Tag Archives: xbox live

Xbox March 2018 Games with Gold Revealed

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Spring time is almost here, and a new season of game releases is about to begin. To usher in the new month of gaming, check out the Xbox March Games with Gold, which includes the acclaimed indie title, Superhot! Xbox One Trials of the Blood Dragon: 3/1 – 3/30 The classic motorbike & obstacle course-centric gameplay of Trials and its franchise...

Xbox One Game Gifting Coming Soon

By : Devin Sidhu | Fri, Jul 7, 2017

One of the most popular features of Steam for PC gamers is the ability to gift purchased games to friends. Yesterday, Xbox’s corporate VP, Mike Ybarra took to Twitter to tease this feature coming soon to the Xbox One. Not far! — Mike Ybarra (@XboxQwik) July 6, 2017 Currently, the Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch all have no way to gift games...

Xbox Live Rewards Introduced for Free-To-Play Games

By : Jason Segalla | Wed, May 10, 2017

Running through June 15, Xbox Live Rewards members will gain free in-game rewards from friend referrals and in-game time for certain Free to Play titles. The in-game rewards gained through this FREEdom rewards limited time offer are as follows: SMITE: Referral Bonus – Referring a friend to SMITE grants both players the Better with Friends Bundle,...

Microsoft Creates Xbox Live Gamertag Expiration Policy

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, Jul 25, 2016

In May 2016, Microsoft re-released a batch of over one million gamertags back into the wild. These gamertags were inactive since the era of the original Xbox, and Microsoft’s spring cleaning allowed fans to pick up gamertags relating to original names, images, and other popular cultural references. Today, it has been discovered that there exists a...

Microsoft Introduces Cross Platform Play for Xbox Live

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, Mar 14, 2016

One of the most coveted introductions to the gaming industry may finally be coming to fruition, as Microsoft announces that they have opened up their Xbox Live services to the capability of cross-platform play. In a recent blog post, Chris Charla, Director of [email protected], announced that Microsoft has given developers the tools to enable cross networking...

Xbox LIVE Party Chat Now Supports 12 Players

By : Rhys Weir | Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Ever since party chat’s introduction back in 2008 on the Xbox 360, it has remained as one of the top used features. With its eight player cap, players were able to hop into multiplayer games such as Halo and easily communicate with their entire team without needing to worry about muting the other team. However, as time goes on and games include...

Xbox LIVE Is Experiencing Issues

By : Joe B. | Tue, Mar 17, 2015

UPDATE: (7/24) 3:17 PM – Xbox Live is currently experiencing issues, and not working properly for almost anyone at the moment. There has been no word from Xbox Support as of now, but on the Xbox status page “Social and Gaming” are listed as “limited”. We will provide more updates as they are made available.   UPDATE:...

EA Games Xbox Live Sale

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Right now on Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360, EA Games is having a vast sale on games from last year’s hit Dragon Age: Inquisition to Titanfall from Respawn Entertainment. Not only that, but the games DLC are also on sale. Check out the great deals below! Xbox One: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare – $10 Battlefield 4 – $13.20 Battlefield...

Halo Championship Series Cup #3 Delayed

By : Rhys Weir | Sun, Dec 28, 2014

The third Halo Championship Series Cup was scheduled to take place today and at the last second, was delayed until January 11th, 2015. Che Chou, Franchise Media Director at 343 Industries commented on the delay with the following: “Over the past few days, we have received reports that some users have been having trouble accessing Xbox Live and...