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Xbox Games with Gold for March 2020 balances dark and light

Xbox Games with Gold for March 2020 balances dark and light

Paying a monthly fee that includes getting access to some free games has seemingly become the new norm in the gaming biz. Streaming services like Google Stadia and new stores like Epic Games Store have recently joined that bandwagon but consoles have long been at the head of that line. In fact, Xbox has just announced the games that Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be able to get their hands on starting in a few days and they will have their choice of gritty dark action or lighthearted platforming fun.

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Xbox One February 2020 update rolls out a new home screen

Xbox One February 2020 update rolls out a new home screen

If you've ever felt like the Xbox One home screen looks a little too busy, then you'll probably be very pleased with the console's February 2020 update that's shipping out today. Among other things, the update delivers a new streamlined home screen that cleans things up significantly. These features have been in testing since last year, so if you're an Xbox Insider, you've probably already seen them.

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Xbox One is getting a simple but useful feature that’s long overdue

Xbox One is getting a simple but useful feature that’s long overdue

Throughout the day, the Xbox Series X has dominated news, but there's a new feature on the way to Xbox One that may excite a number of users. At some point in the near future, it seems that Xbox One owners will be able to eject the disc that's in their console simply by pressing a button on their controllers. It's a simple and straightforward feature, but it could be necessary for some users.

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Cyberpunk 2077 will be an Xbox Series X Smart Delivery title

Cyberpunk 2077 will be an Xbox Series X Smart Delivery title

Earlier today, Microsoft announced a bunch of new details about Xbox Series X. Microsoft's announcement included information about the console's CPU, GPU, and SSD, but one thing that stuck out was the reveal of a feature named Smart Delivery. With Smart Delivery, those who buy a game that's available on both Xbox One and Xbox Series X will automatically download the proper version for their console, which is certainly handy.

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Deadpool Skin for Fortnite C2, Season 2 joins disturbing Meowscles

Deadpool Skin for Fortnite C2, Season 2 joins disturbing Meowscles

Deadpool is the latest skin available in Fortnite courtesy of the latest in Battle Pass bundle rewards. The Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 Patch was also released today - it's jam packed with a bunch of oddities - including decoy grenades and disguises. Proximity mines are here too - but they're not quite so big a surprise as the... very strange new skin called Meowscles.

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No Man’s Sky update delivers crazy-looking living ships

No Man’s Sky update delivers crazy-looking living ships

No Man's Sky fans are getting a rather interesting update today. While past updates have focused on things like fleshing out multiplayer and base building, this new update focuses on ships. Specifically, players will now encounter living ships - quite literally organic ships that have new capabilities and limitations when compared to the ships that are already in the game.

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Hasbro and 343 Industries team to launch NERF Halo Blasters

Hasbro and 343 Industries team to launch NERF Halo Blasters

Hasbro has teamed with 343 Industries to launch a new line of Halo-themed NERF Blaster products. The toy firearms will be released in the US and UK soon, giving Halo fans their own foam-dart toys. The current NERF Halo line includes a blaster designed to look like the Needler, as well as a large rifle and a small gun.

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Xbox Game Pass Free Games Update: Kingdom Hearts, Ninja Gaiden, Yakuza 0

Xbox Game Pass Free Games Update: Kingdom Hearts, Ninja Gaiden, Yakuza 0

Today week Megan Spurr, Community Manager, Xbox Game Pass spoke up on the next several waves of games coming to Xbox Game Pass for Console, starting on February 20. That's Thursday of this week, where Ninja Gaiden II starts off the big push on Xbox One. Also in the mix: Kingdom Hearts III, Two Point Hospital, Wasteland Remastered, Yakuza 0, Jackbox Party Pack 3, and more.

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State of Decay 2 is getting a massive free update called Juggernaut

State of Decay 2 is getting a massive free update called Juggernaut

Undead Labs has announced that State of Decay 2 will receive a massive free update called "Juggernaut Edition" that includes the three previously released add-on packs, as well as 'tons of new content' alongside general improvements that'll make the game better for everyone. The update will arrive next month and will be free for all existing game owners.

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Stardew Valley dev working on two new games – but don’t get too excited yet

Stardew Valley dev working on two new games – but don’t get too excited yet

Stardew Valley has become one of the most popular indie games of the generation, so naturally, people are wondering what's next for the game's creator, Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone. As it turns out, in addition to continuing work on Stardew Valley, Barone has been working on two other games, one of which is set in the Stardew Valley universe. While that's certainly an exciting thing to hear, Barone is asking fans not to get too hyped for these new projects just yet.

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Freedom Wing adapter turns electric wheelchair into Xbox controller

Freedom Wing adapter turns electric wheelchair into Xbox controller

ATMakers has teamed with non-profit AbleGamers to develop an inexpensive adapter called Freedom Wing that enables players to use an electric wheelchair as an Xbox controller. The adapter serves as the connection point between an electronic wheelchair and Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller, increasing accessibility for players who have unique needs.

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps goes gold, which means no more delays

Ori and the Will of the Wisps goes gold, which means no more delays

Those of you looking forward to Ori and the Will of the Wisps got some good news today, as Moon Studios announced that the game has gone gold. That, for those not in the know, means that development on the game has finished and it's now ready for mass production ahead of release. It also importantly means that barring some kind of critical issue popping up, Ori and the Will of the Wisps is now safe from further delay.

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