Xbox Live News


Assassin's Creed 2 is next Xbox 'Games with Gold' title

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2013 9:15am PDT

Assassin's Creed 2 is the next game in Microsoft's "Games for Gold" promotion. It will be included for Xbox Live Gold members from July 16-31.


Xbox Games with Gold continues with Defense Grid

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 01, 2013 10:50am PDT

Like PlayStation Plus, Xbox Live Gold now offers subscribers free games. Last month, gamers were able to get Fable 3 gratis. What's on tap for today? Not Halo 3 or Assassin's Creed 2 as promised.


"Pretty much. There is really no contest between the PSN+ free games and what Microsoft is giving ..."

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Wargaming CEO 'not happy' with Xbox Live Gold requirement for World of Tanks 360

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 25, 2013 11:30am PDT

Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi admits that the Gold requirement for World of Tanks isn't ideal. "This we have to tolerate, which I am not happy about," he said. "I would rather add another 30-40 million non-golden members."


"WOT is more like a shooter than an MMO. I think Microsoft didn't charge for FFXII because they ..."

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Titanfall uses Xbox Live Cloud on Xbox 360 and PC

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 24, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Microsoft has made some nebulous claims regarding the "power of the cloud." Respawn Entertainment, developers of the upcoming Titanfall, finally make clear what the cloud actually is, and why they're so fond of it.


"I hope this means Titanfall isn't gonna be a GFWL or Windows 8 Xbox game only game. One of the ..."

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Injustice gets Man of Steel DLC in July

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 22, 2013 10:00am PDT

Coming next month, WB will release a Man of Steel skin for Injustice, which should make your in-game Superman at least 50% more handsome.


When do Xbox Live Gold games release every month?

By Steve Watts, Jun 21, 2013 9:30am PDT

Xbox 360's "Games with Gold" promotion will be releasing its games on the 1st and 16th of each month, Microsoft has announced.


"I'm also currently not in my Xbox region, do they do IP checks during purchase attempt?"

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Fez 2 not coming to Xbox because 'Microsoft won't let' it

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 20, 2013 11:00am PDT

Although Fez debuted on Xbox 360, developer Phil Fish has no plans to bring the recently-announced sequel to Microsoft platforms. When asked which platforms Fez 2 will appear on, he said: "not Xbox."


"I watched indie game the movie and the guy is a total dick if you ask me, and I never played his ..."

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General Zod coming to Injustice: Gods Among Us in July

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 14, 2013 2:30pm PDT

General Zod is the next DLC character for Injustice.


"I think he actually looks like an alt skin for Zod with the laser eyes and such."

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Xbox Live to remain $60/year, purchases to use real money

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 12:57pm PDT

Your Xbox Live Gold membership will transfer over from your Xbox 360 to Xbox One. And, you won't have to hoard prepaid cards as Microsoft has announced that it has no plans to raise its price. The subscription service will remain $60/year.


"I've been trying to get it but it keeps giving me an error. not sure why"

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Halo: Spartan Assault coming to PC and mobile as Windows 8 app

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2013 6:00am PDT

Halo is coming back to PC... but not in the way you may have wanted.


"Funny, I don't consider myself a "front pager" and I thought the Halo series was crap, too, ..."

- wytefang see all 90 comments

Xbox Live Gold: is it still worth it?

By Andrew Yoon, May 20, 2013 9:00am PDT

After hundreds of dollars spent on Xbox Live, is it still worth it? What does Microsoft have to do in order to keep people paying year after year?


"My beef with XBL has been MS forcing people wanting to play online or watch movies using their ..."

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The LeBrons season two airs exclusively on Xbox on May 10

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2013 2:35pm PDT

Microsoft has brought back the web series The LeBrons for a second season on the Xbox 360.


"Sports fans? They're all idiots with shitty standards for entertainment anyway, so..."

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Xbox Live outage prevents users from signing in

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 13, 2013 2:53pm PDT

Uh-oh. Looks like Xbox Live is down for quite a number of users.


"Eat shit. It wasn't the primary focus but it doesn't belong in the article at all."

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Halo 3: ODST 'Campaign Edition' gets rid of multiplayer

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 09, 2013 11:00am PDT

Microsoft just released Halo 3: ODST "Campaign Edition" on XBLM, nearly four years after the game's original release. The re-release jettisons the game's multiplayer mode.


"The strange thing about this is I think ODST is pretty much at that price any way. Why bother ..."

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Injustice demo strikes PS3 and Xbox 360 on April 2

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 28, 2013 9:00am PDT

The Injustice demo will include three characters and one stage to play through.