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TodaySat, 28th Nov 2020

  • News Xbox Posts Picture Of A Hedgehog, SEGA Rumours Start Up Again

    It's been a strange year...

    Cast your mind back to September, and you might remember a series of rumours that suggested Microsoft might be either acquiring former console manufacturer SEGA, or entering into a partnership with the company. Nothing ultimately came of it, but those rumours have been sparked into life once more today - the result of a...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • SEGA
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (Nov 28th)

    Bought anything in the Black Friday sale?

    Welcome to the weekend! It hasn't been the busiest week for Xbox Game Pass additions or Free Play Days titles, but there's still plenty to get stuck into over the next few days - and don't forget the massive Xbox Black Friday Game Sale ends on December 3rd, so take advantage of those discounts while you can!...

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    • Talking Point
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YesterdayFri, 27th Nov 2020

  • Deals Xbox Black Friday Sale Now Live, 700+ Games Discounted

    Packed with huge offers!

    Original Story (Thu 19th Nov): The Xbox Black Friday Sale 2020 is here! This year's sale features discounts on over 700 games, bundles and add-ons, available for 14 days until Thursday, December 3rd. We've highlighted just a very select few of the most notable deals in the table below. Xbox Live's Major Nelson has also...

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  • Black Friday 2020 Best Game Pass Ultimate Deals For Xbox Series X

    Save up to 40% on Game Pass Ultimate this Black Friday

    Microsoft currently has a range of offers ongoing as part of Black Friday 2020, including a huge 700+ game sale and discounts on the new Xbox Series controllers, and it's also offering a great deal on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. This deal allows you to get up to 40% off three months of Xbox Game...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Black Friday 2020
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  • Guide All Optimised For Xbox Series X|S Games Out Now

    Enhanced for the Series X

    If you've recently picked up an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, you will likely be keen to play games which are optimised to take advantage of the full power Microsoft's next-gen consoles have to offer. It's not just the brand-new games, either - many Xbox One titles have already had this optimisation and now offer faster...

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  • Feature These 20+ Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (Dec 1-4)

    Embark on a quest to save the Greek gods

    Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! We've got a few 'Optimised for Xbox Series X' titles heading our way over the next few days, as well as some previously announced Xbox Game Pass games - with possibly more to come! Keep an eye out for more Game Pass reveals next week (we'll update this list accordingly if...

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  • Black Friday 2020 Best Xbox Series X Deals On Games, Xbox Game Pass, Accessories, And More

    The best Xbox Black Friday offers and discounts

    Welcome to Black Friday 2020! The past few days have provided us with hundreds of Xbox related deals and discounts for the Black Friday sale period, resulting in great offers on everything from Xbox games to Xbox Game Pass subscriptions, as well as Xbox Series X specific deals including for controllers...

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  • News GreedFall Is Heading To Xbox Series X With Additional Content

    The game has also sold over one million copies

    Spiders has announced that GreedFall is coming to Xbox Series X|S with new content. The developer announced the news on Twitter, while also thanking fans for the game hitting one million sales. As a result, the game will be receiving a next-gen version and "getting new additional content." No word has...

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    • Greedfall
  • Guide Best Xbox Series X Games To Play Right Now

    Our favourite Xbox Series X|S launch games

    After what has felt like a very long year, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S have now officially launched across the world, with well over 40 'optimised' games available at launch, and many more to come in the months ahead. Looking at that initial lineup of titles (not including the thousands included...

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    • Best Games
  • News Fans Camp Out At GameStop To Get An Xbox Series X On Black Friday

    They're even bringing full-sized beds!

    We're all well aware of how difficult it has been for Xbox fans to get their hands on the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S over the past few weeks, and some fans are now taking their dedication to the next level. US retailer GameStop announced recently that it would be having a very limited amount of in-store...

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  • News The Xbox Adaptive Controller Looks 'Nothing Like' The Original Prototype

    "It changed many, many times"

    The Xbox Adaptive Controller looks "absolutely nothing like the first prototype created" according to Brannon Zahand, Microsoft's senior gaming accessibility program manager. In a recent interview with Game Informer, Zahand spoke about how Microsoft worked with the Gaming & Disability Community to design the...

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  • Poll Which Xbox Series X Launch Game Is Your Favourite So Far?

    What have you been enjoying the most?

    Now that the dust has settled slightly on the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S launch, now seems an appropriate time to look at the past few weeks and the games we've all been playing so far. We've been treated to a fantastic selection of titles, from Assassin's Creed Valhalla to Yakuza: Like a Dragon, along...

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    • Polls
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  • News Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Reportedly Still Suffers From Screen Tearing Post-Update

    Reports suggest the differences have been minimal

    When the latest patch for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla dropped and the notes stated it would remedy the screen tearing issues, many rejoiced - unfortunately it appears not to be the case. Many next-gen owners have reported screen tearing issues on

    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Unto The End Launches With Xbox Game Pass Next Month

    A beautiful looking 2D action-platformer based around "skill and mastery"

    Developer 2 Ton Studios has announced that its indie platformer Unto The End will be joining Xbox Game Pass on December 9. Unto The End is a beautiful hard-crafted looking adventure, which will be available on Xbox One or via backwards compatibility on Xbox Series X|S...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News CDPR Will Now Reveal Cyberpunk 2077 DLC After Game's Launch

    Multiplayer info is also on the way

    Before the most recent Cyberpunk 2077 delay, CD Projekt Red was getting ready to reveal "everything" about the DLC and expansion content. Now, it seems plans have slightly changed. In an update during the company's third-quarter earnings call this week, president and joint-CEO Adam Kiciński explained how the...

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    • DLC
    • CD Projekt Red
  • News Latest Trailer For The Medium Focuses On A Mysterious New Character

    Featuring the creepy imagery we've come to know and love

    Bloober Team has released a new trailer for The Medium, this time focusing on an all-new mysterious figure connected to the game's narrative. Played by Polish actor Marcin Dorocinski, who is most notably known for his role in recent Netflix series, The Queen's Gambit, the trailer focuses on...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • The Medium
  • Video Behind The Scenes With WWE's The New Day In Gears 5

    Available now as a Game Pass Ultimate Perk

    It was revealed last week that WWE's multi-time tag team champions The New Day were being added to Gears 5 as an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perk, and now the team has shared some behind-the-scenes footage of their inclusion. The video gives a look at the recording process for all three characters, which...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Gears 5

Thursday26th Nov 2020

  • Guide Black Friday Xbox Series X Restock: Where To Buy The Series X

    Which stores have Xbox Series X available?

    Black Friday is almost here, and that means that restocking of the hard-to-find Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles is upon us! We'll be keeping this page as up to date as possible, so if you're looking to buy a Xbox Series X, bookmark this article and check back for updates on when and where you can...

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  • News GameStop Will Have More Xbox Series X Stock This Friday

    You'll need to be up early though

    Yep, it's that time again! We're back on the hunt for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S stock, and this time we've got a report to share from US retailer GameStop, which will have in-store stock this Friday. According to press release details shared by GameSpot, all stores will have at least two Xbox Series X...

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  • News Report Drops Some Eye-Opening Stats About Xbox Game Pass

    Including the average Metacritic score of all games

    A recent Reddit report delved into some of the statistics of Xbox Game Pass, looking at how well received the games on the service are and how much members would save over time. According to user Chukkroot, there are currently "382 unique Game Pass games", with 43 that are only able to be played...

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  • Roundup Here's What Games Are Coming To Xbox In December 2020

    It's Cyberpunk time, folks!

    It's the most wonderful time of the year! What, Christmas? No, the release of Cyberpunk 2077! December 2020 is upon us, and that means CD Projekt Red's epic is finally dropping after months of delays and years of anticipation, alongside a selection of exciting titles for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. We'll be updating...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • Features
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Update 1.0.4 Improves Performance, Frame Rate On Xbox Series X|S

    Including a 60FPS option on Xbox Series S

    There's been a lot of discussion surrounding the Xbox Series X version of Assassin's Creed Valhalla over the past week, with one report suggesting the game was suffering from performance issues on the system. In response, Ubisoft has unveiled Title Update 1.04, which not only promises to provide an...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Assassins Creed Valhalla
  • News Phil Spencer Glad People Will 'Actually Get A Console' At The Time Of Halo Infinite's Launch

    "I feel good about that"

    When Halo Infinite got delayed back in August, head of Xbox Phil Spencer admitted it was a bummer - noting how the company (and fans) were obviously looking forward to the alignment of a new Halo game and launch of a new Xbox console. Since then, Phil - like everyone else - has come to terms with the fact that it's going to...

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    • Halo
    • Phil Spencer
    • Microsoft
  • News Marvel's Avengers Has Failed To Recoup Its Development Costs So Far

    "Sales of Marvel’s Avengers were lower than we had expected"

    Marvel's Avengers was met with a fairly mixed reception from fans and critics when it released back in September, and it seems that feedback has ultimately resulted in relatively low sales at launch. According to a recently translated Square Enix results briefing (thanks, IGN), the...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Marvels Avengers
  • News MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Arrives On Xbox Series X Next Year

    The first MechWarrior on console in Xbox history

    Piranha Games has announced that the popular PC game MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will be jumping onto Xbox consoles for the very first time next year - including the Xbox Series X|S. In a statement on the developer's site, the team announced that the Heroes of the Inner Sphere DLC for the game will be...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News Star Wars: Squadrons Xbox Series X Update Now Available, Adds 120FPS

    Here's what you can look forward to

    EA revealed back in early November that it was planning to add 120FPS support for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S in Star Wars: Squadrons, and that update is now available for the two new systems. The addition of 120FPS (which is console exclusive to Xbox Series X|S), means you can now choose to prioritise...

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    • Star Wars Squadrons
  • News Xbox Live Bug Allowed Hackers To Reveal Anyone's Email Address

    Don't worry, it's been patched

    It's been revealed that a flaw in Xbox Live has been allowing hackers to retrieve the email addresses of anyone's Xbox gamertag, although Microsoft has now patched and seemingly played down the issue. As reported by Motherboard, a hacker got in touch with the outlet recently to make them aware of the problem, and...

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  • News Xbox Series X Expected To Launch Officially In China Next Year

    Following the console passing certification

    The Xbox Series X could be making its way to China next year if a few recent reports are to be believed. As highlighted by industry analyst, Daniel Ahmad, the Xbox Series X is looking likely to launch in China in the first half of next year (2021), following a few additional games being approved. A...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course Has Been Delayed Until Next Year

    "Our goal is to make the trip back there next year a truly magical one"

    The eagerly anticipated expansion for Cuphead has been delayed until 2021 following the on-going coronavirus pandemic. In a statement to fans on its Twitter page, Studio MDHR confirmed that it has "made the difficult decision to push back the release of The Delicious Last...

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  • News Watch Dogs: Legion Online Mode Delayed As Tech Issues Take Priority

    "The dev team is committed to fixing these issues"

    Ubisoft has revealed that it has delayed the planned online mode for Watch Dogs: Legion to early 2021, as it continues to work on fixing technical issues that are "preventing players from enjoying the game." The Xbox version of Watch Dogs: Legion has suffered numerous issues since launch, including...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Watch Dogs Legion

Wednesday25th Nov 2020

  • News More Retailers Will Have Stock Of The Xbox Series X This Wednesday

    In the UK and the US

    Here we go again! If you're still in the market for an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, you might have a chance at grabbing one this Wednesday, November 25th! Here's what we know so far... Xbox Series X Stock (Wednesday, Nov 25th) - UK UK retailer Argos has confirmed that it will have stock of the Xbox Series X in the UK from...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Responds To Reports Of Games Running Better On PS5 Than Series X

    "We are aware of performance issues in a handful of titles"

    Update (Wed 25th Nov, 2020 23:00 GMT): Ubisoft has confirmed today that a patch will be going live for Assassin's Creed Valhalla this week that improves performance on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Original story: There have been reports over the past week that some third-party Xbox...

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  • Guide Best 4K TVs For Xbox Series X

    Our recommended TVs for the best Series X experience

    Now that the Xbox Series X and S is out in the wild, you might be considering picking up a new television in order to get the best out of Microsoft's powerful new console. For a while now you could just go to the local electronics store and pick up a 4K TV with the assurance that if it had HDR...

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  • News Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Is Causing Serious Crashing Issues On Xbox

    Treyarch has responded to reports

    It appears certain Xbox owners are experiencing substantial issues following the recent update to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. Over the past few days, many users have taken to forums such as Reddit to share their experiences over th

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    • Xbox Series S
  • News UK Retailer Box Reveals Xbox Series X Restock Plans For December

    Register now for a chance at securing one

    These stock announcements are coming thick and fast at the moment! UK retailer Box.co.uk has revealed its plans for Xbox Series X stock in December, with the console set to be available on two separate dates. The retailer will have both the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S in stock on the 7th and 14th of...

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    • Xbox Series S
  • News Microsoft Could Bring Xbox To Smart TVs Within The Next 12 Months

    "I don’t think anything is going to stop us from doing that"

    Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has been talking to The Verge in a gigantic new interview, and one of the areas he touched upon was the potential of bringing Xbox to Smart TVs via the power of the cloud. The Verge questioned Spencer about what's stopping Microsoft from developing an Xbox app...

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  • News Microsoft Focused On Manufacturing More Xbox Series X Right Now

    Keeping up with demand

    Microsoft's Xbox Series S has been incredibly well-received. In fact, it's even been named by TIME Magazine one of the best inventions of 2020. While there's certainly demand for this particular model, in a recent interview with The Verge - head of Xbox Phil Spencer revealed how the company was currently focused on...

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  • Hardware Review Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 For Xbox Series X - An Excellent Mid-Range Headset

    Turtle Power!

    Turtle Beach arrives on Xbox Series X/S with an updated version of its hugely popular Stealth 700 wireless headset that makes some excellent changes to its predecessor, with much-improved battery life, slick new design and super-comfortable cups, resulting in a superb mid-range offering that improves in key areas whilst ushering in a...

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  • Rumour Is This GTA Online Trailer Hinting At Something GTA 6 Related?

    Fans seem convinced the tease is leading to something

    While GTA VI rumours seem to circulate every other day, it's rare that any have any credence. However, a recent trailer released for GTA Online by Rockstar potentially contains a potential clue - at least according to fans. As spotted by Kotaku, the recent trailer showcases coordinates that many...

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  • News Metro Exodus Heading To Xbox Series X, New Projects Also In The Works

    "We are now actively exploring multiplayer concepts..."

    4A Games has dropped a lengthy blog post about the future of the Metro universe to celebrate the series' 10th anniversary, including an Xbox Series X|S patch for Metro Exodus and the possibility of a multiplayer game set within the universe. Within the post, the developer acknowledged th

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  • News Golden Joysticks 2020: Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Crowned Xbox Game Of The Year

    "Thank you to every single person who has played Ori"

    The Golden Joysticks 2020 awards took place last night in celebration of the best games of the past 12 months, and the big winner from an Xbox perspective was Moon Studios' Ori and the Will of the Wisps. The sequel took home the Xbox Game of the Year award, beating seven other nominees to the...

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  • News Microsoft Flight Simulator's Second World Update Heads To The USA

    Free to download now

    Asobo Studios has unveiled the second free World Update for Microsoft Flight Simulator on PC, and this time it's bringing an "enhanced flight experience" to the United States of America. The update features an improved digital elevation model with resolution up to one meter, new aerial textures that "significantly improve the...

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  • News Rainbow Six Siege's Xbox Series X Upgrade Arrives Next Week

    Including support for 120FPS

    Ubisoft has announced that the Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege patch for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will arrive next week on December 1st. Fans of the game will be excited to see numerous new enhancements arriving with the patch, including the ability to play the game at 120FPS on applicable TVs. Players can swap to...

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Tuesday24th Nov 2020

  • Guide How To Complete All Xbox Game Pass Quests In 2020

    November 24th Quests now live

    Have you checked out the Xbox Game Pass Quests program yet? If not, why not?! For Xbox Game Pass members, they're a great way of earning extra money while trying out some different games. In this article, you'll find everything you need to know about Xbox Game Pass Quests, and most importantly, various tips and tricks...

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  • News Some UK Retailers Are Selling The Xbox Series X Today, November 24th

    Update: Missed out? Try again tomorrow!

    Update: (Tue 24th Nov, 2020 19:45 GMT): GAME is now out of stock of the Xbox Series X (the Series S is still available), and Currys PC World was supposed to have stock at 1PM GMT, but only a bundle with a Robot White Controller (link down below) was made available for a short period of time. As far as we can...

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    • Xbox Series S
  • Guide Best Xbox Series X Headsets For 2020

    Our recommended headsets for the ultimate Series X experience

    It's likely that you have upgraded your 4K TV recently in order to take advantage of the graphical leap offered with the Xbox Series X, but have you given the same consideration to audio? Having an immersive gaming soundscape can massively change your experience for the better. While you...

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  • News Here Are Your Xbox Games With Gold For December 2020

    The latest batch of games

    Microsoft has officially announced all four Xbox Games With Gold titles for December 2020! As always, these games are available to download for free for Xbox Live Gold members (including subscribers to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate). You'll find the full list of December 2020's games below: Xbox One: The Raven Remastered...

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  • News Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Slams Console War Toxicity, Says Sony Isn't An Enemy

    "I just really despise it"

    Xbox boss Phil Spencer has been talking to The Verge as part of a massive new interview, giving his thoughts on a wide range of topics including the so-called "console war" between Xbox Series X and PS5. Spencer didn't hold back when asked about his thoughts on this, telling The Verge that if anything was ever going to...

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  • Deals Over 50 Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sale (Nov 24 - Dec 1)

    Don't forget about the massive Black Friday sale as well

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! We've got your standard Deals with Gold and Spotlight offerings this week, but keep in mind there's also a massive Black Friday Game Sale currently ongoing until December 3rd as well. We've highlighted a few of the most notable Xbox games offers...

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  • News Unity Exec: The Xbox Series S Will Be A Real Differentiator This Generation

    “The S is an extremely capable machine”

    Since the Xbox Series S reveal, many have questioned whether its power will hold this generation back as developers scramble to ensure their games work for both Xbox models. However, Unity chief product officer Brett Bibby believes the system is “extremely capable”. In an interview with GamingBolt (as...

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  • News Skyrim Reportedly Runs At 60FPS With This Mod On Xbox Series X

    It's not officially supported though

    We're all well aware that backwards compatibility is fantastic on Xbox Series X (and Series S), but unfortunately games with framerate caps are still forced to run at 30 frames-per-second in certain cases. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of those games, but it also supports fan-created mods, allowing you to...

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  • Poll Two Weeks On, Are You Happy With Your Xbox Series X|S?

    How do you feel about it so far?

    It might not seem like it, but it's already been two full weeks since the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S officially launched back on November 10th, and hopefully by now you've been able to get one if you wanted one. Both systems are still very much in their launch phases, with few games released so far beyond the...

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  • Poll Are You Happy With December 2020's Xbox Games With Gold?

    Give us your thoughts

    Microsoft has officially announced December 2020's Xbox Games with Gold, giving us a look at four more games we'll be able to play at no extra charge with our Gold memberships next month. In case you missed it, the games are classic whodunit adventure The Raven Remastered, fast-paced arcade action game Bleed 2, the Xbox 360...

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  • News Fortnite Is Getting A Monthly Subscription Service This December

    It was bound to happen eventually

    Epic Games has announced today that the ultra-popular free-to-play battle royale Fortnite is getting a monthly subscription option next week, launching on December 2nd with the arrival of Chapter 2 – Season 5. Named "Fortnite Crew", this service will provide fans with the current season's Battle Pass, 1000...

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  • News Hotshot Racing Gets A Huge Free DLC Expansion On Xbox Game Pass Today

    New game modes, tracks and more

    Arcade racer Hotshot Racing has proved a hit since launching with Xbox Game Pass this past September, and a new, completely free DLC expansion has now been announced for the game which drops today. The Big Boss Bundle introduces four colourful new tracks, along with a new Grand Prix championship and a brand new game...

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  • News Xbox Still Looking At 'Web Solution' To Bring Game Pass To iOS

    "Apple does remain open in the conversations"

    Xbox Boss Phil Spencer has spoken further about the possibility of Xbox Game Pass coming to iOS devices and how company could make it happen. In an interview with The Verge, Spencer was asked whether Microsoft would bypass Apple and use Safari as a means to bring Xbox Game Pass to the devices. Spencer...

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  • News Minecraft Dungeons Howling Peaks DLC Launches On 9th December

    A new season pass is also on the way

    Mojang has announced the next Minecraft Dungeons DLC - Howling Peaks - and a new season pass for the game will launch on 9th December. Howling Peaks, originally announced at this year's Minecraft Live event, is a new action-packed trek to a mountain top featuring dazzling new armour, weapons and artifacts...

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  • News Hitman 3 Trailer Showcases New Rainy Chongqing Location

    Along with a closer look at the Glacier engine

    A new location for Hitman 3 has been revealed, as well as a detailed look at the game's Glacier engine. IO Interactive has dropped the first details for the new area, which is known as Chongqing. The neon soaked streets of Chongqing are beautifully orchestrated through the Glacier engine, which the...

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  • News You Can Pick Up Red Dead Online For Just $4.99 This December

    The game is going standalone next week

    Rockstar Games has announced that it's making the Red Dead Online portion of Red Dead Redemption 2 entirely standalone beginning this December 1st, and it will initially be available for just $4.99. This offer will last on the Microsoft Store until February 15, 2021, after which it will revert to $19.99 - so...

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    • Red Dead Online

Monday23rd Nov 2020

  • Guide Here Are Some Xbox Series X|S Issues You Might Run Into At Launch

    Update: The latest "known issues"

    The launch of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S has now arrived, and while Microsoft has clearly gone to a lot of effort to ensure the two consoles' variety of new features and backwards compatibility support is working as intended, there are a few "known issues" you need to be aware of at launch. In preparation...

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  • Random The Xbox Series S Can Be Turned Into A Glorified Emulator

    But do so at your own risk

    It's been proven that the Xbox Series S can easily run emulation through the console's dev systems. YouTube user Modern Vintage Gamer (MVG) has showcased how users can turn their system into a unit with the power to play titles from Nintendo GameCube, the PlayStation 1, and even the Nintendo DS. To do so, the system...

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  • Feature These 10+ Games Are Coming To Xbox This Week (Nov 23-27)

    "Save the world from an invasion of cosmic horrors"

    Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! There's unfortunately nothing to get excited about in the way of AAA games over the next few days, but there are still plenty of intriguing indies making their way to the Xbox Store... New Xbox Releases (Nov 23-27): Optimised for Xbox Series X|S Tesla...

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  • PSA Microsoft Complete Provides Extra Cover For Your Xbox Series X

    Update: Reportedly now available in the UK

    Update (Mon 23rd Nov, 2020 19:30 GMT): It looks like we're finally getting somewhere with Microsoft Complete! As you may have seen previously, the company has advised contacting a customer service representative if you want to add this service for your Xbox Series X, and reports are now being shared that...

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    • Microsoft Complete
  • Deals All 25+ OG Xbox, Xbox 360 Games In The Xbox Black Friday Sale

    Grab some backwards compatible classics

    The Xbox Black Friday Sale 2020 is here! This year's sale features discounts on over 700 games, bundles and add-ons - including for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S - available for 14 days until Thursday, December 3rd. In this deals list, we've highlighted every single *backwards compatible* original Xbox and...

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  • Guide Best EA Play Games Included With Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

    Some of our favourites for Xbox One and Xbox Series X

    Microsoft and Electronic Arts teamed up earlier this month to bring EA Play to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers, bolstering the premium subscription with an additional 80+ games including some true Xbox classics. There are loads of great titles to check out as part of the subscription,...

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    • Xbox One
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  • Black Friday 2020 Best Controllers Deals For Xbox Series X

    Save up to £10 / $20 on the new Xbox Series X controllers

    Microsoft kicked off its Black Friday offerings on Xbox with a huge 700+ game sale last week, and it's also providing discounts on a range of accessories - including Xbox Series X controllers - over the next few days. Notably, you can save up to £10 on Xbox Series controllers in the UK,...

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  • News Watch Out, Cyberpunk 2077 Leaks Might Be About

    Physical copies are in the wild

    Here's your warning if you're eagerly anticipating the release of Cyberpunk 2077 on December 10th! Physical copies of the game have begun showing up in the wild for PlayStation 4, and one user took to the Cyberpunk Reddit recently to show off the proof, claiming it "has 2 discs and from what I saw a couple goodies...

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  • Random This Xbox Themed Necklace Can Be Yours For Only $10,000

    Put it on the Christmas wishlist

    Xbox has collaborated with designer King Ice to create an ultra premium necklace based on the consoles. Made out of 14K solid gold, the striking necklace boasts the iconic Xbox symbol to flash off to all your friends. According to the listing, the necklace hosts genuine emeralds, SI1 diamonds, and can be yours for a...

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  • News UK Boxed Charts: Call Of Duty Climbs Into First Place, Assassin's Creed Drops To Fourth

    And Fortnite re-enters the top ten

    It was a bit of a surprise to see Assassin's Creed Valhalla initially beating Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War to first place in the UK boxed charts a couple of weeks ago, but normal service has resumed over the past week, with Call of Duty taking its expected throne, and Valhalla dropping down to fourth. Els

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  • News Yakuza 15th Anniversary Stream To Reveal 'Future Developments'

    Hopefully some news on titles coming to Game Pass

    SEGA has announced a Ryu ga Gotoku 15th anniversary stream for December 8th at 6AM EST / 11AM GMT, which looks to focus on the future of the increasingly popular Yakuza series. While the series has been massive in Japan and other territories for a while now, the last few years have seen a huge...

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  • News Tetris Effect: Connected Devs Working On Brand-New Game

    It's being described as a "totally new adventure"

    Been enjoying Tetris Effect: Connected since it hit Xbox Game Pass? Well, it looks as though the creators are working on an entirely new project. Tetsuya Mizuguchi, who has worked on Tetris Effect: Connected, Rez and Child of Eden, announced the news on Twitter, teasing fans of a "totally new...

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Sunday22nd Nov 2020

  • News Xbox Series X Blu-Ray Black Colour Fix Is On The Way, Says Microsoft

    "We expect to have an update in the near future"

    Update (Sun 22nd Nov, 2020 11:30 GMT): Microsoft has now acknowledged this issue of media applications failing to produce black colours correctly, and a fix is reportedly on the way in the near future. Here's what Xbox Series X director of project management Jason Ronald had to say about it:...

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  • Feature Celebrating The 15th Anniversary Of The Xbox 360

    Looking back at its 2005 launch

    It was this time last week that we celebrated the 19th anniversary of the very original Xbox, and today is the turn of the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, which are turning 15-years-old and seven-years-old respectively. It's a particularly big birthday for the Xbox 360, so that's what we're focusing on today - and...

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  • News Apple Devices Will Add Xbox Series X Controller Support In Future Update

    No word on when it will be available

    Microsoft and Apple might not be on the best terms in recent times, but there's still some level of cooperation. Apple says the tech giants are currently "working together" to bring Xbox Series X controller support to its devices. Right now, iOS and iPadOS devices do not officially support Microsoft's new...

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Saturday21st Nov 2020

  • News Xbox Is Giving Away Free Gift Cards To Celebrate Black Friday 2020

    Have you received one?

    It's that time again! Microsoft is once more sending out a batch of free Xbox Gift Cards to various Xbox users across the world, and it's all in celebration of the massive Xbox Black Friday Sale on the Microsoft Store. We're getting reports that these are being received across the UK, Europe and North America, and while it...

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  • Talking Point What December 2020 Xbox Games With Gold Do You Want?

    What presents have you got for us Microsoft?

    Guess what?! It's nearly time again for another set of Xbox Games with Gold titles. The month of November has seen Aragami: Shadow Edition, Swimsanity!, Full Spectrum Warrior and LEGO Indiana Jones all given away for free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, and another four games will soon be on the way. If...

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  • News Watch Dogs: Legion Isn't Saving Progress Correctly On Xbox, Won't Be Fixed Until December

    "We're sorry about the issues you're experiencing"

    We reported earlier this week that some players were having issues in Assassin's Creed Valhalla with loss of save data and corruption, and another of Ubisoft's titles in Watch Dogs: Legion has a similar problem on its hands. The issue? The game isn't saving progress correctly on Xbox Series X, Xbox...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • Watch Dogs Legion
  • News That Red Dead Redemption Collection 'Leak' Sure Looks Fishy

    Don't get your hopes up

    The big talking point on social media this afternoon has been the apparent existence of a Red Dead Redemption 'Outlaws Collection' for Xbox Series X and Xbox One, but we're sceptical about this one. The image that is floating around the net shows an Amazon listing for the game, advertising it as featuring a "range of...

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  • News Capcom Leak Suggests Next Street Fighter Will Return To Xbox Consoles

    Cross-gen support also expected

    That massive Capcom leak you might have heard about appears to have revealed some promising news for Xbox fans. According to @pokeprotos and @GarnetSunset on Twitter, the data leak suggests the sixth entry in the Street Fighter series will be available on bo

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  • Feature Pick One: Which Is Your Favourite Xbox James Bond Game?

    Remember, you can only pick one!

    It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, to mark the announcement that IO Interactive is working on a brand-new James Bond game (!), we thought we'd look back at the history of James Bond games on Xbox. There have been nine games in total, spanning an eleven-year period from 2001 to 2012, with the most...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (Nov 21st)

    We're loving Yakuza: Like a Dragon on Series X

    Welcome to the weekend! There's plenty to get stuck into this weekend regardless of whether you're on Xbox One, Xbox Series S or Xbox Series X, with another batch of new Xbox Game Pass titles, three Free Play Days titles for Xbox Live Gold members, and a ridiculously huge

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