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TodaySat, 2nd Mar 2024

  • Feature These 20+ Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (March 4-8)

    The Outlast Trials, WWE 2K24, Taxi Sim & more!

    Welcome to your Xbox games roundup for February 4-8! We've got some big releases on the way including The Outlast Trials, WWE 2K24 and Taxi Life, as well as the Xbox Game Pass addition of

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    • Features
    • Weekly Roundup
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (March 2-3)

    How about some Maneater on Xbox Game Pass?

    Welcome to another weekend! There's some good stuff to try on Xbox over the next couple of days, including four new Xbox Game Pass titles, three interesting Free Play Days additions, two new remasters / remakes in the form of the Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons Remake and

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    • What Are You Playing
  • News Three Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass In Early March 2024

    The first batch of departures for March

    Microsoft has revealed the first three games leaving Xbox Game Pass in March 2024, which includes the beloved JRPG adventure Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, as well as the somewhat underrated snowboarding game, Shredders. Here's the list of titles leaving Xbox Game Pass on (or around) March 15th, 2024:...

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    • Leaving Soon
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 Xbox Series X|S Free Upgrade Arrives May 2024

    Powered by Smart Delivery

    Following a free upgrade for Dragon Ball Fighterz earlier this week, Bandai Namco has now also confirmed Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 is coming to Xbox Series X|S on May 24, 2024. This upgrade was originally announced in October last year. When it does finally arrive, existing Xbox One owners will be able to "upgrade/use Smart...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Dragon Ball
    • Upgrades
  • Poll What Did You Think Of The Halo TV Show's Latest Episode? (S2, E5)

    Kwan and Laera save the day

    Paramount's second season of the Halo series is well underway, and this week episode five aired. We now know most of the main cast in the show have managed to survive the Covenant's invasion of Reach. While we won't go into any major details, the latest episode eventually slowed things down with far less action. John and...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo TV Show
    • Paramount
    • Microsoft

YesterdayFri, 1st Mar 2024

  • Guide Xbox Game Pass In 2024: The Full List Of Everything Announced So Far

    The complete list of all games

    Xbox Game Pass continues to fill up for 2024, and if you're looking for a list of everything coming to Game Pass in 2024, you've come to the right place! Below, we've picked out the complete list of games announced for Xbox Game Pass in 2024 so far, and we'll keep updating this as more are announced throughout the...

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    • Xbox
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    • 2024
  • News Toys For Bob Is Becoming An Indie Studio, Leaving Xbox And Activision

    It's already exploring a "possible partnership" with Microsoft

    Just weeks after the news that Crash Bandicoot and Spyro developer Toys for Bob wouldn't actually be shutting up shop, the studio heads Paul Yan & Avery Lodato have now dropped some surprising news - revealing the team is going independent. This "opportunity" will apparently allow...

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    • Activision Blizzard
    • Microsoft
    • Toys For Bob
    • Crash Bandicoot
  • News Digital Foundry Tests Xbox & PlayStation Cloud Gaming, And The Results Are Mixed

    Cloud wars

    Cloud streaming is a big part of modern gaming these days, especially when it comes to subscription services and bolstering those offerings. Both Sony and Microsoft integrate some form of the tech into PS Plus and Xbox Game Pass - and outlet Digital Foundry has decided to take a look at how they're both holding up in 2024. The team ha

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    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News Lots Of New Games Confirmed For Xbox At Nacon Connect 2024

    From Terminator to GreedFall!

    Yesterday's Nacon Connect 2024 event was a busy one, treating us to plenty of new reveals for a bunch of Xbox games including Terminator: Survivors and GreedFall 2! We also got a few new release windows in the process. Here's the full list of Xbox games that were newly announced and/or received new trailers at th

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    • Nacon
    • NaconConnect
  • News Terminator: Survivors Announced For Xbox Series X|S, PC Early Access Arrives In 2024

    Try and survive this!

    During Nacon Connect 2024 yesterday, the company formally unveiled Terminator: Survivors, a new open-world survival game based on the famous film franchise. The team has locked in a PC Early Access launch date, with console versions arriving later on, including Xbox. That Steam Early Access release lands on October 24th, and...

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    • Terminator Survivors
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Nacon Connect 2024
  • News Amazingly, Xbox's 'Kinect' Is Still Being Used For CT Scans In Hospitals

    "I'm a CT technologist and use this daily"

    It's been a long time since the Kinect has been a meaningful part of the Xbox experience, but as we've heard on numerous occasions in recent years, it's still finding a way to stay relevant - just not as part of the gaming world! This latest example comes from the medical industry, sparked off by an image...

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    • Kinect
    • Random
  • News Xbox Developer inXile Jokingly Teases Its New Game

    ...with bread

    Xbox's Wasteland developer inXile Entertainment is currently working on its new RPG-inspired title, Clockwork Revolution. Unfortunately, there haven't really been many updates about it for some time now, and fans are becoming desperate for literally any crumbs of information about this new title. So that's actually kind of what the...

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    • Clockwork Revolution
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Xbox Fans Praise MEGA Console Set That Looks 'Identical' To The Original 360 Design

    It's about to launch in the UK!

    Microsoft has announced that the MEGA Xbox 360 console set unveiled last September is coming to the UK, and so, we decided to take a look at reviews of the US version to see what folks make of the 3:4 scale set - and the reception seems pretty positive so far. Over on the

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    • MEGA
    • Xbox 360
    • Microsoft
  • News Embracer Group Set To Sell Two Major Studios In Big-Money Deals

    What next?!

    Huge gaming behemoth Embracer Group has been trimming down significantly as of late - with some of its in-house studios even fully closed in the wake of a huge restructuring process at the company. And, new reports are suggesting that a couple of the group's remaining studios are now in the midst of being sold off. According to

    • Xbox
    • Embracer Group
    • Saber Interactive
    • Gearbox
  • Talking Point Do You Make Use Of Cloud Gaming On Xbox Game Pass?

    Or is the tech not there yet?

    Earlier today, Digital Foundry shared an interesting video regarding cloud gaming - testing out the feature on both Xbox and PlayStation to see how the two offerings compare. While the tech is undoubtedly impressive, what the analysis confirmed to us is that cloud gaming still needs plenty of work. Our usage of Xbox...

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    • Features
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
    • Microsoft
  • News Killer Instinct Xbox Update Adds New Visual Enhancements, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Upscaled cinematics, FSR 2 anti-aliasing and much more

    Following the release of the Killer Instinct: Anniversary Edition update last November, the team still working on this fighter is rolling out a new update today which includes fixes for balance, graphics and stability issues. Perhaps most excitingly there'll also be "brand-new visual...

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    • Killer Instinct
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
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  • News Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown Showcases Open-World Exploration In New Gameplay

    Become an explorer of Hong Kong Island

    We're quite excited to see a brand-new Test Drive game launch on Xbox Series X|S, and this week Nacon has delivered even more gameplay from the upcoming Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown - and the new-gen title is looking rather nice indeed. This time out, developer KT Racing has focused on off-road cruising...

    • Xbox
    • Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News After Less Than A Year, Crash Team Rumble Is Getting Its Final Update

    As Toys for Bob goes independent

    It was back in June of last year that Crash Team Rumble made its debut on Xbox and other platforms, and nine months later, it's sadly about to receive its very final content update. The last major patch goes live on Monday, March 4th. Fortunately, this doesn't mean the game is going offline (at least not yet) -...

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    • Crash Team Rumble
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Pure Xbox Game Club March 2024: Turnip Boy Robs A Bank

    Come join the PX Game Club!

    Want to enhance your Xbox Game Pass experience? Come join the official Pure Xbox Game Club! We can't take any credit on staff for this — the PX Game Club is the work of ralphdibny, Balta666 and the rest of the contributors over at the Pure Xbox forums, who have established a community that meets up every month to play...

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    • Pure Xbox Game Club

Thursday29th Feb 2024

  • News Two Major Xbox Games Are Adding Crossplay Support With PS5 & PC

    Including the brilliant Remnant 2 on Xbox Game Pass!

    It's always good news when Xbox games add crossplay support with other platforms, and that's exactly what's happening today! Both Mortal Kombat 1 and Remnant 2 will now support crossplay with Xbox Series X|S, PS5 and PC. Obviously both of these are a big deal, but Remnant 2 is perhaps even more...

    • Xbox
    • Crossplay
    • PS5
    • PC
    • Remnant 2
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (February 29 - March 3)

    Included with Game Pass Core and Game Pass Ultimate

    Xbox has set live its latest Free Play Days promotion today, with three games featured this week including the recently-released co-op slasher Gangs of Sherwood! Here's the full list of Xbox Free Play Days titles this week: Age of Wonders 4 Deceive Inc. Gangs of Sherwood As usual, you'll nee

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Free Play Days
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
  • Talking Point What Are You Hoping To See From The Xbox Games Showcase 2024?

    We're thinking about the big summer show already

    Now that it's been more than a month since Xbox Developer Direct 2024, we're starting to think about Microsoft's next big gaming show. March is upon us, the evenings are getting lighter, and we're not a million miles away from the annual Xbox Games Showcase at this point. So, what do you want to see...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
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  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Update 2.12 Rolling Out To Xbox, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Including some quest-specific fixes

    Cyberpunk 2077 update 2.12 is officially rolling out to Xbox Series X|S today, and CD Projekt RED has detailed all the changes coming to each version of the open-world RPG. This latest patch corrects some of the issues that cropped up after update 2.11, alongside fixing some quest-related bugs and making some...

    • Xbox
    • Cyberpunk 2077
    • CD Projekt Red
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Palworld Patch Notes Unveiled For Second Xbox Update Of The Week (0.1.5.1)

    There's no slowing down here!

    These Palworld updates really don't slow down, do they?! Following the 0.1.5.0 update that arrived on Xbox consoles just a couple of days ago, the game is about to receive another new update in the form of 0.1.5.1. This time, the major focus is on "fixing various game crashes" - which is particularly important as we've...

    • Xbox
    • Palworld
    • Update
    • Patch Notes
    • Xbox One
  • News EA Cancels Respawn's Star Wars First-Person Project, Was Reportedly A 'Mandalorian Game'

    The developer's Star Wars: Jedi series will continue

    Apart from employee layoffs, it seems Electronic Arts will also be cancelling its Star Wars FPS action game. A report emerged about this particular project just weeks ago claiming the Star Wars Jedi: Survivor developer Respawn Entertainment was working on a "first-person Star Wars Mandalorian...

    • Xbox
    • Star Wars
    • EA
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Ubisoft Boasts 'Record Player Engagement' With Pirate Adventure Skull & Bones

    "Over four hours of average daily playtime"

    Ubisoft has been beating its Season 1 drum for Skull & Bones this week, as the team brings more content to the open-world pirate adventure. Tucked into a press release about the game's new season, the publisher has also boasted about "record player engagement" with the title so far. The way Ubisoft is...

    • Xbox
    • Ubisoft
    • Skull & Bones
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Rockstar Asks Employees To Return To Office Full-Time In Preparation For GTA 6

    "Making these changes puts us in the best position..."

    It felt like the day would never come, but Rockstar Games finally confirmed late last year that GTA 6 would be arriving in 2025, and apparently the company thinks its employees should be working full time in the office ahead of release. This is according to Bloomberg reporter Jason Schreier,...

    • Xbox
    • GTA 6
    • Rockstar Games
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Remedy Purchases Full Rights To 'Control' Franchise From 505 Games

    "We can now weigh up the options"

    Following the success of Alan Wake 2 — which became Remedy's fastest-selling game earlier this month — the developer has announced that it's managed to acquire the Control IP from previous publisher 505 Games. The deal has cost the Finnish developer roughly €17 million, and it now allows the team to...

    • Xbox
    • Remedy Entertainment
    • Control
    • 505 Games
    • Alan Wake 2
  • News EA Shuts Down Battlefield Campaign Studio Ridgeline Games

    Halo's co-creator recently left the studio

    Earlier this week, Battlefield director (and former Halo co-creator) Marcus Lehto made an abrupt departure from Ridgeline Games, and while it wasn't entirely clear what was going on behind the scenes at the time, EA has now confirmed mass layoffs. As part of this, EA has announced the closure of this...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Battlefield
    • Battlefield 2042
  • News Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons Remake Gets Launch-Week Discount On Xbox

    One week only!

    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Remake is now live for all players, and to coincide with the game's public release, 505 Games has set live a launch discount on all platforms. On Xbox, players who pick the game up within the first week get 20% off the standard price. That discount makes the Brothers remake a $15.99 / £12.79 purchase...

    • Xbox
    • Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons Remake
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Jar-Jar Binks Actor Appears To Be Working On Xbox First-Party Project

    Dis is nutsen!

    Of all the people you might expect to be working on an Xbox Game Studios project, the actor for Jar-Jar Binks probably isn't one of them! Nevertheless, that's exactly what's being teased by the prequel trilogy star, Ahmed Best. This week, Best shared a photo of a mo-cap studio with an "Activision" tag, leading to plenty of...

    • Xbox
    • Jar-Jar-Binks
    • Star Wars
    • Compulsion Games
    • South Of Midnight
  • News EA Is Laying Off 5% Of Its Workforce

    Estimated to impact about 670 employees

    It's already been an incredibly difficult week for the industry and now Electronic Arts has revealed it's laying off 5% of its workforce. This roughly equates to about 670 employees. EA CEO Andrew Wilson cited "accelerating industry transformation" as part of this decision with the company planning to sunset...

    • Xbox
    • Electronic Arts
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Industry

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