Xbox News Roundup Packed With Updates, DLC, And Hot Takes

Hot takes on microtransactions and plenty of newness for everyone.


Of course, there are more than enough updates and DLC to go around every week on Xbox One, but this week's headlines are also dominated by some interesting industry news. Xbox Live is another hotspot this week regarding Games with Gold and backwards compatibility with both 360 and the OG Xbox.

EA has come forward with its opinion on microtransactions and when they will return to Star Wars Battlefront II. Paragon is shutting down later this spring, and Epic Games is offering full refunds. There aren't a ton of updates on Xbox exclusive titles this week, but PUBG fans have a new update to start playing with. Overwatch is keeping things hot with character nerfs, and the Lunar New Year event is expected to start soon.

Forthcoming Releases

Assassin's Creed Origins' New Game Plus Mode Is Coming

Far Cry 5's DLC Sounds Crazy; Far Cry 3 Included In Season Pass

XCOM 2 Collection Launches On PC, Coming To PS4 And Xbox One Soon

Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Updated On PS4 And Xbox One

Updates and DLC

New Friday The 13th Update Out Now On PS4, Xbox One, And PC; Here Are The Patch Notes

Big Overwatch Balance Changes For Mercy, Junkrat, Mei, And Hanzo Outlined

Xbox One PUBG Update Out Now, Here's What It Does

Some Big Destiny 2 Gameplay Changes Discussed By Bungie

Fortnite Will Offer Freebies To Players To Make Up For Recent Server Downtime Issues

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides North Sea Update Now Available On PC, PS4, And Xbox One

Next Wolfenstein 2 DLC Out Now, Watch The New Trailer Here

Betas and Events

Overwatch Lunar Year Event Announced, Coming Very Soon With New Skins Probably

New Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak Event Details, Chimera Operators Revealed

Hardware and Accessories

Xbox One Vs Xbox One S Vs Xbox One X: What Are The Differences And Which Xbox Console Should You Buy?


Xbox One Game Sale: Discounts For Deals With Gold From Now Until Feb. 6

More Free Xbox One And Xbox 360 Games Available Now

Great Xbox One X Discounts Continue To Roll In

Xbox Live

Xbox One's Game Pass Service Adds Eight More Games Today

Get 3 Months Of Xbox Live Gold For Free When You Buy 3 Months

Three New Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games Now Available

More Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility Games Are Coming, But It's "More Complicated"


EA: We Believe In Microtransactions

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Underperforms, Microtransactions Coming Back

First Monster Hunter Console Release In 8 Years, World, Has Been Good For Capcom So Far

Fortnite Studio Shutting Down Paragon; Refunds Offered For All Purchases

Xbox One X Helps Boost Hardware But Game Sales Fall In Microsoft's Latest Quarter

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