Posts by: _PeterBennett

Just Cause 3 Gets First Content Pack On March 8th

Square Enix have announced that Air, Land and Sea Season Pass holders will get their first content pack, titled ‘Sky Fortress’ at the beginning of next week, with it being available to everyone else later in the month. The pack will contain a brand new set of missions that introduce the ‘eDEN Corporation’, a new enemy that has not only an army of deadly robot drones but also a Sky Fortress. Watch the trailer here: Players will be able to utilize a new, upgradable, rocket-powered and weaponized ‘Bavarium Wingsuit’ which comes complete with shoulder mounted machine guns and auto targeting … Read More »

The Division 1.1 Update Notes Leaked

I’m sure you’re all aware that next Tuesday will see the release of Tom Clancy’s The Division, and it’s safe to say that over here at Xbox One UK, we are all very excited for it. Right now, the game is now available to pre-load, and the details of the first 1.1 update, have been leaked over on reddit. One point that was particularly interesting is the fact that the fixes include “several lights that did not cast Global Illumination” and other lighting improvements. The lighting was subject to much criticism brought by users that thought Global Illumination seemed scaled back … Read More »

Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition Review

One of the most identifiable and commercially successful arcade games of the 1980’s is back, with Q*bert Rebooted @!#?@! Edition. The game includes the classic pixel 2D form, and a re-imagined (rebooted) version with 3D gameplay and graphics that both look good and remain true to the game’s original concept.  The game’s been available on other platforms for a little while, and now has made the orangey springy leap to Xbox One. If you are a stranger to Q*bert’s cube-filled world, prepare to be filled in. Q*bert is a sort of snouted-beachball-on-legs who has to hop around on coloured cubes, changing their colour … Read More »

The Division Open Beta Announced

Did you miss out on the closed beta for Ubisoft’s upcoming release, The Division? Well, fear not, Agents! There will be an open beta running from the 18th of February on the Xbox One (24 hours ahead of other consoles!) , until the 21st of February. The open beta is an invitation to agents to get a taste of the game, ahead of its release on the 8th of March.  By playing the beta, an extra mission will be playable, as well as the content already available in the closed beta. And, as an added bonus, everyone who participates will … Read More »

Red Dead Redemption Backwards Compatible On Xbox One Has Been Pulled

As you may have seen, over the weekend Red Dead Redemption was available on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility, despite no announcements from Microsoft stating its availability. This was not an early release ahead of an announcement, but an error from Microsoft, and has since been pulled, meaning that it is no longer available. Microsoft’s “Major Nelson” (Larry Hryb) told Reddit that “Microsoft tests all Xbox 360 games with our emulator to ensure a quality experience across a breadth of titles. Due to an error, some of the games currently in test were accidentally made available,” “We have since … Read More »

Halo 5 Warzone REQ Cost Changes

343 Industries have been paying attention to Halo 5 player feedback, and some changes are being made to Warzone REQ costs on a small number of weapons. This comes after players reporting back that they believed that the prices were too high. Changes listed below: CARBINE Carbine: 4 -> 2 Rain of Oblivion: 4 -> 3 Blood of Suban: 5 -> 4 SUPPRESSOR Suppressor: 2 -> 1 BOLT SHOT Boltshot: 2 -> 1 LIGHT RIFLE Light Rifle: 5 -> 4 Barbed Lance: 5 -> 4 Dying Star: 6 -> 5 SAW Saw: 5 -> 4 Appetite for Destruction: 6 -> … Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront Announcement

Yesterday, EA Star Wars’s twitter announced that we could expect an announcement at some point today, that was covered on Xbox One UK this morning.   Now, the announcement has been announced, and Star Wars Battlefront players should be excited! Tomorrow, an update will go live that will add new features to Star Wars Battlefront: The Tatooine Survival map will now support the Blast, Droid Run, Drop Zone, Hero Hunt, and Heroes vs Villains multiplayer modes, and is called Raider Camp. New Hoth-themed outfits for Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, both of which will be available to all fans when … Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront Announcement Teased for Tomorrow

Overnight, a tweet was released from the EA Star Wars account, hinting at something to be announced… What this announcement could be, however, is not yet clear. Could it be the announcement of the first Map Pack? Or possibly a major update and content which was hinted at earlier this month? Whatever is announced,  you will be able to find out from Xbox One UK, from either our Facebook, Twitter, or Website as well as any other Xbox One related news.

BioWare Writer David Gaider leaves after 17 Years

David Gaider has announced that he will leave his position at BioWare after 17 years. David posted on twitter “I must sadly announce that, after 17 years, today is my last day at BioWare, I’ll miss my team, and wish everyone here the best.” Some news: I must sadly announce that, after 17 years, today is my last day at BioWare. I'll miss my team, and wish everyone here the best. — David Gaider (@davidgaider) January 22, 2016 Gaider did not mention any reasons for leaving the company, and received well wished for the future from colleagues and fans. Gaider will probably … Read More »

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