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This Week on Xbox: March 8, 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!

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
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

Xbox Celebrates International Women’s Day
It’s an exciting time in entertainment for women – today “Captain Marvel” releases after the success of “Wonder Woman” and later this year we’ll share more about Kait Diaz and her journey in Gears 5. One of my own personal entertainment heroines is Sailor Moon – and lets just talk about that for a second. A sleepy teenager realizes the power within her… Read more

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Buy an Xbox One, Get an Additional Game of Your Choice
Xbox is offering an amazing deal on Xbox One consoles right now. For a limited time, you can pick an additional game when you buy any Xbox One console between March 8 and March 16, 2019 at participating retailers in the U.S., including a Microsoft Store near you or online. There are plenty of great console bundles and hot new games to choose from… Read more

Xbox Amps Up Fader Fort During SXSW 2019
What’s better than great music and incredible games? Xbox is heading to Austin, Texas this week to be part of one of the year’s most highly anticipated music and culture events – Fader Fort. At Fader Fort, Team Xbox will host the VIP Xbox Game Pass Gaming Lounge, provide fun prizes to lucky attendees, and film a Xbox Sessions with music legend Big Boi… Read more

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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for March 12 – 15
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

The History of Devil May Cry
With today’s release of Devil May Cry 5 for Xbox One, we thought it would be the perfect time to take a look back at the history of this groundbreaking stylish action series. It’s been 18 years since we were first introduced to Dante, and our hero has been on quite a ride over the years. Released way back in 2001, the original Devil May Cry told the story of Dante… Read more

Game with Captain Marvel at Your Side with Xbox’s Latest Custom Console Sweepstakes
To celebrate the upcoming release of Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel,” Xbox and Marvel Studios are excited to announce the Xbox One X Captain Marvel Custom Console Sweepstakes! Xbox is thrilled to be celebrating one of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most powerful heroes, timed with the movie’s much anticipated release tomorrow… Read more

Warframe’s New Rogue Radio Host Nora Night Introduces Nightwave
The Warframe dev team, always passionately intent on keeping its game interesting and ever-changing, has introduced something it’s never done. We’re delivering a new way to earn rewards while playing Warframe with a single, powerful broadcast. If you have been playing over the last week or two, you may have heard a new voice interspersed between… Read more

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A New Mission for Xbox Ambassadors
What does it mean to be an Xbox Ambassador? To some, it means sharing their unparalleled Xbox expertise with fellow gamers. Others define it as creating meaningful friendships with gamers from all walks of life. As for us, we think there are countless ways to be an Xbox Ambassador, all of which stem from a single commonality—a passion for community… Read more

Comedian and Actor Joel McHale To Play Devil May Cry 5 on Next Xbox Sessions
You might know him best as Jeff Winger from Community or as the host of The Soup, but have you ever seen comedian and actor Joel McHale fight through hordes of demonic enemies? Just in time for global launch, Joel will play Devil May Cry 5 on the next episode of Xbox Sessions, airing on Friday, March 8th at 4:00 p.m. PST via the Mixer Xbox Channel… Read more

Free Play Days: Mortal Kombat X
Select a character that fits your strategy and fighting style and jump into this fighting franchise with Free Play Days! Xbox Live Gold members can immerse themselves in the most cinematic and brutal Kombat experience yet with Mortal Kombat X. The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, March 7 at 12:01 a.m. PT and runs through to Sunday, March 10 at 11:59 p.m. PT… Read more

Get Ready for an All-New Inside Xbox on March 12
Inside Xbox is back on Tuesday, March 12, at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. ET with even more exclusive news, content, interviews and footage you won’t see anywhere else! We’ll have some exciting news involving Halo: The Master Chief Collection! The hourlong episode will also feature DayZ, One Piece World Seeker and of course, Xbox Game Pass…. Read more

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass – Just Cause 4, LEGO Batman 2, and More
Hey, Xbox Game Pass members, we’ve got even more video games coming your way because well… that’s what we do. Honestly, would you have it any other way? Whether you want to soar through explosions in a rainbow-colored wingsuit or stroll through hordes of Bloatflies in an irradiated ocean (no judgment, if that’s what you’re into), we’ve got you covered… Read more

From a Basic Shack to a Complex Fortress, Homestead Continues to Evolve ARK’s Way of Life
Building and taming in ARK: Survival Evolved are some of its most well-loved features. Today, we are thrilled to make building and taming an even more creative experience by bringing the Homestead update to Xbox players! Homestead is a free update to ARK that vastly improves pre-existing structures and their placement options, as well as offering a myriad of additional pieces… Read more

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What Enemies Lurk in the Darkness in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice?
We’re less than three weeks away from launching Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and we couldn’t be more excited! If you’re a fan of FromSoftware’s wildly creative, often disturbing, and always nuanced enemy design, you’re probably going to find a lot to like in this game.  Specifically in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, they’ve been able to leverage the game’s new mechanics… Read more

Explore the Origins of Crackdown 3 with the Crackdown Comic Series from Dynamite Entertainment
Following the explosive launch of Crackdown 3 across Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One and on Windows 10 PC, fans have been stepping up their boom alongside Terry Crews’ Commander Jaxon, exploring the hyper-powered playground of New Providence and leveling buildings in the fully-destructible multiplayer mode known as Wrecking Zone… Read more

Introducing the New ID@Xbox Blog
Hello everyone! We’re stoked to have the ID@Xbox blog here in its new home, as part of Xbox Wire! The ID@Xbox blog has been in operation since the beginning of 2014, with many contributors and an awesome variety of content along the way. We’re grateful to everyone involved for sharing their stories and helping build a great community resource… Read more

Drop Into Adventure in the PUBG x TERA March Crossover Event
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) invades the world of TERA in a 30-day crossover event next month, starting Tuesday, March 5 and running until Tuesday, April 2. PUBG-themed battles and costumes are only the start of the fun you’ll have in the red zone. There are PUBG events scheduled every day, and throughout the event, if you’re at least level 60… Read more

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Deep Rock Galactic Celebrates a Rock Solid Year on Xbox Game Preview
Today marks one year since Deep Rock Galactic, our co-op first, dwarven mining space shooter, launched as a console exclusive on Xbox Game Preview. Developing Deep Rock Galactic alongside our community has been, and continues to be a truly awesome experience  and we have to thank each and every miner who has joined the initiative this past year… Read more

Become Your True Self in Black Desert, Available Now on Xbox One
Today is the official launch of Black Desert, the revolutionary MMORPG that brings you a living and shared open world that’s home to thousands of other players. Guided by the Black Spirit through the war-ravaged lands of Calpheon and Valencia, it’s your choice how you’d like to journey through your adventure… Read more