All News tagged with 'Xbox LIVE Event'

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 17 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 4 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 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 15 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 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 30 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 7 days 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 8 days 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 8 days 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 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 36 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 9 days 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 9 days 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 14 days 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 16 days 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 16 days 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 29 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 22 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Overwatch Free Play Weekend Begins in a Few Hours

Overwatch is available to all, with all content fully available, beginning Friday at 7pm GMT, 2pm EST, or 11am PST. It will run for the duration of the weekend.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 31 comments

Play NBA 2K17 Free With Gold This Weekend

Just in case we didn't already have enough events going on this weekend -- the Overwatch free weekend, the Star Wars Battlefront 4X score and the enormous Black Friday sale -- NBA 2K17 is also free to play!

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Star Wars Battlefront Celebrates One Year With 4X Score and Free DLC Trials

While it might get a little lost in the shuffle of Xbox's 15th anniversary, nothing is going to stop Star Wars Battlefront from celebrating its one year anniversary. Enjoy 4X score and free access to all three DLC packs.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 33 comments

The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

It's far from the only video game award show, but because of the outlets involved and its secondary duty as a teaser trailer landing spot, The Game Awards have made a name for themselves with the industry.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 60 comments

SMITE Patch 3.21 Arrives With a Double Fantasy Points Event

SMITE's patch 3.21, "Arbiter of the Damned," arrived just this morning. Expect the usual array of balance changes, skins and bug fixes, notably, the addition of a new mage and the 82nd god, Thoth.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Xbox Previews This Year's Black Friday Sale

For those of us who don't enjoy the rush of Black Friday at brick-and-mortar stores — camping outside, standing in line for three hours, the possibility of being swept away by a stampede of shoppers — we look to digital deals.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 94 comments

SMITE Double Everything Weekend

If you're one of the players still working on SMITE's plethora of time-consuming achievements — which, by our accounts, there are about 40,000 tracked gamers out there who are — this double everything weekend should help.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Battleborn's Event Weekend Has All Characters Unlocked, 2XP and 2X Credits

Gearbox is hosting a full-fledged event weekend in Battleborn, offering all 29 characters unlocked for free, double XP, double credits, special playlists and more. It's all happening from Friday to Sunday.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

GTA Online: Deadline Offers Tron-Like Bikes and a New Adversary Mode

Time to inject some more retro into Los Santos in this latest update. Black-and-neon bikes and outfits, plus a new adversary mode in which you take out other bikes with your light trail. But it's not "Tron", honest...

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

Battleborn Double XP Live This Weekend

To celebrate Kid Ultra's launch for every Battleborn player, Gearbox is hitting the big, red "Double XP" button this weekend along with him. Have you reached Command Rank 100 or gotten a Battleborn to level 15?

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

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

Good news for players still chipping away at SMITE's hefty achievement list — a Party Up Weekend is scheduled to go live soon, which will offer double worshipers, experience and favor for anyone queuing in a party.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

HITMAN Finale's Launch Trailer and Elusive Target #13

This year, Agent 47's moseying and murdering were structured somewhat differently than usual — in the form of a six-part series. Monday marked the launch of the season finale, and ET #13 arrived today in Bangkok.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

PSA: Final Day for Overwatch's Halloween Terror Event

Your final chance to stop the evil Dr. Junkenstein and earn four achievements is rapidly approaching! Make sure to join a boosting session if you've no one else to play with on this final eve.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 43 comments

Gears of War 4 Celebrates Halloween With Pumpkin Ball

Now I understand why an October launch was preferable for Gears of War 4 — so pumpkin heads could be brought back as soon as possible! Halloween has arrived via the Pumpkin Ball playlist, which offers bonus XP.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 29 comments

Free Multiplayer Weekend Joined by Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Freeplay

Xbox Rule #17: If a game starts showing up as free on the Marketplace, it's about to be part of Free Play Days. All XBL members regardless of status can play multiplayer this weekend with free access to Borderlands: THC.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 35 comments

GTA V Celebrates Three Years With $250,000 Login Bonus, Discounts and More

Has it really been three years since Grand Theft Auto V launched? To commemorate the occasion, Rockstar is handing out a chunk of cash to anyone who logs in, heaps of discounts and more.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Double XP Week Now Live

If you're scrambling to finish up Black Ops 3 before Infinite Warfare is out in a little over a week, a bonus event has just gone live. For the next week, enjoy double XP and double weapon XP in multiplayer and zombies.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Destiny Previews This Year's Festival of the Lost

It's back! "The Festival of the Lost honors and celebrates the spirits of the dead, Guardian and citizens alike. We commemorate their sacrifices and treasure their memories. We laugh in the face of Death."

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

HITMAN Elusive Target Number 12 Is Revealed

The latest elusive target for Agent 47 is revealed. It's time to start hunting down the Identity Thief. To give all prospective agents a little more information, a short briefing video is also provided.

Posted 3 months ago by Andrew Ogley, 5 comments

Gears of War 4's First Double XP Weekend is Live

Seriously 4.0 in Gears of War 4 is looking to be quite the grind and includes a requirement to reach re-up 10, but at least they're not being stingy about the bonus events. Celebrate launch with this double XP weekend.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 38 comments