All News tagged with 'Xbox LIVE Event'

GTA Online Offers Double Rewards on The Doomsday Scenario

We get double rewards on a variety of missions, including The Doomsday Scenario and Contact Missions, as well as another dose of discounts and time-limited rewards too.

Posted 16 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Overwatch Storm Rising Archives Event Available Now

The event has now begun, and there are eight new achievements to be earned, as well as a chance to get the achievements from the previous Uprising and Retribution events.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

Red Dead Online Beta Players Get a New Care Package

This week's Red Dead Online Beta update doesn't add a new mode to the list, but it does give players a new care package, new clothing, bonuses on some online modes, and discounts on ammo.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 20 comments

Apex Legends Battle Pass XP Event Begins Today

If you're in need of a bit of a helping hand with levelling up the Battle Pass, you may be interested to hear about the Battle Pass XP event that's running right now.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Lowriders Week Begins in GTA Online

The weekly GTA Online update has arrived for Grand Theft Auto V, this time with a focus on Lowriders and vehicle customisation.

Posted 7 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Rainbow Six Siege Extends Rainbow Is Magic Event

All of the teddy bears, lilac colouring, rainbows, and unicorns were due to disappear on April 8th, but the event has been incredibly successful, so Ubisoft has decided to extend the event by a few days.

Posted 9 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Squads Are Coming To Crackdown 3: Wrecking Zone

Crackdown 3: Wrecking Down was scrutinized by many for not featuring squads upon launch. However, developers Sumo Digital are keen to add the feature soon, and are beginning playtests for Xbox Insiders this week.

Posted 10 days ago by James Kearle, 21 comments

Star Wars Battlefront II April Schedule Offers More XP Events

Following a Battle Point and XP event last weekend, DICE has revealed the event schedule for the rest of the month. There are more XP events to come, and the usual monthly update.

Posted 10 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 13 comments

The Elder Scrolls Online Event Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary

To celebrate The Elder Scrolls Online's fifth anniversary, there's an in-game event running right now that offers a variety of rewards for players who take part.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Free Play Days: Borderlands Handsome Collection, WWE 2K19 and Dead by Daylight

As part of a player's Xbox Live Gold subscription, one or more games are offered for players to try out during Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days. The Free Play Days tend to run over a weekend. We've just picked up the next set.

Posted 15 days ago by Sam Quirke, 16 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Mode Free to Play All Month

Treyarch has announced a second free play period for Blackout mode beginning today, April 2nd, and it gives players plenty of time to prepare for the new Blackout map due to arrive next week.

Posted 17 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Rainbow Six Siege New Event Shows Us That Rainbow is Magic

Not merely satisfied with sending Rabbids into For Honor for 24 hours, Ubisoft has decided to give Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege players an event running for an entire week.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Rabbids Become For Honor's Latest Deadly Enemy

Ubisoft's latest idea brings a new deadly enemy into For Honor, complete with their own washing machine, plungers and catchphrase.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 17 comments

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Serves Up Another Double XP Weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is having yet another double XP weekend starting today. Elsewhere the Declassified video series spends time with composer Jack Wall to talk about the game's music.

Posted 21 days ago by Sam Quirke, 3 comments

Warframe Offers a Free Anniversary Gift Today

To celebrate Warframe's sixth anniversary, developer Digital Extremes is offering a free gift for all players today, as well as the chance to get birthday gifts from previous years.

Posted 23 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 23 comments

Final Fantasy XV Episode Ardyn Available Now

Episode Ardyn has released today, bringing the game's DLC to an end. Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer: Comrades also received new content in the form of the Feathered Foe - Kenny Crow bonus quest.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

The Elder Scrolls Celebrates its 25th Anniversary in Skyrim and ESO

To celebrate the occasion, Bethesda is giving away special gifts in The Elder Scrolls Online and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, as well as offering a free weekend for players to try out the former title.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 12 comments

Play NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 & MX vs ATV All Out with Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days

Available now, players can try out Vigor, NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 and MX vs ATV All OUt during this weekend's Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days.

Posted 29 days ago by Jack Watling, 7 comments

Xbox Live Gold Members Can Play Vigor for Free This Weekend

Xbox Live Gold members can play the post-apocalyptic survival game, Vigor for free from Thursday, March 21st until Sunday, March 24th.

Posted 30 days ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Fasnacht Parade Seasonal Event Begins in Fallout 76

If you're already done with the brewing and distillery in the Wild Appalachia season of content for Fallout 76, today is the start of the Fasnacht Parade seasonal event.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 23 comments

Black Prior's Riposte Event Begins in For Honor

Ubisoft Montreal continues to bring new content and limited time events for players to enjoy. The latest of those events, Black Prior's Riposte, is available now.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

Sea of Thieves Hosts Its First Gold and Reputation Boosting Weekend Event

Whether your new to the game or an experienced sailor of the savage seas in Sea of Thieves, this weekend is the perfect time to dive in on the action as developer Rare will be hosting their first Gold and Glory Weekend.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 28 comments

HITMAN 2 The Politician Elusive Target is Available Now

HITMAN 2 continues to provide Elusive Targets for Agent 47 and players to take down. The latest of those targets, known as The Politician, is now available for all players.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Flight Week Begins in GTA Online

This week's GTA Online update focuses on Flight Week, with another dose of discounts, and time-limited events all based around the aerial theme.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Star Wars Battlefront II March Schedule Includes More XP Events

Developer DICE is planning yet another month of events to keep players entertained with their multiplayer shooter. The schedule for March includes an event for every weekend, as well as the usual monthly update.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

Try Mortal Kombat X with Xbox Live Gold This Weekend

If you feel like trying out the Mortal Kombat franchise, you might be interested in the latest title to be offered to try out during Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

This Weekend's Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days: EA SPORTS UFC 3

We've just picked up a record which shows that EA SPORTS UFC 3 will be free to play with Xbox Live Gold this weekend. Don't expect to smash out an achievement completion though – the ratio is punishingly high.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 9 comments

This Weekend's Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days: The Halo Wars Series

If you've never played the tactical spin-off to the hugely successful Halo series, this weekend is a great opportunity to try before you buy if you have Xbox Live Gold. Halo Wars is the subject of this weekend's Free Play Days.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 33 comments

Black Ops 4 Valentine's Day Event Offers 2XP Over the Weekend

As of yesterday a Valentine's inspired event has gone live in Black Ops 4. There's double XP to be found in Multiplayer and Zombies as well as double merits in Blackout.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 8 comments

Rainbow Six Siege and NBA 2K19 Free to Play This Weekend

This weekend, Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy NBA 2K19 and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege for no additional cost. The event began yesterday and runs through to Sunday.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 2 comments

Gears of War 4 Quadruple XP Event and Challenge Reminder

Season 5 of Gears of War 4 is almost over, but players can make a final weekend push to raise their Ranked placements in a global 4X XP event.

Posted 2 months ago by Lucy Wood, 29 comments

Schyster Deviant Muscle Car Joins GTA Online

Grand Theft Auto V has gotten another weekly update for its Grand Theft Auto Online mode, this time to add the Schyster Deviant to its car collection.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Monster Hunter: World x The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Crossover Begins

The Research Commission hunters have a new problem to solve in the form of an otherworldly creature and his anomalies, but they need help. Who better to help out than Geralt of Rivia, once again voiced by Doug Cockle?

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

The Sims 4, Halo Master Chief Collection Free With Gold This Weekend

It's time for another weekend of free gaming for Xbox Live Gold Members. This weekend Gold players can download Fishing Sim World, The Sims 4 and Halo: The Master Chief Collection for free.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 20 comments

Invite Friends to Play Sea of Thieves For Free This Week

There's little point in having that Mixpot compass if you don't own Sea of Thieves, so Microsoft is allowing all current players to bring along three friends to try out the game for free this week.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Play Online Without Gold This Weekend – If You Can Log In

Provided you can get past the continued issues with Xbox Live's services, all Xbox account holders can access multiplayer features normally reserved for Gold members this weekend.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 15 comments

Gears of War 4 Free This Weekend for Xbox Live Gold Subscribers

Microsoft has announced that Xbox Live Gold subscribers can play Gears of War 4, the latest release in the long-running Gears of War series, for free this coming weekend.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Monster Hunter: World Massive Event Ongoing

Over the past year, there has been a regular schedule of special in-game events. To celebrate the game's anniversary, almost all of those events have made their return for a four week period.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 15 comments

Overwatch Year of the Pig Event Celebrates the Lunar New Year

Blizzard has launched a special Overwatch event called "Year of the Pig" to celebrate the Lunar New Year. The festive goodness includes themed cosmetic items and a Capture-the-Flag version of the Busan map.

Posted 3 months ago by Lucy Wood, 3 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 2XP Multiplayer Event Begins Today

If you're one of the nearly 50,000 gamers who have played the game and haven't yet gotten the Battle Tested achievement, you may be interested in this weekend's event.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments