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TodayTue, 23rd Jul 2024

  • News Warner Bros. Has Acquired The Team Behind MultiVersus

    First Player Games are "excited" to join the family

    First Player Games, the team behind the recent free-to-play brawler MultiVersus, has been acquired by Warner Bros. Games. The co-founders Tony Huynh and Chris White, who have years of experience in the game industry, will continue to run the studio. In a statement, Huynh mentioned how "excited"...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

YesterdayMon, 22nd Jul 2024

  • News Reliable Leaker 'Confirms' Xbox Game Pass Date For Call Of Duty: MW3

    It's right around the corner!

    Almost two weeks ago now we heard that Modern Warfare 3 was set to be the first Call of Duty game to come to Xbox Game Pass, and now that very same source has "confirmed" an arrival date for the 2023 CoD title. Reliable leaker eXtas1s says that Call of Duty: MW3 will "100%" be added to Xbox

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    • Xbox Series X
  • News Xbox Reportedly 'Exploring Potential' For Various New Game Pass Tiers

    A cloud-only version seems very possible

    It's already been confirmed that Microsoft will be introducing a new Xbox Game Pass "Standard" tier into the mix very soon, and apparently there have been considerations for various other tiers of Game Pass as well. As reported by Windows Central, the big one that Microsoft seems keen on is a "Cloud" variant...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Roundup EVO 2024 - Every Xbox Highlight

    Get a quick recap here

    The biggest fighting game tournament EVO 2024 has just wrapped up, and throughout the weekend we got all sorts of announcements. Many of these reveals and announcements include Xbox platforms, so here's the full rundown: Street Fighter 6 - Terry Teaser Trailer <related ids="150186"> Tekken 8 - Heihachi Mishima...

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  • Poll What Do You Think Of 'Flintlock: The Siege Of Dawn' On Xbox So Far?

    How are you finding it?

    It's been a few days now since Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn made its debut for Xbox Game Pass on July 18th, and considering the game's opening weekend has now passed, we'd like to know how the Pure Xbox audience is feeling about this Game Pass action RPG. We had mixed feelings on this one during our re

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    • Poll
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  • News Analyst Expects Xbox Game Pass To Bring In 'Almost $5.5bn' In 2025

    Once the price rises come into affect

    Earlier this month, we heard about the impending launch of Xbox Game Pass Standard, alongside price increases for the existing tiers of Microsoft's subscription service. In the wake of that news, analytics group

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  • News Wolverine Joins The Pack With Another Booty-Laden Xbox Controller

    Dead-ass serious

    Last week, Microsoft unveiled a very different sort of Xbox controller as a promotional partnership with the new 'Deadpool & Wolverine' movie - it contained a literal butt attachment on the back of the pad. Well, Deadpool couldn't have all the fun, so now Wolverine has joined the fray with their own bootylicious Xbox controller...

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    • Xbox Series X
  • News 'SNK Vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos' Is Back, But There's No Sign Of An Xbox Release

    Despite the original launching on the OG Xbox

    As we've already mentioned today here at Pure Xbox, we saw a whole bunch of cool announcements at EVO 2024 over the weekend, but something that ultimately disappointed from an Xbox perspective was SNK Vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos. It was announced on Saturday that the 2003 fighter would be getting a new...

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  • News Journalist Goes Viral With First Impressions Of The Xbox Deadpool Controller

    "A magnetic attachment that easily pops off..."

    Last week, Xbox unveiled a new Deadpool-inspired controller that attracted a lot of attention due to its booty-shaped rear, and now we've kind of got a first review of it - courtesy of Inverse's executive editor, Jake Kleinman. Xbox appears to have sent the controller as a gift to Jake, and his first...

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  • News Bethesda's US Workforce Has Unionized To 'Set New Standard' For Game Developers

    A "wall-to-wall" union with 200+ devs

    Bethesda developers have announced a major union across their US-based studios in Dallas, Rockville and Austin - forming the 'OneBGSUSA' group. The group says that it is "a majority of developers" who "advocate for the betterment of every developer at BGS, setting the new standard for our industry." Microsoft,

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Saturday20th Jul 2024

  • Feature These 20+ Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (July 22-26)

    Hopefully along with some Game Pass titles...

    Welcome to your Xbox games roundup for July 22-26! Although we haven't got any confirmed Game Pass titles yet, we do have over 20 new releases heading our way including F1 Manager 2024 and the new version of 7 Days to Die. That said, the last time we checked, 7 Days to Die hadn't yet passed...

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    • Features
    • Weekly Roundup
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    • Xbox Series X
  • Deals The Best 'Lowest Price Ever' Games In The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2024

    Including some seriously major AAA games!

    We're a few days into the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2024 now, and as we've highlighted elsewhere on Pure Xbox, there are some absolutely fantastic deals you can take advantage of until the end of the month. But what about those "Lowest Price Ever" deals? The games that have never been this cheap on the Xbox...

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  • Talking Point How Hyped Are You For Indiana Jones On Xbox Series X|S?

    It's definitely the big release of 2024 for us

    We've passed the halfway point of 2024 now, and we're very much looking ahead to what's in store for us during the latter part of the year. There are absolutely tons of fantastic-looking games on the horizon, but we'd probably still single out Bethesda's Indiana Jones and the Great Circle as our most...

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  • News Microsoft Says FTC Is Being 'Misleading' In Response To Xbox Game Pass Criticisms

    "A misleading, extra-record account of the facts"

    Earlier this week, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a filing as part of its ongoing battle against Microsoft and the Activision Blizzard takeover in which it criticised some of the recent changes to Xbox Game Pass. Specifically, the FTC's counsel brought up Game Pass's price increase...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 20-21)

    There's plenty to choose from on XGP!

    Welcome to the weekend! We're spoilt for choice on Xbox at the moment, with lots of new Game Pass additions, some excellent Free Play Days titles, a Throne and Liberty Beta, the new free-to-play release of

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    • What Are You Playing

Friday19th Jul 2024

  • News FTC Calls Out Xbox's New 'Degraded' Game Pass Tier & Price Increases

    Microsoft recently hiked prices and announced a new 'Standard' sub

    Update (Sat 20th Jul, 2024): Microsoft has now issued a response to the FTC, stating that the Commission is providing a "misleading, extra-record account of the facts". You'll find more details elsewhere on Pure Xbox: <related ids="169169"> Original story (Fri 19th Jul,...

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  • News Sony PlayStation 'Regrettably Outspends Us', Says Xbox EMEA Marketing Boss

    "We’re not blessed with huge media budgets"

    We've seen Xbox fans talk about Microsoft's perceived lack of marketing for its gaming business before - heck, it's been a hot topic for some time when comparing success levels with other platform holders. Well, in a new interview with MarketingWeek, the Xbox EMEA boss has given us some frank quotes...

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    • PlayStation
  • Talking Point Do You Think This Generation Will Be A Short One?

    Shutting up shop early

    So, we're almost at the four-year mark of the Xbox Series X|S generation, and if the last few console cycles are anything to go by, we should be around the halfway mark right now. Xbox 360 lasted eight years, Xbox One lasted seven, but what about Xbox Series X and S? Will they go the distance and turn in similar numbers?...

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    • Microsoft
    • Features
  • News Halo TV Show Cancelled By Paramount+ After Two Seasons

    Xbox will reportedly seek "another outlet for a third season"

    We've got some breaking news about the Halo TV Show, with Paramount+ announcing it's officially cancelling the series after two seasons. Here is the official Paramount+ statement about the cancellation of its Halo series (via The Hollywood Reporter): “We are extremely proud of this...

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  • Review EA Sports College Football 25 (Xbox) - Slick And Pretty Gridiron Action That Shows Madden A Few New Moves

    All the right moves

    If, like us, you're the sort of Gridiron gaming fan who loves to run the offense, but hasn't got a clue what all those silly pictures mean on defence, we reckon EA Sports College Football 25 might just actually, finally, teach you something...even if it's just a little...about what on earth is going on during those parts when you...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Deals Walmart Is Offering A Huge Discount On The Xbox Mini Fridge

    The eight-can version from 2022

    It feels like most people who have been interested in the Xbox Mini Fridge will have bought one by this point, but the 100+ Mini Fridges that are currently in Walmart "Carts" at the time of writing suggests otherwise! The reason for the sudden surge in popularity is because Walmart has discounted the 2022 version of...

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  • News SEGA Compares Original Vs. Remaster In New Sonic X Shadow Generations Footage

    Spruced up for Xbox this October

    SEGA has shared a fresh look at the upcoming Sonic X Shadow Generations, this time comparing some of the original stages to how they look in the team's new remastered efforts. We've shared this video up above for you to take a look at, and we must admit, the new versions of these classic stages look absolutely...

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    • Sonic X Shadow Generations
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    • Xbox Series S
  • News Fallout: London Is Still On The Way, And It's Getting Even More Interesting

    Still just PC only though

    Remember Fallout: London? This extremely ambitious mod for Fallout 4 on PC was supposed to release a few months ago, but Bethesda's next-gen update for the base game caused issues that resulted in an indefinite delay. There's still no release date for Fallout: London just yet, but the team continues to work hard on the

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    • Fallout
    • Fallout: London
    • PC
  • News PowerWash Simulator Is Giving Away Free DLC On Xbox Game Pass

    Celebrating two years of washing!

    Two years ago, PowerWash Simulator arrived in 1.0 form on Xbox Game Pass, and to celebrate the game's second anniversary, developer FuturLab is bringing free DLC to all players on all platforms. Available now, all you avid PowerWash cleaners out there can grab the 'Muckingham Files – Part 3' add-on for free on...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • PowerWash Simulator
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Capcom's 'Kunitsu-Gami: Path Of The Goddess' Is Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (July 19)

    A brand-new Capcom IP!

    We have another new addition to Xbox Game Pass! Japanese developer Capcom is bringing its new IP Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess to the library today, July 19, as the service's latest day one release. We've been hands-on with this strategy adventure title over the last few weeks, and we can tell ya, it's rather good. Check

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  • News Diablo 4 Shares First Gameplay Footage Of New Expansion Class

    The Spiritborn arrives this October

    Ahead of the launch of the Diablo 4: Vessel of Hatred expansion on Xbox this October, Blizzard has officially revealed the first gameplay footage of the new expansion class known as the Spiritborn. This class calls upon the unique strengths of "Jaguar, Gorilla, Eagle, and Centipede Spirit Guardians", as you can...

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

Thursday18th Jul 2024

  • News Two Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (July 18)

    Two highly anticipated day one releases

    Your latest Xbox Game Pass update has arrived! Today, we have two brand-new titles coming to the library - and they're both day one releases for the service. The titles in question are Dungeons Of Hinterberg and Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn; both of which we've just reviewed here at Pure Xbox. So, we'll drop...

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    • Xbox Series X
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  • News Lots Of Games Are Reduced By 90% In The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2024

    Over 50 titles at ridiculously low prices!

    Looking for some cheap Xbox games in the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2024? Well, this year's version of the Xbox Summer Sale is absolutely packed with them - over 50 games have been discounted by at least 90% or more, and there are so many other great deals to be found in the 80% and 85% ranges. Of course,...

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    • Deals
    • Discounts
    • Xbox Ultimate Game Sale
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  • Deals All 60+ Backwards Compatible Games In The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2024

    Loads of classics on offer!

    The Xbox Summer Sale 2024 is now officially in full swing, and as usual for these massive sales, we've got a whole bunch of backwards compatible classics from the OG Xbox and Xbox 360 eras that have been discounted as well! So, in the table below, we've picked out every single backwards compatible deal (from those...

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    • Ultimate Game Sale
    • Summer Sale
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  • Deals Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2024 Now Live, 800+ Games Discounted

    Lots of new releases on sale!

    Following a brief period of exclusivity for Xbox Game Pass members over the past week or so, the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2024 (also known as the Xbox Summer Sale) has begun in full today! It's not just the same selection as the preview sale either, as lots more games have been added to the list. This includes some big...

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  • News Aspyr Details New Features In Star Wars: Bounty Hunter's Xbox Release

    "We're excited to share a few more details"

    We're just a couple of weeks away from the arrival of 2002's Star Wars: Bounty Hunter on Xbox for the very first time, and as part of the build up to launch, Aspyr has revealed new details today about what this version will entail. This new Xbox release (which is also being re-released on various other...

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    • Xbox Series X
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (July 18-21)

    Included with Game Pass Core and Game Pass Ultimate

    Xbox Free Play Days is back, and we have a pretty good lineup this week - with three Xbox games playable in total. Headlining that lineup is Ubisoft's Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, whose free trial we already mentioned on Pure Xbox a couple of days ago. <related ids="168984"> While that's...

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  • News Xbox Series X|S Console Sales Down A Third In Europe With 'Weaker Software Lineup' In 2024

    It's a trend across the entire industry

    Some fresh gaming industry sales data from the first half of 2024 in Europe has been detailed by the folks over at GamesIndustry.biz, and it showcases a slow year across the board despite some wins here and there - particularly for software. Those wins start with the fact that unit game sales in the region...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft
  • Review Dungeons Of Hinterberg (Xbox) - Solid Dungeons & Superb Vibes Make For A Fun Hipster Holiday On Game Pass

    Good, or a load of Herzwaffeln?

    Dungeons Of Hinterberg is a very, very good name for a computer game. It has a vibe, the word Hinterberg, you see, a very specific sort of vibe that Microbird Games has absolutely nailed. When you say Hinterberg to us, we sense adventure, we demand mysterious mountains and picturesque (but very weird) villages. We...

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  • News Xbox Adds Nvidia GeForce Now Integration To Its Game Pages

    "Launch supported games on GeForce Now via Xbox.com"

    Microsoft's relationship with Nvidia continues to blossom, with Xbox today announcing it's now "enabled" GeForce Now integration on its official store pages. To reiterate, this will allow users to launch supported games on GeForce Now via the Xbox.com game page. Below is the announcement,...

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    • Xbox Series S
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  • News Here's 10 Minutes Of New Gameplay From Ubisoft's Open World Star Wars Outlaws

    And it's out next month!

    It's been a couple of weeks since Star Wars Outlaws went gold, and now developer Massive Entertainment has 10 minutes of fresh gameplay for us to feast over via IGN. As usual, we've dropped the video directly above so you can watch it right here, and remember, the full game is out next month - so we've really not got long...

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    • Xbox Series S
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  • News Splitgate 2 Hits Xbox In 2025, And This Time It's Much More Ambitious

    "A revolutionary step forward for competitive shooters"

    A few years ago, a game called Splitgate made a huge name for itself following its free-to-play launch on Xbox (and many other platforms), but by September of 2022, it had been announced that development was ending on the project. Why? Well... Splitgate 2 of course! It's been reveal

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Dragon Age: The Veilguard Multiplayer Was 'Looked At', But It Just Didn't Work

    "We really felt multiplayer wouldn't do that."

    It's been a long wait for Dragon Age: The Veilguard — formerly Dragon Age Dreadwolf — to mark the return of BioWare's long-running RPG series, but we're almost there. Set to launch in Fall 2024, The Veilguard is bringing plenty of BioWare heritage forward - despite once being tested as a multiplayer...

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    • Dragon Age: The Veilguard
    • Xbox Series X
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  • News Fallout TV Series Nominated For Loads Of Emmy Awards At 2024 Show

    The ceremony goes ahead in September

    It's no secret that Amazon Prime's Fallout TV series ended up being a massive success - probably more than anyone realistically expected before it aired back in April. And, well, it looks like the show is set for some awards show recognition of that success later this year. The Emmy Awards has announced the...

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    • Fallout Amazon Prime
    • Bethesda
    • Microsoft
    • Emmy Awards

Wednesday17th Jul 2024

  • Guide Amazon Prime Day 2024 - Best Deals On Xbox Consoles, Games, Accessories, Game Pass And More

    Update: More deals arrive on final day

    Amazon Prime Day 2024 is here, and just like every year, it's chock-full of tempting Xbox deals and discounts! This year's event is running from 16th - 17th July 2024, and to save you the hassle of scrolling through page after page of products, we'll be updating this page with all the best Xbox deals...

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  • News Here's The Final List Of Xbox 360 Store Sales Ahead Of July 29th

    A decent list, but it's ending with a whimper

    Well, we really are almost at the end now! The Xbox 360 store officially closes on July 29th, 2024, and Microsoft has today unveiled the final ever sales list for the store ahead of its closure - there won't be any more after this! You ready for the bad news? Nothing appears to have been added today. We...

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  • Interview The Precinct - A Mix Of Police Simulator And Old-School GTA

    "There is a lot for players to uncover"

    It's ridiculous how many amazing indie games we're getting on Xbox this year, and The Precinct looks set to be another one in the near future! This mix of Police Simulator and old-school GTA is being brought to us by the team behind 2019's American Fugitive, and it looks to be shaping up extremely well based...

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  • News No Man's Sky 'Worlds' Update Sounds Like A Complete Overhaul On Xbox Game Pass

    Hello Games delivers again!

    Every few months or so we seem to bring you the news on a huge No Man's Sky update, but today's drop from developer Hello Games is ridiculously jam-packed even by its own growing standards. No Man's Sky 'Worlds Part 1' is basically a complete overhaul of the Xbox Game Pass adventure. We've seen this sort

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  • Review Flintlock: The Siege Of Dawn (Xbox) - New Game Pass RPG Hurt By Its Own Ambition

    Ran out of ammo

    Back in December 2018, A44 Games released Ashen. With a striking art style, gorgeous atmosphere and great combat, it is still an indie gem of the soulslike genre. Now, five and a half years later, the team is back with Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn, which is a soulslike far greater in scale than the small adventure Ashen was...

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  • News Yes, Xbox Has Made A New Controller With Deadpool's Booty On The Back

    A new wirelass option

    As if Xbox couldn't surprise us any more on a random Wednesday afternoon, the team has decided to unleash this Deadpool controller into the world. Complete with, ahem, a booty grip on the rear, this Deadpool Xbox controller is sure to turn heads as part of Microsoft's latest sweepstakes competition. Actually, the full prize...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • Deadpool
  • News Xbox Is Adding New Installation Options To 'Provide More Control' Over Downloads

    Only install what you want!

    Microsoft has detailed its newest Alpha Skip-Ahead update for Xbox Insiders, and it contains a pretty neat new feature for game installations. The team is aiming to make installing games more flexible by allowing users to pick and choose what they want to install at the point of finding the game and hitting the download...

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  • News Forza Horizon 4 Has A Ridiculously Good Discount On Xbox Right Now

    All editions are at least 80% off!

    Last month, Microsoft announced that Forza Horizon 4 would be delisted from digital storefronts this December - and all three editions of the game have an amazing discount right now as part of Xbox's big summer sale. The Standard, Deluxe and Ultimate editions of Forza Horizon 4 are all 80% off right now - a

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News College Football 25 Seemingly Leads To Huge Spike In Xbox Console Sales

    A massive start for EA's new franchise

    It's not even been 48 hours since EA Sports College Football 25 arrived on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S as part of its Deluxe Edition and free Game Pass Ultimate trial, and it's already proving extremely popular. In fact, it's been so popular that some reporters are suggesting that it's led a huge spike in...

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    • College Football 25
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Antstream Arcade Celebrates One Year On Xbox, Reveals 'Most Played Games' So Far

    Along with various other crazy statistics

    Yes, it's been an entire year since the cloud-streaming service Antstream Arcade made its debut on Xbox, bringing well over 1000 retro games to Xbox One, Series X and Series S that we've been enjoying our time with ever since. To celebrate the occasion, Antstream has revealed some pretty crazy statistics...

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  • News Asphalt Legends Unite Launches For Free On Xbox Consoles Today

    Malcolm, is that you?

    Update (Wed 17th Jul, 2024): Today's the day! Asphalt Legends Unite is now available for free on the Xbox Store: Asphalt Legends Unite (Xbox Store) Original story (Thu 20th Jun, 2024): Asphalt 9: Legends has been a grea

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  • News Amazon's New MMORPG 'Throne And Liberty' Is Getting An Xbox Beta This Week

    Here's when you can play

    Over a year ago, we brought the news that Amazon Games was publishing MMORPG Throne and Liberty on Xbox consoles, and with the full launch coming this September, an open beta has been put together for fans to enjoy. Starting tomorrow and wrapping up on July 23rd, Throne and Liberty's Xbox beta is set to deliver a...

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    • Amazon Games
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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News EA Sports FC 25 Brings 'Rush' Football To Xbox This September

    Kick off early with a free Game Pass trial

    We're not far away from the next entry in the EA Sports FC series! It's been announced today that EA Sports FC 25 will launch on September 27th, 2024, and as usual it'll be available for Xbox One, Series X and Series S. There are loads of new features in this year's game to look forward to, with perhaps...

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  • Rumour Indie Hit 'Dave The Diver' Set For Xbox Game Pass Launch This Month

    Possibly towards the end of July?

    This week we got a fresh look at what's coming to Xbox Game Pass in mid to late July, with the lineup still looking quite light at the time of writing. However, in that very roundup Microsoft teased another update coming soon - and a new rumour is suggesting that

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    • Dave the Diver
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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Dead By Daylight Spin-Off 'The Casting Of Frank Stone' Locks In Xbox Release

    Available this September

    Following the initial announcement, Behaviour Interactive and Supermassive Games have now officially locked in a release date for the Dead by Daylight spin-off 'The Casting of Frank Stone'. It will be officially launching for Xbox Series X|S on September 3rd, 2024. If you pre-order the game now you'll get "instant access"...

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  • News DOOM Spacesuit & Super Shotgun Mods Hit Starfield On Xbox

    Slaying amongst the stars

    Ever since Bethesda added official mod support to Starfield we've seen some pretty amazing creations come about — especially relating to Star Wars — but today, another Bethesda IP is in the Starfield modding spotlight. Over the last couple of days, a pair of awesome-looking DOOM mods have been added to the game's...

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    • Starfield
    • DOOM
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Tuesday16th Jul 2024

  • News Xbox Studios 'Player Numbers' Graphic Provides Interesting Look At Microsoft's Most-Played Franchises

    Lots and lots of players

    With the likes of Xbox Game Pass and Microsoft's expertise in ongoing live service titles, plenty of the team's biggest franchises continue to grow. Just this week, we brought news of a major new player milestone for 2021's Forza Horiz

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  • News Easy 1000G Achievements Suddenly Added To 60+ Xbox Games

    Bending the rules? You be the judge...

    We know that there are plenty of Xbox achievement hunters out there who are always looking for the latest games to increase their gamerscore with, and we've got 60 of them to add to the list - courtesy of some recent title updates. The updates have been picked up by True Achievements this week, and they're all...

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  • News Original 'S Model' Xbox Controller Returns For Series X|S This August

    Update: Pre-orders have begun!

    Update (Tue 16th Jul, 2024): Well, we've passed the pre-order date, which means the Hyperkin DuchesS Xbox controller is now available to buy from some retailers! We'll throw a couple of links down below if you're interested in getting one. Keep in mind that the controller comes in both black and white variants - you...

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  • News Xbox Confirms Next Three Game Pass Titles, Teases 'Another Update' Coming Soon

    "Let’s get to the games"

    We've been treated to another Xbox Game Pass update by Microsoft today, but there aren't any surprises this time - it contains July 16th's titles which we've highlighted elsewhere on Pure Xbox, along with the rest of this week's games. <related ids="168950"> Those other three upcoming Xbox Game Pass titles are...

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  • News Microsoft Releases Dynamic 'Blades' Background To Mark Xbox 360 Store Closure

    The sales list has also been updated

    Microsoft has delivered its final update on the status of the Xbox 360 Store prior to its closure on July 29th, and the update comes with a little surprise for Xbox Series X|S owners. The big news here is that the team has released a brand-new dynamic background for Xbox Series X and S users, and it features...

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  • News 343 Responds To Rumours About The Studio Outsourcing Halo Development

    It ain't happening, chief

    There seems to have been some strong rumours going around recently suggesting that Xbox studio 343 Industries was moving towards an 'overseer' role for future Halo games - hinting that they'd no longer be the series' core developer. Well, a number of sources have now come out to shut down those rumours, including a comment...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • 343 Industries
    • Halo Infinite
    • Microsoft
  • News Three Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass In Late July 2024

    Your late July batch of leavers

    Our second batch of titles leaving Xbox Game Pass in July 2024 has been revealed, with three games in total exiting the service at the end of the month. There aren't any huge departures in this list, but there are still some great games on the way out in late July. Here's what's leaving Xbox Game Pass on July 31st:...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Leaving soon
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Two Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (July 16)

    Plus a bonus 10-hour trial!

    Welcome to your latest Xbox Game Pass update! Today, we have two full additions to the library, plus a bonus third addition in the form of EA's 10-hour trial for College Football 25. Today's full game additions are both brand-new releases in Flock and Magical Delicacy, which is always good to see! We'll drop some more...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Amazon Now Selling Fire Stick, Xbox Controller & Game Pass Ultimate Bundle

    Xbox gaming without Xbox hardware

    Earlier this month, Xbox once again expanded its Cloud Gaming program, this time bringing the Game Pass library to certain Amazon Fire Stick devices. While the experience has been getting mixed feedback so far shall we say, the mega-retailer has now doubled down on its partnership with Xbox. As spotted by

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Amazon Fire Stick
    • Microsoft
  • News Forza Horizon 5 Adds New 'Coffee Shop' Car Meet Location In Latest Major Update

    Grab a coffee and do some donuts

    Another big Forza Horizon 5 update has been detailed, as developer Playground Games continues to deliver the goods for its 2021 open world racer. As you'd expect, we've got lots of new vehicles coming via the game's Festival Playlist this month, but it's the new car meet location that's caught our eye so far. Yep,...

    • Xbox
    • Forza Horizon 5
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Avatar: Frontiers Of Pandora Has A Free Xbox Trial Until The End Of July

    To coincide with the first DLC launch

    Cancel your Tuesday night plans, we've got a big free trial that's available on Xbox as of today! Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is now officially free to play for everyone on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S courtesy of a trial that lasts until July 28th, accessible via the game's official page on the Xbox Store...

    • Xbox
    • Avatar: Frontiers Of Pandora
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Free Trial
  • News Baldur's Gate 3's Next Massive Update Will Include 'Dynamic Split-Screen' On Xbox

    Plenty of major features still to come!

    Larian Studios has today pulled back the curtain on the next major update for Baldur's Gate 3, and it includes an awesome new feature that'll be great for local co-op players in the form of something called "dynamic split-screen". Once this arrives (and if you want to turn it on), you'll find that Baldur's...

    • Xbox
    • Baldur's Gate 3
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Call Of Duty: Black Ops 6 Multiplayer Open Beta Dates Revealed

    The first simultaneous CoD beta ever

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is launching on Xbox Series X|S and Game Pass this October, and ahead of release, Activision has now officially revealed the open beta release dates for the game. As highlighted by The Verge's senior editor Tom Warren, this is actuall

    • Xbox
    • Call of Duty
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass