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TodayThu, 6th Oct 2022

  • News Overwatch 2's Servers Meltdown In 'Mass DDoS Attack' At Launch

    Update: Existing players won't require a phone number

    Update [Thu 6th Oct, 2022 06:30 BST]: Blizzard has published a new post on its announcement page, addressing the current state of the Overwatch 2 launch. Perhaps the most notable change, going live on October 7th, is the decision to remove phone number requirements for a majority of existing...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Blizzard

YesterdayWed, 5th Oct 2022

  • Guide All Xbox Games With Mouse & Keyboard Support

    The latest keyboard & mouse list for Xbox One, Series X, Series S

    Update: Our latest update to this list has added the likes of Moonscars, Disney Dreamlight Valley, Cyberpunk 2077, Deliver Us The Moon, Maneater, Craftopia, Kill It With Fire, Pikuniku, What Remains of Edith Finch, Dreamscaper, DJ Max Respect V, The House Of The Dead Remake, Sniper...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • Guide How To Complete All Xbox Game Pass Quests In 2022

    October 4th 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 Lots Of Games Reduced By 80-90% In Xbox's Super Saver Sale

    Another week to grab some amazing deals

    Looking for some cheap Xbox games from October 4th to October 11th? Thanks to the ongoing Super Saver Sale, there are lots of games that are currently discounted by 90% including the likes of Mad Max and Panzer Dragoon: Remake, so there are plenty of bargains to snap up while y

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Bargains
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News UK Authority Sets March 2023 Deadline For Verdict On Xbox ActiBlizz Deal

    Activate Phase 2

    The UK government authority on market competition has laid out its timeline for delivering a verdict on Xbox's Activision Blizzard deal. Phase 2 of its analysis in now underway, and the final report is said to be delivered by March 1st, 2023. In theory, this means the deal won't go through until at least that date and even then,...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Activision Blizzard
  • News High On Life Dev Shows Off Fresh Gameplay Ahead Of Xbox Game Pass Launch

    Catch 'Zephyr Paradise' in action

    High on Life looks to be taking part in 'IGN First' this month, where the outlet will showcase a bunch of exclusive info on the game in the run up to launch. That partnership has delivered another showing of extended gameplay for us all, this time featuring a brand new biome. The 'Zephyr Paradise' level is on show...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • High On Life
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Need For Speed 2022 Leaked Images Reveal Unique New Direction For The Series

    Unbound by the past

    Just about a week ago we heard reports that the reveal of Need for Speed 2022 was right around the corner, and that it'd be titled 'Unbound'. Well, a new listing via Japanese site Neowing confirms the game's name, along with a unique new art direction for the series. 'Need for Speed Unbound' looks like it's aiming for a comic...

    • Xbox
    • Need for Speed Unbound
    • EA
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Xbox Adds More Perks For Game Pass Ultimate Members (October 2022)

    Here's what you can claim for free this month

    The Xbox Game Pass Perks program is back once again for October 2022, and although it's pretty early in the month for new Perks yet, we've already got confirmation of a few interesting additions to the lineup over the next few weeks. We'll keep updating this guide as the month rolls on with more Xbox...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Perks
    • Guides
  • News The Outer Worlds Looks Like It's Getting A Native Xbox Series X|S Upgrade

    Rated in Taiwan

    Obsidian's The Outer Worlds has been rated for next-gen platforms by the Taiwanese ratings board, a regular source for early leaks on upcoming titles. The sci-fi RPG first launched back in 2019 as an Xbox One game, shortly after Microsoft acquired the studio. Since then, Obsidian has announced a sequel, although for all intents and...

    • Xbox
    • The Outer Worlds
    • Obsidian Entertainment
    • Xbox Game Studios
  • News Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Xbox Series X|S Version Arrives In January 2023

    Will be a free upgrade for Xbox One owners

    Update (Wed 5th Oct, 2022): The new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S upgrade for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot has now been confirmed as arriving on January 13, 2023, and it will include "enhanced graphics and 60FPS". You can check out the brand-new release date trailer above! Original story (Sat 17th Sep,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Upgrades
  • News These Gotham Knights Hands-On Impressions Are All Over The Place

    The critics seem conflicted right now

    We're now just over two weeks away from the release of Gotham Knights on October 21st for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, and select outlets have today been publishing their final hands-on previews ahead of its launch. The results are... interesting! Some of the critics seem to be really excited by what...

    • Xbox
    • Gotham Knights
    • Roundup
  • Video Here's Your Cinematic Introduction To 'Medieval Dynasty' On Xbox Game Pass

    Building a dynasty

    Late last week, we brought news that Medieval Dynasty is coming to Xbox Series X and S, including Game Pass on day one of its console release. A day ahead of that launch, the team has revealed a lovely cinematic intro to its open world RPG, introducing us all to the world of Medieval Dynasty. This is the sort of survival / RPG...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Medieval Dynasty
    • Xbox Series X
  • Talking Point Have You Ever Bought An Xbox Design Lab Controller?

    What are your thoughts on the program?

    It's been a few months now since Microsoft launched the Xbox Design Lab program in 11 new countries, and the company also has plans to add the Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller to Design Lab later this year, which is great to see. And so, we thought we'd take the opportunity to ask - what do you think of Xbox...

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    • Xbox Design Lab
    • Talking Point
  • News The Legend Of Tianding Is Heading To Xbox Game Pass Very Soon

    It has "overwhelmingly positive" reviews on Steam!

    We've got another upcoming Xbox Game Pass addition to share! It's been announced that The Legend of Tianding will be arriving on Xbox and Game Pass in just a few short weeks - the date is seemingly November 1st, 2022, although there's been some suggestion that it could arrive a day earlier on...

    • Xbox
    • The Legend Of Tianding
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News 'Gamevice Flex' Controller Launches This Month, And There's A Bonus For Xbox Fans

    The follow-up to the Razer Kishi is almost here

    Gamevice has announced some fresh details on its upcoming mobile gaming controller, including a solid launch date. The 'Gamevice Flex' hits stores on October 25th in the US, for $99.95 on Android and $109.95 on iOS devices, and there's a neat bonus for Xbox Game Pass users. Gamevice is bundling in one...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Gamevice Flex
    • Xbox Cloud Gaming

Tuesday4th Oct 2022

  • News Aliens Vs Predator Is Enjoying A Huge Resurgence On Xbox Right Now

    The classic Xbox 360 game is back in the charts

    Remember the classic Xbox 360 game Aliens Vs Predator? You might be surprised to know that it's actually back in the Top Paid Charts on the Microsoft Store right now in various regions, clearly selling very well once again. The reason? Well, the game has been included as part of the Super Saver Sale...

    • Xbox
    • Aliens Vs Predator
    • Xbox 360
    • Backwards Compatibility
  • Guide Amazon Prime Early Access Sale October 2022 - Xbox Deals To Expect

    A new sales event for Prime members

    Amazon's brand new Amazon Prime Early Access Sale is kicking off this October, and just like Amazon Prime Day before it, we're likely to see plenty of great deals for Xbox fans. Beginning on Tuesday 11th and ending the following day on Wednesday 12th, this two-day event is expected to offer up discounts on plenty...

    • Guides
    • Xbox
    • Amazon Prime Day
    • Deals
  • News Another Six Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass Soon (October 15)

    The latest batch of departures

    Original story (Sun 2nd Oct, 2022): Microsoft has quietly revealed the next batch of games leaving Xbox Game Pass in early October 2022, and we've got another fairly substantial set of titles on the departure list, including the likes of Sable and Echo Generation. Here's the full list of games set to leave in the...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Leaving Soon
    • October 2022
  • News These Nine Games Are Coming To Xbox Game Pass (October 4-18)

    The latest batch of confirmed titles

    The first batch of October 2022's Xbox Game Pass titles has been announced, with Microsoft officially revealing what's coming to the service in early October, including the previously confirmed Chivalry 2, Scorn and A Plague Tale: Requiem, amongst many others! Most of these had already been revealed ahead of...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Roundup
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News The New Dead Space Is $70, But It's Cheaper With Xbox Game Pass

    Cutting the cost

    Thinking of picking up the new Dead Space remake? The first gameplay trailer dropped earlier today, and it's shaping up to be a stunner when it arrives on January 27th, 2023. Plus, there's some good news for Game Pass members! Although the game is being priced at an eye-watering £69.99 / $69.99 for Xbox Series X and Series S,...

    • Xbox
    • Dead Space
    • EA
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Microsoft Lays Out 'Benefits' Of Xbox + Activision Blizzard On New Website

    "More choice and more games for people everywhere"

    Xbox is continuing to try and sell its case for merging with Activision Blizzard, via a new website that details the benefits that'll come from the merger. Microsoft's new online portal is dubbed "our vision for gaming", and it basically brings all the info on the deal under one roof, including the...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Phil Spencer
    • Activision Blizzard
  • Deals All Backwards Compatible Games In This Week's Xbox Sales (October 4-11)

    Original Xbox and Xbox 360 classics

    This week's latest selection of Xbox deals is now live, and once again we've got more discounts for backwards compatible games from the original Xbox and Xbox 360 eras - including many from the ongoing Super Saver Sale! Below, we've included every single Xbox 360 and original Xbox game available over the next...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Backwards Compatibility
  • News Fallout Dynamic Background & Xbox Game Pass Perk Arrive To Celebrate Series Anniversary

    25 years!

    Bethesda has revealed its plans for Fallout's 25th anniversary, and they include some pretty neat bonuses for Xbox fans! Besides a free play week for Fallout 76, we're also getting a dynamic Xbox Series X|S background and a nice bonus Game Pass perk to celebrate the series' anniversary. First up, the dynamic background is very Fallout...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Fallout 76
    • Bethesda
  • News Here's When Overwatch 2's Free-To-Play Launch Hits Xbox

    All the timings for today's big switch

    Well, it's finally happening! More than six years after Overwatch hit Xbox One, its follow-up is about to launch on Xbox platforms, this time as a free-to-play title (well, the multiplayer at least). With the move to F2P, you may be asking yourself, when can I try out the sequel? Overwatch 2 Xbox Release...

    • Xbox
    • Overwatch 2
    • Blizzard
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News 500+ Games Included In This Week's Xbox Sales (October 4-11)

    Another huge week of deals

    The latest batch of Xbox deals are now live on the Microsoft Store, featuring over 500 games across Deals with Gold, Spotlight, Shooter, Fallout 25th Anniversary and WB Games sales, along with the Super Saver Sale from last week! We've rounded up just a few of the highlights from this week's sales in the table below,...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Dead Space Remake Looks Seriously Epic In First Gameplay Trailer

    Is it January yet?

    It's crazy to think we're now just under four months away from the release of EA's Dead Space remake on January 27th, 2023! With the launch fast approaching, we've been treated to our first proper look at gameplay with a new trailer. While the trailer is only a couple of minutes long, it gives us a good look at the game's...

    • Xbox
    • Dead Space
    • EA
  • News A Plague Tale: Requiem Is Ready To Install On Xbox Game Pass

    File size revealed

    A Plague Tale: Requiem is one of the month's biggest Xbox Game Pass additions, and it's now available to install on Xbox Series X and S two weeks before the game goes live for all subscribers. Read More: Xbox Game Pass: All Games Coming Soon In October 2022 As Asobo's rat-infested sequel is now installable, we know its overall...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • A Plague Tale Requiem
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News CD Projekt RED Is Working On A Cyberpunk 2077 Sequel, And A New IP

    It's all happening folks!

    Well, Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has just dropped a few bombshells here! During the company's strategy update that took place today, October 4th, it was revealed that the team is indeed working on a sequel to Cyberpunk 2077, alongside a couple of other internal projects. One of those, as we already know, is...

    • Xbox
    • CD Projekt Red
    • The Witcher
    • Cyberpunk 2077
  • News The Witcher Dev Is Aiming To Launch 3 New Witcher Games In 6 Years

    Starting with 'Polaris'

    In more CD Projekt Red news, the Polish developer has outlined its upcoming plans for The Witcher series beyond the free next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. In short, the team is now calling its upcoming saga a 'trilogy', and they're aiming to release said trilogy quicker than you might expect. From when

    • Xbox
    • CDPR
    • The Witcher 3
    • Polaris
    • Cd Projekt Red
  • Random Of Course Phil Spencer Has Been Playing Grounded

    Version 1.0 launched last week

    One person who has been a huge fan of Obsidian's latest release, Grounded, since the beginning of its existence back in 2020 is the Head of Xbox - Phil Spencer. Last week, Version 1.0 was officially released. Spencer mentioned at the time how he was "really proud" of the small and focused team at the studio that had...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Grounded

Monday3rd Oct 2022

  • News The 'Worst Xbox Game Of 2022' Is Slowly Starting To Make A Comeback

    It's improved a lot since launch

    It's no exaggeration to say that CrossfireX ended up being a huge disappointment when it arrived on Xbox earlier this year, getting awful reviews and becoming Metacritic's worst Xbox game of 2022 - it'll probably stay that way, too. However, in the interest of fairness, that Metascore of 38 doesn't represent how...

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    • CrossfireX
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide The Best Games On Xbox Game Pass (October 2022)

    Don't know what to play? Here are 70 picks!

    If you're looking for a list of the best games on Xbox Game Pass as of October 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
  • News Here's A Full Round Of 'Undisputed', The New Boxing Game Coming To Xbox

    Formerly known as ESBC

    You may recall us talking about a game called eSports Boxing Club on various occasions over the past couple of years, but as of a few days ago it's now changed name to Undisputed - and we've got some new footage to share. This latest video gives us a look at a full round of Undisputed in action, and while certain aspects of...

    • Xbox
    • Undisputed
    • Boxing
    • eSports Boxing Club
  • News Futuristic Free-To-Play FPS 'Shatterline' Confirmed For Xbox

    Rest assured, it's coming

    With the latest generation we're seeing quite a few titles make their way over from PC to console, especially in the free-to-play space. Shatterline is the latest such title we've spotted; a futuristic FPS that's gained some serious traction on PC since its early access release last month. Since that September 8th launch...

    • Xbox
    • Shatterline
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Exec Jokingly 'Apologises' For Adding To Game Pass Backlogs

    "On behalf of the team I'd like to apologise..."

    How's your Xbox Game Pass backlog looking at the moment? We've had a pretty strong month for September bolstered by the arrival of Deathloop, and October's lineup looks strong as well, so it's safe to say ours is pretty extensive right now! A minimum of Scorn and A Plague Tale: Requiem will also be...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Scorn
    • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Rumour Jim Ryan 'Flew To Brussels' To Voice Concerns Over Xbox's ActiBlizz Deal

    The PlayStation boss isn't happy

    Back at the beginning of September, PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan caused quite the stir when he revealed that he believed Xbox's proposal to guarantee Call of Duty on PlayStation for three extra years was "inadequate on many levels". Now, according to Dealreporter sources (as reported by

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    • Jim Ryan
    • PlayStation
    • Activision Blizzard
    • Rumour
  • News Chivalry 2 Brings The Fight To Xbox Game Pass This Tuesday

    A surprise addition for October!

    We've got another game to add to the Xbox Game Pass list for October 2022, as Chivalry 2 has been announced as heading to the service this Tuesday, October 4th! The news was revealed on Twitter earlier today. In Chivalry 2, you'll compete in multiplayer battles (up to 64 players) on medieval battlefields. Here's...

    • Xbox
    • Chivalry 2
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Feature These 10+ Games Are Coming To Xbox This Week (October 3-7)

    "Can you trust your own mind?"

    Welcome to your new Xbox games roundup for October 3rd to 7th! The new releases lineup is looking fairly quiet this week (things really kick off later in the month), but we've still got the likes of Overwatch 2 and Alfred Hitchcock - Vertigo on the way, along with a surprise Xbox Game Pass addition in the form of

    • Xbox
    • Features
    • Weekly Roundup
  • News Multiple Rumours Suggest Halo Could Be Switching To Unreal Engine

    Starting with the new BR-like project

    Is Halo preparing to switch to a new engine? That's what multiple rumours have stated over the past 24 hours-or-so, with a suggestion that the new battle royale-like project (known as "Tatanka") could utilise the new engine, potentially dropping years' worth of work on Halo Infinite's Slipspace Engine in the...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Unreal Engine
  • News Killer Instinct Players Call For Help As 'Hacker' Destroys Ranked Multiplayer

    "We are sending our SOS out"

    There's been some drama in the Killer Instinct community over the weekend, as players have been taking to social media to call for help from Microsoft and developer Iron Galaxy in response to an apparent attack from a "hacker". It seems that the ranked multiplayer part of Killer Instinct is now completely inaccessible...

    • Xbox
    • Killer Instinct
  • News Elden Ring Is 'Just The Beginning' For Bandai Namco's Japanese Lineup

    "There is so much great content coming from Japan"

    It's no secret, at this point, that Elden Ring has been a monumental success since it launched back in February. Earlier in the year we caught wind that it sold over 13 million copies within about a month of release, while the game also dominated YouTube viewing stats during its launch window...

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    • Elden Ring
    • Bandai Namco
    • FromSoftware
  • News 'Legacy Of Kain' Survey Quizzes Fans About Potential Franchise Return

    Would you like to see it come back?

    Last month, developer Crystal Dynamics announced that it had retained the rights to some of its biggest franchises following the move to Embracer Group. Those franchises include Tomb Raider, of course, but also Legacy of Kain, the team's late 90soriginal Xbox-era dark fantasy action series. Well, the dev now wants...

    • Xbox
    • Crystal Dynamics
    • Legacy Of Kain

Sunday2nd Oct 2022

  • Feature Project Gotham Racing 4 Is Now 15 Years Old, And It's Still An Incredible Xbox Racer

    Taking it for a spin, again

    Another day, another excuse to pen some words about how good Project Gotham Racing 4 is! Well, we have a legitimate excuse anyway, as PGR4 has just ticked over the 15-year-old mark; the title released way back on October 2nd, 2007. Can you believe that?! We can't either, but as the months and years pass us by, the Xbox...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox 360
    • PGR4
    • Project Gotham Racing 4
    • Features

Saturday1st Oct 2022

  • News Xbox Seagate Expansion Cards Heavily Discounted At Amazon (UK)

    Deals for the 512GB, 1TB and 2TB versions

    If you've been in the market for a Seagate Expansion Card for your Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, now might be the time! Over at Amazon UK, the retailer is offering a great discount for each of the 512GB, 1TB and 2TB versions. Firstly, the 512GB version has been reduced from a RRP of £159.99 down to...

    • Xbox
    • Seagate
    • Storage
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Feature All New Releases Coming To Xbox In October 2022

    Every game confirmed for October so far

    Welcome to your new Xbox game releases roundup for October 2022! Below, we've prepared a full list of every game confirmed for Xbox in October 2022 so far. We've also thrown in the Xbox Game Pass games we know about... Without further ado, here are the new game releases on Xbox in October 2022: The Biggest...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • October 2022
  • Guide Microsoft Rewards: How To Claim 2000 Bonus Points On Xbox In October

    Your Monthly Bonus Round instructions for October 2022

    It's that time again! We're big fans of the Microsoft Rewards program here at Pure Xbox, which allows you to complete tasks in order to earn redeemable points which can be spent on gift cards, donations and much more. October 2022's "Monthly Bonus Round" challenge has just begun, and by...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft Rewards
    • Guides
  • Pick One What Was Your Favourite Xbox Game Pass Game In September?

    It ended up being a great month!

    It's time for another round of Pick One! With September now behind us, it's time to go back and look at the entire batch of Xbox Game Pass games from last month - and pick a favourite! We were treated to some fantastic surprises throughout those few weeks, including the likes of Deathloop, Assassin's Creed Odyssey...

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    • Pick One
    • Features
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 1-2)

    Returning to the backyard?

    Welcome to the weekend! If you're looking for something new to try on Xbox over the next few days, don't forget that we've got lots of new Xbox Game Pass additions, another Free Play Days title, and the usual set of great deals. Plus, Xbox Game Pass Ultimat

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    • Talking Point
    • Features
    • What Are You Playing
  • News Pure Xbox Game Club October 2022: Immortality

    Come join the PX Game Club!

    Want to enhance your Xbox Game Pass experience? Come join the official Pure Xbox Game Club! We can't take any credit on staff for this — the PX Game Club is the work of ralphdibny and the rest of the contributors over at the Pure Xbox forums, who have established a community that meets up every month to play a game on...

    • Xbox
    • Site News
    • Pure Xbox Game Club

Friday30th Sep 2022

  • Guide Xbox Game Pass: All Games Coming Soon In October 2022

    The full list of confirmed games so far

    Looking for a complete list of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in October 2022? 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 next month, as well...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • October 2022
    • Guides
  • News Open World RPG 'Medieval Dynasty' Is Heading To Xbox Series X|S And Game Pass

    Day one console launch!

    Microsoft has revealed that Medieval Dynasty is getting an Xbox Series X|S port early next month, and it'll be a part of Xbox Game Pass on day one! The game's PC build is already in the library, but this is the first evidence we've seen of an Xbox Series X and S release. Xbox currently has the title penned to release for...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Medieval Dynasty
  • News Forza Dev Confirms Horizon 4 Won't Be Delisted Anytime Soon

    "No need to worry"

    A Forza series community manager has squashed concerns over Forza Horizon 4 potentially being delisted in the coming months. In a Forza forum thread discussing Horizon 4's 'end of life' status, community manager T10ManteoMax (as their forum name goes) had this to say about the future of Playground's fourth Forza Horizon game:...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Forza Horizon 4
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Phil Spencer Says New Quick Resume Feature Is 'On The List' At Xbox

    "Good feature ask, makes sense"

    'Quick Resume' was one of Xbox's big new features at the turn of the console generation, allowing users to pick up games right where they left off from a previous session. The feature is a solid one, although it can be spotty in terms of functionality with certain games. Well, Xbox's Phil Spencer has taken to Twitter...

    • Xbox
    • Phil Spencer
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Game Pass Hit 'Vampire Survivors' Leaves Early Access In October

    1.0 is right around the corner

    Xbox Game Pass added a big Steam hit to its PC library earlier this year in the form of casual rogue-lite Vampire Survivors. At the time of its arrival back in May, the game was still in PC early access, although that's about to change. On October 20th, Vampire Survivors will launch out of Steam early access, bringing...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Vampire Survivors
    • PC
  • News These 12 Games Are Leaving Xbox Game Pass Today (September 30)

    Last chance to sample the horrors of Visage

    In case you'd forgotten, today marks the removal of twelve more games from the Xbox Game Pass library, including the likes of AI: The Somnium Files, Lemnis Gate, Subnautica: Below Zero, Visage and many others. Here are the twelve games confirmed to leave today on

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Reminder
  • News Xbox Series S xScreen Attachment Has Been Discounted By $50

    For now at least!

    UPspec Gaming is running a sale across all of its Xbox Series S accessory range, including the main xScreen itself. At present, the xScreen attachment is $200, $50 off its standard asking price in the US. Here in the UK, that pricing translates to £185, with no confirmed end date for the sale. For now, UPspec says that sale...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series S
    • Upspec Gaming
    • xScreen
  • News Halo Infinite Campaign Co-Op Achievements Revealed Ahead Of November Launch

    24 in total

    The much-awaited campaign co-op feature for Halo Infinite is almost here, arriving alongside the game's winter update this November. Ahead of that launch in under two months, the team at 343 has revealed all the achievements you'll be able to earn by playing through the game's story campaign with a buddy. There are 24 achievements in...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Halo & F1 Partnership Spawns Amazing Master Chief-Inspired Helmet

    HCS and Quadrant team up

    British Formula One rep Lando Norris, who is currently racing with McLaren, has unveiled his very own Halo Master Chief style helmet. The racer will be wearing it at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix, taking place this coming weekend. Lando has always been a fan of the Halo series, mentioning in an interview on social media...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • 343 Industries
    • Microsoft
  • News Become Top Dog In 'Paw Patrol: Grand Prix' On Xbox Game Pass Today (September 30)

    Barkin' fast

    September is coming to a close already, but the month ain't leaving us without one more huge Game Pass arrival. Keep your hype levels in check because Paw Patrol: Grand Prix heads to the Xbox Game Pass library today, September 30th. While this addition is no-doubt aimed at kids primarily (the trailer even says so), we do love a good...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Thursday29th Sep 2022

  • News Xbox Games With Gold For October 2022 Announced

    The latest batch of titles

    Microsoft has officially announced the new Xbox Games With Gold titles for October 2022! These games are available to download for free for Xbox Live Gold members (including subscribers to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate). Keep in mind that as of this month, Microsoft will no longer be including Xbox 360 games as part of Games...

    • Xbox
    • Games With Gold
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Scorn Xbox Game Pass Release Date Brought Forward By One Week

    Go hands on even earlier!

    Scorn developer Ebb Software has just dropped a lovely surprise! The upcoming "atmospheric first-person horror adventure" is now launching a full week earlier than previously announced, with a new release date of October 14th. We'd been worried in previous months that Scorn could even see a delay out of 2022, so we're...

    • Xbox
    • Scorn
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Three Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (September 29)

    The latest batch of Game Pass titles

    Three more games are coming to Xbox Game Pass today, September 29th, including one pretty major PC-only addition! Valheim hits the PC Game Pass library today, alongside two other titles across console and PC. Here's a brief introduction to all of today's new Game Pass additions! Despot's Game (Console, PC):...

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  • News Google Stadia Is Shutting Down, Which Is Good News For Xbox

    Few more Game Pass subs incoming?

    Xbox Cloud Gaming has just lost another rival, as Google has announced today that its Stadia service will officially be shutting down on January 18th, 2023, with all Google Store-purchased hardware and software to be refunded. In a message on the Google website earlier today, Stadia Vice Pres

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  • News Dead Space Remake Looks Jaw-Dropping In New Xbox Screenshots

    Wow!

    EA's upcoming Dead Space remake has just got its own Xbox Live store page, and it reveals a selection of brand new screenshots for the title. There's only three shots live at present, but boy do they look gorgeous! Here, take a look: The store page also contains an extensive description of EA Motive's updated horror classic, which launches...

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  • News Need For Speed 'Unbound' Will Reportedly Mark Franchise Return This December

    Criterion in the driving seat

    It's been a while since we've seen much of anything from the Need for Speed series, in fact, NFS Heat launched way back in 2019 and we've not seen a game in the series since. Well, it's looking like that's about to change as a new report says to expect a Need for Speed reveal imminently. Again coming from Insider...

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  • Poll Are You Happy With October 2022's Xbox Games With Gold?

    The first month with no Xbox 360 games

    Microsoft has officially announced October 2022's Xbox Games with Gold, giving us a look at a couple 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 Windbound and Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition. As of this month, Microsoft...

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  • Review FIFA 23 - EA's FIFA Franchise Hits The Showers On A High

    The final whistle

    Yes, after 30 years of EA's all-conquering FIFA franchise, it's finally time to bid farewell to a series that's been a constant companion to footie-loving gamers since all the way back in 1993 (as of next year, EA has confirmed its football games will be known as "EA Sports FC"). It hasn't always been top-flight stuff, there's been...

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  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (September 29 - October 2)

    Goin' offroad

    This weekend's Free Play Days offering is now live, and it's limited to just one title across two different versions this time out. If you're a fan of realistic racers you're in luck, as that offering is WRC 10 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. WRC 10 Xbox One WRC 10 Xbox Series X|S

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  • News Five Years Later, Cuphead Is Getting A Physical Release On Xbox

    DLC included!

    It may have launched way back in 2017 on Xbox, but Cuphead is finally getting a physical release! Yep, just three months after the 'Delicious Last Course' DLC launched, StudioMDHR is bringing Cuphead to retail, in partnership with publisher 'iam8bit'. For now, a specific date release hasn't been revealed, but a sign up page is already...

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  • News PUBG Team's Mysterious Fantasy Project Revealed In Concept Trailer

    The Bird That Drinks Tears

    Krafton, the Korean company behind the hugely popular battle royale PUBG, has showcased a concept trailer for one of its upcoming projects. As you can see by the trailer title, the game currently has no name attached, but we do know the project is based on the Korean novel series 'The Bird That Drinks Tears'. The clip...

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  • News Terraria's 'Labor Of Love' Update Adds Three New Achievements On Xbox

    90 points are up for grabs

    The 2D survival crafting experience Terraria has received its new 'Labor of Love Update' today, bumping the game up to Version 1.4.4. If you've played this one on Xbox before, and are considering returning - you might be interested to know this new version comes with three new achievements. Here's the rundown via True...

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