This Week on Xbox July 21, 2017

This Week on Xbox: July 21, 2017

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all 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 past 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. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox!

Join Xbox at Comic-Con
San Diego Comic-Con, the world’s largest comic and pop-culture festival, is July 20 – 23, and Xbox is gearing up to make our mark both in and out of the convention center. We have a week of fun activities planned, including Middle-earth: Shadow of War gameplay, a huge photo experience, an explosive Crackdown 3 panel, exclusive Mixer streaming… Read more

Unleashing Update 6.66 and a Free Weekend for Doom on Xbox One
Did you miss out on playing Doom, one of the biggest shooters of last year? It’s okay, now’s your chance. This weekend, we’re unleashing the ultimate Doom experience, dropping a jam-packed game update that makes all the DLC available to everyone, and inviting you to try all of it as part of a free weekend for all players… Read more

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Forza Motorsport 7 Garage Opens with Largest Collection of Porsches, Lamborghinis and Ferraris
Welcome to the Forza Garage, our weekly series of car reveals for Forza Motorsport 7. With more than 700 vehicles in the game at launch, Forza Motorsport 7 features the most diverse lineup of cars in series history. Each week in the Forza Garage we’ll put the spotlight on some of the most notable cars in the list and offer some background… Read more

Play Destiny 2 Open Beta During the Multiplayer All-Access Weekend
It’s simple — games are better with friends. Starting Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July 23, you can play online in any game you own with your friends for free during our Multiplayer All-Access event on Xbox One and Xbox 360 — Xbox Live Gold membership not required. And if you’re looking for a new multiplayer experience to try… Read more

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Xbox is Now the Official Console Partner of Real Madrid
Today, we are excited to announce that Xbox is the official console partner of five-time world champion football team, Real Madrid. With many of their players in the global spotlight, it’s easy to see why Real Madrid is one of the most widely supported teams in the world. And to kick off Real Madrid’s US Summer Tour here in the United States… Read more

HCS Summer 2017 Finals
Each year, Atlanta hosts the crowning of an annual champion from the toughest conference in college football. This weekend however, Georgia’s capital will crown a new champion from the toughest road in competitive Halo as the HCS Summer 2017 Finals by ESL gets underway at DreamHack Atlanta, July 21-23… Read more

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How to Choose Your Hero in Gigantic
Calling all heroes! Gigantic has officially launched on Xbox One and Windows 10. We at Motiga and Perfect World Entertainment couldn’t be more excited to get our unique hero-shooter into the hands of gamers across the globe. The development team has been working for years to create a visually stunning and strategic experience featuring massive Guardians, creatures to summon, and a diverse roster of heroes… Read more

Boom! Terry Crews Joins Crackdown 3 Panel at San Diego Comic-Con This Saturday
Calling all Agents heading to Comic-Con this weekend — are you ready to step up your boom!? We are excited to announce that the one and only Terry Crews (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) will be joining the Crackdown 3 panel in room 7AB on Saturday, July 22 starting at 11am PDT. We’ll be talking with Terry about his role as Commanding Agent Isaiah Jaxon… Read more

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Rutger Hauer to Star in >observer_ Launching August 15 on Xbox One
Greetings from Krakow! If you know Bloober Team at all, you know we are big cyberpunk fans. We love evil megalithic corporations, technology run amok, black pleather pants, and neon. Lots of neon. When we started the search for our voice actor who would portray our lead character in >observer_, we had our eyes set squarely… Read more

New Minecraft Skins on the Marketplace
We’re rolling out a teeny tiny update to Pocket and Windows 10 today. But good things come in small packages: in this case, three new skin packs have been added to the Marketplace, giving antsy aesthetes extra options. Beasts of all kinds feature in the packs available, alongside ancient warriors and futuristic explorers… Read more