xbox Game Pass additions including the Fallout 4 next-gen

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    • Features
    • Weekly Roundup
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 20-21)

    How about some NHL 24 alongside the playoffs?

    The weekend starts here! We've got plenty of good stuff to try on Xbox over the next few days, including a few more Xbox Game Pass additions, the usual batch of Xbox Free Play Days titles, and a special XDefiant test from Ubisoft! Here's what we're

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YesterdayFri, 19th Apr 2024

  • News Xbox's Latest BOGOF Sale Includes Some Best-Ever Deals On Rockstar Classics

    This is more like it!

    Xbox has just set some new digital deals live as the annual Spring Sale comes to an end, and one particular promotion is standing out to us this week. The team has a new 'BOGOF' sale going on right now, focusing on a bunch of backwards compatible Xbox classics. The selection here is quite mixed, but we're noticing some good...

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    • Deals
    • Rockstar
    • Xbox One
  • News PlayStation Exclusive 'Kena: Bridge Of Spirits' Rated For Xbox Series X|S

    An Xbox launch is coming

    There's been plenty of news about Xbox games moving over to PlayStation recently, but how about one coming the other way? Well, 2021's Kena: Bridge of Spirits has just been ESRB rated for an upcoming Xbox Series X|S release. There's no release da

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    • Kena: Bridge Of Spirits
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PS5
  • News Two New Xbox Sales Are Now Live, 250+ Games Discounted Until Late April

    Publisher Spotlight & Game Pass Saver sales!

    The Xbox Spring Sale is officially done and dusted for another year, but that doesn't mean the Xbox sales are slowing down! In fact, we've got two major new sales that have gone live today in the form of "Publisher Spotlight" and "Game Pass Saver" promotions. Looking at the list, a lot of these games...

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    • Deals
    • Sales
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News 'Gray Zone Warfare' Developer Talks Plans For Possible Xbox Version

    PC previews are impressing so far

    Gray Zone Warfare is another extraction shooter that's gaining lots of attention in early PC previews, and we're quite interested to see where the game goes from here. Its Unreal Engine 5 visuals are striking to say the least, and the game's attention to detail is setting itself apart from other efforts in the...

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    • Gray Zone Warfare
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Madfinger Games
  • News Xbox Fans Seem Divided Over The New 'Happening Now' Social Feature

    Some love it, some hate it

    You may have seen recently that Xbox has begun rolling out a new social feature in the "Friends" tab that's known as "Happening Now", and over the past 24 hours, we've seen a lot of people sharing their opinions on this latest addition. As you can see from the image above, the idea is to make you aware of all the active...

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    • Happening Now
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  • Talking Point Are You Excited For Remedy's Max Payne 1+2 Remake?

    Development is advancing on the remade classics

    Remedy has really been hitting its stride in recent years with titles like Control and Alan Wake 2, and one of its currently in-development projects is a full remake of the first two Max Payne titles. The Finnish team is combining these classics into one release for the remake, and we're wanting to...

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  • News Cities: Skylines 2 Console Edition Delays Its Xbox Game Pass Launch

    "We want to address the pending Console release"

    Cities: Skylines 2 made its PC Game Pass debut last October, with the promise of a console release to come in Spring 2024. Well, we're now in Spring 2024, and the team at Paradox Interactive has an update for us regarding Cities: Skylines 2 on Xbox Series X|S. In short, the team is delaying its...

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  • News Apple TV+ Is Giving Away 3 Free Months To Xbox Users Right Now

    Including for returning subscribers!

    Xbox and Apple have announced today that a new free trial for Apple TV+ is now available, and you can redeem it from today until July 7th, 2024. The offer provides three free months of access, and it includes the entire library of content. To sign up, you'll need to head to the official Apple TV app on your Xbox...

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  • News Bethesda's Todd Howard Says 'Really Good Updates' Are Coming For Starfield

    "That are going to get announced soon"

    It might be Fallout hype season over at Bethesda HQ thanks to the Amazon Prime TV show, but plenty of focus is still on the company's other games and IP at the moment. The Elder Scrolls 6 is the next biggie in the pipeline, but Starfield is still being worked on

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    • Starfield
    • Fallout
    • The Elder Scrolls 6
    • Xbox Series X
  • News It's Official! Fallout Is Getting A Second Season

    "See you back in the Wasteland"

    Following last week's premiere of the Fallout series, Amazon's Prime Video service has now officially confirmed a second season is on the way. This information was shared by the Fallout account on social media. No specific release date has obviously been shared at this stage, as the first season has only just been...

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    • Amazon Prime
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Digital Foundry Impressed By 'Stunning Visual Design' In Ori Dev's New Game

    Are we surprised?

    Since wrapping up development on Ori and the Will of the Wisps back in 2020, Moon Studios has been hard at work on its action RPG No Rest for the Wicked, and tech outlet Digital Foundry has decided to take a look at th

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    • No Rest For The Wicked
    • Ori
    • Moon Studios
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Hades 2's Hands-On Previews Are Getting Us Even More Excited For Its Xbox Release

    It IS coming to Xbox... right?

    It was all the way back in 2021 that Metacritic crowned Hades as the Xbox Game of the Year, with the hugely popular roguelike dungeon crawler racking up a massive average score of 93/100 based on the critics' reviews. On reflection, that seems like a very fair score! Hades is absolutely one of the best games of the...

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    • Hades 2
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Thursday18th Apr 2024

  • Guide New Xbox Games Release Dates In 2024

    2024's upcoming Xbox launch dates

    What new Xbox games release dates in 2024 are coming up? If you're looking for a list of 2024 Xbox release dates, including for Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, you've come to the right place. 2024 is shaping up to be a massive year for the platform when it comes to new releases and Xbox Game Pass, with...

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  • News Xbox One Call Of Duty Title Shows Up As Cloud Gaming Compatible

    But is it an error?

    Since Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard, there's been lots of speculation about the team's library and how it'll work with Xbox Game Pass / Xbox Cloud Gaming. The details aren't exactly clear right now, but work relating to some of ActiBlizz's biggest series' could be going on behind the scenes. As posted over on

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    • Call Of Duty Black Ops 3
    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Activision Blizzard
  • News Blizzard Says It's Already 'Benefitting' From From Being A Part Of Xbox

    "If anything, it’s just been helpful"

    It's no doubt a pretty huge task to incorporate a team like Blizzard into your organisation - we've already seen evidence of this back in January when a studio shakeup resulted in a cancelled Blizzard project. However, things seem to have settled down since, and a new comment from one Blizzard dev suggests...

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    • PC
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Larian Teases Four Major New Features Coming To Baldur's Gate 3

    "We still have a few tricks up our sleeve"

    The incredible Baldur's Gate 3 has pushed out a large number of patches since its Xbox release back in December of last year, and it's definitely not done yet! Looking ahead, there are four particularly major new features on the way. In a Steam blog update today, Larian Studios confirmed that Patch 7 is...

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    • Baldur's Gate 3
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Series X
    • Larian Studios
  • News Xbox Game Pass Adds NHL 24 On EA Play, Plus Three Surprises For PC

    It's hockey night tonight!

    Hands up, who's in the mood for playoff hockey this weekend?! The NHL playoffs officially begin this Saturday, April 20th, and two days ahead of that date, EA is treating us to NHL 24 on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The game will be added for console players later today, probably somewhere around 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 6pm BST...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • EA Play
    • NHL 24
    • PC Game Pass
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (April 18-21)

    Included with Game Pass Core and Game Pass Ultimate

    Xbox Free Play Days is back for the coming weekend, with three main titles and one very nice bonus up for grabs this week. That bonus is Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Mirage, which is undergoing a longer free trial period right now on Xbox. Here's the full list of games this week: Assassin's Creed...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Free Play Days
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Kingdom Come: Deliverance 2 Brings Its 'Unforgettable' Adventure To Xbox In 2024

    A tale of love and revenge

    Warhorse Studios has announced a major new release for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S today in the form of Kingdom Come: Deliverance 2, which will be arriving at some point later this year - and it looks fantastic so far! In Kingdom Come: Deliverance 2, you'll play as Henry of Skalitz - an ordinary man who finds himself...

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    • Kingdom Come Deliverance 2
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Turtle Beach Announces New Xbox Headsets To Launch Next Month

    "We’re thrilled to debut our new lineup"

    Gaming accessory manufacturer Turtle Beach has today announced a new lineup of hardware, with some fresh Xbox headsets thrown into the mix, for release in May 2024. The popular headset maker will launch new versions of its 'Stealth 500' and 'Stealth 600' wireless headsets next month - said to bring "newly...

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    • Turtle Beach
    • Stealth 600
    • Stealth 500
    • Xbox One
  • News Here Are All The Xbox Reveals From April's Nintendo Indie World Showcase

    Yes, there were plenty of them!

    In case you missed it, Nintendo held a new Indie World Showcase for April yesterday, and following the event, plenty of the games were also confirmed for Xbox - including three of them for Xbox Game Pass! We've already mentioned about those Game Pass games here at Pure Xbox, including SteamWorld Heist 2: <related...

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    • Nintendo Indie World Showcase
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News World Of Warcraft For Xbox Is Still Discussed Internally At Blizzard

    "Of course we still talk about it"

    Can you believe that World of Warcraft is 20 years-old this year? Nah, us neither, and as it turns out - new versions of the title are still a hot topic over at developer Blizzard. Yep, two decades later the team still ponders a console release, and whether it's something worth pursuing. Talking to VGC, the...

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    • Blizzard
    • World Of Warcraft
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Series X
  • News 'Braid, Anniversary Edition' Gets May 2024 Release Date For Xbox

    It's been a long time coming!

    Update (Thu 18th Apr, 2024): The date has changed! It's now been confirmed that Braid, Anniversary Edition will be launching for Xbox on May 15th, 2024, which bizarrely falls one day after the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, PC and Netflix version. Here's a bit more information on the latest release date: "Thekla, Inc...

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    • Braid Anniversary Edition
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Multiple Xbox Cloud Games Get Mouse And Keyboard Support

    Quake, Valheim, The Sims 4 and more!

    Xbox Cloud Gaming has added mouse and keyboard support to even more games this week. There's a good mix and 14 all up to try out. These can be tested out in the Xbox App and supported browsers (Edge and Chrome). Here's the full list: Cities: Skylines - Mayor’s Edition Cities: Skylines - Remas

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
    • PC
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Dying Light 2 Adds 'Nightmare Mode' Two Years After Xbox Launch

    "Nightmare Mode isn’t the only feature we have coming"

    Techland has dropped a new update today for Dying Light 2, its 2022 zombie-slaying adventure. The key feature in this update is 'Nightmare Mode' - a brand-new high difficulty option for seasoned Dying Light players. You can check out a slice of the new mode in action up above, which features...

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

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