This Week on Xbox - 2020

This Week on Xbox: April 17, 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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Our Favorite Free-to-Play Games on Xbox One
With everything going on these days, there are plenty of reasons to take a look at the free-to-play library on Xbox One. Whether you’re gaming on a budget, want to get together online with friends, or just want to try out something new… Read more

Journey to the Savage Planet: Hot Garbage DLC Available Now on Xbox One
Want to spend a weekend in the tropics? Do you mind if it’s in a different part of the galaxy and the beaches are covered with industrial toxic waste? No? Then you won’t mind the murderous robots and bizarrely dangerous heights… Read more

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Gears Tactics Launch Trailer Debuts; Pre-Load Today on PC
We’re two weeks away from Gears Tactics bringing the fast pace, visceral action and trademark executions of the Gears franchise to the turn-based strategy genre on PC., To ensure you and your squad are ready to get boots… Read more

New Event and Episode Available in DCUO: Birds of Prey
Greetings heroes and villains! Today, a new team of superheroes soars into DC Universe Online with our new event and episode: Birds of Prey. An unhinged Lex Luther is threatening Metropolis with an unruly cast of supervillains to reign supreme… Read more

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Unleash Your Need to Create: Space Engineers is Available Now on Xbox One
Hello, Engineers! Finally, after five years and more than four million copies sold on PC, the waiting is over. Starting today, you can play Space Engineers on Xbox One! Thank you to everyone who pre-ordered and gave us valuable feedback… Read more

Convoy: A Tactical Roguelike Available Now on Xbox One
After nearly five years on PC, the indie smash-hit Convoy: A Tactical Roguelike is rolling out on Xbox One! This is our first release on any platform other than PC, and we’ve taken a lot of care to optimize the experience for controllers… Read more

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Announcing Little Hope, the Next Game in The Dark Pictures Anthology
I’m hugely excited to speak to you today about Little Hope, the next game in The Dark Pictures Anthology, which will be available this Summer for Xbox One. As you may know The Dark Pictures Anthology is a series of intense… Read more

Generation Zero Turns One
Hello there! I’m here to welcome you to the 1st Anniversary of Generation Zero! To celebrate, we’ve updated the game with a bunch of new features that we hope you’ll enjoy. Quickly, a little about the game for those of you who are… Read more

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Free Play Days – F1 2019 and Warhammer: Chaosbane
Defeat your rivals on the track in F1 2019 or rise up and battle the Chaos hordes in Warhammer: Chaosbane this weekend with Free Play Days. Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play these two titles for free… Read more

Party Game Save Your Nuts Scampers to Xbox One Today
Our indie game studio Triple Scale Games is proud to announce today that our eight-player couch and online party game Save Your Nuts is out now on Xbox One. A free demo is already available for you to play through the tutorial and… Read more

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Gears Tactics, The Long Dark, Machinarium, and More Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta)
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been getting some extra game time in recently and could use something new to spice up my gaming queue (because you can’t just play in order that you saw the games, that’d be silly). Luckily, that’s literally our jobs here… Read more

Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries of New York Now Available on Xbox One
Hi, my name is Kris, and I’m the lead designer on Coteries of New York. It is with great pleasure that we can finally announce the game is now available on Xbox One – in fact, it’s the first Vampire: The Masquerade game to be… Read more

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for Console: The Long Dark, Deliver Us The Moon, Gato Roboto, and More
I know it feels like we were just here, sharing the new games, new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks – that’s not déjà vu (or that none of us understand the passage of time anymore). We’re back because we have even more games… Read more

Fallout 76: Wastelanders Now Available on Xbox One
Explore Appalachia in Fallout 76 in a completely new way starting today with the worldwide launch of the Wastelanders expansion. All Xbox One players who own the base game can download Wastelanders for free right now… Read more

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First Details on World of Tanks: Valor
Are you ready for a challenge? The next major milestone in World of Tanks on console is coming, with bigger rewards than ever! We’re ready to learn about all this and more as we sit down for an interview with… Read more

Bus Simulator Expands Game World and Content with Official Map Extension DLC
As Bus Simulator is still driving on the winning street on Xbox One, we are thrilled to launch a major DLC today that will add a host of new content to the main game. We have extended the main game’s map of Seaside Valley by a huge… Read more


Fly Your Team to Victory as Overwatch’s Newest Hero, Echo, Now Available on Xbox One
Beginning today, Echo joins the Overwatch lineup as the 32nd playable hero. With the ability to fly and duplicate enemies’ skillsets, Echo brings innovative gameplay possibilities to the battlefield. During her time at Overwatch… Read more

World of Warships: Legends is One Year Strong on Xbox One
World of Warships: Legends is celebrating its first mini-anniversary by bringing players rows of content for any kind of captain. First there are the celebration activities where players are bound to get a whole lot of stuff for playing as many ships… Read more

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Next Week on Xbox: April 21 to 24
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