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This Week on Xbox: January 18, 2019

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!

Tips for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout – Play the Free Trial Now on Xbox One
Hello, Xbox fans! The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Free Trial runs from Thursday, January 17 at 10 a.m. through to Thursday, January 24 at 10 a.m. PDT. Xbox Live Gold members can jump in now for free to experience Call of Duty’s fun, fresh take on the battle royale genre. In Blackout, you’ll never have the same experience twice… Read more

Dragons, Elsweyr, and a Year-Long, Epic Adventure are Coming to The Elder Scrolls Online on Xbox One
The world of Tamriel continues to get bigger and more dangerous with the announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr and the Season of the Dragon year-long storyline. The third major Chapter release since ESO first launched almost five years ago, Elsweyr takes you into the warm climes of the home of Tamriel’s beloved cat people… Read more

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Learning to Guac: The Journey to Guacamelee 2, Available Now on Xbox One
¡Hola amigos! This is Augusto Quijano. In case you don’t know anything about me (you probably don’t!) I’ve been working in the games industry since 2009, focusing mainly on concept art/design and animation. I was born and raised in Mexico and moved to Canada… Read more

New Content, New Battles, and New Rewards Are Yours in Battlefield V
Ready to face intense challenges in Battlefield V? Today’s your lucky day, Tides of War Chapter 2: Lightning Strikes has arrived. What is the Tides of War? It’s the grand journey you and your Company of customized soldiers, weapons, and vehicles take through World War II… Read more

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Get One Month of Xbox Game Pass and Sling TV for $1
Grab your popcorn and settle in because Xbox Game Pass is partnering with Sling TV, to give you one month of all of the games and live and on-demand TV you can handle for $1. New subscribers to both services are eligible for this deal through January 30: buy one month of Xbox Game Pass for $1 and get one month of Sling TV for free… Read more

Free Play Days: Override: Mech City Brawl, Metro 2033 Redux, and Metro: Last Light Redux
This weekend, Xbox Live Gold members can play Override: Mech City Brawl, Metro 2033 Redux, and Metro: Last Light Redux for free as part of the Free Play Days event. Starting on Thursday, January 17 at 12:01 a.m. PST and running through to Sunday, January 20 at 11:59 p.m. PST, you’ll be able to experience epic mech battles and thrilling post-apocalyptic adventures… Read more

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The 5 Biggest Changes to the Dark Zone in Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
The launch of Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is nearly upon us, and everything we’ve seen to date says its going to be bigger and better than its predecessor in every way. Set seven months after the first game’s Black Friday event, the seasonal change looks to be one of the most visible differences… Read more

Sharpen Your Skills in the Jump Force Open Beta on Xbox One
Our world is being attacked! With villains from Shonen Jump manga wreaking havoc on Earth, it’s up to you to defend this place we call home. Luckily, the Jump Force is here to help, made up of heroes from iconic properties and storylines we all know and love, this exciting mashup of characters from epochal manga… Read more

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Blue Skies are a Good Sign in Metro Exodus
Looking up to a crisp blue sky in a Metro game doesn’t seem quite right. It’s a suspicious new vision in a series known for carving a living out of resolutely detailed, subterranean hell. Metro has been elegant and perfectly dour in digging this hole for humanity, documenting the dwindling hopes of people that somehow persist in Moscow’s crumbling subway network… Read more

Smoke and Sacrifice Available Now on Xbox One
Hello, Xbox Wire readers! I’m George Morgan, Product Manager for Curve Digital, and today I’m here to tell you about Smoke and Sacrifice, a narrative-driven RPG that’s available now on Xbox One. Smoke and Sacrifice follows the story of Sachi, a mother who due to a tradition lasting many years, is forced to sacrifice her first born son to The Sun Tree… Read more

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Xbox Game Pass: We Happy Few, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, The LEGO Movie Videogame, and More
Hi, Xbox Game Pass friends! Don’t want to freak you out, but we turned around today and suddenly there were even more games sitting on our desk. We’re going to need a bigger desk… and you’re going to need some free time, because there’s so many games on the way. We’re dropping four awesome games in the next two weeks… Read more

GDC 2019: Gaming for Everyone Community Events 
GDC 2019 is just a few months away and Xbox is excited to return with a full week of community events for game developers, including the first ever Gaming for Everyone Community Nexus bringing many communities together in one place… Read more

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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for January 22 – 25
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

Train Sim World: The Northern Trans-Pennine is Available Now on Xbox One
A whole new world is available now in Train Sim World’s latest route add-on! The Northern Trans-Pennine: Manchester – Leeds route unleashes our players on the hills and mountains that make up the backbone of England in a route filled with new challenges and features. The Route The Northern Trans-Pennine route takes on the mountains… Read more