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Microsoft: "we need to do better in Europe" as PS4 claims 70-90% market share

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Microsoft, PS4, Sony, Xbox One

Microsoft: "we need to do better in Europe" as PS4 claims 70-90% market share

Microsoft reckons that they need to step things up in the Europe, even as Sony comes out swinging with some astonishing claims.

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Microsoft confirm their Gamescom plans - hopefully they can score an open goal

Author:
Jonathan Lester
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News
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Crackdown, Gamescom 2015, Microsoft, Quantum Break, Scalebound, Xbox One

Microsoft confirm their Gamescom plans - hopefully they can score an open goal

Microsoft held back their big 2016 games at E3 this year, which arguably hurt them in the short term as their rivals merrily splurged on loads of big yet depressingly distant games.

However, Xbox is set to make some serious noise at Gamescom in August, at which Microsoft will be going in heavy with Scalebound, Crackdown and Quantum Break just for starters. Considering that Sony won't be holding a presser and Nintendo are Nintendo, they have an open goal and a prime opportunity to wow us with their upcoming wares.

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Alien: Isolation - Nostromo Steelbook from £14.92 on Xbox One

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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Alien: Isolation, Amazon, Steelbook, Xbox One

Alien: Isolation - Nostromo Steelbook from £14.92 on Xbox One

Alien Isolation is just fantastic. It's a world away from the previous titles from the series with running and gunning totally not being an option. If you like stealth, Alien Isolation and becoming half scared to death then this game is definitely right up your alley.

Make sure to check out our 8/10 review of Alien: Isolation.

Credit to FanatsyDeals on HUKD for the spot.

This week's Deals with Gold

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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Burnout Paradise, Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, Crysis 2, Fuse, Mirrors Edge, MX vs ATV Reflex, MX Vs ATV: Alive, Peggle 2, Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare, Skate 3, Syndicate, Thomas Was Alone, Xbox One, Xbox360

This week's Deals with Gold

This week's Xbox Deals with Gold are now live. If you're currently in need of Xbox credit make sure to check out our Xbox Live account deals guide: cheap Xbox Live Gold & Xbox Live Gift Cards for all the latest deals on Xbox Live Gold subscriptions and gift cards.

Xbox One

Xbox 360

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Add a 3TB external drive to your Xbox One for just £75.95

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
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hardware deals, Xbox One, Xbox One Games, Xbox One hard drives

Add a 3TB external drive to your Xbox One for just £75.95

You can extend your Xbox One's hard-drive space by simply using an external USB drive like this one. This £75.95 Samsung external drive will add an extra 3TB (or 3000GB) to your Xbox One's storage capacity and is a much better way to buy extra space rather than opting for the new 1TB console model.

Max: The Curse Of Brotherhood only £1.39 on Xbox One

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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cdkeys, Max: The Curse Of Brotherhood, Xbox One

Max: The Curse Of Brotherhood only £1.39 on Xbox One

£1.39 for an Xbox One game? Madness.

Max: The Curse Of Brotherhood is a handsome and surprisingly sharp platform puzzler. Though stronger characters, storyline and controls could have made it truly special, it's still well worth exploring if you're looking for something fresh to play on your Xbox One. - Max: The Curse Of Brotherhood Xbox One Review | Surprisingly Sharpie (7/10)

Once you have decided you want this game, head over to the CDKeys Facebook page, grab the code and enjoy.

Project CARS only £31.85 on Xbox One

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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Project CARS, VideoGameBox, Xbox One

Project CARS only £31.85 on Xbox One

It's a bit old hat now is Project CARS given that Project CARS 2 has now been announced.

It's not really but we may as well mock the situation given that this game has only been released for around 48 days.

Project CARS is an absolutely stunning game if not hard, but that just may well be an indication of not holding the skills I assumed I had with simulation games.

The Witcher 3 patch 1.05 is incoming for Xbox One & PS4

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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cdkeys, Gameseek, PC, PS4, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Xbox One

The Witcher 3 patch 1.05 is incoming for Xbox One & PS4

Playstation 4 and Xbox One owners with The Witcher 3 should soon expect patch 1.05 which includes the following fixes:

  • Gold will no longer reset beyond 65535
  • Fixes lack of interaction with Roche on Oxenfurt Bridge in the quest 'Get Junior'
  • Geralt's clothes will no longer be wet after leaving the menu
  • The gate in the crypt now works correctly during the quest 'Scavenger Hunt: Viper School Gear'

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 behind-the-scenes and gameplay trailer

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BuzzDuraband
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News
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Activision, Playstation 4, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5, Xbox One

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 behind-the-scenes and gameplay trailer

It's not my intention to make anybody feel old but I have to indicate that it has been 13 years since Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 was released. My personal favourite has to be Pro Skater 2 (Playstation, 2000) where I literally spent hours upon hours in the hanger performing such tricks as the 360 Roastbeef or the Madonna.

In fact add to that the amount of time I also spent on Dave Mirra Freestlye BMX has me thinking 2000 was a pretty energetic year for me without stepping foot outside.

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Xbox One Wireless Controller & Mortal Kombat X only £54.95

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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Coolshop, Mortal Kombat X, Xbox One, Xbox One Controller

Xbox One Wireless Controller & Mortal Kombat X only £54.95

It's always handy to have an additional controller just incase a mate comes round or simply for the fact you decided to throw yours at the wall in a fit of rage.

This combination also comes with 14 days Xbox Live and I must point out that Mortal Kombat X is a digital download.

The limited edition Forza 6 Xbox One has racing stripes and makes car noises

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
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Forza Motorsport 6, Microsoft, Racing Games, Xbox One

The limited edition Forza 6 Xbox One has racing stripes and makes car noises

It also packs a 1TB hard drive, but making "vroom" noises when you turn it on is clearly the major selling point.

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PES 2016 20th Anniversary Edition – Amazon Exclusive announced

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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Amazon, Konami, Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, PS4, Xbox One

PES 2016 20th Anniversary Edition – Amazon Exclusive announced

So, you like football games? More notably your preference for football games sits with Pro Evolution Soccer over FIFA? Brilliant, because the PES 2016 20th Anniversary Edition has been announced by Konami and is an Amazon exclusive and contains:

  • 1x UEFA TOTY 2014 player
  • 1x player – Neymar
  • 10,000 GP x 20 weeks

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Xbox One dashboard transformation introduces Cortana

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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Cortana, Dashboard Update, Kinect, Microsoft, Xbox One

Xbox One dashboard transformation introduces Cortana

We're told that gaming will get better on the Xbox One with the introduction of the new and improved Xbox One Dashboard. In what looks like a major shift away from the current 'metro' theme Microsoft have seemingly focused on a more simple, speed enhanced design.

A double tap on the Xbox One home button will slide in a pane from the left of your screen for easy access to your friends list, notifications, messages and even some important settings you may wish to access quite often without having to delve to far into the consoles options.

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Pre purchase Trackmania Turbo on Xbox One and PS4 for only £22.87

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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E3, PS4, Trackmania Turbo, Ubisoft, Xbox One, Zavvi

Pre purchase Trackmania Turbo on Xbox One and PS4 for only £22.87

Trackmania Turbo was announced by Ubisoft at this years E3 and will release for both Xbox One and Playstation 4 on November 27th 2015. To be quite honest it looks like a rather cool fun racer and at £22.87 seems like a no brainer for a very good pre purchase price from Zavvi.

Make sure to use code E3UBI drop the listed price of £25.99.

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Amazon's new Batman: Arkham Knight Xbox One bundle deal is insanely cheap - just £249.99

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Jonathan Lester
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Deals
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Batman: Arkham Knight, Console bundles, Xbox One

Amazon's new Batman: Arkham Knight Xbox One bundle deal is insanely cheap - just £249.99

If you're in the market for Batman: Arkham Knight and an Xbox One to play it on, Amazon UK are currently running an incredible voucher code deal. You'll get an Xbox One console and one of this summer's hottest games with change for £250!

You'll need to use voucher code 79BBZ5J6G3 after adding both items to your basket. Thanks once again to the amazing FantasyDeals @ HUKD!

Alternatively you can still get an Xbox One with Batman: Arkham Knight, The Master Chief Collection and TESO: Tamriel Unlimited for £299.76, which works out as better value though you'll have to spend more.

This week's Deals with Gold

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BuzzDuraband
Category:
Deals
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Deals With Gold, Dishonored, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, GTA IV, GTA V, Microsoft, Skyrim, Xbox 360, Xbox One

This week's Deals with Gold

This week's deals with gold have been announced and are as follows:

Xbox One

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Xbox One console and Batman: Arkham Knight only £249 instore at Asda

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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ASDA, Batman: Arkham Knight, Xbox One

Xbox One console and Batman: Arkham Knight only £249 instore at Asda

Batman: Arkham Knight was released at midnight and you're probably going to want to get your hands on it. Asda are currently advertising the an Xbox One bundle (which is even better news if you still need that next gen console) for only £249.

Unfortunately this seems to be an instore only deal so you will need to head to your local Asda store to pick up this amazing bundle.

Full credit goes to Methanoid1 on HUKD for the heads up on this deal, and make sure to keep an eye out for our upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight review.

This week's Witcher 3 Free DLC

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BuzzDuraband
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News
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CD Projekt RED, PC, PS4, The Witcher 3, Xbox One

This week's Witcher 3 Free DLC

Thanks to CD Projekt Red Community Manager Chris Priestly we can confirm that this weeks free Witcher 3 DLC will be made up of:

  • New Quest - Contract: Skellige's Most Wanted
  • New Armor - Skellige Armor Set

Both new additions should be available from their relevant marketplaces this coming week.

 

Halo: The Master Chief Collection only £19.99

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BuzzDuraband
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Deals
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Gamescentre, Halo 3: ODST, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Xbox One

Halo: The Master Chief Collection only £19.99

It's been on and around this price pre owned for a little while now but we totally think that Halo: The Master Chief Collection is worth £19.99 containing:

  • Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
  • Halo 2: Anniversary
  • Halo 3
  • Halo 4

Check out our Halo: The Master Chief Collection Review | Part 1: The Campaigns and Halo: The Master Chief Collection Review | Part 2 - Multiplayer & Verdict where Jon scored Halo: MCC a very impressive 10/10 stating:

Halo: The Master Chief Collection sets a new benchmark for remakes, HD collections and re-releases by delivering thirteen years of excellence in a single purchase. Four restored campaigns, comprehensive multiplayer, one cohesive experience that reminds us just how important Halo was to videogames and the FPS genre... and how much fun it still is.

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Zombi rumoured to be heading to Xbox One and PS4

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BuzzDuraband
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News
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PS4, Ubisoft, Xbox One, Zombi

Zombi rumoured to be heading to Xbox One and PS4

We strongly believe that ZombiU is possibly the most under-appreciated game of our current generation, seriously.

Unfortunately, due to poor sales as a launch title for the Wii U a sequel will never see the light of day on the platform given that Ubisoft have pretty much made it clear that they have no intention of producing games of a 'mature' feel on the Wii U anymore.

So what do you do? Well, first off you need to drop that U at the end of the game title, it's just not going to work any more.

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