Latest ID@Xbox News

The Culling Servers Will Close in May

The Culling was changed to a free-to-play format in November, but it seems like that didn't work either, because Xaviant has now announced the servers will close for the game in May.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Songbringer Patch Fixes Broken Achievement

Thanks to a patch released today, the Wizard achievement in Songbringer is now obtainable. There was no word on what else today's patch fixed.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

No Man's Sky Beyond Update Arrives This Summer

The latest of No Man's Sky's updates has been revealed, and "Beyond" will bring a "brand-new social and multiplayer experience" to players on all consoles.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Black Desert

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Black Desert, which released earlier this month via the ID@XBox program.

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin

DayZ Leaves Game Preview on March 27th

Bohemia Interactive revealed that their open world survival title DayZ will be receiving an update at the end of this month, and it will be leaving Xbox Game Preview on the same day.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

The Occupation Review

The Occupation does so much so well that I can sense it'll be one of those games I won't shut up about this year. Unraveling a political conspiracy drama in an investigative, combat-free immersive sim is as fun as that sounds.

Posted 3 years ago by Mark Delaney

Fortnite Update Sends Players on a Treasure Hunt

Everybody loves a treasure hunt. Epic Games is hoping their players feel the same way because the latest update, v8.01, has introduced buried treasure to Fortnite's Battle Royale mode.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Next Fortnite Season 8 Patch Will Tackle Audio Improvements

It seems like some people didn't feel like the sound adjustments matched up to the quality of the other Season 8 changes, and Epic Games will be making alterations to some of those aspects in an upcoming patch.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Upcoming Livestreams

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away a code for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 3 years ago by Oliver Wylde

Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from February 2019

February brought a great number of easy achievement lists, including three more than can each be completed in under an hour. Not to be overlooked is also one AAA game that made the cut too. Find all 10 new games here.

Posted 3 years ago by Mark Delaney

Five Awkward Achievements Fixed in Latest Hotfix

Snap Finger Click has been working closely with Microsoft to come up with a fix for the problem, and this week a hotfix was issued that has once again allowed players to access solo mode.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Fortnite Season 8 - All of the Biggest Changes

Fortnite Season 8 has created quite a few changes to which players must adjust, such as a giant volcano, or a three-way battle between pirates, ninjas, and abominable snowman for treasure where X marks the spot

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for RIOT: Civil Unrest

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for RIOT: Civil Unrest, which released on the Xbox One earlier this month via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin

Upcoming Livestreams

This week, we have four more streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away a code for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 3 years ago by Oliver Wylde

300,000 Xbox Players Tried the Black Desert Betas

With the full release fast approaching next week, the developer has revealed that 300,000 players tried out the game's different betas to explore several areas of the game.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Fortnite Teases Pirates for Season 8

One of the things developer Epic Games loves to do is to tease players with upcoming content. Now they've gone a step further with a tweet that drops hints about pirates and buried treasure.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

World Enduro Rally Achievements Fixed After Patch

When World Enduro Rally released, the one-man developer team had plenty to handle for his racing title, including the world champion races that were missing upon release, voiding three achievements. Fortunately, there's a fix.

Posted 3 years ago by NicoleRenee00

39 Days to Mars Review

As is often the case, another Steam indie has now made the jump to console. 39 Days to Mars is a puzzle game focused on the couch co-op experience, but don't be surprised if you've fallen out with your partner by the end.

Posted 3 years ago by Megan Walton

Rocket League Update Enables Cross-Platform Parties

Patch v1.58 has arrived this week and it brings along cross-platfrom party functionality, as well as the start of Competitive Season 10, the rewards from Competitive Season 9, and a new Ball Physics Mutator.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles Review

Yonder is the type of game I wish we had a lot more of on Xbox. Its quaint and relaxed nature is a breath of fresh air and an easy recommendation for families playing together. It's approachable, adorable, and fosters joy.

Posted 3 years ago by Mark Delaney

The Best ID@Xbox Games Available in 2019

The number of ID@Xbox games available on the Xbox One is growing at a rapid rate. To help make sure that you're not missing out on any of the hidden gems, here's our list of the best ID@Xbox available to play now.

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Pumped BMX Pro

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Pumped BMX Pro, which released on the Xbox One earlier this month via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin

Fortnite Update Introduces Driftboards

The patch adds Driftboards to all three game modes, adding style and flair to your travels across the map. There are also two Limited Time Modes for Battle Royale and a new Weekly Challenge for Save The World.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

30-Minute Completion Daggerhood Releases Today

Daggerhood looks set to become popular purely because you can get the full 1,000 Gamerscore in approximately 20-30 minutes, making it a very quick Gamerscore boost.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith 17

JackQuest: Tale of the Sword Review

JackQuest: Tale of the Sword is a rather average experience, and there are far better options that explore the platforming and metroidvania genres in much more engaging ways.

Posted 3 years ago by Ethan Anderson

Conarium Review

There's no shortage of Lovecraft-inspired games these days, but Conarium blends adaptation and reimagining in a way that makes it a fun horror-adventure game best enjoyed by those who already appreciate Lovecraft.

Posted 3 years ago by Mark Delaney

Ghost of a Tale Leaves Game Preview Next Month

For the last 18 months, Xbox One players have been able to try out the adventure in Xbox Game Preview, but the developer has now confirmed the game will soon be leaving the programme.

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for 39 Days to Mars

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for 39 Days to Mars, which released on the Xbox One last week via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin

Away: Journey to the Unexpected Review

Away: Journey to the Unexpected is many things. It's a roguelite, it's an adventure game, it's even considered by the devs to be an FPS, though I disagree with that one. What it certainly can be called is charming but with issues.

Posted 3 years ago by Mark Delaney

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Wargroove

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Wargroove, which released on the Xbox One and Windows 10 last week via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin

New God Merlin and More Delayed with SMITE's 6.1 Update

Season 6 for SMITE is bringing plenty of new additions to the game, from a brand new God to cross-play with players across the world. Unfortunately, these features won't be implemented anytime soon due to a delay.

Posted 3 years ago by NicoleRenee00

Alvastia Chronicles First Impressions

If you're looking for a new JRPG with a nostalgic feel to it, Alvastia Chronicles might just be what you're looking for. Listen to Will's first impression of the game to help decide whether or not it's for you.

Posted 3 years ago by Ethan Anderson