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EA’s FIFA 22 next-gen upgrade is borderline-insulting

EA’s FIFA 22 next-gen upgrade is borderline-insulting

The recent reveal of FIFA 22 might be exciting for a lot of gamers out there, but the process of upgrading the game between generations is anything but. Many publishers offer next-gen upgrades for their games, meaning that if you buy it on a last-gen console - PS4 or Xbox One - you can upgrade it to the current-gen version - Xbox Series X|S or PS5 - when you get one of those consoles. Many of these upgrades are free, but in the case of FIFA 22, it's going to cost you.

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Sonic Colors: Ultimate trailer shows a bunch of big changes

Sonic Colors: Ultimate trailer shows a bunch of big changes

While the 3D Sonic games throughout the years have been very hit-or-miss, Sonic Colors for the Wii was one of the better-received titles in the series, making it a good candidate for a modern update. That's exactly what it's getting later this year in Sonic Colors: Ultimate, which is being released for Sonic the Hedgehog's 30th anniversary. Sega has released a new trailer for Sonic Colors: Ultimate in which the company shows us what's new in this enhanced version.

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Among Us physical game editions release dates tragically late for gifts

Among Us physical game editions release dates tragically late for gifts

If you know someone who loves Among Us and you're looking FAR in advance for the perfect holiday gift this year, InnerSloth has your back. They've created several versions of the game Among Us with discs and physical boxes and everything that'll make the entire situation a much more physically gift-friendly experience. The products are called "Among Us - Ejected Edition", "Among Us - Imposter Edition", and "Among Us - Crewmate Edition."

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Red Dead Online: Blood Money update revealed with new missions, NVIDIA DLSS

Red Dead Online: Blood Money update revealed with new missions, NVIDIA DLSS

Rockstar today revealed Blood Money, a new update on the way to Red Dead Online. Blood Money will be landing next week and will add two new mission types to the game: Crimes and Opportunities. On top of that, Rockstar also revealed that Red Dead Online will be getting new 25-mission battle passes in The Quick Draw Club, while both Red Dead Online and Red Dead Redemption 2 will get support for NVIDIA DLSS.

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Xbox Live Games with Gold for July 2021 brings back a crude classic

Xbox Live Games with Gold for July 2021 brings back a crude classic

It's very nearly July, and that means there's a new batch of Xbox Live Games with Gold right around the corner. Microsoft revealed what that next round of free games is today, and though there aren't any particularly big titles in the lineup, there is one game that's sure to please fans of a certain obscene, alcoholic squirrel.

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Borderlands 3 cross-play is now live, but you may be unlucky

Borderlands 3 cross-play is now live, but you may be unlucky

As promised earlier in the month, cross-play has arrived in Borderlands 3. The arrival of cross-play obviously means that people can play together regardless of their platform, but that's only true for most Borderlands 3 players. Unfortunately, it looks like those on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 are indeed being left out in the cold.

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Overwatch headlines new Xbox Free Play Days weekend

Overwatch headlines new Xbox Free Play Days weekend

Microsoft is hosting another Free Play Days event on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, making a handful of games free-to-play for the weekend. There are three games up for grabs this time, and they cover a pretty wide range of genres between them. This Free Play Days weekend is headlined by none other than Overwatch, which rolled out a cross-play beta earlier this week.

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New Xbox Game Pass games: Here’s the next batch for June and July 2021

New Xbox Game Pass games: Here’s the next batch for June and July 2021

Even though Microsoft announced a bunch of day-one releases for Xbox Game Pass during E3 2021, we've got some new additions to look forward to in the more immediate future. Today, Microsoft detailed the next batch of games coming to Xbox Game Pass. There are nine games in all joining Game Pass in some form, and while a number of them are independent titles, there are a few big names in the group as well.

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Overwatch cross-play now live: What you need to know

Overwatch cross-play now live: What you need to know

As announced earlier in the month, cross-play has arrived in Overwatch. Cross-play allows console players not only to group and find matches together regardless of platform, but it allows them to do the same with PC players too (with some restrictions, obviously). Cross-play is launching in beta today, but it's available to everyone who wants to sign up for it.

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Xbox Design Lab is back: Still with these limits?

Xbox Design Lab is back: Still with these limits?

I've designed a custom Xbox controller before - back when they first released the program into the wild. Now, things are slightly better, but still not as wild and crazy as I'd like them to be. To Microsoft's credit, they're not going full "MySpace design non-limits" with official color options, but they're not restricting users to pre-made combinations of colors, either.

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Xbox Game Pass is losing these big console and PC games next month

Xbox Game Pass is losing these big console and PC games next month

Xbox Game Pass has a lot of games worth playing on it, but today we're learning that some of them will soon be disappearing from the service. Microsoft has listed the games that will be leaving the service on July 1st, and there are some big titles on the list. The good news is that we're learning of these departures with a couple of weeks of lead time, so if you're in the middle of any of them, you still have some time to finish them up.

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Cyberpunk 2077 gets a hefty update as it preps PlayStation Store return

Cyberpunk 2077 gets a hefty update as it preps PlayStation Store return

CD Projekt Red's quest to fix Cyberpunk 2077 continues today, with the studio publishing a new patch for the game. This patch brings Cyberpunk 2077 to version 1.23, and while it may not be as big as the version 1.1 and 1.2 patches that came earlier in the year, it's still arriving with quite a few changes.

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