New updates in Microsoft's Xbox Game Certification Rules will block games that are designed solely to make it extremely easy to obtain Achievements so gamers can boost their Gamerscore.
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Microsoft continues expanding its games to third-party cloud streaming gaming services. After the recent partnership with Nvidia, Microsoft is bringing various Xbox games to Boosteroid.
Here is our newly updated list of our most anticipated games coming to Microsoft's Xbox Series X and S consoles for the rest of 2023, including the just-announced Mortal Kombat 1 game.
Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can now jump into the latest Free Play Days offers. The four games available to try this time include XCOM 2, The Division 2, and more.
Xbox Game Pass subscribers have eight more games coming at them in the second half of May. This latest badge includes the latest FIFA entry, day one launch of Railway Empire 2, and much more.
FIFA 23 is finally hitting EA's subscription service EA Play tomorrow. Thanks to the membership being included as a bonus on Game Pass, those subscribers are also gaining access as well.
Another Games with Gold offer has rolled out, and this time it is a copy of Hoa that's available to claim. Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can now grab the offer.
Xbox Free Play Days has four games for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to try out for free this weekend. This includes Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Just Die Already, and more titles.
All Xbox Insiders can check out the preview of the updated Netflix app for Xbox consoles, which is supposed to include performance improvements compared to the current versions of the app.
Microsoft has begun rolling out a brand-new update for its Xbox consoles. This one carries new features like search filters for the store, more Discord integrations, plus Xbox controller fixes.
Among this week's Deals with Gold specials you'll find NBA 2K23 for the Xbox One is reduced by a massive 85% and the Xbox Series X|S optimized Gotham Knights is down 67%, and much more.
Microsoft's Xbox Research is using Unity's Parsec cloud-based remote desktop platform, combined with Azure, to help it with virtual playtesting on its games like Halo Infinite and more.
In partnership with the USO, Microsoft is holding virtual seminars to help US military members transition to civilian life and find careers in the gaming industry, among other efforts.
The sci-fi movie The Island had big Microsoft product placements, including one where the company predicted we would have phone booth-like structures to search the net with MSN Search.
Microsoft has kicked off another free weekend offer, this time bringing Golf With Your Friends, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, For The King, and more to the latest edition of Free Play Days.
Following the Redfall launch backlash, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has revealed that he is disappointed with the state of the game, and has pledged to bring about improvements to Xbox studios.
Fortnite is launching on Amazon's cloud gaming service, Amazon Luna. The service is for Prime and Luna+ users but non-Prime members can get it if they sign up for a free 7-day trial subscription.
Microsoft is bringing a double feature of games showcase events this June. The Xbox Games Showcase featuring first-party studio titles as well as the in-depth Starfield Direct are airing back-to-back.
Both the Delta and Omega rings for Microsoft's Xbox Insiders in those channels have the same bug fixes, which include one that should solve an issue when some Xbox games would not launch.
Soon after phasing out $1 Game Pass promotions, Microsoft has kicked off a new program that offers current subscribers access to trial invites. Invited players get 14-days of access to PC Game Pass.
Xbox Game Pass subscribers are getting access to five more games in the first half of May, which include day-one access to Redfall, Ravenlock, Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2, and more titles.
The Xbox Insider Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead rings now have the new Xbox Experience home page to check out, and all three Xbox Insider rings that have updates each received some new bug fixes.
Starting this week, Xbox Insiders in the Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead Ring will receive a redesigned Home screen experience. It features various UI improvements based on feedback from gamers.
The Sunkissed Vibes OPI Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller is now available for pre-order online for $69.99, or you can pick it up soon from Target stores in the United States.
Microsoft has begun its Star Wars Day celebrations already with its latest Games with Gold offer. Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate members can now grab a copy of Star Wars Episode I Racer.
Microsoft's Xbox Series S game console is being sold at Newegg for its normal $299.99 price, but you can get it with a free digital code for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor for a limited time.
Microsoft is continuing to expand its cloud gaming partnerships despite CMA's recent decision. The company is entering another 10-year deal, this time with European game streaming provider Nware.
Microsoft has released Xbox build 2305.230424-2200 to Insiders on the Omega, Delta, and Beta rings. It comes with a fix that addresses a force feedback issue on steering wheels for racing games.
Turn10 Studios is implementing an impressive number of accessibility options into its upcoming Forza Motorsport reboot. This includes Blind Driving Assists, One Touch Driving, and more.
Microsoft has stuffed four games into the Free Play Days options this weekend, offering Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members access to Crusader Kings III, Don't Starve, and more.
Microsoft has unveiled the upcoming Games with Gold titles that will be included in the May 2023 waves. Star Wars Episode I Racer zooms by first, followed by a copy of Hoa later in the month.
The 2016 Xbox and Windows sci-fi action game from developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher Microsoft is now back on the Xbox and Steam digital storefronts after being taken down a few weeks ago.
This week's list of discounted games include 60% off a Season Pass to Immortals Fenyx Rising and discounts on Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord and Vampire Survivors just to some of the hundreds.
13 countries and 28 non-sovereign territories are getting major visual upgrades in Flight Simulator as part of the latest World Update. 150 new points of interest and 11 new missions also here.
The Super Duper Update has hit Obsidian's miniaturized survival game Grounded. It carries wasps as a new foe, almost 100 new base building tools, an item duplication machine, and more.
Samsung and Xbox have launched dedicated gaming zones in London and New York City offering visitors a chance to play their favorite Xbox games on Samsung screens, via the "Samsung Gaming Hub".
Microsoft has released system updates for Xbox Insiders on the Alpha Skip-Ahead and Alpha rings. They each come with separate fixes which we have detailed. Read on to learn more about them.
This concept, announced by Microsoft 10 years ago at CES 2013, was supposed to make gaming more immersive. In the end, its technology got superseded by bigger, better, and cheaper TV screens.
Xbox Insiders can check out the closed beta of Activision's Crash Bandicoot-themed brawler Crash Team Rumble from now until Monday, April 24, before the full game is released on June 20.
The demo for Capcom's upcoming fighting game sequel includes a small section of the single-player World Tour, some parts of the game's tutorial, and some of its custom avatar tools.