This Week on Xbox, February 10

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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!

Real-Time Strategy Returns in the New Halo Wars 2 Launch Trailer

Calling all Spartans! We’re only a few weeks away from the launch of Halo Wars 2 on Tuesday, Feb. 21 (or Friday, Feb. 17 for Ultimate Edition owners)! In advance of launch, Xbox and 343 Industries are excited to show you just what you’re dealing with in this brand-new launch trailer, created by the geniuses at Blur. In case you haven’t been following Halo Wars 2… Read more

Forza Horizon 3 Playseat Car Pack Hits the Open Road

The Playseat Car Pack is coming to Forza Horizon 3! Launching tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Playseat Car Pack brings seven new vehicles to the wide, open roads of Australia. The list of cars begins appropriately with one of the favorite cars of an Aussie racing legend, Pete Brock’s 1985 HDT VK Commodore Group A. The pack also features… Read more

New Details About the Halo World Championship 2017 Finals

The goal for this year’s main event was to create a true festival-like atmosphere, offering fans the opportunity to not only watch the amazing matches (both indoors and outdoors in sunny Southern California), but also meet the players, hang out with members of 343 Industries, compete in a Halo 5 FFA, and much more. The Halo World Championship is taking over… Read more

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Gears of War 4 Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Torque Bow Tag and New Maps

Roses are red, violets are blue, Torque Bows for me, and Torque tags for you! Arriving today, the February update adds two new maps, a week-long Valentine’s event, new Gear Packs to collect and further improvements to the game. Read on for all the info and special news about upcoming features – including updates on hotly requested Legacy Characters… Read more

Fallout Shelter Available Now for Xbox One and Windows 10

Starting today, you can take on the role of Overseer to create your very own Fallout Vault and build an army of faithful dwellers from the comfort of your couch. Fallout Shelter, the hit free-to-play vault-building game, is available now on Xbox One and Windows 10. Fallout Shelter has been fully adapted to work with the Xbox One controller, making it even easier… Read more

Halo Wars 2 – Waypoint and Halo App Features

Halo Wars 2 is nigh upon us, once again ushering in a very unique way to experience the Halo universe. With the Real Time Strategy genre comes not only a different approach to playing the game, but also a different approach to improving your performance. Halo fans of all skill levels are certainly no strangers to self-evaluation, whether it’s giving a quick check at their PGCR… Read more

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Atriox and Cutter Battle in a Halo Wars 2 Live-Action War of Wits

As we continue the countdown to the launch of Halo Wars 2, Xbox and 343 Industries look to awaken your inner strategist and test your wits in these two new live-action trailers. We find the two faction leaders – Atriox, leader of the Banished and Captain Cutter of the UNSC Spirit of Fire – plucked out of their intergalactic conflict… Read more

Sweeten Your Minecraft Worlds with the Candy Texture Pack

Console players have been exclusively indulging on this colourful pack for a while now. But no more! Starting from today, players of portable versions of Minecraft can download a texture pack that pours a dentist-weepingly high amount of sugar into your game, replacing all the textures with sweet new treats. Jelly Creepers! Starlight Mint Skeletons! Velvet Cake Cows… Read more

Grand Theft Auto IV and Episodes from Liberty City Playable on Xbox One with Backward Compatibility

Relive the Grand Theft Auto experience that defined high definition gaming. Grand Theft Auto IV was a milestone in interactive entertainment delivering a living city of unprecedented depth and detail. Combined with its two additional episodes, The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony as Episodes from Liberty City, Grand Theft Auto IV delivered… Read more

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Spheroids Now Available on Xbox One and Windows 10

We’re happy to announce that Spheroids is finally available on Xbox One and Windows 10! Yes, that means our game supports Xbox Play Anywhere, allowing you to carry over your progress between these exciting platforms. It’s been a long road that started nearly two years ago and I’d like to take some time to reflect on the journey and how the game has changed… Read more

Perception Coming Soon to Xbox One

Hey Xbox fans! We’re excited to announce that our debut game Perception is slated to come to Xbox One. Perception is a narrative-based first-person horror game where you play as Cassie, a blind woman whose nightmares about a haunted mansion have plagued her for months. She finally decides to go to the mansion to solve the mystery, but there’s more… Read more