Xbox News Today: Huge Spring Sale begins on Xbox Store

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Looking for all the latest Xbox news from today? What about an Xbox Series X Stock Update? We've got you covered with the latest from Xbox below.

Xbox Series X Stock Update

If you're looking for an Xbox Series X over the next few days, you're going to have a tough time of it. Both today and Monday are Bank Holidays and there's a weekend in the middle.

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Although it isn't unheard of for retailers to drop stock on any of these days, it seems very unlikely given the current trend of nowhere having any stock for more than ten minutes.

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If we look at StockInformer, we can see that all of the major UK retailers are currently out of stock however Smyths, GAME, and Currys PC World are all rumoured to be getting stock drops over the next week or so.


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It's worth taking this with a pinch of salt, though.

As always, CEX and eBay are both selling second-hand consoles at an increased rate but you need to make sure you're careful about what you're buying.

Xbox Store Spring Sale

The Xbox Spring Sale is finally here and you can save up to 67% on some of the biggest Xbox games out there at the moment!

As you can see in the tweet below, there's a lot of big-name titles on offer.

FIFA 21: Deluxe Edition, Rainbow Six Siege: Deluxe Edition, DOOM Eternal: Deluxe Edition. If you're looking for a discount on a Deluxe Edition of a game, this could be the perfect time for it!


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The Gears 5 GOTY Edition & Hivebusters expansion is also on sale if you missed it a couple of months ago on Games With Gold and it is well worth the money.

You can click the link on the tweet for a better look at what's in store, or hit up the Xbox Store on your own console!

Age Of Empires Preview

Age of Empires is one of the biggest, and best, strategy series out there and the upcoming release of Age of Empires 4 is going to be huge.

It's safe to say Xbox is excited and they have shared more information on how you can tune in and check out the Fan Preview for Age of Empires 4 on April 10th.

If you follow the link in the tweet you can also get your face on a medallion if that's something you're interested in. If not, tune in anyway for more information about the ground-breaking series' upcoming Xbox release.

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Free Play Days

Right now, there are three great games that you can try for free if you're an Xbox Live Gold and/or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member.

The Hunt: Showdown and Steel Rats are available to play for free until April 4th and The Elder Scrolls Online is free to play until April 13th.

In order to access these, all you need to do is head to the "Subscriptions" tab of the Xbox Store and if you have an Xbox Live Gold and/or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription you will see the games under the "Free Play Days" section on your Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.


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All three of these titles and their various expansions and editions will be on sale too, so if you like what you're playing you can buy it for less!

New Games & Updates

On top of all this, Xbox Wire shared some exciting news on a handful of upcoming Xbox games over the last 24 hours.

Overcooked-inspired Firefighting game Embr looks like it could be the next big party game and it's coming to both Xbox One and Xbox Series X in the summer.

You can check out its' chaotic gameplay above and expect to see a lot more ahead of release.

Monster Train's new DLC is also out today! The Last Divinity introduces a new clan to the title and a "seriously huge final end boss".


There's also a new resource system that lets you combine your units for devastating effect. The Last Divinity DLC and the Wurmkin Clan is just over $USD 10 right now and promises to be a fantastic addition to Monster Train's card-based gameplay.

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In addition to this, FIFA 21 is still celebrating their FUT Birthday event with new SBCs daily and a new batch of in-game Objectives that give players the chance to get their hands on some awesome new celebratory event cards.