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  • News Xbox Unveils New Mini Fridge, And It's Cheaper Than The Old One

    "It's officially out in the wild"

    The second version of the wildly popular Xbox Mini Fridge has been unveiled today by Xbox's VP of Games Marketing Aaron Greenberg, serving as a smaller edition of the original design at a slightly reduced cost. It's called the "Mini-Me Xbox Series X Mini Fridge", with the ability to store 8 cans in all. It also...

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    • Xbox Mini Fridge
  • Talking Point How Often Do You Actually Buy Xbox Game Pass Games?

    And what platform do you buy them on?

    Earlier this week, the publisher behind Xbox Game Pass title Let's Build a Zoo revealed that the service appeared to have helped with sales on Nintendo Switch, with a "notable number" of people telling them that they bought the game on that platform for portability reasons - based on their experiences trying it...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News Grounded 1.0 Gets First Post-Launch Update, Here's What's Included

    Stay grounded

    Grounded finally hit 1.0 last month, after a good two years in early access via Xbox Game Preview. Critics spoke positively about the game when it fully released, but that hasn't stopped developer Obsidian from continuing to work on the title. The team has already pushed out Grounded's 1.01 patch, and it's full of core game changes...

    • Xbox
    • Grounded
    • Obsidian Entertainment
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Guide Xbox Game Pass In 2022: The Full List Of Everything Announced So Far

    The complete list of all games

    Xbox Game Pass has enjoyed another major year in 2022, and if you're looking for a list of everything coming to Game Pass in 2022, you've come to the right place! Below, we've picked out the complete list of games announced for Game Pass in 2022 so far, and we'll keep updating this as more are announced in the final...

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    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Guide
    • 2022
  • Video Here's 18 Minutes Of 'Planet Of Lana' Gameplay Ahead Of Xbox Game Pass Launch

    It. Looks. Gorgeous!

    Okay, so, Planet of Lana launches on Xbox Game Pass next spring, and ever since locking eyes onto it we've loved the look of its bright, colourful world. Contrary to what we've been fixated on so far though, there is a game behind those gorgeous visuals, and the team has just shown off nearly 20 minutes of it with some developer...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Planet of Lana
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News This Official New Xbox Controller Looks Awesome, But It'll Cost You

    There are some unfortunate catches here

    We don't know about you, but we love those controller designs where you can see the internal components. Xbox doesn't get many controllers like that, but there's a new one coming to market soon courtesy of Razer. The problem with Razer, as you may well know at this point, is that their Xbox controllers are...

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    • Controllers
    • Razer
  • News No Man's Sky Brings Its Waypoint Update To Xbox Game Pass

    Ushering in 'a new era' for the sci-fi epic

    Since No Man's Sky hit Xbox Game Pass more than two years ago, developer Hello Games has consistently updated its sci-fi adventure, and these are by no means small updates either. The latest of the updates is called 'Waypoint', version 4.0 of No Man's Sky, and it's set to introduce a "new era" for the...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • No Mans Sky
    • Hello Games
  • News Medieval Dynasty Team Responds To 'Disappointing' Performance On Xbox Series X|S

    "We will try to increase the FPS..."

    We were treated to the highly anticipated release of Medieval Dynasty on Xbox Series X|S yesterday (included with Game Pass), and while impressions of the game have been good, the same can't be said of its performance. Xbox fans have been questioning why the game is classed as "Optimised" for Series X and Series...

    • Xbox
    • Medieval Dynasty
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News The Callisto Protocol Dev Talks Campaign Length In New Interview

    It sounds pretty substantial

    Striking Distance Studios' upcoming Dead Space-like, The Callisto Protocol, is closer to release than you might think, hitting Xbox platforms on December 2nd. Ahead of launch, the team discussed a range of gameplay details with EDGE magazine (thanks MP1st), including just how long this one will take to beat. If you're...

    • Xbox
    • The Callisto Protocol
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Exec Gives His Thoughts On The Super Mario Movie Trailer

    In response to Nintendo's Doug Bowser

    In case you've been living under a rock since last night, Nintendo finally unveiled a first look at the new Super Mario Bros. Movie during a special Nintendo Direct, and as you might expect, it's been taking over the internet ever since. Unsurprisingly, we've also seen some reactions out of the Team Xbox camp...

    • Xbox
    • Mario
    • Nintendo
    • Movies
  • News Forza Horizon 5's Anniversary Update Is Loaded With Classic Content

    Horizon origins

    On the eve of the series' 10th birthday, Forza Horizon 5 is getting a massive free anniversary update to celebrate a decade of open world racing for the Forza franchise. There's a lot packed in here, from brand-new cars and Forza Horizon throwbacks, to a new Horizon story and some classic FH radio tunes. Here's a look at the...

    • Xbox
    • Forza Horizon 5
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Is This Our First Look At Hideo Kojima's New Xbox Game?

    We honestly have no idea

    It was finally confirmed a few months ago that the legendary Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima was working with Xbox on a brand-new game, and now Kojima Productions is throwing out some teases! However, we don't know if they're connected to the new Xbox game, Death Stranding 2 or potentially something else entirely. The...

    • Xbox
    • Hideo Kojima

YesterdayThu, 6th Oct 2022

  • News Three Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (October 6)

    Start your medieval dynasty

    It's time for October's first major Game Pass drop as three games come to the service today, October 6th. The big new console addition is Medieval Dynasty which makes its console debut today. Over on the PC side of things, we have two The Walking Dead titles arriving for your pleasure (they're already included on console...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News There's A Free New Kart Racer On Xbox, Complete With Achievements (1000G)

    But it comes with a pretty major catch

    You may or may not have noticed over the past month that a new game has been creeping into the "Top Free" games on the Xbox Store - that game is Starlit Kart Racing, which actually first released on Xbox on September 1st, but it's only now beginning to pick up a bit of steam. So, what is Starlit Kart Racing,...

    • Xbox
    • Free Games
    • Kart Racer
  • News Need For Speed Unbound Brings Stylized Street Racing To Xbox This December

    No boundaries

    Well, here it is! EA has officially revealed 2022's 'Need For Speed' title, and it's launching this year! Need For Speed Unbound is a current-gen-only racer from Criterion, and it hits Xbox Series X|S on December 2nd. The game's first trailer confirms what leaked just yesterday; Unbound is going in a very different direction for Need...

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    • Need for Speed Unbound
    • EA
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (October 6-9)

    Including this remake of a '90s cult classic

    It's time for another batch of Free Play Days titles! Three more games are available to play for free this weekend for Xbox Live Gold members, and they're ready to download right now. Unfortunately for Game Pass subscribers, two of the games in this weekend's lineup are already part of the service...

    • Xbox
    • Free Play Days
  • News 'Let's Build A Zoo' Is Selling Great On Nintendo Switch, Partly Thanks To Xbox Game Pass

    "The cross-promo has been insane"

    It's now been just over a week since Let's Build a Zoo arrived on Xbox Game Pass, and it's evidently been doing very well for itself! Mike Rose of publisher No More Robots has taken to Twitter today to reveal some stats about the game's performance, and it's great news all around for Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo...

    • Xbox
    • Lets Build A Zoo
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Nintendo Switch
  • News Need For Speed Unbound Will Have A Free Trial With Xbox Game Pass

    Thanks to EA Play

    If you're looking forward to the release of Need For Speed Unbound this December, you'll be glad to know that Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will be getting a free 10-hour trial of the game courtesy of EA Play! The trial will be available as of November 29th, 2022, with the game releasing a few days later on December 2nd. It'll...

    • Xbox
    • Need For Speed Unbound
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Xbox Activision Blizzard Deal Officially Approved In Brazil

    Another one off the list

    Xbox's Activision Blizzard deal might be receiving its fair share of scrutiny from various government authorities, but it's beginning to pass the test in certain markets. Back in August, Saudi officials accepted the deal's terms with no changes needed, and now Brazil has officially approved the merger too. Hurrah! Brazil's...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Activision Blizzard
  • News Need For Speed Unbound Next-Gen Performance Targets Revealed

    The series is ditching Xbox One

    Need For Speed Unbound has been officially unveiled by EA, and developer Criterion's upcoming take on the series is going in a brand-new direction. Not only is the team opting for a stylized, cell-shaded look, but we're also finally getting increased performance on consoles thanks to a focus on next-gen tech. Talking...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • EA
    • Need For Speed Unbound
  • Random This New Nvidia Graphics Card Is 'Bigger' Than Xbox Series S

    Big GPU or tiny console?

    Ever since we first set eyes on Xbox Series S, we've been flabbergasted by how small the system is! Seriously, we know the Xbox Series X is large by normal console standards, but that doesn't take away from how tiny Microsoft's all-digital system actually proves. And yet, this new revelation doing the rounds on Twitter has...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series S
    • Nvidia
    • Random
  • News Overwatch 2's Servers Meltdown In 'Mass DDoS Attack' At Launch

    Update: Existing players won't require a phone number

    Update [Thu 6th Oct, 2022 06:30 BST]: Blizzard has published a new post on its announcement page, addressing the current state of the Overwatch 2 launch. Perhaps the most notable change, going live on October 7th, is the decision to remove phone number requirements for a majority of existing...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Blizzard
  • News Far Cry 6 GOTY Edition Appears On Xbox Store, And It Costs Over $100

    Ouch

    Late last month, we began hearing about a new edition of Far Cry 6; one that was set to come bundled with an upcoming expansion amongst other bits and pieces. While many focused on the fact that Ubisoft had seemingly labelled it a 'Game of the Year' edition (which we now know to be true), we were equally interested in its mystery expansion. The...

    • Xbox
    • Far Cry 6
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Ubisoft
  • News eFootball 2023 Adds 'Friend Match' Mode With Latest Xbox Update

    Compete against friends with your Dream Team

    The free-to-play eFootball has suffered a pretty rocky start ever since it was first released back in 2021 (killing PES in the process!), but Konami has been working hard on updates over the past year, and we're now up to version 2.1. This latest update brings a key feature to the game - the ability to...

    • Xbox
    • eFootball 2023

Wednesday5th Oct 2022

  • Guide All Xbox Games With Mouse & Keyboard Support

    The latest keyboard & mouse list for Xbox One, Series X, Series S

    Update: Our latest update to this list has added the likes of Moonscars, Disney Dreamlight Valley, Cyberpunk 2077, Deliver Us The Moon, Maneater, Craftopia, Kill It With Fire, Pikuniku, What Remains of Edith Finch, Dreamscaper, DJ Max Respect V, The House Of The Dead Remake, Sniper...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • Guide How To Complete All Xbox Game Pass Quests In 2022

    October 4th 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Game Pass Quests
  • News Lots Of Games Reduced By 80-90% In Xbox's Super Saver Sale

    Another week to grab some amazing deals

    Looking for some cheap Xbox games from October 4th to October 11th? Thanks to the ongoing Super Saver Sale, there are lots of games that are currently discounted by 90% including the likes of Mad Max and Panzer Dragoon: Remake, so there are plenty of bargains to snap up while y

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Bargains
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Need For Speed 2022 Leaked Images Reveal Unique New Direction For The Series

    Unbound by the past

    Update: EA has now revealed Need For Speed: Unbound with a release date of December 2nd, 2022! Original story: Just about a week ago we heard reports that the reveal of Need for Speed 2022 was right around the corner, and that it'd be titled 'Unbound'. Well, a new listing via Japanese site

    • Xbox
    • Need for Speed Unbound
    • EA
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Xbox Adds More Perks For Game Pass Ultimate Members (October 2022)

    Here's what you can claim for free this month

    The Xbox Game Pass Perks program is back once again for October 2022, and although it's pretty early in the month for new Perks yet, we've already got confirmation of a few interesting additions to the lineup over the next few weeks. We'll keep updating this guide as the month rolls on with more Xbox...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Perks
    • Guides
  • News UK Authority Sets March 2023 Deadline For Verdict On Xbox ActiBlizz Deal

    Activate Phase 2

    The UK government authority on market competition has laid out its timeline for delivering a verdict on Xbox's Activision Blizzard deal. Phase 2 of its analysis in now underway, and the final report is said to be delivered by March 1st, 2023. In theory, this means the deal won't go through until at least that date and even then,...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Activision Blizzard
  • News High On Life Dev Shows Off Fresh Gameplay Ahead Of Xbox Game Pass Launch

    Catch 'Zephyr Paradise' in action

    High on Life looks to be taking part in 'IGN First' this month, where the outlet will showcase a bunch of exclusive info on the game in the run up to launch. That partnership has delivered another showing of extended gameplay for us all, this time featuring a brand new biome. The 'Zephyr Paradise' level is on show...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • High On Life
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News The Outer Worlds Looks Like It's Getting A Native Xbox Series X|S Upgrade

    Rated in Taiwan

    Obsidian's The Outer Worlds has been rated for next-gen platforms by the Taiwanese ratings board, a regular source for early leaks on upcoming titles. The sci-fi RPG first launched back in 2019 as an Xbox One game, shortly after Microsoft acquired the studio. Since then, Obsidian has announced a sequel, although for all intents and...

    • Xbox
    • The Outer Worlds
    • Obsidian Entertainment
    • Xbox Game Studios
  • Talking Point Have You Ever Bought An Xbox Design Lab Controller?

    What are your thoughts on the program?

    It's been a few months now since Microsoft launched the Xbox Design Lab program in 11 new countries, and the company also has plans to add the Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller to Design Lab later this year, which is great to see. And so, we thought we'd take the opportunity to ask - what do you think of Xbox...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Design Lab
    • Talking Point
  • Video Here's Your Cinematic Introduction To 'Medieval Dynasty' On Xbox Game Pass

    Building a dynasty

    Late last week, we brought news that Medieval Dynasty is coming to Xbox Series X and S, including Game Pass on day one of its console release. A day ahead of that launch, the team has revealed a lovely cinematic intro to its open world RPG, introducing us all to the world of Medieval Dynasty. This is the sort of survival / RPG...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Medieval Dynasty
    • Xbox Series X
  • News These Gotham Knights Hands-On Impressions Are All Over The Place

    The critics seem conflicted right now

    We're now just over two weeks away from the release of Gotham Knights on October 21st for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, and select outlets have today been publishing their final hands-on previews ahead of its launch. The results are... interesting! Some of the critics seem to be really excited by what...

    • Xbox
    • Gotham Knights
    • Roundup
  • News Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Xbox Series X|S Version Arrives In January 2023

    Will be a free upgrade for Xbox One owners

    Update (Wed 5th Oct, 2022): The new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S upgrade for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot has now been confirmed as arriving on January 13, 2023, and it will include "enhanced graphics and 60FPS". You can check out the brand-new release date trailer above! Original story (Sat 17th Sep,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Upgrades
  • News The Legend Of Tianding Is Heading To Xbox Game Pass Very Soon

    It has "overwhelmingly positive" reviews on Steam!

    We've got another upcoming Xbox Game Pass addition to share! It's been announced that The Legend of Tianding will be arriving on Xbox and Game Pass in just a few short weeks - the date is seemingly November 1st, 2022, although there's been some suggestion that it could arrive a day earlier on...

    • Xbox
    • The Legend Of Tianding
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News 'Gamevice Flex' Controller Launches This Month, And There's A Bonus For Xbox Fans

    The follow-up to the Razer Kishi is almost here

    Gamevice has announced some fresh details on its upcoming mobile gaming controller, including a solid launch date. The 'Gamevice Flex' hits stores on October 25th in the US, for $99.95 on Android and $109.95 on iOS devices, and there's a neat bonus for Xbox Game Pass users. Gamevice is bundling in one...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Gamevice Flex
    • Xbox Cloud Gaming

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