This Week on Xbox: July 26, 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!

Gears of War Extended Universe Showcased at San Diego Comic-Con
This weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, Gears of War fans got a deep look to the game’s lore. It all began with Gears of War: Extended Universe panel which featuring developers behind the games, books, novels, and comics of the much beloved Gears universe… Read more

Creating a Sea of Solitude
When people are too lonely, they become monsters… in Sea of Solitude, which is part of the EA Originals program, you accompany a young, lonely woman on her very personal journey across the Sea of Loneliness, a beautiful world where nothing is as it seems… Read more

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Earn Victory Royale in Style with the Xbox Wireless Controller – Fortnite Special Edition
To kick off the Fortnite World Cup, we’re excited to announce the Xbox Wireless Controller – Fortnite Special Edition, which has previously only been available in the Xbox One S Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition Bundle. Join the battle to be the last one standing… Read more

New Approaches to Home and Xbox Voice Commands Roll Out to Xbox Insiders
As Xbox Insiders, your feedback helps inform the decisions and updates we make on Xbox, from new features to how gamers interact with the console itself. Based on your valuable feedback, we’ve been continuing to iterate on two key experiences on Xbox… Read more

Gears 5 Versus Multiplayer Tech Test Now Open to All Xbox Live Gold Members
The Gears 5 Versus Tech Test began last weekend, inviting both those players who have pre-ordered Gears 5 and Xbox Game Pass members to rev up their Lancers and roadie run through their opponents on the way to victory. Thanks to the incredible Gears fans… Read more

K.I.T.T. from “Knight Rider” Speeds into Rocket League on Xbox One
Summer is heating up and Rocket League’s ’80s-themed event Radical Summer is keeping the party going in its third phase: a celebration of ’80s Television. Leading that celebration is none other than the iconic Knight Industries Two Thousand (more popularly known as K.I.T.T.)… Read more

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Awaken Your Ultimate Ninja Abilities in Black Desert Content Update
Starting today as a free content update, experienced Black Desert adventures can awaken the Ninja class in the newest update that lets you to play with new skills and abilities to deliver devastating damage, in addition to new world bosses that offer mighty weapon drops… Read more

Announcing the Grand Opening of The Diamond Casino and Resort in GTA Online on Xbox One
Today marks the grand opening of The Diamond Casino and Resort in GTA Online, a sprawling entertainment and luxury living complex conveniently located in Vinewood and open to all citizens of Southern San Andreas. At the heart and soul of The Diamond… Read more

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Free Play Days – Gears 5 Tech Test, Overwatch, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, and Worms W.M.D
Get ready for an action-packed Free Play Days event this weekend with this awesome, diverse lineup of games! Through this weekend, Xbox Live Gold members can play Overwatch, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, and Worms W.M.D. The Free Play Days event begins… Read more

New Vendor Rewards and New Episodes Coming Soon to DC Universe Online on Xbox One
Justice League Dark, the recent DC Universe Online event and episode on Xbox One, is getting a bit more treacherous. We’ve added Shadow Golem, a new giant creature lurking in Chaos Gotham. Defeat him if you can for a chance to earn your very own Orbital Strike trinket… Read more

Tune-In Today to ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series: The Bonds and Betrayals of Brotherhood Episode 5
Tonight, ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series: The Bonds and Betrayals of Brotherhood continues on TBS with episode five of a six-part docu series focused on the stories and players behind the world of Gears Esports. Episode 5 covers Ghost Gaming player Danny… Read more

Actress Stefanie Joosten Joins Spacelords as the Martian Priestess of Pain, Sööma
Keeping an online free-to-play game as Spacelords ongoing and fresh for the community is a tremendously complex proposition. MercurySteam’s previous games, including Clive Barker’s Jericho and the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow saga… Read more

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QuakeCon 2019: Celebrate with New Releases, Updates, Sales, and More
Pull up your comfiest chair, grab some snacks and check your connection settings – QuakeCon 2019: Year of Doom is underway! Even if you can’t attend the QuakeCon festivities in person, you can still celebrate North America’s biggest LAN party with new releases on Xbox One… Read more

Next Week on Xbox: New Games for July 30 to August 2
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 more