Latest ID@Xbox News

Agents of Mayhem, MXGP3, and Thomas was Alone Now Available in Xbox Game Pass

Three more games were due to be added to Xbox Game Pass in November. Now, Agents of Mayhem, MXGP3, and Thomas was Alone have all been added to the program today.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 21 comments

Fortnite Heads to the Wild West

This week's content part of update 6.30 doesn't make any major changes. Instead, we get the start of another Limited Time Mode, plus there are new weapons for both Battle Royale and Save The World.

Posted 19 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Friday the 13th: The Game Patch Fixes Collision Issues and Floating Objects

While no more new content will be added to the game, the team promised they would still support the title into the future, and a patch has arrived with the latest round of bug fixes and quality of life improvements.

Posted 19 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Weekend Announcements November 16-18th: Shakes on a Plane, Altero, Kova and More

The weekend may have been relatively quiet compared to the last, but there are five new titles to meet today, most of which will be arriving on Xbox One thanks to ID@Xbox.

Posted 20 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

The 20 Top Rated Games from the Xbox Black Friday Sale

The Xbox Black Friday sale is now available for all. If you're struggling to decide what to spend your hard earned cash on, here's a list of 20 games with the highest average community rating that are currently on sale.

Posted 20 days ago by Dave Horobin, 26 comments

AWAY: Journey to the Unexpected Trailer Shows Some Gameplay

In AWAY: Journey to the Unexpected, it really will be about the friends we made along the way. The latest gameplay trailer for the upcoming action game shows a few of those friends, as well as its fair share of enemies.

Posted 20 days ago by Andy Mills, 2 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning November 19th, 2018

There are 13 new releases, although only two are appearing at retail. DICE's Battlefield V appears for all players, while those with a taste for the more sedentary way of living can once again manage their own farm.

Posted 20 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing November 19th 2018

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away a code for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 21 days ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

TGN Podcast: X018 Reaction, PlayStation Skipping E3 2019 and More

Welcome to episode seven of the TGN podcast, where Ollie, Jack and I catch up with all of the X018 news, chat about PlayStation's decision to skip next year's E3, and more.

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Horobin, 22 comments

HRX: Realm Royale Xbox One Beta Expands to More Players, Cross-Play Planned

At the Hi-Rez Expo, it was announced that a flood of new Realm Royale beta codes will be going out to Xbox One players. During beta, Realm will also have cross-play with the PC version.

Posted 24 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

HRX: Paladins Getting More Crossplay, New Champion and Season 2 Improvements

Paladins news from the Hi-Rez Expo includes the upcoming addition of PC cross-play and cross-progression, the reveal of new champion Imani and what players can expect in the hero shooter's second season.

Posted 24 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

HRX: SMITE Season 6 Gods Revealed With Cross-Play, New Arena Map & More

SMITE developer Titan Forge Studios took to the stage to announce the third-person MOBA's 99th and 100th playable characters, upcoming cross-play and cross-progression and a new Arena map.

Posted 24 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Guacamelee! STC Edition Disappears from Xbox Game Pass Without Warning

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition has mysteriously disappeared from the list of Game Pass titles without warning.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 37 comments

Update 7 Makes Pit People Pitlicious

The Pitlicious doesn't just fix bugs and make minor quality of life improvements; instead, it adds plenty of what developer Behemoth calls “hey, wouldn’t it be cool if…?” moments and 13 new achievements.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Fortnite Starts a Food Fight

Mouse and keyboard functionality isn't the only thing v6.30 brought along -- it also adds new weapons, a new Food Fight limited time mode for Battle Royale, and plenty of front end improvements for Save the World.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Cinematic Trailer

Bormin the boar and Dux the duck ham it up in the cinematic trailer for Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, the upcoming adaptation of pen and paper RPG Mutant.

Posted 25 days ago by Lucy Wood, 7 comments

Rival Megagun Release Date and Trailer Revealed

The classic shoot-em-up game Rival Megagun has been given a release date of November 29th. With the announcement comes a brand new trailer, and a few screenshots to show off the upcoming release.

Posted 25 days ago by Nicole René, 2 comments

Construction Simulator 2 Review

Construction Simulator 2 balances realism and accessibility, giving a fascinating insight into building processes and a deeper appreciation of specialist construction machinery.

Posted 25 days ago by Lucy Wood, 14 comments

Astroneer Full Release Coming February 6th, 2019

After initial indications that the interplanetary adventure would be leaving Game Preview in December, the full release of Astroneer is now due February 6th, 2019. Check out the launch trailer and new screenshots right here.

Posted 25 days ago by James Kearle, 3 comments

Telltale Games Enters Liquidation, Games Disappear from Steam

Telltale Games is going through liquidation proceedings, but more worryingly, their titles are disappearing from Steam's store. Could their Xbox titles be next?

Posted 25 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 93 comments

Nippon Marathon Racing Towards December Release

PQube has announced the release date for party racer Nippon Marathon via a new trailer featuring a song performed by Diana Garnet (Naruto: Shippuden outro).

Posted 26 days ago by Lucy Wood, 6 comments

Desert Child Announces Release Date With New Trailer

The release date for Desert Child has been announced and players won't have to wait long for the hoverbike racing adventure as it's on the way this December.

Posted 26 days ago by Andy Mills, 4 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for The Shapeshifting Detective

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for The Shapeshifting Detective, which released last week and received a score of four out of five in our site review.

Posted 26 days ago by Dave Horobin, 274 comments

Subnautica Gets Game Preview Exit Date and Physical Release

Subnautica developer Unknown Worlds has announced the underwater exploration title is exiting Xbox Game Preview after two and a half years in the program. There will also be a physical release.

Posted 27 days ago by Kelly Packard, 22 comments

SMITE's Celestial Domination Patch Hits Consoles

SMITE's latest patch arrived on consoles today. The update, which is numbered 5.21 and is called Celestial Domination, adds a new Adventure mode of the same name, continues the Hera's Odyssey event and more.

Posted 27 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

My Time at Portia Gets Crafty in New Trailer

My Time at Portia has been billed as Harvest Moon meets Dark Cloud, or like if Animal Crossing had combat and crafting. This new trailer dives deep into Portia's crafting elements. Take a look at all the new toys you can build.

Posted 27 days ago by Mark Delaney, 6 comments

The Culling Goes Free to Play

The Culling, the battle royale game from Xaviant that was removed from the Microsoft Store in September, is now back on the store and free to play.

Posted 27 days ago by Caleb Greer, 21 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning November 12th, 2018

November is meant to be one of the busiest months of the year for game releases, but this week it's fairly quiet with just six new releases. Having said that, there are some fairly big titles among them.

Posted 28 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 28 comments

Newest DLC For Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Back to Ubersreik Is Due In December

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 developer FatShark hopes to send us on a nostalgic trip when they release their next DLC "Back to Ubersreik" in December.

Posted 28 days ago by James Kearle, 5 comments

Killing Floor 2 Recruits Gary Busey to Deliver Season's Beatings

Tripwire Interactive will bring a new twist to Christmas this year, with Gary Busey playing Badass Santa in the "Twisted Christmas: Season’s Beatings" update for Killing Floor 2.

Posted 29 days ago by Lucy Wood, 14 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing November 12th 2018

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 29 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

PUBG, Hellblade, 14 More Games Announced for Xbox Game Pass

X018 is here, and with it come 16 games to be added to Game Pass. Check out the full list of games coming to the subscription service as early as this Monday and with many more coming on their launch days.

Posted 29 days ago by Nicole René, 124 comments

Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition Physical Release Canceled

Team Cherry has announced the physical release of Hollow Knight, which was scheduled for spring 2019 following the game's September digital launch, has been canceled.

Posted 30 days ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments

Party With Friends in SMITE for Double Everything

This weekend in SMITE, players can earn double worshipers, experience and favor while partied with at least one other player. Don't forget to use team boosters while in the match lobby for a 4x bonus.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Ten Upcoming ID@Xbox Games You Shouldn't Miss

There are over 3,000 studios currently creating ID@Xbox games to be released in the future. It's almost impossible to cover them all, but here are ten of those games that we think will be worth your time.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 15 comments

The Shapeshifting Detective Review

Have you ever watched a murder mystery show and thought that you could do a better job than the detectives? The Shapeshifting Detective is an FMV game that allows you to prove just how good of a sleuth you really are.

Posted 1 month ago by Ethan Anderson, 7 comments

Descenders' Latest Update Brings Both Tricks And Treats

The aptly named Trick-or-Treat update for biking roguelike Descenders has brought both in equal measure, with a new trick (and bail) system and more treats for players to earn.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

October 2018 Delistings: NBA, Midnight Club, and Surprise Relistings

In total, there were four Xbox One games and three Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store. In more positive news, two Games on Demand made a surprise return to the marketplace.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 38 comments

Insane Robots Update Adds New Max The Cash Mode

The newest update for Insane Robots adds a new Max The Cash mode, as well as easier robot unlocks and the ability to use your robots in different modes.

Posted 1 month ago by Megan Walton, 7 comments

Pinstripe Not So Nice Guy Achievement Fixed

Pinstripe's unobtainable Not So Nice Guy achievement has been fixed. This means all 12 achievements are now obtainable, and all 1,000 gamerscore can be earned.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning November 5th, 2018

There are 16 new releases this week on Xbox One both digitally and at retail, two of which are also heading to Windows 10.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 15 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing November 5th 2018

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away for each code we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

A Necessary Darkness in SMITE Fixes True Nightmare

This week saw the arrival of version 5.20, otherwise dubbed "A Necessary Darkness". The patch adds new God skins and other purchasable items, as well as the usual bug fixes players can expect to see.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Games with Gold Titles Revealed for November 2018

We have just two days of October left, but never fear because Microsoft has finally announced the four titles we will see joining their Games with Gold program over the next month.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 236 comments

Celebrate Halloween With Six Date Specific Achievements

A massive five games make use of October 31st to get people to make progress towards or to unlock six achievements between them.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning October 29th, 2018

At retail, players can choose to venture into a world inspired by H.P. Lovecraft, or they can revisit a LEGO world based on the works of J.K. Rowling. Alternatively, ID@Xbox bring seven of the remaining digital titles.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

November 2018 Xbox Game Pass Additions: Sniper Elite 4, GRIP, and More to Come

Microsoft has confirmed five additional titles to be coming to the program, with more to be announced at XO18 in November.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 63 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing October 29th 2018

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away for each code we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

Have A Listen To Another Track From Wargroove

While we wait for Wargroove following the game's recent delay, developer Chucklefish has provided another track from Phonetic Hero -- "Creeping Ivy", the main theme of commander Sedge -- for our listening pleasure.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Super Street: The Game Update Addresses Controls, Physics and More

Super Street: The Game didn't have the super launch its name would imply, only holding a 2-star rating from TrueAchievements users and earning 1.5 stars in our official review. A patch looks to fix that.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments