Xbox One news from the past week includes the release of horror franchise title Friday the 13th: The Game on Xbox One, GTA 5 Online Massive Update and new Content Plans by Rockstar, Xbox Games with Gold June 2017 games lineup, and Far Cry 5 release date Confirmation for the Console. We’ve compiled some of the hottest news of the past week related to Xbox One gaming console. Hopefully, they’ll be a great source for you to have a brief look at past week’s news about gaming. Let’s check em’ out.
Friday the 13th: The Game Release on Xbox One
Friday the 13th is a symbolic and iconic franchise of horror games we’ve ever enjoyed on Xbox One. The game has a gory antagonist, Jason Voorhees who prays on his targets as the most brutal hunter history has ever seen. The game’s from this amazing horror franchise are available on other major gaming platforms but they weren’t available until past week on the Xbox One. But that’s all now changed as last week, Friday the 13th: The Game released on Xbox One.
The game lets you play as the game’s antagonist, Jason Voorhees or any one of the characters from the seven camp counselors. As Jason Voorhees, your task is simply to find and prey on the victims in a very unusual way. If you want to be a Counselor, you’ll have to struggle for your freedom and survival as the world’s vicious and cold-blooded murderer is on your back.
The initial release of the game on Xbox One is a Multiplayer-only game. Support for the single player mode and missions will be added in the future. On the release of Friday the 13th: The Game on Xbox One, the developer revealed that the main character of the game Jason Voorhees will be equipped with loads of weapons and terrifying abilities that will help players hunt down the prey. For more details about the release of Friday the 13th: The Game on Xbox One, please visit Windows Central.
Xbox Games With Gold June 2017 Games Lineup Confirmed
Another one of the hottest news about Xbox One is the Xbox Games with Gold June 2017 games lineup confirmed by Microsoft. According to what Microsoft has confirmed, Speedrunners, Watch Dogs, and a bonus DLC for the Phantom Dust is added to the games lineup for June 2017.
In addition, all the Xbox 360 users will also get an amazing treat as they’ll now be able to enjoy Assassin’s Creed 3, and Dragon Age on the console. Both of these titles are also part of the Xbox One Backward Compatibility as well. So, all the Xbox One fans will also be able to enjoy this two remarkable titles via the Backward Compatibility program.
Furthermore, a bonus DLC for the Phantom Dust is also now available for all the Xbox One fans. In addition, the re-release version of the Phantom Dust is also being offered with the DLC. It’s a double treat for all the Xbox One fans.
The recent confirmation of the Games with Gold June 2017 games lineup suggests that Microsoft is ready to fully reveal the GwGJune 2017 lineup. It is also being speculated that the June 2017 games lineup will release in the first week of next month. This is because Microsoft has followed a similar pattern for the past week’s games with Gold lineup releases. Hopefully, fans will soon be treated to some of the most amazing games collections on Games with Gold June 2017 game lineup. Check out the more details about the reveal by Microsoft here.
GTA 5 Online Massive Update Plans for Xbox One, More Content Confirmed by Rockstar
All the GTA 5 Online fans on Xbox One are in for a massive treat as the developer has revealed plans for a number of future updates for the game along with tons of new content. This enticing news came in last week and according to details revealed, the new content is expected to land after the Gunrunning DLC update. The Gunrunning DLC is going to be released next month, so the fans will never have to wait for long now.
As of yet, it’s just a speculation as the developer Rockstar hasn’t revealed any official statement about the new multiplayer content after the Gunrunning DLC release. Fans are hopeful that they’ll receive the new content for the game via a number of new updates. It was previously speculated that the Gunrunning DLC will be the last major update for the game. But, this new information has changed that thought. So, fans are ready as well as hopeful to receive new content soon.
According to the last week’s developments about the game, it was also reported that the Strauss Zelnick, CEO of the Rockstar parent publisher Take-two Interactive has confirmed that the GTA 5 Online is still outperforming their expectations during the fourth quarter. Zelnick also stated that the growth in games recurring spending year over year is still growing at a very impressive rate. He added that there is still much more planned for the game for future updates.
This simply means that there is a lot to come for GTA 5 Online. More info about the Rockstar’s plans for GTA 5 Online here.
Far Cry 5 Release Date Confirmed by Ubisoft
Last but not the least fantastic news about the Xbox One that came in last week was the release date confirmation of Far Cry 5. Ubisoft confirmed that Far Cry 5 will release on February 27, 2018. The confirmation of Far Cry 5’s release calms down all the speculations and rumors that suggested that the game is releasing this year.
According to Ubisoft, Far Cry 5 will also be fully compatible with Xbox Scorpio and will offer tons of exciting new content on the Xbox One. The Gameplay and Story details were also revealed last week by Ubisoft. Based on what Ubisoft shared about the gameplay and story, the game will take place in Hope County, Montana, United States. The players will be able to enjoy team-based play and they will have to struggle against the notorious terrorist group in order to save the Hope County.
It was also revealed by the developer that the playable characters in the game will be fully customizable. Players will be able to fly planes in the game as well as drive military grade vehicles, American Muscle cars, boats, and a number of other vehicles. The game will offer an open world based on mountains, meadows, forests, farmlands, and rivers.
A new Map Editor will also be made available for all the fans along with several other improved features. More details about the game are expected to be revealed at the E3 Gaming Expo next month. So stay tuned. Check out the detailed gameplay and story reveal news here.