This Week on Xbox

This Week on Xbox: March 20, 2020

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!

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Xbox Series X: A Closer Look at the Technology Powering the Next Generation
A few months ago, we revealed Xbox Series X, our fastest, most powerful console ever, designed for a console generation that has you, the player, at its center. When it is released this holiday season, Xbox Series X will set a new bar for performance, speed and compatibility… Read more

Hello Games’ The Last Campfire Coming to Xbox One This Summer
Hello! In the past few years, Hello Games has become synonymous with massive procedurally-generated worlds since we launched No Man’s Sky on Xbox One. Since then, millions of Xbox fans have explored an almost inconceivably vast universe together or in single player… Read more

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Bleeding Edge Achievements Revealed
Next week, gamers will be able to experience a brand-new type of multiplayer mayhem with the release of Ninja Theory’s Bleeding Edge on March 24. Bleeding Edge will be available on Xbox One, Windows 10 PC and Steam as well as included with Xbox Game Pass the day it launches globally… Read more

Blaze Escalation Hits Dauntless on Xbox One
Escalation, a new way to slay Behemoths in Phoenix Lab’s Dauntless, was introduced in December. Players were challenged with a modified roster of Behemoths, each one deadlier than the last, even battling two at a time. Slayers fought tooth and nail to get to the ferocious Malkarion… Read more

Doom Eternal

Raze Hell: Doom Eternal is Available Now on Xbox One
The legions of Hell threaten humanity’s survival, but there is one last hope for mankind against Hell’s ferocious armies – the only thing they fear…is you. In Doom Eternal, take back Earth and save humanity as the Doom Slayer, the ultimate threat to all demonkind. Wield a fearsome… Read more

Cult Classic Doom 64 is Now Available on Xbox One
No more dusting off old cartridges to experience a cult classic: Doom 64 is now available on home consoles for the first time since it released on Nintendo 64 in 1997… Read more

Xbox Live Free Play Days

Free Play Days – Sea of Thieves, Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey, and Smite
Free Play Days is here again with an incredible lineup! Carve your own pirate legend in Sea of Thieves,write your own epic tale in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and flex your divine power in Smite. Xbox Live Gold members can play for free from Thursday, March 19 at 12:01 a.m. PDT until… Read more

Take on the Toughest Off-Road Challenge with Overpass on Xbox One
Overpass is a new kind of racing game, where the solution to winning is to be gentle with the throttle to keep some grip and be able to power through mud, rocks, steep slopes and many obstacles. You’re at the wheel of buggies and quads and must find a way to finish the track… Read more

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Introducing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks Plus New Titles for Console and PC
Today, we’re announcing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks, a new exclusive member benefit starting March 18 that provides even more value for our Ultimate members. When we launched Xbox Game Pass in June 2017, we did so with the goal of creating a membership that provides… Read more

Xbox One S Roblox Bundle Lets You Play and Create Without Limits
Get ready to explore millions of community-created experiences with the all-new Xbox One S Roblox bundle, featuring exclusive content on Roblox. The Xbox One S Roblox bundle is available now at Microsoft Store, near you and online, and participating retailers worldwide… Read more

Resident Evil 3

Resident Evil 3 Raccoon City Demo Coming to Xbox One March 19
Resident Evil fans can get an early taste of the upcoming survival horror game, Resident Evil 3, with an action-packed playable demo starting this Thursday, March 19 for Xbox One! Step into the boots of the legendary heroine Jill Valentine as she teams up with Carlos Oliveira… Read more

Roundguard Brings Its Unique Combo of Dungeon Crawler and Bouncy Physics to Xbox One
Do you love exploring dungeons to find wild loot combos and weird monsters? How about the bouncy physics and boundless joy of Peggle? Yeah, us too. So we decided to smash those two ideas together and create the bounciest dungeon crawler you’ve ever seen! We’ve got a… Read more

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Xbox Series X: What’s the Deal with Latency?
Webster’s Dictionary defines ‘latency’ as “the quality or state of being present and capable of emerging or developing but not now visible, obvious, or active.” And now that I’ve finally gotten to use that hackneyed writing trope in my career, let’s dive into what latency means in the world of video games and how the engineers working on Xbox Series X are working to reduce it… Read more

Defining the Next Generation: An Xbox Series X Technology Glossary
As we enter a new generation of console gaming with Xbox Series X, we’ve made a number of technology advancements across hardware and software that will take your gaming experience to the next level. We’ve created the below guide to help familiarize yourself with some of the new terms we’re introducing to describe the tech and functionality of Xbox Series X… Read more

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Xbox Series X: Making Gaming’s Best Controller Even Better
With each generation of controllers, from Xbox to Xbox 360 to Xbox One to Xbox One S, the Xbox hardware team has led and innovated input for gaming. They’ve set new bars with Elite and Adaptive Controllers in performance, features, quality, and accessibility. When considering… Read more

Next Week on Xbox: New Games for March 24 – 27
Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC! 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… Read more