This Week on Xbox - 2020

This Week on Xbox: April 3, 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!

Games with Gold - April 2020

New Games with Gold for April 2020
Xbox Live Gold members can play four great games in April on Xbox One! Get ready to experience authentic racing action with Project CARS 2 starting April 1. Then on April 16, assemble your party in the retro-styled, turn-based RPG Knights of Pen and Paper BundleRead More

Live Out Fantastic JRPG Adventures During the Kemco Publisher Sale on the Microsoft Store
RPGs have always been a genre well accepted by core gamers, and we assume anyone could agree that for a good RPG, the story-driven experience is more valuable than the overall graphics quality. Not that the graphics are unimportant… Read more

Curious Expedition

Curious Expedition: Survival Tips for Your Journey
Hello! We’re Maschinen-Mensch, an independent game studio based in Berlin, and today we’re happy to present Xbox One players with Curious Expedition, our roguelike simulation game, available today for Xbox One on the Microsoft Store… Read more

HyperParasite: 80s Kids Make Their Dream Game in 2020
Here at Troglobytes, we were all born in the 1980s, surrounded by pop culture that was characterized by cheesy action movies and classic video games. You can tell that by having a look at our small studio – the walls are plastered with action movie… Read more

Resident Evil 3

Nemesis Returns: Resident Evil 3 is Available Now on Xbox One
The wait is over, and it’s time to begin your escape from the streets of Raccoon City. For Jill Valentine, it may very well be her last time wandering the streets of the place she once called home – her last escape… Read more

Discover the Legend of the Dragons with Black Desert’s Newest Region, Drieghan
Black Desert
 has opened a brand-new region for its adventurers to explore on Xbox One. The region of Drieghan’s mythical peaks and pristine waterfalls conceal a deep history of ancient wars between humans and dragons that eradicated the last of the dragons, save one… Read more

ID@Xbox Spotlight

Introducing ID@Xbox Spotlight! Shining a Light on Games From Independent Developers
Every year, starting at the Game Developers Conference and continuing through many other trade shows and cons throughout the year we’re excited to show off a ton of awesome games – some being announced for the first time on Xbox… Read more

Team Up with Sam Fisher in Ghost Recon Breakpoint: Deep State
Ghost Recon Breakpoint‘s second episode is out now for Xbox One players everywhere. In Deep State, the Ghosts join forces with Splinter Cell’s Sam Fisher in an eight-mission campaign called Operation Checkmate. Year One Pass owners have… Read more

Free Play Days

Free Play Days – WWE 2K20, The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited, and Monster Energy Supercross 3
Free Play Days is back with another great lineup for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members. This weekend celebrate the “Showcase of the Immortals” in WWE 2K20 and get ready for a ride with Monster Energy Supercross 3Read more

Terraria: The Digital Utopia on Xbox One
The Terraria official Xbox hub is overflowing with passion and legendary player-generated content. We love our fiercely loyal community and cherish their epic builds, hilarious memes, and gorgeous fan art. We laugh together, we cry together… Read more

Set Sail with Sea of Thieves on Steam – Coming Soon
For two years, pirates across the globe have set out in their droves to uncover the mysteries of the Sea of Thieves. Brave buccaneers have taken on Megalodons, repelled the killer Kraken and looted skeleton-filled Forts, forging their names… Read more

Uncover the Dark Heart of Skyrim with the Prologue Questline in The Elder Scrolls Online
The Greymoor prologue is now live and free, giving you the opportunity to begin your Greymoor chapter story and continue your Dark Heart of Skyrim year-long adventure in The Elder Scrolls Online. To get started, use the free quest starter… Read more

Totally Reliable Delivery Service

Totally Reliable Delivery Service Arrives Today with Xbox Game Pass
I love video games and love working with talented teams from all over the world to bring these games to Xbox One! Today, I want to share a story of how Totally Reliable Delivery Service came together. On a rainy Seattle afternoon… Read more

Rougelite Action Platformer Fury Unleashed Coming to Xbox One May 8
For over five years now, Awesome Games Studio has been busy creating an action-platformer game with rogue-lite elements that takes place inside a comic book world. The main design goal was to make a title that brings you a feeling of being… Read more

Gears 5 – Operation 3: Gridiron Available Today for All Players
Today, The Coalition is bringing Operation 3: Gridiron to Gears 5 as the latest free quarterly, multiplayer update available to all players across Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Windows 10 PC and Steam. Operation 3: Gridiron offers players new ways to play… Read more

Play Fantasy Battle Royale, Available Now as a PUBG Limited Time Event
Recently, we tossed around several ideas as potential features for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on Xbox One and how to realistically test them out in-game. Then we thought: Let’s have some fun with it and try something new and totally off the rails… Read more

Thank You for Playing Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Today, we wanted to take a moment to thank all those who have joined Ori on his quest to unravel his true destiny in Ori and the Will of the Wisps since launch on March 11. We’re truly humbled… Read more

Killing Floor 2: Neon Nightmares Seasonal Festivities Out Now on Xbox One
Even nearly three years after launch on Xbox One, the party never ends in Killing Floor 2 and this Spring we’ve returned with the freakish delights of the Neon Nightmares update. We’re back with only the finest map, weapons, Cyber Rave themed cosmetics… Read more

Next Week on Xbox - Hero Image

Next Week on Xbox: New Games for April 7 to 10
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… Read more

Free Trial Available Now for Life is Strange 2 on Xbox One
Life is Strange 2
 takes brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz on an epic, emotional, cross-country adventure, from the suburbs of Seattle to the border with Mexico, as the two boys struggle to survive and escape the forces pursuing them… Read more