Guide Is 'Midnight Ghost Hunt' Coming To Xbox Consoles?
The game has just landed on the Epic Games Store
Multiplayer hide-and-seek romp Midnight Ghost Hunt has been getting some attention lately, mostly because the early access title has now joined the Epic Games Store as a June 2023 freebie. For now, the game is only available on PC platforms, but is it coming to Xbox? Is Midnight Ghost Hunt Coming To...
Guide All Xbox Games With Mouse & Keyboard Support
The latest keyboard & mouse list for Xbox One, Series X, Series S
Update: Our latest update to this list has added the likes of Company of Heroes 3, Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun, Mortal Shell, Supraland: Six Inches Under, Minecraft Legends, Fuga: Melodies of Steel, Potion Craft, Dead Space, Lamentum, Atomic Heart, Hot Wheels Unleashed, Roboquest,...
News 'The Outlast Trials' Is Going Down Well In Early Access, And The Full Game Is Planned For Xbox
Outlast the terror
The Outlast Trials has been floating around for years at this point, in fact, it was first unveiled in 2019 before disappearing into the shadows for a short while. The team at Red Barrels brought the game back into the spotlight last year — with it's PC early access release now here — and eventually, we should be getting an...
News Age Of Empires 1 Returns As DLC For Age Of Empires 2: Definitive Edition
The return of Rome
Update (Tue 16th May, 2023 18:00 BST): Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition's Return of Rome expansion is available today, launching on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. The price is just £9.99 / $12.74, and even less if you're an Xbox Game Pass member! We'll throw the link and some screenshots of the expansion...
News Xbox Fan Shares Useful List Of All Game Pass Games With VR Support
For use with PCGP
It's not very often that we talk about VR here at Pure Xbox, but it is a valid way of playing some of your favourite Xbox Game Pass games. Of course, the only way to play them is on PC, but nevertheless there are plenty of them! Microsoft Flight Simulator, for example,
News 'Shadowrun Trilogy' Brings Three Tactical RPGs To PC Game Pass Today (May 9)
Today marks another Game Pass drop, folks! Tuesday's addition is for the PC library in the form of Shadowrun Trilogy, which happens to already be available on Xbox Game Pass for console players! Shadowrun Trilogy is a collection of tactical RPGs based off the famous tabletop series that finally came to modern consoles last year. We...
Video Redfall Xbox Series X Vs. Xbox Series S Vs. PC Comparison
Here's how the console versions compare to PC
A lot has been said about Arkane's decision to launch Redfall at 30FPS on console - even if a 60FPS performance patch is planned for a future update. With all the talk surrounding the game's technical details, we decided to put together a comparison video showcasing how each platform compares from a...
News Microsoft Introduces New Xbox Game Pass 'Friend Referral Program'
"Give up to five friends a free 14-day PC Game Pass trial"
Microsoft has today announced a brand new program to try and entice new players to try out its Game Pass service. The new 'Friend Referral Program' — as it's known — allows current Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC Game Pass players to gift up to five 14-day PC Game Pass trials to friends...
News Redfall Preload Now Live On Xbox Game Pass, Ranging From 40GB To 103GB
Time to clear some space
It's almost time for the highly anticipated release of Redfall on Xbox Game Pass, and you can finally begin preloading the game today across Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC, with different download sizes for each. The Xbox Series S version of Redfall is currently sitting around 40GB, the Xbox Series X version is around...
News 'Cassette Beasts' Is Available Today With PC Game Pass (April 26)
The retro RPG hits the library today
Update: It's now been confirmed that Cassette Beasts will arrive for Xbox consoles on May 25th, 2023. <related ids="148675"> Original story: Another brand-new day one launch is on the way to Game Pass, folks! Unfortunately, Xbox console players will have to wait a little longer to go hands on with...
Deals Xbox Game Studios Hosts Extensive Steam Sale (April 20 - May 4)
Looking for a new Steam Deck game?
Xbox is hosting another major Steam sale for the new two weeks-or-so, shortly following its recent Spring Sale on the platform. This selection of discounts doesn't include anything from Bethesda unfortunately, but there are still some great deals to be had from Xbox's other first party studios and partnership...
News Microsoft Seemingly Prototyping New Windows Mode For Handheld Gaming
Internal tests are a go
The success of Valve's Steam Deck device is starting to spawn a whole new market for handheld gaming PCs, and Microsoft is seemingly taking notice. A leaked Microsoft 'Hackathon' video (showcasing an internal project where employees pitch and test ideas) has revealed that 'Windows Handheld Mode' is one such project in the...
News PC Game Pass Is Now Available In A Whopping 40 New Countries Worldwide
Phil Spencer welcomes all
Following a seemingly successful preview program that kicked off in February, Microsoft's PC Game Pass program is now seeing a massive expansion. The service is now fully available in 40 new countries worldwide, as announced by head of Xbox Phil Spencer. Access to PC Game Pass in the following nations is rolling out today,...
Deals Get Up To 85% Off In Xbox & Bethesda Spring Sales On Steam (March 16-23)
Plenty of titles discounted
If you're anything like us and have caved at Valve's current Steam Deck offer (or you game regularly on PC), you might be looking for some new Steam titles to bulk out your PC library. Well, you're in luck! Both Xbox and Bethesda are running major Steam sales right now, with some deep discounts available across a bunch of...
Pick One Which Is Your Favourite Halo Game?
Is Halo 3 still the PX champion?
Welcome to another edition of Pick One! This weekend, to celebrate the recent arrival of Halo Infinite Season Three, we thought we'd take the opportunity to quiz you on your favourite Halo game to date. For those who have been around Pure Xbox a while, you may remember that we did this exact poll back in the middle...
News Atomic Heart 220.127.116.11 Patch Notes Released, Dev Hints At New Features In Next Update
The patch arrived late last week
Atomic Heart launched on Xbox — including Game Pass on day one — a week ago today, and its launch hasn't been without some niggling issues. Thankfully, developer Mundfish has already begun rolling out updates, with version 18.104.22.168 arriving on Xbox last week. This patch is more about bug fixing than anything...
News Xbox Game Pass Expands To 40 More Countries With PC Preview Program
PC Game Pass is growing
Xbox has revealed that the PC side of its Xbox Game Pass coverage is growing, with a whopping 40 new countries gaining access to the service in preview form. The expansion begins today, with the following countries able to access the PC Game Pass library from February 28th: Albania Algeria Bahrain Bolivia Bosnia and...
News Redfall Open World Shown Off In Extended Look At Arkane's Game Pass Shooter
Coming exclusively to Xbox & PC this May
Arkane is bringing its newest FPS to Xbox Game Pass on day one in May 2023, and as we near the game's upcoming launch date, the team continues to show off heftier chunks of Redfall gameplay, as expected. Well, this latest look — which arrives via IGN's 'Fan Fest' event — is all about Redfall's open world...
News Two Upcoming Xbox Game Pass Titles Get Early 2023 Release Dates
Update: Valheim is now dated for March!
Update: It's now been confirmed that Valheim will be heading to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S as part of Xbox Game Pass on March 14th, 2023! You can check out the brand-new trailer down below. Original story: Xbox Game Pass for 2023 is already looking pretty stacked, with Xbox Game Studios and more...
News Forspoken Isn't On Xbox Yet, But It'll Still Have Achievements At Launch
Along with various other "Xbox" features
There's been a lot of talk about Square Enix's Forspoken this week over at our sister site Push Square, but unfortunately the action-RPG isn't coming to Xbox at launch — even though it's actually been live on the Xbox Store for ages now. The reason for that is because if you go through the
News 'Xbox Play Anywhere' Will Benefit Age Of Empires 2 Owners Later This Month
Get the console version for free!
Age of Empires 2 is making its long awaited console debut later this month, and as it's a Microsoft published title, it'll be a part of Xbox Game Pass on day one. However, if you own the PC version already, you won't even need Game Pass to play the console version at no extra cost! Yep, we often forget about Xbox's...
News 'Lies Of P' Gameplay Trailer Shows Upcoming Xbox Game Pass RPG Running In 8K, On PC
All the p's
Lies of P is turning into one of the most highly anticipated 2023 Xbox Game Pass launches, especially as it keeps drawing comparison to FromSoftware's Bloodborne
News Asus Unveils New Xbox Controller With 'Built-In OLED Display'
Launching this year
Tech giant Asus has lifted the lid on its new officially licensed Xbox controller at CES 2023. The ROG Raikiri Pro is a tad different from existing models - as it features a built-in 1.3-inch OLED display and seems to put PC gamers first. The screen (sized at a resolution of 128 x 40) can be programmed to show custom animations,...
News 'Atomic Heart' Looks Beautifully Shiny In New Nvidia Ray Tracing Trailer
This PC gameplay is very impressive!
Wow! We've seen quite a lot of Atomic Heart in action recently as its Xbox Game Pass launch date draws ever closer, however, this might be the most impressive footage we've seen yet. Sure, this is high-end PC stuff, but it shows just how gorgeous a world developer Mundfish is creating with this title. The team's...
News Xbox Game Pass Is Adding A Bunch Of Riot Games Content Today (December 12)
Perks of the sub
Back at the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase last summer, the team announced another big collaboration in the form of a selection of Riot Games content coming to Game Pass. Today, the first bunch of those goodies arrives, granting PC Game Pass players some nice bonuses for some of Riot's biggest titles. Here's the full list of...
News Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Warhammer 40K: Darktide On PC Game Pass
Just over a week since launch
The final Xbox Game Pass release of November 2022 was Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, although it's still only available on PC for now, with the console version set to arrive "shortly after" last week's launch (there's no date yet). Despite the lack of Xbox version, plenty of Game Pass members have been enjoying the game...
News Microsoft Flight Simulator Soars To 10 Million Players Across Xbox & PC
The incredible Microsoft Flight Simulator is today celebrating 10 million players across Xbox consoles, Xbox Cloud Gaming and Windows PC, 27 months after it first released (for PC) back in August of 2020. In addition to that figure, it's also been confirmed that players have taken 500 million flights and have flown 40 billion miles,...
News Three Games Are Available Today With Xbox / PC Game Pass (December 1)
Update: Another surprise joins the lineup!
Update: We've got another one to add to the list! Eastward has arrived today on console, PC and cloud as part of Xbox Game Pass, so we've added it to the list below. We'll let you know if any others crop up! Original story: Microsoft has wasted little time with the Xbox Game Pass lineup in December 2022,...
News Warhammer 40,000: Darktide Is Now Available With PC Game Pass
The final Game Pass launch of November
It's been a busy November for Xbox Game Pass, and we've finally come to the end today with the release of Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, which is now available for PC Game Pass. Sadly, console players will have to wait a little longer. In Warhammer 40K: Da
News Here Are The Worldwide PC Release Times For 'Warhammer 40K: Darktide' On Xbox Game Pass
It's out this week!
Warhammer 40K: Darktide is yet another day one Xbox Game Pass release, although the title has a different release schedule across Xbox and PC. The PC version arrives first — later this month — and the dev team has now revealed exactly when we can go hands on with it via Xbox Game Pass in November 2022. Warhammer 40K:...
The top picks for indie games on Xbox consoles in 2022
What are the best Xbox indie games you can play as of December 2022? Microsoft has got an absolutely fantastic indie program on the go these days, and the team at [email protected] have released some incredible games over the past few years, with many of them included on Xbox Game Pass. Amidst the usual...
News Xbox Game Studios & Bethesda Hosting Major Steam Sale This Weekend
It's now live!
We've talked a lot about the huge Xbox Live Black Friday 2022 sale, and for good reason - there are over 700 games discounted on Xbox through late November! However, if you're also looking at picking up some PC games this weekend, the team has thrown together a nice little Steam sale featuring a bunch of Xbox & Bethesda titles...
News Here Are The Release Times For Halo Infinite's Winter Update
New modes, multiplayer content and more!
It's a big week for Halo Infinite, with 343 Industries finally ready to roll out the game's Winter Update. If you are wondering when exactly this new update will drop, 343 and the team at Xbox have now released a handy global schedule highlighting all of the major timezones. In most parts of the world, it's...
News Halo Infinite Is Getting Ray Tracing In The Season 3 Update
Powered by AMD
Some exciting Halo news was announced during the 'AMD Presents' broadcast earlier on - with the tech giant revealing Halo Infinite would be getting Ray Tracing next year. The game will support Ray Traced shadows across the arena and big team battle modes. Spartans powered by AMD hardware on PC will also notice "improved lighting,...
News Forza Horizon 5 Dev Provides Update On Expansion 2 & In-Game Ray Tracing
During today's 'Forza Monthly' livestream, developer Playground Games has provided an update on some pretty big Forza Horizon 5 features. The first of which is Expansion 2 news; that being that FH5's second major DLC isn't coming until next year. Thankfully, we'll get an update on the expansion in the new year, where we should learn about...
News Twitch & Xbox Giving Out 3 Months Of PC Game Pass In 'Limited Time' Promo
Subscribe and receive
Twitch has teamed up with Xbox for a special Game Pass promotion. Between November 3 and November 11, you can score a free PC Game Pass trial when you subscribe to Twitch. Unfortunately, this offer is only valid to new Game Pass members. Still, it's a great way for Microsoft to grow its service. If you are eligible, you'll...
News Microsoft Announces Age Of Mythology: Retold For PC Game Pass
Another definitive edition is on the way
The floodgates have opened for the Age of Empires series on Xbox, with the announcement Age of Empires II and Age of Empires IV will be coming to the system next year. It's left many Xbox fans wondering what else could be added to this console lineup in the future. Apart from Age of Empires III: Definitive...
News Xbox Game Pass Hit 'Vampire Survivors' Leaves Early Access In October
1.0 is right around the corner
Xbox Game Pass added a big Steam hit to its PC library earlier this year in the form of casual rogue-lite Vampire Survivors. At the time of its arrival back in May, the game was still in PC early access, although that's about to change. On October 20th, Vampire Survivors will launch out of Steam early access, bringing...
News Here's What's Included In Xbox's September 2022 Updates For PC
How Long To Beat integration, anyone?
Xbox has highlighted some new features coming to PC users in September 2022, including the rollout of HowLongToBeat integration beginning today! You can find out more details below courtesy of Xbox Wire. Pick Your Next PC Game Pass Game with HowLongToBeat "If you’re in the mood for something you can crush...
News Halo: MCC's August Update Is Now Live, Here's What's Included
New armour sets and more
Although Halo Infinite is currently 343's primary focus, it hasn't forgotten about Halo: The Master Chief Collection. In fact, it's just delivered the game's new August update. It adds a whole host of new content to multiple games across the collection. Here's the rundown via the Halo Waypoint blog post: Five new Spartan...
News Age Of Empires IV Free Anniversary Update Adds Two More Civilizations
Ottamans and Malians arrive October 25th
At Gamescom's Opening Night Live, a new Xbox announcement related to PC was revealed. Age of Empires IV will be getting not one, but two "epic" new civilizations in a free one-year anniversary update, arriving October 25th. Players will be able to wield the strength of the Malians - with their wit and...
Review Midnight Fight Express - Addictive Indie Arcade Brawler Powerslides Onto Xbox Game Pass
Disclaimer: We reviewed the PC (Steam) version of Midnight Fight Express as it was the only version available to us prior to launch. Therefore, we haven't included any details about the performance on console in this review. Jacob Dzwinel's Midnight Fight Express continues the grand tradition of slick and addictive indie arcade...
News Death Stranding Officially Joins Xbox Game Pass For PC Next Week
It's true! As hinted at earlier this week, it's been confirmed that the 2019 Kojima Productions PC and PlayStation exclusive Death Stranding is officially coming to PC Game Pass on Tuesday, August 23rd. The publisher of this version is 505 Games, which had the following to say in a press release: "The original version of Hideo...
News id Software Says It's Hard At Work On Its 'Next Big Game'
What could it be?
It's QuakeCon this weekend, and apart from sales and new game announcements for Xbox's PC Game Pass, there's also been some updates about id Software. At the very beginning of the show, Marty Stratton confirmed the "next big game" from id Software was currently in development. It's not exactly a surprise, but it seems to be an...
News Xbox Cloud Gaming Could Soon Add Keyboard & Mouse Support
Xbox app on PC updated
It seems Xbox's Cloud Gaming service could soon be getting support for keyboard and mouse controls. As spotted by Xbox enthusiast and Twitter user @klobrille, the Xbox application on PC today has received an update which suggests this feature is coming to select games in the near future. "It looks like Xbox is preparing...
Rumour Xbox Could Be Teasing Death Stranding For PC Game Pass
We'll just have to wait and see
Following on from yesterday's Game Pass rumour about Immortals Fenyx Rising coming to Xbox Game Pass (it was confirmed in the end), there's now a new one floating around, this time started by the official PC Game Pass Twitter account. It's updated its profile picture to feature a green, rocky and foggy landscape, and...
News Another Five Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass Soon (August 15)
Play 'em while you can!
Xbox has revealed the next batch of titles leaving its Game Pass service soon. At present, five games are scheduled to leave mid-August, including Curse of the Dead Gods and Train Sim World 2. One of these games is a PC-only Game Pass title, with the rest all affecting the console library as well. Here's the full list (so...
News Three Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (July 21)
The latest new additions
Xbox Game Pass is further bolstering its lineup today with three new titles coming to the service. We've got a pretty broad range of games hitting the library today, including a racer, an RPG and an RTS title. Here's a little more on the three new games coming to Xbox Game Pass on July 21st: MotoGP 22 (Console, PC,...
News Another Five Classic Games Could Be Heading To PC Game Pass
Xbox Insiders are testing them right now
Over the past couple of weeks, we've been reporting on multiple classic games that Xbox Insiders have been testing ahead of a presumed PC Game Pass release in the near future, and five more titles have just been added to that pile. The games in question are Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders, HeXen:...
News Two 90s Classics Expected To Join Xbox Game Pass For PC Soon
Joining the Microsoft Store for the first time
Members of the Xbox Insiders program are being invited to test two 90s classics on PC right now in the form of Bethesda's Wolfenstein 3D and The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall. It seems both of these will eventually be on Game Pass. Wolfenstein 3D first released in 1992, while The Elder Scrolls:...