Xbox One News


Halo 5: Guardians tweaks REQ points for several weapons

By Daniel Perez, Feb 03, 2016 9:24am PST

You can finally purchase a Carbine without having to break your Master Chief piggy bank.


Xbox Games with Gold February 2016 free games lineup revealed

By Daniel Perez, Jan 27, 2016 9:09am PST

A leaked promotional image has revealed the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for February, which includes Gears of War 2.


"Shit, I got Gears1-3 free with the xbone purchase in the first place."

- riptyde see all 14 comments

Left 4 Dead 2 may kill again via Xbox One backwards compatibility [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Jan 27, 2016 8:22am PST

Valve's classic 4-player co-op shooter might soon support the Xbox One backwards compatibility feature.


"Even if ~20 is the range, Half-Life is over 17 years old; I think it's close enough."

- RaptorII see all 13 comments

Quantum Break PC version rated in Brazil

By Daniel Perez, Jan 26, 2016 6:51am PST

The Brazilian Classification Board has just rated the PC version of Quantum Break. Could the Xbox One exclusive also be headed to the PC?


"Awesome news! ^^^^ this 100% , this is such rad news I have wanted to play this game since I ..."

- valcan_s see all 7 comments

The Witcher 2 added to Xbox One backwards compatibility and is free right now

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2016 6:35am PST

That's right. The Witcher 2 can be played on your Xbox One right now for free!


"hey, for the resources CDP had at the time, i'd say it's a pretty amazing title. it certainly ..."

- EvilDolemite see all 6 comments

Upcoming Xbox One Preview Update Comes With Improved Social and Party Features

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 19, 2016 10:15am PST

Go on, get your Avatar on!


"Where is my streaming to Youtube option, where is my Game-DVR unfucked fix? ARGH!"

- -TKF- see all 4 comments

Xbox One bundle featuring The Division and 1TB hard drive unveiled

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2016 10:08am PST

Microsoft is looking to get in on the excitement for Tom Clancy's The Division, unveiling a new console bundle that'll pack in Ubisoft's latest, along with a 1TB hard drive.


Xbox One owners can try the EA Access Vault for free starting next week

By Daniel Perez, Jan 14, 2016 12:58pm PST

The only catch is you'll need to be an Xbox Live Gold member in order to play a total of 14 games.


"$30 for even just those 2 battlefield games is a pretty good deal, not to mention all the other ..."

- phokz see all 3 comments

CES 2016: Kingston announces new HyperX lineup, including CloudX Xbox One headset

By Michael Wang, Jan 08, 2016 11:30am PST

CES 2016 is now in full blaze, and today we’ve got a roundup of the upcoming peripherals for Kingston’s HyperX gaming lineup.


"HyperX CloudX is the most XtremeX product name yet, Shack Staff."

- thaperfectdrug see all 2 comments

Two New Xbox One Bundles May Sway You To Finally Make That Purchase

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 05, 2016 11:35am PST

Now might be the time you want to take the plunge. 


"Actually between Thanksgiving and Christmas the Microsoft Store had some of the best deals for ..."

- TheEmissary see all 52 comments

Xbox One-exclusive ReCore is also coming to PC; now releasing in '2016'

By Daniel Perez, Jan 04, 2016 8:05am PST

Microsoft is changing when and how ReCore is released this year.


"Considering that developer hasn't shipped a single of it's 3 announced games this does not ..."

- melkore see all 6 comments

Shacknews Game of the Year 2015: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

By Shack Staff, Dec 31, 2015 2:00pm PST

This week Shacknews is counting down its top ten 2015 Games of the Year, as tabulated by both staff votes and input from our own Chatty community. The Shacknews Game of the Year is The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.


"A million times yes. I've been heavily disappointed with the Elder Scrolls after Morrowind. In ..."

- deadbeatsaint see all 17 comments

Xbox Games with Gold January 2016 includes Killer Instinct, Deus Ex, and more

By Daniel Perez, Dec 21, 2015 8:22am PST

Microsoft's Games with Gold for January 2016 has been revealed.


"Nice line up, I wonder when KI will be heading over to the PC?"

- valcan_s see all 10 comments

Xbox One backwards compatibility games list now includes Halo: Reach, Fable III, and more

By Daniel Perez, Dec 17, 2015 6:46am PST

A total of 16 games have been added today to the Xbox One's backwards compatibility feature, including Doritos Crash Course! Awesome!


"Can anybody with Kane & Lynch 2 comment on framerate with the XBox One compatibility? Previously ..."

- HyperionAlpha see all 12 comments

Hacker group threatens to take down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on Christmas

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 8:03am PST

Get ready to be extremely frustrated come Christmas Day.


"My guess would be anywhere not involving something that will inevitably turn into an FBI operation. "

- steauengeglase see all 27 comments