Showing posts with label Xbox Game Pass. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Xbox Game Pass. Show all posts

Friday, November 15, 2019

Bleeding Edge Release Date

Ninja Theory announced a 2020 release date for their upcoming multiplayer brawler Bleeding Edge at X019.

Following a leak ahead of E3 2019 press conference back in June, developer Ninja Theory officially revealed Bleeding Edge, their brand-new IP at Xbox press briefing event for PC, Steam, Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass service.

Up until now there was no set release date other than a single cinematic trailer from E3 and today, Microsoft has announced for the 4v4 multiplayer team brawler game to come out on March 24, 2020 at X019 livestream event.

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Bleeding Edge Release Date

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In a newly dropped trailer to herald its arrival, Ninja Theory offers an in-depth look at playable combatants.




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Debuted at latest episode of Inside Xbox, a brand-new fighter named Cass is introduced, who is a hybrid assassin with deadly skills. Rest of its eccentric range of characters was also seen doing some prep for their next battle as well.

On top of exclusive pre-order bonus, players will be given access to Closed Beta program on February 14 and March 13. Joining the mayhem early on before March 21, 2020 will earn you Punk Pack in-game bonus cosmetics content.

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Ninja Theory has previously worked on titles like DmC: Devil May Cry and Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice. Last year, Microsoft Studios has acquired the studio alongside a few others in to produce new games for PC and next-gen Xbox consoles.

Bleeding Edge is going to be published by Xbox Game Studios and is currently available to pre-order for $29.99 retail price only. At launch, both cross play and cross save support will be accessible on all three different platforms.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Cities: Skylines, Elder Scrolls Online and The Surge on Xbox Free Play Days

Members of Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate gets to play Cities: Skylines, Elder Scrolls Online and The Surge on current Free Play Days event.

Some exciting new games are heading to Free Play Days event of this weekend and one of them will be available for a week. Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can download and play these titles during this period.

Starting on November 6, 7:00 AM PDT, Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited to become available to jump on board with throughout an entire week and will be on hand for players up until November 13, 7:00 PM PDT.

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Cities: Skylines, Elder Scrolls Online and The Surge on Xbox Free Play Days

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Then on November 7, 12:01 AM PDT, both Cities: Skylines and The Surge comes to Xbox Free Play Days to be up to November 10, 11:59 AM PDT. Members will find these titles on Gold member area of Xbox One console dashboard.

Explore Tamriel within ESO base game that 24 playable zones like Morrowind and others as you want. Start your epic journey by becoming anyone from four classes with free 500 Crowns to get items you need from Crown Store.

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Otherwise, assume the role of mayor in a metropolis playing Cities: Skylines to build an aspiring city of tomorrow. Xbox One version for Free Play Days comes with After Dark expansion on top of its base game, offering more content.

If none of that suits your style and you want to get some taste of action role-playing, then 2017 sci-fi release The Surge from developer Deck13 Interactive and publisher Focus Home Interactive might be a good fit for you.

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Players who already experienced ESO in Free Play Days earlier can pick right up from where you left off. Enjoy a solid 50% off on Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited at $9.99 if you wish to continue playing even after this week.

Both Cities: Skylines and The Surge are also offering a whopping 75% off over their retail price. Picking up Augmented Edition of the latter on same discounted rates will provide you additional expansion pack and weapons DLC pack.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

NBA 2K20 on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days event offers all Xbox Live Gold members basketball simulation title NBA 2K20 for free this weekend.

Many subscribers of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate services are getting their hands on more new games on Xbox One consoles than usual each week lately and all thanks to the return of Free Play Days event.

On peak of current NBA season, basketball simulation game NBA 2K20 from developer Visual Concepts and publisher 2K Games comes to Xbox Free Play Days for this weekend on October 24, 12:01 AM PDT/3:01 AM EDT.

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NBA 2K20 on Xbox Free Play Days

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Players will get full access to all gameplay features, various modes and customization options just like any free weekends. In local multiplayer play, you can bring up to four-players and go for a total of ten when in online matches.

Graphics improvement includes 4K Ultra HD visuals and added enhancement for Xbox One X consoles. Sports fans sure wouldn't want to miss this exciting, limited time opportunity of playing with their favorite NBA superstars.

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Getting heavily review-bombed on Metacritic and Steam for being riddled with micro-transactions and other issues last month, players on Xbox consoles with Live Gold membership can have a chance now to test the game for free.

Even when Xbox Free Play Days comes to a close on October 27, 11:59 PM PDT/2:59 AM EDT, you can still buy NBA 2K20 Standard Edition at only $40.19. Both Digital Deluxe and Legend Edition are available at some great discount as well.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Xbox Game Pass to Add Afterparty, LEGO Star Wars and More

Ahead of Halloween 2019, new titles like Afterparty, Secret Neighbor and more comes to Xbox Game Pass.

As we are nearing Halloween 2019 and end of October, few more exciting titles have made their way to Xbox Game Pass and members will likely to find some games from the list to engage with to keep busy until first week of November.

Xbox One players with a monthly membership to Game Pass are about to have their dosage of spooky titles that would have them getting chased by alien sharks, having a drink with the devil and more to make them want to scream.

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Xbox Game Pass to Add Afterparty, LEGO Star Wars and More

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Afterparty | Console, Ultimate
When best buds Milo and Lola find themselves down in Hell for an eternity shortly after being deceased, they discovers a way to get back to Earth once again by only defeating Satan in a drinking game to avoid damnation.

Depending on every action, in-game story will change through an intelligent conversation system between them. Meanwhile, spend time playing beer pong, take dance-off challenge or get into chugging competitions to pass time.

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Afterparty on Xbox Game Pass

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LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars | Console, Ultimate
For every interpretation of LEGO-themed franchises, players get an added dose of humor on top of their favorite series and LEGO Star Wars III is no different at that, featuring all-new stories from legendary era of "The Clone Wars".

Aside from inclusion of some real-time strategy elements, majority of gameplay mechanics is similar to past games from the series. You are also allowed to swap between characters during combat, solving puzzles or switch teams in boss battles.

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LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars on Xbox Game Pass

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Secret Neighbor | Console, Ultimate
As a follow-up to 2017 survival horror stealth game Hello Neighbor from developer Dynamic Pixels and publisher TinyBuild Games, multiplayer social horror game Secret Neighbor is placed in between Act 1 and Act 2 of the first game.

Its main plot premise centers on a group of kids trying to break into a basement of their creepy neighbor, Mr. Peterson. What they don't even suspect is one of them is secretly Peterson in disguise as they try and rescue one of their own.

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Secret Neighbor on Xbox Game Pass

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Subnautica | Console, Ultimate
Delve deep into an aquatic alien world in underwater open-world survival action-adventure game Subnautica by developer/publisher Unknown Worlds Entertainment that encourage you to explore its vast territory filled with mysteries.

Players pick themselves up from a collapsed starship after crash-landing in a deep-sea and take on an adventure into unknown. From small threats to larger predators of ocean, there are many elements of terror that you have to survive against.

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Subnautica on Xbox Game Pass

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On a friendly reminder, all Game Pass members can get their hands on upcoming first-person sci-fi RPG title The Outer Worlds by developer Obsidian Entertainment and publisher Private Division on PC and Xbox One console platform at launch.

Right now, signing up to Xbox Game Pass monthly subscription will cost you only $1 for first month if you haven't already. Also, players can use mobile app to browse through entire games collection and download them to your consoles.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Crusader Kings 3 Announced

Paradox Interactive officially announces their upcoming grand strategy game Crusader Kings III at PDXCON 2019.

After totally redefining grand strategy genre of games by releasing Crusader Kings II back in early 2012, developer/publisher Paradox Interactive has spent last few years adding more story to it with a series of DLC expansion packs.

In celebration of their PDXCON 2019 annual convention, Paradox has officially announced upcoming dynasty simulator Crusader Kings III as a worthy sequel to CKII, all set to come out for PC on Steam and Xbox Game Pass in 2020.

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Crusader Kings 3 Announced

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An official trailer showcases what sort of measures it takes to build your medieval dynasty and secure your throne.




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It took seven years for new generation of strategy games is about to receive a worthy heir. Players are offered a chance to create their own realm in medieval era to conquer and establish their family dynasty in an alternate history setting.

Europe of middle ages would require cunning tactics and constant scheming to keep things running in order. Other than newly added 3D-rendered character models, detailed maps are included to explore many new stories.

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To determine how you want things to unfold, pay attention over culture and religion, so that enemy forces will have something more to worry about. A lot of familiar gameplay mechanics will return alongside a few surprising new features.

Starting from 2004, Crusader Kings franchise has been out there for fifteen years now and millions of players have experienced this epic series full of drama, heartbreak and treachery as a result of well-placed strategy of their rivals.

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Those who are not quite familiar with can jump on board along with series veterans since its predecessor title Crusader Kings II has now permanently became free-to-play and keep busy until the recently revealed sequel arrives next year.

In coming months, Paradox Interactive will eventually come up with an official release date and some more details on gameplay for Crusader Kings III. Next year, cult medieval action will make a return to series that fans loved so much.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Stellaris and The Division 2 on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days event brings Planetfall, Stellaris and The Division 2 this weekend for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate members.

Ever since the return of Free Play Days event, Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members are getting chance to play new and exciting titles for free on Xbox One consoles that players are really enjoying very much.

On this weekend, you can try out Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Stellaris: Console Edition and Tom Clancy's The Division 2 for free starting from October 17, 12:01 AM PDT/3:01 AM EDT through October 20, 11:59 PM PDT/2:59 AM EDT.

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Stellaris and The Division 2 on Xbox Free Play Days

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Planetfall is a latest installment from turn-based strategy game series Age of Wonders from developer Triumph Studios and publisher Paradox Interactive that came out only a few months ago and features six factions to play with.

Another strategy game from Paradox Interactive, sci-fi title Stellaris is set in year 2200 and players are in charge of a species to lead them to space domination while engaging with other alien races and try to expand your empire.

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A long-awaited sequel to The Division by developer Massive Entertainment and publisher Ubisoft, action role-playing game The Division 2 has improved on its predecessor in terms of gameplay and story campaign.

This critically acclaimed third-person shooter has engaging co-op aspects and side missions to keep players hooked for months. From abilities, skills and weapons loadout, everything goes hand in hand with your playstyle.

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Sign into your account to install the games from Microsoft Store and play for free using Xbox Live Gold membership. Of course, you can carry out all in-game progress and Gamerscore by purchasing those titles to keep things going.

Offering some exclusive promotional discount, The Division 2 Standard Edition comes to a 65% off followed by Gold and Ultimate Edition at 70%. Also enjoy 40% price cut on Year 1 Pass to access VIP status and all Year 1 Episodes instantly.

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall Standard and Deluxe Edition can be acquired in 20% discount but getting Premium Edition will save you 30%. Both Standard and Deluxe Edition of Stellaris console version gives you a simple 30% off price.

Considering limited time Free Play Days event is here only for the weekend, try to make the most of your Live Gold or Game Pass Ultimate membership by keeping yourself busy with these exciting games or get them in a reduced price.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days event on Xbox Live Gold offers all members action RPG hack and slash title Warhammer: Chaosbane for free.

In a latest Free Play Days event draft on this weekend, action role-playing game Warhammer: Chaosbane from developer Eko Software and publisher Bigben Interactive is coming for members of Xbox Live Gold service.

Starting right away from October 10, 12:01 AM PDT/3:01 AM EDT, players on Xbox One consoles can jump on board for free and continue their weekend-long adventure until October 13, 11:59 PM PDT/2:59 AM EDT.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane on Xbox Free Play Days

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Fans of dungeon crawling genre that played notable titles like Diablo and Victor Vran would love to get in the world of its fast-paced action RPG. Either take on Chaos on your own or party up with a group of friends for some co-op play.

Players can pick a hero from four different character classes in a world that is ravaged by war and magic of Chaos hordes. Aside from a base story mode campaign, there is a boss rush mode and myriad of dungeons for varied experience.

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When this short window of Free Play Days is finally over, you can still keep playing by purchasing any of both Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition at 30% off, or just go for Magnus Edition to enjoy more content at 33% discount.

Warhammer: Chaosbane is first hack and slash entry within the vast Warhammer universe and designed to be highly replayable. Following a major content update recently, this will be a great starting point for any to join the battle.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Xbox Game Pass to Add Dishonored 2, World War Z and More

More games including Dishonored 2, Felix the Reaper and World War Z are coming on October 2019 for Xbox Game Pass.

Every new month brings in a fresh bunch of great titles into Xbox Game Pass service for both PC and Xbox console. October 2019 has already kicked-off and its initial lineup looks pretty promising for players with different game cravings.

Microsoft has rallied up a mixture of a few popular AAA-titles and upcoming indies in Game Pass library for members this month to make sure they all have a busy autumn schedule up ahead playing these and earn rewards points.

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Xbox Game Pass to Add Dishonored 2, World War Z and More

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Dishonored 2
As a follow-up to critically-acclaimed stealth based game Dishonored by developer Arkane Studios and publisher Bethesda Softworks, its action-adventure sequel Dishonored 2 puts Empress Emily Kaldwin in role of main protagonist.

Emily fights to reclaim her throne after being overthrown by Delilah Copperspoon, who claims to be the true ruler of Dunwall. As a successor of her mentor and supernatural assassin Corvo Attano, she attempts to find a way to defeat the wicked witch.

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Dishonored 2 on Xbox Game Pass

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Fallout: New Vegas
Before hyping up gamers in recent years for their upcoming RPG title The Outer Worlds, developer Obsidian Entertainment made a reputation for themselves by delivering Fallout series spin-off title Fallout: New Vegas back in 2010.

A backward compatible game from Xbox 360, this post-apocalyptic action RPG lets player assume control of a character named Courier, who is on a mission to deliver a package to New Vegas fighting against many overwhelming odds.

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Fallout: New Vegas on Xbox Game Pass

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Felix the Reaper
Debuting through Game Pass on October 17, developer Kong Orange and publisher Daedalic Entertainment has created a quirky musical puzzle adventure for players where they make act as a reaper and dance around doing their job.

Felix the Reaper is about its titular character, a Ministry of Death employee to fall in love with Betty from Ministry of Life. Able to turn sun at will, he moves and works in shadow to create pathway to complete his objective of ensuring death.

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Felix the Reaper on Xbox Game Pass

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Panzer Dragoon Orta
Another Xbox 360 backward compatible title Panzer Dragoon Orta is an old-school rail shooter title by developer Smilebit and publisher Sega. Gameplay features aerial combat as you control a dragon and plays out in episodic manner.

In this fourth installment in mainline Panzer Dragoon series, lead character Orta is freed after lifelong imprisonment by a mysterious dragon that becomes her means for survival from a legion of imperial enemies on her pursuit.

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World War Z
An unexpectedly hit title from an over saturated genre of zombie games, third-person shooter World War Z from developer Saber Interactive and publisher Mad Dog Games is set on the same universe of 2013 movie of the same name.

You and a group of players can band together to put up a fight for survival and outlive the dead. Embracing many popular co-op gameplay aspects of past games in facing hordes of undead is what makes it a spiritual successor of Left 4 Dead.

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World War Z on Xbox Game Pass

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Yooka-Laylee
Heavily inspired by Banjo-Kazooie series, developer Playtonic Games and publisher Team17 came up with a platform game in 2017 titled Yooka-Laylee that features a chameleon named Yooka and his companion, a bat named Laylee.

Players would go out wandering collect items, fight enemies and solve puzzles while looking for golden book pages called "Pagies" that works as in-game currency to unlock new worlds to explore or expand the ones previously unlocked.

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Yooka-Laylee on Xbox Game Pass

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Also to remind everyone that The Outer Worlds is coming to Game Pass on October 25 for both PC and Xbox One. Plus, Xbox Studios Sale is going live soon from October 7 and you can enjoy up to 50% discount on some select games.

If you don't own a monthly membership to Xbox Game Pass yet, you can simply sign up right away by spending only $1 for your first month. It will surely be worth your bucks for a catalog of more than 100 great games to play at your will.