Play New Games On Xbox One July 26 – Sept 5 + Summer Spotlight Giveaway

We are excited to announce that Summer Spotlight is back and bringing you some of the summer’s most exciting games. Over the next six weeks, the Xbox Store will be releasing over 25 new digital games to Xbox One. We have some of the most anticipated titles of the summer, including We Happy Few and INSIDE. This is also a great time to explore exciting new indie titles such as The Solus Project and Kingdom New Lands. Summer Spotlight has a wide variety of titles and different genres for fans to explore. From July 26 – September 5 we will be bringing you additional games every week, and I’ll be updating this post, so check back every Tuesday to discover new games to play!

To celebrate the Summer Spotlight, I will be giving away an Xbox One S, Xbox Elite Wireless Controllers and copies of every Summer Spotlight title. Details below!

But wait there’s more! Earn 4,000 Rewards Credits for diving into these releases featured in Summer Spotlight. Just spend $40 on featured game betas, previews, and digital releases Enjoy these great games with the convenience of downloading them right from your living room to your Xbox One! Click here for more information on the Xbox Live Rewards Summer Spotlight program.

Here are the confirmed Summer Spotlight titles:

15 July:
Hawken (FREE)
Kerbal Space Program
The Solus Project

19 July:
Sword Coast Legends

26 July:
We Happy Few (Game Preview)
Dungeon Punks
Hyper Light Drifter

27 July:
Action News Heroes

29 July:
Quatros Origins

02 August:

Risk Urban: Assault
Don’t Starve: Giant Edition + Shipwrecked Expansion
Layers of Fear: Masterpiece Edition

03 August:
Breach and Clear: Deadline
Dreamals: Dream Quest
Happy Dungeons (FREE)

05 August:
Cannon Brawl

09 August:
Kingdom: New Lands
The Banner Saga Complete Pack
Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode 1 and The Complete Season (Episodes 1-5)

10 August:

12 August:
Lies of Astaroth (FREE)
Prison Architect All Day and A Night Edition (Bundle)

16 August:
Grow Up
Prominence Poker (FREE)

17 August:
Unnamed Fiasco
Baila Latino

19 August:
Slime Rancher (XGP)
F1 2016

23 August:
Worms W.M.D

24 August:

26 August:
Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy
Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call
Solar Shifter EX

30 August:
The Turing Test
Resident Evil 4
Attack on Titan
Assetto Corsa

Look for the full list of titles soon. Be sure to follow me on Twitter to get daily and weekly updates, find out about special giveaways, and much more. Enjoy the kick off of our Summer Spotlight this week, and be sure to visit Xbox Wire over the next few weeks for in-depth looks at some of the biggest titles to play this summer!

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  • How do you enter for a chance to win?

Simple. All you have to do is watch the Summer Spotlight trailer below and register using the below form:

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Note: I’m using a new method for contest entry – Do NOT leave an entry in the comments or on Twitter. Only entries using the entry form above will be accepted.

  • What can you win?



First Place Winner: The first place winner will receive an Xbox One SXbox Elite Wireless Controller and digital Xbox One codes for each title featured in Summer Spotlight (the Summer Spotlight featured titles are included in this post and will be update each week).

Second Place Winner: The second place winner will receive an Xbox Elite Wireless Controller and digital Xbox One codes for each title featured in Summer Spotlight.

Third Place Winner: The third place winner will receive digital Xbox One codes for each title featured in Summer Spotlight.

  • What are the rules?

Register to enter using the guidance above.

Do not @ reply me on Twitter or leave a comment below. That will not count!

Deadline to enter is 11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT on Tuesday, 06 September. One entry per person. Contest is open to everyone but prize availability might not be available in all regions. Winners will be notified on or about 07 September. I will update this post with the grand prize winner after they have redeemed their prize.

Have fun and good luck!

UPDATE: Congratulations to GT: KlockworK XV for winning the first place prize; snipingForce for winning the second place prize; and SIMON ROWLAND for winning the third place prize. And thanks to the nearly 30,000 people who entered the contest. Stay tuned, I’ll be giving away another Xbox One S soon.