This Week on Xbox - 2020

This Week on Xbox: May 22, 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!

Special Olympics Xbox Virtual Gaming Event

Announcing 2020 Special Olympics Xbox Virtual Gaming Event
Back in 2018, Xbox hosted the first video gaming tournament at Special Olympics USA Games that were held in Seattle, Washington. Special Olympics athletes from four states competed head-to-head… Read more

Join the Grounded Flight Starting June 9
We’re excited to announce starting June 9 and extending through June 14, Grounded, Obsidian’s upcoming survival adventure game, will officially roll out their flight for global players! You will now have an opportunity… Read more

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Minecraft: Connecting More Players Than Ever Before
In these extraordinary times, we’re reminded more than ever before of the important role games like Minecraft can play in providing an escape from the day-to-day and fostering social connections… Read more

Prepare for What’s Next with Fallout 76’s 2020 Roadmap
With Fallout 76: Wastelanders on Xbox One, players embark on a vital journey to reclaim Appalachia as two rising factions compete for control of West Virginia. Like any good journey, we come bearing a roadmap… Read more

Call of Duty Endowment Fearless Pack

Call of Duty Endowment Fearless Pack is Available Now on Xbox One
In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, the Call of Duty Endowment is releasing a limited pack for your Operator in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone. Prepare to drop into your next… Read more

Street Power Soccer is Bringing Over-the-Top Style and Arcade Action to Xbox One This Year
Street Power Soccer is a unique spin on the world’s most popular sport that emphasizes style, rhythm, precision, and extreme superpowers. Whether you are a lifelong soccer (or football) fan or never touched a ball in your life… Read more

National Solitaire Day

Celebrating 30 Years of Microsoft Solitaire with Those Oh-So-Familiar Bouncing Cards
Today, on National Solitaire Day, we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the beloved Microsoft Solitaire and saying ‘Thank You!’ to all the players over the past 30 years! With a worldwide appeal… Read more

Legendary Tier Added to World of Warships: Legends on Xbox One
Get ready for a packed update to World of Warships: Legends! Legendary Tier ships are here, with a new feature to unlock them, Russian Battleships are fully released including the Tier VII Vladivostok… Read more


6 Creatures You’ll Meet, Then Eat, in Maneater
Maneater is launching today on Xbox One! We here at Tripwire are extremely excited for players to jump into our fully realized open world ShaRkPG for the very first time. The world of Maneater contains… Read more

Smite Final Boss Update Features New Battle Pass
The latest Smite update brings new, challenging foes to the battleground of the gods – in the form of a Battle Pass. Available now on Xbox One, each skin is themed to represent a final boss from… Read more

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Super Saver Sale: Great Deals on Your Favorite Games
If you like a good discount, you probably check the Microsoft Store Deals Page on your Xbox quite often. Now, if you love a good discount, you`ll want to check that page right now! The Super Saver Sale is here… Read more

Super Striker League Charges into Roblox on Xbox One
Bombs. Asteroids. Mummies. These aren’t things you’d normally expect to find on a soccer pitch, but in Cinder Studio’s smash-hit Roblox game Super Striker League, nothing’s out of the question… Read more

ID@Xbox Game Fest Highlights Unique Creators, Stories and Characters
From now until May 25, ID@Xbox is running our fifth annual Game Fest, bringing a spotlight on new creators, new stories, new characters and new ways to play. There’s so much to discover in these gems… Read more

Designing Franchise Mode for Super Mega Baseball 3
Super Mega Baseball 3
 has arrived and here at Metalhead Software we could not be more excited! We have packed a lot of new features and major improvements into the latest version of Super Mega Baseball… Read more

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for Console: Alan Wake, Cities: Skylines, and Minecraft Dungeons
Lately, I’ve been spending more time chatting with friends about games I remember playing as a kid, or which ones that are coming soon I’m really excited about. On that note, I’m happy to say Xbox Game Pass… Read more

The Persistence Debuts Today on Xbox One
We’re excited to bring our survival horror, The Persistence to Xbox One fans and we wanted to give you guys the lowdown on the game and some hints and tips in advance of those who want… Read more

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC: Minecraft Dungeons, Alan Wake, Cities: Skylines, and Plebby Quest
The hits keep on coming. No, really! We’ve got games that have stood the test of time, and new games we know you’re excited to play (I’ve seen your hype on Twitter)! There are always more games coming… Read more

Overwatch Anniversary: Earn Epic Rewards and Celebrate During the Limited-Time Event
It’s time to celebrate! We’re commemorating Overwatch’s fourth anniversary with a party of epic proportions. Join us to unlock new cosmetics, earn weekly rewards, and play your favorite seasonal brawls… Read more

Sea of Thieves Coming to Steam on June 3
We’re delighted to announce that our ever-evolving pirate adventure Sea of Thieves will be launching on Steam on June 3, 2020. For over two years the members of our community have been sailing… Read more

Next Week on Xbox: May 26 to 29
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… Read more