This Week on Xbox: March 17

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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!

Battlefield 1 “They Shall Not Pass” Expansion Available Now for Premium Owners
Tomorrow will be an exciting day for us at EA DICE (especially for our French team members who have been very smug recently). On March 14, Battlefield 1 Premium Pass owners can join the French Army’s fight as early access to Battlefield 1 – They Shall Not Pass rolls out. This is the first Battlefield 1 expansion and we’ve made sure it’s full of content and thrilling experiences for the players… Read more

Explore the World of Minecraft on Xbox One S for $249
From March 12 through March 18, the Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites bundle is only $249! This bundle features everything you need to build, create, and explore! Get full game downloads of Minecraft for Xbox One and Windows 10, plus 13 fabulous, community-favorite content Packs, including Halo Mash-up and Festive Mash-up. Craft new Minecraft worlds together… Read more

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Team-based Shooter Paladins Enters Closed Beta on Xbox One
We’re excited to announce that our award-winning fantasy team-based shooter Paladins is entering closed beta today on Xbox One! Paladins has already made a huge impact on the PC gaming world, with more than 7 million registered players and hundreds of thousands logging in every day. That’s because Paladins is the only team-based shooter where you can play… Read more

Some of Our Favorite Indie Hits on Sale Now During ID@Xbox Game Fest
In our third week of ID@Xbox Game Fest we thought we’d highlight some of our favorite “Indie” games. Now, first of all I should say we don’t use the term “indie” very often around here since ID@Xbox is focused on the best games of all kinds from Independent Developers. But there are tons of games in our portfolio that come to mind when you think… Read more

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XPA Title Everspace Introduces New Ships, Perks, and More in Update v0.4
Pilots! A massive double strike just hit the Xbox One and the Windows Store. With the all-new Everspace Update v0.4, we’re adding not one but two major content updates at once with over 100 additions, improvements, and fixes! The Colonial Gunship The wait is over: Go to the hangar now and have a look at the beastly Colonial Gunship… Read more

Mass Effect: Andromeda Play First Trial Now Available
Get ready, Pathfinder. The Ark Hyperion is about to enter the Andromeda Galaxy, marking the beginning of your journey in Mass Effect: Andromeda. On Tuesday, March 21 in North America and Thursday, March 23 in Europe, you’ll take the helm of the Tempest and lead the fight for humanity’s new home. You’ll have a chance to begin your journey… Read more

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Meet the Cast of Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight, Available Now on Xbox One
For those of you who aren’t familiar, Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight explores a land on the edge of oblivion. Evil spreads, the dead rise, and corruption reigns. One priestess named Kaho from the village of Lun is their last hope as she journeys to find a cure to the curse. An audience with her majesty, the queen, would surely save the land… Read more

Save the Dwarfs in Vermintide’s Karak Azgaraz DLC, Available Now on Xbox One
In Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide, our epic first-person co-op melee shooter set in the dark and dangerous Warhammer Fantasy world, five brave heroes have desperately been trying to drive out the dreaded rat-men known as Skaven from the overrun city of Ubersreik. While their efforts have started to pay off, the Skaven never cease to plot… Read more