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TodayThu, 26th May 2022

  • News Xbox Game Pass's Party Animals Has Suffered 'Production Hell', Says Developer

    But there's still hope of a 2022 release

    Party Animals was announced for Xbox Game Pass this time last year, and it was always intended to have a 2022 release date, but the game's developer has revealed it has gone through "production hell" recently. In an update on Steam, it was explained that there are now three times as many people working on...

    • Xbox
    • Party Animals
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Feature Hands On Preview: The Quarry - Until Dawn's Spiritual Successor

    Supermassive Games is back at it again

    If you're a fan of the PlayStation exclusive cinematic horror game Until Dawn or the Dark Pictures Anthology series of horror games, you're going to want to know about The Quarry, which is the latest feature length effort from developer Supermassive Games, and it's coming out in just a few short weeks on June...

    • Xbox
    • Features
    • The Quarry
    • Until Dawn
    • Hands On
  • News Xbox Dev Confirms DLC Is Fully Supported For Cloud Gaming Titles

    Convenient!

    Xbox Cloud Gaming is becoming quite a big focus for Microsoft. Often, new Game Pass arrivals include cloud support, with touch controls also being added to new cloud gaming titles on mobile devices. However, did you know of this little bonus regarding cloud gaming DLC? Xbox's Eden Marie has once again taken to Twitter with a little FYI...

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    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Microsoft
  • Deals All Of These Games Are Reduced By 85-95% On Xbox This Week

    Great games at insane prices!

    Looking for some cheap Xbox games for the week from May 24th to May 31st, 2022? As usual, plenty of Xbox deals are heavily discounted over the next week by up to 95%, meaning you can pick up some amazing Xbox games at ultra low prices! This time around, most of the deals come from the new Super Saver Sale, but we've...

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    • Deals
    • Cheap Games
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Sniper Elite 5 DLC Missions Are Already Being Worked On

    More balls

    Rebellion's Sniper Elite 5 is finally here, and day one on Xbox Game Pass to boot! However, the mission clearly doesn't end there. Support studio Flix Interactive has already confirmed it's working on post-launch campaign missions for Sniper Elite 5. Blimey! Despite the quick turnaround on work beginning, don't expect these for a short...

    • Xbox
    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Sniper Elite 5: How To Fix 'EAC Error' On PC Game Pass

    A workaround to help you play Sniper Elite 5 on PC

    Having trouble playing Sniper Elite 5 on PC because of an EAC Error? We've got the fix for you! Players have been noticing that trying to load up Sniper Elite 5 on Xbox Game Pass via PC presents them with a variety of errors caused by the EAC system (Easy Anti Cheat), and that means they can't...

    • Xbox
    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Guides
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Xbox Team 'Aware' Of Request For Consoles To Remember Multiple Wi-Fi Networks

    Forgetful chips

    Xbox's current Wi-Fi setup is a bit, odd in some ways. While most users who stick on the same home network won't notice, those who frequently travel may have run into the issue that, basically, the system only remembers one Wi-Fi setup. But don't worry, Xbox is aware of the requests for this to change. Xbox Tavern tweeted at...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Wi-Fi
  • News Sniper Elite 5 Is Available Today On Xbox Game Pass (May 26)

    Fight your way across the most immersive maps yet

    It's time for Sniper Elite 5! The latest entry in Rebellion's long-running series drops on Xbox Game Pass today, May 26th (or late May 25th in some regions), available to download on Xbox One, Series X, Series S and Windows PC. The reviews for Sniper Elite 5 have been really good so far, including...

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    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Guide Sniper Elite 5 Mission 1 Collectible Locations: The Atlantic Wall

    All collectibles locations in The Atlantic Wall

    Hello and welcome to our Sniper Elite 5 collectibles locations guide for Mission 1: The Atlantic Wall. Here we'll be helping you locate all Stone Eagles, Classified Documents, Workbenches, Personal Letters, and Hidden Items you're having a hard time getting your hands on via in-game pics and maps...

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    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Xbox
    • Collectibles
    • Walkthrough
  • Guide Sniper Elite 5 Collectibles Guide: All Personal Letters, Classified Documents, Hidden Items, Stone Eagles, Workbench And Unlockable Starting Locations

    Location details for all Sniper Elite 5 collectibles and unlockables

    Hello, and welcome to our Sniper Elite 5 collectibles guide where we'll be detailing the locations of all Sniper Elite 5 collectibles, including all Stone Eagles locations, Classified Documents locations, Workbench locations, Personal Letters locations, and Hidden Items locations...

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    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Xbox
    • Collectibles
    • Walkthrough
  • News Halo Infinite's Head Of Design Leaves 343 Industries

    "Today marks my last day at 343i"

    We've got some employee news from 343 Industries today - Halo Infinite head of design Jerry Hook has departed. He has just spent his final day in the office. Here's his goodbye message via social media: "Today marks my last day at 343i, Microsoft and Halo. This journey has been filled with creating new...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • Halo
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X

YesterdayWed, 25th May 2022

  • News Microsoft Flight Simulator's Free Top Gun Expansion Is Now Available

    Take to the skies

    Update (Wed 25th May, 2022 19:30 BST): Today's the day! The Microsoft Flight Simulator Top Gun expansion is now available for free, promising to "push your piloting abilities to the limits and beyond!" To access it, all you need to do is load up Microsoft Flight Simulator and search for the in-game marketplace, where the Top Gun...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft Flight Simulator
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Roundup Here's What's Coming To Xbox In June 2022

    It's a busy month of big releases!

    Welcome to June 2022's Xbox roundup of new releases! Truth be told, we thought it was shaping up to be a fairly quiet month, but we've actually got loads of exciting Xbox releases on the way such as The Quarry, Fall Guys, Shadowrun Trilogy, Sonic Origins, Cuphead - The Delicious Last Course, The Elder Scrolls...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • June 2022
  • News Surprise! Sonic '06 Has Been Relisted On The Xbox 360 Marketplace

    Welcome back

    It's a big year for Sonic the Hedgehog with Sonic Origins out next month and Sonic Frontiers to follow in holiday 2022. These new releases aren't the only Sonic titles getting released, either. To the surprise of many, Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) has been relisted on the Xbox 360 marketplace. Unfortunately, this means it's only available...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox 360
    • Sonic
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • News TCL Suggests New Xbox & PS5 Consoles Could Arrive In 2023/4

    Known as "Gen 9.5"

    It's been suggested by the TV and electronics company TCL that new Xbox Series and PlayStation 5 "Pro" consoles could arrive as soon as 2023 or 2024, as mentioned recently at a presentation taking place in Poland. Reported on by Polish website ppe.pl, the outlet has shared some photos from the event in question which shows TCL...

    • Xbox
    • TCL
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Ubisoft's Roller Champions Is Now Available For Free On Xbox

    A brand-new free-to-play sports game

    We've been waiting a very long time for Ubisoft's Roller Champions to arrive on Xbox, and now it's finally here! The game has launched today as a free-to-play title, and you can download it right now on Xbox One, Series X and Series S. The game sees you competing in 3v3 team-based battles as you attempt to "take...

    • Xbox
    • Roller Champions
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Think Of Sniper Elite 5 On Xbox Game Pass

    It's impressing folks so far!

    Sniper Elite 5 hits Xbox Game Pass tomorrow, May 26th (or earlier, depending on your region), and reviews are beginning to trickle out for Rebellion's latest shooter. In short, it's getting solid reviews so far, with our very own writeup here at Pure Xbox labelling Sniper Elite 5 as "the best Sniper Elite to date"...

    • Xbox
    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Descenders Publisher Shoots Down Claims That 'Xbox Game Pass Is Bad For Devs'

    "Anyone tweeting [this] has zero clue..."

    Xbox Game Pass has been the talk of the week so far, mainly due to Xbox's Twitter response to a Kotaku article about "Game Pass burnout", and it's prompted yet another discussion about whether Game Pass is good for developers. Notably, Mike Rose of Descenders publisher No More Robots chimed in on the...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • No More Robots
    • Descenders
  • News Arma Reforger Gets A New Xbox Update, Here Are The Patch Notes

    Reforging

    Arma Reforger surprise launched on Xbox Series X|S earlier this month, and we've mostly enjoyed what we've played so far. This stepping stone towards Arma 4 is a platform for the developer to build on, and that work has already begun. Patch 0.9.5.51 is currently being deployed on Xbox, and here all the changes it brings to Arma Reforger:...

    • Xbox
    • Arma Reforger
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Everything You Need To Know About Sniper Elite 5 On Xbox Game Pass

    Cross-platform support, technical specs, etc

    Ready for Sniper Elite 5 on Xbox Game Pass? The game drops in just a few short hours, landing late on May 25th in some regions, and early on May 26th in others. We're hyped for the game here at Pure Xbox, so we've picked out some of the questions you've been asking us, and put together a little pre-launch...

    • Xbox
    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Guides
  • News Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Contains PlayStation Exclusive Bonus

    The game's beta is set to launch first on PS4/PS5

    After Infinity Ward graced us all with the launch date for the next Call of Duty (surprise, it's out this fall), other details began to trickle out about the game and its release. Thanks to the PlayStation store, along with a bit of datamining, we now know that the Sony exclusivity deal continues, at...

    • Xbox
    • Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2
    • Infinity Ward
    • Activision
    • PlayStation
  • News No Man's Sky Leviathan Update Brings New Narrative To Xbox Game Pass

    Oh, and space whales

    No Man's Sky keeps on growing as developer Hello Games builds on its core idea of an entire procedurally generated universe. A month or so ago, the game's 'Outlaws' update delivered space pirates, among other things, and now 'Leviathan' is adding space whales, because, why not? Head of the studio Sean Murray has detailed all...

    • Xbox
    • No Mans Sky
    • Hello Games
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Game Pass 2.5D Platformer 'Replaced' Has Been Delayed To 2023

    "Work has only recently restarted"

    We've got a little while longer to wait for 2.5D sci-fi retro-futuristic action platformer Replaced, as its Xbox Game Pass launch has been pushed back to 2023 due to "the continued war in Ukraine heavily impacting development". In a statement, the Belarusian based developer explained that the team is made up of...

    • Xbox
    • Replaced
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Battlefield 2042 Completely Abandons Hazard Zone Mode

    Hazard none

    Developer DICE has finally opened up about new content for Battlefield 2042, and generally speaking, the future is looking a little brighter for the latest Battlefield. However, in doing so, the team has completely abandoned its 'extraction mode', Hazard Zone, with no new updates planned for the future. That means that aside from...

    • Xbox
    • Battlefield 2042
    • DICE
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News The Medium Developer Turned Down 'Saw' To Work On Blair Witch

    Which spooky series would you prefer?

    So, Bloober Team has become a bit of a household horror name over the last few years. Layers of Fear put the developer on the map, followed by the solid sequel Layers of Fear 2, The Medium, and others - not to mention current rumours going around that they're working on Silent Hill. However, a new interview...

    • Xbox
    • Saw
    • Blair Witch
    • Bloober Team
    • The Medium

Tuesday24th May 2022

  • Guide How To Complete All Xbox Game Pass Quests In 2022

    May 24th 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 Two Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (May 24)

    Floppy disks are back

    It's another Game Pass drop day today, May 24th, with two games being added to the library. We kick things off with Floppy Knights, a turn-based deck-builder that's name relates to floppy disks, rather than some weird knights that have scurvy or something... The other new addition is Hardspace: Shipbreaker, a PC-only title...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Floppy Knights
    • Hardspace Shipbreaker
  • Deals Massive Set Of Xbox Sales Now Live, 500+ Games Discounted

    With some carried over from last week

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! This week the selection is massive, with almost 600 individual offers in all, some of which are being carried over from last week such as the Publisher Spotlight Series discounts. The new stuff are the Deals with Gold, Spotlight Sale, Super Saver Sale, and...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Sniper Elite 5 Release Date & Release Times On Xbox Game Pass

    Here's when you can start playing

    If you're as excited as us about Sniper Elite 5 hitting Xbox Game Pass on day one, you'll probably want to know exactly when you can go hands on. We already knew the release date, and now developer Rebellion has now revealed Sniper Elite 5's release time info across all platforms, so here's when you can play on Xbox...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Rebellion
    • Guides
  • News Xbox Throws Major Shade At Claims Of 'Game Pass Burnout'

    Going viral in the process

    If you happened to be browsing Twitter last night, you may well have come across a response from the official Xbox Game Pass account that ended up going viral, talking about a Kotaku article describing Xbox Game Pass "burnout". The article, which mentioned various Xbox fans and journalists suggesting they might think of...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News InXile Defends Xbox In Response To 'Game Pass Fodder' Comment

    Says working for Xbox is a "dream"

    Yesterday, the official Xbox Game Pass Twitter account went viral after responding to a Kotaku article about 'Game Pass burnout', and one of Xbox's game studios also got involved in the drama on the social media platform. Xbox's tweet, which has received over 50,000 likes, prompted Wasteland developer inXile...

    • Xbox
    • InXile Entertainment
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Deals All 80+ Backwards Compatible Games In This Week's Xbox Sales

    Original Xbox and Xbox 360 classics

    This week's massive selection of Xbox deals is now live, and in the mix of the nearly 600 offers available are around 80 backwards compatible games from the Xbox 360 and original Xbox libraries, all playable on modern Xbox consoles. Read More: Deals: Massive Set Of Xbox Sales Now Live, 500+ Games...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Backwards Compatibility
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Gets Official October Release Date

    No word on Game Pass yet

    We've got a date! Activision has announced today that the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will officially release on October 28th, 2022, although specifics about platforms and Xbox Game Pass have yet to be announced. Details are still really limited at the moment, but we do know that the game is being developed with...

    • Xbox
    • Call Of Duty
    • Modern Warfare 2
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Limited Run's First Xbox Release Has Finally Been Revealed

    Cowabunga!

    We've been waiting a very long time for Limited Run and Xbox to partner up, but the first official Xbox release from Limited Run is finally on the horizon, and it's been revealed to be Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge. Limited Run's release of the game, which is also coming to major retailers, will be available later this...

    • Xbox
    • Limited Run
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • News Former Xbox Exec Questions Microsoft's Ability To Sell Xbox In Japan

    "Microsoft just doesn't sell very many Xboxes in Japan"

    While it's true that Xbox often falls behind in Japan to native gaming brands like Nintendo and PlayStation, it hasn't stopped the American company from trying in the region. However, former Xbox exec Ed Fries wonders why Microsoft really bothers with its Japanese push at all. In a recent...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Halo Infinite Level Re-Created In Unreal Engine 5

    It looks stunning!

    In the lead up to launch we must have watched Halo Infinite gameplay about a thousand times. Well, not literally, but you know, we were pretty familiar with that sprawling introduction to Zeta Halo by the time the game actually came out. Now, a sole developer has re-created those scenes in Unreal Engine 5, and the results are...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • Unreal Engine 5
    • 343 Industries
  • News Destroy All Humans! Clone Carnage Leaked On The Xbox Store

    "Standalone DLC"

    The Xbox Store is known for revealing certain games and announcements ahead of schedule, and it seems it's happened again earlier today - with the reveal of Destroy All Humans! - Clone Carnage. According to the official description, this is a "standalone" multiplayer DLC that's "not available separately", and is playable on the...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum Heads To Xbox This September

    It lives!

    We've been hearing about The Lord of the Rings: Gollum for some time — since its announcement in 2019 in fact — but finally, we have a new release date folks! The upcoming LOTR adventure will hit Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on September 1st. We've seen snippets of Gollum since its announcement, but nothing major since it was revealed...

    • Xbox
    • The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum
    • Nacon
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Confirms Attendance At FanFest 2022 In LA

    The event takes place next month

    Phil Spencer is probably hard at work gearing up for what Xbox will show at next month's showcase, but that's not stopping him planning exactly where he'll be when the show is broadcast. In a Twitter reply, the Xbox boss has confirmed that he'll be tuning in to the showcase live at Xbox FanFest. Phil will be in...

    • Xbox
    • Phil Spencer
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox FanFest 2022
  • News Pokémon-Like MMO Temtem Finally Releases On Xbox This September

    Gotta catch 'em all

    Remember Temtem? This massively multiplayer Pokémon-Like adventure was announced for Xbox Series X and S all the way back in 2020, and now we've finally got a release date for it, with the game set to arrive on September 6th, 2022. The game sees you embarking on an adventure to catch Temtem, battle other tamers, beat all eight...

    • Xbox
    • TemTem
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

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