Archives: Xbox One News

Rare Replay now up for digital pre-order on Xbox.com, Xbox One dash

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Microsoft has announced that retro gamers can now pre-order a copy of Rare Replay for Xbox One from Xbox.com or from the Xbox dashboard. The release also noted that those who have played some of the titles on their Xbox 360 can transfer their profile’s saved progress and achievements over to Xbox One. The previous progress will count towards unlocking their associated bonus rewards. Full details on all 30 titles are available below.

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Minecraft Console Edition gets Greek Mythology Mashup Pack

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Minecraft players can add a touch of ancient Hellas to their worlds today. The Greek Mythology Mashup Pack for Minecraft Console Editions bestows the blessings of Ares, Artemis, Athena, Hades, Poseidon, Zeus and more, as well as adds custom textures, a new interface, 39 unique skills, and an orchestral score by Gareth Coker. Over three dozen gods are included in the pack, check below for the full list.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition goes gold, new intro, doc videos out

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Microsoft has sent word that Gears of War: Ultimate Edition has gone gold and is now available for digital pre-download. The game is available in two flavors, the $39.99 Standard Edition and the $59.99 Deluxe Edition, each of which comes with pre-order bonuses for early buyers. The former includes multiplayer skins for Adam Fenix and Civilian Anya, as well as the Animated Imulsion Weapon Skin, while the latter adds 10 animated weapon skins, 36 standard weapon skins, and Civilian Marcus Fenix and Aaron Griffin in multiplayer. Coalition also released two new videos to offer a better look at the revamped visuals and design process. Both the new opening cinema and behind-the-scenes look are viewable below.

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Tembo the Badass Elephant set to rampage tomorrow for console, PC

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Game Freak will be doing its bid to defend the world against the Phantom Army tomorrow by calling up the only hero capable of saving the day, Tembo the Badass Elephant. Global victory will require battling through 18 levels of side-scrolling action, packed with gun-toting soldiers and environmental hazards. And for the budget-minded readers, a 10% discount is still on offer across all platforms.

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Forza Horizon 2 – Porsche Bonus Pack adds 2 freebies via Forza Hub

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In celebration of the recently released Porsche Expansion for Forza Horizon 2, Turn 10 has released two free Porsche models via the Forza Hub app on Xbox One. The free app will feature a ‘Two Free Porsches!’ story tab from now until Friday, July 24, allowing users to download the Porsche Bonus Pack. A link inside the article will send readers straight to the Xbox One store to initiate the download, which will add the 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS and the 2012 Porsche Cayenne Turbo to their garages. Check below for full details on the cars. Along with the rides, three new achievements will also be added: “Porsche Owners Club,” “Horse Power” and “This is My Porsche.”

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Thirty-nine more from Forza Motorsport 6 launch roster announced

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A new week, a new list of rides slated to be available at launch in Forza Motorsport 6. Turn 10 has revealed another 39 additions, along with details about this week’s highlights, a Can-Am, the 1969 McLaren #4 McLaren Cars M8B, and a Formula One racer, the 1966 McLaren M2B. The descriptions, as well as the list, can be found below. If you missed the previous lists, check out the first here and the second here.

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Batman: Arkham Knight – Batgirl: A Matter of Family out for console

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Batman: Arkham Knight – Batgirl: A Matter of Family, the first story add-on for Arkham Knight, has launched for Season Pass holders of the console version. Everyone else will get their chance to play the Batgirl next week when the $6.99 pack goes live for all. The WB Games Montréal-developed expansion is set before the events of Arkham Knight and follows Batgirl and Robin as they attempt to save Commissioner Gordon from The Joker at Seagate Amusement Park. Details about two upcoming DLC packs were also announced.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III bonus map The Giant gets new trailer

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Activision has released some more of their Comic-Con media. The latest is a video for The Giant bonus map for Black Ops III’s Zombies mode. Fans might recognize the locale as it’s from an old favorite, Der Riese. The Giant will be available in all of the collector’s editions: Juggernog, Hardened, and Digital Deluxe.

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Halo 5: Guardians video documentary, Fall of Reach trailer released

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Microsoft has released the 12-minute Halo 5: Guardians video documentary they debuted at Comic-Con, A Hero Reborn. The behind-the-scenes look features 343 Industries discussing the development of Guardians, detailing their approach in designing the game from the ground up for Xbox One and Live integration. The doc can be viewed below or on the Halo Channel and downloaded on Android and iOS devices, as well as on Xbox One, Windows Phone, Windows 8.1 PCs, Windows 10 Mobile, and tablets. Another topic covered at the panel was how the studio is linking game’s story to other releases in the franchise, including the newly announced Halo: The Fall of Reach animated series, an adaptation of Eric Nylund’s origin novel, and the second story of Hunt the Truth.

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Tembo the Badass Elephant deploys its mighty trunk on console

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The murderous Phantom Army has invaded, and there’s only one thing that can stop them: a commando elephant. Tembo the Badass Elephant, from Pokemon developer Game Freak, calls in the toughest of the tough (pachyderms) to save the day, which will require battling across 18 levels in a side-scrolling action-heavy platformer. The game is currently available for PS4 and Xbox One but on sale across all platforms, with 10% off for Gold Members, PS Plus subscribers, and Steam pre-orders.

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