Xbox Game Pass adds Dead Island – but you’ll have to be quick

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can jump into zombie-thumping action RPG Dead Island for free this weekend. Following the reveal of Dead Island 2 at Gamescom Opening Night Live last month, the first game in the comically grotesque zombie series will be free to play on Xbox for a limited time. According to a Microsoft […]

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Xbox Game Pass’ mysterious Ben & Jerry’s listing was actually a game in disguise

A listing for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream briefly appeared on Xbox Game Pass, but what looked like an erroneous app was actually a rudimentary shooting gallery in disguise. Titled XBET_Test_Product_4, the game appeared on Xbox Game Pass with an icon picturing a tub of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Several Reddit (opens in new […]

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Xbox Elite Controller Series 2’s Home button just got a whole lot more colorful

Ever looked at that bright white Home button on your Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 and wondered: ‘what if it was purple?’ Well now it can be, with the latest Xbox update.  Microsoft has rolled out an update for the Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 that allows color customization of the Home button. Want to […]

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A hit Xbox Game Pass adventure game is coming to Nintendo Switch and PS5

Foxy Zelda-like Tunic is coming to Nintendo and PlayStation platforms this September, after hitting Xbox consoles and PC earlier in the year. An adventure RPG that riffs on old-school Zelda titles, Tunic made quite a splash when it launched on Xbox Series X|S and PC back in March. It’ll be making the jump to Nintendo […]

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GoldenEye on Xbox Game Pass won’t include online multiplayer

Classic Nintendo 64 stealth shooter GoldenEye is coming to Xbox and Nintendo Switch, but will be missing a key feature on Microsoft’s platform. Coinciding with the game’s 25th anniversary, a remastered version of GoldenEye is set to launch on Xbox Game Pass and the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack tier soon. According to a post […]

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Deathlop will look a bit different when it hits Xbox Game Pass next week

Update: September 15, 2022 Microsoft has confirmed that Deathloop will be coming to Xbox on September 20. The FPS will be moving to Xbox Series X|S as well as Xbox Game Pass, and is up for pre-order and pre-installation now. Developer Arkane will also release a new update across all platforms, introducing some big new […]

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The second-best Assassin’s Creed just dropped on Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass subscribers can now dip into Ancient Greek RPG Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.  Microsoft announced it had swooped up Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for its subscription service during the Xbox Tokyo Game Show livestream (opens in new tab). And it’s live on Xbox Game Pass right now. The second game to release in the series’ […]

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Xbox boss won’t rule out Xbox Series X price hike in the future

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said Microsoft doesn’t plan to raise the price of its flagship consoles in the near future, but hasn’t ruled out a price hike down the line. After Sony raised the price of the PS5 last month in response to rising manufacturing costs, consumers have been wondering if Microsoft will follow […]

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