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Xbox CosPups Join Gaming Heroes to Celebrate the Year of the Dog

February 16 marks the start of Chinese New Year; a 15-day season of festivities across Greater China and within Asian communities worldwide, seeing people celebrate with family, feasting, fireworks, and good fortune rituals shared. This Lunar New Year we celebrate the Year of the Dog; the sign of the Chinese Zodiac that represents all the best characteristics we look for in a Player 2: bravery, loyalty, trustworthiness - a true companion and friend. At Xbox, we’re getting gamers excited about the Lunar New Year by taking the best traits of the Xbox universe and its beloved gaming characters and transforming these heroes into their canine alter egos! Xbox CosPups bring together the rich... Read more: Xbox CosPups Join Gaming Heroes to Celebrate the Year of the Dog

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Unleash Your Inner Ninja with an Exclusive New Avatar on Roblox

It’s a well-established fact that ninjas are the coolest warriors in the entire universe. They’re stealthy, mysterious, and versatile in battle! Naturally, it only seemed fitting to introduce one of our own renegade ninjas on Roblox as a unique playable avatar! Sharpen those kunai and get ready to hone your fighting techniques, Robloxians. Tohru, the “Phantom Claw,” is sneaking his way onto Roblox exclusively on Xbox One today for a special, limited-time-only price of only 200 Robux (50% off) from now until February 26! Who is Tohru, you ask? Well, aside from having quite a carnivorous appetite for grilled chicken and steaks -- much to the chagrin of his sensei -- he is first... Read more: Unleash Your Inner Ninja with an Exclusive New Avatar on Roblox

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Save on Awesome Games During the EA Publisher Sale

Xbox and EA fans! The Microsoft Store’s EA Publisher Sale is one of the most anticipated sales of the year, and it’s starting soon. Running for one week only, from February 20 to February 26, the sale offers the best prices on EA titles including Star Wars Battlefront II, FIFA 18, Madden 18, Battlefield 1 Revolution, Need for Speed Payback, Mass Effect Andromeda and more. The EA Publisher Sale has a mix of deals for fans that enjoy different genres of games across new titles, top sellers, and fan favorites. The sale includes deals for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 digital games, with some savings up to 75% off. Check your region-specific Microsoft Store to see the value of savings on a... Read more: Save on Awesome Games During the EA Publisher Sale

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Mods Coming to Your Town in Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition

Hello once again, mayors! We hope you’ve been having fun building new cities and infusing them with your own mixture of sensibility and style. Our favorite thing about working with Cities: Skylines - Xbox One Edition is getting to see the creative ways that our players bring their towns together, and we’ve enjoyed seeing what you’ve shared. Still, we’ve all suspected that there was something missing from the game, and we think we’ve finally figured out the problem: why aren’t we letting players add statues of hamsters the size of the Space Needle? Tomorrow, February 20, we’re finally adding that feature to the game – and several more that our players have created for... Read more: Mods Coming to Your Town in Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition

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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for February 19 to February 25

Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One! Every week, the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console. This coming week we can return to the land of Albion as Fable Fortune graduates from the Xbox Game Preview program, jump into a retro-inspired platformer in Rad Rodgers, or enjoy a mix of stealth action gameplay and co-op survival in Metal Gear Survive. These are just a few of the excellent games coming to Xbox One next week. Read more about these titles below and click on their profiles for pre-order... Read more: Next Week on Xbox: New Games for February 19 to February 25

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This Week on Xbox: February 16, 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! Xbox One X Contest: Limited Edition Air Jordan III Inspired Consoles 30 years ago, I was sitting at home watching Michael Jordan participate in the 1988 slam dunk contest as he took off from the free throw line in what would become the most iconic... Read more: This Week on Xbox: February 16, 2018

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Halo World Championship 2018 Finals to Take Place at CenturyLink Field Event Center

The Halo World Championship is the biggest and most prestigious event in the Halo esports calendar. It’s the crown jewel, with more than a million dollars in prizing on the line as well as the right to claim the title of best Halo players in the world. Finding a venue to match the spectacle of such an event in Halo esports is always a challenge; you have to find a destination, and one that people can easily travel to and have an unforgettable in-person experience, but also one that ensures a premium experience for viewers at home. When we announced that a new era of Halo esports had begun in partnership with MLG, we teased that the Finals venue for Halo World Championship is coming... Read more: Halo World Championship 2018 Finals to Take Place at CenturyLink Field Event Center

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Celebrate the Release of Disney-Pixar’s “Coco” in 4K HDR on Xbox One

To celebrate the release of "Coco" in 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) , Disney-Pixar and Xbox are excited to announce the Xbox One S Coco Custom Console Sweepstakes. In Disney-Pixar’s vibrant tale of family, fun, and adventure, an aspiring young musician named Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors. There, the charming trickster Héctor (Gael García Bernal) becomes an unexpected friend who helps Miguel uncover the mysteries behind his family’s stories and traditions. Only five limited-edition Xbox One S consoles and controllers inspired by "Coco" have been created. Each console includes a copy of "Coco" in 4K Ultra HD.... Read more: Celebrate the Release of Disney-Pixar’s “Coco” in 4K HDR on Xbox One

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Get Lost in Fe’s Unfathomable Forests, Available Now on Xbox One

Fe arrives today on Xbox One. By now, we hope you’ve had a chance to glimpse a few of the breathtaking images from the game. It’s a strikingly lovely world, a marvelously contoured land of hidden valleys, shimmering waterfalls, and towering evergreens looking down over vast valleys teeming with life. The forest is a world of quiet, sublime beauty, a canvas of bold colors and deep shadows... some concealing hidden menace. As Fe, you will explore this expansive, marvelous, and occasionally frightening wilderness. The Silent Ones have come, seizing the wild animals of the wood for their own mysterious purposes. As Fe, you will unravel this riddle and free the trapped creatures. Along... Read more: Get Lost in Fe’s Unfathomable Forests, Available Now on Xbox One

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Claybook Now Available via Xbox Game Preview on Xbox One

We're incredibly excited to announce that Claybook is now available through Xbox Game Preview for Xbox One gamers. Bringing Claybook to Xbox One has been a huge undertaking for our small two-person team. We started our journey two years ago, and now we're ready to hand over the game to the Xbox community. Claybook is a unique world made entirely of clay. Everything acts like it's made of real clay. Every inch of the environment can be shaped and molded. Everything has matter inside it, not just an outer shell. Clay can be liquid or solid, and it can be deformed and destroyed. Claybook runs at smooth 60 fps on both Xbox One versions and offers enhanced high-quality 4K assets for... Read more: Claybook Now Available via Xbox Game Preview on Xbox One

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Xbox One X Contest: Limited Edition Air Jordan III Inspired Consoles

30 years ago, I was sitting at home watching Michael Jordan participate in the 1988 slam dunk contest as he took off from the free throw line in what would become the most iconic dunk in basketball history. Not only was it one of the greatest and most watched moments in basketball history, it launched a revolution -- every kid (like me) from around the world would spend years experiencing the thrill of what it's like to own the same sneakers as the Jumpman himself. Today I'm honored and humbled to announce a very special and unique collaboration between Air Jordan and Xbox. Anyone who's a sneaker enthusiast knows that the next five weeks are a very big deal when it comes to some... Read more: Xbox One X Contest: Limited Edition Air Jordan III Inspired Consoles

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Shaq Joins Chris Paul and Karl-Anthony Towns for a Special Xbox Live Sessions

On February 16, Xbox is teaming up with basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal and top-tier players Chris Paul and Karl-Anthony Towns for a special Xbox Live Sessions episode on Mixer! Paul and Towns will join Shaq to feel the true power of Xbox One X, playing NBA 2K18 live on February 16 at 3:00 p.m. PT hosted on the Xbox Mixer Channel. Shaq, the 15-time all-star, will show off his gaming skills and answer questions from fans on Mixer. Then, Chris Paul will square off against Karl-Anthony Towns in a special Xbox Charity Challenge, which will air on this episode of Xbox Live Sessions. It’s going to be a blast for a great cause. On Xbox Live Sessions, fans will be able to submit... Read more: Shaq Joins Chris Paul and Karl-Anthony Towns for a Special Xbox Live Sessions

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Xbox One Deals for Every Gamer

Games play best on Xbox One, but if you haven’t already made the jump, we’ve got a couple great deals kicking off as early as today for Xbox One S and Xbox One X. In the U.S. and Canada, there are great savings on Xbox One S bundles, including the new Xbox One S PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Bundle launching February 20 and available for pre-order today. In Canada, starting today, February 15, through February 23, save $60 CAD on 1TB Xbox One S bundles In the U.S., starting February 18 through March 3, save $50 USD on Xbox One S bundles Also, back by popular demand, we’re bringing back the offer where every Xbox One X purchase will come with a digital copy of the Xbox... Read more: Xbox One Deals for Every Gamer

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Xbox Live Free Play Days for All This Weekend

Xbox is inviting all Xbox Live members without a Gold membership to play online with friends for free during our Free Play Days For All event from Thursday, February 15 at 00:01 a.m. PST to Sunday, February 18 at 11:59 p.m. PST on Xbox One and Xbox 360. This event is a terrific opportunity for all our players to experience multiplayer gaming, one of the most popular benefits of an Xbox Live Gold member, on every multiplayer-enabled game they own across the Xbox family of devices. Use this weekend to cooperate with your friends and compete in thrilling matches with other players across the world. Rainbow Six Siege and NBA 2K18 Unlocked for a Limited Time To make this experience even... Read more: Xbox Live Free Play Days for All This Weekend

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Olympic Athletes Lend Their Expertise to Steep Road to the Olympics

With the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang officially underway, Steep is giving you the perfect opportunity to ignite your competitive flame with Road to the Olympics, available now on the Microsoft Store. This expansion introduces a sprawling new powder-filled mountain set in Japan as well as a bevy of new events set on South Korean slopes. These new challenges are specially tuned to capture the speed and challenge of Olympic competition, and they include Giant Slalom, Slalom, Super-G, Downhill, Parallel Giant Slalom, Halfpipe, Snowboard Cross, Slopestyle, Big Air, Ski Halfpipe, Ski Cross, and Ski Slopestyle. To help get the look and feel of these events exactly right, the Steep... Read more: Olympic Athletes Lend Their Expertise to Steep Road to the Olympics

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Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Many of gaming’s most compelling stories come from those who’ve helped to create our favorite Xbox One games. In our Inside Xbox One X Enhanced series, these creators will share the behind-the-scenes accounts of the work involved in enhancing these epic games for Xbox One X, how they’ve helped chart the course of the world’s most powerful console, and what that means for the future of gaming. Today, we’ll be chatting with the development team The Astronauts about enhancing The Vanishing of Ethan Carter for Xbox One X. What specifically is your development team doing to enhance The Vanishing of Ethan Carter for Xbox One X (textures, draw, framerate, resolution)? The... Read more: Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

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Console Launch Exclusive Deep Rock Galactic Arrives on Xbox One and Windows 10 This Month

Deep Rock Galactic is the bearded brainchild of a team of video games industry veterans who hail from leading studios such as, IO Interactive, Ubisoft, Havok, Deadline Games and Press Play. In 2016, we suddenly found ourselves with the opportunity to start our own game company, and thus Ghost Ship Games was born. As a studio, our goal is to create co-op first experiences in weird and wonderful settings that unite players and will keep them engaged for years to come. Deep Rock Galactic is our first title and encapsulates the game we’ve always dreamt of making - a co-op first space mining FPS, with dwarves! To make our lives even more difficult, we decided to go with procedurally... Read more: Console Launch Exclusive Deep Rock Galactic Arrives on Xbox One and Windows 10 This Month

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Announcing the Forza Racing Championship 2018

Drivers start your engines! Turn 10 Studios is taking racing esports to the next level with the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC) 2018. Taking the physicality of real-world motorsport and blending it with the approachability of racing esports, ForzaRC 2018 is built on the award-winning Forza Motorsport 7 –  which features more than 700 cars, 60 frames per second, and native 4K resolution on Xbox One X. Drivers of all skill levels will compete for glory and more than $250,000 in prizes, our largest prize pool to date. Starting today, drivers can register at the official site, ForzaRC.com, to compete in the first ranked season of global competition, which begins April 2. ForzaRC... Read more: Announcing the Forza Racing Championship 2018

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Kingdom Hearts III Confirms Monsters, Inc. World at D23 Conference

A new Kingdom Hearts III trailer was unveiled at Disney’s D23 conference in Tokyo this past weekend revealing Pixar’s "Monsters, Inc." as the latest world to be included in the blockbuster video game series, building upon last Summer’s announcement of "Toy Story" appearing in the upcoming RPG. Longtime Kingdom Hearts fans will spot a lot to be excited by in the trailer: the return of past friends and foes, expanded party size in action, and outlandishly dazzling Keyblade transformations that give Sora power and moves like never before. Kingdom Hearts III will mark the first time the franchise comes to Xbox, a beloved action RPG series built upon a collaboration between... Read more: Kingdom Hearts III Confirms Monsters, Inc. World at D23 Conference

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