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The latest Xbox news, reviews, and guides, all in one place. Digital Trends offers extensive coverage of everything Microsoft’s flagship console has to offer. From Xbox Series X exclusives to Nintendo Switch and PS5 comparisons, we’ve gathered the information you need to fully immerse yourself in Xbox gaming.

An Elgato 4K60 Pro capture card in a gaming rig.

The best capture cards for 2023: Xbox, PlayStation, and PC

One of the best capture cards will help you stream or record your gameplay at the highest possible quality. Here are the capture devices we recommend in 2023.
A frog stands on a robot's shoulders in Shoulders of Giants.

Shoulders of Giants brings mascot-era nostalgia to the roguelite genre

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Goldeneye 007 comes to Game Pass and Nintendo Switch later this week

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How to connect an Xbox controller to a PC

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The best Xbox Series X and Series S deals for January 2023

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The best Xbox One controllers for 2023

Best video game deals for January 2023: PlayStation, Xbox, Switch

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Best Xbox Live Gold deals for January 2023

A robot's face pulls apart as it screams in Atomic Heart.

If you think you know what to expect from Atomic Heart, think again

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The best Xbox Series X controllers for 2023

High on Life character shooting a gun.

The best Xbox Series X games for 2023

Cal fighting the Ninth Sister in Jedi Fallen Order.

The best games on Xbox Game Pass for 2023 (right now)

Two squads of heroes clash in an Overwatch 2 trailer.

All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)

All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)

A lot of games support cross-platform play now, but it's hard finding all of them in one spot. We did the digging to make a list of all cross-platform games.
Official Xbox art promoting energy saving, carbon awareness, and collective action.

Your Xbox is becoming carbon aware with new update

Your Xbox is becoming carbon aware with new update

Some small but important updates to the Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series X make the gaming consoles more carbon aware.
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Xbox Game Pass new games: what’s new and what’s leaving in January 2023

Xbox Game Pass new games: what’s new and what’s leaving in January 2023

The Xbox Game Pass library is constantly changing. Stay on top of additions and removals to know what games are included with a subscription.
The ROG Raikiri Pro sits on a table.

CES 2023: ROG’s Raikiri Pro controller’s built-in screen has Dreamcast vibes

CES 2023: ROG’s Raikiri Pro controller’s built-in screen has Dreamcast vibes

Republic of Gamers is launching its own PC controller, the Raikiri Pro, which shares a surprising similarity to the Dreamcast's gamepad.
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This Xbox Series S deal is still live after the holidays

This Xbox Series S deal is still live after the holidays

The Xbox Series S has a rare discount right now, making it super cheap in time for the holidays.
The Xbox Series X controller on a black background.

Even without a big exclusive, Xbox quietly dominated 2022

We may not have gotten Starfield this year, but Xbox was home to most of this year's boldest games.
The Xbox Series X controller on a black background.

How to sync an Xbox Series X controller

How to sync an Xbox Series X controller

There are a few things you should know about pairing Xbox controllers with your shiny new Xbox Series X system. Here's how to sync an Xbox Series X controller.
Xbox Series X on a table.

Xbox Series X tips and tricks: how to set up your new console

Xbox Series X tips and tricks: how to set up your new console

Don't dig through layers of menus on your own. We've compiled a list of the best tips and tricks you should know about to get the most out of the Xbox Series X.
Spaceship on planet in Starfield.

Our most anticipated Xbox Series X games of 2023

From Starfield to Forza, these are the Xbox Series X and S titles that you should be excited about as we head into 2023.
A player battles Krubis in Light on Life.

Shh, don’t tell anyone about High on Life’s legally dubious Frasier joke

One of High on Life's best jokes involves a legally dubious Frasier reference. Let's just keep it a secret between us, okay?
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Best Xbox One deals and bundles for December 2022

Best Xbox One deals and bundles for December 2022

The Xbox One remains a capable console despite Microsoft's launch of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Here are the best Xbox One deals for you to enjoy.
Cloud, Zack, and Sephiroth stand back to back in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: tips and tricks for beginners

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: tips and tricks for beginners

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is available on modern platforms for the first time. Here's how to make the most of your trip through this beloved sequel.

The best stocking stuffers for gamers

The holiday season is approaching, but never fear. Here's a buying guide for the best stocking stuffers for gamers.
Tammy pets a T-Rex in Tammy and the T-Rex.

High on Life includes a full ’90s cult movie that you can watch in-game

High on Life includes a full ’90s cult movie that you can watch in-game

High on Life's wildest Easter egg involves a 1994 cult classic starring Denise Richards and Paul Walker.
High on Life character shooting a gun.

High on Life review: Rick and Morty meets Metroid in memorable shooter

High on Life's hit-and-miss comedy will be polarizing, but its Metroid Prime-inspired formula makes for a memorable sci-fi adventure.
A Sea of Thieves skeleton sits in front of text that says 2022 Best Live Service Games.

The best live service games of 2022: 10 ongoing games we couldn’t stop playing

It's tough to sort through the vast catalog of ongoing games, but these 10 knocked it out of the park in 2022 with strong updates.
Three cars race in Need for Speed Unbound.

Need for Speed Unbound review: compelling hook elevates stylish racer

Need for Speed Unbounds uses its style and strong narrative hook to overcome some repetitive gameplay and cringe-inducing writing.
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The best Xbox exclusives of 2022: 6 Game Pass greats that saved Microsoft’s quiet year

While 2022 was a quiet year for Xbox, it was full of creative and experimental titles. Here are the best Xbox exclusives of 2022.
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Monster Hunter Rise is coming to PlayStation and Xbox, minus cross-platform saves

Monster Hunter Rise is coming to PlayStation and Xbox, minus cross-platform saves

Monster Hunter Rise is finally coming to Xbox and PlayStation. However, cross-save between different platforms won't be supported.
Promotional art of Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga.

Xbox Game Pass adds Lego Star Wars and a former Switch console exclusive

Xbox Game Pass adds Lego Star Wars and a former Switch console exclusive

Xbox Game Pass is adding 11 games this December, one of which is a standout Nintendo Switch indie.
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Best upgrades to buy first in Evil West

Best upgrades to buy first in Evil West

You're going to want to grab these upgrades to make the most of the game's combat.
Xbox Series S placed on a white table with the controller just in front of it

Xbox Series S $250 Black Friday price changed my tune on the console

Xbox Series S $250 Black Friday price changed my tune on the console

The Xbox Series S is on sale for $250 this weekend, a price so low that it made me rethink the console's ultimate utility.