This Week on Xbox: May 19

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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!

Looter-Shooter Shadow Warrior 2 Available Now on Xbox One
Shadow Warrior 2 is a work of love and fathered by Flying Wild Hog, a company of game industry veterans with expertise in first-person shooters. For eight years the team shared the passion of making games with you guys, starting in 2009 with Hard Reset… Read more

4K Streaming Comes to Amazon Video Xbox App
Starting today, Amazon Video fans can now watch their favorite shows and movies in stunning 4K UHD on their Xbox One S with the latest Amazon Video app update. Already have the Amazon Video app? Simply launch the app to get the update… Read more

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Xbox Play Anywhere Action Platformer A Walk in the Dark Available Now
I’m excited to announce that A Walk in the Dark is now available on Xbox One and Windows 10 via Xbox Play Anywhere. As big fans of 2D platformers, A Walk in the Dark represents our take on the platformer genre we grew up playing… Read more

Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island Available Now for Xbox One
Today we’re very excited for Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island to launch on Xbox One! We’ve teamed up with Right Nice Games, a small but very talented team from Sweden, and have been working hard to bring you their debut title… Read more

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Enjoy a Multiplayer All-Access Event With Minecraft: Xbox One Edition
We’re launching a Multiplayer All-Access event with a free unlock of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition. Xbox is inviting all Xbox Live members, with or without a Gold membership, to play online with friends for free in any game they own during our Multiplayer All-Access event from May 18-21 on Xbox One and Xbox 360… Read more

ForzaRC Season 3: The Porsche Cup to Make History at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
It seems like just yesterday that we kicked off the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC) Season 3: The Porsche Cup, which is currently in full swing through May 28. Today, we’re excited to share that the Elite finals will take place in France during the most prestigious endurance race in the world… Read more

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Marvel Heroes Omega Launching June 20 on Xbox One
We’ve been receiving lots of requests from players asking for more details about our plans for Xbox One. So on behalf of the entire team here at Gazillion, I’m excited to officially announce that Marvel Heroes Omega will be launching on Xbox One on June 20! Soon, Xbox One players… Read more

Cult Classic Phantom Dust Free on Xbox One and Windows 10
At Team Xbox we put gamers at the center of everything we do and we are driven to build the best platform on which to create and play games. We’ve heard the feedback and passion from fans about this Xbox classic, and for this re-release on modern devices, we’ve decided to give it away for free… Read more

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Physics-Based Puzzle Game Claybook Coming Soon to Xbox One
After nearly two years of development, we’re excited to announce our studio’s first game: Claybook, a clay simulation puzzle game. In Claybook, both the environment and the characters are made from deformable clay. Everything has a permanent effect on the world around you, but your clay’s shape changes as well… Read more

Arena on Xbox Live launches for Killer Instinct
We are excited to introduce Arena on Xbox Live to the broader community for Killer Instinct! Also arriving with this month’s update are overlays for Party Chat, Wi-Fi Captive Portal, and Looking for Group improvements; and be on the lookout for an app from Dolby Atmos in the coming weeks… Read more

Go for Goal and Play Kick Off for Roblox on Xbox One
Ready to hit the pitch, Roblox style? Well, you’re in luck because we’ve got just the game for you: Kick Off, one of Roblox’s most-popular free-to-play soccer games, is forming a league of its own as a newly added featured title on Xbox One… Read more