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This Week on Xbox: April 21

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!

Console Launch Exclusive Cities: Skylines Xbox One Edition Available Now
Today we’re excited to announce that Cities: Skylines Xbox One Edition is now available on Xbox One! Our robust city builder allows would-be city planners to turn their dream city into a “reality” from the comfort of their own couch. Because city building can be a complicated process… Read more

Console Exclusive Voodoo Vince: Remastered Now on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC
Voodoo Vince: Remastered is now available with Xbox Play Anywhere support — buy it once digitally and own it on both Xbox One and Windows 10. 13 years, 6 month and 25 days. That’s how much time has passed since Voodoo Vince first appeared on the original Xbox in September of 2003… Read more

Tune in Next Week for Your First Look at Call of Duty: WWII
Next week, we’ll get our first look at the much-anticipated return to a historic setting in Call of Duty: WWII. The worldwide reveal will occur on Wednesday, April 26 at 10am PDT on Developed by Sledgehammer Games, whose previous Call of Duty credits include 2011’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3… Read more

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Twisted Dreams, Egyptian Temples, and a Secret Apprentice are Coming to May’s Games with Gold
May is shaping up to feed your appetite for adventure, combat, and mystery with four community-acclaimed games — two Xbox One and two Xbox 360 games that can be played through Backward Compatibility — to add to your Xbox library. On Xbox One… Read more

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Available Today for Xbox, Windows and Steam
In 2009, Halo Wars fans picked up their trusty Xbox 360 controllers, amassed huge armies of UNSC and Covenant fighting forces, rained MAC rounds on enemy bases and spammed ODST troops into battle. Eight years later, the trials and tribulations of battle can be relived again… Read more

Announcing Xbox FanFest: E3 2017
The return of Xbox FanFest to E3 begins a profound year for Xbox and its fans. When we started doing FanFest a little over 3 years ago, we not only wanted to build rally points around the world for Xbox Nation, but we wanted gamers everywhere to know how deeply important they were to our past, present and future… Read more

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ID@Xbox Celebrates the Release of More than 500 Games on Xbox One and Windows 10
A little more than three years ago, we took to the stage at Gamescom to unveil a brand-new program for Xbox One. Our goal was to make sure Xbox players have access to the best, most diverse collection of games by making sure we enabled developers of all shapes and sizes to self-publish their creations on Xbox One… Read more

Relive the Retro Classic Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap on Xbox One
We’re very excited to launch Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap for Xbox One on Tuesday, April 18! In this blog post I would like to talk a little about the creation of the game. A bit of background first. Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap is a remake of a cult classic… Read more

Ghost Recon Wildlands Narco Road Expansion Available Now on Xbox One
Starting today, the elite commandos known as Ghosts can add a new tactic to their diverse skill set: undercover infiltration. Available now for Season Pass owners, the Narco Road expansion for Ghost Recon Wildlands sends the Ghosts undercover… Read more

Grab Halo Wars: Definitive Edition on April 20 for Xbox, Windows 10 PC and Steam
All units – we interrupt your fourteenth Halo Wars 2 Blitz match for a special update! Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, previously only available for Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition owners, will now be available to purchase individually in the Xbox Store… Read more

Explore the Uncharted Territory of World to the West This May on Xbox One
Hi folks! Rain Games here and we’re absurdly, unbelievably stoked to announce that a new continent, far to the left of the known world, has been discovered! These lands house the abandoned ruins of an ancient civilization and the countries of the old world… Read more

Minecraft Fallout Mash-Up Pack Now on Pocket and Windows 10
Minutemen, supermutants and oversized mole rats make their heavily irradiated home in Minecraft today, courtesy of the Fallout Mash-Up Pack, celebrating Bethesda’s awesome reto-sci-fi series of RPGs. You may remember this pack already laid waste to Console Edition back in December of last year, but it’s now launching on Pocket and Windows 10 Editions… Read more

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Killer Instinct Tournaments and More Start Rolling Out to Insiders This Month
Last month, we released several fan-inspired feature updates to the community. This month, we are starting to roll out even more features including a new Party overlay to help you see who’s speaking in your group, more fan-requested improvements… Read more

Creating the Sound for Warframe’s Octavia Anthem Update, Available Now on Xbox One
When our creative director told me that this Warframe update was to be based on music, I knew the sound team was going to be challenged like it had never been before. After all, this was to be the first time players could create songs in the game… Read more

Star Trek Online Season 12 Now Available on Xbox One
Star Trek Online began a journey well over a year ago on Xbox One, a journey to bring a game we love on PC to consoles. It was a tough undertaking that required significant planning, new technology, and determination on the part of Cryptic Studios, but that undertaking was truly a labor of love for us… Read more