Xbox Game Pass turns 1, service really hitting its stride

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E3 isn't just a week for great E3 2018 games. Incidentally, this sale marks the first time the Xbox One X has ever received a discount of any kind.

Over 300 games will be discounted with full games starting as low as $19.99. Although the sale won't start till Thursday, June 7, we've got the lowdown on the deals you should watch out for - and a few you should skip. Is it finally time to upgrade to the Xbox One X?

The Xbox E3 Briefing will air live on Sunday, June 10, at 1:00 pm PT via the official Mixer broadcast, Twitch, Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook.

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The Xbox Game Pass helps reshape the Xbox One as a value-oriented games console, while announcements for new games in the Halo, Gears of War, and Forza Horizon franchises would be welcome.

The most exciting time of the year for gamers is very almost upon us, with E3 - aka the "Super Bowl of Gaming" - due to kick off with EA's press conference on Saturday, June 9th. If you find the same trailer on Bungie's channel, at 2:42, you noticed that the Xbox controller is safe and sound, plain to see. Then we talk about the first-party titles we expect to see at E3 2018.

In the lead-up to E3, Microsoft has a sale that it's calling "The Biggest Xbox Sale of the Year".

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The Microsoft Store will also have various games discounted at up to 75-percent off.

As noted by users on ResetEra, the Xbox E3 2017 media briefing was 1:43:39, which is in line with the estimate provided by the head of Microsoft's gaming.

The spin-off's home studio, UK-based Playground Games, is also believed to be working on a revival of fantasy role-playing franchise Fable. It's £15, instead of £30, which also happens to be £8 cheaper than buying 12 months inone go.

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