PUBG and 15 other games announced for Xbox Game Pass

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, otherwise known as PUBG, is about to become free to play on Xbox One – in a manner of speaking. The popular battle royale game is coming to Xbox Game Pass on November 12, joining more than 100 other Xbox games that anyone with a Game Pass subscription can access at no additional fee. The news was announced…

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13 things you need to know from the XO18 Inside Xbox livestream

Microsoft hosted a special, live episode of Inside Xbox from its XO18 celebration in Mexico this weekend, giving players plenty of news about upcoming games, deals, features, and more. If you’ve got two hours to spare, you can watch the whole presentation below, or read on for our recap of the biggest and most important announcements: Crackdown 3 has a…

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BioShock meets FTL in Void Bastards, a tactical FPS from Irrational Games’ co-founder

Void Bastards, announced earlier today during Microsoft’s X018 conference, is an upcoming tactical shooter from Irrational Games co-founder Jonathan Chey – director of development on BioShock and System Shock 2 – and his Australian studio Blue Manchu.  Inspired by both of these seminal shooters, Void Bastards is split between plotting a course through the Sargasso Nebula and blasting dudes. Apart…

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Destiny 2 director assures players Bungie is “not disappointed” with Forsaken despite Activision’s sales concerns

During an earnings call last week, Activision COO Coddy Johnson said that despite Destiny 2‘s dramatically improved condition and reputation, the Destiny franchise is “not performing as well” as the company would like.  “We have not yet seen the full core re-engage in Destiny,” Johnson said, “which has led to the underperformance against expectations to date. Some players are in…

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