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Summer’s Heating up with Huge Savings During the Ultimate Game Sale

Microsoft Store’s Ultimate Game Sale is back with a vengeance, giving Xbox fans hundreds of great deals on Xbox games, consoles, accessories, and Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass subscriptions. While Ultimate Game Sale is our biggest ever, you need to jump all over these deals now because the sale runs for a limited time from July 19 to July 30. Save up to 65% on Xbox games The name says it all – Ultimate Game Sale means huge savings on Xbox games. Save on over 700 Xbox games and add-on packs including popular titles like State of Decay 2, Sea of Thieves, Far Cry 5, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Fortnite: Save the World Founders Pack, and more. As always, Xbox Live Gold... Read more: Summer’s Heating up with Huge Savings During the Ultimate Game Sale

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This Week on Xbox: October 12, 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! Forza Horizon 4 Sees Two Million Players in Its First Week It has been one week since we launched Forza Horizon 4 and we are humbled by the overwhelmingly positive feedback we continue to receive from players around the world. We are proud to say... Read more: This Week on Xbox: October 12, 2018

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Forza Horizon 4 Sees Two Million Players in Its First Week

It has been one week since we launched Forza Horizon 4 and we are humbled by the overwhelmingly positive feedback we continue to receive from players around the world. We are proud to say that in this first week alone, there are currently two million players driving around Forza Horizon 4’s Britain. On behalf of everyone at Playground Games, thank you for supporting Forza Horizon 4 and making the game such a success! With such incredible global engagement with Forza Horizon 4, the game is now the highest-rated Xbox exclusive of this generation* and Forza continues to be the best-selling racing franchise of this console generation**. We also want to share some fun stats with you from... Read more: Forza Horizon 4 Sees Two Million Players in Its First Week

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Forza Horizon 4 Now Available with Xbox Game Pass and Globally on Xbox One and Windows 10 – Watch Ken Block Tearing up the Goodwood Estate

The day is finally here – Forza Horizon 4 is now available with Xbox Game Pass and globally on Xbox One and Windows 10. Xbox Game Pass members can start playing Forza Horizon 4 Standard Edition on Xbox One and Windows 10, as part of their monthly membership. The membership includes over 100 more great games, including highly anticipated new Xbox exclusives the day they’re released, all for one low monthly price. Gamers who bought the Standard Edition of Forza Horizon 4 or acquired it as part of Xbox Game Pass will also be able to upgrade to Ultimate Edition by purchasing the Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Add-Ons Bundle for just $49.99. Of note, Xbox Game Pass members get an exclusive 10%... Read more: Forza Horizon 4 Now Available with Xbox Game Pass and Globally on Xbox One and Windows 10 – Watch Ken Block Tearing up the Goodwood Estate

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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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Play Forza Horizon 4 Four Days Early with the Ultimate Edition Release Today

Early Access for Forza Horizon 4 is here! If you ordered the Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Edition, then you can start exploring beautiful, historic Britain today. Early access is available on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC versions and gives you full access to the game, as well as other goodies that can only be found in the Ultimate Edition of Forza Horizon 4. This includes the Best of Bond Car Pack, which features 10 iconic cars inspired by more than 50 years of James Bond films, the Formula Drift Car Pack, Car Pass, VIP membership, and two game expansions when they become available. Forza Horizon 4 launches worldwide on Oct. 2 and will be available the same day on Xbox Game Pass. If you... Read more: Play Forza Horizon 4 Four Days Early with the Ultimate Edition Release Today

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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 throughout the year and beyond, Forsaken Shores offers our biggest update yet at no charge for those who own the game or access it through Xbox Game Pass. There has never been a better time to set sail and adventure with other pirates in the Sea of Thieves community. Today, Forsaken Shores invites players to venture into a new volcanic region called The Devil’s Roar. This perilous and challenging area of the Sea of Thieves will have players encountering volcano eruptions raining down hot rocks... Read more: Sea of Thieves Forsaken Shores Free Update Available Now

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Mouse and Keyboard Support for Xbox One Developers

At Xbox, we’re committed to bringing gamers more choice in what they play, who they play with and how they play. We’re also equally committed to providing developers with the best platform to create and deliver the best gaming experience on Xbox. Today we’re announcing a new way to play games on Xbox: we’re enabling mouse and keyboard support on Xbox One for select Xbox Insiders in the coming weeks. With this new input support at the platform level, developers can now build mouse and keyboard support in their games if and how they choose. It’s important to note that mouse and keyboard support for games is added on a title-by-title basis, entirely at developers’ discretion.... Read more: Mouse and Keyboard Support for Xbox One Developers

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Five Great Microsoft Studios Games Now Available on Steam and PC Disc

A few weeks ago, on our broadcast of Inside Xbox from gamescom, we announced that we’d be bringing five games from our Microsoft Studios teams to Steam and retail outlets on PC disc. Today, we’re happy to announce that these games are now available, offering new and existing fans alike an opportunity to enjoy these five titles on a new platform. PC players can enjoy ReCore: Definitive Edition, Super Lucky’s Tale, Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection, Disneyland Adventures and Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure for just $19.99 each. ReCore: Definitive Edition, from creator Keiji Inafune and the makers of Metroid Prime, is an action-adventure crafted for a new generation. As one of the... Read more: Five Great Microsoft Studios Games Now Available on Steam and PC Disc

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Get the Best Deal of the Season for Xbox Game Pass and Forza Games

With Xbox Game Pass, you can experience the ultimate value and freedom to play over 100 great games, including new Xbox One games from Microsoft Studios the day they release. Microsoft is excited to announce a special offer that unites Forza and Xbox Game Pass fans. Starting today, get the best deal of the season for Xbox Game Pass and Forza games, just in time to hone your skills for the Forza Horizon 4 launch on October 2. For a limited time, get a year of Xbox Game Pass ($120 value), Forza Horizon 3, and Forza Motorsport 7 to keep – all for just $99. This offer is open to new as well as existing Xbox Game Pass members, starting September 13 through September 30, so get it... Read more: Get the Best Deal of the Season for Xbox Game Pass and Forza Games

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Forza Horizon 4 Has Gone Gold

Forza fans, we’re one huge step closer to the launch of Forza Horizon 4. Today, we’re announcing that the game has officially gone gold and is off for pressings of retail discs and final setup for digital release. As Playground Games readies the game for launch – early access begins on September 28 for Ultimate Edition owners, and global launch beginning on October 2 – we’re celebrating the best way we know how: with brand new information on the game and the release of the Forza Horizon 4 demo worldwide! We start with the details of the Forza Horizon 4 Day One Car Pack, featuring one of the most legendary universes in cinematic history. Best of Bond Car Pack We are thrilled to... Read more: Forza Horizon 4 Has Gone Gold

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Megan Fox, Zedd and More Battle the Elements in the Forza Horizon 4 Seasons Simulator

With the upcoming launch of Forza Horizon 4 on October 2, there’s plenty of excitement for car enthusiast and racing fans to look forward to and, in anticipation of the game’s release, we’re kicking off a special two-day event on September 12 through September 13 that current and future Forza Horizon fans won’t want to miss, only on the Mixer ForzaSeasons Channel! Seasons change everything in Forza Horizon 4, and tomorrow starting at 11 a.m. PDT, you’ll get to witness celebrities with a love for speed, driving and adrenaline experience a one-of-a-kind Forza Horizon 4 Seasons Simulator. The 360-degree booth is designed to mimic the changing seasons in Forza Horizon 4 – meaning... Read more: Megan Fox, Zedd and More Battle the Elements in the Forza Horizon 4 Seasons Simulator

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Recent Roundup of PC Gaming Hardware News

With gamescom and IFA now behind us, we’re taking a look at some of the hottest Windows gaming hardware announcements across various events—bringing them all into one, easy place for you to read. The last few weeks have seen a handful of new gaming laptops, GPUs, monitors and more announced for PC gamers of all varieties. Check out the list below to see what new hardware announced you’re most looking forward to! Acer Predator Triton 900 The newly refreshed Acer Predator Triton 900 gaming rig sports the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor for ultimate power and speed, while the laptop’s hinge pivots the screen to fit whatever angle you’d like to game at. With... Read more: Recent Roundup of PC Gaming Hardware News

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