Poll of the Week: What’s the best game on Xbox Series X?
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Poll of the Week: What’s the best game on Xbox Series X?

The Xbox Series X|S just entered its third year. After a slow and rough start due to pandemic-related supply shortages, Microsoft’s Xbox Series X|S is a slowly maturing console. So now we can more confidently declare the best game on the console. We want to hear from you! What’s the best game on Xbox Series…

What are the best co-op games for Xbox One?
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What are the best co-op games for Xbox One?

The Xbox One is a great console that has lots of co-op games to enjoy with friends, family, couples, children, or whoever! We know that getting your hands on a next-gen console can be a bit tricky these days. Even though the chip shortage is improving, an Xbox Series S can set you back more…

Here’s a list of Xbox One games supporting Smart Delivery on Series X and S
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Here’s a list of Xbox One games supporting Smart Delivery on Series X and S

One big advantage of the Xbox Series X and S is that you can bring your Xbox One games with you. Not only does it support backward compatibility but also Smart Delivery, a free next-gen upgrade for certain titles. We wrote a story a while back explaining what’s the difference between backward compatibility and Smart…

Xbox Live Games with Gold February 2021 lineup revealed
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Xbox Live Games with Gold February 2021 lineup revealed

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup for February 2021. There are five games this coming month, including Gears 5 and Resident Evil. Here is the full lineup, including the dates for each game: Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S Gears 5 (February 1 to 28) Resident Evil (February 1 to 28) Dandara:…

Gears 5: Hivebusters Achievements Revealed
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Gears 5: Hivebusters Achievements Revealed

The Gears 5: Hivebusters expansion is out today. Achievement hunters will be happy to know that they can boost their Gamerscore with a set of new achievements. Hivebusters is set on the volcanic Galangi Islands. The expansion has you play as Lahni, Keegan, and Mac from Escape Mode. Known as the Scorpio Squad, the trio…

Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4 Xbox Series X enhancements highlighted in new trailers
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Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4 Xbox Series X enhancements highlighted in new trailers

A pair of new trailers show off Gears 5 and Forza Horizon 4 running on the just-released Xbox Series X. The two games – which are among the top games on Xbox One – both received enhancements on Microsoft’s next-gen console. For Gears 5, that means support for Quick Resume, variable refresh rates, and 120…

Xbox Series X and S: Here’s what to expect when you boot it up
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Xbox Series X and S: Here’s what to expect when you boot it up

Microsoft has released a new video that looks at what gamers can expect when they boot up the Xbox Series X and S. The 15-minute video dives into a lot, but it gives you a first glimpse at the Xbox Series X user interface and some of the games. They fire up Gears 5, which…

Here are all of the games optimized for Xbox Series X and S on launch day
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Here are all of the games optimized for Xbox Series X and S on launch day

Microsoft has released the list of games that will be available to play on day one of Xbox Series X and S. The list includes a mix of upcoming games (like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla) and older games that are optimized for Xbox Series X and S. These games will look and play best on Microsoft’s…

Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4, Sea of Thieves are Xbox Series X optimized with free upgrade

Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4, Sea of Thieves are Xbox Series X optimized with free upgrade

Three major current-gen games are getting optimized versions on Xbox Series X: Forza Horizon 4, Gears 5, and Sea of Thieves. The news was tucked at the end of the Xbox Games Showcase. But it doesn’t make the news less significant since Microsoft is pushing both backward compatibility, Smart Delivery, and enhanced Xbox One games…

Microsoft Store has even more Xbox One X bundles on sale for $299
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Microsoft Store has even more Xbox One X bundles on sale for $299

Yesterday, we reported that you could get Xbox One X bundles discounted to $299 at Amazon. Today, we noticed that you can get the same deal at Microsoft Store on an even wider selection of bundles. Like Amazon, Microsoft Store has Xbox One X bundles with Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, NBA 2K20, and Gears…

Gears 5 is featured in a new Evanescence music video
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Gears 5 is featured in a new Evanescence music video

The Grammy-winning rock band Evanescence is back, and they have released a new music video with footage from Gears 5. The song is “The Chain,” a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s classic from 1977. It’s the first new rock recording for Evanescence in eight years. Here’s more from Microsoft: Directed by frequent collaborator, P.R. Brown (My…

Xbox Game Pass had a banner year in 2019
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Xbox Game Pass had a banner year in 2019

Xbox Game Pass has really hit its stride. Microsoft’s video game subscription service delivered tremendous value in 2019 with day-one games like Gears 5 and The Outer Worlds, as well as a regular supply of new-ish games like Devil May Cry 5 and indie hits like Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. I have long been…

This week’s best game trailers: Gears 5, Watch Dogs Legion, Doom Eternal, and more
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This week’s best game trailers: Gears 5, Watch Dogs Legion, Doom Eternal, and more

Every Saturday, Game Freaks 365 highlights the most interesting and entertaining game trailers of the week from our sister site, Game Trailers 365, which curates video game trailers for everything from indie gems to AAA titles. This week’s best game trailers are heavy on Gamescom 2019 announcements. We have trailers for Gears 5, Call of…

Limited edition Xbox One X console bundle with all five Gears of War games is open for pre-order
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Limited edition Xbox One X console bundle with all five Gears of War games is open for pre-order

Microsoft has announced a limited edition Xbox One X console bundle coinciding with the release of Gears 5 that will include all of the games in the Gears of War franchise. The bundle comes with an Xbox One X console with a skull on the top surface and a Golden locust symbol on the bottom….