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Xbox Closes a Milestone Year in 2016 with an Exceptional Year Ahead for Gamers

January 5, 2017
Happy New Year! As we start off the new year, we thought we would take some time to look back at a great 2016 and look forward to what will be an exceptional 2017 for Xbox gamers. We were privileged to celebrate the 15-year anniversary of Xbox in November, but what made 2016 most special was laying out our vision for gaming at E3 2016, delivering a new version of Xbox One along with great new games and services for you to play on the device(s) of your choice and seeing terrific response from gamers worldwide this holiday. In fact,...

This Week on Xbox – November 25

November 25, 2016
We know you’re busy and might miss out on a day (or three) of 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 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 below. Either way, be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! Feast on December’s Games with Gold Lineup Games with Gold has four new titles...

Celebrating Three Years of ID@Xbox

August 16, 2016
Gamescom marks three years since we announced the ID@Xbox program which  enables independent developers to self-publish games on Xbox One, and later Windows 10 with Xbox Live. (Spoiler alert: It’s been a rad three years.) The program started with a simple goal: make sure Xbox players have access to the broadest, most diverse array of games in the world. Independent developers are making some of the most innovative and exciting games out there, so if we make it as easy as possible for developers to ship their games on Xbox, good things are going to happen! We also wanted to...

Looking Back and Looking Forward at gamescom 2016

August 16, 2016
This week we’re at the largest consumer gaming event in Europe – gamescom 2016 in Köln, Germany. Earlier today, I had the honor of kicking off our presence at the show by speaking with members of the press, key influencers and some of our biggest fans from the Xbox booth ahead of the official show open tomorrow. I shared what’s been a memorable year thus far for Xbox – as well as giving everyone a glimpse into of some of the exciting things to come. A Quick Look Back At E3 in June, we talked about our commitment to let...

The ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Open House Returns on September 1

August 15, 2016
One of the best things about working on ID@Xbox at Microsoft is the opportunity to interact with game makers and creators on a daily basis. One of the others is being able to share our games with our awesome fans, especially those people who are pumped to check out new and innovative experiences. Over the past couple of years, we have brought those groups together at an awesome event called the ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Open House. It’s been so much fun that we’ve decided to do it again! That’s right, for the third year in a row we’re inviting gamers to...

Xbox at gamescom 2016

July 13, 2016
It’s under five weeks until gamescom 2016 and I’m excited to share the news that Xbox will give our fans the opportunity to get hands-on with the most anticipated titles for 2016 and 2017, across Xbox and Windows 10.  From our stellar lineup of blockbusters, including Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Halo Wars 2, ReCore and Sea of Thieves, to a host of ID@Xbox titles including We Happy Few, Everspace and Cuphead, we can’t wait for our fans to play. This year we’re also in a brand new location – you’ll be able to find us in Hall...

ID@Xbox Games Soar Into GDC

March 15, 2016
Yesterday, I shared details on the exciting progress we’ve seen with the ID@Xbox self-publishing program for independent developers. It’s an incredible time for the industry and this week we’re thrilled to offer a sneak peek at some of the games coming soon to Xbox One and Windows 10. Between the GDC Lobby Bar and a press preview event Microsoft is hosting today, there is a lot for fans to be excited for – and this is just a tiny sample! 2Dark (Gloomywood) [Xbox One] – 2Dark is a unique mix of stealth, horror and adventure. In 2Dark, you guide former...

Kingdom and Black and White Bushido are Coming to ID@Xbox Soon

October 23, 2015
It’s been a great week for ID@Xbox. On Wednesday, we announced that Rockfish Games would be bring its exciting roguelike space shooter Everspace to Xbox One and Windows 10. Then, earlier today, we shared that Oxenfree, the first game from Night School Studio, would also be hitting both platforms. Now, we’re happy to keep this announcement train rolling with the reveal of two more ID@Xbox titles you can look forward to playing soon. First up, there’s Kingdom, a beautiful 2D sidescrolling strategy/resource management hybrid that combines minimalism with a modern pixel art aesthetic. Playing the role of a king or...