Xbox One

Three New Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games Out Now

It's been a quiet period for new additions to the Xbox One's backwards compatibility library. Following a number of additions in November, Microsoft's BC team took a break for the holidays, leaving us without any new titles for several weeks. Now, the first new releases of the year have arrived, …

Xbox

Xbox One Sale: Lots Of Games Discounted For Deals With Gold From Now Until Jan. 23

Microsoft has rolled out a new batch of game discounts for Xbox One and Xbox 360. A big selection of titles are on sale for both platforms this week, and you don't need an Xbox Live Gold subscription to take advantage of most of them.<p>As per usual, the bulk of this week's deals are available on Xbox …

Xbox

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Update Adds New Map And Hero Ship

In spite of all the controversy surrounding its progression system, Star Wars Battlefront II has sold well, appearing in the top charts for the past couple of months. EA continues to support the game, as well, and its latest update is out now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.<p>Battlefront II's 1.1 update is …

PC Gaming

Assassin's Creed Origins' Non-Combat, Discover Mode Coming Soon, Will Have Guided Tours

The variety of historical settings of Assassin's Creed games has always been one of the highlights of the series, as it's fascinating to explore a dynamic, living recreation of Victorian England or Ancient Egypt. Previously, however, if you simply wanted to explore the cities and environments of …

PC Gaming

Videos: How Challenging Is It To Make 4K Assets For The Xbox One X?

This is a new video from Gamingbolt that discusses how challenging it is to make 4K assets for the Xbox One X. They take an in depth look at the …

Gaming

Rumour: A New Perfect Dark Game Is In Development, But Rare Isn't Involved

Reports are surfacing online about a potential new entry in the popular <b>Perfect Dark</b> series, which began life on the Nintendo 64.<p>According to the …

Nintendo

Final Fantasy 15 PC Release Date, System Requirements, And GOTY Edition Revealed

Final Fantasy XV launched for PS4 and Xbox One in 2016, but PC owners are still waiting to play the open-world RPG. Now, publisher Square Enix has announced the game's PC port will arrive on March 6.<p>The PC version will support "native 4K (maximum 8K)" resolution and HDR, as well as mods. Other …

PC Gaming

Here's What's New In GTA 5 This Week On PS4, Xbox One, And PC

Grand Theft Auto V's latest multiplayer update is out now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and, as usual, it adds a new car and multiplayer mode. In addition, there are some sales on in-game items and new bonuses.<p>This week's featured vehicle is the Grotti GT500, a sleek sports car that has a bit of a …

PC Gaming

New Scribblenauts For PS4, Xbox One, Switch Announced; Release Date Confirmed

Warner Bros. has revealed a brand new entry in the Scribblenauts series, and it's coming to PlayStation and Xbox for the first time. Titled Scribblenauts Showdown, the word-based party game is coming to PS4 and Xbox One--in addition to Nintendo Switch--on March 6.<p>The new title is designed primarily …

Nintendo Switch

Destiny 2 Servers Down For Maintenance On PC, PS4, And Xbox One Ahead Of New Update

It's a big day for Destiny 2, with the first Faction Rally of Season 2 kicking off. Before that happens, though, a new hotfix is set to arrive, the launch of which coincides with maintenance. Servers for the game are offline as Bungie prepares to launch the new update. Here are the details on how …

PC Gaming

Two More Free Xbox Games With Gold Available Now

It's just past the middle of the month, meaning two more free Xbox games for January 2018 have gone live on the Microsoft Store. Xbox Live Gold subscribers can now grab Zombi on Xbox One and Army of Two on Xbox 360 for free.<p>This also means there's very little time left to grab the free games for …

Xbox

Assassin's Creed Origins Patch Coming Soon, See The Patch Notes Now

A new patch is coming on Tuesday, January 16 for Assassin's Creed: Origins, and it's something of a big one. One of the topline additions is support for The Hidden Ones expansion, which comes out soon. The game's first expansion, The Hidden Ones sees Bayek fighting with the Romans in a new region. …

PC Gaming

Forza Horizon 3 Joins The Xbox One X Enhanced List

Xbox One X promised to bring even more beautiful graphics to your favorite games, and it's been delivering. With over 100 titles and counting, Forza Horizon 3's update has joined the ranks, and is available now.<p>Microsoft says the update allows you to play Horizon 3 in "native 4K," including the Hot …

Xbox

Destiny 2 Faction Rally Returns Tomorrow; Check Out Some New Weapon And Armor Rewards

Back in December, Bungie had plans to launch Destiny 2's first Faction Rally event of Season 2 following Curse of Osiris's release. It ultimately canceled the event as the developer shifted courses on what content would be available to those with and without purchasing the DLC. Along with Iron …

PC Gaming

Kodi makes its Xbox One return, following Microsoft Store removal

After a brief disappearance, Kodi is available on Xbox One once again.<p>In final days of 2017, Kodi, an increasingly popular open-source media player, …

Microsoft

This Battlefield 1 DLC Map Is Going Free For Everyone

Developer DICE has announced that Prise de Tahure--a Battlefield 1 map previously exclusive to owners of the Premium Pass or the They Shall Not Pass expansion--is going free for everyone. The map brings a tense, night-time urban setting and will be going free on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on January …

PC Gaming

Fortnite Dev Says It's Not Adding Vehicles As Game Passes 40 Million Downloads

Gears of War creator Epic Games' popular, stylized shooter/building game Fortnite has passed a new player milestone. More than 40 million people have downloaded the game as of January, the studio told Rolling Stone. This is up 10 million from 30 million in December.<p>Epic wouldn't provide any details …

PC Gaming

There Will Be Changes To Destiny 2's Eververse Microtransactions, Cosmetic Items

As promised, Bungie has made a wide variety of announcements about changes on the way to Destiny 2. The developer has pledged to be more open about its development plans for the future, and among those are significant adjustments to Eververse and the items that are distributed through the …

PC Gaming

Destiny 2 Xur Location Guide: Where's Xur And What Exotics Is He Selling? (Jan. 12-16)

The weekend has arrived, and that means <b>Xur</b> has made his latest appearance in Destiny 2. As always, he has a selection of Exotic gear for sale along with some other recent additions to his inventory. This particular lineup of items is a tad unusual, however, as all four pieces of gear he has for …

PC Gaming

New PUBG Xbox One Update Adds Extra Control Options, Reassigns Pistol Button

Following this week's PC update to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, the developer has now addressed a number of specific issues in the Xbox One version of the game. On the game's official forums, a community coordinator noted that the team is pushing the fix to address "an in-game issue that was …

Xbox

GTA 5: Here's Everything New In GTA Online For PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week

Rockstar has rolled out the latest weekly update for Grand Theft Auto V. As was the case last week, the developer hasn't introduced any major new features with this update, though players can find another cool new vehicle and an assortment of deals and bonuses in GTA Online.<p>The aforementioned …

PC Gaming

Dragon Ball FighterZ's PC: Here's The Specs, Requirements, And Release Date You Need

With the release of Dragon Ball FighterZ drawing closer, Bandai Namco Games took to Twitter to release info about the required specs needed for the game's PC version. The game will release for PC, PS4, and Xbox One on January 25. Developed by Arc System Works, the same team behind the Guilty Gear …

PC Gaming

Destiny 2 Guide To Nightfall And Weekly Reset: The Arms Dealer Strike Challenges And Modifiers

Another weekly reset has occurred in Destiny 2, bringing with it a new slate of activities for players to take part in. The Dawning has officially concluded, and the <b>Eververse</b> item lineup has rotated once again. The weekly <b>Flashpoint</b> has shifted to the <b>EDZ</b> and new Meditations are now available, as is …

PC Gaming

Top 10 UK Sales Chart: GTA 5's Popularity Shows No Sign Of Waning

Rockstar Games' perennially popular Grand Theft Auto V takes the top spot on the UK sales chart for the week ending January 13. According to sales monitor Chart-Track, this is the first time GTA V has reached No.1 since June 2017.<p>In total, GTA V has spent 14 weeks at No.1 since its launch, bringing …

Nintendo Switch

Top New Games Out This Week On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC - January 14

It's a new year, and New Releases is back to tell you about some of the hottest game releases every Sunday. This week kicks (and punches) off with Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, but you can also throw down on 3DS with Kirby Battle Royale or fight together with Full Metal Furies. For a more …

Nintendo Switch

Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Experiencing Network Issues, May Be Extended

If you're trying to hop on the Dragon Ball FighterZ beta this weekend, be prepared to run into some issues. The beta is currently undergoing some network issues, which are being addressed.<p>Bandai Namco US announced via Twitter that this weekend's beta isn't going quite as smoothly as planned. Due to …

PlayStation 4

New Multiplayer Details Surface For Attack On Titan 2

Koei Techmo's Attack on Titan 2 is just a few months away, but some fresh gameplay details for its visceral titan-slaying action have arrived. New multiplayer details have surfaced, which include more information on the title's online co-op and competitive modes.<p>From what we know about the game …

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Outsold Xbox One And PS4 In December US Sales, Microsoft Announces

The NPD Group will release its report for December 2017 video game hardware and game sales in the United States later this month. It appears Microsoft has already seen this report, as Xbox marketing boss Aaron Greenberg shared some results on Twitter recently.<p>He announced on Twitter that the Xbox …

Nintendo Switch

This Week's Xbox News Is Dominated By Forthcoming Games and Updates

Xbox might not have an exclusive lineup nailed down for 2018 quite yet, but it is focusing on the games. This week's biggest headlines aren't just about what's about to come, but what's already there.<p>Xbox Live might be getting its own achievement system in a new update making rounds in the Preview …

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Begins This Weekend

The release of Arc System Works' gorgeous 2.5D fighter Dragon Ball FighterZ is just a couple weeks away and, ahead of its launch, an open beta will be available on Xbox One and PS4 this weekend.<p>This weekend's beta will give every super saiyan the chance to play as almost every confirmed character …

PlayStation 4