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TodayTue, 24th Nov 2020

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

    You'll need to be quick though

    If you're still in the market for an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S in the UK, you might have a chance at grabbing one today, November 24th! Two retailers have announced they're selling the system so far... The first of these is GAME, which has just sprung an announcement of limited stock available now, although we're...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • 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...

    • Guides
    • Xbox Series X
    • Stock
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Minecraft Dungeons
    • Mojang

YesterdayMon, 23rd 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Guides
  • 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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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Features
  • 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 (MVC) 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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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
  • 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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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft Complete
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Black Friday 2020
    • Guides
  • 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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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox 360
    • Black Friday
  • 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
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • 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,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Black Friday 2020
  • 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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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Cyberpunk 2077
  • 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...

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

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Call Of Duty
    • UK Charts
  • 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...

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
    • PC
  • 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...

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

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:...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox 360
    • Features
  • 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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    • Xbox Series X
    • Controller
    • Microsoft
    • Apple

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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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Black Friday
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Games With Gold
  • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • 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...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Red Dead Redemption
  • 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

    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Capcom
    • Street Fighter
  • 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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    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • James Bond
  • 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

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Talking Point
    • Features

Friday20th Nov 2020

  • News UK Retailer CEX Will Take Your Xbox Series X For A Guaranteed £100 Profit

    CEX gonna give it to ya!

    Scalpers have been a known problem with the next-gen launch, as many consoles are quickly being snatched up and resold at extortionate prices. And to a degree, UK retailer CEX is also joining in! Currently on their site, pre-owned Xbox Series X consoles are selling at an overpriced rate, roughly 50% extra than their initial...

    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
  • Guide All Optimised For Xbox Series X|S Games Out Now

    The seal of quality

    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...

    • Guides
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Optimised for Series X
  • Deals All 15+ Xbox Series X Games In The Xbox Black Friday Sale 2020

    Optimised for the next generation

    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. Below, we've highlighted all the games that are specifically "optimised" for the new consoles in...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Black Friday Game Sale
    • Deals
  • News PlayStation Has 'News To Come' On A Response To Xbox Game Pass

    According to boss Jim Ryan

    Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan noted back in September that PlayStation wasn't interested in an Xbox Game Pass style model, but it nevertheless looks like the PS5 team has something in the works to combat the immense success of the Xbox subscription service. In a recent interview with Russian...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • PS5
  • News TIME Magazine Calls The Xbox Series S One Of The Best Inventions Of 2020

    "It’s the basis for what could become the Netflix of video games"

    It may have only been out for a week, but TIME Magazine has already cited the Xbox Series S as one of the best inventions of the year. The Xbox Series S's impact has been pretty well received since being announced. Its low price point, impressive specs and plentiful Xbox Game Pass...

    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox
  • News Gears 5 Adds WWE's The New Day As An Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perk

    Don't you dare be sour

    Update (Fri 20th Nov, 2020 16:15 GMT): We now have some more details on this! The Gears of War team has confirmed that WWE's The New Day will be available in Gears 5 as an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perk, available to redeem now through December 4th or purchasable separately for $19.99. All three characters will be available to...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Gears 5
    • WWE
  • Deals Best Bargains Under £10 / $15 In The Xbox Black Friday Sale 2020

    Grab yourself a great discount

    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. Everyone likes a bargain, so in this list, we've highlighted a huge selection of games that are...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Black Friday Game Sale
    • Deals
  • News Razer Wolverine V2 Controller For Xbox Series X Promises Absolute Precision

    Giving the Xbox Elite Controller a run for its money

    Razer has released a new controller compatible for the Xbox Series X|S and it's looking to give the Elite controller a run for its money. The Razer Wolverine V2 may be a wired controller, but the store listing suggests it comes with a load of nifty features that Xbox owners are undoubtedly going...

    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • News Borderlands 3 Now Runs At Up To 120FPS On Xbox Series X

    If your display can handle it

    Borderlands 3 received a next-generation upgrade for the launch of the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PlayStation 5 last week, but something 2K neglected to mention at the time is that the game would run at up to 120FPS. Reports started appearing online last week from players who had noticed the game running at 120...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Borderlands 3
  • News Xbox Exclusive First-Person Shooter CrossfireX Delayed To 2021

    "In consideration of the challenges faced due to COVID-19"

    The development team behind the upcoming first-person shooter CrossfireX (which is an Xbox console exclusive at launch) has made the "difficult decision" to delay the game until sometime in 2021. On Twitter, the team explained that it had made the decision "in consideration of the...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • CrossfireX
  • News GTA Online's Biggest Heist Ever Introduces A Brand-New Location

    And this time, you can take it on solo

    Rockstar Games has announced the biggest heist for GTA Online so far and it's coming next month. The Cayo Perico Heist arrives on December 15 and will have players donning the role of a convicted spy who has recently broken out of Bolingbroke Penitentiary, out on a mission to infiltrate a new, remote island...

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Moon Studios Shares Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Infographic

    "2.8 million spirits and counting"

    Moon Studios has shared some new data about its latest release Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and it seems the game is still as popular as ever. 2.8 million spirits have now sunk a whopping 22.6 million hours into the game since its launch earlier on this year in February. 516k have beat the game and out of this...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Ori And The Will Of The Wisps

Thursday19th Nov 2020

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

    Packed with huge offers!

    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 rounded up the full list on Xbox...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Black Friday
  • News UK Retailers Will Reportedly Have More Xbox Series X Stock Very Soon

    Across multiple dates

    The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S have been notoriously difficult to get a hold of since their launch on November 10th, but it looks like more UK stock will be available for the two consoles later this month. According to a report from Video Games Chronicle, Xbox Series X stock is expected to be available online at UK...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Feature 10 Things Xbox Series X Does That PS5 Doesn't

    The little things matter...

    Considering the disastrous launch of the Xbox One back in 2013, we think Microsoft has really has knocked it out of the park with the Xbox Series X, and in our humble opinion, it's got a few tricks up its sleeve which puts it a few steps ahead of the PlayStation 5. We've put our thinking caps on and here are 10 things...

    • Features
    • Xbox Series X
    • PS5
  • News Two More Games Are Now Available With Xbox Game Pass (Nov 19)

    There's trouble once again on the mean streets of River City

    It's Xbox Game Pass time! We've got another two games joining the service today, both of which are playable on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, as well as Android with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Here are the new games you can download with Xbox Game Pass today: River City Girls...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Ubisoft Working On Patch To Fix Assassin's Creed Valhalla Save Corruption Issues

    No word on Watch Dogs Legion's save issues

    It's no secret that both Assassin's Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs Legion have hit some stumbles since their launch with users reporting loss of save data and corruption. While many users have taken to Reddit and other forums to alert others of the issue, Ubisoft has remained fairly quiet on the issue

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (Nov 19-22)

    The world needs heroes

    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. So, what's on offer? We've got action-adventure survival game Ark: Survival Evolved, Blizzard's popular team-based multiplayer shooter...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Free Play Days
  • Random These Brand-New Halo Infinite Toys Are Seriously Cool

    That's the one, Chief

    With Christmas around the corner, some seriously cool Halo related toys have been revealed! Multiple Mega Construx sets aim to recreate iconic elements from the series, such as Master Chief's helmet, the Halo ring, and even the energy sword itself. There's also some extremely detailed Wicked Cool Toys which bring classic...

    • Xbox
    • Halo Infinite
    • Halo
  • News Multiple Xbox Published Titles Receive Game Awards Nominations

    Ori is up for three categories

    The nominations for the Game Awards 2020 have been revealed and multiple categories feature titles published by Xbox Game Studios. Moon Studios' Ori and the Will of the Wisps has received a total of three nominations. The categories it's listed in is 'Best Art Direction', 'Best Score and Music' and 'Best Action /...

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    • Microsoft
    • Industry
    • The Game Awards
  • News Hitman Developer IO Interactive Is Working On A James Bond Game

    It's about time you showed up, 007

    Developer IO Interactive - famous for the recent Hitman series of games - has revealed today that it's working on a brand-new James Bond title, which will be the first mainstream Bond game in over a decade. The working title is Project 007, and is described as a "wholly original Bond story", with players stepping...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • IO Interactive
    • Project 007
  • News Far Cry 6's Possible New Release Date Spotted On Xbox Store Page

    Following its recent delay

    Far Cry 6 was delayed a few weeks ago, but it might already have a new release date if the Microsoft Store is to be believed. Originally, the game was intended to release on February 19, 2021, however was pushed back due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Managing Director Of Ubisoft's Skull & Bones Studio Steps Down

    But will remain at the company

    Ubisoft has confirmed that the managing director of Ubisoft Singapore, which is currently working on Skull & Bones, has stepped away from the role. This was originally reported by Kotaku, which suggested that according to an internal company email, Hugues Ricour had been removed from the project "effective...

    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • PC

Wednesday18th Nov 2020

  • Guide Did You Know: These Xbox 360 Games Are Free To Download On Xbox Series X

    No catches, they're completely free

    Did you know that via backwards compatibility, you can get access to the full versions of some Xbox 360 classics? The following games aren't classed as 'free-to-play' titles, but rather are completely free downloads with very little (if any) content locked behind paywalls. You can also download all of them right...

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox
    • Guides
  • News GAME UK Wants To Pay Someone £1500 Per Month To Be An Xbox Influencer

    Dream job alert

    Are you a big Xbox fan? Obsessed with creating content? Then this might be for you... GAME UK has teamed up with Xbox to sponsor one gamer to be the UK retailer's next gaming influencer, with the successful candidate set to receive an Xbox Series X, 12 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, 12 months of Belong and GAME Elite membership,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • GAME UK
  • News LG OLED TV Becomes An Official TV Partner Of The Xbox Series X

    "The heightened visual quality will blow gamers away"

    LG has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Microsoft for its LG OLED TV models to become the official TV partner of the Xbox Series X in in key markets across Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. The company says the combination allows "both casual and serious gamers...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • LG
  • News Walmart Will Be Selling More Xbox Series X Consoles This Thursday

    Expect them to go quickly

    Walmart has confirmed that it plans to sell more Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles tomorrow, Thursday November 19th. The stock will be available to purchase online at exactly 3PM ET. Here are the direct links to the product pages for both of these systems: Xbox Series X (Walmart)

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Hands On Seagate SSD 1TB Storage Card Is A Great Expansion For Xbox Series X

    Faster than fast, quicker than quick

    After spending 24 hours with the Seagate SSD Expansion Storage Card, it's clear it was built with the Xbox Series X|S in mind. It's speedy, accessible and adorable with its minute size, making for an excellent choice for anyone who is already clutching for space on their next-gen system. Immediately off the bat...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • Guide Best Upcoming Xbox Series X Games For 2020 And Beyond

    Here are the big ones

    The Xbox Series X launch has got off to a great start, with lots of lovely launch games which have been lovingly updated for Microsoft's most powerful console to date. But what's coming up later this year and in the future you ask? Join us for a look at the upcoming Xbox Series X Games for 2020 and beyond. All of these games...

    • Guides
    • Xbox Series X
    • Upcoming Releases
  • News Next-Gen Comparison Highlights 'Clear' Assassin's Creed Valhalla Performance Issues On Xbox Series X

    With PS5 faring better in some areas

    Digital Foundry has published a comparison between the PS5 and Xbox Series X (and Series S) versions of Assassin's Creed Valhalla today, revealing some "clear" issues with the Series X version in particular. In terms of visuals, there's pretty much nothing between the two consoles - they both run at a dynamic...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PS5
    • Assassins Creed Valhalla
  • News Xbox Series X Online Sellers Are Being Robbed, Warns Toronto Police

    "Sellers advised to choose meeting areas carefully"

    The Xbox Series X and PS5 are in high demand right now, and given the low supply combined with their high costs, it's no surprise that we're getting reports of robberies from people selling the two consoles (and possibly others) online. Specifically, the Toronto Police Operations Twitter account...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • PS5
  • Deals 10+ Tom Clancy Xbox Classics Are On Sale This Week (Nov 17-24)

    Splinter Cell, The Division & more

    This week's Xbox Live sale includes a selection of discounts on some classic Tom Clancy titles from the original Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, including Splinter Cell, Rainbow Six Vegas and The Division. Keep in mind that these are only available to Xbox Live Gold (and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate) subscribers, and...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Tom Clancy
  • News Sales Report Hints At Low Initial Stock For Xbox Series X|S In Japan

    Despite launch units selling out very quickly

    Japanese outlet Famitsu is reporting today that the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S sold around 20,534 units during their first six days on sale in the country, although that figure likely doesn't tell the entire story. According to Bloomberg, this is around 3k less than the Xbox One achieved during its...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Arrives For Xbox Series X|S, Here's What's Included

    Free upgrade for current-gen owners

    If you happen to own Mortal Kombat 11 for Xbox One, we've got some good news for you! The game has received a free upgrade for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S today, introducing a small selection of improved features. All versions of Mortal Kombat 11 are eligible for the upgrade, and all inventory, earned rewards...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Mortal Kombat 11
  • News Football Manager 2021 Kicks Off For Xbox Consoles On December 1st

    Getting back into the dugout

    Sports Interactive announced back in September that Football Manager would be returning to Xbox consoles for the first time in over a decade this December, and now we've got an official date of December 1st. Football Manager 2021: Xbox Edition will be based on the Football Manager Touch experience - a streamlined...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Football Manager
  • News Rare Working On Significant Changes To Sea Of Thieves For Next Year

    "Sea of Thieves isn’t slowing down any time soon"

    Sea of Thieves is set to receive plenty more updates next year as Rare is looking to create some "significant changes" to the experience. It's no secret that the beginning of Sea of Thieves' life span was a rocky start due to lack of content, however the developer has worked to push new, exciting...

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
    • PC
  • News The Lucky's Tales Franchise Has Now Surpassed 3 Million Players

    Playful celebrates with new physical release in the US

    Playful Studios today announced the Lucky's Tale franchise has now surpassed more than 3 million players. This includes Super Lucky's Tale, New Super Lucky's Tale and the original Oculus Rift title, Lucky's Tale. To celebrate this special milestone, Playful has today released a physical copy of...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Sales
  • News Survival MMO Last Oasis Is Coming To Xbox Series X|S Early Next Year

    Also releasing on Xbox One and PC

    Having already made an impact on PC players in early access, survival MMO Last Oasis is heading to Xbox consoles. While no specific dates have been announced, the game is expected to land within the first quarter of 2021, with full optimisation for both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. All future updates for the game...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Has Become The Biggest Launch In The Series' History

    "We are truly delighted by the enthusiastic response from players"

    With Assassin's Creed Valhalla releasing along side the Xbox Series X|S, it appears to have made series history by becoming its biggest launch. According to a recent press release, Ubisoft is thrilled at the results of Assassin's Creed Valhalla, with the game selling more within the...

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Tuesday17th Nov 2020

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

    November 17th 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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    • Xbox Game Pass Quests
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    • Guides
  • News Another Eight Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass Soon (Dec 1)

    Now you're just zombodie that I used to know

    Microsoft has revealed via the Xbox Game Pass app on console and PC that eight games will be removed from the service on December 1st, including Dead Island: Definitive Edition, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden and The Escapists 2. Here's the full list of games currently set to leave on that date:...

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  • News Three More Games Are Now Available With Xbox Game Pass (Nov 17)

    Anyone for some Halo?

    It's Xbox Game Pass time! We've got another three games joining / being updated for the service today, two of which are Halo titles, and two of which are also optimised for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S! Here are the new games you can download with Xbox Game Pass today: Ark: Survival Evolved Explorer's Edition (Console, PC,...

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  • Guide Just Got A Series X? Save Up To £275 / $390 On Xbox Game Pass Ultimate With This Trick

    We still can't believe how good this is

    Just bought an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S and looking to sign up to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for the very first time? Before you make that decision, you might want to know about an incredible trick that will allow you to save up to £275 / $390 on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate over the next three years. In a...

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  • News Here Are The Full Patch Notes For The Halo: MCC Xbox Series X Upgrade

    This is what you can look forward to

    The time has arrived, Halo fans! Halo: The Master Chief Collection has officially been optimised for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, bringing a variety of new features to the game for next-gen consoles. Courtesy of Halo Waypoint, we've outlined the full patch notes for today's update below, which clocks in at...

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  • Video Here's 10 Minutes Of Cyberpunk 2077 Running On Xbox Series X & One X

    All raw gameplay

    We didn't know we were getting this today! CD Projekt Red has sprung a surprise Night City Wire stream on us, providing a look at Cyberpunk 2077 running on both Xbox Series X and Xbox One X. The footage jumps between the two versions over the course of the ten minutes, and while the Xbox Series X version clearly looks a little...

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  • 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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    • Headsets
  • Deals Over 150 Games Discounted In This Week's Xbox Sale (Nov 17-24)

    Including some temporary Bandai Namco offers

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! We've got your standard Deals with Gold and Spotlight offerings this week, but there's also a temporary Bandai Namco Publisher Sale ongoing until November 19th. We've highlighted a few of the most notable Xbox games offers in this week's current sale below,...

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  • Review Gears Tactics - Top-Notch Tactical Action On Xbox Series X

    Let slip the cogs of war

    Just over six months since it originally released on PC back in April, Gears Tactics finally makes its way to both the Xbox One and Microsoft's brand new Series X/S consoles. This really is an excellent - and very well-timed - addition to the console's Game Pass offerings, a thrilling top-down tactical effort that manages to...

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  • PSA Some 'Optimised' Xbox Series X Games Work From External Drives

    But only a handful of them

    Ahead of the release of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on November 10th, Microsoft reported that games 'optimised' for the new consoles wouldn't be playable from external USB HDDs and SSDs. For the most part that's true, but there are a handful of upgraded titles that do function from external drives, just in case...

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  • News 343 Hopes To Share 'High Level' Halo Infinite Update In The Next Few Weeks

    Reigniting the flame

    In August, Microsoft and 343 made the incredibly tough decision to delay the release of Halo Infinite until 2021. So, when can we expect to hear more now that the project has been pushed back? According to 343 Industries' Community Director Brian Jarrard (via the Halo subreddit), the team has been hard at work and hopes to...

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    • Halo
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  • News You'll Be Able To Change Your Gamerpic With The New Xbox App Soon

    Get ready to customise on the go

    Rejoice! It appears that the ability to change your Xbox gamerpic is returning to the Xbox app on both iOS and Android. As spotted by one eagle eyed Reddit user, a recent update to the Xbox Beta app has added the function to change your gamer picture. According to the patch notes, users will be able to set their...

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    • Android
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  • Review Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - Par For The Course, But Undeniably Fun

    Jingo all the way.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops returns with a brash and bombastic Cold War campaign that hammers home the series' usual heavy-handed jingoism as it funnels you through shooting galleries full of dim-witted enemies and bashes you over the head with OTT set pieces. This is Black Ops returning to its roots somewhat, steering mercifully...

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  • Video Here's A First Look At xCloud Running On PC

    No word has been given on when the service will hit PCs

    Xbox's cloud streaming service has been available on Android devices for a good few weeks now, but a new video has emerged giving a first look at the system running on PC. As captured by Windows Central Gaming, the exclusive hands-on experience gives a first glimpse at how cloud streaming will...

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  • Random Yep, People Are Already Cheating At Tetris Effect: Connected

    Or they’ve just not stopped playing since release...

    Tetris Effect: Connected released on Xbox systems and Game Pass last week, but it appears people are already cheating their way to the top of the leaderboards. In a scandal more obvious than the classic Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? coughing scheme, players are recording record-breaking...

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  • News Operation 5: Hollow Storm Is Gears 5's Largest Post-Launch Update Ever

    New maps, characters and more

    It's only been a week since Gears 5 received its incredible next-gen upgrade for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, and now the game is getting another huge update in the form of Operation 5: Hollow Storm. This is described as the game's "largest post-launch update ever", bringing five new maps (two completely new and...

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    • Gears 5
  • News Xbox Series X Adventure Call Of The Sea Launches With Game Pass This December

    Also arriving on Xbox One and PC

    The beautiful Call of the Sea arrives on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC on December 8, publisher Raw Fury and developer Out of the Blue have announced. The title is set to arrive as part of Xbox Game Pass for all systems or can be purchased individually. Those who choose to dive in will find themselves swept up on...

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  • News Minecraft Dungeons' Latest Update Finally Introduces Crossplay

    Breaking blocks between friends

    Your Minecraft Dungeons friends list is set to expand as cross-play has finally been added to the game, granting two-to-four players the ability to play online together, no matter what system. Available in a free update from later today, Xbox players will soon be able to play against PC, PlayStation and Nintendo...

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