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  • News Multiple Games Reduced By 90-95% On Xbox This Week (June 28 - July 5)

    All as cheap as a cup of coffee!

    Looking for some cheap Xbox games from June 28th to July 5th, 2022? Below, you'll find a list of games available at 90% and 95% off, along with a separate list for 80-85%. We're including the Publisher Spotlight Sale offers from last week as well, but keep in mind that sale ends this Friday, July 1st. Read More:...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Bargains
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News 'Atari 50' Brings Almost 100 Classic Games To Xbox This November

    The Anniversary Collection

    Atari has announced today that Atari 50: The Anniversary Collection will be coming to Xbox in November 2022, bringing over 90 classics from the Atari Arcade, 2600, 5200, 7800, Atari 8-bit computers, Lynx, and Jaguar platforms. The collection will feature "best-in-class emulation and modern quality-of-life enhancements",...

    • Xbox
    • Atari
    • Atari 50 The Anniversary Collection
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News RimWorld Console Edition Officially Arrives On Xbox Next Month

    Pre-orders available now!

    We've got another exciting addition to add to July 2022's list of new Xbox releases, as it's been confirmed that RimWorld Console Edition will be arriving on July 29th, with pre-orders now available on the Xbox Store. If you've never heard of it, RimWorld is an immensely popular "sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent...

    • Xbox
    • RimWorld
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide How To Claim 30 Days Of Paramount Plus With Xbox Game Pass (UK)

    Free to all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members

    Earlier this month, it was confirmed that the Paramount Plus Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perk was finally rolling out to members of the service in the UK, and now it's officially available to claim — with 30 days of free access available. So, how do you claim those 30 days? Here's a step-by-step list of...

    • Xbox
    • Paramount Plus
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Perks
    • Guides
  • News F1 22 Game Pass Ultimate Trial Now Available On Xbox One, Series X|S

    EA Play saves the day

    F1 22 is out now on Xbox platforms, at least in its early access form, which means a free trial is now live on EA Play! If you're a member of the subscription service, or a Game Pass Ultimate subscription holder of course, you can go hands on with 10 hours of F1 goodness before buying. And you can do it right now! How To...

    • Xbox
    • F1 22
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Overwatch 2 Beta Now Live On Xbox Ahead Of Free-To-Play Launch

    For sign-ups and 'Watchpoint Pack' purchasers at present

    Blizzard is finally opening the gates on its Overwatch 2 beta this week, with the initial rollout on Xbox starting today! If you'd previously signed up and been accepted you should be able to enter now, or you can jump in by buying the

    • Xbox
    • Overwatch 2
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News Xbox Exec Claims Crunch At Bethesda Is A Thing Of The Past

    "We do not have a situation where people are crunching"

    In a new Kotaku report, the outlet has shared details of a recent all-hands meeting featuring Xbox Game Studios head Matt Booty. He touched on various aspects of the Xbox business, including the continued handling of its studios and how the company is working on integration with the likes of...

    • Xbox
    • Bethesda
    • Xbox Game Studios
    • Matt Booty
  • Roundup All New Xbox Games For July 2022

    Including new Xbox Games Studios titles!

    Welcome to your new Xbox releases roundup for July 2022! It's looking like a good month, with the big new games including the Forza Horizon 5 Hot Wheels DLC, the Xbox Game Studios' published As Dusk Falls, the latest release from EA's motorsport series, F1 22, and a whole batch of intrigu

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • June 2022
  • News Gotham Knights Gameplay Trailer Showcases Robin's Smooth Moves

    Now you see me, now you don't

    Gotham Knights may have recently ditched its last-gen versions, but the game seems to be progressing nicely for Xbox Series X|S, and other next-gen platforms of course. Warner Bros. dropped another trailer recently, showcasing Robin's moveset, and he's shaping up to be one of the most fun characters in the game. The...

    • Xbox
    • Gotham Knights
    • Robin
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Here's A Fresh Look At 'UFL' Gameplay, The New FIFA Competitor

    We've got a bunch of WIP footage

    It was announced around this time last year that the FIFA and eFootball series' would be getting a free-to-play competitor on Xbox in the form of UFL, and since then we've been keeping a close eye on its development progress. Fortunately, the team m

    • Xbox
    • UFL
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • FIFA
  • News Skull & Bones Reportedly Heading To Xbox In November 2022

    According to MS store leak

    Are we finally, finally about to hear more about Ubisoft's open world pirate game Skull & Bones? This one has largely been in the dark — aside from leaks — since its announcement years ago now. Well, even more leaks are hinting at the game's planned release date, with store databases also showing planned mission...

    • Xbox
    • Ubisoft
    • Skull & Bones
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Deals All 25+ Backwards Compatible Games In This Week's Xbox Sales (June 28 - July 5)

    Original Xbox and Xbox 360 classics

    This week's selection of Xbox deals is now live, and as usual, we've been treated to around 25 backwards compatible games as part of the Deals with Gold, Game Award Winners, Games with Pets and Publisher Spotlight sales. Read More: Deals: 200+ Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sales (June 28 - July 5) Below,...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Backwards Compatibility
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Free-To-Play Battle Royale Spellbreak Shuts Down In 2023

    "It's been an amazing journey"

    The development team behind the battle royale free-to-play title Spellbreak has today announced the game will be shutting down in "early" 2023. Although it's been around since 2018, it wasn't available on Xbox until 2020 - making it a short stay on the platform now that it's closing. Here's the goodbye message from...

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

Tuesday28th Jun 2022

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

    June 28th 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 Games With Gold For July 2022 Announced

    The latest batch of titles

    Microsoft has officially announced all four Xbox Games With Gold titles for July 2022! These games are available to download for free for Xbox Live Gold members (including subscribers to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate). Beasts of Maravilla Island (July 1-31) Relicta (July 16-August 15) Thrillville: Off the Rails (July 1-15) To

    • Xbox
    • Games With Gold
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Deals 200+ Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sales (June 28 - July 5)

    Deals with Gold, Spotlight & more!

    Welcome to a new set of weekly Xbox deals! This week, we've got new Deals with Gold, Spotlight, Game Award Winner, Games With Pets and Franchise sales, while the Publisher Spotlight sale is also ongoing for a few more days yet. If you haven't seen them yet, the Publisher Spotlight offers are below: Read More:...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Disney Dreamlight Valley Gameplay Revealed, Hits Xbox Game Pass This September

    Disney Sims

    Back in April we first caught wind of Disney Dreamlight Valley, a Sims-like that incorporates a whole host of Disney IP into its fantastical world. Well, we've now been treated to a first glimpse at gameplay and we've got to say, it's looking pretty impressive ahead of its early access launch. Speaking of which, we've now got a date for...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Disney Dreamlight Valley
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Launch Exclusive Warhammer 40K: Darktide Targets 60FPS On Xbox Series S

    And X! Tech details revealed

    We're only a few months away from Warhammer 40K: Darktide hitting Xbox Game Pass day one, when the upcoming shooter arrives on September 13th. Ahead of launch, the team's design lead, Victor Magnuson, spoke with SegmentNext, revealing some nice little details about the Xbox Series X|S versions. The developer was asked a...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Warhammer 40K: Darktide
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Hypercharge: Unboxed Dev Confirms 'No Pay-To-Win' Mechanics On Xbox

    There'll be "no pay-to-win or pay-to-progress" says the team

    Hypercharge: Unboxed came out of nowhere earlier this year, with confirmation that an Xbox release was on the way. Well, we say out of nowhere, but the title is already released on Switch and PC. Now, the dev has laid out some more details on the Xbox version (correction: this will be a...

    • Xbox
    • Hypercharge: Unboxed
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Game Pass Hit Sniper Elite 5 Gets New Patch, Here's What's Included

    A free multiplayer map and much more

    We're big fans of Sniper Elite 5 here at Pure Xbox - awarding it an "excellent" nine out of ten stars and labelling it the very best entry in the long-running series to date. If you're still as invested in it as we are, you'll likely be interested to know there's now a new patch available for the game. The patch...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection Is Coming To Everything Except Xbox

    Where's our version, Capcom?

    One of the downsides of today's Nintendo Direct Mini event was the announcement that Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection, which is coming out in 2023, will be available on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Steam... but not Xbox. Unfortunately, this seems to be one of those situations where Xbox has lost out. The game...

    • Xbox
    • Mega Man
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Poll Are You Happy With July 2022's Xbox Games With Gold?

    What do you make of this month's selection?

    Microsoft has officially announced July 2022's Xbox Games with Gold, giving us a look at four more games we'll be able to play at no extra cost with our Gold memberships next month. In case you missed it, the games are Xbox One titles Beasts of Maravilla Island and Relicta, along with two backwards...

    • Xbox
    • Games with Gold
    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Think Of The Outriders Worldslayer Expansion

    The base game is on Xbox Game Pass

    Outriders' first major expansion launches later this week, and some outlets have been hands on with the overhaul ahead of release. Initial impressions seem fairly positive, with Worldslayer seemingly providing a good reason for folks to revisit People Can Fly's co-op shooter. As a result, we've rounded up a few...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Outriders Worldslayer
    • People Can Fly
  • News Kenny Omega Shares New Details On AEW Console Game, Still Hopes To Release In 2022

    "The creative process is almost complete..."

    Once again, we're hearing an update on the upcoming AEW Xbox game from pro wrestling star Kenny Omega, which is now officially titled AEW Fight Forever, and he's still hoping the game will be with us by the end of 2022. Speaking to Fightful last week, Omega explained that his role on the project is ne

    • Xbox
    • AEW
    • AEW Fight Forever
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Elden Ring Director Says Next FromSoftware Game Is Nearly Finished

    "We are in the final stages of development"

    Elden Ring only launched a few short months ago, but it's looking like developer FromSoftware is well on the way to launching its next game. The studio's director, Hidetaka Miyazaki, recently spoke with Japanese outlet 4Gamer about some upcoming projects. One mystery title at the studio seems further along...

    • Xbox
    • Elden Ring
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • FromSoftware
  • News 'Pac-Man World Re-Pac' Brings The 1999 PS1 Game To Xbox This August

    "Experience the remastered classic"

    We won't blame you if you've never heard of the 1999 PS1 game Pac-Man World, but if you have, you'll know that it was a very well regarded 3D platformer, and now it's finally making its debut on Xbox 23 years later! This version is called "Pac-Man World Re-Pac", and it's being described as both a "remake" and a...

    • Xbox
    • Pac-Man World
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Return To Monkey Island Won't Be Coming To Xbox Anytime Soon

    It's a Switch launch exclusive

    It's fair to say we're very excited about Monkey Island returning to Xbox, but unfortunately we might be waiting quite a while, as it's been confirmed that Return to Monkey Island will be a Nintendo Switch console launch exclusive. This was announced as part of today's Nintendo Mini Direct, with publisher Devolver...

    • Xbox
    • Return To Monkey Island
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Halo Infinite Dev Provides Detailed Response To De-Sync Issues

    "It is high on our priority of fixes"

    Halo Infinite hasn't been short on controversy both before and after launch, with online player de-sync being a common complaint (among lots of other things) within the community. Well, one developer has decided to brave Reddit to update fans on what's happening in that regard, and it's safe to say the response...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • 343 Industries
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Monday27th Jun 2022

  • Guide The Best Games On Xbox Game Pass (June 2022)

    List of the 50+ best Xbox Game Pass games

    If you're looking for a list of the best games on Xbox Game Pass as of June 2022, you've come to the right place! We've gone through the hundreds of titles available on the service, and handpicked the very best highlights. If there's one standout reason to pick up an Xbox console these days it's very...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Guides
  • Guide Xbox Game Pass July 2022 List: Coming Soon & Leaving Soon

    The latest Game Pass reveals and updates for July

    Looking for a complete list of July 2022 Xbox Game Pass games? It can be pretty difficult to keep track of all the comings and goings in the world of Xbox Game Pass every week, so we've put together this handy guide to provide an overview of what's coming to Xbox Game Pass this July 2022, as well as...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Feature These 10+ Games Are Coming To Xbox This Week (June 27 - July 1)

    Plenty of great releases on the way!

    Welcome to your new Xbox games roundup for June 27th to July 1st! It's another week filled with some interesting releases, including F1 22, MX Vs ATV Legends, Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course DLC,

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Need For Speed 2022 Detailed In New Report, EA Set To Reveal 3 Games In July

    NFS, Skate and FIFA incoming

    EA's Need for Speed series has taken a short break as of late, with NFS Heat being the publisher's latest entry in 2019. However, its return appears to be right around the corner, as EA looks set to reveal the upcoming entry next month. A recent exputer report via Tom Henderson showcases some fairly major details on the...

    • Xbox
    • EA
    • FIFA 23
    • Need for Speed
    • Skate
  • News Team Xbox Is 'Very Aware' Of The Store's Dodgy Search Function

    But hasn't committed to a fix just yet

    It's no secret that the Xbox Store isn't perfect for finding content, especially when it comes to searching for games. At times, the search function doesn't work as intended, and you can't really find the games you want without some serious messing about. Well, the good news is that Xbox is aware of the issue,...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft Store
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Review MX vs ATV Legends - Two Wheeled Racing Leads The Pack

    Pile-up on the mountain

    MX vs ATV is an off-road racing series that's flown somewhat under the radar in recent years. We can attest to that — this reviewer hasn't played one since the original Xbox release — but we were looking forward to jumping into MX vs ATV Legends to see how things have evolved since way back when. Legends is a more focused...

    • Xbox
    • MX vs ATV Legends
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Reviews
  • News Persona 5 Royal On Xbox Game Pass Will Include Over 40 DLC

    All previously released content

    One of the big announcements of the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase 2022 was that Persona 5 Royal would be coming to Xbox Game Pass in October, with Persona 3 Portable and 4 Golden to follow at some point in 2023. Now, we also know that Persona 5 Royal will include all previous DLCs when it arrives on Xbox Game Pass...

    • Xbox
    • Persona
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About F1 22

    It's looking pretty good so far!

    F1 22 hits early access tomorrow, June 28th, three days before the game's full release on July 1st. This is the second entry in the series since EA bought out developer Codemasters, and we're intrigued to see if the publisher has had much of an effect with this release. So, we've had a bit of a browse at some early...

    • Xbox
    • F1 22
    • EA
    • Codemasters
    • Xbox Series X
  • Video Extended Gameplay Of 'The Last Case Of Benedict Fox' On Xbox Game Pass

    Coming next spring!

    The Last Case of Benedict Fox is a stylish 2.5D Metroidvania that's scheduled to hit Xbox Game Pass next spring, and to whet our appetites a little more, developer Plot Twist has revealed some extended gameplay. This roughly five-minute sequence shows a nice mixture of exploration and combat, with the two styles showing that...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • The Last Case Of Benedict Fox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Chernobylite Free Update Will Add DLC Packs & Fix Console 'Issues' This August

    Included in the exclusion zone real soon

    Chernobylite dev The Farm 51 has provided a small but welcome update to progress on its now-next-gen survival game. The next update will launch in early August, and it'll bring a selection of additional content to the game. In total, four DLC packs are coming to Chernobylite in summer; two free and two paid...

    • Xbox
    • Chernobylite
    • The Farm 51
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Random This Xbox App Helps You Unwind With Relaxing Background Sounds

    Aaaand chill

    Ever looked at your mahoosive list of Xbox games and apps and thought, 'I really want to listen to the sound of a roaring fireplace'? Yeah, us too when things get stressful (we're looking at you, Elden Ring) and now, we might all be in luck thanks to an app called 'Ambie White Noise' that's been brought to our attention. 'Ambie' is a...

    • Xbox
    • Random
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

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