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This Week on Xbox: November 17, 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 above. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox!

Black Friday Deals: Xbox One S Lowest Price Ever at $189, Gold & Xbox Game Pass for $1 each, Up to 65% Off Games, Accessories & More
Xbox has you covered this Black Friday with discounts on games, accessories, Xbox Live Gold subscriptions, and Xbox One S at its lowest price ever. Starting at just $189 and featuring built-in Ultra HD Blu-ray playback and 4K video streaming, Xbox One S is the best value in games and entertainment… Read more

Experience Your Games in Full Audio Immersion with Windows Sonic and Dolby Atmos Spatial Sound
This holiday, not only can you play your games on Xbox One X, the world’s most powerful console, but you also have a broad and diverse lineup of new games to experience – including Forza Motorsport 7, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Assassins’s Creed Origins, Super Lucky’s Tale, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds… Read more

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: ARK: Survival Evolved
Many of gaming’s most compelling stories come from those who’ve helped to create our favorite Xbox One games. In our Inside Xbox One X Enhanced series, these creators will share the behind-the-scenes accounts of the work involved in enhancing these epic games for Xbox One X, how they’ve helped chart the course of the world’s most powerful console… Read more

John Boyega to Play Star Wars Battlefront II on Xbox Live Sessions Wednesday, November 15
Now that we’ve launched Xbox One X, the world’s most powerful console, it’s time to have another exciting episode of Xbox Live Sessions! Next up we have someone I’m a huge fan of: actor John Boyega! He’ll join the interactive livestream hosted on the Mixer Xbox Channel… Read more

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Assassin’s Creed Origins Tips
Hey, Xbox gamers! The Tips & Tricks team is here with five tips for Assassin’s Creed Origins. This game takes place in ancient Egypt, but the dry desert heat is the least of your worries. You play as Bayek, a Medjay ranger on a revenge-quest to take out a mysterious, masked group of murderers – and that’s just the beginning… Read more

Play Rainbow Six Siege for Free This Weekend with Xbox Live Gold
Rainbow Six Siege is stronger now than it’s ever been. After nearly two years of updates, tweaks, and expansions, its tactical attackers vs. defenders matches have been honed into a fast, focused experience that continues to grow and improve… Read more

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Hitman
Today, we’ll be chatting with IO Interactive’s Jonas Meyer, Lead Programmer on the intense action game Hitman: Game of the Year Edition. What specifically is your development team doing to enhance Hitman for Xbox One X? For Hitman on Xbox One X, we provide two different modes… Read more

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Mafia III
We’ll be chatting with Hangar 13’s Andy Wilson, Executive Producer on the open-world action game Mafia III. What specifically is your development team doing to enhance Mafia III for Xbox One X? We have focused on a number of significant graphical improvements for the Xbox One X… Read more

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No Mittens Needed: Snowfall Arrives in Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition
Hello again, mayors. It’s the Cities: Skylines team here, and we’re delighted to share the first expansion from our Season Pass with you: Snowfall. It brings along a new look, new challenges, and new features for your favorite urban planning game. In Snowfall, a set of new Winter-themed maps… Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Warframe Plains of Eidolon
Welcome to Warframe and our newest update, Plains of Eidolon, which launched earlier this week on Xbox One. For new players jumping in and enamored by the thrill of an open landscape in Warframe, and who want to get to the Plains ASAP, here is a quick guide to point you in the right direction… Read more

Game Gifting via Microsoft Store

Give the Gift of Games this Holiday!
In the past, if customers wanted to send a game to friends or family as gifts, they relied on physical discs or gift cards. Starting today, gamers on Xbox One can now give gifts right in Microsoft Store – just in time for the holidays. Now you can gift select Xbox One digital games and downloadable game content… Read more

Xbox One S: Buy a Bundle and Choose a Game for Free for a Limited Time
When you purchase any Xbox One S bundle you can choose a bonus game like Star Wars Battlefront II. And take advantage of promotional pricing also, with bundles starting at $249, available at GameStop and other retailers… Read more

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The Sims 4 Arrives on Xbox One Today
Howdy, Simmers! Can you believe it?! Just a few short months ago, we announced The Sims 4 was coming to console – and now it’s here! Launch day is finally here, and The Sims 4 is officially available for Xbox One. In addition to The Sims 4 base game, you can add some of our most popular add-on… Read more

Announcing Path of Exile: War for the Atlas on Xbox One
Three months ago, we achieved one of our long-standing dreams of releasing our game, Path of Exile, on Xbox One. Since this launch we’ve been happy to welcome so many new Path of Exile fans into our community and to receive feedback that we have integrated into the updates we’ve released so far… Read more

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SOMA Coming to Xbox One December 1 with Console Exclusive Safe Mode
“What is consciousness?” I can’t remember the exact moment that I asked myself the question, but once I did I couldn’t stop thinking about it. After that I read everything I could find on the subject, but it never really satisfied my appetite. While there were lots of scientific articles and plenty of works of fiction… Read more

Trove – Adventures is Now Live on Xbox One
Trove – Adventures is an all-new, free expansion for Trove released earlier this week. To celebrate this massive event, we’re giving away a stunning new Prismatic Lasercorn mount now through December 18. Whether you’re new to Trove, or an old pro, the Forbidden Spires biome is going to blow your mind. Explore this newly discovered land and face off against fierce draconic forces… Read more

Xbox Live Gold Members Can Now Get a Jump Start on Black Friday Savings
Starting today, Xbox Live Gold members can take advantage of great deals on Xbox digital games during the Black Friday Gold Early Access sale. Xbox Live Gold members enjoy an exclusive 4-day head start on Black Friday, with savings up to 65% on Xbox digital games, movies, and TV shows… Read more