What are the main differences between Xbox Series X and S?
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What are the main differences between Xbox Series X and S?

You may be wondering “What are the main differences between the Xbox Series X and S?” To put it simply, the Xbox Series X is the superior of the two and also the more expensive. There are multiple differences between these two, despite their ability to run every game for the new Xbox console generation….

Poll of the Week: Do you own an Xbox Series X or S console?
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Poll of the Week: Do you own an Xbox Series X or S console?

The Xbox Series X|S is about to turn two years old next month. We’re well into the next generation of game consoles. Although the transition has been slow in part due to shortages, both Microsoft and Sony are leaning into the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 consoles. Fewer and fewer games are coming to…

Year in Review 2020 Part II: PS5 and Xbox Series X, Game of the Year, and more
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Year in Review 2020 Part II: PS5 and Xbox Series X, Game of the Year, and more

The Game Freaks 365 crew discusses their personal picks for Game of the Year, disappointments of the year, as well as games that we’re looking forward to in 2021 and beyond. Below we have time stamps for each topic: PS5 and Xbox Series X launch reflections – 0:18 Star Wars: Squadrons – 19:30 Game of…

Microsoft Store taking Xbox Series S orders, but they won’t arrive until December
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Microsoft Store taking Xbox Series S orders, but they won’t arrive until December

Didn’t snag an Xbox Series X or S on launch day? Microsoft Store has you covered, at least for the Series S. The Microsoft Store is taking orders for Xbox Series S. This is the smaller, all-digital model of Microsoft’s next-gen console. The system is “designed to play games at 1440p at 60 frames per…

Cyberpunk 2077 video reveals Xbox Series X gameplay
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Cyberpunk 2077 video reveals Xbox Series X gameplay

A new Cyberpunk 2077 video out today from CD Projekt Red shows off console gameplay for the first time. The 10-minute video features the game running on both Xbox One X and Xbox Series X. “The scenes shown offer yet another glimpse into the world of the dark future players will be able to dive…

Warhammer: Chaosbane out now on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S
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Warhammer: Chaosbane out now on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

Warhammer: Chaosbane is now available on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. The Slayer Edition is described as “the most complete” version of the game. It includes all DLC content (12 packs in total), all additional content (including Keela and the Tower of Chaos), and a 4K 60FPS experience. It also contains a sixth character, the…

Spencer claims Xbox Series X and S had ‘biggest’ launch in Microsoft’s history
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Spencer claims Xbox Series X and S had ‘biggest’ launch in Microsoft’s history

The Xbox Series X and S just launched this week. Apparently, it’s already breaking company records. “Thank you for supporting the largest launch in Xbox history. In 24 hours more new consoles sold, in more countries, than ever before. We’re working with retail to resupply as quickly as possible. You continue to show us the…

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…

Looking for Xbox Series X? Walmart has some in stock
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Looking for Xbox Series X? Walmart has some in stock

Today is launch day for Xbox Series X. While it’s difficult to find any stock online, we did have luck at Walmart. We’re talking about Walmart.com, not brick and mortar locations (although they may have some too). According to the Walmart product page, they have five left in stock, but who knows how often they…

How to find an Xbox Series X and S on launch day
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How to find an Xbox Series X and S on launch day

If you’re like most people, you probably did not get lucky enough to reserve an early Xbox Series X pre-order. Thankfully, there will be stock available on launch day. Your best bet may be calling local stores to see if they have any stock available. Due to the pandemic, most stores likely are discouraging overnight…

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate perks now include a 30-day Disney+ trial
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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate perks now include a 30-day Disney+ trial

Microsoft announced new perks for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers today. Specifically, Game Pass Ultimate subscribers gain access to a free 30-day Disney+ trial. There is one major caveat. The offer is limited to new Disney+ subscribers only. So if you’ve previously subscribed or used a different free trial offer, it doesn’t sound like this…

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla achievements, two hours of gameplay revealed
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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla achievements, two hours of gameplay revealed

Ubisoft has revealed the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S achievements for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. A total of 50 achievements are available in the game with a potential gamerscore of 1,000. However, the company only released details on 30 of the 50 achievements. The 20 secret achievements would spoil the game’s plot, so they decided…

The Medium delayed until 2021
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The Medium delayed until 2021

Bloober Team has delayed the psychological horror game The Medium until January 2021. In a statement published on Twitter, the company explained the delay: After much careful thought and consideration, today we have made the difficult decision to delay the launch of The Medium to January 28, 2021. It wasn’t an easy choice to make,…

Sea of Thieves Xbox Series X enhancements announced
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Sea of Thieves Xbox Series X enhancements announced

Rare has confirmed the enhancements coming to the Xbox Series X and S version of Sea of Thieves. According to Rare’s official blog: The first thing you’ll notice is how it looks: next-gen console players will experience the beauty of our pirate paradise like never before when they experience it running at 60 frames per second in full…

ARK: Survival Evolved gets ‘major’ Xbox Series X enhancements
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ARK: Survival Evolved gets ‘major’ Xbox Series X enhancements

ARK: Survival Evolved is coming to Xbox Series X with enhancements. A new trailer shows off the improvements. According to the official Xbox YouTube channel, the upgraded features for Xbox Series X include: RELATED STORY: ARK: Survival Evolved Fear Evolved in-game event starts today 4K Output at 30-60 FPS Extreme Draw/LOD Distance (Higher than PC)…

Microsoft reveals Xbox Series X|S streaming apps
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Microsoft reveals Xbox Series X|S streaming apps

Microsoft has announced new details on the streaming options for Xbox Series X and S. “We know our players love to catch up on the latest shows or listen to their favorite artists on their Xbox consoles when they aren’t gaming,” Will Tuttle writes for Microsoft. “At Xbox, our goal is to make the transition…

Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition includes Season Pass 1 and 2, bonus content
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Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition includes Season Pass 1 and 2, bonus content

2K has announced Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition. Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition – as the infographic above shows – comes with the base game, Season Pass 1 and 2, and bonus content. As we previously reported, Season Pass 2 includes two brand new add-ons: Designer’s Cut and Director’s Cut. The Designer’s Cut add-on also launches on November 10. Meanwhile, the Director’s Cut – which includes…

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…