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This Week on Xbox: April 19, 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!

Introducing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Coming Later this Year
In June 2017, we launched Xbox Game Pass – with the goal of empowering gamers all over the world to discover their next favorite game. We also wanted to use Xbox Game Pass as a platform for developers to introduce their amazing games to millions of new people… Read more

Gears Esports Comes to ELEAGUE This Summer
Today on Inside Xbox’s episode, Xbox and ELEAGUE announced the “ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series: The Bonds and Betrayals of Brotherhood” – a six-part event series and live tournament focused on the stories and players behind the world of Gears Esports… Read more

Introducing the Newest Member of the Xbox One Family – the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition
At Xbox, we’re inspired by gamers – they’re at the center of everything we do. We’re constantly listening to your feedback and looking for new ways to provide the best value and choice in gaming. Today, we’re excited to announce a new choice we’re bringing to gamers… Read more

Inside Xbox April Episode News Recap
Today, on our April episode of Inside Xbox, we made a big announcement about a brand-new Xbox One console, revealed some major news regarding Xbox Game Pass, unveiled some new features coming to Game Bar, shared info on new titles coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility… Read more

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Announcing Details for Xbox FanFest: E3 2019
As we enter the 5th Anniversary of Xbox FanFest, I’ve had to take several moments to pause and remember how far we really have come. Six years ago, this was just idea in a PowerPoint deck; words that matched a passion to give back to our fans. But it was only when we saw the fans… Read more

Xbox Sessions: Artist French Montana Serves Up Bone-Crushing Moves in Mortal Kombat 11
Timelines will merge, allegiances will be tested, and the fate of Earthrealm will fall on the shoulders of one challenger charged with restoring balance to world, who goes by the name of…. French Montana?! Grammy nominated multi-platinum producer, rapper, songwriter… Read more

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Battle on the High Seas in World of Warships: Legends, Available Now on Xbox One
Wargaming Saint Petersburg is happy to finally release World of Warships: Legends for Xbox One and share some insight about the game for those seeking to become legendary on the high seas! Our game revolves around naval combat, between famous World War I and World War II… Read more

Embark on an FMV Adventure Set in the Human Brain in Headspun, Coming Soon to Xbox One
Hello! Jamin here, developer of Headspun – which we’ve just announced, and I still get a kick out of saying this, will be heading to Xbox One this Summer! A Game About the Voices in Our Heads Headpsun is set in Cortex, the world of Theo Kavinsky’s broken brain… Read more

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Open World Simulation RPG My Time at Portia Available Now on Xbox One
The wait is finally over, we’re proud to announce that My Time at Portia is available now on Xbox One! For those who are unaware, My Time at Portia is an open world simulation RPG where running your workshop inherited from you Pa is your number one job… Read more

Top 5 Tips for Surviving the New Dark Update in Human: Fall Flat, Available Now on Xbox One
Hi there, Xbox Humans! Since its release on Xbox One way back in 2017, Human: Fall Flat has gathered an amazing and supportive community, and for that the team owes you a gigantic thank you! To show our massive appreciation, today marks the release of our first free content update of 2019… Read more

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Journey Across Space and Time in Roblox’s All-New Egg Hunt Event
If there’s one thing Roblox fans around the world look forward to more than anything else, it’s the annual Egg Hunt event. Scattered across the Roblox universe are collectible eggs that grant exclusive virtual prizes to those lucky enough to find them in-game. And with 58 eggs to discover… Read more

Get Ready to Slay in the Second Warhammer: Chaosbane Closed Beta, Live Now on Xbox One
We’re super excited to start the new closed beta phase today from April 18 to April 24 for our upcoming action-RPG set in the Warhammer Fantasy universe! In Warhammer: Chaosbane, the newly-crowned Emperor Magnus the Pious has been cursed by the Dark Gods… Read more

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The Sims 4 Spa Day is Now Available, Plus Mouse and Keyboard Support on Xbox One
Many things come to mind when thinking of Spring. Flowers blooming, birds chirping, finally putting away winter coats. Ahhh, rejuvenating isn’t it? So rejuvenating that we think it’s time your Sims get to have a spa day! That’s right, The Sims 4 Spa Day is available today on Xbox One… Read more

Grip Gets Updated with Four New Tracks and One New Team Mode
Hey, Xbox racers! We’ve had a blast with Grip: Combat Racing on Xbox One. Since launch we’ve listened to fans through the Grip Garage club, plus our Wednesday afternoon online sessions, and have continued to support players through a series of updates as we fine-tune and optimize… Read more

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Rock Band 4 Rivals New Season Turns It up to 11
We’ve just started up a new season for Rock Band 4 Rivals players, making this an opportune time to join a crew and get in on the action. As if that wasn’t enough, for this first week of the season, we’ll be featuring free access to all of the features in the Rivals upgrade, including Rivals mode… Read more

Pocket Snooker 19 on Xbox One Today
Snooker 19 is now available on Xbox One, marking the start of a new era for fans after almost a decade without an officially licensed snooker game. — we’re incredibly excited to share the official World Snooker videogame with players across the world. Jump in now, just in time for the… Read more

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Talking with Studio MDHR About Localizing Cuphead and Looking Back a Year Later
Today, Cuphead’s free update is available on Xbox One and features a variety of new features, art, and other changes making Cuphead ready for the adventures ahead – including adding Mugman as a playable character in single-player, complete with his own level completion jingle… Read more

April 2019 Xbox Update Rolling Out Today
Now that we are officially in Spring, it is time to start cleaning out your game backlog. Even with so much gaming to do, we have some new features to share coming to Xbox One. The April 2019 Xbox Update includes new ways to engage with Xbox Game Pass, use the virtual keyboard… Read more

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Experience JRPG Classics Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 Today on Xbox One
Nearly 20 years ago, Final Fantasy fans embarked on a timeless and unforgettable journey that introduced us to Yuna, Tidus, and the magnificent world of Spira. Today, we’re invited to return to this world to play the quintessential Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 experience on Xbox One… Read more

Next Week on Xbox: New Games for April 23 to 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