This Week on Xbox: October 19, 2018

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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!

Play Conan Exiles Free with Xbox Live Gold This Weekend on Xbox One
Conan Exiles first released on Xbox One back in August 2017, then as an Xbox Game Preview title before releasing in May 2018. And just a few days ago we introduced the biggest update to the game since launch, introducing the new concept of taming and owning pets – plus a whole lot more. Now we’re excited to finally… Read more

Hera, Queen of the Gods, Makes Her Royal Entrance to Smite
The Queen of the Gods has arrived in Smite: Battleground of the Gods. Smite features over 90 playable Gods and Goddess from global mythology. Hera, Queen of the Gods, is an iconic character from Greek mythology and a long-requested addition to the Smite universe. Hera has descended from her throne to restore order to the pantheons… Read more

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Buy a Double Chalupa Box for a Chance to Win a Limited-Edition Xbox
When combined, few things are better than tacos and Xbox. Calling all Taco Bell fans – here’s one you won’t want to miss. That’s right, in the United States, Taco Bell is partnering with Xbox again to give fans the chance to win limited-edition Xbox One X consoles each time they buy a $5 Double Chalupa Box starting October 18… Read more

Learn About the Inspiration Behind The Jackbox Party Pack 5
Our team has been so excited to bring The Jackbox Party Pack 5 to Xbox One players. We feel that this Party Pack showcases the fun gameplay you’ve come to expect from us while throwing in some major surprises that we think you’ll love. We made it our goal to home in on the things that players (and streamers) would appreciate… Read more

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Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption Available Today on Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass
We started working on Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption because we wanted to make something for ourselves. We’d worked for bigger studios for years and with the rise of indie games around the world, we decided that we wanted to join the party and make our own indie game. Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption came about… Read more

Watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 Launch Trailer
America, 1899. The end of the Wild West era has begun. After a robbery goes badly wrong in the western town of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are forced to flee. With federal agents and the best bounty hunters in the nation massing on their heels, the gang must rob, steal and fight their way across… Read more

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Classic Valve Titles Now in Enhanced Xbox 360 Backward Compatibility Collection
The Backward Compatibility program has quickly become a hallmark feature of the Xbox family, and we love seeing people discover (or rediscover!) games they may have missed the first time around. Gamers have played over 1 billion hours of Xbox 360 and Original Xbox games on Xbox One – and we think our new release… Read more

Explore a Haunted Amusement Park in Roblox’s Hallow’s Eve Event on Xbox One
Roblox’s annual Hallow’s Eve event has officially begun on Xbox One. Play millions of free, user-created games today by downloading Roblox and start earning limited-time Halloween-themed rewards! Discover What Lurks in Sinister Swamp Underneath the ghostly glimmer of a full moon, the pale visage of a forgotten amusement… Read more

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Starter Tips for SoulCalibur VI, Available Now on Xbox One
Welcome back to the Stage of History and prepare to take part in a story of souls and swords! SoulCalibur VI stands as the standard of 3-D weapon-based fighting and continues its long-standing tradition of iconic characters, including new ones, such as Geralt of Rivia as a special guest character. The formidable protagonist from The Witcher series… Read more

A Guide to Weapon Specializations in Battlefield V
The weapons of Battlefield V are powerful, deadly, and adjustable. You read that right; you can modify your primary weapons by using them in battle and spending the in-game currency you’ll earn by playing the game. Want more accuracy when you’re lining up your next target? How about a faster hipshot in the thick of battle… Read more

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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for October 23 – 26
Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console. To find out what’s coming soon to Xbox One, read on below and click on each of the game profiles for pre-order details (dates are subject to… Read more

Watch the Forza Racing World Championship 2018 – Oct. 20 & 21
This Saturday Oct. 20 and Sunday Oct. 21, the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC) 2018 season races to the finish line with its final and most exciting event of the year – the Forza Racing World Championship (ForzaRWC) 2018. After months of competition, the top 24 global drivers will take the stage at Gfinity Esports Arena…. Read more

Creating Rhyme Without Reason in Kingdom Come: Deliverance DLC Amorous Adventures
Honeyed Words, the first quest in our Kingdom Come: Deliverance: The Amorous Adventures of Bold Sir Hans Capon DLC, was one of my favourite quests to work on – the design nicely develops the relationship between Henry and Hans Capon. It’s a classic buddy relationship, beginning with antagonism, slogging through an unwilling… Read more