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Red Dead Redemption 2 unlocks GameStop Xbox One discount

Red Dead Redemption 2 unlocks GameStop Xbox One discount

If you find yourself in the rather strange position of looking forward to Red Dead Redemption 2 but you don't actually have a console to play it on, GameStop has a deal aimed directly at you. The company announced today that it will be giving out Xbox One discounts to anyone who buys Red Dead Redemption 2 either at launch or shortly after. We don't see deals like this very often, but hey, a discount is a discount.

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There’s a Taco Bell Xbox One X and it’ll make you hungry

There’s a Taco Bell Xbox One X and it’ll make you hungry

The Xbox One X is an impressive machine, but the kind of capability it brings to the table is definitely expensive. The Xbox One X normally retails for $500, making it the most expensive console on the block and pricing it outside the budget of many gamers. If the Xbox One X is a little too pricey for your tastes, you might be pleased to know that Taco Bell and Microsoft are giving you the chance to snag one for free.

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Xbox One October update: Alexa, Dolby Vision, new Avatars

Xbox One October update: Alexa, Dolby Vision, new Avatars

Unlike smartphones or even PCs, gaming consoles are something you buy once every 5 or so years and almost never upgrade. Their value comes primarily from the new games that arrive annually and the updates that extend the device’s functionality way beyond the original release. Often without having to buy a new part or peripheral. One such update lands for the Xbox One this month that, among other things, make it seem like you can talk to your console even if you’re actually talking to your speaker instead.

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Robot white Xbox One X and Xbox Elite Controller announced for Fallout 76 release

Robot white Xbox One X and Xbox Elite Controller announced for Fallout 76 release

Today, Microsoft announced that a few items in its product lineup are getting something of a makeover. The company revealed that one upcoming Xbox One X bundle will be available in a color it's calling "robot white." Alongside it, the Xbox Elite Controller and the Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2 headset will receive new models in the same color.

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Xbox All Access official: Two-year contract for console, Game Pass, and Xbox Live

Xbox All Access official: Two-year contract for console, Game Pass, and Xbox Live

Last week, we heard a rumor that Microsoft was plotting a new subscription plan that would offer an Xbox One console along with 24 months of Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold for a monthly fee. Today, Microsoft confirmed those rumors, officially announcing Xbox All Access. Essentially, this is a way to get an Xbox One without paying hundreds of dollars all at once.

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Battlefield 5 Gold Rush Xbox One X leads Microsoft’s Gamescom console bundles

Battlefield 5 Gold Rush Xbox One X leads Microsoft’s Gamescom console bundles

Today at Gamescom, Microsoft hosted a long presentation in which it talked about many upcoming Xbox One games. Sprinkled throughout the presentation were console bundle announcements associated with the biggest games of the bunch. Microsoft actually announced quite a few different console bundles today, so let's go through each of them to see what they have to offer.

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GameStop’s Xbox One X $200 sale has one big caveat

GameStop’s Xbox One X $200 sale has one big caveat

This week there's a GameStop deal in which the Xbox One X can be had for around $200 - sort of. There's a rather big proviso here, and it involves you paying with more than just money. Assuming you're in the market for an Xbox One X, all you need to do is give GameStop your old (yet basically new) console and a couple Benjamins and you're good to go!

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Microsoft shares its Xbox plans for Gamescom

Microsoft shares its Xbox plans for Gamescom

Even though it feels like E3 2018 just ended, we'll soon be onto our next big gaming conference of the year: Gamescom. Gamescom is one of the largest gaming trade shows around - outpacing E3 significantly in terms of attendance - so naturally, many game companies will be heading there to show of their latest and greatest. Microsoft confirmed today that it will be at Gamescom next month, and it teased some of the items it'll have on display.

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July Xbox Update 2018: Release and Details

July Xbox Update 2018: Release and Details

Today we're having a peek at the insides of the July Xbox Update, and what it means to partake in its greatness. This includes such features as FastStart for games (SOME games, not all), Games and Apps grouping, Search Option feature additions, Mixer Share Controller improvements, and console broadcasting and stability improvements. These updates are coming out this afternoon to all users as early as this afternoon.

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Xbox One won’t have VR, mixed reality and this is why

Xbox One won’t have VR, mixed reality and this is why

The Sony PlayStation might be getting a lot of flak lately over its Fortnite cross-play snub, but PS fans can now gloat over the Xbox rivals over one aspect. The PlayStation has its own VR system and, if things continue as they are now, the Xbox won’t. Microsoft is now practically going back on its own marketing that plays up the Xbox One X as being capable of “high-fidelity VR”. And beneath its reason is the simple fact that it doesn’t foresee making money out of console VR.

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Fortnite on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One X side-by-side comparison

Fortnite on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One X side-by-side comparison

Massively popular battle royale game Fortnite is now available on the Nintendo Switch, and some frustrating news for PS4 users aside, it's a pretty exciting arrival. The game brings the full Fortnite experience, including fort building, of course, but some have expressed concerns over the quality. Turns out, it's not so bad.

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Next-gen Xbox “Scarlet” said to be gaming device family

Next-gen Xbox “Scarlet” said to be gaming device family

The next-gen Xbox will be a family of new consoles, not just a single successor to the Xbox One X, as the rumor mill works its magic as the backdrop to E3 2018. Although Microsoft launched a new Xbox only last year, work is unsurprisingly underway on its replacement, with an aggressive roadmap for just when we could see fresh gaming hardware hit shelves.

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