Microsoft’s latest Surface Laptop Go 2 returns to all-time low of $600 at Amazon (Save $199)

Amazon is offering the latest Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 i5/8GB/256GB in Platinum for $599.99 shipped. Normally $800, and going for $750 lately, today’s deal marks a return to the all-time low that we’ve tracked. The Surface Laptop Go 2 is perfect for your compact on-the-go setup. It features a 12.4-inch PixelSense display which features full touchscreen support, which makes for easy working when away from home. For battery, it’ll last up to 13.5 hours on a single charge, meaning you can leave the house and not return until the evening without having to plug in. Plus, with Windows 11, an 11th Generation i5 processor, and 8GB of RAM, there’s plenty of power to handle your workflow needs when not at your desk. Plus, the power button doubles as a fingerprint reader with both Windows Hello and a One Touch sign-in. Learn more in our announcement coverage and then head below for more.

Jump into GoldenEye 007 with 3-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subs at $22.50 (Reg. $45)

Update: While the 3 month deal below has now jumped up slightly to $27.49, CDKeys is once again offering 1-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Memberships down at $7.49 with digital delivery. But because the 1-month offer is stackable, this is effectively $22.50 for 3 months, undercutting our previous deal mention (you can stack more than 3 months here as well). Details are as follows.

GoldenEye 007 has officially arrived on Xbox Game Pass and we have a solid deal to extend your subscription today. Trusted online retailer CDKeys is now offering 3-months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate at $24.99 with free digital delivery. Regularly $45 and currently listed at $41.50 via Amazon, this is nearly 45% off the going rate and the lowest price we can find. Today’s deal is also within $1 of the lowest price we have tracked in the last several months from a trusted retailer and a notable way to extend your subscription at a discount. For those unfamiliar, CDKeys regularly delivers some of the best prices you’ll find anywhere on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subs and a retailer we have featured around here for years. Head below for more details. 

Big-time new year Xbox showcase starts now! Redfall, Elder Scrolls, and much more

All of the new Xbox games launching in the next few months and beyond are about to get some serious air time as part of today’s Xbox showcase. While Microsoft and Bethesda have scheduled a dedicated showcase for the highly-anticipated Starfield sci-fi RPG, we are expecting to get a good look, including some gameplay from some of the biggest upcoming releases otherwise. Head below to follow along with today’s showcase to get a first look at the best new Xbox games on the way. 

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Xbox Developer_Direct event set to showcase gameplay for Elder Scrolls, Redfall, more

While we are big fans of the Nintendo showcase events that deliver advance looks and details on upcoming games, there’s a special Xbox Direct on the horizon now, too. While it might not be quite as extensive as the Xbox summer showcase that launched in lieu of E3 last year, the upcoming Developer_Direct event is set to give folks a look at some big-time titles headed to the platform in the coming months. Head below for more details. 

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New embossed Xbox Oreo cookies arrive with special in-game goodies, prizes, more

More Xbox Oreo cookies have arrived. The sweet classic cookies and creme treats are coming to Xbox and your snack pantry. Taking to the official Xbox Wire today, Microsoft has announced a new campaign to “Unlock Playfulness” with new special edition Oreo cookies. These aren’t just the Xbox-themed sweet snacks seen above; there are fun in-game goodies that come along with the six embossed custom designs, as well as what Microsoft is describing as “real-world prizes.” Head below for more details. 

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New official Forza Horizon 5 Xbox Series X bundle with up to $40 in savings, pre-order now

As announced on the official Xbox Wire today, Microsoft has now unveiled a new Xbox Series X bundle. Available for pre-order right now, the new package is officially known as the Xbox Series X and Forza Horizon 5 Premium Edition Bundle. And as the name suggests, it delivers Microsoft’s flagship home gaming console with a copy of Forza Horizon 5 Premium Edition alongside the plethora of goodies that version of its impressive racing title includes. Head below for a closer look and more details. 

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Microsoft unveils new Xbox Series S Gilded Hunter Bundle set for release later this month

After Nintendo announced this year’s Black Friday console bundle, a new Xbox Series S package has been announced. Taking to the official Xbox Wire this morning, Microsoft has now unveiled the new Xbox Series S – Gilded Hunter Bundle. This is essentially an expanded version of the Fortnite and Rocket League set that has been floating around for a while now that comes in at the same price despite the extra goodies. The new Xbox Series S bundle is set to release later this month for the holidays, and you can get more details down below. 

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Xbox price increases inbound, lock in your Game Pass subscription and consoles now

Update 12/5/22: Xbox has now made it official – new games built for Series X|S will be seeing prices raise to $70 starting next year. Starting in 2023, titles made for Microsoft’s latest consoles, including the likes of Forza Motorsport, Redfall, and Starfield, will launch with a $70 MSRP in the US. Details on other titles and regions will presumably be coming shortly. Here’s what Microsoft had to say about the matter:

This price reflects the content, scale, and technical complexity of these titles…As with all games developed by our teams at Xbox, they will also be available with Game Pass the same day they launch.

It looks like Xbox price increases could be on the way. After Sony officially announced console price hikes in just about every region outside of the US this summer, many wondered whether or not Microsoft would follow suit with the Xbox ecosystem. Sony’s move marked the first time we have seen console price hikes this deep into the hardware cycle, and after recent comments made by CEO of Microsoft Gaming Phil Spender, it looks like Microsoft might not be immune to global inflationary conditions after all. Head below for more details.

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Microsoft finally brings Elite Series 2 Controllers to Xbox Design Lab with billions of color options from $150

Custom Elite Series 2 Controllers are now a thing after being fully integrated into Xbox Design Lab. Taking to its official Xbox Wire this morning, Microsoft has announced that its Elite Series 2 Controllers can now be customized via its online Xbox Design Lab editor – an option it says has been the number-one most popular request since the service launched. Head below for more details. 

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Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 9 with 5G and Surface Laptop 5 pre-orders are live from $1,000

This week, Microsoft announced an all-new Windows PC lineup with the Surface Pro 9, Surface Laptop 5, and Surface Studio 2+. All are available for pre-order for an October 24 release date, though the Surface Laptop 5 and Pro 9 can also be purchased at Amazon as well as Microsoft and other retailers. What do Microsoft’s latest releases bring to the table? Let’s take a closer look down below.

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Xbox Game Pass gains A Plague Tale: Requiem, Chivalry II, and much more in October

Today, Microsoft announced its upcoming Xbox Game Pass expansion for October. Headlining the show is the fact that A Plague Tale: Requiem will be available on Series X|S, PC, and Cloud as well as several other additions. So, if you’re an Xbox Game Pass subscriber or are considering joining, then keep reading to see everything that’s coming to Microsoft’s gaming platform this month.

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Microsoft unveils new Mineral Camo SE Controller for Xbox, PC, and mobile today

Update: Amazon is now offering the new Mineral Camo Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller at $44.99 shipped. Regularly $70, this is the matching the lowest price we have tracked at Amazon and the best we can find.

Update: Microsoft has now unveiled its next new official Xbox wireless gamepad colorway, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Lunar Shift Special Edition. It is the same current-generation controller you know with a design inspired by the “aura of the moon” that “shifts from silver to gold when the light hits it just right.” Pre-orders are now live at $69.99 shipped

Just after unveiling its latest pro-grade Xbox Elite 2 Core controller, Microsoft has now taken to the official Xbox Wire to announce the new Mineral Camo Special Edition Controller. While it has been a little bit since we saw Microsoft introduce a new colorway to the standard edition, current-generation Xbox gamepad lineup, the latest has now arrived. It features the company’s newest take on the camo pattern, joining the already available Night Ops Camo, Arctic Camo, and Daystrike Camo variants. Head below for more details and a closer look as well as the matching Razer magnetic charging dock. 

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey makes its way to Game Pass, DEATHLOOP comes next week

At the Tokyo Game Show, Xbox announced quite a few things, including updates on 22 games from Xbox Studios, Bethesda, and other developer partners. While there was a lot announced (more on that in a bit), we’re focusing on two major titles coming to Game Pass this month: DEATHLOOP and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. These two massive titles will soon be available on Microsoft’s game subscription service, so let’s talk about what all is coming to Game Pass this month.

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Microsoft unveils new Xbox Elite 2 Core controller from $130, plus add-on component pack

Update: Pre-orders for the new Xbox Elite 2 Core controller and the V2 Components Pack are now live on Amazon at $130 and $60 shipped

After Sony introduced the new DualSense Edge, Microsoft has now unveiled a new Xbox Elite 2 Core controller. More of an update to the existing Xbox pro controller (in some ways), which will seemingly remain in the current-generation lineup, the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Core base model comes in at a more affordable price tag than its predecessor with interchangeable sticks, domes, and more that are purchased separately. Head below for a closer look at the new Xbox Elite 2 Core controller. 

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Friends ‘who live under the same roof or not’ officially included in Game Pass Friends & Family

While we last saw mention of Game Pass Friends & Family just over a month ago, the service is now live in two countries, though sadly, neither is the US. Coming in at €21.99 per month for a total of five accounts, this release finally gives us insight as to the inner workings and fine details of what Game Pass Friends & Family will consist of, including the pricing structure. What all does Game Pass Friends & Family bring with it? Let’s take a closer look.

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Phil Spencer, CEO of Microsoft Gaming, confirms CoD, Overwatch, more will come to Game Pass

The question that we’ve all been thinking since Microsoft announced its acquisition of Activision is whether or not Call of Duty would be on Game Pass, and now we have an official answer. Phil Spencer, the CEO of Microsoft Gaming, took to a blog post today to detail the plans for some of Activision’s titles should the sale go through. The biggest news is that Call of Duty, Overwatch, and Diablo would make their way to Game Pass for sure. But Phil also gave us more insight as to what we can expect from the merger, so let’s take a closer look below.

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Death Stranding is making its way to Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow


Announced over the weekend, Death Stranding is finally making its way to PC Game Pass tomorrow. As one of the most loved games for the past while, Death Stranding is now about to be able to play without having to purchase the title. The game just came to PC back in March of this year, but the fact that it’s entering Game Pass is pretty notable. So, what’s Death Stranding and what exactly comes with this Game Pass release? Let’s take a closer look.

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Game Pass gains Midnight Fight Express and early access to Madden NFL ’23 with EA Play

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass subscription just keeps getting better and better. We now have the list of games coming out through the rest of August, and it’s pretty stout. For starters, Midnight Fight Express launches on August 23 as a day one title for Game Pass. Plus, since EA Play is included with all Game Pass tiers, you can also now enjoy Madden NFL ’23 ahead of its official launch, should you subscribe. What else is coming to Game Pass this month? Let’s take a closer look below.

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Microsoft says it ‘would not be profitable’ to make Call of Duty Xbox exclusive

When Microsoft announced it planned to purchase Activision, the immediate response from many was “Is Call of Duty going to become an Xbox/PC exclusive?” At first, Sony didn’t expect it to happen, and then a little while later Microsoft said that Call of Duty would remain on PlayStation “into the future,” but there wasn’t much else besides that. However, in a new filing to the Administrative Council for Economic Defense in Brasil, Microsoft comes out and straight up says that removing Call of Duty on PlayStation wouldn’t be profitable for them. Keep reading to find out more about Microsoft’s statements on keeping Call of Duty cross-platform.

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Xbox Game Pass gains Ghost Recon Wildlands, Two Point Campus, Cooking Simulator, more

Today, Microsoft is announcing the latest additions to its Xbox Game Pass lineup of titles. Further expanding its offerings, you’ll now find yet another Ubisoft game joining the Game Pass ranks with the inclusion of Ghost Recon Wildlands for the first time ever. There’s a lot more coming to Microsoft’s monthly game subscription service, so keep reading to find out all you’ll be able to play over the next month.

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Xbox 360 games will no longer be included in Games with Gold program starting this October

The end of an era is upon us. Starting October 2022, Xbox 360 titles will no longer be included with the Games with Gold program, part of Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Live Gold subscriptions. However, this does not mean players who have claimed Xbox 360 games will no longer be able to download what they’ve claimed. Xbox One titles will continue to be included with exclusive savings each month as well.

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Microsoft expands Game Pass to include Far Cry 5, TMNT, and launches 3-months for $1 again

June has been jam-packed with announcements for Microsoft from their huge Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase, but the company isn’t done with new releases yet. Today, we got confirmation of more games coming to Game Pass today and as we start July in a few weeks. Ranging from FIFA 22 to Far Cry 5, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, and more, there’s a lot to unpack here. Oh, and those who haven’t tried Game Pass before can once again get three months of the service for just $1.

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Everything you need to know from Microsoft’s Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase: Starfield, Diablo IV, Overwatch 2, more

In place of E3 this year, Microsoft today is holding its massive Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase. With 90 minutes of content on new and upcoming games, head below for all of the details on the latest titles coming to Xbox Series X/S, PC, Game Pass, and more including trailers, release dates, and so much other info.

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Xbox Game Pass lands on Samsung TVs later this month with no additional hardware required

With Sony’s refreshed PlayStation Plus service quickly approaching, Microsoft is now set to expand the reach of its game streaming service with Xbox Game Pass on Samsung displays. Microsoft has been saying that its Game Pass service would land on smart TVs for a while now, but the Ultimate tier will be directly available on what appears to be just about all of the 2022 lineup of Samsung models later this month, according to today’s press release. Full details below. 

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Microsoft launches Surface Go 2 with fingerprint sensor and repairable design from $599

This week, Microsoft introduced the Surface Laptop Go 2 with updated features and specs that make it one of the best low-cost devices in the Surface lineup. With prices starting at $599, you’ll find the Surface Laptop Go 2 is perfect for working on the go or at a desk. What all’s changed? Let’s take a closer look down below.

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Microsoft’s new Deep Pink Xbox controller pre-orders live with matching Razer charging stand

The new official pink Xbox controller is now available for pre-order. Microsoft unleashed the latest addition to its current-generation Xbox wireless controllers recently with the vibrant Deep Pink colorway. It’s joined by the matching Razer magnetic Quick Charging Stand. This controller joins the existing lineup, which includes the shiny Aqua Shift treatment we saw unveiled last summer. Head below for more details and a closer look. 

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Microsoft giving away 12 LEGO Star Wars Xbox Series S consoles in celebration of May the 4th

Right now, Microsoft is running a giveaway to win a limited-edition LEGO Star Wars-themed Xbox Series S and controller to celebrate May the 4th. The giveaway runs through May 31, 2022, and you must be 18 years or older in order to enter.

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No E3, no problem: Microsoft details massive summer Xbox and Bethesda games showcase

Microsoft has now unveiled its plans for what is looking to be a massive summer Xbox games showcase. After acquiring Bethesda and its beloved development studios alongside being in the process of inking a deal to absorb the Blizzard Activision package, Microsoft’s summer Xbox games showcase is likely to be quite an exciting one. We already know the annual E3 festivities will be cancelled this year, but, as expected, the future of gaming will be on display nonetheless. Head below for more details. 

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Xbox Mini Fridge pre-orders are live once again at Best Buy!

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Update: Pre-orders are now live on the Xbox Series X Mini Fridge Thermoelectric Cooler at $99.99 via Best Buy. There’s no telling how long it might last so jump in now! 

Xbox Mini Fridge pre-orders are kicking off today! What was once a hilarious meme, has now shrunk down and become an actual collectible product for purchase. While we are expecting the new Xbox Mini Fridge to be hard to come by, and especially so during the first wave of pre-orders kicking off today, we are here to help the cause. You’ll find some quick links below to the exclusive US pre-order at Target, just make sure you get in there as soon as possible to ensure you score one during the first wave of pre-sales. Head below for more details on Xbox Mini Fridge pre-orders. 

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Microsoft is bringing more Ubisoft titles to Game Pass, starting with Assassin’s Creed Origins

Microsoft recently released the list of upcoming Game Pass titles, which includes several that we expected, but one that we weren’t quite prepared to see: Assassin’s Creed Origins. Why is AC Origins a surprise Game Pass inclusion? Well, it’s a Ubisoft title, and there aren’t many games from the famed company included with Game Pass… yet. In January, we saw that Ubisoft+ was making its way to Xbox and that Rainbow Six Siege would be a day-one title, but we’re now starting to see older games added to the service.

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Microsoft reportedly bringing ads to free-to-play titles with in-game billboards

According to reports, Microsoft might be working on a program that allows for advertisements within free-to-play Xbox games, though they won’t disrupt gameplay or be obtrusive. While we’ve seen in-game advertisements in the past, Microsoft’s reported solution will be in the form of in-game billboards of racing titles, or as video games on a TV in the game’s world. However, as Microsoft won’t take a share of the revenue, reportedly, could the idea of additional money from ads entice more Xbox games to become free to play? Let’s take a closer look.

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Xbox Game Pass Family Plan to support up to five accounts for ‘far less’ then buying separate

Xbox Game Pass continues to be the best value in console or desktop gaming, especially now that Sony launched a competing service that’s both more expensive and less feature-packed. Well, Game Pass is about to become an even better value as the rumored family plan is, in fact, real. While we don’t know exactly what it’ll cost or when it’s launching, we do know a few specifics about how it’ll work, so keep reading to find out more on the Xbox Game Pass Family Plan.

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How to score a pair of the new official limited edition Halo Master Chief boots

Just as the official TV show gets underway, Microsoft has teamed up with Wolverine on a new real-world pair of crossover Halo Master Chief boots. Wolverine – a brand known for its safety toe work boots and robust workwear – seems to be a perfect fit for a collaboration on the military-meets-construction Halo Master Chief footwear. Halo Infinite developer 343 Industries worked alongside the designers at Wolverine to come up with something truly inspired by the game and the results speak for themselves, but you’re going to have to get lucky scoring a pair of these limited collectible and very much wearable Halo Master Chief boots. Head below for a closer look and more details. 

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Microsoft reveals custom Sonic Xbox Series S with fuzzy controllers, and you can win it yourself

This morning Xbox announced a giveaway, in collaboration with Paramount Pictures, to celebrate the upcoming release of the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie. One lucky winner will receive an Xbox Series S console and two wireless controllers. However, they are unlike any console or controllers out there today.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator now available on Xbox One, Cloud gaming, more in March Game Pass

While we first heard about playing Flight Simulator on the Xbox One through Xbox Cloud Gaming back in June of last year, the time has finally arrived. Launching as one of the March Game Pass updates, Flight Simulator, alongside several other titles, are now available to play on the Cloud. This means that even the original Xbox One, or any other Xbox Cloud-enabled device, can now take to the skies in Flight Simulator 2020. What all devices are compatible and what other updates are coming to Game Pass? Keep reading for more.

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Valve isn’t making its own Steam Pass, but ‘more than happy’ to help bring Game Pass to Steam

Microsoft’s Game Pass is likely one of the most subscribed-to game services in history, with millions of players across Xbox and PC. Well, the main problem with Game Pass on PC is that it requires use of the Xbox app and Microsoft Store, two things that most gamers likely don’t visit often. However, that could change with Gabe Newell’s latest statement, so let’s break down whether or not we could see Game Pass on Steam in the future.

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Call of Duty on Switch? Microsoft president Brad Smith seems to think it could happen

The past few weeks have been pretty busy in Call of Duty news. We got word that Infinity Ward would be making the next game in the series, and that Microsoft plans to keep the game on PlayStation after the existing agreement expires. But, something we haven’t taken a look at yet is Microsoft’s president, Brad Smith, who gave an interview to CNBC. A lot of information came out of the interview, but what caught our eye is the fact that Brad mentioned Nintendo specifically… but does that mean Call of Duty on Switch could become a reality?

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Call of Duty to remain on PlayStation ‘into the future’ + Vanguard Season Two news

Today, Microsoft announced that it doesn’t plan to make Call of Duty an Xbox exclusive and plans to keep the game on PlayStation past the existing agreement and “into the future.” This comes on the heels of Vanguard and Warzone’s Season Two announcement yesterday and the news last week of the upcoming Call of Duty game being made by Infinity Ward. There’s a lot to unpack here, so without further ado, let’s dive in.

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Rare deal brings 20th Anniversary Xbox Wireless Controller down to $65 shipped at Amazon

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We are now tracking a rare price drop on the Xbox Wireless Controller – 20th Anniversary Special Edition at $64.99 shipped. Also matched at Walmart. This is $5 off the regular $70 price tag it fetches direct from Microsoft and matching the Amazon all-time low. This is a rare price drop and a great time to scoop one up for your collection. Unveiled back in October alongside the matching headset, this is essentially a current-generation Xbox wireless controller with the 20th anniversary design – a translucent black body, green accents, and the special “20” logo. Compatible with Xbox Series S/X, Xbox One, Windows PCs, Android, and iOS, it sports all of the custom mapping you’ll find on the standard issue Xbox gamepads as well. Rated 4+ stars at Walmart and you can learn more in launch coverage. More details below. 

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Check out the special edition Lunar New Year Xbox Series S console design

While everyone is still digesting the Microsoft Activision acquisition – and whether or not Call of Duty will end up an Xbox exclusive – a new Lunar New Year Xbox console has been in the lab. Microsoft is celebrating the Year of the Tiger with a (very) limited edition Xbox Series S console decked out in special edition artwork for the Lunar New Year, but it will not be easy to get one. Nonetheless, you’ll still want to head below to check out the red and gold design. 

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Will Call of Duty be an Xbox exclusive? Sony doesn’t seem to think so at this point

Will Call of Duty be an Xbox exclusive? And what about the rest of the Activision Blizzard titles that are now nestled in Microsoft’s growing stable? These are some of the biggest questions gamers are pondering after Microsoft announced it was going to be dishing out the cash equivalent of $68.7 billion to absorb the Activision Blizzard conglomerate earlier this week. After suggesting some of the big Bethesda franchises would soon be locked to its gaming platforms, Microsoft might very well do the same thing with Activision Blizzard’s most popular IP as well. Although, Sony has now taken to the airwaves to offer gamers less-than-confident assurance that won’t be the case. More details below. 

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Microsoft about to acquire Activision Blizzard and all its franchises in new $68.7 billion deal

Microsoft is about to buy Activision Blizzard. In Microsoft’s continued attempt at global gaming domination, and after spending a small country’s fortune on Bethesda, it is about to fork out the equivalent in $68.7 billion to acquire Activision Blizzard. This transaction, according to today’s press release, will make Microsoft “the world’s third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent and Sony.” Activision Blizzard has had its fair share of issues in the press as of late, but Microsoft is looking at the bigger picture for gamers here and will now absorb what appears to be all of the company’s major gaming franchises in the process. More details below. 

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Microsoft shuts down all Xbox One production, Sony set to make a million PS4 units in 2022

We learned recently that Sony has decided, despite previous statements, to continue production on PS4 through 2022 while Microsoft has officially ceased all production on its previous generation Xbox One consoles. It would appears that Sony has decided to continue building its last-generation consoles in support of what has been a complete nightmare trying to score its new PS5 hardware, but Microsoft seems confident enough in its Series X/S SKUs to have completely shuttered all production of the Xbox One machines. Head below for more details. 

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Ubisoft+ is coming to Xbox and Rainbow Six Siege launches day-one with Game Pass

Earlier this week, Microsoft and Ubisoft teamed up to announce the game studio’s first major release of 2022, Rainbow Six Extraction, would be launching day one for Xbox Game Pass subscribers on console, PC, and the cloud. On top of this unprecedented launch, Ubisoft is also releasing its Ubisoft+ subscription on Xbox as a separate service which offers many of the company’s famed titles. What all does this launch include, and could it be hinting at a bigger partnership in the future? Let’s take a closer look

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Rare deal drops the official collectible 20th Anniversary Xbox Stereo Headset down to $60

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Walmart is now offering the special edition 20th Anniversary Xbox Stereo Headset for $59.99 shipped. Regularly $70, this is one of the only discounts we have tracked on the collectible 20th anniversary edition. While in-stock at Microsoft for $70 right now, it has been tough to get and even harder to come by with a discount. Unveiled back in October of last year alongside the matching wireless controller, the line is described as “sleek and sentimental” with nostalgic green accents and modern-day internals. The headset has “ultra-soft earcups” alongside spatial sound technologies, including Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos, and DTS Headphone: X, as well as a boom mic, a translucent black body, and visible silver internals. Rated 4+ stars at Walmart and you can get more information in our launch coverage. Additional details below. 

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Halo Infinite gains Slayer, Free-for-All, Tactical Slayer, and more tomorrow

Halo Infinite launched fully last week following early access to the game’s multiplayer, and players have been enjoying the title since. However, it’s noticeably missing some of the franchise’s most iconic content, including the Slayer playlist. Well, that all changes starting tomorrow. That’s right, over the weekend, 343 took to Reddit to share that Slayer is launching Tuesday, December 14. It’ll be joined by Fiesta, free for all, and Tactical Slayer (SWAT). What all do these game modes include? Let’s take a closer look below.

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Celebrate Xbox and Halo’s 20th anniversary with early access to Halo Infinite multiplayer today

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of both Xbox and Halo, Microsoft is releasing the multiplayer beta for Halo Infinite early. Originally set to launch in December, we’re getting access a few weeks early here. The December 8 launch day is still the goal for Halo Infinite to release fully, but this beta period will help Microsoft shore up some last-minute bugs with real-world testing ahead of the date. What all is available during this early multiplayer beta for Halo Infinite? Let’s take a closer look.

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Xbox Design Lab now offers metallic finishes and rubber grips for your custom Xbox controller

Microsoft took to its official Xbox Wire today to announce some new design elements for creators making use of its custom Xbox controller editor, Xbox Design Lab. Users can now employ rubberized grip customizations alongside a series of new colorways for accents as well the return of metallic finishes. Just keep in mind, it takes three or four weeks for your custom design to ship, so you might want to jump in as soon as possible if you’re looking for holiday delivery here. Head below for more details. 

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