Free Play Days are back for Xbox Live Gold members

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Looking for the latest Xbox news today? We have everything you need to know about Stock Updates, Game News, and upcoming updates for all the major titles.

Xbox Series X Stock Updates

At the moment, StockInformer confirms that only open marketplaces like Ebay and StockX have Xbox Series X consoles in stock.

However, Argos currently have some Xbox Series X units in stock. This is regional stock, so be sure to check if they are available in your area first.

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STOCK UPDATES - Are you hoping to grab an Xbox Series X today?

GAME UK also has a number of bundles available to pre-order that should go live today.

Similarly, CEX has pre-owned Xbox Series X consoles for an inflated price.


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If you're looking for an Xbox Series S, Currys PC World, Very, and Ao all have these in stock at the moment.

Major News

Octopath Traveler has just joined Xbox's Game Pass service and it is one of the major game updates in terms of Xbox news today.

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This highly-praised RPG is the perfect blend of everything great in classic role-playing games and the modernised gameplay and features we expect from a game today.

" Eight travelers. Eight adventures. Eight roles to play. Embark on an epic journey across the vast and wondrous world of Orsterra and discover the captivating stories of each of the eight travelers."

Free Play Days are back for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers over the next weekend.


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Tekken 7, Need For Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered, and Side Meier's Civilization VI are all going to be available to play for free on Xbox consoles from March 25th, 00:01 PDT to March 28th, 23:59 PDT.

If you need help finding these games, they should be under the "Subscriptions" tab in the Xbox Store.

Two New Wireless Controller Designs were also announced by Xbox over the last 24 hours. Electric Volt and Daystrike Camo will both be available over the next few weeks and Daystrike Camo will be a Special Edition limited-time item.

Electro Volt is due to go on sale on April 27th for $USD 64.99 and Daystrike Camo will be available from May 4th for $USD 69.99.


Upcoming Releases & Updates

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is getting a minor Hotfix later today that should re-enable the Ostara Festival Ravensthorpe Decorations and Decoration Quests after a series of game-crashing issues have been identified.


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The FIFA 21 FUT Birthday celebrations are also due to "kick-off" later today. This limited-time celebration introduces a new variant of FUT player cards to the mix alongside new SBCs, gameplay objectives, and casual online playlists.

Call of Duty players will still be preparing for both the Warzone and Black Ops Cold War Season 2 Reloaded update that is due next week. New Maps, a new Sniper Rifle, and a new Outbreak location are all coming to Treyarch's 80's shooter. There are also a few more Zombie-related updates for Warzone in the works.

In addition to this, WW1 Isonzo: Italian Front has recently been announced via Xbox Wire and additional information about the upcoming Biomutant RPG has been shared ahead of its' May 25th release.