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TodayWed, 8th Feb 2023

  • News Xbox's Activision Blizzard Deal Could Be 'Harmful' To The Industry, Claims UK Regulator

    The CMA gives its provisional verdict

    It sounds like Microsoft and Activision Blizzard have got a tough task ahead in the UK over the next few months, as the UK Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally decided that Xbox's attempted takeover of ActiBlizz "could result in higher prices, fewer choices, or less innovation for UK gamers". In...

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    • Activision Blizzard
    • Microsoft
  • News Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Looks Impressive In New 9 Minute Gameplay Demo

    Not long to wait!

    Respawn's upcoming Star Wars: Jedi sequel may have suffered a short delay to April 2023 recently, but it seems like Star Wars Jedi: Survivor's marketing cycle is about to kick into gear anyway. We've only seen bits and pieces on the upcoming title since its

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    • Star Wars
    • Respawn
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Cities: Skylines Remastered Arrives Next Week As Free Xbox Series X|S Upgrade

    "Introducing an enhanced player experience"

    The fantastic city-building game Cities: Skylines is officially getting a remastered version next week in the form of Cities: Skylines Console Remastered, which arrives as a free upgrade on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S for anyone who owns the Xbox One version of the game (and hopefully Xbox Game Pass...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Halo Infinite Launches New Matchmaking Playlist For Forge Maps

    Try out four new maps right now!

    It's not been the best period for Halo Infinite, but 343 Industries is pushing on by delivering a new "highly requested" feature. Ahead of Season 3, Infinite community-made Forge maps now feature their own unique matchmaking playlist. This adds four new maps to the mix, created by Halo Infinite players. The maps...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

YesterdayTue, 7th Feb 2023

  • Guide How To Complete All Xbox Game Pass Quests In 2023

    February 7th 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...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Game Pass Quests
  • News Xbox Players Encouraged To Change Two Camera Settings In Hogwarts Legacy

    "I can't tell you how much smoother the game feels"

    Hogwarts Legacy is now officially available for anyone to bought (or buys) the Deluxe Edition of the game for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, with the standard version arriving three days later on February 10th. Now that players have had access to the game, they've been encouraging anyone playing...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Is Getting A Free-To-Play Madden NFL Competitor This Year

    Built using Unreal Engine 5

    If you're an NFL fan, you may be aware of the Maximum Football series of games that have been released on Xbox over the past few years, and now we're getting a brand-new one - this time built using Unreal Engine 5, and launching as a free-to-play title on PC this spring and consoles later this year. The new Maximum...

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    • Maximum Football
    • Madden
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Futuristic First-Person Shooter 'LEAP' Comes To Xbox This March

    One giant leap towards, errm, respawning most likely

    Blue Isle Studios has announced that its futuristic fast-paced FPS, LEAP, is coming to consoles next month including Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. The game is currently in Early Access on PC, with its upcoming console release serving as the game's 1.0 launch point. Pricing on LEAP's console...

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    • Xbox Series X
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    • LEAP
  • News Microsoft Announces New Special Edition 'Stellar Shift' Xbox Controller

    Lookin' stellar, launchin' today!

    (Update): Well, it's now official! Immediately after we reported on the new controller leak, Microsoft formally announced the Xbox Stellar Shift Wireless Controller. The latest Xbox pad in the 'Shift' lineup launches today for £59.99 / $69.99, and this one comes with its own unique Xbox Series X|S dynamic...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft
    • Controllers
  • Poll What's Your Favourite Special Edition Xbox Series X|S Controller So Far?

    They're all pretty stellar aren't they

    As Xbox announces yet another special edition Series X|S controller, we've been thinking about our favourite gamepads of the generation so far. Despite the fact that we've seen lots of stock issues across the industry during the COVID-19 era, Microsoft has managed to put out a solid amount of unique controller...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft
    • Features
  • Deals 250+ Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sales (February 7-14)

    Including RPG and 2K Publisher sales!

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! This week's discounts are for brand-new 2K Publisher and RPG sales, alongside the usual Deals with Gold and Spotlight offers. We've also still got a lot of stuff that has been carried over from last week, including the massive Ubisoft Publisher Sale and the first...

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    • Deals
    • Deals With Gold
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Hot Wheels Unleashed Joins Xbox Game Pass Alongside 50+ Add-Ons

    Including multiple expansions

    We're onto our third Xbox Game Pass February 2023 release today, and it's a big one in the form of Hot Wheels Unleashed - Game of the Year Edition for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC and Xbox Cloud Gaming! This version of Hot Wheels Unleashed actually comes with no less than 51 pieces of DLC (so get ready...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
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  • News Xbox's 'Stellar Shift' Controller Includes A Special Background For Series X|S Owners

    Unique to the controller!

    Original story: The new Xbox "Stellar Shift" controller was announced earlier today, launching in select markets worldwide, and you might be interested to know that it comes with a unique feature - a special dynamic background for Xbox Series X|S. By plugging the controller into your Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S console,...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Backgrounds
    • Controllers
  • News 'Atomic Heart' Xbox Preload Now Live, Launches On Game Pass Later This Month

    You might need to clear some space

    Mundfish's crazy-looking shooter Atomic Heart is just about two weeks away from launch, and the team has updated the game on Xbox Live so we can get the full thing preloaded before it hits Xbox Game Pass. For Xbox Series X users, Atomic Heart is a chunky 78.6GB at the time of writing, so you might want to make...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Atomic Heart
  • News Madden NFL 23 Touches Down On Xbox Game Pass This Week

    As part of EA Play

    It's that time of year again, as the latest Madden is officially dropping on Xbox Game Pass! Specifically, we'll be able to play Madden NFL 23 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play beginning this Thursday, February 9th.

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    • Madden NFL 23
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • Deals All 20+ Backwards Compatible Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sales (February 7-14)

    Some 360 classics on the cheap!

    As part of Xbox's digital discounts for this week, the team has included a selection of backwards compatible (Xbox 360) titles across various different promotions. An RPG sale and a 2K Publisher sale dominate this week's deals, along with the usual Deals with Gold and Spotlight offers. Don't forget that we've still...

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    • Backwards Compatiblity
    • Xbox 360
    • Microsoft
  • Video Fascinating Hogwarts Legacy Comparison Shows Several Film Vs. Game Scenes

    The game is amazingly faithful to the movies!

    We're used to seeing plenty of video game comparisons these days - many of us like to be aware of the differences between the Xbox and PlayStation versions of a game, for example. However, this week's Hogwarts Legacy launch has provided us with a unique comparison point: how the open world RPG stacks up...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Hogwarts Legacy

Monday6th Feb 2023

  • News Xbox Leak Reveals Ubisoft+ Will Include 60+ Games, Here's The Full List So Far

    Launch should be just around the corner!

    Back in early January 2023, we started hearing rumblings that Ubisoft Plus might be gearing up for a release on Xbox, with around 20 games appearing on the Xbox Store with a Ubisoft Plus tag. Now, it seems we might actually have the full list of games that will be included with the catalogue, which has...

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  • News Hogwarts Legacy Has Five Different Performance Modes On Xbox Series X

    Take your pick

    Our official Hogwarts Legacy review for Xbox Series X has finally landed today at Pure Xbox, and we're pleased to say we've been absolutely loving the game so far, giving it an "Excellent" 9/10 review score. Interestingly, we discovered during the review process that Hogwarts Legacy actually has five different performance modes on...

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    • Hogwarts Legacy
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Owners Are 'Moving To New Zealand' Again For Hogwarts Legacy

    Some people are playing it already

    It's finally almost time for Hogwarts Legacy to arrive on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, with fantastic reviews being dished out across the board earlier today, and some Xbox players actually already have their hands on it early. Why? Well, it's the return of that old "New Zealand" trick on Xbox again, which...

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    • Hogwarts Legacy
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News New 'Xenia' Emulator Makes Xbox 360 Emulation Come Alive On Xbox Series X|S

    The start of something big?

    Ever since the release of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S back in late 2020, we've been hearing about emulators that are supported on the two systems. We wouldn't suggest trying these for yourself, but nevertheless it's fascinating to see that these two consoles are becoming emulation powerhouses. The latest Xbox...

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    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xenia
  • Roundup Hogwarts Legacy Reviews Have Finally Arrived Ahead Of Xbox Launch

    Here's what the critics think

    Hogwarts Legacy has been an incredibly hyped game by both Harry Potter fans and open world RPG aficionados alike since its announcement multiple years ago, and well, it's finally almost time for launch. Hogwarts Legacy drops this week for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S (the Xbox One version will follow in early April),...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Hogwarts Legacy
    • Portkey Games
  • Guide Hogwarts Legacy Release Date, Release Times & Preload Details On Xbox

    Everything you need to know

    We've been hearing about Hogwarts Legacy for such a long time, and now it's finally ready to launch on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S! The huge open world Harry Potter experience is heading to the two next-gen Xbox consoles for the time being, and will be followed up with an last-gen Xbox One version in a couple of...

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    • Guides
    • Hogwarts Legacy
    • Xbox One
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  • News Call Of Duty 'Full Annual Premium Release' Set To Launch In 2023

    Water is wet

    Activision Blizzard's latest financial report is now out for public viewing, or at least a summarised version of it is via the company's investor website. New ActiBlizz financials means one surefire thing - plenty of talk about Call of Duty. Alongside lots of boasting about how much money last year's Modern Warfare 2 made — along...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft
    • Activision Blizzard
  • News Xbox Reveals Release Dates For A Bunch Of New Game Pass Indies Coming In 2023

    The future is bright

    Recently, Pure Xbox was invited to a secret [email protected] event to check out a bunch of new gameplay and other details on some of the biggest indie titles coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2023. Not all of that gameplay is publicly available just yet, but we did get some brand-new release dates and release windows, so we thought we'd throw...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News The 'Excellent' Marvel's Midnight Suns Now Has A Free Trial On Xbox

    Containing the opening hours of the game

    Marvel's Midnight Suns developer Firaxis Games has announced that its recent tactical RPG is now free to try on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S! Yep, all current-gen Xbox owners can now get a taste of the action, with the trial period offering up to three hours of gameplay in total. The Marvel's Midnight...

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    • Marvels Midnight Suns
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Free Trials
  • News Xbox Marketing Budget Reportedly 'Reduced' In The Wake Of Microsoft Layoffs

    Will we hear less from the company in the coming months?

    While the team at Xbox have finally been a little more vocal about their upcoming slate of games recently — namely in the form of Xbox Developer Direct and future showcase announcements — it turns out that the platform's marketing push, generally speaking, could actually be reduced in...

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    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Game Studios
  • News Bandai Namco Shares An Extensive Look At Tekken 8 Gameplay

    Along with the reveal of Nina Williams!

    It was back at The Game Awards in December that we were treated to our first proper look at gameplay for Tekken 8, and now Bandai Namco has treated us to more snippets, along with the reveal of Nina Williams! You can get a lo

    • Xbox
    • Tekken 8
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Game Pass RPG Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Gets Free 'Final Demo' This Month

    And progress carries over!

    Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty dev Team Ninja has announced that a second free demo will launch for the title later this month, shortly before its Xbox Game Pass launch. This follow-up will focus on two early stages that didn't feature in last year's Xbox demo. 'Chapter 1: Village of Calamity' and 'Chapter 2: Two Chivalrous He

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
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