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TodayWed, 27th Oct 2021

  • News Xbox Engineers Jokingly Switch Dashboard Font To Comic Sans

    Ewwww

    Comic Sans is an abomination of a font - we won't hear otherwise (editor's note: actually I don't think it's that bad!). It's often joked as being an awful eyesore and as a result, it's rarely used in a formal sense. However, after being challenged to transform the Xbox dashboard into a striking font, a few Xbox software engineers have risen...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News Before Dune, Timothée Chalamet Was An Avid Xbox 360 Controller Modder

    "What's good, YouTube?"

    Timothée Chalamet is making waves in the entertainment industry at the moment, enhanced by his fantastic performance in Dune. While the actor has been a rising star in recent years, did you know before this he used to mod his own Xbox 360 controllers with his own secret YouTube account? In a recent interview with YouTuber...

    • Xbox
    • Controllers
    • Dune
    • Timothée Chalamet
    • Xbox 360
  • News Xbox Trailer Predicts Games Will Run At 32K, 480FPS In The Year 2042

    "Imagine the future of gaming"

    What will Xbox look like in 2042? That's the question that the Xbox marketing team has been trying to answer today, putting together an elaborate trailer showcasing a few predictions for the future of gaming. It's suggested that 'Xbox 2042' will be "built to drive native 32K resolutions in Full Spectrum Color at a...

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    • Trailer
    • Battlefield 2042
    • Future Of Gaming
  • News Pixel Art RPG UnDungeon Is Launching With Xbox Game Pass This November

    Another one to add to the list!

    We've got another confirmed addition to the Xbox Game Pass lineup for November, as it's been announced that the "gorgeous" science fiction action-RPG UnDungeon will be launching on the service on November 18th. The game is described as an "action role-playing experience that brings back the spirit of old school...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Undungeon
    • RPG
  • News Xbox Employees Receive Special, One-Of-A-Kind Custom Controllers

    Beautiful

    There are all sorts of groovy controller concepts out there, but unfortunately, we never get our hands on them. The latest design is another offender, which has been gifted to numerous Xbox employees, and it's absolutely stunning. Designed by POPeART - who is no stranger to designing beautiful Xbox controller concepts - he was tasked to...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Controller
  • News Here Are The Release Times For Age Of Empires 4 On Xbox Game Pass

    "Return to History"

    The next major release from Xbox Game Studios arrives this Thursday, October 28th in the form of Age of Empires 4, which unfortunately isn't coming to consoles as of yet, but is nevertheless launching on Xbox Game Pass for PC. You'll be able to play the game at no extra charge if you're an Xbox Game Pass for PC or Xbox Game Pass...

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    • Age of Empires
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    • Release Times
  • Roundup Here's What's Coming To Xbox In November 2021

    Busy days ahead

    It's another huge month for new releases on Xbox in November 2021, with the likes of Forza Horizon 5, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Battlefield 2042, Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition and more on the way. It's a gargantuan few weeks ahead! Without fur

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    • October 2021
  • News Xbox Series X|S Demand Leads To 16% Increase In Gaming Revenue For Microsoft

    The latest earnings results have arrived

    Microsoft has published the earnings results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021, and Xbox revenue has grown by 16% compared to the same time last year, primarily driven by demand for Xbox Series X and Series S consoles. Of course, the Xbox Series X and S had yet to release this time last year, so the...

    • Xbox
    • Revenue
    • Earnings Results
  • Guide All Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks You Can Claim In October 2021

    Including 3 free months of Discord Nitro

    Update: To end the month, we've got a new Discord Nitro Perk! Details are down below. Original story: It's been a hectic month for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks in October 2021 so far, with a wide range of freebies available for the likes of RuneScape, Back 4 Blood and Fallout 76, as well as a free movie...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks
    • Guides
  • News Here's A Look At League Of Legends, New World & Other PC Games Streaming On Xbox

    Thanks to Nvidia GeForce Now

    Yesterday, it was revealed that Nvidia's GeForce Now service had begun supporting the Microsoft Edge browser on Xbox, meaning it is now possible to play PC games on Xbox via the power of cloud streaming. Since then, eager Xbox owners have been trying it out for themselves with the free 'Basic' tier of subscription,...

    • Xbox
    • PC
    • Nvidia GeForce Now
    • New World
    • League of Legends

YesterdayTue, 26th Oct 2021

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

    October 26th 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 Xbox Fans Are Spotting More Potential New Backwards Compatible Games

    Retro Xbox titles are appearing on the Microsoft Store

    We've been waiting for a new batch of backwards compatible games from the original Xbox and Xbox 360 for a very long time now, and recent rumours have suggested we might finally be getting some in November. Earlier this month, True Achievements published a list of original Xbox titles that were...

    • Xbox
    • Backwards Compatibility
    • Xbox 360
  • News Xbox Is Bringing Built-In Twitch Streaming Back To The Dashboard

    Rolling out first to Xbox Insiders

    If you're a keen streamer, then you'll be glad to know that Xbox is bringing back the ability to stream gameplay to Twitch directly from the dashboard, with the feature rolling out first to select Xbox Insiders. Here's what the feature looks like, as-per Xbox employee Eden Marie on Twitter: If you've been...

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    • Twitch
    • Streaming
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Wholesome Fishing RPG Moonglow Bay Is Now Available With Xbox Game Pass

    Get wrangling

    While not mentioned in last week's formal announcement of Xbox Game Pass titles, Moonglow Bay is now officially available with the service on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC. For anyone who doesn't know, Moonglow Bay is a fishing RPG, playable either solo or cooperatively, and uses the art style of games such as The...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Halo Infinite Comparison Shows Major Improvements From 2020 To 2021

    This is more like it!

    Yesterday provided us with a fresh look at Halo Infinite's campaign ahead of the game's release on December 8th, and unlike last year's trailer which drew considerable criticism, this year's version has gone down very well. It's clear the team at 343 Industries has made considerable improvements to the campaign from a visual...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • Video
    • Halo
  • Deals 300+ Games Included In This Week's Xbox Sales (October 26 - November 2)

    It's a stacked selection of Shocktober treats!

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! This week's selection is absolutely stacked, featuring the ongoing Shocktober Sale alongside a Rockstar Games 'Deals with Gold' sale, EA 'Publisher' sale and much more! We've rounded up some of the most notable current deals below, and Xbox's Major Nelson...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Deals
  • Deals All 30+ Classic Xbox Games In This Week's Sales (October 26 - November 2)

    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 offerings, we've also got various Rockstar Games offers, an EA Publisher Sale and the ongoing Shocktober Sale 2021! Below, we've included every single Xbox 360 and original Xbox game available over the next week,...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Classics
    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
  • News Xbox Insiders Have Started Testing Series X|S Games On Xbox One

    As part of Xbox Cloud Gaming

    It was mentioned earlier this year that Microsoft would eventually be providing access to Xbox Series X|S games on Xbox One through the power of Xbox Cloud Gaming, and now the feature has begun rolling out to Insiders. Those who are enrolled in the Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead rings should be able to access this already,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Random Xbox One Owner Somehow Gets Fly Stuck In The Power Button

    "How did it even get there?!"

    How do you get a fly stuck in your Xbox One? That's what one concerned owner has been asking over the past few days, taking to the Xbox One Reddit community to ask for help about how to get it out of the power button. Reddit user Espiring posted a short clip to the social media forum, showing the trapped fly flickering...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Random
  • News Shhhh, A Quiet Place Video Game Is Heading To Xbox In 2022

    Be very, very quiet

    Saber Interactive has announced it's working on a movie tie-in for A Quiet Place, and it's expected to launch sometime in 2022. Unfortunately, details on the project are pretty hush-hush at the moment, with little more than a tweet and a website serving as its unveiling. It is said to be "the first official video game based on...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • A Quiet Place
  • News Everspace 2 Team Lavishes Praise On Xbox, Calls Game Pass Deal A 'Blessing For Everyone'

    "Such deals can be game-changers for indie studios like us"

    You might have missed it last week, but Everspace 2 made its way to Xbox Game Pass for PC in the form of an Xbox Game Preview title, and the team behind the game has lavished praise upon Xbox for the partnership. In a message to fans on Steam, Rockfish Games explained that the deal was...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • PC
    • Everspace 2
  • News Xbox Has Created An Age Of Empires Cereal That Comes With A CD

    That's one way to promote it

    We all know that Xbox can get pretty creative when it comes to promoting certain products, and the latest example arrives in the form of a special brand of cereal made for the launch of Age of Empires IV - with a free CD! The cereal unfortunately isn't going to be sold in stores, and instead is being given away by Xbox...

    • Xbox
    • Age Of Empires
    • Random
    • Cereal
  • Video 'The Banished Rise' In This New Story Trailer For Halo Infinite

    "Hope makes you weak"

    The Halo Infinite hype train has officially left the station now, with yesterday's campaign overview trailer being complimented today by a new story trailer focusing on Escharum and The Banished. Yet again, the short video is getting a ton of praise, and Escharum is looking suitably terrifying. Here's the official description...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • Video
    • Halo
  • News Sorry Folks, Shadow Warrior 3 Has Been Pushed Into 2022

    The demons are going to have to wait

    Anyone hoping to get into some DOOM inspired shenanigans later this year may be disappointed to hear Devolved Digital has announced a delay for Shadow Warrior 3. Eager fans can now expect to jump in when it hits Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S in early 2022. The reason? Well, the game needs a little...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Shadow Warrior 3

Monday25th Oct 2021

  • News You Can Now Play PC Games On Xbox With Nvidia GeForce Now

    Through the new Edge browser

    Update: The Verge has confirmed that Nvidia's GeForce Now service is working with the new Xbox browser, meaning you can play PC games on your Xbox console through the power of cloud streaming. However, playing games that require the use of a mouse and keyboard is reportedly not the most ideal experience right now, and...

    • Xbox
    • Nvidia
    • GeForce Now
    • Edge
    • PC
  • News Xbox's Comments About 'Gatekeeping' Are Met With Heavy Criticism

    Some of the gaming community isn't happy

    While Xbox being vocal on social media can often be a good thing (such as keeping us in a job by delivering all this lovely news to bring to you all), sometimes it can be a curse. With every comment made, the community is there to pick it apart and dissect what the company has said, and their latest response...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • Feature These 20+ Games Are Coming To Xbox This Week (October 25-29)

    Anything take your fancy?

    This week on Xbox is looking to be an extremely busy one. Not only do we have titles such as Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and Riders Republic, but Age of Empires IV is also hitting Xbox Game Pass for PC. With no signs of the releases slowing down, here's everything coming to Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Guide Xbox, GeForce Now: How To Play PC Games On Your Console

    Using the power of cloud streaming

    As of today, it's possible to play PC games on your Xbox One, Series X or Series S through the power of Nvidia GeForce Now and cloud streaming. Incredible! Plus, it works with your existing library of PC games. We've cultivated a little guide to help you on your way, so you can begin using Nvidia GeForce Now on...

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    • Nvidia
    • GeForce Now
    • PC
    • Guides
  • News New Halo Infinite Campaign Footage Is Here, And It Looks Awesome

    Is it December yet?

    After months and months of waiting, 343 Industries has finally provided us with an updated look at Halo Infinite's campaign, and based on the six-minute footage we've seen so far, it appears to be shaping up impressively well. The 'Overview' video showcases plenty of new gameplay footage (including a first look at the game's...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Video
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox One
  • News Xbox Series X Update Fixes 'Console Shutdown' Issues With Certain Games

    And provides "improved stability" in general

    We've been seeing and hearing occasional reports of games causing the Xbox Series X to crash or even shutdown entirely ever since launch, and now Xbox is implementing a fix for a couple of select games in particular. This past weekend, an update rolled out to Alpha Skip-Ahead Insiders targeting "titles...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Insider
  • News 343 Announces Halo Infinite 'Campaign Overview' Broadcast, Airing Later Today

    "Master Chief returns"

    Following on from the Halo Infinite 'PC Overview' last week, 343 has now announced what everyone has been waiting for - a campaign overview featuring gameplay. Yes, later today it will finally be lifting the lid on this anticipated component of the new Halo game, so players are ready to go when the game launches on December...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • News Xbox Head Phil Spencer Gives His Reaction To Halo Infinite's Campaign Footage

    "I love the energy in the community"

    There's been a lot of positivity flying around the Halo and Xbox communities following today's first look at updated campaign footage for Halo Infinite, and Xbox boss Phil Spencer has also weighed in with his thoughts. Asked on social media about how he felt regarding Halo Infinite and its "sho

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Phil Spencer
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy

    I am Groot

    Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is launching tomorrow, and with it, an array of reviews have been released into the wild for everyone to see. There's been some trepidation around the game, following the mixed reception to Marvel's Avengers, so does the latest Marvel title live up to expectations? Or is it another dud for Square Enix?...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Roundup
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Age Of Empires 4

    Heading to Xbox Game Pass (for PC) this week

    The first reviews have dropped today for the highly-anticipated Age of Empires IV, which arrives on Xbox Game Pass for PC this Thursday, and the good news is that it seems to be shaping up very, very well! We'll also have our own thoughts on Age of Empires 4 to share in the near future here at Pure Xbox,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Studios
    • Age of Empires 4
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • PC
  • News Xbox Is Reportedly Working On A 'Wu-Tang Clan' Action-RPG

    Being developed by Brass Lion Entertainment

    It's fair to say none of us would have predicted that Xbox might be working on a "Wu-Tang Clan" action-RPG, but it looks like that might be the case! And the developer is supposedly Brass Lion Entertainment. Windows Central describes Brass Lion as "a relatively new studio comprised of industry vets", and...

    • Xbox
    • Wu-Tang Clan
    • Report
    • RPG
    • Fantasy
  • News Ubisoft Is Bringing A 'Reinvented' Monopoly To Xbox This December

    It's... different

    Ubisoft's Monopoly Plus has long been a popular party game on Xbox, but the company is switching things up for its next Monopoly title, reinventing the formula "in a way you've never seen before" with Monopoly Madness. This adopts a very different style to your typical game of Monopoly, focusing on shorter rounds as you "race...

    • Xbox
    • Monopoly
    • Ubisoft
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News You Could Win This Custom Guardians Of The Galaxy Xbox Series X

    Jet boots = engaged!

    It feels like we're almost getting a giveaway per day from Xbox at the minute, and the latest is a custom Xbox Series X to celebrate the release of the Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy game this week on Tuesday, October 26th. This is another social media competition, so you'll need to follow the Xbox account on Twitter first,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Guardians Of The Galaxy
  • Talking Point Compared To Other Halos, Where Do You Think Infinite Will Rank?

    Will it be one of the best Halos of all time?

    343 Industries has finally delivered what we've all been asking for, with no less than six minutes of Halo Infinite campaign footage released as part of an 'Overview' video earlier today, and the reception has been very positive. Couple that with the numerous multiplayer playtests that have taken place...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Talking Point
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