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TodayTue, 13th Apr 2021

  • Video EA Reveals Side-By-Side Comparison For The Mass Effect Remaster Trilogy

    See how much better the Legendary Edition will look

    We're fast creeping up on the release of the highly anticipated Mass Effect Legendary Edition on May 14, but before then, EA and BioWare have started the hype train rolling with a bunch of gameplay and details over the past few days. The latest bit of marketing has arrived in the form of an...

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

    April 13th 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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  • News Xbox Game Pass Now Has Amazon Alexa Support In The US

    Alexa, download more games for me

    As if Xbox Game Pass wasn't accessible enough, it's been revealed that Amazon Alexa is getting integration with the service to make it an even easier experience, launching initially in the US with further rollouts in the near future. According to The Verge, users will be able to use an Alexa applicable device...

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  • News CDPR Says It's 'Convinced' It Can Make Cyberpunk 2077 A Game To Be Proud Of

    There are no plans to abandon it

    We're all well aware of the rocky launch suffered by Cyberpunk 2077 late last year, and since then, developer CD Projekt has started releasing a series of patches to try and fix technical issues with the game. The team has a big job to get the game up to scratch on last-gen consoles specifically, but speaking to...

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  • News MLB The Show 21 Is Now Available To Preload With Xbox Game Pass

    Get ready to play ball next week

    Ready to play ball? MLB The Show 21 marks the series' debut on Xbox consoles next Tuesday, April 20th, and the PlayStation Studios title is now available to preload with pre-orders and for Xbox Game Pass members. To access the Xbox Game Pass pre-load specifically, you'll need to head into the Xbox Game Pass app on...

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  • News Several Ubisoft Titles On Xbox Are Shutting Their Servers In 2021

    Say goodbye to those Rainbow Six Vegas maps

    Get playing any Tom Clancy games you have in your backlog from the Xbox 360 days, as Ubisoft has confirmed it will be closing down the servers for multiple games at some point this year. The news was spotted on Resetera, and highlights that three Tom Clancy titles across the Xbox systems will be closing...

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  • News WRC 10 Launches This September For Xbox, Watch The Reveal Trailer

    Celebrating 50 years of the competition

    Nacon has today announced (and shared a trailer for) the next entry in the popular World Rally Championship series entitled WRC 10, arriving on September 2 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. This version is celebrating 50 years of the competition it's based on, featuring a retrospective mode in...

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  • News Xbox Fans Are Saving Money On Xbox Game Pass Using EA Play Codes

    These are some pretty huge savings

    Looking to save big on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate? There's always the Xbox Game Pass conversion trick if you're a new member, but if you're already subscribed to the service, EA Play can also help with some huge savings. Xbox fans in the UK have been documenting this on HotUKDeals, highlighting that a 12 month...

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  • News Got An Xbox Controller With Drift Issues? Lawyers Are Reportedly Interested In Buying Them

    Cash in on your misfortune

    There's been a long running legal battle surrounding drift issues with the Xbox One and Xbox Elite Wireless Controllers, but we haven't heard much in a while. However, a recently shared email from lawyers involved with the case seems to suggest they're building evidence by purchasing faulty controllers from Xbox users. As...

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  • News It Looks Like The Next BioShock Will Be An Open World Game

    Numerous job listings suggest so

    It's already been confirmed that developer Cloud Chamber will be helming the next BioShock entry, with a team comprised of series veterans. While we still don't have concrete details on what that experience will be, recently discovered job listings have found out some interesting details - most notably how the game...

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  • Deals 90+ Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sales (April 13-20)

    To go alongside the Xbox Spring Sale 2021

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! This week's selection features discounts on over 90 games across Deals with Gold and Spotlight Sales, with the Xbox Spring Sale 2021 still taking centre stage until it ends this Thursday. We've highlighted a few of the most notable Xbox games offers in this...

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  • Random This Official Halo And Mario Artwork Is The Crossover We Didn't Know We Needed

    It's a me, Master Chief!

    There's been a lot of buzz already this week that Microsoft and Nintendo could be collaborating together on something. Well, the official Halo Instagram account has only added fuel to the fire with this new artwork, which can only be described as a massive tease. The art, which is beautifully drawn, features many iconic...

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  • Rumour Is The Switch On Phil Spencer's Shelf Teasing An Xbox Collab With Nintendo?

    Apparently "pretty much everything" is a sign...

    In a slight development, VentureBeat journalist and industry insider, Jeff Grubb, has apparently revealed "pretty much everything" we saw on Phil Spencer's shelves during a livestream is a sign of things to come. That includes the Nintendo Switch, too. Grubb made these comments during a recent...

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YesterdayMon, 12th Apr 2021

  • Feature These Games Are Coming To Xbox This Week (April 12-16)

    Here's what's on the way

    Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! Again, we've got another quiet week coming up for major new releases on Xbox, but fortunately there are plenty of indie titles, along with some new Xbox Game Pass additions. Here's what's coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One this week: New Xbox Releases (April 12 - 16): Optimised...

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  • Random Xbox Actually 'Commissioned' This Insane Halo & DOOM Crossover Portrait

    It's great to see the family come together

    In one of the weirdest stories we've ever had to report (and we've reported on some weird ones!), Xbox has "commissioned" a variety of Bethesda themed portraits in honor of the company joining the first-party family. Throughout the month, more images are said to be coming, but the first is a riff of Halo...

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  • News Phil Spencer Heavily Recommends This 'Special' New Xbox Indie Game

    "Fantastic atmosphere, writing and mechanics"

    Every now and again, Xbox boss Phil Spencer will recommend a game he's been playing - that isn't Destiny 2. Recently, the big man has been diving into Lost Words: Beyond The Page, which he has championed on social media. Taking to Twitter, Spencer shared his thoughts on Lost Words, saying "it's really a...

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  • News Microsoft Flight Simulator Receives Surprise PEGI Rating For Xbox One

    Is it a mistake or the real deal?

    The outstanding Microsoft Flight Simulator was finally announced in 2020 as coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S this summer, with no sign of an Xbox One version at the time, seemingly due to the high demands of the sim. However, Xbox fans have discovered that the game recently received a PEGI rating in Europe...

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  • News YouTuber Aims To Prove Morrowind Can Reboot The Original Xbox Without The Player Knowing

    "Todd Howard is 100% accurate"

    In a previous Bethesda discussion with Microsoft, director and executive producer of Bethesda Game Studios, Todd Howard, revealed that it was possible for The Elder Scrolls III: Morrorwind to reboot the original Xbox console if the game is running low on memory. Even more interesting is how it would do this without the...

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  • News Here's Our First Official Look At The Resident Evil Village Map

    Some areas are a big "nope" from us

    We're not long from Resident Evil Village hitting Xbox, and understandably, excitement levels are at an all time high for fans. To help tide us all over until May 7, Capcom has unveiled a look at the game's map, giving us a taste of the locales we'll be exploring next month. In an exclusive reveal to IGN, a...

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  • Talking Point Final Fantasy VII Remake's Exclusivity Window Is Up, Will We Hear Anything?

    It almost seems like a 'when' rather than an 'if'

    Over the weekend, Final Fantasy VII Remake's exclusivity window on PlayStation officially ended, and Square Enix is now technically free to push the game onto other platforms. The question now posed is what will happen with the game, and will it make its way onto Xbox consoles eventually? We don't...

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  • News Buckle Up, We're Getting New Test Drive Unlimited News Very Soon

    Along with details on WRC 10

    Nacon got us all very excited back in July last year when it officially revealed the next Test Drive Unlimited game, called Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown. And now, it looks like we're getting more details over the next few days. The publisher is currently hosting a "racing week" for its franchises, which includes...

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  • Reminder The Xbox Spring Sale 2021 Ends This Week

    Last chance to take advantage of 600+ discounts

    It feels like the Xbox Spring Sale 2021 only just began, and it's already preparing to end in just a few short days on Thursday, April 15th. If you've got a bunch of titles that you've planning to buy, now is probably the time! If you haven't had a chance to sample what's on offer yet, you'll find a...

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  • Feature Before It Leaves Xbox Game Pass, You Should Try Deliver Us The Moon

    It might just surprise you at how good it is

    It's always a sad time when games leave Xbox Game Pass, and one of the most notable examples from the next batch being removed this Thursday, April 15 is Deliver Us The Moon, which is a fantastic little indie title from KeokeN Interactive and Wired Productions. The best bit? You can download it today and...

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  • News BioWare's Xbox Classic Jade Empire Is 16 Years Old Today

    Who remembers this one?

    Back in 2005, before the days of Mass Effect and Dragon Age, BioWare introduced Xbox players to the world of Jade Empire. The classic exclusive was an RPG based around Chinese mythology, and as of today, has been around for 16 glorious years. The game captured hearts of fans around the world and was well regarded amongst...

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  • Rumour Sonic Colors Remastered Could Be Heading To Xbox

    Just in time for the series' 30th anniverary

    This year marks Sonic's 30th anniversary, and SEGA has been fairly quiet on what they plan to do to celebrate the iconic hedgehog's birthday. Multiple sources seem to have given an insight into future plans, suggesting a remastered version of Sonic Colors could actually be arriving on Xbox consoles...

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  • News EA's NHL 21 Is Now Available With Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

    Time to lace up your skates

    Ready to hit the ice? The latest entry in EA Sports' excellent fast-paced, hard-hitting NHL series is now available to play with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, included as part of EA Play. Welcome to NHL 21! The game originally released for Xbox One back in October 2020 (with no separate Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S...

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  • News MPC Shares A Behind The Scenes Look At The Xbox Series X Trailer

    We love seeing a plan come together

    The Xbox Series X debuted with a pretty impressive Power Your Dreams launch trailer last year - especially considering the current global restrictions making it harder to film. But it ended with a impressive result, in which we've now been given some behind the scenes details on how it was all made possible...

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Sunday11th Apr 2021

  • Guide Xbox Game Pass: Coming Soon & Leaving Soon In April 2021

    The latest Game Pass reveals and updates

    Looking for a complete list of Xbox Game Pass games that are coming soon and leaving soon in April 2021? It can be pretty difficult to keep track of all the comings and goings in the world of Xbox Game Pass every week, so we've put together this handy guide to provide an overview of what's happening this...

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  • News WWE 2K22 Officially Unveiled, Including A Sneak Peak At Gameplay

    Looking good there, Rey

    It's been a year and a half since 2K released the critically panned WWE 2K20, but now the developer is getting ready to step back into the ring with WWE 2K22, which has received a trailer with some teases of gameplay. The trailer was revealed as part of WrestleMania 37, and shows brief glimpses of Rey Mysterio taking on...

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  • Soapbox Outriders Is The Perfect Looter Shooter For A Single Player Gamer Like Me

    Being a lone ranger is fun

    I've never had the time to sink into looter shooters such as Destiny, nor do I have the friendship circle that wishes to play those sort of games. Yet I always find myself drawn to each new release in the genre, but ultimately fall off within a few weeks as the game opens up into more multiplayer focused events. Sure you...

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  • News Outriders Dev Says Inventory Wipe Bug Is Its Top Priority

    Plan is to run a "one-off" mass restoration

    Outriders' Xbox patch is now available, but while cross-play is now live between platforms, it seems there's now been an increase in inventory wipes. Not long after this update went live the Outriders' socials shared another message stating how the developer was "aware" and "deeply sorry" players were...

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  • News Xbox FanFest Returns Next Week With An Exclusive Talk Show

    "Let's talk games"

    Xbox FanFest has been a physical event for many years, but has recently turned to the digital age to bring the showcase to more fans around the world. It's set to return for its next outing on April 15 at 2pm PT / 10pm GMT with a new experience known as Xbox FanFest Talks, but you'll need to register to gain access. The show will...

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Saturday10th Apr 2021

  • PSA Thanks To An Easter Egg, TimeSplitters 2 Is Now Fully Playable On Xbox One

    But you'll need a copy of Homefront: The Revolution

    We've been waiting for the classic TimeSplitters series to return ever since the original Xbox generation, and while that unfortunately hasn't been the case, it is possible to play TimeSplitters 2 on your modern Xbox right now! However, it'll definitely require some work. TimeSplitters 2 (a...

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  • News Xbox And Bethesda Mobile Developer Alpha Dog Working On New DOOM Game

    "Run and gun through hundreds of exciting levels"

    When Microsoft acquired Bethesda's parent company ZeniMax Media, it got the rights to a bunch of studios. One of them was Alpha Dog - a Canadian mobile developer, known for creating "top-tier" 3D games for portable devices. So what's the sudden interest in Alpha Dog, you ask? It's become the hot...

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  • News Industry Reporter Claims Fable, Perfect Dark & Everwild Are 'So Far Away'

    "I had a few conversations with a few friends"

    There's been a lot of hype around the upcoming Xbox exclusives Fable, Perfect Dark and Everwild (amongst others) since they were announced, but sadly it looks like we've got a long wait until they arrive. In fact, industry reporter and head of GamesIndustry.biz Chris D

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  • News Age Of Empires 4 Arrives This Fall On PC, Including Xbox Game Pass

    No sign of a console version though

    Today's Age of Empires Fan Preview event has just wrapped, giving us a first proper look at Age of Empires 4's gameplay (amongst other things), as well as an official release window for the game - this Fall. As you can see from the trailer above, the gameplay looks really, really good, and we're looking forward...

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  • News Mass Effect Legendary Edition Has Gone Gold Ahead Of Its Release

    The release has hit lift off

    In a world of constant game delays, many have worried whether Mass Effect Legendary Edition would be the next for the chopping block. But it doesn't seem that way, as the game has gone gold ahead of its May 14 release. Mac Walters, the project director on the game, confirmed the news on Twitter. For those that don't...

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  • Feature Pick One: Which Of These Xbox Wrestling Games Is Your Favourite?

    It's WrestleMania weekend, baybee!

    It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, to celebrate WrestleMania 37 taking place this weekend in Tampa, Florida, we thought we'd take a look back at a selection of wrestling games from various series' on Xbox. Which of these titles is your favourite? Remember, you can only pick one! Let's take a look...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 10th)

    We're taking on a Zombie Army with Game Pass

    Welcome to another weekend! There's plenty of new stuff to be checking out on Xbox over the weekend, including a new batch of Xbox Game Pass titles, a next-generation update for Crysis Remastered on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, and hundreds of deals in the ongoing Xbox Spr

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  • Video Watch The Age Of Empires Fan Preview Event Here

    Featuring "reveals and surprises"

    Update: The Fan Preview event has now finished, but you can watch the replay above! Original story: Welcome to the Age of Empires Fan Preview event! Today's stream will feature "surprises, reveals: new gameplay civilizations and campaigns, and so much more", set to begin at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm BST. It's been...

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Friday9th Apr 2021

  • News Xbox Fans Are Getting Hyped Over This Tease For Adventure Game Tunic

    You've got our attention

    Tunic was announced back in 2017 under the name of Secret Legend, but was then shown again during Xbox's conference in 2018 as Tunic. It was also confirmed that the game would be a console launch exclusive, but since then details on the project have been fairly sparse. Yesterday saw a the official Twitter account post a new...

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  • News God Of War Creator Says Sony Will Have A Response To Xbox Game Pass

    "I know they are doing some stuff"

    Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass subscription service has undoubtedly had an incredible year, adding the likes of EA Play, a massive batch of Bethesda games and countless AAA titles, not to mention the arrival of Xbox Cloud Gaming. Back in November, Sony's Jim Ryan stated t

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  • Random Team Xbox Acknowledges Fan-Made Achievements Concept

    "Jason Ronald, tell me are you seeing this please"

    Xbox fan and Twitter user NoisePatrick drummed up a lot of attention earlier this week on social media with his concept for an improved Xbox achievements layout, which even led to a member of the Xbox team acknowledging it. NoisePatrick's design features a separate category for rare achievements,...

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  • News Outriders Has Shot Up The 'Xbox Most Played Games' Chart Since Its Game Pass Release

    Even reaching the 2nd position in some territories

    Outriders launched on Xbox Game Pass last week and it's already managing to hold its own against the heavy hitters such as Fortnite and Call of Duty: Warzone in the Microsoft Store charts. According to one industry analyst, since its release, Outriders has made it to the 2nd and 3rd position in...

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  • Poll How Long Will MLB The Show 21 Remain On Xbox Game Pass?

    Will it go the full innings?

    It's been a week now since Microsoft dropped the bombshell announcement on us that PlayStation Studios' MLB The Show 21 would be coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch later this month on Tuesday, April 20. Since then, Sony has come out and stated that it was the MLB's decision to bring the title to Xbox Game Pass,...

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  • Deals Xbox Game Studios Gets A Steam Sale, 30+ Games Included

    Available all weekend for PC gamers

    If you like to play your Xbox games on PC rather than console (and you're not a subscriber to Xbox Game Pass), you'll be glad to know that Xbox Game Studios is having a Publisher Sale on Steam this weekend. The sale lasts until Monday, April 12th, and features a whole bunch of great deals on everything from Halo:...

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  • News WWE 2K Is Teasing An Announcement At WrestleMania

    "You’re going to want to tune in"

    2K's WWE series took a year off in 2020 for the first time in the franchise's history after a very poor reception to WWE 2K20 at launch, with the company instead choosing to release the arcade-style WWE 2K Battlegrounds. However, the mainline WWE 2K series is expected to make its comeback this year, and we might...

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  • Random Microsoft Might Be Teasing An Xbox, McDonald's And Spotify Collab

    Games, food and music

    Yesterday, the official Microsoft Twitter account published a tweet addressed to Xbox and McDonald's - with Spotify attached, asking if they were wanting to catch up soon. It comes across as a joke and also signs off as the "person" who runs the Microsoft account, but knowing Microsoft and Xbox, it could potentially be another...

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  • News Xbox Is Running A Bethesda Controller Contest For Achievement Hunters

    Achievement unlocked

    Remember those beautiful Bethesda controllers that were (and are still) being given away in a sweepstakes the other week? Well, you could possibly have the opportunity to get your hands on them through another new competition. The rules have appeared online and according to Tru

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  • News Mortal Shell Can Now Be Played At 60FPS On Xbox Series S

    The superior way to play

    Mortal Shell got a next-gen enhancement last month, but the Xbox Series S version was still capped at 30FPS. Fans have been calling out for a 60FPS mode on the system, and now their voices have been heard, as developer Cold Symmetry has added it to the game. The latest update introduces the ability to play the game at 60FPS...

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  • News The Last Campfire Receives Surprise Update, Including Higher FPS

    "We've been delighted with how it's been received"

    Hello Games' The Last Campfire has been very well received by fans since its launch back in August last year, and now the game has surprisingly dropped a new update on us containing a bunch of cool content. New features include "20% more puzzles", "improved controller support" and performance...

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  • News Borderlands 3 Director's Cut DLC And Cosmetic Packs Available Now

    Along with some free content

    Borderlands 3 launched back in 2019, but was successful enough to warrant a second season pass, jam packed with brand new content. One of the new expansions is a Director's Cut, which is available now for Season Pass 2 owners, or separately for £11.99 / $14.99. Bundled inside the Director's Cut is a brand new boss...

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  • News Super Meat Boy Forever Punches Its Way Onto Xbox Next Week

    Get ready to die again and again

    After many years, Super Meat Boy finally got a sequel known as Super Meat Boy Forever last year for PC and Nintendo Switch, and its making its way to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on April 16. Unlike the original game, the sequel deviates away from the traditional platforming gameplay into an endless runner. But...

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Thursday8th Apr 2021

  • Random Lucky Xbox Fan Shows Off His MS Rewards Competition Prizes

    Including a lifetime sub to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

    Did you know that there's such a thing as an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate lifetime membership? It's true, and Reddit user Ryreco is the proof, who took to the platform to show off his prizes from the 2020 Chief Xbox Officer sweepstakes. Ryreco won the sweepstakes by entering as part of Microsoft...

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  • News Xbox Series X Seagate Expansion Card Drops To Lowest UK Price Yet

    For all your next-gen storage needs

    If you're an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S owner, the only way you can play next-gen games right now is via those consoles' internal storage, or via a special Seagate 1TB Expansion Card which admittedly is very costly. However, UK retailer Currys PC World has now dropped the price to its lowest figure yet, going...

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  • News World War II FPS Enlisted Is Now Free-To-Play On Xbox Series X & S

    Kicking off its "Open Beta Testing" period

    Fancy checking out a free, next-gen FPS on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S? World War II shooter Enlisted has now officially gone free-to-play on the two systems, kicking off its "Open Beta Testing stage." The game is described as a "squad-based first person MMO shooter," featuring "epic battles" based on...

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  • Guide Games With Mouse & Keyboard Support On Xbox One, Xbox Series X

    Update: Now including Halo: The Master Chief Collection!

    You're probably well aware that the Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S all feature keyboard and mouse support in certain games, but you might not be aware of how far it extends, with over 50 games supporting it! If you're thinking about hooking up a keyboard and mouse to your Xbox,...

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  • News Four More Games Are Now Available With Xbox Game Pass (April 8)

    Including the return of Michael, Franklin and Trevor

    It's Xbox Game Pass time! We've got another four games joining the service today, although only two of them are being newly added to console, while the other two Disney games are making their Xbox Cloud Gaming debuts. Here are the new games you can download with Xbox Game Pass today: Disneyland...

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  • News Outriders Players To Get Free Gear For Launch Server Issues

    In the form of an Appreciation Package

    Outriders had a bit of a rocky launch with multiple server issues in its opening weekend. Things seem to have settled down a bit now, but many are still reporting odd bugs and game crashes. Developer People Can Fly is working around the clock to get these problems sorted, and as a gesture of good will, will be...

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  • Rumour Hideo Kojima In Talks With Microsoft About Publishing His Next Game

    Phil's shelf was a reference, says insider

    We've heard time and time again how Phil Spencer wants Xbox to build its library of Japanese video games and continue to improve relations with various publishers and developers in this region. With this in mind, VentureBeat journalist and industry insider Jeff Grubb has been informed by a "source familiar...

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  • News The First Big Patch For Outriders Is Dropping On Xbox Next Week, Will Fix Crashing Issues

    Cross-play across platforms will also "become viable again"

    People Can Fly has dropped the patch details on the first big update for Outriders, which the development team is "confident" will rectify fix reports of crashing issues in the game, along with other bug fixes. There's no specific date for when it'll land, but it's expected to be some time...

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  • News Here Are The Full Patch Notes For Halo: MCC's Season 6 Update

    Up to 55GB in size on Xbox consoles

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection's sixth season has arrived over the past few hours, bringing a ton of new content to the game across Xbox consoles and PC, along with 100 new tiers of cosmetic content for the next two months. This update is up to a whopping 55GB in size on Xbox, and features a new Halo Online...

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  • Feature Game Pass Gems: Zombie Army 4 Is B-Movie Horror At Its Finest

    Brrrrrains!

    With Xbox Game Pass absolutely smashing it out of the park in recent weeks, we want to begin highlighting some games from time to time that really resonate with us. With so much coming and going in the service, it can often be easy to miss out on some particular gems. Sure, there are the heavy hitters such as the recently added...

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  • News New Destroy All Humans! 2 Remake Evidence Appears To Have Landed

    The truth is out there

    THQ Nordic has seemingly been teasing a Destroy All Humans! 2 Remake for a while now - either that, or they're playing a cruel prank on us all. A Destroy All Humans! fan account has reportedly uncovered some more details on the project. Under the guise of Project Cattleprod 2, the new title from developer Black Forest Games...

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  • Video Here's Our First Look At Gameplay For Hot Wheels Unleashed

    Start your engines

    We've got a new Hot Wheels game arriving on Xbox this September in the form of Hot Wheels Unleashed, and developer Milestone has now unveiled the very look at gameplay for the racer in the form of a Gameplay Trailer. The couple of minutes of footage give us a good idea of what to expect in terms of the visuals, track design and...

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  • News Don't Worry, Psychonauts 2 Is Definitely Still Releasing This Year

    Double Fine is just "making sure it's good"

    We seem to wait huge stretches between new Psychonauts 2 details, which understandably gets a lot of fans nervous. But don't worry, Double Fine has reiterated that the game is still expected to release this year. Phew! In a recent tweet from the developer, one fan asked where the game was and why it's...

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  • News Resident Evil Showcase Returns Next Week With Some 'Surprises'

    "We’ll leave it to all of you to speculate on"

    Update: We finally have confirmation that the next Resident Evil Showcase will be airing on April 15 at 3pm PDT/11pm BST. The teaser also reveals we'll see new gameplay, as well as reiterating "some surprises" along the way. Original story: Remember the

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  • News No Joke, Five Smurfs Games Are Coming Over The Next Five Years

    The first launches later this year

    The Smurfs are going to be coming in big to the video game world, as five titles are planned to be arriving over the next five years from publisher Microids, the first of which is expected to arrive later this year for Xbox One. The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf is the title of the first one and is described as a 3D...

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  • News Streets Of Rage 4 Is Getting New Paid Fighters And Free Content On Xbox This Year

    The game has also hit 2.5 million sales

    After a successful launch last year, Xbox Game Pass fighter Streets of Rage 4 is getting new playable characters and modes, as well as additional free content later this year. The paid for content, known as Mr. X Nightmare, will bring in three additional fighters. The first has been revealed in the trailer...

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  • News Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection Producer Explains Why Online Multiplayer Is Not Included

    "It would place limitations"

    Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection launches on Xbox this June, but it'll be missing one key feature that has got a lot of fans disappointed - online multiplayer. The game's producer has now weighed in on why this is the case. Speaking to ComicBook, Fumihiko Yasuda was asked what specific content for the game had been cut,...

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Wednesday7th Apr 2021

  • News Xbox Adds More Perks For Game Pass Ultimate Members (April 2021)

    Here's what you can claim for free this month

    The Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks program hasn't had the busiest of starts to the year, but we've got a few more goodies incoming in April for games such as Apex Legends, Phantasy Star Online 2 and Spellbreak. We've listed all of these below, along with the Sea of Th

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  • News EA Unveils The Cover Of EA Sports PGA Tour: Road To The Masters

    The Masters will be exclusive to EA's game

    EA made the surprise announcement last week that it was bringing back the EA Sports PGA Tour series as a "next-gen golf game" currently in development, and we've already been treated to a look at its cover! As you can see above, it's focused around the Masters Tournament, which will be exclusive. This...

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  • News Xbox Apparently Has Some 'Really Interesting' Partnerships In The Works

    Exciting times ahead

    It's been an excellent period for Xbox - with the brand seemingly stronger than ever right now thanks to acquisitions and partnerships with companies like Bethesda and EA. According to Windows Central editor Jez Corden, Xbox's publishing arm won't be slowing down, either. He recently shared a somewhat cryptic tweet, mentioning...

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  • News The New Forza Motorsport Will Soon Be Getting A Free Playtest

    Get ahead of the competition

    We were introduced to a new Forza Motorsport entry for Xbox last year, and now Turn 10 Studios has revealed that some fans will be able to access a playtest "soon", with more playtests to come in the months ahead. In a recent Forza Monthly stream, the game's creative director, Chris Esaki, announced that fans will be...

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  • News Crysis Remastered Has Received An Xbox Series X Update

    Along with a new features

    The latest Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S upgrade has arrived in the form of last year's Crysis Remastered, which hasn't been optimised for next-gen, but nevertheless has been improved for the new systems. Crysis Remastered on both consoles features three different options in the form of 'RayTracing', Quality mode and...

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  • News JRPG Edge Of Eternity Launches On Xbox Game Pass Later This Year

    More JRPG goodness for Game Pass

    Edge of Eternity has been in early access on PC for a while now, and was highlighted during the Xbox indie showcase last month. Developer Midgar Studio has now announced that players can expect to be exploring the fantasy world on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One this Fall. Oh, and it will also be hitting Xbox Game Pass...

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  • News Comical Cloud Simulator Rain On Your Parade Is Now Available To Preload With Xbox Game Pass

    Summer rains, you can never predict them

    If you thought video games couldn't get weirder, we have one coming to Xbox Game Pass on April 15 which has you controlling a cloud and literally raining on people's parades! The comical Rain on Your Parade may not be out yet, but you can preload it through Game Pass or by pre-ordering now. Set across 50...

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  • News Phil Spencer Is 'Looking Forward' To What Xbox Has To Share At E3

    "Glad to see the game industry coming together again"

    Yesterday we got word that not only would E3 be returning for 2021 in a digital format, but Xbox would be one of the attendees. It's got a lot of people excited, including Xbox head, Phil Spencer. After the news was revealed, Spencer took to Twitter to share his thoughts on Xbox being on the...

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  • News Lady Dimitrescu Fans, You'll Be Happy To Know Resident Evil Village Will Have A Photo Mode

    The social media sensation

    Oops! It looks like Capcom accidentally revealed Resident Evil Village will have a photo mode, as part of an unfiltered gameplay demonstration that dropped over the Easter weekend. Recently, IGN posted a small segment of the game running on a PS4, and one moment showcases said photo mode. During one particular scene with...

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  • Feature Hands-On: Kaze And The Wild Masks Feels Like A Donkey Kong Spiritual Successor On Xbox

    And it's simply delightful

    Easter has come and gone in a flash. I've consumed an unhealthy amount of chocolate and played a substantial amount of games. One that kept catching my eye on the store was Kaze and The Wild Masks, a lovely looking 2D platformer. After having played Balan Wonderworld for the past few weeks, I needed something to reignite...

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  • News Crysis Remastered's Xbox Series X Update Is 'Pretty Good', But Not Perfect

    "We can't quite achieve the console 60fps dream"

    Crytek announced earlier today that Crysis Remastered had received a surprise Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S update, and Eurogamer's Digital Foundry has already been able to analyse its performance. The update allows for three options on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S - RayTracing, Quality mode and...

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  • News Relive The Classic Alex Kidd In Miracle World DX On Xbox Series X This June

    A blast from the past

    If you're old school like us here at Pure Xbox, you may remember the classic Alex Kidd in Miracle World on the SEGA Master System. If not, you're in for a treat, as the classic platformer is getting a new coat of paint and heading to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on June 24. Featuring all the classic levels fans have grown to...

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  • News You Can Get The Free 'Batista As Marcus' Skin In Gears 5 This Week

    Unleash the Animal

    Ready to unleash the animal? Hollywood star and WWE legend Batista has returned to Gears 5 once again this week in the form of his 'Batista as Marcus' skin, and this time it's available for use in multiplayer. Previously, the Marcus version of Batista had only been made accessible for the game's campaign as part of the Xbox...

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  • Guide How To Watch This Week's Age Of Empires Fan Preview Event

    "Gather your snacks and get HYPED"

    It was announced last month that Age of Empires would be hosting a special 'Fan Preview' event on April 10th, featuring "surprises, reveals: new gameplay civilizations and campaigns, and so much more." It's been confirmed that we'll get a look at new footage for the upcoming Age of Empires 4 as part of this event,...

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Tuesday6th Apr 2021

  • News These Eight Games Are Coming To Xbox Game Pass (April 8-20)

    The latest batch of titles

    The latest batch of Xbox Game Pass titles has arrived! Microsoft has today unveiled another 8 games coming to the service soon - some of which we already knew about, and some surprises including the return of GTA V! Here's a list of what's on the way in the near future: Date Game Platform April 8 Grand Theft Auto...

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  • News Another Ten Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass Soon (April 15-16)

    Don't worry, most are old EA Sports titles

    Update: Microsoft has revealed that in addition to the original three games that were announced recently, another seven will be leaving EA Play soon in the form of various old Madden and NHL titles. We've added them to the table below. Original story: Microsoft has unveiled the next set of three games...

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  • Video Here's 10 Minutes Of Gameplay From The Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster

    And a whole bunch of new details

    The highly-anticipated release of Mass Effect Legendary Edition is just around the corner on May 14th, which is remastering the first three Mass Effect games, and we've been treated to loads of new footage and details. IGN has provided the ten minutes of gameplay above, which delves into a performance preview...

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  • Deals 70+ Games Added To This Week's Xbox Sales (April 6-13)

    To go alongside the Xbox Spring Sale 2021

    It's time for another set of weekly Xbox deals! This week's selection features discounts on over 70 games across Deals with Gold and Spotlight Sales, with the ongoing Xbox Spring Sale 2021 obviously taking centre stage for now. We've highlighted a few of the most notable Xbox games offers in this week's...

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  • News MLB The Show 21 Coming To Xbox Game Pass Was MLB's Decision, Says Sony

    "MLB decided to bring the franchise to more players and baseball fans"

    We ended last week with the huge news that MLB The Show 21, a title developed by Sony, would be arriving into Xbox Game Pass on its launch. It appears the shock decision was made by MLB, not Sony. A spokesperson has reportedly revealed to Inverse that "MLB decided to bring the

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  • Guide All Games With Touch Controls On Xbox Game Pass

    The complete list of 50+ Xbox games with touch controls

    Microsoft has officially revealed that as of today (April 6), over 50 games now have touch controls on Xbox Game Pass. Of course, these are accessed via Xbox Cloud Gaming, which is currently only available on Android devices for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members, but it will soon also be rolling...

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  • Review Outriders - People Can Fly's Looter Shooter Soars Into Action

    Riders on the Storm

    People Can Fly's Outriders does not, we think it's fair to say, get off to the grandest of starts. Kicking off with a prologue that showcases all of its weakest elements at once - the janky cutscenes, buggy facial animations and duff dialogue, it's an introduction to a brand new IP that had us pretty worried if we're being...

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  • News Good News Achievement Hunters, Mass Effect Legendary Edition Will Streamline Its Cheevies

    Achievement unlocked

    EA has dropped a motherload of Mass Effect Legendary Edition details today, but one that some specific Xbox fans are going to love is how BioWare is planning to streamline achievements across the three games. Achievement hunters will be happy to know brand-new achievements are being added to the trilogy. But not only that,...

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  • News Xbox Cloud Gaming For iOS Coming Soon, According To Phil Spencer

    Good news for Apple users

    Although it's had to overcome a series of hurdles to make it happen, Xbox Cloud Gaming is, in fact, on its way to iOS devices. As of last month, it was apparently "not very far away", so what's the latest? Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, last week reassured a fan that Xbox hasn't forgotten about iOS support for xCloud and that...

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  • News Zombie Army 4 Is Getting A Free Xbox Series X Upgrade Alongside Its Game Pass Addition

    Arriving on the same day

    If the news of Zombie Army 4: Dead War coming to Xbox Game Pass wasn't exciting enough, developer Rebellion has announced that a free next-gen upgrade will be arriving alongside its addition this week. Scheduled to hit Xbox Game Pass on April 8, the free update will allow Xbox Series X|S owners to benefit fro

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  • News Cyberpunk 2077 'Continues To Disappoint' On Xbox One, Reveals Patch 1.2 Analysis

    "It remains the worst performing version of Cyberpunk"

    CD Projekt Red released Cyberpunk 2077's massive Patch 1.2 last week, which featured an absolutely huge list of fixes and improvements across all platforms, but unfortunately Xbox One performance appears to remain poor. Eurogamer's Digital Foundry took a look at the game on PlayStation 4 and...

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  • News E3 Returns This June With A Digital Only Event, Xbox Will Be In Attendance

    Along with multiple other companies

    E3 will return for 2021 in the form of a digital event, and Xbox has been confirmed to be one of the attendees, along with a host of other companies. The event will run from June 12 until June 15, and along with Xbox, it will feature appearances from Nintendo, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two Interactive, Warner...

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  • PSA You Can Now Preload The Resident Evil Re:Verse Open Beta

    Get prepped ahead of its launch later this week

    Resident Evil Re:Verse has an open beta launching this Thursday, but you can get ahead of the crowds by downloading the client now, ready for when it goes live later this week. Running from April 8 to April 11, everyone will have the opportunity to test out the new multiplayer focused game,

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  • News IO Interactive's 007 Game Will Usher In An 'Original James Bond For The Gaming Industry'

    "This felt really, really important for us"

    When IO Interactive announced it was working on a James Bond game (simply titled Project 007, for now), we couldn't think of a better developer to be at the helm. After three incredible Hitman entries, it seems like it's in capable hands. What's even more reassuring is how the developers have promised this...

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  • News Xbox Series S Was Reportedly March's Best-Selling Console In India

    Let's hope it continues

    With the price point of the Xbox Series S being considerably lower than the Xbox Series X, it was only a matter of time before it started to gain momentum. It seems that's beginning to happen in India, following a solid March for Xbox. According to IGN India, the publication spoke to many retailers in the country who all...

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  • News Battletoads Developer Is Working With An 'Established IP' On An 'Exciting New Project'

    Wonder what it could be?

    Dlala Studios developed the excellent Battletoads for Xbox Game Studios last year, and now the company appears to be working on its next title, which will reportedly be based on an established IP. The studio, which was responsible for bringing Rare's loveable characters back to life last year, has published some job...

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  • News Sea Of Thieves Season Two Begins Next Week With Menacing Forts And Funky Emotes

    Yo-ho, a pirate's life for me

    Sea of Thieves recently introduced seasons, dramatically changing up how players interact with the game. After a successful Season One, Rare has announced that Season Two will be underway beginning on April 15. Very little is known about the season so far, but a short teaser trailer has provided us some juicy details...

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