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Gears Of War 4 Comes To Xbox Game Pass December 1

Gears of War 4 will be added to the Xbox Game Pass on December 1, 2017, according to a mildly cryptic tweet from Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb, the Director of Programming for Xbox Live. https://twitter.…

November 16, 2017 | 02:25 EST

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Spotify Finally Heading To Xbox One

After years of exclusivity to the PlayStation ecosystem, it seems that Spotify is likely well on its way to being available for the Xbox One as reported by Eurogamer. A post by /u/Geralt_De_Rivia on…

August 4, 2017 | 12:38 EDT

XBox One Dot Com

Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1 With 100+ Games

The Xbox Game Pass service will be launching on June 1, 2017, with over 100 games available in its catalog as reported by Major Nelson. Announced earlier this year, the Xbox Game Pass is a…

May 28, 2017 | 04:43 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass, Subscription Based Service Announced

Today on Major Nelson's Xbox Live Blog Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, announced the Xbox Game Pass, a new subscription service that will allow subscribers to have unrestricted access to over 100 Xbox…

February 28, 2017 | 12:18 EST

Games With Gold February 2017

Xbox Games With Gold March 2017

Only a couple of days away from the end of the shortest month of the year and Major Nelson has revealed what Games With Gold Xbox Gold subscribers can expect to get their hands on once it rolls…

February 27, 2017 | 12:18 EST

Games with Gold July 2016

Games with Gold July 2016

July begins this Friday and that means subscribers to the Xbox Live Gold program will be getting access to two Xbox One, and two Xbox 360 games for free as part of the Games with Gold program. A game…

June 29, 2016 | 05:43 EDT

Xbox One Controller Update

Xbox One Update goes live today

Today a new Xbox One and Windows 10 Xbox app update has been released, the update is available to download it now. All of these changes have been available for Xbox preview members earlier this month…

March 23, 2016 | 11:40 EDT

Xbox Spring Sale Preview

Xbox Spring Sale starts March 20th

The Xbox Spring Sale is starting on the 20th of March and with it there are plenty of deals for those who already have an Xbox and some even better deals for those who might be thinking of getting…

March 18, 2016 | 04:40 EDT

Games With Gold March 2016 Preview

Games With Gold March 2016 - Some detective work went into this one

Normally we have to wait another couple of days before we get to learn what Games with Gold we're going to get for the next month but after a leak on by casualgamer80 and a false start…

February 24, 2016 | 09:58 EST

Xbox Backwards Compatible Jan 2016

Xbox One Gets 10 New Backwards Compatible Titles

More backwards compatible titles have been revealed via Major Nelson's blog and are now available on your Xbox One. Xbox is adding more and more titles to the catalog of Xbox 360 games that you are…

January 21, 2016 | 10:57 EST

Games with Gold December Preview

Games with Gold December 2015 - An extra game for holiday cheer!

Thanksgiving isn't even past and Major Nelson has dropped the next allotment of Games with Gold titles on us. Announced today via his blog Major Nelson has revealed that gamers will also be getting…

November 25, 2015 | 06:56 EST

Windows 10 Devices Hands On Event

Windows 10 Devices Hands-On Event – Halo 5, XBox One, and Golf

Now that I've talked about my time with the Surface Pro 4 & Surface Pen and a nice chat about the new Lumia phones, I can talk about the rest of the Windows 10 Devices Hands-On Event. Some things…

October 10, 2015 | 10:00 EDT

Xbox One Bundle 2

Xbox One Holiday Bundle announced

This is now the second day of Microsoft's week of Xbox One bundle reveals and with it we're getting a generic holiday bundle. Announced over at Major Nelson's blog we get a look at the new bundle. If…

September 29, 2015 | 01:39 EDT

Rise of the Tomb Raider Bundle

First new Xbox One bundle of the week announced

 Major Nelson has just announced via his blog the first of the new Xbox One bundles to be released this holiday season. As well as this announcement he has also reiterated that a new Xbox One bundle…

September 28, 2015 | 02:41 EDT

1TB Xbox One

New Xbox One console with more space and new controller

Xbox Live's Major Nelson has just announced via his blog that the rumors of the new Xbox One console with expanded storage will be releasing later this month. On top of the space the Xbox One will…

June 9, 2015 | 10:33 EDT

Games WIth Gold January 2015

Games With Gold January 2015

It's nearing the end of December and the event that everyone is waiting for is upon us, no it's not Christmas but Major Nelson has released the list for what games will be available for free with…

December 22, 2014 | 02:25 EST

Xbox One

New Xbox One update to add snap features and more

Information detailing the October Xbox One update was announced on Xbox Live's Major Nelson's blog. This update is currently being rolled out to all members of the Xbox Live Preview Program but the…

September 9, 2014 | 11:57 EDT


Games With Gold July 2014

Xbox's Major Nelson has just updated his blog revealing the games that subscribers of Xbox Gold will get coming up this July as part of Microsoft's Games with Gold program. Three new games will be…

June 26, 2014 | 05:06 EDT