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The Force is with Xbox Live’s Games with Gold in May

The Force is with Xbox Live’s Games with Gold in May

Microsoft has announced Xbox Live's Games with Gold for the month of May, and Star Wars fans will want to take note. May's selection of free games includes not one but two Star Wars titles, likely as a way to celebrate Star Wars day on May 4th. If you missed out on these Star Wars games the first time around, this is a good chance to pick them up.

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Star Wars: Battlefront II revealed with Imperial-focused story campaign

Star Wars: Battlefront II revealed with Imperial-focused story campaign

In case you haven't heard, there's a little event known as the Star Wars Celebration going on this weekend, and game publisher EA has used it to pull the curtain back on Star Wars: Battlefront II. A new, full trailer was premiered, focusing on the game's new single-player campaign and in-depth canon story that puts players in the role of the bad guys; specifically Iden Versio, the leader of Inferno Squadron, an elite special forces unit.

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What Xbox One’s self-service refunds mean for consumers

What Xbox One’s self-service refunds mean for consumers

Earlier this week, Xbox One owners participating in the Xbox Preview program were greeted with a rather nice surprise: Microsoft has implemented a beta test for a refund system. Not only is this refund system apparently planned for both Xbox One and Windows 10, but it's also self-service, meaning you don't need to go through customer support to get your money back. This is very exciting news because it's a move that's ultimately great for consumers.

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Xbox One, Windows 10 self-service refunds are here

Xbox One, Windows 10 self-service refunds are here

Ever bought a game that didn't play out as advertised? If you bought a PC game, especially on Steam, you can easily have it refunded. If you're a console gamer, then you're out of luck. Even mobile platforms like Android and iOS have refund policies. Pretty soon, however, Xbox and Windows gamers will be able to lord it over their counterparts, as Microsoft has finally unveiled its "self-service refund" system. Or at least to the members of its Alpha testing group.

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Overwatch: Uprising event takes us back in time

Overwatch: Uprising event takes us back in time

It's time for Overwatch's next seasonal event, but instead of drawing inspiration from real-world happenings like holidays or the Olympics, this one focuses on Overwatch lore. This new event, dubbed Overwatch: Uprising, will take us back in time, to a period before Overwatch was disbanded and was needed to prevent another Omnic crisis.

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Six things to know about Xbox Project Scorpio

Six things to know about Xbox Project Scorpio

Earlier today, Microsoft revealed the tech behind its next console, codenamed Project Scorpio. The reveal came in the form of a lengthy profile from Eurogamer's Digital Foundry, and there's a lot of information to dig through. You should absolutely read through the whole thing if you have the time, but if you don't, here are six key takeaways from today's reveal.

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Xbox Project Scorpio specs officially revealed

Xbox Project Scorpio specs officially revealed

Today is a big day for the gaming world, as Microsoft has finally revealed the technical specifications for its incoming console known as Project Scorpio. That reveal comes in a new interview between Eurogamer's Digital Foundry and Microsoft's Xbox Core division. It seems that Project Scorpio will deliver on Microsoft's promise of 4K console gaming, as what's being revealed is unquestionably the most powerful console ever made.

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Xbox Project Scorpio unveiling tipped with Forza 7, Red Dead Redemption 2

Xbox Project Scorpio unveiling tipped with Forza 7, Red Dead Redemption 2

Gamers eagerly anticipating news on Microsoft's Project Scorpio, the new, more powerful Xbox console, may not have much longer to wait. News has surfaced that the hardware will unveiled by Microsoft within the next few weeks — well ahead of this year's E3 in June — with several big-name games used to showcase the console's 4K capabilities, including the debut of Forza Motorsport 7.

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Destiny 2 release date, PC version announced

Destiny 2 release date, PC version announced

After a number of leaks and a lot of speculation, Destiny 2 was finally revealed earlier this week. Disappointingly, that reveal only amounted to a single tweet from Bungie, leaving out most of the important details. Today Bungie is righting that wrong and sharing more about the hotly anticipated game, including its platforms and release date.

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Xbox One Creators Update brings new Guide, Beam, a lot more

Xbox One Creators Update brings new Guide, Beam, a lot more

Microsoft has finally announced the arrival of the Creators Update for Windows 10 and, in line with its goal to have a seamless and similar Windows experience across its devices, it is also making a huge announcement for the Xbox One. The changes aren't going to be as huge as on Windows 10, but they are going to be substantial nonetheless. They're not going to be surprising either, as Microsoft has already pre-announced much of what's coming, including its Beam streaming platform that's out to get Twitch and YouTube Gaming.

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Dark Souls 3’s final DLC, The Ringed City, revealed

Dark Souls 3’s final DLC, The Ringed City, revealed

The Dark Souls trilogy is finally coming to a close, as From Software is about to release the second and last expansion for Dark Souls 3. Titled The Ringed City, the DLC just got a new launch trailer to get fans of the action-RPG series excited to dive back into the game's dark and beautiful world. The video offers looks at the expansion's new locations, enemies, and bosses, so this is a warning for players looking to jump in blind.

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Xbox Games with Gold April lineup revealed: Assassin’s Creed and more

Xbox Games with Gold April lineup revealed: Assassin’s Creed and more

Microsoft has revealed which games its Xbox Live Gold members will be getting in April, and as expected, the titles cover both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles. The games will be available starting on April 1 and running through up to April 30. This is similar to the free games Sony offers to its PlayStation Plus subscribers, a perk that itself launched after Xbox Games with Gold as a way to keep pace with the company’s biggest game-centric competitor.

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