All News tagged with 'Xbox LIVE Event'

ARK: Survival Evolved Releases the TEK Tier Update With a Valentine's Event

This week marked the release of ARK: Survival Evolved's epic — and a little bit, shall we say, out there — TEK Tier update, which added futuristic armor, weapons and equipment.

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Free-to-Play Weekend in Rocket League & NBA 2K17, Multiplayer All-Access Details

Rocket League and NBA 2K17 treat gamers to a free-to-play weekend if you've not already checked these games out, and Xbox LIVE multiplayer is free to all for the weekend on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. [UPDATE]

Posted 5 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 30 comments

SMITE Double Everything Weekend Gives 2X Worshipers, XP and Favor

Following Valisblot, the Norse celebration of Valentine's Day, the love-themed events continue into the weekend in SMITE with a Double Everything boost. Prepare to receive double worshipers, experience and favor.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

GTA Online Valentine's Week Events and Bonuses

There's plenty of extra GTA$ and Rep Points up for grabs in Grand Theft Auto V's GTA Online as Rockstar spread the love all week long.

Posted 6 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 16 comments

World of Tanks Celebrates Its Anniversary With a Month of Tanking Treats

February 12th will mark the three year anniversary of World of Tanks' release on the Xbox 360. To celebrate, developer Wargaming.net has unleashed a tank-sized bag of treats for their dedicated gamers.

Posted 11 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 22 comments

HITMAN Elusive Target #20 Arrives in Bangkok Tomorrow

Adeze Oijofor, aka, The Warlord, is HITMAN's 20th Elusive Target. Pay a visit to Bangkok tomorrow and attempt to take out the target and retrieve the maps and digital files. As per usual, you just get one chance.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

SMITE Double Everything Weekend Approaches

Who needs a Valentine's Day date when you have all the lovely gods and goddesses — and sometimes creatures — of SMITE? This Double Everything Weekend should occupy you until Monday.

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

HITMAN's February Schedule Released

Whether you're a HITMAN first adopter or someone who just picked up the new complete version of the game, there is plenty to do this month in the sandbox assassin title. Prepare for Elusive Targets, new contracts and more.

Posted 13 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

SMITE Console Soon to Enter Season 4

Currently console players have no choice but to stand by idly as millions of PC players experience SMITE's Season 4. Not for long though! Xbox and PS4 players will have their chance when it launches next week.

Posted 18 days ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

For Honor Open Beta Announced

Okay, I know. We've been bombarding you with a lot of For Honor news. It'll all be over soon when the game launches on February 14th. Then we can bombard you with news of its DLC. But until then, enjoy this open beta.

Posted 19 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

GTA Online Double Rewards Event, Last Chance to Transfer Last-Gen Characters

Rockstar Games releases details on the currently live double GTA$ & RP event, in-game discounts and last-gen character transfers in Grand Theft Auto V's "GTA Online".

Posted 21 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 42 comments

Meet Rainbow Six Siege's Jackal Plus a Free Play Weekend

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege's first batch of 2017 content is going by the code name "Velvet Shell." Earlier we got a glimpse of the Coastline map, now it's time to meet the first new operator, Jackal.

Posted 22 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments

ARK Survival Evolved Evolution Event Is Live

A special event is live for ARK: Survival Evolved that will help those in need of faster XP gains. Already live, the event offers "increased harvesting, taming, and XP Rates by 1.5x".

Posted 23 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 10 comments

Battleborn Double XP Weekend Followed by Next Story DLC

Need a boost in Battleborn? This weekend is your chance thanks to a double XP event. After that, players can look forward to the "Montana and the Demon Bear" story DLC, which is available starting Thursday.

Posted 24 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

HITMAN's Elusive Target #19 is Here and Bonus Mission #3 Arrives Next Week

January 31st has become the date to look out for all things HITMAN. Here's one more to add to the list — the third bonus mission will be available that day. A new Elusive Target has also gone live in Paris this morning.

Posted 25 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Happy Wars Events For This Weekend

What's more important - the quality of your gear or how you use it? A trio of Happy Wars events this weekend gives the perfect opportunity to find out (or fight it out).

Posted 25 days ago by Luc1d, 6 comments

Ghost Recon Wildlands Closed Beta Dated and Detailed

After hearing about it almost nonstop since E3 2015, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is just over a month out from its March release date. The beta at the beginning of February should give us a good glimpse of the game.

Posted 25 days ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

Final Fantasy XV's Moogle Chocobo Carnival Event Details

The city of Altissia in Final Fantasy XV will be hosting a special Moogle Chocobo Carnival Event later today. Take a look at details, screens, and a trailer to find out what the event has in store.

Posted 29 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 38 comments

Play Free-to-Play Games and Get Rewarded with Xbox's New FREEdom Rewards

The Xbox FREEdom Rewards program will allow for gamers to earn rewards through playing, downloading content for, and referring friends to free-to-play titles such as ROBLOX, Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, and more.

Posted 30 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 114 comments

Gears of War 4 Double XP Weekend Now Live

As promised, a Gears of War 4 Double XP Weekend has gone live following its earlier downtime. According to the announcement, players can earn the double XP in "any Versus or Horde playlist, plus Private Horde."

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 31 comments

SMITE Double Everything Weekend Boosts Worshipers, XP and Favor

Despite a Party Up event being on offer just last weekend, there are already more opportunities to boost your worshipers, XP and favor in SMITE. And this time, you don't have to have friends! Yay!

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Neverwinter Double XP Event Live Soon

Starting Thursday morning and running until Monday morning, Neverwinter will be hosting a double XP event. It is just what it sounds like... double XP on all your endeavors for the duration of the event!

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Gears of War 4 Fixes Still Processing for Weekend Downtime, Events Extended

As those who attempted to play Gears of War 4 this weekend are well aware, The Coalition's newest entry into the series had a rough couple of days with connectivity issues, rewards not processing and more.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

Happy Wars Rank Up Campaign Now On

Coinciding with the "Save The Demon KING" EVENT, Happy Wars now has another event live too. The "Rank Up Campaign" allows you to earn 30% extra score in multiplayer modes.

Posted 1 month ago by Megan Walton, 20 comments

SMITE Party Up Weekend Offers Double Worshipers, XP and Favor

Whether it be god masteries, leveling up, or trying to earn enough favor for an in-game skin, the approaching Double Everything Weekend in SMITE should be of aid. This applies to worshipers, XP and favor.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Halo Wars 2 Beta for New Blitz Card Game; Windows 10 Retail Editions Revealed

It's no secret that card games are trendy right now. The Halo universe joins the trend with Blitz, their new card game within Halo Wars 2. Test your hand — literally — with the beta later this month.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 49 comments

[UPDATE] DC Universe Online Celebrates Sixth Anniversary with New In-Game Events

To celebrate DC Universe Online's sixth anniversary, Daybreak Games has put together some time limited in-game events that are live right now. Read on for more details, screens, and a video.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 37 comments

HITMAN Elusive Target #18

The Chameleon is HITMAN's 18th Elusive Target and will be available for you to take down starting January 13th. Don't forget, you get ONE chance to take him out. Special contract conditions will be a part of this target too.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

For Honor Closed Beta Weekend Approaches

Since For Honor's announcement at E3 2015, it seems like we've seen every step of the game's progress. Ubisoft will be hosting a beta weekend at the end of this month, one of the last chances to try the game before its launch.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

HITMAN's January Schedule

So you're one of the many gamers who picked up HITMAN in some holiday sale or other. All the episodes are out now, so you're covered on that front, but you're forgetting about the ever-changing live content.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 23 comments

Diablo III's Anniversary Update and Event Now Live

Last week, in a celebration that made us all feel old, Blizzard's Diablo series turned 20. The big Two-Oh is accompanied by an update and a limited-time event for the current-gen versions of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

SMITE Triple Fantasy Points Event

As the end of SMITE's Season Three dawns near, it's almost the last chance to finish up the Season Ticket if you haven't already. This Triple Fantasy Points event should help you in the final push to 20,000 points.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Star Wars Battlefront Double Score and Free Death Star Weekend

If you don't have weekend holiday plans, Star Wars Battlefront may be the way to go with a double score weekend and the chance to give the "Death Star" DLC a spin for free.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 19 comments

Xbox Previews the Countdown Sale

As we approach the end of the year, we also approach Xbox's Countdown Sale, which Microsoft is calling "the biggest sale ever for the Xbox Store." To get a preview at what's ahead, take a look at the promotional video.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 135 comments

Gearsmas Arrives in Gears of War 4

Holiday traditions — hanging up stockings by the fireplace, decorating the tree the day after Thanksgiving, and, oh yeah, the 12 Days of Gearsmas. Holiday cosmetics, special game modes, and more arrived today in Gears of War 4.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 53 comments

SMITE Triple Everything Weekend Followed by the 7 Days of Saturnalia Event

If you're still taking a crack at the mythological MOBA SMITE's hefty achievement list, you're far from the only one. A Triple Everything Weekend followed by the 7 Days of Saturnalia event should give you a boost.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

HITMAN Elusive Target #16

If you've already finished with the special Holiday Hoarders mission and are looking for something else to do, there will be a new Elusive Target on display for the next week in HITMAN. We're on Elusive Target #16 now.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Redeem Lost Odyssey Free for a Limited Time on Xbox Live

Redeem Lost Odyssey for free until the end of the year. Which also means that Lost Odyssey — and Blue Dragon — both multi-disc games that used to be unavailable in digital formats, are now available on the Marketplace!

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 114 comments

Try Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Free With Gold Starting Thursday

Starting on Thursday, December 15th, Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy free access to a limited version of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare on the Xbox One. And nope -- Modern Warfare Remastered is not included.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 50 comments

Sea of Thieves Alpha Announced

We've been hearing about Sea of Thieves for a long time, now the announcement of an alpha phase has brought the chance to possibly be able to play it. Just make sure you're signed up with the Sea of Thieves insider program.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Destiny: Rise of Iron - The Dawning Event Announced

The Dawning is a three week event heading to Destiny: Rise of Iron next week, where players will be able to race against each other in the Sparrow Racing League again, complete new quests, and a whole lot more.

Posted 2 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 11 comments

Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Now Taking Sign-ups

Wildlands was Ubisoft's seemingly annual E3 surprise a few years ago and, since then, many have waited to get their hands on the game. An upcoming beta is now open for registration, giving you the chance to do just that.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 23 comments

HITMAN's 15th Elusive Target Arrives

While this week's HITMAN Elusive Target might look like a sweet little old lady, she's apparently murdered "dozens," so feel no remorse when you're pulling that trigger. She'll be available for a full week starting today.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

SMITE Party Up Weekend Brings Double Worshipers, XP and Favor

If your holiday wishlist or New Year's Resolutions includes completing the game SMITE, this Party Up Weekend should help start your December off right. Earn double worshipers, favor and XP while playing in a party.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Gears of War 4 Tests the Competitive Crossplay Waters Between Xbox and PC

When Gears of War 4 was first announced as a Play Anywhere title, both its fans and developers were adamant about keeping any competitive modes separate. But nonetheless, they're giving it a go this weekend.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

Upcoming Double XP Day in Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline

While they're not yet tossing out the double XP in Battlefield 1, DICE is hosting a double XP day this Friday for players who are still indulging in the series' prior games.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Try FIFA 17 for Free This Weekend

American Thanksgiving is typically associated with football, but this year, why not give soccer a try? Starting right on Turkey Day, EA is hosting a free trial event for the latest installment in their annual series, FIFA 17.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Neverwinter Double XP, RP, AD, Guild Marks, Enchants and Runes Event

Still working on grinding that second character to level 70? According to our count, about 98% of you are. For roughly the next six days, enjoy double XP in addition to a variety of other boosts!

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Free Play Weekend

Polish up your armour and feed the dragons! Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy five free days of questing in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited over the USA's Thanksgiving holiday period.

Posted 3 months ago by Luc1d, 14 comments

HITMAN's 14th Elusive Target Is Already On The Loose

Another Elusive Target has appeared in HITMAN and if you haven't completed or failed target #14 already, it's time to get up to date on the latest victim or potential escapee.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments