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YesterdayMon, 6th Dec 2021

  • News Xbox Has Some 'Day One' PC Titles To Announce For Game Pass This Week

    As part of The Game Awards

    The Game Awards 2021 takes place this Thursday evening (you'll be able to watch it here at Pure Xbox — we'll have more details for you later this week!), and Xbox Game Pass will be getting at least four new game reveals as part of it. The Xbox Game Pass for PC team has confirmed that four games heading to Game Pass on...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • PC
  • Reaction Halo Infinite Caps Off An Incredible Year For Xbox Game Studios

    We've been spoiled

    What a year it's been for Xbox, eh? Well, what a six months-or-so in particular. It's been capped off today with the reviews for Halo Infinite, the vast majority of which have been highly positive, and yet somehow it still isn't topping the Metacritic ratings for Xbox in 2021 — a testament to how strong the showing has been this...

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    • Halo Infinite
    • Halo
    • Xbox Game Studios
    • Reaction
  • News Halo Infinite's Disc Reportedly Doesn't Include The Full Game

    "This is bad for long-term preservation"

    It's unfortunately becoming more and more common that games are shipping without their full contents if you buy the physical disc, and that's reportedly what's happening with Halo Infinite according to Digital Foundry's John Linneman. Linneman says that if you try to install Halo Infinite while offline, "it...

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    • Halo Infinite
    • Halo
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News The Matrix Awakens Is A Free 30GB 'Unreal Engine 5 Experience' Coming To Xbox This Week

    You can pre-download it now

    You might have heard some rumblings about a new Matrix "experience" coming to PlayStation in recent days, and now we know it's definitely coming to Xbox Series X and S as well — you can even pre-download it. It comes with a file size of almost 30GB, so it sounds like a pretty chunky experience, and it's described as a...

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    • The Matrix
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Here Are The Release Times For Halo Infinite On Xbox Game Pass

    The exact time you'll be able to start playing

    The campaign portion of Halo Infinite officially launches this Wednesday, December 8th, and courtesy of 343 Industries, we know the exact time you'll be able to start playing on that date. And no, it's not a generic midnight release! Here are the full release times for Halo Infinite: December 8th -...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Release Times
    • Guides
  • News Ori Director Reveals Why His Next Game Won't Be Published By Xbox

    "It has a grand vision..."

    The CEO of Moon Studios, Thomas Mahler, has opened up about why he's decided not to partner with Xbox Game Studios for the developer's next title (non-Ori related), which has previously been described as "an RPG that dares to innovate and go far beyond what the genre has offered players thus far.” Responding to

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  • Feature These 15+ Games Are Coming To Xbox This Week (December 6-10)

    Psst, this 'Halo Infinite' sounds pretty good

    What's that big thing happening this week? Oh yeah, it's the official release of Halo Infinite! The game drops on December 8th with Xbox Game Pass, and it's joined by a couple of other Game Pass additions either side of it, while plenty of other new releases (outside of XGP) are on the way including Sam...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Digital Foundry Calls Halo Infinite 'A Brilliant Game', But With Numerous Tech Issues

    'It has some egregious flaws'

    With the reviews dropping for Halo Infinite earlier this morning, Eurogamer's Digital Foundry also chipped in with their tech review of the game, highly praising the campaign, but also pointing out a few issues. The gameplay is described as "great, combat is the best it's been in years and audio is sublime", while the...

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    • Halo Infinite
    • Halo
    • Digital Foundry
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Halo Infinite

    The first reviews are in

    You might not be aware, but there's this little game called Halo Infinite launching this week on Wednesday, December 8th, and the review embargo dropped earlier this morning. We've already given our verdict on the latest entry in the series, scoring it a 9/10 and calling it "a big step forward for the franchise", but what...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • Halo
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X

Sunday5th Dec 2021

  • News Halo Infinite Dev Issues Lengthy, Passionate Response To Multiplayer Criticism

    Directed at the Reddit community

    The Halo Infinite community over on Reddit has been filled with criticism for the game's multiplayer ever since launch, and it's got to the point where the moderators have decided to issue a temporary lockdown on the page, and Halo Community Director Brian Jarrard has issued a lengthy and passionate response to the...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Phil Spencer Thinks The Xbox Of Today Could Have Held On To Bungie

    "We've learned a lot"

    Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has been talking to Axios about Bungie's split from Microsoft back in 2007, admitting that based on how Xbox operates today, he believes Microsoft could have held onto the Destiny and former Halo developer. "We've learned a lot", Spencer told the outlet about Bungie's history with Xbox. He pointed out...

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    • Phil Spencer
    • Bungie
    • Halo
    • Destiny
  • News Quake's Latest Update Introduces All-New Co-Op Horde Mode

    Along with a free "Honey" add-on

    You might have noticed Quake receiving an update with Xbox Game Pass over the past couple of days, and that update adds an all-new Horde Mode to the game, along with a new improvements — a new add-on is also available, too. The Horde Mode is a 1-4 player co-op experience designed by MachineGames, and you can play...

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    • Quake
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Saturday4th Dec 2021

  • News New Evidence Hints At Mass Effect Legendary Edition Coming To Xbox Game Pass

    As part of EA Play

    We've been hearing rumours recently that Mass Effect Legendary Edition is coming to Xbox Game Pass, and while the original evidence was a bit sketchy, this new evidence seems to be much more concrete that it's on the way soon. Twitter user Aggiornamenti Lumia, who is known for scan

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    • Mass Effect
    • Mass Effect Legendary Edition
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • EA Play
  • News Xbox Unveils $140 LA Lakers Halo Bundle, Already Selling For Ridiculous Prices On eBay

    It's only officially available at the Staples Center

    If you were browsing social media yesterday, you might have seen that Xbox and the LA Lakers were advertising an exclusive new Halo Infinite bundle for the game against the LA Clippers, and it evidently proved to be a huge hit. For $140, you could get an exclusive Master Chief jersey, custom LA...

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    • LA Lakers
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • eBay
  • News Don't Worry, 343 Is Adding More Playlists To Halo Infinite Multiplayer

    "A Social Slayer playlist is also in the works"

    Halo Infinite multiplayer is mostly great, but there have been a few issues here and there. One message that the team at 343 keeps reiterating though, is that it's listening to community feedback so it can better the overall experience. With this in mind, the latest announcement is that the...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Forza Horizon 5's Latest Update Targets Multiplayer Fixes, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Available now

    The latest update went live for Forza Horizon 5 yesterday, and as promised in a pre-brief from Playground Games, it includes a variety of fixes for multiplayer issues, along with gifting 1000 free Forzathon points to all players. There are more updates to come soon, but the specific fixes in this update are primarily related to...

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    • Forza Horizon 5
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (December 4-5)

    Aside from Lawn Mowing Simulator, of course

    Welcome to the weekend! Well, we're spoilt for choice even more than usual over the next couple of days, with no less than 11 games added to Xbox Game Pass during the week, another three Free Play Days titles up for grabs, the usual selection of Deals with Gold and Spotlight

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Features
  • Pick One Which Is Your Favourite TimeSplitters Game?

    We'll even let you pick the original if you like

    It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, with TimeSplitters finally getting fixed for Xbox with backwards compatibility, we thought we'd take the opportunity to look back at this beloved series from the turn of the millennium. The first game wasn't actually available on Xbox (but we'll let...

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    • Pick One
    • TimeSplitters

Friday3rd Dec 2021

  • News Xbox Dev Asks Fans Not To Spam Her With Requests To 'Change The UI'

    Or anything else for that matter

    Xbox engineering lead Eden Marie is one of the most active members of the development team on Twitter, but she's had to issue a warning about "annoyance campaigns", using a request to overhaul the current Xbox UI as an example. Yesterday, she shared an image of a couple of direct messages she received about this...

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    • UI
    • Dashboard
  • Guide How To Buy Daytona USA On Xbox One, Series X And Series S

    And many other backwards compatible Xbox 360 games

    Want to know how to buy Daytona USA on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and/or Xbox Series S? It's a question we see popping up all the time, and the solution also applies to a variety of other backwards compatible Xbox 360 games — so if you can't find a game digitally on the Microsoft Store, this might...

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    • Daytona USA
    • Xbox 360
    • Backwards Compatibility
    • Guides
  • News PlayStation Reportedly Creating Xbox Game Pass Competitor, Set To Arrive Spring 2022

    Featuring everything from PS1 to PS5 games

    We've got huge news coming out of the PlayStation camp today, as Bloomberg is reporting that Sony is creating an Xbox Game Pass competitor that is set to launch in Spring 2022, featuring everything from PS1 to PS5 games. It's codenamed 'Spartacus' and "will allow PlayStation owners to pay a monthly fee for...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • PlayStation
    • Sony
  • News Grim Dawn: Definitive Edition Dev Warns Of 'Misleading' Reports As The Game Launches On Xbox

    'Please don't base your purchase decision off of this...'

    The popular PC ARPG Grim Dawn launched earlier today on Xbox in the form of Grim Dawn: Definitive Edition, and reports have been somewhat mixed so far, with some suggesting the port is great, and a small few suggesting it isn't. Those who have complaints have primarily cited the game's low...

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    • Grim Dawn
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Halo Infinite Fans Point Out 'Major Desync Problem', Developer Responds

    "It's more like a colossal problem"

    Halo fans have alerted 343 Industries to a "major desync problem" in Halo Infinite, which has prompted a developer at the studio to respond and confirm that the team is looking into a way to fix the issue / glitch. The problem was brought to light by YouTuber Timbouton (you can watch his video below), who put...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Forza Horizon 5 Is Gifting Free Forzathon Points To Say Sorry For Multiplayer Issues

    "We understand it’s been frustrating"

    Playground Games has promised to give out 1000 free Forzathon Points to all players in Forza Horizon 5's next content update as a way of saying sorry for the numerous multiplayer issues the game has been experiencing. The studio says the likes of matchmaking, connectivity and teaming up in Convoys have made...

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    • Forza Horizon 5
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Fixes TimeSplitters Backwards Compatibility Aiming Issue

    "Appreciate the feedback and patience"

    The releases of TimeSplitters 2 and TimeSplitters: Future Perfect with Xbox backwards compatibility weren't without their issues back in November, but the Xbox team has confirmed they've now been fixed. Both games suffered with a problem in which the aiming sensitivity was significantly heightened, and Xbox's...

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    • TimeSplitters
    • Backwards Compatibility
  • News Xbox Winter Game Fest Brings 35+ Free Demos To Consoles Next Week

    As part of The Game Awards 2021

    To celebrate the arrival of The Game Awards next week, Xbox is bringing over 35 free demos to consoles on December 7th as part of something called the Winter Game Fest, and they're all going to be for "upcoming unreleased games." These are part of the [email protected] program, so don't expect any AAA behemoths in the bunch,...

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    • Winter Game Fest
    • Demos
    • The Game Awards
  • Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Chorus

    The new space-combat shooter is out today

    It might have skipped over your radar, but the new space-combat shooter Chorus is out today on Xbox, and the reviews have also been dropping throughout the afternoon. This was famously one of the first games unveiled for the Xbox Series X last year (before we even knew the Series S existed), but it isn't...

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    • Chorus
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Josef Fares' It Takes Two Abandons Its Trademark Due To Dispute With Take-Two

    But there's hope of a resolution

    The developer behind the critically-acclaimed co-op adventure It Takes Two, Hazelight Studios, has confirmed that it was forced to abandon its trademark for the game earlier this year due to a dispute with Take-Two Interactive. Take-Two has been on a spree of trademark and copyright claims against all sorts of...

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    • It Takes Two
    • Take-Two
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  • News GRID Legends Races To The Start Line On Xbox In February 2022

    Here's a first look at gameplay

    Codemasters and EA have confirmed today that GRID Legends will be heading to Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on February 25th, 2022, also providing a first proper look at gameplay (in the video above). The game will feature a deeper Career with over 250 events, an "epic" story mode called ‘Driven to...

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    • GRID Legends
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Halo Co-Creator Helping EA Make A Battlefield 'Universe'

    Will shape Battlefield 2042 and beyond

    EA will apparently be making a Battlefield 'universe' with narrative content. To achieve this, it's recruited Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto to lead a new studio that'll be focused exclusively on storytelling content for the series. Speaking to GameSpot, Battlefield general manager Byron Beede explained how...

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    • Battlefield
    • EA
    • Halo
  • News The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Now 'Content Complete', Set To Release In Early 2022

    Presumably coming to Xbox

    We've been waiting years for The Stanley Parable to finally make its debut on Xbox, and now it looks like we're almost there as The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe is "content complete" and preparing for release in early 2022. The game is an expanded re-imagining of 2013's first-person exploration PC title The Stanley...

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    • The Stanley Parable
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Thursday2nd Dec 2021

  • News Eight Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (December 2)

    Including another surprise!

    It's Game Pass day! We've got a whopping eight (!) games hitting the service today, including the likes of Stardew Valley, Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector and Lawn Mowing Simulator, along with another unexpected surprise in the form of the indie city builder game, Townscaper! Here are the new games you can download with...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Stardew Valley
    • Warhammer
    • Lawn Mowing Simulator
  • News Two New Dynamic Backgrounds Are Now Available On Xbox Series X|S

    Halo Infinite and Wasteland themes

    Ahead of the release of Halo Infinite on Xbox Series X|S next week, Microsoft has released a brand new themed background. This one is officially titled "Halo Infinite - Courage" and once again features Master Chief. This is the second Halo-themed dynamic background to be added to the dashboard. In addition to...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Dynamic Backgrounds
    • Halo
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (December 2-5)

    Available now with Xbox Live Gold

    It's time for another batch of Free Play Days titles! Three more games are available to play for free this weekend for Xbox Live Gold members, and they're ready to download right now. Microsoft hasn't officially announced these FPD games at the time of writing, so we've used a bit of detective work to figure them...

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    • Free Play Days
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Townscaper Is Now On Game Pass, And It's An Easy 1000G For Achievement Hunters

    Not to mention a great game!

    As if Xbox hadn't announced enough Xbox Game Pass titles for today, we've just received another surprise addition in the form of city builder game Townscaper, and it's absolutely fantastic for achievement hunters. According to the video above from Cheetah's Guides, you can complete all 1000G in just ten minutes,...

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    • Townscaper
    • Achievements
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Guide Microsoft Rewards: Earn 500 Easy Points With This New 'Favorites' Xbox Challenge

    500 points for just a few minutes' work!

    It's Microsoft Rewards time! You might have noticed yesterday that another new punch card went live on the Microsoft Rewards app on Xbox, and it's a fantastic way to get 500 easy points for just a few minutes' work. As you can see from the image above, you first need to activate the 'Favorites' punch card on...

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    • Microsoft Rewards
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Guides
  • News Xbox Dev Admits Memory Budget Places Restrictions On Dynamic Backgrounds

    Hence the lack of full motion video

    We're loving Xbox's range of dynamic backgrounds on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, with two more based on Halo Infinite and Wasteland added earlier today, but why can't you make your own custom versions? It seems the answer lies in the memory budget for the dashboard on these consoles, as Xbox Engineering Lead...

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    • Dynamic Backgrounds
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Reportedly 'Dabbling' With Handheld Console Prototypes For Cloud Gaming

    The Xbox Handheld could become a reality

    The idea of a Nintendo Switch-like Xbox handheld console isn't out of the realms of possibility, as it's being reported that Microsoft has been "dabbling" with that kind of idea for a while — albeit just for use with Xbox Cloud Gaming. Windows Central mentioned this in a report about the new Qualcomm...

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    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
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  • Poll What Do You Think Halo Infinite's Metacritic Score Will Be?

    What's your prediction?

    Every day is a step closer to the release of Halo Infinite's campaign on Xbox Game Pass, which officially lands next Wednesday, December 8th across console, PC and Xbox Cloud Gaming. We're counting down the hours now! Of course, the reviews will also be dropping for the game in the near future as well (yes, we'll have a...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Random Ninja Shows Off The New Gucci And Xbox Series X Collab

    "You guys CRUSHED this"

    We highlighted the existence of a Gucci and Xbox Series X collaboration a few weeks ago, which costs a whopping $10,000, and popular streamer Ninja took to social media earlier this week to show it off in person. There are reportedly only 100 versions of this console in existence, and it comes complete with two custom...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Gucci
    • Ninja
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  • News Dauntless Gets Xbox Series X|S Upgrade With 'Exceptionally' Improved Visuals

    Available today

    We've got good news for fans of the free-to-play co-op action RPG Dauntless, as the game has received a free upgrade for Xbox Series X and Series S with "exceptionally" improved visuals. The enhancements include "beautiful new lighting and atmospheres, improved view distance, volumetric fog and other effects, to reworked environment...

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    • Dauntless
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News The Ascent's First DLC Hits Xbox Today, Along With A Free Update

    Pick up The Cybersec Pack

    If you're a fan of The Ascent on Xbox Game Pass, then you'll be glad to know that the game has received its first bit of DLC today in the form of The Cybersec Pack, along with the latest free update containing a key new feature. The Cybersec Pack is available for £3.99 / $4.99 (you can save a tiny amount if you're a Game...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • The Ascent
  • News Xbox Cloud Gaming's Touch Controls Are More Popular Than You Might Think

    20% of xCloud players are using them exclusively

    Xbox has added touch controls to a wide array of Xbox Game Pass titles for use with Cloud Gaming over the past year, and Microsoft has revealed today that they're proving a hit, with almost 20% of xCloud players using them exclusively. As highlighted by The Verge, Xbox Senior Program Manager Monty...

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    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Touch Controls
  • Reminder The Xbox Black Friday / Cyber Week Sale 2021 Ends Today

    Last chance to take advantage of 600+ deals

    Microsoft gave us another typically huge Xbox sale for Black Friday 2021, and while the Black Friday period may be over, you've still got the rest of the day to pick up any deals you might have left on your wishlist last week. The sale features discounts on over 600 games, bundles and add-ons, and if you...

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    • Deals
    • Black Friday
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X

Wednesday1st Dec 2021

  • News These 12 Games Are Coming Soon To Xbox Game Pass (December 2-14)

    The latest batch of titles

    Update (2nd Dec, 2021): Make that 13! Townscaper has also shadow dropped with Game Pass today. Original story (1st Dec, 2021): The latest batch of Xbox Game Pass titles has arrived! Microsoft has today unveiled another 12 games coming to the service in early to mid-December, including the likes of Halo Infinite, Aliens:...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Guide How To Claim 2500 Bonus Microsoft Rewards Points On Xbox In December

    Your Monthly Bonus Round instructions

    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. December 2021's "Monthly Bonus Round" challenge has just begun, and by satisfying a few easy...

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    • Microsoft Rewards
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Another Seven Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass Soon (December 8-15)

    Last chance to try Man of Medan

    Microsoft has unveiled the next set of seven games that will be removed from Xbox Game Pass from December 8th to December 15th, including a few key departures such as Destiny 2, The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair and Guacamelee! 2. Here's the full list of games currently...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Anvil Brings Its Multiplayer Co-Op Roguelike Shooter To Xbox Game Pass This Thursday

    Top-down sci-fi action

    We've got a whopping 12 games heading to Xbox Game Pass over the next couple of weeks such as Halo Infinite, Among Us and Stardew Valley, and we're kicking things off this Thursday with a batch of titles including ANVIL.

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    • Anvil
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Xbox Is Offering Exclusive Monthly Game Pass Perks For Halo Infinite

    Look out for the first 'Pass Tense' bundle next week

    The Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks program is getting supercharged this December with a cool 'Pass Tense' bundle for Halo Infinite, which is the first in a line of monthly multiplayer Game Pass Perks heading our way. This first bundle includes the exclusive ‘Pass Tense’ MA40 Assault Rifle...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Game Pass Perks
  • News Xbox Is Giving You A Chance To Join The 'Alpha' Insider Program

    "We are looking for the next wave..."

    The Xbox team has announced that they're looking for the next wave of 'Alpha' and 'Alpha Skip-Ahead' members of the Xbox Insider program, and you can request to join now via the Insider Hub on console. Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead are the two rings in the Insider program which receive new features earlier than...

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    • Xbox Insiders
  • News Respawn Takes Titanfall Off Sale, Promises The 'Universe Will Continue'

    "Titanfall is core to Respawn's DNA"

    Respawn has announced today that it's taking the original Titanfall off sale immediately — including on Xbox — with the game also set to be removed from EA Play and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on March 1st, 2022. In a message to fans, the company explained that it would continue to keep the servers active "for...

    • Xbox
    • Titanfall
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Rockstar Has Slightly Delayed GTA Trilogy's Physical Xbox Release

    You'll have to wait a bit longer

    If you've been holding out for the physical version of the GTA Trilogy - Definitive Edition on Xbox, you're going to have to wait just a little bit longer. Rockstar has revealed disc copies of the game won't be arriving on Xbox and PlayStation platforms until 17th December. This version was originally scheduled to...

    • Xbox
    • GTA Trilogy
    • GTA Definitive Edition
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Battlefield 2042 Update #3 Makes 'Hundreds' Of Changes, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

    Going live this Thursday

    EA and DICE have outlined the plans for Battlefield 2042's third update today, and it's fair to say it's a huge one, promising "hundreds of changes" including fixes, balance changes and quality of life enhancements. Some of the highlights include new Weekly Missions with XP and cosmetic rewards, improvements to Battlefield...

    • Xbox
    • Battlefield 2042
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Fall Guys Makes 'First Step' Towards Xbox Release, More Details To Come In 2022

    "Excited to share more"

    The team behind the popular PC and PlayStation game Fall Guys has confirmed that an Xbox (and Nintendo Switch) release is still a top priority, but it won't be getting a surprise launch before the end of the year. Fall Guys' official Twitter account responded to speculation about a shadow drop for the battle royale game on...

    • Xbox
    • Fall Guys
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Dying Light 2 Has 'Gone Gold', But The Work Isn't Finished Yet

    "We will not slow down"

    You might have seen on social media yesterday that Dying Light 2 was officially confirmed to have "gone gold", but developer Techland also stated in a press release that the work still isn't finished for the game yet. Tymon Smektała, Lead Game Designer on Dying Light 2 pointed out that going gold is "a great sign but it...

    • Xbox
    • Dying Light 2
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Tuesday30th Nov 2021

  • Guide How To Complete All Xbox Game Pass Quests In 2021

    November 30th 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...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Game Pass Quests
  • News Three More Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (November 30)

    Including this unexpected addition

    It's Game Pass day! We've got (at least) three games hitting the service today, including the previously revealed Evil Genius 2 and Mind Scanners, along with an unexpected addition in the form of Generation Zero. Here are the new games you can download with Game Pass today: Evil Genius 2: Console, PC, Cloud:...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Evil Genius
    • Generation Zero
    • Mind Scanners
  • News Aliens: Fireteam Elite Is Heading To Xbox Game Pass This December

    Alongside the Season 2 update

    We've got more exciting Xbox Game Pass news to share for December, as it's been confirmed that Aliens: Fireteam Elite will be coming to the service on December 14th, arriving alongside the free Season 2 update for the game. If you don't know anything about it, Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a cooperative third-person...

    • Xbox
    • Aliens Fireteam Elite
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
  • News Generation Zero Arrives On Xbox Game Pass, Includes Major Update & Series X|S Benefits

    Build, Prepare, and Fight Back

    Xbox treated us to a nice little surprise earlier today in the form of Generation Zero being added to Game Pass, which joins two other titles in Evil Genius 2: World Domination and Mind Scanners making their debuts on the service. If you

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    • Generation Zero
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Halo Infinite's Multiplayer Is Getting A Quick Fix XP Update

    343 reiterates larger updates "will take time"

    We heard again yesterday how 343 was well aware of the concerns surrounding the progression in Halo Infinite, and it seems the developer will be rolling out a small but signficant update very soon. This change should show up later today or at some point tomorrow, depending on your time zone. 343...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
  • News The First Two Of December 2021's Xbox Games With Gold Are Now Available

    "Have an orc-killing blast!"

    You can now begin downloading the first batch of December 2021's Xbox Games With Gold titles (one day early!), which are the Xbox One game The Escapists 2 and Xbox 360 game Orcs Must Die!. Both titles are available right now from the Microsoft Store (links at the bottom of the page) or by searching manually on your...

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    • Games With Gold
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Gallery Bethesda's Starfield Gets A New Video Featuring Lots Of Fresh Concept Art

    "The Endless Pursuit"

    Bethesda has released a new trailer today for the highly-anticipated 2022 Xbox exclusive Starfield, and it's set to be the first in a series of new videos under the "Into The Starfield" banner. This first one is called "The Endless Pursuit". You can watch the video above, which features Game Director Todd Howard, Studio...

    • Xbox
    • Starfield
    • Bethesda
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition Update 1.03 Now Live: Full Patch Notes

    It fixes over 100 bugs

    The latest set of patch notes for GTA: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition has dropped today in the form of update 1.03, and it's a pretty sizeable update at that, featuring fixes for over 100 bugs along with a few new features. Those new features include cloud cover for GTA: San Andreas when cruising at high altitude,...

    • Xbox
    • GTA Trilogy
    • GTA Definitive Edition
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Video Here It Is, Halo Infinite's Official Launch Trailer Has Arrived

    Just over a week to go!

    We're now just eight days away from the release of Halo Infinite's campaign (and official release of the multiplayer too), and the launch trailer for the game has just dropped. It's so close we can almost taste it! The trailer is made up of some light story details, gameplay clips, and various cutscenes and other bits of...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Deals 100+ Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sales (November 30 - December 7)

    Deals with Gold & Spotlight offers

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! The selection is still quite small this week due to the ongoing Black Friday sale, but we've nevertheless got just over 100 new Deals with Gold and Spotlight offers to take advantage of. We've rounded up some of the most notable current deals below, and Xbox's Major...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Games With Gold
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • Deals All 25+ Classic Xbox Games In This Week's Sales (November 30 - December 7)

    Xbox 360 and original Xbox titles

    This week's selection of Xbox Deals is now live, and alongside the usual Deals with Gold and Spotlight discounts, we've still got the ongoing Black Friday sale which ends later this week — last chance to take advantage! Below, we've included every single Xbox 360 and original Xbox game available over the next...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Classics
    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
  • News These Eight Games Are Leaving Xbox Game Pass Today (November 30)

    Last chance to try Call of the Sea

    In case you'd forgotten, today marks the removal of eight more games from the Xbox Game Pass library, including favourites such as Call of the Sea, Hello Neighbor, Haven and Morkredd, just to name a few. Here are the eight games confirmed to leave before the end of the day on Xbox Game Pass:...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Random Thanks To Xbox, You Can Now Star In Your Very Own Halo Infinite Trailer

    Become Master Chief

    Xbox's latest cool gimmick to promote Halo Infinite has arrived in the form of a custom trailer creator. By heading over to xbox.com/become, you can star as Master Chief himself in a short video, but you'll need a webcam to take part. As highlighted by Xbox's Aaron Greenberg and Major Nelson below, the finished product looks...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Random
  • News Alien: Isolation Lead Designer Joins Rare's Everwild Team At Xbox

    "Looking forward to making amazing things"

    The release of Rare's Everwild may still be a way off, but we've at least got some fresh news about it today in the form of a new hire for the team, with former Alien: Isolation lead designer Gary Napper joining the project. Napper, who also served on the early design team for Halo Wars 2, took to Twitter...

    • Xbox
    • Everwild
    • Alien Isolation
    • Xbox Game Studios
  • News 'Explore New Worlds' In Minecraft's Free Caves & Cliffs Part 2 Update, Out Now On Xbox

    Climb high and dig deep

    Minecraft's latest update has arrived today in the form of Caves & Cliffs Part 2, which adds a whole bunch of new features to the game free of charge, following on from the launch of Part 1 back in June of this year. So, what's included? Here's a rundown of some of the most important new features: Explore New...

    • Xbox
    • Minecraft
    • Updates