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TodayFri, 2nd Dec 2022

  • News Pure Xbox Game Club December 2022: Pentiment

    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 โ€” the PX Game Club is the work of ralphdibny and the rest of the contributors over at the Pure Xbox forums, who have established a community that meets up every month to play a game on...

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  • News Need For Speed Unbound Impresses At Over 1080P, 60FPS On Xbox Series S

    "It's pretty amazing"

    We've been digging into Need For Speed Unbound over the past few days - in fact, we should have some of our own impressions to share on the game fairly shortly! Our time so far has been spent playing on Xbox Series X, where the game hits 4K / 60FPS for some sweet, smooth racing. However, it looks like Unbound is pretty...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • Need For Speed Unbound
    • EA
    • Criterion
  • News The Overwatch-Style 'Gundam Evolution' Is Now Available For Free On Xbox

    "Get in pilots!"

    Interested in a new free-to-play release? Bandai Namco has launched Gundam Evolution on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S this week, which takes the form of a team-based first-person shooter. Gundam Evolution is focused around 6v6 battles in which "players take control of mobile suits from the hit Gundam anime". The game is...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
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  • News The Callisto Protocol Performance Analysis Shows 'Disappointing' Issues On Xbox Series X|S

    Better than PC, but worse than PS5

    Digital Foundry's The Callisto Protocol analysis is here, and sadly, there are a few issues present on both current-gen Xbox consoles right now. Sure, the game is absolutely playable on the pair of Xbox Series systems (the same can't be said for the PC version), but the Series X and Series S have a few drawbacks at...

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    • The Callisto Protocol
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Analysis
  • News Hot Wheels Unleashed Mysteriously Removed From Latest Xbox Game Pass Lineup

    But don't worry, it's still on the way eventually

    Microsoft treated us a fantastic lineup of new Xbox Game Pass games for December 2022 earlier this week, but one of the games that unfortunately appears to have dropped out until 2023 is Hot Wheels Unleashed - GOTY Edition. In an update on the Xbox Wire website, it's simply mentioned that the game...

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    • Hot Wheels Unleashed
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Feature All New Xbox Games Coming Out In December 2022

    Release dates for every December Xbox launch

    Welcome to our roundup of all new Xbox games coming out in December 2022! Below, we've listed every Xbox game with a December 2022 release date, including all confirmed Xbox Game Pass releases so far. Without further ado, here are all the new games coming to Xbox in December 2022: The Biggest New...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • December 2022
  • News Assassin's Creed Mirage Reportedly Aiming For August 2023 Launch On Xbox

    Coming into view

    Ubisoft announced its next core Assassin's Creed game back in September when it unveiled Assassin's Creed Mirage to the world, set in the city of Baghdad. At the time, the company only attached a "2023" release window to Mirage, with no further details on a proper release date revealed at the time. However, a new report suggests the...

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    • Assassins Creed Mirage
    • Ubisoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Monster Hunter Rise Supports 120FPS On Xbox Series X, Two Performance Modes Confirmed

    "Enjoy silky smooth action on Xbox Series X"

    In case you missed it, Monster Hunter Rise was finally confirmed last night to be coming to Xbox Game Pass in January 2023, jumping across from Nintendo Switch to Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Windows PC. We also now have a few more details about how Monster Hunter Rise will perform on Xbox...

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    • Monster Hunter Rise
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
  • Deals 500+ Add-Ons Discounted As Part Of Xbox Winter DLC Sale

    Fill yer stockings!

    Shortly after this week's Deals with Gold selection went live, the folks over at Xbox decided to unload an absolutely massive add-on sale upon us, featuring over 500 chunks of Xbox DLC. There's quite a lot of stuff featured here, including huge expansions like Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok, so the full selection is...

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    • Deals
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Microsoft Rewards: How To Complete December 2022's 'Xbox Game Pass' Punch Card

    500 points for just a few minutes' work!

    It's Microsoft Rewards time! In addition to the new December 2022 Monthly Bonus Round punch card on Xbox, we've also got a second punch card this month in which you can acquire an extra 500 points for very little work. The punch card is called "Xbox Game Pass games to Play Together" and requires you to...

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  • News EA Reveals Long-Term Roadmap For Battlefield 2042 On Xbox Game Pass

    Support is coming, lots of it

    After a year-long wait, DICE's latest shooter in Battlefield 2042 hit Xbox Game Pass last month, coinciding with the game's third season of content. While that third season is still in full swing with more content to come, the team has also detailed some of what's arriving during Season 4, along with confirming Season 5...

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    • Battlefield 2042
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Think Of Dead Space-Like 'The Callisto Protocol'

    Enough space

    We feel like we've been waiting forever for this one, but The Callisto Protocol is finally out today, December 2nd! Ahead of launch, a bunch of outlets have been playing this horror shooter โ€” directed by one of the creators of Dead Space โ€” so we have a fair idea of what the critics think so far. We're also hoping to review The...

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    • The Callisto Protocol
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Roundup

YesterdayThu, 1st Dec 2022

  • News Xbox Is Offering 'Buy One, Get One Free' On Select Ubisoft Games This December

    Cool idea, but still pretty expensive

    Although the Xbox Black Friday Sale 2022 has finally come to an end, you may still be interested in a brand-new Ubisoft sale that just hit the Xbox Store, where Xbox is offering "buy one, get one free" on a bunch of the company's titles. We spotted this deal earlier today in the UK, and we're presuming it's...

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    • Ubisoft
    • Deals
    • Microsoft
  • News Three Games Are Available Today With Xbox / PC Game Pass (December 1)

    Update: Another surprise joins the lineup!

    Update: We've got another one to add to the list! Eastward has arrived today on console, PC and cloud as part of Xbox Game Pass, so we've added it to the list below. We'll let you know if any others crop up! Original story: Microsoft has wasted little time with the Xbox Game Pass lineup in December 2022,...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News These Eight Games Are Coming To Xbox Game Pass (December 6-15)

    Update: One has been removed!

    Update: Microsoft has since delayed Hot Wheels Unleashed on Xbox Game Pass for unknown reasons. We've updated the table below to reflect this. Original story: The first batch of December 2022's Xbox Game Pass titles has arrived, with Microsoft officially revealing what's coming to the service in early December, inclu

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Roundup
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Another 11 Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass Soon (December 15)

    This is a painful one!

    Microsoft has confirmed the first batch of games that will leave Xbox Game Pass in December 2022, and it's a pretty painful set of departures, featuring the likes of Dragon Quest XI, Aliens: Fireteam Elite, Firewatch, Lake and others. Here's the full list of titles leaving Xbox Game Pass in early December 2022:

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    • Leaving Soon
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Guide Microsoft Rewards: How To Claim 2000 Bonus Points On Xbox In December

    Your Monthly Bonus Round instructions for December 2022

    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 2022's "Monthly Bonus Round" challenge has just begun, and by...

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    • Microsoft Rewards
    • Guides
  • News Monster Hunter Rise Confirmed For Xbox Game Pass In January 2023

    No longer a Switch console exclusive!

    Update: Well, it's official! Microsoft has confirmed that Monster Hunter Rise is coming to Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC on January 20th, 2023, and you can watch the trailer above. In addition, the huge "Sunbreak" expansion will also launch for Xbox in Spring 2023...

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    • Monster Hunter Rise
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Todd Howard: People Are Going To Play The Next Elder Scrolls Game For Decades

    Elder Scrolls 6 is a massive undertaking for Bethesda

    Beyond Starfield, the most anticipated Bethesda game currently in development is easily Elder Scrolls 6. So far, fans know little to nothing about it, and while Lex Fridman was unable to get much out of the legendary game designer Todd Howard in his latest YouTube podcast, Todd did open up about...

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    • Bethesda
    • Elder Scrolls 6
  • News It's Official, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Joins Xbox Game Pass Next Week

    We've got a great feeling about this

    It was teased yesterday, and now we've got confirmation! LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is officially joining Xbox Game Pass next week on Tuesday, December 6th. The Force is definitely strong with this announcement! LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is the most recent game

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (December 1-4)

    Including this interplanetary action RPG adventure

    It's time for another batch of Free Play Days titles! Three more games are available to play for free from December 1st to December 4th (2022) for Xbox Live Gold members, and they're ready to download right now. It's not the most exciting lineup if you're an Xbox Game Pass subscriber, as both...

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    • Free Play Days
    • Batora Lost Haven
    • Battlefield 2042
    • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Report Microsoft 'Held Meetings' With Sony Last Week To Discuss Activision Blizzard Deal

    FTC expected to make a decision in January

    The latest update in the ongoing Activision Blizzard saga has arrived this week courtesy of Seeking Alpha, with the outlet reporting that Microsoft and Sony "held meetings" to discuss the acquisition this past weekend. The report mentions that Microsoft is "working to give assurances to Sony that it will...

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    • Microsoft
    • Sony
    • Activision Blizzard
  • News Xbox Boasts 'Strong' UK Sales Of Series X|S For Black Friday 2022

    "The platform accounted for 40% of all consoles sold..."

    We're finally starting to get some sales data from Black Friday 2022 for Xbox, and it looks like the platform did very well for itself over the past week - at least in the UK, where the Series X and Series S accounted for 40% of all consoles sold. That figure is slightly behind the Nintendo...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Sales
    • Black Friday 2022
  • Site News Welcome Craig To Pure Xbox's New YouTube Channel

    Signing in

    Ever since we relaunched Pure Xbox back in 2020, we've been itching to get back into producing video content for you on our YouTube channel. Today we bring you good news, we're finally back, and we're thrilled to introduce you to Craig, our new full-time Video Producer who will be heading up the channel. We would love it if you checked...

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  • News Amnesia: The Bunker Will 'Reinvent The Rules Of Horror' On Xbox Game Pass In March 2023

    "A pivotal point in the beloved horror series"

    Update: A new version of the Amnesia: The Bunker trailer on the official Xbox YouTube channel has confirmed that the game will be part of Xbox Game Pass as well. Great news! Original story: We've got a new Amnesia game on the way! Amnesia: The Bunker has officially been confirmed for Xbox consoles...

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    • Amnesia The Bunker
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One

Wednesday30th Nov 2022

  • News Xbox Appears To Be Teasing A Major New Game Pass Title For December

    Update: Now confirmed!

    Update: No more guessing required! Microsoft has now confirmed that LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga was the game that was being teased, and it's coming to Xbox Game Pass on December 6th, 2022. <related ids="141983"> Original story: The Xbox Game Pass Twitter account has been teasing an apparent new addition to Xbox...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Todd Howard On Starfield's Xbox Exclusivity: 'It's Just Awesome'

    The team gets help from "the top engineers" at Xbox

    Starfield is easily one of the most anticipated titles of 2023, but one question that continues to resurface is about the platforms this epic space RPG is coming to. In a new interview on the Lex Fridman podcast (via YouTube), legendary game developer Todd Howard was asked once again about the...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Starfield
    • Bethesda
  • Guide The Callisto Protocol Release Date, Release Times & Preload Details On Xbox

    Everything you need to know

    It's finally almost time for The Callisto Protocol on Xbox! The gory shooter is being directed by the co-creator of the Dead Space series, Glen Schofield, so we've got high hopes that it'll turn out to be something special. With just a few days left to go, you'll find all the details you need to know in this guide...

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    • Guides
    • The Callisto Protocol
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Eight Games Are Leaving Xbox Game Pass Today (November 30)

    Time for a speedrun?

    In case you've lost track of all the Xbox Game Pass comings and goings in November 2022, we're here to remind you that eight more titles are set to leave the library today, November 30th. There aren't any huge losses in here, but still, some decent games will no longer be available as part of the service next month. Here's the...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Grounded Update 1.1.0 Brings First 'Holiday Treat' Since Full Xbox Launch

    "Are you ready for a special HOLIDAY TREAT?"

    Grounded developer Obsidian has detailed the full patch notes for the survival game's 1.1.0 update, which is set to arrive next month on Xbox. For now, the patch is still going through its testing phase, but the team is promising a nice holiday treat for us all. That treat consists of a bunch of new...

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    • Grounded
    • Obsidian
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News 'Evil West' Tech Review Highlights 'Compromised' Performance On Xbox Series X|S

    "All modes on current-gen consoles could use some work"

    The team over at Digital Foundry have taken a good long look at Evil West on current-gen consoles to see how the game performs on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PS5. Both of the more expensive consoles offer two performance modes, while Xbox Series S currently delivers just one 30FPS mode,...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Evil West
  • News Bethesda 'Wishes' The Elder Scrolls 6 Development Was Going Quicker Than It Is

    "We're going to make sure we do it right"

    We barely know anything more about The Elder Scrolls 6 since the game was first teased way back in 2018, yet that hasn't stopped folks talking about it on a constant basis. For a while, Bethesda largely avoided talking about the game while it focused on Starfield, however company legend Todd Howard recently...

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    • Bethesda
    • The Elder Scrolls 6
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News 'Firefighting Simulator - The Squad' Is Bringing The Heat To Xbox Next Week

    With online co-op for up to four players!

    We've been shocked by the success of Police Simulator: Patrol Officers on the "Top Paid" Xbox charts over the past week-or-so, and history might be about to repeat itself in the form of Firefighting Simulator, which arrives next week. Firefighting Simulator - The Squad, to give it its proper title, first...

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    • Firefighting Simulator The Squad
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Deals All Backwards Compatible Games In This Week's Xbox Sales (November 29 - December 6)

    And don't forget about the BF sale too!

    This week's set of Xbox Deals with Gold, Spotlight and LEGO Franchise offers are now live, with just over 100 discounts included in all. As always, we've got a few classic games from the Xbox 360 era that are part of the batch. However, don't forget that many more backwards compatible games are included in...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Backwards Compatibility
  • News Warhammer 40,000: Darktide Is Now Available With PC Game Pass

    The final Game Pass launch of November

    It's been a busy November for Xbox Game Pass, and we've finally come to the end today with the release of Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, which is now available for PC Game Pass. Sadly, console players will have to wait a little longer. In Warhammer 40K: Da

    • Xbox
    • Warhammer
    • Warhammer 40K: Darktide
    • PC Game Pass
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Marvel's Midnight Suns

    It sounds marvellous

    Marvel's Midnight Suns is an upcoming AAA title that helps form a pretty busy December for new releases on Xbox. It launches the very same day as Need for Speed Unbound and The Callisto Protocol on December 2nd, and ahead of that date, critics have been goi

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    • Marvels Midnight Suns
    • Roundup
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Far Cry 6 'Lost Between Worlds' Is A Supernatural Expansion Coming This December

    The space in between

    Ubisoft has finally revealed Far Cry 6's 'Lost Between Worlds' expansion, almost two months on from first announcing the DLC as part of a new edition of the game. Lost Between Worlds is a "rich, action-packed gauntlet" that takes place in a fractured, otherworldly land - and it looks quite a bit different to what the main game...

    • Xbox
    • Far Cry 6
    • Expansion
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Sonic Frontiers 2023 Roadmap Includes New Modes, Characters And Story Content

    "New modes, new Koco, new...playable characters!?"

    SEGA has today unveiled the 2023 roadmap of new content for Sonic Frontiers, with next year set to include three major updates full of new modes, features, characters and even story content. As you can see from the image above, "Update 1" will be including the likes of a Photo Mode and Juke Box,...

    • Xbox
    • Sonic Frontiers
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Insurgency: Sandstorm: Best Weapon Loadouts

    A beginner's guide for Xbox Game Pass players

    Insurgency: Sandstorm has now arrived as part of the November 2022 Xbox Game Pass lineup, meaning a lot of players are probably in the early stages of getting to grips with this intense first-person shooter on Xbox. Sandstorm is packed with weapons too, from SMGs and ARs to Marksman Rifles and Bolt...

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    • Guides
    • Insurgency Sandstorm
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X

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