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Summer Spotlight 2020 – Great Games for the Season of Play

Summer Spotlight 2020 has officially kicked off and we’re excited to bring you a ton of games every week for the next six weeks — more than 60 new games will launch on Xbox One between July 21 and August 31! You’ll also be rewarded for buying Summer Spotlight games. We’re including both Microsoft Rewards and a gift card for your Summer Spotlight purchases.

Spend $50 on eligible games and you will receive 5,000 Microsoft Rewards points and a $5 gift card. The deal gets even better for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members who will receive a $10 gift card. There are also several movies and TV titles that will be included in the collection each week that are eligible for the promotion. To kick things off, here’s a few Summer Spotlight games to get you started:


Rogue Company: Standard Founder’s Pack – The new game from Hi-Rez studios has you going Rogue. The world needs saving and only the best of the best can do it. Suit up as one of the elite agents of Rogue Company and go to war in a variety of different game modes. The Rogue Company Standard Founder’s Pack grants early access to the game and has everything you need to go into battle. Recruit eight extra playable Rogues, plus you’ll instantly unlock four in game cosmetic items to make sure you’re carrying out the mission in style!


Ooblets (Game Preview) – Be prepared for a cuteness overload. Ooblets is a farming, creature collection, and town life game where you build up your farm, befriend townsfolk, grow ooblets, and have dance-offs. Level up your team of ooblets to unlock new dance moves and compete in tournaments. Complete tasks to style your character and build your reputation in town. Don’t be a toot by sleeping on this game.


Rock of Ages 3 – A competitive tower defense and arcade action game rolled up with ACE Team’s quirky, Monty Python-esque humor into one giant, creative game for the ages. Jump into the expansive, gut-busting story for an eclectic adventure featuring bizarre and irreverent takes on legendary characters, or for the first time, create and share your own levels to compete with friends and strangers online in a real-time mix of hectic tower defense and epic boulder-racing arcade action.


Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus – Take control of the most technologically advanced army in the Imperium – The Adeptus Mechanicus — in this critically acclaimed turn-based tactical game. Your every decision will shape the missions ahead and ultimately decide the fate of the troops under your command in over 50 hand-crafted missions, including the amazing Heretek DLC missions. Choose your path carefully – the Imperium depends on it.


Carrion – An Xbox Game Pass day one launch title for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, and the latest exciting game from publisher Devolver Digital,’ Carrion is a reverse horror game in which you assume the role of an amorphous creature of unknown origin. Stalk and consume those that imprisoned you to spread fear and panic throughout the facility. Grow and evolve as you tear down this prison and acquire more and more devastating abilities on the path to retribution.


This is just a small taste of all the great games releasing this Summer. There will be new games every week so be sure to check the Microsoft Store every Tuesday to discover all the new games to play. And be sure to follow Major Nelson on Twitter to get weekly updates and find out about special giveaways including a chance to win an Xbox One X, an Elite 2 controller, Xbox Game Pass codes and a token for every single Summer Spotlight game! See the full list of games at Xbox.com.

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