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Gears 5 release date revealed with early access for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Gears 5 release date revealed with early access for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

If you were hoping for a release date announcement for Gears of War 5 during Microsoft's E3 show, your wishes were granted. Microsoft finally gave us a release date for the highly anticipated game, and the good news is that it'll be here in just a few months. You can even get early access to Gears 5, as long as you're willing to shell out some extra cash for one of Microsoft's new premium subscriptions.

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Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 packs Bluetooth and is super-customizable

Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 packs Bluetooth and is super-customizable

There's a new Xbox Elite controller in town, and if you take your gaming seriously - on Xbox or PC - then you should be paying attention. The new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 made its official debut at Microsoft's E3 2019 keynote today, billed as "the world's most advanced controller" and with the hardware specs to back that big claim up.

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate detailed with subscriptions for PC and console [Update]

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate detailed with subscriptions for PC and console [Update]

A couple of weeks back, Microsoft announced that Xbox Game Pass was coming to PC. While some of us may have expected Xbox Game Pass to roll out on PC at some point later this year, Microsoft wants to get the ball rolling as quickly as possible by launching the PC version into beta today. As if that weren't enough, Microsoft is also making it easier (and cheaper) to subscribe to Xbox Game Pass on both Xbox One and PC.

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Minecraft Dungeons takes a page out of Diablo’s book next year

Minecraft Dungeons takes a page out of Diablo’s book next year

Action RPGs are one of the most enduring genres around, and now, one of the biggest game franchises in the world is going to take a crack at it. We expected Microsoft to make some kind of Minecraft announcement during its E3 2019 presentation, but few were probably expecting what was actually revealed: Minecraft Dungeons. Not much is known about Minecraft Dungeons at the moment, but the teaser Microsoft debuted today certainly tells us enough to pique our interest.

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Razer Kraken X revealed, surround sound spread to 2019 headsets

Razer Kraken X revealed, surround sound spread to 2019 headsets

The Razer Kraken X headset was revealed this morning alongside word that 7.1 surround sound would come standard with all 2019 Razer headsets. The Razer Kraken X headset is easily the most easily-accessible headset (or set of headphones, if you prefer to call them such) in the Razer headphones collection. These headphones will be released later today for the first time.

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Special edition Fortnite Xbox One leads Microsoft’s E3 2019 gaming deals

Special edition Fortnite Xbox One leads Microsoft’s E3 2019 gaming deals

A couple of weeks back, leaked images of a purple Xbox One S and matching controller started making the rounds. Word at the time was that this Xbox One was a yet-unannounced Fortnite limited edition console, and now Microsoft has confirmed those rumors. Officially dubbed the Xbox One S Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition bundle {which is quite the mouthful), this new console will launch this week and the lead the charge for Microsoft's E3 2019 deals.

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Apple TV update brings Xbox One and PS4 controller support

Apple TV update brings Xbox One and PS4 controller support

Today Apple revealed a big update to tvOS, the operating system inside AppleTV. This update will roll with a new Control Center where users are able to switch - between you, me, and all the other people in this house. For the future of Apple TV and Apple Arcade, this next update is huge: Apple TV will soon be able to use Xbox One and PlayStation DualShock controllers.

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Microsoft’s E3 2019 show is going to be huge

Microsoft’s E3 2019 show is going to be huge

Even though there are a couple of companies that won't be hosting their typical E3 press conferences this year, it seems Microsoft is going hard. Rumor has it that we may see the next generation of Xbox consoles officially revealed at the show, and it's a safe assumption that we'll learn more about Project xCloud, Microsoft's upcoming game streaming platform. On top of all of that speculation, Xbox chief Phil Spencer has confirmed that Microsoft will have a lot of first-party games to show off during its E3 press conference.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare revealed with ‘edgy’ campaign, no season pass

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare revealed with ‘edgy’ campaign, no season pass

As previously rumored, this year's Call of Duty game will launch with a familiar name. Activision and Infinity Ward have revealed Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, a game that shares its name with a now 12-year-old title. There isn't a ton that Activision has revealed yet, but it has told us when the game will be on shelves.

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Xbox Games with Gold serves up a puzzle classic in June

Xbox Games with Gold serves up a puzzle classic in June

A day after Sony revealed the free PlayStation Plus games for June, Microsoft is following suit by announcing its upcoming Games with Gold lineup. As always, there will be four games up for grabs - two for Xbox One and two for Xbox 360 - and there's at least one very recognizable name in this group. Tell us: How do you feel about portals?

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Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition bundle detailed in full leak

Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition bundle detailed in full leak

A purple version of the Xbox One S console, part of an upcoming Fortnite bundle, has fully leaked in a series of images ahead of its official launch. The console and its related controller designs are clearly inspired by the battle royale game's iconic storm, featuring multiple shades of purple accented by purple buttons and a bright white Xbox logo.

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Microsoft’s new Xbox commitments target toxic parts of gaming

Microsoft’s new Xbox commitments target toxic parts of gaming

Xbox chief Phil Spencer has detailed Microsoft's commitment to dealing with the toxic culture found in the gaming community. In his commentary on the matter, Spencer kicked off the details by saying, 'First, gaming is for everyone.' As such, says Spencer, 'Second, gaming must promote and protect safety for all.' Under these two 'fundamental truths,' Microsoft's head of Xbox explained, the company is publishing multiple commitment that will improve gaming for everyone.

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