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Everything We Announced at X018

This weekend, the Xbox community came together to take part in X018, a global celebration of all things Xbox filled with news, first looks, and plenty of surprises. More than 10,000 fans joined us at the fourth-annual Xbox FanFest: Mexico City to get a closer look at the future of Xbox through hands-on events and panels featuring members of Team Xbox, streamed live on Inside Xbox. The big news of the day was the announcement that two game development studios with storied histories will join Microsoft Studios to create exclusive games for Xbox fans. Coupled with the five new studio partners we announced at E3, the future of Xbox exclusives is looking bright. X018 showcased a lineup of... Read more: Everything We Announced at X018

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Black Friday Deals: Biggest Black Friday Sale Ever With Lowest Price Yet for Xbox One X, Xbox Game Pass & More

The holidays are almost here, and Xbox is back this year with our biggest Black Friday sale ever There will be loads of deals on Xbox consoles and accessories, Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold, and must-have games, including the lowest price ever for Xbox One X at $399.99.* We’ve got all of these and more exciting offers for our fans around the world, so get ready to jump in! We’re offering a $100 discount on select Xbox One devices, allowing you to choose between Xbox One X, the most powerful console with immersive true 4K gaming, or Xbox One S, the best value in games and entertainment. Can’t decide what gift to get the gamer in your life this holiday? With Xbox Game Pass, you... Read more: Black Friday Deals: Biggest Black Friday Sale Ever With Lowest Price Yet for Xbox One X, Xbox Game Pass & More

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X018: Crackdown 3 Announces Xbox Game Pass Launch on February 15 with Explosive Debut of Wrecking Zone Multiplayer

At X018 – our global celebration of all things Xbox – Commander Jaxon invited all prospective Agents to ‘Step Up Your Boom’ in preparation for Crackdown 3’s worldwide launch with Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One and Windows 10 on February 15, 2019! X018 also saw the debut of Crackdown 3’s all-new multiplayer mode, Wrecking Zone, where environmental destruction is your secret weapon. In Wrecking Zone, two teams of five, hyper-agile Agents tear down the opposition with their superpowered skills and an arsenal of boom-tastic weapons and equipment in fully destructible battle arenas. Microsoft Studios Senior Creative Director Joseph Staten provided an on-air walkthrough of the... Read more: X018: Crackdown 3 Announces Xbox Game Pass Launch on February 15 with Explosive Debut of Wrecking Zone Multiplayer

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Celebrate X018 with Inside Xbox at FanFest: Mexico City on November 10

Inside Xbox: Live from X018 presents a special two-hour show Saturday, November 10 at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT on Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. We’ll be celebrating an incredible holiday season for gamers with our biggest episode of Inside Xbox yet, including news, interviews, great deals, and much more. Guests include Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, Head of Microsoft Studios Matt Booty, Minecraft Studio Head Helen Chiang and many, many more. Tune in for games including Crackdown 3, Minecraft, Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2, Forza Horizon 4 and of course, we’ll have a surprise or two as well. Xbox Game Pass Will we have Xbox Game Pass news? Do we ever! We’ll be... Read more: Celebrate X018 with Inside Xbox at FanFest: Mexico City on November 10

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MMA Athlete Anderson Silva to Play Fallout 76 on Xbox One X on Tuesday, Oct. 23

Fans of the Fallout universe and MMA, this Xbox Live Sessions episode is for you! Catch the livestream of MMA athlete Anderson Silva playing Fallout 76 on Xbox One X on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. PDT on the Mixer Xbox Channel. Fallout 76 launches on Nov. 14, so this episode is a great opportunity to get a sneak peek at what it takes to make it in post-nuclear America where every surviving human is a real person. Tune in to watch Silva forge his own path in the new and untamed wasteland of Appalachia, featuring hundreds of locations in the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe. Silva might own the competition in the MMA ring, but will he be able to... Read more: MMA Athlete Anderson Silva to Play Fallout 76 on Xbox One X on Tuesday, Oct. 23

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Inside Xbox September Episode News Recap

Today, at a special episode of Inside Xbox broadcast directly from Great Britain at the Goodwood House, we gave fans a closer look at the highly anticipated Xbox One racing game Forza Horizon 4, talked to the creative talent behind Fortnite Battle Royale, revealed new titles coming soon to Xbox Game Pass like Wolfenstein: The New Order and Metro 2033 Redux, revealed mouse and keyboard support for Xbox One, and much more. For a full recap, read on below or watch the replay of Inside Xbox episode above when the VOD is available. New Forza Horizon 4 Launch Trailer At the start of the show, we got our first look at a brand-new trailer for Forza Horizon 4. Dynamic seasons change everything... Read more: Inside Xbox September Episode News Recap

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This Week on Xbox: September 28, 2018

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! Sea of Thieves Forsaken Shores Free Update Available Now At gamescom 2018, we gave a first glimpse at Forsaken Shores, our latest free content update coming to Sea of Thieves. As part of our ongoing commitment to deliver new Sea of Thieves content... Read more: This Week on Xbox: September 28, 2018

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Inside Xbox Returns September 25 with Forza Horizon 4 and Much More

Inside Xbox returns on Tuesday, September 25 at 1:00 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET on Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, with a special episode spotlighting Forza Horizon 4. We’ll be live from Great Britain, the setting for the latest entry in the Horizon franchise, at the historic and prestigious Goodwood House located in the British countryside. We’ll be celebrating the upcoming launch of Forza Horizon 4 with exclusive news and interviews on the game, but of course, we’ll have much more to report. We’ll reveal all the games showcased on Inside Xbox closer to the show. Inside Xbox isn’t the only item on the broadcast slate. Be sure to tune in early next Tuesday, too, as... Read more: Inside Xbox Returns September 25 with Forza Horizon 4 and Much More

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Tense Multiplayer FPS Hunt: Showdown Coming Soon to Xbox Game Preview

It all started with Crysis, the game that put Crytek on the map as an innovator, a computer-melter, and as a company of people passionate about first-person shooters. 19 years later and we’ve returned to those roots, with a genre-mashing, atmospheric, tension-filled FPS called Hunt: Showdown and we’re very excited to announce that it’s coming soon to Xbox Game Preview. For the unfamiliar, Hunt: Showdown is a competitive first-person bounty hunting game that combines elements from match-based shooters and survival games into a unique gaming experience. Every match pits up to 10 players -- playing solo or in teams of two -- against each other as they fight for bounty by taking out... Read more: Tense Multiplayer FPS Hunt: Showdown Coming Soon to Xbox Game Preview

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Xbox Game Pass Celebrates the End of Summer with Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a New Mobile App Beta and Offers You Won’t Want to Miss

During gamescom 2018, we’re celebrating some new and exciting milestones for Xbox Game Pass. Xbox Game Pass provides gamers the ultimate value and freedom to play over 100 great games for one low monthly price, and we’re always working to upgrade the service based on feedback from our members. We heard from members that they wanted access to more blockbusters in the service, and in response we now release all new games from Microsoft Studios into Xbox Game Pass timed to their global launch, including Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2, and Forza Horizon 4 coming on October 2. We’ve also heard from our community that they want faster access to their games and an easier way to explore... Read more: Xbox Game Pass Celebrates the End of Summer with Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a New Mobile App Beta and Offers You Won’t Want to Miss

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State of Decay 2 Reveals New Details for Daybreak Pack DLC

Today during our “Inside Xbox” segment at gamescom 2018 we revealed new details – new co-op gameplay, new zombies, new loot and more – for the upcoming Daybreak Pack for State of Decay 2. The team at Undead Labs has been thrilled with the community response to the game with well over three million players worldwide, and now fans can check out the next chapter in the ultimate zombie survival experience in person at gamescom where Daybreak Pack will be playable for the first time this week. Arriving on Sept. 12 the Daybreak Pack is a brand-new game mode for State of Decay 2 – a re-playable co-op “zombie siege” experience: Team up with friends. Players and up to three... Read more: State of Decay 2 Reveals New Details for Daybreak Pack DLC

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Everything Xbox Announced Today at gamescom: Forza Horizon 4, PUBG, State of Decay 2, and More

Here at Xbox, we love gamescom because it allows us to connect more directly with our fans, both here in Germany and across Europe. Our European audience has always been important to us, and we’re continuing our ongoing commitment to talent and great studios in Europe, including Playground Games, Ninja Theory, Rare, and Mojang. We could not be more excited to be here in Cologne, where our fans are enjoying one of the most diverse selection of games in recent years with 25 playable titles in our booth. From fast-paced action games to thrilling driving games to fun platformers, games play best on Xbox One. Today, via a special episode of Inside Xbox broadcast directly from our booth at... Read more: Everything Xbox Announced Today at gamescom: Forza Horizon 4, PUBG, State of Decay 2, and More

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This Week on Xbox: August 17, 2018

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! Inside Xbox is Live from gamescom on Tuesday, August 21 Inside Xbox kicks off one of the world’s largest video game shows with a live broadcast direct from Cologne, Germany on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:30 a.m. PDT/10:30 a.m. EDT... Read more: This Week on Xbox: August 17, 2018

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Inside Xbox is Live from gamescom on Tuesday, August 21

Inside Xbox kicks off one of the world’s largest video game shows with a live broadcast direct from Cologne, Germany on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:30 a.m. PDT/10:30 a.m. EDT on Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Our gamescom content will include the latest on Forza Horizon 4, Sea of Thieves, and State of Decay 2, plus breaking news, exclusive interviews and never-before-seen content for many other games. Stay tuned @Xbox on Twitter and here on Xbox Wire for the latest Inside Xbox: Live @ gamescom news, and mark August 21 on your calendar so you don’t miss... Read more: Inside Xbox is Live from gamescom on Tuesday, August 21

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Inside Xbox Episode 5 News Recap

Earlier today Inside Xbox Episode 5 aired, continuing to pull back the curtain on Team Xbox to celebrate our games, features, and fans. This episode was full of closer looks at some big upcoming games, including No Man’s Sky, We Happy Few, and Earthfall, as well as the announcement of a huge addition to Xbox Game Pass. So, without further ado, let’s take a closer look at some of the biggest news coming out of this month’s episode of Inside Xbox. Rocket League and Warhammer: Vermintide 2 are Coming to Xbox Game Pass The Xbox Game Pass catalog continues to grow this week, thanks to the addition of a couple of awesome titles. First up, the much-loved Rocket League, which blends... Read more: Inside Xbox Episode 5 News Recap

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Rocket League Now Available on Xbox Game Pass

Greetings, Xbox fans! It’s my pleasure to announce Rocket League is joining Xbox Game Pass today! For those of you who haven’t seen Rocket League in action yet, imagine combining soccer with driving and then add some rocket boosters. You choose from a variety of customizable vehicles and then compete in the highest tiers of ranked play online, or just goof around with your friends -- however you want to play. And when we say customizable vehicles, we mean it! There is an incredible amount of ways you can customize your car using a variety of toppers, flags, decals, boosts, and more! For the players out there who are already a part of our dedicated and passionate community,... Read more: Rocket League Now Available on Xbox Game Pass

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This Week on Xbox: E3 2018 Edition

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week, especially during E3 2018. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s E3 news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! Announcements and Reveals E3 2018: Microsoft and McLaren Continue Storied Partnership with Forza Horizon 4 During the Xbox E3 2018 briefing, we announced that the 2019 McLaren Senna will grace the cover of Forza Horizon 4, the latest entry in the award-winning Forza Horizon series, and we couldn’t be more... Read more: This Week on Xbox: E3 2018 Edition

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Inside Xbox Returns July 10

Inside Xbox returns to the spotlight live on Tuesday, July 10 at 3 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT on Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter with interviews for Forza Horizon 4, We Happy Few, Earthfall, the latest news on Xbox Game Pass and a special story born from the Xbox Live Creators Program you won’t want to miss. Of course, we’ll also have a couple of secrets under wraps, and ready to reveal during the show as well. Forza Horizon 4: Ralph Fulton from Playground Games will be on-hand to reveal more about Seasons in Forza Horizon 4, but better yet, Inside Xbox will transition to a special hour-plus long broadcast from Playground Games in the UK, where the team will reveal... Read more: Inside Xbox Returns July 10

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State of Decay 2 Available Worldwide on Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC

Today, fans can test their zombie apocalypse plans as State of Decay 2 from Undead Labs launches worldwide in Xbox Game Pass and exclusively on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. State of Decay 2 is the ultimate zombie survival fantasy, where it’s up to you to decide how to survive in an open, post-apocalyptic world. State of Decay 2 takes everything you loved about the first game and greatly expands on it, giving you more unique survivor characters, more backstories and skills for each member, more community and base management options, and bigger maps to survive in. State of Decay 2 also adds one of the most-requested features from the community: cross-platform co-op. You and up to... Read more: State of Decay 2 Available Worldwide on Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC

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The Gears Pro Circuit and Halo Championship Series Are Coming Together

This summer, two of Xbox’s largest gaming franchises are coming together as the Halo Championship Series and Gears Pro Circuit unite for a unique esports event in New Orleans. Working with Major League Gaming (MLG), The Coalition and 343 Industries will host simultaneous standalone tournaments at the New Orleans Convention Center from July 13th-15th. The event will feature hundreds of players, two main stages, multiple feature stations and two open bracket areas for what’s sure to be a historic spectacle. Fans of both franchises will witness non-stop action and high-quality gameplay all weekend. Gears Esports Pro Circuit “Gears of War 4” players will compete for a $250,000... Read more: The Gears Pro Circuit and Halo Championship Series Are Coming Together

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