This Week on Xbox – December 9

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We know you’re busy and might miss out on a day (or three) of the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show below. Either way, be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox!

Celebrate the Launch of Dead Rising 4 With 10 Tips to Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

Trying to figure out what to get the zombie survivalist in your life for the holidays? Dead Rising 4 has you covered and we’re excited to share the game is now available across the world on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, and in Japan this Thursday, Dec. 8. We all know Frank West is the zombie fighting champion of Willamette, but what could you do if… Read more

Extraordinary Driving Awaits in the Forza Horizon 3 Logitech G Car Pack

Hot on the heels of Forza Horizon 3 winning the Best Racing/Sports category at the 2016 Game Awards, today we’re unveiling our latest car pack – the Logitech G Car Pack, which features seven amazing vehicles hand-picked to deliver driving delights during the holidays. Leading off the pack is the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept… Read more

With Xbox and Windows 10, Your Games Travel With You This Holiday Season

The holidays are a time to relax and recharge, whether it’s working out, enjoying the company of friends and family, or improving your gaming skills. The latest Xbox and Windows 10 devices make it easy to play anywhere, connect socially around your favorite games, and even take your progress with you during holiday travels. The Xbox app makes gaming… Read more

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Introducing Goat Simulator: PAYDAY, the Latest in Goat Simulation Technology

Rejoice! Goat Simulator returns this week with a new DLC pack, Payday, hoofing its way to Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles around the world. Goat Simulator: Payday is a crossover with Overkill’s awesome heist game, allowing you to experience an exhilarating life of crime from the comfort of a familiar goat-based physics sandbox. In Payday, you’re able to shed your… Read more

Experience Gaming in HDR This Holiday Only on Xbox One S

This holiday, the new Xbox One S is the only console with 4K Blu-ray, 4K video streaming, and High Dynamic Range color support. With HDR color support on your Xbox One S, your TV can display deeper colors and richer contrast, meaning the picture will appear more vibrant and realistic than on a regular HDTV. Experience richer, more luminous colors in games… Read more

Get Ready for HCS Pro League Fall Season Finals this Weekend

After a grueling gauntlet of regular season match play, the sun is now setting on the Fall 2016 Season of the North America HCS Pro League Fall Season, where the top Halo players and teams across the nation have competed in two matches each week over seven weeks. Now, the top four teams in the standings prepare to battle it out… Read more

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Monitor’s Bounty Available Now for Halo 5: Guardians

343 Industries is getting the holiday celebrations off to an early start – Monitor’s Bounty is out now for Halo 5: Guardians! The latest content release marks the tenth update for Halo 5: Guardians, and is an epic salvo of experience-enhancing additions: new weapons, armor and skins, brand new ways to play and seek out custom games, and the largest Forge update… Read more

Play Gigantic on Xbox One and Windows 10; Tips and Strategies Inside

We’re proud to announce Gigantic is available in open beta for the Xbox One and Windows 10 Game Preview Program in North America and Europe! Gigantic is a free-to-play, third-person MOBA that pits two teams of five against each other in the fight to take down the enemy guardian. To help give you an edge in battle, we’ve put together some tips and tricks… Read more

Xbox NFL Player Charity Challenge: Aaron Donald Claims Title as Best Madden Gamer in the NFL

After 7 weeks of competition between eight of the best EA SPORTS Madden NFL 17 Xbox gamers in the NFL, Aaron Donald emerged as the ultimate champion of the Xbox NFL Player Charity Challenge, winning $51,000 along with Microsoft products for the charity of his choice. Donald beat Doug Baldwin in the championship with a final score of… Read more

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Return to We Happy Few With “A Clockwork Update”

Hello! Sam here from Compulsion Games. Today we’re publishing A Clockwork Update for We Happy Few. This update is a big “under the hood” release, addressing the nuts and bolts of how the game works, and addresses a huge number of issues we have received from you guys, like Faraday falling through the floor, the duck randomly not-existing… Read more

Don’t Miss the Forza Racing Championship Season 2 Grand Finals and Viewer Sweepstakes

The second season of the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC), sponsored by Michelin, Logitech G and Playseat, comes to a finish in the Season 2 Elite Series Grand Finals this Sunday. For the first time in ForzaRC history, the Elite and Recreational series took place across two Forza games – Forza Horizon 3 and Forza Motorsport 6. Players from all over the world have… Read more

Killer Instinct: Definitive Edition Comes to Windows 10 as an Xbox Play Anywhere Game Today

That’s right, you read the headline correctly – Killer Instinct: Definitive Edition releases for Windows 10 today. Previously available only on Xbox One, the Definitive Edition packs up ALL the content we’ve ever released – every character (psst, there are 26), stage (20 in full glory), costume, color, trailers and tracks – and puts it all into one box of awesome goodness… Read more

Sky Force Anniversary Available Now on Xbox One

Pilots! I’m here to brief you on your mission in Sky Force Anniversary. Your main objective is to save the world from General Mantis, the nasty leader of Evil Forces. To defeat him, you must blast through hordes of enemies, fight powerful bosses, dodge bullets and missiles, avoid collisions, and most importantly… survive. Your secondary objectives are… Read more