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This Week on Xbox: July 12, 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!

Read the Final Chapter of The Sinking City’s Hero Origin Story
Hi everyone! Last week we shared part one of The Sinking City hero origin story and we heard you liked it. If you missed it, you can still read it here. In The Sinking City, you play as Charles Reed, a 1920s private investigator… Read more

Celebrate the First Anniversary of Defiance 2050 with the 99 Problems Event
Get ready, Arkhunters — The Motherlode is here! Hordes of 99ers have come out of their mines to scavenge arkfalls for precious loot, and their leader has made his way up to the surface with them. For the 1-year anniversary of Defiance 2050… Read more

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FromSoftware’s Legendary Mech Game Metal Wolf Chaos Coming to Xbox One August 6
FromSoftware are known as titans of modern game development with some of the biggest, most influential releases over the past decade. Like most developers, they began as a smaller studio and much of their earlier work is unfamiliar… Read more

The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan Arrives August 30, Pre-order Today on Xbox One
Hey, Xbox fans! It’s great to speak to you all on this big day for us here at Supermassive Games. Along with our publishing partner Bandai Namco, we’re excited to announce that not only is Man of Medan releasing on August 30… Read more

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Bask of the Glory of the ID@Xbox Platforming Paradise Sale
Summer is here and it’s time to bust out the shades because the ID@Xbox team have taken 50 of our best and brightest platforming games and put them on sale. From now through July 15 you can save up to 75% on action packed… Read more

Free-to-Play Fishing Planet Available Now as Xbox Play Anywhere Title
Hello there, dear friends! We are excited to tell you that now you have an opportunity to fish from the comfort of your living room along with your friends and catch real monsters that are lurking in the muddy waters… Read more

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July 2019 Xbox Update Delivers New Features for Xbox Game Pass, and Xbox Skill for Alexa
Summer is here which means sunshine, cookouts and of course, gaming with friends after a long day outside. Team Xbox has been busy cooking up new features for the July 2019 Xbox Update, which begins rolling out today… Read more

Digital Extremes Eclipses Past Updates with Deep Space Combat Demo at TennoCon 2019
To a crowd of more than 2,000 attendees and millions more watching at home, the Digital Extremes development team put on a show of epic proportions at its annual Warframe conference Saturday night in London, Ontario… Read more

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Free Play Days: Rocket League
Start your engines, prepare your Rocket Boosts, and don’t forget to bring your friends. Rocket League, the hit sports/action hybrid and recipient of more than 150 Game of the Year nominations, will be available for free this weekend… Read more

Coming to You in Full Color and Cine-Sound: The Cuphead Show!
Hi, everyone! Chad Moldenhauer from Studio MDHR coming to you with an announcement so surreal I can honestly say I never thought I’d be making it… Cuphead will be coming to life as an original Netflix series, “The Cuphead Show!”… Read more

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Xbox and Rockstar Energy Drink Unveil Second and Third Gears 5 Collector’s Series Cans
At E3 2019, Rockstar Energy Drink and Xbox unveiled plans to launch the largest fan inspired game promotion to date to support the upcoming launch of Gears 5. Today, ahead of the Gears Esports Invitational presented by ELEAGUE… Read more

The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut Arrives Digitally on August 27 and at Retail on September 6
inXile entertainment, the Xbox Game Studio led by Interplay founder and The Bard’s Tale series co-creator Brian Fargo, is proud to announce The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut is hitting Xbox Game Pass on August 27, with retail copies… Read more

Gears 5 Multiplayer Debuts at This Weekend’s ELEAGUE Gears Summer Invitational
In April 2019, Xbox and Turner Broadcasting announced that ELEAGUE, the premium esports content and live event brand from Turner and IMG, would produce the “ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series,” a six-part linear series… Read more

All the Details for Gears of War at San Diego Comic-Con
With Gears Pop! and Gears 5 releasing this year, join the developers and minds behind the Gears of War Universe as they discuss the past, present, and future of this storied franchise at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday… Read more

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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for July 16 to 19
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… Read more