This Week on Xbox

This Week on Xbox: September 18, 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!

Xbox Game Pass Cloud Gaming

Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Launches with More Than 150 Games
Today, I’m pleased to share the initial launch line-up of more than 150 games that Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play via the cloud in 22 countries starting September 15 at no additional cost. You will find a fantastic, curated selection of games available… Read more

Minecraft Dungeons Getting Fully Optimized Touch Controls for Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
The Minecraft franchise has always upheld the principle that gamers should be able to play their favorite games on the device of their choice without compromising quality or experience. Today, we’re excited to share that Minecraft Dungeons is taking a step in that… Read more

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Cloud Gaming, Destiny 2, Night in the Woods, Company of Heroes 2, and More
You might have noticed a couple extra words in the title of this post: Cloud Gaming! Today, we announced the initial launch line-up of more than 100 games that Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play on Android mobile phones and tablets from the cloud (Beta)Read more

What We’re Doing to Improve Transparency and Choice on Your Console Data
We know that technology plays an important role in your life – from how you learn, work, connect with friends and family and game. It’s vital to have access to technology that enriches our lives, but it is also crucial to understand how technology uses your personal data… Read more

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Rocket League is Going Free to Play September 23 on Xbox One
Start your engines! Rocket League, the long-running hybrid hit where soccer meets driving, will be available for free starting September 23! Even if you’re a longtime player, this is going to feel like a whole new experience. As we get closer to the launch of free to play… Read more

Explore One Wasteland and More in Fallout 76’s Patch 22 on Xbox One
Fallout 76
’s latest patch is now available on Xbox One, and it’s a big one. Complete with a new Season, a new daily repeatable missions, Legendary Perks, and a rebalanced combat across the game, Patch 22 packs a punch. Learn more about the highlights you’ll find… Read more

Free Play Days

Free Play Days – Hunt: Showdown, Warhammer: Chaosbane, and Sea of Thieves
Travel the high seas as a pirate, hunt down nightmarish creatures, or enter a dangerous fantasy world with Free Play Days starting today. Hunt: ShowdownWarhammer: Chaosbane, and Sea of Thieves are all available this weekend in Free Play Days… Read more

Spiritual Successor to the Momodora Series, Minoria is Available Now on Xbox One
Hi everyone! I’m rdein, lead creator of Minoria and the Momodora series. I’m pleased to say we have finally launched Minoria on Xbox One — thank you for your patience! Minoria is Bombservice’s latest creation, a side-scrolling action game with a heavy focus on combat… Read more

Take Your Pick of Sea of Thieves Talk Like a Pirate Day Treats
Here we are again, approaching that most important day of the year for pirate enthusiasts worldwide! With Sea of Thieves recently passing 15 million players, we’ve got a lot of pirates to cater to, from grizzled veterans to fresh-faced rookies and every kind of… Read more

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Adds New Class and New Adventure
One of the Ghosts’ main adversaries is recruiting sinister new allies in a new branching storyline for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, but the Ghosts are fighting back with the new Pathfinder class, which can command a rogue Azraël drone to target foes with airstrikes… Read more

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Pre-Order Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S Starting Tuesday, September 22
On November 10, a new generation of console gaming begins. Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will deliver players the most performant, immersive and compatible next-generation console gaming experiences ever. Next week, beginning September 22, you’ll be able to… Read more

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time – Demo is now live!
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is coming on October 2, but if you are having trouble waiting until then we have some good news – pre-order the game digitally from the Xbox Store and you will be able to download and play the demo starting today… Read more

Gears Tactics Coming to Xbox Consoles November 10 with Launch of Xbox Series X|S
Gears Tactics, the fast-paced, turn-based strategy game set in the Gears of War universe, will arrive on Xbox consoles alongside the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S console launch on November 10, with an Optimized experience to feature Smart Delivery and gameplay in… Read more

HyperBrawl Tournament: The Multiplayer Sports-Brawler Launches October 20 on Xbox One
Have you ever felt that sports games just needed a little something extra? Some futuristic weapons perhaps? Maybe some superhero-like abilities? Well, you’re in luck, because our upcoming sports-brawler, HyperBrawl Tournament, has all that and more… Read more

Necromunda: Underhive Wars

8 Tips You Should Know Before Jumping into Necromunda: Underhive Wars
Necromunda: Underhive Wars
, the tactical RPG adaptation of Games Workshop’s legendary tabletop game, comes to Xbox One today. Before you hurl yourself into the brutal gang wars of the Underhive’s endless halls, factories, and slums, here are 8 tips you should keep… Read more

Next Studios’ Award-Winning Game Biped Lands on Xbox One
Biped is a colorful coop adventure set in an alternate universe where humans didn’t take over Earth. Instead, our world is an important waypoint for interstellar travelers. Players control Aku and Sila, two maintenance bots whose mission is to restore a series of… Read more

World of Warships: Legends

Transformers Are Ready for Battle in World of Warships: Legends
Transformers-themed Commanders are here to lead your warships into battle! Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee, and Rumble become Warships in Disguise, powering up your fleet with their unique inspirations, abilities, and voiceovers. Each one also has a… Read more

Next Week on Xbox: September 22 to 25
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 and PC. Get more details on these… Read more