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YesterdayFri, 14th Jun 2024

  • News Indiana Jones And The Great Circle Dev Talks Xbox Showcase Reveal, And That First-Person Perspective

    "It's what makes this experience the most immersive"

    The Xbox Games Showcase last weekend was packed with fantastic-looking titles across a whole bunch of different genres, but one of the highlights was undoubtedly Indiana Jones and the Great Circle. The fact that MachineGames' upcoming adventure is a 2024 game is incredibly exciting, and a couple...

    • Xbox
    • Indiana Jones And The Great Circle
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft
  • News 'Killer Bean' Confirmed For Xbox Following SGF 2024 Appearance

    "Console ports will be coming"

    If you were paying close attention to the Summer Game Fest 2024 showcase earlier this month, you may have seen a game called "Killer Bean" which ended up attracting millions of views following the event's conclusion. We talked about the game here at Pure Xbox last year when it see

    • Xbox
    • Killer Bean
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance Launches On Xbox To Fantastic Reviews

    The Metacritic scores are huge!

    Today's the day for Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S! This brand-new release from ATLUS and SEGA is officially available to purchase on the Xbox Store (starting at £54.99 / $59.99), and if the reviews are anything to go by, it's definitely worth your time and money this...

    • Xbox
    • Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Elden Ring Shadow Of The Erdtree: Release Date & Release Times For Xbox Series X|S

    Everything you need to know for the big expansion

    FromSoftware's huge Elden Ring expansion in Shadow of the Erdtree is coming to Xbox very, very soon after what feels like an eternity! Yep, we're pretty hyped about this one - after all, we did grant the base game an "Outstanding" 10/10 score here at Pure Xbox back in 2022. Ahead of the big launch...

    • Xbox
    • Elden Ring Shadow Of The Erdtree
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • FromSoftware
  • News Digital Foundry Tests Ark: Survival Ascended On Xbox, And The Results Are Pretty Shocking

    The Series S version looks like a different game!

    Last November we took a look at some of the early public tests for Ark: Survival Ascended on Xbox and found some "interesting results", and now the team at Digital Foundry has given the game a pretty scathing review from a technical perspect

    • Xbox
    • Ark: Survival Ascended
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Rumour Xbox Publishing Next Game From 'Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey' Dev

    Xbox odyssey

    Well-known leaker eXtas1s is reporting that Xbox Game Studios Publishing will be working with Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey dev Panache on a new project. 2019's Ancestors was the much-talked about adventure game from the creator of Assassin's Creed - and at this point it's still the only game to have been released by Panache. The

    • Xbox
    • Panache
    • Ancestors: A Humankind Odyssey
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Series X
  • Reminder Five Games Are Leaving Xbox Game Pass This Weekend

    Including a huge 2022 release!

    It's that time again where a selection of titles leave the Xbox Game Pass library, and we have five games in total exiting the service this weekend. As you can probably guess, the big leaver this time around is High On Life, which departs Game Pass after roughly 18 months in the library. All five games are on the way...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Leaving soon
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Joanna Dark Actor 'Crazy Excited' To Lead Xbox's Perfect Dark Reboot

    "A real privilege"

    We were treated to a great surprise at the Xbox Games Showcase last Sunday when Perfect Dark reappeared with an impressive glimpse at gameplay, and since that trailer, the actor for lead character Joanna Dark has been revealed! The role has gone to the award-winning British actress Alix Wilton Regan, who expressed her delight at...

    • Xbox
    • Perfect Dark
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News New World: Aeternum Is Getting A Closed Beta On Xbox This July

    Signups are now live

    Amazon is bringing its open-world RPG New World: Aeternum to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S this October, and if you want to try it ahead of time, sign-ups are now live for a closed beta taking place in July. To participate, you'll need to head over to the official New World website, where all the instructions are outlined...

    • Xbox
    • New World: Aeternum
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Survival RPG 'Medieval Dynasty' Brings Co-Op To Xbox Game Pass This Month

    Along with other new features

    It's been almost two years since the survival / crafting / town management RPG Medieval Dynasty first arrived on Xbox Game Pass, and it's about to get a major new update that will transform the experience on consoles this month. On June 27th, Co-Op Mode will be available for the first time on Xbox Series X and Xbox...

    • Xbox
    • Medieval Dynasty
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Rumour Xbox Could Be Targeting A 2025 Release For Gears Of War: E-Day

    Perhaps even earlier than Fable?

    When Gears of War: E-Day was revealed at the Xbox Games Showcase this past weekend, we naturally assumed that it wasn't targeting a release anytime soon, especially considering there was no sign of a launch window at all. However, we might be seeing it much sooner than expected! According to Tom Warren at

    • Xbox
    • Rumours
    • Gears Of War
    • Fable
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Xbox 360 'Cult Classic' Lollipop Chainsaw Returns This September For Series X|S

    Juliet makes a comeback in 4K

    We've heard a fair bit about the Lollipop Chainsaw remake and it's now been officially confirmed that Lollipop Chainsaw RePOP will be making its way to Xbox Series X|S on September 25th, 2024. This remastered release of the 2012 Grasshopper title, often described as a "cult classic", is being handled by Dragami Games...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox 360

Thursday13th Jun 2024

  • News Two Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (June 13)

    A couple of huge additions to the library!

    Microsoft has delivered an Xbox Game Pass refresh today, with two titles being added to the library on June 13. Headlining the pack is 2022's The Callisto Protocol, while BlackMill's WW1 shooter Isonzo has also been added to the service. Here's a closer look at these two new Xbox Game Pass additions:...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Talking Point Are You Interested In Any Of The New Xbox Series X|S Models?

    Will you be picking one up later this year?

    During the Xbox Games Showcase this year, Microsoft unveiled three brand-new Xbox Series X|S console revisions coming in late 2024 - and we want to know if the Pure Xbox audience is planning on picking up any of these shiny new systems later in the year. Across the new lineup, we've got a 1T

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft
    • Talking Point
  • News Age Of Mythology: Retold Gets Huge Upgrade In Side-By-Side Graphics Comparison

    See how the new game looks alongside the 2002 release

    One of the many highlights of the Xbox Games Showcase this year was Microsoft's new take on a classic strategy series in Age of Mythology: Retold. If you've been wondering about the graphical improvements and upgrades coming in this new version of the game, developer World's Edge has now shared...

    • Xbox
    • Age of Mythology
    • Age of Empires
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News 'Jurassic Park: Survival' Team Shares New Details On Upcoming Xbox FPS

    It won't be out in 2024, though

    One of the biggest surprises from last year's The Game Awards show was Jurassic Park: Survival, a brand-new single-player FPS set in the famous Dino-filled universe. While its showing was an incredibly early look at the game — as you can see by the above cinematic — this one has lots of promise, and developer...

    • Xbox
    • Jurassic Park: Survival
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (June 13-16)

    Included with Game Pass Core and Game Pass Ultimate

    Free Play Days returns once again, and this week we have four Xbox titles in total to try for free over the next few days. Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is leading the charge here - there's absolutely loads to go at within Ubisoft's online co-op shooter. And here's your full Free Play Days lineup...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Free Play Days
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
  • News Gears Creator Cliffy B Discusses What He'd Like To See In Gears Of War: E-Day

    "I think that could be really really compelling"

    Gears of War: E-Day is certainly a throwback to the old Xbox 360 days of Gears, and you know what else is? Cliffy B! Yep, one of the series' legendary creators has been away from Microsoft's famous franchise for years now, but he still likes discussing his heritage when the chance arises, and Cliff's...

    • Xbox
    • Gears of War: E-Day
    • Cliffy B
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Sea Of Thieves Was The Best-Selling PS5 Game In Both The US & Europe Last Month

    Sea of sales

    Rare's Sea Of Thieves was probably the most high-profile Xbox game to make the switch to PlayStation 5 earlier in the year, and Microsoft's multiplatform move seems to have paid off for the Xbox owner already. In a new post over at the PlayStation Blog, Sony has detailed its software sales charts for May 2024, and Rare's pirate...

    • Xbox
    • Sea Of Thieves
    • PS5
    • Rare
    • Microsoft
  • News Call Of Duty: Black Ops 6 Trailer Becomes Most-Watched Ever As Xbox Game Pass Fuels Interest

    All aboard the hype train

    Call of Duty is always popular, there's no denying that. Every year that a GTA title doesn't launch the franchise seems to break records, but there appears to be an extra bout of hype behind this year's Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 - the first one to launch day one on

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Call of Duty Black Ops 6
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Xbox Dev Obsidian Announces 'Road To Avowed' Livestream Series On Approach To Launch

    "We'll share insights on the development process"

    Avowed seems to be the major Xbox exclusive that's closest to launching right now - with the game recently getting an accidental November release date before being pulled by developer Obsidian. While the Xbox dev has retracted this date for now, the game is clearly fast approaching launch, with the...

    • Xbox
    • Obsidian Entertainment
    • Avowed
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Wednesday12th Jun 2024

  • Guide Xbox Game Pass In 2024: The Full List Of Everything Announced So Far

    The complete list of all games

    Xbox Game Pass continues to fill up for 2024, and if you're looking for a list of everything coming to Game Pass in 2024, you've come to the right place! Below, we've picked out the complete list of games announced for Xbox Game Pass in 2024 so far, and we'll keep updating this as more are announced throughout the...

    • Guides
    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • 2024
  • News Here's What's Included In The Xbox June 2024 Update

    Rolling out this week to Xbox Series X|S & Xbox One

    The Xbox June 2024 update begins rolling out to all users on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S this week, introducing plenty of new features - some of which we've already highlighted about recently here at Pure Xbox. Here's a short overview of the Xbox June 2024 update, with more details...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Update
  • News Xbox Apparently Could Have Shown Much More At This Year's Showcase

    We believe it

    We've already waxed lyrical about how fantastic this year's Xbox Games Showcase was, with the entire two-hour runtime (or 90-ish minutes if you exclude the Call of Duty bit) providing some amazing reveals that left us in awe. And apparently, there was more that could have been shown! Kinda Funny Host Parris Lilly, who has appeared on...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Games Showcase
  • Guide Xbox Game Pass In 2025: The Full List Of Everything Announced So Far

    The complete list of all games

    Xbox Game Pass is already starting to fill up for 2025, and if you're looking for a list of everything coming to Game Pass in 2025, you've come to the right place! Below, we've picked out the complete list of games announced for Xbox Game Pass in 2025 so far, and we'll keep updating this as more are announced ahead of...

    • Guides
    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • 2025
  • News Star Wars Outlaws Game Length Revealed Ahead Of August Xbox Launch

    It sounds pretty meaty!

    Star Wars Outlaws is definitely one of our most-anticipated Xbox titles at the moment, with its release less than three months away, and we've been seeing a whole bunch of great footage from the Ubisoft title over the past few days. We also now know how long of an experience it'll be. In an interview with VGC, creative...

    • Xbox
    • Star Wars Outlaws
    • Game Length
  • Talking Point How Are You Feeling About Fable After The Xbox Games Showcase?

    It's supposedly coming out next year!

    There was a lot going on at the Xbox Showcase last Sunday including reveals for the likes of Gears of War: E-Day and DOOM: The Dark Ages, so to a degree, the re-reveal of Fable was perhaps a little bit overlooked in general. But hey, we've got a release window now! F

    • Xbox
    • Fable
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News State Of Decay 3 Development Is Being Supported By Two Other Xbox Teams

    Better with friends

    Since its major acquisitions, Xbox has mentioned how studios within its ecosystem would be able to collaborate on projects and generally help each other out. We've already seen this before with some games in the past, and it seems the developer behind State of Decay 3 has also had some assistance crafting the next entry in its...

    • Xbox
    • State of Decay 3
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Preview Dragon Age: The Veilguard Is A Confident Return for BioWare

    Lifting the veil

    Pure Xbox's Craig Reid has spent the past few days at Summer Game Fest in Los Angeles, where he's had a chance to preview a series of upcoming Xbox releases. Today, we're sharing his thoughts on a hands-off preview of Dragon Age: The Veilguard, which provided a sneak peek at what's to come from BioWare's Fall 2024 RPG. Our group...

    • Xbox
    • Previews
    • EA
    • BioWare
    • Dragon Age The Veilgaurd
  • News Prince Of Persia Dev Explains Why Sands Of Time Remake Is Still Two Years Away

    "The landscape of remakes has evolved"

    We had a good time watching Ubisoft Forward on Monday (especially the Star Wars Outlaws and Assassin's Creed segments), but one bit of disappointing news came in the form of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake. Don't get us wrong, it's great to he

    • Xbox
    • Prince Of Persia
    • Sands Of Time Remake
    • Ubisoft
  • News Palworld Update Preview Brings Dedicated Servers To Xbox Players

    Early access to a major new feature

    If you're a big Palworld fan and you've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of dedicated servers on Xbox, you'll be glad to know that they're arrived... kind of. Although they're not fully available yet, you can still access them as of today! This is via a new service called the Palworld Update Preview, which...

    • Xbox
    • Palworld
    • Xbox Insider
  • News Square Enix's Visions Of Mana Gets August Release Date For Xbox Series X|S

    "Explore a world of elemental spirits and adventure"

    Square Enix gave us an in-depth look at Visions of Mana as part of the Xbox Developer Direct earlier this year, and it's finally got a release date! The game will launch for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on August 29, 2024. If you haven't heard of it, the game is a single-player action-RPG that...

    • Xbox
    • Visions Of Mana
    • Square Enix
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Depersonalization Is Available Today With PC Game Pass (June 12)

    Arriving in Early Access

    This one's for the PC Game Pass fans! Depersonalization has been added to the PCGP library today as part of its early access rollout, which began all the way back in December 2022 on Steam. It's available to download right now. Depersonalization is described as a tactical role-playing game that bares a resemblance to Clash...

    • Xbox
    • Depersonalization
    • PC Game Pass
  • News Forza Motorsport Giving Away Free 'Porsche 963 Combo' On Xbox & PC

    As part of Update 9

    Everyone loves a freebie, and Forza Motorsport is giving one away right now! At any time until June 19th, you can grab the Porsche 963 Combo for free, which usually retails at £3.99 / $4.99 on the Xbox Store and Steam. As part of this combo, you get access to the 2024 Porsche #5 Porsche Penske Motorsport 963 along with a...

    • Xbox
    • Forza Motorsport
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • News Xbox First-Party Game 'Ara: History Untold' Hits PC Game Pass This September

    Console at a later date

    What's that? Another Xbox first-party game confirmed for 2024? Oh, go on then! This one's a little bit different admittedly, as strategy game Ara: History Untold is launching exclusively on PC when it arrives on September 24, 2024 - with the Xbox console release set to take place at some point in the future. Ara's release...

    • Xbox
    • Ara: History Untold
    • PC
    • PC Game Pass

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