All News tagged with 'Xbox LIVE Event'

SMITE Event Offers Double Worshipers, XP and Favor for Partied Players

This weekend, players can earn double worshipers, experience and favor in SMITE. The key to the event is in the name, however; this Party Up Weekend requires players to be partied with one another to reap the benefits.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Earn Double XP in TERA This Weekend

Players can earn double XP for defeating monsters in dungeons and in the open world too. The double XP will stack with the XP bonus you already receive from Elite status.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 9 comments

Friday the 13th Celebrates Latest Update With Double XP Week

Friday the 13th has released yet another patch dealing with a whole host of issues, and Gun Media are celebrating this latest release with a Double XP Week running until next Monday.

Posted 13 days ago by Sam Quirke, 21 comments

Rocket League Free Weekend Begins Tomorrow

Beginning tomorrow, July 5th, and ending on Monday, July 9th, Xbox Live Gold members can try out the game for free. Throughout the course of the weekend, the game will be on sale at 50% off.

Posted 13 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

Nations Unite for Call of Duty WWII Liberty Strike Event

Throughout July, Call of Duty WWII players can participate in the Liberty Strike event. Each Division is getting new outfits based on their national flag, plus there's new weapons to try out and XP events to enjoy.

Posted 13 days ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

SMITE Gets a Week of Double Worshipers, XP and Favor

Developer Hi-Rez Studios launched a week of double worshipers, experience and favor in their third-person MOBA SMITE. The event has good timing since a lot of players were exposed to the game thanks to Games With Gold.

Posted 20 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Gears of War 4: 5X XP This Weekend

Want to boost your experience in Gears of War 4? Well here's your chance! This weekend will feature 5X XP! 2V2 Gnashers, the Heartbeat Gnasher Challenge, and Rise of RAAM Mega Pack are also featured.

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Bricker, 37 comments

Killing Floor 2 Gets an Xbox Live Gold Free Play Weekend

If the 7 Days to Die free play event isn't your zombie cup of tea, instead try Killing Floor 2, which is also playing host to a free play event this weekend for Xbox Live Gold members.

Posted 25 days ago by Kelly Packard, 21 comments

Try Out 7 Days to Die for Free This Weekend With Xbox Live Gold

While perhaps a whole week might've been better given the name, Xbox Live Gold members interested in 7 Days To Die will be able to try out the zombie survival for free this weekend to celebrate the game's two-year anniversary.

Posted 26 days ago by Andy Mills, 21 comments

Tame the Tek Rex in ARK: Survival Evolved's ARKaeology Event

Studio Wildcard has decided to celebrate the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom in their own way with a limited-time ARKaeology event for ARK: Survival Evolved.

Posted 28 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Gears of War 4 Gets a Week of Quintuple XP

The Coalition is celebrating Gears of War 5's announcement with an accompanying XP event in Gears of War 4. There are some other, smaller features to the event as well.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 82 comments

Overwatch Double XP This Weekend

Perhaps you might want to consider this weekend's double XP event in Overwatch, the final send-off for the game's second anniversary event that's been running since May 22nd.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Small Tribe Servers Come to ARK: Survival Evolved

Only a small number of these servers are available, but the team hopes to open more servers up once they've reclaimed some of the lesser-used legacy servers, which will be removed on June 12th.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

NBA 2K18 and Destiny 2 Free To Play This Weekend With Xbox Live Gold

Check out NBA 2K18 and/or Destiny 2 this weekend for free for those with Xbox Live Gold memberships. Both games will be available at discounted prices should you decide to want to continue with either or both games.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 7 comments

Grand Theft Auto Online Introduces A New Service, Discounts, and Double Rewards

Check out the all-new Madrazo Dispatch Services Contact Missions, two new vehicles, discounts on war machines, high performance vehicles, bunkers and hangars, and Double Rewards for select missions in GTA Online.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Attack of the Undead Begins in Call of Duty: WWII

As well as the usual bug fixes and gameplay improvements, the main feature of this week's massive update was the introduction of the Attack of the Undead community event.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

World of Tanks Event Celebrates American Memorial Day

World of Tanks developer Wargaming is paying homage to the Memorial Day holiday, which falls on May 28th this year, in an event that offers XP boosts for all as well as XP boosts and discounts specifically for American tanks.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Overwatch Second Anniversary Event Now Running

Two years ago, Overwatch was unleashed upon gamers. The popular title is still going strong and developer Blizzard is celebrating with their latest game event.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Everyone Can Play Multiplayer This Weekend on Xbox Live

This weekend, everyone can enjoy multiplayer on Xbox Live thanks to an Xbox Live Free Play Days for All event. The event allows players without Xbox Live Gold to enjoy the benefits of multiplayer on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Fallout 4 Gets a Free Play Days Event on Xbox One

If multiplayer first-person shooters aren't your thing, and the ongoing Rainbow Six Siege Free Play Days don't appeal to you, try out Fallout 4 instead.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

DC Universe Online Celebrates Superman's 80th Anniversary

DC Universe Online is not one to miss the chance for a party, and the game has released the first of three content drops to celebrate Superman's 80th anniversary.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Rainbow Six: Siege Gets a Free Play Event

Ubisoft has announced a free play event for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. The event is timely with a lot of news coming out about the new "Operation Para Bellum" content.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Gears of War 4 Horde Mania Event Awards Two Midnight Omen Skins

For the next couple weeks, players have another opportunity to earn two Midnight Omen weapon skins in Gears of War 4. These opportunities are paramount to the Better Than Bacon achievement.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 25 comments

SMITE Gets a Five-Day Triple Everything Event

In celebration of SMITE's Masters LAN, which starts on May 9th, developer Hi-Rez Studios is running a Triple Everything event for the duration of the tournament.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Earn 3X Performance XP and Gold in Paladins' Party Up Event

The week of free access to Paladins' 30+ champions has ended, but it has been replaced with a new event. For the better part of a week, players can earn triple performance experience and triple performance gold while partied.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Earn Double XP in Star Wars Battlefront II

Every year, fans of the Star Wars franchise observe May 4th as Star Wars Day and celebrate with the phrase, "May the 4th be with you." Publisher EA is celebrating Star Wars Day with a double XP weekend in SWBII.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 24 comments

XCOM 2 Free To Play This Weekend For Xbox Live Gold Members

For any Xbox Live Gold members looking for something to try out for free, you've got quite a selection. Firaxis' turn-based strategy XCOM 2 joins For Honor and Just Cause 3 as free-to-play this weekend.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 13 comments

Gears of War 4 Flaming Skins Event Running Now

Brothers To The End is a 2v2 variant of Team Deathmatch, complete with fewer respawns and a shorter respawn time. The event runs until May 14th and will reward players with double XP throughout its duration.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 48 comments

Paladins Prepares to Leave Beta With Launch Celebration

Paladins: Champions of the Realm, which has been in testing on PC since 2015 and console since 2016, is about to leave beta. The celebration is starting now before the official launch on May 8th.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 33 comments

Just Cause 3 Free Weekend Begins Tomorrow

Free weekends seem to be the new demos, and there have been plenty of them recently. Just Cause 3 is the latest title to give Xbox players an opportunity to try it out for free.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 34 comments

World of Tanks Soviet Dream Machines Event Live During May

The beginning of May marks the launch of the Soviet Dream Machines event exclusively for the console versions of World of Tanks. Exchange points for rewards, all the way up to the Tier VIII Motherland tank.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

Far Cry 5's Fifth Title Update Released With Shovel Launcher Live Event

Far Cry 5's fifth title update has gone live alongside a new event. The patch is almost entirely bug fixes, although the beginning of a new live event will also reward players the intriguing shovel launcher.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Gears of War 4 Double XP This Weekend

The Coalition has announced a Double XP weekend beginning later today. In addition to this, two more challenges will arrive next week and allow players to earn the remaining three Flaming Weapon Skins.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments

For Honor Will Be Free-To-Play From May 3rd To May 6th

Ubisoft's Xbox One X enhanced hack & slash title For Honor is having another free-to-play weekend. Gamers who may be on the fence about the title, or are yet to check it out, will have the opportunity to give the game a go.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments