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Controller Deals Find the best Cyber Monday deals on great Xbox and PC wired and wireless controllers with our always up to date sales round-up.
Xbox All the best deals on Xbox consoles, headsets, games, and accessories from Black Friday and Cyber Monday in one great place.
Snapchat on Windows Windows phones are long gone, but that didn't stop Snapchat from eventually making it to the Microsoft Store...as a Progressive Web App.
Headset Deals The best Cyber Monday deals on Xbox and PC gaming headsets can saving you buckets of cash on a new wired or wireless headset.
Premium Racing Dell is offering a sweet Black Friday promotion on this premium Thrustmaster racing wheel for Xbox and PC, with over $200 in savings and gifts.
Series Savings The Xbox Series S has enjoyed plenty of sales for Black Friday, but none have been as impressive or aggressive as a full $80 at Woot, bringing the price down to a staggering $220.
More Vampires Vampire Survivors is getting a free update on all platforms that will add two new Achievements, an undiscovered secret, a challenge stage, and more for players.
Head Notes Minecraft Preview 22.214.171.124 is now rolling out to players, with the exception of iOS, with a host of new features, changes, and fixes, including for the upcoming Minecraft 1.20 update.
News The FTC is currently investigating the Activision Blizzard acquisition by Microsoft, and those investigations could result in a major antitrust lawsuit, according to three sources at the FTC.
Minecraft Minecraft: Java Edition 1.19.3 Pre-Release 1 is now available to testers, with the snapshot including a handful of additional technical changes. The full update should be arriving in a few weeks.
S Power The Xbox Series S is one of the best possible gift options for 2022, as a current-gen console packed with high-end technology and an attractive price.
Alternative Controls Xbox consoles support mouse and keyboard in addition to controllers, and many games can take advantage. Here are the best Xbox games that support mouse and keyboard.
Key Control We've compiled a list of the very best Xbox keyboards to pair with your current-gen Xbox Series X|S console, to eke out the most performance in-game.
Losing Games The long-term agreement between Activision Blizzard and NetEase has fallen apart.
Features Galore 🔥 Xbox is in the process of releasing the Xbox November Update to players, with a plethora of new features and improvements targeted toward Xbox consoles.
Mob Music 🎵 Mojang Studios is now releasing Minecraft: Java Edition Snapshot 22w46a, which makes its claim to fame with new mob head and note block interactions, which generate random mob noises.
Mobile Prowess The Microsoft Gaming CEO made it clear that mobile is the focus of the Activision Blizzard acquisition.
Infinite Power The MSI Infinite RS and Aegis RS combine the best gaming hardware currently available.
New to XGP Xbox Game Pass is always evolving with new games. Keep track of everything coming and going from Xbox Game Pass with our comprehensive guide.
Silver Edge Razer is releasing its AMD-powered Blade 14 gaming laptop in a silver "Mercury" colorway, which joins the existing Black and Quartz colors, with USB 4 support coming to all 2022 models.
Shipping Problems Microsoft has announced the new Supply Chain Platform, a new service powered by AI and machine learning and the cloud, which aims to help companies combat global supply chain disruptions.
Poetry & Penance The latest Xbox Game Studios title is another diverse game combining a narrative RPG, visuals inspired by illuminated manuscripts, and an aggressively addictive story set in 16th century Germany.
Free Pass Amazon Prime subscribers can obtain the latest Minecraft Dungeons Adventure Pass for free on PC, netting them a plethora of exclusive cosmetic items, pets, and more.