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TodayThu, 13th Jun 2024

  • 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 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
  • 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

YesterdayWed, 12th 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 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 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 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 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 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

Tuesday11th Jun 2024

  • News Here's A Look At The Updated Xbox Studios Roadmap For 2024 & Beyond

    What an unbelievable lineup!

    Well, another Xbox Games Showcase is in the books! Many Xbox fans believe that this year's Showcase was one of the best of all time, and we've definitely got an amazing couple of years ahead when it comes to first-party titles. As we've highlighted numerous times here at Pure Xbox in the past, Xbox fan Klobrille...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Studios
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox's 'Slimy Platform Things' Comment Draws Attention Of Former PlayStation Boss

    From Phil Spencer's interview this past Sunday

    On Sunday, Xbox boss Phil Spencer conducted an interview with IGN about a variety of topics, and during the conversation, he mentioned how he didn't want to do "slimy platform things" to force a certain way of playing games. Here's the exact quote from the conversation, which focused on Call of Duty:...

    • Xbox
    • Phil Spencer
    • PlayStation
  • News Starfield Is Getting Review Bombed (Again)

    "Another push for curated paid mods"

    During the Xbox Showcase this week, Bethesda announced the arrival of its new Starfield update adding 'Creations', new Trackers Alliance missions, and much more. While it was celebrated as exciting news, this update appears to have upset some players - with complaints about paid 'Creations' and 'Tracke

    • Xbox
    • Starfield
    • Bethesda
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Series S Carbon Black Model Seems To Be Getting Discontinued

    As Microsoft introduces another 1TB model

    During the Xbox Games Showcase, Microsoft unveiled a fresh lineup of console revisions for Holiday 2024, including a new 1TB model of Xbox Series S. This new version of the Series S looks identical to the existing 512GB model that launched in 2020 - and it appears to be phasing out 2023's Carbon Black model...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Series X
    • Microsoft
  • News Starfield Mods Bring Batman And Star Wars Skins To Xbox Series X|S

    We're just getting started

    Just a couple of days ago, a surprise June update for Starfield brought mods to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S for the first time, and we're starting to see some really cool creations being made available for download. The ones that are getting all the attention right now are skins for Batman and various Star Wars...

    • Xbox
    • Starfield
    • Star Wars
    • Batman
    • Mods
  • News Call Of Duty: Black Ops 6 Beta Will Be Open To All Who Subscribe To Xbox Game Pass

    Including early access!

    Right, at this point we've spoken at length about Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one, but that's still more than four months away at this stage. However, the upcoming CoD game will have an open beta — as has become the norm in recent years — and Game Pass users will be able to get early access...

    • Xbox
    • Call of Duty Black Ops 6
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Dragon Age: The Veilguard Gets Huge Gameplay Deep Dive Ahead Of Fall 2024 Launch On Xbox

    BioWare is back

    After a brief teaser popped up during the Xbox Games Showcase, EA and BioWare have finally lifted the lid on Dragon Age: The Veilguard, following what feels like an age of waiting for the next big BioWare RPG. Up above, we've got a good 20 minutes of raw Dragon Age: The Veilguard gameplay ahead of its Fall 202

    • Xbox
    • Dragon Age: The Veilguard
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • BioWare
  • News EA Announces Yet More Xbox 360 Server Closures For November 2024

    Just a few months left to play these online!

    EA has announced that three more Xbox 360 Battlefield games will be closing their doors in November 2024 - following a swathe of Battlefield closures that happened in late 2023. This time around, the Xbox 360 versions of Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield 4 and Battlefield 3 will go offline on November 7th...

    • Xbox
    • Battlefield
    • Xbox 360
    • Server Closures
    • EA
  • News Gears Of War: E-Day Will Be Linear As Dev Focuses On The 'Scary Moments' Of Gears

    "That's the game we're going to build"

    Gears of War: E-Day seems to be a real throwback to the old days of Gears, with developer The Coalition channelling what Epic Games did all those years ago in building a dark, gritty third-person shooter. It's a huge pivot away from what the team was building with Gears of War 4 and Gears 5 - and a couple of...

    • Xbox
    • Gears of War: E-Day
    • The Coalition
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Avowed Director On Obsidian's Future And Xbox Closures: 'I Really Trust In Our Leadership'

    She doesn't "believe in living in fear"

    Xbox has been through a rough patch recently with the closure of four studios. If you are wondering how other developers at Xbox are feeling about this, Obsidian's Avowed director Carrie Patel has now shared some thoughts.

    • Xbox
    • Avowed
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Obsidian
  • News Forza Horizon Fans, The Crew Motorfest Could Be Well Worth Checking Out Later This Year

    It's getting a whole new map for free!

    As we outlined in our Xbox Games Showcase predictions prior to the show, we really did think that we might have seen Forza Horizon 6 during this year's event, but as it turns out, Ubisoft's The Crew Motorfest might be the best place for Forza Horizon fans to turn this year.

    • Xbox
    • The Crew Motorfest
    • Forza Horizon 6
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Call Of Duty: Black Ops 6 Estimated File Size TBA 'Closer To Launch'

    Activision confirms

    In case you missed it, yesterday Call of Duty fans voiced their concerns when pre-order page listings for Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 suggested the title would require a huge download of around 300GB. There were some suggestions this was factoring in the "entire" Call of Duty app, and Activision has now officially confirmed this...

    • Xbox
    • Call Of Duty: Black Ops 6
    • Call of Duty
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
  • Review Rolling Hills: Make Sushi, Make Friends (Xbox) - A Wholesome Game Pass Gem

    Don't let this one pass you by!

    Amidst all the craziness of the Xbox Showcase and everything else over the past few days, it may have completely passed you by that Rolling Hills: Make Sushi, Make Friends launched on Xbox Game Pass earlier this month, and after spending plenty of hours with it between all of these major events, it's proved the...

    • Xbox
    • Reviews
    • Rolling Hills
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X

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