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  • Talking Point What Do You Think Of Insurgency: Sandstorm On Xbox Game Pass?

    Enjoying it so far?

    Insurgency: Sandstorm has been playable on Xbox Game Pass for a few days now, having arrived on the service as one of November 2022's biggest Game Pass additions. Here at Pure Xbox, we've been enjoying this one since it first released on console, and we're glad to see the game opened up to a whole new audience. Sandstorm is a...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Insurgency: Sandstorm

Saturday3rd Dec 2022

  • Feature These 15+ Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (December 5-9)

    It's a great week for Game Pass

    Welcome to your new Xbox games roundup for December 5th to 9th! The big spotlight is definitely on Xbox Game Pass next week, which adds Hello Neighbor 2, Chained Echoes, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga and Metal Hellsinger (Xb

    • Xbox
    • Features
    • Weekly Roundup
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Despite The Launch Issues, The Callisto Protocol Is Great At 60FPS On Xbox Series X

    It's a beautiful game as well

    The release of The Callisto Protocol caused a bit of fuss earlier this week when it was reported that the Xbox Series X version was missing ray traced reflections in its quality mode compared to the PS5, along with a few more instances of dropped frames than Sony's console when running at 30FPS. Digital

    • Xbox
    • The Callisto Protocol
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Halo's Multiplayer Creative Director Leaves 343 After More Than 11 Years

    Another Halo veteran has departed

    Following the recent release of the Halo Infinite Winter Update, longtime 343 Industries employee Tom French has announced his departure from the team. In a brief message on social media, French said he was stepping out of his Spartan armour to go on "new adventures". He added how it had been a "massive honor" to...

    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Winter Demo Event 2022 Announced, Will Feature 20+ Games

    Play a bunch of [email protected] demos for free next week!

    Xbox has announced today that the [email protected] Winter Demo Event 2022 will be taking place from December 6th to December 12th, allowing you to check out a bunch of upcoming Xbox indie games. The demos for these games will be available to download from the Xbox dashboard for a week before they disappear,...

  • Pick One What Was Your Favourite Xbox Game Pass Game In November?

    Pentiment? Battlefield 2042? Vampire Survivors? Tell us!

    It's time for another round of Pick One! With November now finally behind us, we're once again going back and looking at the complete batch of Xbox Game Pass games from last month, with the goal of picking an overall favourite. It was another strong month for Xbox Game Pass (as always), with...

    • Xbox
    • Pick One
    • Features
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (December 3-4)

    Anyone for some Walking Dead?

    Welcome to the first weekend of December 2022! We've been spoilt for choice in terms of new additions on Xbox this week once again, including a bunch of new Xbox Game Pass titles, three more Free Play Days games, lots of major new releases including The Callisto Pr

    • Xbox
    • Talking Point
    • Features
    • What Are You Playing

Friday2nd Dec 2022

  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • December 2022
  • News The Callisto Protocol Performance Analysis Shows 'Disappointing' Issues On Xbox Series X|S

    "It's not a disaster but it needs additional work"

    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...

    • Xbox
    • The Callisto Protocol
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Analysis
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Battlefield 2042
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Hot Wheels Unleashed
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series S
    • Need For Speed Unbound
    • EA
    • Criterion
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Monster Hunter Rise
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
  • 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. Update: You'll also now find our...

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

    • Xbox
    • Gundam Evolution
    • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft Rewards
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Guides
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Assassins Creed Mirage
    • Ubisoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Site News
    • Pure Xbox Game Club

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