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Fly High With Microsoft Flight Simulator On PC August 18

Ready to take to the skies? The latest and greatest iteration of Microsoft Flight Simulator arrives on PC August 18. If you’re just looking for the standard version of the game, that will be available on Xbox Game Pass for PC on launch day. However, Microsoft Flight Simulator comes with three different price points, with the bigger and better editions having more airports and more plane choices. Standard edition gets you 20 different planes and 30 airports for $59.99 (Or an active game pass subscription). From there, the Deluxe Edition comes with five more......

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Set for Launch on August 18 for PC, also with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta)

Start preparing for take-off. Xbox Game Studios and Asobo Studio are thrilled to announce that Microsoft Flight Simulator launches on August 18, and you can pre-order on Windows 10* or pre-install with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) today. We have been thrilled and humbled by the support and dedication that has fueled the Flight Sim community for the past 38 years. Since the launch of the very first Microsoft Flight Simulator in 1982, we knew it was finally the right time to develop the next-generation version of Microsoft Flight Simulator. We have......

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Save Up to 80% on Select Games in the Ubisoft Forward Sale

With all of the big reveals and news coming out of Ubisoft Forward, there’s never been a better time to get caught up on classic Ubisoft franchises ahead of our upcoming releases, thanks to some big discounts. Before taking a trip to ninth-century England in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, why not journey back to Ancient Greece in the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Ultimate Edition for $15? Maybe before heading to a near-future London in Watch Dogs Legion, you’d like to visit the streets of San Francisco in Watch Dogs 2 for $10 (all editions are......

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You Can Play Hyper Scape Right Now

Every big video game conference needs a “and you can play it right now” moment. Today’s Ubisoft Forward event announced that Ubisoft’s battle royale, Hyper Scape, is moving into open beta today – meaning anyone on PC can play. During the technical alpha, players had to hope for a Twitch drop to get access, but the game is now available to all. A battle pass for cosmetics is in effect for the duration of the open beta, and anything unlocked will carry over to other phases and final launch. During this phase, a......

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A Round-Up Of All Of The Big Announcements And Games Shown At Ubisoft Forward

Ubisoft usually unveils its upcoming slate of games at a live press conference held annually during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in June. With E3 being cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ubisoft didn’t make any announcements in June, and instead pushed back a month to hold a digital show called Ubisoft Forward, which aired today, and played out just like the company’s press conferences, only with far less dancing on stage. We also went beyond Ubisoft Forward to get our hands on many of the games. We spent some time talking......

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Ghost Recon Breakpoint Is Finally Getting A.I. Teammates In A Free Update

On July 15, a new form of help arrives in Ghost Recon Breakpoint. If your friends aren’t online or you don’t trust random players, you’ll be able to use A.I. teammates to join you on missions. The highly requested computer-controlled assistance arrives in Title Update 2.1.0, which is free and will be coming to PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Stadia. The A.I. teammates can be activated and deactivated at any time, allowing you to continue playing solo if you want, and then summon them for a quick burst of firepower. A.I. teammates......

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Ghost Recon Breakpoint AI Teammates, Live Event Coming in July Update

One of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint’s most-requested features is coming in a new update. Arriving July 15 for Xbox One, Title Update 2.0.1 will introduce AI teammates, giving solo Ghosts an opportunity to squad up if friends aren’t available. This new feature can be activated on the fly regardless of what’s happening in-game. On top of that, from cosmetics to physical attributes, your teammates can be completely customized down to their primary weapon, which influences how they engage enemies throughout Auroa. You can also issue orders to your teammates, telling them to......

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Watch Dogs: Legion Arrives October 29 on Xbox One, Coming Soon for Xbox Series X

Watch Dogs: Legion is coming to Xbox One on October 29, setting players loose in a dystopian vision of London where everyone in the open world is a potential playable character. Those who purchase the game on Xbox One can also upgrade to the Xbox Series X version – which takes full advantage of the next-gen console’s ray-tracing capabilities – at no extra cost using Smart Delivery. Watch Dogs: Legion unfolds in the aftermath of bombings that have shaken London to its core. Blamed on the hacktivist collective-turned-resistance group DedSec (but actually the......

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Far Cry 6 Kicks off a Revolution on February 18, 2021

An island nation is in the grip of a brutal tyrant. Unrest simmers on the streets of the capital city, and escalating tensions will soon boil over into full-on revolution. This is Far Cry 6, coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox One on February 18, 2021 to cast you in the role of a freedom fighter. As you struggle for the liberation of your homeland, Yara, there is one man above all who stands in your way: Antón Castillo. Portrayed by Emmy Award Nominee Giancarlo Esposito (“Better Call Saul,” “The Boys,” “The......

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Launches November 17

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is coming to Xbox One on November 17 letting you live the life of a Viking raider in 9th century England. Those who purchase the game on Xbox One can also upgrade to the Xbox Series X version at no extra cost using Smart Delivery. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla follows the thrilling saga of Eivor, a fierce Viking raider, as they search for a new home for their people among the fractured kingdoms of 9th century England. Throughout the journey, you can raid valuable sites, recruit deadly raiders, upgrade your settlement,......

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Far Cry 6 Revealed With Intense Trailer About Dictator And Son Amidst Revolution

After a recent PSN leak, Ubisoft officially confirmed Far Cry 6 with a cinematic trailer that introduced us to the antagonist and new setting. Get ready to lead a guerilla revolution, fighting to free an island nation from its brutal dictator: Antón Castillo, who is portrayed by Giancarlo Esposito of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul fame.   The trailer, which you can watch above, opens with Antón handing his teenage son, Diego, a grenade and taking the pin out. Fearful and surprised, the son asks, “What are you doing?” “The pin simply......

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla Launches On November 17

During Ubisoft’s recent Forward event, the publisher announced that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is set for release on November 17. This places Ubisoft’s massive open-world title out the same week as CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077, and gives some credence to the theory that one or more of the new consoles could release around that time.  Valhalla is set in 873 and places you into the role of a young Viking raider named Eivor who leads a Viking party looking to settle in Anglo-Saxon England. You can get a look at the gameplay below.  For more......

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Watch Dogs: Legion Launches This October

The third entry in the Watch Dogs series caught our eye when it was revealed at E3 last year, but it was unfortunately part of Ubisoft’s sweeping delays that happened several months ago. Originally scheduled for release this past March, Ubisoft has announced players will be able to step into the shoes of a DedSec operative this fall. The current-gen version of Watch Dogs: Legion launches October 29, with next-gen versions “coming soon.”  You can get a look at Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs: Legion gameplay overview trailer below.   News Article Courtesy Of Brian......

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'The Thing' Fans Take Note: Carrion Hits This Month

If you like the idea of playing as the shape-shifting creature from John Carpenter’s The Thing, you’ll want to keep your eyes on Carrion, a Metroidvania-like adventure from Phobia Game Studio. Today, during the Devolver Direct livestream, Carrion was shown and given a July 23 release date for Switch, Xbox One, and PC. In Carrion, you control a monster that feeds on humans, grows larger, and uses its many tentacles to navigate an underground facility. Playing as a bad guy is one thing, but playing as a bad guy with a form you......

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Carrion: Become a Monster on July 23

Today, we’re super excited to announce that Carrion, our grisly reverse-horror experience will launch for Xbox One on July 23! Our little team of sci-fi fanatics has been working hard to create an experience we think you’ll love, especially if you’ve always dreamed of portraying an amorphous blob of gristle, teeth and tentacles! We can’t wait for Xbox gamers to get their feelers on Carrion, so we’re thrilled that it will also be available with Xbox Game Pass. But, what is a “reverse-horror experience”? Carrion immerses players in the role of an abominable......

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Heavyweight Boxing Champions Tyson Fury And Anthony Joshua Are EA Sports UFC 4 Pre-order Bonuses

EA Sports UFC 4 was just announced with Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya as the cover athletes. The promotional cycle may be incredibly short, with just over a month before launch, but EA Sports still wants to entice players to pre-order the fourth iteration in its UFC-licensed series. Those who pre-order EA Sports UFC 4 get a collection of customization items, but the biggest additions come in the form of heavyweight boxing superstars Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. Fury, who most recently won his rematch against the powerful puncher Deontay Wilder by TKO in February,......

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EA Sports UFC 4 Does Not Have Ultimate Team Mode

Announced this morning, we now know a ton about EA Sports UFC 4’s various improvements. From gameplay overhauls to upgraded modes, fans have a lot to be optimistic about as we speed toward the release date next month. One thing that isn’t making the jump to UFC 4, however, is the divisive Ultimate Team mode. Ultimate Team is a mode that exists across nearly all EA Sports titles, from Madden to FIFA. In the mode, players can earn or purchase packs of cards to improve their teams. In EA Sports UFC 3, the......

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From the Ring to the Octagon, UFC 4 Brings on Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua

EA Sports UFC 4 on Xbox One is the latest edition of the world’s most popular mixed martial arts video game and with each new iteration, the game gets bigger, deeper, and more detailed. The latest pre-order announcement continues that tradition of delivering surprising modes, improvements and fighters to fans of the UFC. Players familiar with the EA Sports UFC franchise have seen the fighter rosters grow significantly with each new title. The first UFC game offered up a total of 97 playable characters. Flash forward to UFC 4 and you can now......

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EA Sports UFC 4 Releases In August, Jorge Masvidal And Israel Adesanya Are The Cover Athletes

As the Ultimate Fighting Championship readies its massive UFC 251 pay-per-view card tonight, EA Sports has officially announced the existence of the fourth iteration of its UFC-licensed franchise. Not only that, but EA Sports has also given us our first look at this year’s cover athletes, as well as the welcomed surprise that we only have just over a month to wait for the game’s release. Gracing the cover of EA Sports UFC 4 are two of the biggest names in mixed-martial arts coming off enormous years: Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya. Masvidal,......

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Xbox Insider Release Notes - Beta, Delta and Omega Ring (2006.200527-0000)

Hey Xbox Insiders! We have a new Xbox One update preview coming to the Beta, Delta and Omega ring. It’s important we note that some updates made in these preview OS builds include background improvements that ensure a quality and stable build for Xbox One. We continue to post these release notes, even when the noticeable changes to the UI are minimal, so you’re aware when updates are coming to your device. Details can be found below! System Update Details: OS version released: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200719041.3503.200709-1200 Available: 8 p.m. PT – July 10, 2020 Mandatory:......

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