Check your corners
New World Interactive finally brought Insurgency: Sandstorm over to consoles last September, following an almost three-year period as a PC exclusive. Sandstorm marked the follow-up to 2014's Insurgency, with both shooters delivering a masterclass in immersive and tactical close quarters gunplay. We can gladly say that the team was...
A beginner's guide for Xbox Game Pass players
Insurgency: Sandstorm has now arrived as part of the November 2022 Xbox Game Pass lineup, meaning a lot of players are probably in the early stages of getting to grips with this intense first-person shooter on Xbox. Sandstorm is packed with weapons too, from SMGs and ARs to Marksman Rifles and Bolt...
Insurgency: Sandstorm is now live on Xbox Game Pass, and if you want to know our thoughts on New World Interactive's impressive FPS, check out our recent review scoring it a 9/10! However, we've already seen some questions cropping up about whether this new Game Pass title supports crossplay, and the dev's FAQ page gives us...
Your latest additions are here!
Microsoft is adding two more titles to the Xbox Game Pass library today, including the brand-new console release Common'hood and a PC addition in the form of Insurgency: Sandstorm, which is already in the console library. Here's a bit more info on what to expect from both of these new Game Pass titles. Oh and,...
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...
Along with a free 10-hour trial for NFS!
As the month comes to a close, Microsoft is continuing to bring some new additions to the Xbox Game Pass library in November 2022. Today, November 29th, we've got two new titles playable with Xbox Game Pass; the fantastic first-person shooter Insurgency: Sandstorm and a brand-new release in PanicBarn's Soccer...
Absolutely worth a go!
Xbox has just dropped its latest Xbox Game Pass roundup for November 2022, and by far the biggest news is that New World Interactive's authentic first-person shooter Insurgency: Sandstorm is coming to the library later this month. In just a few short hours since the announcement, this reveal has been getting a fair bit of...
Welcome to Operation Glasshouse
Insurgency: Sandstorm has just received a new update across all available platforms, and it's quite a big one! 'Operation Glasshouse' delivers the new map 'Prison', along with two new shotguns, a bunch of new cosmetics and more. Let's start with the new map, which is probably the meatiest portion of the Glasshouse...
"The definitive tactical FPS on consoles"
We've seen a lot of Xbox fans building anticipation for the release of Insurgency: Sandstorm over the past few weeks and months, and today is the day, as the game is officially now available for Xbox One, Series X and Series S. Described as "the definitive tactical FPS on consoles", Insurgency: Sandstorm...
Now exploring next-gen versions as well
Developer New World Interactive has revealed that it has delayed the upcoming Xbox One release of tactical FPS Insurgency: Sandstorm to deliver "a more complete and optimised version of the game." Initially, it was set to release on August 25, 2020 for current-gen platforms. A new target date hasn't been...
Engage in realistic modern firefights in the definitive tactical FPS on consoles!
Insurgency: Sandstorm is a team-based, tactical FPS based on lethal close quarters combat and objective-oriented multiplayer gameplay. Sequel to the indie breakout FPS Insurgency, Sandstorm is reborn, improved, expanded, and bigger in every way. Experience the intensity of modern combat where skill is rewarded, and teamwork wins the fight. Prepare for a hardcore depiction of combat with deadly ballistics, light attack vehicles, destructive artillery, and HDR audio putting the fear back into the genre.
An intense atmosphere putting the terror into modern combat
Move with speed and caution as you push through the war-torn environments of a fictional contemporary conflict in the Middle East. Death comes fast, ammunition must be carefully managed, and the environment must be tactically navigated at every step toward victory.
Insurgency: refined and expanded
For the first time in an Insurgency game, customize your character to show your veterancy with diverse sets of clothing, uniforms, accessories, and character voices. Coordinate fire support with your team, engage enemies with vehicle mounted machine guns, and go head to head in small scale high speed PvP and co-op matches. Wield new weapons and new upgrades to outmaneuver, outflank, and outsmart the enemy.
War at its realest
Continuing Insurgency’s acclaim as the most atmospheric shooter, Sandstorm is built on Unreal 4 to bring its gritty close-quarters combat into a whole new era of realism. Skill is rewarded, and survival is paramount. Feel every bullet, and fear every impact.
- Sequel to the indie breakout FPS Insurgency, now with 5 million units sold. Sandstorm is reborn, improved, expanded, and bigger in every way.
- Character and weapon customisation to show your battle-hardiness.
- Unprecedented audio design with positional voice-chat for realistic teamwork, and heart pounding ambient audio to bring you into the battlefield.
- Peek around corners, tactically breach doorways, use smoke to cover your team’s advance, and call in air support.
- Battle across expansive maps in up to 14-versus-14 player game modes, or 8 player co-operative against AI, now with machine gun mounted drivable vehicles.