Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Xbox One

Call of Duty: Black Ops III video details Black Market update

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Activision has released a new trailer for the latest Black Market update for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Supply Drops are now packed new taunts, head and body variants for Specialists, camo, and three melee weapons (Brass Knuckles, Butterfly Knight, and Wrench). Drops are called using earned Cryptokeys, but a new optional virtual currency is being introduced, Call of Duty Points, to get Rare Supply Drops. To introduce the currency, anyone who logs into the game will receive a gift of 200 Points. Treyarch has posted an article detailing the additions.

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King’s Quest: Rubble Without a Cause on PSN, tomorrow Live, Steam

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Graham gets his crown today with the release of King’s Quest – Chapter 2: Rubble Without a Cause for PS3 and PS4. The follow-up to A Knight to Remember finds Graham being booted out of his newly acquired kingdom by a band of goblins. In the process of regaining the throne, he must free the people of Daventry from the horde and save his friends from A Knight to Remember. PC and Xbox gamers can download the game tomorrow.

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Halo 5: Guardians – Cartographer’s Gift free content update detailed

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343 Industries is rolling out the second free update for Halo 5: Guardians this week, Cartographer’s Gift. Following up Battle of Shadow and Light, the upcoming add-on will feature Forge Mode, new weapon (M41 “SPNKr” Rocket Launcher) and armor set (Mark IV [Gen 1]) REQs, and four new maps. The maps are spread across several modes: The Battle of Noctus for Warzone, Overgrowth for Arena, and the other two, Antifreeze and Entombed, for Big Team Battle. Cartographer’s Gift will download automatically when it goes live in a few days.

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The captain’s chair calls, Starpoint Gemini 2 available for Xbox One

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Starpoint Gemini 2, a space sim and role-playing hybrid, has launched for Xbox One. Set against the backdrop of a mysterious event causing the Empire to halt at the Starpoint and cease finishing the remnants of the Gemini League, players will enter the scene as a ship captain surrounded by enemies. In time, they will be able to command a fleet of everything from agile gunships to massive carriers, battling in real-time combat and exploring a dynamic universe. The game features 50 factions, 100 commodities to trade or steal, 70-plus upgradeable ships, mercenaries, randomly generated missions based on actions and treaties, and a role-playing system. The Xbox One version sports a new save-anywhere system, redesigned interface, and no load screens.

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GTA Online – Executives and Other Criminals trailer released

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A new trailer has gone live for Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming update Executives and Other Criminals. The free add-on will feature customizable apartments and stilt houses in Vinewood Hills, the Super Yacht, and new modes that allow players to run their own crime ring. In Freemode, players who head their own operation will be able to take on new challenges and co-op jobs, access special abilities, hire and fire other players as bodyguards, and battle other organizations. Those who take on the role of bodyguard will receive payment in the form of RP, GTA$, and stat boosts. Organizations that go to war will be able to access new missions as well as armored vehicles variants , such as the Turreted Limo. A few Freemode Events will work when played by organizations, including King of the Hill and Moving Target, along with the new Extraction Adversary Mode, which has bodyguards search wreckage for an Executive before they’re found by a Hit Squad.

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Two screens released from Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine

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CD Projekt has released two new environmental screenshots from The Witcher 3’s second expansion pack, Blood and Wine. Scheduled to launch in the first half of 2016, the 20-hour adventure will add a region untouched by war, Toussaint. Geralt finds all the trappings of a calm, civilized land when he arrives but soon uncovers an unsettling secret. The screens show a village as well as a large capital, crowned with a gleaming castle.

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Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India, Russia dated for early 2016

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The Assassin’s Creed Chronicles trilogy will be wrapping up on February 9, according to Ubisoft. Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India will go live on January 12 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia on February 9. All three episodes will be bundled together in Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy Pack, which will also be available on February 9 digitally for PC, PS4, and Xbox One and in retail for PS4 and Xbox One. A PS Vita version is slated for April 5. Episodes are standalone but linked narratively, and can be purchased separately for $9.99.

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Mobil 1 Car Pack goes live for Forza Motorsport 6

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Forza Motorsport 6 received a new set of rides today with the launch of Mobil 1 Car Pack. The seven-car add-on features the Koenigsegg One:1, 2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupé, 1988 Holden VL Commodore Group A SV, 1990 Chevrolet #30 Douglas Shierson Racing Lola T90/00, 1963 Ferrari 250LM, 1991 Mazda #62 Mazda Motorsport RX-7, and 1958 Plymouth Fury. The pack is available for $6.99.

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Chivalry: Medieval Warfare launches online for PS4, Xbox One

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Activision has released Chivalry: Medieval Warfare for PS4 and Xbox One. An enhanced re-release of Torn Banner Studios’ first-person action title, the latest version features a new horde mode for teams of up to six, over 25 maps, 24-player online multiplayer, and dedicated servers. The base game is available for $19.99, while an expanded version, Ultimate Edition, runs $29.99 and includes several DLC packs that add extra skins and weapons. The bundled add-ons are also on sale separately for $7.99 each: Barbarian Character Pack, Marauding Arbiter Pack, Inquisitive Dreadnaught Bundle, and Barbarian Weapon Pack.

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Tango down! Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege now available

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The long-running tactical shooter series Rainbow Six returns today with the release of Siege. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Siege features squads of counterterrorism units from across the globe, including Germany’s GSG-9 and Russia’s Spetsnaz, as they attempt to breach fortified positions utilizing their unique equipment and techniques. Players can also switch the roles and go on the defense by deploying everything from heavy shields to barbed wire.

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