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Sea Of Thieves season 2 starts next week and adds another sneaky emote
Sea Of Thieves season 2 starts next week and adds another sneaky emote
After switching to the seasons and Plunder Pass model earlier this year, pirate playground Sea Of Thieves has teased the start of season two coming next week.
Xbox and Bethesda Roundtable Announced for Today at 10 AM PST
Xbox and Bethesda Roundtable Announced for Today at 10 AM PST
Xbox's Aaron Greenberg clarifies that it is "not focused on news or reveals."
Microsoft Officially Welcomes Bethesda to Xbox
Microsoft Officially Welcomes Bethesda to Xbox
Announces that "some new" Bethesda titles will be exclusive to Xbox and PC.
Microsoft's acquisition of Bethesda approved by financial regulators
Microsoft's acquisition of Bethesda approved by financial regulators
While Microsoft have been on a spending spree in recent years, snapping up studios of all shapes and sizes, it's still a little surprising that they're buying ZeniMax.
Minecraft Dungeons Hits 10 Million Players
Minecraft Dungeons Hits 10 Million Players
To celebrate, players will receive a free cape and pet later this month.
Forza Horizon 4 Is Coming To Steam In March
Forza Horizon 4 Is Coming To Steam In March
Microsoft’s gorgeous British countryside racer Forza Horizon 4 is coming to Steam on March 9, the company announced today.
Minecraft's latest Caves & Cliffs snapshot is well moist
Minecraft's latest Caves & Cliffs snapshot is well moist
Positively dripping with moss and vines
Ninja Theory will no longer add content to Bleeding Edge
Ninja Theory will no longer add content to Bleeding Edge
They're switching focus to Senua's Saga and Project Mara
Sea Of Thieves new Seasons set sail this Thursday
Sea Of Thieves new Seasons set sail this Thursday
With free unlocks and a battle pass
Sea of Thieves – Season One Starts January 28th
Sea of Thieves – Season One Starts January 28th
Seasons will last for three months with seasonal content being free for all players.
Ninja Theory's Project: Mara is set in this photorealistic apartment
Ninja Theory's Project: Mara is set in this photorealistic apartment
Hellblade developers Ninja Theory have released a new dev diary showing off some tech they’re using to create the setting for their upcoming horror game, Project: Mara.
Flight Simulator Airports – The Difference Between Standard And Hand-Crafted Airports
Flight Simulator Airports – The Difference Between Standard And Hand-Crafted Airports
You might be surprised to learn that Microsoft Flight Simulator has well over 37,000 different airports, meaning that there is certainly no shortage of places for you to land your aircraft.
Microsoft Flight has added snow and VR support
Microsoft Flight has added snow and VR support
A white Christmas would be a lovely way to end a bit of a rubbish year, alas, I live in southern England, so it’s unlikley I’ll even get a peek at some real-life snow.
Age Of Empires 2 is about to drop a new expansion full of wine-powered nightmare men
Age Of Empires 2 is about to drop a new expansion full of wine-powered nightmare men
Age Of Empires 2 is about to receive its sixth expansion pack, Lords Of The West, just a casual 22 years after the base game first wololoed its way onto our screens.
Gears 5: Hivebusters DLC invites you to bust a hive today
Gears 5: Hivebusters DLC invites you to bust a hive today
I don’t particularly like the idea of being purposefully captured by aliens in order to kill them from inside their big scary lairs, but this appears to be exactly what The Coalition will have you doing in the first story expansion for Gears Of War 5.
Perfect Dark Announced, Developed by The Initiative
Perfect Dark Announced, Developed by The Initiative
Joanna Dark is making her long-awaited return on Xbox.
Microsoft are making a new Perfect Dark
Microsoft are making a new Perfect Dark
Surprise! Perfect Dark, the sci-fi spy-fi shooter series from GoldenEye devs Rare, is returning in a brand new game.
Halo Infinite now due in autumn 2021
Halo Infinite now due in autumn 2021
After announcing in August that they were delaying Halo Infinite‘s launch from November into next year, developers 343 Industries have now revealed quite how long we’re talking: autumn 2021.
Halo Infinite Releasing in Fall 2021
Halo Infinite Releasing in Fall 2021
An update on graphical improvements and the first multiplayer screenshots also revealed.
Sea Of Thieves is switching to seasons and quarterly updates in January
Sea Of Thieves is switching to seasons and quarterly updates in January
Sea Of Thieves have dropped anchor on another monthly update but this one’s a bit unlike the rest as it includes the news that updates won’t exactly be monthly in the future.
Someone piloted a flight in Microsoft Flight Simulator while sitting on the same flight in real life
Someone piloted a flight in Microsoft Flight Simulator while sitting on the same flight in real life
Players do the darndest things—especially when they’re also game developers—and this sure is a thing that I feel silly for not seeing from miles off.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection's co-op future may lie with modders
Halo: The Master Chief Collection's co-op future may lie with modders
With Halo 4 done and dusted and dropped onto PC, you’d be forgiven for thinking 343’s work here was done.
Halo Infinite rumor claims battle royale mode launching in 2021
Halo Infinite rumor claims battle royale mode launching in 2021
Ah yes, “Will they or won’t they?”, the now to be expected affair between ongoing FPS series and the popular battle royale format.
Microsoft Flight Simulator's next update plots a course for the UK
Microsoft Flight Simulator's next update plots a course for the UK
See that blurry coastal mess up there? That’s North Berwick, my one-time childhood home and the first stop in my jaunt across Microsoft Flight Simulator‘s painstakingly thorough recreation of planet Earth.
Minecraft Dungeons Season Pass 2 Announced, Out in December
Minecraft Dungeons Season Pass 2 Announced, Out in December
The Season Pass provides access to the next four DLC, including The Howling Peaks.
Microsoft Flight Sim's second world update spit-shines the USA
Microsoft Flight Sim's second world update spit-shines the USA
Yee-haw, pilots. Lasso the young’uns to their seats, because Microsoft Flight Simulator‘s next stop is the grand old US of A.
343 Industries are planning an end of year status update on Halo Infinite
343 Industries are planning an end of year status update on Halo Infinite
Earlier this year, 343 Industries announced that they were delaying Halo Infinite, originally planned as an Xbox Series X launch game, to 2021.
Xbox Game Studios Seemingly Working on Unannounced AAA Open World Game
Xbox Game Studios Seemingly Working on Unannounced AAA Open World Game
It seems Microsoft has partnered with an external studio to work on a new open world title.
Microsoft is Still Looking to Acquire More Developers to Add to Xbox Game Studios Portfolio
Microsoft is Still Looking to Acquire More Developers to Add to Xbox Game Studios Portfolio
"We’re still out there looking for other teams," says Xbox boss Phil Spencer.
Microsoft In Talks with Some Japanese Studios to Join Xbox Game Studios
Microsoft In Talks with Some Japanese Studios to Join Xbox Game Studios
The post Microsoft In Talks with Some Japanese Studios to Join Xbox Game Studios appeared first on Fextralife. Microsoft is interested to landing more Japanese developers for Xbox Game Studios according to a recent report. The post Microsoft In Talks with Some Japanese Studios to Join Xbox Game Studios appeared first on Fextralife.
Microsoft Has Reportedly Approached “Several” Japanese Developers for Acquisition Talks
Microsoft Has Reportedly Approached “Several” Japanese Developers for Acquisition Talks
The Xbox Game Studios portfolio could be expanding again in the future.
Halo 4 gets a few more days of testing, adds crossplay to Reach
Halo 4 gets a few more days of testing, adds crossplay to Reach
If there’s been one small positive about this year, it’s the reliable rollout of once console-locked Halo games on PC through Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
Sea Of Thieves is hunting shadow skeletons this Halloween
Sea Of Thieves is hunting shadow skeletons this Halloween
It’s time to put on your scariest pirating gear, because the Sea Of Thieves Halloween update is here.
Microsoft are still looking to buy more studios
Microsoft are still looking to buy more studios
Microsoft have been on a rampaging buying mid-size game studios in recent years, escalating to the point that they bought chuffing ZeniMax in September.
Xbox Series X/S Unboxing Videos are Now Available
Xbox Series X/S Unboxing Videos are Now Available
Take a closer look at the packaging and presentation of Microsoft's next-gen consoles.
Grounded swims with the fishes in the Koi Pond update
Grounded swims with the fishes in the Koi Pond update
Honey I Shrunk The Kids ’em up Grounded has taken a step into the deep end.
Gears 5 is replacing Marcus Fenix with Dave Bautista, if you want?
Gears 5 is replacing Marcus Fenix with Dave Bautista, if you want?
Continuing Gears Of War’s weird dalliance with celebrity, Gears 5 is adding Dave Bautista as a replacement actor for John DiMaggio’s Marcus Fenix.
Sightless Sea Of Thieves streamer plays by following sounds from his crewmates
Sightless Sea Of Thieves streamer plays by following sounds from his crewmates
How can someone steer a ship in Sea Of Thieves when they’re unable to see? Quite well, as it turns out.
Xbox chief knows you want Banjo-Kazooie, Crimson Skies, and Blinx sequels
Xbox chief knows you want Banjo-Kazooie, Crimson Skies, and Blinx sequels
Xbox Game Studios has a massive library of beloved gaming franchises to work with, and the options continue to grow with each additional developer Microsoft gobbles up.
Age Of Empires 3: Definitive Edition is out now
Age Of Empires 3: Definitive Edition is out now
After 15 years, Age Of Empires 3 returns today with a shiny new expanded version.
Ships in the knight: an Age Of Empires 2 match report
Ships in the knight: an Age Of Empires 2 match report
This is part 4 of Nate gets good at AoE2, a series in which Nate attempts to get really good at Age Of Empires 2, via the monstrous crucible of ranked online multiplayer.
No, Halo 5 wont be joining The Master Chief Collection on PC
No, Halo 5 wont be joining The Master Chief Collection on PC
Sorry, Mister Chief. With testing for Halo 4 about to begin for The Master Chief Collection on PC, 343 have once again confirmed that their first game will also be The MCC’s last – with no plans to bring Halo 5 into Captain Motocross’ big ol’ bundle.
Here are Sea Of Thieves' awkward school photos from before it became beautiful
Here are Sea Of Thieves' awkward school photos from before it became beautiful
Catch the moustaches on those lads! Believe it or not, this is what extremely gorgeous pirate adventure Sea Of Thieves looked like in its awkward adolescent phase.
Sea Of Thieves devs made a pirate shanty tribute to Van Halen
Sea Of Thieves devs made a pirate shanty tribute to Van Halen
Eddie Van Halen, song writer and lead guitarist of iconic rock band Van Halen, passed away this week.
Minecraft Dungeons getting cross-platform multiplayer and more DLC this year
Minecraft Dungeons getting cross-platform multiplayer and more DLC this year
Minecraft Dungeons didn’t get left out of Mojang’s Minecraft Live presentation this past weekend.
Ten New Titles, Critical Acclaim, and Exceptional Engagement Mark a Record Year for Xbox Game Studios
Ten New Titles, Critical Acclaim, and Exceptional Engagement Mark a Record Year for Xbox Game Studios
I’m inspired by the dedication and extraordinary work across our many talented creative teams within Xbox Game Studios to launch a record number of first party games this year.
Microsoft Flight Sim has impaled Japan with two massive spires
Microsoft Flight Sim has impaled Japan with two massive spires
For every action, there must be an equal and opposite reaction.
Microsoft Flight Sim's next World Update is taking on the USA
Microsoft Flight Sim's next World Update is taking on the USA
Following this week’s brief trip to Japan, Microsoft Flight Simulator is already booking its next intercontinental clean-up flight.
Ground September Update Adds Ziplines, Revamps the Hedge
Ground September Update Adds Ziplines, Revamps the Hedge
A new world landmark, tougher Ant Soldiers and much more also included.
Grounded has added ziplines and Halloween décor
Grounded has added ziplines and Halloween décor
The backyard is booming and boo-ing with new stuff in early access miniature survival game Grounded.
A perfectly normal abyss has appeared in Microsoft Flight Sim
A perfectly normal abyss has appeared in Microsoft Flight Sim
Yup. That seems about right. After evicting the Queen and erecting a colossal monolith in Melbourne, the unknowable architect behind Microsoft Flight Simulator‘s world gen now appears to have pulled at the very fabric of the Earth, ripping a massive hole out of a field in South America.
Xbox Wire in Russian Officially Launches
Xbox Wire in Russian Officially Launches
Xbox Wire, the official news site for all things Xbox, has arrived in Russia! Now, Xbox fans, journalists and content creators in Russia will be able to receive first-hand news and articles about consoles and services – including Xbox Series X, Xbox Game Pass, and everything related to the Xbox Game Studios and partner studios.
Microsoft Flight Sim descends on an improved Japan today
Microsoft Flight Sim descends on an improved Japan today
Having already fit the world on my hard drive, Microsoft Flight Simulator now begins the long and painful process of making it all look a bit nicer.
Microsoft Flight Simulator improving Japan in first “world update” next week
Microsoft Flight Simulator improving Japan in first “world update” next week
Microsoft announced during their Tokyo Games Show stream today that Japan will be the next country to get touched up by hand in Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Review: Ori And The Will Of The Wisps - This Xbox Classic Is A Must-Have On Switch
Review: Ori And The Will Of The Wisps - This Xbox Classic Is A Must-Have On Switch
A beautiful sequel that stands on its own merits. Back in September of 2019, one of the most surprising announcements was that Ori and the Blind Forest, an indie game under the ownership of Xbox Game Studios, would be getting a port on the Switch.
Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S Pre-orders Now Live
Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S Pre-orders Now Live
Both consoles can now be pre-ordered ahead of their November 10th launch.
Halo 3: ODST has arrived on PC
Halo 3: ODST has arrived on PC
Halo: The Master Chief Collection has gained another game, except this one isn’t actually about that Master Chief guy.
Microsoft Now Has 23 First-Party Studios, Here's What They're Making
Microsoft Now Has 23 First-Party Studios, Here's What They're Making
Yesterday, Microsoft announced it is buying up Bethesda and all of the publisher’s game studios.
Future Bethesda Titles Will Launch on Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC
Future Bethesda Titles Will Launch on Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC
Xbox boss Phil Spencer is also excited about the roadmap for future titles, "some announced and many unannounced."
Microsoft has acquired Bethesda parent company ZeniMax Media
Microsoft has acquired Bethesda parent company ZeniMax Media
Microsoft details a massive deal that includes ownership of Bethesda, and what that means for the likes of Fallout and The Elder Scrolls.