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This Week on Xbox – January 13

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!

Legacy Favorites Return to Gears of War 4 with Series 2 Cards and New Maps

It’s a brand-new year, and we’re ringing it in with a new series of content and updates for Gears of War 4! This month introduces a huge 280 new Cards to collect, two of the most popular maps in franchise history, and hotly requested community features that further improve the Gears of War 4 online experience… Read more

Get the Newest Xbox Wireless Controller Colors Starting Today

2016 was a great year for gaming on Xbox – we brought you the new Xbox One S, the ultimate gaming and 4K entertainment system with 4K UHD Blu-ray, 4K video streaming and High Dynamic Range; we released over 100 console-exclusive games; we became the fastest, most reliable gaming network with Xbox Live… Read more

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Halo Wars 2 Blitz Beta Coming January 20

Last June we invited our fan community to jump in and get hands-on with a slice of Halo Wars 2 with our first multiplayer beta. As discussed, we received a tremendous amount of valuable feedback on both the technical and gameplay side that has helped the team continue to refine and improve the overall Halo Wars 2 experience… Read more

Rise & Shine Now Available for Xbox One

When we started developing Rise & Shine three years ago we had the intention, as we always do, of making an obsessively polished experience for gamers to enjoy. If we’ve learned anything while working on past projects like Plants VS Zombies, it’s that gameplay is king. In the case of Rise & Shine, we made sure you feel that buttery smooth precision… Read more

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You Can Play Pit People Starting Today via Xbox Game Preview

The time has come! Pit People is now available via Xbox One Game Preview! We can’t wait to get your feedback and we’re glad to have you join us on our journey. Some of you have been with us since the beginning when it was first known as Game 4, and many of you have already helped us since our closed beta in the fall of 2016… Read more

The Creators Update: Beam Streaming, Increased Performance, and Fan-Requested Features Are Coming to Xbox One and Windows 10

2017 is going to be a monumental year for gaming at Microsoft. Whether you play on Xbox One, a Windows 10 PC, your mobile phone, or anywhere you sign-in with Xbox Live, we’re going to make your gaming experiences easier, more social, and better with innovative hardware and software features throughout the year… Read more