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  1. Xbox One Games With Gold For January 2020 Announced

    Xbox One Games With Gold For January 2020 Announced

    Microsoft has announced its next set of Xbox Games With Gold for the month of January. Starting on January 1, 2020, the games will start rotating in. This will mark the first set of Games with Gold for the new year, which are included with your Xbox Live Gold or Game Pass Ultimate subscription...
  2. December 2019 Xbox One Games With Gold Revealed

    December 2019 Xbox One Games With Gold Revealed

    December is just around the corner, and Microsoft has revealed its next batch of free Xbox One and 360 games for Xbox Live Gold members. As usual, four titles will be up for grabs next month, two of which will go live on December 1, with the other two following partway through the month. First...
  3. State Of Decay 2 Launches On Steam In 2020

    State Of Decay 2 Launches On Steam In 2020

    Xbox Game Studios' State of Decay 2 is finally making its way Steam. No concrete release date has been provided yet, but the game is expected to launch early next year on the platform. The open-world zombie survival game, developed by Microsoft-owned Undead Labs, has received a plethora of DLC...
  4. Xbox Live Now Lets You Choose Gamertag You Want, Even If It's Taken

    Xbox Live Now Lets You Choose Gamertag You Want, Even If It's Taken

    The big changes to Xbox Live Gamertags announced back at E3 in June have now gone live more broadly on the console, it seems. As announced previously, players on Xbox One can now choose Gamertag you want, even if it's already taken. If you choose a Gamertag that is already claimed, Xbox will...
  5. Quitting Too Many Matches In Gears 5 Can Get You A 2-Year Ban

    Quitting Too Many Matches In Gears 5 Can Get You A 2-Year Ban

    Any players who leave too many Gears 5 multiplayer matches will be hit with a new punishment: a ban leading up to two years. An official tweet went out from The Coalition Twitter account announced that players quitting matches were going to start getting suspended. Any player who got a...
  6. Xbox One October Update Out Now, Here's What It Does

    Xbox One October Update Out Now, Here's What It Does

    Much like the PlayStation 4's 7.00 update, which is out now, Xbox One's October update is available to download and it brings many "fan feedback-driven features" like new family settings, wishlist notifications, and more. In a blog post that breaks down all the new features, the Xbox One...
  7. Xbox One Games With Gold For September 2019 Announced

    Xbox One Games With Gold For September 2019 Announced

    The Xbox One's Games With Gold for next month have been revealed, and if you're a fan of silently--or not so silently--assassinating rich, powerful, and evil targets, then you're in luck. Hitman leads September's Games With Gold, and Xbox Live Gold subscribers have all month to claim it...
  8. Forza Motorsport 6 Is Free On Games With Gold

    Forza Motorsport 6 Is Free On Games With Gold

    Forza Motorsport 6 is currently available at no additional charge on Xbox Games With Gold, but if you want to get every single expansion and car available for the game, you can pick up every last piece of DLC at a massively reduced price too - but make sure you act quickly, because this is a...
  9. Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Commit To New Platform Policies

    Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Commit To New Platform Policies

    At a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) public panel on microtransactions in video games, the Entertainment Software Association announced that all three console platform-holders have agreed to a voluntary change in their policies toward loot boxes. Though the ESA's Michael Warnecke defended the...
  10. Halo: Reach Xbox One Beta Delayed, And Here's Why

    Halo: Reach Xbox One Beta Delayed, And Here's Why

    Halo: Reach is coming to Xbox One, but the wait for it just got longer. Developer 343 Industries has now confirmed that the first "flight," or beta test, has been delayed. In a blog post (via onmsft), 343 explained to fans that making games is hard. For Halo: Reach, which is part of the Master...
  11. New Xbox One Games With Gold For August 2019 Announced

    New Xbox One Games With Gold For August 2019 Announced

    A new month means new free games for Xbox Live Gold members, who can claim two Xbox One and two Xbox 360 games (which are backwards-compatible with Xbox One) as part of Games With Gold. August's free games have finally been revealed, and it's a solid batch of games for Xbox owners this month...
  12. Xbox One July Update Out Now, Here's What It Does

    Xbox One July Update Out Now, Here's What It Does

    The next big update for Xbox One is out now, and it includes some changes to Xbox Game Pass and improved Alexa support for voice commands. Starting with the new Xbox Game Pass features, a new "Play Later" tab has been introduced. As its name suggests, this is a hub where you can add games as a...
  13. Xbox Game Pass Adding Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War

    Xbox Game Pass Adding Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War

    Xbox Game Pass subscribers will get access to eight new games in the first half of July across PC and console. The games will include titles like Dead Rising 4, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, My Time at Portia, and Undertale. The batch of games will arrive on July 4, when Game Pass subscribers...
  14. Games With Gold July As Well As Five Games Leaving The Game Pass

    Games With Gold July As Well As Five Games Leaving The Game Pass

    Two days before the end of the month, and on a Saturday, no less, Major Nelson announced the four titles being offered on Xbox Live Games with Gold for July 2019. It’s another light-hitting month, which correlates to Microsoft’s push to get Gold subscribers to add on Xbox Game Pass. The games...
  15. Xbox Game Pass Adds Rare Replay And Goat Simulator

    Xbox Game Pass Adds Rare Replay And Goat Simulator

    Xbox Game Pass subscribers will get access to four more games before the end of June, Microsoft announced on Wednesday. This will be the first update to Game Pass to include games for Microsoft’s newly announced Xbox Game Pass for PC. While games in Game Pass are now separated by whether they’re...
  16. Xbox Is Changing How Gamertags Work In Latest Update

    Xbox Is Changing How Gamertags Work In Latest Update

    At E3 2019, Microsoft announced major changes to the Xbox Live Gamertag system. The biggest change is that you will be able to choose any Gamertag you want, even if it's already taken. If you choose a Gamertag that is already claimed, Xbox will auto-generate an ID suffix of numbers after an #...
  17. The Division 2 Goes Back To New York For A Manhunt

    The Division 2 Goes Back To New York For A Manhunt

    Division 2 is a pretty solid game mechanically, but there’s one narrative problem plaguing the game since the end of the first The Division: The man behind all of this trouble, Aaron Keener, aka Vanguard. Keener is a former Division agent who went rogue and has plans to destabilize the rest of...
  18. Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition Coming To Xbox Game Pass

    Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition Coming To Xbox Game Pass

    At Microsoft’s E3 2019 Xbox showcase, it showed off a new trailer for the Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition. Fans of the 20-year-old RTS can play the remastered version of the game on their computers with the Game Pass program. The new Definitive Edition comes with remastered audio and...
  19. State of Decay 2’s Heartland Is Harder, But Has A Stronger Narrative

    State of Decay 2’s Heartland Is Harder, But Has A Stronger Narrative

    Heartland, the biggest State of Decay 2 update yet, is a love letter to the first game. It’s also a mode that relies far less on the emergent narratives and focuses more on a deliberately paced experience. Heartland is a traditional narrative with some twists that picks up 18 months after the...
  20. Halo Infinite Trailer Drops With A Hidden Surprise

    Halo Infinite Trailer Drops With A Hidden Surprise

    Today marks the beginning of the hype train for Halo Infinite, as the trailer was debuted at E3 during Microsoft's slot. They also unveiled a brand new tier of the Game Pass, titled "Xbox Game Pass Ultimate". This new Pass bundles all other subscriptions into a $14.99 per month subscription...
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