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Microsoft Bing arrives on Xbox with the promise of Rewards

Microsoft Bing arrives on Xbox with the promise of Rewards

Today's consoles are no longer just dedicated gaming appliances. They have also become entertainment centers and, in some cases, computers in their own right. That's especially true with the Xbox, which shares a common DNA with Windows because of their Microsoft heritage. The ties between the two just got a bit closer with Xbox gaining a Microsoft Bing, formerly just Bing, app, which also brings with it Microsoft's Rewards program just for doing searches.

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Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 owners just got a nice warranty surprise

Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 owners just got a nice warranty surprise

Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 owners received a nice surprise today, as Microsoft announced that it's extending the warranty on the controller. This move comes amid user reports of drifting joysticks and as Microsoft faces a class action lawsuit for these issues. If you own an Xbox Elite Controller Series 2, your warranty has just gone from 90 days to a full year, which is a huge increase.

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Major Digimon Survive release date delay official: Q2 at least

Major Digimon Survive release date delay official: Q2 at least

Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. announced on the 15th of October that they'd be moving Digimon Survive to 2021. This game was originally expected to be released inside the fourth quarter of 2020, but circumstances dictated that the company needed to give the game more time in development before it was ready to prime time. A statement from Kazumasa Habu was released this morning for the public to peruse.

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Xbox new UI rolls out with Customer Profile themes

Xbox new UI rolls out with Customer Profile themes

Microsoft's new consoles, stylistically named the "Xbox Series X|S", are just a few weeks away from shipping with a new design physically and digitally. The user interface will feature a new look and feel and introduce new ways to get started. To make sure that the Xbox's loyal fans won't feel left out, it is now rolling out the October update that will make the Xbox One family share the same UI DNA as the upcoming next-gen consoles.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla deep dive trailer reveals new gameplay details

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla deep dive trailer reveals new gameplay details

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is shaping up to be one of the biggest games of the holiday season, and given the fact that it's launching alongside next-gen consoles, it could wind up being one of the biggest next-gen launch titles. Today, Ubisoft published a deep dive into Valhalla, giving us a rather lengthy look at the game and an idea of what to expect.

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Apex Legends Championship Edition gives new players a head-start – for a price

Apex Legends Championship Edition gives new players a head-start – for a price

Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment have announced the Apex Legends Championship Edition, a new version of the free-to-play battle royale title that comes with an upfront cost of $39.99. As you'd imagine, the Championship Edition comes with a number of bonuses, and it seems geared around getting newcomers to the game up and running quickly.

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Xbox Series X and S roll with Auto HDR (by default)

Xbox Series X and S roll with Auto HDR (by default)

Today a Microsoft representative confirmed that the Xbox Series X and the Xbox Series S consoles will work with Auto HDR. That's high dynamic range, turned on by default, for all titles, for both consoles. Per Peggy Lo, Compatibility Program Lead for Xbox, "this gives an extra sense of richness and depth to the image when compared to a standard dynamic range (SDR) image".

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Xbox Game Pass is ending October strong with new game additions

Xbox Game Pass is ending October strong with new game additions

Microsoft has revealed a new slate of games heading Xbox Game Pass in the second half of the month, and there are some big names on the list. There are 8 games in total, and they're being led by Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition. That'll be joining Xbox Game Pass for PC the same day it releases via Steam and the Microsoft Store: October 15th.

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New PUBG Paramo map holds some huge Season 9 changes

New PUBG Paramo map holds some huge Season 9 changes

PUBG Season 9 is almost here, and it seems the developers have something big lined up for it. PUBG Season 9 will introduce a new map called Paramo, and while there aren't very many details about it yet, it's looking like the map will be unlike any other map PUBG has seen thus far. For starters, PUBG Corp is saying that the map comes with a "dynamic landscape," which suggests that it'll change from game to game.

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Xbox Series X list of 120fps games at 12 and growing

Xbox Series X list of 120fps games at 12 and growing

Today we're taking a peek at the growing list of games that'll roll on Xbox One X and Xbox One S at 120fps (frames per second). These games can all be played at lower frame rates - but once you play them at 120fps, once you start really diving in to the future baseline, it'll be difficult to go back. This list includes a variety of titles, from the off-road racing game DIRT 5 all the way to first person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War!

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Xbox One Free Play Days serves up three very different games this weekend

Xbox One Free Play Days serves up three very different games this weekend

Microsoft has announced a new Free Play Days promotion happening on Xbox One this weekend. In all, there will be three games that are free to check out during the event, and this time around, the three titles on offer are very different. As always, the games participating in the Free Play Days weekend will also be discounted for the duration of the promotion as well, so if you find a game you like, you can buy it at a lower price than usual.

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GameStop partners with Microsoft

GameStop partners with Microsoft

A multi-year strategic partnership has been struck between GameStop and Microsoft. The partnership, they say, aims to advance GameStop's "key strategic pillars and extend its digital omni-channel ecosystem." OK! But what does that mean for you?

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