This Week on Xbox: January 25, 2019

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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!

Take to the Turn-Based Battlefields with Wargroove on February 1
Wargroove is almost here! It’s been a long time coming, and after several delays, we’re proud to announce that Wargroove will be available on February 1 on Xbox One and Windows 10 as an Xbox Play Anywhere title – buy once and play on both Xbox One and PC — and is available to pre-order today… Read more

Play Dragon Ball FighterZ Free This Weekend with Xbox Live Gold
Prepare for battle! This weekend, Xbox Live Gold members can battle with legendary heroes such as Goku and Vegeta or infamous villains such as Kid Buu or Cell in Dragon Ball FighterZ during Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days. Starting Thursday January 24 at 12:01 a.m. PT and running through Sunday, January 27 at 11:59 p.m. PT… Read more

Be the Xbox G.O.A.T with the Madden NFL 19 Sweepstakes
The Big Game is on the horizon and what better way to pre-game than to earn your bragging rights and take your fantasy team to Atlanta with Madden NFL 19? Starting today through February 12, one ultimate Madden fan will have the chance to win the official Xbox Madden NFL 19 G.O.A.T Prize Pack, valued at over $10,000… Read more

Free Play Days: Forza Horizon 3 and Dragon Ball FighterZ
This weekend is all about power! Take command of powerful fighters in the world of Dragon Ball and powerful cars on the Gold Coast of Australia. Xbox Live Gold members can play Forza Horizon 3 and Dragon Ball FighterZ for free as part of the Free Play Days event. Starting on Thursday, January 24 at 12:01 a.m. PT… Read more

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Resident Evil 2 is Available Now, Enhanced for Xbox One X
Get ready, Xbox fans! The epic retelling of the survival horror classic has arrived today on Xbox One and is enhanced for Xbox One X. Resident Evil 2 has been rebuilt from the ground up, powered by the glorious RE Engine that brought Resident Evil 7 to life in 2017, featuring realistic visuals… Read more

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: The Nightmare DLC Available Now on Xbox One
Good news, Tomb Raider fans: Shadow of the Tomb Raider: The Nightmare is now available to play on Xbox One! In The Nightmare, Lara is forced to confront the memories of the past and her own dark side while navigating a twisted version of Croft Manor. Be prepared to face Lara’s demons… Read more

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What You Need to Know About Kingdom Hearts III on Xbox One
Soon, Xbox fans will have their first chance to jump into the world of Kingdom Hearts with the release of Kingdom Hearts III on Xbox One. The much-loved series has spanned multiple games, comics, and books to weave a complex tale about light vs. darkness and the power of friendship… Read more

Let Your Creativity Run Wild in Theme Park Tycoon 2 for Roblox on Xbox One
About twenty minutes into Theme Park Tycoon 2 on Roblox, I had already built what I believed to be the roller coaster to end all roller coasters. It was a contorted skyscraper of a ride, with a death-defying series of expertly crafted loop-de-loops, careening nosedives, and enough stomach-churning twists and turns… Read more

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Realm Royale Enters Free-to-Play Open Beta on Xbox One
We here at Heroic Leap Games are excited to announce that Realm Royale is launching into open beta and free to play today for all Xbox One users. Many of you have already played Realm Royale in our closed beta, and we’ve gotten a lot of great feedback on the game over the past few months… Read more

New Winter Map, Vikendi, Arrives for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Good news, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds fans: Vikendi, the new winter-themed map in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), is now available to play on Xbox One. If you have yet to join the battle, PUBG is now available with Xbox Game Pass and you can sign up to get your first month for just $1… Read more

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HCS Invitational Coming to SXSW March 15-17
Today we’re excited to reveal the first official Halo Championship Series (HCS) event of 2019 as the esports stage at the legendary SXSW (South by Southwest) festival in Austin, Texas from March 15-17. SXSW is a yearly cultural touchstone for music, film, and interactive media in the world… Read more

Stellaris: Console Edition – Grand Strategy Isn’t Just for PCs Anymore
Paradox Interactive has long been known as a developer and publisher that makes a very specific kind of game extremely well. In doing so, we’ve helped establish the category of grand strategy games (GSG) and continue to create exciting new entries to the genre as well as support beloved classics… Read more

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Tips to Prepare You for At Sundown: Shots in the Dark on Xbox One
Hello, Xbox fans! We’re super excited to be releasing At Sundown: Shots in the Dark today! It feels like it was yesterday when we entered our humble college project into Microsoft Imagine in 2016. And now we’re here on Xbox One! At Sundown: Shots in the Dark is a top-down arena shooter where you’re only visible… Read more

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Battlefield V
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

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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for January 29 to February 1
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