This Week on Xbox: December 8, 2017

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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!

Xbox Takes Home Honors at The Game Awards
The Game Awards is designed to recognize the creative and technical excellence in the video game industry, bringing together a diverse group of players, developers, and culture to celebrate gaming as the most immersive and inspiring form of entertainment… Read more

Big Bundle Sale: Over 50% Off Great Indie Bundles
We here at ID@Xbox have taken over 35 of our favorite indie game bundles, pulled them together and discounted them by at least 50% in the Big Bundle Sale. Now’s a wonderful time to build that game catalog with fantastic critically acclaimed bundles like… Read more

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Marshawn Lynch Lends a Hand for Xbox One X Enhanced Madden NFL 18
Madden NFL 18 on Xbox One X delivers the most detailed, highest resolution Madden NFL game available on any console. And to celebrate, today, in partnership with EA Sports, we’re excited to debut a new campaign featuring Oakland Raiders running back, Marshawn Lynch… Read more

The Surge’s Major Expansion, A Walk in the Park, is Now Available on Xbox One
Greetings from Deck13! Today we’re releasing The Surge’s DLC expansion, A Walk in the Park, and I wanted to take a minute to talk to you guys about it. Alongside the new DLC, we’re also going to have The Surge: Complete Edition, which has the base game and all the downloadable goodies in one giant package… Read more

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Play The Division for Free with Xbox Live Gold This Weekend
In the nearly two years since players were introduced to the lawless, virus-stricken New York City of Tom Clancy’s The Division, the game has consistently posed new challenges, introduced new modes, and delivered new loot to the agents bold enough to roam its streets… Read more

Dead Rising 4: All New Content and Xbox One X Enhanced Updates
Having Dead Rising 3 launch alongside the Xbox One back in 2013 was exciting for the team here at Capcom Vancouver. To be able to work with cutting-edge hardware to bring the game’s vast open world of undead horrors to life allowed us to unlock our creativity in ways we never thought possible… Read more

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Get Ready to Gear Up for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds With Limited-Edition Cosmetic Packs
Beginning tomorrow, December 7, in celebration of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ upcoming launch on Xbox One next Tuesday, December 12, the first of the three special, limited-edition cosmetic packs that we announced at Paris Games Week – the PUBG Warrior Pack – will become available to fans worldwide… Read more

Full Metal Furies is Coming to Xbox One January 17
It’s hard to believe that after nearly four long years, the opportunity to show off Full Metal Furies is fast approaching. It all started with the naïve idea that after making our first game, Rogue Legacy, the next one would be smooth sailing… Read more

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GDC 2018: Save the Date for Gaming for Everyone Community Events
GDC 2018 is just a few months away and Xbox is excited to be back with a full week of community events, including the first ever Gaming & Disability mixer for everyone interested in meeting the people who are working to make gaming more accessible… Read more

Everspace: Free Hardcore Mode Now Available on Xbox One and Windows 10
As demanding as playing on the hard difficulty setting is, this stand-alone hardcore mode offers an entirely new level of challenge for veteran pilots, with the additional caveat of disallowing improvement in starting conditions. Each run begins with the same fixed set of pilot perks, with ship perk upgrades only allowed at the end of each sector, provided you have collected enough credits… Read more

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New PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Trailer Unveiled at The Game Awards
Earlier tonight at The Game Awards we were treated to a brand-new trailer featuring footage of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the worldwide smash-hit coming to Xbox Game Preview on Tuesday, December 12. PUBG is a last-man-standing shooter in which players are dropped onto a realistic 8 x 8-kilometer island… Read more

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: For Honor
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

Sea Of Thieves Pre-Orders Available Now

Sea of Thieves Arrives March 20, Pre-orders Available Now
At The Game Awards last night, we were thrilled to announce that Sea of Thieves’ shared-world adventure will be setting sail globally on the Xbox One family of devices and Windows 10 PCs on March 20, 2018 for $59.99/£49.99/€69.99. The game is now available for pre-order, and you can check out the trailer above for the latest taste of the daring adventures you’ll find in-game… Read more

All Aboard the Post-Apocalyptic Train in the New Metro Exodus Trailer
Inspired by the best-selling novel “Metro 2035” by Dmitry Glukhovsky, the world of Metro Exodus takes place in the wake of a nuclear apocalypse, where survivors try to eke out a daily existence in the metro system of Moscow, Russia. With its blend of RPG elements and tense shooter gameplay… Read more

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Console Launch Exclusive and Xbox Play Anywhere Title Hello Neighbor Available Now
What an incredible journey this has been! Ever since we announced Hello Neighbor just over a year ago, we’ve seen thousands of YouTube videos, lots of fanart, cosplayers, and whole families checking the game out at conventions. It’s very rare that a game can appeal to both kids and their parents… Read more

OpTic Gaming Extends its Dominance by Winning the Gears Pro Circuit Dallas Open
Gears of War Esports kicked off Season 2 in a huge way last weekend at the Gears Pro Circuit Dallas Open. With more than 60 teams rolling into Dallas all with their eyes on the $300,000 prize pool, it was clear teams were eagerly anticipating the first major LAN event of the season… Read more