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‘Gears 5’ Xbox Series X update brings Dave Bautista to the story mode

The Xbox Series X and S update to Gears 5 won’t just make the game prettier — it’ll also put a familiar face in more places. The Coalition told IGN in an interview that the game will give you the option of swapping in Dave Bautista (or rather, his WWE persona Batista) as Marcus Fenix …

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Xbox Series X unleashed: Our unrestricted preview

Glamour shots with Xbox Series X and its accompanying gamepad. Sam Machkovech Notice that the top array of venting dots looks different depending on the angle? That’s intentional on Microsoft’s part. Sam Machkovech Should you choose to place your new Xbox Series X console on a set of stairs, Ars Technica cannot be held liable …

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Microsoft’s new Xbox UI is already available on Xbox One

We’re still almost a month away from the Xbox Series X and Series S going on sale, but their software experience has arrived on the Xbox One. In August Microsoft revealed its unified Xbox UI that would stretch across mobile apps, PC and consoles, and now it has rolled out on the Xbox One in …

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Sega’s Football Manager heads back to Xbox this fall

Sega When it comes out on November 24th, Football Manager 2021 will the first entry in the popular simulation series to make its way to Xbox consoles in more than a decade. Sega plans to release the game on Xbox One, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X, with a single purchase getting you access …

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Microsoft’s Bethesda deal: Great for Game Pass, troubling for exclusives

Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of ZeniMax Media is huge news in many ways. It brings renowned studios like Bethesda, id and Arkane into the Xbox family, along with popular franchises including Doom, The Elder Scrolls and Fallout. It makes the Xbox Series X and S more compelling, especially given they’re launching with a relatively weak …

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Confused about which console to buy? Just wait.

After months of speculation, we now have a clear picture of how the next generation of consoles is shaping up. Four consoles at three price points, each offering a slightly different take on the future of gaming. At just $300, the Xbox Series S is clearly the value proposition. You won’t get true 4K gaming, …

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Console options without disc drives could be GameStop’s final death knell

Enlarge / Seems like an extreme reaction to buying a console without a disc drive, but OK… The latest quarterly earnings report from GameStop doesn’t show much sign of a turnaround for the long-troubled game retailer. Sales were down 26.7 percent year over year for the April through June quarter. Even accounting for permanent store …

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Xbox Series S confirmed by Microsoft after next-gen Xbox price leak [Updated]

The official Microsoft reveal of Xbox Series S, posted in the wee hours of Tuesday morning after a Monday evening leak. Xbox Xbox Series S, as placed next to an Xbox Series X. h0x0d To emphasize the size difference, Microsoft puts the smaller Series S into a transparent model of its Series X. h0x0d A …

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Xbox Series X will reportedly cost $499 and arrive November 10th

Microsoft Microsoft revealed last month that the Xbox Series X will arrive in November, just in time for this year’s holiday shopping season. Now, Windows Central reports a more specific release date and even a price point for the tech giant’s next-gen console: the Series X will apparently set you back $499 and will be …

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Xbox Series S outed by next-gen controller leak—and it’s legit

A new controller for a system that hasn’t launched yet? That’s interesting enough, sure. But the news comes when you turn the box. Zak S Notice “Xbox Series X | S” as a descriptor? That is legitimate. Zak S The controller works with existing Xbox One consoles, and one owner we’ve gotten in touch with, …

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