All News tagged with 'Xbox LIVE Event'

Gears of War 4 Get Griffin Challenge Revealed

Players will have a limited-time opportunity to unlock fan-favorite Aaron Griffin as a playable character in Gears of War 4. The character first appeared in the Gears storyline as a CEO-turned-Stranded leader in Gears of War 3.

Posted 6 days ago by Kelly Packard, 72 comments

Call of Duty: WWII Begins Blitzkrieg Event

Sledgehammer Games has begun a community event. The Blitzkrieg event runs for three weeks from now until May 8th and offers a variety of XP bonuses and new additions.

Posted 7 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

GTA Online Begins The Vespucci Job

In this week's update, developer Rockstar has added a new game mode and three new vehicles to keep things fresh for players.

Posted 7 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

Play Injustice 2 Free This Weekend

Want a chance to play a game featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, or Supergirl, among more than 30 others from the DC Comics world? The Injustice 2 free weekend runs until April 15th.

Posted 11 days ago by Dave Bricker, 17 comments

Play Halo 5: Guardians Free With Xbox Live Gold

This weekend, Xbox Live Gold has a little something for players who prefer both single player and multiplayer. Those who prefer a solo adventure can dive into Skyrim, and multiplayer fans have Halo 5: Guardians.

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Paladins Party Weekend Boosts Gold and XP by 20%

Players looking to boost their gold and experience earned in Paladins can earn 20% bonus gold and experience this weekend when playing in a party. VIP Points are also doubled during the event.

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Free With Xbox Live Gold

Every now and again, Xbox Live Gold members are treated to all-access weekends to various games. This weekend, that game happens to be The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition.

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 21 comments

Free Play Days Begin April 19th for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Finishing off the news from the second episode of Inside Xbox was the announcement that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is the title that will be featured in Microsoft's Free Play Days from April 19th.

Posted 14 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

Splinter Cell Joins Ghost Recon Wildlands for Special Mission

Franchise cross-overs are nothing new for Ubisoft. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting in on the act with the latest special mission that begins today, just in time for a free weekend too.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

Monster Hunter: World's First Season Event Starts With The Spring Blossom Fest

The first seasonal event has kicked off in Capcom's Monster Hunter: World as players can celebrate with their friends and other gamers in the Spring Blossom Fest.

Posted 18 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 22 comments

Overwatch New Seasonal Mission Arrives Next Week

Love them or hate them, Overwatch is known for its limited time events. Blizzard Entertainment has revealed that the game will soon be getting a new event in the form of Retribution.

Posted 19 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 50 comments

Paladins Gets a Double XP Weekend

Last month's Paladins update greatly reduced the achievement grind. You know what's a great way to make that grind even shorter? Taking advantage of double experience weekends!

Posted 19 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

SMITE Party Up Weekend Doubles Everything

MOBA fans don't usually need incentives to enjoy their favorite games, but if there's one available, why not? Earn double everything in SMITE this weekend as long as you're in a party.

Posted 19 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

WWE 2K18 Free To Play This Weekend For Those With Xbox Live Gold

Fans of wrestling who may not have picked up a copy of WWE 2K18 will be pleased to know that the game will be available to play for free this weekend. The full versions of the game will also be on offer at a discounted price.

Posted 20 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 13 comments

First Live Event Announced For Far Cry 5

Following the successful release of Far Cry 5, Ubisoft has now turned the attention to post-launch support for the first-person shooter, beginning with the game's inaugural live event in which players set animals on fire.

Posted 20 days ago by Andy Mills, 24 comments

GTA Online Gets Target Assault Races

Rockstar continues their Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series updates with the addition of a new game mode. There's also a new vehicle, another list of discounts, and a new time trial and premium race.

Posted 20 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset Arriving In June

The appropriately titled "Summerset" will return to the home of the High Elves and includes the story conclusion to the Daedric drama, a new Order, a new skill line, jewellery crafting and more group PvE challenges.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Defiance 2050's Closed Beta Date Revealed

At the same time Trion Worlds revealed Defiance 2050 to the world, they also announced a closed beta for the sci-fi shooter MMO. Now we know exactly when that will be with the developer announcing the beta's April date.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 18 comments

Spring Fever Has Sprung On Rocket League With Limited Time Event

It may or may not look like Spring where you are, but Rocket League developer Psyonix has taken advantage of the change in season to introduce a new limited-time event with new crates and items: Spring Fever.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 11 comments

Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series Begins in GTA Online

Today's update is the beginning of a series of a full season of racing updates in the GTA Online: Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series and brings along a new racing mode and five new cars.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

SMITE's Birthday Week Brings Event and Console Patch 5.4

SMITE is hosting a lengthy in-game birthday event along with a celebration offering sales, worshiper and XP boosts and more. The new patch should arrive this week as well.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

World of Tanks March Madness Events

March Madness has taken over World of Tanks, with a special Op called "The Luck of the Irish" now live. A new Premium Hero and special rewards are available, and a Tank Madness tournament runs until the end of the month.

Posted 1 month ago by Lucy Wood, 13 comments

TERA Gets Another Short Console Beta

Today, the floodgates for TERA's beta have opened once again with a small restriction: testing is only available to users who participated last weekend and already have the client downloaded.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Robocraft Infinity Gets Weekend Beta

Robot building and battling title Robocraft Infinity is one of Microsoft's 2018 exclusives set to launch as an Xbox One and Windows 10 Play Anywhere title. Try out the beta this weekend.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Call of Duty: WWII Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Operation: Shamrock & Awe is running from now until April 3rd, bringing along a new map, a special playlist, new weapons and equipment, and a major content update.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Free Network Test Announced For Dark Souls: Remastered

Before the launch of Dark Souls: Remastered in May, Bandai Namco is looking to make sure that the series' distinctive multiplayer is in proper working order with the announcement of a free network test.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 23 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Gets Double XP and More

Following yesterday's Call of Duty Black Ops 4 official anouncement, Treyarch is hosting a Quad Feed event in Call of Duty: Black Ops III. That means double XP, double weapon XP, double cryptokeys and double liquid divinium.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

SMITE Console Gets Triple Everything Weekend Following 5.3 Patch and Hot Fix

It's been a rough week for SMITE console. Patch 5.3: Hero of the Trojan War launched, but Achilles was unplayable at first, and the patch came with a heap of other bugs and issues that have been rectified by a hot fix.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Fable Fortune Plays Host to a Double Silver Weekend

Following its launch from Game Preview on February 23rd, a Double Silver Weekend is available in Fable Fortune. Silver is Fortune's in-game currency which allows players to purchase card packs.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

Gears of War 4's March Update Achievements Revealed

The Coalition has announced the full list of achievements to be added with Gears of War 4's March update. Seriously, they've released the list. Get it? There are some other changes too.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 103 comments

Party Up in SMITE for a Double Everything Weekend

Players looking to increase their amount of worshipers, experience and favor need not look further than SMITE's latest event: a Party Up Weekend. The event promises double worshipers, XP and favor for partied players.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Rainbow Six Siege Operation Chimera Trailers

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege events don't usually create a huge amount of buzz, but the upcoming Operation Chimera and its related Outbreak event is breaking the mould.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

SMITE's Year of the Dog Event Offers 3X Worshipers and Access to Chinese Gods

In celebration of the Year of the Dog, players can earn triple worshipers in SMITE's event weekend. Access is also opened up to all Chinese gods.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Gears of War 4's Weekend Events Include Year of the Dog Horde and Double XP

Year of the Dog offers a rock-solid opportunity to earn two Midnight Omen skins, so players with their eye on the Better Than Bacon achievement won't want to miss it. A Double XP Weekend sweetens the deal.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 45 comments

Try Out Overwatch For Free This Weekend

Despite how massively successful Overwatch has been for Blizzard, not everyone has played their first-person shooter. They're now trying to pick up some of those stragglers with a free weekend on all platforms.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 13 comments

Full Trailer For Rainbow Six Siege's Outbreak Event Released

Curious as to why the formerly based-in-reality Rainbow Six Siege now has zombies courtesy of the Outbreak event? This full trailer might not help that much, but it does provide some backstory to the upcoming co-op mode.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

Another Trailer Released For Rainbow Six Siege's Outbreak Mode

Following a previous trailer in which operator Ash made a call to arms against a zombie outbreak, this latest trailer for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege has her briefing those who turned up for the limited time event.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 4 comments

Gears of War 4 Torque Bow Tag Flaming Skins Event on Now

The previously announced Cupid's Torque Bow Tag event gives players the chance to earn two Flaming skins, one of which is new and the other of which is a returning skin.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 43 comments

Destiny 2 Crimson Days Event

Bungie has invited players to make a date with Destiny 2 for the Valentine-themed Crimson Days event centred around a 2v2 Crucible playlist, which rewards close teamwork with special buffs.

Posted 2 months ago by Lucy Wood, 7 comments

Gears of War 4's Schedule Includes More Achievements and Events

The Coalition has released a calendar of what to expect in Gears of War 4 over the next few months. There will be more achievements in March and more horde events for the Better Than Bacon achievement coming soon.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 76 comments

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Free Weekend Is Live Right Now

Developer Dimps' and publisher Bandai Namco's fighting title Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is available to check out for free right now for those with Xbox Live Gold until this Sunday at 11:59pm (PT).

Posted 2 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

World of Tanks 4-Year Anniversary Events And Free Gifts Announced

On February 12th, 2014 World of Tanks Xbox 360 Edition launched. Four years later it launched on Xbox One. To celebrate the four year anniversary, a number of free gifts and events are planned.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Bricker, 8 comments

Another Beta On The Way For Metal Gear Survive

Konami's first Metal Gear game post-Kojima, Metal Gear Survive, is nearly upon us. Before the game's full release, however, players will have the opportunity to try before they buy with a second beta.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 21 comments

Xbox Anime Month Starts With Naruto Sales and Free Play Days

In addition to the Naruto sales we've already detailed in our Xbox One Sale Roundup, Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy Free Play Days on Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 from February 1st-4th.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 23 comments

Paladins Gets a Double XP Weekend

Paladins: Champions of the Realm was one of the most-started games on TrueAchievements last year. The game is also known for some pretty "insane" achievements (get it?). A Double XP Weekend will help with those.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Gears of War 4 New Midnight Omen Horde Event Begins Tomorrow

Once those Gearsmas skins do roll out, players will be able to unlock the Better Than Bacon achievement if they also take part in this weekend's Horde event and get all three skins that are available.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 149 comments

Fallout 4 Free Weekend for Xbox Live Gold Members

If you're yet to try out Fallout 4, or are one of the 167,464 TA members who has played the game but is yet to complete it, then this weekend will likely be of interest to you.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments

Earn Double Everything in SMITE's Weekend Event

This weekend, developer Hi-Rez Studios is hosting one of SMITE's signature events: a Double Everything Weekend. Throughout the event, players will earn double worshipers, experience and favor.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Call of Duty: WWII Welcomes Resistance Event

Sledgehammer is starting a free event called The Resistance, which will be available to all players for five weeks. The events brings new weapons and gear to the game, and also sees the return of two game modes.

Posted 3 months ago by Stephanie Caldwell, 11 comments

Earn Double Worshipers, XP and Favor in SMITE's Party Up Weekend

A Party Up Weekend is just about to start in SMITE. The event will give double worshipers, experience and favor to anyone playing in a party. After that, get ready for the launch of patch 4.25 with Cerberus and a new event.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments