This Week on Xbox

This Week on Xbox: June 22, 2018

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!

Useful Tips and Tricks to Bring with You to the Vermintide 2 Beta on Xbox One
If you’ve played the previous game, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide, you’ll know that there’s more strategy to the game than one might think. In celebration of Vermintide 2’s beta launch on Xbox One, we have gathered some tips and tricks to give you an edge before you charge headfirst into battle… Read more

E3 2018: High-Flying Anthem Aims to Thrill
Bioware may be best known for thoughtful role-playing greats like Mass Effect, Dragon Age, and Baldur’s Gate, but for their next trick, the legendary developer is building something with considerably more punch. We’re of course talking about Anthem. EA’s shared-world shooter made quite a splash at E3… Read more

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Play 7 Days to Die for Free This Weekend with Xbox Live Gold
In honor of its two-year anniversary, seminal survival-horror RPG 7 Days to Die will be free to all Xbox Live Gold members playing on Xbox One from Thursday, June 21 at 12:01 a.m. PST until Monday, June 25 at 11:59 p.m. PST. During that time, you’ll be able to download the full game and explore, craft, build, and survive… Read more

Xbox One Storytellers: Telltale on Batman: The Enemy Within
It’s hard to match the narrative scope and immersive experience that a compelling story-driven game has over other storytelling mediums, allowing players not only to fall into the world of a well-crafted story but to experience it firsthand. These types of games can empower someone… Read more

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War Thunder Founder Packs Available Now on Xbox One
From the start, our vision for War Thunder was always ambitious. We set out to create a massively multiplayer online game featuring aviation, armored vehicles, and warships from the pre-World War II 1930s to the height of Cold War in the 1980s. War Thunder reflects real-life warfare where nations unleashed joint military operations… Read more

WWE 2K19 Features Cover Superstar AJ Styles, Releases October 9 on Xbox One
The WWE 2K cover reveal day is always huge for us, but today’s announcement is particularly special. We scored one of the most talented and dynamic WWE Superstars working today. On top of that, he’s one of the best video game players on the WWE roster. The WWE 2K19 cover Superstar is none other than “The Phenomenal One,” AJ Styles…. Read more

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The Long Story of a Game Called Yet Another Zombie Defense HD
You might be wondering why anyone in the world would call a game Yet Another Zombie Defense HD – and it’s a fair question. In 2009, the release of my first game, Duel: The Art of Combat, on Xbox Live Indie Games wasn’t very successful. I spent almost a year working on it in my spare time… Read more

E3 2018: Saving the Universe in the Wildly Ambitious Beyond Good & Evil 2 
Rumored for years but finally confirmed at E3 2017, Ubisoft’s space pirate opera Beyond Good & Evil 2 has long been atop gamer wish lists. And for good reason: the 2003 original was an instant cult classic, earning several Game of the Year awards on the strength of its incredible storytelling and memorable characters… Read more

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Join the Hyper Universe Xbox One Beta 6/22 – 6/25!
Hyper Universe is coming to Xbox One, and today the Hyper Universe Xbox One Beta kicks off for all Xbox Insiders! Experience MOBA action at Hyper speed! Fast-paced combat and easy to pick up and play controls get you right into the action in this Free to Play 2D MOBA. Choose from a diverse cast of colorful Hypers… Read more

Go from the Pond to the Pros in NHL 19 on Xbox One
NHL fans! Lace up your skates and get ready to play against some of the greatest legends in the game when NHL 19 comes to Xbox One on September 14, 2018. Play with or against 200 of the greatest legends of the game, or go from the pond to the pros as you compete on outdoor rinks surrounded by stunning landscapes in never-before-seen environments… Read more

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The Spectrum Retreat Checks in to Xbox One on July 13
One of the best things that can happen when you make games for a living is to discover an amazing new talent before anyone else does. That’s not quite the way it went with Dan Smith, as he’d already been discovered by BAFTA and given their Young Game Designer award for his demo Spectrum before we fell in love with the game and signed it at Ripstone… Read more