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Xbox Game Pass continues to be a great way for players of all kinds to discover their next favorite game. With these 11 titles joining the game library, we are excited to celebrate the creativity of independent developers and to help their games reach even more players!

Some of the new titles:

  • My Time at Portia
  • Bad North
  • Gonner
  • The Banner Saga 3
  • Yoku’s Island Express
  • Timespinner
  • Machinarium
  • …and much more!

Click the link here to check out the full list!

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‘Rage 2’ Review – Welcome to the Apocalypse… again

Rage 2 is the latest post apocalyptic installment to be published by Bethesda and created by Avalanche Studios and Id Software. You get to immediately jump into the surprisingly colorful and delightfully gory fray. You play as Walker, the last of the Rangers after your home is destroyed by the big bad of the game who goes by The Authority. Rage has colorful characters, some great background story, and a sprawling environment to be explored in your pursuit to fight back.

The world for Rage 2 is quite large, which is usually a plus for a game, but in this case it’s almost a draw back. After the tutorial you’re handed the entire map to roam around in, and it almost gets a little mundane traveling between each objective or even just tooling around looking for fights. The middle part of the map has a kind of canyon/desert vibe to it, the northern section is forested and the east is a swamp which separates you from an actual desert, The variety is bad, but even traversing different environments everything still feels similar. stretches of road with groups of bandits and mutants strewn about, then rest of the landscape is freckled with side activities like bandit dens, shrouded power stations, and a few other locations. Other than that there are the 5 trade towns, two in the starting area, then one in the forest, swamp, and desert. The game does look great and it has that apocalypse feel to it, but it’s almost a little too barren for how long about the apocalypse happened.

To travel between trade towns and the action you have a small list of vehicles to unlock, ranging from cars, motorcycles, a few tanks, and one flying contraption which will most likely end up being your most used ride. The game starts by giving you the best vehicle, which is the Phoenix, and the only vehicle that has multiple guns and you can upgrade. The miniguns work well enough to hang outside any bandit encampment and clear a good amount of them out form the safety of your vehicle. After unlocking the Icarus, everything else becomes irrelevant, because once you hit the highest altitude it flies at no one bothers you anyway and you just zoom across the map, even over some of the seemingly impassable gaps you have to drive around. The vehicles handle about as well as you’d expect from a shooter focused game. I will say that I had quite a fun time with the Chaz Car Derby races, as they were somewhat challenging.

One of my bigger issues with Rage 2 is the difficulty and pacing. They give you a tutorial and then just set you free with a few starting objectives to do. It is akin to being given a piece of paper with the tasks for house sitting a mansion and then given the keys but less awe inspiring. Once you leave the starting “trade town” of Vineland you can travel wherever and whenever to any part of the map, this seems wonderful and freeing but after about an hour you give up on the side missions because they’re all essentially the same thing and you start doing the story missions to get some substance. It is nice to occasionally take a break from story quests, to explore, and I did find it import as you need to travel to locate the Arks that hold your new abilities and weapons. I really enjoyed the weapons’ designs and how unique they each are from each other but at the end of the day I found myself using the same trio of weapons, the assault rifle, the shotgun, and the smart rocket launcher. There are a few which are fun, but just don’t feel necessary aside from adding some variety when you get tired of the big three I just mentioned. All abilities, weapons, and your character are able to be upgraded. The former two have two way to upgrade, a basic one that increases a couple of the main stats, and then a smaller ability tree of sorts inside. The larger ability tiers you unlock are done with feltrite, and the smaller are done with weapon mods and nanotrites respectively. The weapons and abilities do feel more powerful after upgrading, but again, nothing has stood out to me combat wise aside from the main three weapons you’ll end up using.

I like the variety of abilities and if you see fit, you can really use all of them in each combat, multiple times even. My favorites include shatter, slam, defibrillation, and Grav-jump. Shatter blows the armor off enemies and if they’re light enough throws them as well, and sometimes splatters them if you’re close enough to a wall. Grav-jump is essentially double jump that can be upgraded to allow you to float while ADS and can be extended with every kill. Slam is self explanatory, when you use it you leap into the air and come down creating a shockwave that sends enemies flying, it also does more damage the higher up you are, Be careful though, go to high and you’ll end up falling to your death. The last is Defibrillation, when you go down, there is a random button prompt sequence that can be upgraded to four buttons. You have to press each within a certain timing, each successful press returns a larger percentage of health you when you stand up. In my mind these are the most useful abilities you’re given, barrier is pretty good as well if you get pinned down, but I don’t find myself using any of them as much as the four i listed above.

As far as the combat scenarios go, in the base game there are three enemy factions that you’ll be meeting in the throws of combat on the battlefield. They are as follows: The Goon Squad, who are the base enemies in the game, but they’re also the most colorful and interesting to see, The Authority who are essentially just as hard to fight as The Goon Squad, there isn’t really much of a difficulty difference between the two of them. The last faction is the Immortal Shrouded, which is the toughest faction to deal with and they aren’t even the main faction in the story. They have the most health, toughest armor, and they also seem to hit the hardest. The toughest side mission I did in the game belonged to them as well, I had to repeat it a few times with a lot of running away and healing during the fight just to make it though. Thankfully you can craft almost all of your usable equipment as long as you have the materials and the upgrade/blueprint depending on the item. Health infusions you can upgrade to be craftable and that is definitely a saving grace at times. When chaining together abilities and barrages of bullets the game can feel somewhat exhilarating, but not because it’s challenging, but because you’re trying to have the most fun eradicating whatever enemy faction is stinking up the location you’re clearing out. I would even dare say part of the charm of the game is making yourself as powerful as possible so the enemies don’t stand a chance, this unfortunately leads to the game feeling boring as the challenge goes away.

Probably the most impressive part to about Rage 2 is the amount of backstory and other information they have managed to cram in. Almost every location you visit has items to collect, which at times will slow the progress of the game way down and almost completely disinterest you. What I found reinvigorating though were the data pads that you locate at most locations. Each one tells it’s own little story about the location or another close location or people. Some are even one big story located on a few different data pads. I got a lot of joy out of reading each and every one that picked up because it added a lot more color into what could’ve definitely been a much more boring and mundane game. Learning little tidbits about the people who lived in this windmill house before it was ransacked and taken over by the Goon Squad really breathes some much needed life into the game.

Rage 2 starts with a bang, and seems to end with a slightly smaller pop. There is a good amount to see and do in the game, but a lot of it feels the same, even the fights with different enemies feel pretty identical. Some side activities are unique like the Mutant Bash TV brought in from Rage which is just as fun as it’s cousin from the first one. I’d definitely recommend picking it up if you’re a Doom fan or even a Sunset Overdrive fan, but I would wait until it goes on sale to do so.

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Hitman 2 Miami Pack Details

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive today announced that the HITMAN 2 Elusive Target mission starring international actor Sean Bean returns on May 3 and will be available until June 3!

Bean will reprise his role as Mark Faba, a former MI5 agent turned freelance assassin notoriously known as “The Undying, ” due to his reputation as a master of faking his own death. The Undying Elusive Target mission will be free for all players, with one chance to assassinate the target and if not successfully completed, the contract cannot be retried.

HITMAN 2 is the follow-up to the internationally acclaimed video game, HITMAN. Featuring entirely new hyper-detailed sandbox locations full of living, breathing environments to explore, HITMAN 2 offers players the freedom to plan the ultimate assassination utilizing an assortment of tools, weapons, disguises and a variety of stealth techniques to creatively trigger their own unique chain of events.

HITMAN 2 introduces new ways to play with the Sniper Assassin mode, a standalone feature that brings a co-op experience to the HITMAN series for the first time, allowing two players to work together online to take down their targets. HITMAN 2 will also feature a unique and brand-new take on 1-versus-1 multiplayer competition with Ghost Mode.

Players will put their assassination skills to the ultimate test as they compete against each other online, both as Agent 47, to assassinate the most targets faster and cleaner than their opponent, while utilizing weapons, items, outfits and ghost crate supply drops to help accomplish the overall mission.

HITMAN 2 is now available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One X and PC!

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Jordan-Themed Xbox One X Giveaway Announced

Sneakerhead gamers can rejoice, the ultimate collaboration is finally here, with two custom Jordan-Themed Xbox One X consoles! The consoles feature white, black, and red theming to coincide with the release of the new Jordan Proto-React sneakers. They’re pretty sleek, and the controllers are also themed after the new sneaker, perfect for presenting in a glass case or right on your entertainment center.

You can check out the page from the Xbox website, and how to enter the giveaway here!

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You Can Win a Shazam Themed Xbox One X Console

Xbox has teamed up with Shazam to offer up a custom themed Xbox One X console to a few lucky fans to win! Fans can enter by heading over to the official giveaway page, and there are more prizes than just the console. You can check out the details below.

Shazam Xbox One X Contest Details

To celebrate the release of the film, in theaters worldwide starting on April 3, we’ll be giving fans a chance to bring out their inner gaming super hero with custom Xbox One X consoles inspired by “Shazam!.” Starting today, you’ll be able to enter for a chance to win a pair of these custom consoles for you and your best friend! We’re also giving out other prizes like a 12-month membership to Xbox Game Pass that gives you unlimited access to a library of over 100 great games on Xbox One, with new games added all the time. To enter, let us know what super power you think your best friend would have on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. This is a great way to celebrate your friendship and all the gaming challenges you’ve conquered together!

The “Be a Gaming Super Hero” contest is open until April 9, when winners will be selected. See here for full contest terms, conditions and participating markets.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider The Serpent’s Heart DLC Videos

Square Enix, Eidos-Montréal, and Crystal Dynamics are excited to announce The Serpent’s Heart, the newest DLC adventure for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, is available now!

Out as a free download to all Season Pass holders, and sold separately, The Serpent’s Heart is available for the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC/Steam. Watch The Serpent’s Heart DLC trailer here!

Lara must infiltrate an enemy fortress to stage a daring prison break, then engage in a battle against evil Kukulkan cultists. Lara must also complete the Slayer’s Gauntlet and navigate roaring rapids in order to receive the power of the serpent god. Those who complete the challenge tomb will be rewarded with the Divine Bounty skill, which causes fallen foes to yield more gold coins when looted. The Serpent’s Heart also features the Dragon Scales outfit, which reduces fire damage, prevents stumbling, and accelerates health regeneration. Finally, players will receive The Serpent Lash bow, which deals out extra fire damage.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is available now worldwide!

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Crackdown 3 Review – True to the Franchise but not Much Else

Crackdown 3 has been in development for nearly the entire span of this current console generation, but it’s almost here. The game was originally touted as being a new chapter in the Crackdown franchise, and that it would have some of the most over-the-top explosive action ever seen in video game form, but then updates on it went dark. Then out of nowhere, it’s revealed to be releasing this month.

Typically, when a game follows that odd development cycle the end product is hot garbage, but thankfully that’s not the case with Crackdown 3. While it’s very true to the franchise and does offer up plenty of fun, it definitely doesn’t feel like the souped up version that was originally shown five years ago.

You can check out the full review below in video or scripted form.

“Hey now fans of games announced 5 years ago, but are only coming out now, Matt Heywood here for EntertainmentBuddha.com to review Crackdown 3, or what I like to call Terry Crews’ Crackdown. 

Crackdown 3 is very much a Crackdown experience, but is that what us fans wanted after hearing about the game and its new hyped up features for the past 5 years? Well, I guess that depends on the type of gamer and Crackdown fan that you are.

I say this because Crackdown 3 is very much a competent Crackdown game, but it also doesn’t feel much different at all from the last one, which released almost 9 years ago. 

Visually, there are improvements, and the 4K fidelity works wonders for the Neon-centric palette and near constant explosion particles, but nothing else really feels much different.

Although, while playing the campaign, which tasks you with taking down multiple sub-bosses a la Shadow of War’s pyramid structure en route to taking out the game’s big bad, who is a corporate titan hell bent on being a dick, it’s hard to not have fun due to the over-the-top gameplay. 

Once you level up your Agents skills, oh by the way, just go with the Terry Crews agent even though you can swap agents freely, trust me, he’s the only one you need and makes dialogue moments very Terry-ish, the chaos you can bring with them is a thing of beauty.

I wouldn’t call the main missions, which consist of fairly mundane and repeated tasks throughout, that challenging, but things can get wonky thanks to the controls still being very Crackdown-like. You’ll float a bit more than you want, and sometimes making precise jumps to hard to reach platforms is an exercise in frustration, but again, if you like vintage Crackdown, that is what Crackdown 3 offers from top to bottom. 

You’ll also come across some boss fights, and while they’re varied and feature different tasks to take down, most weren’t that hard to vanquish, but I also wasn’t playing on the hardest difficulty. 

In terms of the map it’s not overly large, but features plenty of shit to keep you busy. Outside of the main missions you can do driving stunts, which I skipped mostly, because the driving is a bit wonky and not really necessary once your agility levels up to the point where you leap like Superman and run almost as fast. You can also free citizens from camps, do agility challenges, or my favorite Crackdown past time, collecting agility orbs, which there are hundreds to scour for. 

The campaign definitely has plenty to do, and while the story is rather generic for a third person shooter, the cutscenes and motion comic moments, coupled with the solid voice work, do make for a somewhat entertaining, if not campy narrative. 

I just wish the gameplay felt a bit different or fresh, because after all of the hype this game got years ago for features that didn’t make it to the final cut, it ends up being a victim of said hype. Because while it is a fun game to play, I couldn’t help but feel like it was a bit hollow due to the hype machine that once existed behind it. 

Although, I can say that the game’s Wrecking Zone mode, which features fully destructible environments with 5v5 competitive match types, is a welcomed addition to the Crackdown formula, and it boasts a bit of the hype we heard about years ago. 

Playing Wrecking Zone matches is like being a part of a chaotic symphony, which is due to the fact that everything on a map, outside of an electrified bottom floor, can be blown away for special abilities, or to just take out your enemies. 

I had a blast playing this mode, and while it featured mostly standard match types like Territories, or a TD variant, the whole destructible environment aspect really makes the experience standout and extremely fun. Who knows if it’ll have a population at launch that lasts, but I definitely felt more awe and enjoyment playing Wrecking Zone than I did playing Crackdown 3’s campaign. 

While Crackdown 3 doesn’t live up to the insurmountable hype behind it’s 5 years of development, I can’t say that I didn’t have fun playing through it. I brought back fond memories of the Xbox 360 Crackdowns, and it does feel very similar to those, so if you’re looking for a nostalgic experience, you’ll get it. But if you’re looking for something new or next-gen Crackdown, unfortunately, you’re not going to get it with Crackdown 3. While Wrecking Zone is fresh, I’m not sure if that’s enough newness to get casual fans interested in what this game offers. 

Crackdown 3 earns a 6.5 out of 10 review score from Team EB. By all means, if you’re a die hard Crackdown fan, you’ll thoroughly enjoy this game. If you’re on the fence, then I’d recommend trying to demo it first. It is a Game Pass title though, so if you subscribe to that, you should give it a go. 

Thanks for watching, I’m Matt Heywood signing off for EntertainmentBuddha.com, where we make you a better geek, one post at a time.”

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Crackdown 3 Opening Cutscene and Prologue Gameplay Preview

Crackdown 3, an Xbox Game Pass title, drops this Friday for the Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, so Microsoft allowed us to get our hands on the game early to provide some video coverage. While most of the video we’ve captured so far is best suited for our upcoming review of the game, I did capture a few cutscenes and missions from the first few hours of the game to share. Please note that we have to provide editorial commentary as a part of the embargo agreement with MS, so excuse my voice overs, but hopefully you also get some insights from them.

The video below features roughly the first 20-minutes of Crackdown 3. It starts with the game’s opening cutscene and subsequent plot setup, and then it moves into the first three or so missions you must complete before the game officially kicks off.

I’ve definitely been having fun so far, but I wouldn’t say I’ve come across anything that makes this Crackdown feel wildly different than its predecessors. It surely looks amazing and plays true to the franchise, but I wouldn’t say that it necessarily feels like a souped up version of the Crackdown experience yet.

I also haven’t touched the Wrecking mode out yet, so I’m expecting that to surprise if anything else. Stay tuned for more Crackdown 3 preview coverage!

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February 2019 Games With Gold Titles Revealed

Microsoft has released the trailer for next month’s Games with Gold titles, which you can check out above.

Let’s just say that the February 2019 free games all share a retro theme. That includes both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 games. The Xbox One is getting Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon and Super Bomberman R, with Bloodstained being the retro inclusion. The Xbox 360 is getting Assassin’s Creed Rogue, followed by Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. Of course, the two 360 titles will also play on the Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility. February’s lineup provides over $89 dollars in value and up to 3000 in gamerscore.

I wouldn’t call this a great month of freebies, but there is a Star Wars game included, so it’s not all bad. Bloodstained also looks like a blast if you’re into the classic 8-bit Castlevania games.

Head on up above to get a quick preview of the four free games coming to your library if you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber.

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Kait Wields a Massive Axe In Gears of War 5 Gameplay Clip

It seems like Gears of War 4 came out five years ago thanks to the longer than usual wait we’ve had to sit through for Gears of War 5, but luckily, we at least got a little gameplay morsel today for the next Gears game courtesy of the official Gears of War Twitter account.

It’s not even what one would call a gameplay video, in fact, it’s a GIF that has been uploaded to Twitter only, but who really cares about format, because it shows off a new melee weapon being brandished by the game’s protagonist, Kait Diaz. It appears as if Kait is in some form of Locust structure as she cleaves her way through hordes of little creeps with what Coalition Games is calling an axe.

I’m not sure it’s an axe — it looks more like a massive two handed club with spikes coming out than an axe — but who’s really keeping score? One thing is clear, and that’s the fact that this melee weapon is devastatingly brutal, as in it’s a giblet making machine.

I’m not sure if this tease means we’re on the verge of getting a full on Gears of War 5 gameplay video, or a new trailer, but I’d imagine we will be getting more previews as the game approaches its Fall 2019 release. Stay tuned for those details.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Reveal Videos Recap

Today, WBIE officially revealed Mortal Kombat 11 with a big livestream event that featured celebs, celebs working on the game, and of course plenty of gnarly gameplay footage. There were multiple videos released that range from Story trailers to Fatality montages, so we’ve rounded them all up below.

A beta will kick off this March, so check out the official release details below. You can also watch the full Livestream video if you want to see what went down.

Mortal Kombat 11 releases on April 23, 2019 for PS4, PC, Xbox One, and Switch.

About Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 is the latest installment in the critically-acclaimed franchise, developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, and is scheduled for release beginning April 23, 2019 for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 Pro computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™ system and PC.

Mortal Kombat 11 is available for pre-order now; visit www.mortalkombat.com for more information. Pre-orders will receive the in-game, playable character, Shao Kahn. Those who pre-order on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One or Xbox One X at select retailers, will also receive access to the beta, which will be available on March 28, 2019 for those platforms.

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This is Anthem Video Series Kicks Off With Story, Progression, and Customization

Bioware has launched a new developer diary video series for Anthem, and the first episode focuses on the game’s story, progression system, and player customizations.

The video features plenty of gameplay and cutscene footage, and both feature amazing levels of visual fidelity. The gameplay looks pretty fun too, I mean you do get a jetpack, and jetpacks always make things better, but outside of them I just think this world looks like a fun one to play in.

If you seek more Anthem action, there is a livestream set for today at 4PM EST.

About Anthem

Anthem is an upcoming online multiplayeraction role-playing video game being developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game is slated for a worldwide release for Microsoft WindowsPlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 22, 2019. Players will assume the role of a Freelancer, one of a group of people who leave their civilization to explore the surrounding landscape.

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Fantom Drives XSTOR – Xbox One X Hard Drive

Have you been looking for a way to expand your Xbox One X library without adding a bulky external hard drive?

Well, I can’t really help you, because this accessory looks fairly bulky, HOWEVER, it does attach directly to your Xbox One X. It’s specifically designed to sit right on top of your Xbox by plugging into the front USB port. It’s got its own cooling fan, which is good, and highly needed considering how much real estate it takes up on top of your console.

You can check it out right here and see it for yourself, I do appreciate that it comes in multiple sizes in terms of storage. It also comes in SSD flavors from those that want the absolute best performance… for nearly 400 dollars if you want the 2TB version. Is this something that you’d spend money on for your system or would you rather just pay less for a regular one and have it sit next to the console?

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Xbox Battlefield V Supply Drop Showcase

Battlefield V is getting a limited edition Xbox One X in Olive Drab and it looks pretty cool actually. Not only that, but they showed it off by sky-diving with it!

Good thing they didn’t drop it, also I suppose this proves that they can survive sky-diving, if you really wanna do that.

Not only that, but they’re teaming up with Operation Supply Drop to bring the most powerful gaming console to veterans. It’s been proven, as I’m sure many of you know by now, how therapeutic video games can be for those coming back from active duty. They can see some pretty hairy stuff overseas, and it puts a huge deal of stress on them, possibly for the rest of their life. Xbox is giving back to them and trying to help the cause, and for that, I commend them. Check out the video above and let us know what you think and if you’ll be picking up the limited edition console!

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New Robot White Xbox One X, Elite Controller, and Turtle Beach Headset Coming Soon

Microsoft has unveiled a new line of sexy hardware for Xbox gamers that features the first ever robot white Xbox One X, an exclusive white Elite Xbox One controller, and a new more powerful Turtle Beach headset.

The white Xbox One X will come in the form of a Fallout 76 bundle, so it will retail for $499, and won’t ship until the game’s launch in November. The console can be pre-ordered exclusively from the Microsoft Store and GameStop in the U.S. and globally at participating retailers. The white Xbox One Elite controller is also available for pre-order exclusively from the Microsoft Store and GameStop in the U.S. and globally at participating retailers. You can check out a trailer featuring this snappy looking controller below.

The new Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2 + SuperAmp Pro Performance Gaming Audio System for Xbox One is not available for pre-order yet, but it will go on sale on September 16, 2018 in the U.S. for $249. It will hit retail on October 8, 2018 in Europe. You can check out a trailer and additional details for this headset below.

Official Description: 

Based on feedback from numerous esports world championships and the world’s top gamers, Turtle Beach has refined the best features of the Elite Pro into its successor, the Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2 + SuperAmp Pro Performance Gaming Audio System for Xbox One. The result is a perfect balance of audio quality, control and unmatched comfort that drives championship level performance. For pro players and hardcore gamers alike, the elegantly simple Elite SuperAmp, a one-dial gaming audio controller and its connected mobile app, provides fully customizable, powerful amplified audio and is ideal for Xbox One Windows Sonic for Headphones surround sound.

The Elite Pro 2 headset is built to win with a durable yet sleek metal headband with a suspended pad, ProSpecs glasses friendly design, and upgraded AeroFit memory foam ear cushions with athletic fabric and synthetic leather. These quality features work together to deliver unmatched comfort while blocking out external noise to keep players dialed-in to their game. Audio performance is professional-grade and centers around Turtle Beach’s signature esports tuned 50mm Nanoclear speakers and a removable high-sensitivity mic with TruSpeak technology for flawless communication with teammates.

 

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Microsoft Launches Xbox All Access Program Bundling Hardware, Xbox Game Pass, and Xbox Live

Microsoft has launched a new program for its retail stores to get more gamers playing on its Xbox One platform. The new program is called Xbox All Access, and for an affordable monthly fee gamers can get an Xbox One X or One S console, two years of Xbox Games Pass, and two years of an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Before you even question the price of these bundles the math does work out, and the total cost of these items bought separately is more than the total cost of the Xbox All Access program, so just trust us on that. The savings are greater for the Xbox One S option, but both bundles will save you money in the end.

If you opt for the Xbox One X Xbox All Access bundle you will get the 4K-ready console, access to 100 games and all upcoming Microsoft exclusive titles, plus two years of an Xbox Live Gold subscription for $35 a month over a 24 month period. The Xbox One S Xbox All Access bundle gets you the same deal on the Game Pass and Xbox Live, but instead of the One X, you get the less powerful One S console. This bundle will run you $22 a month. You do get to keep the console at the end of the 24 month period too, assuming you complete all required payments.

There is a catch though to get the low monthly price point with zero upfront costs. You will have to apply for a Dell Preferred Account, which is essentially the credit account you’ll enroll into to make the monthly interest free payments. You can also use other payment methods, but those will require you to pay for the bundle in full at the time of your purchase.

The program is now live and only in certain Microsoft retail outlets, so to find out if you live near one, you can check out the official Xbox All Access webpage for more details.

 

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