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It's a rough month for Games With Gold

In what has to be one of the least-attention-grabbing Games with Gold lineups in recent memory, Xbox Live Gold subscribers are getting Warface: Breakout, Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse, Metal Slug 3, and Port Royale 3 as freebies for March...

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV for Xbox might be dead, at least for now

Back in November of 2019, Phil Spencer declared that Microsoft was going to bring Final Fantasy XIV to the Xbox platform. It was a nice decree, and if it really could interface with PC and PS4 (now PS5 too), it would mean even mor...

 
 
 
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Microsoft is releasing an official Xbox Wireless Headset

Sony has been pumping out "wireless headsets" for the PlayStation family for a while, so it was only a matter of time for Microsoft to follow suit. Just this morning they announced the "Xbox Wireless Headset," a new product that will work w...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Microsoft seeks EU approval on $7.5 billion ZeniMax purchase

Without a shadow of a doubt, one of the biggest stories in the gaming industry last year was Microsoft's acquisition of ZeniMax Media, which saw the former dole out a staggering $7.5 billion for the umbrella group and its subsidiary compani...

 
 
 
 
 
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(Update) Microsoft backtracks on new Xbox Live Gold pricing

[Update: In a welcomed reversal, Microsoft has announced it is not going to change the price of Xbox Live Gold. Not only that, but it is changing its policy on free-to-play games. In the coming months, players will no longer need ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Minecraft Earth will no longer be playable as of June 30

Not that I was paying much attention to how well Minecraft Earth was or was not faring, but the idea of a Minecraft rendition of Pokémon Go's winning augmented-reality formula seemed like a no-brainer, and it's surprising to hear th...

 
 
 
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Microsoft Flight Simulator got its free VR update

A beefed-up PC with a comfy VR setup and Microsoft Flight Simulator sounds like a dream right now. The VR test period is over, and the update is ready: you can now fly with VR in Microsoft Flight Simulator if you have an Oculus, Vive, Valve...

 
 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Xbox Game of 2020

This, broadly speaking, has been a year of silver linings. It's the only way you can stay sane. If you focus exclusively on all the ways our lives have been upended in 2020, you'll doom and gloom yourself into sleeping 18 hours a day. Every...

 
 




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