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  1. Alex Wright

    Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox refund scheme ends on 6 July

    Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox refund scheme will come to an end on 6 July, Microsoft has announced. The news comes after the title is once again available on the PlayStation Store for PS4. Microsoft said: Back in December 2020, Microsoft offered a refund to those who've purchased Cyberpunk 2077 on...
  2. Alex Wright

    Microsoft is upgrading Xbox Series X blades on its Cloud Gaming

    Microsoft is in the process of upgrading its Xbox Series X blades on its Cloud Gaming. It was first discovered by Twitter user Klobrille who noticed that the Cloud Gaming version of Rainbow Six Siege now offered performance options only found within the Xbox Series X version of the game...
  3. Alex Wright

    Sea of Thieves A Pirate's Life showcase available ahead of launch

    Sea of Thieves A Pirate’s Life showcase is now available to watch, with developer Rare offering fans a deep-dive into the content. The showcase, below, goes into great detail into the content’s first two Tall Tales. There, “players will brave the Sea of the Damned, amongst many other...
  4. Alex Wright

    Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Cloud Streaming offers 170+ games

    Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Cloud Streaming offers up more than 170 games in 22 regions as part of its library. Those subscribed to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will be able to stream a library of titles directly from the Cloud to their Android device. The service doesn’t cost any additional money via...
  5. Alex Wright

    Xbox Game Pass July 2021 added and removed titles

    Xbox Game Pass July 2021 added and removed titles are starting to be detailed by Microsoft for console, PC and Android Cloud Streaming. Those subscribed to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate have access to both, console and PC libraries alongside access to the EA Play Vault as well. We’ve also included...
  6. Alex Wright

    A Plague Tale Innocence gets PS5, Xbox Series upgrade in July

    A Plague Tale Innocence will get an PS5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S upgrade in July, developer Asobo Studio has confirmed. Players can expect the title in 4K resolution at 60 FPS (frames-per-second) alongside support for 3D audio from 6 July. A Plague Tale Innocence places players in the...
  7. Alex Wright

    Sea of Thieves A Pirate's Life gameplay now available

    Sea of Thieves A Pirate’s Life gameplay is now available to watch, as part of an extended showcase shown off by developer Rare and Microsoft. The new trailer, below, showcases the free expansion, coming on 22 June. A Pirate’s Life will take place across five tales alongside additional...
  8. Alex Wright

    Xbox Design Lab returns with custom Xbox Series controllers

    Xbox Design Lab has returned and offers the chance to design a custom Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S controller. The service is back in “US, Canada and most Western European Countries,” with a custom controller starting at $69.99 USD (engraving costs an extra $9.99 USD). Microsoft said...
  9. Alex Wright

    Xbox Cloud Gaming will offer Xbox Series X games on Xbox One

    Xbox Cloud Gaming will offer Xbox Series X games on the Xbox One, Microsoft has disclosed. The news came from an Xbox Wire post that disclosed plans to stream current-gen titles on last-gen hardware. Microsoft said: Microsoft has also confirmed it would bring Xbox Cloud Gaming to PC...
  10. Alex Wright

    Bethesda's Pete Hines apologises for lack of Starfield on PS5

    Bethesda's Pete Hines has apologised to PS5 users who were hoping to play Xbox exclusive Starfield. Hines said: Bethesda will release two PlayStation exclusive titles as part of agreements made before the publisher was acquired by Microsoft: Tokyo Ghostwire and Deathloop. It seems like any...
  11. Alex Wright

    Xbox Games Showcase Extended offers deep dives into upcoming games

    Xbox Game Showcase Extended event will offer deep dives into a host of upcoming Xbox games, Microsoft has confirmed. The event will take place at 10am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm BST on Thursday, 17 June. Xbox said: This means that we'll get a look at Halo Infinite, Age of Empires 4, Forza Horizon 5...
  12. Alex Wright

    [email protected] gets a total of 38 game demos

    [email protected] has a total of 38 game demos available to try now, thanks to a special Summer Game Fest event. The demos below can be downloaded between now and 21 June. The following game demos are available for sample: A Juggler’s Tale (kaleidoscube) Antipole DX (Saturnine Games) Arietta of Spirits...
  13. Alex Wright

    Microsoft Flight Simulator will run at 30FPS on Xbox, more with VRR

    Microsoft Flight Simulator will run at 30FPS (frames-per-second) on Xbox consoles, though players will be able to uncap the FPS with Variable Refresh Rate, or VRR-supported TVs. The news came following Flight Sim‘s official Twitter account posting details to a questioning fan. It reads...
  14. Alex Wright

    Starfield is 'Skyrim in space' with help from Elon Musk

    Starfield is "Skyrim in space" with help from Elon Musk, Bethesda's Todd Howard has declared. The title was announced during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase. Managing Director Ashley Cheng described Starfield as “the Han Solo simulator. Get in a ship, explore the galaxy, do fun stuff.”...
  15. Alex Wright

    Halo Infinite offers Season Passes that never expire

    Halo Infinite will add season passes that will never expire, Microsoft and 343 Industries have asserted. 343 Industries has confirmed that Halo Infinite won’t have loot boxes of any kind. It will offer paid Season Passes instead, giving players the chance to earn customisable options for their...
  16. Alex Wright

    Halo Infinite not coming 9 November, says Microsoft

    Halo Infinite is not coming on 9 November, according to confirmation from Microsoft. Yesterday, Xbox Brazil made a post on Twitter, which has since been deleted, stating that the upcoming title will head to PC and Xbox consoles from 9 November. The tweet translates: It’s already been pointed...
  17. Alex Wright

    Shredders, a snowboarding game, coming to Xbox

    Shredders, a snowboarding game, from Foam Punch Games, was announced during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase, and is inspired by Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding, a fan favourite exclusive on the original Xbox. It has also taken inspiration from snowboarding movies, as well as popular...
  18. Alex Wright

    Xbox Series X mini fridge coming this holiday season

    Xbox Series X mini fridge will be available this holiday season. Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase came to a close with the motto, “Xbox and chill.” It’s unclear if the mini fridge will be available for purchase or if Microsoft will be gifting it to a select group of people. We’ll let you...
  19. Alex Wright

    Grounded Shroom & Doom Update adds Achievements, new features

    Grounded The Shroom & Doom Update will add Achievements and a series of other new features, almost a year after the game first launched into early access. The new features added include the ability to sit down, companion pets and mushrooms. A giant spider enemy will also be added in the form of...
  20. Alex Wright

    Somerville, a sci-fi adventure game, coming to Xbox Game Pass

    Somerville, a sci-fi adventure game, will head to Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft and developer Jumpship have confirmed. Jumpship said: The game was first teased by Jumpship back in 2017. Check out the trailer, below. Somerville heads to Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Windows PC and Xbox...
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